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    Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    With the Cyclones coming into Lincoln, the OWH has had a couple of articles on the Cyclones. Today they have a pretty decent one about the defense.

    Omaha.com - The Omaha World-Herald: Sports - Football: ISU grasps Rhoads' defense

    Yes, I know I spelled Herald wrong.


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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    I watched the video of Bo. That man looks fed up and beat down. He really was sticking it to the reporters. I cant imagine how bad the fans have been treating him in Lincoln.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    I watched the video of Bo. That man looks fed up and beat down. He really was sticking it to the reporters. I cant imagine how bad the fans have been treating him in Lincoln.

    For there fanbase it will take more than just a win against ISU for them to be happy. They will want to win big.

    Luckily their D gets to face our offense with the two biggest stars injured.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    I watched the video of Bo. That man looks fed up and beat down. He really was sticking it to the reporters. I cant imagine how bad the fans have been treating him in Lincoln.
    From what I hear around the office. The anger seems to be aimed more at Shawn Watson than Bo Pelini.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    With the Cyclones coming into Lincoln, the OWH has had a couple of articles on the Cyclones. Today they have a pretty decent one about the defense.

    Omaha.com - The Omaha World-Herald: Sports - Football: ISU grasps Rhoads' defense

    Yes, I know I spelled Herald wrong.
    Wow, is Pelini always like that? Heck, we don't even have to go up early on these guys on Saturday. Just hold them scoreless int he first quarter and Pelini will explode and they should implode. he has preached execution all week. The look on his face says it might be a little more than execution



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Last year, Watson was a motivational god. This year he is being trashed by Joe Baloney. How fast they forget. Maybe the running backs and qbs are not as good as they recruited in the past. Bo is mad becuase he cannot find a decent tailor in Lincoln.


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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    You should watch Bo's TV show, he's not very comfortable at all in front of a camera.

    Yes, most of the anger if you want to call it, this week has been directed at Watson.

    Edit: Even during a TV commerical with Bo and his family pitching a backyard fence company, he had that scrowl on his face.


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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    I actually kind of liked that interview. Maybe not the best from a public relations standpoint, but the man doesn't beat about the bush. He's focused on the job at hand, doesn't (seeming genuinely) care about what's being said from the outside, and was still respectful of ISU/opponent in the process.

    "A circle the wagons mentality?"

    "You guys can call it what you want, I don't care".

    That was great.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    From what I hear around the office. The anger seems to be aimed more at Shawn Watson than Bo Pelini.
    Yeah, if they get rid of Watson, maybe they'll promote Barney Cotton. I hear he is a really good one!!!!



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    I think our Defense > their offense



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    I think he's just tired of all the stupid questions about whether the defensive players have earned their "blackshirts". People in this state are obsessed with that ridiculous tradition.

    "Have the players finally earned the blackshirts?"

    "The defense played poorly, will you take away their blackshirts in practice?"

    "What does the defense need to do to earn the blackshirts back?"

    Good grief people, let it go already. It's a stupid tradition that used to mean something to someone a long time ago. The coaches don't care, the players don't care - they're all just trying to win games. Stop clinging to the past and get one with your lives.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    I think he's just tired of all the stupid questions about whether the defensive players have earned their "blackshirts". People in this state are obsessed with that ridiculous tradition.

    "Have the players finally earned the blackshirts?"

    "The defense played poorly, will you take away their blackshirts in practice?"

    "What does the defense need to do to earn the blackshirts back?"

    Good grief people, let it go already. It's a stupid tradition that used to mean something to someone a long time ago. The coaches don't care, the players don't care - they're all just trying to win games. Stop clinging to the past and get one with your lives.
    I disagree with this. He was the one that "took them away" and said the defense needed to earn them back. Now that the defense is playing well, I think it's only natural for the press to want to know whether he thinks they are good enough.

    It's a stupid tradition, but he was happy enough to talk about it when he could use it as a motivating factor. Now, he's suddenly furious that the press bring it up? He can't have it both ways.



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    Re: Omaha World Hearld article on the defense

    Quote Originally Posted by sweaty7 View Post
    I disagree with this. He was the one that "took them away" and said the defense needed to earn them back. Now that the defense is playing well, I think it's only natural for the press to want to know whether he thinks they are good enough.

    It's a stupid tradition, but he was happy enough to talk about it when he could use it as a motivating factor. Now, he's suddenly furious that the press bring it up? He can't have it both ways.
    Good point, I had forgotten about him taking them away.



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    Quote Originally Posted by tazclone View Post
    Wow, is Pelini always like that? Heck, we don't even have to go up early on these guys on Saturday. Just hold them scoreless int he first quarter and Pelini will explode and they should implode. he has preached execution all week. The look on his face says it might be a little more than execution
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