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Just some guys playing D2 Football in Michigan's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Candid conversation with players and coaches around the GLIAC and all levels of football on college and professional football with an emphasis on asking meaningful questions and having a damn good time.

Division 1 Rejects


    • Aug 27, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    D1R 74 - Casey Williams, Aaron Donald's a MENACE, NFL division picks, and Texas Tech's wild facility

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2022 60:12


    Saginaw Valley State WR Casey Williams joins the boys to see how camp went down in Saginaw and their upcoming Thursday night game. We watch Aaron Donald swing TWO helmets at someone in a joint practice, make our picks for who's winning each division, and react to Terrel Owens running a 4.4 40yd dash at 48yrs young and to some crazy renovations happening at Texas Tech.

    D1R 73 - Camp's Over, Best NIL names in CFB, NFL is here, and Hard Knocks recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 68:06


    The boys are back after two weeks of camp and we've got a lot to discuss. We break down our own camp and squad heading into the season, discover some of the best names in CFB for NIL deals, recap Hard Knocks with the Detroit Lions, and go over some big news from around the NFL.

    D1R 72 - Mikey Gow & Cam Trudell, New GLIAC Team, Dolphins tampering, and Aaron Rogers comes clean

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 73:40


    First up is an AMBIDEXTROUS QB by the name of Mikey Gow who is making some waves on the recruiting scene, followed by Associate Commissioner of the GLIAC Cam Trudell who talks about the addition of Roosevelt University to the conference. We touch on the Dolphins tampering with Tom Brady and Sean Payton, Diontae Johnson's new deal, and Aaron Rogers tea with DMT. YUP. It's a good one.

    D1R 71 - Dustin Brancheau, Deshaun Watson's suspension, and Deebo staying in San Francisco

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 55:53


    NMU Strenght Coach and owner of Advantedge Sports Training Dustin Brancheau is in the studio with the boys to talk all things strength and conditioning, and about helping the underDAWGS. We discuss the ruling of Deshaun Watson's suspension that was released and also about the new contract signed by the 49er's "Receiver Back" Deebo Samuel that is keeping him in San Fran for 3 more years.

    D1R 70 - DeJuan Garland, Kobe recaps Packer training camp, DK gets a deal, Trey's the man in SanFran

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 67:54


    Coach Garland joins the boys to talk about transitioning from coaching JUCO to high school HC in Michigan, Kobe recaps his experience covering training camp in Green Bay, DK Metcalf gets a deal done with the Seahawks, and Trey Lance is QB1 for the 49ers. With all the usual funny clips and dumb takes.

    D1R 69 - Jake Hlava, GLIAC Rankings, more alternate helmets, Kyler's film study and Lamar disrespect

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 88:09


    There's a lot in this one. Former GVSU DL Jake Hlava joins the boys to talk about getting a shot in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts, we recap GLIAC media day and go over the preseason rankings, react to 8 new NFL alternate helmets, take a look at a weird clause in Kyler Murray's contract, talk about Lamar, and so. much. more.

    D1R 68 - GREAT day for UGA, Kyler gets a huge deal, and Madden drops more position rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 49:34


    Kirby Smart is the richest coach in CFB, Kyler Murray also secured the bag, Madden dropped some new ratings, and we've got another mascot challenger for AJ Dillon. Also, the ESPYs happened.

    D1R 67 - Jacoby Sanders, AJ Dillon trucks a mascot, Davante Adams 99 club, and another Jameis speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 52:39


    Saginaw Valley DB Jacoby Sanders calls in to talk about the team down in Saginaw and his brother transferring in from Kentucky, Packers RB AJ Dillon may be wanted for murder after obliterating a baseball mascot in an Oklahoma drill, Davante Adams is back in the Madden 99 Club, and we get another GREAT speech from Saints QB Jameis Winston. LFGGGG

    D1R 66 - Baker's Anniversary Surprise, New Alternate Helmets, crazy stats and crazier takes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 43:50


    Mequon Hudson is back in the studio with the boys as we talk about Baker receiving the news of his trade to Carolina, take a look at new alternate helmets for the Texans and Bengals, and give you some wild stats and hot takes that are good laughs. LFG

    D1R 65 - CITY BOY Zach Wilson, no more Heinz Field, and a big QB commitment

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 52:01


    Zach Wilson is goated after potentially sleeping with his mom's friend, Heinz Field is now Acrisure Stadium, Dane Moore is gonna be a duck, and we've got some more random news and funny clips for you on today's pod. TUNE IN!

    D1R 64 - Drew Carpenter, Baker to Carolina, USC/UCLA to the Big 10, and the usual shenanigans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 76:59


    Northwood DB and Baker Mayfield superfan Drew Carpenter joins the boys to talk all about the deal made between the Browns and Panthers that's sending the former starting QB to Carolina. USC and UCLA are officially leaving the PAC-12 for the Big 10, and college football as we know it is unraveling. Also, Aaron Rogers got a dumbass tattoo.

    D1R 63 - Dylan Chmura, Running Backs Turned Boxers, and Scary Terry's New Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 60:57


    NMU Offensive Coordinator Dylan Chmura joins the boys in the studio, NFL RBs are taking up boxing, scary terry's got a new deal, and we react to some funny ass videos. What's not to love?

    D1R 62 - Gronk calls it quits, Arch Manning to Texas, and Ryan Fitzpatrick is must-see TV

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 45:30


    Another stellar episode with all the boys back in the studio. Enough said.

    D1R 61 - Everything from big contracts to NFL players switching sports and awkward media days. LET'S RIDE

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 40:21


    This one is fun. Minkah Fitzpatrick got a HUGE new deal with the Steelers, Golden Tate is playing baseball, Tyreek Hill is an idiot, Devon Allen is a FAST man, and we choose our favorite version of Russel Wilson saying BRONCOS COUNTRY... Let's Ride.

    D1R 60 - Dallas Dixon, Changes to the Pro Bowl, SVSU is Loading Up, and Derrick Henry is BACK

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 78:24


    Central Michigan WR Dallas Dixon is in the studio with the boys talking about his journey from NMU down to Mt. Pleasant. We talk about what events we want to see in the pro bowl, how Saginaw Valley is loading up on some big-name transfers, and react to a video of Derrick Henry looking as healthy as EVER.

    D1R 59 - Antoine Mason, Tom Brady's miracle shot, Kaepernick gets a workout, UCS offers 13yr old

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 65:58


    Saginaw Valley State WR Coach Antoine Mason AKA Wideout Tech joins the boys to talk about his brand and some of his NFL alumni playing at the next level. We break down some videos from Tom Brady's social accounts that might be a little too good to be true, discuss Colin Kaepernick getting a workout with the Las Vegas Raiders, watch Mike Vrabel DESTROY a punching bag, and take a look at the highlights of a 7th grade QB with an offer from USC. What is life?

    D1R 58 - DeAndre Caldwell, Teammate going Pro, and Michael Vick coming out of retirement??

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 64:25


    NMU RB DeAndre Caldwell joins the boys in studio to talk about his time at Northern and about a gruesome knee injury suffered in game 1 of last season. Our former teammate Payton Muljo signed a contract with the New Orleans Breakers in the USFL, Michael Vick hinted at coming out of retirement to play in the "Fan Controlled Football League", and we talk about the Arizona Cardinals being selected for the in-season edition of this year's Hard Knocks. LFG

    D1R 57 - Richard Conrad, Ambidextrous QB, Browns to the Bahamas, and SEC Coach Beef

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 62:02


    Anna Maria Run-Game and Recruiting Coordinator Richard Conrad joins the boys to flex some trophies and talk about turning around a program. We take a look at potentially the first-ever ambidextrous quarterback, go on a wild ride through a shark-infested slide talking about the Cleveland Browns going to Nassau, and recap some major beef between Nick Saban and Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher. It's a WILD RIDE.

    D1R 56 - Jack Gilchrist, NFL Draft Day 1, Best Fits on Draft Night, Danny Dimes out of NY

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 60:24


    Grand Valley State defensive lineman Jack Gilchrist calls in with the boys to talk about what the team is up to down in Allendale, and what his draft night outfit would be like. We recap day 1 of the NFL draft by grading the 1st round picks and their outfits when they walked across the stage, and talk about why the Giants declined to pick up Daniel Jones's 5th year of his contract. The shades are on and D1R is BOOMIN'.

    D1R 55 - Payton Muljo, Deebo wants a Trade, a Man gets CUT over pizza, and new NFL Virtual Reality

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 53:21


    Former NMU standout left tackle Payton Muljo joins the boys in studio to talk about his pro day and getting a chance at the next level. We break down Deebo Samuel wanting out of San Francisco, a new virtual reality game where you can be an NFL QB, preview the draft, and recap week one of the USFL with a running back being cut after ordering pizza instead of a salad. Oh boy.

    D1R 54 - Jake Huber, R.I.P. Dwayne Haskins, Tom Brady owning the Dolphins, and USFL's crazy cameras

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 61:15


    Illinois QB Jake Huber joins the boys over zoom in the new studio to talk about his journey and earning a spot on the Illini roster after being an equipment manager. We discuss the tragic death of Pittsburgh QB Dwayne Haskins and the media controversy surrounding it, break down rumors regarding Tom Brady leaving Tampa Bay for the Dolphins after retirement, and take a look at the crazy new ways the USFL will be broadcasting football this spring. LFG

    Drew Carpenter & Hunter Chambers, Frank Gore boxing professionally, and LSU's whole basketball team calls it quits

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 60:53


    Former D1R hosts Drew Carpenter and Hunter Chambers join the show from Northwood and Michigan Tech respectively to talk about their team's spring ball schedules and off-season goals as well as the future of the podcast. Frank Gore announces aspirations to get into professional boxing, Stefon Diggs gets a big extension in Buffalo, and the transfer portal in college hoops is going WILD.

    BIG Week for Detroit, Jared Bernhardt Pro Day, Bruce Arians "Retiring" and a Big New Stadium

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 67:00


    The Lions have been selected to be featured on Hard Knocks and Detroit is hosting the 2024 NFL Draft so the Motor City is BACK. Ferris State QB Jared Bernhardt gets his shot at Maryland's Pro Day as he tries to make it to the league, Bucs Head Coach Bruce Arians is stepping down, and Buffalo has plans for a sweeeeet new OUTDOOR stadium. It's D1R.

    Free Agency Ain't Over Yet! USFL is a GO, and Madness in the Sweet 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 58:21


    NFL Free Agency is shaping up to have one of the crazier years of our lifetime with huge deals happening every day and big-time free agents still on the market. The USFL has started in their host city of Birmingham, AL, and is getting ready to go, and March Madness continues with some big upsets.

    Associate GLIAC Commissioner Cam Trudell, NFL Free Agency, and Tom Brady back in Tampa Bay

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 61:17


    Cam Trudel from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference talks with the fellas about the future of the conference, the league joining the BIG 10 officiating consortium, and the potential for bowl games down the road! After that, we break down the biggest free-agent signings and trades across the NFL and what teams have made the biggest waves already this offseason.

    Drew Burton, Matthew Stafford HOF talk, Eli Apple getting cyber bullied, and USFL updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 50:37


    Saginaw Valley State O-Line Coach and Run-Game Coordinator Drew Burton joins the boys to talk about SVSU's spring practice, their new signing class in 2022, and their schedule for the upcoming year. After that we go into a bunch of headlines from SB 56 about Matt Stafford, Eli Apple, Van Jefferson, and of course the MVP Cooper Kupp.

    Gavin McMacken and Mbaimba Tunkara, GLIAC schedule releases, and a WILD NFL divisional round

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 69:39


    The boys are back with 2 guests from Northwood University. First up is Defensive Coordinator Gavin McMacken (2:18), followed by LB Mbaimba Tunkara (47:09). We look at some of the newly released schedules from GLIAC football teams, recap an insane divisional round in the NFL, preview the conference championships, and take a look at some big news in the coaching world.

    NFL Wildcard Weekend, CFB QB Transfer Portal, and bad news for Playoff Expansion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 47:25


    The boys recap the wildcard weekend looking forward to the divisional round as they make their picks for the next slate of games. There are a ton of big-time QB's changing scenery in FBS football, and ACC commish says that a playoff expansion should be a no-go.

    More Awards for Ferris State, CFB Championship Picks, and NFL Week 18

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 46:00


    Hunter Chambers is back on the pod as we recap the CFB semifinal games looking forward to the national championship in Lucas Oil stadium, and we break down the current NFL Playoff picture with our picks for favorites out of both conferences heading into week 18.

    D1R 12/16/21 ft. Jackson Pruitt

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 42:51


    3-star offensive lineman Jackson Pruitt joins us to talk about his recent signing day to Temple and his recruiting process, we talk about Urban Meyer getting the boot, Jackson State flipping the No. 1 Recruit in the country, and Kenneth Walker opting out of the Peach Bowl for the NFL Draft.

    D1R 12/12/21 - D2 Championship Rematch!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 50:15


    The Ferris State Bulldogs from the GLIAC are back in the D2 national championship against Valdosta State, who they played in the natty back in 2018. We talk about the crazy Heisman voting and awards ceremony, and how Urban Meyer is practicing self-sabotage in his first year in the NFL.

    D1R 12/2/21 ft. Will Borchert and Myren Harris

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 66:04


    GLIAC freshman of the year and first-team MLB Will Borchert joins us to recap his first year of college football, followed by another first-team player in RB Myren Harris from Wayne State. We get into D2 Playoffs, CFB coaching changes and rivalry weekend, and the NFL standings. It's good to be back!

    Division 1 Rejects - The USFL is BACK! (11/23/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 40:27


    The United States Football League has announced a return coming in April 2022, and the boys are pumped. We talk about our terrible Detroit Lions and their lack of a QB, and go through the CFB rankings along with the current Heisman race.

    Division 1 Rejects - 9/17/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 51:18


    NFL IS BACK! The boys talk about the new-look Lions, Stafford on the Rams, Aaron Roger's worst game ever, and so much more. Tune in for week 2 GLIAC recaps as well as CFB continues to plug along.

    Division 1 Rejects - 9/10/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 40:31


    The boys are BACK! We take a look at GLIAC standings, the start of the NFL season with Bucs vs Cowboys, and get into all the new CFB news surrounding this week's games and additions to the Big 12 conference.

    Division 1 Rejects - 6/30/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 40:50


    Blaze and Kobe talk about Davantae Adams's future in Green Bay, NCAA passing NIL laws for college athletes to get paid, college world series, and of course some NBA playoff talk. Cheers.

    Division 1 Rejects - 6/25/21 ft. Drew Vanheck

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 58:29


    The fellas talk about the first active gay NFL player, Sean McVay absolutely riding Stafford, and the NBA Playoffs #SunsIn4.

    Division 1 Rejects 6/3/21 ft. Ari Curtis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 53:01


    Ellsworth CC DE Ari Curtis joins Kobe and Blaze to talk about his first year of JUCO football and all about our favorite team, the Detorit Lions.

    Division 1 Rejects - 5/27/21 ft. Josh Fusco

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 61:19


    Saginaw Valley State LB Josh Fusco joins the boys as we talk about where star WR Julio Jones will end up before next season and break down potentially the best division in the NFL, the NFC West. It's a good one.

    Division 1 Rejects - 5/20/21 ft. Dimitri Lee Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 63:25


    Owner of Million Dollar training and defensive coach at ASA Miami Dimitri Lee Jr. joins us on today's episode as we talk about Dan Campbell wanting a Lion in Detroit, the NFC North, and the FCS National Championship game.

    Division 1 Rejects - 5/12/21 ft. Daniel Wynn

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 52:18


    Northwood Linebacker Daniel Wynn joins the boys as we talk about Tim Tebow coming back to the NFL, the just-released week 1 matchups for the 2021 season, and college athletes benefiting from new legislation regarding NIL's. It's a fun one, per usual.

    Division 1 Rejects - 5/6/21 ft. Phillip Milbrath and Jourdyn Thompson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 71:57


    Michigan Tech RB coach Phil Milbrath and ASA Miami WR coach Jourdyn Thompson join us as we discuss the NFL Draft, Northwood leaving the GLIAC, and Aaron Rogers wanting out of Green Bay amongst other football news.

    Division 1 Rejects - 3/24/21 ft. Jimmy Martin and Bryant Kieft

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 56:51


    NMU QB Jimmy Martin and Northwood WR Bryant Kief join us as we break down Lion's off-season moves, choose our front-runner for the NFC East coming out of free agency, and look into the first-ever HBCU Legacy Bowl that will take place next February.

    Division 1 Rejects - 3/17/21 ft. Lucas Melo

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 65:05


    Davenport University Defensive Line coach Lucas Melo joins us in the middle of a CRAZY NFL week full of new contracts and players in new locations, and we get to talk about some new rules potentially coming to CFB.

    Division 1 Rejects - 3/10/21 ft. Buddy Mitchell

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 47:32


    NMU Cornerbacks coach Buddy Mitchell joins us on the pod, Dak Prescott finally gets paid, franchise tags get handed out around the NFL, and we check in on 2 awesome College Coaches at the Divison 1 level.

    Division 1 Rejects - 3/3/21 ft. DeJuan Garland and Matt Strzalkowski

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 65:03


    Ellsworth Community College defensive line coach DeJuan Garland makes his second appearance on the pod and we get to hear from Matt Strzalkowski, a defensive coach at Concordia Ann Arbor. JJ Watt is an Arizona Cardinal, Russel Wilson might be out of Seattle, and NDSU's 39-game winning streak has come to an end. What a week.

    Division 1 Rejects - 12/27/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 42:34


    No guest on this week's pod, but Zach and I (Kobe) get into Carson Wentz to the Colts, CFB in Ireland, and some FCS talk. Appreciate you guys!

    Division 1 Rejects: 2/17/21 ft. Tyshon King

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 60:55


    Northern Michigan RB Tyshon King joins us in the dorm to talk about playing through an injury, JJ Watt leaving the Texans, Calvin Johnson to the Hall of Fame, and some other great stuff.

    Division 1 Rejects: 2/10/21 ft. Dustin Beurer and Devin Senerius

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 83:49


    Albion College Head Coach Dustin Buerer and Avila University Wide Receiver Devin Senerius join us on today's episode where we recap the super bowl, take a look at a mock draft, and talk about a possibility for college athletes to strike some major brand deals.

    Division 1 Rejects 2/3/21 ft. Parker Blust and Tyquan Cox

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 77:37


    Northwood Specialist Parker Blust and Northern Michigan Running Back Tyquan Cox join us to preview the Superbowl, talk about the Lions big-time moves and trading Stafford, and the resurrection of the NCAA football video game series.

    Division 1 Rejects - 12/27/21 ft. Gerren DuHart and Nick Stalworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 94:44


    Wayne State DB Coach Gerren DuHart and Siena Heights University Linebacker Nick Stalworth join us to talk about everything from the NFL conference championship games to NCAA recruiting scandals, as well as their journies to their respective universities.

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