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College Football Week 4 Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 55:27


Hard to believe we are already heading into the fourth week of college football. This week features multiple matchups that should be very entertaining to watch and we are here to detail what we see as the best matchups of the weekend.

College Football Week 3 Recap

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 41:50


Week 3 of the college football season was a bit disappointing due to a lack of competitive matchups. The majority of games resulted in lopsided blowouts. With that said, there were still some big winners and losers from the weekend.

College Football Week 3 Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 60:07


Nebraska finally fired Scott Frost, we discuss potential replacement ideas. More important than that is the fact that another great week of college football games is on the way, and we are here to break down some of the biggest and best matchups of the week.

College Football Week 2 Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 41:07


College Football season is here folks, and week two features plenty of great action. The Cy Hawk Trophy is on the line as Iowa hosts Iowa State. The Baylor Bears travel to Provo, Utah to take on the BYU Cougars. An SEC matchup with the Kentucky Wildcats heading into the swamp to play the Florida Gators. After a big week one win, Pittsburgh is plays host to the Tennessee Volunteers. The Texas Longhorns will get a preview of life in the SEC the Alabama Crimson Tide come to town this weekend.

College Football 2022 Predictions

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 50:56


With College Football season getting under way, we are back to discuss expectations and predictions for a variety of topics: Power 5 Conference Winners, College Football Playoff Teams, Heisman Trophy Winner, Rising Teams and Falling Teams.

College Football Week 1 Recap

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 36:51


Week one of college football season was full of great games and epic endings. We are back to break down all the action, including the biggest winners and losers.

College Football Week 1 Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 58:28


College Football is back and week one is loaded with great games. We are here to break down our 5 favorite matchups, including: Arkansas vs Cincinatti, Florida State vs LSU, Oregon vs Georgia, Utah vs Florida, Notre Dame vs Ohio State.

College Football Way Too Early Top 25 (5 to 1)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 69:53


We are just weeks away from the start of College Football, and we are back to finish off our Way Too Early Top 25. That's right, the moment is finally here. We are breaking down the top five teams in our list.

College Football Way Too Early Top 25 (10 to 6)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 56:05


As we inch closer to football season we are back to continue with our "way too early" Top 25 rankings. Keep in mind, these rankings are based on how we expect teams to be ranked at the end of the season. In this episode we reveal numbers 10 through 6.

College Football Way Too Early Top 25 (15 to 11)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 69:40


Entering the month of August means football is near, and we are back to continue with our "way too early" Top 25 rankings. Keep in mind, these rankings are based on how we expect teams to be ranked at the end of the season. In this episode we reveal numbers 15 through 11.

College Football Way Too Early Top 25 (20 to 16)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 58:57


With only a few weeks remaining until college football gets going again, we are back to continue with our "way too early" Top 25 rankings. Keep in mind, these rankings are based on how we expect teams to be ranked at the end of the season. In this episode we reveal numbers 20 through 16.

Conference Realignment: USC and UCLA leaving Pac12 to join Big10

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 19:08


With tv contracts set to expire, the college sports landscape is changing, and changing fast. The most recent move came when it was announced that USC and UCLA intend to leave the Pac-12 Conference in order to join the Big-10 Conference, effective in 2024. What other moves could come next?

College Football Way Too Early Top 25 (25 to 21)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 49:44


As we inch closer to football season, we decided it is time to begin rolling out our own "way too early" Top 25 rankings for college football. While most preseason Top 25 rankings are projecting where a team should rank at that given time, our list is based upon on where we expect teams to finish the season.

Paul McCord Interview

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 61:52


For the first time ever, we had a guest join the Irrational Confidence Podcast. Coach Paul McCord, a true expert in all things football. He has NFL experience as both a player and a coach, and he has plenty of interesting and hilarious insights from his time in the league.

6-Pack of College Football Questions

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 57:20


Back to breakdown a six pack of college football questions that stand out most right now. Who is set up to go on a great run? Will the move to USC be favorable to Lincoln Riley? All that and more.

2022 NFL Draft Recap

Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 62:09


Discussing the biggest winners and losers while reacting to all the action from the 2022 NFL Draft.

2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 61:54


There is less than one week remaining until the start of the 2022 NFL Draft, which means mock draft season is officially heating up. Everyone has their own thoughts and opinions on how the draft will play out, and we are excited to share ours.

NFL Draft: QBs and D-Ends

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 33:59


With the NFL Draft less than a week away, we're back to break down the quarterbacks and defensive ends set to make the biggest impact in this year's draft. Many feel that this is a bad year for the quarterback position, but despite that it still seems likely that multiple will be drafted in round one. When it comes to edge rushers there is plenty of top talent, and we break down who we think is best and why.

NFL Draft: WRs and DBs

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 38:20


NFL Draft time is near, and we're back to break down the wide receivers and defensive backs to keep an eye on during this year's draft. This has been labeled as one of the deepest wide receiver classes in recent memory, with plenty of top talent available at the position.

MLB Opening Day: Baseball is Back

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 47:08


The strike is over and baseball is officially back in business. Despite the delay it appears fans will get a full season, and things are finally getting underway today with opening day. Fresh and I discuss the best baseball stadiums each of us has been to. We also talk about our Top 5 Baseball Movies of all time.

College Basketball Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Reaction

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 29:11


Another wild weekend of college basketball with plenty of surprises and unexpected outcomes throughout the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games. The Cinderella story ultimately came to an end for Saint Peters. Coach K reaches another Final Four, and is set to take on the rival North Carolina Tarheels.

NFL Trade Talk: Deshaun Watson and Davante Adams

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 21:52


In what has been an absolutely electrifying offseason for the NFL, these two trades are the blockbuster deals stand out most to us. Which makes sense given the fact that this podcast is hosted by a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan and a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan, so these trades directly impact the teams we care about most.

College Basketball Tournament Review Opening Weekend

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 46:03


What a wild weekend it was in college basketball, with plenty of upsets and unexpected outcomes we are ready to break it all down and discuss what stood out most during the opening weekend of the tournament. Now that the first few rounds are in the books, we discuss what we expect to happen throughout the remainder of the tournament.

College Basketball Tournament Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 51:24


Now that Selection Sunday has passed and the brackets are set, we're back to break it all down. Reaction to final seeding, reviewing which teams were given the benefit of the doubt versus those that seem to have been disrespected. Which teams have the easiest path to a title? What non-one seed has the best chance to win the dance? In the end we reveal our Final Four and Championship expectations.

College Basketball More Teams To Watch in March

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 65:52


With Selection Sunday approaching, we're back to break down more teams that could make some noise in March. Everything from sleeper teams to potential Cinderella stories, we dive into the teams that stand out and explain exactly why we think they have the potential to disrupt typical tournament expectations.

Aaron Rodgers and Russel Wilson On The Move

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 40:24


With so much happening in the NFL with QBs changing places, we decided it was time to record some reactions and thoughts around the news. Fresh gives his opinion on Rodgers returning to Green Bay, and whetehr they have enough to make a run. We also contemplate how well Russell Wilson fits in with the Denver Broncos. all that and more.

College Basketball Mount Rushmore of Coaching

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 54:23


With Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski heading into his final regular season matchup against rival North Carolina, we take some time to reflect on his incredible career. In addition to that, we discuss which coaches are most deserving of a spot on the College Basketball coaching Mount Rushmore.

College Basketball Top Teams to Watch This March

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 66:32


March is here, which means the madness is near. With the NCAA tournament on the horizon, we decided to take some time to dive into a variety of teams to provide insight into why they are worth paying attention to heading into tournament time.

College Basketball Top 5 Tournament Moments

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2022 51:58


After a lot of anticipation and preparation, we finally had a chance to discuss our top 5 most memorable moments from tournament history. It's a magical time of year that means a lot to us, and we dive into the details of our personal connections to our favorite March Madness memories.

Hostile Takeover and the Magic of March Madness

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 83:24


With the month of March fast-approaching, we take some time to explain one of our favorite annual traditions: The Hostile Takeover. It's a unique spin on the traditional college basketball bracket challenges. After that we each discuss our most memorable moments that we associate with tournament time.

Football Season Is Officially Over

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 35:35


With the Super Bowl complete, football season has come to an end. We're back to discuss the big game, including Fresh's first had experience from SoFi Stadium. In addition to that, we discuss the biggest storylines heading into the offseason, as well as which teams missed the playoff this year that we expect to be in the playoff picture next season.

Super Bowl Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 47:03


We're back to preview the big game. In additional to sharing our expectations for how things will play out on the field, we take some time to look back at some of the most memorable halftime performances, as well as the best commercials from years past.

Tom Brady Retirement Reaction

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 59:55


Arguably the greatest football player to ever play has finally called it a career, and oh what a career it was. Seven Super Bowl Championships combined with countless individual awards and records. Fans should take a moment to truly appreciate what we all got to witness over the last 22 NFL seasons.

NFL Conference Championship Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 26:48


We're back to breakdown this weekend's upcoming NFL Conference Championship games. Joey B and the Bengals travel to Arrowhead stadium to take on Mahommes and the Chiefs. In the NFC the surprising San Francisco 49ers will be heading to Los Angeles to take on Matt Stafford, Aaron Donald and the rest of the Rams.

Georgia Wins National Championship

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 53:17


Coach Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs knock off Nick Saban and SEC rival Alabama Crimson Tide. The student finally beats the teacher and after a lengthy 41 year drought, the Georgia Bulldogs are national champions.

College Football Championship Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 45:12


Breaking down the upcoming Championship Game between the Georgia Bulldogs and Alabama Crimson Tide. Kirby Smart is looking to lead the 'Dawgs to their first National Title in 41 years, while Nick Saban looks to further cement his legacy as the greatest to ever do it.

College Football Bowl Season Recap

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 70:52


Remembering John Madden

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 40:29


Coach John Madden impacted football in a way in which no other has or likely will ever match. His contributions stretch well beyond the game itself, and he is forever woven within the fabric of the National Football League. His post coaching football career was so successful that many fans are unaware of just how great he was at coaching as well.

College Football Bowl Season Week 3

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 65:48


Previewing all the biggest bowl games during week 3 of Bowl Season: Liberty Bowl: Mississippi State vs Texas Tech. Guaranteed Rate Bowl: West Virginia vs Minnesota. Pinstripe Bowl: Maryland vs Virginia Tech. San Diego Credit Union Bowl: UCLA vs NC State. Peach Bowl: Pitt vs Michigan State. Music City Bowl: Tennessee vs Purdue. Las Vegas Bowl: Wisconsin vs Arizona St. Valero Alamo Bowl: Oregon vs Oklahoma.

College Football New Years Eve & Day

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 72:52


Breaking down the biggest games to watch while celebrating the new year: Orange Bowl: Georgia vs Michigan. Cotton Bowl: Alabama vs Cincinatti. Outback Bowl: Penn State vs Arkansas. Rose Bowl: Ohio State vs Utah. Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State vs Notre Dame. Gator Bowl: Wake Forest vs Texas A&M.

College Football Bowl Season Week 2

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 37:42


Previewing some of the biggest bowl games happening this week. Quick Lane Bowl: Western Michigan vs Nevada. Gasparilla Bowl: Florida vs UCF. Military Bowl: Boston College vs East Carolina. TaxAct Texas Bowl: Kansas State vs LSU. Armed Forces Bowl: Missouri vs Army. Camellia Bowl: Georgia State vs Ball State.

College Football Bowl Season

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 57:41


With Bowl Season upon us, we break down a few of the more interesting matchups. Bahamas Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs Toledo. Boca Raton Bowl: Western Kentucky vs Appalachian State. Jimmy Kimmel Bowl: Utah State vs Oregon State. New Mexico Bowl: UTEP vs Fresno State. Independence Bowl: BYU vs UAB.

Army vs Navy Preview, Plus Our Awards

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 61:15


The nation's armed forces will face off on the football this weekend, in what is likely to be a very entertaining game. With the College Football regular season coming to an end, we announce our award winners to those that impressed us most this season.

College Football Championship Weekend Reaction

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 87:18


Georgia fails to top Alabama yet again. Baylor beats Oklahoma State and wins the Big 12 title by literally an inch. Oregon got smacked in the mouth by Utah for a second time this season. Michigan ran it down Iowa's throat all day. Pitt finished off a solid season by winning the ACC. Cincinnati tops Houston to make the College Football Playoff.

College Football Championship Week Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 94:12


The rematch between Oregon and Utah for Pac 12 supremacy. AAC Championship between Cincinnati and Houston. ACC title game featuring Baylor and Oklahoma State. Michigan faces off against Iowa for the Big 10 Championship. And Georgia goes toe to toe with Alabama as they battle of the SEC crown.

College Football Week 13 Reaction + Playoff Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 95:45


WINNERS: Oklahoma State knocks off in-state rival Oklahoma. Michigan dominates Ohio State with the run. Ole Miss captured victory in the Egg Bowl over Mississippi State. NC State with an unbelievable comeback win. BYU now has 6 wins against Pac-12 opponents. LOSERS: Ohio State. Oklahoma loses big game and head coach. UNC and their epic collapse.

College Football Rivalry Week Preview + Rankings Reaction

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 85:15


Rivalry week is here, and that means big time matchups. Egg Bowl between Ole Miss & Mississippi State. ECU & Cincinnati face off for the 25th time. Auburn looks to upset Alabama in the Iron Bowl. Oklahoma State looks to take down big brother Oklahoma. And 'The Game' featuring Ohio State versus Michigan.

College Football Week 12 Reaction + Rankings Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 87:44


Winners: Notre Dame dominates Georgia Tech 55-0. Ohio State stomped Michigan State 56-7. Utah beat Oregon 38-7. Oklahoma State wins 23-0 over Texas Tech. Cincinnati earns style points once again. Losers: Pac-12 Football, Wake Forest, and Football in the state of Florida. Dan Mullen gets the axe as the Gators look to improve.

College Football Week 12 Preview + Rankings Reaction

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 78:14


We're back to preview all the biggest matchups coming up in Week 12, including: SEC Showdown with Arkansas vs Alabama. SMU vs Cincinnati. Pac 12 clash between Utah and Oregon. Can Pitt keep their magical season going against Virginia. Can Nebraska get a big win over Wisconsin. And a Big 10 matchup many have been waiting for, Ohio State vs Michigan State.

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