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    Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Sounds like he was very instrumental in getting the ball rolling and saving this conference. Well done Dr. Geoffroy!!



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by bojicy View Post
    Sounds like he was very instrumental in getting the ball rolling and saving this conference. Well done Dr. Geoffroy!!
    Yes. I think he is VERY respected in the conference. That sure doesn't hurt us at all.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    I have had dinner with him a couple of times and I always managed to briefly turn the conversation to ISU athletics. I was very impressed with his knowledge and passion. Very good guy to have on our side.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    We needed a President like Dr. Geoffrey instead of Gordon Eaton or Martin Jischke back in the old days.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    we are lucky to have a great AD and Pres



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    we are lucky to have a great AD and Pres
    this.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    No doubt about it, both GG and JP have a pair the size of bowling balls. They were always two steps ahead of Texas as they quietly and cleverly maneuvered the Longhorns back into the Big 12. Those two deserve another big raise, they are both geniuses.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffroy to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    We needed a President like Dr. Geoffrey instead of Gordon Eaton or Martin Jischke back in the old days.
    This is absolutely true. I spent my first year at ISU under Jischke, and just assumed that students were suppose to be at odds with their president. Almost as if it was part of the college culture. However, Geoffrey came along and completely changed that mentality in my opinion.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by bojicy View Post
    Sounds like he was very instrumental in getting the ball rolling and saving this conference. Well done Dr. Geoffroy!!
    Where's this information coming from? How was Dr. Jeff instrumental. (not being negative, just curious thanks)



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by isugcs View Post
    Where's this information coming from? How was Dr. Jeff instrumental. (not being negative, just curious thanks)
    The plan to save the conference was vetted with Geoffrey and the K State president before presentation to everyone else.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    The plan to save the conference was vetted with Geoffrey and the K State president before presentation to everyone else.
    Yeah, except they didn't say much about what this "plan" was, except to let Texas start their own sports/TV network and throw more money at them. Lotsa non-answers though.
    More than one source states that the Pac-10 refused to give in to Texas, so they came back to the Big 12 who ultimately did...



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    I was waiting for Dr. Geoffrey to look into the camera and state that he was so proud to be the ISU President.


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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Yeah, except they didn't say much about what this "plan" was, except to let Texas start their own sports/TV network and throw more money at them. Lotsa non-answers though.
    More than one source states that the Pac-10 refused to give in to Texas, so they came back to the Big 12 who ultimately did...
    A lot of people can't seem to get the fact that ISU didn't have a whole lot of other options.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    A lot of people can't seem to get the fact that ISU didn't have a whole lot of other options.

    No, I get that. I was responding to the concept that there was some ingenious "plan" that Geoffroy had somehow drawn up to convince Texas to stay, (and thereby OU and A&M). It was $$$$, please just say it.



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    Re: Dr. Geoffrey to the rescue!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    No, I get that. I was responding to the concept that there was some ingenious "plan" that Geoffroy had somehow drawn up to convince Texas to stay, (and thereby OU and A&M). It was $$$$, please just say it.
    First, no one said Geoffrey made up the plan. Second, no one has denied it was money. Don't be over-dramatic.


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