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    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?!?!



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.


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    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.



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    Re: Yancy tweet

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



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    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.



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    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.


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    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.



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    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.



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    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


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    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.



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    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.


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