Today on the Grant Napear show, there was a lot of NBA Lockout talk, as well as NFL and NCAA football. Grant took calls on the lockout and the NBPA possibly de-certifying, as well as what people thought would be the upsets and locks for this week in the NFL. Along with that, Grant gave his NFL picks for week 9. Grant interviewed Jared Veldheer, Greg Gumbel, Tim Brando, Kenny Albert, Bruce Feldman, and Dick Jerardi.
Oakland Raiders’ offensive lineman Jared Veldheer was on with Grant today. First they talked about the Raiders’ offensive line and how they’ve come together this season. Jared also talked about the bye week, as well as the training facility he opened in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Then Jared gave a preview of the Raiders’ upcoming game against the Denver Broncos.
Greg Gumbel from CBS Sports was on with Grant today to talk about football. First they talked about the resurgence of the Raiders this season, and what benefit their sellouts are bringing. Then they talked about Tim Tebow and Carson Palmer.
Tim Brando, a CBS College Football studio host was on with Grant today. They discussed the upcoming week in college football. They talked a lot about the backstage goings on during CBS’ college football broadcasts. They also discussed the Alabama and LSU game. Tim also gave his thoughts on Boise State’s shot at a national championship game.
Kenny Albert from Fox Sports was on with Grant today. Kenny talked about the 49ers game this weekend which he will be calling on Fox. Kenny then discussed the Redskins difficulties on offense and their injuries. Then they talked about Jim Harbaugh and his impact on the 49ers.
Bruce Feldman from CBS Sports came on to talk about college football with Grant today. Bruce talked about the LSU and Alabama game coming up on Sunday. He also gave his reasons why the regular season so far has been underwhelming. Then Bruce gave his thoughts on Boise State’s chances at a national championship.
Dick Jerardi from the Philadelphia Daily News was on with Grant today to talk about the Breeders’ cup. Dick talked about the upcoming horse races, and who he thought the winners would be.