Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19
  1. #1
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 14,817, Level: 36
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Lake Okoboji
    Posts
    333
    Points
    14,817
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    The Huskies will be handing the ball to a former Cyclone (242lb. TB from Round Rock, Texas) on the night of our home-opener on Sept 2nd..... Cameron Bell. Question: Is our defense going to be facing an angry, super-motivated, ******-off, former teammate with a chip on his shoulder and a point to prove..... or not? Northern Illinois Huskies College Football Team Report and Insider Slant - FOX Sports on MSN


    Last edited by cycloneworld; 07-05-2010 at 07:26 PM.
    "Hold my beer - I'm gonna try something......"

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 191,705, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    18,305
    Points
    191,705
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 412
    Given: 326

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    If he could not break the 4 deep at RB as ISU was he really that good of a RB? It doesnt look like he is even the starter for NI.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 14,111, Level: 36
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 739
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    La Fox, IL
    Posts
    1,251
    Points
    14,111
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 2

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Didn't we use Cameron as a Line Backer or Defensive back when he played for us? I think part of the reason he transfered was because he wanted to play running back.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 18,291, Level: 41
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 659
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,581
    Points
    18,291
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    didn't the staff want to switch him over to defense?



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 26,888, Level: 50
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 662
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    southern iowa
    Posts
    2,788
    Points
    26,888
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 119
    Given: 256

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Bring him on, if he couldn't break in at running back, why should we be concerned?


    Go Cyclones!!

  6. #6
    Rookie
    Points: 7,502, Level: 25
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 48
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    IOWASTATE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    512
    Points
    7,502
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    I wouldn't be too concerned if he is the one running the ball for them on opening night. There is a reason the coaches converted him to a linebacker here.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 20,529, Level: 43
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 221
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    1,419
    Points
    20,529
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    Bring him on, if he couldn't break in at running back, why should we be concerned?
    Quote Originally Posted by IOWASTATE View Post
    I wouldn't be too concerned if he is the one running the ball for them on opening night. There is a reason the coaches converted him to a linebacker here.
    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    If he could not break the 4 deep at RB as ISU was he really that good of a RB? It doesnt look like he is even the starter for NI.
    He is a down hill runner whose style didn't match our offense, I wouldn't write him off as a non-threat based on those facts.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 191,705, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    18,305
    Points
    191,705
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 412
    Given: 326

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by SCNCY View Post
    Didn't we use Cameron as a Line Backer or Defensive back when he played for us? I think part of the reason he transfered was because he wanted to play running back.
    That was the reason he transfered, but he did have a shot at playing RB.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 37,185, Level: 59
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 665
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    2,472
    Points
    37,185
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 119
    Given: 227

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    If he could not break the 4 deep at RB as ISU was he really that good of a RB? It doesnt look like he is even the starter for NI.
    staff switched him to linebacker... hes a decent athlete, i wouldnt start shaking... hes not going to play harder against us then anybody else. thats overrated. he plays his best every game im sure, or at least tries to. NI is good, ISU is better, we win.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 88,023, Level: 92
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 1,327
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,193
    Points
    88,023
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 89

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Can't fault ISU's logic with ARob as our man.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 38,239, Level: 60
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 811
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Boston, MA
    Posts
    2,665
    Points
    38,239
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 12

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    As CW keeps saying, we cannot overlook NI. They will be tough, whether its with Cam Bell or someone else running the ball. As we all know, our schedule is so freaking tough this year that we CANNOT overlook NI. Its a must-win right off the bat.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 88,023, Level: 92
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 1,327
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,193
    Points
    88,023
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 89

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    As CW keeps saying, we cannot overlook NI. They will be tough, whether its with Cam Bell or someone else running the ball. As we all know, our schedule is so freaking tough this year that we CANNOT overlook NI. Its a must-win right off the bat.
    What makes you think we overlook anybody after the last 5 years?



  13. #13
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 14,817, Level: 36
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Lake Okoboji
    Posts
    333
    Points
    14,817
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    As CW keeps saying, we cannot overlook NI. They will be tough, whether its with Cam Bell or someone else running the ball. As we all know, our schedule is so freaking tough this year that we CANNOT overlook NI. Its a must-win right off the bat.
    This is a great point. If we're looking ahead to the Iowa game the following week, the NI game will bite us in the ***.


    Last edited by NWIAclone; 07-04-2010 at 01:10 PM.
    "Hold my beer - I'm gonna try something......"

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 20,438, Level: 43
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 312
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    bfross's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    871
    Points
    20,438
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 2

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    What makes you think we overlook anybody after the last 5 years?
    Fans are the only ones that overlook teams. The players know that they aren't that much better than anyone on our schedule that they can just sleepwalk to a win.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 63,220, Level: 77
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 30
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    5,354
    Points
    63,220
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 384
    Given: 172

    Re: N. Illinios and the Cyclone Transfer

    I remember one of DMac's teams completely dominating NIU until the last 5 minutes of the game, where they gave up a kick return and a long run to make the game really close. That would be a good game to have the players watch to understand the need to stay focused.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM