DP & Stephens: Sports Headlines

DP & Tom bounce around the world of sports with some of the weekends biggest stories. They also make college football and NFL picks for the upcoming week and season.

The Drive: June 25th, 5pm – CFB Big Wigs are admitting that there will be disruptions during the season

  • What does it all mean?
  • If there are sports, I’m going to be emotional about it. So by that logic, it matters. But it’s going to feel weird.

Mike Schaefer (247 Sports/Huskers Illustrated): Part 1

-Iowa and Wisconsin fans probably are laughing right now at the idea of Nebraska going from 4-8 to winning the West; they no doubt saw progress to end the year, but it’s not like those programs are going in the dumpster…

-What do other Big Ten coaches think about the huge projected leap by Nebraska? What SHOULD they believe? And what do they tell their teams? Feels like Nebraska might have a circle around them on the schedule now to keep them down a peg and make them earn their praise

-Nebraska’s o-line coach was on Sports Nightly on Tuesday and was discussing the likes of Bryce Benhart, Ethan Piper, Jimmy Fritzsche, and Matthew Anderson, among others. How optimistic are Sip and Jake about their outlook and how optimistic should fans be about it, in general?

-Mike Schaefer joins the show