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    We have a chance..

    My gosh. I knew the Big 12 wasn't strong this year but after actually watching every other team play, we have a legitimate shot to beat almost any of these teams (probably exclude Okie St. and Baylor). It's unfortunate that we are down right now (should improve weekly).

    Kansas looked pretty bad at home, La Tech gave them that game by fumbling twice inside the 10 late.

    WVU looked even worse than I thought. Like 200 yards and 6 TO to go with a coach on the hot seat?

    Baylor looked scary good, they're the 1 team I didn't feel better about.

    Texas looked a bit better but not dominant, and will be without key players against us. They should be much better than they are.

    K-State is 1 dimensional on offense (Waters to Lockett) and their D is worse than last year (take a look at the total meltdown/player hating on GoEMAW).

    Tech looked sluggish for awhile but they are pretty solid this year. Still beatable IMO.

    I feel much better about winning some Big 12 games after tonight. Hopefully we start it out by dominating Tulsa. Would do wonders for the confidence of our young players and team in general as Texas rolls in for ESPN Thursday night.

    Probably will not get to 6 wins but 3 or 4 in the Big 12 is not as impossible as it seems. Am I the only one feeling better? I know most of the "fans" here are still predicting 0-2 wins.


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    Re: We have a chance..



    Quote Originally Posted by John F. Kennedy
    not because they are easy, but because they are hard ... because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win....

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    Re: We have a chance..

    I've got the O/U for the year at 4.5. Have to take care of Tulsa.

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    Re: We have a chance..

    We'll win some games. At this point I'd be satisfied with winning 3 or 4 and being competitive in most games. Our defense better than a lot of people think and will get keep us in a lot of games this year.



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    Re: We have a chance..

    Like I said I'm not saying I think we will somehow have a winning record, I'm just saying we have a chance to win more games than people are saying. At the very least we should see some good football games.



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    Re: We have a chance..

    I thought 4 wins before the season and still think that's possible. Inexperienced teams tend to improve more week to week than other teams. A lot depends on our offense. We had some decent drives running and passing the ball before Farniok went down so hopefully things click when he comes back.


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    Re: We have a chance..

    I think Rhoads just has to get them to buy in. Each game is for the taking.


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    Re: We have a chance..

    QUOTE=CloneinWDSM;3600599]I've got the O/U for the year at 4.5. [/QUOTE]

    I think that's extremely optimistic from a betting standpoint. In order to bet the over you'd obviously have to get 5 wins. That's Tulsa + 4 Conf. games. In my opinion this would probably be best case scenario right now.

    I'd have to believe if Vegas were making the o/u it'd be more like 2.5



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    Quote Originally Posted by WastedTalent View Post

    I think that's extremely optimistic from a betting standpoint. In order to bet the over you'd obviously have to get 5 wins. That's Tulsa + 4 Conf. games. In my opinion this would probably be best case scenario right now.

    I'd have to believe if Vegas were making the o/u it'd be more like 2.5
    I'd say so. That's probably about what it was at the beginning of the year anyway. I think they had us with UNI, Iowa, and Kansas?


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    Re: We have a chance..

    uh no


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    Re: We have a chance..

    We're still undefeated in league play!


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    Re: We have a chance..

    Does Holgo have any interest in becoming our OC when he gets fired this offseason?


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    Re: We have a chance..

    It would be a pretty exciting year if we had any of the past few teams. Even with a poor showing the past two games were winnable. I think that there will be a lot of would-have should-have could-have statements at the end of the season looking back at the first two games. Then again, maybe ISU will run the table. Who knows? Let's hope that Iowa and UNI are a lot better than we think!



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