Quick lockerroom tours (Iowa's and the Big Pink)

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March 31, 2014 | 6:48 pm

These videos were taken pretty quickly, so I apologize in advance for the cinéma vérité "Blair Witch Project" feel. (OK, it's not that bad, but it was kind of quick.)

Thought you might enjoy a look inside the lockerrooms, Iowa's and the visitors' famous pink lockerrooms, which were introduced by Hayden Fry back in the '80s. The pink lockerroom had a distinct "lockerroom" smell to it. Seriously, eyes watering. Having seen some of the opposing lockerrooms around the Big Ten, I'd say Big Pink isn't awful. It's no frills, but there is plenty of space. The worst I've seen is the little house outside of the field at Purdue. Just no room at all.

I don't know about you, but I always -- ALWAYS -- do a double take when I see an Iowa uniform with No. 24 on it. (Notice, I didn't step on the Tiger Hawk logo. That comes from years of hockey training. Never step on the team logo in the carpet. They hate that.)

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