possible optimism?

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  1. cyclones12321

    cyclones12321 Active Member

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    Just thought of this and this is literally the only thing I could come up with trying to be optimistic. With all the fans calling for rhoads head. Will the players use this for motivation and maybe just maybe play better. Afterall rhoads is a players coach. I understand you can't miraculously give players talent they don't have but maybe this can give them some motivation and reason to not quit. Just a thought
     
  2. simply1

    simply1 Well-Known Member

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    I thought the pass protection was improved, for whatever reasons we didn't get the ball out, maybe that's something they can fix.
     
  3. clonedude

    clonedude Well-Known Member

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    Optimism? Ummmmm..... not all of our players got hurt? That's all I could come up with, sorry.
     
  4. jbindm

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    Optimism? Umm...I didn't think that the matte helmets were all that fugly.
     
  5. bawbie

    bawbie Moderator

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    Basketball will be here soon. <\thread>
     
  6. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    Here nor there
    If a couple of essentially community colleges can ****-stomp us, with the right staff we can compete in the Big 12. Few teams "play up" with horizontal, finesse offenses though.

    Maybe after watching film CPR will give up on having the passing game be our run game.
     
  7. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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    I thought we looked like an FBS school for the first quarter, and it was refreshing. We are young and I think we will look that way soon enough under Mangino. I very much liked what I saw out of his play calling, we just need to execute better (that will come with time).
     
  8. ISUCubswin

    ISUCubswin Well-Known Member

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    The players will probably use it for motivation.

    But who cares. No amount of motivation can fix their lack of talent.

    Lets be honest, 15 of our 22 starters would be second stringers for NDSU.
     
  9. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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    No, we have better talent, they just execute better.
     
  10. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Moderator

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    Well, I am sure that the offense will improve under Mangino, and the defense is very young. So we will get better.
     
  11. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    They probably have better talent that also executes better.
    Their guys know how to play football and ours don't. Ours also may not be physically capable of playing well.
     
  12. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    JFC, this offense must be very tough to get down or very easy to adjust to, because the execution has been horrible for the entire Rhoads tenure. Today looked like Mess was in the booth even on the first series. We will never have success when our offense is focused in going sideways.
     
  13. clone4good

    clone4good Member

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    Rhoads wins with Chiznuts recruits and not his own.
     
  14. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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    You mean the first series where we scored a touchdown?
     
  15. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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    Our guys are not used to playing football correctly, that is being fixed.
     
  16. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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  17. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    Yep. Then NDSU realized it was the same old, CPR- compressed field and they could play down-hill. Our points/possession is not going to be good.
     
  18. BoxsterCy

    BoxsterCy Well-Known Member

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    Than they ARE the more talented football players.
     
  19. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

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    No, we are young and started missing assignments because of that.
     
  20. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I'll believe it when I see it.
     

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