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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Well, I am sure that the offense will improve under Mangino, and the defense is very young. So we will get better.



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    Re: possible optimism?

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    You mean the first series where we scored a touchdown?
    Yep. Then NDSU realized it was the same old, CPR- compressed field and they could play down-hill. Our points/possession is not going to be good.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychedelia View Post
    No, we have better talent, they just execute better.
    Than they ARE the more talented football players.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Yep. Then NDSU realized it was the same old, CPR- compressed field and they could play down-hill. Our points/possession is not going to be good.
    No, we are young and started missing assignments because of that.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychedelia View Post
    Our guys are not used to playing football correctly, that is being fixed.
    I'll believe it when I see it.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I'll believe it when I see it.
    I believe in what Mangio will do, I have a feeling we see improvement for KSU.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Reason for optimism #2. With the offense like this we may be able to keep manginos longer before they jump ship to a different coaching job.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychedelia View Post
    No, we are young and started missing assignments because of that.
    We are not young on offense.

    If it requires multi-year starters and All-Big 12 talent across the board to get past the horrible level against ******* NDSU, then we are not running the correct offense. When you miss assignments for over 5 years and multiple players, many of which have been physically competent, you are running the wrong offense. I miss the days when getting beat on the oline was because we had dlinemen convert 3 weeks prior in camp or we simply got overwhelmed by top Dlines.


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    Re: possible optimism?

    idk, maybe i'm just high, but i think we will be a hell of a lot better by the end of the season, it will be night and day.

    side note: Did anyone get a little giddy, when they actually lined up under center? I was. nice and refreshing.



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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Optimism? Ummmmm..... not all of our players got hurt? That's all I could come up with, sorry.
    Our kicker was good.

    Running game was dismal.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

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    Re: possible optimism?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    idk, maybe i'm just high, but i think we will be a hell of a lot better by the end of the season, it will be night and day.

    side note: Did anyone get a little giddy, when they actually lined up under center? I was. nice and refreshing.
    Yes but that went away quickly. Boom reality sank in



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    Re: possible optimism?

    ISU will get better

    The opponents will get tougher

    The opponents will get tougher at a faster rate than ISU gets better

    Wait, wat? Guess I can't find much optimism. Sorry.



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