Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 42

Thread: Yancy tweet

  1. #16
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 99,718, Level: 98
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,332
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    4,943
    Points
    99,718
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,067
    Given: 256

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    IMO, the bench press does not translate to the football field very well at all, and 400 isn't really that impressive.
    I know, right, brah?!?!



  2. #17
    Starter
    Points: 14,119, Level: 36
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 731
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyclonebillski's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    739
    Points
    14,119
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 274
    Given: 31

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    I've been close to 400 and exercise with guys who can. None of us had any business being on a D1 football field.
    Didn't say benching 400 lbs made you a D1 football player. These guys are talented , D1 players that can also bench 400 lbs. That combination is impressive and will likely help on game day.



  3. #18
    Pro
    Points: 50,663, Level: 69
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 487
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    im4cyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    3,091
    Points
    50,663
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 512
    Given: 512

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    I've been close to 400 and exercise with guys who can. None of us had any business being on a D1 football field.
    Yeah, well I eat a lot and know a lot of people who do too and none of us have any business being on a D1 team. Eating a lot has very little to do with football.

    I run a lot and know a lot of people who do too and none of us have any business being on a college track team. Running a lot has little to do with track.

    I read a lot of books and know a lot who do too and none of us have any business being at Harvard. Reading books has little to do with being at Harvard.



  4. #19
    Legend
    Points: 151,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    11,885
    Points
    151,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 977
    Given: 1,171

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    IMO, the bench press does not translate to the football field very well at all, and 400 isn't really that impressive.

    That being said, I hope the hard work in the weight room translates to the field this year...
    Haha. Seriously? 400 pounds is damned impressive even for a group of guys who train year round and have professional trainers designing their routines.

    What I'm saying is that was a very bad post and you should feel bad. Even if you were just doing a humble brag, bro.



    Last edited by Judoka; 07-24-2014 at 11:14 PM.

  5. #20
    Pro
    Points: 104,538, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    3,359
    Points
    104,538
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 503
    Given: 0

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Haha. Seriously? 400 pounds is damned impressive even for a group of guys who train year round and have professional trainers designing their routines.

    What I'm saying is that was a very bad post and you should feel bad. Even if you were just doing a humble brag, bro.

    Spends his paycheck on roids, still sleeps on what looks like a futon.

    I like this guys style, including the gold star on his bedroom door.

    *Yes, I know it's a photoshop. I can see the distortion in the door just as easily as you can.



  6. #21
    Speechless
    Points: 894,478, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 85.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    59,328
    Points
    894,478
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,985
    Given: 3,236

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by CYphyllis View Post
    Spends his paycheck on roids, still sleeps on what looks like a futon.

    I like this guys style, including the gold star on his bedroom door.

    *Yes, I know it's a photoshop. I can see the distortion in the door just as easily as you can.
    That ain't distortion. That's his gravitational pull wreaking havoc on the door.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  7. #22
    Addict
    Points: 95,614, Level: 96
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,436
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Frak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Dow City, IA
    Posts
    5,805
    Points
    95,614
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 96

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    Gotta laugh at the squawk turds who follow the isu strength coach just so they can show off their idiocy. Twitter is ground zero for biggest dorks on the internet.
    Surprise! The hawkeyes have more idiots per capita than any fanbase in the country. Of course they can't help themselves from running their mouths about something that they know nothing about, yet feel superior to actual athletes who can do something that they could never dream of doing. The sheer stupidity of that fanbase should surprise no one, yet they continue to do so.



  8. #23
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 54,012, Level: 71
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 38
    Overall activity: 51.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CloneinWDSM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    4,267
    Points
    54,012
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,240
    Given: 57

    Re: Yancy tweet

    My friends friend spends 600/mo on supplements. I will never understand that.



  9. #24
    Addict
    Points: 127,627, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,809
    Points
    127,627
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 731
    Given: 1,645

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneinWDSM View Post
    My friends friend spends 600/mo on supplements. I will never understand that.
    By supplements, I'm assuming you mean cocaine.



  10. #25
    Addict
    Points: 33,695, Level: 56
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 555
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassSocial25000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    5,589
    Points
    33,695
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,115
    Given: 685

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    I've been close to 400 and exercise with guys who can. None of us had any business being on a D1 football field.
    the most anyone could do at my high school was like 350. I go to ames racket and fitness every once in a while and I never see any one close to 400 and half of the guys there juice.


    BDK
    Cyclone state
    "Some fans show up for big games, our fans show up for every game, Hoiberg said.

  11. #26
    Legend
    Points: 330,864, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 98.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    11,719
    Points
    330,864
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,149
    Given: 732

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    I've been close to 400 and exercise with guys who can. None of us had any business being on a D1 football field.

    two-fiddy ain't that close to 400, brah.



    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836
    moar yoga pants, please.

  12. #27
    Rookie
    Points: 8,513, Level: 27
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 237
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Polk City, IA
    Posts
    367
    Points
    8,513
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 7

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Nice job on the memes and personal attacks! Gotta love the internet for that :)

    That being said, I failed to articulate my thoughts in my original post. Back in the 1990s, the average bench of a starting D1 lineman was pushing 400. With the advancement in training over the past 20 years, I'd have to think the average bench of a starting lineman in the Big 12 is over 400 lbs now.

    I realize that it takes a TON of hard work to get to that 400 lbs club, but I'd like to see all of our o-line and d-line guys in the 400 club with our strongest guys being in the 500 club. That way we are better than average, and hopefully that translates to more W's in the end.



  13. #28
    Addict
    Points: 109,476, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,628
    Points
    109,476
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 212
    Given: 250

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    Nice job on the memes and personal attacks! Gotta love the internet for that :)

    That being said, I failed to articulate my thoughts in my original post. Back in the 1990s, the average bench of a starting D1 lineman was pushing 400. With the advancement in training over the past 20 years, I'd have to think the average bench of a starting lineman in the Big 12 is over 400 lbs now.

    I realize that it takes a TON of hard work to get to that 400 lbs club, but I'd like to see all of our o-line and d-line guys in the 400 club with our strongest guys being in the 500 club. That way we are better than average, and hopefully that translates to more W's in the end.
    Bench isn't nearly as emphasized in the Training world now as it was back then. Flexibility and explosive movements (Clean, jerk, etc) along with balance (one legged squats and the like) are much more important in today's football world of speed taking priority over strength


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  14. #29
    Legend
    Points: 117,274, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    10,331
    Points
    117,274
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,133
    Given: 679

    Re: Yancy tweet

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    By supplements, I'm assuming you mean cocaine.
    Hgh and other steroids. Those probably aren't cheap.



  15. #30
    Addict
    Points: 109,476, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,628
    Points
    109,476
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 212
    Given: 250

    Re: Yancy tweet

    I coached Tyler in HS. He was a teammate of Ben Boesen's on our 2010 title team and was our NG. Was strong as an ox in HS too. Great kid, I believe was a 2 during spring ball or at least was practicing with them. Not quite as quick and explosive as you'd like for a B12 DL.


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

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: ESPNews
  • Iowa State @ TCU
  • March 7, 2015
  • 07:30 PM