Worst Iowa State Team Ever?

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  1. letsCYber

    letsCYber Well-Known Member

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    This year's team is bad. I'm thinking historically bad. What years were worse?
     
  2. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    1994 and 2003.
     
  3. twojman

    twojman Well-Known Member

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    2003 without a doubt. I do not care that they won 2 games that year, they were awful. No chemistry, nothing.
     
  4. TheCaptain

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    Is this really Neccasary?
     
  5. JUKEBOX

    JUKEBOX Well-Known Member

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    This team is probably worse than the Chizik squads.
     
  6. CycloneNorth

    CycloneNorth Well-Known Member

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    Nooooooooooooooooooo 2008 was a horrible year. Almost no one cared about the team.
     
  7. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Worse than 2007. Probably equivalent to 2008 as of now.
     
  8. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    This, I didn't follow ISU closely until 2000 but 2003 was horrible. We are more talented than that team.
     
  9. letsCYber

    letsCYber Well-Known Member

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    The question was focused on outcomes of games not player attitudes/chemistry.

    There have been some pitiful losses this year.
     
  10. Drive4cy

    Drive4cy Well-Known Member

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    People have short memories.

    2008 was far worse. 2003 was far worse. Most of the 90s was far worse.

    The Texas meltdown sent this season down the crapper. We win that game things are different IMO. That loss was just too much and the difference between 1-3 and 2-2 is huge.
     
  11. letsCYber

    letsCYber Well-Known Member

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    You must also have a short memory - The UNI game sent this season down the crapper.
     
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  12. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    I guess you can have a similar argument for 2008. Almost beat a ranked Kansas team at home (up 20-0 at half and lost by 2). After that the season went down the crapper. I can't say for sure this team is better than 2008 right now.
     
  13. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    I'd prefer to wait until season's end, but — if we're extrapolating, I'll add 1984 and 1979 to the potential list.
     
  14. Spanky

    Spanky Well-Known Member

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    No, many were worse. As a 70's grad, I can remember a number of teams that weren't even fun to follow. I still hunker down on the couch with optimism around this squad. Other than the Baylor game, each week has given me positive vibes prior to the rug being pulled out.
    Bad teams don't give you that.
     
  15. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    That's funny cause I feel this way about our current team.
     
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  16. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
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    Nope, agreed
     
  17. cytown

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    That 2007 team was effing awful. Shaggys game versus Iowa was great and all, but my god, that team was an absolute train wreck. Like atomic explosion sized train wreck.
     
  18. vortex

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    Some of the mid/late 80's teams were not as good as the current team.
     
  19. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Worst thread ever?
     
  20. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    That team was awful but it got better as the year went on. Still managed to win 3 games that year and played Missouri and OU close. This years team to me looks worse, but still could improve.
     

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