Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 52
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 141,767, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,643
    Points
    141,767
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 514
    Given: 574

    There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Northern Illinois 30 - 27 Iowa

    Bowling Green 34 - 7 Tulsa

    NDSU 24 - 21 K-State

    West Virginia 24 - 17 William & Mary

    And Kansas was idle.

    Both of our remaining non-cons struggled in week one. As did both K-State and WVU. Tech hardly set the world on fire either. The bottom half of the Big XII is really bad this season. Getting 4-5 or even 6 wins is still very possible with our schedule. I don't think this season is going to be a 2-3 win dumpster fire.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 340,940, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,098
    Points
    340,940
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 342
    Given: 243

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    We will lose every game with that effort from last night - fact.

    Disgusted with the complete lack of desire in JTS from the football team. Pathetic.

    Fix the effort and a lot can change.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 169,466, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    The_Architect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Focus Town
    Posts
    11,675
    Points
    169,466
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 370
    Given: 1,480

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    We will lose every game with that effort from last night - fact.

    Disgusted with the complete lack of desire in JTS from the football team. Pathetic.

    Fix the effort and a lot can change.
    Hmm, I didn't think the effort was lacking at all. I thought the defense was just out of position and offensive line was just beaten. Why do you think the effort wasn't there?



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 9,377, Level: 29
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 573
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    wherever i go, there i am
    Posts
    881
    Points
    9,377
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 107

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    While its nice to rack up the wins, I honestly would settle for game to game marked improvement from this young group, with momentum that can be taken into next year. Combined with a good recruiting class containing several college ready kids, consistent improvement would go a long way. At this point, any W is icing on the cake. And we will have a few of them IMO.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 101,769, Level: 99
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 1,281
    Overall activity: 44.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    9,208
    Points
    101,769
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 771
    Given: 525

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    I thought there was 5 before last night. Now I think there are 4.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 49,853, Level: 69
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,297
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    im4cyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    2,890
    Points
    49,853
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 423
    Given: 371

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    I think we win 4. Thought that coming in. Still think that today. However I had UNI as one of the wins. So now we beat Tulsa.

    Beat Iowa, Tulsa, KU at home, and WVU on road.



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 336,311, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveVeteran
    CyArob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    13,275
    Points
    336,311
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,111
    Given: 1,060

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by FanatiClone View Post
    While its nice to rack up the wins, I honestly would settle for game to game marked improvement from this young group, with momentum that can be taken into next year. Combined with a good recruiting class containing several college ready kids, consistent improvement would go a long way. At this point, any W is icing on the cake. And we will have a few of them IMO.
    Probably going to need some wins to keep everybody in our current recruiting class.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 141,767, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,643
    Points
    141,767
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 514
    Given: 574

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    I think we win 4. Thought that coming in. Still think that today. However I had UNI as one of the wins. So now we beat Tulsa.

    Beat Iowa, Tulsa, KU at home, and WVU on road.
    I would add K-State, Baylor, or Tech to that as a fifth win. It is gonna be ugly against the top teams though.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 128,747, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,952
    Points
    128,747
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 103

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    We will lose every game with that effort from last night - fact.

    Disgusted with the complete lack of desire in JTS from the football team. Pathetic.

    Fix the effort and a lot can change.
    We did not lose due to lack of effort, we lost because we couldn't tackle.



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 9,377, Level: 29
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 573
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    wherever i go, there i am
    Posts
    881
    Points
    9,377
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 107

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by CyArob View Post
    Probably going to need some wins to keep everybody in our current recruiting class.
    I agree...and like I said, I think we'll get some Ws. I think Lazard, Montgomery and, from what I hear, Seonbuchner will be here no matter what. That is the core group of the 2014 class, of which I speak, but certainly not discluding any of the other strong recruits.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 178,680, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    clonedude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    7,058
    Points
    178,680
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 306
    Given: 0

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I would add K-State, Baylor, or Tech to that as a fifth win. It is gonna be ugly against the top teams though.
    We will NOT beat Baylor. You can cross that one off the list. K-State would be an upset, and Tech is probably at best a toss up right now.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 223,066, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 70.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    14,808
    Points
    223,066
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,168
    Given: 65

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    This is like Alice in wonderland mind **** thinking. 5 wins is a pipedream



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 54,449, Level: 72
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 1,101
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    4,095
    Points
    54,449
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 556
    Given: 258

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    If anything more of our wins will be upsets. I still definitely think there are five wins on the schedule though. This team will definitely improve, especially on defense, and I think you'll see huge improvement with each position group on defense, as well as with the offensive line.

    I'd personally be happy this year with being competitive in every game. I still think we can do that. Frankly, I'm cautiously optimistic. Most of the staff knows what they are doing and the players aren't just going to throw the season away.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 483,491, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    32,518
    Points
    483,491
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 898
    Given: 644

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    There might still be eleven wins on the schedule. Not a realistic outlook, but there it is.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 9,377, Level: 29
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 573
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    wherever i go, there i am
    Posts
    881
    Points
    9,377
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 107

    Re: There might still be five wins on the schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    We did not lose due to lack of effort, we lost because we couldn't tackle.
    Uh, at least in part, we did.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 11:00 AM