The cards are stacked against a lot of teams and there is very little to overcome that.

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  1. vesuvius13

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    You have no idea if the coaches are the right coach yet especially football. If coach Allen doesn't improve the team when he has a full roster of his players [two more years] then I will agree with you.
     
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  2. fpeaugh

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    $65 million football only facility. Please show me where IU spent that kind of money on football.

    https://purduesports.com/facilities/?id=8
     
  3. fpeaugh

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    If you’re fine having good but subpar facilities that’s your opinion. But you can’t say they’re “top of the line” if nearly every school in our conference has better facilities. That’s directly contradicting to the definition.

    Again, it’s your opinion to say you’re fine with mediocre low end facilities because you care more about academics. But you can’t say IU’s are top of the line, or anywhere close to that universe.
     
  4. cshartle123

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    You’re right. We don’t know yet. I am not jumping the gun. I’m just saying that for Indiana to succeed, we need to maintain top notch facilities and get the right coach. Expanding the stadium or building a sports marketing building is the cart before the horse. We have no tradition, so we have to keep waiting for the right guy. I hope it’s Allen.
     
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    Honestly, I don’t know how they compare. They are new though, so my assumption is that they are up to par. I think there are a lot of very good coaches that would see this program as a great opportunity.
     
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    You should visit other schools like recruits do. It’s night and day. IU is probably closer to the bigger high school facilities than we are to the top end college programs.
     
  7. gulcherboy

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    Indiana has been waiting 121 years for the cycle to turn its way. Got any idea how long this takes? Is it every 250 years? Every 500 years? What if it's every 1,000 years?
     
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    The 2 end zones are way more than that. That's right - we have TWO enclosed endzones. PU has 1, built in 1929.

    We've spent way more on the football stadium and facilities than PU has.
     
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    You mean like Northwestern before they built their new facility? Like when they were going to the Rose Bowl?

    You just want IU to build a cow barn like Purdue and we're way smarter than that.
     
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    New golf course too
     
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    I’d rather have lunch w women ‘s sports than football only. Just saying. Go Hoosiers! Big grin!
     
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    OMG This is just laughable. You clowns have a long way to catch up to IU's stadium. Yours is a shithole. 1986 called and they want their video system back.
     
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    And it shows. Fraudpaw is just bitter
     
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    Give it another 3 years gb...;)

    There's got to be a pony down there somewhere! :);):)

    That's the punchline for the old joke where the little boy is shoveling out the stall with unbridled enthusiasm and is asked why he is expending that much effort...:D
     
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    After a while, it gets to feeling that way, doesn't it? But, just when you think you're ready to quit, along comes a 1979 or a 1987 and we keep shoveling, don't we?
    Hope spring eternal when you are a Hoosier!
     
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    While I am a true and genuine Hoosier, I have to say that 1929 was a good year. My daddy was born that year ... ;):)
     
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    So were my parents. My mom will turn 90 in a few weeks!
     
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    Please share with her my fondest wishes for a happy birthday!
     
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  19. MyTeamIsOnTheFloor

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    “Follow the money”

    Kentucky just opened a football-only practice/training facility
    Kentucky just got sued for violating Title IX

    They won’t be the last
     
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