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    'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    We have had a few of these in the past, but I hadn't seen one yet so I threw one together. Enjoy!

    Twas the night before kickoff, when all through Cyclone Nation
    Every fan was primed with pure jubilation.
    The tailgates were prepped for the morning with care,
    In hopes that Cyclone Football soon would be there.

    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
    While visions of Sweet Caroline danced in their heads.
    And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in I-State my cap,
    Had just settled our brains for a short pregame nap.

    When out on the lots there arose such a clatter,
    I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
    I heard a great raucous, not normal to the hour,
    But it was just some fans, chanting CYCLONE POWER.

    Steele Jantz looked as nimble and as spry as can be,
    Scoring touchdown after touchdown truly with ease.
    When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
    The greatest of leaders, all Cyclones should cheer.

    A passionate coach, from the fog he arose,
    I knew in a moment it must Paul Rhoads.
    More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
    And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name!

    "Now Shontrelle! now, Jarvis! now, Woody and Horne!
    On, AJ! On, Jake! Tulsa has been warned!
    Now on to Jack Trice! To the top of the wall!
    Now play your hearts out, I’m SO PROUD of you all!"

    In rolled hurricane Isaac, golden it was not.
    Any hopes they had were stopped by Klein and Knott.
    So into Iowa City next week we will go,
    With a sturdy record, of 1 and 0!


    GO STATE!


    Last edited by CRCy17; 08-31-2012 at 11:06 PM.

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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Very good



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    these "twas the night before" posts are lamer than FDR's legs


    read this post quickly - it might not last long

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    "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."


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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Awesome!

    Only one thing that bothered me, and I've noticed it a lot over the past week. Not very many people know how to spell Isaac.



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    We have had a few of these in the past, but I hadn't seen one yet so I threw one together. Enjoy!

    Twas the night before kickoff, when all through Cyclone Nation
    Every fan was primed with pure jubilation.
    The tailgates were prepped for the morning with care,
    In hopes that Cyclone Football soon would be there.

    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
    While visions of Sweet Caroline danced in their heads.
    And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in I-State my cap,
    Had just settled our brains for a short pregame nap.

    When out on the lots there arose such a clatter,
    I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
    I heard a great raucous, not normal to the hour,
    But it was just some fans, chanting CYCLONE POWER.

    Steele Jantz looked as nimble and as spry as can be,
    Scoring touchdown after touchdown truly with ease.
    When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
    The greatest of leaders, all Cyclones should cheer.

    A passionate coach, from the fog he arose,
    I knew in a moment it must Paul Rhoads.
    More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
    And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name!

    "Now Shontrelle! now, Jarvis! now, Woody and Horne!
    On, AJ! On, Jake! Tulsa has been warned!
    Now on to Jack Trice! To the top of the wall!
    Now play your hearts out, I’m SO PROUD of you all!"

    In rolled hurricane Issac, golden it was not.
    Any hopes they had were stopped by Klein and Knott.
    So into Iowa City next week we will go,
    With a sturdy record, of 1 and 0!


    GO STATE!
    I was thinking all day that I hoped someone would come up with another of these. Like and rep to you good sir! GO CYCLONES!


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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    Awesome!

    Only one thing that bothered me, and I've noticed it a lot over the past week. Not very many people know how to spell Isaac.
    Thank you, I swear it was just a typo, I know how to spell that, my roommates name is Isaac!



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    Thank you, I swear it was just a typo, I know how to spell that, my roommates name is Isaac!
    That's actually pretty funny.

    Go Cyclones!!!!



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Definitely a gem! Great work!!



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Great work chapp!!I envision CPR reading this to the players tonight before he sends them to bed in their hotel rooms... To me tomorrow is Christmas morning, and mybig present is a Cyclone W!!!! Get it done boys.




    I WAS THERE!!!!!!

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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Nice work, fun read



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Well done!



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    Re: 'Twas The Night Before Kickoff '12

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyballz View Post
    these "twas the night before" posts are lamer than FDR's legs
    Too soon.....



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