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    2 Scenarios

    Scenario A: The team somehow finds a way to 6 wins but loses the bowl game. The offense grinds out enough points to win but it's not good and still leaves a lot of questions for next year. So pretty much the same offense as last year. The Defense plays well enough to win, not the iron wall but solid. (like last year's D).

    Scenario B: The team does not make a bowl and wins 4 or 5 games. The offense and defense make steady improvement each game to where they are able to upset a few teams down the road.

    I contend that scenario B is the best case of the two for the long term success of the program. I realize that for scenario A to happen there will have to be upsets as well and more than what would occur in scenario B. However, it is how the team wins. They had chances to win against UNI and Iowa but they performed and executed poorly. In Scenario B win's happen because the players developed and results in executed game plans not due to dumb luck or sloppy opponent play.

    Scenario B gives the team momentum into next year which will have the bulk of the players returning. A good platform for the team to make the elusive next step. Scenario A gives us a bowl but like last year it seems the program is mired.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    We'd all be feeling a lot better with either scenario. What we are all scared about is scenario C.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    At this point, 3 or more wins appears that it will be a successful season. Hope that changes the further we get into fall.


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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by royhobbs09 View Post
    We'd all be feeling a lot better with either scenario. What we are all scared about is scenario C.
    Agreed.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    This is dumb. Scenario A every time. Makes more money for the university, and we still have those same guys coming back next year, who would have to be much improved anyway if we get to 6 wins.


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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by royhobbs09 View Post
    We'd all be feeling a lot better with either scenario. What we are all scared about is scenario C.
    Quote Originally Posted by CyZinger View Post
    At this point, 3 or more wins appears that it will be a successful season. Hope that changes the further we get into fall.
    I don't believe the team will fall off the cliff. The team played **** poor and were in a couple of plays of winning. The team didn't lose because of a talent gap. The losses are due to a lack of execution. The talent is there they just need time to develop.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Sign me up for Scenario A. Best for recruiting which we need.


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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Ok, what about this....

    Scenario A: We get to 6 wins this year and make a crappy bowl, but our offense still looks basically inept. But because we got to a bowl, no changes are made at all for next season.

    OR

    Scenario B: We only win 2 games, but then Rhoads is forced to fire Mess and we land a really good, creative OC that takes us to 8+ wins next year by averaging 37 pts a game.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Ok, what about this....

    Scenario A: We get to 6 wins this year and make a crappy bowl, but our offense still looks basically inept. But because we got to a bowl, no changes are made at all for next season.

    OR

    Scenario B: We only win 2 games, but then Rhoads is forced to fire Mess and we land a really good, creative OC that takes us to 8+ wins next year by averaging 37 pts a game.
    I would trade anything for a 9 win season next year, and almost anything for an 8 win season next year.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Ok, what about this....

    Scenario A: We get to 6 wins this year and make a crappy bowl, but our offense still looks basically inept. But because we got to a bowl, no changes are made at all for next season.

    OR

    Scenario B: We only win 2 games, but then Rhoads is forced to fire Mess and we land a really good, creative OC that takes us to 8+ wins next year by averaging 37 pts a game.
    How about you come up with a scenario that isn't totally leading to an answer.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Ok, what about this....

    Scenario A: We get to 6 wins this year and make a crappy bowl, but our offense still looks basically inept. But because we got to a bowl, no changes are made at all for next season.

    OR

    Scenario B: We only win 2 games, but then Rhoads is forced to fire Mess and we land a really good, creative OC that takes us to 8+ wins next year by averaging 37 pts a game.
    Now that's a better scenario. But I bet we still don't see either of these actually happening


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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by peteypie View Post
    Now that's a better scenario. But I bet we still don't see either of these actually happening
    It's a stupid scenario, and I knew somebody was going to post it. You can make any scenario suit your opinion if you do what clonedude did by assuming a new OC miraculously surpasses all of the other OCs ISU has had in the last 10 years, and makes this a great offense.

    A: 6-6. Mess back next year.
    B. 2-10. New OC next year.

    This would be much more fair.



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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Ok, what about this....

    Scenario A: We get to 6 wins this year and make a crappy bowl, but our offense still looks basically inept. But because we got to a bowl, no changes are made at all for next season.

    OR

    Scenario B: We only win 2 games, but then Rhoads is forced to fire Mess and we land a really good, creative OC that takes us to 8+ wins next year by averaging 37 pts a game.
    Only problem with these scenarios is who is this really good creative OC that we would land. Be honest dude, ISU would probably promote from within. No way would we get a decent OC from out of the program.


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    Re: 2 Scenarios

    Scenario A would be a winning season in conference, which has been a rarity for ISU, i think the last was in 2000 and then you have to go back into the 70s to find another. So i think you have to go with that.

    Though i think most of us would take either option.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Only problem with these scenarios is who is this really good creative OC that we would land. Be honest dude, ISU would probably promote from within. No way would we get a decent OC from out of the program.
    ISU hired Herman when they had less money and he was a legit FBS coordinator. They could definitely go outside the program. It might really shake up the offensive staff though.



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