Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 33
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Western IA
    Posts
    183
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Does anyone wish?

    I know this might sound crazy, but does anyone wish we had beaten OU instead of OSU?

    It sounds bad, but we would have been nearly as excited by beating OU, and the Big 12 would have a team in the National championship game also.



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 38,824, Level: 60
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 226
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    4,065
    Points
    38,824
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 6

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Don't know, but we would be playing in the Holiday bowl



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 180,839, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,913
    Points
    180,839
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 111
    Given: 108

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    I get what you're saying but we wouldn't have had near the national exposure beating OU as we did OSU.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 35,916, Level: 58
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 734
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    packattack425's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    El Paso
    Posts
    884
    Points
    35,916
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 1

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    I think at this point we need to worry about our program and not the big 12. I don't think people's image of the big 12 would be different if we would have lost that game and beat Oklahoma. I think beating a number #2 team instead of a #9? seed is more important than having a big 12 team in the title game.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 56,232, Level: 73
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 818
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,633
    Points
    56,232
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 47

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    No it was bigger news this way. We were the only game on and got all the coverage.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 860,547, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 63.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,400
    Points
    860,547
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,504
    Given: 1,288

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Not at all. I'm not trading that win back for any other win.


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




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 269,727, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,481
    Points
    269,727
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 110
    Given: 22

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    No...OSU victory was way more impressive and program elevating.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 42,116, Level: 63
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 834
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ca4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    North Central IA
    Posts
    1,611
    Points
    42,116
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 11

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I get what you're saying but we wouldn't have had near the national exposure beating OU as we did OSU.
    Yup. That's the problem. We needed to beat a top 2 team, at home, on a Friday with the whole nation watching and OSU was the only one that afforded us that opportunity this season. It sucks that our win took a great opportunity away from OSU, who is by far and away my 2nd favorite team in conference aside from ISU, but no other win would have given us with that one did, so I wouldn't have wanted OU over OSU this year.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 37,736, Level: 59
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 114
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    1,422
    Points
    37,736
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 80

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Quote Originally Posted by GreenRocketCY View Post
    . . . does anyone wish we had beaten OU instead of OSU? . . . we would have been nearly as excited by beating OU, and the Big 12 would have a team in the National championship game also.
    Winning in Norman instead of Ames? Was OU a top ten team at the time? (Not a rhetorical question, I don't recall OU's ranking when we played the Sooners. Anyone?) That night in Ames was perfect. Hard to see how a win in Norman could have come close to that dreamy evening in JTS, all the various elements considered.

    Might not the OSU game prove, down the road, to be the pivotal victory in CPR's rebuilding program at ISU? If so, the value of the OSU triumph will be unmatched.


    Last edited by CyValley; 12-27-2011 at 11:35 AM.
    Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
    -George Washington

    We, the People, are the problem. I knew it!

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 277,980, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,544
    Points
    277,980
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 182
    Given: 16

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    No, we needed a win like that at home.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 267,419, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,265
    Points
    267,419
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 630
    Given: 154

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Not at all. While the Okie State victory may have screwed the Big 12 over in bowl money for this year, that victory has potential to payoff for ISU in many years to come...



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 41,921, Level: 63
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,029
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience PointsYour first Group

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    SW Iowa
    Posts
    2,224
    Points
    41,921
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 50

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Not at all. While the Okie State victory may have screwed the Big 12 over in bowl money for this year, that victory has potential to payoff for ISU in many years to come...

    Agreed.


    This just means we can have a big win against Oklahoma at home next year. I'd hate to have too many big wins in one season!!!!!!!!!!!



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 10,175, Level: 30
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 375
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Klonz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    368
    Points
    10,175
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Not when OU is having a "down" year and injuries to Broyles, etc. Better to beat OSU with all their stars playing... plus at home, on national tv, only game on... not close.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 39,040, Level: 60
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 10
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyhart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,729
    Points
    39,040
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 6

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Quote Originally Posted by GreenRocketCY View Post
    I know this might sound crazy, but does anyone wish we had beaten OU instead of OSU?

    It sounds bad, but we would have been nearly as excited by beating OU, and the Big 12 would have a team in the National championship game also.
    All things considered, absolutely not. Not even remotely.


    "Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion man"

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 39,040, Level: 60
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 10
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyhart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,729
    Points
    39,040
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 6

    Re: Does anyone wish?

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    No it was bigger news this way. We were the only game on and got all the coverage.
    This.
    Plus, Okie St is the better team and was ranked #2. OU had critical injuries and was playing very uninspired football by that time. Okie St was playing for all the marbles.


    "Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion man"

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: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM