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    Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12


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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    definitely an improvement over a couple years ago.. still not used to only seeing 10 teams on the list though



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Nice... Think I'm most excited about seeing our defense take the field this fall.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    If we can get the safety position figured out, the 2011 defense could be very good.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    see, that's not necessarily a good thing.

    Did we make more tackles because opposing teams ran more offensive plays?


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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Go Clones- Good pub @ #3 there in Conference. Ubben has given us some love. Time for this team to finish in the top half and make noise this year.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    I would like to see the offense in the top 3 also.


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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    When our defense is always on the field, there is a good chance we will make more tackles. When we are putting up 50 points and we still are 3rd in this category, i'll be impressed.


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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Kind of upset I thought we were a way better tackling team than Texas. Actually Texas is way to high. Of the games I remember the longhorns had several missed tackles.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Seeing K-State at #1 in anything just makes me sick...god I hate them. I REALLLY REALLY REALLY hope we dismantle them this year.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    Seeing K-State at #1 in anything just makes me sick...god I hate them. I REALLLY REALLY REALLY hope we dismantle them this year.
    We are due. Thats for sure. Iowa and KSU are two monkeys Rhoads needs to shake off.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    I'm pretty sure this is just a ranking of total number of tackles from guys who return this year. I don't think this is really a ranking of who he views as the best tacklers. K-State's defense was as bad if not worse than ours last year, but aparently they have a lot of their leading tacklers coming back, as do we.



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    This is what it has come to - bragging about being in the top 30% of the conference in an irrelevant statistic.

    All I'm asking for is an undefeated season so we Cyclone fans don't have to hang our hats on meaningless statistics - IS THAT TOO MUCH TO ASK???



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    At least we'll never be out of the Top 10 for any Big 12 stats from now on



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    Re: Ubben: Cyclones 3rd best tackling team in Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    Seeing K-State at #1 in anything just makes me sick...god I hate them. I REALLLY REALLY REALLY hope we dismantle them this year.
    I feel ya! I despise K State. Thoroughly dislike them. One of, if not the game I hope we win most this year is against them.


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