Another potential OC hire- Nick Quartaro

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  1. Luth4Cy

    Luth4Cy Well-Known Member

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    He was Mangino's OC at Kansas from 2002-2006, and after that took some time off from football. Now he's a position coach with McCarney at North Texas, and was our receivers coach from 1998-2001. This would be a diamond in the rough hire, and I'm sure would be disappointing to some, but he has Big 12 OC experience and knows how to coach QB's.

    Nick Quartaro Bio - MEANGREENSPORTS.COM - The University of North Texas Official Athletic Site

    Nick Quartaro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    http://theoldcoach.rivals.com/viewcoach.asp?Coach=552&Team=163&Sport=1&Year=2013
     
  2. aeroclone

    aeroclone Well-Known Member

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    The fate of this regime hinges on what happens with the OC this off-season. Not the time for a diamond in the rough type hire in my opinion. Have to dig deep, find the money, and do it right.
     
  3. crawfy54

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    Gotta fire messingham first..
     
  4. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    This. Can't take a flyer on a guy and hope for the best in this situation. Need to pony up and get someone with a proven resume.
     
  5. djcubby

    djcubby Well-Known Member

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    So, Saturday at about 6pm??
     
  6. mustangcy

    mustangcy Well-Known Member

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    Mess isn't going anywhere. Best to accept it.
     
  7. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    Good one. Tell us another. I'm sure the decision has already been made to get rid of him, but they're not going to announce it until after tomorrow's game.
     
  8. Stewo

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    He's a dead man walking. He knows that.
     
  9. joefrog

    joefrog Well-Known Member

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    If CPR doesn't can Mess, he will be canned after next year. He has to make major changes and show drastic improvement or it is his *** next. Our offense has been truly "offensive" since he has arrived here.
     
  10. CycloneErik

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    No doubt. One season like this isn't really excusable. A second one has to get the axe.

    No diamonds in the rough. Find a proven success. Pay them and get them here.
     
  11. ISUAlum2002

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    This too. With the SEZ now a reality, the pressure on this coaching staff to perform next season will be heavier than ever. With $50+ million being invested in the stadium, you absolutely cannot continue to accept seasons with 4 and fewer wins.
     
  12. Wally86

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    I love that this guy has connections by overlapping with CPR during his first trip to Iowa State. it reads like a spy thriller. somebody young and hungry would seem like a better fit.
     
  13. twojman

    twojman Well-Known Member

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    Don't have to dig too deep for money, Mess is the third highest paid OC in the Big 12.
     
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  14. LindenCy

    LindenCy Keep and Pride - It works
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    I will believe that Messingham will be fired when I see it. I hope, but don't believe it will happen for sure.
     
  15. isuno1fan

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    What if he makes no changes but shows drastic improvement? Does CPR still get shown the door?

    I'm ok with whatever happens. Still think OLine is the crux of this teams problems offensively.
     
  16. twojman

    twojman Well-Known Member

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    Over 5 seasons where Mess has been involved with the offense? Even in a year (2011) we had 3 guys that are in the NFL (Osemeli, HIcks and Bykowski) and fourth that probably will with Farniok?
     
  17. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Bet me $100?
     
  18. Rogue52

    Rogue52 Well-Known Member

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    Everyone saying "homerun" hire or bust, who is your guy?

    Perhaps you think we could hire Malzahn away from Auburn?
     
  19. Boxerdaddy

    Boxerdaddy Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't be shocked to see Messingham stay on staff...just not as OC. I would, however, be shocked if he remained the OC.
     
  20. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Is that extreme the only option?
    I don't follow coordinators very often, but I can't see how we could not do better.
     

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