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    Re: From HN

    Ohh, I bet that thread is going swimmingly.



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    Re: From HN

    Great job out of Jon Miller for this!!! Thank you!



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    Re: From HN

    WTF is he doing now? To hear him this morning, he was dancing on ISU's grave. What is this?


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    Re: From HN

    Not this **** again....



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    Re: From HN

    Jon Miller is looking outside of sports unlike his co-host.



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    Re: From HN

    Like I said in another thread I think more and more Hawkeye fans are starting to see this issue in a new light. Who would have thought that something like this could bring ISU and Iowa fans together? As much as I dislike you guys because of athletics I don't want to see this happen to ISU and more importantly the state.



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    Re: From HN

    I agree with Jon 100%



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    Re: From HN

    Wow...Jon Miller does have a brain.

    Seriously, good piece from him and a ballsy move too.



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    Re: From HN

    I think this is interesting. I've heard a lot of hawkeye fans very much against ISU in the Big 10 but I'm not sure they are looking at this from the best interest of the state and thus U of I. I think this will have a major economic impact on the state as a whole and its not like UI is going to be immune to the effects.



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    Re: From HN

    If money is what this is all about (and it is) ISU to the Big 10 makes no sense. And it's a shame really, because ISU really fits in that conference better than the Big 12 as well.




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    Re: From HN

    Academics is without question at the heart of all conf realignment.



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    Re: From HN

    You can tell over there that they really arent buying into what he says.. Kudos for trying though.


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    Re: From HN

    Quote Originally Posted by HILLCYD View Post
    Academics is without question at the heart of all conf realignment.
    You cant be serious? Why I think academics is part of the decision, it is not even close to the heart of it. $ is first a foremost the number one factor in all this.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    If money is what this is all about (and it is) ISU to the Big 10 makes no sense. And it's a shame really, because ISU really fits in that conference better than the Big 12 as well.
    I know very little about these things... so forgive me.

    While I agree that athletically ISU bring very few $$$ to the table, even fewer tv sets, prestige, etc.... it would seem that alot of the posturing by many is that conference affliation goes well beyond athletics and into research and $$$ there. Many times over the amount of money athletics bring in. Wouldn't ISU be a prime player with our engineering and ag sciences?

    I know Purdue is also a top (maybe THE top) engineering school. Does the Big 10 even touch Ag? Indiana maybe?



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