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College / Re: Best takedown you'll see all week
« on: December 07, 2015, 09:41:44 PM »
This is hilarious!  Thanks for sharing Gantry.

OBTW, I think I saw an illegal paw to the back in that replay.

College / Re: Iowa vs Oklahoma State
« on: November 15, 2015, 09:41:53 PM »
RYou - the mat was near the end zone.

College / Re: Mark Hall to Penn State
« on: November 11, 2015, 09:36:39 PM »
Mark who?  Related to Arsenio?

College / Re: Iowa vs Oklahoma State
« on: November 11, 2015, 04:47:43 AM »
Couple updates...

Over 33k tickets sold thus far.

Logan Ryan announced for the Hawks at 141.

College / Re: Stock Up Stock Down
« on: March 10, 2015, 01:48:06 PM »
Stock up:  Stalling

Stock down:  Collegiate Wrestling

College / Re: Dardanes is going to be Stieber>>>>>>
« on: March 10, 2015, 09:14:30 AM »
+1.  Thanks Falcon

College / Re: Sweetest move that wrestler ends up being scored on....
« on: March 10, 2015, 09:12:50 AM »
Wow, that was by far the best match of the finals and arguably the entire tourney.  I've seen Ness beaten before but I've never seen him out-Nessed so handily.  I hope they meet again in the NCAA finals.

College / Re: Stock Up Stock Down
« on: March 10, 2015, 09:08:38 AM »
What is funk?
I was being cynical by quoting Delgado after he beat an injured McDonough a couple years ago.  You'd have to ask him.  I can tell you what irony means.

College / Re: NCAA team champ
« on: March 10, 2015, 04:03:14 AM »
Another way to look at it is that Iowa won B1Gs despite a lackluster performance (especially in the finals).  This could be indicative of not being as good as everyone thought.  Or it could mean that they'll pull away for the title.  Regardless, it should make for an exciting tournament and a great opportunity for the Iowa haters to practice their "boo's".

Speaking of fan participation, does anyone know if that was Kokesh's dad making all that noise during the 174lb final?  An older, white haired gentleman was putting his entire being into chanting "Kooo-Kessshhh" again and again.  The arena was packed but everyone could hear him.  He was wearing red and sitting in the first row of the Nebby section.  He was very committed.

College / Re: Stock Up Stock Down
« on: March 10, 2015, 03:55:22 AM »
Just remember that technique beats funk.

College / Re: Brackets are out for B1G
« on: March 07, 2015, 05:18:09 AM »
Hunter Stieber #3 seed at 149 pounds with a 1-2 record. Weak.
You're probably right, but 149 is a relatively weak class in the B1G.  Same thing with Delgado as the #2 seed at 125.  It just happens these are the weakest weights in the B1G and both have a high profile wrestler who's been injured.

College / Re: Iowa vs Missouri in national duals finals
« on: February 22, 2015, 07:49:10 PM »
Today's match between Iowa and Missouri could be the poster child for what's wrong with our brand.  The lack of offensive minded wrestlers is boring and it won't keep current fans much less generate new fans.  Win, lose, or draw it's not good for our sport and certainly not good from this fan's perspective.  There was lots of riding time but I can't recall any back points. 

That was definitely a disappointment...and I would have felt the same way had Iowa won.  This biggest kick in the gut is that it will be called the same way at B1Gs and NCAAs.  Every year I get my hopes up that this year things will be different.  And every year I find myself disappointed.  I should learn my lesson but I have high expectations. 

College / Year of Readiness
« on: February 21, 2015, 09:52:48 AM »

Not sure how I feel about this proposal as there would be second and third order effects; many unintended consequences. Besides the jaded side of me thinks it's more about money and indoctrination than education.  Also, isn't this essentially equal to a redshirt?

College / Re: National Duals
« on: February 20, 2015, 10:57:41 PM »
bryce - I think Illinois has a shot against Missouri.

College / Re: If I Could Do It All Over Again
« on: February 19, 2015, 04:52:52 PM »
I would choose neutral in my semi-finals match my senior year.

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