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Fry Fest 2013

On August 30, I attended Fry Fest 2013, and for the first time, I had my own booth at Fry Fest!  It was a terrific day…one I won’t forget for a long time. Fry Fest 2013 I have attended the past several Fry Fest events, but I have never had the opportunity to greet fans at my own booth.  This year, I figured…why not? Fortunately, I was able to share the booth with my buddy Matt Fall from Iowa Gridiron Collectibles.  Matt had all sorts of unique Hawkeye collectibles to show off for the fans, and he really helped spruce…

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Random Hash

Aaaaaaand I’m back!  After an offseason writing about women’s football, it’s time to get back to talking Hawkeyes!  The season opener for the 2013 Iowa football team is just two weeks away, and excitement is again in the air.  There’s so much to talk about, so let’s get back to talking Hawks with a preseason edition of random hash. Jim Zabel The biggest story of the Hawkeye offseason was a sad one.  As all Hawkeye fans have certainly heard, Jim Zabel passed away earlier this summer at the age of 91.  Zabel, a 1944 University of Iowa graduate, called Hawkeye…

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Fry Fest 2012

On September 7, I attended the fourth annual Fry Fest in Coralville.  This yearly “celebration of all that is Hawkeye” turned out to be another memorable event. Fry Fest – Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase The day started with an appearance on the Steve Hexom Morning Show just after 9 AM.  I had a blast, talking with Steve about my latest book and this year’s Hawkeye team. At 10 AM, the doors opened at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, and Fry Fest 2012 got under way.  My first stop was at the Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase.  The Collector’s Showcase was a new…

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