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    If Duke can do it, why not ISU

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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Because we're ISU is the obvious answer



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    because Duke plays in the ACC


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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Our coaching isn't big 12 level.



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    You mean turn a terrible team into a team that can win 5-7 games some years but also really sucks some years? Yeah I think we did that already.



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Traditionally I don't think the ACC has been nearly as strong as the Big 12, but I get the point. Before this season I'd have said I'd think we could at least compete for it in three to four years, but obviously we took a big step back this season and lost a lot of that momentum.



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Three words: Quarterback, Quarterback, Quarterback. (Since Anthony Boone has started, they haven't lost)



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    For god sake, look at who they play,think before you post a terrible question. It's night and day man. You think duke fold beat Baylor. Osu, Texas, or ou? Come on! Enough with this crap!



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Duke... Baylor... K-State even... It can be done. QBs and COACHING... Even ISU was on the verge with Sage and then Seneca. Too bad OU figured us out and gave everyone a gameplan to beat us after that (we lacked on the coaching side a bit, still love ya DannyMac)


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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by cyatheart View Post
    For god sake, look at who they play,think before you post a terrible question. It's night and day man. You think duke fold beat Baylor. Osu, Texas, or ou? Come on! Enough with this crap!
    You saying that we can't do it, then?


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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Duke doesn't have to play against 4 teams located in the state of Texas.


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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by BKLYNCyclone View Post
    Duke... Baylor... K-State even... It can be done. QBs and COACHING... Even ISU was on the verge with Sage and then Seneca.
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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    You saying that we can't do it, then?
    Impossible? No. But the road is much easier in the ACC, that much is undeniable, especially when your division doesnt include Florida State or Clemson, and your cross-division schedule only puts you against the 2 worst teams in the other division and avoids the 2 best teams in the ACC.

    We had similar help years ago when we had the easier division and every 2 years we got a rotation with the 3 easiest teams in the south..... and what do you know, those years we damn well should have been in the title game.



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    Re: If Duke can do it, why not ISU

    It can be done. It would be a lot easier if there were still divisions in the Big 12. Playing Texas, the new Baylor, OSU, Oky, and a Bill S KState, makes it very hard for an ISU to get to a BCS game or top 2 in the conference. There are 5 teams in a 10 team conference that are not easy wins and for the near future that isn't going to change.


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