Iowa-Iowa State: The Hawkeyes Dominate the Clones in Week Two

Posted by J.A. Allen on September-13-2009 Add Comments

It is always a special football Saturday in Iowa when in-state rival Iowa meets Iowa State University on the football field. This year fans of both teams headed down Interstate 35 to Ames, the home of the Iowa State Cyclones. In order to accommodate television coverage, the game was early.

That meant tail-gating had to be curtailed because kickoff was at 11 a.m. The high point of the pregame festivities for assembled Iowans was celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the “dirty thirty,” Iowa State’s fabled 1959 football team that included Ohio State coaching legend John Cooper.

After last Saturday’s near-disaster for the Hawkeyes against another in-state rival in Northern Iowa, Iowa decided to air...

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