Washed Up Walkons

Washed Up Walkons

Go inside the locker room with 3 guys who have worn the Black and Gold. An unfiltered look inside Iowa Football featuring stories, first hand accounts, and personal experience. Join us as we break down and preview games during football season and in the off season enjoy guest interviews from former players, teammates, coaches, staff, and other relevant Iowa Football/Sports names. Hawks By A Million!

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December 7, 2021 49 min
Thank you to every single one of you who came out to the meetup in Indianapolis this past weekend. It truly amazed us at what it turned into. We recap the entire day Saturday, starting with lunch, a surprise conversation with one of the coaches before the game, the meetup details, and more. We get into talking game and the hot topic of this season, Brian Ferentz. We give our thoughts on his performance Saturday as well as the 11 pl...
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We start by talking about Drakes move to Nashville which he finally made, and what it took to get there. Details of our meetup in Indy are official and we make sure everyone knows where to find us, the we move into discussion the wild coaching carousel going on around the country, what it would take to turn down the Offers that Riley and Kelly are getting, Living in LA and more. This sparks conversation about KF and the stability t...
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November 30, 2021 34 min
We catch up with Tevaun about his time since graduating from Iowa in 2015. Playing professionally in Canada, and bouncing around the NFL before that. We get his thoughts on why that 2015 team was able to find so much success, and of course we discuss the catch he made in Lucas Oil and the secret tidbit that makes that play even more crazy, as we prep for the Hawks return to the Title game in Indy this weekend.
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November 29, 2021 81 min
The boys sit down to recap a wild weekend that saw incredible football across the country. A great game in Bedlam, an incredible Iron Bowl, and of course 'The Game' did not disappoint, but more than the rest the battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe changed the landscape of the Big Ten West in 2021. Oh, and the Hawks made an all time comeback in Lincoln the beat the Huskers!! We are here to talk about it all, walking you back th...
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We are joined in this Husker preview by former Nebraska Offensive Lineman himself, multi time guest of the pod, fan favorite, and current Husker Radio Network employee, Jeremiah Sirles. He joins us to talk all things Iowa v Nebraska including a rundown of the Nebraska season, some of the positives and negatives of this team, why they haven't been able to win close games, Adrian Martinez being out and what to expect with Logan S...
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November 22, 2021 59 min
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In Todays recap episode some larger looming conversations really start to come to a head as the Big Ten Championship, one the Hawks still have a chance at competing in, is less than 2 weeks away. Would we actually choose to not play in the title game if it means we had to most likely get womped by OSU? Padilla now has almost 3 full games under h...
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November 18, 2021 61 min
In Drakes first half of this episode we discuss the lull of Illinois, some opposing locker room and environment details that make a game easier or harder to play, and why Illinois sucks. We talk about kicking our Maryland Illinois and Rutgers from the Big Ten, and we briefly touch on some optics for Saturday and how Iowa should win this game. Most of the breakdown is left to Kevin. We discuss Ohio St and their game against MSU this...
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November 16, 2021 67 min
We're here! We are back from a 1 day delay on the Minnesota post game episode. We explain why this is coming out on Tuesday and dive into our Merchandise store that is LIVE now! Get your holiday gear. Then we get to the important stuff like what were we thinking at the end of the game trying to let those Gophers back in? Well, maybe what happened on the field was actually our best option. We dissect the whole thing plus, Alex P...
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November 11, 2021 52 min
In this episode we talk about the Pig, a little bit about where Iowa and Minnesota's Offense/Defense matchup against each other and nationally, We talk Hamburger Helper, some more Apple Podcast Reviews, Kluver smacking Drake around, KF and what he thinks about the Doughboys(Merch coming soon?). Nebraska fired like half of their staff and we make our best guess at what will happen there, how they go about the next 2 weeks, and h...
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November 8, 2021 65 min
Yes we are going to talk about Alex Padilla, Spencer Petras, and the future of Iowa QB, I promise. Before we get there, we recap how the betting weekend went as gambling once again proves to be tricky. We talk about David Bell and the Boilermakers once again playing spoiler to a top 5 team. We talk a little bit about our next up opponent in the Gophers and the egg they laid this past weekend, Gary Barta getting trashed on Gameday, ...
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November 4, 2021 52 min
This episode is debuting as the episode right before the game in Evanston, but the previewing of Northwestern really doesn't go much further than that. We do talk about how Iowa should be able to regain some confidence in the running game and potentially get back on track with the Defensive domination that we saw the first 5 weeks. The meat of this episode includes many other topics such as Mel Kiper's latest draft rankings...
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November 1, 2021 65 min
You probably don't want to listen, but in an odd way you may enjoy this episode more than others, as the guys have to get REAL. Honest, authentic, no holding back conversation about the state of Iowa Football right now, and how this ship can possibly, if at all, get back on track. We talk about the disappointment of the Offensive struggles and how to potentially make things better. Who do we believe should be playing QB for the...
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October 28, 2021 73 min
In part one Drake and Tyler discuss the ins and outs of playing Wisconsin. Camp Randall, the 3-4 defense, why they give Iowa fits, the physicality of the game and more. They also talk about why this game is the perfect one coming out of the Bye week and the key stats to Saturdays matchup, which hinge on how well the defenses have done with turnovers this year. We talk a little bit about KFs Tuesday presser and finish with conversat...
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October 25, 2021 46 min
We are back for some roundtable discussion. As the Hawks rested on Saturday the rest of country saw plenty of excitement as multiple top 10 teams were beaten including Penn St at home vs Illinois in 9, count them, 9 Over times. We discuss the new over time rule, if it was safe to put Clifford out there on the field, and the implications this has on the rest of the B1G race this year. We talk about Bielema and his comments on his pl...
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October 21, 2021 63 min
LeShun played running back for the Hawks in the '13 class through 2016. We catch up with LeShun to find out what has been going on in his life since retiring from playing in 2018. He tells us about his new ventures in coaching AND podcasting and speaks on dad life. We dive into the 2021 Iowa Hawkeyes, most specifically the offense and go deep into the struggles, why our offensive line isn't up to standard, and more. He tell...
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October 18, 2021 68 min
Iowa dropped their first game of the season, and it hurts for all of Hawkeye nation. Come grieve with the Walkons and lets have some Hawk therapy trying to figure out how we turn this thing around. We identify what we believe the problem to be on Offense. Hint, it isn't the QB this time around, and try to pinpoint how they get better from here. We also talk Defense as Kevin tells us why its much easier said than done when it co...
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October 15, 2021 49 min
Hawkeye Alum, and current WWE Champion, Ettore 'Big E' Ewen joins the show. After an electric Saturday of appearances on Fox Big Noon Kickoff, A mid game promo, and finishing his night at Wilder V Fury in Vegas, E sits down to have a chat with the boys! He talks about how he found his way to Iowa City by pure chance, dealing with injuries that ended up derailing his football career, and experiencing the 'best and worst&...
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October 14, 2021 63 min
We sit down to preview Purdue, but it really isn't heavily Boilermaker focused in this one. We have a cool discussion into the X's and O's of the Matt Hankins 4th down stop from Saturday and how that could have potentially gone very bad for the Hawks. We also offer our opinions on the Ferentz/Franklin media comments about the injuries being real or fake.. Its like that one dress optical illusion, is it blue or pink? We...
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October 11, 2021 96 min
90+ minutes of Hawkeye content. Those Hawkeyes, your Hawkeyes, are ranked #2 in the nation right now and we break down the ENTIRE game from Saturday where Iowa overcame Penn State 23-20. It was a week that felt like a month and it culminated in the best game Kinnick has seen in decades. The boys sit down to discuss every part of Saturday from Ettore 'Big E' Ewen giving the nation a "Hawks By A Million' and basti...
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October 7, 2021 82 min
Drake and Tyler talk some Penn St jokes, and what it was like to play in big games, from the feeling of that week leading into Saturday to the Tunnel walk and everything in between. They talk managing the emotion and Drake gives his keys to the game. We also give some updates on flags, sleepers for the NICU, and merchandise coming down the line. In the second half of this episode Kevin joins the show and talks us through what it w...
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