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    Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    We moved up to the top of the waiting list but we're STILL not in the bottom 10??? I'm not sure we're going to make the list this year. There is not much more we can do to earn our way in.

    ESPN - The Bottom 10 hits the wild, wild West - College Football


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    Jamie Pollard, 2005-. 4 years. 1 bowl game, 0 NCAA's, 0 NIT's. Postseason participation: 13%. The next big step.

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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    I was looking at the a few moments ago kinda thinking the same thing.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    We moved up to the top of the waiting list but we're STILL not in the bottom 10??? I'm not sure we're going to make the list this year. There is not much more we can do to earn our way in.

    ESPN - The Bottom 10 hits the wild, wild West - College Football

    Well, 9 of those 10 teams have a worse record than us.

    The 1 team that has the same, ASU, plays in a much crappier conference than the Big XII


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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    And why would we fall down the list after getting beat by a top 10 team.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    No respect at all.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    What is really funny, is that over the past three years Iowa has been in the bottom 10 more times then Iowa State.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Lose this weekend, and we're a shoo-in. Lose badly and we will be #1 errr...10, depending on how you look at it.

    Get that elusive road win, however, and I think we should be safe from the bottom 10 for the rest of the season.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    What is really funny, is that over the past three years Iowa has been in the bottom 10 more times then Iowa State.
    That's not funny, that's a sign of things to come


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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyradio View Post
    No respect at all.

    Who is going to hold Chizik accountable for failing to cross that top 10 threshold?? If we're going places, we need achievements to sell!!

    My weekend has started. I checked my brain at work. I hope no one lost brain cells reading this post.


    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: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    I don't believe Iowa has been in the bottom 10 at all.



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyradio View Post
    I don't believe Iowa has been in the bottom 10 at all.
    You're wrong. Iowa was a regular in bottom 10 last year.


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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Damn, we can't even be the best at being the worst!



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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    the writer probably just couldnt create a segway to transition iowa state into "the west whatever". give him a week.


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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    Quote Originally Posted by FD Cyclone View Post
    the writer probably just couldnt create a segway to transition iowa state into "the west whatever". give him a week.

    Probably kept calling us the Hawkeyes, and his editor told him to forget about us.

    It's OK. We don't need their recognition to know that we've belonged so far. Let's win three in a row, so we don't stay near this bunch of losers.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Still on the ESPN Waiting List? Are you joking?

    We could totally lose to half those teams. This poll is B.S. Let's write a letter explaining our crudentials.



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