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    Congrats ISU Fans

    the better team won the game. I totally misread this game heading into it. ISU made a ton of strides between game one and two, and I really don't know which I would rate higher; Jantz's performance today or Wallace in 2002.


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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    the better team won the game. I totally misread this game heading into it. ISU made a ton of strides between game one and two, and I really don't know which I would rate higher; Jantz's performance today or Wallace in 2002.
    Thanks and good luck the rest of the season!




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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    the better team won the game. I totally misread this game heading into it. ISU made a ton of strides between game one and two, and I really don't know which I would rate higher; Jantz's performance today or Wallace in 2002.
    Thanks! It was a great game!



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    the better team won the game. I totally misread this game heading into it. ISU made a ton of strides between game one and two, and I really don't know which I would rate higher; Jantz's performance today or Wallace in 2002.
    Thanks Jon! What a great game regardless of who won! But...Go CYCLONES!!!



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Thanks, Jon. Good luck to the Hawks the rest of the year.



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Iowa played a cleaner game(fewer turnovers,penalties) Iowa State made the plays
    simple as that.



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by cyspy View Post
    Iowa played a cleaner game(fewer turnovers,penalties) Iowa State made the plays
    simple as that.
    Boy did they ever. Amazing


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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    the better team won the game. I totally misread this game heading into it. ISU made a ton of strides between game one and two, and I really don't know which I would rate higher; Jantz's performance today or Wallace in 2002.
    Questions:
    1. Iowa OLine disappoint or was ISU dline better than expected?
    2. Was Iowa Dline instructed to have "controlled rush" to contain Jantz or was ISU just that good up front?

    Curious about anything else that surprised other than Jantz being crazy and ISU receivers stepping up huge.



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Classy post. ISU was very fortunate to win after 4 redzone miscues



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    I still felt after 2002 game that Iowa gave it away in many ways...dont feel that way today.


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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Thank you, Jon. Nice write up on your team on HN by the way.

    We left at least 13 points on the board today (touchdown on the first drive and two missed field goals). If it weren't for our own mistakes...we win this easily. I don't know what that says about Iowa though.



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Thanks Jon!



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by ChickenWing View Post
    Questions:
    1. Iowa OLine disappoint or was ISU dline better than expected?
    2. Was Iowa Dline instructed to have "controlled rush" to contain Jantz or was ISU just that good up front?

    Curious about anything else that surprised other than Jantz being crazy and ISU receivers stepping up huge.
    I feel fine about Iowa OL...ISU was committing a lot of resources to stop the run and were really overplaying Iowa's zone scheme flow...run blitzing...Iowa had counters open on that, never did it. Had a lot of 1 on 1 with WR, stubborn.

    Iowa State OL was good today. I think our fears of Iowa DL not being able to rush passer with four, like they have done for the last five years, was rammed home today.


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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    I still felt after 2002 game that Iowa gave it away in many ways...dont feel that way today.
    Not trying to be mean but ISU should have won by a wide margin. Credit to Iowa for keeping it close.



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    Re: Congrats ISU Fans

    Thanks for the post, Jon. Fantastic game by both teams. Too bad one had to lose. Steele was just amazing today. Good luck to the Hawks the rest of the way!



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