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    One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Say what you want about the outcome...but AA has to be given the reigns.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    I agree.

    Though I still think PB is a fine player, and a good QB. He'd easily start at Iowa.


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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    2nd that


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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    agree completly, Bates didn't even have a completion



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Yup, I think that was "known" a week or two aga - but solidified tonight.

    But I did like the changing of QBs during one of the scoring drives. Worked quite well. But Arnaud is clearly the quarterback.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    hopefully bates will agree to play some type of slot back/reciever



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    It's time for Chizik to give up on the idea of Bates as a QB only. I wonder how Bates will do as a punt returner.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Bates will probably still get some snaps maybe once a game but AA is the man. It's about time.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yup, I think that was "known" a week or two aga - but solidified tonight.

    But I did like the changing of QBs during one of the scoring drives. Worked quite well. But Arnaud is clearly the quarterback.
    It looked like AA asked out after laying out for that pass attempt. Not sure that was a coaches decision, looked like he got dinged up?



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    The only thing I'm not a HUGE fan of is how hard Arnaud delivers every ball. Not that it's a horribly bad thing to get it in there, but I'd like to see a bit more touch on his deep balls (so to speak).


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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    Say what you want about the outcome...but AA has to be given the reigns.
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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    The only thing I'm not a HUGE fan of is how hard Arnaud delivers every ball. Not that it's a horribly bad thing to get it in there, but I'd like to see a bit more touch on his deep balls (so to speak).
    Right, I made a similar point in the other thread. Sometimes when I watch him - he's trying to guide the thing in there rather than just making the throw.

    He certainly did one helluva job running the team/offense in the 2nd half - notably on that final drive.

    98 yards in about 90 seconds with zero timeouts? Wow.

    And that long run - fantastic.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    Too bad Bates does not realize how valuable he could be to this team as a safety.



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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    I was thinking this myself. PB is a great player for us and I hope they work him into the game plan but AA stepped up. I'd say give him more of the snaps against KU at a minimum


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    Re: One thing for sure, this is Arnaud's team

    I felt good about AA after Kent St, and the same way after Iowa. After tonight, I think our musical quarterbacks act is over.



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