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    We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    ...according to the DM Register.

    "ISU football: Five ways for the Cyclones to beat Mizzou and become bowl eligible"

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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    ya.... except we are....



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    technically we are, but i still dont think 6 wins will get us to a bowl unless we get some help this weekend in other conference games


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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by demoncore1031 View Post
    technically we are, but i still dont think 6 wins will get us to a bowl unless we get some help this weekend in other conference games
    I think we make a bowl either way, but it may not be a Big12 tie-in.



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Why in the hell do people think we wouldn't be in a bowl? Only four other teams in the Big 12 can get eligible, and the odds are up against three of them (KSU, KU and Baylor).

    A&M will likely become eligible, but I don't see Baylor winning two, KSU beating Nebraska, or KU beating Texas or Mizzou. Even if A&M and someone else happened to get eligible, OK St in a BCS bowl would also guarantee us a berth.

    The only real game to watch if we lose to Mizzou is the Border War. And with everything happening at KU, who knows how they will play in Arrowhead?


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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    With so many unbeatens, ie. Florida, Alabama, Texas, Cincinnati, Boise State, & TCU, this ought to free up some bowl positions for Iowa State!

    these 6 teams have a combined 60-0 record. Some conferences might not have enough bowl-eligible teams due to this event. So if say, the Mountain West cannot come up with enough bowl-eligible teams to fill their bowls due to Boise State clobbering everyone in sight, that might free up a spot for a 6-6 Iowa State team! (should it come to that)

    The SEC especially should have some free spots what with Alabama & Florida giving every SEC team +2 losses.



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    More top-notch reporting from the DMR...



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    covering their rear-end, they have edited the headline now to "ISU football: Five ways for the Cyclones to beat Mizzou and wrap up bowl berth"



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    We make it to a bowl game win or lose.

    How many 6 win BCS teams have missed a bowl game, especially with the "story" we've got to go with it?



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    We make it to a bowl game win or lose.

    How many 6 win BCS teams have missed a bowl game, especially with the "story" we've got to go with it?
    There is a team just east of Ames that did it a few years ago...



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Yeah, the dozen national sports news outlets/reporters who've picked us for the Indy (a few Insight), they're ALL wrong, all of them. Thanks for keeping it real DM Rag?


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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    There is a team just east of Ames that did it a few years ago...
    With a COY candidate who beat NU in Lincoln for the first time since '77?

    Iowa laid an egg at home vs. directional michgan (illinois?) in thier last game and they're in the B10 with different tie-ins

    ISU is going to a bowl at 6-6 or 7-5.


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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    covering their rear-end, they have edited the headline now to "ISU football: Five ways for the Cyclones to beat Mizzou and wrap up bowl berth"
    "Covering their rear-end." Or, as some call it, correcting a mistake.

    God forbid you guys ever make a mistake and then try to correct it.




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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    There is a team just east of Ames that did it a few years ago...
    Last year there were 4 teams at 6-6 that did not make bowl games, and none of them were BCS teams. I think we'll be fine, win or lose, but winning would sure be a boon to our position.



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    Re: We are NOT Bowl eligible yet

    Quote Originally Posted by dustinal View Post
    "Covering their rear-end." Or, as some call it, correcting a mistake.

    God forbid you guys ever make a mistake and then try to correct it.
    So whoever wrote the initial headline didn't realize ISU is already bowl eligible and corrected thier mistake? Yeah, that's better.


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