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    ISU football: Chizik pictures more growing pains | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register


    What a terrible article title. Of course we all know there will be growing pains, but Chizik spent a lot of his press time talking about how improvements and adjustments. Is it so hard to have a positive article title?


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    Re: Rag at it again

    Yeah they conveniently left out the whole "it's night and day difference to where we were last year to this year," comment and so forth.


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    Re: Rag at it again

    I think we will be a lot better than last year, but far from where we want to be. (recruiting a couple more classes will get us there though.)



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    Re: Rag at it again

    I've never read an entire article that was out of context before. Well, you see something new every day. BTW, the first line of the article.
    Who are we?" Chizik asked himself Wednesday, during the Big 12 Conference meetings. "When you're good one week and not the next ... it's confidence, attention to detail, a lack of focus.
    Wasn't he talking about last years team. The didn't even finish his thought on the matter. That literally makes us sound like this is what we can expect from this years team. Remember that part in Billy Madison, when the teacher says, "we are all dumber now for having heard that" or something to that effect. Well, that's how I feel about the Register anymore. I don't know why I click these links.



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    Try listening to Omaha sports radio. They think ISU as a JV class A high school team. Everybody over here is chalking it up as an automatic win for Nebraska.

    I can't remember which radio show I was listening to but he was guaranteeing Nebraska comes in 2nd in the Big XII North yesterday.



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    Re: Rag at it again

    Felt the same way about the article. He makes it seem like it was nothing but doom and gloom down in KC.



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    The Rag's coverage has been awful for as far back as I could remember. The nice thing about when I lived in Cleveland and Minnesota is I didn't have to read their one sided coverage all the time.


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    Re: Rag at it again

    its okay. let them remember this when we go 5-7 or 6-6. let them remember that we were having growing pains this year and still win half our games. then let them worry what will happen when the pains subside.


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    Re: Rag at it again

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    Try listening to Omaha sports radio. They think ISU as a JV class A high school team. Everybody over here is chalking it up as an automatic win for Nebraska.

    I can't remember which radio show I was listening to but he was guaranteeing Nebraska comes in 2nd in the Big XII North yesterday.
    I don't really have a problem with that. It's Nebraska, they are allowed to be homers really. The problem I have is that in-state, one University is treated quite differently than another from the media.



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    Re: Rag at it again

    Seriously, considering the absolute Hawk bias/crap that comes out of both the DMRag and the CR Gazette, you might as well merge them into one paper and title it the Ragette...


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    Re: Rag at it again

    So is this guy going to be covering the clones all year?



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    Re: Rag at it again

    Well considering it came straight from Chizik's mouth I think the title is fair game...

    Chizik also talked about an overhaul on special teams and replacing two interior linemen on defense.

    "We will have more growing pains," he said.


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    Re: Rag at it again

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    Well considering it came straight from Chizik's mouth I think the title is fair game...

    He also said about 100 other positive things, but the Rag chooses to put that.


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    Re: Rag at it again

    I bet you all like this quote...

    Chizik experienced a journey of extremes, from early losses to Kent State and Northern Iowa to November wins over Kansas State and Colorado.
    Umm....wheres Iowa!


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