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  • SW_Mustang
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    I see construction on the rink has started on the Blake. They offset it towards the stand. I don't think they needed to do that, but I get it.

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  • Twincitiesmav
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    Originally posted by laker View Post
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    Welcome, @Coach_Eck! We are thrilled to announce Jason Eck as the 36th head coach in Idaho Football History. https://govandals.com/news/2021/12/1...-coach.aspx…
    It’ll be a tough job but if anyone can turn the page it’s Eck! I definitely can see a matchup with Dickerts Wildcats!

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  • laker
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    Idaho Football
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    Welcome, @Coach_Eck! We are thrilled to announce Jason Eck as the 36th head coach in Idaho Football History. https://govandals.com/news/2021/12/1...-coach.aspx…

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  • laker
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    Originally posted by vikingfaithful View Post

    That is weird in a good way I think.
    Oh yah, I'm an Adam Thielen fan- I welcome those who are too.

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  • vikingfaithful
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    Originally posted by laker View Post
    I don't watch the NFL anymore but I did find this picture to be funny.

    That is weird in a good way I think.

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  • laker
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    I don't watch the NFL anymore but I did find this picture to be funny.

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  • Twincitiesmav
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    Originally posted by Matt Witwicki View Post

    Hot seat..? They were in the chip in the last season D2 was played. Semis typically otherwise, etc.

    This type of rebuild should've been easy to see coming....with all that was lost on D, then an immediate injury to the top pass rusher returning, and the mainstays on offense finishing out their careers in '19 also. Most of us figured they'd just reload, but in retrospect that sounds a lot easier than it's accomplished.

    Was Hoffner on the hot seat in 2016 after that down year? I don't recall that chatter. This was a down year, for sure..but plenty of guys like Charles Coleman, Sleezer, Ekern (QB), Sample, and others have emerged and the Mavs should be setup to be a top squad in future years with those players at skill positions. The Mavs OL didn't control things this year..so they'll need to get things right there..but the pieces are there for success next season. This year they had to figure things out.

    I don't think Hoffner and his staff are on the hot seat in the slightest. This isn't D1, first off....and furthermore, he's been at the controls during recent unprecedented success for this program.
    I believe he is under contract until 2024 (correct me if I’m wrong). I was pointing out to next year if mavs struggle like this but yes I am aware this isn’t D1 so coaches have a longer leash. When I made that post the emotions were getting the best of me because nothing pisses me off more when players are playing uninspired. I knew they wouldn’t be as good as 2019 but I wasn’t expecting a drop like this. I’ll also give credit to the other teams for playing well.. with the increased scholarship numbers for each team the league got better as well. Looking back I put way too much stick into the returning linemen and the FBS transfers… which some have played well and some have not. There are some young players that look promising and from what I heard the incoming recruiting class looks strong again. I’m just not used to seeing the Mavericks struggle but it reminds me that I should be thankful for how successful they’ve been as a program. But if they struggle again next season, then I think more supporters of mav football will get frustrated and more impatient.

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  • Clean Liver
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    Originally posted by Twincitiesmav View Post

    Think he gets boated off the team?
    Whatever it means, I'd be interested in the boating process. ;-)

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  • Matt Witwicki
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    Originally posted by Twincitiesmav View Post
    I don’t have much positive things to say about the 2021 Mavericks. Yesterday (especially in the first half) was absolutely embarrassing. 3 straight home losses at the Blake is embarrassing and inexcusable. I truly hope this is just a fluke season and that they are simply rebuilding for a season we are used to seeing.

    This is a very HOT take but if this were a D1 school and the team performs like this next season, Hoffner SHOULD be on the hot seat. Maybe I’m overreacting but right now I’m seeing a bunch of Mavericks play like they want to pack up and finish the season to get it over.
    Hot seat..? They were in the chip in the last season D2 was played. Semis typically otherwise, etc.

    This type of rebuild should've been easy to see coming....with all that was lost on D, then an immediate injury to the top pass rusher returning, and the mainstays on offense finishing out their careers in '19 also. Most of us figured they'd just reload, but in retrospect that sounds a lot easier than it's accomplished.

    Was Hoffner on the hot seat in 2016 after that down year? I don't recall that chatter. This was a down year, for sure..but plenty of guys like Charles Coleman, Sleezer, Ekern (QB), Sample, and others have emerged and the Mavs should be setup to be a top squad in future years with those players at skill positions. The Mavs OL didn't control things this year..so they'll need to get things right there..but the pieces are there for success next season. This year they had to figure things out.

    I don't think Hoffner and his staff are on the hot seat in the slightest. This isn't D1, first off....and furthermore, he's been at the controls during recent unprecedented success for this program.

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  • Purple Mav Man
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    Originally posted by Twincitiesmav View Post

    Think he gets boated off the team?
    Perhaps, but likely not directly. Suspended, yes.

    He came in as a FR transfer from Central Missouri. Perhaps next year he’ll find himself at his 3rd school.

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  • Twincitiesmav
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    Originally posted by Purple Mav Man View Post
    https://www.mankatofreepress.com/new...117d4f250.html

    So...unless there are two Anonio Alzheimers that are 19 years old running around Mankato, this is likely #20 for the Mavs. Good stuff for a good season. Is it 2022 yet?? :)
    Think he gets boated off the team?

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  • vikingfaithful
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    Originally posted by MrMustang View Post
    Any chance SMSU gets its first ever win over Mankato? Mankato finally having a down year and we don't have our usual firepowe, especially at QB

    SMSU is 0-18. Almost won in Mankato when Thielen was a senior. SMSU was ahead midway through the 4th quarter and suddenly Thielen took over. That was year. Dang
    MSU 58-10 over CU, MSU 58-0 over UIU, MSU 68-10 over MINOT. SMSU is better than those teams.

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  • Purple Mav Man
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    Originally posted by laker View Post

    I think that is a safe bet. I was just saying Friday night at the Senior Recognition night that fortunately we haven't had a lot of off field problems lately.
    That’s still true. This one doesn’t make “a lot”. But it’s still unfortunate.

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  • Purple Mav Man
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    Originally posted by MrMustang View Post
    Any chance SMSU gets its first ever win over Mankato? Mankato finally having a down year and we don't have our usual firepowe, especially at QB

    SMSU is 0-18. Almost won in Mankato when Thielen was a senior. SMSU was ahead midway through the 4th quarter and suddenly Thielen took over. That was year. Dang
    Likely not. Mavs are certainly down, but I’d be beyond surprised if the Mustangs won. Even in a year like this one.

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  • MrMustang
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    Any chance SMSU gets its first ever win over Mankato? Mankato finally having a down year and we don't have our usual firepowe, especially at QB

    SMSU is 0-18. Almost won in Mankato when Thielen was a senior. SMSU was ahead midway through the 4th quarter and suddenly Thielen took over. That was year. Dang

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