A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6
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    A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    A few fans have called the Texas and Baylor games "winnable games". The argument goes that if a few plays had gone our way at certain points in the game, we would have had that "momentum" thing, and could have won each game.

    I disagree with this. In the Texas game, we were outscored 34-0 in the first half, and the only reason appeared closer at the end is because Mack Brown (a former Cyclone) took his foot off the gas in the second half. We were never really in any danger of winning the Baylor game, either.

    Besides, the argument goes both ways. We barely won the UNI and Iowa games; one key play doesn't go our way in both of these games, and we lose each game. The UCONN was not quite as close, but it was a HECK OF A LOT closer than the Baylor and Texas games; again, 2 or 3 plays go differently in that game, and we very easily lose it.

    My point being that we are much closer to a disastrous 0-6 season than most fans would like to admit, even to themselves.



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    As are many teams in all sports...It's part of the game and that says a lot about our team that they found ways to win those first three games.


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    We are also 40-50 or so plays from being 6-0.


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    We are also 40-50 or so plays from being 6-0.


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    But we are not. We are 3-3. What are you trying accomplish with this post? Some people on this board need help.



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugs4ISU View Post
    A few fans have called the Texas and Baylor games "winnable games". The argument goes that if a few plays had gone our way at certain points in the game, we would have had that "momentum" thing, and could have won each game.

    I disagree with this. In the Texas game, we were outscored 34-0 in the first half, and the only reason appeared closer at the end is because Mack Brown (a former Cyclone) took his foot off the gas in the second half. We were never really in any danger of winning the Baylor game, either.

    Besides, the argument goes both ways. We barely won the UNI and Iowa games; one key play doesn't go our way in both of these games, and we lose each game. The UCONN was not quite as close, but it was a HECK OF A LOT closer than the Baylor and Texas games; again, 2 or 3 plays go differently in that game, and we very easily lose it.

    My point being that we are much closer to a disastrous 0-6 season than most fans would like to admit, even to themselves.

    What a stupid ******* post.


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    we are 3-3 and will make the plays to make it to 6 wins as well... Mark my words, CPR will get us to post season play...




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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    we are 3-3 and will make the plays to make it to 6 wins as well... Mark my words, CPR will get us to post season play...
    How can you be so confident? We were 5-4 last year and had three shots to qualify for a bowl and went 0-3.



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    How can you be so confident? We were 5-4 last year and had three shots to qualify for a bowl and went 0-3.
    Including laying down against a bad Colorado team


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    I swear CF would make the company that makes Prozac the richest company in the world after a loss. Reality really escapes a good portion of CF after a loss.

    1. We came in to the season knowing we had one of the top 3 schedules in the nation.
    2. We started 3-0 fortunately after shooting ourselves in the foot with penalties and turnovers. We also were healthy and opposing teams didn't have a lot of game film on Steele Jantz yet.
    3. We go 0-3 agains teams that are quite a bit better than the first 3 teams we played and made no improvements on penalties or TO's. Odd's are not good we keep scraping out a win.
    4. The only cupcake we have left this season is KU. Hopefully we improve enough to scare up a couple more, starting this weekend against Texas A&M.



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Yet our record still says 3-3... Good effort trollin' hugs!



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    Including laying down against a bad Colorado team
    You remember that Mr. "This ain't intramurals, brother!" was fired a few days before we played Colorado, right? Colorado played their best game of the season. I'm not saying ISU played well (we never played well in Boulder), but that was their version of McCarney beating Mizzou in his last game.


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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    we are 3-3 and will make the plays to make it to 6 wins as well... Mark my words, CPR will get us to post season play...
    Maybe in the next year or 2



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    Re: A little realism: we are 4-5 plays from being 0-6

    remember when there was a similar thread a week ago stating that we are almost 0-5? And one the week before saying that we were almost 0-4.....



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