Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview the two national semifinal playoff games on New Year's Eve.

  • New Year's Eve TV ratings
  • Bowl game hijinks abound
  • How a win for Cincy changes football
  • The argument for the Bearcats defense
  • Can Cincy stop Will Anderson?
  • Georgia-Michigan similarities
  • QB situations for both
  • O-Line vs. D-Line
  • Which offense evolves?
  • New Year's college football resolutions
Direct download: C2_123021_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:06am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview every single bowl game. But before they do we play a fun holiday bowl game called: "Real, Old or Fake." Play along with the guys OR play the at-home game. Either way, have a wonderful holiday bowl season!

Direct download: C2_122221_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • What does the Travis Hunter story mean?
  • NIL, transfer portal, early signing, HBCU's
  • Stay calm and get used to new norms
  • Reevaluating the early signing period
  • Team recruiting rankings and the playoff
  • New coaches at Oregon, Virginia and Duke
  • New hiring philosophy: hiring coordinators
  • Transfer portal QB chaos all over the country
  • Bryce Young wins Heisman, Braden's ballot
  • Previewing the first round of bowl games
Direct download: C2_121521_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 3:30am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Army-Navy: Best football game all yeaer
  • Miami doing things they've never done
  • Why Mario Cristobal will crush at The U
  • Upward mobility in the ACC, Pac-12
  • Asking Brent Venables to carry OU into SEC
  • Clemson has to replace more big pieces
  • Oregon is extremely attractive
  • Marcus Freeman's upside, risk at Notre Dame
  • Josh Gattis award, Jim Knowles moves
  • New G5 names at Fresno, Akron, Colorado St
  • Virginia, Duke openings
  • Heisman process, debate
Direct download: C2_120821_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:37am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall offer instant reaction to Championship Weekend and the College Football Playoff bracket.

Instant predictions and analysis:

  • (1) Bama vs. (4) Cincinnati
  • (2) Michigan vs. (3) Georgia
  • Who should've been No. 1?
  • Who wins the national title?
  • History is made by the committee
  • Does the G5 actually want this?
  • Rematch factor
  • Critical games within the game
  • Would Ok-State have gotten in?
  • Historical context, stats, info
Direct download: C2_120521_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:10am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall preview championship weekend in college football.

  • Western Kentucky-UTSA
  • Oregon-Utah
  • Baylor-Ok State
  • Kent St-Northern Illinois
  • Utah St-San Diego St
  • App St-Louisiana
  • Georgia-Alabama
  • Houston-Cincinnati
  • Iowa-Michigan
  • Wake Forest-Pitt (UVa, what?)

Special GLOAT announcement, listener feedback and season-ending show reviews.

Direct download: C2_120321_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall record a bonus episode of Cover 2 After Dark. We talk rankings and playoff implications, take a deep dive into the Brian Kelly to LSU news and what it means for Notre Dame. Hear from Dari Nowkhah about how Lincoln Riley left Norman. As well as some Virginia Tech and Washington talk.

Direct download: C2_120121_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

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