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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. 

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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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Jack needs to lay off the weed

By Earwigsr - Oct 14 2019
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Sounds more of a burn out than a contributor to a podcast.

Great intro, Love and Honor

By Skyline Chili Butt Chugs - Oct 14 2019
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Anytime Miami Ohio can get publicity during football season is a plus. Because they freaking stink!

iTunes Ratings

1826 Ratings
Average Ratings
1629
43
31
43
80

Jack needs to lay off the weed

By Earwigsr - Oct 14 2019
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Sounds more of a burn out than a contributor to a podcast.

Great intro, Love and Honor

By Skyline Chili Butt Chugs - Oct 14 2019
Read more
Anytime Miami Ohio can get publicity during football season is a plus. Because they freaking stink!
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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: SZN1 Episode #21 - Scooby Doo, Rainy Day Funds, And A Big SEC Weekend

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Remember the infamous Scooby Doo costume from 2012? Johnny Manziel, Kayce Smith and Erik Burkhardt discuss how that happened, relive some other Halloween stories and talk about stripper costumes. The crew also looks forward to the big weekend in the SEC, gives locks of the week and much more. Comeback SZN is presented by Barstool Sports.

Nov 01 2018

53mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: SZN1 Episode #27 - Regretful Tweets, Sitting Out of Bowls, and Rap Beef

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On this week's episode, Kayce, Johnny and EB recap the Heisman and Kyler Murray's old tweets, debate if players should or shouldn't sit out of bowl games and much more. Johnny also tells a story about his own regretful tweets and they get die laughing at the Twitter beef between a rapper and a TV host. Comeback SZN is presented by Barstool Sports.

Dec 13 2018

43mins

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Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 

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Aug 26 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #12: Week 8 Review

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[0:00] Intro

[1:30] Nothing sad about college football

[2:50] Trip to Penn State. Drunkest crowd, ever?

[9:40] Wisconsin's loss is what makes college football so great

[15:00] Kayce tells a story about almost getting a Young Money tattoo

[16:00] Watch out for Oregon!

[20:00] The CFP table is filling up. Which 9 teams have a seat?

[21:00] Brandon Walker's takes of the week. Penn State not impressive. Ohio State is unstoppable. Alabama is NOT the #1 team in the country.

[32:30] An SEC officiating conspiracy theory.

[37:45] If you have an issue with Jeremy Pruitt grabbing Jarrett Guarantano's facemask, this podcast may not be for you. 

[40:45] The rest of Brandon Walker's takes on the state of affairs in CFB over halfway through the season. 

[1:02:30] Hot takes from you, the beautiful listener

[1:14:30] Shit List

Oct 21 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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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Rank #16: 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 #17: Week 2 Reaction

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[0:00] Intro, recapping Brandon & Kayce's weekend at Clemson

[9:00] Texas A&M @ Clemson reaction

[13:40] LSU @ Texas reaction

[22:40] Who impressed in week 2?

[39:30] Who disappointed in week 2? 

[1:01:30] Would you rather be FSU or Tennessee?

[1:03:38] The Shit List

[1:13:40] Moments of the weekend

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Sep 09 2019

1hr 21mins

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Rank #18: Week 8 Preview

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[0:00] Intro

[3:00] The weak week 8 ahead. 

[6:30] Previewing the weekend ahead for the Barstool CFB Show in Happy Valley

[11:00] Brandon's favorite CFB story of the season: Georgia fans complaining about South Carolina tearing apart some of the hedges.

[24:45] Alabama student who threatened to blow up LSU's stadium for his buddy that was going to lose a bet. 

[31:15] Best in-stadium traditions throughout college football

[45:45] College football payoff

[57:45] Michigan @ Penn State preview

[1:06:30] Rest of the week: ASU @ Utah, Florida - South Carolina, LSU - Mississippi State, 

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Oct 17 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #19: SZN1 Episode #6 - Danny Amendola: "The Patriot Way", Modeling and Miami

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On this week's episode, Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Danny Amendola joins Kayce Smith and Erik Burkhardt to dish about his time playing for the New England Patriots and much more. He touches on the Malcolm Butler benching, the (very strict) Patriot Way and his relationship with Tom Brady. He also discusses signing with the Dolphins, his modeling career and tells a few stories about partying with the boys. It's a don't miss. Comeback SZN is presented by Barstool Sports.

Jul 19 2018

38mins

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Rank #20: SZN1 - Comeback SZN One Finale: Breaking Down The Kyler Murray Signing And What’s Next

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On the season one finale of Comeback SZN, EB, Kayce, and Johnny break down the signing of Kyler Murray (shout out EB!), his decision to chose football over baseball and what is next in the draft. We also catch up on Johnny's plan for his own #ComebackSZN and what to expect from the AAF and XFL. Comeback SZN is presented by Barstool Sports.

Feb 12 2019

29mins

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