HYPE Breece Hall and Jirehl Brock are apparently living up to the hype, and will probably make their presence known sooner rather than later.
O-LINE The offensive line is finally seeing some consistency, which could be a much-need boost to the running backs.
PRESSURE Jake Hummel is putting a lot of pressure on himself as his role at linebacker expands following his switch to Will linebacker.
OH HELLO Athlon’s “outrageous” prediction for Iowa State this season is FINE WITH ME.
LIVE STREAM We’ll be doing a test run of streaming Down the Pipe & Natty Lite on Mixer tonight at 6:00 PM. You’ll be able to watch Levi, Cole, and Marchie record the pod, and interact with them via chat. We’ll be posting the link to Twitter and Facebook as soon as it’s ready. Here’s our Mixer channel if you want to follow us ahead of time.
ROYCE Royce White called out LeBron James for “blackballing” Carmelo Anthony, and James’ former Cavaliers teammates went back at him on Twitter.
DERAILED Former West Virginia star Kevin White just can’t seem to catch a break, as he was released from the Cardinals yesterday.
PLAYOFF The Banner Society came up with a wild idea for restructuring bowl season and the College Football Playoff.
STERLING The ESPN 30 for 30 podcast series on former Clippers owner Donald Sterling revealed some pretty amazing stuff.