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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It's quality over quantity this week in the SEC. The guys have a full breakdown of 4 SEC games, 3 of which are rock solid. That includes the Cocktail Party, which has major implications for both Florida and Georgia. SEC Network announcer Tom Hart stopped by to talk about a variety of topics, including calling the debacle that happened in Knoxville a couple weeks ago. The guys close with Adult Halloween in #FiguringItOut.
It was indeed a blowout-filled Saturday slate but the guys still have a full recap from the SEC. Tennessee showed legitimate promise, which the guys dig into. And is imperfect Alabama good enough to win a title in an imperfect year? Also, Ole Miss rolled past LSU and rolled out the red carpet for Arch Manning on Eli Manning day. Plus, there's a big "what if" for Texas A&M after its beatdown of South Carolina. Gene Chizik joined the show to talk about the Ed Orgeron dynamic, SEC Coach of the Year and Cam Newton comparisons. The guys closed with a Cocktail Party preview.
The guys are back with a loaded pod. Connor and Will play "Yah or Nah" for LSU coaching candidates to replace Ed Orgeron. The guys also dig into all of the non-Arkansas Pine Bluff games in the SEC this week. They guys close with "Bold and Brash."
Surprise! We've got a full reunion pod for y'all. And how fitting that massive news broke after Connor and Chris recorded. The guys discussed Ed Orgeron being out at LSU and who could replace him. They dig into all the Week 7 SEC action with Lane Kiffin's wild return to Knoxville and Georgia's SEC East-clinching win (basically). The guys recap some midseason takeaways, Heisman Trophy favorites and 4th and Wrong!
The guys are back with a loaded pod to get you ready for an intriguing Week 7 slate. They have all of their usual over/unders and picks. Plus, SEC Insider John Talty talked coaches on the move and when Texas/Oklahoma could come to the SEC. Adam Stockton joined the pod to discuss his 6-0 Kentucky prediction. The guys close out with an announcement for Sunday, as well.
Holy cow. What a weekend it was in the SEC. Connor and Will have a full recap of the madness that was Saturday. Jimbo Fisher finally took down the master. We broke down the Aggies' wildly unpredictable showing against the Tide. What does it mean for Alabama? What does it mean for A&M and the rest of the SEC West? Plus, the guys discuss Arkansas-Ole Miss in what felt like the game of the year. Is Matt Corral the new Heisman Trophy favorite? Georgia took down Auburn and Bo Nix was not pleased with the officiating. Did he have a fair gripe? Connor outlined his Lexington weekend and discussed what it meant for Ed Orgeron to lose like that to a superior Kentucky team. Connor wrapped things up with 1 thing I liked.
Week 6 is somehow here and the guys have a full breakdown of what's ahead. Will Arkansas or Ole Miss bounce back? Does Georgia's defense allow a touchdown at Auburn? Is Kentucky about to pull off a historic start? Can Alabama roll past A&M? All of that, plus, Lock of the Week. College football writer and author Lars Anderson joined the show to discuss his book "Dabo's World," Nick Saban perspective, Shane Beamer's potential and more. The guys close with "Bold and Brash."
Week 5 was all sorts of fun. We saw historic losing streaks come to an end in Lexington and Death Valley. We've got a whole lot of Week 5 recap, including what stunning losses did for Ed Orgeron and Dan Mullen. Is Alabama or Georgia, both of whom made loud statements vs. top-15 foes, the real No. 1? And in "1 Thing I Liked," Connor praises Will Rogers, bashes Jimbo Fisher, breaks down Tennessee's ground game showing vs. defenseless Mizzou and VANDY!
Week 5 is here and it's gonna be incredible. We've got previews with over/unders with picks for an epic SEC slate, plus Lock of the Week. Arkansas linebacker Grant Morgan and Georgia linebacker Nakobe Dean both joined the show to shed some light in their unbeaten starts and to preview Saturday's showdown. The guys close with Fast Food in #FiguringItOut.
Week 4 was a wild one, and the guys have a full recap. What did Arkansas' win mean for the SEC West? What was Jimbo Fisher doing? The guys looked back on every SEC game, including Auburn's scare vs. Georgia State, LSU's non-2020 win, Emory Jones' statement and more. Plus, Connor reveals his first SEC Power Rankings of 2021.
Week 4 is HERE and the guys are back to preview the best SEC slate of the season (so far). They've got all of their usual picks and over/unders for each SEC game, plus, Lock of the Week. SEC Network's Roman Harper joined the show to discuss his career, his weightlifting, being in the take business and plenty of SEC storylines. The guys ended with "Bold and Brash."
Week 3 is on the books, and boy, there were takeaways galore. Connor started off with a rant about the officiating over the weekend in some key games. Matt Hayes joined the show to discuss the short- and long-term takeaways from Alabama squeaking out a win at Florida. Plus, is Kirby Smart about to somehow mess his QB situation up? And who in the world is No. 2 in the West now? The guys dig into all of that, and Connor ended with Arch Manning in #ItMightMeanTooMuch.
It's a truly LOADED pod with not 1, not 2, but 3 interviews. We've got our usual picks and over/unders. We've also got Kentucky QB Will Levis talking all non-banana things. Plus, Chris Doering joined the show to break down Florida's QB situation, Alabama-Florida and much more. UGA Spike Squad VP Garrett Cribbs also came on to discuss the roots of the student-led organization, as well as the Red Out partnership with Krystal for Saturday's game against South Carolina. Connor and Will closed with some thoughts on the opening at USC.
YEESSSSSIIRRRRRR. Arkansas didn't just beat Texas. The Hogs dominated the Longhorns in every way. The guys recap that, as well as the A&M thriller in Denver against Colorado and Kentucky's fun offense holding on against Mizzou. Connor and Will did "1 thing I liked" for the rest of the SEC slate, including Anthony Richardson's continued emergence and what it means for Florida, as well as the Stetson Bennett IV rebirth. The guys close out with #ItMightMeanTooMuch.
Week 2 is upon us, and we've got a FULL breakdown of all the action ahead. Connor and Will dig into all 13 SEC matchups with their usual over/unders, picks and analysis. Mizzou linebacker Blaze Alldredge joined the program ahead of the Tigers' matchup with Kentucky, as did CBS Sports' Barrett Sallee, who discussed a bunch of SEC storylines. The guys closed out with Parking in #FiguringItOut.
Week 1 is officially in the books, and man, the guys have a TON to discuss. Georgia kicked off 2021 by taking down Clemson with a dominant defensive showing. Are the Dawgs the best team in America? Or does that title belong to Alabama, who completely rolled Miami in the opener? LSU is far from that conversation after a very 2020-like showing at UCLA. The guys recap all the games with "1 thing I liked," and close with a quick Ole Miss preview and #ItMightMeanTooMuch.
Y'all. Week 1 is HERE. We've got a full preview of the weekend for the SEC, including picks and over/unders. Is Miami going to keep it close with Alabama? Is UCLA going to make LSU feel like it's 2020 all over again? Can Georgia take down Clemson? We tackle it all. DawgNation's Mike Griffith joined the pod to break down all things Clemson-Georgia. The guys end with a Week 1 edition of "Bold and Brash."
It's a full stocked episode for y'all to get you fired up ahead of Week 0. We've got preseason predictions for Heisman flyers, the Playoff and national champions. Plus, ESPN's Lauren Sisler joined the show to talk about all things Iron Bowl, her sideline role at ESPN and her atypical path. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl president and CEO Gary Stokan joined to give the lowdown on the 2 matchups for opening weekend. The guys close with sports superstitions in #FiguringItOut.
Episode No. 400 is FULL of talkin' szn topics. We've got a little MSU talk to kick things off, as well as a take on The Alliance and its impact on the SEC. We've also got SEC East Crystal Ball talk with projected order of finish, toughest calls, biggest upsets and much more. Plus, Jake Crain, host of the JBoy Show, joined the pod to talk about his roots and some bold 2021 SEC predictions. The guys close with "Bold and Brash," which was formerly known as "Let's Get Bold."
We've got news and much more to react to. The injury to Darnell Washington was another unfortunate development for Georgia ahead of the opener against Clemson. Connor and Will break down what that means for UGA. Also, Connor unveiled his 2021 SEC West Crystal Ball and dug into the toughest calls, the biggest upsets and much, much more. T-Bob Hebert joined the show and broke down a bunch of LSU things, including whether this year's team can put 2020 in the rearview mirror. The guys end with a new segment called "Let's Get Bold."
We're officially in 2-pod-a-week season. That means there's a TON to get to. Connor broke down the Preseason AP Top 25 with snubs, some top-5 questions and more. Plus, a new segment called "10 minutes or less" wherein he hits on a variety of SEC news stories. Paul Finebaum joined the show to discuss a ton of topics, including the SEC's expansion, the proposed Alliance with the Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12, plus, some interesting Mike Leach thoughts. The guys close with boat horror stories in #FiguringItOut.
It's mid-August (basically) and we've got no shortage of stuff to break down. Connor discussed the late Bobby Bowden and whether he's allowed to exist in the same fashion today's college football world. Plus, the guys discuss some fall camp buy or sell. Presbyterian coach Kevin Kelley joined the show and discussed his extremely atypical approach to football (he never punts). The guys close out with mowing the lawn in #FiguringItOut.
Fall camp is here, and fittingly, we've got a stuffed pod for y'all. We talk a little ball with All-SEC gripes, and why Connor voted a specific way on his all-conference ballot. SEC Network anchor Dari Nowkhah joined the pod to talk about his beloved Sooners to the SEC. Also, Aaron Murray joined the pod on behalf of Allstate to discuss JT Daniels, dealing with NIL and UGA's upside in 2021. The guys close with friend vacations in #FiguringItOut.
Realignment is all the buzz in college football. Connor has some takeaways from watching this Oklahoma-Texas drama play out. Matt Hayes joined the pod to discuss all of that, as well as why that'll happen in 2022. Plus, he talked about the long-term future of the sport and whether the SEC has more expansion plans. Former Ole Miss and New Orleans Saints tailback Deuce McAllister joined the show on behalf of Johnsonville. He talked tailgating, modern offenses, Ole Miss' future and much more. The guys close with concerts in #FiguringItOut.
SEC Media Days got a major shock with the news that Texas and Oklahoma reportedly want to join the SEC, so Connor discussed all the factors and realignment possibilities associated with that. Plus, Nick Saban had the ultimate flex with Bryce Young to steal Kirby Smart's thunder. Lane Kiffin and Mike Leach made their SEC Media Days debuts with their respective teams. Connor discussed all of that, AND Kentucky coach Mark Stoops joined the show. The guys closed with a little preview for the rest of Media Days, as well as some discussion about the Deion Sanders story that went viral.
Connor is in Hoover with a full rundown of all things SEC Media Days. Who won the day? What got discussed more than we thought? And what didn't really get talked about enough? Connor discussed the showings from Florida, LSU and South Carolina, including the question he fired at Dan Mullen that got an interesting reaction. Plus, Peter Burns and Jacob Hester joined the show live in Hoover to offer up their takes on Talkin' SZN. They close out by setting the stage for the rest of the week.
Media Days is upon us and Connor has some thoughts on a long overdue trip to Hoover. After SEC East Best Case Scenario last week, Connor mapped out the Best Case Scenario outlooks for each SEC West team. How many SEC teams have double-digit wins for their best-case scenario? Connor and Will talk about that. Plus, SEC Network's Alyssa Lang joined the show and discussed all the new opportunities she had last year, as well as her thoughts on Shane Beamer's potential at South Carolina. The guys close with Grocery Stores in #FiguringItOut.
The NIL era is a week in, and Connor's got some thoughts on the good things and the things that have his eyebrow raised. He also mapped out a best case scenario for each SEC East team. Former Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel joined the show to discuss the NIL era, how much he would've benefited and what he likes/worries about with this new phase of college athletics. The guys close with grilling in #FiguringItOut.
The guys have a little bit of everything for today's podcast. NIL expert Scott Cole joined Connor for 10 questions about the new Name, Image and Likeness laws that just into effect. Plus, Mizzou quarterback Connor Bazelak joined the show to talk about Year 2 in Eli Drinkwitz's offense, why he grew up not liking Ohio State and more. Connor and Will closed the show with flight horror stories in #FiguringItOut after Connor's worst travel experience ever.
In a solo pod, Connor digs into the Pac-12's horrendous month, which included some embarrassing comments from outgoing Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott, as well as the Arizona State cheating mess. Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell joined the show and discussed his team's historic season, his Tennessee roots, mullets, the 12-team Playoff and much, much more. Connor closed with Haircuts in #FiguringItOut.
Who said June was the slow time of year? We've got a little Playoff cleanup with the proposed 12-team model. Connor also outlined his Top 5 fanbases he pities and why certain fans deserve the benefit of the doubt more than others. Plus, The Athletic's Jeff Duncan joined the show to talk about his piece on Arch Manning's recruitment and some background details about the SEC legacy. The guys closed with things your significant other once put up with but no longer does in #FiguringItOut.
Nick Saban has a new contract, and Connor has some perspective on what that means and why the timing was significant. Is Playoff expansion inevitable? Connor and Will discuss the Unbiased Playoff Expansion Approach and how it relates to the proposed 12-team model. Arkansas linebacker Grant Morgan joined the show and talked returning for Year 6, being in Jarrett Guarantano's head and much more. The guys closed with some cardio talk in #FiguringItOut.
A news-heavy pod to kick off June, it is. Connor has a lot of thoughts on Dan Mullen's extension for what it means in the short- and long-term. Plus, Kirby Smart stole Dan Mullen's thunder by going out and getting former 5-stars Arik Gilbert Derion Kendrick via the transfer portal. Wes Blankenship joined the show to talk a bunch of different things, including how he's been able to establish himself as a must-follow on Twitter. The guys close with honeymoons in #FiguringItOut.
It's a fully stocked pod, leading off with some big transfer news in the SEC. TJ Finley is off to Auburn. Connor has a full breakdown of what that means for the former LSU quarterback, plus what it means for Auburn and Bo Nix. Even though it's only May, Connor offered up his way-too-early Playoff predictions. There's a surprise in there, too. Former Miami (FL) great and NFL Pro Bowl offensive lineman Leon Searcy joined the pod and talked about Tebow-mania in Jacksonville, plus some stories about his days at "The U." The guys close out with Best Man/Maid of Honor speeches in #FiguringItOut.
A loaded May pod is full of pigskin talk, including a little something on the awesome opening weekend schedule for the ESPN/ABC slate. Connor dug into what Year 2 success for SEC coaches tells us (or doesn't tell us). He also had thoughts on Derek Stingley's redo season at LSU and looked back at some his notable moments. South Carolina coach Shane Beamer joined the show and discussed all things South Carolina, including how he's settling in into his new digs, working for Spurrier, playing with Michael Vick and much, much more. The guys closed it out with promotions/raises in #FiguringItOut.
Connor's got quite the Twitter mess on his hands to start the pod. He works through those issues and why he might be punting soon. In actual football stuff, he dug into the psychology behind Jimbo Fisher's jab at Nick Saban. Connor also broke down the implications of Henry To'o To'o's move from Tennessee to Alabama and why it has SEC-wide implications for the transfer portal. SEC Network analyst and Florida great Chris Doering joined the pod to talk about SEC receivers and Florida's new-look offense. The guys closed with a Moms edition of #FiguringItOut.
The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, and Connor has takes on takes on takes. He talks about what it feels like to finally have a quarterback. Plus, "adapt or die" are 3 increasingly relevant words in college football. Connor caught up with ESPN's Dave Pasch, who had some takeaways from calling the Texas A&M spring game, and he also discussed working the booth with the likes of Urban Meyer and Bill Walton. The guys close with a birthdays edition of #FiguringItOut.
Connor has a spring/draft-heavy pod. He hands out his SEC Spring Superlatives and offers up his Can't-Miss NFL Draft Predictions. Plus, SEC Network's Cole Cubelic joined the show to break down some noteworthy takeaways he had from Georgia's spring game, as well as Bo Nix in Year 3 and he discusses some SEC Prospects in NFL Draft. The guys close with celebrating championships as an adult in #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
In a loaded, loaded pod, we've got a little of everything. Connor's got some thoughts about Kirby Smart's quarterback room and why it should be indestructible after what we saw in the spring game. Plus, Kentucky receiver Wan'Dale Robinson joined the show to talk about his transfer from Nebraska, his role in the new offense and his absurd Hudl clips. Ole Miss linebacker MoMo Sanogo joined the pod to discuss Year 1 of the Lane Kiffin era, his outspoken role in 2020 and his sky-high 2021 expectations. The guys close with a bachelor/bachelorette party edition of #FiguringItOut.
Spring football is officially here! Or rather, spring games are officially here. To preview them, Connor broke down the top SEC cliché spring storylines. USA Today Network's Glenn Guilbeau joined the show to dig into the mess in Baton Rouge and what Ed Orgeron's future at LSU looks like. The guys close out with a tattoo edition of #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
Connor has an information-heavy pod with tons and tons of takes. He starts off with the issue of faking injuries and what came to light recently that made him even more annoyed. Connor got deep into some SEC quarterback tiers and offered up some predictions on battles and All-SEC honors. Plus, Pro Football Focus’ Mike Renner joined the pod to talk SEC prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft. The guys close out with owning pets in #FiguringItOut.
It's a loaded pod to kick off April with a recap of Connor's time on the Muss Bus. He digs into how Mac Jones became so polarizing and why there's suddenly this bizarre opinion about him. Plus, two interviews. First, PFF's Brent Rollins joined the pod to dig into all things SEC running backs. Then Memphis defensive coordinator Mike MacIntyre came on and discussed his time in Oxford, plus thoughts on modern defense and how he's changed his approach. The guys close with watching kids shows as adults in #FiguringItOut
Connor has a little bit of everything. He's got an update on the Bandwagon on the Muss Bus with some thoughts about the start of the NCAA Tournament. He reacts to the big news of the day with George Pickens' torn ACL and how it impacts Georgia. Plus, is this Bo Nix's last stand? Connor discusses why Nix will be given 1 last shot. ESPN's Chris "Bear" Fallica joined the pod to talk Sweet 16 gambling tips. The guys close with a March Sadness edition of #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
Connor opens things up by announcing ... his bandwagon team. He runs through his explanation of that, plus a look at the rare elite SEC football-basketball coaching duo. Matt Hayes joined the pod and talked about Dan Mullen's strange spot and what his future in Gainesville, plus whether this is Georgia's best opportunity to end the 1980 jokes. Connor and Will end with wearing jerseys as adults in #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
It's a loaded, loaded pod. Connor breaks down the fallout of the Les Miles sexual harassment cover-up at LSU and discusses what it means about the culture in Baton Rouge. On a totally different note, Connor rolled out his All-Bang The Drum Team with 1 player from each SEC squad. ESPN's Rece Davis joined the pod and discussed his new contract, the future of College GameDay and much, much more. Connor then discussed the SEC Tournament with Adam Spencer, who offered up some predictions about the week ahead in Nashville. Host: Connor O'Gara
Connor has a ton to get to, including what we should make of this Arik Gilbert saga. DeVonta Smith vs. Ja'Marr Chase for WR1? Connor breaks down why that's not such an easy discussion to have and why guessing wrong on that could be costly. Plus, former Mizzou/Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant joined the pod to talk about his career in the spotlight, his life-threatening surgery, Deshaun vs. Trevor and much, much more. Connor and Will close with Fan Rage in #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
A special first-time guest joined the show. Arkansas coach Sam Pittman came on and talked all about getting the Arkansas job, bulldogs, turning down Saban and much, much more. Connor outlined the bizarre trend with 5-star QBs in the SEC and how it relates to Bryce Young. Plus, an apology letter to Ole Miss fans. And in #FiguringItOut, Connor and Will break down SEC coaches as guys at the gym. Host: Connor O'Gara
On the latest episode the guys discuss Spring Football returning, their favorite fat athletes of all time, Gus Malzahn getting knighted at Disney, Deion Sanders & FCS Hallmark movies, Tim Tebow retiring from baseball, and the NCAA doing what they do best...screwing up.
In a wide-ranging episode, Connor has a ton to get to. Gus Malzahn and UCF deserve a ton of credit for making this marriage a reality, which Connor breaks down. He also discusses Josh Heupel's defensive coordinator hire taking 3 weeks and what that says about the job. Plus, Mizzou coach Eli Drinkwitz joined the pod to talk all things Year 1 in the SEC, being controversial and much more. To close, Adam Spencer joined Connor to answer some SEC hoops questions in #FiguringItOut. Host: Connor O'Gara
On this Valentines Day of CFB Uncensored the guys discuss Valentines Day and what they love most about college football, they catch up with Jeremy Pruitt from New York City, give a brief recap of why drunk Tom Brady is an American hero, and answer audience questions on 4th & Wrong. *This episode includes profanity. Note: College Football Uncensored will be appearing on both the SDS Podcast feed and the College Football Uncensored feed for only the next few weeks. Be sure to subscribe to College Football Uncensored on your podcast app!
A full, wide-ranging pod starts off with the evidence of how the SEC has changed its offensive philosophy. Plus, Connor digs into why the Super Bowl illustrated something that played out in College Station this past year. Marshall head coach and former Alabama assistant Charles Huff joined the show to talk about his new role, his incredible coaching tree, the running backs he worked with and much, much more. The guys end with #FiguringItOut talking about making friends as an adult. Host: Connor O'Gara