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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Power rankings are completely pointless in a conference with a round robin schedule, by week 5 anyone who wouldn't just use the exact conference standings is an irrational idiot. I can see the interest in it the first few weeks though.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    This is what gets me ticked at his stuff:
    Big 12 predictions: Week 7 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

    Pick Purple Kitties by one point. Doesn't bother me so much that he picked them, it's more the 1 point thing. He's done this in half our games (Purple Kansas, TCU and EIU). I get that he thinks they are going to be close games, but he's just covering his *** with the 1 pt so he can say he picked the right team if they win, or if they lose can make it seem less of a surprise and getting less of a burn off of it. (He also tried to cover his butt for the Tech game by saying he was worried about picking against us because of what CPR has done, what a cop-out).

    The little hobbit needs to poop or get off the pot. None of this see-saw crap, pick a team and go with it! Pick by a field goal or 1 TD for all I care, just not this 1 pt junk!

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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    Tech is horrible and they beat us.
    Because they got schooled by a motivated Oklahoma team? That's their only loss.


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    But what I did care about was moving forward from that day on
    that we were one team. That we were unified and we were one team.
    And you have bought into it hook, line and sinker
    And for that, men, I am so proud

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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    The team that scored 63 on West Virgina should be ranked below ISU?
    Have you seen their defense? Ranked dead last in FBS in total defense. What do you think the winning percentage in college football is for a team scoring 63 points? I can tell you that Baylor's winning percentage in that situation is .000



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Because they got schooled by a motivated Oklahoma team? That's their only loss.
    Because i watch them play and they are not very good. We should have won that game. Tech will end up6-6



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    Have you seen their defense? Ranked dead last in FBS in total defense. What do you think the winning percentage in college football is for a team scoring 63 points? I can tell you that Baylor's winning percentage in that situation is .000
    Yeah I get that. I personally think ISU is better then Baylor, but nobody should be surprised that Baylor is ranked ahead of us. When you put on an offensive show like that, you will get some respect.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    David Ubben is like the new Matt Perrault on this site. I love it.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Oh the irony.


    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    The worst part is I think we're a better team than Tech. We just laid an egg that day.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Yeah I get that. I personally think ISU is better then Baylor, but nobody should be surprised that Baylor is ranked ahead of us. When you put on an offensive show like that, you will get some respect.
    Yeah... I am not too worried about what Ubben's rankings are. I find his blog amusing more then anything. So far this season he has put teams facing ISU on upset alert 3 times and then turned around to pick that team to beat ISU every time. The thing I am sure that irritates some in the fan base is the lack of respect ISU gets. ISU is never picked to do much by any of the experts prior to the season and I think ISU fans expect that from national college football writers that have probably never even seen Iowa State play. On the other hand Ubben is supposedly the Big XII expert... a guy who is up to date on all Big XII teams and has studied up on teams like ISU that don't get as much exposure. Surely he would have a better idea of what ISU is capable of after watching what they have done over the past couple of seasons and what they have accomplished so far this season. Yet... somehow his predictions are just as bad as the experts that know nothing about ISU and in that sense it makes his predictions even worse.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by StPaulCyclone View Post
    Baylor and OSU lost to WV and UT, by one score, respectively. ISU lost to TT by 13 pts, at home.
    Texas Tech 24, Iowa St. 13

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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    This has to be nominee for Funniest Thread Title of the Year Award



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    What team do you think we deserve to be ranked above? You could make arguments for Baylor and Oklahoma State, but after losing to Tech not terribly strong ones. I think we'll win those games but ranking us below them isn't some crazy slight.
    That's more or less what I was thinking. I haven't watched Okie Lt play, though



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Oh the irony.
    k thx bye



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    It must be some ****** crack because there is nothing wrong with those rankings. Yeah, you could argue that ISU should be ahead of Baylor, but you could just as easily (if not more easily) argue the opposite. People need to stop freaking out every time some sports guy doesn't "respect" ISU. It's getting ridiculous.



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    Re: David Ubben on crack apparently

    Seems accurate to date. Need to prove him wrong ...



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