December 30, 2006

TES - 2006 Hawkeye Football Game Notes Alamo Bowl Special Edition

Iowa’s Record:  6-6, 2-6 Big Ten
Iowa’s Rankings
AP: Maybe next year.
USA Today: Nope.
ESPN Power 16: Thankfully we are not in the Bottom 10 anymore.
ESPNU Allstate: They probably don’t like us cause of the Coralville Geico call center.
HARRIS: No, but I’m sure they have some other polls that rank Iowa highly.
BCS: At least we did not finish 11-1 and get screwed knowing we were not going to get killed by the Buckeyes like the Gators will be.

2006 Iowa Football Schedule
September 2nd – Iowa v. Montana WIN 41-7
September 9th – Iowa @ Syracuse WIN 20-13 2OT
September 16th – Iowa v. Iowa State WIN 27-17
September 23rd - Iowa @ Illinois WIN 24-7
September 30th – Iowa v. Ohio State Loss 38-17
October 7th – Iowa v. Purdue (Homecoming) WIN 47-17
October 14th – Iowa @ Indiana Loss 31-28
October 21st – Iowa @ Michigan Loss 20-6
October 28th – Iowa v. Northern Illinois WIN 24-14
November 4th – Iowa v. Northwestern Loss 21-7
November 11th – Iowa v. Wisconsin Loss 24-21
November 18th – Iowa @ Minnesota Loss 34-24

December 30th – Iowa v. Texas, 4:30 PM, ESPN (have all the fun you want on Friday night - it’s not a noon kickoff!)
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2006 Alamo Bowl: December 30th, 2006: Iowa Hawkeyes v. #18/#16 Texas Longhorns, 9-3, 6-2 Big 12
Prior Games: 1, Iowa leads 1-0
Last Game: 1984 Freedom Bowl, Iowa 55, Texas 17

Game Watch: ‘The Best Game Watch Outside Of Kinnick.’
BLONDIES SPORTS 212 West 79th, (Broadway/Amsterdam).
1 train to 79th street, half a block east.  Several parking garages are nearby.
NOTE: If sitting on bar stools/standing for 3 hours is not ideal for you, we will be reserving a couple tables on the restaurant side of Blondies.  We will not always have Hawkeye audio on the restaurant side.

PLEASE NOTE – Blondies opens at 11:30 – do not expect to be let into the bar before then!  If you a couple of us in there earlier it’s so we can hang up the flags before the bar fills up.

Last Month: Minnesota
As it has been one calendar month + since this game occurred, and I have run out of ways to describe (and keep this rated PG) how the Hawks lost yet again, I will just say this.  In the spirit of giving that we now find ourselves in, remember that the Hawkeyes gave the Gopher seniors their one and only win against Iowa, just as we had done to the Badger seniors the week before.  While it is nice to give, it is better to receive, at least when it comes to wins, so let’s hope the Hawkeye charity has come to an end with the 2006 regular season.