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    Kansas two week prep for ISU

    I really only like to look forward to one game at a time but was looking at kansas's schedule they have a bye this week and then face us in Lawerence. Like they need more of an advantage when we play them.

    Beat KSU



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Farmageddon costs ISU a bye week and a home game this season.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Farmageddon costs ISU a bye week and a home game this season.
    ...and will earn ISU $1.8 Million


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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Farmageddon costs ISU a bye week and a home game this season.
    ...and ISU won't have to play a true road game next season like was scheduled.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Farmageddon was a no brainer. Win it and we can afford to lose to the predicted winner of the North. It's a psuedo bowl game in a year where will we qualify for a lower tier bowl. Yeah...I said it. Kudos to Pollard.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonedogg View Post
    I really only like to look forward to one game at a time but was looking at kansas's schedule they have a bye this week and then face us in Lawerence. Like they need more of an advantage when we play them.

    Beat KSU

    Bye weeks do not always assure better performance. A lot of teams struggle getting back into game speed. That being said we still will have more than our hands full at KU.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Enginerd View Post
    Farmageddon was a no brainer. Win it and we can afford to lose to the predicted winner of the North. It's a psuedo bowl game in a year where will we qualify for a lower tier bowl. Yeah...I said it. Kudos to Pollard.

    I agree its the best thing good ol' Jamie has ever done....Now get down to Kansas City and BUY TICKETS to the game and enjoy our win over the mildcatties of manhattan!!!!



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    A bye week would have been very nice to get ARob 100%.

    That said...you have to take the money and do the Arrowhead game.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Farmageddon costs ISU a bye week and a home game this season.
    That's one way to look at it. A very narrow-minded way.

    IMO, bye weeks on a 12 game schedule are overrated. Especially when you've got a team with momentum. Unless you're banged up, I think they're usefulness is overstated.

    As far as costing us a home game, look at the '10 schedule and let me know the impact there. Or, take a peek at the financial package for this.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    How does the Arrowhead game cost us a bye week? Weren't we scheduled to play the KSU game this weekend anyway, even if it was in Ames?



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    How does the Arrowhead game cost us a bye week? Weren't we scheduled to play the KSU game this weekend anyway, even if it was in Ames?
    I think you're right. ISU hasn't had a bye week in years. That has to end.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    I think you're right. ISU hasn't had a bye week in years. That has to end.
    Why? We have a confident football team right now. Get them on the field as quick as you can and keep their heads in it. If you can't figure something out in a week, 2 weeks isn't going to help you.



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    I think you're right. ISU hasn't had a bye week in years. That has to end.
    Yes, because everyone shows up in Ames the Saturday after Thanksgiving for a football game.
    Bad idea for a game that weekend. No students, fans are traveling (or shopping) and it's usually cold as (well you know).



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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonedogg View Post
    I really only like to look forward to one game at a time but was looking at kansas's schedule they have a bye this week and then face us in Lawerence. Like they need more of an advantage when we play them.

    Beat KSU

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    Re: Kansas two week prep for ISU

    Think of Farmageddon from a recruit's standpoint, only a few can say they've played in an NFL stadium


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