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    Simple

    Why does ISU win, IMHO?

    Simple to me. ISU and Iowa played an even game last year in IC up to the fourth Q.

    Game is in JTS. ISU is a better team than last year in all phases, offense, coaching, ST and defense. Iowa has taken a step back compared to last year.

    It will be a dogfight and turnovers are still a huge factor, but if ISU is even in TO, I think we win.



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    Re: Simple

    i think it all depends on who has the momentum at the start of both 1st n 2nd half who ever can start both quick win.. to me that will be iowa state


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    Re: Simple

    Simple? Because we have the best simples? Like a rabbit with a pancake hat? Oh, where are you Roger Sprauge? It is football season and I need a laugh.


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    Re: Simple

    ...whoever wins the coin-toss, will have the momentum!



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoore_23 View Post
    i think it all depends on who has the momentum at the start of both 1st n 2nd half who ever can start both quick win.. to me that will be iowa state
    I agree with this thinking. It should be a close game, and whoever scores first in the second half will probably win.


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    Re: Simple

    We'll win because we'll have fewer fans wearing jorts.


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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    We'll win because we'll have fewer fans wearing jorts.
    I'm very slow. What is a jort?


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    Re: Simple

    Jean shorts...jorts



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    We'll win because we'll have fewer fans wearing jorts.
    HA! Win!



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    Re: Simple

    I'm not convinced our team is improved yet.



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    Re: Simple

    I was listening to a podcast from the guy that does SmartFootball.com (don't remember his name, but do yourself a favor and visit his blog). He said that he was talking with some college staff who did a study and found that teams that lead by 6 points or more at the end of the first quarter go on to win the game 79% of the time. If we can get a lead early and force the Hawks to get out of their comfort zone offensively, I like our chances.



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    I was listening to a podcast from the guy that does SmartFootball.com (don't remember his name, but do yourself a favor and visit his blog). He said that he was talking with some college staff who did a study and found that teams that lead by 6 points or more at the end of the first quarter go on to win the game 79% of the time. If we can get a lead early and force the Hawks to get out of their comfort zone offensively, I like our chances.
    ...and if not, I'll settle for a 2005 outcome again!



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWarning View Post
    Why does ISU win, IMHO?

    Simple to me. ISU and Iowa played an even game last year in IC up to the fourth Q.
    I was at that game at the Johnson County Landfill. Played on a soggy field because the drainage system didn't work (must've been designed by Iowa civil engineering grads).



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    Simple? Because we have the best simples? Like a rabbit with a pancake hat? Oh, where are you Roger Sprauge? It is football season and I need a laugh.
    +1 for a creative Roger Sprauge call out.



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    Re: Simple

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    We'll win because we'll have fewer fans wearing jorts.
    Thats funny because I was giving all my hawkeye friends a hard time about that last weekend in Iowa City... There were jort sporters everywhere!



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