Cover 2 College Football pod

The Athlon Sports team has been dispatched to the New Orleans and Pasadena to cover the first college football semifinal. We'll survey the scene and storylines and then delve into our picks for New Year's Day.

David Fox is at the Rose Bowl trying to determine which star quarterback will have the big day and which team can more successfully play the underdog role. Braden Gall is at the Sugar Bowl where Blake Sims, Amari Cooper and the Ohio State defensive line may be able to upstage the powerhouse coaches.

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Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down both national semifinal games. 


Alabama vs. Ohio State: Can Cardale Jones handle the Bama defense? Can the Buckeyes defensive line disrupt the Bama offense? Which fan base wins the week off-the-field in New Orleans?


Oregon vs. Florida State: Which QB is better in Pasadena? Which defense is more likely to get stops? Does playing close games all year help or hurt FSU?


The guys cover all of this and make National Championship predictions on this special Playoff Predictions edition of the Cover 2 Podcast.

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Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light debate the merits of the Selection Committee. Did they get the right four teams? What hurt the Big 12 the most? Who will be crowned the national champion when the dust settles? The guys break it all down and much more on this special Playoff Committee edition of the Cover 2 Podcast.

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Braden Gall, Mitch Light, David Fox and Steven Lassan debate the Michigan coaching search and offer predictions as to who will be the next head coach in Ann Arbor.

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Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview Championship Weekend in college football. Do any of the underdogs have a chance to pull an upset? Can Florida State avoid disaster? Can Baylor jump TCU in the playoff standings? Will Oregon get revenge on Arizona? The guys pick every major game of the final weekend of the college football season.

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Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox are joined by Mitch Light to discuss the coaching opening at Nebraska. Is the Huskers job still an elite one in college football? What should expectations be in Lincoln? Who are the best candidates for the job? The guys break it all down and much more as well as offer up predictions as well.

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Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown all of the action from Thanksgiving Weekend. Championship games are set in the Big Ten, SEC, ACC and Pac-12. Ohio State is dealing with a huge injury, the ACC wins the rivalry series with the SEC, Nebraska makes a coaching change and the Pac-12 South race ends in dramatic fashion. We debate it all and offer our playoff predictions on this week's edition of the Cover 2 Podcast.

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