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    Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    With this expansion of the conference I think its about time to expand or renovate the north endzone. Kinnick needs to be 75k+ Any takers?
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    With the Big 12 most likey collapsing and Iowa State joining a non-bcs conference, Iowa could more than likely become more popular in the state of iowa. I think this wouldn't happen immediately of course but once kids grow up with only one BCS team to root for, more Hawk fans will be created in turn a bigger stadium will be needed. I don't see this happening for at least 15 years though.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by atj4bpnhawks View Post
    With this expansion of the conference I think its about time to expand or renovate the north endzone. Kinnick needs to be 75k+ Any takers?

    Up yours! There is nothing wrong with the North End Zone. We "North Endzoners" like it just the way it is!

    You want more seats? Start by filling in those corners in the south endzone.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    No need to expand. Yet.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by DunderMifflinHk View Post
    With the Big 12 most likey collapsing and Iowa State joining a non-bcs conference, Iowa could more than likely become more popular in the state of iowa.
    I think that has already happened, it is the Hawkeye State after all.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by INTIMIDATORHawk View Post
    Up yours! There is nothing wrong with the North End Zone. We "North Endzoners" like it just the way it is!

    You want more seats? Start by filling in those corners in the south endzone.
    The north endzone sucks, and I even sit there.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    I am in favor of redoing the North endzone. But I wouldn't do it like the South. I would take it more verticle and tier it with a small club section. I would close that end competely so that opposing teams felt like they were in a coffin down there. I would also consider playing over time in that end. The South Endzone is bad for overtime because the sound escapes and half the students leave before the end if the game.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Kinnick is fine for the time being. Let's get the Carver work finished and the BB program pulled out of the crapper, and then worry about Kinnick.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    I could see skyboxes on top of the East Stands. Kinda like Camp Randall did a few years ago. I realize this is a ways down the road but I still think someday it will happen.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by AIRHAWK View Post
    I could see skyboxes on top of the East Stands. Kinda like Camp Randall did a few years ago. I realize this is a ways down the road but I still think someday it will happen.
    That would never happen, there is really no room on that side with hawkins drive and the uofi hospital right across the street.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by FromFry2Ferentz View Post
    That would never happen, there is really no room on that side with hawkins drive and the uofi hospital right across the street.
    Look again. There is room along the top of the East Stands. These things aren't huge ballrooms you know. I am not sayin this is going to be soon but I think it happens
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Quote Originally Posted by FromFry2Ferentz View Post
    That would never happen, there is really no room on that side with hawkins drive and the uofi hospital right across the street.
    What does the hospital across the street have to do with it?
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    IMO, the only thing that would constitute adding more seats is if the Hawks become a perennial power and the high demand for season tickets continued.
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    Re: Kinnick Renovation: Phase II

    Before they started the most recent renovation, Iowa did a structure analysis of the east stands. And guess what, it was determined that no more weight could be brought to bear on the original 1929 (or so) supports. So it would be my guess no seats or extra boxes or weight will ever be added to the east stands.

    Kinnick expansion will be solely obtained through filling in the gaps of the endzones.
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