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Breakout Football Podcast

The Breakout Football Podcast is a fantasy football show hosted by Zach Cohen and Cole Topham. The podcast is formatted like a talk show and will feature various different segments, including but not limited to: weekly awards, mock drafts, rankings, debates, guest interviews, fan mailbags and more. Our goal is to give you as much information as possible through fun, bite-sized nuggets.

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Wheel of Players! ft. FantasyPros' Derek Brown

The wheel is BACK as FantasyPros’ Derek Brown joins the show to dish out advice on nine random players. The pool of players is below with a new round of spins for Zach, Cole and Derek at 3:40, 14:10 and 20:55. To see which lucky players get chosen, well, check out the episode! PLAYER POOL ⬇️ Cam Akers Saquon Barkley Gabe Davis JK Dobbins Zach Ertz Justin Fields Pat Freiermuth Derrick Henry Jerry Jeudy Travis Kelce Trevor Lawrence Allen Lazard D.J. Moore Kyle Pitts Dak Prescott Tua Tagovailoa


5 Jul 2022

Rank #1

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9 Fantasy Lessons to Know ft. Todd Wright

Todd Wright of the Todd Wright Fantasy Football Podcast and formerly of ESPN joins Zach & Cole to reminisce on nine big lessons they’ve learned playing fantasy football. The value of touches Situation v. Talent Dealing with handcuffs The crossroads of fantasy and fandom Stacks When in doubt… Flex > tight ends Outliers Have fun!


30 Jun 2022

Rank #2

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Random Fantasy Comparisons ft. Luke Sawhook

Let’s get weird! Luke Sawhook joins Zach & Cole to compare fantasy players to anything. Don't worry, they throw in fantasy advice for each player... and they get heated about food takes, specifically sauces and fast food chains. 3:00 - Ezekiel Elliott 5:30 - Nick Chubb 8:18 - RB rant ft. Montgomery, Dobbins, Gibson & Javonte (rip) 14:56 - Joe Mixon 18:00 - Elijah Mitchell 21:35 - Jamison Crowder 23:50 - Brandin Cooks + breaking news? 26:26 - FAST-FOOD RANTS! 29:51 - Trey Lance 33:08 - Derek Carr 36:00 - Best flavor combos on the planet 👀 37:44 - Tyreek Hill 40:00 - Tua Tagovailoa 45:10 - Comparing rookie WRs to wing sauces


1 Jun 2022

Rank #3

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Dynasty Stock Report ft. Fantasy Footballers’ Jeff Greenwood

The Fantasy Footballers’ Jeff Greenwood joins Zach & Cole to review the biggest winners and losers of the offseason in dynasty fantasy football. Jeff also dishes out advice and strategies for how to approach dynasty. The three gentlemen each talk about 2 big winners and 2 big losers, including: Nick Chubb James Conner Tyreek Hill Michael Pittman Marquise Brown Terry McLaurin And more! (We can’t reveal ALL 12, come on now...)


25 May 2022

Rank #4

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Best Ball Rankings Roast! ft. TDN's Jaime Eisner

It's a roast!... sort of. The Draft Network's Jaime Eisner rejoins the show to break down Zach Cohen's updated 2022 best ball fantasy rankings with Cole Topham – and to just hype up best ball. Jaime and Cole hit five superlatives, and Zach responds to each. 2:29 - First-Round WRs 4:20 - Workhorse RBs 7:50 - The Roast of Zach Cohen ft. Young RBs, Rookie WRs 25:02 - Trade Impacts on WRs 33:55 - Value of Second-Tier TEs 38:21 - Players Whose Stocks Will Soar! 47:39 - Favorite Sleepers 57:00 - Why Best Ball Rules (and Some Plugs)

1hr 3mins

18 May 2022

Rank #5

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Rookie Wide Receivers: Round 2, Pt. 2 ft. FTN Network’s Josh Larky

With all these rookie receivers, we’ll need a two-parter! FTN Network’s Josh Larky joins Zach & Cole on Pt. 2 of a two-part episode to discuss how you should value the rest of the rookie WRs. 1:40  Christian Watson – Packers 8:26  Wan’Dale Robinson - Giants 15:11  John Metchie - Texans 18:46  George Pickens - Steelers 25:32  Alec Pierce - Colts 30:18  Skyy Moore - Chiefs 36:10  Favorite targets from 3rd round & later 👀


12 May 2022

Rank #6

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Rookie Wide Receivers: Round 1, Pt. 1 ft. FTN Network’s Josh Larky

With all these rookie receivers, we’ll need a two-parter! FTN Network’s Josh Larky joins Zach & Cole on Pt. 1 of a TWO-PART episode to discuss how you should value first-round rookie WRs. 2:30  Drake London - Falcons 7:26  Garrett Wilson - Jets 13:13  Chris Olave - Saints 20:30  Jameson Williams - Lions 28:50  Jahan Dotson – Commanders 34:14  Treylon Burks - Titans


12 May 2022

Rank #7

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12 Rookie Running Backs

The NFL Draft is in the past, so Zach & Cole run through the top rookie running backs and say what they like — and don’t like — from the new team fits. They also examine the impact on incumbent starters such as Michael Carter, Antonio Gibson & more. 1:50 Breece Hall - Jets 6:31 Kenneth Walker - Seahawks 10:45 James Cook - Bills 15:04 Rachaad White - Bucs 19:56 Tyrion Davis-Price - 49ers 23:11 Brian Robinson - Commanders 26:04 Dameon Pierce - Texans 29:54 Zamir White - Raiders 34:06 Isaiah Spiller - Chargers 36:51 Pierre Strong, Kevin Harris - Patriots 38:40 Tyler Allgeier - Falcons


4 May 2022

Rank #8

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The NFL draft is here! So to celebrate, Zach & Cole go LIVE for the first time ever on TikTok to run through Zach’s new, never-before-seen mock draft. They break down the picks, give fantasy football analysis and answer viewer questions! Timestamps: 2:45 - Picks 1-5 6:40 - Picks 6-9 13:20 - Picks 10-15 24:21 - Picks 16-19 29:16 - Picks 20-25 33:49 - Picks 26-29 39:14 - Picks 30-32


27 Apr 2022

Rank #9

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Draft Superlatives ft. FootballGuys’ Hutchinson Brown

FootballGuys’ Hutchinson Brown joins Zach & Cole to dissect the Deebo Samuel situation and to dish out fantasy superlatives for potential draft selections. The superlatives, as discussed by the three gentlemen: Pick We Most Want to See Nightmare Pick Patience Pick “Hear Me Out” PickBonus: Don't miss some random fantasy nuggets too, like how to value Derek Carr, Michael Carter and more. 😉


21 Apr 2022

Rank #10