Reports of the 2012 Iowa Hawkeyes’ death have been greatly exaggerated.
After falling to Central Michigan in spectacular fashion Iowa fans didn’t simply push the panic button, they bludgeoned it with rapidly emptied whisky bottles.
What a difference a week makes.
The empty whiskey bottles were just as prevalent, but after dismantling a previously undefeated Minnesota team, they existed in an environment of celebration for a 1-0 conference record and the acquisition of a giant pig trophy.
Here are some winners and losers from Iowa’s best win of the 2012 season to date.