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The only college football podcast in the country that delivers real, raw, unfiltered takes on the best sport in America. Hosts Brandon Walker and Kayce Smith pull no punches when discussing the national landscape of college football. A crew of characters including Marty Mush, Jack Mac and other guests join in the madness. New episodes drop Monday and Thursday every week. 

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The only college football podcast in the country that delivers real, raw, unfiltered takes on the best sport in America. Hosts Brandon Walker and Kayce Smith pull no punches when discussing the national landscape of college football. A crew of characters including Marty Mush, Jack Mac and other guests join in the madness. New episodes drop Monday and Thursday every week. 

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Best College Football Talk

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Can’t get enough of this. BWalk is the man.

Great combo

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These two are great. Brandon Walker is the man.

iTunes Ratings

1973 Ratings
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1759
44
35
47
88

Best College Football Talk

By Matt V Tx - Jan 04 2020
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Can’t get enough of this. BWalk is the man.

Great combo

By smsmurray - Dec 24 2019
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These two are great. Brandon Walker is the man.
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Unnecessary Roughness

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The only college football podcast in the country that delivers real, raw, unfiltered takes on the best sport in America. Hosts Brandon Walker and Kayce Smith pull no punches when discussing the national landscape of college football. A crew of characters including Marty Mush, Jack Mac and other guests join in the madness. New episodes drop Monday and Thursday every week. 

Rank #1: Super Mega 2019 Season Preview

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The only super mega preview for the 2019 college football season you need is here. The Unnecessary Roughness crew take you through their hot takes for the season and answer the big questions from the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12, and SEC.

Does Jalen Hurts have a chance at the Heisman? Will anybody dethrone Alabama in the SEC? Is Texas BACK? Which out of conference game has the most on the line? Does Brandon Walker hate Iowa or Ole Miss more? A lot of questions and the only place with all the answers is Unnecessary Roughness. 

Subscribe. Rate. Leave a comment. Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @UnnecRoughness.

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #2: SZN1 Episode #1 - Johnny Visits Barstool ft Dave Portnoy

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Johnny Manziel and Erik Burkhardt made the trip down from Canada to visit Barstool HQ in New York City, and they recorded their first episode of the new Comeback SZN Podcast. Kayce Smith hosts and the group discuss everything from Manziel spilling wine all over a hotel room in New England down to MJ vs LeBron (not seriously). Check it out, subscribe, and check back in every Tuesday morning for a new episode.

Jun 12 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #3: SZN 1 Episode #5 - College partying, Coaching a Superstar and the Off-Season (ft. Kliff Kingsbury)

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Kayce Smith, Johnny Manziel and Erik Burkhardt are joined by Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to talk about his time coaching #2 during the wild Heisman season at Texas A&M, hanging out with Britney Spears, balancing some of the biggest personalities in college football and much more. Check out the Comeback SZN podcast presented by Barstool Sports. 

Jul 10 2018

45mins

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Rank #4: Championship Weekend Recap

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[0:00] Intro

[3:00] College Football Playoff reaction. Did the committee get it right?

[18:15] A look into the minds of the coaches in the playoff. Who wanted to play who?

[27:15] Observations from the 5 championship games this weekend via the mind of Brandon Walker. 

[31:45] A quick rant on the Dr. Pepper challenge. 

[38:40] Is the Big 12 sending a sacrificial lamb to the CFP?

[51:00] The Pac-12 was who we thought they were.

[53:00] A takequake from Brandon Walker.

[1:01:50] Coaching news. Does Brandon Walker already hate Lane Kiffin?

[1:07:20] SHIT LIST 

[1:11:30] Hot Takes

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Dec 09 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #5: SZN1 Episode #18 A little bit of everything (Ft: Mike Leach)

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On this week's episode of Comeback SZN, the crew welcomes Washington State Cougars head coach and college football legend,  Mike Leach. He dishes on his career, player mental health, Walt Disney, Sharon Stone, Global Warming, his personal finances, and... just about everything else. Johnny, Kayce, and EB also give their 'picks of the week' and their 'comebacks of the week.' That and much more... 

Oct 11 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #6: SZN1 Episode #8 - Dave Portnoy, Erik Burkhardt, and Johnny Manziel -- Johnny Starts

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You know what this is. Emergency episode of Comeback SZN featuring special host Dave Portnoy. Talking about Johnny's new role as starting quarterback in Montreal, the news out of Ohio State, and Kayce's week. Subscribe.

Aug 02 2018

21mins

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Rank #7: Week 9 Review

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[0:00] Intro 

[5:00] Kayce wins bet over Brandon after Mississippi State - A&M. 

[10:45] Episode rundown

[15:45] Oklahoma - Kansas State. Did this game expose Oklahoma's Heisman system?

[30:20] Auburn - LSU. Looking at their two losses, is Auburn still a top 10 team? 

[37:00] Michigan exposes Notre Dame

[45:45] Brandon Walker's takepocolypse. Chase Young a Heisman contender? Will their be a conference with two teams in the CFP? 

[1:11:45] Hot Takes from you, our brilliant listener

[1:26:30] Shit List!

Oct 28 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #8: Week 9 Preview

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[0:00] Intro

[5:05] Texas A&M - Mississippi State preview. Kayce and Brandon discuss their wager. 

[13:50] The Heisman playoff that is coming in the next month. 

[23:30] Jim Harbaugh eyeing an exit strategy? How would you feel as a Michigan fan if that were to happen?

[29:00] Colorado HC Mel Tucker thinks there is no transfer portal in real life. That just isn't true. 

[33:10] Greg Sankey's bizarre letter defending SEC officials. 

[38:00] Sooner Schooner will be out of commission for the rest of the season. Will this result in a curse for Oklahoma?

[44:00] Louisiana newspaper wants CBS to apologize for showing Joe Burrow's behind. Wait, what? 

[49:25] College Football Payoff with Marty Mush!

[58:18] Auburn - LSU preview

[1:01:15] Ohio State - Wisconsin preview

[1:04:00] Michigan - Notre Dame preview

[1:07:15] Michigan State - Penn State preview

[1:09:25] Washington State - Oregon preview

[1:10:54] Other games

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Oct 24 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #9: Week 11 Reaction

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[0:00] Intro

[4:35] LSU - Alabama recap. The coaching glow-up of Coach O is almost complete. 

[23:30] Penn State - Minnesota. Who saw Minnesota coming? Do they deserve a top 4 ranking in this week's CFP rankings?

[31:30] Brandon Walker's weekly TAKEPOCOLYPSE.

[47:20] 5 coaches that are universally accepted as great coaches that are having bad seasons. Are they still great or is it time to reevaluate?

[57:30] Chad Morris fired, who is the next SEC coach to be fired? 

[1:07:20] How would a Deion Sanders experiment go at FSU? 

[1:13:20] Under the radar teams after week 11. 

[1:15:10] Kayce and Brandon give their top 4. 

[1:22:00] HOT TAKES

[1:37:00] Shit List

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Nov 11 2019

1hr 46mins

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Rank #10: Week 0 Review, Mississippi State Sanctions And Reacting To Audience's Hot Takes

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The Unnecessary Roughness crew is back for their second episode of the season and debates were had after just 2 week 0 games. Are Florida & Miami trash? Is Feleipe Franks actually bad? How does Kayce Smith feel about Kevin Sumlin embarrassing himself and the Pac 12 in Hawaii? 

Before reacting to hot takes from Unnecessary Roughness listeners, Kayce discusses her trip to Orlando, which may have resulted in her denouncing her southern roots. Brandon Walker tries to gloss over the Mississippi State sanctions from the NCAA until  Jack Mac and Kayce force the pride of Mississippi State to react to what looks on the surface to be bad news for the Bulldogs. Is Desmond Howard going to have to choke a b***h? Brandon Walker may also have to "choke a b***h" after receiving hate mail from Iowa fans this week. 

[0:00] Intro, episode rundown

[10:38] Week 0 review

[20:58] Desmond Howard asking on College GameDay "is Desmond Howard going to have to choke a b***h?"

[24:56] Mississippi State sanctions

[32:00] Reaction to audience's hot takes

[41:56] Another Jalen Hurts argument

[50:40] Bradon Walker's love for Iowa State. Reads hate mail from Iowa fans. 

[1:05:00] 5 under the radar Week 1 games 

Download. Subscribe. Rate. Tell your grandma about us. Follow us on social media @UnnecRoughness. 

Aug 26 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #11: Week 1 Reaction

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[0:30] Intro and a conversation about Jack Mac's voice.

[6:14] Kayce & Brandon call in to give their live reaction to the OU-Houston game. You won't believe this, but an argument ensues. Audio will sound different in this segment due to Brandon + Kayce being on phones.

[18:58] Who won the weekend? Brandon, Kayce, and Jack give their winner.

[27:30] How will Brandon “Guarantee” Walker handle Dave & Big Cat after Mississippi State didn't cover?

[32:52] Most impressive teams of the week

[46:10] Most disappointing teams

[58:47] The debut of The Shit List

[1:12:39] Fan Hot Takes

[1:26:04] Best moment of the weekend

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Sep 02 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #12: Week 1 Preview

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[0:25] Episode preview

[8:11] Week 1 overview 

[12:00] Auburn vs. Oregon

[19:55] Georgia Tech @ Clemson

[21:10] Houston @ Oklahoma & Notre Dame @ Louisville

[28:50] FSU vs. Boise State

[32:10] UVA @ Pitt

[33:40] South Carolina @ North Carolina

[36:30] Virginia Tech @ Boston College

[37:48] Northwestern @ Stanford

[40:28] 3 on upset alerts 

[45:58] Wisconsin @ USF

[49:45] Marty Mush joins the pod for the first edition of College Football Payoff

[1:05:56] Confence championship predictions

[1:14:16] NCAA transfer debate

[1:120:10] Mississippi State fans turning on Brandon Walker?

Aug 29 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #13: Week 10 Reaction

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[0:00] Intro

[3:00] Episode rundown. 

[4:15] Georgia - Florida. Mixed feelings about the Georgia Bulldogs. 

[10:30] SMU - Memphis. Pure college football entertainment. 

[13:45] A big weekend for the PAC 12. 

[22:25] Willie Taggart fired by FSU. Who should the Noles hire next?

[30:15] Kayce reacts to Brandon's takes of the week. 

[48:00] Under the radar teams across the country. 

[58:20] College football playoff prediction. Which 6 teams will have their name called on Tuesday night?

[1:04:30] Which team is more likely to land Urban Meyer: Notre Dame or USC?

[1:12:30] Hot takes from you, the intelligent and always entertaining listener. 

[1:28:15] Shit List

Nov 04 2019

1hr 33mins

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Rank #14: Week 14 Review

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[0:00] Intro

[4:15] Kayce needs to start dressing like she knows the sport of football?

[9:37] The best football game of the year: The Iron Bowl.

[17:00] Ohio State - Michigan. Ohio State is no longer unbeatable. 

[25:00] Missouri fired Barry Odom. Who is next in the SEC? 

[32:30] TAKEAPALOOOOOZA via Brandon Walker's brain. 

[47:45] Brandon is still tingling from the ending of the Egg Bowl

[1:10:45] The most insufferable fanbase of the upcoming 2020 offseason has emerged!

[1:17:15] Are there cracks starting to show in the Alabama dynasty?

[1:23:45] Hot Takes from you, the attractive audience. 

[1:39:05] SHIT LIST!

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 42mins

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Rank #15: SZN1 Episode #2 - NCAA Rules, Versace, and a Wager

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On this week's episode, Erik Burkhardt and Johnny Manziel join Kayce Smith to talk about Phil Mickelson, Johnny's trip to the Versace house, and the gang makes a little wager. Take a listen to episode two of Comeback SZN presented by Barstool Sports.

Jun 20 2018

36mins

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Rank #16: SZN1 Episode #7 - Montreal, Manning Camp Fiasco and Jimmy G's date

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On this week's episode, Kayce Smith, Johnny Manziel and Erik Burkhardt discuss the CFL trade that sent Johnny to Montreal this week and the high expectations that come with it. Johnny sets the record straight on the infamous Manning Camp drama from his college days. Plus, the crew discusses Jimmy Garoppolo dating a porn star and much more. Comeback SZN is presented by Barstool Sports.

Jul 26 2018

50mins

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Rank #17: Week 10 Preview

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[0:00] Intro, Brandon's eventful day

[2:15] Kayce discusses her blog about Brandon wearing a Texas A&M yell leader outfit. 

[3:10] November is when it's all going to happen!

[7:30] How the first college football playoff will work out

[11:30] Ohio State's toughest game remaining is....Michigan?

[15:00] Georgia - Florida preview

[24:00] A story about Kayce being mistaken for a stripper in a restaurant in Tupelo, Mississippi 

[26:40] Minnesota & Baylor....who has more staying power?

[38:15] Players being able to profit off of their name, image, and likeness means one thing: NCAA FOOTBALL BACK!!

[47:50] The glow up of Coach O & the cocky comment by one of his receivers. 

[57:45] Joey Gatewood transferring from Auburn

[1:02:30] Memphis - SMU preview

Oct 31 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #18: Week 12 Review

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[0:00] Intro

[3:10]: OU - Baylor. Brandon basks in the glory of his epic comeback against Dave Portnoy.

[16:20] Tua's injury. What's next for the Crimson Tide? Do they still have a shot at the Playoff?

[26:45] Brandon Walker unleashes a litany of TAKES. 

[41:25] Can Auburn beat Alabama now that Tua is out for the season?

[47:15] Georgia has every ability in the world to win the Natty, but there's one thing holding them back. 

[1:00:50] Under the radar teams. Both good and bad teams. 

[1:09:30] Hot Takes from the smartest audience in the entire world: you, the Unnecessary Roughness listener. 

[1:26:00] SHIT LIST!

Nov 18 2019

1hr 34mins

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Rank #19: Week 4 Reaction

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[0:00] Intro & Brandon wonders why NBC didn't label him as hypersexualized and submissive

[2:15] Notre Dame @ Georgia. Why isn't Kirby Smart utilizing the talent he has? Is he afraid to do so?

[13:40] Michigan @ Wisconsin. Is this the start of the end for Jim Harbaugh at Michigan? 

[18:06] Auburn @ Texas A&M. A discussion on how the Aggies are Rosie O'Donnell at this point. 

[22:40] Oklahoma State @ Texas. Will Jack Mac apologize for his Spencer Sanders take? Plus an argument over how close this game really was. 

[27:42] ACC: Bye UCF! Mack Brown's magical carpet ride has come to an end. 

[31:36] Big 10: Is Nebraska a good football team?

[32:52] Big 12: Really, TCU? 

[35:15] Brandon & Kayce recap their weekend in Madison

[36:50] Pac 12: Are they out of the CFP hunt already?

[44:16] SEC: Why is LSU giving up 38 points to Vanderbilt? Did Arkansas hire the wrong coach?

[52:20] Audience Hot Takes: Does Tennessee want Butch Jones back? How many losses for Michigan? Should people from the Northeast not be allowed to have opinions on college football?

[1:03:13] Shit List

Sep 23 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #20: Week 6 Preview

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[0:00] Intro & episode rundown. Is October the best month? Kayce isn't drunk, but is she clinically depressed? 

[4:40] California legislation bill allowing college athletes to profit off of their likeness

[7:00] Jeremy Banks arrest video and Jeremy Pruitt's call to the police

[13:37] "PETA can fuck right off." PETA calls for Bully The Bulldog to be removed from Mississippi State's sideline

[18:15] College football fans are the biggest pussies in sports

[23:50] College Football Payoff with Marty Mush

[37:32] Auburn @ Florida. Will Brandon Walker be right about Auburn?

[46:50] Iowa @ Michigan. Can Michigan get back on track?

[50:48] Michigan State @ Ohio State. Can Michigan State's defense stop the rolling ball of chainsaws that is Ohio State led by Justin Fields?

[54:40] Under the radar games

[59:00] Preview of CFB show in West Virginia

[1:04:40] Jack Mac vs. UMass coach Walt Bell. 

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Oct 03 2019

1hr 11mins

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Was LSU The Greatest Team Ever?

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[0:00] Intro....is Jack Mac a sociopath?

[6:40] Cleaning up the title game. Brandon and Kayce give their final thoughts on LSU's spectacular season. 

[10:47] Has OBJ kicked off an investigation into LSU? 

[16:40] Was this LSU team the greatest college football team...ever?

[21:05] Penn State is in the news again for all of the wrong reasons. 

[30:24] Top stories of the season....non-top tier teams edition.

[46:50] Two-minute drill!

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Jan 16 2020

1hr 8mins

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National Championship Review

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Straight off their live stream for the LSU - Clemson national championship, Brandon and Kayce sat down to discuss their immediate thoughts on what was an eventful night. 

Thank you to all the Roughnecks for the awesome 2019 season! We will be back on Thursday and will continue to drop an episode once a week during the offseason, so you aren't getting rid of us just yet. 

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Jan 14 2020

40mins

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National Championship Preview

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[0:00] A SPECIAL intro

[4:50] A new fanbase rivalry for Brandon & Kayce.

[11:15] National championship preview. Brandon, Kayce, and Jack Mac give their official predictions.

[42:05] Don't know if you heard, but Mississippi State may have hired a coach named Mike Leach. Brandon gives his official thoughts. 

[49:15] Kayce describes a new rivalry with her oldest rival

[51:55] Hot takes from the Roughnecks. 

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Jan 13 2020

1hr 2mins

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Coaching Carousel, The SEC May Be In Trouble, Teams With Real And Fake Momentum Heading Into 2020

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0:00: Intro

4:40: How did Matt Rhule get a job with the Carolina Panthers?

11:00: Mississippi State's search for a new head coach has Brandon Walker feeling dead inside.

18:49: Tua has left...where does Alabama go from here?

26:08: Jake Fromm and a boatload of other Georgia players are leaving, does this open the door for the SEC to be dethroned as the best conference in the country?

35:13: Teams on the rise after the 2019 bowl season.

42:35: Teams with fake hype heading into the 2020 offseason.

48:45: Two-minute drill to learn a few more things about Kayce and Brandon

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Jan 09 2020

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Bowl Season Recap, The New Method Of Cheating, And College Football's Officiating Problem

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0:00: Intro. We are nearing the end of the season. Sad!

3:05: Brandon Walker is smack-dab in the middle of a coaching search after Joe Moorhead's firing.

12:45: A recap of bowl season.

22:10 College football's officiating issue.

26:48: Tua's possible return is shedding light on the real cheating that is going on in college football

39:39: A few national championship thoughts. 

45:00: HOT TAKES from the Roughnecks!

1:06:00: Kayce asks Brandon his take on Ole Miss hiring of DJ Durkin

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Jan 06 2020

1hr 12mins

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College Football Playoff Reaction

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[0:00] Intro

[1:30] What a day of football! 

[3:45] Ohio State - Clemson recap.

[7:50] The three calls that changed the game.

[19:00] Other issues for Ohio State outside of questionable calls by the refs.

[32:00] LSU - Oklahoma recap.

[37:20] How should we determine the CFP moving forward?

[42:15] This moment belongs to Joe Burrow.

[49:08] ESPN's handling of the death of Carley McCord.

[53:00] First thoughts on the outcome of LSU - Clemson?

[55:00]: Five thoughts from the other bowl games that happened.

[1:05:45] Hot takes from the beautiful Roughnecks.

Dec 30 2019

1hr 27mins

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College Football Playoff Preview

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[0:00] Intro and the top moments from the first season of Unnecessary Roughness. 

[11:00] Bowl game previews

[21:10] Oklahoma vs. LSU.

[34:45] Clemson vs. Ohio State.

[49:00] Three questions for this decade.

[57:10] Hot takes from the roughnecks. 

Dec 23 2019

1hr 15mins

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Unnecessary Roughness LIVE: Does Recruiting Matter? Plus Calls From Listeners

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On Wednesday December 18th, Brandon and Kayce were live on Barstool Radio taking calls from Roughnecks. Topics included recruiting, an expanded playoff, will the AAC ever be a P5 program, and much more. We hope you enjoy and will consider calling in for the next version of Unnecessary Roughness LIVE!

[0:00] Intro

[2:00] Does recruiting really matter? Should you care about your favorite teams recruiting rankings?

[28:30] Taking calls from listeners

Dec 18 2019

1hr 38mins

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Heisman & Army-Navy Recap, Best Coaching Hire, And Crowning The New Most Sensitive Fanbase In The Country

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[0:00] Intro

[4:45] Recap of the college football show at Army-Navy.

[9:20] Did Coach O cry during Joe Burrow's Heisman speech or was it an act for recruiting?

[20:30] Naming the new most sensitive fanbase in America.

[34:15] Who had the best coaching hire of the offseason? 

[36:45] A heated argument over whether or not Ole Miss is a "name program" in college football.

[47:00] Introducing a new segment: the two-minute drill. 

[1:00:15] Hot takes from you, the beautiful roughnecks. 

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Dec 16 2019

1hr 19mins

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Bowls Preview, Army - Navy, And Coaching News

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[0:00] Intro.

[4:25] Army-Navy preview.

[8:40] The race for who will finish second in the Heisman race.

[13:20] Players sitting out of bowl games. Do Brandon and Kayce agree?

[20:20] College football playoff discussion. Has anything changed since the committee announced the two semifinal games?

[24:30] BOWL GAMES!

[41:30] News items across the country. Oh, have the Hogs fallen!

[55:30] Team, game, and player of the decade.

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Dec 12 2019

1hr 2mins

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Championship Weekend Recap

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[0:00] Intro

[3:00] College Football Playoff reaction. Did the committee get it right?

[18:15] A look into the minds of the coaches in the playoff. Who wanted to play who?

[27:15] Observations from the 5 championship games this weekend via the mind of Brandon Walker. 

[31:45] A quick rant on the Dr. Pepper challenge. 

[38:40] Is the Big 12 sending a sacrificial lamb to the CFP?

[51:00] The Pac-12 was who we thought they were.

[53:00] A takequake from Brandon Walker.

[1:01:50] Coaching news. Does Brandon Walker already hate Lane Kiffin?

[1:07:20] SHIT LIST 

[1:11:30] Hot Takes

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Dec 09 2019

1hr 31mins

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Championship Weekend Preview

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[0:00] Intro

[4:00] The committee's final rankings before championship weekend. Were they too hard on the SEC while giving the Big Ten too much credit?

[10:00] The coaching carousel is in FULL effect.

[21:30] Greg Schiano has returned to Rutgers and he took it as an opportunity to stick it to Tennessee's fans.

[27:15] Did USC make the right move by retaining Clay Helton?

[28:15] Can Ohio State be anymore soft with their constant complaining about Chase Young being held?

[31:00] The possibility of Tua coming back to Alabama.

[38:20] Dabo Swinney continues to complain. Shocker!

[43:15] Brandon and Kayce are on different sides for the SEC Championship Game.

[53:20] Oklahoma - Baylor preview.

[56:50] Oregon - Utah preview.

[58:45] We do our best to preview Virginia - Clemson

[1:01:45] OSU - Wisconsin preview. 

[1:02:25] If the winner of the AAC Championship plays Alabama, would they have a shot of taking down the Tide?

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 6mins

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Week 14 Review

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[0:00] Intro

[4:15] Kayce needs to start dressing like she knows the sport of football?

[9:37] The best football game of the year: The Iron Bowl.

[17:00] Ohio State - Michigan. Ohio State is no longer unbeatable. 

[25:00] Missouri fired Barry Odom. Who is next in the SEC? 

[32:30] TAKEAPALOOOOOZA via Brandon Walker's brain. 

[47:45] Brandon is still tingling from the ending of the Egg Bowl

[1:10:45] The most insufferable fanbase of the upcoming 2020 offseason has emerged!

[1:17:15] Are there cracks starting to show in the Alabama dynasty?

[1:23:45] Hot Takes from you, the attractive audience. 

[1:39:05] SHIT LIST!

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 42mins

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Week 14 Preview

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[0:00] Intro

[7:18] It's the time of the year to let the hate FLOW through you. 

[11:33] Stop ranking rivalries!  

[15:40] 5 rivalries that are built or pure hatred. 

[28:20] Brandon and Kayce both talk about their rivals: Ole Miss and Texas.

[34:16] OSU - Michigan. Do the Wolverines have a shot?

[39:50] Auburn - Alabama. What does Alabama have to do to sneak into the playoff?

[46:00] A&M - LSU. Good luck, Kayce.

[49:45] Oklahoma - Oklahoma State. 

[50:55] Minnesota - Wisconsin.

[53:30] Memphis - Cincinnati. 

[56:05] Under the radar games!

[1:00:05] THANKSGIVING DRAFT! 

[1:03:00] VT - UVA, Louisville - Kentucky, Nebraska - Iowa, South Carolina - Clemson

[1:11:15] Listeners reasons why they hate their rival. 

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Nov 27 2019

1hr 15mins

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Week 13 Reaction

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[0:00] Intro. Absolutes don't exist in college football.

[5:00] Oregon exposed themselves as frauds against Arizona State. Does the Pac-12 still have a shot at the playoff?

[9:54] Ohio State showed a bit of vulnerability against Penn State. 

[16:43] Brandon Walker's TAKEAPALOOOOOZA!

[20:15] Ohio State cannot overlook Michigan next week.

[24:00] Georgia is sticking around, but there is just something off about them. At least they have the SEC officials on their side. 

[33:00] The U is not back. 

[35:00] 3 teams that have gotten off the mat and are building towards a great 2020. 

[42:15] Is Tom Herman in trouble down in Austin?

[48:40] Are Coach O and LSU getting too big for their britches?

[52:00] Alabama continues to act like Tua died. 

[57:45] HOT TAKES from you, the intelligent listener!

[1:21:05] SHIT LIST. 

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Nov 25 2019

1hr 32mins

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Week 13 Preview

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[0:00] Intro

[7:30] College Football Playoff rankings reaction. Is Alabama still alive or are they just a placeholder?

[16:45] It's time to stop acting like Tua Tagovailoa died.

[23:55] Baylor made a mistake, one that may have cursed them for years to come!

[25:10] Sean Clifford deleted his social media after death threats from Penn State fans after the loss to Minnesota. Grow up, Happy Valley!

[28:45] What the hell is going on at South Carolina right now?

[36:45] Ohio State fans plan to boycott GameDay?

[38:20] Penn State - Ohio State preview.

[44:25] Georgia - Texas A&M preview.

[47:00] Brandon teaches Kayce how to HATE. 

[53:00] Tentative end of the season awards.

[1:07:00] Colege Football Payoff with Marty Mush

Nov 21 2019

1hr 14mins

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BONUS: Taking Calls From Listeners

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On Tuesday, November 19th, Brandon Walker and Kayce Smith took over for CCK on Barstool Radio. From 1-3 PM, they took over the airwaves and took calls from listeners. Everything was discussed. Arguments were had. 

Nov 19 2019

1hr 46mins

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Week 12 Review

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[3:10]: OU - Baylor. Brandon basks in the glory of his epic comeback against Dave Portnoy.

[16:20] Tua's injury. What's next for the Crimson Tide? Do they still have a shot at the Playoff?

[26:45] Brandon Walker unleashes a litany of TAKES. 

[41:25] Can Auburn beat Alabama now that Tua is out for the season?

[47:15] Georgia has every ability in the world to win the Natty, but there's one thing holding them back. 

[1:00:50] Under the radar teams. Both good and bad teams. 

[1:09:30] Hot Takes from the smartest audience in the entire world: you, the Unnecessary Roughness listener. 

[1:26:00] SHIT LIST!

Nov 18 2019

1hr 34mins

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Week 12 Preview

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[5:05] CFP discussion. Is the committee setting up Oregon to get in over Alabama?

[18:45] Chase Young will be back for Penn State. Was this the most convenient suspension in NCAA history?

[23:00] Teams we left for dead that have a chance to affect the CFP picture in a MAJOR way.

[31:45] College Football Payoff with Marty Mush

[38:40] Auburn - Georgia preview. 

[42:00] Baylor - Oklahoma preview.

[47:20] Minnesota - Iowa preview.

[53:20] Other games with playoff implications.

[59:30] Gus Malzahn to Arkansas? Should Auburn fans welcome the opportunity to ship Malzahn to Fayetteville?

[1:02:07] Most underwhelming atmosphere in the country? Tell us if you agree with our opinions @UnnecRoughness on Twitter and Instagram.

Nov 14 2019

1hr 9mins

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Week 11 Reaction

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[4:35] LSU - Alabama recap. The coaching glow-up of Coach O is almost complete. 

[23:30] Penn State - Minnesota. Who saw Minnesota coming? Do they deserve a top 4 ranking in this week's CFP rankings?

[31:30] Brandon Walker's weekly TAKEPOCOLYPSE.

[47:20] 5 coaches that are universally accepted as great coaches that are having bad seasons. Are they still great or is it time to reevaluate?

[57:30] Chad Morris fired, who is the next SEC coach to be fired? 

[1:07:20] How would a Deion Sanders experiment go at FSU? 

[1:13:20] Under the radar teams after week 11. 

[1:15:10] Kayce and Brandon give their top 4. 

[1:22:00] HOT TAKES

[1:37:00] Shit List

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Nov 11 2019

1hr 46mins

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Can’t get enough of this. BWalk is the man.

Great combo

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These two are great. Brandon Walker is the man.