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    Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    If anyone is ticked about our scheduling... how about Illinois closing the season out at Fresno State.

    Fresno State had some very good seasons around when this was likely scheduled.

    Playing on the road against one of the best non-AQ programs last game of the year? BRILLIANT!



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Oh they're brilliant those Illini.

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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Ideally it wouldn't be against Fresno State, but Fresno isn't Utah either. Fresno has only finished ranked once in the final AP poll since Pat Hill came to Fresno in 1997 (#22). I'd be fine with it because it gives them 2 bye weeks too. The new Big 12 needs games on championship Saturday in the future and that would give you the two bye weeks. Farmageddon on the first Saturday in December would be cool with me.



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    It is the last game of the year because with 11 teams someone has to either have their season done before the rest of the Big Ten or play a non conference game as the last game. Illinois (Fresno agreed) choose to move this game and last year's to this weekend from September and have 2 bye weeks instead of 1 during the season.



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    As an Illinois fan Im pumped to be watching the Illini tonight.



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Illinois is my favorite big 10 football team...



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Ditto on the Big XII needing to have games on Championship Saturday.



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    Ideally it wouldn't be against Fresno State, but Fresno isn't Utah either. Fresno has only finished ranked once in the final AP poll since Pat Hill came to Fresno in 1997 (#22). I'd be fine with it because it gives them 2 bye weeks too. The new Big 12 needs games on championship Saturday in the future and that would give you the two bye weeks. Farmageddon on the first Saturday in December would be cool with me.
    YES! YES! YES!

    This is a winner of an idea. This gives us a late season presence, eliminates crowd issues @ JTS as the student body will be on campus/no holiday conflicts, and gives us another bye.

    Of course IT IS the first weekend of deer hunting, so I'm sure we'd still have plenty of fans bail, because our fans can't find enough reasons to avoid games, but I like the idea of ISU football still playing @ this point in the year.


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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Id love to have farmageddon in december too but i dont think the turnout for a game that late would be very well probably alot like mizzou game this year



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    YES! YES! YES!

    This is a winner of an idea. This gives us a late season presence, eliminates crowd issues @ JTS as the student body will be on campus/no holiday conflicts, and gives us another bye.

    Of course IT IS the first weekend of deer hunting, so I'm sure we'd still have plenty of fans bail, because our fans can't find enough reasons to avoid games, but I like the idea of ISU football still playing @ this point in the year.
    The one thing I would worry a little about is if Iowa caught a dandy snow storm that one day when everyone is traveling. That could really **** the deal. Other than that, I love the idea.


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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    If anyone is ticked about our scheduling... how about Illinois closing the season out at Fresno State.

    Fresno State had some very good seasons around when this was likely scheduled.

    Playing on the road against one of the best non-AQ programs last game of the year? BRILLIANT!
    You do know that the only reason we avoided a return trip to Utah next year is the conference shakeups, right?

    We scheduled ourselves out of a bowl game this year, and that is just not acceptable. I couldn't care less what Illinois is doing.



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    Re: Anyone ticked about our scheduling: Illinois @Fresno

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    Id love to have farmageddon in december too but i dont think the turnout for a game that late would be very well probably alot like mizzou game this year
    I'd like to play one of the texas teams in december.....but as long as Dan Beebe-Dodds is in charge that'll never happen....



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