Iowa started a new tradition this season that has quickly become one of the coolest things in college football.
At the end of the first quarter of every game at Kinnick Stadium, Iowa fans wave to the children at nearby Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, which overlooks the field. On Saturday against Ohio State, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer didn’t miss his chance to wave to the kids.
And here’s the full video of the scene. It’s touching every time.
Iowa's First Quarter Wave — already one of the best traditions in college football. pic.twitter.com/8AkdVQpMUS
— Eleven Warriors (@11W) November 4, 2017
We’ve seen other opposing teams participate in the tradition this season; Ohio State wasn’t the first. It’s a thing that’s hard not to get swept up in, I’d imagine, even when you are super focused on the game.
The gesture always looks really cool, but it was especially cool when Iowa hosted Penn State for a primetime game. Fans held their cell phones while they waved.
Iowa fans waving to the kids at the nearby children's hospital is seriously the best pic.twitter.com/uWvojdbzB5
— Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) September 24, 2017
This will never get old.
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