2016 College Football Preview

September 1, 2016

It's here!  It's finally here!  Our 2016 College Football Preview show has arrived!

We'll chat with Bill Bender (Sporting News), aka the hardest working man in college football.  
  • Will it be another season of "win and reload" for Alabama?
  • How tight is the Big 10 race among the top 3 (Michigan, Michigan St and Ohio St)?
  • Can Baylor survive a tumultuous offseason and contend for the Big 12 title?
  • What team can least afford a loss in a stacked week 1 schedule?
Plus, we'll continue our tour of NFL teams as we get ready for the pros to kick off.  We make a stop in Dallas and talk with Drew Davison (Star Telegram) about the unexpected start of the Dak Prescott era in Dallas.

Championship Game Recap

January 12, 2016

Say it isn't so!  The College Football season is over.  But boy did it go out in style.  We'll break it all down including:

-How does this rank against the 2005 USC/Texas game?
-The size of the cojones on Nick Saban
-Why a lack of defense didn't bother us at all
-and why no one in Alabama is allowed to tell a polish joke for the next 365 days
Plus we'll look ahead at the NFL Divisional Playoffs.

Episode 117 - College Football Championship Preview

January 7, 2016

It's all come down to the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers to decide the College Football National Championship.  Of course we've got it covered from every angle:

10:05 - Scott Keepfer (Greenville News) helps us breakdown things from the Clemson Tigers side of things:
-The latest on Shaq Lawson's injury
-The contrasting styles of the two head coaches
-Does Deshaun Watson need to be the best player on the field for Clemson to win?
26:39 - Alex Byington (Decatur Daily/Florence Times Daily) give us the Crimson Tide perspective:
-How did this defense bounce back from the Ole Miss loss?
-Can Bama improve on their past performances vs. a dual-threat QB?
-When was the last time he saw Nick Saban laugh?
Plus we'll check back in with our old buddy Al Botta from the College Football Quest (41:24) to recap all of their college football road trips from the year.  And of course I talk about sports so I must have a hot take on the Baseball Hall of Fame right?  Of course I do.

Episode 115 - College Football Playoff Preview

December 30, 2015

The wait is over. The College Football Playoff is here! Chris Solari from the Lansing State Journal joins us to help breakdown the Michigan State/Alabama matchup. Plus we'll discuss:

-Can we stop referring to Chip Kelly as a "genius"?
-Why everyone needs to get off Mike Wilbon's lawn
-And a breakdown of the AFC playoff scenarios

Be sure to follow Chris at @ChrisSolari and read his column at greenandwhite.com.


Episode 104 - Freedom for Vernon Davis

November 5, 2015

What does it sound like when a man gets his freedom?  Just listen to Vernon Davis after being traded from the Niners to the Broncos.  Troy Renck from the Denver Post joins us to take a look at a big week for the Broncos.

-Lots of coaching and front office changes in the NFL this week
-Why no announcer is truly biased against certain teams
-Have the Niners gone into tank mode?
-and a look at a big weekend in college football
Or course we'll also check in with our Fantasy Football expert Nathan Powell for who you should be starting this week.

Episode 85 - 2015 College Football Season Preview

August 24, 2015

It's time for our 2015 College Football Preview special.  We've already broken down the power 5 conferences so now it's time to look at the broad landscape of stories heading into the season.  Bill Bender from The Sporting News joins us to discuss the many question marks heading into the season including:

-Which team will have the toughest job filling empty spots?
-Could the Big Ten be the top conference this season?
-Should we believe the Tennessee hype?
-Ohio State's biggest obstacle to repeating
-and how far are we from going to a 6 or 8 team playoff?
Plus, we'll talk with Al Botta and Jarrett Singer, two men who are living the dream of visiting every college football stadium in the country.  They'll help us construct the perfect game day environment based on their visits.
And to finish it off, I'll give you my pics for who wins the big conferences and makes it to the college football playoff (ACC fans might want to tune out).

Episode 83 - SEC Preview

August 13, 2015

Uh oh, 2 years with no National Championship for the SEC.  Are people below the Mason Dixon starting to panic?  For our 2015 SEC football preview we call upon Barrett Sallee, lead SEC writer for Bleacher Report.  

Lots of questions going into the 2015 SEC season including...
-Is Tennessee a legit contender for the SEC East?
-Does the addition of Will Muschamp make Auburns defense instantly better?
-Can Georgia avoid that head scratching loss that seems to doom them every year?
-Ole Miss has the favorable schedule and a dominating defense but can the offense get them to 10 wins?
-and of course who will meet in the SEC Championship?