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    Onside kick...

    Where it all went wrong today is when we tried the onside kick.... I understand trying to catch Iowa off guard but that was totally uncalled for.

    On top of that Banks did not need to be selfish and get the personal foul..... He was getting worked and got ******.....



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    Re: Onside kick...

    How about putting this in one of the other threads. Cool?



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Why don't we just play hard hitting football instead of doing things to catch opponents off guard?



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Bull. I think it was a decent move. Up until then the defense was playing very well. And it was totally unexpected. We simply do not execute the play legally and getting the ball. It was kicked well.

    Our issues were being inept on offense and making stupid turnovers/penalties.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    Where it all went wrong today is when we tried the onside kick.... I understand trying to catch Iowa off guard but that was totally uncalled for.

    On top of that Banks did not need to be selfish and get the personal foul..... He was getting worked and got ******.....
    Banks was getting worked on that play? Really?



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    How about putting this in one of the other threads. Cool?
    Does it really matter? If nobody wants to talk about it it will get buried soon enough....



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    Does it really matter? If nobody wants to talk about it it will get buried soon enough....

    Yes. Thanks.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    ...I bet the same people whining about this were the same ones who said that Mac and Chizik were too conservative. The following personal foul was a bigger change in momentum.


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    Re: Onside kick...

    I really liked the play call. We were playing against a better team. Try to make something happen. Not like it cost us the game.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    I like the try for an onside. Probably the only play call I liked all day actually.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    So what i am getting at is if the defense was playing fairly well why not kick it deep and make them go 70-80-90 yards instead of 40-50 yards? The risk at that point is not worth the reward at that point IMHO. After Iowa got the ball after the onside kick it was mostly all downhill from there.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    After Iowa got the ball after the personal foul it was mostly all downhill from there.
    Fixed it for you.


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    Re: Onside kick...

    It was dumb and turned the momentum of the game. That is all


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    Re: Onside kick...

    Wouldn't have made a difference. Even if we had recovered the on side kick, with the sort of day we were having, we would throw an interception on the very next play.



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    Re: Onside kick...

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    Wouldn't have made a difference. Even if we had recovered the on side kick, with the sort of day we were having, we would throw an interception on the very next play.
    You make an excellent point.



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