On Terry Allen
-Mac started off by announcing
that Terry Allen will become the new head coach of
On Bowl Practices
-Today will be practice number 9.
The team will have 15 practices leading up to the bowl game. They will have
practice tomorrow and then the team will get 4 days off until they are due back
on Monday. The team will leave for
-Mac said that Milan Moses had
surgery and will not play in the bowl game. He is expected to be back for the
spring. Mac commented on Stevie Hick's health and said that Stevie is the
healthiest he's been since the
-Mac said that TCU is a great team from the turnover standpoint. He said that they cause a lot of them and don't turn the ball over themselves. Mac said that TCU is the best team that he's ever seen in a bowl game. They have 9 wins in a row and their team speed is very impressive.
-Mac is excited to play in a
1st class facility. He's especially excited due to the fact that the
Houston Bowl is so excited to have ISU play there. Mac is impressed with the
loyalty that the bowl game has shown to
On Corey Rodgers
-Mac said that he is extremely explosive on punt return and that his team has put some extra time into kick coverage because of him.
On Player Conduct in
-Mac said that the players won't
have a ton of free time in
On the Seniors
-Mac said that they have all had unbelievable careers. He said that he'll have mixed feelings when he says good bye. Mac really wants to make their last game memorable with a win.
On the Players from
-"They don't want to go to the zoo
and throw some meat to lions," said Mac. The biggest problem with all of the
-Mac can't mention specifics but he expects the bowl game to have a huge impact on recruiting.
-Mac said that the players that
won't be able to go home for Christmas will either go with a coach or another
player. He doesn't want anybody to be alone on Christmas. He then said that his
players will focus on winning in
On Bret Meyer
-Mac said that Meyer has great character and is never satisfied. He said that Meyer has improved a ton since he got here and he's a true leader. Mac said that there's a huge trust factor with all of the coaches and Bret.
On Tim Dobbins
-Mac said that the only time Dobbins isn't smiling is when he's getting his tail kicked. He said that Dobbins is a great man and he's opened a lot of eyes at the next level.
On Player Grades
-Mac said that everybody should be ok. Final grades come in tomorrow but the team shouldn't have any academic issues.