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    Iowa State: Midterm grade

    We're halfway through the regular season. What's Iowa State's grade so far?

    Post explanation for your grade if you wish.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    I'd say B+ overall

    Defense is a solid A
    Offense is a C+
    SP is a B

    Considering we are 4-2 with our only 2 losses to the #4 and #18 teams in the country.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    I gave it a B. If we would have managed to beat KSU it would be a hands down A.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    My grade: B


    I thought record could be 5-1 at this point (with the loss coming vs. TCU). Both losses were winnable games — slight mark-off for missing big opportunity vs. KSU.


    Getting into the first BCS ranking of the season, even with two losses, is A-minus material at this point.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    B

    Get the offensive and kicking game issues at least diminished and that can quickly go up.


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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    I said B. Was between that and a B-, just because of the way we lost those games. But they were both good teams. But then again they were both within reach and at home. But we went undefeated in a decently tough non conference schedule. (And I keep fighting with myself on whether to feel good or not)



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffreyisu View Post
    I'd say B+ overall

    Defense is a solid A
    Offense is a C+
    SP is a B

    Considering we are 4-2 with our only 2 losses to the #4 and #18 teams in the country.
    This. Also considering the only losses TCU and Tulsa have suffered this year (so far) came at the hands of the Cyclones. U of I would be in the same category if not for their inabilty to recover an onside kick.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    B-. We're still on track for a bowl, but we let two huge opportunities slip away. I expected 7 wins or above this season and we may be able to get there. Win the next two and we're back up to B+ or A-.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    Defense A-
    Offense C
    Special Teams C

    Overall B-



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    Offense- D
    Defense- A
    Special Teams- B-



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    C+ or B-

    This team can play better. Offense scores 6 pts at home against Texas Tech. 9 points against what is still a crappy Iowa team. Too many missed extra points and kick coverage issues.

    I think ISU is a legit top 15-20 team when they put it all together. They haven't done it yet.



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    offense-D
    defense-B
    special teams-B

    overall-B-



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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    I went B+ for the defense, some breakdowns from time to time and statistically in the middle of the conference. I'd give the Offense a D, statistically near the bottom or at the bottom in every major category.

    Also, I expect more from the D just given our punting is ranked #2 in the conference.

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    Re: Iowa State: Midterm grade

    This is just pathetic.


    TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Plays Yards Avg/P TD Yds/G----------------------------------------------------------------
    1. Baylor.............. 2 225 907 147 1132 7.7 12 566.0
    2. West Virginia....... 3 476 1199 256 1675 6.5 18 558.3
    3. TCU................. 3 585 866 238 1451 6.1 11 483.7
    4. Oklahoma............ 3 551 892 229 1443 6.3 14 481.0
    5. Texas Tech.......... 3 320 1111 222 1431 6.4 12 477.0
    6. Oklahoma State.....2 391 556 140 947 6.8 6 473.5
    7. Kansas State........ 3 736 465 192 1201 6.3 13 400.3
    8. Kansas.............. 3 439 727 227 1166 5.1 4 388.7
    9. Texas............... 3 345 788 208 1133 5.4 12 377.7
    10.Iowa State.......... 3 333 437 175 770 4.4 8 256.7


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