From The Stands - Iowa 2020
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Editor's note: I just gave up on my postgame post. Just can't find any words that say anything better than the audio linked here. So FTS might be my postgame article this week. Will try again tomorrow but I'm not sure I can write about this one. I'm depressed as hell.
This is the final "sorry for the audio quality" apology of the year. I can't leave the press box, and I can't take my mask off, so I record these mask-on in a mechanical room I found. This was the last home game, and hopefully next year I'll be able to record these from actual stands.
Writing that sentence made me realize that we went winless at home. So I just hopped over to Twitter to talk about that. Only three games, but still, our last home win was Rutgers last year. Goodness me.
Anyway, that's a side thought. Here's the main thought. I tweeted this in the third quarter:
Inevitability is the worst sports feeling.— Robert Rosenthal (@ALionEye) December 5, 2020
We were only losing by 7 at that point. But we all knew where this was going. And that's just the worst feeling. You can see what's happening, you look to the coaches on your sideline and mentally scream "somebody do something!", but then the inevitable just keeps happening. Just the worst.
So that's what I talked about. From The Mechanical Room.