Oh so close…

Barkley was a Superman, but Iowa brought the kryptonite on Defense and nearly pulled off another prime time upset. We pick up the pieces of Saturday’s heartbreak with Tom Kakert of HawkeyeReport.com, and look ahead to a road date with the Spartans.

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High Steppin’ to Conference Play

Wadley scores! Er, wait….

Iowa dispatches the North Texas Green Beans in ugly fashion, as it prepares for a visit from Penn State.  Former Iowa LB RJ Meyer tells us about the dawn of Ferentz’s tenure at Iowa, and we look ahead to the B1G opener.

¡El Assico Fantastico!

Nate Stanley emerges, Wadley dazzles, the youngsters shine and Iowa overcomes a swooning defense to escape Ames with a win.  We break it all down in this episode, with guest Matt Randazzo (@MattRandazzo), sports director at WQAD.

 

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Rustlin’ Cowpokes

Not much giddy-up from these Cowboys, as the Hawkeye defense smothers Wyoming and their first round QB.  On the other sideline, Iowa QB Nate Stanley finds his sea legs after feeling a bit Fant.  Marc Morehouse joins the crew to talk Iowa football and beer  Yeehaw!

 

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We’re Back! Now with 50% more Derp!

Did you ever feel that the 2016 season just didn’t live up to the hype? Was it the Outback bowl, or losses to NDSU and NW, or the fact that your favorite podcast was on hiatus?

Well good news, Everyone! At least one of those problems is fixed, starting today.  12 Saturdays is rebooted and back online, and our friend Bill Delehant joins the inanity.  Check out this week’s episode, where we discuss Iowa’s 2017 prospects with Scott Dochterman from LandOf10.

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This year in Pasadena.

Hawkeye Nation rides an emotional roller coaster, with a tough last minute loss in the Championship, followed by jubilation at an invitation to the Rose Bowl.  To paraphrase a Reddit poster (who says nothing else): “Sunshine has led us to the Promised Land!”

 

These Hawks Go to Eleven

The superlative season continues, as the Hawks handle Purdue and take their unblemished record in to the final week.  And our guest gives an outsider’s perspective on football, blizzards, tailgating and chicken wings.

Floyd Rescued, Northern Border Secured

With Floyd by their side, the 2015 Hawkeyes sail boldly in to Uncharted Waters.  Here be there Dragons?  Nah, just Boilermakers.  Tory conducts field research to assuage his anger at the lack of Iowa Love by the national sports media.

Hoosier, check. On to the Pig

Indiana made it interesting, but against the 2015 Hawks, the outcome was never really in doubt.  Credit to CJ, the Defense, or…pickles?  Our guest is a returning fan favorite who educates us on football, fatherhood, and Star Wars.