Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder take a deep dive into Saturday's top 5 matchup between #3 Iowa and #4 Penn State in Iowa City. #9 Michigan travels to Nebraska after a 5-0 start. With Notre Dame and Clemson out of the playoff picture, which teams will step up and take their place in the field? Plus group of 5 teams people aren't paying enough attention to and last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jessica Smetana and The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach join to discuss Notre Dame's loss to Cincinnati, why so many teams are disappointing this season, when chanting goes wrong, the future of Fighting Irish independence, battling ESPN's monopoly, NIL and much more.
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder discuss the latest news in college football. When Michigan and Michigan State are competitive it makes the Big Ten more fun. What's wrong with Wisconsin? Penn State hosts Indiana this weekend. The ACC is in shambles after Clemson's loss to NC State. Wake Forest and Boston College are the only remaining undefeateds. Stock up: Fresno State, Texas, Arkansas, Baylor, Army Stock down: Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Auburn, UCF Plus, last call! Follow Nicole @NicoleAuerbch Follow Michael @inthebleachers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach and Stadium's Michael Felder discuss the competitiveness in the Big Ten this season. Penn State and Iowa are both ranked ahead of the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes in what has quickly become the early surprise of the season. How good are Michigan and Michigan State? Is Clemson as bad as they looked vs. Georgia Tech? Texas A&M vs. Arkansas is one of the marquee games this weekend. Plus, last call! Follow Nicole @NicoleAuerbach Follow Michael @Inthebleachers Subscribe to The Athletic for 50% off: www.theathletic.com/nicole Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Athletic's Head College Football Writer Nicole Auerbach joined GP on Tuesday to discuss what's next in the USC coaching search, Arkansas moves up in the rankings, SEC football, Big 12 expansion and more See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GP opens on the news that Memphis could push for a new football stadium sometime in the future + joined by The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach in Hour 1 to discuss all the storylines heading into CFB Week 3 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder are joined by The Athletic's Chris Vannini to discuss USC's decision to fire Clay Helton. Why now and who will be his replacement? Plus, what went wrong for Ohio State in Saturday's loss to Oregon, looking ahead to this weekend's big games & last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Steve interviews Nick Underhill(00:13:53) from New Orleans Dot Football to preview the New Orleans Saint's season. Nick is making his debut and talks with Steve about the Brees/Payton era before transitioning into the Winston/Payton era. Nick looks back at some of the best and worst moments and plays from the Brees years before jumping into what he thinks this year's version of the Saints will be like. Nick talks about what he had seen from the team on the fieId at that point and what he expects to see this season. We talk Jameis Winston, Marshon Lattimore, Michael Thomas, and Cam Jordan. Nick also tells us if he thinks the Saints will make the playoffs this year. (NOTE: This interview was recorded on August 13, 2021) Also, for the first time ever, Steve mashed together the best moments from the Andrew Marchand, Nicole Auerbach, and Vic Carucci interviews (01:05:51). We hear a snippet from each of their appearances on the podcast last month. Media talk from Marchand, college football from Auerbach and NFL from Carucci. Steve starts the show with a hey now and a rant about a guest that didn't work out. The book club wraps up some loose ends. The show ends with one last thing featuring Steve's NFL predictions. For more information follow the podcast on twitter @sports_casters Email: email@example.com
Chris and Mike open the show taking about how Dak Prescott played and Chris talks about why the Cowboys need to have balance on offense and why the way they played last night is not sustainable. Then, Chris and Mike tell you why the Cowboys should win the NFC East and then they talk about how great Tom Brady was last night. After that, Nicole Auerbach, The Athletic Senior College Football Writer – joins the show to talk about big 12 expansion and playoff expansion. Lastly, (Breaking News) La'el Collins suspended for 5 games. Chris and Mike react to this and talk about how the Cowboys can overcome this.
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder discuss the marathon that was week 1 of the college football season. Ole Miss wrapped things up on Monday night with an easy win vs. Louisville. It was a bad weekend for the ACC. Alabama and Georgia are the clear winners of the weekend. Iowa vs. Iowa State is a game that is circled on the week 2 slate. McKenzie Milton appropriately stole the headlines this weekend because of his unbelievable return to the sport after a bad leg injury. Last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Andy Staples and Nicole Auerbach recap and react to the opening weekend of the college football season! Chip Kelly and UCLA beat LSU in the Rose Bowl. Georgia tops Clemson. Penn State wins at Camp Randall. Alabama rolls Miami. The first full Saturday of college football delivered! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder project champions for all 10 FBS leagues, make their official preseason CFB Playoff picks and discuss some intriguing week 1 matchups. Plus, which programs are rising up the elevator to the penthouse and which programs are on their way down to the basement? Last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Adam Copeland is joined by Athletic College Football Writer Nicole Auerbach to talk about the upcoming NCAAFB season & the new 3 conference alliance. The Pac-12, ACC & Big TEN have formed a new alliance and Nicole breaks down why they decided to do it and what do they want to do for college football. It is just a gentleman's agreement right now and that is smart to be cautious. Nicole talks about how there needs to be more balance in college football and make the SEC less powerful. And they break down the Heisman outlook and how defensive players should get more love in the Heisman voting. You can read all of Nicole's great college football coverage by visiting: https://theathletic.com/author/nicole-auerbach/ And you can follow her on Twitter @NicoleAuerbach Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rich kicks off the hour with a THOROUGH breakdown of Bill Belichick's latest press conference where he was asked about a timeline for naming the Patriots starting QB between Mac Jones and Cam Newton. The Athletic's Senior College Football Writer/Big Ten Network Analyst Nicole Auerbach and Rich discuss if the ACC/Pac-12/Big Ten alliance will re-shape the CFB landscape or keep the current status quo in place in the face of SEC expansion plans and why the Big 12 is on the outside looking in, and the timeline for an expansion of the College Football Playoff to take place. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Jimmy Garoppolo's complete lack of a poker face when asked if 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan had chosen a starting QB yet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach joined us for a conversation on the Big Ten-Pac-12-ACC alliance, what it means for the CFB Playoff and for schools like MSU in the Big Ten. Plus, Harry Gagnon's best bets and our can't-miss parlays.
The ACC, Big Ten & Pac-12 alliance is official. Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder discuss what it means for all three conferences and college football as a whole. The three conferences work together on multiple fronts, from College Football Playoff expansion to NCAA governance issues and annual football scheduling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On Friday, Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic tweeted out that the "alliance" between the ACC/Big Ten and Pac 12 could be finalized in the next week. If that was to happen the three conferences would have scheduling ramifications moving forward. Boston College would be on the block to get scheduled games against both conferences. Who would we like to see the Eagles play? We give our top five. But there are also a few teams we aren't that interested in scheduling, we will give you that list too. Additionally we talk about COVID-19 protocols for college football for this upcoming season, look at how that could impact Boston College. Talk recruiting news for the Eagles, including big weekends for '22 commits CJ Clinkscales, Alex Broome and Cam Barfield. All of that and more! Follow host AJ Black on Twitter @AJBlack_BC, or the podcast @LockedonBC We are also on Facebook, click here and make sure to like the page. And become a premium member on BC Bulletin Watch our show on Youtube! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! SweatBlock Get it today for 20% off at SweatBlock.com with promo code LockedOn, or at Amazon and CVS. Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. StatHero StatHero, the FIRST Ever Daily Fantasy Sportsbook that gives the PLAYER the ADVANTAGE. Go to StatHero.com/LockedOn for 300% back on your first play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder lean into a discussion about the big dogs in college football: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State & Oklahoma. We all know these teams are great but what is each team's kryptonite? Last call! Follow Nicole: @NicoleAuerbach Follow Michael: @inthebleachers Subscribe to The Athletic: theathletic.com/nicole Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Paul talks to The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach about the proposed conference alliance between the Pac-12, Big 10, and ACC. He also taunts Matt from San Antonio about his repeated predictions that Texas A&M will beat Alabama before coaching him through his relationship with his father.
The OG with Ovies and Giglio, heard weekdays from 3-6:30 on 99.9 The Fan. On this edition of the show, the guys talk about the AP Preseason Poll for College Football as UNC comes in at number ten. They also talk NFL rookie quarterbacks as many made their debut this weekend. The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach joins the show to talk college football and the potential alliance between the ACC, Pac 12, and Big 10. From the Charlotte Observer, Jonathan Alexander stops by as well to talk about the Panthers' first preseason game and why we didn't see Sam Darnold. Lastly, before Rand sings about Dave Doeren and Mack Brown in "Acapella The News", the guys give you their "Hot N Cold" of the weekend.
Steve interviews Jeff Passan (00:05:29) from ESPN to talk about Major League Baseball. Jeff joins us from the highway in New Hampshire to wrap up the trade deadline, Also, Jeff talks about the Field of Dreams game, the great season that baseball is having, and lists a few of his ideal World Series matchups. Jeff and Steve also go through the contenders and look at their strengths and weaknesses going into the last 45 games of the season. Also, Nicole Auerbach (00:39:50) from The Athletic joins us for to preview the college football season. Nicole talks about covering college football as a student at Michigan and also shares a story about covering the hockey team in Alaska. Also, Nicole talks about the best teams in college football and why she thinks we will see them in the playoffs in January. Nicole explains why she loves Georgia, throws out some names for the Heisman, and gives her National Championship prediction. Steve starts the show with a hey now and a hello before rushing into the first interview. The book club has three current books and the announcement of a book that is upcoming. The show ends with one last thing about Steve's Howard Stern Show habits. For more information follow the podcast on twitter @sports_casters Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicole Auerbach & Michael Felder give their definitive takes on fall weddings. Fair or foul? Who are the national title contenders this season? Part 1 features Georgia, Oregon, Washington and Notre Dame. Plus, last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder discuss Quinn Ewers' decision to skip his senior high school senior season to enroll immediately at Ohio State. A Texas senate hearing about the Longhorns' decision to leave the Big 12 goes beautifully off the rails. Last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The OG with Ovies and Giglio, heard weekdays from 3-6:30 on 99.9 The Fan. On this edition of the show, Lauren Brownlow joins Ovies to talk about College Football realignment and what ideas are being floated for conferences not named the SEC. The duo also discuss the Olympics as Simone Biles steps aside for mental reasons. From The Athletic, Nicole Auerbach stops by to talk about realignment from the national perspective including what leagues like the Big 10 may have to do. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch, David Teel drops by to discuss things from the ACC's point of view, and what moves if any we could see in the near future. Lastly, High School OT's Nick Stevens joins the show to talk about the NCHSAA and the bill in place to dissolve the organization.
Scott Dochterman is joined by The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach to discuss the latest conference realignment in college football. With Texas and Oklahoma heading to the SEC, should the Big Ten look to expand? Which schools could add value? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach, Michael Felder and Chris Vannini discuss the news of Texas and Oklahoma officially announcing that they won't extend their Grant of Rights. What does this mean for the remaining 8 schools in the Big 12? Where does the power shift in the college football landscape? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode dive deeper into what is happening in college athletics. What are other conferences going to do once Oklahoma and Texas head to the SEC. Nicole Auerbach from the Athletic joins us to discuss how this could affect most conferences if they let it.
Sarah solo tonight. We start off with a pre-party, bringing in Amanda McGrew, a former college basketball player, to talk about why she founded the Playoff Dating App. As for the show, it's ladies night! We were joined by The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach on the latest with Texas, Oklahoma, and the SEC, ESPN Steelers Brooke Pryor from Steelers camp, ESPN's Jessica Mendoza from Tokyo, ESPN Senior Writer Alyssa Roenigk on Simone Biles and the Olympic gymnastics team, and USA Today's Cowboys reporter Jori Epstein. Plus, Sarah on the Cleveland Guardians, and how the opening ceremonies of the Olympics felt beautiful, but doomed.
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder dive into the long-standing question of 'Who can challenge Alabama?' Georgia? Oklahoma? Plus, how warm is the hot seat for Clay Helton and Ed Orgeron? "Final Call" shouts out offensive linemen and the WNBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Gasper is talking with Nicole Auerbach, Senior Writer at The Athletic, about a seismic change in college athletics. For the first time, athletes can profit off their name, image, or likeness (NIL) rights and retain their eligibility, opening the floodgates for endorsement and marketing payments while undercutting the NCAA's amateurism argument. Under pressure from two dozen states that passed NIL laws that went into effect July 1 and the Supreme Court, the NCAA relented on NIL. Auerbach explained how college sports reached this money-making milestone and what it means moving forward. Gasper and Auerbach discuss how this remuneration revolution could alter the landscape of college, Olympic, and professional sports. They examine if it foretells the end of the NCAA as college sports' governing body. Auerbach reveals how athletes are already monetizing their social media presence and popularity. Producer Ellen Fleming asks Auerbach if she sees a future for unionization in college sports and what NIL means for increasing gender equality in college sports. Email the Take 5 podcast at Take5@WCVB.com Follow Chris Gasper and WCVB on Twitter @cgasper & @WCVB
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder continue their discussion about how programs today compare to what they were in the 90's. The conversation resumes with Pac-12 teams, transitions into the SEC and concludes with some group of 5 programs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The OG with Ovies and Giglio, heard weekdays from 3-6:30 on 99.9 The Fan. On this edition of the show, Ovies is out as Hayes Permar fills in. He and Giglio discuss the Canes getting snubbed on next year's outdoor game, and what could be in store for the future. The guys also talk about the dangerous Zebra Cobra that escaped in North Raleigh. Hayes joins Rand in "Acapella The News" as the duo sing about the Cobra and wonder why it's in Raleigh in the first place. Also, Lauren Brownlow stops by for an edition of "Hey You Guys", and to check out what other coaches think of our local college football teams with the Athlon preview. Lastly, The Athletic's, Nicole Auerbach joins the show to talk about Name, Image and Likeness, and how quickly the College Football Playoff could expand to 12 teams.
Nicole Auerbach and Michael Felder discuss which college football programs are for the better or for the worse compared to what they were in the 1990's. Plus, last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
GP opens on his week away + joined by Nicole Auerbach in Hour 1 to discuss the Supreme Court ruling on the NCAA/Name, Image and Likeness situation and what it means for the NCAA and college sports going forward. Also talking NBA Playoffs in Hour 1 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nicole Auerbach and Stadium's Michael Felder discuss how some people love football because it's one of the best reality TV show out there. The way rights holders like ESPN or Stadium present the sport has a massive impact on its popularity. How will networks present an expanded CFB Playoff? Plus, last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach welcomes Stadium's Michael Felder to the show to discuss the latest news in college football. Nick Saban in extended at Alabama until 2028. How does this impact the sport for the next 7 years? How long will he coach for? Plus, coaches now more than ever, because of the transfer portal, have to find balancing between building a roster compared to developing talent. How difficult is it to do both? Last calls! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach welcomes The Athletic's 'Texpert' Sam Khan Jr. to the show! After a 14 month hiatus, in-person recruiting is back in college football & coaches are preparing for one of the most hectic months in the sports history. Florida State opened the doors of its facility at 12am Tuesday for players and their parents. Sam discusses how roster building is much different now because of the one-time transfer rule & the portal. Plus, last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach & Chris Vannini discuss 2021 transfer portal winners! Florida State, Alabama, UCF, Oklahoma & USC all have managed to improve their roster through college football's relatively new "free agency". Athletic departments throughout the country are making announcements about the plan to have stadiums at full capacity this fall. Will attendance increase this season after not being able to go to games in 2020? Plus, last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nicole Auerbach & Chris Vannini share their thoughts on the Pac-12's decision to replace Larry Scott with entertainment executive Larry Kliavkoff. The new commissioner will take over on July 1st & has already stated rebuilding the conference's football brand is a main strategy. What else does his appointment mean for the 'Conference of Champions'? Nicole & Chris have an update on NIL laws as we approach the July 1 deadline. Plus, last call! Sam Houston State wins the FCS National Championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/andystaples Andy and Nicole Auerbach react to George Kilavkoff being named Pac-12 commissioner. What are the expectations for Kilavkoff? Will his experience as MGM's president of entertainment and sports aid the conference? Was this the right hire? Andy then welcomes Heisman Trophy winner, NFL legend and Tennessee State University head coach Eddie George to the show. George details his transition into coaching, and what advice and guidance Dion Sanders and Jeff Fisher shared with him. How has Fisher impacted TSU's football program as a senior advisor under George? George discusses how players can find success at the FCS level, much like his former teammate, Steve McNair, did. Andy probes George's coaching philosophy before discussing the ex-Titans' coaching staff. Geroge also provides insight into his early playing career before making a splash in the college ranks as a Heisman Trophy winner. Lastly, Random Ranking: Top-5 fullbacks. Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Eddie George on Twitter: @EddieGeorge2727 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
After breaking down the circumstances that led to the Big Ten's decision to cancel its fall football season, Ty and Dan look ahead and wonder whether college football can learn from the experience and change, in any way, for the better. With help from The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach and PennLive.com's David Jones, a look ahead at whether college football can adapt and strengthen in any way in 2021 and beyond.
Nicole Auerbach is joined by The Athletic's Chris Vannini to discuss the timeline of name, image & likeness laws. A few states are prepared to move forward to allow athletes to make money in 2021 but federal legislation is lagging. Meanwhile, the NCAA is just sitting on the sideline with basically no decision making power. What happens next? Last call! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ty and Dan take a look back at the wild, uncertain events of the summer of 2020, when the Big Ten canceled, and later uncanceled, its fall football season amid the ongoing pandemic. Who were the central figures that drove the decisionmaking and what happened that made the conference change its mind? With help from Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic and David Jones of PennLive.com, Part 1 is a retrospective on how the Big Ten inadvertently created a circus.