Lost in the shuffle last night was news that some UConn fans pushed the Cyclone mascot down a flight of concrete stairs, shattering two bones in the arm of the student inside. We wish the mascot a speedy recovery, and a pox of the house of Huskie.
The Iowa Corn Growers association had a meeting today to talk about the trophy with University officials. The main thing we learned is that they're scrapping the current trophy, they're opening the design of the trophy up to the public, and that there will be an "interim" trophy in the meantime. I'll have more on this in a bit, but it seems to be a step in the right direction.
The new Cy-Hawk trophy has been unveiled... and somehow it's even worse than the last one. Via High Porch Picnic.
Never Change, Aggies. Never Change.
The wonderful folks over at Cowboys Ride For Free have a very intriguing piece comparing the Big 12's success from top to bottom vs the Big 10, SEC, and Pac 10. There is some very interesting data there, and good news for ISU fans and fans of the conference overall.
Custom A-Rob cover for the recently released NCAA Football 12. Hat Tip to is09span in the Cyclone Fanatic forums for finding it.