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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Chris has said all week that we'd know what kind of team we have about 3 pm Saturday. Now he wants us to buy that they will improve although that is unlikely



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Watched the game, didn't listen to call in show. But my 2 cents isu had the game plan in place to roll ndsu, then QB gets hurt, then cotton gets thrown out, then farniok goes out.

    If those things don't happen, isu wins by 20+, but they did and isu folded like a cheap folding chair and the lack of talent came through.
    This is an excuse.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by MartyFine View Post
    Chris has said all week that we'd know what kind of team we have about 3 pm Saturday. Now he wants us to buy that they will improve although that is unlikely
    He's suppose to say that as a business man on the radio. I'm sure somewhere on the radio contract you are told to do so, or be booted off.


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    QB gets hurt???



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Watched the game, didn't listen to call in show. But my 2 cents isu had the game plan in place to roll ndsu, then QB gets hurt, then cotton gets thrown out, then farniok goes out.

    If those things don't happen, isu wins by 20+, but they did and isu folded like a cheap folding chair and the lack of talent came through.
    No. Almost every program in the country can win in the face of that.

    If that's the reason we lost, it's so ******* pathetic. I feel we got a good first quarter and NDSU started flat. At same time we had injuries, they hit their stride. Injuries had an impact, but not the blame.

    This program folds at the first sign of adversity and has a long proven track record of doing so.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by KeyserSoze View Post
    Everone is is feeling a little testy today. Let's all just try to remain civil because things won't seem as bad after a little time has passed. We've all been here before, let's try and act like it. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
    Where did I treat anyone badly? Are going to call out Chris for the way he responded to a question from a kid? He and Jack are being very snarky in the reaction show. And I fully admit I would be worse.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    This thread is the equivilant of having a ****** day at work and coming home and taking it out on someone who had nothing to do with it, your family.

    We got whooped. Some people will *****, some people will cry, and some people will try and think of some positives. Just let people deal with it their own way and not call each other out for stupid crap like this


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    In his defense, he isn't a journalist. He runs a team-centered website. The journalists are those who work for supposedly-neutral news outlets.
    Really? I might be ignorant but I considered him a journalist. Do you consider yourself a journalist, Chris? Serious question I'm asking because I do.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Watched the game, didn't listen to call in show. But my 2 cents isu had the game plan in place to roll ndsu, then QB gets hurt, then cotton gets thrown out, then farniok goes out.

    If those things don't happen, isu wins by 20+, but they did and isu folded like a cheap folding chair and the lack of talent came through.
    I can't take this seriously. We don't win by 20+. Not gonna happen. Farniok should not have been THAT important. We did not give up 500 yards & 7.1 YPC because of Farniok. Unless you are saying we score 54 points with Farniok...

    With Bundrage, well, yeah he's good. Lazard, his replacement, had a 47 yard catch. We only throw screen passes, so unless you have some reason to believe Bundrage would have broken at least 3 tackles every play, I disagree with you.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by uthaman View Post
    Where did I treat anyone badly? Are going to call out Chris for the way he responded to a question from a kid? He and Jack are being very snarky in the reaction show. And I fully admit I would be worse.
    I actually LOL'd at his, "Did your dad tell you to ask that?"



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    In his defense, he isn't a journalist. He runs a team-centered website. The journalists are those who work for supposedly-neutral news outlets.
    Agree and i don't think CW would ever claim to be a "real journalist" (whatever that actually means anymore). He runs a site that is FREE and is based on page clicks and that really only happens when the team is either good or the fan base has hope.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by atlantacyclone View Post
    QB gets hurt???
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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    250 some yards of pathetic, worthless offense. 50ish in the second half.

    That is NOT on injuries.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    This is an excuse.
    No it's the truth, we had a plan that was working and then some bad things happened. Then isu's lack of depth came through (recruiting issues) and isu got blasted.

    When we were up 14-0, everyone was feeling good. Then 3 bad things happen and it's over for this team.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    250 some yards of pathetic, worthless offense. 50ish in the second half.

    That is NOT on injuries.

    I believe you described the team as "cowardly" earlier.



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