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    CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan


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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    The other Paul Rhoads (defensive) special:

    2. Pitt 13, West Virginia 9, Dec. 1 2007.


    While the team finished 57, they ended on a high note by holding then-#2 ranked rival West Virginia to a season-low nine points in a 13-9 victory in the Backyard Brawl, limiting the Mountaineers high-powered offense to 183 yards (292 yards below their average).




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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    The other Paul Rhoads (defensive) special:

    2. Pitt 13, West Virginia 9, Dec. 1 2007.


    I wouldn't mind adding another Paul Rhoads special this year....



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Guess they don't consider ISU over Nebraska or ISU over Texas as big upsets. Good!


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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    we should be a lot higher on that list. Pitt beating West Virginia is not as big of an upset



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by goclones69 View Post
    we should be a lot higher on that list. Pitt beating West Virginia is not as big of an upset
    Your reasoning? They were 29 pt favorites over Pitt as opposed to 27, both teams were #2 in the country, and we finished the season with 6 wins and went to a bowl compared to 5 wins for Pitt in a conference that was much worse. Plus it was on the road for Pitt while we were at home.



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Your reasoning? They were 29 pt favorites over Pitt as opposed to 27, both teams were #2 in the country, and we finished the season with 6 wins and went to a bowl compared to 5 wins for Pitt in a conference that was much worse. Plus it was on the road for Pitt while we were at home.
    I think this game also would have sealed a NC game spot for WV if they had won, if I remember correctly. OSU still had a game to go against their in-state rival.



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    I think this game also would have sealed a NC game spot for WV if they had won, if I remember correctly. OSU still had a game to go against their in-state rival.
    which they won by 34...



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Yeah, that Pitt game was definitely a bigger one. The whole rivalry aspect helps there, too. Replace OSU with Iowa last season and no couch in Ames would have survived



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Yeah, that Pitt game was definitely a bigger one. The whole rivalry aspect helps there, too. Replace OSU with Iowa last season and no couch in Ames would have survived
    ???

    I'm not sure there were any couches left in Ames after ISU pulled out the 44-41 OT winner earlier in the year.


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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    I loved the game and was ecstatic they pulled it out, I also recognize it gives the media a reason to talk about us and keep talking about us, but at what point do we need to stop celebrating how much of an "upset" it was and simply celebrate it as a win????

    Personally, I don't want to be in the same category of upsets with The likes of Mich and Appalachian state...it is a knock to the program.



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Yeah, that Pitt game was definitely a bigger one. The whole rivalry aspect helps there, too. Replace OSU with Iowa last season and no couch in Ames would have survived
    The rivalry aspect makes it seem like less of an upset. Rivalry games are always a bit more of a wild card.



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by MSP View Post
    I loved the game and was ecstatic they pulled it out, I also recognize it gives the media a reason to talk about us and keep talking about us, but at what point do we need to stop celebrating how much of an "upset" it was and simply celebrate it as a win????

    Personally, I don't want to be in the same category of upsets with The likes of Mich and Appalachian state...it is a knock to the program.
    Yeah I liked your first paragraph more than your second. I fail to understand how people can not separate expectations for our fully developed program vs our program in the beginning stages. The reason it was so amazing that we won 7 games in 2009 was because it was CPR's first year. 7 games is obviously not the end goal. To beat the #2 team in the country in our 3rd year with a freshman QB is a huge deal and there is no shame in considering it an upset.

    And whether you want to believe it or not, we were a 27 point dog. That is huge. I think we as fans know we can compete with others, but overcoming outside expectations is what these upsets are about. Not about diminishing how good our team was. We know how good our team was. It was good for 6 wins in the big 12. It isn't really up for discussion.



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    Michigan players were STONED before the App State game. typical Big Ten program



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    Re: CBS: Iowa State-OSU 4th Biggest Upset since App State-Michigan

    Quote Originally Posted by MSP View Post
    I loved the game and was ecstatic they pulled it out, I also recognize it gives the media a reason to talk about us and keep talking about us, but at what point do we need to stop celebrating how much of an "upset" it was and simply celebrate it as a win????

    Personally, I don't want to be in the same category of upsets with The likes of Mich and Appalachian state...it is a knock to the program.
    I agree. Someday I hope that us knocking off a #2 team won't be much of an upset because we'll be ranked #5 at the time.

    And then someday we'll be ranked #2 and get knocked off by an FCS nobody and that will be a big upset that will be talked about for years.


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