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    I am finally doing it

    Last year when I worked my crappy schedule, I only got to watch the first quarter of the Nebraska game, but I did DVR it. This morning I am finally sitting down and putting myself through the pain that most of you went through by watching the whole game. Maybe it will turn out differently this time?




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    Re: I am finally doing it

    I would seriously stop watching right before the failed 2 pt conversion. Way too painful...


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    Re: I am finally doing it

    FYI, if we can get some decent QB play, I think we will surprise next season....



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    for some reason ill go back every now and then and watch the highlights from that game. it's like I think it will turn out differently if I watch it again..



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Well, we still lost. We better never have a punter as our holder again is all I can say.....



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    Well, we still lost. We better never have a punter as our holder again is all I can say.....

    Of all the trick plays Rhoads has run on special teams, that's the first one that hasn't worked. Too bad the one that didn't work had to come at such a critical time.

    * Brandtner's fake punt against Nebraska.
    * VanderCamp's fake punt against ??
    * Kuehl and Mahoney teaming up on a fake FG option pitch against ?? for a first down.
    * The onside kick that went right into the hands of Jeremy Reeves against Texas Tech after our second TD.
    * The fake PAT against Nebraska that failed.

    Are there others? That's quite a few anyway in only two years.



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by Bipolarcy View Post
    Of all the trick plays Rhoads has run on special teams, that's the first one that hasn't worked. Too bad the one that didn't work had to come at such a critical time.

    * Brandtner's fake punt against Nebraska.
    * VanderCamp's fake punt against ??
    * Kuehl and Mahoney teaming up on a fake FG option pitch against ?? for a first down.
    * The onside kick that went right into the hands of Jeremy Reeves against Texas Tech after our second TD.
    * The fake PAT against Nebraska that failed.

    Are there others? That's quite a few anyway in only two years.
    Onside kick down in Austin last year.

    And for the record: the 2pt conversion should have worked and was a brilliant move, Nebbie had their pants around thier ankles on that play. The player who threw the pass is the only thing about that play that went wrong.


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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by Bipolarcy View Post
    Of all the trick plays Rhoads has run on special teams, that's the first one that hasn't worked. Too bad the one that didn't work had to come at such a critical time.

    * Brandtner's fake punt against Nebraska.
    * VanderCamp's fake punt against ??
    * Kuehl and Mahoney teaming up on a fake FG option pitch against ?? for a first down.
    * The onside kick that went right into the hands of Jeremy Reeves against Texas Tech after our second TD.
    * The fake PAT against Nebraska that failed.

    Are there others? That's quite a few anyway in only two years.
    Didn't we try an onside vs Iowa in 2009?



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Didn't we try an onside vs Iowa in 2009?
    That was a gutsy call right there.

    And it didn't work, and the snowball started to roll. But it was gutsy.


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    The thing is, as we get better athletes all around, a higher percentage of those plays will work.

    Personally, I never understood why your number 2 QB doesn't hold. It feels like a good way to keep them involved in the game.



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    The thing is, as we get better athletes all around, a higher percentage of those plays will work.

    Personally, I never understood why your number 2 QB doesn't hold. It feels like a good way to keep them involved in the game.
    +1. even if you don't want to risk your #2 qb getting hurt, you still have numerous other QB's that can hold for you.



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    This is not what i expected when i clicked this thread. I figured you had finally devised a way to ensure you'd never forget the kids at school again.



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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    This is not what i expected when i clicked this thread. I figured you had finally devised a way to ensure you'd never forget the kids at school again.




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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    This is not what i expected when i clicked this thread. I figured you had finally devised a way to ensure you'd never forget the kids at school again.
    That's what I was hoping, too.

    No luck for the children.


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    Re: I am finally doing it

    Another thing interesting from that game was the announcers talking about how during their conversations with ISU coaches regarding Tiller our coaches said that they likes his talent, but felt like he needed to dedicate himself to the position more. Funny that we are hearing the same kinds of things 8 months later.

    If Jantz is a dedicated as they say, I think he will be the guy.



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