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    Tulsa looks good!

    That win against Tulsa looks better after the past 2 weeks:

    Tulsa is 2-0 after playing us. Their star running back we held to 55 yards broke for 254 over the past 2 games. Also, we held Tulsa to 23.. the last 2 games they've put up over 111 points.

    Even offensively there's a bright light: We put up 38 points against them. The last 2 weeks they've only allowed 26.

    GO STATE!!



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestunners View Post
    That win against Tulsa looks better after the past 2 weeks:

    Tulsa is 2-0 after playing us. Their star running back we held to 55 yards broke for 254 over the past 2 games. Also, we held Tulsa to 23.. the last 2 games they've put up over 111 points.

    Even offensively there's a bright light: We put up 38 points against them. The last 2 weeks they've only allowed 26.

    GO STATE!!
    Yep, that was a quality win for us!!!


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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Tulsa is the best team we've played so far this year. Holding them under 20 points is more impressive than holding EIU under 10.



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    wow, ya it does

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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by Fanof14 View Post
    Tulsa is the best team we've played so far this year. Holding them under 20 points is more impressive than holding EIU under 10.
    We will see later in the year when they play Arkansas, Wilson will be back but they may tank by then...



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestunners View Post
    That win against Tulsa looks better after the past 2 weeks:

    Tulsa is 2-0 after playing us. Their star running back we held to 55 yards broke for 254 over the past 2 games. Also, we held Tulsa to 23.. the last 2 games they've put up over 111 points.

    Even offensively there's a bright light: We put up 38 points against them. The last 2 weeks they've only allowed 26.

    GO STATE!!
    What point are you trying to make about Tulsa looking good? Are you trying to validate our win over them? They beat a team that went 2-10 last year by 35, and a team that went 1-10 last year at the FCS level by 50. I would hope they look good against those teams.

    I can't stand and don't understand why some people check in on a weekly basis to see how our previous opponents are doing to validate our wins. We beat Tulsa. That's all that matters. Why does it need to be validated? Guess we better cheer for the Hawkeyes to win every game for the remainder of the season. The win must be validated.

    Just a heads up, be prepared to be disappointed when it comes to validating the Western Illinois win.




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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    What point are you trying to make about Tulsa looking good? Are you trying to validate our win over them? They beat a team that went 2-10 last year by 35, and a team that went 1-10 last year at the FCS level by 50. I would hope they look good against those teams.

    I can't stand and don't understand why some people check in on a weekly basis to see how our previous opponents are doing to validate our wins. We beat Tulsa. That's all that matters. Why does it need to be validated? Guess we better cheer for the Hawkeyes to win every game for the remainder of the season. The win must be validated.

    Just a heads up, be prepared to be disappointed when it comes to validating the Western Illinois win.
    Havin a bad day there bud?



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    What point are you trying to make about Tulsa looking good? Are you trying to validate our win over them? They beat a team that went 2-10 last year by 35, and a team that went 1-10 last year at the FCS level by 50. I would hope they look good against those teams.

    I can't stand and don't understand why some people check in on a weekly basis to see how our previous opponents are doing to validate our wins. We beat Tulsa. That's all that matters. Why does it need to be validated? Guess we better cheer for the Hawkeyes to win every game for the remainder of the season. The win must be validated.

    Just a heads up, be prepared to be disappointed when it comes to validating the Western Illinois win.
    *backs away slowly* ....



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands...

    *Clap* *Clap*



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands...

    *Clap* *Clap*
    *Thunderous clap*

    ISU is 3-0, and I had the privilege of photographing the game last night. Life is good.




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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    What point are you trying to make about Tulsa looking good? Are you trying to validate our win over them? They beat a team that went 2-10 last year by 35, and a team that went 1-10 last year at the FCS level by 50. I would hope they look good against those teams.

    I can't stand and don't understand why some people check in on a weekly basis to see how our previous opponents are doing to validate our wins. We beat Tulsa. That's all that matters. Why does it need to be validated? Guess we better cheer for the Hawkeyes to win every game for the remainder of the season. The win must be validated.

    Just a heads up, be prepared to be disappointed when it comes to validating the Western Illinois win.
    The better the teams we beat look, the better we look to poll voters. I we get ranked we get more national media attention which helps recruiting and ensures future success.



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    The better the teams we beat look, the better we look to poll voters. I we get ranked we get more national media attention which helps recruiting and ensures future success.
    You're absolutely accurate with this statement. What I'm trying to say is, what good does it do for us when Tulsa looks good against two teams that went a combined 3-20 last year? Should they look good against those teams? I would hope so.

    Let me know when Tulsa beats a ranked team. Then things look good.




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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    *Thunderous clap*

    ISU is 3-0, and I had the privilege of photographing the game last night. Life is good.
    Were you taking pictures in order to validate that you were at the game.



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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    The better the teams we beat look, the better we look to poll voters. I we get ranked we get more national media attention which helps recruiting and ensures future success.
    That only matters if we overcome perceptions by winning conference games and finishing strong. It doesn't matter what happens in the first 3 games if you're not "rankable" after the first third of the conference schedule.


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    Re: Tulsa looks good!

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    You're absolutely accurate with this statement. What I'm trying to say is, what good does it do for us when Tulsa looks good against two teams that went a combined 3-20 last year? Should they look good against those teams? I would hope so.

    Let me know when Tulsa beats a ranked team. Then things look good.
    How dare you not lick from the ISU popsicle!!!

    Tulsa has looked good against crappy teams. All we know is that Tulsa isn't crappy.



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