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    Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Saturday, August 31st UNI
    Saturday, September 7th Bye
    Saturday, September 14th IOWA
    Saturday, September 21st Bye
    Thursday, September 26th @Tulsa
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    Any chance we can get one of those two bye weeks filled? Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both have bye weeks on September 21st as well. I don't like having two bye weeks in September for selfish reasons: better tailgating, more excitement to watch football, but I think it would really help the team to have a bye week later in the season to help heal some injuries, etc. Also, as cold as it gets in November, our attendance would be higher for September games.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    I dont think we need to worry about our attendance for football games. The last few years can prove that.


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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    I dont think we need to worry about our attendance for football games. The last few years can prove that.
    must not have been at the west virginia game. i don't know how many tickets were sold, but the stadium was quite empty.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    must not have been at the west virginia game. i don't know how many tickets were sold, but the stadium was quite empty.
    Its called Thanksgiving break. Most of the students were home. It was bad scheduling, that was all.


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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    must not have been at the west virginia game. i don't know how many tickets were sold, but the stadium was quite empty.
    Student section maybe the rest of the stadium was plenty full.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    must not have been at the west virginia game. i don't know how many tickets were sold, but the stadium was quite empty.
    You must of just been looking at the student section and the visitors section...



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    No selfishness, just don't want the team to have 10 freaking games in a row. Get a week off to rest and heal.

    WTF can't we get a bye week in October?



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    You must of just been looking at the student section and the visitors section...
    i think you're right



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Having two by-weeks in September is insane, especially in a northern state like Iowa. Two September tailgating Saturdays burned.

    That West Virginia game was uninhabitable. Worst weather in decades at Trice, even for a November game


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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jambalaya View Post
    Having two by-weeks in September is insane, especially in a northern state like Iowa. Two September tailgating Saturdays burned.

    That West Virginia game was inhabitable. Worst weather in decades at Trice, even for a November game
    Good God it wasn't that bad. Ya it was cold and windy but suck it up, its Ames, Iowa in November.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jambalaya View Post
    Having two by-weeks in September is insane, especially in a northern state like Iowa. Two September tailgating Saturdays burned.

    That West Virginia game was inhabitable. Worst weather in decades at Trice, even for a November game
    What?? It wasn't that bad.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jambalaya View Post
    Having two by-weeks in September is insane, especially in a northern state like Iowa. Two September tailgating Saturdays burned.

    That West Virginia game was inhabitable. Worst weather in decades at Trice, even for a November game
    It was so bad I brought my two year old who was fine. You might be a ***** .



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Maybe we can play Tulsa again. Might as well invite them to the Big XII, hopefully we'd play them less in 1 year.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    I agree? Need one of those games filled. I'd prefer after Iowa.



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    Re: Filling the Bye weeks: Sept. 7th and Sept. 21st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jambalaya View Post
    Having two by-weeks in September is insane, especially in a northern state like Iowa. Two September tailgating Saturdays burned.

    That West Virginia game was inhabitable. Worst weather in decades at Trice, even for a November game
    You're a drama queen if you think that was the worst weather in decades. There are 3 Mizzou games that come to mind (2004, 2008, 2010) that were MMMMUUUUCCCHHHHH worse then the WV game last year.



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