Huge met Dan Rooney for lunch. The Air National Guard pilot and PGA golfer was inspired to start a fundraiser golf event to help the children of soldiers killed or injured while serving their country. Patriots Day golf was born.
Huge has a message for the high school seniors of 2020 who have sacrificed so much this spring. He wants you to know nothing truly special is achieved without sacrifice.
Shep thinks Michael Jordan’s The Last Dance stories are unfair to great Detroit Pistons teams. He admits he was a young Piston fan who hated Jordan and the Bulls, but The Last Dance portrays Jordan as a player who never did anything wrong.
Huge noticed 10 Michigan players getting drafted by the NFL and thinks Jim Harbaugh should have won more games. He also noticed the NFL did not respect Michigan State’s talent after a train-wreck season.
Huge experiences a first and agrees with every pick the Detroit Lions made in the 2020 NFL Draft. He sees some of the new players starting this season, too.
Ryan Ehlke has collected information from various sources to make a list of university players from Michigan who were drafted by NFL teams or signed as free agents following the NFL Draft.
Huge wanted speedy linebacker Isaiah Simmons instead of cornerback Jeff Okudah for the Detroit Lions in the first round of the NFL Draft. He can live with Okudah, but wants to see more speed as the draft rolls on.
Shep wants to talk value in NFL Draft picks, in particular for the Detroit Lions. He defines value and then explains how he thinks the Lions can obtain value with their first-round pick.
Huge notes that former NFL player Pat Tillman died serving his country 16 years ago today. He honors him with a message.
Huge is optimistic we will see sports this summer and fall and he has ideas on how it could happen. He cautions that we need to follow social distancing right now to help make it happen.