It’s a very special edition of the Hawkeye Report Podcast. Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo sit down with former Hawkeye Kevin Skillett on the 25th anniversary of the passing of his teammate, Chris Street. We discuss what it was like for the Iowa basketball team and his memories of Street. Then we visit with former Hawkeye Chuck Long and discuss his new book, his charity event, and then we dive into Iowa football and his thoughts on Hawkeye signal caller Nate Stanley and his development.
It was a rough couple of days for Hawkeye fans. First, the Iowa football team stumbled on senior day and lost to Purdue. On Monday, the Iowa basketball team came out flat and never could recover against Louisiana. Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo give their takes on what went wrong on Saturday and the firestorm from fans calling for changes to the Iowa football program. Then we dive into hoops and the stunning loss and what it means for Fran McCaffery’s team moving forward. Plus we talk a little recruiting and make a big announcement about a podcast gathering coming up in early December.
A very special edition of the Hawkeye Report podcast this week as we have three members of the 2008 Iowa football team join us to do our version of an oral history of the Hawkeyes upset win over Penn State that year. Joining Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert are Pat Angerer, Julian Vandervelde, and Joe Conklin to look back at that very special win for the Hawkeyes. Then we dive into this weeks game against Penn State and look at some hoops recruiting news.
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.