The 2019 college football time capsule, George Somerville talks loving SEC football from The UK, bucket list experiences
Let's go back in time! The guys go back to Dec. 31, 2019 to relive where the sport was at in those moments. What awaits for so many people at the top of the sport? The guys dig into all of that. George Somerville, host of the College Chaps Podcast, joined the show to talk all things consuming college football from across the pond. The guys close with the Jersey Contest.
2 hr 3 min
SEC thoughts in percentage of returning production, Ben Portnoy talks ACC's future, pay for play & Playoff contract
It's a solo pod, but Connor has plenty to dig into. He talks about Bill Connelly's percentage of returning numbers. What do they mean and how could they apply to the SEC in 2024? Sports Business Journal's Ben Portnoy joined the show to talk about a bunch of financial elements of the sport, including the future of the ACC, the pay-for-play era and the Playoff contract. Connor closes with a spin-off of the Jersey Contest. Email him email@example.com for your jersey stories.
1 hr 3 min
The significance of Ryan Grubb not coming to Bama, Barrett Sallee talks Chip Kelly's wild move & longevity of coaching cycle
The guys have a fully loaded mid-February pod. They talk a little Super Bowl at the top and why this game checked a lot of boxes. They discuss Ryan Grubb turning down Alabama (again) and what it means for Kalen DeBoer in Year 1. Barrett Sallee joined the show to discuss Chip Kelly leaving UCLA for Ohio State's OC job, his A&M 180, breaking down the longevity of this current coaching cycle and more. The guys close with the Jersey Contest and Lad of the Week.
1 hr 14 min
The Ultimate Toby Keith Game for each SEC coach, Herbstreit-Raiola drama, T-Bob Hebert on all things LSU
We lost a legend of the music industry with the death of Toby Keith. Naturally, the guys had to come up with the Ultimate Toby Keith Game for each current SEC head coach. Former LSU great and current ESPN Baton Rouge radio host T-Bob Hebert joined the show to discuss Year 3 of the Brian Kelly era, Harold Perkins' role, Garrett Nussmeier and more. The guys close with thoughts on the Kirk Herbstreit-Dylan Raiola drama, the Jersey Contest and a Super Bowl prediction.
2 hr 14 min
Mark Stoops is entering his final chapter at UK, Matt Hayes on Big Ten-SEC union, Muschamp, Durkin and DeBoer's Year 1
The guys have an interesting question to discuss on this week's pod. Is Mark Stoops entering his final chapter at Kentucky? The guys dig into why the Liam Coen departure shed some light on that. They discuss where/when Stoops could decide his final chapter will be. Matt Hayes joined the show to discuss a bunch of coaching things, as well as the Big Ten-SEC merger. The guys close with the Jersey Contest and Lad of the Week.
1 hr 39 min
The real concern for CFB coaches, Billy Liucci talks Jimbo fallout, Elko's hurdles & Weigman-Klein relationship
It was a weird week in college football. We had DJ Durkin getting another SEC DC job, a Tennessee-NCAA beef and a Power 5 head coach taking an NFL coordinator job. Connor explains how in a weird things, those are all related with what's worrisome for the concern of CFB coaches. TexAgs' Billy Liucci joined the show to discuss all things A&M, including the Jimbo Fisher fallout, Mike Elko's hurdles, Conner Weigman and much more. The guys close with the Jersey Contest.
1 hr 41 min
The atypical Year 2 progression for 5-star SEC QBs, Adam Sparks talks Nico, Heupel and Vols' CFP path
In the last pod of January, the guys discuss a bunch of quarterback-related things. They start with the history of the Year 2 progression for 5-star QBs in the SEC, and why it's all over the place. The guys dig into how that shapes expectations for Nico Iamaleava, Arch Manning and Jackson Arnold. The Knoxville News' Adam Sparks joined the show to discuss Iamaleava's progression, the talented Tennessee pass-catchers, Josh Heupel, the Vols in the CFP and more. The guys close with The Jersey Contest and Lad of the Week.
1 hr 56 min
Jim Harbaugh is off to the NFL. The guys discuss that and whether Will is worried about a potential Brian Kelly departure for the Michigan job. The guys discuss Connor's ranking of SEC head coaches in a post-Saban world, but only with hater facts. Former Texas great and Sirius XM host Fozzy Whittaker joined the show to discuss Texas' return to relevance, Steve Sarkisian, Quinn Ewers' rise and Cam Newton stories. The guys close with the Jersey Contest.
1 hr 43 min
Ohio State is the 2024 agent of chaos, Paul Finebaum talks Saban retirement, Harbaugh 180 & Kiffin's future
It's been a wild few weeks in Columbus. The guys dig into all things Ohio State after a slew of splashy personnel moves and discuss why this feels like a make-or-break year for Ryan Day. Paul Finebaum joined the show to discuss Nick Saban's retirement, his Jim Harbaugh 180, Lane Kiffin's future and much more. The guys close with the Jersey Contest and Lad of the Week.
1 hr 45 min
It's a loaded mid-January pod! The guys dig into the 8 SEC teams who deserve Playoff expectations with thoughts at the end on Bama's portal losses. Georgia legend Aaron Murray joined the show to discuss Carson Beck's return, why he loves Quinn Ewers, Mike Bobo's Year 1 and much more. The guys close with the Jersey Contest and a mini announcement.
1 hr 54 min