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    look at the bright side

    at least ISU didn't play Drake or Apalacian(sp) St. the first week. I am not so sure that ISU would have beaten Drake with the way they played Thursday night, and App. State would have kicked the Clones butts.

    Obviously there is a lot of work to do. On the other side there were at least a few glimmers of hope and some things to build on in the first half.


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    Re: look at the bright side

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    at least ISU didn't play Drake or Apalacian(sp) St. the first week. I am not so sure that ISU would have beaten Drake with the way they played Thursday night, and App. State would have kicked their butts.

    Obviously there is a lot of work to do. On the other side there were at least a few glimmers of hope and some things to build on in the first half.
    I am not sure losing to Kent State is any better than app state. In fact, I think app state would crush KSU.


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    Re: look at the bright side

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I am not sure losing to Kent State is any better than app state. In fact, I think app state would crush KSU.
    I think App State would have beaten KSU as well, but I also think that losing to App State is much worse than losing to KSU. BCS Teams losing to MAC teams isn't that uncommon anymore. D1A losing to D1AA still makes headlines everywhere.



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    Re: look at the bright side

    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoClone View Post
    I think App State would have beaten KSU as well, but I also think that losing to App State is much worse than losing to KSU. BCS Teams losing to MAC teams isn't that uncommon anymore. D1A losing to D1AA still makes headlines everywhere.

    i agree.. and look who we play next week.. and alot of people are just marking it down as a win.. i would love to.. but im not until the clock says 0...


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    Re: look at the bright side

    We definately need to beat UNI, because after that I don't see many games that we can win.

    Iowa, Toledo and possibly Kansas. Other than that, I don't see how we can beat Colorado or K-State. They look much improved.
    TT, Texas, Nebby, Mizzou, Oklahoma........no chance.



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    Re: look at the bright side

    if we play like we did against kent state.. we wont be able tobeat alot of teams.. we need to play the way chizik wants them too.. not the way the other teams wants them to..


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    Re: look at the bright side

    Honestly, I'm hard pressed to find a game on ISU's schedule we can win. I don't think its Iowa. Their defense will give ISU's offensive line fits. King is a stud, and the others on that defensive line aren't far behind. Hope I'm wrong, I really do.



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    Re: look at the bright side

    I'd say App State is definately the favorite to win the D1-AA championship again after that showing. Beating Michigan in the Big House is quite a feat even for BCS teams!



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    Re: look at the bright side

    I think that the winner of Furman/App State will win 1-aa.



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    Re: look at the bright side

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    We definately need to beat UNI, because after that I don't see many games that we can win.

    Iowa, Toledo and possibly Kansas. Other than that, I don't see how we can beat Colorado or K-State. They look much improved.
    TT, Texas, Nebby, Mizzou, Oklahoma........no chance.
    Obviously, if we play the same way every game the rest of the season we would be lucky to win one or two games. But there is a reason you practice and try to get better. If we can't improve as a team over the next month or two, might as well give up now.



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