Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 71

Thread: Onside kick...

  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 29,040, Level: 52
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 710
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyinne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    1,415
    Points
    29,040
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 176
    Given: 78

    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 ******.....



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 412,365, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,621
    Points
    412,365
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,962
    Given: 2,147

    Re: Onside kick...

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



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 159,454, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First Class
    Haverhill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    College Station, TX
    Posts
    5,604
    Points
    159,454
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 394
    Given: 159

    Re: Onside kick...

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



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 358,676, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    33,600
    Points
    358,676
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,263
    Given: 668

    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.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 31,236, Level: 54
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 714
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    CyPride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    2,547
    Points
    31,236
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 26

    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?



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 29,040, Level: 52
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 710
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyinne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    1,415
    Points
    29,040
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 176
    Given: 78

    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....



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 412,365, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,621
    Points
    412,365
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,962
    Given: 2,147

    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.



  8. #8
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 561,341, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    19,734
    Points
    561,341
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,326
    Given: 9,756

    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.


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 45,847, Level: 66
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,103
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mwitt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,805
    Points
    45,847
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 18

    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.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 704,412, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,032
    Points
    704,412
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,967
    Given: 769

    Re: Onside kick...

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



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 29,040, Level: 52
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 710
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyinne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    1,415
    Points
    29,040
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 176
    Given: 78

    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.



  12. #12
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 561,341, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    19,734
    Points
    561,341
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,326
    Given: 9,756

    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.


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 94,142, Level: 95
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 908
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    NobodyBeatsCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Clive, IA
    Posts
    3,507
    Points
    94,142
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 216
    Given: 124

    Re: Onside kick...

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


    "Explode and tear this whole town apart
    Take a knife and cut this pain from my heart
    Find somebody itching for something to start"


    "The Promised Land" Bruce Springsteen

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 117,706, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    6,336
    Points
    117,706
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,378
    Given: 1,054

    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.



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 10,814, Level: 31
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 436
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    stvfarmboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    403
    Points
    10,814
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    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.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 9, 2016
  • 08:00 PM