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    Re: On a lighter note...

    I guess I only thought a tunnel or entrance like that would be cool is if the tunnel went directly onto the field... otherwise.. whats the point?



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    The whole tunnel thing has been one of the most overhyped things in CF history. If it had been straight to the field it mightve been cool, but through the tunnel then just down a sidewalk and through the same old inflatable tunnel? If anything its a little bit lamer.

    I think there will be changes for next year, so i guess final judgment will have to be reserved until then.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    The whole tunnel thing has been one of the most overhyped things in CF history. If it had been straight to the field it mightve been cool, but through the tunnel then just down a sidewalk and through the same old inflatable tunnel? If anything its a little bit lamer.

    I think there will be changes for next year, so i guess final judgment will have to be reserved until then.
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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    They need to work on it a lot! Especially with the ******** WV pulled yesterday.
    I thought this was very poorly planned. Not a good thing to have the visiting team walk out in front of the student section. Also crossing the field to get to the locker rooms is just asking for some sparks to fly at some point.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Having the teams crossing paths to go into the locker room at half time seems like a huuuuuuuge mistake and terrible oversight from everyone involved. The entrance wasn't any better or worse really, but having the teams go to opposite sides seems like poor planning and just asking for trouble.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    I was thinking that they would have moved the tunnel entrance to be closer to the field itself. I was surprised to see that it was all the way back by the video board's support column.
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    I guess I only thought a tunnel or entrance like that would be cool is if the tunnel went directly onto the field... otherwise.. whats the point?
    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    The whole tunnel thing has been one of the most overhyped things in CF history. If it had been straight to the field it mightve been cool, but through the tunnel then just down a sidewalk and through the same old inflatable tunnel? If anything its a little bit lamer.

    I think there will be changes for next year, so i guess final judgment will have to be reserved until then.

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    Re: On a lighter note...

    what a joke, waste of money reallyl a tunnel that comes out to the side of the building?
    teams have to cross field. going to be a lot of pushing and taunting


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    Re: On a lighter note...

    im sure this has already been discussed, why doesn't the team just use the west sideline?


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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    im sure this has already been discussed, why doesn't the team just use the west sideline?
    Coach apparently likes having the sun in his eyes on the east side.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    im sure this has already been discussed, why doesn't the team just use the west sideline?
    Sun.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Having the teams crossing paths to go into the locker room at half time seems like a huuuuuuuge mistake and terrible oversight from everyone involved. The entrance wasn't any better or worse really, but having the teams go to opposite sides seems like poor planning and just asking for trouble.
    I think Pollard said 30% of FBS teams do it. I agree that it's really weird, but if other places do it with little or no trouble than we should be able too. Maybe they will change sidelines in the future to prevent it.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    I thought Rhoads said in a presser before the game that the seniors specifically asked to run through the inflatable tunnel one last time. I can understand that, since it's what they've done for 4-5 years. I'm guessing it will be different for next year.


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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    im sure this has already been discussed, why doesn't the team just use the west sideline?
    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Coach apparently likes having the sun in his eyes on the east side.
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    Sun.
    It has more to do with season ticket holders who currently have seats behind the ISU bench.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    It has more to do with season ticket holders who currently have seats behind the ISU bench.
    If CPR wanted ISU to be on the other side, we would be.



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    Re: On a lighter note...

    There are a lot of pros to being on east side: you are the team that is constantly on television, you are the student section side not the visitors, you are on the side of where player family members get tickets, and I'm sure there are more.

    West side? No sun and no longer have to cross the field.

    I think the only way the team ever switches to the west is if the stadium is reseated which probably will only happen again with a south end zone expansion.

    But who knows...



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