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    I just realized...

    Iowa State is the only team in the Big 12 North with a win over a Top 25 team in either the AP or USA Today poll.

    http://espn.go.com/ncf/conferences/s...Id=4&year=2009


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    Re: I just realized...

    When did we beat a top 25 team?



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    Re: I just realized...

    Nebraska is tied for 25th in the Coaches Poll.


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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    Nebraska is tied for 25th in the Coaches Poll.
    Chances are they'll be top 25 for sure headed into the championship game if they win their last two games to be 9-3.



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    Re: I just realized...

    Sounds great but NE wasn't ranked when we beat them.



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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Sounds great but NE wasn't ranked when we beat them.

    What sense does that make?



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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Sounds great but NE wasn't ranked when we beat them.

    They had a different stadium and a completely different line-up at the time...



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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    What sense does that make?
    Well, they weren't ranked at the time...
    If we beat USC this weekend, would you say, "we just beat the #3 ranked team in the nation"??? (bc that's what they were ranked in the first week)


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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Well, they weren't ranked at the time...
    If we beat USC this weekend, would you say, "we just beat the #3 ranked team in the nation"??? (bc that's what they were ranked in the first week)
    LOL - well that does sound pretty good



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    Re: I just realized...

    Colorado beat Kansas when they were ranked.


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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Well, they weren't ranked at the time...
    If we beat USC this weekend, would you say, "we just beat the #3 ranked team in the nation"??? (bc that's what they were ranked in the first week)

    Exactly.. Thats why it makes no sense.



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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    They had a different stadium and a completely different line-up at the time...
    +1

    And different players.........

    Question for the person that made the original statement. Would you rather?:

    1. Beat a team ranked in the top ten in the first week and watch them lose the rest of their games and close the season unranked.
    2. Beat an unranked team and watch them win out and finish the season ranked.

    If Nebraska winds up a top 25 team at the end of the season, guess what? We played and beat a top 25 team this year.



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    Re: I just realized...

    Nebby also beat mizzou when they were both ranked



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    Re: I just realized...

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Exactly.. Thats why it makes no sense.
    I thought you were siding with us beating a ranked team. That's why I had to throw that logic out there. If you were agreeing that we technically haven't beaten a ranked team this year, than sorry for the misunderstanding.


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    Re: I just realized...

    Well I would rather wait until the season was over... look at the rankings and see how many teams we beat.



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