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Always College Football with Greg McElroy

ESPN college football analyst Greg McElroy takes a deep dive into the sport with the biggest names on and off the field. With off-seasons being a thing of the past, McElroy goes year-round with analysis, opinions and insight on top teams and under-the-radar stories from coast to coast.

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ESPN college football analyst Greg McElroy takes a deep dive into the sport with the biggest names on and off the field. With off-seasons being a thing of the past, McElroy goes year-round with analysis, opinions and insight on top teams and under-the-radar stories from coast to coast.

McElroy breaks down Thursday nights games and Chris “The Bear” Fallica joins to look at other week 1 lines

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Greg Mcelroy delivers in depth analysis from the big wins by Pittsburgh and Penn State, plus is there reason for concern in Stillwater? Also Chris “The Bear” Fallica goes over the games this week that he loves and the ones he would stay away from - hint two of them are in the SEC.

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Sep 02 2022

53mins

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McElroy previews the 5 biggest games this weekend and talks CFB playoff expansion

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Greg McElroy gives you the best in depth breakdown of the 5 biggest games of the weekend - Notre Dame @ Ohio State, Utah @ Florida, Cincinnati @ Arkansas, Oregon vs Georgia and Florida State vs LSU. Plus McElroy gives his thoughts on the news of possible college football playoff expansion.

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Sep 01 2022

48mins

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McElroy’s 10 Questions he wants answered from week 1

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Every team has questions leading into week 1 and McElroy is here for it. Can Sean Clifford rebound after an injury for Penn State? Will Oklahoma ship a beat? Is Brian Kelly the right man for LSU? WIll the Razorbacks dominate the line against Cincinnati? So many questions and so many answers. Plus McElroy looks at a few strange facts heading into the first full week of college football.

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Aug 31 2022

41mins

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Notre Dame Head Coach Marcus Freeman joins the show ahead of the Ohio State game

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Notre Dame head coach Marcus Freeman joins Greg McElroy ahead of the Ohio State game to talk Tyler Buchner, what to expect from Jim Knowles and the motivation that Notre Dame players have going into the game. Plus, there is a great slate of week 1 games but McElroy gives you 5 that aren’t being talked about enough - be ready Penn State, Houston, North Carolina, Louisville and Oregon State.

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Aug 30 2022

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Greg McElroy gives a great week 0 breakdown and we play a game of low hanging fruit!

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Greg MCElroy breaks down the Cornhuskers tough loss in Ireland but says the reason is NOT the onside kick. McElroy also gives love to Vanderbilt for the win in Hawaii and to Florida State for their first open day win since 2016. Plus does Bru McCoy make Tennessee the best offense in the SEC East? Does Harbaugh have a good plan with two QBs at Michigan? McElroy answers those questions and a few others in our Low Hanging Fruit segment?

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Aug 29 2022

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McElroy and Josh Perry give you the ONLY Ohio State breakdown you need! PLUS The Bear previews Week 0!

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Joshua Perry joins Greg McElroy to give you an indepth look at Ohio State this season, telling you why the defense will step up big time and why the offensive line needs to follow suit. Plus Chris ‘The Bear’ Fallica joins McElroy to break down week 0 gambling lines and why he loves the Wyoming vs Illinois game.

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Aug 26 2022

49mins

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McElroy gives his Top 5 Teams that are considered long shots that shouldn't be!!

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Greg McElroy tells you why Oregon State, Oklahoma State, BYU, Kansas State and Pittsburgh are his top 5 teams that are considered long shots that shouldn't be in 2022 and tells you why Week 0 should be for the G5 only. Plus McElroy welcomes in Army Coach Jeff Monken for a candid interview about what it takes to play football for the Black Knights.

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Aug 25 2022

37mins

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Eric Mac Lain and Greg McElroy give the ONLY Clemson breakdown that you need

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Eric Mac Lain joins Greg McElroy to break down Clemson heading into the 2022 season. Mac Lain tells us there is a QB Competition and that the defense might be the best in the country. Oh and Pittsburgh and Clemson will meet as undefeated teams in the ACC Championship. Plus McElroy tells a great story about why he wore #12 at Alabama.

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Aug 24 2022

39mins

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QB1’s have been named around the country and our QB1, Greg McElroy is here to break it down

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Quinn Ewers at Texas, John Rhys Plumlee at UCF, Casey Thompson at Nebraska plus many more were named QB1 recently and Greg McElroy is here to breakdown what each player will bring to the field. Plus McElroy answers mailbag questions about Ohio State, Stanford and a what's the better future bet Houston or Air Force.

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Aug 23 2022

37mins

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Greg McElroy and Aaron Murray give you the ONLY Georgia breakdown you will need!

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Aaron Murray joins Greg McElroy to break down the defending National Champion Georgia Bulldogs. From Stetson Bennett throwing to an underrated WR group to a defense that will just reload McElroy and Murray break it all down. Plus we hear from Brian Kelly, Jim Harbaugh and other coaches who have NOT named a starting quarterback and McElroy will tell you who he thinks they will name

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Aug 22 2022

38mins

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McElroy gives you the only Alabama breakdown you will need.

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Greg McElroy goes in depth on the Alabama roster - breaking down strengths and areas of concern and gives a game by game prediction for the Tide in 2022. Plus McElroy talks about the Big 10 Media Rights deal and why it is good for College Football.

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Aug 19 2022

27mins

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Teams you don’t want to mess with this season PT 3

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Greg McElroy tells you why Washington, Virginia, TCU, CAL and Syracuse could be trouble for a few CFP playoff contenders and a win could flip the script on their season. Plus McElroy McElroy gives you his AP Poll note you need to know.

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Aug 18 2022

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Teams you don’t want to mess with this season PT 2

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Greg McElroy tells you why Minnesota, South Carolina, Florida, UCLA and Appalachian State could be trouble for a few CFP playoff contenders and a win could flip the script on their season. Plus McElroy McElroy gives you his AP Poll note you need to know.

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Aug 17 2022

38mins

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Tennessee Head Coach Josh Heupel joins Greg McElroy to talk about the Vols upcoming season and if his team will score more than Vols Baseball!

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Josh Heupel joins the show to talk about the progress that Hendon Hooker has made this offseason, what Vol fans should expect from the defense and why the Tennessee job was the perfect fit for him.

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Aug 16 2022

27mins

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Watch out! McElroy gives 5 teams that you don’t want to mess with.

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Greg McElroy tells you why Cincinnati, Boston College, Mississippi State, West Virginia and San Diego State could be trouble for a few CFP playoff contenders and a win could flip the script on their season. Plus McElroy breaks down camp injuries and a few new starters at QB.

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Aug 15 2022

39mins

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Can Oklahoma, Michigan State and Wake Forest have another 10 win year? Greg McElroy decides

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A lot has happened in Oklahoma over the last 9 months, Greg McElroy tells you why it might not be a bad thing for the Sooners. Plus can Michigan State and Wake Forest get back to 10 wins in 2022? Greg McElroy decides.

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Aug 12 2022

44mins

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Arkansas Head Coach Sam Pittman joins McElroy to talk expectations in 2022

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Sam Pittman joins McElroy coming off the Razorbacks best season in 10 years to talk about expectations for KJ Jefferson and the rest of the Hogs in 2022. Also Coach Pittman answers the question - which nickname he prefers best, The Boss Hog or The Pit Boss. Plus McElroy reacts to injury news in camps around college football.

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Aug 11 2022

29mins

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McElroy continues his 10 win team breakdowns from 2021. There is good news and bad news for teams in the SEC, Big 10 and Big 12

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10 wins is an under-appreciated achievement in College Football so Greg McElroy looks at three teams from last year - Iowa, Kentucky, Baylor and breaks down if they can do it again in 2022. Plus McElroy reacts to the news of Sam Hartman being out indefinitely.

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Aug 10 2022

43mins

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Pittsburgh HC Pat Narduzzi joins McElroy to talk about defending the ACC championship

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Pittsburgh Head Coach Pat Narduzzi joins Greg McElroy to talk about all things Panther football including defending the ACC title and why he likes jumping in the cold tub in camp. Also coach Narduzzi talks about NIL and the excitement about opening up against West Virginia in the “backyard brawl”. Plus McElroy looks at the ACC Coastal as a 3 team race between Pittsburgh, Miami and North Carolina.

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Aug 09 2022

44mins

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Greg McElory looks at 10-win teams from 2021 and can they repeat that success?

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10 wins is an under-appreciated achievement in College Football so Greg McElroy looks at three teams from last year - Michigan, Houston and Ole Miss and breaks down if they can do it again in 2022. Plus Greg reacts to the Top 25 coaches Poll and hits the mailbag

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Aug 08 2022

48mins

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