Holiday Bowl prediction thread

Discussion in 'Football' started by Ian Pike Hammer, Dec 16, 2019.

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Who wins, give the final score

Poll closed Dec 30, 2019.
  1. Iowa

    51 vote(s)
    73.9%
  2. USC

    18 vote(s)
    26.1%
  1. Ian Pike Hammer

    Ian Pike Hammer Well-Known Member

    whats the over/under?
     
  2. Motigerhawk

    Motigerhawk Well-Known Member

    I love their Freshman QB. Kid has guts and isnt afraid to stand in the pocket and deliver a pass while getting hit. Kid is really good.
     
  3. NCHawker

    NCHawker Well-Known Member

    The EA Sports simulation on youtube showed 31-10 USC wins. Iowa's offense ran about 5 or 6 plays each drive, and could not seem to penetrate deeper than the 35. Very familiar and realistic. Except for 2 things 2 missed FG and #15 was not playing running back.
     
  4. NCHawker

    NCHawker Well-Known Member

    its about 50
     
  5. Ian Pike Hammer

    Ian Pike Hammer Well-Known Member

    So if Hawks win 50-0, okeef4prez will b dead nuts on the money!!!
     
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  6. NCHawker

    NCHawker Well-Known Member

    I had never heard of David Eickholt

     
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  7. iloveyoularrystation

    iloveyoularrystation Well-Known Member

    Hawks 38, USC 17. Their wrs hit 4 big plays. 2 for TDs, 1 hawks defense shuts down and only gives up a fg, and one aj makes mute with a strip sack two plays after. Hawks get up 21-10, USC goes away. 38-17 hawks
     
  8. washtu401

    washtu401 Well-Known Member

    Hawks 23-14.
     
  9. ModebaSan

    ModebaSan Well-Known Member

    Hawkeyes with a walk off FG by Duncan 26-23
     
  10. judzeehawk

    judzeehawk Well-Known Member

    17-14 Hawks
     
  11. NCHawker

    NCHawker Well-Known Member

    Final prediction. Iowa fails to generate more than 2 quarters worth of offense and they fall to USC. D gets gassed and eventually USC gets rolling. Iowa has no answers.

    Sorry guys, hope I'm wrong : USC Scores 5 times, iowa scores just twice. Iowa has failed to produce offensively for more than 1/2 a game all year long. I hope i'm wrong, but I have no reason to believe that Brian gets this chugger going.
     
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  12. SmokeTownHawk

    SmokeTownHawk Well-Known Member

    32-21 Iowa. Hawks come out blazing in the first and second quarters. Kirkball the second half.
     
  13. judzeehawk

    judzeehawk Well-Known Member

    Mississipi St. says hello! ;)
     
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  14. ClintonIAfan

    ClintonIAfan Well-Known Member

    Iowa 30
    USC 17
     
  15. eyekwah

    eyekwah Well-Known Member

    The game time temperature is expected to be in the 40's and the area is getting heavy rain on Thursday morning. It appears the field is natural grass from pictures. Playing in the cooler temps is advantageous for Iowa. Wind probably won't be a factor. I really like Iowa's chances, but it is an away game.
     
  16. Lumberman

    Lumberman Well-Known Member

    It sounds like there may be more Iowa fans there than USC fans, though.

    Motivation is a crucial factor in bowl games. All of that seems to be favorable to the Hawks. Coaches remember the 2003 Orange Bowl. Hayden Fry passing. A chance to make their mark against a Blue Blood.

    I really hope USC is not taking this game very seriously. Then, we get the ball at the 25 to start the game and the OL is fired up to smack these California kids in the mouth. We fire off the ball, Goodson busts through the line and with one man to beat, he doesn’t try to run out of bounds, but veers right toward that safety and delivers a blow. He gets tackled, but the tone is set. We pound the ball straight at them, which will set up play-action passes all day long. Hopefully Nate is on target to open WR’s downfield and Ragaini and Tracy hold onto the ball.

    If we get on top of them early, they may not care enough to put up much of a fight. Hopefully, PP has some nice surprises for that freshman QB.
     
  17. HawkeyeDenis

    HawkeyeDenis Well-Known Member

    Iowa 24-21
     
  18. chucktownhawk

    chucktownhawk Well-Known Member

    And a blowing kiss, of course
     
  19. #1DieHardHawk

    #1DieHardHawk Well-Known Member

    I have no idea what to expect in this game.

    I wouldn't be surprised if we won, but I would be surprised if we dominated.

    I also wouldn't be surprised if we got beat by 30...
     
  20. Cyhawk

    Cyhawk Well-Known Member

    Iowa wins by 10 but the game is dominated by IA
     
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