Starkey and Mueller
There was much uncertainty surrounding the Penn State program just one month ago, but today, new Head Coach James Franklin brought in Pennsylvania’s top recruiting class.
Chris Peak of Panther Lair joined Starkey and Miller to talk about the major blow to Paul Chryst’s upcoming recruiting class as their top Quarterback recruit, Wade Freebeck who has switched his commitment to Vanderbilt.
Pitt Assistant Coach Brandin Knight joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss how the Panthers plan on bouncing back from their loss to Duke.
For anyone who has watched Pitt play this year this should come as no surprise as Senior Forward Lamar Patterson has been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List.
There has been plenty of criticism for Seattle Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman and the interview he gave Erin Andrews after the NFC Championship game, but Kevin Harlan of CBS Sports and Westwood One says the criticism is maybe being directed at the wrong person.
With the New York Yankees signing 25-year-old Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka to a 7-year $155 million deal, Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss what deals like this say to the small market teams that couldn’t dream of signing a player like this.
Starkey and Mueller talked with Vinny Cerrato of 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore about Steelers assistant Kirby Wilson interviewing with the Ravens.
The Pirates have avoided arbitration with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez, Reliever Mark Melancon, Outfielder Travis Snider and First Baseman Gaby Sanchez after coming to agreements today.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss the future for AJ Burnett, the improvement the minor league system has made during his tenure and contributions of players like Starter Edinson Volquez and Outfielder Gregory Polanco.
According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, the Miami Dolphins have requested to interview the Steelers Director of Football of Administration Omar Khan for their open General Manager position.
USA Today’s National College Football Reporter Dan Wolken joined Starkey and Mueller earlier today on The FAN to discuss the potential hire of Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin at Penn State.
Penguins General Manager and one of Team USA’s Executives Ray Shero joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss what it was like putting the team together and what he thinks about some of his players not making their country’s team.
Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette met with Steelers President Art Rooney II earlier today to discuss the state of the team, and then he joined Starkey and Mueller to share with the guys what he took from that meeting.
USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen joined Starkey and Mueller earlier today on The FAN to discuss the final Olympic Hockey rosters and why he wasn’t surprised that Penguins Winger Chris Kunitz made Team Canada.
CBS Sports Columnist Bruce Feldman broke the news earlier today that Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Bill O’Brien at Penn State. He then joined Starkey and Mueller on The FAN to tell us whether or not he’d accept the job if offered.