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The Paul Finebaum Show
Hour 2: Ralph Russo

The Paul Finebaum Show

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 40:02


Ralph Russo of the Associated Press joins to talk about the CFP expanding to a 12-team format in the 2024-25 season, and how that will effect the College Football landscape. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Freeze at Auburn and CFP scenarios

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 58:42


Freeze at Auburn and CFP scenarios The coaching carousel is spinning fast with coming and goings. Stewart Mandel from The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Hugh Freeze returning to the SEC with Auburn. Who got the better coach: Wisconsin with Luke Fickell or Nebraska with Matt Rhule? They dig into the downfall of Stanford and the resignation of David Shaw. And championship weekend playoff scenarios. If USC wins on Friday, there's not much to debate. If not, Ohio State or Alabama? Or why not Tennessee?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Disappointing teams; Rivalry week showdowns

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 67:35


Disappointing teams; Rivalry week showdowns Heading into the final weekend of the regular season there are 14 teams that began the season ranked and are currently unranked. Almost all have no shot of working their way back into the rankings. Paul Myerberg from USA Today joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss the varying degrees of disappointing teams from Texas A&M's historic flop to Miami's reset to NC State's injuries to Michigan State's blueprint. Then it's rivalry week and there is a load of big games to preview, including monster showdowns between USC and Notre Dame and Ohio State and Michigan. Plus, what's your favorite random rivalry? Russo's analysis of the AP Top 25: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-ohio-georgia-alabama-f936e789c326b6fe9d517ac6dbbd2a53Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Follow the Money
Follow The Money | November 22, 2022 | Hour 3

Follow the Money

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 44:51


In hour three of Follow The Money, hosts Pauly Howard and Mitch Moss are joined by Ralph Russo, CFB Writer for the Associated Press, as they talked about the college football weekend slate for Week 13. Also on the show, the hosts are joined by Adam Chernoff, NFL Handicapper, as they go through the Week 12 NFL slate.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

VSiN Best Bets
Follow The Money | November 22, 2022 | Hour 3

VSiN Best Bets

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 44:51


In hour three of Follow The Money, hosts Pauly Howard and Mitch Moss are joined by Ralph Russo, CFB Writer for the Associated Press, as they talked about the college football weekend slate for Week 13. Also on the show, the hosts are joined by Adam Chernoff, NFL Handicapper, as they go through the Week 12 NFL slate.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Auburn update; What's up with the Hogs? Week 12 Preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 61:28


Auburn update; What's up with the Hogs? Week 12 PreviewMid-November in college football means both coaching searches and the College Football race heat up. Brandon Marcello of 247 Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about where things stand at Auburn and why Lane Kiffin appears to be target No. 1 for the Tigers. What's up with Arkansas, which has taken a step back in Year 3 under Sam Pittman. Should we be surprised? TCU is trying to defy the odds and reach the CFP. What's the Horned Frogs secret? Plus, previewing a weekend slate dominated by the Pac-12.  Russo's analysis of the AP Top 25: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-oregon-georgia-bulldogs-2d0e1b090133dc3f295c704e8047c557Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Will Dabo change his ways? Week 11 preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 64:30


Will Dabo change his ways? Week 11 previewOne loss does not end an era, but Clemson's slip against Notre Dame validated what many suspected: For the second straight season, the Tigers aren't national title contenders. Where does Dabo Swinney take the program from here? Andrea Adelson of ESPN and the ACC Network joins AP's Ralph Russo to explore whether Swinney can pivot away from some of the pillars that he built a championship program upon. It's not just a matter of Dabo changing his ways. It's about an all-time great coach altering his DNA. It's also about asking if expecting Clemson to continue as a perennial national title contender is even realistic. Also, a Week 11 preview of most intriguing games from a Big Ten West slog-fest to a grudge match deep in the heart of Texas. Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com A breakdown of this week's AP Top 25: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-notre-dame-fighting-irish-oklahoma-57bde9724dbfc9182b740d7a568be1a3Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Who's next at Auburn? SEC showdown week.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 79:16


Who's next at Auburn? SEC showdown week. Auburn made the move all of college football has been waiting on for months, firing coach Bryan Harsin. Who's next for the Tigers? Matt Fortuna of The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss what Auburn might do next and why Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin would seem like a perfect fit. Or maybe Deion Sanders? Plus, the Big 12 has a new TV contract, Penn State is stuck in purgatory and Week 10 of the season is highlighted by two massive SEC games.  Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com A breakdown of this week's AP Top 25: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-ohio-louisiana-state-tigers-tennessee-2ce01bf890799a73ce276d52dd94b22bNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Bo Jackson, Folk Hero; Texas A&M's quagmire

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 97:25


Bo Jackson, Folk Hero; Texas A&M's quagmire Author Jeff Pearlman joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about his new book “The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson.” Pearlman dug deep into what molded and motivated the former Heisman Trophy winner from Auburn who became an all-star in the NFL and Major League Baseball. Then Ari Wasserman from The Athletic joins the show to dissect the quagmire Texas A&M finds itself in and why maybe being forced to have patience with coach Jimbo Fisher could turn out to be the best thing for the program. Wasserman and Russo also dive into a disastrous first season for Mario Cristobal at Miami and what exactly schools are paying for when they hand out extra long-term megadeals to coaches. Plus, a Week 9 preview of most intriguing games. Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com A breakdown of this week's AP Top 25: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-arizona-wildcats-kansas-state-clemson-tigers-eef4a43a2e4c6775c7f70c580fc2014f Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Coach Prime on JSU & the SWAC; Week 8 Preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 85:17


Coach Prime on JSU & the SWAC; Week 8 PreviewWhat drew Deion Sanders to Jackson State, and why does he think more great young players coupld embrace playing in the SWAC and other historically black colleges? Coach Prime joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about his 6-0 team and why Heisman Trophy voters need to look beyond the big schools. Then Braden Gall from Athlon Sports and the Cover Two Podcast joins the show to talk about Tennessee's breakthrough against Alabama and preview another huge slate of game this weekend. There are showdowns in the Pac-12, Big 12 and ACC. Follow Ralph on Twitter @ralphDrussoAP Email the show at APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning
10-19-22 McElroy & Cubelic in the Morning Hour 3: Ralph Russo of the Associated Press discusses the midseason in CFB, plus more reaction and discussion of the transfer portal

McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 42:59


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McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning
Ralph Russo talks CFP projections, the depth of the Big 12 & SEC outlook

McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 13:53


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AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Crisis mode at OU; Previewing huge Week 7

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 55:32


Crisis mode at OU; Previewing huge Week 7College football is heading into its most impactful weekend of the season so far with six games matching ranked teams, including No. 3 Alabama against No. 6 Tennessee and No. 10 Penn State at No. 5 Michigan.Pat Forde of Sports Illustrated joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview all the big games and determine which ones are the most intriguing. Also, Oklahoma is a mess under Brent Venables and patience has never been thinner in college football. Are the Sooners' already in crisis mode. There were no head coaches fired last weekend, but an NFL firing could impact the college coaching carousel now that Matt Rhule is unemployed. Plus, there were some offensive assistant coaches fired in the Big Ten, but maybe not the one you would have first expected.Follow Ralph on Twitter @ralphDrussoAP Email the show at APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Changes at Wisconsin and CU; Week 6 Preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 77:26


Changes at Wisconsin and CU; Week 6 Preview The number of coaching changes this college football season reached five, with Colorado, as expected, and Wisconsin, totally unexpected, making moves this past week. Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss what is next for each program. The Wisconsin move to oust Paul Chryst was shocking, but it seems the blue print for success is still solid. Can Jim Leonhard better implement it? At Colorado, they are searching for a new plan. Then a Week 6 preview of what we expected to be the game of the week in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and what actually turned out to be in in Lawrence, Kansas.  Follow Ralph on Twitter @ralphDrussoAP Email the show at APTop25mailbag@gmail.comNewest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

The Paul Finebaum Show
Hour 1: Ralph Russo, CFB Writer

The Paul Finebaum Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 43:27


We start the show with today's headlines and ask the question Who has been the best team in college football at this point in the season. Plus College football writer Ralph Russo joins the show to gives us a top 25 reality check.. And we take your calls and start it off with Daryl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Next on the carousel, Georgia Tech; Week 5 preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 70:17


Next on the carousel, Georgia Tech; Week 5 previewAnother week of the college football season and another coach has been replaced.Bud Elliott from 247 sports and The Cover Three Podcast joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss what went wrong at Georgia Tech. What does a winning strategy for the Yellow Jackets look like after Geoff Collins flamed out? The Georgia Tech conversation led to a tour of the ACC with stops at Miami, Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina State. Plus, a preview of Week 5's five most intriguing games, including a big dose of Sun Belt action.  Ralph's AP Top 25 analysis: https://apnews.com/article/college-football-sports-clemson-tigers-oklahoma-30d8f205bfa505d502c4f17d44b0cad7 Ralph's story on CFP expansion: https://apnews.com/article/nfl-college-football-entertainment-sports-849c2bf65878006771bf5f1a5860410fEmail the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Sep 23 - 4 - Ralph Russo - College Football for the Associated Press

Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 19:43


Lots of changes to the landscape of college football

Baltimore's Big Morning Show
Hour 2 - Marvin McDowell of Umar Boxing - What are the most important record numbers in sports - Ralph Russo of the AP

Baltimore's Big Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 33:54


In the second hour Thursday's show, the guys kick things off by welcoming Marvin McDowell of Umar Boxing, who discusses an upcoming charity event Umar is hosting to help inner city kids.  Next, in honor of Aaron Judge's chase of 61 homers, Ed, Rob, and Jeremy, talk about the most important record numbers in sports.  What numbers stick out that everyone should know?  And the hour ends with a visit from the AP's Ralph Russo, who previews Week 4 in the college football season.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Next at Nebraska; Fixing A&M; Week 3 preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 68:38


Next at Nebraska; Fixing A&M; Week 3 preview It took just two weeks, but college football already has had its first coach firing and its first weekend of wacky results. David Ubben from The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Nebraska post Scott Frost and Texas A&M post App State loss. Also, a preview of Week 3's most intriguing games from Mississippi State at LSU to BYU at Oregon.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

The Shamrock: A show about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Jack Swarbrick on conference realignment & Notre Dame beats Ohio State if...w/ Ralph Russo

The Shamrock: A show about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 43:34 Very Popular


Ralph Russo of the Associated Press joins Pete in previewing Saturday's rumble versus the Ohio State Buckeyes. Before the pair dive into the weekend's matchup, Ralph details his conversation with Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick, who discussed conference realignment and the Fighting Irish's place in it all. The duo also chat about Columbus' atmosphere, the pressure on Ryan Day, Marcus Freeman, and Notre Dame's keys to victory. Follow Pete on Twitter: @PeteSampson_ Follow Ralph on Twitter: @ralphDrussoAP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Baltimore's Big Morning Show
Hour 3 - Jerry Bembry of the Undefeated - Is Serena the best athlete of her generation? Ralph Russo of the AP talks College Football Week 1

Baltimore's Big Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 35:28


In the third hour of Friday's show, the guys talk to Jerry Bembry of the Undefeated about the Donovan Mitchell trade.  Did the Knicks blow it?  Or did the Cavs give up to much to Utah?  The guys then get into an in depth convo on Serena Williams and her dominance of tennis over the last 25 years.  Is she the best athlete of her generation?  The hour closes out with a visit from the AP's Ralph Russo, who previews a great Week 1 in college football.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
The season is here!

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 54:15


The season is here! Week 1 of the college football season brings a Labor Day weekend marathon of games. Paul Myerberg of USA Today joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the first full slate of games by picking their five most intriguing games of the week. There are some deep cuts like Army and Coastal Carolina and Boise State-Oregon State, plus a batch of marquee matchups with highly ranked teams such as No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Georgia facing No. 11 Oregon. There is so much to dive into, including a huge Sunday matchup between LSU and Florida State that we'll almost certainly overreact to. Plus, Paul and Ralph talk Nebraska's latest meltdown and Michigan's biblical quarterback competition.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Crooked Letter Sports
Ralph Russo, AP college football editor, joins the podcast to talk, of course, college football.

Crooked Letter Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 25:11


Ralph spent five years at the turn of the century as Mississippi's AP sports writer, so he knows the lay of the land. He covered the Eli Manning years at Ole Miss and the hiring of Sylvester Croom at State. And he likes Mississippi State's chances to surprise this season.

The Paul Finebaum Show
Hour Three: Ralph Russo

The Paul Finebaum Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 44:26


Ralph Russo, The Associated Press, Joined the show to discuss the College Football season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Oklahoma Breakdown with Ikard and Lehman
Power 5 Conference Predictions with Ralph Russo, OU Schedule Breakdown + Ws/Ls: Nick Saban, Rich Eisen, Kevin Durant & Hot Dog Straws

The Oklahoma Breakdown with Ikard and Lehman

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 109:21 Very Popular


Gabe Ikard and Teddy Lehman bring you the latest news with OU football by discussing the OU offensive linemen that signed an NIL deal with Hooters and they break down OU's 2022 schedule (3:00). Ralph Russo joins to predict power 5 conference winners and who will make the College Football Playoff (33:39). Teddy and Gabe give their “Winners/Losers of the Week:” Nick Saban, Baker Mayfield, Rich Eisen, Kevin Durant & Hot Dog Straws (1:17:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Examining NILCollege athletes have been permitted to be paid for their names, images and likenesses for more than a year now and it at times seems like it is all those in and around college sports can talk about. What is the NCAA's ability to enforce rules related to NIL? What are the chances federal legislation can provide some guardrails? What type of protections do athletes need? What's a collective, and which ones might be built to last? To discuss all that are three experts in the field. Gabe Feldman, the director of the sports law program at Tulane, takes on the big picture. Mike Caspino is an attorney who represents and advises athletes on NIL deals. And Jason Belzer works with schools to set up collectives. In three separate interviews with AP's Ralph Russo, they give an assessment of the state of NIL.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com. Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Baltimore's Big Morning Show
Hour 2 - Fans share what annoys them about sports today - Does the Ravens preseason win streak really mean anything ? Amy Lawrence - Ralph Russo

Baltimore's Big Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 37:42


In the second hour of Monday's show, Rob hears from the listeners about what annoys them about sports today.  That's followed by a discussion on the Ravens preseason win streak.  Does their desire to win impact the way they evaluate players?  Rob's then joined by the host of After Hours on CBS Sports Radio, Amy Lawrence.  Rob and Amy discuss the O's great 2022 season, as well as the Ravens' 22 game preseason win streak.  The hour closes out with another guest, Ralph Russo of the Associated Press, who breaks down some college football with the regular season about to start.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Preseason Top 25 with Rece Davis

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 42:20


 Preseason Top 25 with Rece Davis The preseason AP Top 25 has arrived, which means college football is truly right around the corner.Rece Davis from ESPN's “College GameDay” join AP's Ralph Russo to discuss how he voted in the poll and preview a season that feels high on uncertainty. Rece runs through some of his more intriguing teams in college football from North Carolina State in the ACC to Minnesota in the Big Ten and explains why stability might be the key to Utah making a playoff run this season.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Ralph Russo on the first AP Top 25 poll, No. 7 Utes, BYU to the Big 12 + more

"The Drive" with Spence Checketts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 22:55


Associated Press CFB writer Ralph Russo joins The Drive to discuss the first release of the Top 25, the No. 7 Utes, underrated Cougars(?), Pac-12 perception, BYU entering the Big-12 + more

The Next Round
Ralph Russo (8/15/22)

The Next Round

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 11:20


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SicEm365 Radio
Full Show 8.11.22

SicEm365 Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 186:14


3:30pm-Ralph Russo, Associated Press4:25pm-Mickey Spagnola, DallasCowboys.com4:45pm-Craig Smoak's "Off The Radar"5:05pm-Chip Towers, Atlanta Journal-Constitution5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"

SicEm365 Radio
Ralph Russo 8.11.22

SicEm365 Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 15:55


College Football insider @ralphDrussoAP joins the show to discuss the AP Top-25, the new CFP Selection Committee, what's the next step for realignment, does the move of Oregon's President impact the future of the PAC-12, & more

The Mac Attack Podcast
Mac Attack Hour 3: Ralph Russo, What's Your Beef and Baker Bus Applications

The Mac Attack Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 42:51


Mac and Bone air out some of their beefs from the week, talk to Ralph Russo about the Big Ten TV deal and news on Sam Hartman and try to get more fans to join them on the Baker bus.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Mac Attack Podcast
Ralph Russo on Big Ten Deal and 2022 College Football Outlook

The Mac Attack Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 10:37


Ralph Russo, college football writer for the Associated Press, joins the show to talk about the monumental Big Ten TV deal, the news that Sam Hartman will be out indefinitely and his thoughts on some local teams' upcoming seasons.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Big Ten previewMichigan is the defending Big Ten champion, but Ohio State is once again the overwhelming favorite to take the conference title. Can anybody slow down the Buckeyes' powerful offense? Dave Revsine from the Big Ten Network joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the Big Ten.As for Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines, what will they, and rival Michigan State, do for an encore after surprising breakout 2021 seasons? Nebraska coach Scot Frost is facing a make-or-break season in Lincoln and the rest of the Big Ten West looks as competitive was ever.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Newest Regions Bank 2022 Ad

Unsportsmanlike Conduct
August 5th - Segment 5 - Ralph Russo - AP CFB Writer

Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 13:55


Ralph Russo CFB Writer for the Associated Press joins the Progrum and touches on all of the possible college football news that has come up so far.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

SEC previewAlabama and Georgia not only sit atop the Southeastern Conference these days, but they are the two top programs in all of college football. Cole Cubelic of the SEC Network and ESPN joins AP's Ralph Russo to breakdown the entire conference and try to identify which teams are the biggest threats to derail another Crimson Tide-Bulldogs matchup for a league championship. What are the short-term forecasts for new coaches at LSU and Florida? Which of Tennessee or Texas A&M is more likely to take a big leap forward in 2022 from eight wins to conference title contender? And why South Carolina and Mississippi State could emerge as the surprise contenders in each division.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
G5 and Notre Dame preview

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 85:45


G5 and Notre Dame preview What can Cincinnati do for an encore after becoming the first team from outside the Power Five to reach the College Football Playoff last season? What are the expectations for Notre Dame in Marcus Freeman's first season as head coach?The Group of Five and Notre Dame are in the spotlight as the season previews roll on. Pete Sampson, who covers Notre Dame for The Athletic, joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Year 1 post-Brian Kelly for the Fighting Irish.Chris Vannini, also from The Athletic, then joins the show to preview all five conferences, from the AAC to the Sun Belt, that make up the so-called Group of Five. In the Mountain West, Boise State is trying to bounce back from an uncharacteristically lackluster season and San Diego State is trying takeover as the conference's most consistent contender. The Sun Belt is breaking in a bunch of new members and Conference USA is likely to be dominated by outgoing schools.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

The Andy Staples Show & Friends: A show about college football
Judge Andy: playoff expansion, start your 5-star QB always & lines at Disney w/ Ralph Russo

The Andy Staples Show & Friends: A show about college football

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 58:25 Very Popular


Ralph Russo of the Associated Press joins Ari and Judge Andy. The latter of the trio arbitrates five disputes between Ralph and Ari: 1) yea or nay to CFP expansion, 2) always start your 5-star QB, 3) Ari's daughter's dream of visiting a Disney theme park hinges on her dad's willingness to pay for a fast pass/concierge service instead of waiting in line like everyone else, 4) Dominos > all other 'za joints, 5) 'Stars Matter' is like saying "water is wet". Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/kcS0jwh3scg Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Ari on Twitter: @AriWasserman Follow Ralph on Twitter: @ralphDrussoAP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

ACC Preview Was Clemson's slip last season just a blip or the start of a downward slide for Dabo Swinney's program in the Atlantic Coast Conference? David Hale of ESPN joins AP's Ralph Russo for a deep dive preview on the ACC.North Carolina State has all the preseason buzz, ut can the Wolfpack be trusted to meet expectations? Florida State is still trying to climb back into conference contender status. Miami and Virginia Tech in the soon-to-be extinct Coastal Division have new coaches, promising a better tomorrow. Can the future be now for the Hurricanes and Hokies?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

 Big 12 Preview The Big 12 is in flux off the field, but for 2022 it remains 10 teams with Texas and Oklahoma as the headliners – if not the championship contenders. Max Olson of The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo for a Big 12 preview that keeps the focus on the field and on 2022. No Power Five conference has more balance and a narrower gap between the top and bottom. Even Kansas is improving. Can last season's surprising finalists, Baylor and Oklahoma State, do it again? Who might be this season's surprise contenders? And what to make of Texas with its new 5-star QB and Oklahoma with its new coach?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Pac-12 PreviewWhile the Pac-12 fights for its survival as a conference amid another round of conference realignment, another Pac-12 football season begins with all eyes on USC. The Trojans under new coach Lincoln Riley are without question the most fascinating team in the conference – but they might not be the best team. Utah is the defending champion and has a team coming back that might be able to contend for a playoff spot. Like USC, Oregon has a new quarterback and coach, but also a roster that might be the most talented in the Pac-12. Jon Wilner of the Pac-12 Hotline joins AP's Ralph Russo to break down the Pac-12 on the field it this precarious moment and look ahead to one of the last seasons of USC and UCLA playing as members of the conference before heading to the Big Ten.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
What's next with realignment?

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 50:55


What's next with realignment? It has been almost two weeks since the Big Ten's realignment bombshell with USC and UCLA. Instead of causing a frenzy of movement, college sports seem to be in a stalemate. What's next? Pat Forde from Sports Illustrated joins AP's Ralph Russo to sift through the repercussions and ramifications of the latest monster conference move. Why Notre Dame is sitting pretty and the ACC might be stuck together? There are some interesting ideas being bandied around about partnerships and semi-mergers between conferences, but this feels like college sports survivor series. Can the Big 12 and Pac-12 both survive?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
First look at 2022 coaching carousel

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 71:14


First look at 2022 coaching carouselAfter nearly being run off in February, Auburn coach Bryan Harsin enters year two of his tenure as Tigers coach clearly on the hot seat. At Nebraska, Scott Frost is getting one more chance to turn around the Cornhuskers. Bruce Feldman from Fox and The Athletic joins AP's Ralph Russo to take a look at the coaching carousel for the upcoming college football season. Who joins Harsin and Frost in precarious position to start the season? Which coaches are on the rise? And could Urban Meyer get back in the game after a failed stint in the NFL?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
What ‘21 flops will bounce back in ‘22?

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 64:38


What ‘21 flops will bounce back in ‘22? Fourteen teams started the 2021 ranked and finished unranked, among them Texas A&M, Florida, Miami, LSU, USC, Iowa State and Wisconsin. Tom Fornelli of CBS Sports and the Cover Three Podcast joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about last year's flops and their prospects for a bounce-back season in 2022. A bunch of last year's most high-profile disappointments have new coaches. In the short-term, is Mario Cristobal at Miami or Billy Napier at Florida better positioned for success? Can Wisconsin get back to being its reliable self? And then there's Texas. The Longhorns should be better than 5-7, but are they still taking baby steps in Austin?Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Over on the Irish; Under on the Aggies

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 78:52


Over on the Irish; Under on the Aggies The sportsbooks have set their win totals for the 2023 college football season, and ESPN's Chris Fallica, better known as Bear, joins AP's Ralph Russo to identify some over and under plays. Bear is not scared away from the big numbers attached to the teams that will be favored to win the national title. He's also optimistic for Marcus Freeman's first season as Notre Dame game. He is less optimistic about a couple of teams that might be ranked in the preseason top-10. Texas A&M has generated a lot of buzz this offseason, but can the Aggies win more than eight games? Oklahoma is always the favorite in the Big 12, but getting to 10 wins could be tough in the first season under coach Brent Venables.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
Marshall Faulk interview and QB Dads

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 65:40


Marshall Faulk interview and QB DadsMarshall Faulk helped put San Diego State football on the map with one of the most remarkable college careers of the last 50 years. Faulk joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about his journey from New Orleans to San Diego State to NFL stardom, plus an important step his beloved Aztecs are taking this season with the opening of a new stadium.Then Teddy Greenstein joins the show to talk about his new book, “Quarterback Dads.” Quarterback Dads: https://quarterbackdads.com/media Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

Fringe Element
What actually happened in Destin (with Ralph Russo)

Fringe Element

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 37:57


Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football with AP.com reporter Ralph Russo, live from Destin. What actually happened this week? Why divisions (and pods) are gone Texas, Oklahoma being involved Who wants 8 games? Who wants 9? Goals behind scheduling strategy NIL: lots of questions, no answers Greg Sankey got everyone to shut up Do Fisher and Saban actually hate each other? How does the AP build it's college football poll Trying to avoid groupthink in the preseason Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to the 440 YouTube page.

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast
SEC scheduling and Athlon's Top 25

AP Top 25 College Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 67:50


SEC scheduling and Athlon's Top 25 The Southeastern Conference gets together in Destin, Florida, this week and considers what its future scheduling model should be. The conference is likely heading toward scrapping divisions, but how should it go about balancing traditional rivals with competitiveness? Braden Gall of Athlon Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk SEC scheduling, and whether any Power Five conference might find value in keeping its divisional structure. Plus, Athlon released its preseason Top 25? There are plenty of highly ranked teams, starting with Clemson and Texas A&M, that don't engender a ton of confidence and no much difference between No. 4 and No. 20.Email the show: APTop25mailbag@gmail.com.Regions Bank ad starting 8/16/21 no end date given thus far

The Paul Finebaum Show
Hour 1: Ralph Russo

The Paul Finebaum Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 40:47


Ralph Russo of the Associated Press joins the show to talk about the latest involving the NCAA transfer portal and NIL. Russo also talks Nick Saban and Kirby Smart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices