Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22

Thread: 2005 repeat?

  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 12,617, Level: 33
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    hoosman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Burlington
    Posts
    670
    Points
    12,617
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 6

    2005 repeat?

    Iowa was ranked #8, ISU barely beat a non-BCS team the weak before. No one expected it. How can we do it again?

    - Hope Claiborne punches someone else?

    - Count on special teams & takeaways?

    - Try some deep passes? Misdirection? No-huddle?

    - Could there be another Drew Tate type injury?

    - Should we wear our throwback unis again?

    I know most are downplaying this game, but think about the momentum shift in both programs if we somehow won.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 106,461, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.6%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyrocksmypants's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Honolulu, HI
    Posts
    8,802
    Points
    106,461
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,891
    Given: 119

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    See if Todd Blythe has another year of eligibility? Man do my Hawk friends hate that guy.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 48,317, Level: 67
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 33
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    sodakjoe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames via Sioux Falls, SD
    Posts
    2,799
    Points
    48,317
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    See if Todd Blythe has another year of eligibility? Man do my Hawk friends hate that guy.
    A lot of people hate that guy. Apparently he was a pretty big jerk (or other not so nice things).

    Although I bet those aTm d-backs hate him even more.


    Green hills for thy throne, and for crown a golden melody/Ringing in the hearts of all who bring thee love and loyalty/Dear Alma Mater, make our spirits great
    True and valiant like the bells of I-O-WA STATE!

    And thank you Stumpy for this:

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 440,047, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,986
    Points
    440,047
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 30

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Run ball.
    Stop run.
    Win.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 22,272, Level: 45
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 278
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,822
    Points
    22,272
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 67
    Given: 62

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    A lot of people hate that guy. Apparently he was a pretty big jerk (or other not so nice things).

    Although I bet those aTm d-backs hate him even more.
    This is correct.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 67,457, Level: 80
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 593
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    timappelgate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Cedar Falls, IA
    Posts
    2,299
    Points
    67,457
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 34
    Given: 3

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Our defense needs to rip their heads off if were gonna win. It's all riding on our defense.



  7. #7
    Walk On
    Points: 12,392, Level: 33
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 258
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    usnclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    213
    Points
    12,392
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 0

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    This is correct.
    I will 2nd or 3rd that. whatever level we are at.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 22,272, Level: 45
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 278
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,822
    Points
    22,272
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 67
    Given: 62

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by usnclone View Post
    I will 2nd or 3rd that. whatever level we are at.
    3rd, but I think we could get into the thousands if people on here ran into him around campus on occasion.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 35,345, Level: 57
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    3,437
    Points
    35,345
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 193
    Given: 0

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    It's funny how him and Bret Meyer were so tight yet if you ran into them at the bars (which I have on several occasions up until a few months ago) they were polar opposites. Todd was a cocky wannabe while Bret was laid back and friendly.

    But anyways, back to the point...the big difference between this year and 2005 is the game is in Iowa City


    ABC - Always Be Closing

  10. #10
    Rookie
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    532
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    But anyways, back to the point...the big difference between this year and 2005 is the game is in Iowa City
    Bigger differences include -

    1. In '05, the ISU DL was REALLY good and owned match-up advantages against the Iowa OL. Entering the '10 season, that does not appear to be the case.

    2. In '05, the ISU OL owned substantial advantages over an Iowa DL that was comprised of first-year starters who lacked pretty much any prior game experience. In '10, the ISU OL is facing a push, at best.

    3. In '05, ISU was also a bit more veteran across the entire D. That matters. In '10, with the exception of Parker, the ISU D is pretty much only veteran in the secondary.

    4. In '05, the ISU squad seemed to enjoy, overall, pretty decent coaching continuity. What's more, many of the coaches on the squad had been around for a while. In contrast, while the current coaching staff is clearly VERY good ... it's still only in its 2nd year at ISU. Thus, it's likely that there are still plenty of "growing pains" that the program will experience as the current coaching staff fully implements their systems and recruits and integrates the sort of players that they want in the program.

    Oh yeah ... and the game is in Kinnick.



  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 21,822, Level: 45
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 728
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    mksmith2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    885
    Points
    21,822
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 13

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    Our defense needs to rip their heads off if were gonna win. It's all riding on our defense.
    Amen. I'm not worried about our offense, but we lose a shootout to Iowa, we MAY need a nebraska-esque game. It's the Cy-Hawk Series so anything can happen and I hope it does. But it's gonna have to be a perfect storm for a repeat of 2005 to happen.



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 56,944, Level: 73
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 106
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,735
    Points
    56,944
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 68
    Given: 68

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    The game this year won't be like '05, but then again it also won't be like last year, which I'm sure a lot of people are just assuming. AA isn't going to throw 4 INTs this year, and ARob isn't going to be fumbling the ball.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 35,345, Level: 57
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    3,437
    Points
    35,345
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 193
    Given: 0

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    The game this year won't be like '05, but then again it also won't be like last year, which I'm sure a lot of people are just assuming. AA isn't going to throw 4 INTs this year, and ARob isn't going to be fumbling the ball.
    God I hope not. It was brutal last year watching us gift wrap the game for them and get outcoached.


    ABC - Always Be Closing

  14. #14
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 5,611, Level: 22
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 439
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    LetsPlay2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    285
    Points
    5,611
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 9

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    We have to hope that Stanzi throws a couple of int's, some pick 6's would be nice and that Arnaud does not throw any int's, unlike last year.


    Go Cubs Go!
    Lets Play Two-Ernie Banks

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 53,544, Level: 71
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 506
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jtdoyle1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,210
    Points
    53,544
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 144
    Given: 9

    Re: 2005 repeat?

    I think to win the Iowa game we need to play with 10 offensive players and then replace one of our receivers with our best defensive back to cover Tyler Sash.



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: Fox Sports Net
  • BASKETBALL: Iowa State vs. Alabama
  • November 24, 2014
  • 08:30 PM