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Bring home the bacon. boys #FightForIowa #DefendFloyd
The surprising history of Floyd of Rosedale, college football's best traveling trophy. Created to diffuse tensions over Minnesota's targeting of black Hawkeye halfback Ozzie Simmons in the 1934 game…
Even more backstory: Iowans' anger over the 1934 treatment of Simmons was amplified because of Jack Trice, a black Iowa State player who died after being stomped in the 1923 ISU-Minnesota game. ISU's stadium is named for him.…
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