We did not deserve to win - Page 5
Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst 12345
Results 61 to 71 of 71
  1. #61
    All-Star
    Points: 24,690, Level: 48
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 860
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    1,104
    Points
    24,690
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 29
    Given: 43

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    I've seen this in football for fifty years.

    I absoulutely disagree with kicking the last field goal based on the score and time combination.

    Up three, inside the five, go for it on fourth down. You're holding all the cards, play them.
    I couldn't agree more. One thing I have heard all the media and a lot of fans say is "when we scored a FG to make it a 6 point lead at the end, I didn't feel good, etc...". You know why? Because that is what happens to ISU. We want to take that next step, we have to take shots. Whether we are up 3 (missing a TD on 4th down) or up 6 by making the FG, Texas still needs a TD and XP to win. So, did we really gain anything by it?

    The hail mary was one play, albeit a huge play. And usually a team that does that comes out with 2nd half momentum. I thought we responded well in the 2nd half to it. Hell, we had a shot too at the end of the game. You could tell, though, that we had not practiced much of that type of situation. Half of our receivers didn't run a route and half tried to. We're a young team and it really showed at that point.

    I like the progress of this young team through 4 games. We're going to win a few more this year. I don't know if we get to 6, but if these coaches can continue the development over the next couple years, I believe the next few years will be a lot of fun.



  2. #62
    Legend
    Points: 185,081, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    11,342
    Points
    185,081
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 448
    Given: 320

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    We did not deserve to lose
    /thread



  3. #63
    Rookie
    Points: 6,850, Level: 24
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 200
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered
    AuH2O's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    592
    Points
    6,850
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 68
    Given: 0

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Sorry, but this is asinine. The correct call on the fumble wins the game, regardless of anything that happened up to that point.
    Agreed, I hate that people are saying ISU didn't deserve to win this game. Had the officials made the appropriate call on the last play and ISU wins are people still saying ISU didn't deserve to win it? Nothing changes except the win/loss result. ISU has won many games with just as many or more penalties, turnovers, questionable play calls, etc. Did we not deserve to win those?



  4. #64
    Pro
    Points: 63,366, Level: 78
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,484
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,414
    Points
    63,366
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 150
    Given: 3

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    All I saw was a Texas team that needed PI calls and a missed fumble call to beat lowly ISU. That's right TEXAS was the team that needed the breaks. Against an ISU team that played far from perfect.



  5. #65
    Speechless
    Points: 879,720, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 55.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    57,644
    Points
    879,720
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,946
    Given: 2,355

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    We did not lose or deserve to lose.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  6. #66
    Addict
    Points: 113,097, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    9,920
    Points
    113,097
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,011
    Given: 645

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    All I saw was a Texas team that needed PI calls and a missed fumble call to beat lowly ISU. That's right TEXAS was the team that needed the breaks. Against an ISU team that played far from perfect.
    To be fair, I think there was only one that shouldn't have been called. Another one was defensive holding but they called PI so it didn't matter.



  7. #67
    Addict
    Points: 69,661, Level: 81
    Level completed: 95%, Points required for next Level: 89
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    BallSoHard4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,940
    Points
    69,661
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 443
    Given: 210

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Just now responding to this thread, we definitely deserved that win. The team played such a great game and the coaches had such a great gameplan. We were clearly the better team all game (stats show it too). The team overcame the worst officiated game I have ever watched (bad spots, missed calls, and wrong calls).

    Firm believer in the Big 12 conspiracy.


    Keepers of the Faith -- htiaF eht fo srepeeK

    Keepers of the Faith is an alliance for those who are excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic about the direction of our men's basketball program. We reject the notion that one bad loss can derail the incredible progress of the past three years. To join, put this in your signature.

  8. #68
    All-Star
    Points: 16,139, Level: 38
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 311
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    WastedTalent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    1,419
    Points
    16,139
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 239
    Given: 0

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    That and it's 2nd @ 1 inside the 5 and we can't get the 1st down and have to kick the FG to only go up 6. Then of course the numerous P.I. penalties.
    THIS x 1000



  9. #69
    Legend
    Points: 182,426, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    13,177
    Points
    182,426
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,814
    Given: 1,204

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Sorry, but this is asinine. The correct call on the fumble wins the game, regardless of anything that happened up to that point.
    If someone can't understand or agree with this post above by Cyclonepride...they're just not an intelligent person.

    Can a self-induced delusional mindset like the OP help cope with disappointment? Sure, quite effectively. Does it make any rational sense at all? No, it is entirely illogical nonsense for reasons others have already pointed out. An attitude like the OP is often an attempt to be macho or mature, but it just comes off as delusional.



  10. #70
    Addict
    Points: 81,504, Level: 88
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 446
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Erik4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    7,391
    Points
    81,504
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 324
    Given: 221

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Texas didn't deserve to win. You don't deserve to win when you get a team held to 3rd and nine at their own 3 and give up a TD on the play.

    That was probably as big or even a bigger gaffe. Anyone can play that game.
    This. Holy Cow.

    You CANNOT make the logical argument that Iowa State didn't deserve to win that game WITHOUT saying Texas didn't deserve it either...This thread is just dumb to get all apathetic on solely ISU's part.



  11. #71
    Rookie
    Points: 9,536, Level: 29
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 414
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    bozclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    576
    Points
    9,536
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 74
    Given: 87

    Re: We did not deserve to win

    I agree that this thread is stupid. Iowa State played so much better than Texas. Texas had one good run, one hail marry pass, and a couple of drives aided by the refs. Texas did almost nothing to deserve the win.



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: Mediacom 22
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Drake
  • December 20, 2014
  • 04:00 PM