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    Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    You would think he would have learned his lesson last year but sure enough, nope.
    Predicting the 2013 season: Week 8 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
    And to be clear, not saying we win this, but over 20 point win???



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    I'd be pretty stunned if that happened. It would have to be a game like Missouri in 2011 where for whatever reason the defensive game plan is not good at all.

    Where our program is I'd be somewhat surprised and disappointed if we lose any games by that much, especially a game to a Baylor team that might be good but probably won't be great.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Only a fool would pick CPR and Snyder to start 0-6



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    I'd be pretty stunned if that happened. It would have to be a game like Missouri in 2011 where for whatever reason the defensive game plan is not good at all.

    Where our program is I'd be somewhat surprised and disappointed if we lose any games by that much, especially a game to a Baylor team that might be good but probably won't be great.

    Ubbs has a chubby for Seastrunk (sp) and automatically thinks that Baylor is back to the top of the league just because they played well at the end of the season.


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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    Only a fool would pick CPR and Snyder to start 0-6
    this would surprise me if it was anyone else. I expect this from him.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    That game will come down to how many points the offense can put on the board for us. A young defense which will more than likely lack discipline is a recipe for disaster against a team like Baylor who just tries to kill you with speed. I think it'll be a lot like our last trip to Waco where they scored basically at will.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by CykoAGR View Post
    Ubbs has a chubby for Seastrunk (sp) and automatically thinks that Baylor is back to the top of the league just because they played well at the end of the season.
    Same as last year really. They Lose their qb and top wr just to name a couple. I don't buy them being any better than last year



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    That game will come down to how many points the offense can put on the board for us. A young defense which will more than likely lack discipline is a recipe for disaster against a team like Baylor who just tries to kill you with speed. I think it'll be a lot like our last trip to Waco where they scored basically at will.
    We are "young" at maybe 4 positions on defense? Interior line, but we have Jensen, Woods, and Coe (all Srs or Jrs) none of which are young and two young linebackers. Kenneth Lynn has seen tons of action, so too has Miller and Brackens, its not like we are throwing redshirt freshman out there. I think we have more age than some think at all levels.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    That Onion.com. Some of you guys believe anythi . . . wait . . .



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    That game will come down to how many points the offense can put on the board for us. A young defense which will more than likely lack discipline is a recipe for disaster against a team like Baylor who just tries to kill you with speed. I think it'll be a lot like our last trip to Waco where they scored basically at will.
    It's worth pointing out that while Baylor will likely be good on offense again, RGIII and Bryce Petty are two different players.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Personally, I feel he is really disrespecting Snyder. HSnyder has had 5 losing seasons as the head coach at KSU 2 of them the first two years of this tenure and KSU was REALLY bad then.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    We are "young" at maybe 4 positions on defense? Interior line, but we have Jensen, Woods, and Coe (all Srs or Jrs) none of which are young and two young linebackers. Kenneth Lynn has seen tons of action, so too has Miller and Brackens, its not like we are throwing redshirt freshman out there. I think we have more age than some think at all levels.
    Young as in actual experience. Green I guess is a better word.

    The guts of the defensive line graduated and they weren't very good. The fact that none of these guys could beat out what hasn't been a good line since about 2005 is worrisome. The linebackers are obviously worse. The defensive backs it doesn't matter all that much because we're going to challenge teams to just repeat 5 yard pass after 5 yard pass. We lost a bunch of seniors who contributed a lot of experience because they had to play due to lack of depth earlier in their careers and are replacing them with guys who, outside Klein and Knott, wouldn't have played for any other school in the Big 12.

    There is some experience out there but it's more "desperation" experience than "ready to compete" experience and those are two very different things.


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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    Only a fool would pick CPR and Snyder to start 0-6
    Yea but you have to consider the "Ubben Factor" which implies that nothing that is considered to be common sense can be applied to anything that he is about to say. I bet it was hard for him to acknowledge the fact that Jeremiah George was on the Butkus watch list seeing as how George plays for ISU. If I read one positive thing he states about Iowa State without a backhanded compliment attached I think I might print it and frame it.... Id try to get a signature but I know better than to expect one of his road trips to land on an ISU game.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    At least they don't have any bandwagon fans. Or any fans really.



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    Re: Ubben is once again aboard the BU bandwagon.

    I wouldn't be surprised at an outcome similar to the 2011 ISU @ Baylor game.


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