The Big 12 Influence on ISU vs. Iowa

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  1. JUKEBOX

    JUKEBOX Well-Known Member

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    This is what recruiting Texas has done to our program.

    Before Big 12:
    ISU vs. Iowa
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    After Big 12:
    ISU vs. Iowa
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  2. BloodyBuddy

    BloodyBuddy Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much sums it up. No wonder the Hawks are so scared of this game, and want to get rid of it.
     
  3. ISUAgronomist

    ISUAgronomist Well-Known Member

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    So, 1996 was when the Big 12 allowed us to participate in Super Bowl games...Damn Big 8 holding us back for so many years...
     
  4. CLONECONES

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    dat '05 game was so money
     
  5. ruxCYtable

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    I still maintain it's not just recruiting Texas that has made the difference. It's the revenue sharing, TV money, etc. that led to facilities upgrades as much or more than anything else. In the 80's and early 90's almost none of our games were on TV, there was very little revenue sharing and we literally had glorified high school facilities.
     
  6. Cycl1

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    tate knocking himself out of the game after throwing an interception.
     
  7. scyclonekid

    scyclonekid Well-Known Member

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    Don't the hoks still hold an NCAA record for the most losing football seasons at something like 19 seasons? Can't beat them don't schedule them that is there take.
     
  8. cytown

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    It was Danny Mac and a change in the football culture, additional resources, along with Iowa falling apart in 98-01, that helped turn this thing around. Recruiting texas helped, but it was just a part of this.
     
  9. CyPull

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    I think they had 19 or 20 consecutive "non-winning" seasons. They had a season with a like # of wins and losses in that mix somewhere. Anyway, that stretch of futility was a D1 record as I recall. Don't know if it's since been surpassed...
     
  10. Alswelk

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    That was one of the best days ever--I had so many Iowa fans from HS talking so much smack before that game that were utterly silent afterwards. It was glorious.
     
  11. Cycl1

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    What team holds the record for most consecutive losing seasons in Division I college football

     
  12. CLONECONES

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    way to ruin it, batman.
     
  13. cyhiphopp

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    They were utterly silent during as well.


    True story. I was so drunk going into that game that my wife and I ended up in the wrong section. We were right in the middle of the Hawkeye visitors section. I was so drunk that I vomited on my way into the stadium. Luckily the ticket taker let me in.

    Well, I was drunk, loud, and obnoxious. The visiting Hawks around me were just dumbfounded. My wife had to shut me up before I got into a fight.

    Good times.
     
  14. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    Well, at the time Iowa had the longest streak I'm guessing, so there's that.
     
  15. Cycl1

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    although, during iowa's losing streak, they did have 19 in a row, which was longest in the nation at the time. so says wiki anyway.
     
  16. CYCLNST8

    CYCLNST8 Well-Known Member

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    I remember a church on Lincoln Way had this posted on their outside bulletin board the next day:

    Good triumphs over evil.
    23-3


    Wish I would have taken a picture.
     

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