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What It Means to Be a Hawkeye Radio Tour

I mentioned in my last post that I’m trying to do a better job of recognizing people in the media who have complimented my books.  I recently looked back at some of my earlier posts and realized that October 2011 was one of the most fun months I’ve had during my writing journey…and so far, I’ve completely failed to mention that month!  So take a trip back with me, if you will, to a year and a half ago – long before this website was launched – and let me tell you about one of my favorite professional experiences: the What It Means to Be a Hawkeye radio tour….

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Hawkeyes Revisited: Tim Dwight

Who better to kick off this new series on past Hawkeye greats than Tim Dwight, one of the most beloved Hawkeye athletes of all time?  It has been nearly 15 years since he last donned a black and gold football jersey, but he remains just as popular in Iowa today as he has ever been. A Little Hawk Timothy John Dwight, Jr., was always small in stature, at least as far as height and weight goes.  Even in his NFL days, he was only listed at 5’8″, 180 pounds.  So it seems appropriate that this little Hawkeye rose to fame as a Little Hawk. As a track and football…

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