Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 431,087, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,853
    Points
    431,087
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 235
    Given: 181

    A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    So our bad performance didn't hurt us too bad on Saturday.
    http://iowastate.rivals.com/



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 64,671, Level: 78
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 179
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,325
    Points
    64,671
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 41

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    i can't get the link to work



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 315,746, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    18,451
    Points
    315,746
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 574
    Given: 1,315

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 150,242, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ZJohnson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    3,493
    Points
    150,242
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 77
    Given: 48

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    The score wasn't indicative at all.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 113,870, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    madcityCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    5,775
    Points
    113,870
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 197

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    One "6 pt loss" to an in-state rival is putting it nicely.

    Another way to look at it is: "Two losses at home to an FCS team and a bad Big10 team in which the offense looks inept, and both OL and DL are dominated."

    But you are right - recruits are looking for more than simply wins. They like out coach, our fans (at least until we looked really pathetic), our state-of-the-art training facility, our academic help, the chance to potentially play early, and the chance to "turn things around".



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 65,680, Level: 79
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 770
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,707
    Points
    65,680
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 202

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    Just pray to God they don't read this message board.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  7. #7
    Rookie
    Points: 17,650, Level: 40
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 400
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    544
    Points
    17,650
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    If the head coach has a commitment from the university that indicates a lengthy tenure, recruits are not all that turned off by a losing record. The chance to play early in their career is looked on favorably in contrast to sitting for three or four years before seeing the field. Kinda like when the NBA gives the high picks to the teams with the lousy records.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 40,752, Level: 62
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 898
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    CYme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Pella, IA
    Posts
    2,078
    Points
    40,752
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 138

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by swiacy View Post
    If the head coach has a commitment from the university that indicates a lengthy tenure, recruits are not all that turned off by a losing record. The chance to play early in their career is looked on favorably in contrast to sitting for three or four years before seeing the field. Kinda like when the NBA gives the high picks to the teams with the lousy records.
    Hmm, what I heard you say is that players should enter a draft in CFB? I like it!



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 52,948, Level: 71
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 1,102
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    MeanDean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Clarence IA-Jensen Bch FL
    Posts
    2,930
    Points
    52,948
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 307
    Given: 474

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival and another 8 point loss to another instate near-rival, was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    FIFY


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 187,095, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    8,569
    Points
    187,095
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 493
    Given: 234

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 65,680, Level: 79
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 770
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,707
    Points
    65,680
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 202

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    [QUOTE=Rhoadhoused;3595283]Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.[/QUOTE]

    No its not. Haven't you read the boards lately. Iowa State is back in the dark ages. We won't ever win another game ever.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 65,578, Level: 79
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 872
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    demoncore1031's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Albuquerque,NM
    Posts
    5,569
    Points
    65,578
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 101
    Given: 108

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    [QUOTE=BBHMagic;3595290]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.[/QUOTE]

    No its not. Haven't you read the boards lately. Iowa State is back in the dark ages. We won't ever win another game ever.
    Hhaha and don't forget... Rhoads cannot recruit!


    This is Ophion speaking.

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 32,448, Level: 55
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 602
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    JohnnyFive's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    2,322
    Points
    32,448
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 151

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    This isn't NCAA 2014. You can lose a couple of games and not get passed in recruiting points by Central Michigan in real life. As long as our recruits' visits are no lower than a B+ we'll be fine.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 65,680, Level: 79
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 770
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,707
    Points
    65,680
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 202

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyFive View Post
    This isn't NCAA 2014. You can lose a couple of games and not get passed in recruiting points by Central Michigan in real life. As long as our recruits' visits are no lower than a B+ we'll be fine.
    But remember, its not just a couple of games, its a downward trend to oblivion.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 152,394, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    temperflare's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,493
    Points
    152,394
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 247
    Given: 68

    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Never underestimate the value recruits put in the potential of playing immediately for a coach who has the kind of fire CPR does.


    "The difference between keeping what you have all to yourself and coveting what someone else has lies within your willingness to give versus your desire to take"

    - temperflare

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 @ Oklahoma State
  • October 4, 2014
  • 11:00 AM