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    Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    I thought the moment of silence and picture on the scoreboard before Thursday's NDSU game was appropriate and a well deserved tribute to a man who affected the lives of so many young Iowans.



    Panoramio - Photo of Tribute to an Iowa Coaching Legend



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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    I agree. It was a very classy idea. Had to take a look at your photo, as I was sitting right under the scoreboard. Wearing the yellow shirt under the B in "The Bus." I believe I was making this tweet on my phone...

    Moment of silence beforew kickoff for Ed Thomas. Nice job ISU athletic department


    I removed it.

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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    I was happy that almost all the students around me remained silent. It's often very difficult to get that all the inebriated students to get quiet.


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    True and valiant like the bells of I-O-WA STATE!

    And thank you Stumpy for this:

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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    I was happy that almost all the students around me remained silent. It's often very difficult to get that all the inebriated students to get quiet.
    I was pretty shocked at that as well.



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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    It was especially touching when the photo faded away and everyone was still looking at the screen in silence. It was just like I felt when I heard the news. I just stood there, looking, and not able to say anything.



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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    Thanks for starting this thread.
    Coach Thomas was a great man and I still get choked up when talking about it.
    I played against him back in the day and after my career was over,The Coach was very helpful in my pursuit of a coaching certificate.
    I can actually say I may not have gotten it without Coach Thomas' help.


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    Re: Ed Thomas: Fitting Tribute

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    I agree. It was a very classy idea. Had to take a look at your photo, as I was sitting right under the scoreboard. Wearing the yellow shirt under the B in "The Bus." I believe I was making this tweet on my phone...
    Is that your season tix spot?? if it is I am now concerned for my life since I sit very close to you with my season tix



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