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    How ESPN Owns College Football:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/25/sp...f=sports&_r=1&

    Now...as I was reading through the article, they use this photo:



    That HAS to be Jack Trice...in 1980? Stadium was still pretty new at that point. Lovely Astroturf.


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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Funny how the uniforms look pretty much what they do today...from that angle.


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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/25/sp...f=sports&_r=1&

    Now...as I was reading through the article, they use this photo:



    That HAS to be Jack Trice...in 1980? Stadium was still pretty new at that point. Lovely Astroturf.
    That's a great picture of Iowa State.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Gameday atmosphere slightly different now.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Gameday atmosphere slightly different now.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Did the seats in Jack Trice ever not look really faded?



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    I'm sure they thought that was a USC picture.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Wow, where's OSHA? I can't imagine what would happen today if someone was standing on the back of a pickup.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Quote Originally Posted by WooClone15 View Post
    That's a great picture of Iowa State.
    Are you referring to the empty stands, "manly" stretches taking place, or both?



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    The real question is, How did we get on ESPN back then???



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    That picture, from 1980, would have been just a year removed from a Hall of Fame Bowl. It was our first loosing season in the previous 4 (we'd had 3 straight 8 win seasons, and 2 straight bowl games back when that took more than just six wins). There was still a lot of hope for Donnie to be a suitable successor to Earl Bruce, plus we had Dwayne Crutchfield starting at tailback. There was a lot of excitement for that team, so I doubt that the lack of people in the stands had anything to do with a lack of people, and more to do with the fact that everyone was wearing hats and coats and it looks like a freakin' cold day, and it's probably still an hour before game.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    Are you referring to the empty stands, "manly" stretches taking place, or both?
    Yeah, looking back at it "great" wasn't the best word but I wasn't really looking at the stands. I just always like it when papers show Iowa State photos without meaning to.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    My brother's first year, I believe the team started 5-0 or 6-1 or something and then lost the rest...



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Quote Originally Posted by stateofmind View Post
    My brother's first year, I believe the team started 5-0 or 6-1 or something and then lost the rest...
    5-1 (6-0 if you count the fact that Kansas had to forfeit that victory after the fact, but that's just a technicality), then went on to lose all of the rest except for 1.



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    Re: How ESPN Owns College Football:

    Yeah, why do our stands always look bad. Give em a paint job or something!


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