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    Did the cold weather play a factor?

    I always hear about how Texas and OU control the schedule and refuse to play us in Ames in November because of the cold. Did it play a factor last night? I realize our defense played lights out last night, but do you think the chill helped keep a regularly prolific offense a little more tight than they're used to being? I don't mean this to take anything away from our players and coaching staff, as they were all amazing, just curious if there may be any truth to why Texas and OU never play here late.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    I always hear about how Texas and OU control the schedule and refuse to play us in Ames in November because of the cold. Did it play a factor last night? I realize our defense played lights out last night, but do you think the chill helped keep a regularly prolific offense a little more tight than they're used to being? I don't mean this to take anything away from our players and coaching staff, as they were all amazing, just curious if there may be any truth to why Texas and OU never play here late.
    It was a perfect night for football . . it was not cold at all . . just a perfect autumn evening.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    It really wasn't that cold last night. I doubt it made a big difference in the game. What really helped was the wind staying down.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    1000 yards or so of offense? I think not.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    i know the cold got to some osu coaches and players first hand, because i heckled them about it coming in from halftime and a few acknowledged it..



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    I didn't think it was cold. I was pretty drunk tho.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Madclone1 View Post
    It was a perfect night for football . . it was not cold at all . . just a perfect autumn evening.
    That's the thing. It wasn't cold...for you. Put yourself in the shoes of someone from Texas or Oklahoma, though, and it was like a sub-zero wasteland.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    It's often mentioned that unless it's nearing sub-zero or there's winter weather (snow, cold rain, etc), "coldness" doesn't really play a factor. You'd be surprised how warm you are wearing all that gear, even if you're just standing on the sidelines. It was 30-some-odd degrees last night - cold wasn't a factor.


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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    That's the thing. It wasn't cold...for you. Put yourself in the shoes of someone from Texas or Oklahoma, though, and it was like a sub-zero wasteland.
    Listen pal . . I lived in Oklahoma for 4 years . . . it gets just as cold there this time of year. So go ahead and argue with me again.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    It didn't bother Benton on that interception. :) Seriously, he took a pop and held on.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Didn't think it was too bad and the wind died down. I thought it was actually kind of perfect football weather.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    it affected a lot of our recievers catching. I think we win by 21 if we hold on to passes and don't turn it over



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Madclone1 View Post
    Listen pal . . I lived in Oklahoma for 4 years . . . it gets just as cold there this time of year. So go ahead and argue with me again.
    That's pretty awesome, buddy! No one said it never gets cold there. But it got to 76 degrees in Stillwater today. Going from that to what they played in last night seems like it could have some kind of shock to the system.



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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    No factor. No worse than Oklahoma gets. The Cyclones were the difference.


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    Re: Did the cold weather play a factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shinyhappyclone View Post
    it affected a lot of our recievers catching. I think we win by 21 if we hold on to passes and don't turn it over
    This is what I thought. If anything, it might have been making our WRs drop more balls than usual.



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