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Daily podcast focusing onFlorida State Seminoles' football, sports and recruiting.


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Latest episodes from Wake Up Warchant - Florida State football

(11/16/20): The bad and redeeming vs NC State, what to do vs Clemson, Taggart defenders

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 70:36

PROMO CODE - NIKE75 -- $75 for an annual membership for new subscribers (nearly a 25% discount) and a $75 Nike gift card 07:00 1st half Chubba vs. 2nd half Chubba 24:00 Jordan or Chubba vs. Clemson? 28:00 More Clemson thoughts 44:00 The defense is getting mediocre so that's good we guess? 1:00:00 A final thought to folks who say Norvell is getting more slack than Willie Music: My Kid Brother - Daydream

FSU Football Postgame Call - In Show With Gene Williams And Tom Lang (FSU - NC State)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2020 84:37

Warchant's Gene Williams and ESPN Radio Tallahassee's Tom Lang provide a post-game analysis and take your phone calls and input via social media following Florida State's football game vs. North Carolina State

(11/13/20): Call-in show: Ben Franklin edition, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 70:22

Phone calls and questions from YouTube What will progress look like? Parallel between BC 2019 and Saturday? Who will emerge at WR? The year: 2028, FSU is 10-0, who's the coach? Recruiting FL...not going good.

(11/12/20): Not quite a purge, reality of the present and future

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 59:41

Four players: two to injury, one to transfer, one opt. Making sense of the shakeup 20:00 Can Norvell make changes to staff if needed 28:00 How will Norvell use the free year of eligiblty of 2020 32:00 If building for future now, do you go with Chubba? 39:00 Reality -- it's not getting better soon 48:00 Why isn't Norvell being held to same standard as Taggart Music: Saosin - Say Goodbye

(11/11/20): "Renegade Express", ten minutes on Adam Fuller

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 56:31

06:00 Wish they would have canceled the season? How important has the season been for evaluation? 15:00 Used to losing, vol. XI 18:00 Hope? 25:00 Bowl game 31:00 10 mins on Adam Fuller's future 49:00 Hoops Music: My Kid Brother - Good News

(11/10/20): Coachspeak, endorsement from coordinators, hoops coming

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 55:28

The subtle message from Adam Fuller about his defense 18:00 One coordinator says 90%, other says majority on the right track -- purging still practical 34:00 Spinning these struggles forward 47:00 Hoops schedule dropping Tuesday Music: Saosin - Collapse

(11/9/20): All that looks and feels wrong after an inexplicable loss

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 67:41

No answer at QB with an injured Jordan Travis from here on in Dubious game planning, play-calling Weak 2nd half offense a hallmark of Norvell's teams? Roster purges and tough players Looking for morsels of hope from run at Memphis Music: Noise Brigade - Splitting Poles

FSU-Pitt Postgame Call-In Show With Gene Williams And Tom Lang

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2020 102:52

Gene Williams and Tom Lang take phone calls and YouTube comments as they breakdown and discuss the deflating 41-17 loss to Pitt

(11/6/20): Call-in show - defense heavy, how to utilize Travis

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2020 68:43

Phone calls and posts from YouTube as Pitt game looms, possible starting QB to return for Panthers

(11/5/20): "Renegade Express" - Pitt Week

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 55:53

Thoughts on Hamsah (10'): Changes you'd make at the end of a 4-7 season (19'): Wide receivers -- talent or coaching (26'): What's the right mix of transfers and prep signees (35'): The "used to losing" thing (38'): Does Chubba see the field in 2020? Music: Relient K - Don't Blink

(11/4/20): Ira and Pitt publisher preview upcoming FSU game

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 37:00

Ira Schoffel and Chris Peak managing editors of Warchant.com and Panther-Lair.com respectively preview and breakdown the upcoming FSU-Pitt game

(11/3/20): Offensive identity established, tweaking the defense

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 47:16

A rested Jordan Travis is likely the best news of the week 14:00 Kenny Dillingham communicates well 18:00 Tamorrion Terry returning? WRs under pressure 25:00 Pitt has over 30 sacks -- big concern? 32:00 Defense tweaks are worth keeping an open mind about

(11/2/20): Last chance for defense, an absurd stat, never-ending hodgepodge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 72:42

Lamenting how some first year staffs are getting the most out of their defenses 33:00 A stat that sums up how horrendous this defense is 37:00 The WRs are quite disappointing as well 52:00 Dad corner and a little bit of everything else Music: Tuxedo - Back In Town

(10/28/20): Asking Ira about the defense, belief in Norvell and air horns

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 65:47

Adapted from Tuesday's live show off YouTube

(10/27/20): "RenEx", if you're the AD, fluke game, JT elite?

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 71:44

Ex-players offering advice: helpful or hurtful? 10:00 The importance of the portal 20:00 If you're the AD and things dont improve what do you do? 26:00 UNC win a fluke? 35:00 That defense, woof 39:00 The surprising team FSU should emulate on defense 48:00 2nd half offense a trend? 52:00 Jordan Travis not being appreciated? Music: Mickey Valen - Meet Me

(10/26/20): Sorry defense, silly celebrations, staying even keel

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 70:03

03:00 This defense, woof 28:00 Those wide receivers, woof 31:00 An injured Jordan Travis sinks the whole enterprise 40:00 Special teams with some blemishes, too 46:00 Those defensive celebrations, yeah, stop it 56:00 On the whole, still good things to build on

(10/23/20): "RenEx" Pt. II, game mgmt, Clemson thoughts, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 62:57

03:00 Blowout wins on the horizon? 07:00 Matchups vs Louisville 15:00 Norvell game mangement cause for concern? 22:00 Win out a possibility? (other than Clemson) 26:00 Bye week thoughts 32:00 Travis asked to run less to stay healthy? 38:00 Tackling likely to improve but is that a big issue? 41:00 7-5 or a win over Clemson and more losses 47:00 FSU and California Music: Daz Dillinger - In California

(10/22/20): QB or the coach, "Renegade Express" Pt. I

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 62:15

Importance of UL game being overblow? 03:00 Is it the QB or the coach 11:00 Avoiding a let down, is there a new #1 WR? 20:00 Shakeup the DBs if Hamsah returns? 25:00 New segment -- how didnt Travis start for Taggart? 31:00 Dad Corner 35:00 What's the next step? 42:00 What if Akers had a running threat QB 46:00 Favorite improvement thus far? 53:00 Targeting is a bummer Mayer Hawthorne - Out Of Pocket

(10/21/20): Call-in edition: Travis' durability, availability and more

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 85:18

Callers bring forth questions of... Sod Games No clue why Travis didn't start earlier Better tackling needed? Kicking change? Funny ex-coaches stories How to coach "want to" And more

(10/20/20): FSU handling success, more offensive insight, defensive spark still a mystery

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 55:17

02:00 Not happy with the win? 08:00 Norvell preparing to handle success? 21:00 Adam Fuller keeps even tone, sitll unsure of DL turnaround 29:00 Kenny Dillingham lauds Webb, gives insight into offensive approach 42:00 Jordan Travis - not a fluke Music: Cosmos Midnight - Idaho

(10/19/20): Celebrating a win over a top 5 team, amazing.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 69:41

4:00 The defense finally shows up 16:00 There were problems but who cares -- they won, against a quality team 22:00 Admiring the first half 28:00 On Marvin Wilson 31:00 Dontae Lucas and the issues that remain 49:00 Jordan Travis transforming this team

(10/16/20): Planes, what will Terry train for, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 44:50

4:00 Parents in the 'hassee, Chubba in the gameplan? 11:00 Terry has knee procedure -- is he done at FSU? 14:00 UNC was once ranked #5 and got housed by FSU 20:00 Let go of the fear of blowouts? 24:00 Can an upset happen? 34:00 Over/under

(10/15/20): Scary without Terry, Tag & Howell vs Mike & JT, "RenEx"

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 73:47

06:00 No Terry takes the wind out of the sails a bit 12:00 Revisiting end of 1H vs Notre Dame 17:00 Who's to blame for defensive woes 20:00 "The Great Sam Howell" has turned out quite great 27:00 Should FSU have hired Mack Brown 30:00 Can Terry's surge still serve as an example even if he's out? 56:00 Is this offense good or does every defense just stink? Music: Creo - Exosphere

(10/14/20): Dialers demanding more from FSU defense

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 76:04

Adapted from Tuesday's live show. Jordan Travis set to go on Saturday? Tomahawks only after W's? Any theory as to why Marvin is in a slump?

(10/13/20): Race to 44 vs UNC, defensive deficiencies on the roster and sideline

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 52:50

06:00: Score last or get to 40 first vs. UNC? 14:00: Summary of Monday press conference re: defense 18:00: Would this defense look different with a proven defensive mind? 25:00: Bad teaching or bad athletes? 39:00: Tamorrion Terry turning a corner? 44:00: Final thoughts on defense Music: Jeff Healy Band - Roadhouse Blues

(10/12/20): Positive progress in spite of putrid defense

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 72:42

Man, that defense...woof. 11:00 The offense though, hanging tough at #5 ND, we'll take it 20:00 Mounting evdience Jordan Travis can be a building block 38:00 I mean the defense though...front seven is hapless 1:00:00 At least Florida lost! Music: We Were Sharks - Drop The Act

(10/9/20): Playing to win, most improved segment, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 42:46

04:00 Playing to win, will Norvell make his mark 17:00 All eyes on DBs? 22:00 Or on Tamorrion Terry 28:00 What assistant has made their presence felt most? 33:00 Over/under Music: Eminem - Lose Yourself

(10/8/20): Stoops, attacking ND, scrutnizing the defense, three-star foundation

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 69:51

08:00 The caller we didnt get to asking about Stoops 14:00 What to do if ND stacks the box? 20:00 Fair to expect more from Tamorrion Terry? 23:00 Fair to expect more pass game disruption from DL? 37:00 Will FSU ever find another ferocious linebacker? 48:00 Norvell building a foundation with three-star talent? 53:00 Sooo why didn't Jordan Travis play sooner? Music: The Used - Best Of Me

(10/7/20): Phone calls and Primetime

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 70:20

Best players of offense and defense vs JSU JT a poor man's Trey Lance? If defense doesn't improve is there a full overhaul? Can Travis last an entire season? And more phone calls and YouTube questions

(10/6/20): Travis' team, concerning defensive approach?

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 49:09

Jordan Travis gets vote of confidence moving forward. Could he be a long-term solution (32'): The defense has no such option of one player saving them, do they? (42'): An answer from Adam Fuller poses the question -- Is the defensive approach too passive? Bad Suns - Daft Pretty Boys

(10/5/20): We get it, it's JSU but that looked better than the recent past

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 50:54

Jordan Travis -- savior or stopgap (16'): Defense ehh, better. (25'): Nice combo of RBs, two emerging above the rest? (33'): Offensive line progressing despite lack of continuity (44'): 10 penalties, 100 yds...gotta get better Music: Tha Dogg Pound - Cruisin' In My '64

(10/2/20): No letting go of Jimbo, JSU thoughts, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 34:44

About that time to refresh everyone's memory that everything is Jimbo's fault, sigh. (13'): Thoughts on JSU, harbinger of QB use for rest of season? (25'): Over/under Music: X Ambassadors - Zen

(10/1/20): "Renegade Express", will a blowout buoy hopes, how did we whiff on the defense

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 76:04

Norvell calls Wednesday "best practice" yet, buying in? (10'): Would a blowout win on Saturday change perspective? (18'): Fans done with Blackman, upperclassmen but are the coaches? (27'): How did so many miss so badly on this defense? (43'): Which newcomer will impress on Saturday (46'): Could anything in 2020 deem the staff as a failure? (55'): A roster hypothetical Music: Bernard Wright - Haboglabotribin'

(9/30/20): Calls for youth, calls from listeners

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 73:23

Open: Norvell returns to practice, first year players speak, pro-Taggart crowd sounding off Calls: youth movement, moar Toafili, some signs of life from the OL, the d-line struggles, is JSU a threat and more Music: Super Duper - Far From Falling

(9/29/20): Time for action to combat apathy, depth chart changes, is the defense done for?

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 62:00

00:00 Intro 8:00 Lashlee and King shouldn't be 50 pts better than this 29:00 Depth chart tweaks 35:00 The used to losing stuff 43:00 This defense doesn't have a lot of backup plans Music: Madeon - The Prince

(9/28/20): This will take time -- will he get it, Chubba or bust, pontoon boats

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 67:12

Assessing the carnage from the Canes 52-10 win over FSU. Woof. (14'): Taggart apologists already monitoring messaging around Norvell (28'): If Chubba can't fix this will the harm be too much to repair Music: Juice WRLD - Come and Go

(9/25/20): Final thoughts on the outside chance of a Miami upset, over/under

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 35:20

(3'): Mike Norvell..and an FSU legend won't be in the house on Saturday. (9'): Offensive keys, run the ball -- somehow (14'): Managing emotion, who will step up -- DL, WR? (24'): Over/under

(9/24/20): "Renegade Express" - Miami Week

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2020 56:11

Papuchis possibly hints at Kaindoh's status, defensive wrinkles (8'): Man, the RBs kinda fell off, no? (13'): The best FSU OL ever was.... (18'): What, if anything, looked different about the defense? (29'): Blackman Island is a lonely place right now. (43'): Game day viewing habits (48'): Not only has FSU lost four straight openers, they've gone without a TD in all four -- breaking down the 2H drives vs. GT Music: Madeon - The City

(9/23/20): Phone call pod - Miami Week

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 72:41

Adapted from Tuesday night's live show. All quarterbacks practiced -- will we see new faces in new places. Offensive limitations, defensive expectations, score predictions and everything in between

(9/22/20): Norvell leaves door ajar for Saturday, defense will have their hands full

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 56:10

Norvell seemingly out for Miami lays down a few "ifs" during presser (12'): Business as usual courtesy of technology, Zoom? (28'): Adam Fuller sounds like D'Eriq King has his attention (34'): What a dreadfully placed bye week Music: Digitalism - Miami Showdown

(9/21/20): Norvell shelved with COVID, problematic Miami matchup

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2020 53:31

Norvell tests positive for COVID -- what's it mean for FSU (15'): GT shredded by UCF, Miami lights up Louisville -- what's more concerning? (42'): How to topple Miami

(9/17/20): Reserves to return and fill roles, the importance of pressure

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2020 43:07

(6'): Loss stings but valuable depth was no available -- if it returns, maybe some issues are fixed? (14'): Defense not good enough, do you go with young guys where you can? (20'): Force pressure or making coverages more confusing for opponents? (23'): Will Hamsah flash enough to compensate for sluggish speed? (27'): QB performances under pressure

(9/16/20): Whether change at QB is inevitable and phone calls

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2020 59:43

The guys discuss whether anything was said or shown from Norvell and Co. on Monday to hint at immediate change at QB. Phone calls: fans disappointed in the defense, QB recruiting/development, did the defense look slow, if you could change one thing on offense/defense, fans criticizing fans and more Music: Parcels - Overnight

(9/15/20): '18 Miami all over again, dubious company, will Norvell talk QB change?

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2020 42:45

(3'): 14 pt underdog vs Miami in 2018, same dire feeling? (13'): If pressed will Norvell reveal any QB change plans? (16'): FSU 0-4 since 2017 in openers, only one other P5 team has too (20'): We were too reactionary on Monday? (30'): Apathy setting in, are we where OU, Bama, LSU were in the 80s? (34'): Big brother vs. little brother -- QB management Music: The Weeknd - Your Eyes

(9/14/20): Same but different, new QB or bust

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 51:29

(5'): First instinct - the defense was woefully underwhelming (19'): It felt, looked different but still it's a loss (27'): The case for Chubba (35'): OL decent, passable (38'): Same mistakes (40'): New QB only thing left to salvage fan belief, road ahead is tough Music: 3OH!3 - Deja Vu

(9/11/20): Over/under, final thoughts before Norvell Era begins

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 40:26

Wig secured (6'): Ram$ey payday = FSU as DBU? (10'): "All-inclusive" NCAA Basketball Tournament? (13'): Favorite Deckerhoff call (15'): OL and athleticism (19'): Risky to put Corbin and Jay on ST? Kaindoh vs. Jay, who lives up to hype? (25'): Game MVPs (28'): Over/under Music: We Were Sharks - Beyond Repair

(9/10/20): Coaching staff cohesion, "Renegade Express"

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2020 40:57

Most connected staff since 2000, struggling offense won't be "coaching problem"? "Renegade Express" (11'): Does Norvell gets a pass in Year One? (18'): What are you most excited to see? (22'): Norvell gonna be bummed with small crowd for opener? Music: 2Pac - When We Ride On Our Enemies

(9/9/20): Phone on silent mode call-in show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 65:43

Adapted from Tuesday evening's live show. Call-in questions about: what surprises us about the OL depth chart, thoughts on Alex Atkins, Adam Fuller's defense, Renardo Green, score predictions, Travis Jay's usage and much more. Seaway - Best Mistake

(9/8/20): Depth chart deep thoughts, "Whose Roster Is It?"

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2020 52:46

(4'): The T Party out wide, look out. (12'): You wanted a revamped OL, you got it. (23'): FSU's two-deep at DT is vicious. (27'): The defensive backs are loaded (38'): The hit game "Whose Roster Is It?" (43'): No matter who recruited who, it seems everyone on the roster believes in Norvell -- that's big. Music: Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child

(9/7/20): 2020 season over/unders, preseason ACC poll

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2020 26:27

Some over/unders for the 2020 season and what does it say about the ACC when UNC is 3rd in the preseason poll? Music: Strung Out - Westcoasttrendkill

(9/4/20): "Renegade Express", breakouts, OL, stat line for Blackman

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2020 66:41

(7'): Which freshman (besides Purdy) has biggest impact? (16'): How has the o-line looked? (21'): What player will breakout vs. GT? (32'): Limited TV inventory, more TV dollars to those who play? (44'): Claiming false title, has FSU ever been hosed on a national title? (59'): Statistical range that would mean Blackman is doing well. Music: Miami Horror - Holidays

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