As ESPN College GameDay made its first stop in Ames for the Iowa-Iowa State game, the network said the rivalry game “could be college football’s best-kept secret.”
“God bless the Cyclones and the Hawkeyes,” said former Iowa State head coach Dan McCarney, a former Iowa assistant and player. “You’ll be remembered forever, what you did in those games. You will always be remembered if you were part of a team that won that Cy-Hawk trophy.”
About that trophy ...
As Iowa and Iowa State fans know, there have been many different versions over the years. ESPN reporter Gene Wojciechowski explored that history in a College GameDay feature that you can watch here.