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    Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    This year's team is bad. I'm thinking historically bad. What years were worse?


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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    1994 and 2003.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    2003 without a doubt. I do not care that they won 2 games that year, they were awful. No chemistry, nothing.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by letsCYber View Post
    This year's team is bad. I'm thinking historically bad. What years were worse?
    This team is probably worse than the Chizik squads.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    This team is probably worse than the Chizik squads.
    Nooooooooooooooooooo 2008 was a horrible year. Almost no one cared about the team.


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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    This team is probably worse than the Chizik squads.
    Worse than 2007. Probably equivalent to 2008 as of now.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by twojman View Post
    2003 without a doubt. I do not care that they won 2 games that year, they were awful. No chemistry, nothing.
    This, I didn't follow ISU closely until 2000 but 2003 was horrible. We are more talented than that team.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    Nooooooooooooooooooo 2008 was a horrible year. Almost no one cared about the team.
    The question was focused on outcomes of games not player attitudes/chemistry.

    There have been some pitiful losses this year.


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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    People have short memories.

    2008 was far worse. 2003 was far worse. Most of the 90s was far worse.

    The Texas meltdown sent this season down the crapper. We win that game things are different IMO. That loss was just too much and the difference between 1-3 and 2-2 is huge.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    People have short memories.

    2008 was far worse. 2003 was far worse. Most of the 90s was far worse.

    The Texas meltdown sent this season down the crapper. We win that game things are different IMO. That loss was just too much and the difference between 1-3 and 2-2 is huge.
    You must also have a short memory - The UNI game sent this season down the crapper.


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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    People have short memories.

    2008 was far worse. 2003 was far worse. Most of the 90s was far worse.

    The Texas meltdown sent this season down the crapper. We win that game things are different IMO. That loss was just too much and the difference between 1-3 and 2-2 is huge.
    I guess you can have a similar argument for 2008. Almost beat a ranked Kansas team at home (up 20-0 at half and lost by 2). After that the season went down the crapper. I can't say for sure this team is better than 2008 right now.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    I'd prefer to wait until season's end, but — if we're extrapolating, I'll add 1984 and 1979 to the potential list.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    No, many were worse. As a 70's grad, I can remember a number of teams that weren't even fun to follow. I still hunker down on the couch with optimism around this squad. Other than the Baylor game, each week has given me positive vibes prior to the rug being pulled out.
    Bad teams don't give you that.



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    Re: Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky View Post
    No, many were worse. As a 70's grad, I can remember a number of teams that weren't even fun to follow. I still hunker down on the couch with optimism around this squad. Other than the Baylor game, each week has given me positive vibes prior to the rug being pulled out.
    Bad teams don't give you that.
    That's funny cause I feel this way about our current team.



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