Seriously come up with something more original than the crap that everyone makes on assumptions. Do you honestly think Mac says "okay boys we got a lead, let's shut her down and just start running between the two guards and center only?" If you do, you have little to no football knowledge and just believe all the other posters who spew the crap. On the drive you are talking about Stevie had one run, a missed pass was thrown and Bret did one QB draw. So are you saying the 70 yards and 3 touchdowns was a shutdown offense? If so, it sounds like a good plan to me.
I am not going off others posts. No, I don't believe he says "shut it down." I believe he is so scared of a potentail mishap that he plays to safe. The plays that get us the points that are run in the first half aren't the ones ran in the 4th quarter. The score board shows it bu only 3 points in the 4th compared to the rest of the quarters. For instance:
Iowa State at 10:03 4th quarterTOLISU1st and 10 at TOL 45Stevie Hicks rush for a loss of 1 yard to the Toled 46.15232nd and 11 at TOL 46Bret Meyer rush for 2 yards to the Toled 44. 3rd and 9 at TOL 44Bret Meyer pass complete to RJ Sumrall for 18 yards to the Toled 26 for a 1ST down. 1st and 10 at TOL 26Stevie Hicks rush for 2 yards to the Toled 24. 2nd and 8 at TOL 24Bret Meyer rush for no gain to the Toled 24. 3rd and 8 at TOL 24Bret Meyer rush for 3 yards to the Toled 21. 4th and 5 at TOL 21Austin Flynn pass incomplete to Ben Barkema. (bobbled FG try)
Iowa State at 2:53 4th quarter
1st and 10 at ISU 6Bret Meyer rush for 1 yard to the IowSt 7.23232nd and 9 at ISU 7Bret Meyer rush for 7 yards to the IowSt 14. 3rd and 2 at ISU 14Bret Meyer pass incomplete to Austin Flynn. 4th and 2 at ISU 14Mike Brandtner punt for 31 yards, fair catch by Steve Odom at the IowSt 45.
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