Iowa-Penn State: The Case for the Big Ten At-Large Candidates

Posted by Kevin Trahan on November-24-2009 Add Comments

Right now, it's pretty clear that a Big Ten team will play in a BCS bowl game, likely the Fiesta Bowl or the Orange Bowl. The only question is, will that team be Iowa or Penn State? Here's the case for Iowa in the BCS. Let's see who has the advantage in each category

Fan Base
While Penn State has an extremely strong fan base as well, Iowa has one of the strongest fan bases in the country and an even stronger traveling fan base.

The Fiesta Bowl knows of the massive Hawkeye alumni base in Arizona. In fact, Iowa brought 20,000 fans to a regular season game against Arizona State in 2004. Most are projecting the Hawkeyes to bring upwards of 50,000 fans if they are projected to go to Glendale.

And yes...

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