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    how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    i predict we will go 6-6 and also go bowling.
    i think we will beat uni,iowa,k state,kansas,connecticut,and texas tech...
    i can't say where we will go bowling..
    anyone else got any predictions for our 2011 cyclones????


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    The way I see it at this point:

    Games we should win: UNI, Kansas
    Toss ups: @Kansas State
    Winnable games but probably not favored: Iowa, @Connecticut, @Baylor, @Missouri, Texas A&M, @Texas Tech, Oklahoma State
    Everything will need to go our way: Texas
    When hell freezes: @Oklahoma

    Schedule is obviously lacking of those easy non-conference wins that are typical to a college football schedule. I say we beat UNI, Connecticut, Kansas, and Texas Tech, though it is really difficult to make a comfortable prediction with the ? at quarterback. Hopefully I'm wrong and we win more than four but if I were to bet money today I would say 4-8.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    I hope for a 7 or 8 win season. All depends on the quarterback play. If our offense can't deliver, I would predict a 4 or 5 win season.


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    I still don't get the U-Conn fear. I wouldn't put them any higher than K-State, and probably not even that high. It isn't a gimmie, but they are not a good football team.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    I would be very happy with 6-6 and 5-7 is acceptable, with that schedule.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    This year I will only accept schedule toughness at 50% of the level I did last year. As we get our guys in the system and guys get into their third year, I expect to see improvement from the team to where we aren't underdogs in 80% of our games. We have to up expectations sometime.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    KSU will be a good football team. They now have Bryce Brown who will be as effective as Thomas and they should improve at QB. That team will not be bad.

    It all depends on QB play. If we have solid QB play and I mean a guy who can throw for about 220 a game. Complete 60% of his passes and make a play here and there, I think we can easily get to a bowl game. If that doesn't happen, we will struggle. Honestly, we could win anywhere from 3-8 games.


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    Most likely 5-7 with equal chance of going 6-6 or 4-8.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    ok...i'll take a drink of the cardinal flavored kool-aid and say that this team wins 9 games, goes bowling, and hell doesn't freeze over.

    a bit over the top? i think so, but we're CYCLONE fans and we should always...

    shoot for the stars because no-one will see 'em coming!


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    I think that they find a way to go 6-6, but it won't be easy. All depends on the QB, though. We'll all be watching Jantz really hard this spring. I don't think that 6-6 is possible if Tiller is the guy.

    I'll say that if Haughton finds his way back, 6-6 or better starts to look a lot more attainable. The running game would be tough to stop with him and KO playing next to each other.


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    7-5 It won't be easy, but it WILL happen.



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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    All of them! Hello BCS national title!!!!


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    Quote Originally Posted by EveryYardForISU View Post
    The way I see it at this point:


    Everything will need to go our way: Texas.
    Why is that? Texas losses a lot of experienced players on the O-line, defense, and IIRC their best WR. Game is also at Ames.

    The turnover on the staff and roster may be a good thing for Texas, but they couldn't run the ball with the players they had in place last year, and Gilbert was an INT machine.

    Im not going to flat out predict an ISU win here, but I think Texas needs a year to work their way back up the ladder before they get back to "that" level. This will be ISU's best chance in the foreseeable future to knock em off again.


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    I'll say 6-6. I think the defense will step up and win a couple games we probably shouldn't. CPR seemed pretty excited about the battles for safety, receiver, and QB. Can't wait for the season to start.


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    Re: how many games will the cyclones win next fall?

    Quote Originally Posted by FD Cyclone View Post
    Why is that? Texas losses a lot of experienced players on the O-line, defense, and IIRC their best WR. Game is also at Ames.

    The turnover on the staff and roster may be a good thing for Texas, but they couldn't run the ball with the players they had in place last year, and Gilbert was an INT machine.

    Im not going to flat out predict an ISU win here, but I think Texas needs a year to work their way back up the ladder before they get back to "that" level. This will be ISU's best chance in the foreseeable future to knock em off again.

    THIS! I fully agree - we should have a really good shot at beating Texas. It's an early season game and they're rebuilding in both coaches and players. It's our "cardinal and golden" opportunity to knock them off two years in row. I live in Texas and was fortunate enough to be at that game last year - what fun! We beat them again this fall and I'll have lots of fun down here in the state of Texas wearing my I-State gear!



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