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    Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Are these potential outcomes valid indicators for the season?

    • ISU wins by 14+ = ISU on its way to 7+ wins
    • ISU wins/loses squeaker = ISU struggles to 6 wins/bowl
    • ISU loses by 14+ = ISU struggles to win 3 games


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Nope. 1st game performance never translates to what we see for the year. Last year is a good example.



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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    if we can't beat tulsa, i don't see us having more than 4 wins.

    ISU CANNOT lose that game.



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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    What cycarob said. The first game has meaning for the first game.

    If we lose, we just say that we were looking ahead to our Super Bowl.
    We win by a little, we're shaking off rust.
    We blow them out, they're a Conference USA team.

    It won't relate to the other games, or our fuel level.


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    Nope. 1st game performance never translates to what we see for the year. Last year is a good example.

    not so fast, my friend. ISU won squeaker last year and struggled to 6 wins and a bowl.


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    Nope. 1st game performance never translates to what we see for the year. Last year is a good example.
    Not to mention the talent we'll see from Okie, Tex, WV and TCU (to an extent) don't compare to Tulsa. I, too, say no.




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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    With how bi-polar the team was last year I'm not sure you can say any outcome in the first game is indicative of how they will perform the rest of the season.



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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    not so fast, my friend. ISU won squeaker last year and struggled to 6 wins and a bowl.
    UNI isn't on Tulsa's level though. After the UNI game last year, I thought we were a 4 or less win team.



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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by stevefrench View Post
    if we can't beat tulsa, i don't see us having more than 4 wins.

    ISU CANNOT lose that game.
    Sounds kinda like "ISU CANNOT lose to Drake!"




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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Sounds kinda like "ISU CANNOT lose to Drake!"
    That game never happened.


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    I think so to an extent. I think that if we lose the game, we will not make a bowl. Our 6 wins are going to be hard to get and this is one of our better chances at a win. With that being said, we are often times rusty in our first game so now matter how much WIN by will not foreshadow our future success.


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    A win by one point or more means we are 1-0 going into Iowa. Not much more of less.



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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    The way this game is setting up reminds me of Northern Illinois in 2010: a pretty good offense making the pundits and Vegas nervous to pick Iowa State at home. Hopefully I don't leave this game feeling like our offense could have done so much more. Although, I guess I'm more hopeful that we have more points at the end of the game. Winning this game is absolutely necessary to have a successful year.

    I can't see us losing this one, but you never know.


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    UNI isn't on Tulsa's level though. After the UNI game last year, I thought we were a 4 or less win team.
    good point


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    Re: Are the following potential outcomes vs. Tulsa indicators for the season?

    The first game doesn't necessarily mean anything for sure about the rest of the season but starting out with a loss to a Conference USA team wouldn't bode well



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