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Mitch Sherman and Max Olson dig into Nebraska football from inside the gates of Memorial Stadium, where no ticket has gone unsold since 1962. With their combined decades of experience around the Huskers, Mitch and Max will keep you informed on key issues and topics in Lincoln.

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Mitch Sherman and Max Olson dig into Nebraska football from inside the gates of Memorial Stadium, where no ticket has gone unsold since 1962. With their combined decades of experience around the Huskers, Mitch and Max will keep you informed on key issues and topics in Lincoln.

    Spring Game Canceled, Pro Day Impact & Community Influence

    Spring Game Canceled, Pro Day Impact & Community Influence

    Mitch and Max, who appropriately stocked up on provisions, sat at their desks armed with their mics, hand sanitizer and potato chips as we recorded today's show (:30). It was foreseen, but now that it's reality, it stings; Nebraska canceled its spring game (9:00). How did former Huskers turned NFL hopefuls fair at Nebraska's pro day last week (18:00)? Also, how does this affect others with NFL aspirations? With major events like the Spring game and College World Series canceled, how does this influence communities in Nebraska (22:00)? Lastly, what residual impact can we expect the coaches and players in the Nebraska football program to feel once this phenomenon ends (25:45)?

    • 34 min
    The Future of Name, Image & Likeness with Opendorse Blake Lawrence & Adi Kunalic

    The Future of Name, Image & Likeness with Opendorse Blake Lawrence & Adi Kunalic

    Mitch and Max are joined by Blake Lawrence and Adi Kunalic, co-founders of Opendorse, whose goal is to provide a platform for athletes to publish content from partners on social. How does this affect amateur sports, including Nebraska, in the Name, Image and Likeness era [NIL] (:30)? How are Opendorse's methods being approached by Nebraska and other schools (11:00)? How is an evaluation of an athlete's ability to brand gauged (17:00)? What about the non-quarterbacks or superstars of a team? In what ways can they earn compensation (21:00)? What's the message to those opposed or reluctant to embrace NIL (31:00)? Where does Nebraska fit into the NIL sphere, and how can they utilize NIL (42:00)? Will this eventually benefit every sport (49:45)? And, just how big can this industry become (52:30)?

    • 56 min
    Spring Practice Status Report: The QBs, the Mood, Lubick & more

    Spring Practice Status Report: The QBs, the Mood, Lubick & more

    M&M from Memorial Stadium catch us up on the latest from Nebraska Spring Practices, including: Adrian Martinez's surgery and Luke McCaffrey's usage (1:30), the #MondayMood (12:15), Scott Frost's comments regarding the receivers, plus Max's takeaways from his conversation with Matt Lubick (18:45), the special teams coaching construct (25:00) and the guy rate their level of optimism heading into 2020 (28:00).

    • 33 min
    Spielman Steps Away, Huskers DLs Crush Combine & Spring Practice Storylines

    Spielman Steps Away, Huskers DLs Crush Combine & Spring Practice Storylines

    M&M return from their near month-long hiatus to news of DJ Spielman distancing himself from the Huskers program because of a "personal health matter" (1:30). How does this affect Nebraska's receiving corps, and are there any suitable substitutes in the transfer portal (6:45)? The guys recap their week at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, including the Davis brothers otherworldly 40-yard dash performances (14:00). What will be the first question asked at next week's Spring practice premiere and other Spring storylines (20:45). Max recounts his and harrowing airport experience (28:00).

    • 32 min
    Death Valley DC: Feaux Pelini

    Death Valley DC: Feaux Pelini

    Mitch and Max are honored to welcome back Feaux (Faux) Pelini to the program (1:30). The newest addition to the national champion LSU Tigers answers: what's it like to rejuvenate Bo-fense (5:15), the Youngstown State edge (11:30), and what his expectations are for the 2020 Huskers (14:15). M&M conclude today's show by discussing Max's story: "Recruiting Revisited: How the class of 2016 ranks four years later" (19:30).

    • 26 min
    Lubick, Pelini & more with Bruce Feldman

    Lubick, Pelini & more with Bruce Feldman

    M&M welcome Bruce Feldman, national college football writer for The Athletic, to today's show (:30). The triumvirate talk Kobe's lasting impact on the sports community, and Bruce's impressions of Nebraska hiring Matt Lubick as offensive coordinator (4:30). What should we expect in year 3 of Scott Frost (12:15)? Also, was Bo Pelini being hired as the defensive coordinator for LSU a consolation prize for not recruiting Joe Burrow out of high school (17:25)?

    • 25 min

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