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    Rivals Website Predictions

    There is an article today on the free Rivals website listing their projections for next year. They have ISU 5th in the North ahead of Colorado.

    They also have their projection of the top five players at each position. For ISU they have Blythe as the 5th best WR, Bowen as the 2nd best LB and Brandtner os 4th best punter. According to their list, Meyer is not in the top 5 for QBs in the conference.



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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy View Post
    There is an article today on the free Rivals website listing their projections for next year. They have ISU 5th in the North ahead of Colorado.

    They also have their projection of the top five players at each position. For ISU they have Blythe as the 5th best WR, Bowen as the 2nd best LB and Brandtner os 4th best punter. According to their list, Meyer is not in the top 5 for QBs in the conference.
    Blythe & Meyer...that's quite the turnaround from last year. Maybe that will motivate them.



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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Blythe & Meyer...that's quite the turnaround from last year. Maybe that will motivate them.

    I totally agree with what you just said and what the free info on Rivals states. There is no reason for our team to expect anything else from any of the media after last season- let's just hope that they can live up to last years preseason expectations this year. With a chip on their shoulder and alot of hard work you never know- it may be a year late but it would be better than never!



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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Wasn't Meyer ranked #1 by some going into last year? People forget Blythe was coming off surgery and still had a decent year for being on a less than average team.


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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Is Sam Keller of NE at No 1 without taking a snap?


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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Keller took a lot of snaps at ASU and he looked pretty solid to me there.

    Honestly, I can't argue with anything on the List. Plus, Blythe had surgery after his freshman year and the talk heading into last season was that it was his first full offseason and we were going to see the full power of Blythe unleashed. Yeah he got mono, but the offense was lethargic until then anyway.

    They need to prove they are top players in the Big 12 all over again after last season.




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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Blythe & Meyer...that's quite the turnaround from last year. Maybe that will motivate them.
    Now that Meyer isn't expected to be all world in the Big 12 and Blythe is flying in a little under the radar, I would think that they will play like they have nothing to lose. That is true for Meyer, unless he loses his starting job...this fall is going to bring great changes to the attitude of ISU football, and I for one can not wait.


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    Re: Rivals Website Predictions

    Blythe is definitely better than number 5 on the list in terms of raw talent. Meyer should also be in the top 5. That being said, I don't think Bowen is the second best linebacker in the conference.



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