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    8 months of depression is underway

    I can't stand it... basketball is ok... wrestling is ok.... but even when our football team is terrible I am energized and fired up for every Saturday. There is football season and depression season... this always happens to me after the National Championship. Am I the only one?

    Only 7 months about 25 days (ish)...



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Maybe we need a countdown clock or would that just be depressing?



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Cheer up, you still have about a month of football in the form of NFL ( and yes I know that it isn't nearly as good, but it is better than nothing).


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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Yeah - I know. The NFL is fun with the playoffs... so I'll survive. Maybe I'll come up for a Barnstormers game just to 'get my fix'.

    Everything els is just kinda



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    A countdown clock isn't a bad idea.... Its is at least a reminder that it is coming back.



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Good news - I have a series of extensive football interviews with the ISU coaching staff that will be on the site over the next few weeks. Hope that helps at least a little.



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Good news - I have a series of extensive football interviews with the ISU coaching staff that will be on the site over the next few weeks. Hope that helps at least a little.


    YESSS!!!



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Ther is always national signing day as the one bright spot in your 8 months of hell...


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    Jamie Pollard, 2005-. 4 years. 1 bowl game, 0 NCAA's, 0 NIT's. Postseason participation: 13%. The next big step.

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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    You also got spring ball and the spring game. That is only 3 months away.



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Feel your pain. On the flipside, I gain some of the energy back due to signing day.


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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Good news - I have a series of extensive football interviews with the ISU coaching staff that will be on the site over the next few weeks. Hope that helps at least a little.
    hey thats the stuff i like to hear and read about!

    Too bad you couldn't have a thread "Questions I could ask Rhoads/herman/burnham/etc."



    Though i trust you can find good questions yourself


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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    It is so much nicer this year have played just a week ago vs. over a month ago like the previous 3 years...makes the time a bit more bearable.



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    look at the drafts and by that time its spring time and you can go out without freezing, thats what i always do



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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    The spring game and the summer weather helps me through the football drought


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    Re: 8 months of depression is underway

    Judging by the performance of our basketball team today vs NDSU, I think depression is the only logical response.

    I am encouraged that the wrestling team seems much better after getting rid of that loafer coach Cael Sanderson



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