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BREAKING: McCarney out at ISU

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by D-3 Fan, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

  2. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    Re: DSM Register: ISU's McCarney expected to resign

    D-Mac out in Ames?!? Say it ain't so!

    As much as McCarney's meant to that program, the next guy had better be a real home run.
  3. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Re: DSM Register: ISU's McCarney expected to resign

    Latest I heard is that Pollard demanded McCarney make staff changes and he refused.

    Pollard's an idiot if he runs McCarney off.
  4. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    Re: DSM Register: ISU's McCarney expected to resign

    Another case of boosters and fans overreacting to a tough season. Never mind that the starting RB, the top three receivers, the All-Big 12 cornerback and one of the offensive linemen are all hurt, half of them out for the year.

    Also remember that Iowa State's Big 12 South rotation is Texas, Oklahoma and Texas Tech. Ouch.

    Considering all that's against Iowa State in terms of money and, uh, location, it's going to be years before that program is worth a shit again.

    Terrible, terrible move fueled by pissy fuckstick fans.
  5. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Re: DSM Register: ISU's McCarney expected to resign

    It is so. Presser is on right now on KXNO on line and on t.v.. Shaggy, most of the boosters came out and were going to back Mac regardless what happens. Mac has taken State from shit to respectable, but the numbers don't lie. He has taken the Clones to four bowl games in six years, but he has had one 9-win season, several 7-5 campaigns and his last four teams have been inconsistent.

    He has never quit on his team, but his team let him down against Kansas. The fan base has been spilt with him. Many wanted him to get one more year, the other side said that it's probably time. This was one of his most talented teams, but they have underachieved, even with key injuries.

    Keep this in mind: AD Pollard has been on the job for one year and he has made two coaching changes prior to this evening: firing Wayne Morgan and bringing in Greg McDermott and asking Bobby Douglas to step aside so that they could keep Cael Sanderson and make him the wrestling coach. He's a hatchet man and isn't afraid to pull the trigger. Pollard is building support to renovate and put in luxury boxes at Jack Trice Field and Hilton Coliseum for $138 million.

    Football is the face of the school and if they don't win, those plans are dead in the water. If they had to make a change, do it now, let him coach the last two games and let him leave on a high note.
  6. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Jamie Pollard's a fucking idiot and the fans who wanted McCarney out need to shut the fuck up and realize they're Iowa Fucking State. The McCarney Era will be remembered as the Golden Age of ISU Football for generations to come.
  7. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Does this mean that Greg McDermott becomes "Mac" to the ISU fan base?
  8. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    McCarney was the final Big 8/Southwest Conference "holdover" coach in football and men's basketball still coaching at the same school.

    Of all the guys coaching hoops and football in those two leagues in 1995 it's hard to believe he outlasted every one of them.
  9. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Thank you. Iowa State always will be No. 2 in the state behind Iowa, definitely for as long as Ferenz is coaching, anyway.
  10. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Armchair, that's funny to read that, because Pollard is an flippant little bastard from what I saw tonight at the presser. Each reporter meekly (in a pussified manner) asked if there was any one moment that was the tipping point, and his reply was "yeah, when you (reporters) kept asking the kids on the team about what will happen to Dan and the rest of the season. Translation = a generous fuck you to the reporters and what anyone thinks of him.

    The tipping point was during the election coverage last night when the WWL's Ivan Maisel http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2653429 talked to Mac and Mac said to the effect of "I think it's over." Then Mac reiterated that sentiment on his radio show as well. Tom Dienhart thinks that Mac may not be out of work for long: http://www.sportingnews.com/yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=146295

    I knew Pollard was going to blow people out once he stepped foot in Ames. He couldn't do at Madison, as long as Barry is running the show. Barry is the common link between Dan and Pollard. Mac coached under Barry, Pollard was the kid wonder in the AD's office.

    The fans are picky in this aspect. They hated the former AD Van DeVelde and were happy when he left. After applauding Pollard for firing Morgan, now they don't know what to do tonight.
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    They are #3. Northern Iowa is in the #2 slot. Go Panthers! :)
  12. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Not sure where McCarney will wind up but I know it won't be Miami because Alvarez is not giving up his AD's job to go down there.
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