Saturday, October 31, 2009
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
At the Cedar Rapids Marriott the Corridor Business Journal of the Cedar Rapids / Iowa City area held their 40 Under 40 Award Dinner. Among those in the 2009 class was my wife, Dana Engelbert who currently is Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Goodwill of the Heartland.
The Goodwill of the Heartland encompasses the southeast Iowa district consisting of Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Davenport.
Monday, October 26, 2009
Of course the steaks are one of a kind, but St. Elmos is also famous for its shrimp cocktails. Definitely a must to order, the sauce has a deep horseradish flavor with the spices bringing tears to the customers' eyes.
At the Friday walk thru, Offensive Coordinator Ken O'Keefe points out to punter Ryan Donohue where the play clocks are located. At Spartan Stadium these clocks are in line with the hash marks at the end of the MSU message board system.
By far the smallest visitor locker room in the Big Ten. Seventy players and over 25 coaches and staff members crowd into this small space.
Prior to Saturday's football game, the defending national runner-up Michigan State Spartans play an intersquad basketball game in the Breslin Center.
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Tailgaters filled the parking lots outside the stadium hours prior to kick off.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Monday, October 19, 2009
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Bret Bielema, a former Hawkeye football player and coach now leads the Badger football program. Bret and I have been friends since our freshman year at Iowa. He also was one of my groomsmen at my wedding. (Photo Courtesy Erick Tjarks).
The University of Wisconsin Band, among the nation's best, plays their popular fight song, "On Wisconsin."
At the end of the 3rd quarter at Camp Randall the Wisconsin fans "Jump Around." We, as video guys decided to join in.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
The victory over the Badgers gave the Hawkeyes the Heartland Trophy for the second consecutive year.