S3 EP3: Big Ten Network’s Howard Griffith talks CFB week 1 and high hopes for Northwestern and Illinois

Early favorites for the 2016 Heisman Trophy (L-R) LSU running back Leonard Fournette (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson), Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson  (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File), Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, FIle)

Early favorites for the 2016 Heisman Trophy (L-R) LSU running back Leonard Fournette (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson), Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File), Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, FIle)

Welcome everybody to Down and Distance, where two dads talk sports, music, life and parenting. Jarrett Payton and Shaun Davis discuss the biggest issues and interview the best and brightest.

Jarrett and Shaun discuss the big time games during an incredible first weekend for college football.  They focus on the top Heisman candidates and their opponents,  the games to watch for NFL prospects and the teams that should be on upset alert this weekend.

The Big Ten Network’s, Howard Griffith, joined the show to discuss the LSU/Wisconsin matchup, the contrasting offseasons in Ann Arbor and Columbus, the Lovie Smith effect in Champaign and the next step for the Northwestern Wildcats.  He also breaks down a great first weekend in college football.  We always convert on Down and Distance.