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    ISU Football Trivia

    Drake was favored but ISU defeated Drake by a score of 7-6, what year and how did Drake score 6 points?


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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by NebrClone View Post
    Drake was favored but ISU defeated Drake by a score of 7-6, what year and how did Drake score 6 points?
    1925. (I cheated and looked it up)

    Now I'm guessing did the 6 points come from three safeties?



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    1925. (I cheated and looked it up)

    Now I'm guessing did the 6 points come from three safeties?
    It was a trick question, Drake did not score, how did they get 6 points and please explain?



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by NebrClone View Post
    It was a trick question, Drake did not score, how did they get 6 points and please explain?
    They were awarded 6 points for showing up?



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by NebrClone View Post
    It was a trick question, Drake did not score, how did they get 6 points and please explain?
    I'm stumped.



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by NebrClone
    It was a trick question, Drake did not score, how did they get 6 points and please explain?
    Here is a guess: Iowa State actually had a touchback, but they awarded Drake points instead of giving ISU the ball.



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Drake had a football team?



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    Here is a guess: Iowa State actually had a touchback, but they awarded Drake points instead of giving ISU the ball.
    That's better than anything I could come up with.

    It has to be something to do with a defunct rule or some sort of off-the-field situation (what that would be, I have no clue)



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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    how about two drop kicks?

    Did it have something to do with bad officiating? I could see that happening.


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    Re: ISU Football Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    Here is a guess: Iowa State actually had a touchback, but they awarded Drake points instead of giving ISU the ball.
    Close: The attached article explains an old rule about safeties. Then you kept possesion after a safety, so you ran 3 plays and on 4th down you ran back to your end zone and gave a gift safety and you get the ball on the 20. ISU did this 3 times to win the game.


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