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    Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    Obviously, there's no bowl without a win over Missouri. But I pose this question to fans who understand the bowl-bid shakedown better than I do.

    Even if ISU finishes at 6-6/4-4, the Big 12 a****id situation looks precarious. A&M beat Baylor so both teams are clearly in; neither can finish worse than 4-4 and have 7 wins, so an at large is worst-case

    Tech is done with conference play at 3-5, so that team is no serious threat if it came to either-or for B12 position but could easily finish 7-5 with non-conference weaklings left on the schedule.

    We could hope KSU tanks vs. Colorado next week, to finish at 3-5.

    And, alas, Texas is probably still alive, barely.

    What is the best-case scenario for ISU, if the Cyclones can knock off the Tigers?

    Think of how different things would be if ISU went 1-2 vs KSU/NU/CU, and not 0-3.


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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    At 6-6 we will be in a bowl. I promise. There will be vacancies.


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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    At 6-6 we will be in a bowl. I promise. There will be vacancies.
    Yeah, a 6-6 ISU may not be going to the Fiesta Bowl, but we'll get an invite from somewhere desolate.

    So lets pull it together and beat the Tigers next week! Pretty please...



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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    Can we please stop with this already? IF WE BEAT MIZZOU, WE ARE GOING TO A BOWL! Period. End of story.



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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    Can we please stop with this already? IF WE BEAT MIZZOU, WE ARE GOING TO A BOWL! Period. End of story.
    My question was less a matter of will there be a bowl bid, but what it would be, based on other slots filled by auto qualifiers in the Big 12.

    I have a feeling it'll be moot, anyway, because this looks like a 5-7 finish. But I didn't foresee a decent bounce-back after the Utah/OU double-whammy, either.


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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    And, alas, Texas is probably still alive, barely.
    Go Florida Atlantic Owls!




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    Re: Bowl bid uncertainty (IF 6-6 happens)

    We done. Good season considering



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