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    The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    It is a dark time right now, but what do we have to look forward to and what are the positives?



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    LJ!!..



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    I can usually find a glass half full just about anywhere, but right now even I find myself walking through a barren desert.


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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Leonard Johnson is getting himself under control, and creates some havoc.

    A-Rob finally had a nice run.


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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    I can usually find a glass half full just about anywhere, but right now even I find myself walking through a barren desert.
    In Iowa??????

    Besides, what kind of bears live in a desert?


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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    We are Iowa State



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Short bathroom lines on the west side.



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Guys like Scott Haughton and Keleche Osemele are going to be all conference before their career is over.



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Bo Williams.



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by superfan View Post
    Bo Williams.
    I think he has some upside, but I'm not going to bank too much on him until he shows it on game-day. As a lifelong Cyclone fan, it's hard to expect anybody to live up to the hype since hey very rarely do.


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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Mike Brandter is a stud.



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    CyRevkah is excited to see an actual ISU game again in three weeks!!!


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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Guys like Scott Haughton and Keleche Osemele are going to be all conference before their career is over.
    Come on. You are still buying the 'we've got more talent on our scout team OL than our starting line (circa fall '07)' comments? Aclone, while your optimism is nice sometimes, I also wonder if you're not an Iowa fan or Nebraska fan hell bent on making clones look like Ostriches sometimes. If those two kids were half as good as we internet fans hope, our OL wouldn't be as putrid as it is now. I hope they do become solid contributors, and maybe all-conference, at some point. However, I refuse to continue to buy into how many studs we have that are on scout team year in and year out only to wonder when they might start contributing when it counts.



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    Re: The Un-Official Optimism Thread!

    We have a beautiful campus.



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    High School Musical 3 opens up next weekend.....








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