Originally Posted by RustShack
The following and fanbase has been growing at a very high rate the last few years. This last month has also been one of the best in history for recruiting(for Iowa State). Might never be the power house, but won't be the laughing stock anymore as long as Paul Rhoads is around.
You were also pretty good under McCarney for a few years. Iowa State really drew well this year, 55K per game or something. Very devoted fan base. Rhoads is like Snyder-light in that he says the first thing you do when you want to win, is first not lose.
Also, Sagarin had ISU as the #38 team in the nation this year: