The Dan Dakich Show
Pacers talk, Erik Swoope of the Colts, Thursdays with Uwe Blab and more
Picture of Erik Swoope coutesy of Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Dan Dakich started today's show talking the Pacers in game 3 tonight against the Cavs, if they'll be able to even up the series after Sunday, the big win for Zionsville softball and why 4/20 is the national time and day for "Weed day." (14:01 mark) Mike Wells of ESPN NFL Nation called in and discussed what the Colts needs are with the NFL Draft quickly approaching. The two also previewed game 3 of the Pacers vs. Cavs series and talked about the struggles of the Pacers in the first 2 games of the series. Additionally, Dan and Mike talked about the difference between Larry Bird and Ryan Grigson. To wrap up the interview, they chated about the Colts and the upcoming season with their new GM Chris Ballard. (35:35 mark) Indianapolis Colts tight end Erik Swoope joined the show and the conversation began by talking about the offseason workouts so far for the Colts. Dan had Erik talk about his first "on-the-field moment" in the NFL, how he is still growing as a football player, and about his unique journey from college basketball at University of Miami-FL to the NFL. Erik also went into depth about how the love and support from his family has helped him succeed as not only an athlete, but as a human. (51:50 mark) Also on today's show, Dan broke into song which allowed us all to hear his impressive singing skills. (1:02:56 mark) Former teammate of Dan Dakich and IU star Uwe Blab called in for Thursdays with Uwe to talk about many random things including what he is doing, playing career in the NBA, the current NBA Playoffs along with his best memories from being in Bloomington and playing at IU. (1:31:32 mark) South Bend native and former BGSU and Alabama player Gehrig Dieter talked with DD about growing up in Indy, how he ended up at Bama from BGSU, playing for Nick Saban and what happened in the championship game loss to Clemson. (1:39:50 mark) Dane Tofteland of the Indiana State Sycamores baseball team dropped by the show to talk about the most ridiculous game you might ever hear of after 2 grand slams and 11 RBI's plus how he ended up in Indiana from Canada.