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    Darks #6?

    I saw that he was wearing the number six jersey in practice. Will he be wearing that this year. I like it when playmaker's wear low numbers. I don't know why but a guy looks better making plays wearing 6 than 80. Just opinion.


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    Re: Darks #6?

    I thought I saw him wearing #6 in the practice video they showed yesterday on KCCI...



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    Re: Darks #6?

    He's listed at #6 on Cyclones.com.



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    Re: Darks #6?

    Probably his high school #, and just had to wait for Scales to graduate to wear it, like Bates and Meyer...


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    Re: Darks #6?

    He's not the only number change:

    Number Changes:
    The following players have changed jersey numbers:

    (Name new number old number)
    Darius Darks 6 80
    Devin McDowell 9 17
    Jason Carlson 20 81
    Hayworth Hicks 75 56
    Andrew Mitchell 80 89
    Carter Bykowski 87 93
    Seth Moser 26 25
    Jerrod Black 98 92



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    Re: Darks #6?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocy444 View Post
    I saw that he was wearing the number six jersey in practice. Will he be wearing that this year. I like it when playmaker's wear low numbers. I don't know why but a guy looks better making plays wearing 6 than 80. Just opinion.
    I would almost rather have a play-maker not make plays if their number was high. It's not even fun to watch because their number makes it look so terrible.


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    Re: Darks #6?

    THANK GOD! I always found myself cheering against Darks last year due his number. TWO numbers on your chest--really?



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    Re: Darks #6?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    I would almost rather have a player-maker not make plays if their number was high. It's not even fun to watch because their number makes it look so terrible.
    Agreed. Jerry Rice looked like crap in his #80 uniform while making all those impossible one-handed, deep post touchdown catches.



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    Re: Darks #6?

    This Q is kinda pertaining to #'s, but does anyone know if Iowa State will be putting a new # on the Jerseys for sale this year or stick with the same #4 (Arnaud's) from last year. I guess I already have that one and want another to buy and I really would like Leonard Johnson's. Plus even though it's football not basketball I think the #23 sells well. Selling Away jerseys would be nice too.



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    Re: Darks #6?

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Agreed. Jerry Rice looked like crap in his #80 uniform while making all those impossible one-handed, deep post touchdown catches.
    That got so old. If he'd had a better #, he'd have a better record. A real playmaker doesn't settle for that 80s junk.


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