The fastest growing college football podcast out there. Saturday Down South has been the leading voice in SEC football for years, and is now giving college football fans a "go to" podcast for weekly commentary and discussion. It's SEC football, but for your ears.
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Preview season is in full swing, so the guys have a full dose of Fall Camp Fact or Fiction. What should we make of JoJo Earle's injury? Does Garrett Nussmeier have a path to be LSU's QB1? What about A&M's coaching shuffle? Is Eli Drinkwitz in a great spot by naming a starter early in fall camp? And can Ole Miss have the nation's top rushing attack. College GameDay's Chris "Bear" Fallica joined the show to discuss all things CFB bets, College GameDay and a Lee Corso story. The guys close with #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week!
It's a coach-heavy August pod for y'all. The guys discuss Connor's SEC Coach Rankings. Where is there the most disagreement? And why does Connor not have Billy Napier higher? AL.com's John Talty joined the show to discuss his new Nick Saban book, including stories about Saban's unknown decision to leave coaching for a role on College GameDay. The guys close with Bold and Brash: "Anybody but your team" edition.
August is here and the guys are PUMPED. We've got a full breakdown of our QB rankings. Who got too much love? Who needed more? And Connor also predicted who will win each QB battle in the SEC. INFLCR's Jim Cavale joined the show to discuss the past and future of NIL. The guys ended the show talking suits in #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week!
The guys have another pod live from Atlanta to discuss the developments of Media Days, including a rundown of everything you might've missed. Connor shared his hit and Miss day firing questions. The guys also discussed the impact of Ainias Smith's arrest. Tim Tebow and Jordan Rodgers discussed their quarterback rankings and why they have everyone mad with their top 5. The guys close with Lads of the Week.
A live pod in Atlanta? YESSSSSIIRRRRR. The guys recap the first day of SEC Media Days, including what Lane Kiffin and Brian Kelly said about expansion. Also, Greg Sankey had a non-comment comment about the Big Ten's move to add USC and UCLA. Connor was joined by Mizzou coach Eli Drinkwitz in Atlanta, and new Kentucky WR Tayvion Robinson joined the show, as well. The guys closed with hotels in #FiguringItOut.
Connor is back after a week in Utah. He opens with a question that many people are asking — what are college football fans getting in this new era? CBS Sports' Barrett Sallee joined the show to discuss what the future of CFB holds, the Dawgs' chances of repeating, projecting the SEC East's order of finish and what Bryan Harsin needs to do in order to save his job. The guys close with neighbors in #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week.
It's 4th of July and the guys have a TON to discuss. USC and UCLA are reportedly set to join the Big Ten. The guys break down what it means for the SEC and college football as a whole. Connor outlines why Arkansas is America's team ahead of 4th of July. Former LSU star Jacob Hester joined the show to discuss all things Tigers, Phil Rivers, Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban and more. The guys close with #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week.
It's a stacked late-June pod. The guys offer up some perspective on Ole Miss winning the College World Series and lay out the SEC expectation for baseball/football titles in the 2020s. Florida recruiting has been a hot topic of discussion, so the guys dig into what Billy Napier's open letter means in the grand scheme of things. With Arch Manning expectations running wild, Connor did a deep dive on 5-star QBs in the 21st century. SEC Network's Mike Morgan joined the show to discuss Will Levis' rise, Billy Napier's expectation level, sports movies and a whole lot more. The guys close with healthy food in #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week.
And just like that, Arch Manning is off the board. The ultimate SEC legacy committed to Texas, where he theoretically won't face the SEC until 2025. Connor and Will offer a full breakdown of what that means and why it makes sense. What could've hurt Alabama and Georgia in the recruiting process? And what does it mean for Steve Sarkisian and future SEC team Texas? The guys have it all.
The guys have a stacked late-June pod. Worried about talking about a random Power 5 team at your next function? Fear not. Connor has you covered with 1-sentence outlooks for every Power 5 team. Also, Extra Points' Matt Brown joined the show to discuss the return of the EA Sports college football video game. What will it look like? Can athletes make money off it? Will it be even better than the original? The guys end with #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week.
It's a loaded show of "firsts." We've got a first-time game with SEC Would You Rather, wherein the guys discuss a bunch of made-up hypotheticals. Former Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg joined the show to discuss his wild college career, including why he didn't end up at Alabama, what his career could've been like if Bill O'Brien had stayed at Penn State and much, much more. The guys closed with brunch in #FiguringItOut and Lad of the Week.
The guys have a fully loaded pod filled with future SEC scheduling debate. They explain the long pros and cons list with all the moving pieces of the 1-7 and 3-6 models. 247sports' Josh Pate joined the show to discuss a variety of relevant college football topics, including Bryan Harsin's future, Sam Pittman's contract and much, much more. The guys close with an Arch Manning edition of Bold & Brash!
The guys have a Memorial Day pod for y'all. The first-year coach takes are going to be all over the place. Connor discussed why there will be an all-time year for those bad takes, and why a vow to them is necessary. Play-by-play announcer Noah Eagle joined the show to discuss his SEC on CBS experiences, growing up with the ultimate mentor, why he loves Sam Pittman, calling the Nickelodeon games for the NFL and much, much more. The guys close with what they wanted to be when they grew up in #FiguringItOut!
The guys have settled down from the Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher beef. But there's still some cleanup from that and much more to discuss. Connor offered up his early Playoff picks and dug into his title game winner. The Athletic's Ari Wasserman joined the show to discuss NIL in recruiting (whatever that is), Brian Kelly's talent acquisition, his infamous tweet during the 2019 title game and much, much more. The guys end with grudges in #FiguringItOut, PLUS a new segment!
We HAD to hop on for an emergency podcast to discuss the lightning rod comments from Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher. Saban claimed that Fisher "bought" players. Fisher claimed that Saban's words were "despicable" and that people should "go look where he's been." Wild. The guys dissect all of it and what it means for their rivalry and beyond as it relates to NIL.
Drum roll please ... it's the 2022 All-Bang The Drum Team! Connor and Will go through the SEC guys that they're going to bat for. Plus, former Georgia running back Keith Marshall discussed the what-ifs of his playing career, Todd Gurley and his new venture. FOX Sports' RJ Young joined the show to discuss his way-too-early rankings, Kevin Sumlin sliding doors, Deion Sanders, HBCUs and much more. The guys close with coffee in #FiguringItOut!
It's an interview-heavy, loaded pod. Connor caught up with Action Network's Brett McMurphy to discuss conference realignment issues and what it could mean for Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC, plus if Playoff expansion will actually happen and reliving the Zach Smith-Urban Meyer story he broke in 2018. Former Penn State tight end and current media personality Adam Breneman joined the show to discuss the Jordan Addison news he broke, the future of NIL, why he's such a big Bill O'Brien supporter, Christian Hackenberg sliding doors and much more. The guys close with steak in #FiguringItOut.
The guys have a TON of NFL Draft things to recap after the SEC dominated yet again. They discuss the Nakobe Dean slide, UGA's dominance, the receivers trend, the guys who fell surprisingly, the way-too-early mocks and Bryce Young's NFL Draft conversation. Matt Hayes joined the show to discuss what to make of Jordan Addison's potential move to USC to cash some massive NIL checks and what it means for CFB. The guys close with the beach in #FIguringItOut!
The guys have a loaded draft-heavy pod. They recap the first round, including why Kirby Smart got a unique flex with Travon Walker at No. 1 overall, plus some superlatives about the opening night of the 2022 NFL Draft. FOX Sports' Geoff Schwartz joined the show to discuss SEC OL prospects, the future of the Pac-12, Oregon and much more. The guys closed with Nashville in #FiguringItOut.
The guys are back with a whole lot of pigskin talk. LSU and Ole Miss both had some interesting spring game developments that caused Connor to pull a 180 on his thinking. CBS Sports' Shehan Jeyarajah joined the show to discuss a ton, including what Oklahoma and Texas will bring to the SEC and whether he believes in Jimbo Fisher long term. The guys closed with an NFL Draft edition of Bold and Brash.
It's a loaded, detailed pod. The guys dig into the early Heisman odds and where the best bets are with Connor's yearly mantra. What about Will Anderson's Heisman odds? And Stetson Bennett? The Next Round's Jim Dunaway joined the show to discuss his semi-new platform, his unique relationship with Nick Saban and the Bryan Harsin situation at Auburn. The guys close with Bold and Brash: 2022 SEC WR edition.
A loaded slate of spring games is in the books and Connor has takeaways galore. He and Will discuss 1 thing they liked from each SEC spring game. Longtime Chicago Tribune writer Teddy Greenstein joined the show to discuss his new book "Quarterback Dads" with stories from Archie Manning, Greg Vandagriff, Phil Simms and many more. The guys close with runaway pets in #FiguringItOut!
It's a loaded pod to close the week. QB rankings are all the rage this week, so Connor and Will discussed why Spencer Rattler being ranked as high as he was ruffled feathers, and they discussed what's fair for his preseason evaluation. PFF's Trevor Sikkema joined the show to break down a ton of SEC draft prospects, including the rising Travon Walker, Derek Stingley Jr. and many more. The guys closed with "the best advice you've ever received" in #FiguringItOut.
SEC spring games are off and running, and Connor has plenty of observations from Kentucky, A&M and Auburn. The guys dig into that and what it means for those specific QB situations. Paul Finebaum joined the show to discuss a variety of topics, including who he thinks could be the successor to Nick Saban one day, his skepticism about Mike Leach, his beef with Jim Harbaugh and much more. The guys closed with being sick as an adult in #FiguringItOut.
Let's get weird. The guys have something a little different for today's pod. Connor came up with a country song for the vibe of every SEC team because why not? Forbes' Kristi Dosh joined the show to discuss all things NIL as we approach the 1-year anniversary of its existence. The guys close with working out with your significant other in #FiguringItOut!
The best sports week of the year? Eh, maybe not. But the guys have a ton of football-related topics to dig into. They discuss Dabo Swinney's refusal to recruit the transfer portal and why it's holding Clemson back. Former Georgia QB Aaron Murray joined the show to discuss UGA QBs, the Mark Richt sliding door and recruitment stories. The guys close with an SEC running back edition of Bold and Brash!
The guys have a discussion about the intrigue of Mississippi State this year. What about Mike Leach's extension? And is Will Rogers in for a historic season? Former Michigan running back talked about the NFL Draft, beating Ohio State and the Georgia buzzsaw. The guys close with talking about the Eric Church concert and dogs in #FiguringItOut.
Brian Kelly made waves again for a comment about star receiver Kayshon Boutte. The guys discuss the significance of that and why it's been frustrating to see Boutte's career play out the way it has so far. Adam Spencer joins the show to put a bow on the SEC's basketball season, including what Eric Musselman's future holds and whether the SEC can end its title drought in the near future. The guys close with Fighting in #FiguringItOut!
It's the USC pod! Connor opens by reacting to Colin Cowherd's tweet about USC and why the Trojans are like the rich kid. South Carolina coach Shane Beamer made his return to the show and discussed the story of Spencer Rattler's commitment, his expectations, the honeymoon phase, celebrating with his parents, mayo and a whole lot more. The guys close with a 2022 SEC QB edition of Bold and Brash.
The NCAA Tournament opening weekend is in the books and the guys have plenty of takes. Specifically, Connor laid out the worst NCAA Tournament to take after the SEC had a dreadful first 2 rounds. Outkick's Trey Wallace joined the show to discuss the collapse he saw from Kentucky and Tennessee, plus what the weekend meant for SEC hoops in general. He also dug into Hendon Hooker's potential and Josh Heupel's Year 1 in Knoxville. The guys closed with video games in #FiguringItOut.
The madness is here. The guys are ready to get cold-taked with all of it. Connor lays out what would happen if common sense ruled college football instead of money, optics or anything else. Former Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel joined the show to discuss a bunch of stuff he's got going on, plus his recruiting story and the Kentucky offense. The guys close with an NCAA Tournament edition of Bold and Brash!
It's a hoops-heavy pod with March Madness in full swing. There were huge takeaways from the lack of recognition the SEC Tournament yielded. Connor and Will broke down why the SEC's quest for basketball relevance continued in a major way with A&M and Tennessee both getting slighted. ESPN's Matt Barrie joined the show to discuss his new contract, Jayden Daniels to LSU and much more. SDS' own Adam Spencer closed the show by previewing the NCAA Tournament.
Let the madness begin! Connor and Will dig into the top football-basketball coach combos in the SEC. And who has the best in the country? Joey Mulinaro joined the show to discuss meeting Nick Saban, how his career coincided with LSU's rise under Ed Orgeron and much, much more. The guys close with college drinking vs. adult drinking in #FiguringItOut.
Let's throw it all the way back to…last October. Connor and Chris looked back on the 2021 thriller between Arkansas and Ole Miss. Who are the A-listers? The best lines from the broadcast? What would've happened if the result flipped? The guys recap it all.
Yessssssirrrrr!!! The Boss Hog rejoins the pod. Connor broke down the decreased significance of the NFL Combine. Arkansas coach Sam Pittman joined the pod to discuss a bunch of topics, including how Arkansas bought in during 2021, KJ Jefferson's growth, Treylon Burks' NFL potential, what he texted Kirby Smart after the National Championship and much more. The guys closed with hosting out-of-town guests in #FiguringItOut.
Connor has some thoughts about the coaching carousel and what it really taught us both at the college level and at the NFL level. Host of "Out of Bounds" and elite karaoke singer John Nabors joined the show to discuss Arkansas' hoops momentum, KJ Jefferson, Jadon Haselwood and some Bobby Petrino stories. Connor and Dan close with gas station food in #FiguringItOut.
The guys have a quarterback-filled pod ahead of spring camp. Who wins each SEC battle? The guys answer that with some way-too-early predictions. Also, SEC Network's Peter Burns joined the show to discuss his hole-in-one pursuit, LSU expectations and the SEC's golden era. The guys closed the pod with "Southerners in snow" in #FiguringItOut.
The guys are back with a significant development in the SEC. Connor, AKA Liam Coen, is leaving for the Los Angeles Rams. The guys dig into the implications of that both with Kentucky and within the SEC East. With Playoff expansion now stalled, the guys break that down. Former Texas A&M defensive coordinator and current Duke head coach Mike Elko joined the show to discuss his experience in College Station. The guys closed with leaving jobs in #FiguringItOut.
HUGE show all around. The guys discuss Anthony Richardson and why he's the ultimate X-factor in the SEC East. Will Billy Napier unlock his potential? Plus, ESPN's Chris Fowler joined the show to discuss a variety of topics, including the famous Katy Perry day at Ole Miss and the time Lee Corso dropped an F-bomb on College GameDay. The guys close out with disappointing seasons in #FiguringItOut.
Things have finally settled on The Plains. Bryan Harsin has kept his job. Is he out of the woods? Or is he still a dead man walking? The guys dig into all of that, along with a potential move he should make and what type of season he'll need to keep his job. SEC Network's Alyssa Lang joined the show to discuss a bunch of topics, including how she tracked down Eric Musselman to deliver that postgame interview in the tunnel after Arkansas beat Auburn. She also discussed her viral year on the sidelines and the Shane Beamer Year 2 potential. The guys closed with Valentine's Day in #FiguringItOut!
We're still waiting on another potential Bryan Harsin development, but in the meantime, there's plenty to talk about in college football. The guys discuss the SEC-specific thoughts to mock drafts, including who might be getting enough love and who is getting too much love. Matt Hayes joined the show to discuss a variety of topics. We've got the latest on Auburn and how it got to this bizarre point. Plus, the guys discuss Urban Meyer's potential next role, Miami vs. USC for the next 3 years, the Josh Gattis situation at Miami after Jim Harbaugh's NFL flirtation and when/where Dan Mullen might resurface. The guys close with a Super Bowl edition of #FiguringItOut!
Oh boy. Things are wild on The Plains with these Bryan Harsin developments. The guys break all of that down. SEC Network and ESPN analyst Cole Cubelic joined Connor to discuss that whole deal, as well as some takeaways from the Senior Bowl, including Malik Willis' potential. The guys close with student loans in #FiguringItOut.
National Signing Day is in the books, but not without some interesting back and forth from Jimbo Fisher, Lane Kiffin and Nick Saban. The guys dig into all of that, as well as what this historic class means for A&M. FOX NFL analyst and former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez joined the show on behalf of Papa Johns. He talked all things Lane Kiffin, Jaxson Dart and USC's future with Lincoln Riley. The guys closed out by talking HOA in #FiguringItOut.
We've got a little bit of everything with Will back. The guys break down Joe Burrow's historic feat at the top. Plus, what should we take from Brian Kelly going viral yet again? The guys discuss short- and long-term outlooks for Lane Kiffin at Ole Miss. Mizzou All-American Harrison Mevis joined the podcast to break down what it means to be clutch as a kicker and he debunks some kicking misconceptions. The guys close with facial hair in #FiguringItOut!
We're mixing things up a little bit today. We've got 2 interviews to send you into the weekend. TexAgs' Billy Liucci joined the show to discuss all things Texas A&M. What's Jimbo Fisher's title window? What are his best Johnny Manziel stories? Connor also got caught up on SEC hoops with SDS' own Adam Spencer. Is Auburn a title team? Are the Jabari Smith comps legit? And which SEC coaches won't survive 2022? They dug into it all.
A solo pod it is, but never fear, Connor has plenty to discuss. Bryan Harsin's strange Year 1 has been a popular topic of conversation, especially in the wake of the Derek Mason departure. Connor breaks that down. SEC Network analyst and former Florida star Chris Doering joined the show to discuss Jermaine Burton to Alabama, Billy Napier's start at Florida and much more. Connor ends with rooting against your rival in #FiguringItOut.
The boys are back in town! Connor and Chris take a look back at the 2021 SEC season with their favorite things that happened, awards, an All-Neighbor team and a whole lot more. PLUS, the guys also broke down the Georgia quarterback situation with the news that Stetson Bennett was returning and that JT Daniels was entering the transfer portal.
After a mini break, the guys are back with a loaded pod. They discuss why Playoff expansion talks are stalled and how we got to this point. Can anything change that? And why does it make sense that Clemson is avoiding expansion? Also, SEC Network/Sports Illustrated's Tony Barnhart joined the show to discuss his unique UGA title viewing experience and Kirby Smart's future. The guys closed with how to celebrate Georgia's title with Bowl Mania winner/UGA fan Justin Lawniczak in #FiguringItOut.
By George, it happened. The Dawgs are national champs. A game 4 decades in the making finally went UGA's way and the guys have a full breakdown of everything. How did it happen? What does it mean for Kirby? What does it mean for Saban? What should we expect of that power struggle moving forward? The guys have tons and tons of takeaways from the night in Indianapolis. PLUS, way-too-early Top 10 for 2022!
The natty is here and we've got a FULL preview of all things Bama-Georgia Part II. What are the keys to the game? Who wins? What would it mean for Kirby Smart's legacy? The guys break all of that down, plus CBS Sports' Josh Pate joined the program to break down the title game and discuss some bigger issues in college football. The guys close with a national championship edition of Bold and Brash!