Iowa65_lf

The Director

  • joined Sep 08, 2008
  • last login Jun 02, 2014
  • posts 17
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Life-long Hawkeye fan, lived in IC for a while, loves egg-cheeseburgers, loves Goose Island beer, loves Lamb Vindaloo. That's all you need to know.

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Iowa BB not being on TV makes me very grumpy

I get the idea of the BTN: you can show all Big Ten all the time, and that includes such magnetic draws as NW field hockey, PSU volleyball, OSU soccer, and Iowa softball. And those are just the...

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Could the PSU scandal be the death of 'modern' college football?

I'll just start this out with a disclaimer: while I have a little 'inside' knowledge into the workings of college football, I was not a football player so some of my knowledge is limited. While I...

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Is there anything NOT for sale in college football?

In part 36 of my series "Hey You Kids Get Offa' My Lawn!", I will be discussing the increasing commercialization of college football, compared to what us old-timers call "The Good Ole Days," when...

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An Oldster's "Bitter Old Man" take on the Vendor Controversy

I went to my first Iowa football game in 1969, I think I recall. At the time, I barely spoke in coherent sentences and had about a 50/50 chance of shitting in my pants if left unattended for more...

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Thoughts on the Rhabdo crisis, from Cool Hand Luke

Thoughts on the Rhabdo crisis, or "What we have here is a failure to communicate."

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An History of Iowa Football PART VIII: Captain Kirk, 1999-Present

(Bumped again, naturally. -- Ross) PART 1 I PART 2 I PART 3 I PART 4 I PART 5 I PART 6 I PART 7 "And with that, I'd like to introduce the next football coach at the University of Iowa, Bob Stoops K...

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A History of Iowa Football PART VII: A High Porch Picnic, 1979-1998

(Bumped for excellence, as usual. -- Ross) PART 1 I PART 2 I PART 3 I PART 4 I PART 5 I PART 6 John Hayden Fry  was Texas. A descendant of an original Texan family--including one relative who...

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A History of Iowa Football PART VI: The Dark Times 1969-1978

(Bumped, of course. -- Ross) PART 1 I PART 2 I PART 3 I PART 4 I PART 5 Ray Nagel, the man and team that could've been. Imagine you're AD Forest Evashevski and it's 1965 and you're looking for a...

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Iowa Football History PART V: Evy's Revenge 1953-1968

(Ed. Note: You are reading these, right?  Because you should be. -- Ross) PART 1 I PART 2 I PART 3 I PART 4 There's one thing that I think anyone who knew Forest Evashevski would say about him,...

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Iowa Football History PART IV: A New Hope! 1939-1952

(If you haven't been reading these, you've really been missing out. -- Ross) PART 1 I PART 2 I PART 3 When last we saw the Iowa squad, they were getting face-shat upon by nearly every team they...

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An Iowa Football "History": Part III--in 2D! 1918-1939

The Great War has ended, and Our Boys are coming home. The Spanish Influenza epidemic, which killed more persons around the globe than the actual war, has petered out. To the relief of the nation,...

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A History of Iowa FB: Part Two, Electric Boogaloo 1900-1918

Since you asked for it, here is your punishment reward: Part Two of my Dubious and Incompetent History of Iowa Football. Here's my summary of Part One: Iowa sucked. From its early couple of years...

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A Biased and Imprecise History of Iowa Football: 1889-1900

As one of the senior members of the BHGP community--and by senior I mean old, not important, intelligent, insightful, or anything but just plain old--I often find myself referring to "The Good Old...

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HAWKS TAKE OSU TO WIRE, LOSE TO WISKY AND NITTANY LIONS

HAWKS TAKE OSU TO WIRE, LOSE TO WISKY AND NITTANY LIONS Triple Loss a First in College Football History From the AP: The pain was evident on frosh Hawk starter James Vandenberg's face. It was...

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IOWA LOSES TO INDIANA, REMAINS UNDEFEATED

IOWA LOSES TO INDIANA, REMAINS UNDEFEATED 9-0 HAWKEYES SUFFER DEVASTATING WIN AT HANDS OF HOOSIERS  Untimely mistakes finally brought the Hawkeyes down to earth as they fell short to Indiana,...

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We are Norm Parker's Surviving Piggies

You've heard the old expression, "Man, I'd give my right arm to be....", whatever the fuck it is you desperately want to be, if you deem it right arm-worthy. Yeah, like you've ever really done...

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I Am Bret Bielema's Hawkeye Tattoo

Bret Bielema's tattoo can't take it anymore.

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