Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 32
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 79,789, Level: 87
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 361
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twojman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    4,569
    Points
    79,789
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 56
    Given: 89

    Time to question the defense

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



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 346,392, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,954
    Points
    346,392
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 760
    Given: 493

    Re: Time to question the defense

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



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 180,901, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,965
    Points
    180,901
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 195
    Given: 932

    Re: Time to question the defense

    Did that answer your question?




    "Cyclones on the run!"

    -John Walters


  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 111,702, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    10,242
    Points
    111,702
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 346
    Given: 998

    Re: Time to question the defense

    I thinking we can question every single aspect of the team at this point.
    Turnovers
    Flags
    No D (AK47 just pic6!!!)
    No O

    But we did have a nice kick return



  5. #5
    Recruit
    Points: 2,592, Level: 14
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 158
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Polk City, IA
    Posts
    76
    Points
    2,592
    Level
    14
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    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?



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 105,513, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,586
    Points
    105,513
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 429
    Given: 271

    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.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 60,436, Level: 76
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,214
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsVeteranSocial
    geburgess's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    WDSM, IA
    Posts
    2,382
    Points
    60,436
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Time to question the defense

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


    Keepers of the Faith -- The Unknown



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 83,883, Level: 90
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,667
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,188
    Points
    83,883
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 2

    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.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 66,934, Level: 80
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 1,116
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    besserheimerphat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Posts
    2,917
    Points
    66,934
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 274
    Given: 368

    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.


    You can spend a lot of time and money picking out the perfect floral bouquet for your date ... but you're probably better off checking if you have bad breath and taking the porn out of the glove compartment.

    The moral: you gain more by not being stupid, than you do by being smart. Smart gets neutralized by other smart people. Stupid does not.

  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 93,902, Level: 95
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,148
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    4,085
    Points
    93,902
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 395
    Given: 66

    Re: Time to question the defense

    They have more points than our offense.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 49,781, Level: 69
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 1,369
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bostrem00's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,837
    Points
    49,781
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 33

    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...



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Iowa City, IA
    Posts
    1,504
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    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.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,761, Level: 77
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,489
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    4,065
    Points
    61,761
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 106
    Given: 4

    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.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 83,883, Level: 90
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,667
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,188
    Points
    83,883
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 2

    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.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 49,781, Level: 69
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 1,369
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bostrem00's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,837
    Points
    49,781
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 33

    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?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • Iowa State vs. TCU
  • January 31, 2015
  • 01:00 PM