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    Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    eliminate mistakes and I am telling you we have a good footbll team................



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    You can pretty much say that about all teams. Play perfectly and you are not so bad.


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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    The frustrating thing is that every loss so far this year was due to turnovers and special teams.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    eliminate mistakes and I am telling you we have a good footbll team................
    Add special teams breakdowns to that and you aren't far from correct. Alas, good teams don't turn it over and have special teams breakdowns



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Yes, its true. And if the Devil would quit making people burn in hell, he'd be a decent guy.

    I'll state the obvious: the turn overs aren't accidents. They're a direct result of the quality of the team.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    True, at least the coaches should know exactly what to work on by now...



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Quote Originally Posted by atlantacyclone View Post
    True, at least the coaches should know exactly what to work on by now...
    Not really getting much better...So they must not be working too hard.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    To say the coaches and players aren't working hard is one of the most ignorant and ridiculous things I have heard in awhile. Not saying that directly to anyone but I have seen that said and written a lot lately. We are not a deep team that is fairly young that is learning a new system, it becomes apparent after a loss sometimes how little some people know about football besides keeping score.


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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    I don't know if we would be good if we eliminated turnovers, but we would be a lot more competitive and put this team in a lot better position to win.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    In addition to the previous assertions that "if we eliminated turnovers we would be a good team", I want to add that if we scored more points than our opponents we would be a good team.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone#1 View Post
    In addition to the previous assertions that "if we eliminated turnovers we would be a good team", I want to add that if we scored more points than our opponents we would be a good team.
    We'd score more points if we didn't turn the ball over.

    Rudd had that 93 yard return. That was a 14 point swing right there, they get 7, we don't. Take that away from their score and the final is 28-24, not 35-17.

    Brett has to make a some good decisions in the red zone, making passes to open receivers or trying to put a ball where only your receiver can catch it or nobody catches it.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    I disagree with anyone that doesn't think this team is getting better. The TOs are really killing this team, and the special teams have not been very special, but I can remember some Clone teams in the past that were basically run over. Giving up huge plays all the time instead of one or two a game.

    If the offense would quit giving points away and the Kick cover team would just make a tackle, then ISU would look a lot better.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    I think our team is definitely getting better week in and week out, but we've got to start seeing fewer turnovers soon. This is just killing us. We're never going to win a game where we have 3+ turnovers. We just don't have the talent to overcome that.



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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    eliminate mistakes and I am telling you we have a good footbll team................
    Better eliminate "Special Teams" F-ups while we're at it!!!

    Let's start kicking the ball out of bounds on the kick-offs and giving the other team the ball at the 35!!


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    Re: Eliminate turnovers and we are good.........

    Quote Originally Posted by HGPuck View Post
    To say the coaches and players aren't working hard is one of the most ignorant and ridiculous things I have heard in awhile. Not saying that directly to anyone but I have seen that said and written a lot lately. We are not a deep team that is fairly young that is learning a new system, it becomes apparent after a loss sometimes how little some people know about football besides keeping score.
    Amen to that. I see the exact opposite in my opinion. We have had steady improvement from the first couple of games. Our offense is consistently moving the ball now. And we are playing wiht a different attitude than we did the first two games. I guarantee you any kid who plays college football is working his butt off. It takes a ton of work to be able to even suit up on Saturday. Give the kids a break. What we use as entertainment is pretty much these kids' life right now.



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