Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

Who says there’s a lull in the college football season? The coaching carousel gets new life with the Texas job. Braden Gall and David Fox talk about their top three realistic candidates for the job. It’s also time for a bit of reading as our hosts react to columns on Mack Brown as Mr. Football and the Nickelback of college football coaching. Lastly, a moderately successful game of word association for the early bowl games.

Direct download: 2013-12-18.mp3
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Our hosts duke it out over a two-team and four-team playoff. Is it possible the BCS wasn’t all bad if it worked perfectly in a year like this?

We can’t ignore the chatter around the Texas job, whether it’s vacant yet or not. Should Nick Saban really consider leaving Alabama to coach the Longhorns?

And then finally, we get into some takeaways from the season. Our hosts go through each major conference and finish the sentence ... “2013 was the year that ...”

Direct download: 2013-12-11.mp3
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Where the Iron Bowl finish ranks among the greatest plays in college football history, debating one-loss vs. undefeated in the BCS, a discussion on if USC should be happy or annoyed with the Sarkisian hire and a preview of conference championships in the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC.

Direct download: 2013-12-03.mp3
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Rivalry week and Thanksgiving is upon us with a huge Iron Bowl matchup. Is Alabama unstoppable or does Auburn have a shot in its big moment? It's strength vs. strength, so anything is possible, says our hosts.

The Heisman race is as cloud as it's been all season. The clear leader on the field has major off-the-field issues, so our hosts look at the merits of Andre Williams vs. Ka'Deem Carey, Jordan Lynch vs. Derek Carr and if Tajh Boyd should re-enter the field.

Florida State is clearly ahead of Ohio State in the BCS, but should Ohio State's schedule get a second look? We're divided.

Direct download: 2013-11-26.mp3
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Johnny Manziel vs. LSU is the top game this week despite more meaningful action around the country. A conference title is on the line in the Big 12 and divisions are up for grabs in the SEC East, Pac-12 South and Big Ten Legends. Braden Gall and David Fox talk Les Miles vs. Johnny Football while taking stock of Baylor-Oklahoma State, Arizona State-UCLA and more.

Direct download: 2013-11-19.mp3
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Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearrange the championship and Heisman race. Co-hosts Braden Gall and David Fox dive into the Stanford-Baylor-Ohio State debates and Heisman leaders before looking ahead to Saturday.

Direct download: 2013-11-12.mp3
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A wild Thursday night will feature Oregon-Stanford and Oklahoma-Baylor as the top two offenses try to stay undefeated. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox discuss what Stanford and Oklahoma can do to spoil the seasons for the Ducks and Bears. Saturday’s action is highlighted by LSU-Alabama. LSU may need a perfect game to beat the Tide. Fox and Gall break down the Tigers’ chances.

Direct download: 2013-11-05.mp3
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In this week's podcast, our hosts talk about the big surprise for Oregon's defense and flops for Missouri and Bo Pelini. Moving on to this week, Michigan may be in a world of hurt against Michigan State, plus what Miami needs to do to upset Florida State in Tallahassee.

Direct download: 2012-10-29.mp3
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After a wild week of news, Braden Gall and David Fox tackle the debate between Florida State, Oregon and Ohio State and why one of those teams deserves to be in the title game when all is said and done. They also react to the end of the NCAA investigation at Miami and discuss the rise of Missouri. Also, a new nickname for BYU's Taysom Hill.

Direct download: 2013-10-22.mp3
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It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year.

Direct download: 2013-10-15.mp3
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