Rebecca--mais oui! (rawbery79) wrote in thequestionclub,
Rebecca--mais oui!
rawbery79
thequestionclub

  • Mood:

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL????

Okay, so I'm watching a game on ESPN Classic right now (Iowa at Michigan in 1997--back when Hayden Fry was still at Iowa!) and it reminded me of something I always wondered about.

Why do football players tape their shoes on? Is it to keep them from coming off, or to gain traction? Stabilize the ankle? I'm a chick, so I didn't play to know, but I'm curious. And how long must it take to get that all off after the game!

PS--I know that Iowa & Michigan are in the Big Ten, but I'm not really a big fan of the Big Ten, so my Gateway icon is gonna have to do.
Subscribe

  • It's my jam!

    What is your favourite musical or movie soundtrack? Mine for some reason is Heavy Metal--lots of great songs on there!

  • (no subject)

    What is your favourite kitchen gadget or tool? (I remember some of you love your stand mixers--I still haven't gotten around to selling ours) What's…

  • How to represent sounds

    So we all know that English sucks when it comes to consistency in how letters and combinations thereof are used for various sounds. Pacific Ocean,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 7 comments