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    2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    .. for the second time, along with Steve *****.

    Actually, it was a compliment to ISU - but still funny the overall point.

    Said that iowa shouldn't schedule Iowa State, Pittsburgh, Arizona State, etc - because really the way the BCS is setup, SOS means nothing. That they should schedule a bunch of nobodys and get to 7 wins and a decent bowl. 9 wins gets them to probably a min of the Cap One bowl.

    Ahem..... Western Michigan, NIU and Syracuse. Sagarin #'s 103, 110, 144 - along with ISU's ever so humble 93. And they still went 2-2.

    Who's left for iowa?

    Newsflash - schedule isn't the problem.



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    ***** ***** *****



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    How much easier of a schedule can they want?



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Apparently, they shouldn't schedule Lousiana-Monroe as a patsy in their tourney for BBall, either.


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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    But he also said we shouldn't be playing the likes of Iowa and Utah either.

    He's kind of got a point. Need 7 wins to guarantee a Bowl bid.


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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    How much easier of a schedule can they want?
    Ah, I'm just picking on him a bit. He's not wrong as evidenced by a couple of the BCS players this year.

    But on the heels of this season - I found it rather funny....

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    But he also said we shouldn't be playing the likes of Iowa and Utah either.

    He's kind of got a point. Need 7 wins to guarantee a Bowl bid.
    I know. But I'm not hearing much of the same talk out of our camp. Not playing iowa, don't play Utah. I think most ISU fans are a little psyched to up the competition a bit.

    Point being - who's left?



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    But he also said we shouldn't be playing the likes of Iowa and Utah either.

    He's kind of got a point. Need 7 wins to guarantee a Bowl bid.
    What does he suggest? Schedule UNI? Oh, wait............



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    What does he suggest? Schedule UNI? Oh, wait............
    Nah...beatable teams like Western Michigan!!


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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    You kind of have to agree if you took Iowa or even UNI off the schedule and filled them in with as many as you can North Dakota's and Temple's and Florida International's make it as easy as possible to get big win #'s ala Kansas

    I think the NCAA should mandate a non-conference BCS conf vs BCS conf challenge to start the year. Make the product better instead of worse.



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    But he also said we shouldn't be playing the likes of Iowa and Utah either.

    He's kind of got a point. Need 7 wins to guarantee a Bowl bid.
    If we want 7 wins, we SHOULD schedule Iowa. How many other teams can we beat 7 out of 10 times?



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post

    Ahem..... Western Michigan, NIU and Syracuse. Sagarin #'s 103, 110, 144 - along with ISU's ever so humble 93. And they still went 2-2.

    Who's left for iowa?

    Newsflash - schedule isn't the problem.
    LOL

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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    I see his point and should be used in other situation than Iowa. We are now going to see everyone play cupcakes to get past that 7 win mark.
    So once Chizek gets a team together we need to play:
    4 cupackes and win just 3 conference games and bam....If your fans travel well you will be invited to a decent bowl. ISU has a disadvantage with most of our bowls being in Texas, but you get the point.



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Completely agree. Wins are more important than anything.


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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    LOL

    Touche
    Gotta admit Jon, you get alot done - posting on boards during commercials...



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    Re: 2nd time Miller has stated that iowa shouldn't play ISU...

    You can win the non-conference cupcake games. But if you are going get to bigger bowls and get more media attention you need to win conference games. Why should we settle for 7 wins and a mediocre bowl game when we can have better, I think that is the new goal of this program.



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