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hawkeyeinstl

  • joined Dec 30, 2009
  • last login Aug 30, 2014
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B.A. English, '99.

A Fan Of...

  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • NCAAF Iowa Hawkeyes
  • NCAAB Iowa Hawkeyes
  • NHL St. Louis Blues
  • Golf Zach Johnson
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The Unofficial BHGP March Madness Craft Beer Tour of St. Louis: A What-If Scenario for Iowa Hoops that Includes YOU and FREE BEER (your feedback requested!)

The first round of March Madness is Friday, March 21 and Sunday, March 23 in St. Louis. If Iowa plays here, I am looking into putting together a St. Louis craft beer tour for any BHGP'ers who show...

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[SPAM] Super Prediction Action Machine previews Iowa Football in 2014

With the Outback Bowl behind us, we turn our sights to basketball season, but in the back of our minds, we know Iowa football is shaping up to be competitive next year, and we're excited about...

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[UPDATED 12/27/13 WITH RESULTS] Super Prediction Action Machine Goes Bowling! (Week of December 15, 2013)

(Updated SPAM Record as of 12-27-13: Winner: 9-5 O/U: 8-6 Spread: 7-7) SPAM is participating in the BHGP pool! Since the games start tomorrow and my picks are locked in, below are SPAM's picks...

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Super Prediction Action Machine Updated (Week of Dec. 9, 2013)

Super Prediction Action Machine ("SPAM") is the name coined on BHGP for an algorithm I developed during the 2013 season of Iowa football to predict the outcome of football games. The algorithm...

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Super Prediction Action Machine - Update for Week of Dec. 1, 2013

Nebraska never got closer than a touchdown as the Hawkeyes laid the wood on the Cornhuskers with a three-touchdown margin of victory, 38-17. This game is an instant Hawkeye classic, a cathartic...

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Super Prediction Action Machine Update (week of November 24, 2013) [EDIT: 11/25/13]

Admit it. By halftime you thought the game was over. SPAM knew better, people. SPAM said Iowa would win. O ye of little faith! Hell, SPAM has been telling you for the last two weeks that Iowa...

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Super Prediction Action Machine Update (week of November 18, 2013)

Last week, Super Prediction Action Machine was basically off duty because our Hawkeyes were idle, but I ran the math anyway and called Iowa to beat Michigan but lose to Nebraska. Once again I...

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Super Prediction Action Machine (Week of November 11, 2013)

Last week, Super Prediction Action Machine called a decisive Hawkeye win, 31-18. I wrote: "The hapless Boilermakers did nothing (literally) against an OSU team with which Iowa was tied, on the...

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Super Prediction Action Machine (Week of November 4, 2013)

Last week, Super Prediction Action Machine predicted a 28-24 loss for the Hawkeyes. I wrote of SPAM: "The gap [between IA and WI] has narrowed a little. Our unimpressive second half against...

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Super Prediction Action Machine (Week of October 28, 2013)

Last week, the Super Awesome Prediction Machine (now renamed to "Super Prediction Action Machine," or "SPAM") predicted the following before the Northwestern game: "Iowa BEATS Northwestern 32-24" ...

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Super Action Prediction Machine Update for Week of 10/21/13

The Super Awesome Prediction Machine predicted the following before the Ohio State game: "If I use my standard coefficient of 1.5, I get 48-23 Buckeyes. If I double the coefficient, I get 37-24...

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Super Action Prediction Machine: Ohio State

So I've developed this algorithm to predict scores and overall points based on two very, very simple factors. Running it against Iowa's season so far, it correctly predicts the total points scored...

I know we're down on Iowa today, but that didn't stop me from carving pumpkins with my kids, and...

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I know we're down on Iowa today, but that didn't stop me from carving pumpkins with my kids, and this is what we made, bitches.

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Ferentzian Statistics II: Ferentz v. Fry

Earlier this week, I posted a statistical comparison of Coach Ferentz versus the rest of the Big 10. In that post, I compared Iowa's overall program performance with that of the rest of the Big...

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Ferentzian Statistics: A Statistical Analysis of Kirk Ferentz versus the rest of the Big 10

[Edited on Oct 26, 2012 -- I found a few errors I wanted to correct for clarity's sake. I left the original text in place and added editor's comments as necessary. Otherwise, I did not update...

Under the Cap with Bryan Bulaga

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No surprise, during the NFL lockout, Bulaga hired his own coaches to work him out. Everything about Bulaga represents the classic Iowa football player, particularly in the Ferentz era.

Bradley Won't Be Part of New PSU Staff

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Speculate ad nauseum to the significance. Does that mean he's the new Iowa DC?

Chiefs: Stanzi to start if Orton isn't ready to go

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That's right. Orton is the starter unless the finger keeps him out, in which case Stanzi gets the call. Do we want to see The Rick thrown into action against the Packers machine? But oh me oh my, if he were to win....

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The Story of Big Red and Little Hawkeye

via upload.wikimedia.org   In March, 1877, a flood redirected the course of the Missouri River by more than a mile, creating an oxbow lake out of what used to be known as the Saratoga Bend..  The...

Our intense and lifelong struggle with Our Most Hated Rival deserves a fitting trophy. Allow me to...

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Our intense and lifelong struggle with Our Most Hated Rival deserves a fitting trophy. Allow me to introduce the Iowa-Purdue Most Hated Rival Meh-Morial Trophy. Enjoy!

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Iowa-Michigan 2011 - The Wolverines Got Robbed - Photo of the Non-TD Catch

You've heard it already from Michigan.  The Wolverines were robbed of a deserved victory. Let me be the first Iowa fan to agree, the Wolverines were robbed.

Iowa-Michigan AP Recap

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This is the line worth reading: "Michigan had gained over 500 yards of offense in three of its last four games, but Iowa held the Wolverines to 323 yards."

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I'll Have Some Perspective

It's hard to like our coach this week.  Really?  Minnesota?  A special teams gaffe again?  I, like you, vent much of my frustration by just really wanting the coaching staff to fix some very basic...

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Won't the real Kirk Ferentz please stand up?

"It's hard to win at Iowa[.]"   Hayden Fry, A High Porch Picnic (2001). There are two faces you could put on the Kirk Ferentz era at the University of Iowa.  One face, Angel Ferentz, is that of a...

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The Iowa Hawkeyes: A Family Tradition, Part IV

Previous Entries in the series: The Iowa Hawkeyes: A Family Tradition Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Preface Last year, my theme for this series of FanPosts was "Traditions."  This year, it's...

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The Iowa Hawkeyes: A Family Tradition, Part III

(EDIT: Read this excellent FanPost while the BHGP editorial stuff efforts away at some new material for your consumption.  In fact, this is almost certainly better-written than the drivel we'll...

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