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Subscribe for all the Nashville sports coverage from Morning Drive! Start your morning the right way with sports and a few laughs from Morning Drive, hosted by Braden Gall and Derrick Mason. Weekdays, 6-10 am, on ESPN 102.5 The Game.

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    Robby and Rexrode: Turron Davenport (7-30-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 46:42

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Turron Davenport right off the back to discuss Titans training camp after the first two days. The two continue the hour discussing position battles and what that 53 man roster will look like.

    Robby and Rexrode: SEC approves Texas and Oklahoma (7-30-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 48:19

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode jump into hour two with the recent approval of Texas and Oklahoma to the SEC. Will the Big12 continue to stay strong or will the conference fold? During NHL free agency there have been some major moves around the league, especially with the defenseman. 

    Robby and Rexrode: Training Camp Day 2 (7-29-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 47:54

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode talk about some of the standouts and local favorites from the NBA draft last night. Joe Rexrode tells us his biggest takeaways from the 2nd day of training camp. He also discusses what this kicking battle going to look like for the two tone blue.

    HOUR 4 Robby & Rexrode: Jason Kersey and Chase McCabe (7-29-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 44:04

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Jason Kersey writer for the Athletic specifically covering Oklahoma. Kersey gave us an inside look on how Oklahoma fans feel about moving into the SEC. As Joe Rexrode heads to day 2 of training camp Chase McCabe joins us in studio to talk about what other pieces the Predators need to add to their roster to become a playoff team. 

    Robby and Rexrode: Best press conference ever? (7-29-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 46:01

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode recap the decisions being made by the Predators this week and what their team will look like next year. In the 2nd half of the hour Robby and Rexrode talk about the Aaron Rogers press conference and what goes on behind the scenes in the NFL.

    Robby and Rexrode: David Boclair (7-29-29)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 43:41

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by David Boclair to discuss the start of Titans training camp and buzz surrounding Julio Jones. The two also discuss Ryan Tannehill's comments surrounding the NFL's vaccination protocols. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Predators actions during free agency (7-29-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 48:18

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode discuss the Predators decisions so far during NHL free agency. The Predators resign Granlund for a $20m deal over 4 years. They discuss whether this could be a playoff team. Joe Rexrode tells us his take aways from Titans training camp day 1. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Joe Rexrode heads to Titans training camp (7-28-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 43:24

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode kick off this segment discussing Mike Sando's QB tiers and where Ryan Tannehill falls. Then Joe heads over to training camp to catch Titans GM Jon Robinson speak to the media on the 1st day of camp.

    Robby & Rexrode: Shawn Roarke & Teresa Walker (7-28-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 46:37

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by two guests this hour. First they're joined by Shawn Roarke from NHL.com to talk about free agency around the NHL. Our next guest Teresa Walker joins us from Tokyo and gives us an inside look at what covering the 2021 Olympics is like.

    Robby & Rexrode: Mike Vrabel (7-28-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 48:34

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by head coach of the Titans Mike Vrabel to kick off this hour. Coach discusses vaccines, training camp expectations, and Julio Jones. We also have Michelle Knezovic's first edition of the "choice is yours" segment we air every Wednesday.

    Robby & Rexrode: Titans first day of training camp (7-28-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 0:18

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode breakdown Head coach Mike Vrabel's press conference from yesterday as today marks the 1st official day of camp. What the biggest concern for the Titans is this season and Julio Jones is in Music City. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel (7-28-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 14:00

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Titans head coach Mike Vrabel. Today is the first day of training camp and discusses all things from new players, vaccines, and what the seasons going to look like.

    Robby & Rexrode: SEC charges forward (7-27-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 42:37

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode preview what to look forward to for Titans training camp. Today Head Coach of the Titans Mike Vrabel will speak to the media for the first time. Titans players will arrive to camp tomorrow. BREAKING the SEC makes an announcement regarding Oklahoma and Texas joining the Southeastern Conference. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Trey Wallace(7-27-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 49:23

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode hear from Predators GM David Poile about their cap flexibility heading into free agency. Trey Wallace from Rocky Top insider points out what he thinks the Vols quarterback battle will look like. What will the UT football ban look like?

    Robby & Rexrode: Nicole Auerbach (7-27-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 48:06

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode dive deeper into what is happening in college athletics. What are other conferences going to do once Oklahoma and Texas head to the SEC. Nicole Auerbach from the Athletic joins us to discuss how this could affect most conferences if they let it. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Training Camp is underway (7-27-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 12:10

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode start off this Tuesday morning with some Aaron Rodgers news as he plans to stay with Green Bay. Titans training camp is underway and the two discuss how camp will look this year. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Cory Curtis (7-26-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 44:18

    To start off our final hour Cory Curtis joins us to talk Vols football and how Tennessee is going to adjust to Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC. Will this move by the SEC kick start other conferences to make big changes. BREAKING NEWS Texas and Oklahoma have made an official statement to the Big 12 about leaving the conference in 2025. What will the future of college football look like?

    Robby & Rexrode: Adam Vingan joins us in studio (7-26-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 48:01

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Adam Vingan in studio. It has been a busy past couple of weeks for the Predators with the expansion draft, the NHL draft, and now free agency is just two days away. Adam Vingan explains everything you need to know about the Predators as they move into free agency. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Titans training camp (7-26-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 49:35

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode dive into NFL training camp starting this week. What position battles they're looking forward to and who is on Joe Rexrode's 53-man roster. We also have our weekly Rex Rant. Joe letting us know he isn't an AirPods fan. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Will the SEC be the start of “super conferences"? (7-26-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 49:07

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode start off this Monday morning recapping all things sports this weekend. Olympic coverage and a Nashville SC win. Texas and Oklahoma will be heading to the SEC. What will this do to other college conferences do once this is official?

    Robby & Rexrode: Scott Burnside (7-23-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 46:27

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Scott Burnside to talk about the Predators future with the NHL draft tonight and free agency around the corner. You'll also hear from Ryan Johansen on how he is feeling after he was not put on the protection list before the expansion draft. We finish Friday off talking Olympics.

    Robby & Rexrode: Turron Davenport (7-23-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 46:27

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode switch to some NFL coverage as they're joined by Turron Davenport. Training camp begins next week. Sixteen NFL teams have reached the 80% threshold for vaccines.

    Robby & Rexrode: Super Conferences (7-23-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 47:22

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode dive deeper into what expansion of the SEC could do to other smaller conferences around the country. Robby, Joe, and Michelle also make their weekly predictions for "Call Your Shot Friday"

    Robby & Rexrode: NHL Draft Tonight (7-23-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 47:46

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode discuss what David Poile had to say yesterday in his media availability, regarding the expansion draft, free agencies, and why he has made some of these trade decisions. The two also dive deeper into what the SEC could look like if Texas and Oklahoma join.   

    Robby & Rexrode: Clark Lea's 1st SEC media day. (7-22-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 44:45

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode discuss Clark Lea's first SEC media day as the head coach at Vanderbilt. How would Vanderbilt be affected if Texas and Oklahoma joined the SEC. The SEC Network also posted a proposal about what the conference could look like.

    Robby & Rexrode: Will Seattle be good? (7-22-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 45:33

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode take a look at what the Seattle Kraken's team will look like. What does the loss of Jarnkrok, Ellis, Rinne, and Arvidsson do for the Preds? 

    Robby & Rexrode: Will Texas & Oklahoma end up in the SEC? (7-22-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 50:31

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode discuss the breaking news of Texas and Oklahoma attempting to join the SEC. Chase McCabe has an interview with SEC commissioner Greg Sankey. We also had our first edition of Garth Brooks karaoke. 

    Robby & Rexrode: The Kraken take Jarnkrok (7-22-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 48:29

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode discuss the aftermath of the expansion draft after the Kraken select Calli Jarnkrok. The two discuss the holes in the roster and where the Predators go from here?

    Robby & Rexrode: Nashville SC (7-21-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 45:01

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by David Ubben to talk about how SEC media day looked for the Tennessee Vols yesterday and what we can expect to see this season. The two were also joined by Drake Hills to talk all things Nashville SC before their match against Columbus tonight. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Expansion draft day (7-21-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 47:26

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode talk about all the potential outcomes the Predators could see tonight. Adam Vingan joins the show to talk about who he thinks the Seattle Kraken will choose. 

    Robby & Rexrode: SEC Media Day (7-21-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 49:11

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are continuing the coverage of SEC media day. This morning Nick Saben spoke with the media and touched on vaccine rates and NIL laws. We finish off this hour with our weekly "The Choice is Yours" segment. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Giannis brings Milwaukee a championship (7-21-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 49:10

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode kick off Wednesday in the only way possible and that is with Giannis Antetokounmp's finals win last night. We also hear from 1st year head coach of the Vols Josh Heupel at SEC media day. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Chase McCabe(7-20-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 45:43

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode catch up with Chase McCabe live from Alabama covering SEC media day. Some of the main topics coaches are addressing are name, image, and likeness, and vaccine rates. The two finish off Tuesdays show with what they think the Predators future could look like. 

    Robby & Rexrode: NFL Power Rankings (7-20-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 46:08

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode react to the Titans coming in at 14th in ESPN's NFL power rankings for the next three years. New news about Aaron Rodgers on if he will be staying with the Packers and the loss the NCAA is facing after no NCAA tournament in 2020. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Jim Diamond (7-20-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 47:18

    Jim Diamond from the Associated Press joined us this morning to talk about David Poile's  recent decisions leading up to the expansion draft. The two react to Philippe Myers wearing no. 6 next season.

    Robby & Rexrode: SEC Media Day (7-20-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 52:16

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode dive into all things they except to see from SEC Media day. We hear from former Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers about his thoughts name, image, and likeness. The two also discuss Vanderbilt football having a better recruiting class than Tennessee. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Predators Publish Protection List (7-19-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 46:13

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode talk about what this expansion draft could look like for the Predators on Wednesday. Could Duchene or Johansen get selected? Will this be considered a "rebuild" year for the Predators

    Robby & Rexrode: Cory Curtis joins us (7-19-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 47:28

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode are joined by Cory Curtis and discuss the aftermath of the Predators list of players they would like to protect. Cory Curtis also weighs in on what factors help or hurt players being considered for the Hall of Fame.

    Robby & Rexrode: Rex Rant and Robby Rant (7-19-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 47:52

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode continue to discuss the Predators decision to trade Ryan Ellis. We also hear from Predators GM David Poile about the teams direction moving forward. This  weeks Rex Rant is about Delanie Walkers comments on the Tennessee Titans in a press conference. 

    Robby & Rexrode: The Predators Trade Ryan Ellis (7-19-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 49:00

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode react to the Predators list of players they would like to protect as the expansion draft is just days away. The two also discuss the aftermath of the Ryan Ellis trade.

    Robby & Rexrode: Benefits of Name, Image, and Likeness (7-16-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 43:22

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode discuss what the NCAA's role in college athletes moving forward will look like. How NIL laws will help the fans see a different side of their favorite college athletes. It's Friday so we also have our Weekend Winners segment and a NSC Pick to Click.

    Robby & Rexrode: Turron Davenport and Arpon Basu (7-16-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 48:35

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode are first joined by Turron Davenport to talk all things Titans just 11 days before training camp. Apron Basu also joined the crew this morning and highlighted what the future could look like for Shea Weber and the Predators.

    Robby & Rexrode: COVID-19 concerns heading into training camp (7-16-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 37:36

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode talk about how COVID-19 is making its way back around. What are the protocols leading into training camp next week and are the Titans still planning on using zoom for press conferences?

    Robby & Rexrode: SEC Media day around the corner (7-16-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 48:13

    Robby Stanley & Joe Rexrode recap Mark Emmert's press conference regarding name, image, and likeness. Is SEC media the kick off to college football? We will have our own coverage next week from Alabama.

    Robby & Rexrode: Expansion Draft around the corner (7-15-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 43:59

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Adam Vingan to talk about how this expansion draft could possibly affect the Predator and how Shea Weber's injury could cost the Preds big. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Titans Ring of Honor (7-15-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 47:35

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Joe Dubin from Main street Nashville. Dubin tells us which Nashville athlete he feels is under appreciated and thought on Pekka Rinne's retirement. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Is Tannehill the most disrespected athlete? (7-15-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 46:21

    Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode discuss Ryan Tannehill's absence from ESPN's top 10 quarterbacks. In addition to Tannehill the two address other Nashville greats that are left unappreciated in the sports world. 

    Robby & Rexrode: Bucks tie up the series (7-15-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 0:05

    The Bucks tie up the series 2-2 before heading back to Phoenix. Was Giannis's block the best in playoff history? 

    Robby & Rexrode: Jordin Tootoo (7-14-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 14:36

    Forever Predators fan favorite Jordin Tootoo joins Robby & Rexrode to discuss what it was like being Pekka Rinne's teammate in Nashville and the former goalie's legacy in the city.

    Robby & Rexrode: Craig Custance, Jordin Tootoo, NBA Finals Game 4 (7-14-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 43:40


    Hour 4: Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by The Athletic's NHL editor Craig Custance to react to the news of Pekka Rinne retiring and help look ahead to the offseason. Former Preds forward Jordin Tootoo joins the show to discuss being teammates with Rinne. Plus, the guys preview Game 4 of the NBA Finals.


    Robby & Rexrode: ESPN's Top 10 Wide Receivers, Saros Impact on Rinne Retirement (7-14-21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 45:22

    Hour 3: Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode react to the latest ESPN.com Top 10, featuring the top wide receivers in the NFL. Did Julio Jones and A.J. Brown make the cut? The guys also react to Tennessee handing out extensions to Tony Vitello and Rick Barnes. Plus, did Juuse Saros' emergence this season affect Pekka Rinne's decision to retire?

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