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    Grade the 2012 season

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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    Can't vote from my phone, but I'm between a B- and a C+. A bowl is a good achievement with our schedule, but not quite where we want to be yet.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    A bowl game at ISU can't be considered below average. We didn't take a step back but failed to move forward, however momentum is there and given our recruiting this year we are headed in the rift direction. Everyone needs to get off the ledge after one loss, give it time and give the program the 10000 ft view.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    I gave it a "C", for the regular season that is. 6-6 is a "C", no matter how you slice it. 6-6 is about as average as it comes, and a "C" is average.

    We get a "D-" or an "F" for the bowl game IMO. The only reason it might be a "D-" instead of an "F" is because Reeves' TD and Brun's TD.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclone06 View Post
    A bowl game at ISU can't be considered below average. We didn't take a step back but failed to move forward, however momentum is there and given our recruiting this year we are headed in the rift direction. Everyone needs to get off the ledge after one loss, give it time and give the program the 10000 ft view.
    Agreed entirely. Clearly didn't get exactly where we wanted, but still several successes to be happy about. Just frustrating to have to suffer another losing season.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    Went with B- overall. I think that nails it. A win in the bowl game would have made it a B IMO.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    I don't care if we lost to a CUSA team, they are damn good and beat us soundly. Does it **** me off? Absolutely! It's unfortunate that we got the bad draw and had to play same team twice in one season. I think odds are against you when that is the case. I graded B- mainly because of predictions. But we the fans want more and now we are starting to demand it. It's been a great past four years and lets all just stay calm and hope for better in years to come. All In!!


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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    I expected a 6-6 season, but thought ISU needed to have a 7-5 season to show progress and momentum. Since ISU went 6-6, I would give it a B. Factor in ISU's horrible home record, no big upset wins, and the horrible bowl showing, I would go with a C or C-. Right now Im still not happy and hate the fact that ISU has another long offseason full of questions, so I'm going to go C-. Once my upset wears down, I could change it to a C, but there is no way I go above a C.


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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    I gave it a B+. I am as frustrated as I have been in a very long time right now with this complete joke of an offense. But as a whole, I really enjoyed this season. Felt like our guys are more physical and competitive than they have ever been defensively. Every game I felt was winnable. I just really enjoyed watching the team this year even with the offensive struggles. If PR can get this offense to the point where it is even slightly below average I think he could do great things here.

    I loved watching the defense, 3 first team All B12 players. That is something I have never seen at ISU and it was fun to watch.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    I think right between a C or a C-. Also, some of you think our schedule was way harder than it really was. I am actually getting pretty tired of the tough schedule talk.


    Last edited by awd4cy; 01-01-2013 at 11:57 AM.

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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    B-

    It was a really disappointing year, but considering Knott went down and we made a bowl game, it is hard to give it too low.



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    B-

    Positives: 6 wins, record attendance, 3 victories on the road

    Negatives: no offensive/QB consistency, losing record at home, lack of focus late in game when trailing by 2 scores (OU, UT, OK St. & Bowl game).



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    Re: Grade the 2012 season

    B- or C+

    Positives:
    -Win @ Iowa and 3-0 non-conference
    -Bowl appearance

    Negatives:

    -Horrible offense
    -Too many bad performances (@Texas, @OK State, Tulsa in bowl game, Texas Tech, WVU)
    -Musical chairs @ QB
    -Injuries late in the year



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    C+ qualified for a bowl game but our 6 wins were against horrible competition.


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    can we use a Z



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