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    Re: Schedule strength

    We also get called a gimmie in the Nebbie section. We have to earn it if we want to get to the top of the mountain.




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    Cure = Wins

    Nothing to be too depressed about here...all of these things are strictly season based and "what have you done for me lately".



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    Re: Schedule strength

    The grading of those schedules seems really random. Oklahoma State hosting Georgia is an A while Georgia Tech hosting Georgia is a B+. There are inconsistencies all over the place.


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    I sure hope Erik Sorenson runs from Lincoln to Omaha in his skivvies


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    Re: Schedule strength

    This is expected. We went 2-10 last year..



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    at least we're a half grade above Arkansas State



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    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneG View Post
    The grading of those schedules seems really random. Oklahoma State hosting Georgia is an A while Georgia Tech hosting Georgia is a B+. There are inconsistencies all over the place.
    It's a sliding scale based on the expectations of the team. So, they expect Georgia Tech to be better than Oklahoma State.



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    Re: Schedule strength

    Just noticed the other thread on this article. Please merge.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    It's a sliding scale based on the expectations of the team. So, they expect Georgia Tech to be better than Oklahoma State.
    I'm not so sure about that. OSU is expected to be prety good. I think it's more due to the fact that Georgia Tech is still in Georgia.



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    Re: Schedule strength

    We do the same thing when we see patsies on our schedule. We're a patsy until proven otherwise.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    We do the same thing when we see patsies on our schedule. We're a patsy until proven otherwise.
    Since 1997, when have we proven to be a pasty for Iowa? Maybe 2003.



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    Re: Schedule strength

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Since 1997, when have we proven to be a pasty for Iowa? Maybe 2003.
    I'm confused, since when does past history factor into how tough an opponent is viewed on the national scale?


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    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I'm confused, since when does past history factor into how tough an opponent is viewed on the national scale?
    Since forever? I hope this is a leading question.


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    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Since forever? I hope this is a leading question.
    Unfortunately for Iowa and Iowa State, the national media could care less that this is a rivarly game or about ISU's past success in this game. All they see is a team that finished the season 0-10 last year and predicted to finish in the basement of the Big 12 again this year.



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