Tyler Donohue is back on the Lions247 podcast and just in time to get ready for Penn State's Week 8 matchup against Illinois. He and Sean Fitz are joined by Jeremy Werner of 247Sports' IlliniInquirer.com to preview the Illini, discuss the keys to the game, and give their predictions. Tyler and Sean also touch on the status of QB Sean Clifford and run through the updated 2022 Top247 rankings that saw five-star QB commit Drew Allar become the No. 1 QB in the 2022 class. Follow the guys on Twitter: @seanfitz247 @TDsTake Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lon and Derek talk about expectations for bench players like Austin Hutcherson and Omar Payne, how many players they expect to see in the rotation, and LSU's Adam Miller tearing his ACL in practice today.
Illinois legend Deon Thomas is joined by Illini play-by-play Brian Barnhart to preview the upcoming season the Illinois men's basketball team. -- THE FIELD OF 68 IS POWERED BY BET RIVERS: BetRivers.com LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE! -- SUBSCRIBE to Champaign on Ice: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3NRwN35vRyAN7USQHavD94 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/champaign-on-ice-illinois-basketball-with-deon-thomas/id1540208209 -- FOLLOW: Host Deon Thomas: https://twitter.com/deonthomas25 Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheFieldOf68 Instagram: https://instagram.com/fieldof68 Youtube: https://youtube.com/ TheFieldOf68 https://thefieldof68.com -- Intro music: Cherry Metal by Arthur Vyncke | https://soundcloud.com/arthurvost Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with former Illinois basketball player Mike LaTulip to preview the 2021-22 Illinois basketball season. They guys discuss what Illinois lost in Ayo Dosunmu, Adam Miller and Giorgi Bezhanishvili before discussing the next steps for Kofi Cockburn and Andre Curbelo; what the returns of seniors Trent Frazier, Da'Monte Williams and Jacob Grandison means for the team; what transfers Alfonso Plummer and Omar Payne bring to Illinois; and expectations for X-factors Coleman Hawkins and Austin Hutcherson. LaTulip then gives his few concerns about the team and his pick to win the Big Ten. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mike Mulligan and David Haugh were joined by Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi for transition, where they discussed Illinois football coach Bret Bielema ripping his roster for a lack of talent as the team struggles this season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In the second hour, Mike Mulligan and David Haugh previewed the Bears-Buccaneers game Sunday. After that, they conducted the Pick 6 segment, debating questions surrounding the top sports stories of the day. Later, they debated whether Illinois football coach Bret Bielema was out of line in criticizing his roster for having a lack of talent. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Penn State is through their bye week and start the second half of the season Saturday against Illinois. Before the guys preview the game against the Illini, Sean Fitz is joined by Mark Brennan to break down the Nittany Lions through the first six games. They go position by position and give their thoughts on who has overachieved, who has underachieved, and more! Follow the guys on Twitter: @seanfitz247 @TDsTake Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aaron Rodgers might own the Bears but he does not own Zero Doinks. We will talk all about the Bears having now lost 10 out of 11 to Green Bay as well as Rodgers's message for all of Soldier Field. Dan Doinks was in the flesh to witness yet another loss to the Packers and frankly this is all too familiar of a feeling, wake us up when both Rodgers and Nagy are gone. We talk about JF1's latest performance as well as preview this upcoming weekend's lopsided matchup at Tom Brady and the defending champion Tampa Bay Bucs. Rick Feelsmen pops in for his latest hot hot picks and the boys of Zero Doinks offer their can't miss winners as well as their best fantasy football advice. The Gophers beat Nebraska again, the Illini hoops team is ranked #11 in the country and there's just tons more to talk about including a post-mortem of the 2021 Chicago White Sox. Plus Dan teaches us where urine and semen are stored. 0:00 - 04:51 - Intro. Inspired by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel with thanks to Doctor Dan, Kristen Doinks, Coach Cuse and Bill Doinks, the debut of "Sound of Silence" heard exclusively on Zero Doinks. 04:51 - 05:55 - What's on tap tonight? 05:55 - 16:55 - Justin Fields is Gold. We have not and will not give up on JF1. What were the highs and lows of his first ever game against Green Bay? 16:55 - 76:25 - Bears-Packers review, Bears-Bucs preview, NFL nuggets. Dan Doinks was at Soldier Field and he walks us through his entire experience, including more vendor issues. We hate Matt Nagy again. The defense is allowed to stop the run, right? Who won this week's Zero Doinks Cornish Hen Player of the Week as voted on by our Fans N Eggs from around the world? Moving onto Tampa, Dan previews all the weirdness that is the Bucs's coaching staff and front office and introduces us to a guy who suffered the most unfortunate of all football injuries. 76:25 - 77:18 - Where can you find us on the interwebs? 77:18 - 106:28 - Hamm's N Bread. Plus Spreads + Toffees Corner. Resident sharp, shark and whale Rick Feelsmen pops in for his weekly hot hot picks and the boys pick a side in Bears-Bucs. What other games catch Dan's eye? How did Everton do and what are their prospects for this upcoming weekend? 106:28 - 115:57 - Bears Fantasy Corner. It was Allen Robinson versus Darnell Mooney to nearly even the score between Dan and Bill. Who are their hot picks for your Same Game Parlay this weekend? 115:57 - 126:25 - Big Ten Minute. The Gophers won again. The Illini had a bye and are gearing up for basketball season. We still love Hugh Robertson. 126:25 - 147:04 - Let's Close the M'Fer Out. Bill gives his post-mortem of the 2021 White Sox. It's nearly Bulls season. The Chicago Sky won the WNBA championship as Chicago becomes championship city once again. 147:04 - END: Full "California On My Mind" Green Bay version, compliments of Coach Cuse and Bill Doinks with thanks to Wild Life. Plus "White Winter Hymnal" compliments of Coach Cuse, Daughter of Bill Doinks and Bill Doinks, with thanks to Fleet Foxes. Plus interviews of Coach Cuse and Rick Feelsmen by Bill Doinks. And music by Sufjan Stevens about clowns. And Darren from Dublin audio. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/zerodoinks/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zerodoinks/support
Mike Carpenter is all-too-ready to turn the page from football to basketball. He discusses Illinois' Kenpom and AP rankings, and how Brad Underwood's squad stacks up to other elite Big Ten opponents. Later, he parses through Bret Bielema's damning words about roster depth, and why this means yet another extended rebuild for Illini football.
Lon and Derek talk more about Bret Bielema's comments at his press conference, and then chat about Illinois being ranked 11th in the first AP Poll. Later, hear from former Cardinals manager Mike Shildt, who gets emotional when talking about his career in St. Louis.
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with Illinois All-American linebacker J Leman about the latest in the Big Ten, including Iowa's loss to Purdue and four top-9 teams in the Big Ten East, before focusing on Illinois football's trip to Penn State and what he wants to see after an off week. The J answers listener-submitted questions on Illinois football, the roster, the coaching, recruiting and his Illini experiences Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The IlliniGuys return with the second hour of the IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular. Highlights include Matt Stevens (IlliniGuys Staff Writer) talking football bye week and Kedric Prince (IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting) chatting about Illini basketball recruiting. Don't miss IlliniGuys Larry and Brad along with endlessly late IlliniGuy Mike as they talk another hour of Illini sports.
The IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular is back for another weekend show! With a bye week for football, there's a lot of basketball talk this hour with IlliniGuy Larry, Brad and Kedric Prince (IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting). And a few women who subscribe to the IlliniGuys.com are here to talk about Illini sports. It's the return of the IlliniGals! Don't miss it!
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner and Derek Piper talk 50 minutes of Illini basketball. The guys start with Michigan big man Hunter Dickinson waking up Big Ten Media Days with a shot at Illini fans and whether he was spitting some truth and what that says about Illinois basketball. Then the guys discuss their biggest takeaways from the Illini's open practice last Saturday, including Andre Curbelo, Luke Goode, solid seniors, Austin Hutcherson, Alfonso Plummer, Omar Payne and Coleman Hawkins. Then the guys shift their focus to the Illini's last month of big recruiting weekends, including 2022 top target Ty Rodgers, five-star 2023 forward J.J. Taylor, five-star 2023 guard Kylan Bosell and how the conversation about Illini basketball recruiting has changed in recent years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
All-American linebacker J Leman joins Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner to break down Illinois football's 24-0 loss at Wisconsin, including near-historic offensive struggles, o-line issues, Art Sitkowski's performance in relief and a defense overpowered in the run game. Leman then gives his midseason report card on the Illini, giving a letter grade for each position group as well as the head coach and coordinators. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lon and Derek discuss 5-star 2023 guard and Champaign native Kylan Boswell, who is visiting Illinois this weekend. Later, Lon challenges Derek to put together Illini basketball's dream class for 2023.
Lon and Derek look big picture at Bret Bielema's rebuild task at Illinois and what can be accomplished in the transfer portal this offseason. Later, the guys talk about Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears coming off their win at Las Vegas.
Illini football is reeling after a 24-0 homecoming rout against Wisconsin. Mike Carpenter is peeved at the ineptitude, especially another paltry offensive performance. He cheers up with some basketball talk, and comments on Hunter Dickinson's claim of "annoying" Illinois fans.
Lon and Derek go basketball-heavy to break down Illinois' open practice on Saturday, including how each individual player looked, and how 5-star recruit JJ Taylor felt about his visit.
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In episode 82 of the WCIA 3-in-1 Pod: Bret Beherns and Marlee Wierda breakdown Wisconsin's 24-0 win over Illinois on Saturday. The Illini offense struggled, not scoring a touchdown in a game for the second time this season. It's the first shutout for the Orange and Blue since 2018 and it has Illini Nation shaking its head after Illinois fails to record at least 100 yards of offense, the first time that's happened since 1977.
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner and Joey Wagner discuss the Illini's 24-0 loss to Wisconsin and some basketball open practice observations. The guys discuss a putrid offensive performance and Artur Sitkowski's performance in relief of Brandon Peters. Then the guys discuss what there is to learn about a 2-5 (1-3 Big Ten) Illini team the rest of the season and the staff's recruiting priorities in the offseason. The guys end the podcast on a positive note with observations from Illini basketball's open practice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lon and Derek are live from Pia's Sports Bar to preview Homecoming: Illinois versus Wisconsin! They're joined by former Illini defensive end DeJazz Woods, who talks about what homecoming meant to him and the team. Later, the guys give their takes on the tale of the tape for Illinois-Wisconsin.
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner and Joey Wagner discuss their takeaways from basketball media days and preview Illinois vs. Wisconsin football. The guys start by discussing what they've learned and heard from Illinois basketball and Big Ten basketball media days, including the Illini's biggest reasons for excitement and a few lingering questions. Then the guys break down Saturday's homecoming game between Illinois and Wisconsin and the keys to the game, including a prolonged talk about the Illinois quarterback position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bret Bielema's Illini are presented with a big opportunity against his old team. Mike Carpenter discusses what it will take to beat Wisconsin, and what a win like that would do for the program and fan base. Also, a quick bit of uniform talk (goodbye, Grey Ghosts) and a look at some dates and times for Illinois basketball.
Lon and Derek discuss the big recruiting news of the day: top Illini hoops target Ty Rodgers is moving from Michigan to Illinois. Later, hear from Austin Hutcherson, Kofi Cockburn and Andre Curbelo from Illini Media Day! Then, the guys make their official MLB postseason picks.
Lon and Derek break down some of the notable TV networks and tip times for Illinois basketball this season. Later, Trevor joins the guys to recap NFL Week 4, before Jonah Wilson hops on to discuss Belmont being added to the Missouri Valley.
Your favorite Zero Doinks contributors were on site during yesterday's Bears-Lions game and the boys will recap a long and boozy day at Soldier Field. With Justin Fields notching his first W as a starting NFL quarterback, head coach Matt Nagy had to allow his ego to enter the story after it was revealed that Bill Lazor was the brains behind the Bears offensive scheme. On Monday, Nagy reiterated that Andy Dalton will be the starter once again when healthy. The boys will talk about what is sure to be another unnecessarily-awkward week at Halas Hall leading into Chicago's first ever trip to Las Vegas against the Raiders. Plus tons more, including Zero Doinks's reaction about the next step toward the Bears leaving Soldier Field and shacking up in Arlington Heights. Also on tap: Rick Feelsmen 2.0 climbing his way back into the hearts and minds of our listeners after a 2-1 week. The segment within a segment gains a new sibling. The Illini get back in the W column as do the Gophers. The White Sox start their playoff journey against Houston this week as well. Urban Meyer is in some hot water. Plus tons more. 0:00 - 05:03 - Intro song, special thanks to Coach Cuse, Daughter of Bill Doinks, Son of Bill Doinks, Son of Coach Cuse, and The Postal Service. 05:03 - 05:48 - What's on tap tonight? 05:48 - 69:24 - Bears-Lions review, Bears-Raiders preview, NFL chitter chatter. How was the environment at Soldier Field? How many beers were consumed? Did someone try and catch highway grapes outside of a moving vehicle on the highway? Did we find the barrel? Did Rick Feelsmen make it to the game in time? Did Coach Cuse write any more songs? 69:24 - 70:11 - Where can you find us on the interwebs? 70:11 - 88:42 - Hamm's N Bread. Resident sharp, shark and whale Rick Feelsmen 2.0 (2-1) pops in to give his three hot hot picks during Hamm's N Spreads. Which way are the boys leaning with the Bears-Raiders line and total? Any other games catch our eye? The debut of the official segment within a segment within a segment, Toffees Corner, featuring red hot Everton chatter. 88:42 - 104:27 - Bears Fantasy Corner. How did last week's picks of Jimmy Graham versus Jesse James go? Who are our recommended Bears offensive picks for the Raiders game? 104:27 - 112:18 - Big Ten Minute. Both the Illini and the Gophers football clubs are back to their winning ways. Coach #bert plays the Badgers for the first time since abandoning them in 2012. Huge Top 5 B1G matchup this weekend with #4 Penn State visiting #3 Iowa. 112:18 - 118:34 - Hamm's N Ted. The #3-seeded Chicago White Sox start their run to a championship as they start their ALDS series against Houston this week. Can Dan swallow his pride and cheer for the Sox? 118:34 - 129:11 - Let's Wrap this M'Fer Up. Where are we landing on the latest Bears to Arlington Heights developments? Urban Meyer got weird in a bar with some young ladies, eh? 129:11 - END: Outro music and sounds. Thank you to Coach Cuse and Sufjan Stevens for the inspiration behind "Chicago." --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/zerodoinks/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zerodoinks/support
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats with All-American LB J Leman about Illinois football's 24-14 win over Charlotte. Leman breaks down Chase Brown's monster rushing performance (257 yards) and the keys to the Illini offensive line's run blocking. Leman then breaks down quarterback Brandon Peters' issues in the passing game before discussing continued improvement from Ryan Walters' defense. The guys end the pod previewing the Illini's matchup with a vulnerable Wisconsin team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Illinois football gets off the schneid with a 24-14 win over Charlotte, setting up an intriguing Homecoming matchup against Bret Bielema's former team. Mike Carpenter reacts to the good (defense, running game) and bad (QB play), and what it would take to pull off another upset against Wisconsin. Also, he discusses Illini basketball media day and why this team will meet its sky-high expectations.
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner and Joey Wagner discuss Illinois football's skid-busting 24-14 win over Charlotte. The guys discuss Chase Brown's huge day and the Illini rushing attack's ability to bully the 49ers. But the guys also discuss the passing attack's continued struggles with Brandon Peters at quarterback and what it says that Illinois continues to commit to the super senior. The guys end the podcast throwing flowers at Illinois defensive coordinator Ryan Walters' group, which shut out the 49ers in the second half. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
IlliniGuys Larry Smith, Brad Sturdy, and Mike Cagley welcome IlliniGuys Director of Recruiting Kedric Prince to talk basketball and football recruiting along with Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer covering Illini football. Take a deep dive into Illini sports with the IlliniGuys. Remember, if you like the IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular, please give our website a try. Go to IlliniGuys.com and take advantage of our 7-day free trial. We think you'll stick around. Do it now, so you don't miss a minute of the freshly started 21-22 basketball season as Kofi and Curbelo lead a formidable Illini basketball team into a new season!
IlliniGuys Larry Smith, Brad Sturdy, and Mike Cagley welcome Illini historian Mike Pearson, Fighting Illini Assistant Basketball Coach Geoff Alexander and Tim Sinclair the PA Announcer for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears stop by to talk sports. Remember, if you like the IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular, please give our website a try. Go to IlliniGuys.com and take advantage of our 7-day free trial. We think you'll stick around. Do it now, so you don't miss a minute of the freshly started 21-22 basketball season as Kofi and Curbelo lead a formidable Illini basketball team into a new season!
Lon Tay and Derek Piper chat with Illini athletic director Josh Whitman, and get his thoughts on the start of football season, Brad Underwood's contract extension, the latest facility renovations, and much more!
Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner and Joey Wagner break down Saturday's game between Illinois (1-4) and Charlotte (3-1). The guys discuss challenges provided by Charlotte, which beat Duke in its opener, and what Illinois needs to do to win its first game in a month. The guys discuss whether the Illini need to make a quarterback change and how Tony Petersen can get his offense going. Then the guys discuss why the defense has had success recently and what it must do to continue that momentum. The guys then discuss what a win and loss this week would mean for the program. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lon and Derek react to audio from Illini football coaches Bret Bielema, Tony Petersen and Ryan Walters, as they prepare for Charlotte this weekend in Champaign.
Derek gives the latest info on a variety of Illini basketball recruiting targets and rankings updates. Later, the guys preview tonight's Cardinals-Brewers matchup.
Lon and Derek talk more about Illinois' 13-9 loss to Purdue, and Lon details his trip to Arizona. Later, the guys are joined by Kevin Wheeler, who breaks down the Cardinals' crazy 16-game winning streak.
After a dominant defensive performance in a 13-9 win over Illinois, Purdue welcomes Minnesota for Homecoming before the bye week. Join the show as we recap the win over the Illini with our takeaways before we preview the Golden Gophers with keys to the game and our prediction before answering your questions from Twitter! If you enjoyed this week's episode, give us a five star review and tell a friend! Give the show a follow on Twitter @BoilersBeyond and send me your feedback on this week's episode. Let me know your thoughts! You can also email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. New episodes are released weekly, so be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!
Derek and Trevor chat with J Leman following another close Illini football loss. They discuss whether a change at the QB position is needed, where Illinois goes from here, and what J likes about the future of the program.
For the second week in a row, questionable coaching decisions and poor QB play lead to a heartbreaking Illini loss. Mike Carpenter reacts to Illinois' 13-9 defeat at Purdue with a critical eye on the head coach and offensive coordinator, as the team found a way (yet again) to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
Lon and Derek talk with Illini golf coach Mike Small about the team this season and what it's like to have an alum (Steve Stricker) as a Ryder Cup captain. Later, the guys break down their favorite golfer matchups in the upcoming Ryder Cup.