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    Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Ok I was just looking at the Register and they had the first round playoff games.

    When the State of Iowa went to 32 teams it made the playoff system a joke. In class 4A there are 9 teams with a losing record that made the playoffs. as the other classes have numerous teams with losing records in the playoffs too.

    I'm sorry but this is ********!!!!

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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    agreed, but my brothers team in 2006 beat then #1 solon, but lost to dyersville-beckman also. those three teams ended up 8-1 and we got the short end of the stick and got knocked out of the playoffs, by what rule i cannot remember. it sort of evens out.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    If it's ********, then how ******** is the setup of basketball, where every team gets a chance at postseason play?


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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Ok I was just looking at the Register and they had the first round playoff games.

    When the State of Iowa went to 32 teams it made the playoff system a joke. In class 4A there are 9 teams with a losing record that made the playoffs. as the other classes have numerous teams with losing records in the playoffs too.

    I'm sorry but this is ********!!!!

    End rant.
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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7
    agreed, but my brothers team in 2006 beat then #1 solon, but lost to dyersville-beckman also. those three teams ended up 8-1 and we got the short end of the stick and got knocked out of the playoffs, by what rule i cannot remember. it sort of evens out.
    False. I was on that Monticello team and Dyersville Beckman had 7-2 record but they still went to playoffs. They lost to a non-district opponent, Western Dubuque.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    False. I was on that Monticello team and Dyersville Beckman had 7-2 record but they still went to playoffs. They lost to a non-district opponent, Western Dubuque.
    thanks for the correction



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    If it's ********, then how ******** is the setup of basketball, where every team gets a chance at postseason play?
    Basketball vs football is apples to oranges. BIG time apples to oranges. More games in basketball, its indoors, slower bounce back time, no holidays to interfere with scheduling, shorter games, etc.


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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    When the State of Iowa went to 32 teams it made the playoff system a joke. In class 4A there are 9 teams with a losing record that made the playoffs. as the other classes have numerous teams with losing records in the playoffs too.
    It's either have some teams with losing records get in (and get dispatched by a district champ in the first round anyway), or have teams that are 8-1/7-2 not get in.

    There are teams with winning district records but losing overall records, because their non-district games were against teams in higher classifications. Why should they be penalized for losing to a school one or two classes larger?



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    That is strange. In Illinois you have to have a winning record to even be eligible for the playoffs.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Oh the travesty of allowing 15-18 year old kids to play one more game. Turrible...just turrible.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    its not that big of a deal when you realize that "state" doesnt start until after Wed.

    The stupid team is when teams make top 4 in the district go around making substate tshirts and celebrating it.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    If it's ********, then how ******** is the setup of basketball, where every team gets a chance at postseason play?
    IMO, 4A football is dumber. If a 3-6 team is going to make the playoffs, you might as well let them all in.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    Oh the travesty of allowing 15-18 year old kids to play one more game. Turrible...just turrible.
    I thought the same thing.



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    its not that big of a deal when you realize that "state" doesnt start until after Wed.

    The stupid team is when teams make top 4 in the district go around making substate tshirts and celebrating it.
    They actually changed it. They now call the whole thing "State" playoffs



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    Re: Iowa High School Football payoffs are a joke!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    Oh the travesty of allowing 15-18 year old kids to play one more game. Turrible...just turrible.
    QFT.


    Some of you guys do realize that we are talking HIGH SCHOOL, not college or NFL football, right? Who gives a **** if the kids get one more game? It isn't about money at this point, its about the game.


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