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    most pompous team in the U.S.

    After the U of Iowa, who is the most pompous team in the U.S.?



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Edit: Notre Dame



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    I always felt OU was pretty arrogant but that probably has more to do with the coach.



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    I think there are probably 10 teams that all fit into this category, but most of them have the history to back it up.



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Iowa is also 2nd and 4th. Nebraska is 3rd.



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    Iowa is also 2nd and 4th. Nebraska is 3rd.
    For Nebraska to even make it into the discussion is quite an accomplishment on their part.

    Way to go, Huskers!


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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Football: Nebraska & USC
    Basketball: North Carolina, Duke, and Kansas

    But all of them have the history to back it up, although Nebraska fans are living somewhat in the past.

    There's really another category of fans -- those who aren't quite as pompous, but who look more foolish because they have an unrealistic view of their teams as "elite". Those are:

    Football: Iowa, Clemson, Texas Tech
    Basketball: Georgetown, Marquette, Utah


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    Jamie Pollard, 2005-. 4 years. 1 bowl game, 0 NCAA's, 0 NIT's. Postseason participation: 13%. The next big step.

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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Edit: Notre Dame
    Most definitely.



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    i always thought any big ten team was pompous, and any pac 10 team


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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    THE ohio state



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Iowa is barely in the top 10 I think. We are just skewed because we deal with them on a regular basis. There are far worse.

    1. Notre Dame
    2. Nebraska
    3. Clemson
    4-6. Florida, Florida State, Miami
    7. Ohio State
    8. Penn State
    9. Michigan
    10. Iowa


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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    All my troubles have been with Kansas State and Oklahoma fans, besides Iowa.



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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    You need to clarify if its the fans or the players.
    Big difference....usually.
    I'll combine the 2 factors.
    Back when I played...The worst were OU,UN and of course UI.
    20 years later..I'd say tOSU...USC ...and UI.
    (UI=hawks for you uneducated folk)


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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    All my troubles have been with Kansas State and Oklahoma fans, besides Iowa.
    I always have thought OSU and KSU fans are like ISU fans when experencing them. Kansas fans are had to deal with as well as Colorado fans.


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    Re: most pompous team in the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    Iowa is barely in the top 10 I think. We are just skewed because we deal with them on a regular basis. There are far worse.

    1. Notre Dame
    2. Nebraska
    3. Clemson
    4-6. Florida, Florida State, Miami
    7. Ohio State
    8. Penn State
    9. Michigan
    10. Iowa
    Several of the teams above have multiple championships and college HOF student-athletes. With those teams in mind, I think being pompous comes with the territory...



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