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Photos: Kinnick Stadium Groundskeepers Make "Snow Wave" For Iowa Children's Hospital Patients

Veiw from the front of Kinnick Stadium.

IOWA CITY, IOWA- SEPTEMBER 7: General view as fans walk outside Kinnick Stadium before the match-up between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Missouri State Bears on September 7, 2013 in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 28-14. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

The Kinnick Stadium grounds crew did something awesome this morning.

This season, one of the most heartwarming story lines in all of college football was the wave at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa.

Occurring at the end of the first quarter, Iowa players, opposing players and fans at Kinnick Stadium would turn and wave at patients at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. The hospital overlooks the Hawkeyes' home field.

The tradition was such a hit, it even followed the Hawkeyes to the Pinstripe Bowl in New York City. It's just a wonderful gesture.

This morning, groundskeepers at Kinnick decided to make good use of the snow that hit the area. They shoveled and cleared the snow into the design of a hand making a "snow wave."

The photos are below.

Simply awesome.

The wave is here to stay in Iowa. College football is better because of it.