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    View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    West Virginia & Syracuse get to play in this:



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    When we where there last year it was like 55 degrees for kick. Much better weather to watch a game in ha!

    Advantage Syracuse.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    That is an ugly afternoon for them.

    Why would Syracuse have an advantage? They play in a dome.


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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That is an ugly afternoon for them.

    Why would Syracuse have an advantage? They play in a dome.
    agree w/ Syracuse being a dome team, but has to sting WVU to go from Heisman qb and NC conversation team...to the Snow Bowl.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Good call...but the blizzard conditions will keep Austin in check I assume.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by jj-cyclones View Post
    Good call...but the blizzard conditions will keep Austin in check I assume.

    Probably not. Snow favors the offense heavily since defense is all about reacting.


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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later


    Even the grass was still green. Just seemed like a regular football game in the fall.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Probably not. Snow favors the offense heavily since defense is all about reacting.
    I think that's a bit of an overstatement. The offense does quite a bit of reacting also.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by baller21 View Post
    I think that's a bit of an overstatement. The offense does quite a bit of reacting also.

    Not nearly as much as the defense. The receivers, running backs, and linemen all know where they are going on any given play. Nearly everyone on the defense has to react to the movement of the offensive players.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    WVU/Syracuse fans may elect to be sitting in their hotel rooms to watch this extravaganza....or leave at halftime for drinks.


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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Not nearly as much as the defense. The receivers, running backs, and linemen all know where they are going on any given play. Nearly everyone on the defense has to react to the movement of the offensive players.
    receivers and running backs have an idea of where they're going but are reacting to defenders all over the field and if the field is slippery it's hard for running backs to make good cuts.



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    Quote Originally Posted by baller21 View Post
    receivers and running backs have an idea of where they're going but are reacting to defenders all over the field and if the field is slippery it's hard for running backs to make good cuts.
    I get what you're saying but defenders have no idea where the offensive players are going, giving the offense a leg up already. Along with that, ball carriers know when they are going to cut and where they are going after the cut allowing them to mentally prepare themselves for the slick surface while the defenders are reading/reacting. The surface will be slippery for both teams, but the fact that the ball carriers/offense know where they are going gives them the upper hand.


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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post

    Even the grass was still green. Just seemed like a regular football game in the fall.
    Interesting how it only snowed on one half of the field...


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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    who would have thought it wuold have been nicer in NYC for our bowl game last year then it is in Memphis right now.



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    Re: View from Pinstripe Bowl 1 year later

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    I get what you're saying but defenders have no idea where the offensive players are going, giving the offense a leg up already. Along with that, ball carriers know when they are going to cut and where they are going after the cut allowing them to mentally prepare themselves for the slick surface while the defenders are reading/reacting. The surface will be slippery for both teams, but the fact that the ball carriers/offense know where they are going gives them the upper hand.
    so you think every cut a ball carrier makes is planned out ahead of time? Interesting. QB scrambles, shifts, blitzes, receivers bumped off routes, there's alot more just plain reacting to what the defense gives you than that. I don't think the snow is as big of an advantage for the offense as your saying.



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