Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast







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The Athlon Sports staff gets together to make their official 2015 National Championship predictions. Braden Gall, Steven Lassan, Mitch Light and David Fox go conference-by-conference and pick all of the league winners as well as their Heisman Trophy finalists and darkhorse contenders.

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A sign of an unpredictable year for the Pac-12 in 2015? Athlon Sports editors Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light all picked three different scenarios for the Pac-12 championship game.

Is Stanford ready to rebound and catch a Marcus Mariota-less Oregon? And who will make it out of a deep Pac-12 South?

Our staff breaks down the season ahead.

Direct download: 2015_Pac12_Off_Prvw.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light analyze every team in the SEC and offer their official predictions for the 2015 season. Who could win the East? Who are the wildcards that will surprise? Can anyone knock off the State of Alabama? Which coach is on the hot seat? The guys break it all down.

Direct download: 2015_SEC_Off_Prvw.mp3
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The Big Ten is well on its way to a comeback and not just because Ohio State is the defending national champion and unanimous preseason No. 1.

There’s a lot more to like in this conference beyond the Buckeyes. Urban Meyer’s team isn’t even the only Playoff contender in this league as Michigan State continues to make its case.

Beyond that, more Big Ten teams — such as Michigan, Penn State, Nebraska and Wisconsin — are buying stock in 2016 and beyond.

Direct download: 2015_Big_Ten_Off_Prvw.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan break down all 14 teams in the ACC and Notre Dame. Should Clemson be the favorite? How does the Coastal shake out? Where would the Irish rank in the ACC? Who is on the hot seat and will the ACC get left out of the Playoff?

Direct download: 2015_ACC_Off_Prvw.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan offer a complete preview and predictions of the Big 12 in 2015. TCU vs. Baylor? Who are the top challengers in the Big 12? Does the Big 12 have to go unbeaten to make the Playoff? The guys preview every team in the league for 2015.

Direct download: 2015_Big_12_Off_Prvw.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox break down all of the "coach speak" from ACC and Big 12 media days as well as Art Briles, Steve Spurrier and Gus Malzahn preseason commentary. The fellas analyze the ACC predictions, cover the storylines from Big 12 Media Days and answer kid's sporst questions on the Cover 2 podcast. 

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Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox cut through the nonsense of SEC Media Days. Nick Saban's comments, Bret Bielema, LSU and much more from Hoover, Ala. The guys also touch on Big 12 Media predictions, debate Cow vs. Pig and answer sports questions from kids on this edition of the Cover 2 Podcast.

Direct download: July_17_2015.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox take listeners inside the preseason College Football preview magazine.


The guys break down the top four teams in the preseason top 25 and how the Athlon team settled on our College Football Playoff Projections. Why did we put two SEC teams into the Playoff? Why did we pick Baylor over TCU? Is there any reason at all NOT to pick Ohio State to win it all? 

Will the Playoff Committee put two teams from the same league into the playoff or will it stick with conference champions?

The Ohio State starting quarterback debate rages on and the guys break down new Big 12 expansion rumors as well.

Direct download: 2015_Top_25_FoxGall.mp3
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Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 SEC preview. How does the balance power look in the East with programs like Florida and Tennessee improving? Does the West champ come from Alabama again or is the state of Mississippi ready to take control? What do the guys make of LSU-Texas A&M's coaching swap? And what about those pesky Mizzou Tigers? The fellas touch on every team and how the predictions might shake out in the SEC in 2015.

Direct download: SEC_picks_prvw_2015.mp3
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