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Former Ohio State linebacker and Fox NFL analyst Chris Spielman and veteran Ohio media personality Bruce Hooley have taken their successful radio partnership to their own podcast, where they discuss all things Ohio State, NFL and professional and college sports, while also freely incorporating their…

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    S4E31 - Watson will sit; Will Baker play?; OSU off to Maui: LIV and let live

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 41:07

    6-29-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Deshaun Watson headed for a year-long suspension Sam Darnold for Baker Mayfield makes sense Browns appear not to want to make sense Baker says he's ready to move on Why does he get to make that choice? OSU's non-conference basketball schedule includes a trip to Maui Devin Royal and Dailyn Swain would be nice gets A massive mistake by Crew fan base PGA Tour should live and let LIV Making spiritual sense of a tough circumstance Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E30 - Liddell, Branham drafted; OSU hoops vs. Duke; Arch Manning picks Texas; ob Sowards chases history; Roe overturned

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 46:36

    6-24-22 We Tackle Life podcast: E.J. Liddell drafted in second round by New Orleans Malaki Branham goes to Spurs in Round One Cavs pass on Branham at No. 14 That makes no sense Ohio State will play Duke again in the ACC-Big Ten shootout. Buckeyes and Blue Devils will look dramatically different Arch Manning picks Texas. Yes, just like Quinn Ewers Bob Sowards chases Ohio golf history Roe overturned Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E29 - Hartline's recruiting home run; DeShaun Watson pays up; Rapinoe's selfish stupidity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 38:45

    6-22-22 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU gets three top wide receiver commitments Brian Hartline is a rock star Why doesn't Hartline get a look when jobs are open? OSU is awash in WRs and QBs The Buckeyes have a new baseball coach DeShaun Watson pays 20 massage therapists Four cases remain The impact on Watson's suspension is negligible Megan Rapinoe takes a pro-trans stance that would eliminate her job Nice timing, since she's nearing retirement Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E28 - Is Day an OSU lifer?; OSU fires Beals; AD goes silent; Branham's stock rising; Evil's role in school shootings

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 32:24

    5-25-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Ryan Day says he wants to stay at OSU as long as he can. Do you think he means it? If he leaves, does that mean he lied to you? OSU fires baseball coach Greg Beals Gene Smith has, "no comment" That's gutless on Gene's part Malaki Branham's stock is rising Cavs didn't interview Branham at NBA Draft Combine Are Cavs playing it cool? E.J. Liddell's NBA comparable Are school shootings because of evil or because of mental health failures? Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E27 - Browns, Bengals OTAs; OSU looks NC-worthy; Dwayne Haskins' toxicology report

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 40:59

    5-24-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Browns start OTAs without Baker Mayfield Carolina, Seattle still seem likeliest landing spots for Mayfield Bengals seem AFC North worthy again, if OL develops If only Bengals' closing schedule wasn't ridiculous OSU should go undefeated Buckeyes don't take many transfers, but the ones they take are consequential Tanner McAlister is the latest of those Dwayne Haskins' toxicology report tells a troubling tale Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E26 - Contract extensions for Holtmann, Day; Saban, Jimbo Snipe over NIL

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 31:44

    5-19-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Ryan Day, Chris Holtmann get contract extensions The escalation of OSU football HC salary is quite a thing Holtmann's extension won't keep suitors away Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban snipe over NIL Worry doesn't work Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E25 - Ahrens landing spot; Bengals, Browns schedules; Bahamas beckon Browns

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 29:47

    5-16-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Justin Ahrens lands out west Kyle Young call is a career Reds throw a no-hitter, and offer a no-scorer Deshaun Watson takes the Browns to the Bahamas Cleveland schedule is friendly to start if Watson is suspended Bengals schedule is unbelievably difficult to finish Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E24 - Another elite QB commits to OSU; Does that guarantee anything?; Who's UC's new QB?n

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 30:28

    5-11-22 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU gets a commit from another elite QB What does this guarantee for the future? Remember Tate Martell? Jack Miller? Emory Jones? What if C.J. Stroud gets injured? A recommendation for Ryan Day Cincinnati is looking for the next Desmond Ridder Two candidates seem viable, one of whom was a Bearcat before Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E23 - MNF doubleheader; OSU stresses over NIL; Transfer Portal QB Bingo

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 37:00

    5-9-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Monday Night Football doubleheader announced Former MSU, Dayton Jefferson hooper Andrien Payne murdered Jimmy G is on the tradiong block That makes dealing Baker complicated Ohio State stresses about NIL rules There is no reason why OSU should ever get outbid for a player Not with the heavy hitters on board with the Buckeyes' NIL collectives Let's play Transfer Portal QB Bingo Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E22 - Money talk...on OHSAA considering NIL, OSU paying for grades, Gene Smith wants action

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 38:41

    5-6-22 We Tackle Life podcast: OHSAA voting on NIL Ohio State paying for academic performance OSU AD Gene Smith wants help managing NIL Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E21 - Is CJ Stroud 2023's Top Overall pick?; OSU hoops gets a transfer; The back story on Baker Mayfield

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 28:50

    5-5-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Looking ahead to 2023 NFL Draft OSU hoops gets an experienced guard It's always fun to revel in Golden State's issues Draymond Green is still Draymond Green Baker Mayfield may make Browns regret dropping him OSU and Boston College make some way-in-the-future plans What faith requires on a divisive issue Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E20 - OSU defense no-shows in NFL Draft; Baker stays a Brown; Bengals solidify defense; Urban returns

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 38:06

    5-2-22 We Tackle Life podcast: NFL Draft wraps up Ohio State defenders lacking in draft success this year Lack of DBs tells you everything about why Buckeyes struggled defensively Will that change next year? Browns take secondary depth to bolster their fragile secondary Bengals fill in on defense, offensive line, which is where they need help Seth Towns is coming back for a seventh season with OSU hoops Urban Meyer about to return to the Fox booth Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E19 - Wilson, Olave go early; Replacing Branham; Browns eye WR; Baker drama

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 34:36

    4-29-22 We Tackle Life podcast: NFL Draft Round One featutres a WR run OSU makes a case as WRU, with Wilson going 10 and Olave 11 Maybe now they make enough to afford pants Spiels' Lions make a monster trade for Jameson Williams Where was Spiels hiding in the Draft Room? Replacing Malaki Branham Browns have a need for a WR in Round Two and there are six good ones available right now This may be Baker Mayfield's last weekend as a Brown Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E18 - NFL Draft Thursday; Malaki leaves OSU; Bengals draft success; Mark Emmert retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 24:22

    4-27-22 We Tackle Life podcast: NFL Draft dawns on Thursday Malaki Branham leaves OSU, will hire an agent Was that worth giving Jim Jackson's jersey away? Malaki leaves....might another take his place? Garrett Wilson rates No. 6 overall Mark Emmert retires from NCAA Is Gene Smith the next NCAA head honcho? Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E17 - NFL Draft approaches; OSU hoops gets WVU shooter; Will Malaki return?; NFL steals Christmas:

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 37:29

    4-25-22 We Tackle Life podcast: NFL Draft approaches Will UC get more first-rounders than OSU Buckeyes dominate B1G in NFL, too Ohio State hoops get a West Virginia transfer Malaki Branham dropping a bit in NBA Draft projections Might Malaki return to Buckeyes? The NFL steals Christmas from the NBA Indians/Tribe/Guardians/Guards get Yanked in New York Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E16 - Details on Haskins; George Clooney targets OSU; Ward's mega-deal; Baker in limbo

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 30:49

    4-20-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Sobering details on the day Dwayne Haskins died George Clooney is coming for Ohio State...and Jim Jordan Big Ten makes a stupid choice on basketball tournaments Denzel Ward cashes in Baker Mayfield awaits a trade Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E15 - Dwayne Haskins' tragic death; Scheffler wins the Masters, USFL returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022

    4-11-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Dwayne Haskins' tragic death Haskins' star burned brightly at OSU Scottie Scheffler wins The Masters Tiger labors, but finishes The USFL is back, and it's like time stood still Don't miss the beginning or the end of The Great Commission Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E14 - UNC spoils Coach K fairy tale; OSU loses Malaki, gains Holden; Thad is back

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 44:39

    4-4-22 We Tackle Life podcast: UNC vs. Kansas for NCAA title Coach K, Duke come up short Villanova ran into too much size OSU loses Malaki Branham to NBA Tanner Holden coming to Columbus from Wright State Watch for it....Holtmann could be getting an extension to end negative chatter Tiger likely to play Masters Thad Matta returns to Butler Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E13 - Cade Stover moves positions again; Holtmann's roster redux; Baker's gotta goTa

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 30:48

    3-30-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Cade Stover changes positions again at OSU Holtmann has the chance to remake his basketball roster and staff Gabe Cupps wins Mr. Basketball Browns can't keep Baker Mayfield The question isn't whether DeShaun Watson is getting suspended...it's how long he's getting suspended. The mind is amazing....and totally inadequate for one thing Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E12 - Blueblood Final Four; OSU don't play that; Malaki is gone

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 33:57

    3-28-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Villanova, Duke, North Carolina and Kansas make the Final Four Duke winning would be awesome (you heard me) What you don't know about Mike Krzyzewski Teams in the Elite 8 didn't look like OSU...and that's an OSU problem Synchro Swim wins another natty Tiger back in Masters Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E11 - DeShaun Watson's introduction in Cleveland; Beating up on Urban; Johnny Manziel's future;

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 46:14

    3-25-22 We Tackle Life podcast: DeShaun Watson's introductory press conference The irony of getting a franchise QB you can't express happiness about What if Browns had told the truth about why Watson appealed to them? Where was Jimmy Haslam? The beef of some Browns fans that rings hollow given the Browns' history What history tells us about how Watson will eventually -- probably quickly -- be viewed Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E10 - NFL Pro Day at OSU; Retooling OSU's hoops roster, staff; USFL rules innovation

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 28:52

    3-23-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Pro Day at OSU brings out the NFL GMs OSU hoops is in for an overhaul, or an extreme makeover Buckeyes need a few consequential transfers Please, not mid-major wannabes Suddenly, there are two available 6-8 five-star freshmen There are also two openings on the staff How about filling one of them with someone who's been a coach in the B1G USFL makes its return Check out these cool rules Wash, fast wax or buff to a high gloss? Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E9 - OSU falls to Villanova; Browns trade for Watson; OHSAA boys tourney

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 30:41

    3-22-21 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU's season ends in NCAA second round Buckeyes ran into a deep, versatile team What is Ohio State's basketball DNA Injuries and other factors made this year a struggle Holtmann's incoming recruiting class will define the program going forward OHSAA boys state tournament ends with lots of low scoring, and there' s a reason why Browns trade for DeShaun Watson Objections on principle are fine, but will they last? Concerns about mental health often miss the mark Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E8 - OSU gets Sister Jean; What went wrong in Indy; Browns get Amari; Brady returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 41:37

    We Tackle Life podcast, 3-13-22 OSU is a No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament Buckeyes get Sister Jean, Loyola Chicago in Round One Villanova looms in Round Two OSU's draw is as good as a No. 7 can hope for What went wrong at the Big Ten Tournament Guards are killing Ohio State, its own and the opponents It sure looks like #OSU is battling in internal issues Browns trade for Amari Cooper The less drama in Cleveland, the better DeShaun Watson is a huge risk Jarvis Landry served a purpose, but that purpose is over Tom Brady unretires To comprehend God's holiness explains our need only Christ can provide Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E7 - OSU hoops loses to Michigan; Is it Holtmann's fault?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 27:55

    We Tackle Life podcast, 3-7-22 OSU finishes its regular season with a home loss to Michigan Buckeyes had a seven-point halftime lead and blew it Ohio State was the last Big Ten team to lose at home. And then lost three times Hunter Dickinson didn't play, and MIchigan won anyway. No, Juwan Howard didn't coach. Yes, that helped Michigan. Why does Michigan continually find better transfer point guards than the Buckeyes? The Big Ten Tournament offers a chance for redemption. And a chance to get really tired. The post-season is about point guards. That's not encouraging. Injuries have played into OSU's issues. How much, well... Lia Thomas is going to dominate the NCAA women's swimming championships That's a farce. Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E6 - CFB Playoff sticks at four; Gene Smith's crazy ideas; OSU hoops gets busy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 32:15

    2-18-22 We Tackle Life podcast: The College Football Playoff stays at four teams This is the right number...even though you don't like it A little mystery is a good thing Gene Smith doesn't want a December home game in the CFB Playoff If you think that's bad, wait until you hear who Gene wants to head NIL oversight OSU hoops gets ready for grouchy Fran and Iowa Buckeyes will be back at it Monday against IU Big Ten standings and schedule put OSU in a great spot If you know the Good News, you can't keep quiet about it. in fact, you shouldn't try Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E5 - Buckeye hoops beats Minnesota; Super Bowl recap; A defining battle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 31:53

    2-16-22 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU hoops defeats Minnesota Buckeyes start extremely slow An experienced team shouldn't do that Injuries have interrupted OSU's momentum and development Is this a Sweet 16 team? E.J. Liddell is having a great year, but not a Big Ten MVP year. Not yet, anyway. Is Liddell an NBA draft pick? Super Bowl LVI goes to the Rams Officials play a role, perhaps not intentional, in the outcome As long as humans offiiciate games, human error will intrude Logan Wilson did not interfere with Cooper Kupp Bengals took a needless and costly risk early Faith cannot be separated from consequential cultural issues u Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E4 - Bengals are Super Bowl bound; Buckeyes lose at Purdue; Authenticity matters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 32:17

    1-31-22 We Tackle Life podcast: How about Joe Burrow and the Bengals? I'm starting to wonder about Patrick Mahomes Chiefs botched it at end of first half Browns fans, get over yourself and root for Bengals Odell Beckham has you in his crosshairs, Cleveland OSU's road woes continue at Purdue Sure, it was a nice rally, but don't fall 20 points behind Justin Ahrens didn't start, and that might signal a sea change Authenticity matters, at home and everywhere Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E3 - Baker takes a break; Burrow is The Man; OSU FB staff changes; EJ, Holtmann eye milestones

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 32:56

    1-26-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Baker Mayfield takes a break from social media Marketing inquiries are, of course, another matter Joe Burrow has the Bengals in the AFC title game Win or lose, Burrow has proven in Cincinnati what Mayfield hasn't in Cleveland Lots has changed since Cincy beat Kansas City for the AFC North title Ohio State shuffles its football coaching staff after a two-loss season Loyalty does not exist for OSU assistant coaches among OSU fans One DB coach makes 750K, another makes 250K less E.J. Liddell is 12 points away from 1,000 as a Buckeye Chris Holtmann has 99 wins at OSU, goes for 100 at Minneapolis Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E2 - IU routs OSU; Studrawa fired; Baker is a brat; Defending Herbie from jealous attacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 33:16

    1-7-22 We Tackle Life podcast: Ohio State lays down, rolls over, plays dead at Indiana Trace Jackson-Davis put his imprint, or was that his footprint, on this game. E.J. Liddell and other Buckeye big men wilted Greg Studrawa fired as Ohio State's offensive line coach The criticisms used to justify Studrawa's firing weren't his responsibility Baker Mayfield claps back at Mary Kay Cabot Baker continues to show he doesn't understand leadership and has no self-awareness Kirk Herbstreit gives his opinion, explains it and gets attacked A Dispatch columnist's criticism of Herbie was personal, not professional, and was rooted in envy and jealousy Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S4E1 - CFB Playoff blowouts, OSU rallies in Rose; Bengals.Browns chase AFC North

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 58:09

    Jan. 2, 2022 We Tackle Life podcast: Why Michigan got blown away in CFB Playoff Cincinnati-Alabama demonstrates a dominance by Bama, not a failure by UC OSU's rally in Pasadena wasn't a surprise The panic over the Buckeye defense was unnecessary OSU's defense was superior to Utah's Kyle Whittingham's inexperience in big games showed Ryan Day is a big-game coach Buckeyes have momentum going forward Joe Burrow and Bengals seek AFC North against Kansas City Browns will have a lot to play for in Pittsburgh if Cincy loses on Sunday Big Ben vs. the Browns...will karma win out or talent Let's make 2022 a year of devotion to truth Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E127 - Burrow, Bengals embarrass Baltimore; Mayfield's 4 picks doom Browns

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 46:53

    12-27-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Bengals hammer Baltimore Joe Burrow throws for team-record 525 yards A Ravens' assistant mouths off, gets embarrassed Bengals are a win away from clinching division Browns are under .500, but still have second-best chance to win division Three Bengals receivers top 100 yards Browns fall in another close one Mayfield's four interceptions make the difference If Mayfield could humble himself, he might be fine as a franchise QB Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E126 - Browns' valiant effort falls short; COVID hits OSU hoops; Jack Miller transfers

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 34:57

    12-21-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Browns go without eight starters and almost defeat Raiders Nick Mullens was OK, which says what about Baker Mayfield? Closing out a game in the NFL is no easier than closing a 9th inning in baseball Raiders successfully iced the kicker; Browns didn't NFL has to be woke on COVID, because it's WOKE on everything else Buckeyes and Kentucky tried to play a home-and-home when Vegas game got cancelled Sueing and Towns won't be back for awhile...maybe not until 2022-23 Bengals getting ready for AFC North showdown with Ravens A win gives Cincinnati effectively a two-game lead in the AFC North What can we learn from the quiet obedience of Joseph? Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E125 - OSU sets sights on Rose; Baker bad in Browns' win; Burrow good in Bengals' loss; Urban's NFL future

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 42:11

    12-15-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Archie Griffin not threatened by future two-time Heisman winners C.J. Stroud finishes fourth in Heisman Why OSU might think the Rose Bowl is second rate Buckeyes better be ready for Utah Why Utah views Rose Bowl differently than OSU Browns defeat Baltimore, and it's a bit of a bummer Bengals lose to 49ers, but the future is bright with Burrow Urban Meyer is an inviting target for critics Why people look for reasons to criticize Urban The part of the podcast someone doesn't want you to hear Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E124 - OSU hires new DC; Stroud's Heisman chances; Browns must win...a lot

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 31:34

    We Tackle Life podcast, 12-8-21 Ohio State hires new defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs or Matt Barnes likeliest to leave Don't forget about Al Washington Why isn't Brian Hartline drawing interest C.J. Stroud heads for New York Does Stroud have a chance to win the Heisman Buckeye basketball back at it against Towson Wisconsin comes to town, which means Brad Davison is getting booed Justin Fields ribs are healed. Enough to play, at least Packers favored to win Super Bowl. Did Tom Brady retire? Browns vs. Ravens II Baker Mayfield needs to win this game, and a few others Joe Burrow and the Bengals have something the Browns don't with Baker Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E123 - OSU Gets Utah in Rose; Will players opt out?; Buckeye hoops wins; CFB coaching carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 40:25

    12-7-21 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU draws Utah in Rose Bowl Utes will be motivated Will any OSU players opt out to guard against injury Stroud makes Final Four of Heisman finalists Buckeye hoops adjusting to life without Sueing Win at Penn State is a good sign for future Coaching football coaching merry-go-round continues to spin Brent Venables takes over at Oklahoma Mario Cristobal leaves Oregon Who's the best hire so far? Picking the College Football Playoff Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E122 - Down goes Duke; Brian Kelly to LSU; Fickell can wait; OSU vs. 'Bama?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 38:13

    We Tackle Life podcast, 12-1-21 OSU rallies late and takes down No. 1 Duke It was the Ced and Zed Show Blue Devils pleaded tired legs, and that's true Coach K was classy, like always E.J. Liddell took over when you want a star to take over Brian Kelly leaves Notre Dame Sorry, LSU, but Irish Brian doesn't fit in Baton Rouge Kelly has won everywhere, but he's never been in a league like the SEC Marcus Freeman is under consideration at Notre Dame. He might be a good hire, but he isn't worth the risk Luke Fickell is sitting pretty, and everyone has to wait on him Could Ohio State get back into the College Football Playoff picture Lincoln Riley leaves Oklahoma for USC Which hire was better...Kelly to ND or Riley to USC Browns GM Andrew Berry defends the choice to play Baker Mayfield Sure, it's tough taking Mayfield into the last year of his contract The alternative is worse Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E121 - Michigan KOs OSU; Ravens dump Browns; Bengals roll; Duke comes to Cbus

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 42:43

    Monday 11-29-21 We Tackle Life Podcast: Michigan surprisingly dominant on the ground vs. OSU Buckeyes fall out of CFB Playoff race Alabama barely survives Lincoln Riley leaves OU for USC Browns spit the bit against Ravens Bengals blow out Pittsburgh High school football title games are upon us The fragrance of a true friend Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E120 - Sparty blown away, Michigan next; OSU-UC Playoff bound; Baker struggles in Browns win; Bengals kick Raiders;

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 43:35

    11-22-21 We Tackle Life podcast: MSU was a fraud Ohio State will do some of that to Michigan Is that the line for the game or the first quarter? Predicting the final score of OSU-UM Oregon loses, opening path to Playoff for Cincinnati Bearcats look legit off SMU beat-down UC has East Carolina and Houston left Florida fires Dan Mullen Browns beat Detroit Baker Mayfield struggles. If you play hurt, don't blame injuries for bad play Bengals win in Vegas Cincy's kicker is quite the weapon A high school football playoff primer Evil makes people blind to the stupid things they say and do Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E119 - Predicting OSU-MSU; Browns Get Lions' Backup; Burrow's Int issues; OSU-Xavier breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 33:05

    Episode Notes Predicting OSU vs. MSU Baker Mayfield is banged up Lions likely won't have Jared Goff Start Keenum and sit Baker, but that could cause issues Joe Burrow's puzzling interception issues A lesson in leadership Finding good amid adversity Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E118 - OSU vs. MSU; Browns fall flat at New England; The Baker Mayfield solution;

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 41:26

    11-17-21 We Tackle Life podcast Ohio State vs. Michigan State will expose Sparty Mel Tucker is good, but he isn't that good Is Michigan State good because they're good, or because they're Michigan State? Browns get waxed at New England The definitive solution to the Baker Mayfield contract issue Bengals going to Vegas. Really need to win Coaching is leadership, leadership is serving Choices are consequential Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E117 - Purdue's Power Couple; Michigan-Penn State; Browns vs. Belichick

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 27:14

    11-12-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Ghosts of Purdue past If you can't run, Petey Boilermaker, you can't win Ohio State can crank up the blowout machine Michigan vs. Penn State will show us a lot Browns better be on guard at New England. A template on how to stand for truth Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E116 - OSU hoops survives Akron; OSU 4th, UC 5th in CFB rankings; Browns at Pats

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 32:10

    11-10-21 We Tackle Life podcast Ohio State survives Akron's upset bid Buckeyes have nice pieces, but a jumbled puzzle at present OSU can't afford more of that backcourt effort Trip to Xavier will be a huge test College Football Playoff rankings move OSU up Why do we assume Michigan and Michigan State are good? Each team's best win vs. CFB Top 25 Aaron Rodgers is Public Enemy No. 1 Did he kill anyone, or nah? Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E115 - OSU, UC win close; B1G average below OSU; OBJ-free Browns roll Bengalsf

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 43:16

    11-8-21 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU wins close at Nebraska Close wins were a thing for top teams in college football this weekend UC's close win over Tulsa wasn't that close Bearcats will be only team to pay a price in reputation for failing to blow out opponent Jaxon Smith-Njigba has a big day Actually, he's had a big season This is why Ohio State is almost impossible to stop When is some school going to wise up and pay Brian Hartline Purdue upsets Michigan State Minnesota loses to Illinois, and thus Ohio State's best win vanishes High School football playoffs head for regionals Upper Arlington and New Albany are both 12-0 entering their regional semi Battle of Ohio goes to Browns Denzel Ward's interception return turns the tide early Baker Mayfield has a new name, or should Without Odell Beckham Jr., Browns play free One little word reveals the heart of Jesus Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E114 - OSU vs. Nebraska; Browns release OBJ; Bengals vs. Browns; Aaron Rodgers gets COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 35:40

    11-5-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Buckeyes head for Nebraska Scott Frost needs the win he almost grabbed at OSU four years ago Browns release Odell Beckham This rewards knucklehead behavior If OBJ haunts the Browns in playoffs, they have no one to blame but themselves Bengals host Browns in must-win game for Cleveland, need-to-win game for Cincy Aaron Rodgers has COVID If you thought he was vaccinated, that's because you didn't ask the right question. Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E113 - OSU fifth, UC sixth in first CFB poll; Scott Frost underachieves; OBJ not worth the squeeze

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021

    11-3-21 We Tackle Life podcast: The first College Football Playoff ratings are out Ohio State debuts at No. 5 Buckeyes have no beef, but Cincinnati certainly does Scott Frost isn't getting it done at Nebraska Cincinnati is not going to be allowed into the Playoff unless two Alabama, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Michigan State and Oregon all lose another game Odell Beckham's marriage with the Browns is over Weak sauce from OBJ's dad and LeBron James Bengals ready to host Browns Joe Burrow is steady where Baker Mayfield is volatile Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E112 - OSU is offensive; Browns, Bengals stumble; CFB Playoff field includes UC, OSU

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 43:09

    11-1-21 We Tackle Life podcast: OSU beats Penn State in a useful way Buckeyes are super dangerous offensively The field of teams that can outscore OSU is very limited Michigan blows a game at Michigan State Harbaugh is not the answer to Michigan's problems Refs are never the reason you lose a game you led by 16 points Browns lose at home to the kicker-less Steelers A championship DNA is missing Bengals show their immaturity with loss at Jets High school football playoff talk A life well-lived leaves an inspiring legacy Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E111 - Lions surprise Spielman; Browns survive without Baker; OSU vs. IU in light of UC vs. IU; Winning is good

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 39:20

    10-22-21 We Tackle Life podcast: The Lions punk Spielman in the best way possible Browns survive Broncos on Thursday Night Football Bengals have a big one at Baltimore It's unfair to compare Joe Burrow to Joe Montana OSU vs. Indiana will be compared to Cincinnati vs. Indiana What if the final College Football Playoff berth comes down to OSU, UC and Oregon There's nothing wrong with winning Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E110 - UC No. 2, OSU No. 5; Browns lose; Bengals beat Spiels' Lions; Ed O. fired;

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 41:12

    10-18-21 We Tackle Life podcast: Buckeyes vs. Penn State at night Oh, goody, here come the Nike-contrived uniforms UC vs. OSU...let the arguments begin Why Indiana is big for Ohio State Ohio State is class of the Big Ten, but how good is the rest of the conference...really? LSU fires Ed Orgeron Didn't LSU just win the national title? Didn't it win Saturday? Bengals win in Detroit With Joe Burrow, Bengals are set at QB for the next decade. Browns lose at home to Cardinals Baker Mayfield is the second best Heisman Trophy-winning QB from Oklahoma Browns are injured heading into Thursday vs. Denver Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E109 - OSU off weeks stink; B1G/CFB Playoff forecast; Joe Burrow vs. Spiels' Lions; Jon Gruden cancelled

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 41:52

    We Tackle Life podcast, 10-13-21 OSU is rolling, and now it's off Game time at IU is 7:30 OSU's second half is tougher than Iowa's Buckeyes need Hawkeyes to stay unbeaten Expect a one-loss team beauty pageant Cincinnati vs. Ohio State in CFB Playoff is a real thing Joe Burrow can't talk Browns vs. Cardinals is an Oklahoma Heisman House reunion Bengals head for Detroit and Mr. Spielman's Lions Jon Gruden forced to resign The cancelling of Gruden has all sorts of tentacles Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

    S3E108 - OSU blasts Maryland; Browns blow it; Bengals can't cash in.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 36:11

    We Tackle life 10-11-21 OSU blasts Maryland The Big Ten has 5 Top 10 teams. How many really belong? An early guess on the CFB Playoff How about a UC-OSU semifinal? Browns let one get away in San Diego Playcalling suggests Chargers believe in their QB and Browns don't Bengals have every chance to defeat Green Bay Joe Burrow's bad interceptions costly Make a kick...win a game dJspece g Find out more at https://spielman-and-hooley.pinecast.co

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