A lot was learned tonight..

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  1. Beyerball

    Beyerball Well-Known Member

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    First, most on here didn't think we would win any way. I thought our d line improved a lot from game 1. Yea Weismann had 150 yds but on 35 carries and against a pretty physical oline. I thought our secondary played worse than our lbs and dline honestly. Iowa had wr's open a lot. Second, this team didn't quit...let me say...this team didn't quit. I think it was a very god thing that the offense pit together two td drives late and the passing game really came on last 10 minutes. They have been out of rythym since the start of the year and just started clicking. Knott is going to be a stud, period. We have some lbs redshirting who have the size to come in and play next year and that is good. Our defense improved a lot, Irving's light came on and that bodes well for his season and next. We are a really really young team guys but there is talent there. If we can win 3 big 12 games I will be pleased.
     
  2. timappelgate

    timappelgate Well-Known Member

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    No. We're bad.
     
  3. atlantacyclone

    atlantacyclone Well-Known Member

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    If we win 3 Big 12 games these will really sting. At least ND looks almost as bad as we do. That's nice.
     
  4. TXCyclones

    TXCyclones Well-Known Member

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    Very, very one dimensional team, and we couldn't stop them. We're F****D against good teams!
     
  5. GrindingAway

    GrindingAway Well-Known Member

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    Meh I think a better offensive plan and we win. If this d showed up last week we are 2-0.

    That still adds up to 2-10 but better than where we are now
     
  6. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    We learned that UNI was not a mirage.

    We learned that we are not a running team.

    We learned that tackling is good.
     
  7. dirtyninety

    dirtyninety Active Member

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    --dback summary for Cyclones: It is not 1982 and we are not the Redskins. No more smurfs. There are hundreds of quarterbacks and wide reiceivers out there that could be recruited and developed into very servicable defensive corners and safeties at a Div. 1 level that might not play in their high school position. Many of them are taller than 5'-6".
    --I like your optimism. Have you watched the last two bowl games? The Pinstripe and the Liberty Bowls?
     
  8. MilehighClone

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    Our D never quits, despite having to play 35-40 minutes a game. The O needs to play well before the game has already been decided.
     
  9. cyatheart

    cyatheart Well-Known Member

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    Defense was fine, you can't expect them to play the entire game and not give up any points. You have to score some points, they were out there for 38 minutes, that just can't happen. Just way too many 3 and outs.

    Offense was hard to tell. Line is all banged up, basically the line was a thrown together after Lalk went down. Bundrage is a stud, that was established, now Mess can figure out a way not to get him the ball from now on.

    SR was hurt, not sure he should have been out there but coaches felt it was better to go with him. I still can't figure out why the running backs are not getting the ball more. Bruns said it best, if we aren't going to run, then don't run, let's sling it around.

    Still a pathetic performance offensively. But we are so beat up, hard to tell.
     
  10. abcguyks

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    We learned that basketball season can't come too soon.
     
  11. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    I learned that we still suck
     
  12. im4cyclones

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    Too level-headed. Need to drink more. Sky is falling.
     
  13. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    hawks love *****
     
  14. Gtown25

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    Sam is 0-4 as a starter.
     
  15. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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  16. atlantacyclone

    atlantacyclone Well-Known Member

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    10 points off turnovers... that's the story. Besides the no O thing in the first half...
     
  17. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the O looked all right when Iowa backed off. Congrats to us. We won the uncontested 4th quarter.
     
  18. cyatheart

    cyatheart Well-Known Member

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    yeah I don't take much from those two 4th quarter TD's.

    As a fan, I have reset my expectations. This is a bad football team, that is not going to win a lot of games. I have accepted this.

    This is also a football team that won't lose much to graduation other than Washington and George on defense. I feel sick for those guys that this won't work out better for them, but the rest of this year is practice for next year and getting young guys snaps. Success is not measured in wins from here on out, not for me anyway. This year is over with as far as wins and losses for me.

    All I want to see is something get better every week. This week we saw that Bundrage can indeed play and could be very very good. We also saw the defense might be able to make some steps and get better. David Irving played very well, Luke Knott can become a good player. Those are some positives and a couple good steps.

    This is not where I wanted to be, but that is the situation. I just want to see 2 or 3 wins to keep things from completely falling apart and we need to see progress each week, especially offensively. I do think this can be a pretty good team in 2014, especially in what could potentially be a pretty weak B12 again next year.
     
  19. CycloneRulzzz

    CycloneRulzzz Well-Known Member

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    I thought our defense was better. Offensive game plan is a joke. We either zone read up the middle or a screen pass to the sideline. Look what happened when we threw the ball down field? 21 points.
     
  20. scyclonekid

    scyclonekid Well-Known Member

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    Said so far all season throw the football down field, defense is tired playing most of the game.
     

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