Rank #1: Championship Weekend And Playoff Scenarios
The guys break down every single championship game in college football this weekend. Do Alabama and Clemson even have to win to get into the Playoff? Does Northwestern have a better chance at pulling the upset than Pitt? Can Texas score with Oklahoma? And does the Pac-12 have a championship game problem? Lastly, does Notre Dame automatically belong in the Playoff? Should Georgia get consideration even if it loses? And what the hell is happening in Auburn?
Nov 28 2018
Rank #2: Should Oklahoma cancel the season?
Did Oklahoma's loss to Kansas St kick them out the playoffs? What about the rest of the Big 12? What does Michigan's thumping of Notre Dame mean for Brian Kelly and Jim Harbaugh? Pac-12 After Dark delivered again (duh). And how impressive was LSU's win over Auburn?
Oct 28 2019
Rank #3: Big Ten Brawls and Tigerfest
The best weekend of football to date is highlighted by three huge Big Ten games - Wisconsin at Ohio St, Notre Dame at Michigan and Penn St at Michigan St. Auburn visits LSU as well. Can Oregon and Utah hold serve? What does Alabama look like sans Tua? The Big 12 has some sneaky good games and every team in the ACC is the same.
Oct 23 2019
Rank #4: The Big 12 Preview
Conference preview week continues with the Big 12. What is the State of the Union for a league that has struggled to recruit elite NFL talent and has missed the Playoff a few times? Which teams have we changed our opinions of since the magazine came out and which camp developments have shaped our opinion of the league? Which young coach is situated to take the next step? Who will be under center this year? What do we make of Iowa St, Baylor and Kansas State? Mitch also offers his over/under Vegas win total picks as well.
Aug 21 2018
Rank #5: Week 1 Preview: Auburn-Washington, Miami-LSU, Michigan-Notre Dame
College football is back and we have you set for five straight nights of college ball! Washington and Auburn will have the biggest impact on the playoff. Notre Dame and Michigan is loaded with intriguing individual matchups. LSU could completely change the offseason narrative with a win over Miami. Upset specials, picks against the spread and the rest of our favorite games from Week 1.
Aug 29 2018
Rank #6: Week 2 Recap: UGa, the Pac-12 and The Worst Rule in Football
Mitch and Braden break down all of the action from Week 2. Who make the Playoff today? Is the Pac-12 better than we thought and is the Big Ten worse than we thought? Is the SEC East race already over? Is there reason for concern about Clemson or reason for hope for Texas A&M? And what to do about the worst rule in all of football?
Sep 09 2018
Rank #7: Week 3 Recap: LSU, Washington and a Big Ten Dumpster Fire
LSU has changed it's story more through three weeks than any other team in the nation. But how good are they? Washington's win was super underrated. And Ohio State saved the day in what turned into a nightmare weekend for the Big Ten. Is the Big 12 better at the top than we thought after Texas, Ok-State and OU win easily? And how does the Pac-12 race look after three weeks? Finally, Mitch recaps his trip to South Bend and his run-in with Notre Dame security.
Sep 17 2018
Rank #8: Week 3 Preview: LSU-Auburn, Washington-Utah, Ohio St-TCU
The SEC West takes a lot of focus this weekend as Alabama and LSU play big road games against Ole Miss and Auburn respectively. Could LSU pick off another top 10 team? Utah is underrated right now and could knock off the Pac-12 preseason champ. Is TCU capable of hanging with Ohio St? Will Texas and USC be great theater or an ugly football game? All of this and much more on this week's preview.
Sep 12 2018
Rank #9: The Six-Way Case for No. 1
We try to make a case for six different teams to be No. 1 in the nation (and isn't that cool for college football, right?) Where do Auburn, Wisconsin, Florida and one-loss teams fit in? Why Notre Dame's win is already underrated, the Pac-12 is what we thought they were and should you go for two? Our Week 5 recap.
Sep 29 2019
Rank #10: Week 5 Preview: Kelly Bryant, Ohio St-Penn St and Stanford-Notre Dame
Kelly Bryant is leaving Clemson. What does it mean for Clemson, why did it happen and where should Bryant end up? There are prove it games across college football for Texas, Duke, Texas Tech, Kentucky, Syracuse and Cal. Dan Mullen's return to Starkville is must-see TV. And two marquee showdowns in South Bend and Happy Valley take center stage in Week 5.
Sep 26 2018
Rank #11: Week 2 Preview: UGa-South Carolina, Clemson-TAMU, USC-Stanford
There are huge playoff implications on the line when both Clemson and Georgia go on the road this weekend. And can Stanford make a big statement against USC? The Cy Hawk Trophy is up for grabs in Iowa while Penn State and Pitt do battle in PA. Can Florida keep its streak alive against Kentucky and can Michigan State go out West and top Coach Herm? Hail State vs. Bill Snyder? And so much more in our Week 2 preview.
Sep 05 2018
Rank #12: Week 4 Preview: Stanford-Oregon, TCU-Texas and the SEC East
Four massive games in the SEC East an I-35 showdown highlight Week 4. Kentucky, Mizzou, Vandy and Tennessee all host huge games while TCU travels south to Austin to battle Texas. An underrated rivalry in the Big Ten West could decide the division this weekend. Notre Dame will have its hands full with Wake Forest and Stanford's trip to Eugene will go a long way to deciding the Pac-12 North crown. Should either Bama or Clemson be worried this weekend?
Sep 20 2018
Rank #13: Official Playoff and Natty Picks
Mitch and Braden make their final official 2018 college football playoff predictions and national title winner. They disagree on who will win it all this year. They guys also discuss some of the latest QB battles at USC, Florida St, Nebraska and elsewhere. Could Urban Meyer retire after this season? Week One is here!
Aug 27 2018
Rank #14: Week 1 Recap: LSU, Va Tech, Notre Dame and Nick Saban
Week 1 Recap: Has our top four changed? Tua vs. Hurts and Saban vs. the Media? Big wins for LSU, Virginia Tech and Notre Dame have changed the way we view certain leagues. Are we more concerned about Michigan, Miami or Florida State? And did both teams actually win in the Auburn-Washington tilt? Mitch's offers us reasons for optimism and reasons for concerns moving forward. Fantasy performers, waiver wire adds and more!
Sep 04 2018
Rank #15: The Big Ten Preview
Conference preview week wraps up with the Big Ten. What do we make of the Urban Meyer news and how do the scandals impact how we evaluate the State of the Big Ten entering 2018? Which teams have we changed our opinions of since the magazine came out and which camp developments have shaped our opinion of the league? Is this the year Wisconsin finally proves it belongs on the elite tier or does the East still lord over the Big Ten? What do we make of Iowa, Nebraska and the middle of the West Division? Mitch also offers his over/under Vegas win total picks as well.
Aug 24 2018
Rank #16: Week 6 Preview: The Original October Fest
A never-been-done before preview of October called October Fest this week on the pod. We break down the biggest games of the week - LSU-Florida, Notre Dame-Virginia Tech, Texas-Oklahoma - but also look ahead at the month of October and who could be heading into November with championship hopes? Also, commentary on yanking facemasks, prank-calling teleconferences and lack of institutional control.
Oct 03 2018
Rank #17: My Name is Braden and I'm a Wisconsiholic
The Badgers fell flat on their faces against Illinois - just like they do every year. Meanwhile, what is the impact of Tua's injury for Alabama? Penn State survived Michigan, Minnesota and Baylor stayed unbeaten and Oregon and Utah stay on their collision course. And is everyone in the ACC actually in the Coastal Division.
Oct 21 2019
Rank #18: Week 5 Recap: Buckeyes, Irish make statements and Kentucky football is a thing
Has our top four changed after some drama with Ohio State and Clemson? How far should Penn State fall if at all? Is Notre Dame better than LSU or Oklahoma? Are the Sooners better with Kyler Murray than Baker Mayfield? What should Kelly Bryant do? How good is Kentucky? Meanwhile, Florida, Oregon and USC appear to have bounced back. Ryan Finley, Will Grier and Colorado continue to cruise.
Oct 01 2018
Rank #19: The SEC Preview
Conference preview continues with the SEC. What is the State of the Union for the SEC coaching ranks, the East Division and the league as a whole? Which teams have we changed our opinions of since the magazine came out and which camp developments have shaped our opinion of the league? Where are the holes we can poke in Alabama? Can a star QB carry his underdog team to Atlanta? Will any coach get fired in 2018? Mitch also offers his over/under Vegas win total picks as well.
Aug 23 2018
Rank #20: A Pac-12 amuse-bouche followed by a seared White Out
Two massive showdowns in the Pac-12 set the stage for what could be an epic Big Ten battle in Happy Valley in Week 8. The Big 12 and ACC offer sneaky good slates this weekend as well. And should any of the top 5 be on upset alert?
Oct 16 2019