The Hawkeye Report Podcast hits the road. We were live from Godfather’s Pizza along with our guests: Joe Conklin, Steve Manders, Nicholas Baer, and our Illini friend, Kedric Prince to look ahead to the college football season and talk a little Big Ten basketball. We do our yearly over/under segment and look back at Iowa football media day and Kids Day.
This week on the podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo discuss some good news for Iowa basketball recruiting with the commitment of Ahron Ulis. We also look at the final five for Xavier Foster and the rest of 2020 hoops recruiting for Fran McCaffery. Then we talk some football recruiting and preview Iowa football media day, which comes up on Friday afternoon in Iowa City.
After a month away, the podcast returns and we have a lot to discuss. We open discussing Big Ten Football Media Days, which take place this week. Then we dive into the Tom’s Fearless Forecast for the upcoming Iowa football season and where the season could be headed. Finally, we talk a whole lot of recruiting. We review all the football commits since the middle of June and what’s left and we also discuss where things stand for Iowa basketball recruiting and the top targets in the Class of 2020, plus the future of Joe Wieskamp.
This week on the podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo get caught up on what has been a very newsworthy week for the Hawkeyes. We open with a discussion about the addition of Oliver Martin to the Iowa football team. Then we dive into a graduate transfer for the Hawkeye hoops squad and our meeting earlier in the day with Fran McCaffery, Joe Wieskamp, and Luka Garza. Then we wrap up with a lot of recruiting news and notes on the football side, including a rundown of a big official visitor weekend coming up soon, along with a few notes on Iowa hoops recruiting.
After a few weeks away, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are back with a new podcast. We open talking about Iowa basketball and the never ending off season news items. We discuss the impact of Jordan Bohannon’s injury and discuss the potential graduate transfer. Then we dive into a lot of news on the basketball and football recruiting fronts after seeing a lot of prospects this spring at various events. Finally we wrap up with a little Iowa football talk and discuss start times being announced and we look at some early point spreads for Iowa.
A fun edition of the Hawkeye Report Podcast. Tom and Matt are joined by the voice of the Iowa baseball program, Zach Mackey to discuss his career as a broadcaster and the success of the Hawkeyes this season under the direction of Rick Heller. We talk to Zach about his day job with the Iowa football program and helping out with recruiting, and then we talk about the state of the Iowa basketball program.
This week on the podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo wrap up spring football. We look back at the Friday practice, what we learned, and evaluated each position. Then we talk some NFL Draft and free agent signings, and wrap up talking some recruiting news along with reflecting on the passing of former Hawk Kenny Arnold.
Just when you think the Iowa basketball news would slow down a bit, they give us more to discuss. We open the show discussing the departure of assistant coach Andrew Francis and who Fran McCaffery might hire to fill that role on staff. Is the Iowa basketball roster settled? Then we dive into hoops recruiting news. After that, we talk some spring football and the rise of Nico Ragaini and Tyrone Tracy Jr. at wide receiver, what Ken O’Keefe said about the QB’s this week, a big TE commitment, and we talk a little NFL Draft.
This week on the podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are joined by Jerry Palmer from the Iowa video department. It’s a stroll down memory lane with Palmer, who has been with the Hawkeyes for 23 years. We look back at his years with Hayden Fry, Kirk Ferentz and his time with the hoops program dating back to Tom Davis. Some great stories and memories this week on the podcast.
It’s not an emergency podcast, but there’s plenty to talk about this week on the basketball front. Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo dive into the rumor involving Fran McCaffery and the Arkansas job. Then we look at the list of potential candidates if McCaffery were to leave the Hawkeyes. After that we discuss some interesting news from the Iowa football team, including a move to defensive end for Amani Jones and some potential scheme changes on the defensive side of the ball.