news notes about Iowa football
Well, at least it's over with.
Watching the ending of the Nebraska game didn't bring anger. It didn't bring frustration. It didn't bring disappointment. It brought laughter. Sarcasm. Mockery. The amount of ineptitude on the field and sidelines today was no longer surprising, it was common. It was expected. There is still disgust. But the relief of this season being over with trumps the sickening feeling.
As I laughed, I thought to myself for the 1,000th time, 'KF is
Updated 11-23-2012 at 03:37 PM by bamahawkeye
The Anti Board » Greg Davis to Resign at End of Year
Just because posts on this site show up in Google almost instantaneously, doesn't mean anything started here qualifies as a rumor. Good thing there is no law against littering on the net. Yet. The Queen is coming by the way, or perhaps he just left after trying to start a rumor thread...
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I would much rather be writing, "thoughts after 6-0 start", but wouldn't we all.
I think this club has a real chance at competing for an NCAA berth. Games like tonight are going to be tremendous assets for Gesell and Woody down the road. Tonight was really about toughness. This club was beat to loose balls, couldn't rebound and had a very hard time finding buckets in the second half. But I think Wichita State has a chance to compete with Creighton for MVC crown. Armstead
What has happened? Today was as disappointed as I've felt since 1999 or 2000. And at least in those years, effort was never a question. Those clubs competed. They weren't talented. But they competed. What I saw today was an absolute joke.
There have been plenty of posts today about the Orange Bowl 3 years ago. And what has taken place since. 8-5, 7-6 and probably 4-8. Most underacheiving team in Iowa history, a team that didn't show up on the road in big games, and a team that has
Watching today's game, I couldn't help but think back to 1998 when the Hawks traveled to Indiana. Most of you remember that season. Hayden's last year, 3-8 record, bad loss to ISU at home, ended the year with 5 losses in a row. The loss that started five-game losing streak was a 14-7 setback at Indiana. You don't lose at home to ISU and you certainly don't couple that loss with another one at Indiana. The 2012 Hawks have now duplicated their 1998 brethren. And it lead me to one conclusion:
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