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    The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    I know I am getting WAY, WAY, WAY ahead of myself (probably need a couple more 'WAYS'), but....


    Could ISU get to the Big 12 title game, beat Texas, and give Iowa a ticket to the national title game?


    The thought of that makes my head spin.........



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I know I am getting WAY, WAY, WAY ahead of myself (probably need a couple more 'WAYS', but....


    Could ISU get to the Big 12 title game, beat Texas, and give Iowa a ticket to the national title game?


    The thought of that makes my head spin.........
    That would be awesome.



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Why do you feel the need for hypotheticalization rather than taking few hours to bask in the glow of an incredible win?




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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    beat texas. No. Big 12 title game. Maybe.



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Why do you feel the need for hypotheticalization rather than taking few hours to bask in the glow of an incredible win?

    I am a dreamer my friend!!!!



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    lets just try to get to a bowl game and upset our last coach ;)



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    So is KSU in the driver's seat?



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by crash_zone View Post
    lets just try to get to a bowl game and upset our last coach ;)
    This.... I will be PUMPED to finish 7-5 with a bowl game meeting with AUBURN!!



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    This.... I will be PUMPED to finish 7-5 with a bowl game meeting with AUBURN!!
    Now that would be friggin awesome!!



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by crash_zone View Post
    lets just try to get to a bowl game and upset our last coach ;)
    I would much, much, much rather get to a better bowl game than Auburn is capable of--and regard our "last coach" as irrelevant and inconsequential.




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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Iowa and Iowa State in a BCS game in the same year?

    That would be beyond shocking. It's not out of the realm of possibility. If Iowa State is going to win the North they must win next week. I think 5-3 in league play will do it, though. Especially since Mizzou and Colorado are non-factors. We'll also have a tie-breaker over Nebraska, which is lovely.



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    A real scenario would be meeting Auburn in the Independence Bowl. I would be ecstatic about that!



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    I don't want to get that far ahead, but in 2004 and 2005 we had to have everything fall just right to get to the championship game both years, and it did...too bad we couldn't close the deal.

    If we go 5-3 in conference, that is a successful season any way you slice it. Even now it is a successful season, but I really want to go to a bowl game :).



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Iowa and Iowa State in a BCS game in the same year?

    That would be beyond shocking. It's not out of the realm of possibility. If Iowa State is going to win the North they must win next week. I think 5-3 in league play will do it, though. Especially since Mizzou and Colorado are non-factors. We'll also have a tie-breaker over Nebraska, which is lovely.
    I agree, we'll need to go 3-1 over our last 4 games to have a shot at winning the North. KSU is 3-1 and ahead of us (2-2) right now, so we have to catch and surpass them. A tie with them does us no good since they have the tiebreaker.

    To go 3-1 over our last four games would mean winning at least once more on the road or beating OSU at home.

    Pretty far fetched, IMO, but it is fun to sit here at the end of October and say that every game matters.

    Holy crap we beat Nebraska.



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    Re: The hypothetical of all hypotheticals?!?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I know I am getting WAY, WAY, WAY ahead of myself (probably need a couple more 'WAYS'), but....


    Could ISU get to the Big 12 title game, beat Texas, and give Iowa a ticket to the national title game?


    The thought of that makes my head spin.........
    If we are +8 in turnovers every game the rest of the year, then yes.



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