BYU basketball radio color analyst Mark Durrant joins Rick and Dave in the studio to discuss his career(s) as a player, broadcaster, attorney and author. Mark shares his insight on Cougars’ stars Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth, working with play-by-play partner Greg Wrubell and writing his novel “Over The Wall: The Bean Greene Chronicles”. The guys discuss the Utah Jazz, Enes Kanter’s trade demand, Gordon Hayward, Billy Casper, Dean Smith, Jerry Tarkanian, defunct sports leagues and the “Battle of the Network Stars” before wrapping up the show with a Mark Durrant edition of “Tweets of the Week.”
BREAKING: Brooklyn Nets hire Deron Williams as player/coach. Williams immediately quits as coach, citing inability to coach Deron Williams.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) June 30, 2014
Million dollar invention. Sports app that is formatted so that it looks just like the LDS Gospel Library app.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) January 4, 2015
My favorite Christmas tradition is the Utes getting a new offensive coordinator.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) December 26, 2014
Being a BYU fan can really be tough at times. Ya know what would be way worse? Being a Ute.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) October 10, 2014
My view on fighting: Never, ever throw the first punch -always throw the last one. Oh yeah, and be on the side that has the most Polynesians
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) December 23, 2014
BYU is like Jimmer. They’re both freaking awesome but no one will play them.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) May 20, 2014
The worst part about working downtown is all the people wearing Ute gear. And they keep asking me for change.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) January 26, 2015
My parenting is excellent, but my children’s execution is failing.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) October 22, 2014
Comic Con: Those magical few days each year when the Salt Palace overtakes BYU as the virgin nerd capital of Utah.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) September 5, 2014
Episode #12 | Former BYU linebacker Derik Stevenson calls in to discuss his friend and mentor Duane Busby, the Cougars’ former Director of Football Operations who is currently the subject of an investigation into alleged improper benefits. Then former Utes wide receiver and Oakland Raiders tight end John Madsen sits down with Rick Aaron & David Wilbur to talk about his career, his coaches, his QBs, playing for the Las Vegas Locomotives in the startup United Football League and his training academy, John Madsen Performance. In Jock Issues, Rick, David & Allen talk NBA Draft Lottery, Mallory Edens and the ludicrous lawsuit filed against Johnny Manziel before the show wraps up with a Duane Busby edition of Tweets of the Week.
Episode #8 | ESPN Radio’s Freddie Coleman drops in to talk about his career, his acclaimed national sportstalk show, Johnny Manziel, George Karl and the late Bernie Mac. Then things get outrageous as Rick Aaron & David Wilbur discuss the hermaphrodite basketball championship, the Ultimate Warrior , Bruce Jenner’s rumored sex-change and the best and worst mascots, including the Dodgers’ “performance character”, the Jazz Bear, the Famous Chicken and the Iceman. The show mercifully ends with a Bruce Gender edition of Tweets of the Week.