Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: Pile on Irving

  1. #1
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 598,824, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    22,139
    Points
    598,824
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,183
    Given: 109

    Pile on Irving

    This probably doesn't need its own thread, but I was watching yesterday's highlights again this morning, and it brought a big smile to my face to see the huge pile that developed on Irving after he had his pick-6. The team was so happy for him. In my opinion, it speaks to the coaches and how they've been waiting for David to start realizing his potential. I'm sure that rubs off on the rest of the team, so when he makes a huge play like that, there's a big reaction from everyone. I love it.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 45,278, Level: 65
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 272
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Jambalaya's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,116
    Points
    45,278
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 16

    Re: Pile on Irving

    That play was exactly what many had hoped he could do. It was awesome



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 21,497, Level: 44
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 153
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Greensboro, NC
    Posts
    1,533
    Points
    21,497
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Pile on Irving

    Things like this really show the team chemistry. That defense is like a huge brotherhood. They all push each other and its maximizing thier potential. I think most of the individuals are playing well above their skill level purely due to intagibles.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 10,155, Level: 30
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 395
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    BuffettClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Altoona, Iowa
    Posts
    1,101
    Points
    10,155
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 4

    Re: Pile on Irving

    I love seeing this team so excited about each other...makes me proud to be a cyclone



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 469,723, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,734
    Points
    469,723
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 547
    Given: 377

    Re: Pile on Irving

    I thought the pile on was awesome, but I don't know how it wasn't flagged for excessive celebration.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 92,643, Level: 94
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 507
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cytech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hiawatha, Iowa
    Posts
    6,191
    Points
    92,643
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 6

    Re: Pile on Irving

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I thought the pile on was awesome, but I don't know how it wasn't flagged for excessive celebration.
    I don't think it matters when you are on your own sideline.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 208,431, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    MLawrence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    7,528
    Points
    208,431
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 263
    Given: 106

    Re: Pile on Irving

    Quote Originally Posted by John Madden
    You know, there's a rule in sports, "Don't do anything great if you can't handle the congratulations."



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 54,924, Level: 72
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 626
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acoustimac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Lamoni, IA
    Posts
    2,251
    Points
    54,924
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 101

    Re: Pile on Irving

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    I don't think it matters when you are on your own sideline.
    That is correct



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 37,112, Level: 59
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 738
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Cincyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    2,776
    Points
    37,112
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 110
    Given: 226

    Re: Pile on Irving

    It waa awesome but I bet they would've done the same thing for anyone who makes that play. I don't think the fact that it was Irving had much if anything to do with the celebration.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 66,022, Level: 79
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 428
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Rural's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    5,733
    Points
    66,022
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 107

    Re: Pile on Irving

    When he made that play, my very first thought was, "Please make this the light comes on moment".



  11. #11
    Rookie
    Points: 13,185, Level: 34
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 165
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    398
    Points
    13,185
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 16

    Re: Pile on Irving

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    When he made that play, my very first thought was, "Please make this the light comes on moment".
    I had the same thought.



  12. #12
    Rookie
    Points: 10,690, Level: 31
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 560
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cycloneike001's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    391
    Points
    10,690
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Pile on Irving

    I loved how the commentators liked the celebration, pretty sure they said this is what college football is all about. Props to Irving on the play.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 15,483, Level: 37
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 167
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    732
    Points
    15,483
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: Pile on Irving

    I think I had premonition right before that play. As TCU was coming to the line I said to myself "A turnover is needed right here to help increase the lead to 2 possessions." Then I saw Irving was at DE and I said to myself "Please use your height and knock down a pass". Looks like both my thoughts came to fruition.



  14. #14
    Rookie
    Points: 17,702, Level: 40
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 348
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    GoClones123's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Clive, IA
    Posts
    426
    Points
    17,702
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Pile on Irving

    It looked like he took like 100 steps within the first five yards after the pick....it took awhile for the big diesel to get going, but once he started it would have taken the whole offensive line to stop him from getting that touchdown. He isn't built like Big Play, but it reminded me of what we used to have on D-line a few years ago....it was awesome.


    YOU SHUT YOUR MOUTH BILLY SELF!

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 78,248, Level: 86
    Level completed: 95%, Points required for next Level: 102
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    GrindingAway's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    2,874
    Points
    78,248
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 11

    Re: Pile on Irving

    I noticed the start of the pile, but then I was distracted by the TCU dance team.

    What an improvement over A&M.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM