What does all of this mean? Just give credit where credit is due. Every time Iowa State wins a game, there’s a flood of comments from Auburn fans about how Paul Rhoads’ success proves Chizik was on the right track at ISU. If that’s the case, why not acknowledge that Chizik’s success in Year 2 owes some credit to Tuberville, too. The cupboard may have needed some replenishing, but it wasn’t entirely bare.
THE 50 MOST VALUABLE CONTRIBUTORS
(27 by Tuberville, 17 by Chizik, six mixed or uncertain)