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    This makes no sense...

    We've all hashed out the fact that Phil Steele ranked James Vandenberg as the 45th best QB in America and Austen Arnaud as the 57th.

    Okay...now explain this to me.

    Steele also ranks Iowa State's quarterbacking unit at number 35 in the country. Iowa's is 37th.

    Makes no sense...



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    You dont have to make sense in journalism.



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Lmao, that makes me laugh.



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    We've all hashed out the fact that Phil Steele ranked James Vandenberg as the 45th best QB in America and Austen Arnaud as the 57th.

    Okay...now explain this to me.

    Steele also ranks Iowa State's quarterbacking unit at number 35 in the country. Iowa's is 37th.

    Makes no sense...
    Our third and fourth teamers are awesome!!!!!!



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Well obviously Jerome Tiller, Brett Bueker, and Jared Barnett are bringing up our average from that "terrible" 3 year starter we have....

    I'm excited for Arnaud to prove EVERYONE wrong this year...



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by CYKXBUT View Post
    Our third and fourth teamers are awesome!!!!!!
    They are every year. Just ask the people in the stands.



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    We've all hashed out the fact that Phil Steele ranked James Vandenberg as the 45th best QB in America and Austen Arnaud as the 57th.

    Okay...now explain this to me.

    Steele also ranks Iowa State's quarterbacking unit at number 35 in the country. Iowa's is 37th.

    Makes no sense...
    You have exposed a paradox! Phil Steele will explode shortly.......


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    Re: This makes no sense...

    There was a thread on this yesterday.. I don't know where it went haha



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    BUT Phil Steele produces "the Bible" of pre-season magazines!!!




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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    We've all hashed out the fact that Phil Steele ranked James Vandenberg as the 45th best QB in America and Austen Arnaud as the 57th.

    Okay...now explain this to me.

    Steele also ranks Iowa State's quarterbacking unit at number 35 in the country. Iowa's is 37th.

    Makes no sense...

    thats awesome... and very stupid... maybe the 3rd stringer for ISU is making a huge difference. :)



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    I think Austen can be one of the top QB's in the Big 12 this year IF he can stay healthy. Last season it looked like he really started to grasp the new offense before he got hurt in the Baylor game. He has the ability to turn some heads, but we will see where he is with this schedule. That is just my opinion, but I put zero stock in the opinion of somebody who probably has watched maybe half of an ISU game.



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    When I saw that he picked CU as a surprise team for what has to be the 5th year in a row, despite them never actually doing it, I'm starting to wonder if Phil has jumped the shark a little bit. How old is the guy? When I bought his magazine last year, it was hard not to be a little impressed by how he frequently he was right on stuff from previous years, but as I review last year's picks, it's interesting to see that he was wrong a hell of a lot more than he was right. It's looking as if he's maybe hit a wall?


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    Re: This makes no sense...

    It's fair. A team that has the 1st, 2nd and 100th (average rank 34) best QB in the country should have a QB unit ranked higher than one which has the 28th, 29th and 30th best QB in the country (average rank 29).

    I'm saying: you can;t simply average the rank and determine group rank



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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    It's fair. A team that has the 1st, 2nd and 100th (average rank 34) best QB in the country should have a QB unit ranked higher than one which has the 28th, 29th and 30th best QB in the country (average rank 29).

    I'm saying: you can;t simply average the rank and determine group rank
    Most know how to add and divide...but do you really think he ranked the 3rd string QB's for either team? It's a rididulous oversight on his part...and actually, it's a ridiculous assertion in the first place. Vandenberg gets the ranking though from his one game at OSU last season, I guess.




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    Re: This makes no sense...

    Britney Spears doesn't make sense either.


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