So it's 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. I am so wasted I can hardly type. My only hope is that my editor isn't as loaded as I am [EDITOR'S NOTE: Nope!]. I am in Miami for the Orange Bowl and approximately 40,000 other Iowans have the same agenda as me; have a great time and watch our beloved Hawkeyes beat the shit out of the Georgia Tech Yellowjackets.

All day and night I have met a plethora of die-hard Hawkeye fans and even a small number of Yellowjacket fans. I can't say enough about how large a following the Iowa Hawkeyes have. It is truly unbelievable. Thousands of us out in force. And from talking to numerous bartenders (I got 3 of their numbers) I have heard nothing but positive things about everyone here representing the Hawkeyes and the state of Iowa. This is truly a wonderful and...

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