The Hawkeyes are on a bye this week, but there’s plenty to talk about on the podcast. Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo look back at Iowa’s convincing win over Illinois that didn’t feel like a convincing win. Then we dive into the Hawkeyes at the halfway point in the season and look at what’s went right, what’s went wrong, and the outlook for the final six games of the 2017 season. Then we dive into the recruiting trail with a look at where things stand in football and basketball recruiting, plus we preview Iowa Basketball media day, which comes up on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s tournament time for college hoops and we look back at the last two wins by the red hot Hawkeyes. Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert discuss the win over Wisconsin and Sunday’s Senior Day victory over Penn State. What has changed for Iowa in the last four games? We salute the play of Jordan Bohannon, Nicholas Baer, and Peter Jok and their sharp shooting from three point range. We discuss the Hawkeyes NCAA Tournament chances and what they need to do to get in. Lastly, we dive deep into football recruiting with all the news and notes coming out of Iowa’s huge Junior Day, with over 80 prospects on campus.