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  1. dualthreat

    dualthreat Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2008
    Iowa State Stats

    Ranking in Big 12
    12.Iowa State.......... 20.5 points per game

    3. Iowa State.......... 180.0 Rushing yards per game

    9. Iowa State..........184.7 Passing YPG

    5. Iowa State.......... 21.8 Scoring Defense

    4. Iowa State........... Turnover margin: +4....

    INT thrown: 17
    Turnovers forced: 32

    Wins: 7

    Which categories are we going to improve on, which are we going to get worse on?
  2. besserheimerphat

    besserheimerphat Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Product Engineer
    Mount Vernon, WA
    #2 besserheimerphat, Aug 24, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  3. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
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    I'll take points per game and passing yards per game. I think the rest will be somewhat similar to last year.
  4. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

    Nov 27, 2007
    Rochester, MN
    Improve - Pending the offense stays healthy, it should be more productive
    Push - That's a lot of yards, and we all better hope like hell Arnaud improves passing
    Improve - See end of last answer.
    Worse - Worse. We played some real jokes last year. Oklahoma and Texas are going to throw up big numbers, and I wouldn't be surprised if Missouri and Texas Tech also do.
    Worse - The Nebraska game was a fluke and helped a lot.
    Improve - Arnaud gets better...or at least we hope.
    Worse - Again, the Nebraska game was a fluke and helped a bunch, not to mention we play better teams that won't shoot themselves in the foot.
    Worse - We need a slight miracle to get to 7 wins. Everything has to fall our way. Not impossible, but probably unlikely.
  5. Clone9

    Clone9 Well-Known Member

    Nov 12, 2006
    Boston, MA
    Question, are those our numbers for big 12 games or overall.
  6. besserheimerphat

    besserheimerphat Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Product Engineer
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Our 21.8 Def Scoring Avg included giving up 35 pts to Iowa, 41 to KU, 35 to A&M, 34 to Mizzou and 34 to Okie State. In our other 7 games we gave up less than 17 points each.

    I don't see Iowa or KU scoring that many against us next year - Iowa because our offense won't give them as many short fields, and KU because they are losing too much from last year. Mizzou may put up that many again. I also see Tech's offense falling off from what Leach was able to do. A&M had a potent offense last year, and we don't play them this year.

    Bottom line is even if we give up 35 points to both OU and UT, there are some other teams who should score less which will keep our average from changing too much.
  7. cstrunk

    cstrunk Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2006
    Field Engineer
    Tyler, TX

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