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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    umm overall history says differently.
    Then K-State should be on there - and Maryland should not.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Then K-State should be on there - and Maryland should not.
    Take it up with the author then.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by stateofmind View Post
    The only Major program team that could be on there if you throw out a few years, KSU is the only one I would replace one of these teams with. Even then, we would still be on the list. KSU still has less wins, more losses, and a worse win%. We saw what happened when Bill left for a couple years. I'm hoping they will return after Bill leaves for good. We have 14 more wins and 13 less losses than them. Will we be able to outlast Bill and stay above them?
    Northwestern and Oregon State if you are truly taking a historical view.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Okay mayble my ocd kicking in but I hate articles that numeral listings but have the teams picture above the number-name-and tide bit (especially if the picture is full width 1/2 long) drives me nuts. Example how it should be because this is america 1. Indiana Hoosiers-article-then picture dang foold



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Either way, we are very well accustomed to the more than occasional nut kick.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Is there some way that we can stay in the big XII but have just ONE year where we play all those teams???? Please!?!?!



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    The good news is that in this day and age it doesn't matter as things can turn around quickly. Look what Snyder has done at ksu. If any college fball mind had to pick a top 25 best programs today ksu would be on the list. Winning erases all bad things.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    Didn't bother clicking on the list. I assume the author just went to the site linked below and just looked for the top 10 worst "major" football school W-L records. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NCAA_Di...n-loss_records
    Thats a more accurate reflection of bad...



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    We had like an 80 year lead on k state in win pct and we're going to blow it all in about 15 seasons



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Can we just form a new conference with all those schools?
    That would indeed be, The Big Least.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Name another program that has more hurdles to overcome than us in a major conference. The fact we are still here and with a packed house is pretty amazing.


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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Current record: 508-611

    I will live for about another 40 years. Assuming about 12 games a year with no bowl game. That means they would need to average more than 7.5 wins a year to break 0.500....

    :(

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    **** it, I'll still watch'em.


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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    I quit reading after the writer inferred that our basketball team is not a national power. If you want to reach back 100 years and evaluate a "program" based on the past, more power to you. I see the ISU football program going forward as a program on the rise. We're building the third biggest stadium in the Big 12, we have one of the best weight room/football faciltities in the nation, and we SELL OUT our football games. Many programs would kill to have that kind of support.



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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU22CY View Post
    Okay mayble my ocd kicking in but I hate articles that numeral listings but have the teams picture above the number-name-and tide bit (especially if the picture is full width 1/2 long) drives me nuts. Example how it should be because this is america 1. Indiana Hoosiers-article-then picture dang foold
    So you'd rather have it 1/2-column wide pic, with header above, or else the photo below the summary?

    I could see the 1/2-column (so photo doesn't "give away" the ranking) but pic below the text, no way.


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    Re: Is it fair that ISU is on this list?

    Quote Originally Posted by redalert View Post
    I quit reading after the writer inferred that our basketball team is not a national power.
    Wait, you think it is?



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