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The Drive With Big AL & D-Mac

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Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.

Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.
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Longmont, CO

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Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.

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@BigAlRadio

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Episodes

The Drive Hour 2: 1/17/18

1/17/2018
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Al & DMac talk about Coach Studesville landing in Miami, and if any Broncos will wind up being difference-makers on other teams in 2018. Also, what most players do in the offseason, and why Big Al loved going to Houston where there are no state taxes. DMac says he could stop doing anything for 60 days if he was guaranteed one million dollars, and Big Al runs through some scenarios concerning random drug & alcohol tests at work and in the NFL. DMac brings up the Broncos 2017 rookies, and...

Duration: 00:38:42


The Drive Hour 1: 1/17/18

1/17/2018
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Al & DMac talk about the Denver draw for athletes, and if the concerts & nightlife are enough to make an athlete want to play in Colorado. DMac mentions the weather and location, and Big Al wonders why Carmelo Anthony left Denver. DMac thinks Melo would do things differently now, and would have a championship by now if he stayed with the Nuggets. In the Big 3 @ 3:30, the guys talk about Ben Roethlisberger’s inability to audible to a QB sneak, and why Todd Haley is moving on from the...

Duration: 00:44:06


The Drive Hour 3: 1/16/18

1/16/2018
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DMac says Cousins is grateful for the advice he’s been given, and Jay Gruden knew he had no shot at Cousins in his presser after Washington’s final regular season game. The guys agree if Kirk Cousins is in Denver, it will attract more players to come play for Elway. DMac gets the listeners ready for the Nuggets game at Pepsi Center tonight, and is excited about Sandy Clough’s coverage & analysis. The guys take some calls on who Denver’s next starting QB should be, and Big Al remembers going...

Duration: 00:38:56


The Drive Hour 2: 1/16/18

1/16/2018
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Big Al laughs at LaVar Ball vs the shoe companies, and says everyone will get their shot like Case Keenum, it’s simply about what they do with it. Also, DMac laughs about the crazy Kyle Sloter situation in Minnesota. Cecil Lammey joins the show to say the Shrine Game will be full of mid-to-late round draft picks hoping to make a name for themselves after getting lost in the NFL Draft shuffle throughout the 2017-18 season. Cecil talks about the Kirk Cousins situation in Washington, and says...

Duration: 00:44:46


The Drive Hour 1: 1/16/18

1/16/2018
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Al & DMac debate what was worse, Marcus Williams’ missed tackle or Rahim Moore’s inability to knock Joe Flacco’s pass down. The Titans have decided to move on from Mike Mularkey with Marcus Mariota not progressing. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins the show to say this is not one of the most attractive final four teams left in the NFL playoffs, but it is interesting. Adam says all four teams have different strengths, and Case Keenum is a pretty good QB. Adam talks about the dog masks in...

Duration: 00:41:09


The Drive Hour 3: 1/12/18

1/12/2018
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Denver7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins the show to talk about the remainder of Demaryius Thomas’ contract and what the Broncos plan to do with his cap hit. The guys compare with Troy the numbers if Denver got rid of DT now or kept him on the books on his current deal the next two seasons. Troy & Al agree a restructure is likely in DT’s future, and DMac says don’t be shocked if Denver lets Thomas go. DMac says on paper & on the surface, Josh Allen checks many of John Elway’s boxes. Big Al...

Duration: 00:46:23


The Drive Hour 2: 1/12/18

1/12/2018
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The guys decide if Joe Ellis is blocking the sale of the team, and DMac wonders how Nicki Jhabvala is connected. Also, why the ownership situation in Denver should matter to the fans. DMac asks Al what else they need to find out about the Broncos ownership situation, and says somebody has to make the decisions on the money. Big Al says whatever decision they make, Broncos ownership & management will be in lock-step moving forward. DMac asks Al about Broncos LB Brandon Marshall advocating...

Duration: 00:40:23


The Drive Hour 1: 1/12/18

1/12/2018
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DMac dives into Nicki Jhabvala’s Denver Post article on Pat Bowlen’s inheritance, and what kids are in line to be part of the succession plan. DMac is happy to see the Rockies avoid arbitration with Charlie Blackmon, and Big Al decides if we will only see Blackmon here in Colorado for one more year. Big Al breaks down the NFL Divisional Round of the playoffs, and DMac can’t believe the Bills have fired Rick Dennison. Also, Broncos LB Brandon Marshall’s comments on obtaining Kirk Cousins in...

Duration: 00:42:57


The Drive Hour 3: 1/11/18

1/11/2018
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Al asks DMac if he would give up two first-rounders for Kirk Cousins, if the Broncos would win the AFC West with Cousins at QB, and why Cousins would ever leave Washington. The guys take calls on what Denver should do about Cousins, Smith and the NFL Draft. DMac reads through some of Johnny Bowlen’s comments to Broncos Country, and corrects his grammar. Big Al asks the listeners what trades they can come up with to improve Denver’s roster, and DMac is wary when it comes to a trade for Alex...

Duration: 00:45:25


The Drive Hour 2: 1/11/18

1/11/2018
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DMac wants to know the hype surrounding Josh Allen, and explains why he’s scared of drafting him. Al breaks down his NFL Draft criteria, and why something doesn’t feel right about Allen. Big Al laughs about his son getting a dunk in a game, and the cost of blowing a wide open dunk in a game. DMac plays some audio of Terrell Davis saying Alfred Williams was his craziest teammate, but is normal now. Al tells everyone why playing in Denver was a dream come true. Al gives it up for Kevin...

Duration: 00:39:58


The Drive Hour 1: 1/11/18

1/11/2018
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DMac talks about Case Keenum then & now, and how virtual reality has helped him develop. DMac wants to know how the Broncos can develop their younger players, and Al explains why he was right with his theory about Kevin Sumlin. Also, the Nuggets tough loss at home to the Hawks last night at Pepsi. Big Al is excited for the Rockies & Opening Day, and DMac notes the importance of a win & playing their home opener on a Friday. The guys talk about Jalen Hurts’ future and what will happen next...

Duration: 00:40:32


The Drive Hour 3: 1/10/18

1/10/2018
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DMac talks about the Broncos new coaches that will help out the offensive line, and Al says he’d be fine with Chad Brown as Denver’s next pass-rushing coach. Also, Big Al decides what Denver would want for Talib. DMac assures Big Al AJ McCarron is not championship material & John Elway would like things done on his watch. The guys receive the news that they will be headed to Alabama to cover the Senior Bowl LIVE! DMac is excited to get a first-hand look at who the Broncos will likely be...

Duration: 00:43:20


The Drive Hour 1: 1/10/18

1/10/2018
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Al & DMac laugh about practical jokes in the pros like putting popcorn in the car, and compare Paxton’s Wonderlic to his accuracy. Also, Baker’s accuracy compared to Peyton’s. The Broncos continue to fill out their coaching lineup, and we still wait for Denver to name an OLB coach. Al is shocked Darrell Bevell was shown the door by the Seahawks, and says Bevell was the reason Russell Wilson developed. Also, Al is the type of coach that puts his best possible assets to work. Charlie...

Duration: 00:41:27


The Drive Hour 3: 1/9/18

1/9/2018
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Al says Jalen Hurts knew he was playing badly in the National Championship game, and maybe Tua Tagovailoa should have been starting the whole season. The guys agree the transition from QB in college to QB in the pros can be smoothed out, and Al mentions it’s impossible to coach what you don’t know. Baker Mayfield speaks to Big Al when he watches tape, and Al is devastated to hear Missouri’s Drew Lock is returning for his senior year. DMac talks about Baker Mayfield being humble, and Al...

Duration: 00:42:16


The Drive Hour 1: 1/9/18

1/9/2018
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Big Al talks about the advantages of having a left-handed QB, and DMac wants to know if Nick Saban could coach in the NFL. Tua Tagovailoa comes in for Jalen Hurts & wins the National Championship, and the guys laugh about class schedules in the SEC following the big game. DMac can’t get enough of Sean McDonough’s cracking voice, and Big Al says you’re never too old to win a scholarship. The guys talk about the Ball family playing in Lithuania, and Al says Cam Newton’s days as a read-option...

Duration: 00:42:16


The Drive Hour 3: 1/8/18

1/8/2018
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The guys talk about replay slowing the NFL game down, and Al wants to know what the best College National Championship game in history was. Also, Deshaun Watson’s swag compared to Baker Mayfield’s, and just how good Matt Ryan is. SEC Network’s Peter Burns joins the show to say Sony Michel’s game transfers the best to the NFL, and Roquan Smith is a difference-maker for the Georgia defense. Burns says Alabama is too damn talented in his game prediction, and wonders how anyone could put Ohio...

Duration: 00:42:57


The Drive Hour 1: 1/8/18

1/8/2018
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The guys recap the best of NFL Wild Card Weekend & decide what plays changed everything for those teams fortunate enough to be moving on. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins the show to give Al & DMac the latest with Cam Newton & the NFL's concussion protocol, and the revised policy in the Tom Savage aftermath. Adam says Jon Gruden may be addicted to coaching, and it was hard to say no to his Raiders offer. Also, Big Al asks Schefter if there's dysfunction in New England with the Patriots,...

Duration: 00:43:14


The Drive Hour 3: 1/5/18

1/5/2018
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DMac & Al run through the drama with Tom Brady, and if the Colts or Redskins would be stupid enough to part ways with Luck or Cousins, respectively. Also, DMac explains why Talib & Harris Jr. got taken out of the Chiefs game so early. Al asks for the quick story on how Denver wound up at 5-11, and why the Broncos went with Mike Sullivan as QB Coach and Curtis Modkins as RB Coach. Also, why the personnel evaluation is so terrible right now, and why scouting will now fall on Gary Kubiak moving...

Duration: 00:45:56


The Drive Hour 1: 1/5/18

1/5/2018
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Al & DMac debate Mike Shanahan’s interest in the Broncos, and if he could help land Kirk Cousins in Denver. The guys say the Redskins are a dumb organization, and no wonder Cousins wants out. Al says it’s going to take at least 90 million dollars to land even a conversation with Kirk Cousins, and DMac pays tribute to Joel Klatt. Al says DMac isn’t sure about Shanahan’s principles. Al & DMac talk about the final years of Brady, Kraft & Belichick together as a team, and Jon Gruden keeping his...

Duration: 00:45:31


The Drive Hour 3: 1/4/18

1/4/2018
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Big Al says Jordan Taylor is not special, and we need a special punt returner. Al tells DMac we need to upgrade every position, and he still has questions about Baker Mayfield. The guys discuss the difference in Josh Rosen & Sam Darnold, and DMac doubts the NY Giants treat Eli Manning like Alex Smith. Big Al says the Broncos can win with a 38-year-old Eli Manning if the Giants let him slip away, and Manning just became ‘Plan A.’ Big Al takes the Buffs over the Sun Devils tonight in...

Duration: 00:47:22

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