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    This team will bounce back!

    This season reminds me a lot of last's year's season. This team had some tough losses last year too. Like last year, this team battling through injury, illness, etc. Like last year's team, this is a resilient group. Coming back to beat UNI and TT, were similar to recoveries made last year. They will battle next week and each week after. There are plenty of wins left on the schedule and they will earn them. I am proud to be a fan of this team!

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    "I'm proud to lead this program and this team in whatever we do. Whether it's a community service project, or through practice or winning a bowl game, but you don't do that without the kids believing and being all in, and going out there and accomplishing all [of] the goals and expectations that we set." - Coach Paul Rhoads

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    Re: This team will bounce back!

    Totally agreed. Its not the first time we've ever lost by 40. We've been blown out in most all of our bowl seasons. Ill pay attention to losses when we lose to someone outside the top 15.



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    Re: This team will bounce back!

    I really hope so, this has to be an emotional low for the Rhoads era. I do believe he can bring us back.


    "I think that people are responding to someone standing up and saying this is what we want to do and let's not be afraid to go for it,'' Pollard said. "I think Iowa State has a very conservative, modest background. We never pound our chest and say `Let's do it.' It's OK to set a goal. You can't do it if you don't say what you want to do. You should be proud of it.''

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    Re: This team will bounce back!

    I really wish we had anyone on our schedule other than Utah, OU and Texas in consecutive weeks following the Texas Tech game. High confidence already hurt, about to get smashed.

    Really wish we had played Texas first in that stretch or one of the other North teams not named Nebraska.



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    Re: This team will bounce back!

    I really believe this coaching staff has a great relationship with these kids ! I think they will nurse the wounds and move on ..This year is gonna be an up hill climb,but we better get used to that.



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    Re: This team will bounce back!

    CPR's teams are 5-3 after a loss. They rebound well. If they "keep playing" they have proven they can compete week-in and week-out and upset some teams. Reality is they beat the teams they are supposed to, compete well with the teams they are supposed to and on occasion surprise some very good teams.


    "I'm proud to lead this program and this team in whatever we do. Whether it's a community service project, or through practice or winning a bowl game, but you don't do that without the kids believing and being all in, and going out there and accomplishing all [of] the goals and expectations that we set." - Coach Paul Rhoads

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