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Hoosierfan2017

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Hoosierfan2017 last won the day on September 6 2018

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  1. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    I'll concede on Ohio State, but Penix played against both Michigan State and Ball State and the defense was really bad in both games. The next 6 games will tell us whether we have a defense or not. We have a solid quarterback and an offense that can put up points. Our record over the next 6 games will be determined by which defense decides to show up.
  2. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    We have a defense that hasn't shown up when we've played any team .500 or better. There's really no argument that they have. We most certainly didn't have one in the Michigan State game. Any ratings system is going to be skewed by the results we had against the 3 teams that have went 2-17. Sure, it's great that they played well against those teams, but it tells us next to nothing about how they'll do against legitimate competition. In fact, we know how they've done against legitimate competition, because they're giving up over 450 yards per game against teams that are .500 or better. That would put us dead last in the Big 10. Concluding we "have a defense" would be like concluding "IU basketball has an offense" after scoring 100+ ppg in games against directional schools and then averaging 40 ppg against, say, Duke, Butler, and Purdue. Even if the rankings "control for opponents" as you say, they are still going to be skewed because the defense was so dominate in those three wins. In half of our games the defense has given up fewer than 150 yards. You can only adjust so much for competition, so that's going to skew the results. They haven't shown up in a single game this year against even a decent team, and you know that. We don't get to play another winless FCS school this year.
  3. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    That sounds good until you break it down by the teams we've played. 145 total yards to 1-5 UConn, 0 touchdowns. 75 total yards to 1-5 Rutgers, 0 touchdowns 116 total yards to 0-7 FCS Eastern Illinois, 0 touchdowns Average of 112 yards per game against teams with a combined record of 2-17. 398 total yards to 3-3 Ball State, 3 touchdowns 520 total yards to 6-0 Ohio State, 6 touchdowns 445 total yards to 4-3 Michigan State, 4 touchdowns Average of 454 yards per game against teams with a combined record of 13-6. They look unstoppable against the little sisters of the poor. When they play teams as good or better than them they get gashed. We will see what they're made of over the next 6 games. The majority of them are very winnable, so no excuses.
  4. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    They only lost by 24 to OSU, but they were beat 38-0 by Wisconsin yesterday. Gained fewer than 150 yards of offense and only had 7 first downs. I'm just saying that it remains to be seen how good Michigan State actually is. They were only 7-6 last year. Personally, I think they're closer to the middle of the pack B1G teams than they are OSU/Michigan/Penn State/Michigan.
  5. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    MSU is much worse than OSU. They were ranked at the time, but now they're not. They were overrated. In the past two weeks they've been beaten down by the two best teams in the Big 10. And for anyone who thinks wanting Allen fired is crazy, well, MSU fans want Dantonio fired. (And not because his players are rapey).
  6. Hoosierfan2017

    Game Thread: 10/12 12:00PM ET Indiana vs. Rutgers BTN

    He threw six passes in mop up duty today. Everyone has moved on from this except for you. I was wrong, you were right. Congratulations.
  7. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    No one acknowledges that though. They just think we're mad we lost. And that close loss looks a lot less impressive now than it did two weeks ago. MSU got handled by OSU last week and blown out by Wisconsin today.
  8. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Wouldn't count your chickens before they hatch, old friend. IU was 4-1 at one point last year and finished the season 5-7. And how many times do I have to tell you I like Archie and think he's going to succeed before you get it through your head? You constantly bring up the basketball team as some kind of trump card you think you hold when I've already told you multiple times that I agree with you. Good lord.
  9. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Hey I was giving you the benefit of the doubt and assuming you were so aggressive because you were drinking. Looks like that's just your personality, though. Have a good one.
  10. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Yes. I would rather lose by taking chances and playing to win than lose by constantly playing it safe. I was pissed after the Michigan State game because once again Tom Allen went ultra-conservative when we were in a close game against a good team. He does it every time.
  11. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Oh shove it. We both know you didn't come in here to "say something that shows support of the team", you came in to be a dbag. Sounds like you had a few too many at your tailgate today.
  12. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Literally no one said that it should be. Did you skip over all the comments saying the problem is how we lose close games to those teams, not that we lose them?
  13. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Wow, he beat perennial powerhouse Rutgers. Better give him a lifetime contract before someone else snatches him up.
  14. Is this the kid who committed/de-committed a bunch of times? Hope he can figure out his path and find happiness.
  15. Hoosierfan2017

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    That's honestly a really good description.
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