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    "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Not my best effort but it will do. Hope some of you enjoy this!!!
    Merry Christmas!!!!

    'Twas the night before Christmas in this central Iowa town,
    Not a student left studying, very few still around;

    A group of true fans gathered on Welch for a beer,
    Dreaming of a warm trip at this time of year;

    Others in their homes, at Westtowne or Olde Main,
    To watch Iowa and Nebraska, play in their bowl games;

    The past held some memories for these Loyal Sons,
    The Elite 8 in 2000 and, of course “The Run”;


    Big wins in Lincoln, Austin, and Phog Allen too,
    And seeing Mack Brown and Roy Williams fume;

    But the good memories, few and far in between,
    Missed lay ups and kicks, still haunt Cyclone Dreams;

    The words Baylor & Hampton, Missouri & KU,
    Are still stinging memories of games they blew;

    But the tone is quite chipper on this Christmas Eve,
    The gifts already unwrapped, have given reason to believe;

    Last year Paul Rhoads burst onto the scene,
    And everyone in town soon forgot about Gene;


    Knott, Klein, Lattimer, and a kid named Shontrelle,
    Will have ample opportunity to ring the victory bell;


    The Christmas season is all about magic,
    But past play in Hilton has been pretty tragic;

    Many sports writers claimed that the Magic was dead,
    But one man disagreed, a Mayor named Fred;

    A new style can be found inside Hilton’s walls,
    A highflying offense that rarely stalls;

    Automatic Scottie, DG, JVB and Jake,
    And Ejim and Godfrey who like to make the rim shake;

    The Magic of old may not be back yet,
    But it’s on its way back, on that you can bet;

    And four gifts unopened, but brought home with cheer,
    Babb, White, Booker, and Allen, just wait til next year;

    Though the past has been rough the future is bright,
    And for that, Clones give thanks on this Christmas Eve Night;

    Smile and relax, visit, maybe have a cold beer,
    Think of all the fun we’ll have in Cardinal and Gold this year;

    I must leave you now, it will be a long flight,
    Merry Christmas to the Clones and to all a good night!!

    …Oh, and lest you forget this Holiday Season,
    I always wear Red, and for a damn good reason!!

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    "I loved it dearly for the experiences, for the people. I've never seen people embrace you with love as much as they did when I was in college," he said. "They just opened up their arms. I'm proud to be a Cyclone. They gave me a chance when nobody else would." -Ellis Hobbs III

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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    bravo bravo!


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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    *finger in mouth whistle*



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Very, very nice!



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Kudos!!!!!



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Great job. I'm going to share that with my buddies



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Almost forgot to rep you



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Excellent!! *standing and clapping*



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Well done sir! Well done!



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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    That's great! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it


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    Re: "The Night before Christmas" Cyclone Style

    Fantastic!



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