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    Finding a positive in todays loss.

    The pain of a defeat can often inspire great competitors to dig a little deeper and work a little harder to do what ever they can to avoid that feeling in the future. I know the coaches will somehow use this loss to motivate the players and them selves in the future. It may sound corny but it is very true.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    For me, the biggest positive is not having to watch Tom Herman coach this offense again. Sorry to be snarky.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    The big thing I see is that our team is very young at many spots. Gives me hope.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Agreed peter. Herman shouldnt even get paid for that performance.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    A chance to get a competent OC.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    West was pretty good on kick returns. That's about it...



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    A chance to get a competent OC.
    I think we will find out that Herman will thrive at OSU with great receivers to create big plays out of routine plays. I do think that Herman lacks the flexibility to be successful at a school like ISU.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Basketball


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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Quote Originally Posted by A-town Cy View Post
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    Not sure how that positive is going to turn out for u.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigguns View Post
    Not sure how that positive is going to turn out for u.
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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Quote Originally Posted by A-town Cy View Post
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    I see ur avoiding wrestling.



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    two words

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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Positives?

    We might be able to do this again next year, and there are some decent young players on the team.

    Then again, I could've said this before the loss today so... yeah. So much for that.


    Edit: Oh, and I can look forward to being mad at a different OC either justifiably for terrible playcalling or unjustifiably when our QB sucks.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigguns View Post
    I think we will find out that Herman will thrive at OSU with great receivers to create big plays out of routine plays. I do think that Herman lacks the flexibility to be successful at a school like ISU.
    Well, considering Urban likely will be telling Herman what to do, I would be surprised if Herman managed to mess that up.

    However, if he were to truly be the OC and bring his offense/call the plays, I think he would do alright. Herman's offense needs to have better athletes than the defense.



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    Re: Finding a positive in todays loss.

    No one got hit by a falling camera


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