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    I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    John Wayne, (an icon) and native Iowan....

    We all know that his cowboy hat he wears in the movies is iconic so as a native Iowan he was that the the winner of the biggest football game in the state should get claim to his hat, it could be made in bronze.....



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    ???????

    Really?
    Did he even stay in the state long after being born? I thought he was out west pretty fast. And on top of that not sure if he has any football relevance.
    I vote for a no on this one.



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    No trophy, play for the right to punch Ashton Kutcher in the face.


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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Anything is better than what actually is the new trophy. How about they play for a pile of cow dung?



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Would that hat be made of bronze corn cobs?



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Quote Originally Posted by sdillon500 View Post
    No trophy, play for the right to punch Ashton Kutcher in the face.
    Winner!



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    John Wayne played football for USC if I remember correctly so I dont think that would be a good idea since we already get confused.

    Im tired of losing in state recruits to bigger name schools like USC!!!!!!


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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    John Wayne played football for USC if I remember correctly so I dont think that would be a good idea since we already get confused.
    Ya here he is in cardinal and gold



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Play for the golden Templeton Rye bottle.



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Play for the golden Templeton Rye bottle.
    Ding! Ding! Ding!



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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Wasnt Capt. Kirk supposed to be from iowa? Slap a bronze enterprise on top of the base and call it a day.




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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    We could play for the "at least neither of us is UNI" trophy.


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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    ???????

    Really?
    Did he even stay in the state long after being born? I thought he was out west pretty fast. And on top of that not sure if he has any football relevance.
    I vote for a no on this one.
    I don't know why people are so hung up on this one. What does a Jeweled Shillelagh (USC-ND) have to do with football? Or an Old Oaken Bucket (Michigan-Minnesota)? Or Paul Bunyan's Ax? Those are all just cool trophies.

    I don't care that this trophy has nothing to do with football. I'm ticked because it's lame.


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    Re: I think Iowa/ISU should play for John Wayne's hat.

    Quote Originally Posted by tm3308 View Post
    I don't know why people are so hung up on this one. What does a Jeweled Shillelagh (USC-ND) have to do with football? Or an Old Oaken Bucket (Michigan-Minnesota)? Or Paul Bunyan's Ax? Those are all just cool trophies.

    I don't care that this trophy has nothing to do with football. I'm ticked because it's lame.
    All of those grew more organically and had some history to them. Also, theyre simple, not something like this, trying (and failing) to tell a story with a trophy.

    A big axe seems more like 'football' than this... the USC\ND and Mich\Minn trophies have things that represent the schools involved as big parts of the design.

    This? This just seems more like 'well, iowa corn's sponsoring it now, so i guess we'll make the trophy all about them instead of highlighting the two schools'..


    Last edited by alarson; 08-19-2011 at 09:47 PM.

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