Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 66
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 24,061, Level: 47
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 489
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    sunnysideup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    The Metro
    Posts
    1,387
    Points
    24,061
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 60

    Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    http://thegazette.com/subject/sports...lones-20140605

    Marc Morehouse from the CR Gazette breaks down ISU this season as part of his running column talking about Iowa's season opponents. Chalk this up as another media member that thinks ISU has no chance in Kinnick.


    Yeah TOAST!!!

  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 6,053, Level: 23
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 497
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    604
    Points
    6,053
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 16

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Quote Originally Posted by sunnysideup View Post
    http://thegazette.com/subject/sports...lones-20140605

    Marc Morehouse from the CR Gazette breaks down ISU this season as part of his running column talking about Iowa's season opponents. Chalk this up as another media member that thinks ISU has no chance in Kinnick.
    With how lousy we were last year I'm not sure you can really blame them..



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 81,045, Level: 88
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 905
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,357
    Points
    81,045
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 13

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Seems like a fair assessment.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 870,082, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    56,505
    Points
    870,082
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,178
    Given: 1,808

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    I wouldn't say that he thinks there's no chance, but that it's unlikely. Pretty fair article that really gave a lot of credit to the offense's potential while noting the defensive problems we might be looking at.


    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/

  5. #5
    Starter
    Points: 8,342, Level: 27
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 408
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points3 months registered

    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    862
    Points
    8,342
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 151
    Given: 161

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Sounds like a fair assessment to me. Pretty much exactly what most people are predicting.


    "Crack a smile, drink it down, it's the cleanest around."

    Yours Truly,

    Ames Water

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 18,087, Level: 41
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 863
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    1,395
    Points
    18,087
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 790
    Given: 388

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I wouldn't say that he thinks there's no chance, but that it's unlikely. Pretty fair article that really gave a lot of credit to the offense's potential while noting the defensive problems we might be looking at.
    This.

    I can't find a thing wrong in his write-up. If the game is inside 20, I'll be somewhat surprised. At the same time, if we win - I won't be all that surprised either. These games have been true rivalry games where anything can happen and little goes as expected.



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 34,208, Level: 56
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 42
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Sigmapolis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Washington, DC
    Posts
    996
    Points
    34,208
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 162
    Given: 12

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Two years ago we were clearly the better team--just so many red-zone issues, but we found a way.

    Last year's time didn't find many ways.

    It would be a big upset, sure, but it's not impossible. Not counting on it at all, though--prefer maybe a home upset over K-State or something--on the way to (hopeful) six.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 211,144, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    10,741
    Points
    211,144
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 526
    Given: 363

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    I don't know why you'd predict much different given last year's poor showing and our apparent need to build some sort of chaperoned dorm/prison to keep our defensive line out of trouble.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 96,705, Level: 96
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 345
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    4,450
    Points
    96,705
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 741
    Given: 167

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Quote Originally Posted by CyHawk7 View Post
    With how lousy we were last year I'm not sure you can really blame them..
    Yeah because teams can't improve from one year to the next. Remember when you guys went 4-8 in 2012?



  10. #10
    Rookie
    Points: 5,468, Level: 21
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 82
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    RoseBowlBound's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Iowa City via WDM
    Posts
    505
    Points
    5,468
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 2

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Morehouse is about the least biased guy in the Iowa media. Him and Dochterman do a great job with their coverage.



  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 8,342, Level: 27
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 408
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points3 months registered

    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    862
    Points
    8,342
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 151
    Given: 161

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseBowlBound View Post
    Morehouse is about the least biased guy in the Iowa media. Him and Dochterman do a great job with their coverage.
    Totally agree. Morehouse is by far my favorite sports writer in the state. Obviously, he covers the Hawkeyes, but he's always respectful and typically has a very balanced point of view.


    "Crack a smile, drink it down, it's the cleanest around."

    Yours Truly,

    Ames Water

  12. #12
    Starter
    Points: 30,640, Level: 53
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 210
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    tzjung's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    986
    Points
    30,640
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 62
    Given: 121

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    I agree with most in this thread. This is a fair shake from Mr. Morehouse and based on the W/L's from last year, and how our defense performed, I can't say I'd write anything any differently.



  13. #13
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 244,308, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    17,458
    Points
    244,308
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 830
    Given: 809

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    that was a really good write up in my opinion. I agree with almost all of it.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 128,522, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,943
    Points
    128,522
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 201
    Given: 102

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseBowlBound View Post
    Morehouse is about the least biased guy in the Iowa media. Him and Dochterman do a great job with their coverage.
    Good article but missed a ton of news worthy data in that piece, specifically key additions/subtractions is way off.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 25,989, Level: 49
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 561
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    khardbored's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Middle of the Midwest
    Posts
    1,042
    Points
    25,989
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 141
    Given: 452

    Re: Thoughts on ISU behind black and gold glasses

    "The Big 12 has 10 teams, so everyone plays everyone. Itís a real conference in every sense of the word."

    I concur.





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: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM