**Official 2021 Iowa Football Off-Season Thread**

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I have no faith that Jack Plumb will be good and I don’t know why.
 

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Have it on solid word that Spence is gonna make a lotta y’all look like fools.
The other solids I got are..,Dane Belton stud, Jack Campbell…enjoy his one full season.
Oh, the two fr WRs , Bruce & Johnson…both will contribute
Lol, what a turd of a triple post.

Nothing, absolutely nothing, in any of those posts isn't public knowledge and has been for a long time other than the Petras conjecture.

No shit Belton is a stud, he has been for the last year. No shit Jack Campbell is a stud, there was just a glowing article from a national sports writer about him. No shit Bruce and Johnson are both going to contribute. Every coach and reporter covered this in spring ball.

Try to give at least something with the appearance of INSIDER!! info next time. Perhaps mix in something off the radar to make it good.
 

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Lol, what a turd of a triple post.

Nothing, absolutely nothing, in any of those posts isn't public knowledge and has been for a long time other than the Petras conjecture.

No shit Belton is a stud, he has been for the last year. No shit Jack Campbell is a stud, there was just a glowing article from a national sports writer about him. No shit Bruce and Johnson are both going to contribute. Every coach and reporter covered this in spring ball.

Try to give at least something with the appearance of INSIDER!! info next time. Perhaps mix in something off the radar to make it good.
to be fair, while the talent is there, I still didn’t think Belton had any idea what he was doing really last season. I do think it’s possible he bounces with a good season as the talent is obvious.
 

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to be fair, while the talent is there, I still didn’t think Belton had any idea what he was doing really last season. I do think it’s possible he bounces with a good season as the talent is obvious.
Are you talking about 2019 or 2020? Belton was great last year. It was 2019 that he was clearly talented but didn't know what he was doing.
 

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Belton made HM for both the coaches and media as a true sophomore. He was really good last year.
 
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Are you talking about 2019 or 2020? Belton was great last year. It was 2019 that he was clearly talented but didn't know what he was doing.
im talking about last year. The talent is there of course, but as far as knowing what he was doing I’m not so sure. Then again, I’m a huge dipshit so there’s that. I still think Dane has a really nice season and probably explores going to the league. Can’t duplicate the measurables and the instincts.
 

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im talking about last year. The talent is there of course, but as far as knowing what he was doing I’m not so sure. Then again, I’m a huge dipshit so there’s that. I still think Dane has a really nice season and probably explores going to the league. Can’t duplicate the measurables and the instincts.
Belton made HM for both the coaches and media as a true sophomore. He was really good last year.
 

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Are you suggesting that douche coaches and douche media know more than I? I don’t know about that, Douglas
 
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Yes- as much as I pray to baby Jesus to be true- I will be waiting until the bullets are flying to assess.
This. The reports from camp last year were probably as glowing as we’ve ever seen on an Iowa QB. But when it came to game speed, it just wasn’t there.

while it’s absolutely possible he makes a big leap, the game slows down for him, etc….I think you’d be silly to think there is a BETTER chance of that being true than it simply being a repeat of last year where he looks all-world when he doesn’t face the possibility of getting his head taken off during a play
 

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I don’t believe in Spencer, but I choose to hope he is ok. We’ll know right away if he still sucks, and if he does the West will still be there if Kirk pulls the trigger on a change.
 
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I don’t believe in Spencer, but I choose to hope he is ok. We’ll know right away if he still sucks, and if he does the West will still be there if Kirk pulls the trigger on a change.
There is this really strange subset of fans that thinks people WANT him to suck. As if there are Iowa fans that would actually be pissed if he went out and put up an ALL-B10 performance. It’s weird
 

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And it’s not exactly like we’ve got a guy like Brad Banks or CJ Beathard rotting behind him on the bench. He’s probably shitty but also probably our best shot. More glimpses of hope than Jake C gave us with less behind him in the wings.
 
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There is this really strange subset of fans that thinks people WANT him to suck. As if there are Iowa fans that would actually be pissed if he went out and put up an ALL-B10 performance. It’s weird
That type of fan certainly exists, for instance there were fans more happy to bitch about Iowa losing in the second round than had Iowa won. But I don't really see that with Petras, not yet at least.
 

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Let's be honest here, there isn't anybody that is (reasonably) thinking Petras is going to be all Big Ten. In all actuality, we don't need him to be. If he's even slightly serviceable, just slightly above average we've got a team around him that can challenge for the West.

And that's my goal every year, win the West. After that, everything is icing on the cake.
 

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Let's be honest here, there isn't anybody that is (reasonably) thinking Petras is going to be all Big Ten. In all actuality, we don't need him to be. If he's even slightly serviceable, just slightly above average we've got a team around him that can challenge for the West.

And that's my goal every year, win the West. After that, everything is icing on the cake.
Bring it in, Pedro. And stick your penus in my man vagina. GO HAWKS
 

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Let's be honest here, there isn't anybody that is (reasonably) thinking Petras is going to be all Big Ten. In all actuality, we don't need him to be. If he's even slightly serviceable, just slightly above average we've got a team around him that can challenge for the West.

And that's my goal every year, win the West. After that, everything is icing on the cake.
Loser
 

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He had a real nice half vs a shitty Illinois team and was noticeably less shitty than his opponent’s QB vs Wisconsin. That said, I admittedly thought Mertz was a ton better than him going into that game.
 

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He was objectively terrible all season. He was “better,” in the sense it’s better to only shit on the rug three times a day than 10, at least for my boxer who’s sick.
Iowa was objectively terrible in Kirk’s first two seasons.
 

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no. We sucked but you could see the positive trend and people were pretty excited heading into 2001.
Wasn’t that the Aiello/Beutjer cable bill off-season? I saw that as a serious red flag about the team and coaching staff. I was horribly and terribly wrong, of course - and this is super anecdotal to boot - but I remember the people in our little section of Kinnick feeling the same way.
 

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Wasn’t that the Aiello/Beutjer cable bill off-season? I saw that as a serious red flag about the team and coaching staff. I was horribly and terribly wrong, of course - and this is super anecdotal to boot - but I remember the people in our little section of Kinnick feeling the same way.
have you thought about not sitting with idiots?
 
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Wasn’t that the Aiello/Beutjer cable bill off-season? I saw that as a serious red flag about the team and coaching staff. I was horribly and terribly wrong, of course - and this is super anecdotal to boot - but I remember the people in our little section of Kinnick feeling the same way.
It was. A picture of either was on all the season tickets.
 
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