This week on the Hawkeye Report Podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are joined by former Hawk Joe Conklin as we look back on Iowa’s thrilling win over Iowa State this past weekend. We look at the strong performance of Nate Stanley, the emergence of Ihmir Smith-Marsette, and the amazing play of Akrum Wadley. We also dive deeper in Wadley and where he ranks among running backs of the Ferentz era. Plus we look at the struggles of the Iowa defense, particularly in the secondary, and what needs to improve against North Texas this weekend.
It’s Cy-Hawk week and who better to bring on the podcast than our old friend and former Hawkeye Julian Vandervelde. Tom Kakert, Matt Randazzo, and Julian look back at Iowa’s opening win over Wyoming and what they liked and are concerned about from the game. Then we break down Saturday’s game against Iowa State and why Julian hates the Cyclones. We talk a little recruiting in the creepy corner and then head to the nerdy nook to talk Star Wars and comic book movies.
It’s officially game week for the Hawkeyes! That’s right, college football is back and this week on the Hawkeye Report podcast, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are joined by former Hawk Joe Conklin to discuss the season opener against Wyoming. We break down the two deeps, Nate Stanley being named the starting QB, freshmen playing time, and look at the challenge this weekend against the Cowboys. Plus we take our weekly look at football recruiting.
With the start of the 2017 Iowa football season fast approaching, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo break down where the Hawkeyes sit as fall camp comes to a close. We look back at what we learned from Tuesday’s press meeting with the coordinators and Kirk Ferentz. Then we take a deep dive into each position and where things stand with the Iowa roster. Finally we head into the creepy corner and talk about the commitment of D.J. Johnson and another big commitment that is expected to happen next week.
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.