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Reaction Time: Paul Rhoads vs Kirk Ferentz

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Paul Rhoads has never been afraid of showing his emotions. The man is, quite simply, passionate about his football team. With tensions high and plenty at stake this weekend, let's examine how Paul Rhoads, a miniature sideline tornado, and Kirk Ferentz, a coach with the emotional capacity of a paperweight, would react to various situations.

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The reactions fans have to on-the-field events during the course of a football game are always exciting and unique. As a fan, maybe your go-to move is double high-fiving those next to you after Iowa State scores a touchdown. And maybe after a Sam Richardson interception, you stare at the ground with both hands on top of your head. Or after a blown call by the officials, my personal favorite, I'm guessing you proceed to drop enough swear words to make a sailor blush with shame while all mothers in the immediate area scramble to cover their child's ears.

But what about the coaches? Surely the fearless leaders of their teams would still show some emotion throughout the course of a football game, right? Especially a game with as much at stake as the annual CyHawk showdown... With that in mind, lets take a look at how Paul Rhoads and Kirk Ferentz would handle situations both on and off the field.

How Paul Rhoads and Kirk Ferentz would react to:

The defense forcing a three and out


Getting in position for a chip shot field goal, only to have the kicker miss it?


Their defense getting pushed all over the field on a 85 yard drive that leads to an opponent touchdown


Converting on a fake punt, which then leads to a score


The officials finally making a good call after hosing their team all game


The quarterback hitting a receiver for a long touchdown


ANYTHING good happening to the offense or defense


Calling "island" in beer pong and nailing the shot


Being on the toilet and realizing you're out of toilet paper


Getting hit on by a hot coed at the bar


Ordering a 10 piece Chicken McNugget meal and getting 11 instead


Watching someone back into their car at the mall


Seeing their celebrity crush in public


And last but not least....

Running out of gum on the sideline