Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)
College Football Saturday’s are supposed to be sacred. I have been attending Indiana football games since 2003 (the Bucket Game was my first ever IUFB experience). Growing up in New York, I was not born a Hoosier fan. Instead, I chose this university when Gerry Dinardo became head coach in 2002. Not only is Coach Dinardo a friend, many of my high school teammates came out to Bloomington to extend their football careers. My dad and I also attended his final game in West Lafayette in 2004 just months after I had been accepted to the University. Every year since then (outside of 2013), my mom (my dad passed away in 2005 and our last IU game together was IU’s final win over Kentucky) has come out for a game.
Saturday was her annual trip out to Indiana and we had great seats and perfect weather. We stopped by our favorite tailgate before heading into the game. So, I wanted to tell Hoosier Nation about my game day experience on Saturday as I sat in my $70 seats.
Taking the product on the field out of the equation, because even if you had the best game day experience on Earth it would have been awful, the experience of going to an Indiana football game is tedious if not boring. Let’s start with the logical beginning point of planning any outing, tickets.Read More