Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

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

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