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    Quotes from Baylor

    “(Iowa State is a) very dangerous football team; they have been playing well all year,” Briles said Tuesday. “They actually went to Kent State and got their first road win in 17 games and beat them handily. (They) are coming off two real tough conference losses. They very well could be sitting at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in conference.

    “They are really, really playing well, playing with a lot of confidence.”

    I don't think he is giving us too much credit. I really think we could have been 5-1 so far.


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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    What's a quite?


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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quites?



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    “(Iowa State is a) very dangerous football team; they have been playing well all year,” Briles said Tuesday. “They actually went to Kent State and got their first road win in 17 games and beat them handily. (They) are coming off two real tough conference losses. They very well could be sitting at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in conference.

    “They are really, really playing well, playing with a lot of confidence.”

    I don't think he is giving us too much credit. I really think we could have been 5-1 so far.

    Huh?

    First, he's giving us plenty of credit. Secondly, he's giving us too much credit as could have and reality are two very different things.



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    Re: Quotes from Baylor

    Thread title fixed.



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    Re: Quotes from Baylor

    Yeah, what's a quite? I have no idea what this thread is about now. Please correct it so we all know what you mean.



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Huh?

    First, he's giving us plenty of credit. Secondly, he's giving us too much credit as could have and reality are two very different things.
    Wow, are you kidding? Did you forget your pirate?

    I would agree with OP, Briles is giving a healthy dose of respect, but certainly not TOO much respect. He didn't mention leaving burn offerings in the lockerroom.


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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Huh?

    First, he's giving us plenty of credit. Secondly, he's giving us too much credit as could have and reality are two very different things.
    Honestly though, we could have been 5-1 with a little luck and a solid kicking game.


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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    Wow, are you kidding? Did you forget your pirate?

    I would agree with OP, Briles is giving a healthy dose of respect, but certainly not TOO much respect. He didn't mention leaving burn offerings in the lockerroom.
    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    Honestly though, we could have been 5-1 with a little luck and a solid kicking game.
    I may have read his post wrong, I took it as he felt Briles was not giving us enough credit instead of agreeing with what Briles said. :)



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    Honestly though, we could have been 5-1 with a little luck and a solid kicking game.
    We'd atleast be 4-2 with a healthy ARob.



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by clonomaniac View Post
    Honestly though, we could have been 5-1 with a little luck and a solid kicking game.
    I'll disagree with this and here is why...

    KSU

    - A made XP only gave us a chance to extend the game, nothing more
    - The 2 back-to-back turnovers are what decided the game

    KU

    - While we missed 2 XP tries, we also got a 2pt conversion
    - A made FG earlier in the game, however, would allow us to be playing for a FG attempt on the final drive and not be forced to get a TD. Note, FG attempt
    - If we had scored on the final drive, KU was left with 1 minute and 2 timeouts to move the ball on us, and they only needed a FG to win



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    We'd atleast be 4-2 with a healthy ARob.
    I'll go with this but 5-1 is a stretch.



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    Re: Quotes from Baylor

    Art sounds like Mac.



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    Re: Quotes from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Art sounds like Mac.
    Obligatory "No doubt about it" use



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    Re: Quites from Baylor

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I'll disagree with this and here is why...

    KSU

    - A made XP only gave us a chance to extend the game, nothing more
    - The 2 back-to-back turnovers are what decided the game

    KU

    - While we missed 2 XP tries, we also got a 2pt conversion
    - A made FG earlier in the game, however, would allow us to be playing for a FG attempt on the final drive and not be forced to get a TD. Note, FG attempt
    - If we had scored on the final drive, KU was left with 1 minute and 2 timeouts to move the ball on us, and they only needed a FG to win
    I'll agree with most of this and add

    1) Anyone else find it funny that we only talk about the 5 points we left on the field, but neglect the point KU did. Are we the only ones with correctable mistakes that shouldn't have happened?

    2) How come we're only a few plays from being 5-1? Are we also not a few plays perhaps from being 1-5? Not likely because we won by some margins. But how about a few plays from being killed in two MORE of our games. It's a two way street.

    We're 3-3. Woulda, coulda, shoulda... and it's all fantasy.



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