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    CW: 1st practice

    Open to the public or just the press?



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    related question: who can go to the spring game?



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    spring game is open to public



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    first practice is media only...unless you have connections like gridiron club and major donors can pretty much go to any practice spring and fall or something like that I think.



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    In the past, no practices are open to the public. If you are a high school football coach, you can call the football offices and usually they will allow you to watch a practice depending on their schedule. I believe they will make you promise/sign something about not discussing what you saw or heard.

    The spring game is a public event, free admission and usually a good time to remember what football looks like.


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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Is it today?


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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Open to the media and it begins today at 3.



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    In the past, no practices are open to the public. If you are a high school football coach, you can call the football offices and usually they will allow you to watch a practice depending on their schedule. I believe they will make you promise/sign something about not discussing what you saw or heard.

    The spring game is a public event, free admission and usually a good time to remember what football looks like.
    I've been to many practices and never had to sign anything. Over the last couple years there has been a crackdown on visible cellphones at practices though.


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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    I've only attended practices through the coaching clinics, so I didn't have first hand knowledge. I thought I'd heard that under Chizik they got pretty tight about people "leaking" anything.


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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    I've only attended practices through the coaching clinics, so I didn't have first hand knowledge. I thought I'd heard that under Chizik they got pretty tight about people "leaking" anything.
    Most coaching staffs are like this, especially with Twitter and all of the crap you can do with your phone. McCarney used to let us watch all of the time but those days are over.



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Open to the media and it begins today at 3.
    So are you hooking me up with a media pass?



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    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    first practice is media only...unless you have connections like gridiron club and major donors can pretty much go to any practice spring and fall or something like that I think.
    Yep, Gridiron Club members get to attend spring practices and the Spring Game tailgate:



    Good Afternoon Gridiron!

    As a special benefit for being a Cyclone Gridiron Club member, you are able to attend the Spring practices for Iowa State Football. Those wishing to attend should contact Betty Kepley at bkepley@iastate.edu or 515-294-6721 and identify themselves as a Gridiron Club member.

    Also donít forget to RSVP now for the Cyclone Gridiron Club Spring Game tailgate on April the 17th. Reserve your spot now at: https://www.cyclonegridironclub.com/springgame2010.aspx

    See you soon and GO CYCLONES!

    Iowa State Cyclone Gridiron Club
    PO Box 93592, Des Moines, IA 50393 (515) 254-0093 www.cyclonegridironclub.com



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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Most coaching staffs are like this, especially with Twitter and all of the crap you can do with your phone. McCarney used to let us watch all of the time but those days are over.
    During Danny Mac's tenure I used to live on Beach literally right across the street from the Johnny Majors practice field. I once got kicked off the bike path on Beach because I was watching practice across the street from my house.


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    Re: CW: 1st practice

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    So are you hooking me up with a media pass?
    What have you done for me lately 85?



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    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    During Danny Mac's tenure I used to live on Beach literally right across the street from the Johnny Majors practice field. I once got kicked off the bike path on Beach because I was watching practice across the street from my house.
    Classic McCarney right there. The guy was SOOO paranoid of stuff leaking but he was too nice to tell the media they couldn't stick around. Loved Danny Mac.



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