Did You Know? March 6, 2023.

Iowa PBS – Kinnick: The Documentary.

Perhaps the greatest Iowa Hawkeye football player of all time, Nile Kinnick is brought to life once more in the program – Kinnick: The Documentary – produced and narrated by Scott Siepker. A Heisman Trophy winner, consensus All-American, WWII pilot and child of the Great Depression, Nile Kinnick’s story is one of Iowa legend.

“It is an honor to have produced this documentary,” said producer Scott Siepker. “Nile Kinnick embodies what it means to be a true Iowan, and it has been a pleasure getting to learn more about his life throughout this process. I am proud to partner with Iowa PBS so all Iowans can have the chance to hear this story.”

On Monday, March 6, 2023, Iowa-PBS will air the beautifully-done documentary on Nile Kinnick. This one-hour overview takes us back to Adel, Iowa – the hometown of Iowa’s only Heisman Trophy winner – and offers insight into the life of one very humble Iowan who is, today, our best known football star.


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