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The BCJ Podcast is a weekly show giving you all the latest up to date news about the Cincinnati Bearcats football and basketball programs.

Chad Brendel


    • Nov 30, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Danco Transmission BBP Ep 61 Something To Talk About

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 132:14


    With breaking news left and right and the football team heading to the AAC Championship for the 3rd straight season, there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast presented by Danco Transmission. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel navigate the new coaching vacancy at Notre Dame, rehash the ECU game and look forward to the 2021 AAC Championship Game against Houston on Saturday. The trio then discuss the pulse of the basketball program following a couple tough losses and touch on recruiting before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by Danco Transmission on BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 305 ECU

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 71:08


    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss the CFI rankings, Cincinnati moving up to #4, the win over SMU and looking ahead to Friday afternoon in Greenville before talking some hoops after the impressive two days in Kansas City for Wes Miller's squad. We finish up with our disdain for most Thanksgiving food with Dave wondering why it all has to be mushy? All that and much more this week on the BCJ Pod.


    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 60 How About That

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 139:02


    After Wes Miller became the first coach in Cincinnati basketball history to win the first 5 games of his tenure with an upset win against #14 Illinois in the Hall of Fame Classic there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel break down the 71-51 eye opening victory, discuss the highlight players and predict the potential of the team before shifting gears to the other highly successful Bearcat program. Talk surrounding the 48-14 dismantling of SMU by the football team was all wrapped up with recruiting tidbits and a deep dive into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 304 Justin Williams Marcus Ginyard And SMU

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 112:23


    With David Simone taking a personal day to laugh it up, Chad Brendel is joined by Justin Williams of the Athletic. The show opens with former UNC standout Marcus Ginyard discussing his trip to Cincinnati to watch former teammate and close friend Wes Miller orchestrate his second game as the head coach of his new program. We put a lid on the SMU game, look ahead to all the storylines associated with SMU and why Justin would be the Fraiser Crane of the BCJ reboot of Cheers plus much, much more.


    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 59 David Simone Invades The Bounce

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 157:35


    As the competition gets ready to kick up another notch for the 10-0 Cincinnati Bearcats football team there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. David Simone joins the pod to break down the win against USF, the upcoming matchup with SMU and the general college football landscape. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then discuss the first week of the Wes Miller tenure, the surprises of the team and observations of the roster before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 303 Miller Time Mick Walker And USF

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 124:31


    Chad Brendel and David Simone get things rolling with a recap of the basketball season-opening win against Evansville to kick off the Wes Miller era. Recruiting analyst Mick Walker joins to talk the commitments of 4 star 2023 LB Trevor Carter and 3 star 2022 QB Luther Richesson plus a peek into what's left for the 2022 class and focus turning to 2023. Talk then turns to closing the book on Tulsa and looking forward to Friday night's meeting with USF. All that and more on a jam packed edition of the Holy Grail BCJ Pod.


    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 58 David Ubben

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 137:30


    Following one of the more memorable days in Cincinnati Bearcats football program history there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. The Athletic Senior Writer David Ubben joined the pod to discuss his time in Clifton, the College GameDay experience, the national perception of the Bearcats and the general talking points of the College Football Playoffs. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then wrap up the Tulsa game talk and hype up the start of the Wes Miller era on the eve of the College Basketball tipoff before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 302 Tulsa And Other Stuff

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 100:16

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss the opening CFP rankings, and why Dave has refused to allow them to take away from his enjoyment of this season. The BCJ duo follows with a brief recap of the Tulane win before looking ahead to the meeting with Tulsa and what it means to have GameDay on campus for the first time in program history. We end with a little hoops talk as Dave adds his preseason prediction to add to the Hoops Preview pod from Wednesday night. All that and much more on this edition of the BCJ Podcast brought to you by our partners at the Holy Grail Banks.

    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 301 Hoops Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 113:59


    Chad Brendel is joined by the BBP duo of Brent Young and Aaron Smith to preview the 2021-22 Bearcats basketball season. BCJ legend Justin Berg opens the show with his thoughts on the team and what he saw as he got to take in his first practice of the season on Wednesday afternoon. Pardon The Punctuation producer extraordinaire Ed Mayhall joins next to present his questions as we sit 6 days away from the start of the season. Chad, Brent and Aaron close the show with their questions as the season nears. Gear up with a full house of Cincinnati basketball talk with the BCJ Podcast family as we prepare for the start of the Wes Miller era.


    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 57 A CFP Bender

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 128:00


    On the eve of the College Football Playoff Poll debut, national college football writer Bill Bender made sure there was no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Bender joined Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel to give his insight of the college football landscape heading into the unveiling of the initial CFP poll. The trio then continued to discuss the football team's recent win against Tulane, took a stab at Bearcats Best Bets and touched on the basketball team with a little over a week until the beginning of the season before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 300 Wes Miller And Ralph Russo

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 148:43


    Everyone loves round numbers, so this is a big one in the history of the BCJ Podcast. Dave and Chad open the show talking with national college football writer Ralph D Russo of the Associated Press following his trip to Cincinnati to get a behind-the-scenes look at the #2 team in the country. Does his view of the program stack up with the best of the best? Where does he think Cincinnati will debut in the CFP rankings on Tuesday? From there we recap the narrow escape over Navy and how we felt things could have gone better as things played out over a frustrating 60 minutes in Annapolis. Things pick up from there as Cincinnati head basketball coach Wes Miller joins a week and a half from the season opener to talk about his team and how things have played out over the past 8 months. How has his new team adjusted to the program, who is standing out, and where are things at with the start of the season now only days away. From there we hit a little more on the basketball front before talking about the Saturday meeting with Tulane and a spirited debate about the first CFP rankings and where Cincinnati will land to start the playoff process. This is one you absolutely won't want to miss. It's Episode 300 and we go all in on providing an epic episode. Enjoy and thanks for joining us on this wild ride.


    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 56 Two Hands Ten Fingers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 140:13


    Following the win at Navy and a #2 ranking in both polls there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel discuss the 27-20 victory inside and out, the effect of the close game compared to the action around the country and some basketball breakdowns before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 299 Jim Nagy And Navy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 117:08

    Chad Brendel and David Simone speak with the Executive Director of the Senior Bowl Jim Nagy to discuss the draftable NFL talent on the #2 team in the country and how that talent level stacks up against the other top teams in the country. From there we talk specific scouting reports on Desmond Ridder, Alec Pierce, Darrian Beavers, Sauce Gardner, Myjai Sanders, Curtis Brooks, Malik Vann, Bryan Cook and more with Senior Bowl invites on the line. Dave and Chad then turn talk to putting a cap on the UCF game and the narratives that have come to follow before taking a look at Navy and the challenges the Midshipmen present at Noon on Saturday.

    BBP Ep 55 Uncle Brady Returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 136:51


    When the football program reaches #2 in the country and Brady Collins stops by for a surprise visit there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. The man, the myth and the legend, Brady, discusses the pulse of the team following the 6-0 start and highest ranking in program history. After saying their goodbyes, Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel break down the 56-21 triumph over the Knights, touch on football and basketball recruiting and highlight some recent basketball news before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 298 UCF

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 93:12

    Chad Brendel and David Simone put a final lid on the blowout win over Temple before turning attention to Orlando and the Central Florida Golden Knights. We start with the fun that is UCF Twitter, the Mackenzie Milton activity from Wednesday and throwing at Sauce Gardner before digging into what Cincinnati will face when they take the field at noon on Saturday. We also talk a little basketball with the AAC preseason rankings being released and Cincinnati slotted in 6th before closing with thoughts on Lincoln Riley shutting down Oklahoma media access after a student reporter simply did their job. All that and more this week on the BCJ Pod.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 54 Number 3 Rated Pod

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 133:53


    The Cincinnati Bearcats football team rises to #3 in the country after demolishing Temple 52-3 which means there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel touch on the game, the players who stood out and what is to make of the chaos that is brewing across the college football landscape. The trio then discuss the basketball team a month away from the start of the season and breakdown the recent recruiting news in both sports before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod EP 297 Temple

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 104:28

    Chad Brendel and David Simone put a cap on the Notre Dame win, starting with why the ND media, fans and even Brian Kelly felt compelled to discredit the UC win and why it was a terrible narrative. From there we take a final look at the game, who excelled and how this team moves forward after winning the Indiana State Championship. The talk then turns to Friday night in Nippert Stadium as AAC play starts with Temple. What the Owls do well and if they will be able to challenge a Cincinnati team looking to steamroll through conference play. The over/under on the Simone Family Tailgate, final game thoughts and some talk about UC basketball follows before we do what we do best and talk about food with Walt's Hitching Post in Ft Wright and Bread Bar in Walnut Hills featured. All that and more this week on the Holy Grail BCJ Pod.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 53 Never A Dull Moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 149:39


    Coming off the heels of one of the greatest wins in football program history, there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel break down the ins and outs of the 24-13 victory against Notre Dame, highlight the key moments and break down some individual performances. The group then touches on basketball and recruiting before being hit with some massive breaking news regarding a previous head basketball coach. The trio then wraps up with the ever famous BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod 296 Dave After Dark And Member Happy Hour

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 130:05

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss the entire experience from Saturday's historic win at Notre Dame. From the tailgate to the stadium experience to every detail as Cincinnati triumphed by a final score of 24-13. Dave exits and the BCJ community jumps in to talk about the game, their experience and to give a historical perspective as to what it all means by Carey Hoffman and the folks that have been there through the worst of times to see the program reach a new plateau.

    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 295 Pete Thamel And Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 121:13

    Chad Brendel and David Simone open with Yahoo Sports national CFB writer Pete Thamel to discuss his detailed in-depth look at the Cincinnati program. Luke Fickell, Desmond Ridder, constructing a weeks worth of information into a complete deep dive, the fear it might all be for naught when down 14-0 in Bloomington and everything else that went into the process. From there Dave and Chad take a deep dive into the Notre Dame battle of top 10 teams in South Bend. Offense, defense, special teams, coaches, tailgating, total drink consumption and every other possible angle is covered. We close with a little hoops recruiting, the start of basketball practice on Thursday and a thank you to so many that have reached out in a time of need for the Brendel family. It's the first ever 2 hour BCJ Pod and well worth the listen.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 52 Back That Pod Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 142:18


    With a top 10 matchup at Notre Dame Stadium coming up this Saturday, there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel open up the discussions about Luke Fickell and the Bearcats as they take on the Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish in a game filled with storylines and implications. The trio then discuss some hot basketball topics before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of this and more on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 294 ActionCookbook

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 107:39


    Chad Brendel and David Simone are joined by Scott Hines aka @ActionCookbook of social media fame to discuss his time at the University of Cincinnati, his path to relevance on social media, his connection to the Bearcats programs and of course food to open the show. From there the duo discuss the IU experience, final thoughts on the game and the huge win for Wes Miller on the recruiting trail with the commitment of 4 star SG Daniel Skillings. The show closes with a recap of the afternoon podcast with John Cunningham and thoughts on how his administration is hitting it out of the park so far.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 293 John Cunningham

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 42:31


    Chad Brendel and David Simone speak to Cincinnati Director of Athletics John Cunningham on an array of topics including the move to the Big 12, his first true experience with a full Nippert Stadium, how his staff has handled improving the gameday atmosphere, upgrading facilities, Wes Miller, Luke Fickell, his favorite spots to eat in town and much more on a BCJ Exclusive bonus episode.


    BBP Ep 51 Brady Collins And The Mailbag Of Fire

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 148:12


    Following a monstrous road win at Indiana for the Bearcats football team there is no better time to welcome Brady Collins back to the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brady joins Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel for an extended time to discuss the game, the pulse of the team and much much more. The trio then empties out the BBP Mailbag while touching on some basketball and football news. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 292 Indiana With Matt Weaver

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 96:08

    Chad Brendel and David Simone are joined by football beat writer Matt Weaver of Peegs.com to preview the #8 Cincinnati Bearcats trip to Bloomington on Saturday. Brendel and Simone also give their thoughts on the match-up before talking a little hoops recruiting and as always some foodie chat enters the mix with budding star Kelcie brendel making an appearance. All that and much more on this week's episode.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 50 Wedding Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 108:18


    Two games into the football season and a huge test on the horizon blends perfectly with the news of Cincinnati to the Big12 which means there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young rejoins Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel as they break down the tale of two halves victory over Murray State before discussing their initial thoughts on this Saturday's trip to Bloomington, IN to face the Hoosiers. The trio then touch on football and basketball recruiting before tackling the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 291 It Matters Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 105:00

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss the future of the Miami series, and a preview of Murray State before breaking down what it will mean for Cincinnati when the Bearcats join the Big 12 on Friday.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 49 Anything For Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 85:53


    Chad Brendel and Aaron Smith hop behind the wheel for a surprise edition after a long couple of days in the BCJ world. The two discuss their experience on Saturday from the Fan Fest to the tailgate experience to Aaron's first time in the press box to a dominating win over Miami and why it is time for the rivalry to come to an end. The show comes to an end with some recruiting discussion and Chad adding "one more thing" a few times. That and Aaron adding his best impression of Meatloaf. So there is that.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 290 Season Preview With Justin Williams

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 119:41

    Chad Brendel and David Simone are joined by Justin Williams of the Athletic to discuss the big conference realignment news of the day with Big 12 expansion taking center stage before turning to a game-by-game breakdown of each contest on the Cincinnati schedule.

    BBP Ep 48 My Face Hurts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 127:29


    It is finally game week for the Cincinnati Bearcats football team and the Bearcat Bounce Podcast is fired up! Join Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel as they break down Luke Fickell and the Bearcats preparations for their week one matchup against Miami (OH), the Cincinnati Basketball Fan Fest and some recruiting tidbits before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 289 Anthony Di Fino

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 115:25

    Chad Brendel and David Simone chat with UC Deputy AD of External Relations about season ticket sales, fan experience at Nippert Stadium, the importance of digital subscriptions, his 8 months in Cincinnati and much more before the two move on to naming their football camp superlatives and finally talk about the sham that is the B1g/Pac12/ACC alliance and where things stand with conference realignment. It's a jam packed show you won't want to miss.

    BBP Ep 47 Brady's Back In Town

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 137:40


    The man, myth and legend Brady Collins rejoins the crew for another edition of the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brady discusses the close of fall camp at Camp Higher Ground as well as other storylines heading into the start of the season. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then discuss some other main topics of the football team and a quick mention of the basketball team now that the squad is back on campus before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 288 Dan Hoard

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 85:26

    Chad Brendel and David Simone welcome the voice of the Bearcats Dan Hoard to talk about the top storylines from Camp Higher Ground. Desmond Ridder, Evan Prater, growing depth at WR, the status of the OLine, and much more. Chad and Dave then move on to discuss the growth of the BCJ family, opposing media searching for hope, alcohol-infused Mtn Dew and a dinner feast at camp Thursday night.

    The Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 46 Mail Bag Blues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 117:23


    When the Cincinnati Bearcats football team receives their highest preseason ranking in program history, there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel discuss the #8 ranking in the AP Poll, the football scrimmage on Saturday, more fall camp updates and some basketball talk before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 287 Jim Kelly Jr

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 84:45


    Chad Brendel and David Simone chat with Cincinnati football legend and color analyst for radio broadcasts Jim Kelly Jr. His views from the first week at Camp Higher Ground lead the way with thoughts on the WR group, the development of Desmond Ridder and Evan Prater, how much fun it is to watch Sauce Gardner and Alec Pierce go one-on-one every day and much, much more. Chad and Dave finish it off with a few thoughts, a big announcement on a live BCJ pregame show at Mio's before every home game and the quest for a 2 hour pod. This is an all time episode, so you won't want to miss it.


    Bearcat Bounce Ep 45 Higher Ground

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 131:10


    Camp Higher Ground is back for the 2021 football season which means there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel discuss the biggest storylines after a handful of practices and the glorious advantages that Camp Higher Ground brings before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod EP 286 Camp Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 84:18

    Chad Brendel and David Simone provide their annual BCJ Camp Preview. Who has next at tackle? Is Evan Prater ready to be QB2? Can Des Ridder take the next step and make the splash throw a more consistent part of the Cincinnati offense? All that and MUCH more.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 44 Livin La Brady Loca

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 122:04


    Before he heads to Camp Higher Ground, Brady Collins brings his talents back to the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. The budding Hollywood star discussed the Let It Fly miniseries, how things are looking heading into Fall Camp and what makes this team different from the others who have gone through the program. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then touch on football recruiting and some basketball news before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 285 Chris Vannini

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 61:25

    Chad Brendel and David Simone chat with Chris Vannini of the Athletic to discuss conference realignment, where college sports are headed and what it could all mean for the University of Cincinnati. We then recap the premiere of the Let It Fly documentary before discussing a little recruiting to close the show.

    Holy Grail BCJ Pod 284 Is Dave The Mole?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 46:18

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss a wild day on the conference expansion trail. Bob Bowlsby is big mad. Mike Aresco has gone silent. Is Dave to blame?

    BBP Ep 43 Bubble Bubble Toil And Trouble

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 108:29


    When a memorable night at Fifth Third Arena invites two co-hosts to take in the intimate action, there is truly no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young sits back and enjoys the first hand accounts from Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel as they break down an open gym littered with past legends and current teammates. The trio then discuss the latest happenings in basketball recruiting and the craziness of conference musical chairs before diving into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 283 We Talked About It

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 76:41

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss the newly announced "Hard Knocks" style series revealed today that will document Camp Higher Ground before submitting their first-ever AAC Rankings for the official conference media poll. Talk reluctantly turns to the story of the week as the conference realignment train is back in motion. The show ends with a brief hoops discussion and a preview of Chad's trip to Indy for the final open evaluation period of July.

    Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 42 A Very Brady Surprise

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 113:57


    When great friend of the BCJ and overall goat Brady Collins asks to make a surprise guest appearance, there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brady breaks down the most recent happenings inside the football program including updates on some incoming freshmen, the many lists of a college football offseason and much more. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then discuss the commitment of JQ Hardaway and news on the basketball recruiting trail before tackling the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 282 July Fireworks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 104:51


    Chad Brendel and David Simone start off on the football beat with a commitment from top 2022 target JQ Hardaway before moving to PFF rating the Cincinnati defense #4 in the country. Basketball talk gets us to the commitment of 7-foot-0 F/C Sage Talentino and what it means as Wes Miller builds his 2022 class. A lengthy debate on the most talented football roster in UC history ensues before Chad runs Dave off the rails with talk about sports talk radio and the MLB. Does the show get to 2 hours?!?


    BBP Ep 41 Brady Throwing Darts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 124:28


    The man, the myth and the legend Brady Collins joins the Bearcat Bounce Podcast to discuss his point of view on a memorable Squatfest 2021, the growth of the freshman class, the softball game to rule all and much more. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then discuss the latest news in the world of football and basketball recruiting before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 281 On The Road Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 88:26

    Chad Brendel and David Simone discuss basketball recruiting as Chad checks in from the road after watching the first full day of the July open evaluation period at the Adidas 3SSB event in Birmingham. Talk then turns to user suggested topics, including a discussion on our best bet long term projections on the next stars of Luke Fickell's program and our top 5 sports movies of all time.

    The Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 40 Loco Moco!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 121:46


    In the midst of the July 4th celebration there is no dull moment in Bearcat land which means it is time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel go in depth about the infamous Squatfest 2021, talk about the progressions of the basketball team, touch on the name image and likeness development and breakdown the latest recruiting news in both sports before opening the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 280 Tobler Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 90:47

    Chad Brendel and David Simone chat with former Bearcat Zach Tobler on his thoughts on the basketball team after taking in a recent practice, relationship with the new staff, what he's up to now and much more before turning their attention to the new NIL movement, football recruiting and the potential boost from a 12 team playoff.

    The Bearcat Bounce Pod Ep 39 Pod Fest 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 115:09


    After a week hiatus the Bearcat Bounce Podcast is back at it again. There is no better way to make the return than with Brady Collins joining the team to discuss the progressions in the weight room, the growth on the field, the development of the incoming freshman and much more. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel then break down the most recent football commit and provide updates about the basketball team before diving head first into the BBP Mailbag. All of these and more this week on the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


    Holy Grail BCJ Pod Ep 279 Huge Recruiting Weekend Primer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 80:31


    Chad Brendel and David Simone take you through one of the biggest official visit weekends in program history as Luke Fickell and staff make their pitch to 13 prospects at the top of the radar. From there we discuss what Athlon had to say in their AAC predictions for the season before talking some basketball as Wes Miller continues to push every button and the team comes together through summer workouts and open gym sessions.


    The Bearcat Bounce Ep 38 Three Little Birds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 125:26


    New beginnings for the Cincinnati Bearcats means there is no better time for the Bearcat Bounce Podcast. Brent Young, Aaron Smith and Chad Brendel discuss the first official football recruiting visit weekend, the potential 12 team playoff, basketball recruit visits, and little birdie accounts of open gyms before diving into a monster BBP Mailbag. All of these and more on this jam-packed of the BBP presented by BearcatJournal.com.


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