The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
The Dan Dakich Show
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This show takes no prisoners and does not suffer fools. Decades of experience in major college basketball, and a rolodex to match. The big names visit this show. Passionate about Indiana basketball, the Chicago Cubs, the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich, and his kids. Opinions about everything, afraid of nothing.
Don Fischer tells you what IU’s strength will be in football, Matt Taylor shares what he thought when Colts were down 21-0, and Big Joe Staysniak details the offensive line struggles
(00:00-20:49) – A happy Dan following a Colts win on Sunday kicks the show off discussing how Philip Rivers told the media following the game he read their comments, how the game was won defensively and not offensively, and how he loves Colts win Monday’s. (20:50-33:20) – Legendary voice of the Indiana Hoosiers in Don Fischer makes a return to the Dan Dakich Show with Big Ten Football starting this weekend to share what he did during quarantine, how Michael Penix is looking both on the football field and overall physique, and what the strength of this IU team will be this year. (33:21-38:10) – In conclusion of the first hour of the show, Dan keeps the Colts win conversation going by discussing how the Colts have something in Marcus Johnson and how he liked the way DeMichael Harris yesterday. (38:11-1:00:07) – The voice of the Indianapolis Colts in Matt Taylor stops by following a Colts win to describe what was going through his mind once the Colts were down 21-0 early in the first half, what the defense did differently in the second half in comparison to the second half, and why he is not worried about T.Y. Hilton going forward the rest of the season.  (1:00:08-1:15:26) – After Dan’s conversation with Matt Taylor, he goes to the phone lines to discuss whether or not he would give Victor Oladipo a max contract right now, where Dan Dakich in his prime at the age of 25 would want to go with a big stack of cash, and how critical Rex Ryan and Randy Moss. Greg Doyel explains joins the show following Dan asking him to call in if he was listening to discuss the Ryan and Moss comments. In conclusion of this segment, Dan, Eddie, and Jimmy discuss some props they like tonight in the Chiefs versus Bills game. (1:15:27-1:18:31) – In this short segment before our conversation with Big Joe Staysniak, Dan reiterates how it does not matter how you won the game, previews what he will talk to Big Joe about. (1:18:32-1:44:01) – Co-host of The Fan Morning Show and former NFL offensive lineman in Big Joe Staysniak joins on another Monday to give us his thoughts on the Colts win yesterday against the Cincinnati Bengals, says he does not know how good the Colts are or how good they are going to be, and how the Colts will spend the bye week trying to figure out how to get back to running the football effectively.  (1:44:03-1:53:49) – Dan’s conversation about the Colts continues with a couple of callers asking Dan about how good Marcus Johnson is after another marvelous performance against the Bengals and doesn’t imagine Miami pursuing Victor Oladipo if he really is wanting a max contract. (1:53:50-1:58:56) – The show closes with Dan sharing the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results and show producer Jimmy Cook revealing his JCook Parlay of the Day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 19
1 hr 59 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 10/19
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-11:47) - Legendary voice of the Indiana Hoosiers in Don Fischer makes a return to the Dan Dakich Show with Big Ten Football starting this weekend to share what he did during quarantine, how Michael Penix is looking both on the football field and overall physique, and what the strength of this IU team will be this year. (11:49-28:30) - The voice of the Indianapolis Colts in Matt Taylor stops by following a Colts win to describe what was going through his mind once the Colts were down 21-0 early in the first half, what the defense did differently in the second half in comparison to the second half, and why he is not worried about T.Y. Hilton going forward the rest of the season.  (28:32-48:20) – Co-host of The Fan Morning Show and former NFL offensive lineman in Big Joe Staysniak joins on another Monday to give us his thoughts on the Colts win yesterday against the Cincinnati Bengals, says he does not know how good the Colts are or how good they are going to be, and how the Colts will spend the bye week trying to figure out how to get back to running the football effectively.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 19
48 min
Kevin Bowen takes us through the Colts false positive Covid-19 tests and shares what he's looking for against the Bengals on Sunday, Dan wonders if Philip Rivers can be trusted with the game on the line,  Geoff Hobson takes us behind enemy lines to get to know the Bengals heading into Week 6, Dan and Jason Hammer handout college football and NFL bets
(00:00-27:00) – Dan is back on a hectic Friday afternoon following the shutdown of the Colts facilities and then reopening following the announcement of the tests being false-positive. Dan starts to question how many false-positive tests have been administered across the country following that announcement from Jim Irsay. (27:01-38:09) – Jason Hammer from the Hammer and Nigel Show from WIBC to give his take on the false-positives and shares some of the spreads, over/unders, and other bets that  (38:11-41:00) – In conclusion of the first hour of the show, Dan says it would not surprise him if the game was played, cancelled, or postponed when we wake up tomorrow morning. (41:02-1:02:58) – The man who filled in for Dan yesterday in Kevin Bowen returns on another Friday on the Dan Dakich Show to explain the latest news about the Indianapolis Colts false-positive tests from earlier today, which quarterback he thinks the Colts have a better chance at winning more games, and reiterates what he said on the show yesterday in Jonathan Taylor having a break out game with over 100 rushing yards.  (1:02:59-1:14:32) – Following his conversation with Kevin Bowen, Dan continues to say that the Colts front seven needs to destroy the depleted defensive line and how the Colts defensive line needs to take advantage of the lackluster offensive line for the Cincinnati Bengals. (1:14:33-1:20:40) – In the final segment of the two o’clock hour Dan has some callers answer the question on a scale from 1-10, how confident would you feel in Philip Rivers leading the Colts down the field to win a game. Show producer Jimmy Cook and Eddie Garrison chime in this segment to provide perspective on the situation by raising the point that the arm strength is something Colts fans should be concerned about. (1:20:41-1:41:05) – Senior writer for Bengals.com in Geoff Hobson joins the Dan Dakich Show to share what went through his mind once he heard about Colts possibly having some positive tests, how important Joe Mixon is towards the success of the Bengals, and how Joe Burrow is in rare company because of the weapons he has at his disposal in his first year in the league.  (1:41:07-1:55:31) – As we gear towards the conclusion of today’s show, Dan discusses whether or not he would take the Colts at -7.5 or -8 this weekend. Plus, Dan asks if Philip Rivers can be trusted with the game on the line and if he would take the over or under on total points scored on the Alabama/Georgia game this weekend. (1:55:32-1:59:44) – With a busy next couple of days between football and baseball, Dan closes out the show by receiving Jimmy’s JCook Parlay of the Day and other bets they like this weekend with a lot of football occurring between the NFL and college football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 16
1 hr 59 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 10/16
(00:00-18:43) – The man who filled in for Dan yesterday in Kevin Bowen returns on another Friday on the Dan Dakich Show to explain the latest news about the Indianapolis Colts false-positive tests from earlier today, which quarterback he thinks the Colts have a better chance at winning more games, and reiterates what he said on the show yesterday in Jonathan Taylor having a break out game with over 100 rushing yards.  (18:44-23:19) - Senior writer for Bengals.com in Geoff Hobson joins the Dan Dakich Show to share what went through his mind once he heard about Colts possibly having some positive tests, how important Joe Mixon is towards the success of the Bengals, and how Joe Burrow is in rare company because of the weapons he has at his disposal in his first year in the league.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 16
32 min
Kevin Bowen comes in off the bench for Dan, Bobby Okereke reflects on his  improvement from Year 1 to Year 2 so far,  Kurt Warner looks at Philip Rivers' play five weeks in and reveals who he'd want at QB to win one game,  Darius Butler breaks down the Colts on both sides of the ball and previews Sunday's contest against the Bengals
(00:00-11:10) – With Dan out today, Kevin Bowen fills in as the host of the Dan Dakich Show. KB opens up the show by sharing what he has seen so far from Philip Rivers, how the Colts have not lived up to some of their promises they probably made to Rivers, and show producer Jimmy Cook pipes in to discuss how he would feel if Le’Veon Bell were to sign with his Kansas City Chiefs.   (11:11-33:00) – Starting linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts in Bobby Okereke joins the show today to explain what a Thursday practice entails for the defense, whether or not he heard the comments Jim Irsay made about him prior to the NFL Draft earlier this year, and where he has felt like he has made the biggest jump from year one to year two.   (33:01-40:51) – In conclusion of the first hour of the show, Kevin Bowen heads to the phone lines for a couple of callers asking if there is a chance that the Colts could bench Rivers for Jacoby Brissett and raises a point that the decision making for Rivers is frustrating, and how quick everyone has turned on Rivers. (39:04- 59:59) – A regular guest of the Dan Dakich Show in Darius Butler joins the Dan Dakich Show with Philip Rivers today to explain why he is not necessarily surprised with the way Philip Rivers has played so far this season, how a mobile quarterback puts more pressure on the defense both on game day and during the week installing the game plan, and how excellent Julian Blackmon has been playing.  (1:00:00-1:14:54) – Hall-of-Fame Quarterback and NFL Network analyst in Kurt Warner joins the Dan Dakich Show with Kevin Bowen in for Dan to explain what he has seen thus far in Joe Burrow, how Philip Rivers is still going through a transition phase from the Chargers offense to the Colts offense, and why the Colts are struggling right now in the red zone. (1:14:55-1:21:06) – KB concludes the second hour of the show by sharing the news J. Michael with the IndyStar announced that the Pacers are expected to bring back three coaching finalists before the end of the month, where the Pacers head coaching position falls in terms of attractiveness for someone, and receives a caller asking KB if the Cleveland loss is on Philip Rivers. (1:21:07-1:41:22) – Former NFL offensive lineman and current analyst for the Bengals Radio Network in Dave Lapham to elaborate on how banged up the defensive line is right now for Cincinnati, access the way that their franchise rookie quarterback in Joe Burrow has played, and if there has been anything so far this season that has surprised him.  (1:41:23-1:54:09) – While on break following his conversation with Dave Lapham, Kevin Bowen announces that Ty Lue is becoming the next head coach of the Clippers and that Chauncey Billups is the head assistance putting an end to the rumors of Billups being the next Pacers head coach. (1:54:10-1:57:03) – Kevin Bowen wraps up today’s show announcing the Race of the Day winner brought to you by Indiana Grand and Modelo and Jimmy Cook joins from home to give us his JCook Parlay of the day. Kevin puts Jimmy on the spot by asking him what the spread is for Arch Manning’s game tonight on ESPN2. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 15
1 hr 57 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Thursday 10/15
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-06:38) - Starting linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts in Bobby Okereke joins the show today to explain what a Thursday practice entails for the defense, whether or not he heard the comments Jim Irsay made about him prior to the NFL Draft earlier this year, and where he has felt like he has made the biggest jump from year one to year two.   (06:39-23:19) - A regular guest of the Dan Dakich Show in Darius Butler joins the Dan Dakich Show with Philip Rivers today to explain why he is not necessarily surprised with the way Philip Rivers has played so far this season, how a mobile quarterback puts more pressure on the defense both on game day and during the week installing the game plan, and how excellent Julian Blackmon has been playing.  (23:20-37:16) – Hall-of-Fame Quarterback and NFL Network analyst in Kurt Warner joins the Dan Dakich Show with Kevin Bowen in for Dan to explain what he has seen thus far in Joe Burrow, how Philip Rivers is still going through a transition phase from the Chargers offense to the Colts offense, and why the Colts are struggling right now in the red zone. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 15
37 min
Michael Grady shares his thoughts on Philip Rivers and why the Colts didn't look elsewhere in the offseason,  Todd Blackledge examines what Colts rookie Jacob Eason could bring to the table, Seth Greenberg talks on the start of college basketball practice
(00:00–25:07) – College Basketball practice begins today with many questions regarding how the season will go. Should the Colts consider picking up Le’Veon Bell or do the Colts ride out Jonathan Taylor for the rest of the season? Will Marlon Mack return from his Achilles injury at 100 percent? That and more to open the show on a Wednesday. (25:08–31:50) – Colts versus Bengals preview and the utilization of AJ Green. Dan speaks with Bill Downs from the Indiana Grand Casino on his horse pick of the day. (31:52–39:09) – Dan asks if the Colts should consider bringing in some new players into the locker room and if players like Le’Veon Bell and AJ Green worth the locker room risk. (39:10–1:01:22) – Michael Grady talks with Dan about the Colts Quarterback situation and why the Colts brought in Philip Rivers. Grady speaks on the new generation of Quarterbacks who continue to become more mobile. (1:01:23–1:14:54) – Todd Blackledge breaks down if Jacob Eason could possibly come in and perform well for the Colts. Todd looks at how important preseason is for these younger Quarterbacks coming out of College and whether the Big Ten is at an advantage or disadvantage starting later than some of the other conferences. (1:14:55–1:21:08) – Hour number two ends as we take a glance at the Titans blowout victory over the Bills last night even after 2 weeks of COVID-19 mishaps. (1:21:08 –1:43:40) – Seth Greenberg on for the beginning of College Basketball season. Seth talks about what happens when teams get shut down and how much time they should be off for. Also, Seth and Dan look at if LaMelo Ball is worth the number one overall pick in the NBA Draft. (1:43:41–1:55:58) – Dan looks at if Le’Veon Bell would be a locker room problem for the Colts. Later we examine Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon who was arrested for a DUI and for going 25 mph over the speed limit. (1:55:59–2:02:03) – The show closes with Dan sharing the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results and show producer Jimmy Cook revealing his JCook Parlay of the Day. Plus, Dan asks Jimmy about his honeymoon, what kind of drinks he had and why all-inclusive vacations are the way to go. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14
2 hr 2 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 10/14
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-21:42) – Michael Grady talks with Dan about the Colts Quarterback situation and why the Colts brought in Philip Rivers. Grady speaks on the new generation of Quarterbacks who continue to become more mobile.  (21:43-34:54) – Todd Blackledge breaks down if Jacob Eason could possibly come in and perform well for the Colts. Todd looks at how important preseason is for these younger Quarterbacks coming out of College and whether the Big Ten is at an advantage or disadvantage starting later than some of the other conferences. (34:55-50:45) – Seth Greenberg on for the beginning of College Basketball season. Seth talks about what happens when teams get shut down and how much time they should be off for. Also, Seth and Dan look at if Lamelo Ball is worth the number one overall pick in the NBA Draft. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14
50 min
Dan further examines Frank Reich's comments on Philip Rivers, Mike Chappell looks at what the Colts are doing with Rivers and if it's time to turn to Jacoby Brissett, Matt Taylor looks at the state of the Colts through five weeks
(00:00–23:03) – The show opens on Tuesday as Dan breaks down Frank Reich’s post game comments on Philip Rivers. He also speaks on Reich backpedaling some of his comments in the postgame presser. Dan thinks that no one is holding Philip Rivers accountable for lack luster play. (23:04–33:59) – Dan talks about the Colts and how the organization should be considered soft and that they are not holding anyone accountable. (34:00–42:54) – The first hour concludes as Dan speaks on what the Colts Quarterback situation should be the rest of the season and what the Colts should look to do in the offseason. (42:55–1:07:50) –Jason Benetti stops by to talk on the current coaching situation of the Indianapolis Colts and Frank Reich’s utilization of the media. Dan and Jason speak about if the NFL will have a week 18 and if the NCAA will be able to finish their season or if it will end early. Benetti also speaks on if the league hates the Astros and if other teams were doing the same thing. (1:07:50–1:20:02) –Mike Chappell chats with Dan about Frank Reich’s comments after the Colts’ loss to the Browns. They also talk about if Jacoby Brissett should be considered if Rivers continues his below average play. Dan also asks Mike if the Colts are overrated. They also talk about if they should consider a trade for a Quarterback after this season. (1:20:03–1:24:40) – Hour number two ends with Dan talking about the Philip Rivers contract. He also speaks on what some of the other options were at the Quarterback position. (1:24:41–1:45:46) – Matt Taylor and Dan discuss Frank Reich and how he deals with the media. Matt Taylor talks about Philip Rivers and what his role is on this team as a Quarterback. Matt also speaks on how Frank Reich can put Rivers in the best spots to succeed. Matt also speaks on who the Colts most difficult opponent has been thus far. (1:45:47–2:00:03) – Dan speaks on the Tuesday Night game between the Titans and Bills. Dan also speaks on the Colts Offensive Line and if they are the real deal. Dan also talks about Dak Prescott contract and injury. (2:00:04–2:04:33) – Tuesday draws to a close with Dan revealing today’s Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results. Plus, Dan talks with newlywed and show producer Jimmy Cook about today’s edition of The JCook Parlay of the Day and asks him what it is like working remotely.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 13
2 hr 4 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 10/13
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-24:40) – Jason Benetti stops by to talk on the current coaching situation of the Indianapolis Colts and Frank Reich’s utilization of the media. Dan and Jason speak about if the NFL will have a week 18 and if the NCAA will be able to finish their season or if it will end early. Benetti also speaks on if the league hates the Astros and if other teams were doing the same thing.  (24:41-36:40) – Mike Chappell chats with Dan about Frank Reich’s comments after the Colts’ loss to the Browns. They also talk about if Jacoby Brissett should be considered if Rivers continues his below average play. Dan also asks Mike if the Colts are overrated. They also talk about if they should consider a trade for a Quarterback after this season. (36:41-51:50) –Dan and The Voice of the Colts Matt Taylor discuss Frank Reich and how he deals with the media. Matt Taylor talks about Philip Rivers and what his role is on this team as a Quarterback. Matt also speaks on how Frank Reich can put Rivers in the best spots to succeed. Matt also speaks on who the Colts most difficult opponent has been thus far. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 13
52 min
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