Look Ahead poll 2010

Discussion in 'Football' started by dmclone, Dec 24, 2007.

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Is a 23-25 record in 4 years considered a success?

Poll closed Jan 23, 2008.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

    71.1%
  1. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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    #1 dmclone, Dec 24, 2007
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2007
    It's Christmas day 2010. Chizik is just finishing up his 4th year as HC. In those 4 years, the Cyclones have went 23-25 in the regular season.

    I'm assuming we will have 12 regular season games each year and ISU went 3-9 in his first year.

    Would you consider this a success?
     
  2. cytech

    cytech Well-Known Member

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    No because if we only played in 12 games each year, that would mean we have not gone to any bowls.
     
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  3. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    IMO, there isn't any way Chizik will not achieve success... the guy is a proven winner and has excellent recruiting resources. I'm really looking forward to the future of Cyclone Football.
     
  4. Cyclonepride

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    I would think success would look like:

    2008- 7-6 (inc. bowl)
    2009- 8-5 (inc. bowl)
    2010- 7-6 (inc. bowl)

    With the 3-9, that's 25-26. Realistic, not bad, not great
     
  5. cytech

    cytech Well-Known Member

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    I like where you are going with that, but it really all depends on who we beat and who we lose too. I really want to see a upset over another quality team.
     
  6. brianhos

    brianhos Moderator
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    If we are only at 25 and 26 why did we get rid of Dan? That will be the question everyone is asking.
     
  7. cycloneworld

    cycloneworld Facebook Knows All

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    Exactly, we got rid of Dan to win 9+ games per year. Not 7-8.
     
  8. cyfanatic

    cyfanatic Well-Known Member

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    I voted yes because whether we like it or not...ISU is a TOUGH job to have in football! Not saying I don't think GC can achieve greatness...I am just saying it won't be easy at all! Therefore, if we are in two bowl games in the next three seasons, I think GC will have done a very good job!
     
  9. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    Let's assume to get to 23-25 he has this kind of record:

    3-9
    5-7
    4-8
    11-1

    Then yes, I would consider it a resounding success.
     
  10. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    If we get to 6-8 wins/yr and do it with an exciting brand of football and not the "play not to lose" stuff DMac would pull then I will be quite content.
     
  11. Aclone

    Aclone Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, couldn't partake. It's simply way-y-y too early for such a poll. At least let's see what this recruiting class looks like.
     
  12. wolverine68

    wolverine68 Well-Known Member

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    How about you add a "depends" catagory?
     
  13. CTTB78

    CTTB78 Well-Known Member

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    We got rid of Dan to play consistent, winning football. Let's get there first.
    If GC can win at least 7 games every year, I would be extremely happy.
     
  14. 83Clone

    83Clone Well-Known Member

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    How many times did Mac win 7 or 8 games in his 12 year tenure?

    3??

    It's not like he did it every year
     
  15. brianhos

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    I would like to see you say that after a couple of 6 win season. Yeah if we can break to 8 that would be another story. But Dan was good for 6 every other year.

    Unless we consistently get 8, it would be a failure and JP will probably lose his job.
     
  16. Clone9

    Clone9 Well-Known Member

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    We got rid of Dan so we could have a chance of winning 9+ games. I'm convinced we wouldn't have gotten there without him. We might not get there, but at least we have a chance. We got rid of Dan because we were sick of the same old records, not because we were unhappy with him.
     
  17. Rogue52

    Rogue52 Well-Known Member

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    I voted no because I would be disappointed with that kind of record in 4 years. I'd at least hope we'd be at .500 after 4 years.

    A 23-25 record in 4 years could look like this:

    3-9
    5-7
    7-5
    8-4

    Now, if that were followed by seasons of 10 or 11 wins, then great. But I'd like to see that 4th season be at least 9 wins...
     
  18. ISU_Alum_2000

    ISU_Alum_2000 All-Star

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    Woaaaahhh.... sounds like someone has had a few too many Elsinore's.

    You might need a couple back-bacon sandwiches to soak up some of that booze.
     

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