Lon and Derek are joined by The Drive producer Trevor Vallese from Santa Clara and hear about his experience at the Redbox Bowl. Later, the guys talk Illini basketball and look ahead to a big matchup at Michigan State coming up on Thursday.
Lon and Derek discuss their takeaways from Illinois football's 35-20 loss in the Redbox Bowl and they hear from head coach Lovie Smith. Later, the guys are joined by Jeremy Werner to get his take on Brandon Peters, the targeting call on Milo Eifler and concerns going into the offseason.
The guys talk about the latest sports stories of the day in Drive Time. Later, they give their predictions in Who Ya Got for the weekend, including Illinois' bowl game.
The guys talk about Illinois Football and Cal's football team at the beginning of the hour. Later, Bret Beherens from WCIA 3 joins from San Francisco to talk more about Illinois' bowl game.
Lon and Derek continue grading the Illini football position groups and take a look at the defensive side for 2020. Later, the guys discuss whether Illinois can realistically win the Big Ten West next season.
Lon and Derek take a look ahead to the 2020 football season and grade Illini football's offensive position groups. Later, the guys talk to Matthew Gordon from Metler about LeBron James' groin injury.
The guys talk about all the latest sports stories of the day in Drive Time. Later, they do Next Question, discussing popular topics of the NFL and more.
The guys talk about last weekend's Braggin' Rights game with Illinois vs. Mizzou. Later, Jake Beasley joins the guys to talk about his national title with North Central.
The guys talk about the latest sport stories in Drive Time. Later, Stefanie Pratt joins
At the end of the hour, they do Who Ya Got.
The guys go over Trevor's bets in "Trev's Ticket" with CFB Bowl Game predictions.
In hour 2 the guys talk with Nick Hardy, former Illini Golfer, and predict more bowl games.
The guys talk about random college basketball coaches and where they are now. The guys then go through the first chunk of bowl games and give predictions.
Mike Kelly, the voice of the Missouri Tigers, joins the show to discuss Braggin' Rights before Saturday's Illinois vs. Mizzou matchup. Later, Chicago Bears sideline reporter Mark Grote hops on to talk Mitch Trubisky, Khalil Mack and what went wrong in a disappointing season.
Lon, Derek and Alec discuss Signing Day for Illinois football and what Lovie Smith's staff still needs to add. Later, the guys do Around the World of Big Ten Football: Bowl Edition, breaking down the major storyline for each of the other bowl teams in the conference.
Hour 2 kicks off with Drive Time talking Drew Brees' record breaking performance. The guys then discuss the tournament chances of a few teams in the top 40 of KenPom so they can put off talking about the Bears disappointing loss.
The guys start off the show discussing the Cardinal's new pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim. Later, Stephen Bardo, BTN Hoops Analyst, joins the show to talk about the Illini's start to the season, and his thoughts on Kofi and Ayo.
The guys talk about the NET Rankings system and where Illinois/Big Ten Teams stack up. The show wraps up with some MLB Hot Stove discussion.
The guys discuss the Illini win over Old Dominion, the future for Kofi Cockburn, an Illini Football recruiting miss, and who is the best team in the Big Ten?
The guys talk about all the latest sports stories of the day on Drive Time. Tim Knox, Assistant AD/Football Operations at Illinois joins to talk about the bowl game. At the end of the hour, they do Who Ya Got with their weekend predictions.
The guys talk about Illinois basketball, as well as the latest news on Illini Football. Later, they do Derek's Dimes where Derek Piper answers all your questions.