Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 36

Thread: Ejim Update

  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 18,093, Level: 41
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 857
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    430
    Points
    18,093
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 0

    Ejim Update

    Ditched the crutches and walking without much pain or swelling. Sure seems to be ahead of the original timetable.

    Men



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 30,615, Level: 53
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 235
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    abe2010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    State Center, IA
    Posts
    1,223
    Points
    30,615
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 154
    Given: 34

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by CurvedAir View Post
    Ditched the crutches and walking without much pain or swelling. Sure seems to be ahead of the original timetable.

    Men
    I was a little nervous about clicking on a hyperlink labeled "Men"



  3. #3
    Starter
    Points: 26,305, Level: 49
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 245
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    hexodat64's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Ames, IA and MN
    Posts
    941
    Points
    26,305
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 16

    Re: Ejim Update

    I saw him walking around at the exhibition, he looked like he was walking and moving just fine. Obviously doesn't it mean anything, but it's a good sign he'll be here sooner rather than later



  4. #4
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 4,047, Level: 18
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 203
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Cyclone country
    Posts
    249
    Points
    4,047
    Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 27

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by CurvedAir View Post
    Ditched the crutches and walking without much pain or swelling. Sure seems to be ahead of the original timetable.

    Men
    Man I would love to see him back for the Michigan game but I'm sure that is way too hopeful on my part. We can definitely beat them either way but having Melvin back would make me feel very confident!



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 38,864, Level: 60
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 186
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    dinger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    3,393
    Points
    38,864
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 52

    Re: Ejim Update

    I dont think anything good comes out of rushing him back to play Michigan. There are 18 games in 2014 that matter a lot more than that 1 in December. I hope even if he is feeling better that they dont push it and get him reinjured.


    Husker Hater

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 75,152, Level: 85
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,398
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Bigman38's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Council Bluffs, IA
    Posts
    5,209
    Points
    75,152
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 289
    Given: 381

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    I dont think anything good comes out of rushing him back to play Michigan. There are 18 games in 2014 that matter a lot more than that 1 in December. I hope even if he is feeling better that they dont push it and get him reinjured.
    I don't know, I'd consider beating or taking Michigan to the buzzer being a pretty good thing.

    Rest easy, I'm sure Fred's not willing to risk his senior year and the season on one game.


    Last edited by Bigman38; 11-05-2013 at 12:16 PM. Reason: misread
    "But let’s see if the Cyclones can give everyone a nice big ****burger to eat. Opportunity awaits." -Brent Blum

    "I am the one who knocks" -Walter White

  7. #7
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 4,047, Level: 18
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 203
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Cyclone country
    Posts
    249
    Points
    4,047
    Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 27

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    I dont think anything good comes out of rushing him back to play Michigan. There are 18 games in 2014 that matter a lot more than that 1 in December. I hope even if he is feeling better that they dont push it and get him reinjured.
    Agreed and I've said since his injury was first reported that it's better he got hurt now rather than December or January but I'd still be pretty pumped to see him tear **** up against last years runner up. His injury COULD wind up being a real positive down the road though. If we can establish ourselves without him, just imagine how strong we'll be when he comes back!



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 66,641, Level: 80
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,409
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Adventureland
    Posts
    4,695
    Points
    66,641
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 129
    Given: 0

    Re: Ejim Update

    I think we are capable of winning without Ejim. And the experience we get now will just make us better when we get Ejim back.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 165,047, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    peteypie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    3,649
    Points
    165,047
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 310
    Given: 454

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    I dont think anything good comes out of rushing him back to play Michigan. There are 18 games in 2014 that matter a lot more than that 1 in December. I hope even if he is feeling better that they dont push it and get him reinjured.
    We play Michigan in November.


    “I’ll put any dollar that if I get this ball again,” Long said, “It’s going in.”
    - Naz Long to Markel Brown before hitting the game tying shot.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 186,949, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    8,556
    Points
    186,949
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 492
    Given: 230

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    I dont think anything good comes out of rushing him back to play Michigan. There are 18 games in 2014 that matter a lot more than that 1 in December. I hope even if he is feeling better that they dont push it and get him reinjured.
    The tourney committee really values non conference resumes a lot and even without that, Michigan will be a top 5 opponent on our schedule this year and easily the best non conference team. Having Ejim back would be huge, especially to help build the team's confidence if we win.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 23,689, Level: 47
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 861
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NorthCyd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    1,370
    Points
    23,689
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 184
    Given: 9

    Re: Ejim Update

    Is this really a debate? I'm sure Fred has Ejim's and the teams best interest at heart. If the dr/trainers say he is good to go for Michigan, great. If there is any risk of further injury I'm sure he won't play. Does anyone have anywhere close to enough knowledge of the situation to say anything beyond that?



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 729,745, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 51.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,398
    Points
    729,745
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,271
    Given: 629

    Re: Ejim Update

    One of you students should be giving Melvin a piggy back ride around campus to make sure it heals well.



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 277,479, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 51.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    13,339
    Points
    277,479
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 693
    Given: 1,477

    Re: Ejim Update

    I'd love it if he was able to come back to practice before Michigan but Fred keeps saying that he isn't ready and won't play the game. Then Fred inserts him into the starting lineup at the last minute. Hilton would explode when they announce the starting lineup.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 167,853, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,994
    Points
    167,853
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 210
    Given: 263

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthCyd View Post
    Is this really a debate? I'm sure Fred has Ejim's and the teams best interest at heart. If the dr/trainers say he is good to go for Michigan, great. If there is any risk of further injury I'm sure he won't play. Does anyone have anywhere close to enough knowledge of the situation to say anything beyond that?
    Well you've just killed everything but half the Off Topic Forum with that logic.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 186,949, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    8,556
    Points
    186,949
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 492
    Given: 230

    Re: Ejim Update

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthCyd View Post
    Is this really a debate? I'm sure Fred has Ejim's and the teams best interest at heart. If the dr/trainers say he is good to go for Michigan, great. If there is any risk of further injury I'm sure he won't play. Does anyone have anywhere close to enough knowledge of the situation to say anything beyond that?
    What else would there be beyond that? That is the whole situation. Will he be healthy enough to play without risking injuring it again? And how healthy does he have to be to not have to worry about injuring it again? That's all there is.



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: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM