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    CFN: ISU Preview

    College Football News has posted its ISU football Preview.

    Main article: Scout.com: NEW ... 2008 CFN Iowa State Preview.
    Offense Preview: http://cfn.scout.com/2/750823.html.
    Defense/Special Teams Preview: http://cfn.scout.com/2/750824.html.
    Depth Chart: http://cfn.scout.com/2/750825.html.


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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    "...winning away from Jack Trice will be a must if the Cyclones want to go bowling."

    Understatement of the year.


    Go Sssssssssyclones!

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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    We should try winning more games at home to. Winning home and away would be a good combination for success!



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    I almost always think that CFN hits the nail on the head. Good stuff...


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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    Is it a month and three days from today yet??? No? D'oh!

    Good ol' Fiutak, always takes a pretty fair look at ISU. I think he was more upset than I was about Iowa being ranked and ISU not after the 23-3 woodshed beating a couple years ago.



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    From what I hear, winning does help a team get to bowl games! Has anyone else heard this?


    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: CFN: ISU Preview

    Not only that, but scoring more points than the other guy leads to winning!!!


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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus View Post
    Not only that, but scoring more points than the other guy leads to winning!!!
    Whoaaaa, slow down the cart.

    I hear that sometimes, the team that doesn't turn the ball over wins some games, too!


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    CFN is about the only pre-season write up i put any stock into...pete f always seems to know his college football!!



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    About as accurate an assessment as you'd ever expect to read.


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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    excellent write up. I think he nails this analysis. There's chance for upsets, must compete with our equals, always has a swinging chance. All statements accurate. This season is one giant question mark in my eyes. I can see us going bowling, yet I wouldn't be surprised if we only won 4-5 games either. This is basically the definition of "re-building." There's light at the end of the tunnel, and we're walking towards the light!



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    Pretty good analysis. Even if we win 6 games there's a good chance we won't go bowling, but it would still be a great accomplishment for this team.



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    "...winning away from Jack Trice will be a must if the Cyclones want to go bowling."

    Understatement of the year.

    Bowling....you want to talk about bowling..... Bowling?



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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    With the 2 million different bowl games slated for this year, if we (or any other team for that matter) gets to 6 wins will be bowling this year.


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    Re: CFN: ISU Preview

    Im gonna go with 8 wins this year. No one expected Kansas or Missouri to do anything last year and nobody expects us to do anything this year. We are starting to get the talent in and I think next year will be the year we break out. With our schuele 8 games isnt out of reach



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