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    500th Victory...

    Should we win the Pinstripe, it will be the program's 500th win... if you don't include the game Kansas won, then forfeited in 1980. I haven't heard a peep about it so I just thought I'd mention it.

    Current through 2009 - http://www.cyclones.com//pdf8/705991.pdf (On Page 26)

    Just another reason to bring home a win from the Pinstripe Bowl!


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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Might want to mention that the pdf you linked is only through the 2009 season. Otherwise it is kind of confusing.



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    I thought we were at 492 going into the season...? Which wouldn't include the Kansas ff... (I guess that can open up the "do forfeits count as wins for the other team or as non games, debate)

    I'd like it if it were a bowl win for 500, but I'd also like to know where we actually are in stats)

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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    Might want to mention that the pdf you linked is only through the 2009 season. Otherwise it is kind of confusing.
    Thanks... updated.


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    Re: 500th Victory...

    It would be a nice milestone to surpass.

    On the other hand, it's kinda embarrassing and I hope the media doesn't pick up on it.


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    Re: 500th Victory...

    The bowl release notes do state that it will be the 500th victory:

    http://www.cyclones.com/pdf8/806180.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=10700



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Wish Tracy henderson would have stayed for his senior year.


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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    It would be a nice milestone to surpass.

    On the other hand, it's kinda embarrassing and I hope the media doesn't pick up on it.
    Eh, it is what it is.



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Another CPR milestone!!


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    It would be a nice milestone to surpass.

    On the other hand, it's kinda embarrassing and I hope the media doesn't pick up on it.
    IMO we should not dwell on how bad we were in the past but focus on our success today and moving forward. Embrace the suck and move on. Its what makes being a Cyclone today so much more special when looking at where weve come from.



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Quote Originally Posted by thisISnextyear View Post
    The bowl release notes do state that it will be the 500th victory:

    http://www.cyclones.com/pdf8/806180.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=10700



    It is nice to hit milestones. However, this one seems like a bit like a tribute to the fact that we have a averaged less than 5 wins per season in our 100+ year history. I don't like that stat and am not sure I want to flaunt it.



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Wish Tracy henderson would have stayed for his senior year.
    Here is a story from the LA Times concerning Criner and Henderson.

    Alex Espinoza Iowa State | COACH'S LAMENT : Iowa State's Criner Wasn't Prepared for the Storms That Blew Cyclones' Way - Los Angeles Times



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    Re: 500th Victory...

    Well winning our 500th is better than not winning or 500th.


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