First coaches poll is out

Discussion in 'Football' started by JD720, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. JD720

    JD720 Active Member

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    Teams of note:

    4. Texas
    8. Oklahoma
    9. Nebraska
    10. Iowa
    23. Auburn
    24. Utah

    Also, Northern Illinois recevied one vote.

    USATODAY.com
     
  2. erikbj

    erikbj Well-Known Member

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    don't know why everyone says ISU's schedule is so tough, less than half of the opponents are ranked! :smile:
     
  3. HandSanitizer

    HandSanitizer Well-Known Member

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    Well.....How long has it been since we have beaten a ranked team? I can't remember. We will have plenty of chances this year
     
  4. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    Piece of cupcake.
     
  5. tm3308

    tm3308 Well-Known Member

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    I still don't get what gets people thinking that Nebraska is a top 10 team, other than than the fact that they are Nebraska. Just another program that people are waiting for to come back (like Notre Dame). Rank them in the top 10 when they actually play like a top 10 team, not because you want them to be. I don't care what Pelini says, that defense is going to take a step back this year. No way they find a way to replace Suh in just one offseason. And Zac Lee is still his QB. That says more than enough to keep them out of the top 10 right there.
     
  6. WalkingCY

    WalkingCY Well-Known Member

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    Ooh, NIU getting a vote? Good. Let's get em' and get our name in the "getting votes category" at least.


    Go Cyclones!
     
  7. WalkingCY

    WalkingCY Well-Known Member

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    I agree here. Watch out for Washington Nebby.
     
  8. cycloneworld

    cycloneworld Facebook Knows All

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    How in the world is Nebraska ranked ahead of Iowa?? That makes absolutely no sense.
     
  9. EICy

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    has there been a more overrated team than the fuksers this year ever? i dont think so
     
  10. AlumNi

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    A favorable schedule, 10 returning starters on offense, one of the top special teams units in the nation and a deeper, more experienced defense, regardless of the loss of Suh.
     
  11. Sandman

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    Looks like our boy Paul is on the voting Board this year.
     
  12. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    If true, what you related above may equal a winning season or even a legitimate contender for Big 12 north crown, but it does not equal top ten.
     
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  13. CarolinaCy

    CarolinaCy Well-Known Member

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    The Iowa Hawkeyes, circa 2005.
     
  14. CarolinaCy

    CarolinaCy Well-Known Member

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    Colorado, 2005. We were 2-0 vs. ranked teams that year. Beat #8 Iowa and #22 Colorado.
     
  15. CPRsavedMYlife

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    We should all be thankful that Nebraska is ranked so high...it makes us look better when we beat them in Ames.
     
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  16. WalkingCY

    WalkingCY Well-Known Member

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    Was Nebby ranked when we beat them in Lincoln last year? That has to be it then.
     
  17. 2020cy

    2020cy Well-Known Member

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    Nice. Two cliches for the price of one.
     
  18. CarolinaCy

    CarolinaCy Well-Known Member

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    I think they were ranked the week before, then dropped out the week we played them.
     
  19. DRCHIRO

    DRCHIRO Well-Known Member

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    And Nebraska still does not have a QB. The defense may be deeper and more experienced but you just don't replace the most disruptive college football player that I have ever seen.

    Their defense will be very salty but the offense is still very suspect. Finally, from a conference standpoint, they will be facing some pretty hostile environments this Fall. It should be fun to watch.
     
  20. hawkeyescott

    hawkeyescott Well-Known Member

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    I won't argue this point with you, but why not use the 2002 Iowa State Cyclones?
     

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