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Check out the best podcast for Big 12 football and general college football and college basketball fans. We cover the Baylor Bears, Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas State Wildcats, Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas Longhorns, Texas Tech Red Raiders, TCU Horned Frogs and the…

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    Week 2 Big 12 Football Picks Against the Spread

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 12:46

    There are five Big 12 vs. FBS games this weekend and after going 3-3 in Week 1, here are my Week 2 Big 12 picks against the spread, including Iowa State vs. Iowa, Texas vs. Arkansas, Oklahoma State vs. Tulsa, TCU vs. Cal and Kansas at Coastal Carolina!

    Big 12 Gets Set to Add Four Teams, Plus Week 2 Power Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 24:50

    The Big 12 Conference is reportedly set to add BYU, Cincinnati, UCF and Houston this week. How does the Big 12 need to look at itself moving forward? Also a HUGE shake up in the Week 2 Big 12 Football Power Rankings after some surprise Week 1 performances!

    Cyclone Fanatic's Chris Williams on Cy-Hawk and Iowa State Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 18:25

    With College GameDay going to Ames, Iowa for a Top 10 match up between Iowa State and Iowa, we preview the game and what the day will mean for Cyclone Nation with Chris Williams from Cyclone Fanatic!

    Big 12 Football Week 1 Reaction Show: K-State Rolls, Iowa State, Oklahoma Concerns and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:30

    I look back on Week 1 of the Big 12 football season where the Kansas State Wildcats carried the Big 12's water, Oklahoma and Iowa State looked shaky, the West Virginia Mountaineers disappointed and much more as we run through all 10 games from the week!

    Week 1 Big 12 Football Picks Against the Spread

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 12:20

    It's time to start picking Big 12 games, here are my Week 1 Big 12 picks against the spread including games like Kansas State vs. Stanford, Oklahoma vs. Tulane, West Virginia vs. Maryland and more!

    GoPowercat's Tim Fitzgerald On Big 12 Expansion, Plus Kansas State vs. Stanford

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 20:12

    I'm joined this week by Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowercat to discuss the rocky few weeks for the Big 12, what the conference should do moving forward, while also looking ahead to the Kansas State Wildcats football season and discussing this Saturday's game against the Stanford Cardinal.

    Week 0 Proves Big 12 is 'Not Dead', Plus Week 1 Big 12 Power Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 23:04

    Week 0 of the college football season proved the Big 12 Conference is still alive and well and should view itself as such compared to the Pac-12, Big Ten and others. Also, the Texas Longhorns name their starting quarterback and we have our Week 1 Power Rankings!

    Pick Six Previews' Brett Ciancia Previews Big 12 Football Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 18:36

    I was joined this week by Brett Ciancia of Pick Six Previews, voted the "most accurate Power 5" preview magazine in college football, to take a look at the Big 12 season. Who can challenge the Oklahoma Sooners? Where is the strength in the middle of the conference? That and much more!

    The Big 12 Should NOT worry about the ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 Alliance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 23:37

    After the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 rolled out their "alliance" on Tuesday, the Big 12 Conference should not worry because the alliance is completely toothless and meaningless. Also, the Big 12 hires Oliver Luck, what does it mean? And we've got lots of Big 12 players on the AP Preseason All-America Team!

    Nebraska Football Embarrasses Itself, Plus New Big 12 Odds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:20

    Nebraska Football is in hot water with the NCAA and a new report says head coach Scott Frost was in favor of cancelling their game against the Oklahoma Sooners this season. Should the Big 12 make a call to Nebraska now that they're floundering? Also, new Big 12 odds are out and we find the best value bets heading into the 2021 college football season!

    Big 12 Drags Its Feet in Realignment, Plus Big 12 QB Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:06

    There's plenty to discuss this week as the Big 12 gets left behind as the Pac-12, ACC and Big Ten reportedly are discussing an alliance, plus I rank the Big 12 quarterbacks ahead of the college football season, and it looks like College GameDay isn't going to be at Cy-Hawk this year, but I understand why.

    Phil Steele Previews the 2021 Big 12 Football Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:27

    I'm joined by Phil Steele of the legendary Phil Steele's College Football Preview Magazine to dive into the upcoming Big 12 football season, who can compete with the Oklahoma Sooners, discuss the depth of the conference and who might be able to make a College Football Playoff!

    Four Big 12 Teams Ranked, Could Big 12 Schools Sue ESPN?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 19:39

    This week I dive into four Big 12 teams being ranked in the USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll for the 2021 college football season. Plus, could Big 12 schools end up suing ESPN? One U.S. Senator thinks so. Also, Kansas State finally stands up for itself and Matt Campbell with the conference realignment quote of the month all coaches should use!

    247Sports' Josh Pate on the Big 12's Future, Plus the Surprise Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 20:40

    247Sports host Josh Pate joined me to talk about conference realignment, what's at stake for the other eight teams in the league, its strength moving forward and yes, we talk about on-the-field issues heading into the 2021 college football season!

    Does a Big 12-Pac-12 Merger Make Sense?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 17:48

    With reports that the Big 12 and Pac-12 are having initial conversations about a merger, I give you my thoughts on what the move would mean for the Big 12. Plus, some new College Football Playoff odds are out!

    Texas Politicians Get Involved in Conference Realignment, Plus Bedlam Future in Question

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 17:39

    The Texas state legislature is set to meet to discuss the economic impacts of the Big 12 losing the Sooners and Longhorns to the SEC. Keeping the Big 12 together is still better than some other options, but can it work? Plus, Oklahoma State balks at continuing Bedlam with Oklahoma, but will it last?

    The Big 12 Conference Should Not Back Down From ESPN

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 23:09

    The Big 12 Conference is going hard after ESPN and the league shows no plans of giving up. What does that mean for the Big 12's future and the rest of the college football landscape?

    Kevin Kietzman on the Big 12 Suing ESPN and the League's Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 20:50

    I'm joined by Kevin Kietzman, formerly of 810 Sports Radio in Kansas City and now hosts the popular Kansas City podcast "Kevin Kietzman Has Issues", to discuss the Big 12 suing ESPN, what is means for the future of the conference, plus college football and how it can survive going forward.

    The Fans No Longer Matter in College Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 19:45

    In today's show, we discuss how Oklahoma and Texas made it official when they reached out to the SEC on Tuesday requesting to join the conference. Meanwhile, it's important to remember in the conference realignment talk that what's good for fans don't matter. With that being said, we dive into today's latest rumors and I answer your questions from Facebook Live.

    Oklahoma, Texas Inform Big 12 Their Plans to Leave for SEC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 20:16

    The Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns informed the Big 12 Conference their plans to leave for the SEC. What does that mean for the Big 12? Where do teams like the Iowa State Cyclones and Kansas Jayhawks go? Can TCU, Baylor and Texas Tech end up in the Pac-12 as a packaged deal? What about Kansas State, Oklahoma State and West Virginia? We discuss it all with the latest news and rumors!

    Oklahoma and Texas are Gone, What Now for the Big 12?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:57

    With the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns all but certain to be leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, what happens now? How does college football realignment take place with the remaining teams or can the Big 12 Conference stay in tact?

    Are the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns Leaving for the SEC?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 30:38

    It's an emergency podcast after yesterday's news that Oklahoma and Texas may be on the verge of leaving the Big 12 Conference for the SEC. What does this mean? What is the likelihood? What can stop it? I dive into all of those issues and am joined by Matthew Postins to get his opinion as well.

    Dream Big 12 Football Road Trip, Plus the SEC Exposes Itself

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 27:43

    This week I discuss my dream Big 12 football road trip for the 2021 college football season, plus the SEC exposed itself at SEC media days this week, and Jimbo Fisher is a clown.

    Big 12 Media Days Storylines | Sam Mayes, The Franchise in Oklahoma City

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:44

    This week I recapped the top storylines from Big 12 Media Days with Sam Mayes of The Franchise in Oklahoma City as we dive into Texas expectations, Mike Gundy's confidence for the Oklahoma State Cowboys and much more as the college football season approaches.

    Big 12 Media Days: Recapping With Thoughts from Each Big 12 Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 23:30

    After two days in Texas for Big 12 Media Days, I give you my takeaways from each Big 12 team as we get closer to the 2021 college football season.

    HCS Preseason All-Big 12 Team and Awards Announced

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 22:42

    This week we announced our Heartland College Sports Preseason All-Big 12 Awards, plus our Preseason All-Big 12 offense and defense. Also, the Kansas Jayhawks have another black eye for the program and the Big 12 recruiting scene gets even more impressive.

    2021 Big 12 Football Media Days: Top 5 Storylines to Watch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 22:20

    This week is Big 12 Media Days at AT&T Stadium in Texas and I discuss the top five storylines from Steve Sarksian taking over the Texas Longhorns to the Iowa State Cyclones feeling the pressure and more. Plus, Matthew Postins joins me to preview a great couple of days of getting ready for the Big 12 football season.

    Is the Big 12 Conference a Two-Team Race in 2021?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:17

    With college football around the corner, is the Big 12 Conference a two-team race between the Oklahoma Sooners and Iowa State Cyclones? Or can someone else crash the party? That, plus Big 12 media days is right around the corner!

    Curry Sexton, Former Kansas State WR and Attorney on Name, Image, Likeness Issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 18:27

    This week I dive into the Name, Image and Likeness issues for college athletes with former Kansas State Wildcats wide receiver Curry Sexton, who is now an attorney in Kansas City. Plus, we discuss the state of the Wildcats and the future under Chris Klieman!

    Big 12 Football Making Big Improvements on the Recruiting Trail

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 28:09

    This week I discuss how the Big 12 is making impressive gains on the college football recruiting trail, plus we get into the big news this week around the NCAA approving athletes to monetize their name, image and likeness starting this month. Will it be as lucrative as some believe it will be?

    Iowa State Cyclones AD Jamie Pollard: Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:23

    I'm joined this week by Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard to discuss the program digging out of the pandemic, his advice to other AD's looking for the next Matt Campbell, what the Name, Image and Likeness issue means for his program, and emphatically putting an end to any thought he could end up at Nebraska.

    Picking Over/Under Win Totals for Every Big 12 Football Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 28:03

    With the college football season inching closer, I picked over/under for win totals for each Big 12 football team ahead of the season. Plus, it was a tough week for the Texas Longhorns, but good recruiting week for the West Virginia Mountaineers and Baylor Bears.

    Baylor Bears Could Surprise College Football in 2021 | Drake Toll, SicEm365

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:38

    This week I spoke with Drake Toll of SicEm365 to discuss the Baylor Bears continuing to crush the recruiting trail in football and how they might end up as a surprise team in the Big 12 Conference for the upcoming college football season.

    Why I'm Open to UCF Joining the Big 12 Conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 28:37

    After further thought, I realized I am open to the Big 12 expanding east to Florida and taking a hard look at the UCF Knights. Plus, the Texas Longhorns want to reboot their rivalry with Texas A&M, but it's the Aggies holding it back. Also, we get into the worst Big 12 football coaching hires since 2012!

    Is TCU the Big 12 Dark Horse Contender in 2021? | Jeremy Clark, Horned Frog Blitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 19:23

    I'm joined by Jeremy Clark of Horned Frog Blitz to see if 2021 is the season that Gary Patterson and the TCU Horned Frogs break their streak of mediocrity and be the dark horse contender in the Big 12 that many believe they can be this fall. And don't forget to visit heartlandcollegesports.com for the most up-to-date Big 12 news.

    The SEC is Trying to Force a 12-Team College Football Playoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:11

    This week I discuss why a 12-team College Football Playoff is not something most in college football want, but is being rammed down by the SEC, of course. I share with you the details behind this and why it's happening and it's not great for college football in general.

    Pros, Cons of College Football Playoff Expansion | Bill Bender, Sporting News

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 15:39

    This week I'm joined by Bill Bender of Sporting News to discuss College Football Playoff expansion as the reports have circulated that expansion is likely and a 12-team College Football Playoff is preferred by many over an 8-team Playoff. What does that mean for the sport and who is pushing a 12-team playoff?

    Can the Mountaineers Take a Big Step Forward in 2021? | Brandon Lowe, WJYP Radio in West Virginia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 14:17

    Will the West Virginia Mountaineers take a big step forward in Year 3 under Neal Brown? Can Jarret Doege be the guy to help WVU do that? I talked with Brandon Lowe of WJYP radio in West Virginia about these top issues and more from Morgantown!

    Big Problems Coming for Big 12 on Name, Image and Likeness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 30:32

    Some teams in the Big 12 Conference could end up with major problems regarding new name, image and likeness legislation that is passing in states across the country. Plus, Texas A&M made a fool of itself once again, while some think the Oklahoma Sooners are already gearing up to leave the Big 12. I am not buying it!

    Ranking Big 12 Quarterbacks, Plus the Week 1 Schedule Kickoff Times Announced!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 30:01

    In this week's show, I rank the Big 12 quarterbacks as a unit heading into the college football season, plus the kickoff times have been announced for the Week 1 games and the Big Ten Conference is now apparently considering getting back to playing football. That and more this week! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Action Network's Collin Wilson Previews the Big 12 Gambling Scene

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 15:48

    This week I am joined by Action Network's Collin Wilson to preview the Big 12 football season from a gambling perspective and discuss who is a darkhorse to bet on to win the conference, which team might surprise the conference in covering the spread and much more as the college football season approaches! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Five Bold Big 12 Football Predictions for the 2020 season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 27:26

    I start the show with five (overly?) bold Big 12 football predictions for the upcoming college football season. Plus the College Football Playoff announces that it will only host a playoff for the Big 12, ACC and SEC playing this fall, which is the right move. Also, how much are we overlooking the Texas Tech Red Raiders? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Sam Mayes, 107.7 The Franchise in Oklahoma City, Previews Big 12, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:17

    This week I'm joined by Sam Mayes of 107.7 The Franchise and a former All-American with the Oklahoma State Cowboys. We take a look at the uncertainty of the 2020 college football season, discuss the depth of the Big 12 Conference, and who might have the best chance to upset the Oklahoma Sooners? Also, how can the Texas Longhorns get an identity? That and much more in this show! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    The Big 12 Conference Gets it Right Playing Football in 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:44

    The Big 12 Conference has gotten it right joining the SEC and ACC in playing college football this fall, while the Big Ten and Pac-12 will not play. Meantime, we take a look at the new Big 12 football schedule. This week I also play matchmaker in terms of which Big 12 teams fans from the Big Ten and Pac-12 should root for this fall! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Former Texas Tech Quarterback McLane Carter on Kliff Kingsbury, the Red Raiders and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 13:51

    This week I'm joined by former Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback McLane Carter. He discussed his time in Lubbock, playing for Kliff Kingsbury, if he has been surprised by his former coach's success in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals and how COVID-19 could impact the college football recruiting world. Plus, Carter explained why playing the Texas Longhorns was the always the game they had circled on the calendar. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    The Big 12 Could Have Its Deepest Conference in Years

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 24:27

    This week we discuss the depth in the Big 12 Conference and how it could end up being the deepest the conference has been in years as teams like the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas Longhorns and Iowa State Cyclones try to take down the Oklahoma Sooners. Please note, due to a pre-scheduled vacation, I recorded this show before the chaos of this week across the college football world. We will be back at it next week! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Phil Steele Previews the Big 12 Football Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:04

    This week I'm joined by Phil Steele to preview the upcoming Big 12 football season as we talk about whether the Texas Longhorns or Oklahoma State Cowboys can take down the Oklahoma Sooners atop the conference, and which team might surprise as we inch closer towards the college football season. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Big 12 Moves to 10-Game Schedule, Plus Gary Patterson in Hot Water

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 28:36

    The Big 12 Conference has decided to move to a 10-game schedule for the upcoming college football season, plus TCU Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson finds himself in some hot water. But is it fair? Also, the Pac-12 Conference players have new demands of the universities in order to play this fall. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Pete Fiutak, College Football News Previews the Big 12 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 16:39

    This week I'm joined by Pete Fiutak of College Football News as we discuss how the college football season is going to look different in 2020, plus we preview the Big 12 season. Who can best challenge the Oklahoma Sooners? Plus, Pete shows some love for the West Virginia Mountaineers and much more! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Dream Big 12 Football Road Trip, Plus Big 12 Media Day Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:27

    It's time to put together my (hypothetical) dream Big 12 football road trip for the 2020 college football season as we go from Waco, Texas with the Baylor Bears to start the season and end the season in Stillwater, Oklahoma with the Oklahoma State Cowboys, while hitting every Big 12 stadium in between! Plus, we preview the top storylines for Big 12 media days and much more! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

    Tim Fitzgerald, GoPowerCat: Previewing Kansas State's 2020 Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 15:50

    This week I'm joined by Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowerCat, who covers the Kansas State Wildcats, as we preview the upcoming 2020 college football season, plus we discuss how COVID might ultimately impact the Big 12 Conference and what we should all plan for this fall. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/heartland-college-sports-big-12-college-football-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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