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    #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    No, they haven't played anyone yet, as usual: Northwestern State, Texas State and New Mexico. Only giving up 160 ypg is impressive, however. 80 avg on the ground and through the air.

    We've averaged 45+ points on them over the last two meetings.

    Something's gotta give!



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    TT plays a very aggressive, 9 guy in the box defense. Look for Isu to have some big plays when they break through the line.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    TT plays a very aggressive, 9 guy in the box defense. Look for Isu to have some big plays when they break through the line.
    We usually really struggle when teams realize they should just come after us and over-load the box. Our defense and ST are going to have to come up huge, as our offense is going to struggle imo.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    If they take away our running game and make Steele have to make quick decisions we're in trouble



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    They played really bad teams that are run first offenses. They could cheat all they wanted and not really have to worry about getting burned. Our offensive line and WR's are too good to stack the box like that imo. I honestly see us jumping to an early lead due to their defense being over confident. The key is, we need to put together long drives and force their offense off the field as soon as possible. Keep them rattled and wear out that overrated defense.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    My only worry is that if they are killing our run game and we are too stubborn to throw the ball early. I'm all for running if we can but if we need to go to the air early - do it!



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    We usually really struggle when teams realize they should just come after us and over-load the box. Our defense and ST are going to have to come up huge, as our offense is going to struggle imo.
    So true. Rutgers and Iowa 2nd half come to mind. Mess better have something ready.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    I believe Tech has the #1 ranked defense and #2 ranked offense...no big whoop.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by KillBilly View Post
    I believe Tech has the #1 ranked defense and #2 ranked offense...no big whoop.

    Well, heck. You guys should be OK. If history has taught us anything, it's that if a team comes into Ames ranked #2, they should just chalk up the win during the pregame warmups. No reason to even play the damn game.

    BTW - please feel free to hang around after Saturday's game.....love your avatar.


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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by CYlent Bob View Post
    Well, heck. You guys should be OK. If history has taught us anything, it's that if a team comes into Ames ranked #2, they should just chalk up the win during the pregame warmups. No reason to even play the damn game.

    BTW - please feel free to hang around after Saturday's game.....love your avatar.
    I have congratulated you Clones on this board after the past two arse-whippings you handed us. No reason to leave now because the worm will eventually turn.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    We usually really struggle when teams realize they should just come after us and over-load the box.
    That's what she said!



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by KillBilly View Post
    I believe Tech has the #1 ranked defense and #2 ranked offense...no big whoop.
    After the teams you have played, you should be ashamed that you don't also have the #1 offense.


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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by KillBilly View Post
    I believe Tech has the #1 ranked defense and #2 ranked offense...no big whoop.
    You are not the only team in the country that would be 3-0 and have those stats playing your schedule. ISU is 3-0 and would be too with that same schedule.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    After the teams you have played, you should be ashamed that you don't also have the #1 offense.
    First team offense only played the first half in all three games.



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    Re: #3 Team in Total Defense So Far...Texas Tech

    I am shocked by this board and the ESPN board about all these Tech fans bragging about stats against HS football teams. How in the world have they convinced themselves that this is a whole new team? I understand being optimistic but the level of arrogance based off games against nobodies is at ret@rd levels



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