The Hawkeye Report Podcast returned to Rocky O’Brien’s in North Liberty on Wednesday evening for the next to last show with our host, Brent Balbinot, before he heads off to the the voice of the Toledo Rockets. We talk about his big move and then take a deep dive into football and hoops recruiting. Then we talk some Iowa Football, Hawkeye men’s and women’s hoops, and update the Iowa Baseball roster following the MLB Draft.
It’s back to back Hawkeye Report Podcasts this week. We were at 2 Dogs Pub in Iowa City and joined by former Hawkeye Tyler Blum to talk about the upcoming Legends of Iowa Football Camp next weekend put on by the Iowa Football Club. Blum talks about the camp and former Hawks that will be attending, plus he discusses his own football program, Taking Back Football, in the Iowa City area with camps around the state.
The Hawkeye Report Podcast returned to Rocky O’Brien’s on Tuesday night and we were joined by our good friend from the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Scott Dochterman. We talk plenty of Iowa Football, including the place of Kirk Ferentz in the rankings of Hawkeye football coaches. We also discuss upcoming season and how Iowa will handle expectations, plus we look at the Big Ten West race. We discuss beer sales at Kinnick and possible new TV deal for the Big Ten and if it will include ESPN. We talk some football recruiting and a possible upcoming commitment and we wrap up discussing who we want to see in the Prime Time League this summer and we update Iowa Baseball.
The Hawkeye Report Podcast returned to 2 Dogs Pub in Iowa City to catch up with an old friend, former Hawkeye hoops standout Melsahn Basabe. We discuss the his career overseas, his future in basketball, playing for Fran McCaffery and the welcoming of former players back to the program, and his work off the court and business venture.
It’s time to get caught up on Hawkeye news and we did that on the podcast this week. Brent Balbinot goes in-depth about the amazing run by the Iowa Baseball team this past weekend in Omaha and the future of the program. Plus we take a long look at the current state of football and basketball recruiting for the Hawkeyes, a discussion of the college football magazines hitting the newsstands and what they are saying about Iowa in 2016, plus some Hawkeye Hoops discussion. Our thanks as always to Rocky O’Brien’s for hosting the show this week!