Cover 2 College Football pod

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football

  • Have we ever known less about these teams?
  • Why we are so excited about the season
  • Grading the Media Days performances
  • Kevin Warren and Jim Philips
  • What is actually happening in realignment?
  • What are the Pac-12 schools going to do?
  • Does the B1G want to get bigger?
  • Why CBS and Big 12 are huge players
  • Predictions about counter-programming
  • New transfer rules are smart and good
Direct download: C2_072722_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:20pm CDT

Braden Gall catches up with ESPN's Ian Fitzsimmons to talk conference realignment, the time frame for action from the Big 12 or Pac-12 before they argue about actual football teams. Like, say, who is going to win the ACC, Big 12 or Pac-12? How to build a winning program? How to hire good coaches?

Direct download: C2_072022_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

Braden Gall and Chris Childers hang out from Atlanta at SEC Media Days to discuss the past, present and future of college football. What is happening to the game? Who can be the last team into the college football playoff? The ACC, Big 12 and Pac-12 races are more interesting. The guys catch up in Atlanta.

Direct download: C2_071922_Childers.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

No one is more connected on conference expansion and realignment than Action Network's Brett McMurphy. Braden Gall had a chance to talk with Brett at SEC Media Days in Atlanta about the Big 12 trying to absorb the Pac-12, what Notre Dame is going to do, what happens to the SEC, the Group of 5 and where college football will be in less than 10 years. He's scared, folks. 

Direct download: C2_071922_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:58am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football. What is the latest with expansion as the SEC appears to be standing firm, the Big 12 is "open for business" and one move the Pac-12 needs to make today. Then we roll through the Playoff contenders' biggest upset alerts. Which trap games will define the 2022 championship races? And two recruiting theories about former powerhouses and how we will hire coaches in the future.

Direct download: C2_071422_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:55am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall talk college football, expansion and drama. What are the options for the Big 12 and Pac-12? A full partnership or partial merger or hostile takeover? How ESPN will play a huge role in what happens to the ACC? Why the SEC and Big Ten will fight over Virginia and North Carolina. What's the latest with ND and why the SEC wants them to stay independent.

Direct download: C2_070522_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:05am CDT

Steven Lassan and Braden Gall call an emergency family meeting after the news of USC and UCLA moving to the Big Ten on Thursday. Who is making these decisions and why? Is their calculus right about sacrificing charm for ratings? How ND holds the ACC's future in their palm. Should the Pac-12 and Big 12 join forces? Can these big market forces be stopped or, at least, slowed at all?

Direct download: C2_070122_Final.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:09am CDT