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    Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    My mind is drawing a total blank on this one.

    How about Dobbins, Washington, Braswell?

    I know that's probably not the best list, but I can't think of any? Matt Word? Brandon Brown? Ace Bowen? Who ya got?



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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    Matt Blair



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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    Kid you haven't been around long enough. You have to add Matt Blair as probably one of the best if not the best. Also a couple of others come to mind, Tom Boskey, Jeff Braswell, Dennis Gibson. I'll have to rack my mind a little more, there are some others. I see their faces but names elude me.



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    Dennis Gibson also.


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    Quote Originally Posted by clonewell View Post
    Kid you haven't been around long enough. You have to add Matt Blair as probably one of the best if not the best. Also a couple of others come to mind, Tom Boskey, Jeff Braswell, Dennis Gibson. I'll have to rack my mind a little more, there are some others. I see their faces but names elude me.
    Duh! Matt Blair. I can't believe I forgot him. I did have Braswell in there.

    Thanks for the help. I knew I was forgetting a lot of guys.



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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    Matt Blair for sure. However, there was another "Jesse Smith" type linebacker from back in the 70s by the name of Keith Schroeder that was one of those "play with all your heart" kind of players. Not too big or fast, just a lot of desire.


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    Brandon Brown was VASTLY underrated in my opinion.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Chris Washington in the early '80's was very good.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    Chris Washington in the early '80's was very good.
    That's why he's on my initial list!



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    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    Matt Blair
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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    ummmm everyone forgetting Jeremy Lloyd i mean prolly not the best but he def went pro



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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    Mark Carlson-Donnie Duncan's first recruit from Lytton, Iowa. Smartest LB ever-Chem E grad. Snag an interception in the flat near the south end zone against Colorado State in the early 80's.


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    Blair
    Dobbins
    Jesse Smith



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    Re: Let's try All-Time Best ISU LBs now!

    The list starts and stops with Matt Blair, but here would be my top ten ...

    1. Matt Blair
    2. Keith Schroeder
    3. Mike Shane
    4. Dennis Gibson
    5. Tim Dobbins
    6. Chris Washington
    7. Jeff Braswell
    8. Mark Carlson
    9. Alvin Bowen
    10. Jesse Beckom


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    Mook...not a bad list. But you forgot Tom Boskey!



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