Vandals VS Pokes

This forum is for Football related topics only. Other topics will be moved to the appropriate forum.
Machismo
Posts: 3355
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 8:10 pm
Location: Providence ,Utah
Has thanked: 280 times
Been thanked: 65 times

Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Machismo » September 14th, 2019, 7:05 pm

Idaho must have a pretty good Team to hang with Wyo. they only allowed 21 and put up 16. Barn Burner in Laramie.


"It's not a lie if you believe it" George Costanza

YoungBloodAggie
Posts: 2588
Joined: October 1st, 2013, 9:11 am
Has thanked: 82 times
Been thanked: 375 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by YoungBloodAggie » September 14th, 2019, 7:14 pm

Wyoming could play the Patriots to a one-score game. Unbelievable consistency to always play a slow game at the level of your opponent.

Once again fewer total yards, first downs, and TOP.

Wyoming could easily be 0-3, but Craig Bohl lives on the edge. Others have merely adapted to it.


Jordan Nathan’s ACTUAL #1 Fan

User avatar
Aglicious
Site Admin
Posts: 5195
Joined: January 14th, 2004, 12:00 am
Location: Vega$
Has thanked: 148 times
Been thanked: 302 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Aglicious » September 14th, 2019, 7:25 pm

Wyoming shouldn't have even won the game today, struggled last week, and were handed the Mizzou game on a platter. They're not that impressive thus far despite their record.
These users thanked the author Aglicious for the post (total 2):
aggies22AggieFBObsession



aggies22
Pick'em Champ - '18 Kickoff, '19 Weekly
Posts: 8466
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 8:17 pm
Location: Smithfield, Utah
Has thanked: 2999 times
Been thanked: 1659 times
Contact:

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by aggies22 » September 14th, 2019, 7:54 pm

It's funny how teams continue to play down to their level.



User avatar
Roy McAvoy
Posts: 5218
Joined: November 2nd, 2011, 1:30 pm
Has thanked: 330 times
Been thanked: 501 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Roy McAvoy » September 15th, 2019, 9:21 am

Aglicious wrote:
September 14th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Wyoming shouldn't have even won the game today, struggled last week, and were handed the Mizzou game on a platter. They're not that impressive thus far despite their record.
Again, why do we have the need to try to downplay our opponent and conference mate? They're 3-0 and have a win over an SEC team that will probably win some conference games.

All downplaying does is downplays our win or makes our loss look worse. I think Wyoming has been a pretty solid team that has shown a tendency to play to the level of whoever their opponent is.
These users thanked the author Roy McAvoy for the post:
oleblu111



NavyBlueAggie
Posts: 2013
Joined: November 5th, 2010, 9:28 am
Has thanked: 134 times
Been thanked: 127 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by NavyBlueAggie » September 15th, 2019, 9:22 am

And Wyoming is 3-0 at this juncture..I think winning the close ones is a mark of player mental toughness and coaching tenacity.
These users thanked the author NavyBlueAggie for the post:
oleblu111



YoungBloodAggie
Posts: 2588
Joined: October 1st, 2013, 9:11 am
Has thanked: 82 times
Been thanked: 375 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by YoungBloodAggie » September 15th, 2019, 9:29 am

NavyBlueAggie wrote:
September 15th, 2019, 9:22 am
And Wyoming is 3-0 at this juncture..I think winning the close ones is a mark of player mental toughness and coaching tenacity.
Yeah too bad we beat the living hell out of Stony Brook and didn’t get to showcase our toughness and tenacity.
These users thanked the author YoungBloodAggie for the post:
newtonianblue


Jordan Nathan’s ACTUAL #1 Fan

User avatar
Aglicious
Site Admin
Posts: 5195
Joined: January 14th, 2004, 12:00 am
Location: Vega$
Has thanked: 148 times
Been thanked: 302 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Aglicious » September 15th, 2019, 9:38 am

Roy McAvoy wrote:
September 15th, 2019, 9:21 am
Aglicious wrote:
September 14th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Wyoming shouldn't have even won the game today, struggled last week, and were handed the Mizzou game on a platter. They're not that impressive thus far despite their record.
Again, why do we have the need to try to downplay our opponent and conference mate? They're 3-0 and have a win over an SEC team that will probably win some conference games.

All downplaying does is downplays our win or makes our loss look worse. I think Wyoming has been a pretty solid team that has shown a tendency to play to the level of whoever their opponent is.
I'm still rooting for them to win and I'm glad they are 3-0 but that doesn't remove the fact that they have looked pretty poor. It will be interesting to see how they perform in conference. I don't think it is WYO that is playing down to their competition, I think it has been the other teams playing down to WYOs level. Maybe they can continue to make the game ugly and win that way - that seems to be their M.O.
These users thanked the author Aglicious for the post:
AggieFBObsession



blueaggie
Posts: 887
Joined: November 27th, 2010, 7:43 pm
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 45 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by blueaggie » September 15th, 2019, 10:57 am

That is what usually happens when a team has a good defense and no offense.



Stockypoo2212
Posts: 40
Joined: August 17th, 2019, 9:46 am
Has thanked: 18 times
Been thanked: 10 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Stockypoo2212 » September 15th, 2019, 11:15 am

Roy McAvoy wrote:
September 15th, 2019, 9:21 am
Aglicious wrote:
September 14th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Wyoming shouldn't have even won the game today, struggled last week, and were handed the Mizzou game on a platter. They're not that impressive thus far despite their record.
Again, why do we have the need to try to downplay our opponent and conference mate? They're 3-0 and have a win over an SEC team that will probably win some conference games.

All downplaying does is downplays our win or makes our loss look worse. I think Wyoming has been a pretty solid team that has shown a tendency to play to the level of whoever their opponent is.
We arent downplaying these guys.. ya the sec win was impressive but the last two games have been ugly! We are just stating things as they are.. they are not a very good team



sneed
Posts: 787
Joined: November 16th, 2010, 2:32 am
Has thanked: 778 times
Been thanked: 25 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by sneed » September 15th, 2019, 12:11 pm

In a couple weeks Wyoming will be the worsts 5-0 team in the country. Kind of a joke - but true.
These users thanked the author sneed for the post:
aggies22



stwinward
Posts: 370
Joined: August 31st, 2013, 9:35 am
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 21 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by stwinward » September 15th, 2019, 6:10 pm

I how all our opponents win their games except when they play us. Then we get more respect for beating winning teams.



GameFAQSAggie
Posts: 4922
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 11:10 am
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 120 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by GameFAQSAggie » September 15th, 2019, 6:27 pm

The thing is, just cause someone posts that a team looks bad, doesn't mean they are happy about it. Most of us want Wyoming to not play down to competition and were unhappy about them doing so. And at that, it's a bad sign they play up and down to competition as we can expect them to play to our level against us.



QuackAttackAggie
Pick'em Champ - '15 & '17 Weekly
Posts: 15627
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 12:08 pm
Location: 서울
Has thanked: 95 times
Been thanked: 421 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by QuackAttackAggie » September 15th, 2019, 8:21 pm

i watched the game. wyoming looked terrible.



User avatar
brownjeans
Flatulent
Posts: 13804
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 10:21 am
Has thanked: 184 times
Been thanked: 448 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by brownjeans » September 15th, 2019, 8:42 pm

For some good teams, ugly is their signature. I can't think of a single championship NY Giants team that won pretty. They just won.
We should prepare for an ugly, challenging game when we play Wyoming.



NVAggie
Posts: 16194
Joined: November 3rd, 2010, 8:09 am
Location: Where the sagebrush grows!
Has thanked: 698 times
Been thanked: 632 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by NVAggie » September 16th, 2019, 9:09 am

Was their defense ugly? To me, that is their MO right now. They win with ugly defense.



YoungBloodAggie
Posts: 2588
Joined: October 1st, 2013, 9:11 am
Has thanked: 82 times
Been thanked: 375 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by YoungBloodAggie » September 16th, 2019, 9:17 am

Two things I believe in my heart:

1. Wyoming is not an elite team in the MWC this year.

2. Our game against them will be decided by less than one TD.

They play ugly, they shorten the game, and they do little things to keep themselves competitive. It's like arguing with an idiot, they always bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.
These users thanked the author YoungBloodAggie for the post:
aggies22


Jordan Nathan’s ACTUAL #1 Fan

User avatar
Aglicious
Site Admin
Posts: 5195
Joined: January 14th, 2004, 12:00 am
Location: Vega$
Has thanked: 148 times
Been thanked: 302 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by Aglicious » September 16th, 2019, 10:50 am

NVAggie wrote:
September 16th, 2019, 9:09 am
Was their defense ugly? To me, that is their MO right now. They win with ugly defense.
They are pretty ugly on both sides of the ball. All three teams they have played marched up and down the field on them but then made stupid mistakes in critical times of the game and in critical spots on the field (not so unlike we did against WF).

This is not some elite defense that they may have had a year or two ago. They are currently ranked something like #102 in total defense. That is with Texas St. and Idaho factored in as 2 of 3 opponents. They can't rely on a stiff defense to bail out their inept offense this year.



NavyBlueAggie
Posts: 2013
Joined: November 5th, 2010, 9:28 am
Has thanked: 134 times
Been thanked: 127 times

Re: Vandals VS Pokes

Post by NavyBlueAggie » September 16th, 2019, 1:52 pm

Yet Wyoming is 3-0...not a bad start for any season, any time. Gotta respect that reality.



Post Reply Previous topicNext topic