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:
Itís not your fault James.
Nothing in Keokuk can prepare you to have the weight of our obese state on your shoulders. The biggest challenge you faced as a youth was telling your friends to stop staring at your momís bra strap. You dominated South East Iowa high school football because itís South East Iowa football. What could have possibly prepared you for the glare of
[QUOTE=GhostofBTT;948010]Alcohol can erase memories, but it cannot erase shame. One can drink to celebrate, but, more often than not, one will drink to forget. It always helps, but only a little, because when you wake up the next day, and you still have to live with your problems, plus you have a headache and the Hershey squirts. Some of those problems are minor, like your wife divorced you for getting drunk on weeknights and throwing things at Alex Trebek on the television for being so smug.
[QUOTE=Scorpio79;946409]I saw big10fan's odd "ban me" thread, with which JD gladly complied, but does anyone know how e11en earned a smiting?[/QUOTE]
Just guessing here but JD warned everyone to go thru the ***Official Game Thread*** and edit any posts
deemed harsh regarding a certain qb. 11 was determined to stand up and make a stand.
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