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    CFN.com ranking

    Did anyone see the CFN.com ranking??? They actually have us above Iowa, after the possible injury to Hill narrowing their backfield to 4, makes you wonder if the curse will continue?????


    Scout.com: 2012 CFN Preseason Rankings - No. 41 to 50.



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    I find it interesting that they also have us ranked higher than Baylor and only 1 behind TTech.



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    #48 ISU is ranked above the following 2012 opponents:

    #75 Tulsa
    #74 Kansas
    #56 Iowa
    #50 Baylor

    TTech is #47

    Western Illinios is D-II and went 2-9 last year.

    If ISU truly is better than all of these and Texas Tech's weakness is D against the run game, I'd say that's 6 wins right there.

    However, Tulsa is on the Upset Alert list and Texas Tech is on the Teams that will Surpise list. To even this out some, ISU is on the Programs on the Rise list. Will get interesting:

    http://cfn.scout.com/2/1212133.html

    http://cfn.scout.com/2/1208220.html

    http://cfn.scout.com/2/1208486.html


    Last edited by ShopTalk; 08-20-2012 at 02:06 PM.

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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Would be great to win all of the games we are ranked higher on.



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    #48 ISU is ranked above the following 2012 opponents:

    #75 Tulsa
    #74 Kansas
    #56 Iowa
    #50 Baylor

    TTech is #47

    Western Illinios is D-II and went 2-9 last year.

    If ISU truly is better than all of these and Texas Tech's weakness is D against the run game, I'd say that's 6 wins right there.

    However, Tulsa is on the Upset Alert list and Texas Tech is on the Teams that will Surpise list. To even this out some, ISU is on the Programs on the Rise list. Will get interesting:

    Scout.com: Rising Up - The Breakthrough Programs

    Scout.com: Upset Alert - The Spoiler Teams

    Scout.com: Preview 2012 - Teams That Will Surprise
    Also, Kansas State is 32, and TCU is 24



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    #48 ISU is ranked above the following 2012 opponents:

    #75 Tulsa
    #74 Kansas
    #56 Iowa
    #50 Baylor

    TTech is #47

    Western Illinios is D-II and went 2-9 last year.

    If ISU truly is better than all of these and Texas Tech's weakness is D against the run game, I'd say that's 6 wins right there.

    However, Tulsa is on the Upset Alert list and Texas Tech is on the Teams that will Surpise list. To even this out some, ISU is on the Programs on the Rise list. Will get interesting:

    Scout.com: Rising Up - The Breakthrough Programs

    Scout.com: Upset Alert - The Spoiler Teams

    Scout.com: Preview 2012 - Teams That Will Surprise
    If you look at the actual picks for the year, They have us going 6-6 and 4-5 in the conference, with wins over Baylor, k-state, KU and West Virginia. As well as 2-1 in on-conference.

    Scout.com: 2012 Big 12 Preview - Schedules & Picks



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by jburke View Post
    If you look at the actual picks for the year, They have us going 6-6 and 4-5 in the conference, with wins over Baylor, k-state, KU and West Virginia. As well as 2-1 in on-conference.

    Scout.com: 2012 Big 12 Preview - Schedules & Picks
    and 6th in the Big 12. They also have ISU losing to Tech, but beating WV.



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Add to this the fact that CFN has Tulsa, Iowa, TTech and Baylor projected in bowl games and no ISU and you go "Huh?".



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    Add to this the fact that CFN has Tulsa, Iowa, TTech and Baylor projected in bowl games and no ISU and you go "Huh?".
    Multiple writers handle multiple areas, sometimes predictions are not in-line......



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    After seeing both Tech and ISU at 6-6 with ISU's last game a projected win over WVU and Tech's last two games losses, I guess I'd choose ISU over Tech but when it's about number of fans going to the game, maybe they think Tech will travel better.



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    #48 ISU is ranked above the following 2012 opponents:

    #75 Tulsa
    #74 Kansas
    #56 Iowa
    #50 Baylor

    TTech is #47

    Western Illinios is D-II and went 2-9 last year.

    If ISU truly is better than all of these and Texas Tech's weakness is D against the run game, I'd say that's 6 wins right there.

    However, Tulsa is on the Upset Alert list and Texas Tech is on the Teams that will Surpise list. To even this out some, ISU is on the Programs on the Rise list. Will get interesting:

    Scout.com: Rising Up - The Breakthrough Programs

    Scout.com: Upset Alert - The Spoiler Teams

    Scout.com: Preview 2012 - Teams That Will Surprise
    I like this analysis. Now we just need to figure out who to upset this year so Paul Rhoads can get a 7-5 regular season under his belt.

    I hope it's Oklahoma!


    Last edited by dburgie; 08-21-2012 at 10:00 AM. Reason: misspelled name

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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by dburgie View Post
    I like this analysis. Now we just need to figure out who to upset this year so Paul Rhoads can get a 7-5 regular season under his belt.

    I hope it's Oklahoma!
    You're new here, so let me be the first to politely show you something wrong with your post, I've corrected it. Take a little time to notice the difference.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dburgie View Post
    I like this analysis. Now we just need to figure out who to upset this year so Paul Rhodes can get a 7-5 regular season under his belt.

    I hope it's Oklahoma!
    WVU 'the upset' with the current prediction.... Phone more would add to the enjoyment, but out of the predicted loses, I could see W from Texas Tech and Iowa....



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    Re: CFN.com ranking

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    You're new here, so let me be the first to politely show you something wrong with your post, I've corrected it. Take a little time to notice the difference.
    Whoops. Thanks for that.



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