Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talks college football.

  • 17: most points allowed in a game
  • 297 yards, 5 TDs rushing allowed
  • 0 points in the second half
  • 118-0 record since 2004
  • 18-1 when rushing for 200 yards
  • 10: record regular season wins
  • 138 total yards rushing
  • 26 seconds
  • 40-13 margin of victory
  • 162-23 combined score in last four
  • 24 games in a row with a TD

Playoff ranking debates: Bama vs. Cincinnati vs. Ohio St vs. Ok-State vs. Notre Dame? What happens on Tuesday?

  • Lincoln Riley to USC
  • Billy Napier to Florida
  • Who should OU target?
  • TCU, Wazzu make decisions
  • LSU, Va Tech, extensions 
Direct download: C2_112921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:45am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 13.

  • The Game
  • Bedlam
  • Iron Bowl
  • Egg Bowl
  • The Civil War
  • Wisc-Minn
  • Penn St-Michigan St
  • UNC-NC State
  • Wake-Boston College
  • Boise St-San Diego St
  • Cincinnati-ECU

Picks Against the Spread:

  • Steven: 5-4 LW, 50-47 YTD 👍🏼
  • Braden: 6-2 LW, 35-39 YTD 📈
Direct download: C2_112421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football. We recap Week 12, preview the college football rankings and talk Florida Gators coaching search.

  • 49-point margin of victory 
  • 31-point margin of victory
  • 559 record passing yards
  • 108 total yards allowed
  • 7 sacks in one game
  • 5 consecutive 10-win seasons
  • 3,857 single season passing yards record
  • 11-0 for second time in program history 
  • 34 consecutive wins at home
  • 300 passing yards, 200 rushing yards
  • 62 points scored, 6-0 at home, outgunned 426-183
Direct download: C2_112321_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:33am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk playoff rankings, Virginia Tech and preview Week 12 in college football.

  • Mich St at Ohio St
  • Oregon at Utah
  • Wake Forest at Clemson
  • Arkansas at Bama
  • SMU at Cincinnati
  • Virginia at Pitt
  • Iowa St at Oklahoma
  • Ok-State at Texas Tech
  • Baylor at Kansas St
  • Virginia Tech at Miami
  • UAB at UTSA

Picks Against the Spread:

  • Steven: 5-5 LW, 45-43 YTD 💰
  • Braden: 3-3 LW, 29-37 YTD 🤷🏼‍♂️
Direct download: C2_111721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:39pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk recap Week 11 in college football. We also preview the playoff rankings and talk Washington's coaching vacancy.

  • 260 total yards allowed
  • 257 yards rushing
  • 47.2 points per game
  • 2.29 points per opportunity
  • 9-1 at home in last 10
  • 1982 (that's all)
  • 2008 (that's all)
  • 40-0 run
  • 300+ yards rushing
  • 42 points allowed at half
  • 3 points scored
Direct download: C2_111521_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:08am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 10 in college football. Before we get into the numbers, we talk Texas Tech, coordinator firings, expansion and preview Tuesday's rankings.
  • 42 losses to unranked teams
  • 17 wins by Purdue
  • 3.2 YPP by Auburn
  • 0.2 yards per carry for Bama
  • 31-3 run for UNC
  • 133 yards allowed by Ok-State
  • 531 yards of total offense
  • 40.5% of Iowa St's Big 12 wins
  • 13:52 time of possession for Vols
  • 8 snaps inside the Cincy 12
  • 190-176 outscoring B1G teams
Direct download: C2_110821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 8:51am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 9.
  • TCU, Gary Patterson part ways
  • His legacy, how good a job is TCU?
  • What to watch in debut rankings
  • Our Top 4 and how we'd vote
Week 9 Numbers to Know:
  • 2-0 record against Michigan
  • 5 TDs to 4 TDs
  • 4 sacks and field goals
  • 0 TD passes
  • 8-0, AP Top 10
  • 3 straight games
  • 156 total yards
  • 92.3 completion %
  • 18 one-score losses
  • 1,322 combined yards
  • 56-7 five-quarter stretch
Direct download: C2_110121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:50am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 9.
  • Michigan at Michigan St
  • Georgia vs. Florida
  • Ole Miss at Auburn
  • Penn St at Ohio St
  • Iowa at Wisconsin
  • Texas at Baylor
  • SMU at Houston
  • Fresno St at San Diego St
  • North Carolina at Notre Dame
  • UCLA at Utah
  • Virginia at BYU
Picks Against the Spread:
  • Steven: 4-3 LW, 33-25 YTD
  • Braden: 3-4 LW, 23-25 YTD
Direct download: C2_102721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:51am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 8 in college football.

  • 52 ranked Ls, 9 unbeatens
  • 10 consecutive 2-point failures
  • 231-44 combined score
  • 52 passing yards
  • 12 AP top 10 wins
  • 34-3 run
  • 300 yards, 10 points
  • 12.2 yards per play
  • 19 point margin of victory
  • 34 straight games
  • 37 straight wins
  • 4 teams
 
 
Direct download: C2_102621_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:57am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • AAC Expansion: Who and why?
  • Could all of these changes happen at once?
  • Wazzu fires Rolo, no idea what he's doing
  • Clemson at Pitt
  • Ok-State at Iowa St
  • Oregon at UCLA
  • Ohio St at Indiana
  • USC at Notre Dame
  • LSU at Ole Miss
  • Wisconsin at Purdue
  • Tennessee at Alabama
  • Utah at Oregon St
  • NC State at Miami
  • Mountain West

Picks Against Spread:

  • Steven: 4-4 LW, 29-22 YTD
  • Braden: 3-4 LW, 20-21
Direct download: C2_102021_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:30am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall recap Week 7:

  • 47 ranked losses
  • 9-8 last two years
  • 1974
  • 12.1 Y/A, 210.93 Rating
  • 28-0
  • 6 yards
  • 101 plays
  • 203 yards
  • 80.8%
  • 2.8 yards per play
  • 56 total points
Direct download: C2_101821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:53am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 7.

  • Kentucky at Georgia
  • Ok-State at Texas
  • Arizona St at Utah
  • Auburn at Arkansas
  • Florida at LSU
  • Pitt at Virginia Tech
  • Ole Miss at Tennessee
  • TCU at Oklahoma
  • NC State at Boston College
  • BYU at Baylor
  • Alabama at Mississippi St
  • Also: Iowa, Iowa St, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Clemson, Oregon, Michigan St, Cincinnati

Picks Against the Spread:

  • Steven: 4-6 LW, 25-18
  • Braden: 3-5 LW, 17-17
Direct download: C2_101321_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:31am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall recap Week 6:

  • 40 ranked teams
  • 1st win ever
  • 21-point comeback
  • 95 total yards
  • 26 to 23
  • 6-0 first time since...
  • 5-16 one-score games
  • 4 touchdowns
  • 13 point margin of victory
  • 1,287 yards
  • 21 total points
  • 234.2 QB rating
Direct download: C2_101121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:02am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 6:

  • Penn St at Iowa
  • Oklahoma-Texas
  • Georgia at Auburn
  • Arkansas at Ole Miss
  • Michigan at Nebraska
  • LSU at Kentucky
  • Bama at Texas A&M
  • Notre Dame at Va Tech
  • Utah at USC
  • Stanford at Arizona St
  • Boise St at BYU
  • ALSO: Ohio St, Michigan St, Virginia, Louisville, UAB, TCU, Baylor, Tennessee and more!
Against the Spread:
  • Steven: 6-4 LW, 21-14 YTD
  • Braden: 6-1 LW, 14-12 YTD
Direct download: C2_100621_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:26am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 5 of college football:

  • 34 ranked teams have lost in 2021
  • 4 teams
  • 1 TD and 1 win
  • +12 turnover margin
  • Sept. 9, 2017
  • 5-1 against top 3
  • 8-7 since 2019
  • 24.0 points per game
  • 1986
  • 194.7 and 52.4
  • 118 points
  • 0-5
Direct download: C2_100421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:03am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 5 of college football.

  • Ole Miss at Alabama
  • Arkansas at Georgia
  • Cincinnati at Notre Dame
  • Florida at Kentucky
  • Baylor at Oklahoma State
  • Michigan at Wisconsin
  • Auburn at LSU
  • Iowa at Maryland
  • Texas at TCU
  • Oregon at Stanford
  • Arizona St at UCLA

And: Oklahoma, Penn St, Ohio St, Texas A&M, Boston College, Clemson, Wake Forest, the Mountain West and so much more!

Picks Against the Spread:

  • Steven: 6-2 LW, 15-10 YTD
  • Braden: 4-2 LW, 8-11 YTD
Direct download: C2_092921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:36am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 4.

  • 25 losses
  • 1 win
  • 31 points off turnovers
  • 3.9 yards per play
  • The year 2014
  • 363 yards
  • 16 total points
  • 14 sacks allowed
  • 78 total yards
  • 4-0 teams
  • The year 1960
Direct download: C2_092721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:01am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 4.

  • Notre Dame-Wisconsin
  • Texas A&M-Arkansas
  • Clemson at NC State
  • West Virginia at Oklahoma
  • Iowa St at Baylor
  • Kansas St at Ok-State
  • LSU at Miss St
  • Rutgers at Michigan
  • Nebraska at Michigan St
  • UCLA at Stanford
  • North Carolina at Georgia Tech
  • And so many more games!

Picks Against the Spread (WOOF!)

  • Steven: 9-8 YTD, 2-4 LW
  • Braden: 4-9 YTD, 1-5 LW
Direct download: C2_092221_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:26am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Week 3:

  • 87.5 completion percentage
  • No. 4
  • 19 ranked teams
  • 6 times
  • 1,842 yards rushing
  • 4.8 yards per play (6.1 YPP)
  • 1,273 total yards
  • 19.7 points per game
  • 3 unbeaten teams
  • 5 Mountain West wins, 3 BYU wins
  • No. 1
Direct download: C2_092021_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:10am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 3, however, before we get into the games, the guys talk USC's job opening. Why fire Clay Helton now? How good is this job? And what the media gets wrong about the list of names.

  • Auburn-Penn St
  • Alabama-Florida
  • Cincinnati-Indiana
  • Arizona St-BYU
  • Virginia Tech-West Virginia
  • Virginia-North Carolina
  • Oklahoma St-Boise St
  • Nebraska-Oklahoma
  • Michigan St-Miami
  • Nevada-Kansas St
  • Mississippi St-Memphis

Picks Against the Spread Battle:

Steven: 4-2 LW, 7-4 YTD

Braden: 1-3 LW, 3-4 YTD 

Direct download: C2_091521_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:28am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk week 2 of college football.

  • 236 yards rushing allowed per game
  • +4 turnover margin
  • +4 new Big 12 teams
  • 11.5 yards per carry
  • The year 2017
  • 333 yards
  • 341 yards
  • 12 total touchdowns
  • 4.5 yards per play
  • 197 yards rushing
  • 2-2
  • 8
Direct download: C2_091321_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 8:51am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 2.

  • Iowa at Iowa St
  • Oregon at Ohio St
  • Utah at BYU
  • Washington at Michigan
  • Texas at Arkansas
  • Missouri at Kentucky
  • NC State at Miss State
  • Texas A&M at Colorado
  • Cal at TCU
  • Pitt at Tennessee
  • Stanford at USC
  • ALSO: UGa, ND, Miami, Navy and more

Gambling Standings:

Steven: 3-2 LW, 3-2 YTD

Braden: 2-1 LW, 2-1 YTD

Direct download: C2_090821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:03pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall give you the numbers you need to know about Week 1 of the college football season.

  • 11.8 points per game
  • 11-0 in neutral site openers
  • 7 sacks
  • 56.3 yards per TD
  • 159 offensive snaps
  • 1.9 yards per carry
  • 8.3 yards per play
  • 1-5 in a division
  • 7-7 in a conference
  • 661 yards rushing
  • 6-2 debuts
  • Week 1 Injury Report
Direct download: C2_090721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:41am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview Week 1:

  • Georgia-Clemson
  • LSU at UCLA
  • Penn St at Wisconsin
  • Alabama-Miami
  • Notre Dame at Florida St
  • Indiana at Iowa
  • North Carolina at Virginia Tech
  • Louisville-Ole Miss
  • Louisiana at Texas
  • West Virginia at Maryland
  • San Jose St at USC
  • And more: Oregon, Michigan, Oklahoma
Direct download: C2_090121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:57am CST

Braden Gall and Steven Lassan give you the 11 numbers college football fans need to know.

Monday Starting 11: Week 0

  • 1.8 yards per carry
  • 4-11 conference record
  • $15 million
  • 8-4 when rushing for 200 yards
  • 9 starting QBs have been named
  • 0 expansion happening
  • 4 ranked teams in action
  • In the year 2000!
  • 0 snaps taken
  • 115 games coached
  • 66 offensive snaps per game
Direct download: C2_083021_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:47am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • What can listeners expect from us this fall.
  • Final Conference Predictions
  • What we think happens in the Playoff
  • What we want to happen in the Playoff
  • QB battles being settled across the country
  • Injuries continue: Georgia, NW, South Carolina
  • Week 0: Nebraska and UCLA take center stage
  • Over/Unders: KY, ND, Utah, NC St, TCU, MSU, NW 
  • ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 scheduling alliance
  • WHY are they doing this? 
  • What does it mean for the Big 12?
Direct download: C2_082421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Camps have been super quiet
  • Does that mean we are in for another 2007?
  • ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 scheduling alliance?
  • QB battles and injuries
  • Developments in the Pac-12 South and SEC
  • AP, Coaches and Athlon Sports polls
  • What we regret from the magazine?
  • Utah, Kentucky, TCU, NWestern too low?
  • LSU, USC, Auburn, Texas, Arizona St too high?
Direct download: C2_081821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Bobby Bowden's legacy
  • Calling him at home
  • Guys who've launched entire programs
  • Injuries, suspensions, camp notes
  • All of the best non-conference games of the year
  • From Georgia-Clemson to Florida-Florida St
Direct download: C2_081121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Braden Gall and Steven Lassan talk college football.

  • All quiet on the realignment front
  • SEC not worried about playoff format
  • Camps are opening up everywhere
  • Ohio St, Texas A&M, Notre Dame
  • LSU, Texas, Washington
  • Auburn? Michigan?
  • Kentucky, Boise, Florida St
  • Miss St, Northwestern, BYU
  • Tennessee, Baylor, Purdue, Stanford
  • Wazzu, Oregon St, Michigan St
Direct download: C2_080421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:15pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Texas, OU leave: Is it good for college football?
  • When will all of this happen?
  • The concerning value of the Hateful 8
  • What are the Big 12's options?
  • Stick together? Go it alone?
  • What should the Big Ten, ACC do to counter?
  • A B1G/Pac-12 scheduling alliance in the works
  • What happens to the AAC and rest of G5?
  • Which teams fit the best where?
  • Our predictions on what happens
  • Our fantasy land dream world scenarios!
Direct download: C2_072721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:25am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Talkin' Season is here!
  • Bob Bowlsby, Greg Sankey set the early tone
  • What are Covid expectations for 2021?
  • Getting vaccinated is a competitive advantage
  • Don't complain this fall about the rules
  • Sankey attacks the NCAA
  • What does the NCAA actually do here?
  • Are the capable of governing our sport?
  • Could the P5 break away?
  • We predict the future of P5 football
Direct download: C2_072121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football. Anonymous Scouting Reports abound! We work our way across the country learning exactly what coaches really think about your college football team. Defensive schemes, QB development, recruiting trends, locker room culture and university relationships - there are no holds barred in our annual anonymous scouting reports.

Direct download: C2_071421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Surprised by breadth of NIL rollout?
  • The good, bad and future of NIL
  • Reggie Bush's Heisman?
  • Division-by-division summer storylines:
  • ACC: Coastal QBs, Atlantic defenses, BC
  • Big 12: WVU culture, middle tier QBs, TCU
  • B1G: Nebraska, Nebraska, Nebraska (and IU, PSU)
  • P12: Coaching evals in the North, ASU issues
  • SEC: TAMU QBs, LSU, offenses and challengers
Direct download: C2_070721_FInal.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • What does the SCOTUS ruling mean?
  • How will it impact college football structure?
  • Our primary message to fans
  • How will NIL laws be rolled out this week?
  • Why some schools are ready but hesitant?
  • Are there some schools that will benefit more?
  • How much money changes hands?
  • A theory on the Expansion Announcement
Direct download: C2_062921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall are joined by Mitch Light of The Athletic to conduct our (fifth annual) 2021 Dream Road Trip. The band is back together! The rules are simple: You get to go to any college football game every week of the season but you cannot see any team more than once. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and no other rules really apply. Send us your dream road trip on the socials.

Direct download: C2_062221_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Expansion is here and we've got the deets
  • How did we get here?
  • Will the regular season actually be diminished?
  • Are we okay with top six champs getting in?
  • What about ONLY champions getting a bye week?
  • Irish get docked (but it's not as bad you think)
  • Timing and location are major issues
  • How will this expansion look out of the athletes?
  • Why in God's name would be use nuetral sites?
  • A retroactive look at the last seven years
  • Which teams would've gotten in?
  • What do the Group of 5 bids look like?
Direct download: C2_061621_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Important people want a 12-team playoff
  • Who does this format benefit?
  • Who does NOT benefit from this format?
  • Why it will help college football
  • The unintended consequences

Our Group of 5 rankings explained:

  • Cincinnati leads healthy middle AAC class
  • Two ranked Sun Belt teams, then... meh
  • The Mountain West's return to form
  • CUSA difficulties (and intrigue)
  • NEW MAC PREDICTIONS
  • Three really good Independents
Direct download: C2_060821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Big Ten football.

  • Is the Big Ten becoming the ACC?
  • Can anyone chase down Ohio St?
  • Wisconsin vs. Iowa in the West?
  • Penn St's bounce back, Indiana's metrics
  • Minnesota, Michigan lead middle class
  • Northwestern is obviously underrated
  • Are we breaking up with Nebraska?
  • Purdue, Maryland, Rutgers aaaaand... ?
  • Bert at Illinois
Direct download: C2_060121_B1G.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk SEC football:

  • Same teams at the top chasing Bama
  • Strange QBs situations with the contenders
  • The impossibility of projecting LSU
  • A healthy middle class led by Ole Miss
  • Kentucky's stability v. Auburn's insanity
  • Bottom of the West is strong
  • Bottom of the East is NOT strong
Direct download: C2_060121_SEC_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:06am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk ACC football.

  • Clemson, UNC and Miami on top tier
  • Middle of the ACC's growth
  • NC State, BC, Wake, UL, FSU
  • Virginia Tech, Pitt and Virginia
  • Chaos in both divisions
  • Veteran QBs will be critical
  • Who will surprise?
  • Established coaching staffs
  • One bottom feeder that could surprise
Direct download: C2_052021_ACC_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Big 12 football.

  • Top tier: Oklahoma vs. Iowa State
  • What to do with Texas?
  • Are TCU and WVU contenders?
  • KSU bounces back?
  • Hot seat in Lubbock
  • And, well, Kansas
Direct download: C2_052021_Big12_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk Pac-12 football.

  • Oregon leads wide open top tier
  • Washington, ASU, USC, Utah
  • Caught in the middle: UCLA
  • Trending up or down: Stanford, Wazzu?
  • Oregon St better than we think?
  • Bottom of the league
Direct download: C2_052021_P12_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Our top 25 is OUT!
  • Who just missed the cut?
  • Team-by-team breakdown of all 25 teams
  • Who are the picks to win each division
  • Who are the picks to win each conference
  • Who are the picks to make the playoff?
  • Who is going to win the national title?
Direct download: C2_051821_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • 2021 magazine news!
  • NIL legislation
  • How many players are in the portal?
  • Year over year transfer trends
  • Where are players leaving?
  • Where are players going?
  • Who is benefiting the most?
  • What are the unintended consequences?
  • What rules need to be changed?
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER
Direct download: C2_051121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Magazines are (almost) on sale!
  • The SEC wins the draft again
  • Big news for the ACC and AAC
  • Big 12 still has a major issue
  • QB class for 2022 is awesomely diverse
  • Kansas has a new coach
  • NCAA extends their silly President
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER
Direct download: C2_0450421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Playoff expansion is coming
  • Why is it happening now?
  • Why opinions have changed
  • Geographic consideration
  • Financial issues and compensation
  • Scheduling hurdles?
  • Plues/Minuses to each format
  • Which formats are we campaigning for?
  • Our new Dream Four-Team Playoff Game
Direct download: C2_042721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • The toughest debates of the 2021 magazine:
  • Would Super Conferences work for the G5?
  • One team above the rest in the G5
  • BYU and Liberty
  • Is there a legit case for a G5 team in the playoff?
  • Has the Sun Belt gained ground on the AAC?
  • Wait, isn't the Mountain West getting better too?
  • C-USA, MAC want to be included
  • Coaches taking the jump to the P5?
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER
Direct download: C2_042121_FInal.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football:

  • Our biggest magazine debates continued
  • Oklahoma vs. Iowa St in the Big 12?
  • Texas, TCU or Ok-State?
  • Who surprises in the Big 12?
  • Three team race in the Pac-12 South
  • Two team race in the Pac-12 North
  • Bama vs. Georgia in the SEC
  • Five of six teams battling for 3rd place
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER
Direct download: C2_041421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Biggest magazine debates: ACC, B1G, ND
  • Can UNC or Miami unseat Clemson?
  • Coastal Chaos again in 2021?
  • Five team race for 2nd in the Atlantic?
  • Can Notre Dame get back to the Playoff?
  • What is the top tier in the Big Ten West?
  • Will Nebraska ever take a step?
  • Penn St or Indiana challenge OSU?
  • Maryland, Michigan or anyone else?
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER!
Direct download: C2_040621_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • George Pickens gets hurt
  • Chandler Morris tries to transfer
  • Coach O is doing... what?!?
  • New overtime rules
  • What we got wrong in 2020?
  • What have we learned from 2020?
  • Apologies to: NW, BC, Coastal, San Jose, Mizzou
  • What in 2020 was a mirage (ahem, Colorado?)
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER!
Direct download: C2_033121_Final.mp3
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Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • How will college football change over the next 10 years?
  • Playoff format
  • Conference realignment
  • Scheduling practices
  • Technological changes to viewing habits
  • Transparency and gambling
  • Player compensation, salary cap
  • Recruiting limitations, budgets
  • Coaching staff restrictions
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER!
Direct download: C2_032421_Final.mp3
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Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Candidates for the Kansas job
  • Oklahoma-Nebraska fiasco
  • The ACC's new progressive rules
  • AD's silencing coaches
  • The most important QB battles this spring:
  • Ohio St, Penn St, Michigan, Notre Dame
  • LSU, Texas A&M, Texas, Oregon, FSU, BYU
  • Kentucky, Tennessee, Northwestern, Baylor
  • GLORY LASTS FOREVER!
Direct download: C2_031721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Les Miles is fired from Kansas
  • More complaining about transparency
  • Mike Holder's impact, changing role of the AD
  • Biggest questions for contenders: ACC
  • Biggest questions for contenders: Big 12
  • Biggest questions for contenders: Big Ten
  • Biggest questions for contenders: Pac-12
  • Biggest questions for contenders: SEC
  • Our New Game: Glory Lasts Forever!
Direct download: C2_030921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Notre Dame's brilliant move
  • QBs transfers of note
  • Two tiers of breakout teams in 2021
  • Teams that will take steps forward
  • Teams that could compete for championships
  • Who can be this year's Coastal Carolina?
Direct download: C2_022321_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football. Today, we rank and take a deep dive into all 15 new head football coaches in 2021. Why were they hired? Who punched over their weight? Who whiffed? Strengths, weaknesses, concerns and upside for all of the 15 new head coaches in college football.

Direct download: C2_021721_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:36am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Defense won the Super Bowl, so what?
  • When is the last time this happened in college?
  • How many elite offenses have been stopped?
  • What is the perfect type of football game?
  • How will defenses push back in the future?
  • Odds to win the Natty '21 - who Braden bet on.
  • Long shots we like to make playoff
  • Whet the Whistle with Wheek Whone matchups
Direct download: C2_020921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • How to use team rankings
  • ACC blue chips, overachievers, crootin' trends
  • Big 12 blue chips, overachievers, crootin' trends
  • Big Ten blue chips, overachievers, crootin' trends
  • Pac-12 blue chips, overachievers, crootin' trends
  • SEC blue chips, overachievers, crootin' trends
  • Bud Elliott of 247Sports.com joins
  • Consolidation of talent is a concern
  • Josh Heupel at Tennessee
  • Barton Simmons at Vandy
  • EA Sports is back!
Direct download: C2_020421_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:56pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • NFL Draft deadline winners, losers
  • What will the extra year do to college football?
  • Silly Season is still going, folks
  • Misinformation is everywhere
  • What search firms actually do and...
  • why the good ones are super valuable
  • A look at the best 2020 hires
  • Larry Scott's legacy as Pac-12 commish
  • How to save the Pac-12
Direct download: C2_012621.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Tennessee fired Jeremy Pruitt
  • How good of a job is UT, who are the names?
  • Who did we debate for No. 1 in 2021?
  • Which G5 teams will fight for a NY6 bowl?
  • Coastal Chaos in 2021 (and catching Clemson)
  • The top tier in the Big 12
  • Where did all the brands go in the Big Ten?
  • A long training camp for Pac-12 teams? 
  • Bama, UGa a cut above rest of the SEC
Direct download: C2_011921_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Nick Kayal, Steven Lassan and Braden Gall break down the National Championship game.

  • How are we feeling now that the season is over?
  • How will we look back on this season in 20 years?
  • The Greatness of Alabama in 2020
  • The credit and adversity the players went through
  • Is this Saban's best coaching job
  • The evolution of the game
  • Nick hates Braden's Heisman vote
  • The future of the sport
  • Can CFB survive without churn at the top?
  • Will expansion actually spread out the talent?
Direct download: C2_011221_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:35pm CST

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football:

  • DeVonta Smith wins the Heisman
  • Who did Braden vote for and why?
  • Trask vs. Lawrence vs. Jones?
  • Natty News: Sark, Waddle, Covid
  • Can Ohio St continue to pound the rock?
  • How do you cover Smith? Stop Harris?
  • Ryan Day vs. Nick Saban
  • Did Texas execute it's plan to land Sark?
  • What's going on at Florida, UT, Michigan?
Direct download: C2_010720.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:22pm CST

The gang is back to recap the national semifinals. Braden, Nick and Steven talk Alabama and Ohio St's wins:

  • Yet another bowl results PSA
  • Did Bama slow it down?
  • Is Alabama's defense legit?
  • Is Notre Dame willing to change to win?
  • Justin Fields goes off
  • Targeting, play-calling matter?
  • Argument: Rest vs. Rhythm
  • Why Bama-OSU is good for football
  • Why is uniform twitter so easily triggered?

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