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    Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    ISU, over TCU??? Did I hear that right? Did we just get some of that respect we've been waiting for?



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    why we would get said respect after losing to Ttech in the way we did is even more puzzling.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    It was more of a "Without their starting QB, TCU will have too much to overcome. And Paul Rhoads will have ISU ready to go." Plus, since the TTU game was on FCS, no one really saw it, only the score.

    Even stranger - the guy on College Football Daily (name is escaping me right now) picked TTU over OU. And he's a OU grad...



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    I still find it a bit odd, even with their QB out. But Paul Rhodes has also found ways to bounce back from disappointing losses in the past so a win tomorrow would not shock me.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    You have to earn respect, not whine about whether we should get it or not. Based off of this season so far, what have we done that deserves any respect?


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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    You have to earn respect, not whine about whether we should get it or not. Based off of this season so far, what have we done that deserves any respect?
    We beat Western Illinois. Expect them to go far this year.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    I still find it a bit odd, even with their QB out. But Paul Rhodes has also found ways to bounce back from disappointing losses in the past so a win tomorrow would not shock me.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    And I forgot that I need to expressly denote any and all sarcasm on the internets. My respect line, and pretty much the whole post was jimlad city...



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Quote Originally Posted by TigerCyJM View Post
    Haha no doubt its spelled ******* Rhoads. Good lordy people.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Maybe we will find out TTech's Defense really is the best in the nation. That would go a long way to making me feel better about the season.


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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Am I the only one that is scared because people are saying "look for the upset?" I mean, look at basketball, when people say "look for the upset," the upset doesn't happen. But when you don't look for it, it does. Same with football. No one but Iowa State fans said "look for the upset" against Okie State, but we did it.

    I would feel more confident in this game if others felt less confident.


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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Dammit you guys I'm so sorry. I know it is spelled Rhoads. I can't believe that, my fingers just had a mind of their own I guess. My apologies.



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    texas tech and iowa state to finish #1 and #2 in the big 12 this year????



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Ghostbusters - Mass Hysteria - YouTube


    ISU favored? Surely the end is near!



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    Re: Who did the guys on ESPNU First Take just pick???

    Wait what?



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