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.