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    What ever happened to shaking your keys at kick off? How did it end?



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    Re: Keys

    uhhh we still do it



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    Re: Keys

    What brings on this question??

    The game tonight is in Oklahoma, thus there is not an Iowa State student section in attendance...



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    Re: Keys

    I normally just shake my keys when we kickoff, since except for the beginning of the halves, we would have just scored. I don't like to shake them after they score, when they would be kicking off.



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    Re: Keys

    It stands for a "key-play" ...that's how it started. A kick-off or punt, or usually a special teams play is the type of "key-play" that could make a drastic swing in the game. Albeit field position, or a botched snap or catch, anything that can totally alter the flow of the game. And yes, only on "key-plays" do we do this. (Not because we don't have a cowbell, or it's a good luck thingy) We didn't invent it either. Other schools around the country have been performing the ritual every game as well.


    Last edited by Psyclone Brian; 10-16-2010 at 11:10 PM.

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