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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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'.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.