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    Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Since the UNI game, I've probably been one of the most pessimistic posters on here. In fact, I predicted a 45-10 Iowa victory.

    I just wanted to be sure to come on here and man up and admit I was wrong. We looked horrible last week, but Jantz found a way to lead us to victory. I really believed we'd get whooped this week, but I was dead wrong. Especially after we turned it over on that first drive into the redzone.

    Steele Jantz is the real deal. But other guys played their hearts out too. It was a team effort.

    In fact, this game wasn't as close as it seemed. ISU should have won this game by at least 13 points in regulation IMO. Iowa was lucky to get this to OT IMO. Two missed FG's and our 3 turnovers compared to their one. We had them beat pretty good in regulation, but the scoreboard showed otherwise.

    Iowa fans are complaining that Coker's fumble was what cost them the game. Seriously? C'mon guys... you got whooped... plain and simple. We had 3 stupid turnovers to your one. Yet, we still won the game.



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    cool story bro



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    A clonedude post that doesn't include the work embarrassment. Huh.

    Well anyway welcome back to reality.



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Clonedude,

    Don't feel bad, you weren't the only one feeling/talking pessimistic this week...but not anymore...Bring On UCONN!



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Lifer View Post
    Clonedude,

    Don't feel bad, you weren't the only one feeling/talking pessimistic this week...but not anymore...Bring On UCONN!
    I'm not pessimistic anymore, BUT now I'm wondering if maybe my pessimism is good luck for ISU?



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Iowa fans are complaining that Coker's fumble was what cost them the game. Seriously? C'mon guys... you got whooped... plain and simple. We had 3 stupid turnovers to your one. Yet, we still won the game.[/QUOTE]


    Any team that bounced a field goal in has no room to complain about anything.



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Since the UNI game, I've probably been one of the most pessimistic posters on here. In fact, I predicted a 45-10 Iowa victory.

    I just wanted to be sure to come on here and man up and admit I was wrong. We looked horrible last week, but Jantz found a way to lead us to victory. I really believed we'd get whooped this week, but I was dead wrong. Especially after we turned it over on that first drive into the redzone.

    Steele Jantz is the real deal. But other guys played their hearts out too. It was a team effort.

    In fact, this game wasn't as close as it seemed. ISU should have won this game by at least 13 points in regulation IMO. Iowa was lucky to get this to OT IMO. Two missed FG's and our 3 turnovers compared to their one. We had them beat pretty good in regulation, but the scoreboard showed otherwise.

    Iowa fans are complaining that Coker's fumble was what cost them the game. Seriously? C'mon guys... you got whooped... plain and simple. We had 3 stupid turnovers to your one. Yet, we still won the game.
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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    all is forgiven. Just make this the background on your computer

    I did, that's pretty sweet!



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I did, that's pretty sweet!
    Tis now my new wallpaper on my iPad!!


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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    BTW, I said a week ago that we'd be "smoked". I was wrong and it bothers me not a bit.


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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Lifer View Post
    Clonedude,

    Don't feel bad, you weren't the only one feeling/talking pessimistic this week...but not anymore...Bring On UCONN!
    I was one of them, I thought the Cyclones would lose today but am happy to be proven wrong. Just got around to watching the game on dvr and the offense was just so much better than last week. Jantz was poised and the O-line made significant strides.



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    Re: Time for me to man up and eat some crow

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    all is forgiven. Just make this the background on your computer

    Fast forward one second and see the cheap shot!



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