Your top 10 ISU football plays

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  1. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    Spin-off from recent thread.

    You may do it in 10-to-1 countdown form if you find it more compelling. :smile:

    I'll have a think a while on this myself. I'm curious if anyone has a No. 1 other than "the expected."
     
  2. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    In terms of what it meant, I'd put Jesse Smith's game sealing pick in Lincoln ahead of The Run.
     
  3. CyCloned

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    1. the reverse by JJ Moses against Iowa in IC,
    2. the run by Wallace
    3. Punt return for TD in Insight bowl
    4. TD against OSU to win game in the last minute, Lane Dannelson
     
  4. cy8

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    Jeremy Reves onside kick for touchdown.
    the run by Wallace.
     
  5. tejasclone

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    This list goes to 11. In no particular order...

    1. Seneca - "The Run" part 1 - vs Nebraska 2001
    2. Seneca - "The Run" part 2 - vs Texas Tech 2002
    3. JaMaine Billups punt return TD, Insight Bowl vs Pitt, 2000
    4. J.J. Moses end-around TD run, vs Iowa, 2000
    5. Sage Rosenfels to Lane Danielsen for game-winning TD pass vs Okie State, 2000
    6. Brent Curvey interception return TD, vs Colorado 2005
    7. LaMarcus Hicks interception return TD, vs Iowa 2005
    8. Todd Blythe x 4, vs Texas A&M, 2005
    9. All of the fourth quarter vs Kansas State, 2004
    10. The defense x 8, vs Nebraska, 2009
    11a. Lattimer and McDonough crush the pocket around Garrett Gilbert and McD comes up with the fumble, vs Texas, 2010. This play led to...
    11b. ARob touchdown run up the heart of the defense, vs Texas, 2010 (put ISU up 28-7)
     
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  6. Frak

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    Like I said in the other thread, I only go back to the early 90's (and there weren't a lot of highlights in the 90's outside of TD), but here are mine:

    1. Seneca's Run vs TT, 2002.
    2. Billups' PR in Insight Bowl vs Pitt 2000.
    3. Seiler's run vs Nebraska 1992.
    4. Curvey's pick and rumbling score vs CU 2005 (tornado game).
    5. JJ Moses reverse at iowa 2000.
    6. Danielsen's TD off the slant vs OSU 2000.
    7. Jessie Smith's int. at Nebraska 2009.
    8. Seneca's pass to Whitver out of his own endzone at iowa 2002.
    9. Troy Davis's long run vs Mizzou in 1995...not that impressive in itself, but more of a total body of work.
    10. Lamarcus Hicks pick six vs iowa 2005.
     
  7. Al_4_State

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    1. Jesse Smith INT v. Nebraska in 2009
    2. The Run, 2002
    3. Marvelous Marvin Seiler, 1992
    4. LaMarcus Hicks' pick 6, Iowa in 2005
    5. JaMaine Billups PR TD v. Pitt 2000
    6. Arnaud's bomb to Jake Williams v. Minnesota in 2009
    7. Meyer's bomb to Jon Davis v. Nebraska in 2004
    8. Josh Lenz's TD grab v. Texas in 2010
    9. Steve Paris's FR TD v. Colorado in 2005
    10. Culbertson's game winning FG against Iowa in 2007
     
  8. ShopTalk

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    #8 ShopTalk, Jul 13, 2011
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    I'm trying to come up with some differences from TejasClone but would only add that the whole Tech v. ISU game from 2010 was awesome.

    The first time I've ever seen ISU put up 52 points against a team from the South and that includes baylor. AND, Tech was a bowl team last year.

    Johnson's Kansas Juke from 2010 also was sweet.

    Also the come from behind win at Iowa with Seneca when down like 28 - 7 at the half. Not a play, but still amazing.

    How about:
    1. Lenz TD catch vs. Texas 2010
    2. Micheal O'Connell interception vs. Texas while wearing a cast on one hand, in the end zone 2010
    3. Leonard Johnson tip toe the out of bounds interception vs. Texas 2010
    4. Collin Franklin TD reception vs. Texas Tech 2010
    5. Shontrelle Johnson Juke Run vs. Kansas 2010
    6. Tuba Rubin TD Rumble.
    7. Tackle Scott Haughton running for a TD in 2009 vs Missouri. It was an awesome trick play.
    8. Jerome Tiller wobbler to Jake Williams Hail Cyclones TD pass vs. Nebraska 2009
    9. Brandtner first down run fake punt vs. Nebraska 2009
    10. Mahoney onside kick vs. Texas 2010. Textbook kick-pass right into ISU players hands after going 10 yards, had everyone in stadium faked out.
     
  9. ShopTalk

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    Gotta add some others for consideration:

    1. Tim Dobbins hits vs. Nebraska at Nebraska.
    2. Berryman has to have a few somewhere that were memorable...right?
    3. Sacks by the 2005 DL - remember any that stick out?
    4. Terran Benton kerpow! hit on Texas WR 2010
     
  10. SCarolinaCy

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    Who's puttin' together the video?
     
  11. heitclone

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    I'd have to say the play against Iowa where the LB (Steen?) picked a pass off that would have won them the game and then fumbled has to be on there. And even though it didn't work out for us Seneca coming up just short against FSU has to be up there, that was one of the most exciting moments in ISU football. Oh, and Meyer to Bates.
     
  12. ShopTalk

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    Who's in charge of Video productions for ISU Football? We'd like a YouTube video please! Or even add to your FB countdown on the official website please! And we want ALL the suggestions....let us know and we'll come up with a few more.:smile:
     
  13. bos

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    I rate that pretty high too since it was a huge slap on the face of an already downed opponent.
     
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    Fake punt run by Van Der Kamp
    Fake field goal option by Mahoney
     
  15. chuckd4735

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    I cant remember who we played, but I think it was the first game of 2006. Todd Blythe's one handed TD catch in the 3rd OT.
     
  16. CYVADER

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    toledo. knew we were in for a long season after that game.
     
  17. clone99

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    all of the above but i didn't see the one i think it was against Colorado, maybe Missouri when Troy Davis ran for 3 first downs the first two called back on holds and it was like 3rd and 36 and they ran that play up the middle again and got the first down. Nobody must have believed that McCarney would run the exact off tackle play 3 times in a row including myself. Later on to discover that the offense of repeatablity would be how he called all games
     
  18. CloneIce

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    I think the best play in ISU history was when Casey Baldwin (backup Punter/holder) and Mike Mcknight (kicker) ran the option on a fake FG (XP?). Actually that was probably the greatest display of athleticism in the history of college football.
     
  19. TOFB4ISU

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    Luther Blue 95 yard kickoff return v Nebraska, 1976. Yes, I am old.
     
  20. jdoggivjc

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    I'm not going to put together an entire list, because people in this thread have already done a better job than I ever could, but one of my favorites always seems to get overlooked - back in 2000, Rosenfels would take the snap, fake a handoff, and start to run sweep. Meanwhile, Danielsen would cut back into the backfield, Rosenfels would pitch the ball to Danielsen, and he would run reverse. Almost always broke it for a TD.

    Also love The Run - but I especially love Wagner's second block which sprung Wallace free for the TD. He flat out laid out that TT defender.
     

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