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    Most overachieving ISU team?

    I'm really in a football mood with spring practice starting...

    What do you think was the most overachieving ISU football team ever?



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CardinalAndGold View Post
    I'm really in a football mood with spring practice starting...

    What do you think was the most overachieving ISU football team ever?
    Last year's had to be close.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    Last year's had to be close.
    It'd have to be between last year and 2004.


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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    The Dirty 30?


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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    You could make a case for the 2000 basketball team and it's elite 8 run.

    If I remember right they were picked last or near last in the Big 12 coming into the season and also lost to Drake of all teams early in the season. But by the middle of the conference season people knew that we had a pretty good squad.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by DRCHIRO View Post
    You could make a case for the 2000 basketball team and it's elite 8 run.

    If I remember right they were picked last or near last in the Big 12 coming into the season and also lost to Drake of all teams early in the season. But by the middle of the conference season people knew that we had a pretty good squad.
    I could have sworn we were picked for dead last.


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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by DRCHIRO View Post
    You could make a case for the 2000 basketball team and it's elite 8 run.

    If I remember right they were picked last or near last in the Big 12 coming into the season and also lost to Drake of all teams early in the season. But by the middle of the conference season people knew that we had a pretty good squad.
    I thought he meant football since it was on that forum.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    I thought he meant football since it was on that forum.
    Woops, my bad.

    Then I would probably have to say last years squad.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    The Dirty 30. I don't buy last years squad were overachievers, that does them an injustice. Last year just proved what good coaching can do.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Last years has to be a top one however I suspect some of the early 70's teams would also be up there.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Last years team is the most overachieving team??? You got to be kidding me.



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    In my lifetime, probably 2004. Lots of young guys, freshmen and sophomores at skill positions. Coming off a 2-10 season that was A LOT worse than '08 2-10 campaign. That '03 team wasn't in a single game in the 2nd half after they beat Ohio in week 2.


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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CardinalAndGold View Post
    I'm really in a football mood with spring practice starting...

    What do you think was the most overachieving ISU football team ever?

    2010!



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    Re: Most overachieving ISU team?

    I don't think last years team overachieved as much as the previous 2 years underachieved



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