Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Some new rules, committee members
  • Bama using portal in big way
  • Hawaii update

Grading the first-year P5 coaches:

  • Jedd Fisch, Arizona
  • Bryan Harsin, Auburn
  • Bret Bielema, Illinois
  • Lance Leipold, Kansas
  • Shane Beamer, South Carolina
  • Josh Heupel, Tennessee
  • Steve Sarkisian, Texas
  • Clark Lea, Vanderbilt

Grading the first-year G5 coaches from Blake Anderson at Utah State to Butch Jones at Arkansas State.

Direct download: C2_012622_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:38am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • What are the risks of the expansion stalemate?
  • Why wouldn't SEC, Big Ten expand?
  • Big 12 proposed divisions: Good and bad
  • JT Daniels, Jaxson Dart, Caleb Williams
  • Todd Graham's shocking Hawaii tenure
  • Where do NFL playoff QBs come from?
  • All of the evidence points to the Pac-12
  • NFL Draft deadline: winners and losers
  • QB play in 2022 will be MUCH better
Direct download: C2_011922_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:30am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • What is holding up playoff expansion?
  • Public sentiment wants expansion
  • Automatic qualifiers helps who?
  • What the Big Ten, ACC, Pac-12 care about?
  • TV ratings for the national title: Up and down
  • How to regain national interest?
  • Big programs have follow the Ohio State model
  • Just Do It: Hire recruiting assassins
  • Early Top 25 2022 Rankings
  • Bama, Ohio St, Georgia on top tier
  • Clemson, Texas A&M, Michigan?
  • Who has staying power: Utah, Mich. St, Wake?
Direct download: C2_011422_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

The band is back together as Mitch Light from The Athletic joins Steven Lassan and Braden Gall to break down Georgia's national championship victory over Alabama.

  • Drama, tension, talent leads to great game
  • Injuries for Bama play big role
  • Did Todd Monken, UGa evolve?
  • Georgia defense got stops when it had to
  • Kirby vs. Saban wasn't a factor
  • How will this game be received nationally?
  • Fighting the regionality of the sport
  • Removing focus from the national title
Direct download: C2_011122_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:08am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • TV ratings for the semifinals were bad
  • TV expectations for the national title?
  • Why were numbers down in 2020?
  • Fatigue about the top of the sport?
  • Does expansion fix this?
  • Georgia's defensive approach
  • Bryce Young's ability to beat man coverage
  • Stetson Bennett will change the narrative
  • Georgia's weapons getting healthy
  • HAS Georgia innovated?
  • Final game scores, predictions
  • NFL coaching moves to impact college
  • Caleb Williams big news
Direct download: C2_010622_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football.

  • Best two all year will play for natty
  • Bama handles Cincinnati
  • Bearcats deserve tons of credit
  • What's Luke Fickell's future?
  • Georgia's utter domination
  • North-South talent differential
  • Jim Harbaugh's legacy
  • Georgia's adjustments for Alabama?
  • Why fans will watch (why they won't)
  • Expansion: How will it help?
  • New Year's bowls teach us about expansion
  • People still think bowl records matter?
Direct download: C2_010222_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:26am CDT

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