This week on the Hawkeye Report Podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo go in-depth on Iowa’s Kids Day practice last weekend. Is there any clarity at quarterback? Which true freshmen look like they are playing this year? Plus a whole lot more about Iowa football. Then we dive into basketball and discuss the Hawkeyes trip to Europe and the release of the schedule for the 2017-18 season. Finally, we wrap up with the latest news on recruiting, including a review of the new 2019 basketball hot board and a couple of football commitments that could be coming soon.
On the latest edition of the Hawkeye Report Podcast, Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert are joined by Logan Wynn from the QC Elite AAU program to discuss their just completed season on the basketball court. Wynn talks about the development of one of his former players, Nicholas Baer and he updates the recruitment of 2019 PG D.J. Carton, who Iowa recently offered. Then we discuss Iowa’s European trip and the addition of 2018 guard C.J. Fredrick. We then move on to an in-depth discussion of Iowa football media day and preview the Hawkeyes open practice on Saturday at Kinnick. Which freshmen will be playing this year? Who is standing out in practice? Who will be the starting quarterback for Iowa this season?
Back from Las Vegas and plenty to review on this hoops recruiting heavy Hawkeye Report Podcast. Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo discuss the play of Joe Wieskamp and Patrick McCaffery on the AAU circuit, plus look at several of the other targets that the Iowa coaches have been watching. We look at the recruitment of 2019 PG DJ Carton and where he might be leaning. Then we discuss the Lavar Ball circus in Vegas. We dive into football recruiting news, including a new commitment, the start of football practice in Iowa City, and much more.
It’s a special edition of the Hawkeye Report Podcast from Las Vegas! The long awaited Vegas podcast has arrived. Tom Kakert is joined by Jamie Johnson and Greg Stephen from the Iowa Barnstormers AAU program to discuss the success of their program this year on the Adidas circuit and how they have played in Vegas this year. We are also joined by former Hawk Val Barnes, who is helping to coach the Barnstormers this year and Patrick McCaffery stops by to talk about the Iowa vs. Everybody t-shirt that has already close to reaching 1,000 sales, which will be donated to children’s cancer research. You can get your shirt by visiting IowavsEverybody.com and join the movement.
This week on the Hawkeye Report Podcast, we turn our attention to Hawkeye football with Big Ten Media Days coming up early next week. Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert are joined by former Hawkeye Steve Manders, who discusses his new career in professional wrestling and then we dive into Hawkeye football and discuss Sean Welsh and the courage of his disclosure of battling depression, football staff changes and what it means for the future, plus we talk some football recruiting in the creepy corner, graduate transfers, and we wrap up with a little Iowa basketball talk.
Coming off a big football recruiting weekend, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo take a look at all the good news for the Hawkeyes. We also dive into where things stand for the Hawkeyes in the Class of 2018 and 2019 on the recruiting trail. Then we discuss where things stand on the basketball recruiting front, plus a feature on Joe Wieskamp and a story about Patrick McCaffery. We wrap up with a look at what we are learning about the Iowa basketball team in the Prime Time League.
The start of the Prime Time League means a late night podcast from Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo. We break down the first night of summer basketball and what it might mean for the Iowa hoops team next season. We discuss the play of freshman Luka Garza and Jack Nunge and how they might fit into the plans, along with who surprised and who disappointed. Plus we talk hoops recruiting and Joe Wieskamp’s standout performance at the NBA Players Top 100 Camp. Then we dive into a Tigerhawk at midfield this fall, plus we go in-depth on football recruiting with a new commitment and the potential for several more this weekend.
Usually this is a quite time of the year for Iowa athletics. This past week certainly was not quite at all. This week on the podcast we dive deep into the decision in the Jane Meyer court case and what it means for the Iowa athletic department and the future of Gary Barta. Then we go in-depth on the comments from Brian Ferentz last week about Iowa State, Minnesota, and Nebraska. Plus we talk NFL Draft, Big Ten hoops in early December, and we also update football and basketball recruiting.
With spring football wrapped up, we take a look back at what we learned about the Hawkeyes with former Hawk Julian Vandervelde. We break down some of the position groups, the outstanding spring game by Jake Gervase, the quarterback race, and Julian tells us why Brian Ferentz is the right man for the job and has been since he returned to Iowa City. Plus, we discuss the big recruiting news of the weekend with two commitments, plus some hoops recruiting news too. Then we wrap up with Julian talking about his trip to Japan and then we have ten minutes of comic book nerd talk to wrap up the show.
With the spring game on Friday evening under the lights at Kinnick Stadium, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are joined by former Hawk Joe Conklin to preview the action. Conklin also goes in-depth on what spring ball is like at Iowa, the importance of the safety position, and he discusses Jake Gervase, who he coached in high school. Plus we talk new recruiting rules, Kirk being mad about two-a-days going away, and we head to the creepy corner to talk some recruiting.