Only 10 BCS teams without a player drafted

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  1. Gordyo5

    Gordyo5 Well-Known Member

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    Just saw it on SportsCenter and got curious and looked them up on ESPN.com
    These are who I came up with, I did it fairly quick but am pretty sure it is right:

    Stanford, UCLA, Washington, Northwestern, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana, Miss St, Duke and of unfortunately ISU.
     
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  2. Drive4cy

    Drive4cy Well-Known Member

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    UCLA should never go a year without having a draft pick. I can see why some of the others might once in awhile.
     
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  3. kucyclone

    kucyclone Well-Known Member

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    You could reasonably look at that list like this: These are the ten teams who are losing the least amount of talent from last year's team to this year's team.
     
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  4. JHpsyclonz

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    ISU did have a former player drafted in Tyrone Mckenzie
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  5. besserheimerphat

    besserheimerphat Well-Known Member

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    It's interesting that all those teams are from major conferences - and I assume that means that even teams at the bottom of the WAC, MAC, CUSA, etc. did have guys drafted. That seems weird.
     
  6. SouthJerseyCy

    SouthJerseyCy Member

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    You might want to re-read the thread title...
     
  7. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    You look at our team, and we only started a couple of seniors, and we weren't very good. I think there is NFL talent on this team (Franklin, Arnaud, LJ) but they aren't seniors.
     
  8. jdoggivjc

    jdoggivjc Well-Known Member

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    Well (according to ESPN), considering ISU only had one player in the draft and he likely wasn't gong to get drafted anyway, I wouldn't necessarily look at this as such a big deal. Get back to me when we have 5-10 players in the draft with a few of our role players entering and none of them get drafted...
     
  9. cyclonemaniac7

    cyclonemaniac7 Active Member

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    Exactly. We didn't have a lot of seniors graduate who were really talented and were expected to be drafted. I don't see this as a big deal this year.
     
  10. Clonegrad07

    Clonegrad07 Well-Known Member

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    Who was our "one" player in the draft?
     
  11. price26

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  12. cowboycurtis

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    can someone provide a list or link of ISU seniors that graduated or isnt coming back?
     
  13. clones_jer

    clones_jer Well-Known Member

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    You guys are missing the point.

    Its not that we didn't have any of our eligible guys (1) drafted. - its that we didn't even have one player talented enough to get drafted this year at all - while most every other program did.

    we'll hope its just a one year fluke.
     
  14. dustinal

    dustinal Well-Known Member

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    Interesting that some of those teams have been brought up as examples of teams that we should be more like (Stanford, Minnesota, Kansas) and yet they still didn't have any players drafted. Like someone else said, it could mean that the best players from those teams are all coming back this year. It could also mean that ISU has a breakout season waiting to happen.
     
  15. Cloner97

    Cloner97 Active Member

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    Another interesting nugget of information. Miami, who had been riding a 14 year streak of having a Hurricane player selected in the first round had to wait until pick #176 to see Spencer Adkins fall off the board to the Atlanta Falcons. Perhaps now in the pre game introductions we'll go back to hearing the players say "University of Miami" rather than 'The U". Their pride certainly has been hurt.
     
  16. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    With Texas Tech having Crabtree go in the first round, is it true ISU is the only Big 12 (since its inception) team to never have a player go first round?
     
  17. cyclonemaniac7

    cyclonemaniac7 Active Member

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    How many of our senior starters did we lose?
     
  18. Bobber

    Bobber Well-Known Member

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    We also were one of the youngest teams in the BCS. Some correlation there.
     
  19. besserheimerphat

    besserheimerphat Well-Known Member

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    My bad.
     
  20. hurdleisu24

    hurdleisu24 Well-Known Member

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    The other stat I find kinda funny is that UCONN had 4 players picked and Michigan,Noter Dame and Miami (FL) had a combined 4 players picked.
     

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