Daily Archives: July 25, 2012

Tuesday Trivia Answer: July 24, 2012

The answer to this week’s trivia question (“What does the Iowa football program’s ANF logo stand for?”) is, of course, America Needs Farmers.

During the 1985 season, Iowa football coach Hayden Fry put the message on the team’s helmets to call attention to the plight of the American farmer, where many family farms were having trying times. In a season when the…

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Iowa Homecoming History: 1953

The Dramatic Art Guild won the grand prize for their “Showboat” float in the Homecoming Parade on October 23, 1953.

The next day, following Iowa’s 19-13 win over Indiana, fans gathered for the ceremonial burning of the Corn Monument. Students writing for the Hawkeye yearbook noted that “Homecoming at SUI would never be complete without the corn monument, a football victory,…

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