Episode 142 - B1G Picture: Iowa

Max hosts solo this week and tackles the subject he can never talk about enough: Iowa! He's joined by Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette to look back at Iowa's 12-2 season and see what is in store for Iowa in 2016.


  • 1:30 Max is flying solo for Hawkeyearound
  • 1:45 Welcome back Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette
  • 3:30 Recapping Iowa's 2015
  • 6:45 Why the different mentality in 2015
  • 8:30 Advanced stats blind spots?
  • 11:15 Parallels between 2015 and other great Iowa years
  • 13:45 B1G Championship recap
  • 18:00 What is CJ Beathards ceiling?
  • 21:30 The pass catchers
  • 24:15 Experience back on the OL
  • 27:00 The running game
  • 29:00 The front seven
  • 32:00 The secondary
  • 34:00 Special teams
  • 36:15 Outlook for 2016
  • 38:15 Shots fired... At Purdue
  • 41:45 Sustainability
  • 44:15 Max, like all Badger fans, wishes Iowa sustained success
  • 44:00 Marc, in turn, brings up 59-0
  • 45:45 Max acknowledges we will mock him for UW being his 4th favorite team
  • 47:45 The B1G landscape

Episode 21 - The B1G Picture: Iowa

Marc Morehouse, Iowa sportswriter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, is the latest contributor to The B1G Picture series as he joins the BuckAround to talk all things Hawkeye football.  He paints a picture of a team that looks to be on the rise in the reorganized B1G, and a legitimate contender for the West division crown.  He talks depth on the offense, strength on the defensive line, and Kirk Ferentz's undying love of punting.