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    ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Just saw this on another site....

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    http://www.fbschedules.com/2012/06/a...otball-series/



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUchappy View Post
    Just saw this on another site....

    Discuss!!!!!!
    http://www.fbschedules.com/2012/06/a...otball-series/
    love the idea of playing MAC teams on the road...kidding



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    After the past 2 summers, all I can say is that I'm thankful this isn't a conference game.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    is this for real? Akron? Will LeBrondo James be playing?



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Nothing like agreeing to road games at MAC schools. Was hoping we could be done with this.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Sighhhhhhhhh



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    side note ... liking the pictures they chose :yes:



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    may be different if we had any commits



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    I couldn't care less about signing a home and home w/ Akron...I'll take a win on the road vs. Akron over a loss at home vs. Utah. Yes I know Utah was a top ten team coming to Ames that year but why not schedule WINS in the NC. A 9 game Big 12 schedule is tough enough.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    I thought with BCS conference teams, they have the leverage to have 2 homes at the BCS school and only 1 home at the mid major


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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Pay hundreds of thousands of dollars or play then on the road. Thats the decision.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUchappy View Post
    Just saw this on another site....

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    http://www.fbschedules.com/2012/06/a...otball-series/
    If we must play some of these teams on the road, then there is no reason to be playing less than a 2 for 1 in these kinds of deals. Playing these teams on the road just creates to big of a risk for a loss and loses us a home game pay out. 1 for 1's should be reserved for BCS opponents, service acadamies and maybe on occasion if we are trying to pick up games in Cali or Florida for recruiting purposes.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Pay hundreds of thousands of dollars or play then on the road. Thats the decision.
    Pay hundreds of thousands of dollars then, it is worth the investment. Plus, you will recoup most of that loss from the gate revenue of a second home game. Even more disappointing when this game replaces Navy on the schedule.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Akron is 0-1 against the Big 12 after a 67-0 loss to Kansas State in 1995.

    I lol'd.



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    Re: ISU signs home and home with Akron

    Hopefully the game won't be on the LHN.



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