Wavin' The Wheat Podcast

Wavin' The Wheat Podcast

Wavin' The Wheat Podcast

CATEGORY: Sports
Nick Schwerdt grew up a lifelong Kansas fan, graduated from KU, and spent nearly a decade covering the Jayhawks in Lawrence. Now, he discusses the biggest stories in Kansas Athletics on “Wavin’ the Wheat,” the most extensive and entertaining podcast covering KU.
  1. September 29, 2022
    41 min
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    What history tells us about Kansas Football's hot start + Devin Neal on being apart of KU's turnaround
    Nick opens this episode by looking at the Kansas offense's hot start to the season and what history tells us about what they might do the rest of the season. Then, he's joined by Kansas running back Devin Neal…
  2. September 22, 2022
    43 min
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    It's time to sit back and enjoy Kansas Football + what makes KU's offense work w/ Brandon McAnderson
    Nick opens the episode by explaining it's past time to stop worrying and just enjoy what you're seeing with Lance Leipold and Kansas Football. Then, Nick is joined again by former Kansas running back Brandon Mc…
  3. September 15, 2022
    43 min
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    Addressing the Lance Leipold chatter and why it's a great thing for Kansas Football w/ Matt Tait
    Nick opens the episode by discussing the chatter surrounding Lance Leipold as a potential option for Nebraska Football's head coaching vacancy and why it's ultimately a good sign for Kansas. Then he's joined by…
  4. September 08, 2022
    40 min
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    KU Smashes Tennessee Tech + Previewing West Virginia and Managing Expectations w/ Kevin Flahrety
    Nick recaps KU's dominating win over Tennessee Tech and highlights some of the top individual performances in a game that probably doesn't tell us much about the season but was still a refreshing start to the y…
  5. September 02, 2022
    38 min
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    Kansas Football's Quest for Respectability + Season Preview w/ Bryson Stricker
    Nick explains why the vibes around this year's Kansas team is a refreshing change of pace. Bryson Stricker joins the podcast to discuss how this team will manufacture wins in 2022, what kind of season to expect…
  6. August 25, 2022
    35 min
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    2022 Kansas Football Primer w/ Brandon McAnderson
    Brandon McAnderson joins Nick to discuss his expectations for the Kansas Football team this year, whether or not he thinks Jalon Daniels is the real deal, why he has faith in Lance Leipold, and talks about his…
  7. April 28, 2022
    41 min
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    Differing Decisions for Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson + Rustin Dodd on the 'Decade of Distaster' for Kansas Football
    Nick opens the episode by discussing the draft decisions for Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson and explains the different factors they each have to weigh and why they're in unique positions from even previous Ka…
  8. April 14, 2022
    33 min
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    Why Ochai is a Top-10 Player in Kansas History + Mitch Lightfoot on How This Team Flipped the Switch in March
    Nick opens the show by talking about Ochai Agbaji's legacy at Kansas and why he has an ironclad case to be considered a top-10 player in program history. Then Mitch Lightfoot joins the show to reflect on KU's c…
  9. April 08, 2022
    41 min
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    The Biggest Commonality between Self's Two Titles + Danny Manning on Ochai Agbaji's "Beautiful" Kansas Journey
    Nick opens the episode by explaining what "minutes continuity" means and why it's been a common thread between both of Bill Self's championship teams at Kansas. Then Danning Manning joins to explain what it was…
  10. April 07, 2022
    2 hr 14 min
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    04/06 Jayhawk Talk Radio
    It's a National Championship edition of Jayhawk Talk Radio
  11. April 05, 2022
    24 min
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    Hey, Guess What? Kansas Just Won the National Championship
    Kansas won the 2022 NCAA Championship. Let's talk about it.
  12. April 01, 2022
    1 hr 10 min
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    What's At Stake for Bill Self's Legacy with Matt Tait and Reliving the 2008 Title Run with Darnell Jackson
    Nick opens the show by talking with Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World about what's at stake for both Kansas and Bill Self's legacy if they're to cut down nets on Monday in the Superdome. Then he's joined…
  13. March 31, 2022
    2 hr 8 min
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    03/30 Jayhawk Talk Radio
    The guys recap KU's Elite Eight win over Miami and look ahead to a Blue-Bloody Final Four. Guests are John Fanta and Rex Walters.
  14. March 30, 2022
    32 min
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    Scouting Villanova + Final Four Breakdown with Jay Bilas
    We open the episode by looking at Villanova's profile this season and where Kansas will have advantages and challenges on Saturday. Then ESPN analyst Jay Bilas joins the podcast to discuss what it would be like…
  15. March 28, 2022
    43 min
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    Final Four Vibes Aren't Real + Frank Mason III on His Journey to Kansas
    Nick opens the episode by recapping KU's win over Miami and explains why Final Four vibes aren't real or simply just don't matter. Then 2017 consensus National Player of the Year Frank Mason joins to discuss hi…
  16. March 24, 2022
    53 min
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    Avoiding 3-Point Disaster and Ochai's Shooting Slump + Landen Lucas on How Bill Self Changes his Tone in March
    Nick opens the show by discussing how your eyes match reality when it comes to KU always facing a red-hot shooting team in the tournament. Landen Lucas joins to discuss how Bill Self changes his coaching style…
  17. March 24, 2022
    41 min
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    3/23 Jayhawk Talk Radio
    The guys recap the Jayhawks win over Creighton in the Round of 32 and preview the Sweet 16 matchup against Providence.
  18. March 21, 2022
    41 min
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    Figuring Out KU's Remy Martin Revelation + Gradey Dick on What He'll Bring to Kansas Next Year
    Nick opens on KU's weekend in Fort Worth and why Remy has earned his way into an old conversation and how the team needs to adapt with him. 2022 signee and McDonald's All-American Gradey Dick joins the show to…
  19. March 17, 2022
    41 min
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    3/16 Jayhawk Talk Radio - IT’S BRACKET TIME
    It is bracket time and the guys break down the Jayhawks men’s teams chances in the 2022 national tournament.
  20. March 16, 2022
    43 min
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    Silvio De Sousa on His Time at Kansas and the Emotions of Being Back in the NCAA Tournament
    Nick opens by taking a 30,000 foot view at this Kansas team and why he's tired of hearing about how they're not as good as "typical" Bill Self teams. Then he's joined by Chattanooga forward Silvio De Sousa who…

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