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    Time to question the defense

    Getting ridiculous...on pace for another 600 yard game.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    My give-a-damn for this season is about busted.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Did that answer your question?




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    Re: Time to question the defense

    I thinking we can question every single aspect of the team at this point.
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    But we did have a nice kick return



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Not trying to defend our defense as clearly it has some issues but when your on the field as much as they are what do you expect out of them?



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Our offense is still the bigger problem. I don't disagree, but first things first, we have to score points to win. Our D is getting us the ball, our offense just can't do anything with it.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    So far, its defense 6 points, special teams 4 points, offense... well....


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    Re: Time to question the defense

    350+ yards and 31 points in the first half. Not good.

    It seems like since the Baylor game that our defense has tried to sell out against the pass and leave the running game wide open. And when it was blatantly obvious that it was a poor decision, we just decided to stick with it. And this is what we get.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by SheldahlClone View Post
    Not trying to defend our defense as clearly it has some issues but when your on the field as much as they are what do you expect out of them?
    Yes, I'm sure they were really gassed after watching the opening kickoff.


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    Re: Time to question the defense

    They have more points than our offense.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    They have more points than our offense.
    They've also given up 31 points...but i guess that stat is irrelevant...



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    You know, we gave up a lot of yards to Utah and OU last year in back to back games too. Stepped up against Texas right after that though. With our talent level, that's going to happen sometimes. Not the stepping up, the giving up yards... we just can't hang with the big boys yet.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Hard to remember when someone just lined it up and throttled it down our throats for 10 or 15 yards every play. We know what they are running and can't stop it.

    Well, just have to regroup and try to get better for A and M. They just put up about 700 yards on Baylor, who we couldn't do much against.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    I can't believe just how terrible we are on defense. It's equally as bad as our offense right now.



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    Re: Time to question the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by kas4cy View Post
    You know, we gave up a lot of yards to Utah and OU last year in back to back games too. Stepped up against Texas right after that though. With our talent level, that's going to happen sometimes. Not the stepping up, the giving up yards... we just can't hang with the big boys yet.
    Has ISU ever?



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