The Drive with Lon Tay & Derek Piper

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12/14/20 Hour 2: Jeremy Werner Joins to Talk Coaching Candidates; Josh Whitman Audio

Jeremy Werner joins Lon and Derek to discuss Lovie Smith's firing and comb through potential replacement candidates, including Jim Leonhard, Sean Lewis, Nathan Scheelhaase and more! Later, hear audio from yesterday's Josh Whitman press conference.

12/14/20 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Lovie Smith Fired; Top Replacement Candidates

J Leman brings the energy and the heat, as he joins Lon and Derek to discuss Illinois firing Lovie Smith, and what candidates he'd like to see (including himself?) as replacement options.

EXCLUSIVE: Lovie Smith Fired; Josh Whitman Press Conference, Lon & Trevor’s Reaction

Lon and Trevor react to the breaking news that Lovie Smith has been dismissed as Illinois football coach. After hearing from Josh Whitman, they break down why the move needed to be made, and who they'd like to see replace him.

12/11/20 Hour 2: Brad Underwood Audio; Who Ya Got?; Braggin’ Rights Preview

The guys play Coach Underwood's audio from this morning on tomorrow's game against Mizzou. Later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition" where the guys give their predictions for this weekend's games, including their Braggin' Rights predictions!

12/11/20 Hour 1: Illini Football Talk; Braggin’ Rights w/ GabeDeArmond (PowerMizzou Publisher)

The guys talk about Illinois' Coach Lovie Smith and tomorrow's football game against Northwestern. Later, Gabe DeArmond (@PowerMizzoucom) joins to talk all about Mizzou's basketball team in prep for tomorrow's Braggin Right's game.

12/04/20 Hour 2: NFL Predictions; Who Ya Got: MBB & CFB Edition; Illini vs Iowa Preview

The guys talk about and give their predictions on this weekend's NFL games. Later, they give their predictions for MBB and B1G Football games in Who Ya Got. Plus Illini versus Iowa preview and predictions!

12/10/20 Hour 2: Did Illinois Ruin Duke?; NFL Picks Against the Spread Week 14

The guys discuss Coach K's comments and the backlash he is receiving and then give their picks against the spread for every NFL Week 14 matchup. 

12/10/20 Hour 1: Impact of Win Over Duke; Kevin Wheeler (MLB Network)

The guys look into how big of an impact the win over Duke could have on the future of the Illini program. Kevin Wheeler, KMOX and MLB Network Reporter, joins the show to break down some of the biggest story lines in baseball. 

12/9/20 Hour 2: Sean Harrington; Big Ten/ACC Challenge; Braggin’ Rights Talk

Sean Harrington, Former Illini MBB Player and ESPN Analyst, joins the show to discuss the Illini's win last night. The guys check in on the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and look ahead to the Braggin' Rights game coming up. 

12/9/20 Hour 1: Illinois Lights Up the Blue Devils; Underwood/Ayo Audio

The guys react to Illinois beating Duke by 15 on the road and we hear audio from Underwood/Ayo discussing the win. 

12/8/20 Hour 2: Coach Underwood Audio; Big Ten/ACC Challenge Predictions

We hear audio from Coach Underwood previewing the game against the Blue Devils. The guys predict the outcomes of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups beginning tonight. 

12/8/20 Hour 1: Illinois vs Duke Preview; Kiwane Garris (Former Illini MBB Player)

The guys look into tonight's matchup between Illinois and Duke. Kiwane Garris, Former Illini MBB Player, joins the show to discuss his experience playing against Duke. 

12/7/20 Hour 2: Lovie Smith Audio; Illini Basketball Talk

The guys break down where Illinois football should turn after a frustrating weekend and we hear audio from Lovie Smith's press conference earlier today. The guys look ahead to upcoming questions Illini basketball may face. 

12/7/20 Hour 1: J Leman Hour; Recapping Loss to Iowa

J Leman joins the guys to discuss the loss to Iowa this past weekend and what the future looks like for Illinois football. J gives his takes on other Big Ten action. 

12/04/20 Hour 2: NFL Predictions; Who Ya Got: MBB & CFB Edition; Illini vs Iowa Preview

The guys talk about and give their predictions on this weekend's NFL games. Later, they give their predictions for MBB and B1G Football games in Who Ya Got. Plus Illini versus Iowa preview and predictions!

12/4/20 Hour 1: Illini Basketball; Joey Biggs (Assistant AD for Illini MBB)

The guys talk about Illinois basketball in the first half of the hour. Later, they are joined by Joey Biggs (@joeybiggs31) to talk all about Illini MBB scheduling for this unusual season.

12/3/20 Hour 2: Underwood/Giorgi Audio; Key Role Players

We hear audio from Coach Underwood and Giorgi breaking down last night's loss to Baylor. The guys discuss some of the role players that stepped up for the Illini to wrap up the show. 

12/3/20 Hour 1: Illini Bear the Brunt of Baylor; Underwood Audio

Derek Piper is back from Indy and breaks down the Illini's loss last night to Baylor. We hear audio from Brad Underwood talking about the game and where his team goes from here. 

12/2/20 Hour 2: Brad Sturdy (Orange and Blue News); More Illinois Talk

Brad Sturdy, Orange and Blue News, joins the show to preview tonight's game and the guys give their predictions. 

12/2/20 Hour 1: Illinois vs. Baylor Talk; Derek Piper

The guys talk about tonight's Illini game against Baylor and Derek Piper, Cohost of the show, joins to discuss what Illinois needs to do to win. 

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