For the first time in college football history, two Mississippi schools are ranked in the Top Five.
Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
Sophomore QB Kenny Hill not only picked up where Johnny Manziel left the program, he took the offense to a new record-setting level.
Brien and Paul head to Waco, and are joined by David Smoak of ESPN-Central Texas. They get into the expectations for Baylor’s football team heading into the college football season, and how the team handled their bowl loss to UCF. They also discuss the next potential big star to be drafted out of Baylor.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Waco and Minneapolis. First they spoke to David Smoak, AM 1600, about Baylor football and Robert Griffin III. He talked about what RG3 has meant to the program and the progress of the program in general. Smoak talked about Baylor planning to honor RG3 with a statue. Then they flew to Minneapolis to talk to Judd Zulgad, ESPN 1500, about the Kevin Love sweepstakes. He said it would be tricky to work things out for Love to go to the Rockets.
Gino Torretta from Sirus XM Radio joined Mad Radio and they talked about Johnny Manziel and his wild offseason, how the Aggies will replace Manziel and the other players that left for the draft, a SEC preview and what to expect out of the Longhorns next season.
Brien Straw and Paul Gallant head out on their road trip to Waco, Orlando, and finish their trip across the nation in Chicago. David Smoak, program director and talk show host of (AM 1660/1330 FM 99.1/100.9 ) joined the guys on their first stop to talk about the upcoming match-up between the No. 6 seed Baylor Bears and the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers.
Gary Parrish of CBS Sports joined Mad Radio and they talked about the big stories coming out of the NCAA tournament, the job Scott Drew is doing at Baylor, the legacy of Wichita State this season and who are the title contenders now?
Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton’s Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.