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    Biggest surprise of the season so far

    What player has been the biggest surprise in a positive way so far this season?


    Personally, I'd have to go with Houston Jones.


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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Positive: Houston Jones

    Negative: Our # of personal fouls....



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    I'd agree with Houston.

    Chris Lyle has come up with some huge plays from DE for us as well



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    I would say Jones, but I was told 2 years ago by heyguy85 that he would be a stud so I am not surprised. I am happy that RJ is getting the ball into the endzone this year. Averaging 19 yards a catch. Making some big plays.



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Positive: Arnauds play in the 2nd half of the UNLV game, and the fact that were 2-2 right now isntead of 1-3

    Negative: Definately the personal fouls.



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    I would say Jones, but I was told 2 years ago by heyguy85 that he would be a stud so I am not surprised. I am happy that RJ is getting the ball into the endzone this year. Averaging 19 yards a catch. Making some big plays.
    I'll agree with RJ. Nice to see him get some TDs. Hope it continues.

    Wish we could be talking about A-Rob for Heisman... *sigh*



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Austen.


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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Arnaud's play has been a somewhat pleasant surprise. We saw glimpses last year, but he's really stepped up and played as a composed leader with a nice arm.

    A little surprised the running attack has been so inept. That was supposed to be a strength to start the season...



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    I was thinking Lyle too. I've also been very impressed with Leonard Johnson, minus the two penalties vs UNLV. He looks like the best player on the D much of the time.

    My disappointments: ARob, Marquise Hamilton, Colin Franklin, Rashawn Parker, Fred Garrin, Nate Frere.

    My "I thought that they'd contribute more" players: Jason Carlson, Wallace Franklin, KO, Hayworth Hicks, Jerod Black, Cameron Bell, Alan Bell, Chris Weir, Euseph Messiah.

    And, the all-injury team: Kennard Banks, Chris Brown, Bailey Johnson, ARob, Devin McDowell, Mike Bibbs.


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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Colin Franklin is going to be good. My prediction is that he will be the best TE ISU has had in quite a while by the time his playing career is done



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    I'm a little surprised that several freshmen are playing and contributing. Does that indicate the level of talent the freshmen have or the lack thereof we had before?



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Not waiting in line 15 minutes for the bathroom. I don't have to monitor my input pregame.



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Quote Originally Posted by kkise View Post
    I'm a little surprised that several freshmen are playing and contributing. Does that indicate the level of talent the freshmen have or the lack thereof we had before?
    Probably a bit of both.

    I would say Houston Jones and Leonard Johnson for me.



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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Grant Mahoney minus 2 of the kicks in the Iowa game.


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    Re: Biggest surprise of the season so far

    Me. I have been very impressed my myself this season so far.



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