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Yahoo Sports experts Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde and Pete Thamel break down the latest NCAA news from the football field to the basketball court.

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    Drafting the 18 best non-conference games, Stoops vs. Calipari revisited & tales of horror from Bama Rush

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 63:28

    We are less than two weeks away from some actual real college football action. On today's podcast, Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde & Ross Dellenger to draft the 18 non-conference games they're looking forward to most. From a selection of Notre Dame games (because every Notre Dame game has the special distinction of being technically non-conference) to the rebirth of an old rivalry to Coach Prime's big spotlight game at Hard Rock Stadium in Week 1.Later in the pod, the guys revisit the beef between Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops & basketball coach John Calipari. UK AD Mitch Barnhart weighed in and essentially told the fussing Coach Cal that if he wanted a new facility so bad, he should go out and win more games. (41:55)Finally, Dan, Pat & Ross close out the podcast diving into the sick, twisted world of Bama Rush & why pledging to join a sorority at the University of Alabama is a carnival of horrors, treachery and suspicion. Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeFollow Ross @RossDellengerCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Big Ten/ESPN divorce, Coach Cal vs. Coach Stoops & alpaca Loch Ness mystery solved

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 63:25

    It's okay, mommy & daddy still love you, but ESPN will be living with someone else for right now. Yes, the shocking split that no one (or everyone) saw coming– the Big Ten and ESPN are reportedly calling it quits, with the conference's Saturday slate reportedly to be split three ways between FOX, CBS and NBC by time-slot.Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde & Ross Dellenger to dive deep into the ramifications of Big Ten football (and basketball) no longer being on the worldwide leader. They discuss why it's a good thing for the Pac-12, why it's bad for the state of college basketball and how Notre Dame should be feeling about the whole ordeal.Later, Pat breaks in with news about Kentucky's John Calipari and Bob Stoops bickering over football vs. basketball exceptionalism in Lexington. (43:30)The guys close out the podcast diving into a Loch Ness sighting that turned out to be more ordinary in nature & the Japanese man arrested for dating too many women. (51:10)Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeFollow Ross @RossDellengerCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Texas chicanery in the first coaches poll, WR coach scandal at Oklahoma & the great space chorizo caper

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 55:31

    The first coaches poll of the preseason dropped Monday morning and at first, there weren't many surprises. Alabama, Ohio State & Georgia make a lot of sense 1-2-3. But then you move further down the list and Texas is at 18!? Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde & Ross Dellenger to investigate the ridiculousness at the bottom of the AFCA's latest poll & which suspicious characters could most likely be the sad, strange culprit who voted Texas number one overall.Later, the guys break down the recent news from Norman, Oklahoma, as WR coach Cale Gundy resigned amid controversy of using racially charged words multiple times in a film session with players.Afterwards, Pat, Ross & Dan talk about the curious case of the Rutgers LB who was denied a sixth playing year due some technicalities, Rutger's surprise appearance in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and a series of events most likely out of his control.Finally, they close out the podcast discussing the French scientist who passed off a piece of chorizo as a photo of Proxima Centauri & the Louisiana man arrested for catching too many sharks.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Tuberville drafting NIL bill in Senate, South Carolina rooster debate & McMuffin customs declarations

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 55:50

    The College Football Enquirer welcomes a late transfer onto the squad, just in time for the football season. SI's Ross Dellenger joins the pod full time and will be your third voice of reason (or anarchy) through the year.Ross joins Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde today and kicks off with a piece of original reporting from Washington, D.C. on former Auburn coach and current U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville. Joined by Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Tuberville is advancing new federal NIL legislation. Ross, Dan & Pat discuss whether this new bill, still in its infancy, has any hope to pass & debate what any NIL legislation would even be trying to achieve at this point.Later the guys talk about Texas' QB battle between Hudson Card & Quinn Ewers and the battle in South Carolina over the Gamecocks' mascot Sir Big Spur.Closing out the show, Dan, Ross & Pat dive into the hot news items of the day including the four-figure penalty for a set of undeclared McMuffin sandwiches at an Australian airport, the brush fire started by a Utah man trying to kill a spider & the Florida woman drunk-driving a golf cart down I-95.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeFollow Ross @RossDellengerCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Pac-12 tries to fend off the vultures, Schiano says the quiet part out loud, Saban doesn't know Zaxby's

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 58:02

    Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde kick off this Sunday night podcast rehashing last week's press conference from Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff, who defiantly attempted to beat back the Big 12 with the proclamation, “No Pac-12 team is joining the Big 12." The guys break down the commissioner's intransigent words from the podium as the vultures seem to be circling for top schools like Washington and Oregon.Later in the show, Dan & Pat dissect some interesting comments about NIL from Rutgers coach Greg Schiano after taking a deeper look at USC, Stanford & Nebraska ahead of the 2022 season.Finally, the guys close out the podcast discussing Nick Saban apparently not knowing what a Zaxby's is despite living in the South & the People's Court hears a case about fake violin buskers.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mapping out a 16-team playoff, Harbaugh & Day press conferences & abominable snowman proof

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 63:46

    Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis were a change of tone for commissioner Kevin Warren, who had a shaky first two years on the job, but now is doing a victory lap following the conference's acquisition of USC and UCLA. Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde react to the commissioner's statements from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana & Warren's suggestion that a 16-team playoff may be in consideration.Later in the show, the guys talk about press conferences from Ohio State's Ryan Day and Michigan's Jim Harbaugh.Finally, Dan & Pat close out with recent news items claiming proof of the abominable snowman & Loch Ness monster and the unlucky Japanese city undergoing a rash of monkey attacks.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcastsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Tennessee hit with 18 violations, Power Five dark horses & chicken nugget wars begin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 59:14

    What a tough day to be a Vol. Tennessee was hit with a notice of allegations late last week in regards to 18 supposed recruiting violations under former coach Jeremy Pruitt. Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde kick off the podcast recapping the claims in Knoxville and run through the list of fine eastern Tennessee eateries that Pruitt allegedly hosted recruits to (plus the one aquarium).Later in the podcast, the guys run through each of the Power Five conferences, picking their winners, their dark horses & their most intriguing teams. Sure there's not a lot of drama when picking the conference champion of the ACC or Big Ten, but what will teams like USC and Miami look line in 2022 with exciting new head coaches?Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcasts

    SEC coaches hop on the NIL complain train, ACC wants peace & Velveeta martinis are coming for us all

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 61:34

    SEC Media Days wrapped up in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon and there was one common theme: the coaches don't like NIL. Nick Saban called it, "a competitive balance issue." Kirby Smart (with a fresh 10-year, $112 million extension) worried that young athletes may be getting too much money, too fast. Overall it was more of the same posturing from superstar coaches, but the train on NIL has left the station.Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde discuss the latest round of comments from these coaches, weak comments from ACC commissioner Jim Phillips, a new proposal on transfers & the end of the turnover chain in Miami.Wrapping up the pod, they guys look into the case of the stolen R2-D2 in Florida and the existential punishment on man that known as the Velveeta Martini.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcasts See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    SEC Media Days kick off, 'Ya'll Life' dramatic reading & Winnie the Pooh slasher flicks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 44:06

    Don't say don't spill our blood, sweat, tears and cough droplets into this podcast. As SEC Media Days kick off in Atlanta, we proudly bring you Pat Forde's flu-game in podcast form. Dan Wetzel joins Pat to react to Monday's opening session of SEC Media Days.SEC commissioner Greg Sankey spoke to the press, exuded confidence about the SEC's acquisitions vs. the Big Ten's & signaled what the SEC may want out of the College Football Playoff in the future. Later, LSU head coach Brian Kelly had fun with his "southern" accent and opened up about the Tigers' lack of recruits from Louisiana this year.In the second half of the pod, the guys talk about the SEC hyping up Walker Hayes' new single, Ya'll Life & Dan takes a venture to Hollywood to preview the upcoming film Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey.Stay up to date with the latest college football news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsCFB.Follow Dan @DanWetzelFollow Pat @ByPatFordeCheck out the rest of the Yahoo Sports podcast family at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj or at yahoosports.com/podcasts See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Big 12 says they aren't done yet, Jim Harbaugh raps, Bigfoot murder, Arch Manning overrated?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 64:25

    SI's Pat Forde joins the pod fresh off of Big 12 media days to break it all down with Dan Wetzel. The message out of Dallas? The conference may not be done expanding. Who will they target next?California Governor Gavin Newsom is a little hurt that UCLA did not reach out before the move to the Big Ten and is "looking into it." What can the state do?We also say goodbye to our producer, Sully, who is officially in the transfer portal. Also wanted to include the link to the charity that s mentioned at the end. Goods4Greatness website with PayPal See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Winners and losers in realignment: USC, UCLA, Clemson, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 63:15

    The dust has settled on the earth-shattering move of USC and UCLA to the Big Ten. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde take this break in the action to pick out winners and losers from around the college football landscape. Does the Big 12 look better now than a month ago? What about national powers Clemson and the ACC? Pat and Dan also look into buying some unique Indiana real estate before diving into the Zach Wilson drama... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    As CFB Turns: Latest news from Pac-12 & ACC, Dante Moore set to commit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 56:08

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde have the latest from the conference realignment front. Will the ACC and Pac-12 form an alliance of their own? What about the rumors surrounding ACC powers? The guys also play another round of "Would you Eat It?" before tipping a cap to a comic book writer from Bama... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    More USC & UCLA fallout: Notre Dame's plan, options for the Pac-12 & Big 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 60:58

    Notre Dame to the SEC? ACC? Big 12? What is the one way the Pac-12 can survive? Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde spoke to the power brokers in college football over the weekend and give you the latest on conference realignment. What is the very next move? We also have two wild stories to cap the podcast... one involving a Florida man spending time in jail for murdering a neighbor's chicken. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Rose Bowl Rumble: USC and UCLA leave Pac-12 for Big Ten

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 69:14

    Two Pac-12 powers shocked the college football world on Thursday as the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans are headed to the Big Ten. What does this move spell for the Pac-12? Will the SEC counter and add more teams as well? Come join us in an hour plus of group therapy as we get through another massive shift in the sport we love. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Miami vs Florida beef, top QBs left on the board before Elite 11, chicken massacre

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 52:37

    The NIL marketplace has given us another offseason battle. Top uncommitted QB Jaden Rashada picked the Canes over the Gators, and according to On3.com, picked a smaller NIL package too. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde recap all the blows the two schools threw at each other over the weekend. The Elite 11 Finals are this week and the guys break down the quarterback class heading into the competition. Where will the top guys left fall? We also have updates from the CWS jello shot competition before recounting a classic chicken story... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Arch Manning commits to Texas, THE Ohio State trademark, plus Ames water and more jello shots

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 64:14

    It finally happened... Arch Manning has committed to Texas Longhorns. What does this mean for Texas, which already has a 5-star QB on their way to the SEC? FINA ruled that transgender swimmers are banned from competing unless they transitioned before the age of 12. Will the NCAA follow their lead? The guys also have more updates on the CWS jello shot challenge... as well as the never-ending debate over Ames tap water... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    CWS shot competition, Louisville on a roll, CFB to break away from NCAA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 52:14

    SI's Pat Forde is back from vacation and joins Dan Wetzel in handing out the first-ever Small-Sample Heisman during the offseason... and it involves the College World Series jello shot race...The guys also dive into Louisville's recruiting successes and The Athletic's sitdown with Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff. Should college football break away from the NCAA? We have another wild elephant story as well... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    NCAA enforcement meets with Miami booster, Ohio State vs Notre Dame skirmish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 55:04

    With SI's Pat Forde on vacation, Dan Wetzel is joined by his SI cohort, Ross Dellenger, to break down his latest story out of Miami where a Cane's booster was interviewed by NIL NCAA enforcement. Does this spell trouble for the Hurricanes?Notre Dame HC and Ohio State alum Marcus Freeman was in Buckeye fan crosshairs after his comments to CBS Sports this week looking down on classes at big state schools. Freeman later walked back his statement, but we will cover the fight, nonetheless.Ross and Dan also chat about Arch Manning, Michigan State recruiting, and a key court case involving an elephant... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    A&M vs Bama feud continues, Big 12 expansion has a date, #1 Vols lose to the Irish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 51:39

    The streak is alive! A #1 overall seed has not won the College World Series since 1999... and thanks to Notre Dame, Tennessee will not finish the job in 2022. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde check on producer Sully's mental state after the weekend... A FOIA request has unearthed an email from Texas A&M leadership asking the SEC to suspend and fine Nick Saban... the offseason storyline that just keeps on giving continues. The guys also break down the Big 12's announcement of Cincinnati, Houston, and UCF coming in 2023, CJ Carr's commitment to Notre Dame, and much more... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    QB recruiting heating up, Duke hires basketball GM, College baseball & softball recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 57:57

    Dante Moore, Arch Manning, and CJ Carr's recruitments are the talk of the college football landscape this offseason. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde compare their potential landing spots and the impact a 5-star QB could have at Notre Dame. Duke basketball and first-year head coach Jon Scheyer has hired Rachel Baker, a former Nike employee, as their GM. Baker's name certainly sounded familiar to Pat and Dan...The guys also recap a thrilling weekend on the softball and baseball diamonds as the postseason is in full swing. They also dig up an age-old Twitter debate... fight an orangutan once with swords every year or fight a chicken every time you get into a vehicle. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Ohio State needs $13 million in NIL money, future of the SEC schedule, Jimbo says the feud is over

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 58:20

    Ryan Day put a figure on the Buckey's needs in the NIL market... $13 million overall, $2 million for a high-end QB. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to the Ohio State head coach's comments to Cleveland.com.The SEC spring meetings are wrapping up in Florida and Pat Forde has the latest on the future of the SEC's schedule. 8 games or 9 games... that is the question. Which way is the SEC leaning and will the rest of the conferences follow? Also, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher put the beef with Nick Saban to bed. Can we speed up to October 8th in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, yet?Dan and Pat play a college baseball version of Would You Eat It?! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    SEC Meetings: Nick Saban backs off comments, CFP format talks continue

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 53:02

    SI's Pat Forde joins Dan Wetzel from the SEC meetings down in Destin, Florida, to chat the cold war going on between Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban. While the WWE wrestling promos did not continue this week, we had comments on NIL, an 8-team playoff, and an All-SEC playoff from commissioner Greg Sankey. Nebraska has announced they are doing away with the balloon toss tradition at football games due to a helium shortage. The guys play a local TV interview that will crack you up...Pat and Dan also feature a wild story from Alabama as well as a family member winning money on Wheel of Fortune this week... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Lane Kiffin on NIL, All-SEC playoff, Title IX manipulation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 60:41

    Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin sat down with our friends at Sports Illustrated to chat all things name, image, and likeness. Kiffin believes the college ranks classify as professional football. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde break down his comments. ESPN and Pete Thamel published a story last week detailing the possible all-SEC playoff. Would the league actually make that move or is this just a warning shot to The Alliance? And finally, a USA Today report showcases top schools using loopholes to fulfill Title IX obligations... with Alabama leading the way. The duo also has news of the weird to cap the podcast. (Also of note, we realize Dan's audio is off. We had technical difficulties and will be back to normal next week. We thank you for sticking with us.) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Hate rankings, Fisher vs Saban continues, Deion Sanders joins in the fun

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 54:15

    The feud that keeps on giving... Jimbo Fisher and Deion Sanders have continued to crow in the direction of Nick Saban after his comments last week. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde keep you up to date on everyone's favorite offseason rivalry. Pat also did a little homework for the podcast and ranked the 15 most heated rivalries in college football... I bet you can guess who the top duo is... We also have a great story to cap the podcast involving Waffle House... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    SEC meets WWE: Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban butt heads over NIL

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 53:56

    In today's edition of As The College Football World Turns... Nick Saban threw a jab out late Wednesday night accusing Texas A&M of buying all of their players. Jimbo Fisher fired back in a fiery rant during a press conference he called to address the allegations on Thursday. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to millionaire SEC coaches cutting professional wrestling promos. The duo also breaks out a People's Court over a fast-food lawsuit involving the biggest names in the industry... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Nick Saban wants parity, coaches on the hot seat this fall

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 57:58

    Nick Saban said on the Paul Finebaum Show last week that he desires more parity in college athletics... has he been watching the same sport the past decade? Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde try to dissect Saban's comments.Jeff Brohm was shockingly upfront about how close he was in taking the Louisville job in 2018 and how he would be interested in the future... good luck next season, Scott Satterfield. The duo picks the names at the top of the coaches on the hot seat list in 2022. The guys also have more from the ongoing saga of edibles in schools... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Conference Pods Pod: Piecing together the power 5 schedules

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 53:27

    The ACC is reportedly moving to a pod scheduling format, meaning each team will have three to four permanent opponents while rotating the rest. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde dive into each of the power five conferences and make the best-case format for each. Would the pod formant be better for the game? Deion Sanders and Joe Moglia sounded off this week on NIL and the landscape of college sports. Moglia, interestingly enough, had a few radical changes in mind. Should we do away with the signing period? What about blowing up the power five TV contacts? As for news of the weird, the guys have an update on our favorite ongoing saga from a Michigan middle school... this time it wasn't a kindergartner bringing a margarita to school either. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Fixing NIL & the transfer portal, Mike Leach on the Derby & CFP, more lawnmower crime

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 56:38

    The Athletic came out with a report on Monday showcasing the other side of the NIL debate... from the collectives and boosters. Needless to say, they are not worried about the NCAA's recent push to crackdown on NIL. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde try to fix the current state of college athletics. Is the transfer portal a bigger issue? The guys also chat about Mike Leach's Kentucky Derby comparison to the college football playoff before showcasing yet another lawnmower crime... do we have a new national issue on our hands? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Putting the NIL toothpaste back in the tube, CBB mid-season tournament, rooster murder

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 54:09

    Sports Illustrated reported yesterday the NCAA is putting together a task force to combat boosters contacting players directly for NIL opportunities. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde ask if it is too late to enforce these rules? Kentucky's John Calipari and BYU's Kalani Sitake had two differing takes on NIL that we delve into as well. CBS reported college basketball is looking into a mid-major mid-season tournament to add more competitive games and help bubble team resumes. How quickly can we make this idea happen? The guys also have a tragic murdered rooster story from Mississippi and... well... the wildest Daily Mail story in podcast history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Transfer tampering & Chicken Little, NFL Draft wrap up, lawnmower bandit update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 55:13

    A report featuring Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison set off a firestorm last Friday. The Pitt standout is considering entering the portal to head to USC for a big NIL deal. Many football pundits screamed "the sky is falling" this weekend. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde set the record straight. Is the game changing for the worse?UGA broke the all-time NFL Draft record with 15 picks over the seven rounds. Which programs are thrilled and which squads are disappointed about the weekend in Vegas?We also have updates from the runaway Bama lawnmower bandit, a duck detective, and a squatter right's issue in Virginia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    NFL Draft Recap: UGA has historic night, wide receivers rule first-round

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 53:00

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde tape a late-night reaction to the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft from Las Vegas. The Georgia defense had five players drafted and the best player may still be on the board... all the while, the first QB taken was all the way back at 20 and zero running backs were picked. What a wild night for the NFL... We also break down the wacky NIL situation for Miami basketball... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Emergency pod: Mark Emmert resigns, what's next for the NCAA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 40:50

    Embattled NCAA President Mark Emmert announced on Tuesday he will step down no later than June 30th, 2023. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to the decision and parse through what's the next move for the NCAA? What were Mark Emmert's all-time baffling decisions and who will take over? As the Twitter account @247CWS often states, some people do cocaine... others do college baseball. In a season that has featured major upsets, players hitting for the cycle, and coaches chest-bumping umpires, the wildest story of the year involves the Gatorade coolers of small-town Kansas. The ghost of The Little Brown Jug's past has come to the Kansas Wesleyan University vs Bethany College rivalry. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    College sports breaking away, Jay Wright retires, Notre Dame recruiting

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 55:13

    Dan Wetzel is back from vacation and is joined by SI's Pat Forde to break down the news of the week. Pat spoke with Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick about the future of college athletics... he believes a few schools will choose to break away within the next couple of decades. Will we have Football Inc. soon? Legendary Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright announced he was retiring at the end of last week. Will we see a trend of coaches retiring earlier in life? We also chat about Notre Dame recruiting and the Florida quarterback room before diving into a... crappy situation in Washington. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Spring football notes with SI's Ross Dellenger, more portal news, kindergarten tequila party

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 58:16

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde are joined by Pat's colleague, Ross Dellenger, to dive into the college football landscape as spring games are wrapping up. How is the Gus Bus doing at UCF? What QB battles are warming up?The guys also toss out a schedule for the transfer portal. Could a little regulation go a long way? We tackle OU's "toxic" environment according to Spencer Rattler and a wild story out of Michigan brought to you by underage drinking... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Portal news & Nick Saban's comments, Brian Kelly's fit at LSU, pig on the loose

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 53:01

    Spring football is in the air and Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde to dive into all the action. Nick Saban joined the NIL discussion this week in an interview with the AP. Is he... threatening the rest of the country again?SI's Ross Dellenger sat down with LSU's Brian Kelly to profile his first few months in Tigerland. How quickly can Kelly turn things around?We also discuss Arch Manning, A&M's latest commit, ESPN's flawed FPI Top-25, and a Javalina on the run. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Dabo Swinney & Jimbo Fisher sound off, a war between states, Arch Manning to UVA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 57:00

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde begin the podcast with a tribute to Dwayne Haskins, who tragically passed away at the age of 24 in Florida last weekend. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher both sounded off on the transfer portal... from very different perspectives this week. What is the right way to go about the new landscape in college sports? The guys also break down Arch Manning's surprise trip to UVA, Jim Harbaugh inviting Colin Kaepernick to the UM spring game, and a debate about good old-fashioned hate between two neighboring states. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Bob Bowlsby out at Big 12, NIL deals in HS, expensive cheese heist

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 51:59

    Dan Wetzel from The Masters is joined by SI's Pat Forde as they react to Bob Bowslby's retirement as Big 12 commissioner. Who should take over and what was his impact overall? Louisiana announced this week high school students can now benefit from name, image and likeness deals... we are looking at you Arch Manning. What will be the fallout? The duo also reacts to the record-breaking TV numbers for the women's national title, Tiger Woods finishing under par on Thursday, and a wild cheese heist in Europe. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    National Title overreaction: Jayhawks and Gamecocks cut down the nets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 46:33

    Your Kansas City... I mean Kansas Jayhawks are the national champions! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde tape a late-night edition of the podcast breaking down all the action from New Orleans where KU topped UNC in a 72-69 thriller. The guys also dive into South Carolina's national title win over the UConn Huskies before debating if a pair of Waffle House golf shoes are a good purchase... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Final Four picks, changes in NCAA enforcement, QB recruiting update, flamingos on the loose

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 63:22

    The Final Four is finally here! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde break down the matchups and pick the games against the spread. Will Coach K cut down the nets? We also address Pat's current Twitter feud with UNC fans...The major 2023 quarterback recruiting is heating up. What would a Dante Moore commitment mean for Notre Dame? The guys also have Eric Church canceling a concert for the Final Four and flamingos on the loose for almost two decades... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Elite 8 recap, farewell St. Peter's Peacocks, Blue-blood Final 4 is set

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 62:03

    What a first couple of weekends of March Madness! We were treated to the deepest run in 15-seed history, #1 seed upsets, and much more. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde salute the Peacocks, break down the Duke vs UNC matchup and the Zag's troubles in this pod. Shockingly, we begin the fight we all watched last night... the brawl at the Oscars featuring Will Smith and Chris Rock... Dan and Pat also take a look at the Memphis basketball program and their recent troubles with the NCAA.Bet $10 on any game at BetMGM and get $200 in free bets added to your account. You don't need to win your bet to receive the promotion. Go to BetMGM.com/YAHOOVIP to get started. New BetMGM customers only. Must be 21+. AZ, CO, IA, IN, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, WV, or WY only. Terms apply. Please gamble responsibly. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Picking the Sweet 16 matchups, $8 million QB to Tennessee?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 64:19

    MARCH MADNESS CONTINUES! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde pick all eight Sweet 16 games against the spread... but before we dive into basketball, the fellas must address a few NIL news items... 2023 consensus 5-star QB Nico Iamaleava has committed to Tennessee. Is he the rumored $8 million man from the recent Athletic report? And what is the impact on the college football landscape as a whole? The Athletic has also reported that Adidas will start a NIL collective of their own...The guys have more backstory to the Pusha T spicy fish sandwich dis-track vs. McDonald's as well... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Round of 32 recap: Upsets galore, SEC crashes, Big 12 shines

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 62:29

    We are Marching in the Madness and into the Sweet 16. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde recap the amazing weekend of hoops. How about those St. Peters Peackcocks and the Iowa State Cyclones? The duo also dissects the Big Ten and SEC woes in the opening rounds. Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas won a national title this weekend for Penn. Pat Forde was there and describes the scene. We also have wild stories involving Texas AD Chris Del Conte, a bear attack on pigs, and the FISH sandwich wars kicking up. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Betting the bracket: title futures, fades, & 5 most lovable and hateable programs

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 56:14

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde continue to get you ready for March Madness with a few betting tips heading into the first-round action. Which teams do we see value for national title futures? What matchups are we fading the public on? Dan presents his top-five teams everyone loves to hate before giving the five most likable squads this season. Where does Duke land? We also update you on a few ongoing sagas, as well as a tragic camel attack in Tennessee. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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