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    ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Counting down college football's most prestigious programs (21-119) - ESPN

    Wow.....more depressing news to ponder as we wait for coaching announcements. Sorry......depressing.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    the only way is up!


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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Well.......not technically! We could fall up to 5 spots. But yes, ideally the only way to go is up!!!Way up.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    the only way is up!
    Well, other than #115, #116, #117, #118, and #119.


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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Look at how they did the scoring.

    Prestige Rankings: Scoring system explanation - ESPN

    If you look towards the bottom, you'll see that a losing season is -2 points... so we lose a lot of points in the first 50 years that this thing is based on.


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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    There must have been a lot of stuff going on in the 40's thru 60's that I'm not aware of; Duke ranked ahead of Cal and BC? Did I miss something?



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    They need to do one for basketball. That one shouldn't be as bad.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Love it losing season -2.... and most probations are only -1 or -2.

    It time we start putting a premium on paying recruits



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    Love it losing season -2.... and most probations are only -1 or -2.

    It time we start putting a premium on paying recruits
    bad thing is that we tried that and ended up with -3's and -4's to show for it!



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    They need to do one for basketball. That one shouldn't be as bad.

    In all honesty I think we would crack the top 60.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    In all honesty I think we would crack the top 60.
    Annnnnnd that's why we won't see one. DO NOT give ISU any credit!



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    That's pretty stupid. ESPN really has some hacks working for them

    Is Florida International really more prestigous than us? No. There are about 20 teams on there that are not

    Being in the Big 12 should put us in the top 100



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    The good news is that some stupid list that bored, off-season college football writers put together doesn't mean anything when ISU lines up against its opponents in 2009.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    I think ISU should legitimately be in the 80's somewhere, and would be if they also added in some human logic.



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    Re: ESPN Prestige Rankings.....ISU #114

    Pop Warner gets us in the top 50 alone.



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