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    Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Per Kelly Beaton at the Waterloo Courier

    Rumor has it, ISU may have to turn down bid to Dec. 19 New Mexico Bowl since ISU's semester doesn't end till Dec. 18...



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Not a chance that that happens



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Not a chance that that happens
    That's what I thought but at the same time that would be interesting.



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    It wouldn't be a good fit, but they'd make it work.



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    I think this came up a couple years ago regarding Iowa going to bowl games. Some sort of by-law stating (not sure on details) that athletes cannot participate in competition if it involves missing finals week. I can't remember if that was a UI rule or Board or Regents rule, but I know it came up when there were projections of Iowa going to pre-Christmas bowls.



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    why don't we win another game before we discuss?


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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    don't we have to become eligible for a bowl before we can turn down going to one?



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    why don't we win another game before we discuss?
    Quote Originally Posted by ISU BET View Post
    don't we have to become eligible for a bowl before we can turn down going to one?
    posts like this annoy me. its a discussion board. the OP presented a hypothetical for DISCUSSION. if you dont like it, dont read it... but this whole 'fans cant talk about bowl games until the team has gotten 6 wins' is getting old.



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Probably the best thing to do for our scholar-athletes.

    These young men are at Iowa State for an education.

    Studies first.


    Last edited by clone51; 11-09-2009 at 07:23 PM.

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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    why don't we win another game before we discuss?
    How about you stay away until we win another game. Then we can discuss.



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    I'm going to put in my regular remarks on Iowa Board of Regents-related posts... "I hate you."



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    there is cubs fan on another cyclone board that has made, not talking about bowls because we don't have 6 wins, his crusade -- drives me nutz!!



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    I guess we should decline road games too where our players miss classes on Friday. Stupid and will not happen. I'm guessing whoever that guy is he's a hawk?


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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    there is cubs fan on another cyclone board that has made, not talking about bowls because we don't have 6 wins, his crusade -- drives me nutz!!
    Hey im a cards fan too but what the hell difference does it make if the poster like the cubs or not???? I mean wtf



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    Re: Turning Down Bowl Bid

    Cubs/Cards is a rivalry 12 months out of the year, but I actually like Cubs/Cyclone fans this time of year.



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