Did You See This? Kinnick Card Stunt

There was an unforgettable scene in Iowa City prior to Saturday night’s game against Northwestern, and BTN cameras captured it in its entirety. During the National Anthem, fans at Kinnick Stadium did a card stunt that went from the fans honoring the Red, White and Blue to showing school spirit with “Go Hawks” and Black and Gold. And how appropriate for it to happen with former Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi on the sideline. Job well done, Iowa.

On the field, Iowa was pretty impressive, too, beating Northwestern 41-31 in a shootout. Where do the Hawkeyes land in Brent Yarina’s Week 8 Power Rankings?

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Sherry on 10/15/2011 @ 10:02pm EST Said:

This was FANTASTIC!! Do it at every game!! What a WOW factor!

Linda Yett on 10/15/2011 @ 10:20pm EST Said:

Love it! Great job Hawkeye Fans! Makes me proud to be one of you!

Tara on 10/15/2011 @ 10:23pm EST Said:

Amazing, how awesome for the entire state and fans!!

Arlene on 10/15/2011 @ 10:30pm EST Said:

This was amazing…whoever created this awesome undertaking is to be commended!!!!! Loved It!!!!!!!!1

Katie on 10/15/2011 @ 10:37pm EST Said:

That was totally awesome! Wish I’d been there to see it in person. WTG Hawkeyes on the win today!! GO HAWKS!!!!

Jeff on 10/15/2011 @ 10:52pm EST Said:

Great job on this stunt, looked amazing.

Diana on 10/15/2011 @ 11:00pm EST Said:

Great Job Iowa Fans! Creative undertaking that presented a fantastic WOW factor!!!

brandonkc92 on 10/15/2011 @ 11:04pm EST Said:

Go Hawks! Just got back from historic kinnick stadium! Great game, great card stunt, great night!

brandonkc92 on 10/15/2011 @ 11:10pm EST Said:

It was AWESOME, but you can’t do it at every game, it would lose its wow factor

Chris Ryan on 10/15/2011 @ 11:47pm EST Said:

SWEET! Glad to see the video! It looked cool on TV @ The Other Place in Overland Park, KS! Way to GO Hawkeyes!

Swlee on 10/16/2011 @ 12:47am EST Said:

Iowans are amazing! We rock!

Wayne Murrow on 10/16/2011 @ 7:48am EST Said:

Tremendous display of patriotism for America and school pride! I am proud to be a Hawkeye fan! Go Hawks!!!!

Colleen Schreier on 10/16/2011 @ 7:51am EST Said:

It was a few days before my birthday (October 19 … October 19, 1985!) and what an amazing time we had pulling off the card stunt and being at the game! The whole day was electric!

Tim Wilcox on 10/16/2011 @ 11:02am EST Said:

Ricky Stanzi was there that night. I’m sure he was impressed. “USA #1!!”

MaTa on 10/16/2011 @ 12:03pm EST Said:

It was an amazing experience and truly breathtaking…..so happy to part of it and happy to be a Hawkeye! Whoever organized this display should be proud – came off with a true sense of love for our country!

Greg Chiri on 10/16/2011 @ 3:31pm EST Said:

A season ticket holder for 35 years this is easily the most impressive, moving thing i have ever seen.

Ken Dixon on 10/16/2011 @ 5:01pm EST Said:

How could you not be pumped up for a game after that, Go HAWKS!

Matt on 10/16/2011 @ 7:08pm EST Said:

Nice, but it violates proper respect for our national anthem which should be to place one’s right hand over your heart and face the flag. Welcome to sign along to the anthem but certainly not chant, “USA, USA,…” which seemed less than respectful.

Chad on 10/16/2011 @ 9:13pm EST Said:

Really Matt! Thats what you took from this? They didnt have their hands over their heart? Its the most patriotic act Ive seen in along time!!!!

Hawk Fan on 10/17/2011 @ 11:28am EST Said:

Slightly disheartened that Northwestern chose not to participate and complete the “ANF” logo.

Frank on 2/12/2012 @ 1:27am EST Said:

Boo!, Matt!… This was awesome! “USA, USA, USA!!!!”