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    Jack Trice Skycam?

    We had one for the Cyhawk game in 2011, but I don't remember what happened to it after that. Anyone know why?

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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Its not ours, the tv crew brings it in.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    I believe it's up to whoever is airing the game to bring it.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    We had one for the Texas game too that year too. The TV networks can bring them and install them temporarily if they want to have them



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    We have had them plenty of times in the past couple years, but it doesn't always make sense when they have it. Some of our biggest games didn't have one. I really like it.

    I think we had one when Texas killed us a few years ago. And the Iowa game previously mentioned.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    I thought it'd be a more permanent fixture, considering the set-up you'd have to do, but it being media owned makes sense.




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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZachsterPoke View Post
    I thought it'd be a more permanent fixture, considering the set-up you'd have to do, but it being media owned makes sense.
    Wouldnt surprise me if at some of the bigger name teams stadiums it is more permanent.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    The Baylor game had one last year, I bet it becomes more and more common this season as companies have had time to purchase them over the past few years.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    On the topic of cool camera angles...


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    Sure would be awesome to have technology like this on the goal-lines and end lines at Jack Trice.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Quote Originally Posted by nj829 View Post
    The Baylor game had one last year, I bet it becomes more and more common this season as companies have had time to purchase them over the past few years.
    The baylor game did my son was fixated in watching it. I think the WVU game had a more resticted one line camera too.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Wouldn't surprise me if Iowa doesn't want a skycam at their games anymore... or at least McNutt doesn't.




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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Wouldnt surprise me if at some of the bigger name teams stadiums it is more permanent.
    Am pretty sure they leave the cables up for them they just don't always use them.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    As I understand - the stadium has the posts for the cables to attach to. And it's not a huge deal for the crew to run the cables and setup the camera.



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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Quote Originally Posted by IAStubborn View Post
    The baylor game did my son was fixated in watching it. I think the WVU game had a more resticted one line camera too.
    Here is the crew setting it up before the game.

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    Re: Jack Trice Skycam?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    As I understand - the stadium has the posts for the cables to attach to. And it's not a huge deal for the crew to run the cables and setup the camera.
    That make sense. My son just always looks for them right away but really it started with the Baylor game and he didnt go to OU and WVU had them so maybe I just made that assumption since they were up the last two times.


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