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    Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

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    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    The QB coach at the other ISU is a good friend of mine and I will see the OL coach there this weekend so I was planning on finding out how he was doing.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    I tried reading through some posts but there are too many wannabe "ISU" references.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Barrnet and accuracy were used in the same sentence. I would say Barnett and runs like a deer would be used good in a sentence. Not accuracy.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    I play poker with the father of one of their starting O-linemen. The next time his kid is in town for a poker game, I'll ask him how JB is doing.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Barrnet and accuracy were used in the same sentence. I would say Barnett and runs like a deer would be used good in a sentence. Not accuracy.
    In some blog shortly after JB announced the transfer, here is what he had to say about his ability:

    Barnett called passing accuracy “one of my stronger points. I can put the ball just about anywhere I want to. I can pull it down when the pocket closes and extend plays with my feet. I make good decisions and usually make them quick.”
    I don't mean this to sound like I'm bagging on JB, but if passing accuracy was one of his stonger points, he'd still be the starter of a Big XII team.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    It's strange to read that and see that Barnett may not be the starter.

    We had a kid starting at a Big 12 school that might be riding the pine at an FCS program.

    Not ragging on Barnett... just illustrating a tremendous talent gap that Rhoads and Co. have to work through.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Your avatar is creepiness personified.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    It's strange to read that and see that Barnett may not be the starter.

    We had a kid starting at a Big 12 school that might be riding the pine at an FCS program.

    Not ragging on Barnett... just illustrating a tremendous talent gap that Rhoads and Co. have to work through.
    Wow, and he beat #2 ranked OSU and ended the nations longest home winning streak at TCU, kinda crazy he hasn't shown more at Illinois State to be named a starter.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    Wow, and he beat #2 ranked OSU and ended the nations longest home winning streak at TCU, kinda crazy he hasn't shown more at Illinois State to be named a starter.
    One of his problems has always been consistency. When he's on and can maintain decent accuracy, he can win games. When he's off, he's way off.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    I thought according to footballintexas, the problem was always coaching.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Count me in on as having a problem with our offensive play calling last year. I am glad we have a new OC - our offense was non-existent far to often last year. I remember seeing a statistic where we punted almost twice as much last year as we did the year before.

    We had several home games where our offense was unsatisfactory.


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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    One of his problems has always been consistency. When he's on and can maintain decent accuracy, he can win games. When he's off, he's way off.
    In my experience, this comes from managing expectations and confidence. If he does well (i.e. Okie state), suddenly everyone praises him as the next savior of the Cyclones. And he knows once he slips up he will be the anti-****** to all of us. Thats a LOT of pressure going into the next game. More pressure = over-thinking about what your doing as opposed to acting on instincts and muscle memory.

    I'm not bagging on Paul Rhoads or his decisions in anyway. But I think we all need to realize we will not have a Brandon Weedon come through here anytime soon. Quarterbacks will have their good days and bad. All you can do is that the good happens more often than the bad.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Meh, he's only been on campus since January. The guy he's battling with should have the edge right now. That thread didn't tell us much anyway. All I know is JB won games at Iowa State that most QBs in my 25 yrs of fandom never did.



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    Re: Update on Barnett over at Illinois State Board

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I thought according to footballintexas, the problem was always coaching.
    That guy has vanished? Jared was that you?



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