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    Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011




    AMES, Iowa – For the first time in school history, the Iowa State football team will play two regular-season games across ESPN networks.

    The 2011 Iowa State home game against Oklahoma State on Friday night, Nov. 18 was originally set for Saturday Nov. 19, but ESPN offered the schools national TV exposure on Friday.

    “Earning a second national TV contest on ESPN is important for the growth of our program,” Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard said. “This is also another opportunity for our recruits and alums to see the Cyclones play on national television.”

    Earlier this year, Iowa State’s non-conference game at Connecticut was shifted to Friday, Sept. 16. Pollard said Iowa State generally prefers to play on Saturday. But, each opportunity merits study and discussion.

    “In this particular case, there is no conflict with the regular season for high school football in our state,” Pollard said. “It’s the same as last fall when our Missouri home game was played the same evening as the state finals.”

    Pollard also added that Iowa State closes for Thanksgiving on Nov. 21, so moving the Oklahoma State game a day earlier eased concerns for students heading home for the holiday.

    “Our department met with student leaders and the President’s leadership team to discuss the opportunity, and the feedback was that playing Friday night was beneficial in regards to the student body’s travel plans,” Pollard said.




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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Thanks Nebby and CU.



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    I kind of like it...



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Nice! More exposure, more money!


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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    I'm kinda saddened because playing on Friday is for the MAC, but I do think it'll help increase the student attendence, so overall it's not a bad thing.

    That's multiple short weeks this year though, which is tough with so many new starters. I'd rather being doing that with a veteran team.



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    It shows that CPR, and the boys have the program heading in the right direction. A few years ago this would of never even been a thought.



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    I hope they show the new scoreboard a lot on ESPN!!



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I'm kinda saddened because playing on Friday is for the MAC, but I do think it'll help increase the student attendence, so overall it's not a bad thing.

    That's multiple short weeks this year though, which is tough with so many new starters. I'd rather being doing that with a veteran team.
    New starters who'd rather just get home for Thanksgiving a day earlier as well...



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Perfect football weekend to kickoff Thanksgiving week!

    Iowa State-Oklahoma State game Friday night.
    State high school finals Saturday.
    Chargers @ Bears on Sunday.


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    Hopefully we'll actually compete with these guys. They've been drubbing us lately.


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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I'm kinda saddened because playing on Friday is for the MAC, but I do think it'll help increase the student attendence, so overall it's not a bad thing.

    That's multiple short weeks this year though, which is tough with so many new starters. I'd rather being doing that with a veteran team.
    Or extra days of rest for the games against Texas and KSU. This is ESPN, the players will be jacked either way.



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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I'm kinda saddened because playing on Friday is for the MAC, but I do think it'll help increase the student attendence, so overall it's not a bad thing.
    Ummmmm no it's not. ESPN is starting to fill that Friday night slot with more games from BCS conferences (Big 12, Big East, Pac 10, also BYU). When the MAC is on ESPN, its stuck mostly playing Tuesday and Wednesday night games


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    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I'm kinda saddened because playing on Friday is for the MAC, but I do think it'll help increase the student attendence, so overall it's not a bad thing.

    That's multiple short weeks this year though, which is tough with so many new starters. I'd rather being doing that with a veteran team.
    By the time we get to the Oklahoma State game, the new starters won't be that new.


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    Re: Release: CYCLONES GET SECOND ESPN FOOTBALL GAME IN 2011

    Great for exposure. I remember watching Oklahoma State play at Louisiana Tech last year on a Friday night because it was the only thing on that night. On a Saturday I would never watch that game or care about it.


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