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Verbally Committed, Ep. 9: Rants, Raves, and Reactions to Big 10’s Revamped 2020 Schedule (Featuring Richard Rhoden)

Episode 9 has ARRIVED! The Joe Burrow Episode. Nearing double digits in terms of an episode count for the podcast — WATCH OUT, WORLD.

GUEST ALERT: Richard Rhoden of the Aurora News-Register

We were lucky enough to be joined by friend of the program Richard Rhoden, the Sports Editor of the Aurora News-Register. Connor butchered the newspaper name during the podcast. I wouldn’t rule out Rich publishing a slam piece on Connor as a retort.

Erin Sorensen last week was an impossible act to follow, but Rich did one hell of a job with those guest shoes to fill.

Find Rich on twitter here: https://twitter.com/Richard_Rhoden

Big 10 Hoops Preview

Returning upperclassmen opting out of the 2020 NBA Draft make Iowa and Illinois favorites in the Big 10, but are they natty contenders? The guys discuss B1G hoops and the national landscape for 2020.

Here’s Gilli’s take on Iowa big man Luke Garza’s draft decision a few weeks back:

An NBA 2nd Round Draft Pick Could Shift The 2020 College Basketball Landscape

Big 10 Revamped Schedule Released

The guys had a ton of college football news to discuss following the release of the re-worked 2020 Big 10 conference-only schedule. They talk winners and losers of the B1G schedule changes.

Check out Connor’s blog on the topic as well:

Gilli Considers Waging War with Mikey Adams of WEEI’s defunct ‘Planet Mikey Show’

What began as a sentimental reminiscing of WEEI’s since-defunct late night radio show of ‘Planet Mikey Show’ became Gilli calling out Mikey Adams! Stay tuned if an actual twitter beef comes about.

Husker Lightning Round

Connor brings back his favorite segment for Husker-fans, peppering Rich with the gauntlet of Husker gameday questions. No spoilers but just leaving the tweet below as a minor hint…

Wisconsin (Honey) Badgers DO Care…?

Wisconsin fans are the nicest fans in college football. Is that a hot take? Let me know.

A lot of Wisconsin talk this week, reflecting on some painful Husker losses at the hands of the Badgers. Might need to update our location on Twitter to Camp Randall for a week.

Just to hurt Connor’s feelings, here’s a highlight reel of Jonathan Taylor pounding the rock against the 2018 Huskers.

Verbally Committed Possibly Joining #TEAMTRULY ?!

Also, some TRULY exciting news, with more to come soon… I mean just listen to the promo that Truly simply could not ignore:

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