By Brendan Stiles
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The weekend of “organized chaos” on the UI campus began Thursday with the fourth annual “Hawkapalooza” taking place at Hubbard Park. This year’s pep rally was followed by a free concert featuring the hit rapper, T-Pain.
Below are videos from the pep rally featuring both the men’s basketball and football teams. The men’s basketball video features head coach Fran McCaffery introducing his entire roster and letting senior forward Eric May speak to the crowd on hand. As for the football video, the team was represented by five seniors — defensive end Steve Bigach, cornerbacks Micah Hyde and Greg Castillo, center James Ferentz and quarterback James Vandenberg. Bigach was the only player who spoke on stage while the team was being recognized.