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    NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    I have always said that the NU game is the most important to us clone fans and this proves it. The skawk fan are always ribbing us that the ISU/IA game is "our superbowl" or whatever crap they talk but I always tell them that is is nice when we win but the most important game to us is the Nebraska game. It is a conference game and means the most to us personally. Missouri and KU are also a teams we dislike and all wins are good but NU takes the cake. The problem is that we do not win it very often which makes last Saturday awesome. Great job to the Team and Coach Rhoads!!!!!



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    I look at it like this....Next weeks game will be the most important, and after that the next weeks game will be the most important. TAKE EACH WEEKS GAME ONE AT A TIME!!


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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by lars4isu View Post
    I have always said that the NU game is the most important to us clone fans and this proves it. The skawk fan are always ribbing us that the ISU/IA game is "our superbowl" or whatever crap they talk but I always tell them that is is nice when we win but the most important game to us is the Nebraska game. It is a conference game and means the most to us personally. Missouri and KU are also a teams we dislike and all wins are good but NU takes the cake. The problem is that we do not win it very often which makes last Saturday awesome. Great job to the Team and Coach Rhoads!!!!!
    If Iowa State was going to go 1-11, I would still pick the the Iowa game as that 1 win. I'd prefer that over Nebraska in that scenario.

    I'd be willing to bet that under that scenario, about 80% of Iowa State fans would choose Iowa. Similarly, I bet 70% of Iowa fans would pick ISU with about 20% Wisky and 10% Minnesota.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by clone52 View Post
    If Iowa State was going to go 1-11, I would still pick the the Iowa game as that 1 win. I'd prefer that over Nebraska in that scenario.

    I'd be willing to bet that under that scenario, about 80% of Iowa State fans would choose Iowa. Similarly, I bet 70% of Iowa fans would pick ISU with about 20% Wisky and 10% Minnesota.
    you're wrong. most iowa fans would pick ohio state or michigan. you are right about the percentage for ISU fans though.


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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    I love the celebration and excitement we get over having just won in Lincoln. I am a little nervous, however, that everything associted with the Nebraska game might make the team not as focused on A&M as they need to be.

    I trust Coach to get these guys re-focused on the bigger picture and season goals, moving all their attention to A&M, but I hope the guys can emotionally gear up for the game. It might be a little tough after last weekend's events.

    Losing to A&M wouldn't be the end of the world, but if we go and don't even play well (without effort or passion), that would be a big disappointment after the momentum we made for ourselves in Lincoln.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    If we went 1-11 in any given season, I would want us to beat Nebraska every time.

    That is all.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    you're wrong. most iowa fans would pick ohio state or michigan. you are right about the percentage for ISU fans though.
    Except Iowa doesn't play them every year...


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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Except Iowa doesn't play them every year...
    and iowa fans can't pick the one win they'd get in a season either. what is your point? it s all hypothetical.


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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Winning in Lincoln was the best win of the decade for me, but I am old and hold grudges.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by clone52 View Post
    If Iowa State was going to go 1-11, I would still pick the the Iowa game as that 1 win. I'd prefer that over Nebraska in that scenario.

    I'd be willing to bet that under that scenario, about 80% of Iowa State fans would choose Iowa. Similarly, I bet 70% of Iowa fans would pick ISU with about 20% Wisky and 10% Minnesota.
    I am not sure I agree, I am from western Iowa and most of my friends would say Nebraska for sure. I would guess from my small sample (maybe this is my problem) but that it would be closer to 80% Nebraska. Of course since most of our fans are closer to Iowa than Nebraska geographicly then I would say slightly in Iowas favor but more to the tune of 60/40 maybe even closer to 50/50



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by jtaconutz View Post
    Winning in Lincoln was the best win of the decade for me, but I am old and hold grudges.
    +1

    If we went 1-11, I would want the win against Nebraska every time.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    I'd rather we just win 'em all. But honestly, this victory was sweeter than Iowa 2005 which was probably the biggest victory of the series.

    So, I agree. Beating Nebraska in Lincoln is sweeter.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by Benny34 View Post
    I am not sure I agree, I am from western Iowa and most of my friends would say Nebraska for sure. I would guess from my small sample (maybe this is my problem) but that it would be closer to 80% Nebraska. Of course since most of our fans are closer to Iowa than Nebraska geographicly then I would say slightly in Iowas favor but more to the tune of 60/40 maybe even closer to 50/50

    I agree, pluse Nebraska has a better tradition....well not lately but the Hawk fans hate hearing that NU has the better program and vice versa.



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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    I'd rather we just win 'em all. But honestly, this victory was sweeter than Iowa 2005 which was probably the biggest victory of the series.

    So, I agree. Beating Nebraska in Lincoln is sweeter.
    Looking forward to that day. With CPR that day could be closer than ever...

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    Re: NU Win is the Best Win of the season

    NU is our best win this season I think that's obvious.

    That said, if we went 1-11 I could care less what team we beat, because our team would be terrible.

    Did any of you guys enjoy the 2007 season? God knows I didn't



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