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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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    • Jan 1, 1970 LATEST EPISODE
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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!

    2022 Big 12 Basketball Tournament Preview Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 29:51


    Join Pete Mundo and Matthew Postins as they preview the 2022 Big 12 Basketball Tournament. Which team(s) can make a big run? Who has the most to gain and most to lose? And we do we predict to win the conference tournament before Selection Sunday and the NCAA Tournament next week!The show is sponsored by DraftKings: Use our promocode "HCS" to bet $5 on any team to win and get $200 in free bets!If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-877-770-STOP (7867) (LA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NH/NJ/NY/OR/ PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Min. $5 deposit required. Eligibility restrictions apply. See http://draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.

    Erik Gee Joins the Heartland College Sports Podcast Network on Sooners, Cowboys

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 20:59


    This week I'm joined by Erik Gee, our newest addition to the Heartland College Sports podcast network to discuss the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys, and what each football program is going through ahead of spring football.

    Big 12 Basketball Season Takes a Twist, Plus Oklahoma-Texas Departure Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 22:21


    This week I discuss how the Big 12 basketball regular season race is heading down the home stretch after a couple of big upsets this week, plus a new report says the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns may be staying around the Big 12 Conference until at least 2024.

    Why College Baseball Has a Chance to Thrive, Plus Big 12 Basketball Hits Home Stretch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:14


    This week I discuss why college baseball has a chance to thrive due to the MLB Lockout, also why the Big 12 Tournament should not have left Oklahoma City, and I also dive into the latest on the Big 12 basketball scene with Matthew Postins, with just a week to go in the regular season!

    D1Baseball's Kendall Rogers Previews the 2022 Big 12 Baseball Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 18:16


    This week i'm joined by Kendall Rogers, the managing editor of D1Baseball.com, to preview the 2022 Big 12 Baseball season. Who can compete with the Texas Longhorns? Who else can end up in the College World Series? Plus, we preview the entire conference from top to bottom!

    Never Forget ESPN Trying to Destroy the Big 12, Plus Basketball Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:42


    This week I discuss how ESPN should never be forgotten for trying to destroy the Big 12 Conference, and how now the only way the Big 12 can get hurt is through its own doing. Also, I talk the latest Big 12 basketball with Matthew Postins as the regular season heads down the home stretch.

    College Football Should Call the SEC's Bluff on Playoff Expansion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:31


    This week, Pete Mundo discusses why the rest of college football should call the SEC's bluff on its plans to possibly start its own College Football Playoff. Also, BYU is willing to be a team player for the Big 12 by playing the late-night games at home.

    Kevin Kietzman on the Big 12's Future, Bruce Weber and Kansas Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 19:17


    I'm joined this week by Kevin Kietzman from the podcast "Kevin Kietzman Has Issues" to discuss why the Big 12 should leave Texas and re-locate to Kansas City, plus, what is Bruce Weber's future at Kansas State, along with how the Kansas Jayhawks season is shaping up.

    SicEm365's David Smoak on Baylor handling NIL, Plus the Big 12 Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 17:59


    This week, Pete Mundo is joined by SicEm365's David Smoak to discuss how the Baylor Bears are handling the new world of Name, Image and Likeness. Also, with Blake Shapen now the man at quarterback, what does he bring to the table? Also, how does David think the new-look Big 12 will perform over the next couple of season?

    ESPN Actually Praises the Big 12, While Basketball Season Sees Upsets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:37


    This week I discuss an actual complimentary piece from ESPN about the Big 12 Conference. Why did then do it and why now? Also, Matthew Postins joins me after some Big 12 basketball upsets this week and we look ahead to this weekend's schedule!

    Who will be the Future Bottom Feeders in the Big 12 Conference?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 21:08


    Now that we know that BYU, UCF, Cincinnati and Houston are joining the Big 12 Conference in 2023, who will the new bottom feeders be in the Big 12? It's hard to tell, but we will discuss.Plus, Texas Longhorns fan are trying to petition FOX Sports to not put their game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 11:00 a.m. time slot. Will it work?

    Jarret Johnson, Inside the Red Raiders on Texas Tech Basketball and Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 15:59


    I'm joined this week by Jarret Johnson of Inside the Red Raiders to discuss Texas Tech basketball ranking inside the Top 10 in the nation, how surprised Lubbock is by it, the wild scene with Chris Beard back last week and how Joey McGuire is bringing a new energy to the football program!

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