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    CFN SDSU Prediction

    "This has the potential to be a closer, tougher opening day matchup than Iowa State might like."

    Scout.com: Big 12 Fearless Predictions, Aug. 30



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    About what I expect as well. Hope I'm wrong and its a blowout!



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    ...former wide receiver Patrick Bates will rotate in...
    I'm looking forward to seeing this Patrick Bates that CFN is so excited about.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    This is obviously misinformation, as everyone expects their defensive line to dominate our OL. Clearly CFN needs to do a little more research...



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    I'm looking forward to seeing this Patrick Bates that CFN is so excited about.
    Ha. My dyslexia did not pick up on that one the first time I read it.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    31-14 Good guys. Only reason its closer will be due to the lack of experience, turnovers and vanilla offense.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    I'm looking forward to seeing this Patrick Bates that CFN is so excited about.


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    I think we have a gamer on our hands, folks.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    "This has the potential to be a closer, tougher opening day matchup than Iowa State might like."

    Scout.com: Big 12 Fearless Predictions, Aug. 30
    Am I naive in thinking that our offense may actually be pretty good this year? Nobody else seems to think so. I think our o-line will be solid. Our receiving corps may be very good, and I have a lot of confidence in our running game. If Arnaud can avoid turnovers, I think we can put up a lot of points.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    "This has the potential to be a closer, tougher opening day matchup than Iowa State might like."

    Scout.com: Big 12 Fearless Predictions, Aug. 30
    Yes, and it also has the potential to be an immense blowout. That's what potential is. And guess which one is more likely?



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by flynnhicks03 View Post
    Am I naive in thinking that our offense may actually be pretty good this year? Nobody else seems to think so. I think our o-line will be solid. Our receiving corps may be very good, and I have a lot of confidence in our running game. If Arnaud can avoid turnovers, I think we can put up a lot of points.
    I don't think anyone in the media wants to embarrass themselves by predicting that our offense will be good, and then have it turn out that we can only score 15-20 points a game (like the last 2 years).

    Also, if you were an outsider writing an article about our offense, you don't really have a solid basis that our offense will be good this year. They haven't proven anything. It's easy for us to sip (or chug) the kool-aid, but writers don't have that luxury, unless they're talking about Missouri (apparently).

    Also, most writers and "experts" are just terrible, and make only a cursory glance at the roster, read a few local newspaper articles, and then make their "predictions." It's the kind of malaise that the evil possess and the sane lament.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    I don't think anyone in the media wants to embarrass themselves by predicting that our offense will be good, and then have it turn out that we can only score 15-20 points a game (like the last 2 years).

    Also, if you were an outsider writing an article about our offense, you don't really have a solid basis that our offense will be good this year. They haven't proven anything. It's easy for us to sip (or chug) the kool-aid, but writers don't have that luxury, unless they're talking about Missouri (apparently).

    Also, most writers and "experts" are just terrible, and make only a cursory glance at the roster, read a few local newspaper articles, and then make their "predictions." It's the kind of malaise that the evil possess and the sane lament.
    Yeah. Our offense has been mediocre to terrible ever since Seneca was our QB. From the outside looking in, with our recent history and a new QB and young team overall, our O isn't going to get much credit.

    Personally though, I think most of these places overrate the loss of Meyer. I'm pumped to see someone new at QB, and I expect with some experience we will have a better QB than Meyer was soon. If neither of these guys can play at a level higher than Meyer when they are upperclassment, it will be time to find a new QB.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    I think Brian Collins stepped in and wrote this section:

    The Iowa State quarterback battle lasted throughout the summer, and it ended with Austen Arnaud, as expected, getting the starting spot. However, former wide receiver Patrick Bates will rotate in to get his speed and athleticism on the field. This wasn't a contentious situation with each getting a shot to shine. Even so, Arnaud has shine early one to show that the offense is his, while Bates will be a change of pace.




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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Here is my prediction. If we don't win this game by 21+ this board will be in mild meltdown by 10:30pm Thursday night.



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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    I think Brian Collins stepped in and wrote this section:

    The Iowa State quarterback battle lasted throughout the summer, and it ended with Austen Arnaud, as expected, getting the starting spot. However, former wide receiver Patrick Bates will rotate in to get his speed and athleticism on the field. This wasn't a contentious situation with each getting a shot to shine. Even so, Arnaud has shine early one to show that the offense is his, while Bates will be a change of pace.


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    Re: CFN SDSU Prediction

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Here is my prediction. If we don't win this game by 21+ this board will be in mild meltdown by 10:30pm Thursday night.

    i don't think you are too far off here, but i don't think it will have to be 21+. i'm guessing closer to 14+ and anything under that will be mild meltdown. 28+ and the kool-aid will be flowing. a loss and i would be willing to bet over half the registered users here will shoot themselves in the head.



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