Usually this is a quite time of the year for Iowa athletics. This past week certainly was not quite at all. This week on the podcast we dive deep into the decision in the Jane Meyer court case and what it means for the Iowa athletic department and the future of Gary Barta. Then we go in-depth on the comments from Brian Ferentz last week about Iowa State, Minnesota, and Nebraska. Plus we talk NFL Draft, Big Ten hoops in early December, and we also update football and basketball recruiting.
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.
With the spring game on Friday evening under the lights at Kinnick Stadium, Tom Kakert and Matt Randazzo are joined by former Hawk Joe Conklin to preview the action. Conklin also goes in-depth on what spring ball is like at Iowa, the importance of the safety position, and he discusses Jake Gervase, who he coached in high school. Plus we talk new recruiting rules, Kirk being mad about two-a-days going away, and we head to the creepy corner to talk some recruiting.
The Hawkeye Report Podcast returns this week with plenty of topics to discuss. We dive into hoops recruiting and some of the future prospects for Iowa. We also discuss the future of Hawkeye basketball and if there will be any changes to the roster this year. Then we dive into the open practice coming up on Friday night in West Des Moines and talk a little football recruiting.
This week on the Hawkeye Report Podcast, we wrap up the Iowa basketball season with a look back at the season ending loss in the NIT to TCU and the promising future of for the Hawkeyes. We also discuss the great atmosphere at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and if that could be replicated during the regular season. Then we dive into spring football with a look at the top storylines for Iowa football and what Kirk Ferentz had to say at his press conference on Monday.
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.
The Hawkeye Report Podcast returns with plenty of basketball talk this week. Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert look back to Iowa’s two game winning streak, including the big road victory over Maryland on Saturday. Then we dive into the Big Ten race and Big Ten Tournament seeding, plus we look at Iowa’s chances of post season play. What would it take for Iowa to get on the NCAA bubble and is the NIT possible? Then we dive into a big upcoming weekend for football recruiting with the Hawkeyes first big Junior Day.
The Hawkeye Report Podcast with Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert look back at Wednesday night’s loss to Minnesota and the controversial no time out near the end of regulation. We also dive deep into the rest of Iowa’s regular season and the possibilities for post season play this year. Then we take a look at the return of Ken O’Keefe, what position Brian Ferentz will end up coaching, and what that means for the final two hires to the coaching staff.
With signing day completed, we take a look back at a wild weekend and early week of recruiting news for on the Hawkeye Report Podcast. Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert discuss the Class of 2017, led by five star standout A.J. Epenesa. We look at the hits and misses on the roller coaster ride of recruiting for the Hawkeyes this year. We also dive into the assistant coaching search for the Hawkeyes and could an old name be headed back to Iowa City? Finally, we wrap up talking a little Iowa basketball as the Hawkeyes have suddenly gotten hot without Peter Jok on the floor.
A special edition of the Hawkeye Report Podcast as Matt Randazzo and Tom Kakert are joined by former Hawkeye great Chuck Long. We discuss what signing day is like for coaches and the changes in recruiting over the years. Then we talk to Long about what it takes to be an offensive coordinator and Iowa’s hiring for the assistant coaching positions that are currently open.