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Iowa governor hits ‘The Dab’ after the Cyclones beat Kansas

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.

Is “The Dab” dead?

The good news after Iowa State’s 85-72 victory over Kansas on Monday was that Cyclones fans didn’t charge the court.

The bad news was Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad hit “The Dab” after the game.

Iowa State star Georges Niang captured the scene, and the governor needed a little coaching.


Look at my dab #governor #SoOutHERE

A video posted by georgesniang20 (@georgesniang20) on

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton helped to popularize “The Dab,” and it seems like everyone has taken a turn doing it — even Chiefs coach Andy Reid:

Perhaps it has jumped the shark.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff