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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    You can stand out and still respect tradition! The Jack Trice throwbacks are a perfect example.

    Most "kids" see Iowa as a state with a bunch of corn and nothing else. We have the stand-out facilities, our coach stands out with his powerful speeches and emotion. Why not stand out on the field?



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by BringBackJohnny View Post
    Can wait till nike gets rid of the neon color stuff. What is with kids wearing high nike sock and sandals everywhere too?
    I think it's to be different than their parents who grew up with a no-sock-and-sandal combo mentality. We never wore black socks growing up (unless with dress pants) and now it's the rage. I also see tons of socks with those vertical stripes on the back in the under-20 cohort.


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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

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    And what's the deal with them being all over your lawn?
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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    Sorry, but trying to be a traditionalist at a school with no tradition seems asinine to me.
    Exactly!

    “Truthfully it probably hurts me,” Rhoads admitted about his traditional ways. “The players would love that and like anything else, it’s ‘ok we did it once and that was great.’ But you’ve damaged the tradition and the trademark and the brand and all of that.”

    What tradition? What trademark? What brand?


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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    I think it's to be different than their parents who grew up with a no-sock-and-sandal combo mentality. We never wore black socks growing up (unless with dress pants) and now it's the rage. I also see tons of socks with those vertical stripes on the back in the under-20 cohort.
    I can't believe people pay $16 a pair for those socks



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    I agree that I love the cardinal and gold and don't think we need blue, black, grey, whatever color in our uniforms, but we could make a lot better use of the cardinal-gold-white combinations than we currently do. I do like seeing mock ups with different colors, but I'd like to stay more traditional in the color scheme, there's plenty you can do with those three colors to improve our current uniforms



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I can't believe people pay $16 a pair for those socks
    But they have lines on the back, brah



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I can't believe people pay $16 a pair for those socks
    They're only like $5 at TJ Maxx



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I agree that I love the cardinal and gold and don't think we need blue, black, grey, whatever color in our uniforms, but we could make a lot better use of the cardinal-gold-white combinations than we currently do. I do like seeing mock ups with different colors, but I'd like to stay more traditional in the color scheme, there's plenty you can do with those three colors to improve our current uniforms
    I agree with this a lot. I hope the rumors that we are getting new uniforms in 2015 are true.


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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    I can't believe people pay $16 a pair for those socks
    Those things are $16 !!! holy cow no wonder it only looks like the rich kids wear um.


    Smoke um if you got um

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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    We have a uniform company in Waterloo for craps sake, it would be easy for use to have many different variations. Just look at the Cyclone Uniforms Twitter account.



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    I knew Rhoads was a little too old school when he decided that Smoke on the Water should be played as the entrance song. I'm bored just thinking about that stupid song.



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    You can stand out and still respect tradition! The Jack Trice throwbacks are a perfect example.

    Most "kids" see Iowa as a state with a bunch of corn and nothing else. We have the stand-out facilities, our coach stands out with his powerful speeches and emotion. Why not stand out on the field?
    To me, "standing out" while getting your ***** handed to you is not a good idea.



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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

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    I can't believe people pay $16 a pair for those socks
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    Re: Column: Paul Rhoads vows to keep things old school at Iowa State

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