If you’re looking for a new job, it might be time to consider being a lifeguard in Los Angeles

-Sip loves LA! He should go apply. Here’s more reason to apply: A Forbes report informed us that some lifeguards in LA are making as much as $392,000 per year, and dozens of others are making $200K+ per year

-As a lifeguard!!! How do you like THAT, taxpayers?!

Parker Gabriel (Lincoln Journal Star) / Shut Up Sipple (sponsored by Bagels & Joe)

-Mike Dawson will handle special teams, per Scott Frost…what do you need to see this year from that unit?

-Which newcomer are you more intrigued by: Samori Toure or Markese Stepp?

-Cam Jurgens told reporters on Monday that snapping issues shouldn’t be a problem anymore…do you buy it or are you wait and see?

 

Sip hyped up Nebraska’s offense yesterday…can he do the same for the defense?

-Jake pushed back on offensive optimism yesterday, but Sip held his ground. It seems easier to defend the defense with 9 returning starters…where is Sip’s hype level for that unit?

-Where do listeners stand on optimism for the defense?

-Also, Kaden Helms lists his top 10 schools…and Nebraska isn’t in it. The Thomas Fidone effect?

MAILBAGGG!!!! Your questions, our answers

-As always, email your questions for Sip & Jake to earlybreak937@gmail.com or tweet them

-Also, SONG OF THE DAY (sponsored by Sartor Hamann Jewelers)

Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-Scott Frost says Mike Dawson will be in charge of special teams…what is progress for that unit this year?

-Is it possible that Samori Toure is the No. 1 receiver this Fall, or is that on Zavier Betts or someone else? Toure is scheduled to be in the slot…where Wan’Dale got a lot of touches

-What is the expectation for Logan Smothers this spring and fall? Just be a reliable backup or push for playing time?

UCLA continued its historic March Madness run and the Big Ten is toast

-Does Michigan deserve congratulations for making it the furthest of all March Madness teams or do the Wolverines deserve criticism for dropping its Elite 8 game to 11-seed UCLA?

-Listeners call and text in to discuss whether Gonzaga gets the respect it deserves?

 

The Drive: February 16th, 3pm – Opening Drive

  • It’s so damn cold
  • Power outages throughout the state
  • Wan’Dale Robinson is happy at Kentucky…what does it mean?!

DP & Stephens: Luke McCaffrey and Transfer Discussion

Tom is back and we begin the show with talking about Luke McCaffrey and the state of Nebraska Football.

  • Why are so many people transferring out?
  • Why would Luke want to leave?
  • You can make a case why/why not a player would leave
  • Wan’Dale’s role at Kentucky

Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-How will Nebraska adjust offensively without Wan’Dale Robinson and Dedrick Mills going forward?

-Who is the bigger transfer addition for Nebraska…Samori Toure or Markese Stepp?

-Jonathan Rutledge is out as special teams analyst…what does Nebraska do next for that unit?

Robin Washut (Husker Online) / Shut Up Sipple (Bagels & Joe)

-How concerning is Wan’Dale Robinson’s decision to transfer?

-Nebraska’s game against Illinois has been cancelled followed COVID positive test by Tier 1 staff. How does this affect the season?

-The Huskers fell to Indiana 84-76 in Derrick Walker’s Nebraska debut. Did Walker’s first performance create momentum in the program that Fred Hoiberg can build on?

Nick Saban further cements himself as the best coach of all time

-Was this his best team? Quarterback Mac Jones told reporters following the game that he believes this is the best team ever.

-With three Heisman candidates, an elite defense and an offensive line which received Heisman hype itself, where does 2020 Alabama rank among the best of all time?

-How far is Nebraska from a National Championship?

Saban’s Home for Wayward Coaches

-It appears as though the long tradition of Nick Saban hiring former head coaches is alive and well as Bill O’Brien has been linked to openings at Alabama. Is this a good move for O’Brien? Saban?

-Also, Jake Bockoven’s Song of the Day (Sartor Hamann Jewelers)