Join Matt and Laura as they break down the Hawkeyes’ win over Michigan State, chat with wide receiver Nico Ragaini, and look ahead to the game against Purdue. In this episode, you will hear:
- A recap of the Michigan State game, where the Hawkeyes overcame Cade’s injury and Deacon Hill’s debut to secure a 26-16 victory. Matt and Laura analyze the key plays, the turnovers, the run game, and the special teams.
- A fun segment on Purdue’s mascot history, where Matt and Laura explore the origins of Purdue Pete. They also share some fun facts about Purdue's history.
- A preview of the Purdue game, where Matt and Laura discuss the strengths and weaknesses of both teams, the matchups to watch, and the keys to victory.
- An exclusive interview with Nico Ragaini, one of Iowa’s top receivers and punt returners. Nico talks about his journey from Connecticut to Iowa, his experience at prep school, his golf skills, his tattoos, his future plans, and more. He also reveals what makes Iowa different from other programs.
You don’t want to miss this episode of Talkin’ Hawks with The VandeBergs, the ultimate podcast for Iowa football fans.