ISU ranked 2nd best B12 LBers

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  1. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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  2. LindenCy

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    Recognition is good. :)
     
  3. stretchclone

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    Anybody else notice the kid from Texas Tech? He was ours for a while then switched his committment. Just think if we had him, we would be stacked at LB.
     
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    The only recognition we have recieved in his assessments so far (QB's, RB's, WR/TE's, and Linebackers)...

    I should be used to it I guess.
     
  5. CarolinaCy

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    Of those groups, other than LB, what would he have praised ISU for? Not like we have tons of experience or production coming back in those other 3 groups.
     
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    I didn't say he should have praised us for any of those nor that I disagreed with him necessarily, I was just merely pointing out that it was the first recognition we have received in his analysis thus far.
     
  7. Al_4_State

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    Well, our QBs are VERY inexperienced, our WRs/TEs have been the worst part of our offense the last few years and lost the 2 best players, and our RBs while looking VERY solid in their limited playing opportunities have had just that: limited playing time.

    I feel Ubben has been very fair to us here.
     
  8. CarolinaCy

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    I thought your comment of "I should be used to it I guess" implied that ISU was yet again getting the shaft when it came to recognition. My bad if that's not what you meant.
     
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    That's fair. I didn't mean it that way, just that I am used to ISU not getting recognition for football, whether we deserve it or not.
     
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    #10 M6WS6, Jun 29, 2011
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    And I didnt say I disagreed with his assessment :smile:

    Apparently I worded my initial response in a way everyone thought I disagreed...

    My bad
     
  11. heitclone

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    Nice recognition for those kids, but am I the only one who finds it odd that when a blogger badmouths ISU he's looked at as a "stupid know nothing blogger" with no credibility but when they give us praise everyone is in agreement.
     
  12. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    Are you new here? haha.

    I feel like the old guy didn't care at all about ISU, but Ubben does a good job giving us credit where it is due. The only other category in his position rankings I disagree with is he has our RBs ranked dead last. I understand that none of our backs have much if any experience other than some spot carries, but the depth and talent is there. I don't know much about other teams RBs but I think we are in a better situation than at least a couple teams.

    But then again, it is hard for a national writer to rank us any higher without any prior proof to go off of.
     
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    I vehemently disagree that Iowa State has the worst running backs in the league. Unfortunately, there's little evidence to support the strength of our RB corps beyond Shontrelle's 6.2 ypc as a 3rd stringer and Woody having his niche that doesn't exactly make your eyes pop statistically. Combine that with the fact that 5 other teams in the league lost their starting running back, and I find it hard to believe we're the worst. But, again, it's hard to find an overwhelming amount of data to support that claim.
     

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