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Schedules Are Out! Toughest and Easiest Roads in 2023, plus NFL Draft and Best Coach to Tailgate With?
On today's episode of College Football Live, Wendi Nix, Stanford Steve, and Harry Lyles Jr. offer some analysis on the latest in College Football news. The show begins with Harry and Steve discussing what Big 12 and ACC teams they believe have the easiest 2023 schedule, and what teams have the most difficult. Then, they dive into the draft, and provide some insight into who they believe will be the first pick off the board on that massive night in April. Later, they contemplate whether or not Georgia can pull off the improbably three-peat next season, and also touch on Coach Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffalo, who are one of the major winners of the offseason, but have a tough schedule to prepare for in the 2023 season. They discuss USC and UCLA, as well as FSU's chances to make the ACC championship game. To wrap up the show, the crew answers some rapid fire questions, such as which coach will have a sophomore slump, who is their Heisman underdog, what head coach they want to tailgate with, and many more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
National Signing Day (Again)!
On today's episode of College Football Live, Matt Schick, Roddy Jones, and Craig Haubert present the latest news in College Football on National Signing Day. Stars from the Class of 2023 join the show for live announcements of their final decisions. Among the guests are 5-stars Nyckoles Harbor and Ellis Robinson. Additionally, the show dives into an overall discussion on the commitments that have already happened, considering how immediate the impact of this star-studded class of quarterbacks, including the likes of Arch Manning at Texas, can be. The crew also discusses the transfer portal and NIL, and how they have had an impact on the recruiting system. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
CFB LIVE: What to expect from the Big 12 conference?
Wendi Nix, Rod Gilmore and Aaron Murray discuss the expectations after the Big 12 releases their conference schedule today. Additionally, which QBs hit the transfer portal and where did they land? To conclude, they talk about the continuous rumors of Jim Harbaugh being connected with the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
CFB Live: 2023 Already? An Early Preview For What Is To Come
Wendi Nix is joined by Harry Lyles Jr. and Stanford Steve on today's show, where they begin with the National Champions, the Georgia Bulldogs. They discuss what the back-to-back championships means for the program, featuring some words from Kirby Smart, and what is next for the team. Also, what is next for Stetson Bennett? Then, they consider what teams could be the TCU of next year. Who can come out of no where and become a dominant force, surprising the whole country. The crew also looks into the players are deciding to return to their program, rather than the NFL Draft. Then, they preview the NFL Draft, discussing who could go #1 overall, and who are some sleeper picks that Harry and Steve thinks could make a strong mark in their NFL career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Who Let the Dogs Out... Again?!
Host Wendi Nix is joined by Sam Acho and Rod Gilmore as they discusses the blowout that was the 2023 National Championship, where the Georgia Bulldogs beat the TCU Horned Frogs 65-7. They then discusses their takeaways from the game, the biggest being Georgia becoming only the fifth team in CFB history to win back-to-back National titles, as well as where both the future of Georgia and TCU can go from here. They then look to the future to see who could make their way into the top ten teams of the upcoming 2023 season, and who could potentially be considered for the 2023 Heisman. To conclude, they look back at the images of the year and final thoughts on the 2022 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's Championship Monday! Preview for Tonight's Game, Live from Los Angeles
Wendi Nix, Emmanuel Acho, Joey Galloway, and Greg McIlroy preview the National Championship between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Georgia Bulldogs. We get insight from ESPN reporters Holly Rowe and Molly McGrath on what the latest news is with each team. We have round tables that include Desmond Howard and Tim Tebow, who discuss Stetson Bennett vs Max Duggen, and provide their opinions on what the X-Factors are for each team tonight. The crew also provides the latest updates on Kendre Miller and Darnell Washington, who both suffered injuries in the CFP Semi-Finals. There is a feature on Sonny Dykes and his father, Spike, who was also a tremendous College Football coach in his time. The show also dives into Georgia's defense, which has always been their strongest side of the ball, but has been showing signs of weakness recently. Can TCU expose those weaknesses? The crew also provides their takes on what winning the National Championship will do for the school's legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
T-4! Countdown to Championship Monday with Special Guests
Today's College Football Live is hosted by Wendi Nix, Tom Luginbill, and Joey Galloway, joined by Pete Thamel and Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman. The show begins with coverage of the latest news in College Football including updates on Jim Harbaugh's status at Michigan, what players are still moving around in the transfer portal. Then, Marcus Freeman joins to talk Notre Dame's season, their recent Gator Bowl victory, and Sam Hartman who recently announced his transfer to ND after a stellar season for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. We take a look at the impact that NIL is having on players and teams in college football, and taking a specific dive into the NIL deals of players playing in the National Championship on Monday. Then, there is some analysis of both TCU and Georgia, asking what is Georgia's weak point, the importance of special teams, and more. We finish the show with the most memorable moments of the year, as we near the end of the dramatic 2022 College Football season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
One Game Left! Some More Looks as the CFP National Championship Game Approaches
Hosts Wendi Nix, Sam Acho, and "Stanford" Steve Coughlin discuss the further key elements for the upcoming CFP National Championship Game between Kirby Smart's Georgia and Sonny Dykes's TCU. We are joined today by Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman to discuss TCU, given that his Wildcats beat them in the Big 12 Championship Game. We are further joined by Nick Carparelli to discuss the importance of the bowl games as we look to expand the College Football Playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
`2023 National Championship Preview (Dawgs vs Frogs)
Hosts Wendi Nix, Roddy Jones and Tom Loogz discuss the keys to success for both UGA and TCU. Also, what is the injury status for some of the biggest names needed for this game? Can Stenson Bennett continue his success against the top rank schools as he has been doing all season? Does TCU have enough firepower offensively to prevent Georgia from repeating? Lastly, which players has the opportunity to improve their draft stock for the draft? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bowl-O-Rama! Who's Headed to the National Championships?
Host Wendi Nix is joined by Greg McElroy and Joey Galloway, where they discuss the two Semifinal games that took place over the weekend, with TCU beating Michigan, and Georgia beating Ohio State. From there, they examine both Michigan and Ohio State's seasons, and how they can move forward after falling short for a chance at the National title. After that, they discuss Tulane's victory against Caleb Williams and USC. To conclude the show and the season, the crew discusses those who plan to make their way to the NFL Draft, including Alabama's Bryce Young and Tennessee's Hendon Hooker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What a Season! Some Last Looks for the Last CFB Live of 2022
Host Wendi Nix is joined by "Stanford" Steve Coughlin and Sam Acho to discuss the NCAA's new elected president, Charlie Baker, with reporter Pete Thamel, and what responsibilities await for Baker. We further look at UCLA's approved move to the Big 10 and the the contingencies involving this move. And lastly, the crew looks at upcoming bowl games this weekend and we give out season awards to conclude a crazy year in college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
NFL Mock Draft: When Will They be Picked and Where Are They Going?
Wendi Nix is joined by Roddy Jones, Aaron Murray, and Tom Luginbill to discuss Bowl Games happening on Friday and Saturday. They also give us their thoughts on the top quarterbacks from Todd McShay's Mock Draft. Also, Pete Thamel stops by to share more stories on the late Mike Leach, how deep his coaching tree goes, and who Mississippi State named as their new had coach. Plus, what does Ohio State have to do to pull an upset against Georgia at the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl? And, Tiffany Greene and Jay Walker tell us what to expect during Deion Sanders' last game as head coach of Jackson State. Finally, hear from Cincinnati's new head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Pirate’s Life: Remembering Mike Leach
The college football world, and frankly all of sports, got a lot less interesting yesterday with the news that Mike Leach passed away at the age of 61. The Mississippi State head coach leaves behind a legacy as one of college football’s most eclectic, interesting, and controversial figures. So we called in our friend Ryan McGee, who covered Leach for years, and he helps us unpack just how far Leach’s impact was felt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Dedication to the Life and Legacy of Mike Leach
In today's episode, hosted by Wendi Nix, we honor the life of Mike Leach, one of College Football's greatest coaches. A coach who achieved a tremendous amount for many teams, and inspired many through his time as a leader. Always up-beat, always dedicated to his work, always Mike Leach. We are joined by Chris Low who reports from Starkville, Mississippi. Also by Senator Baumgartner to discuss the academic course that Coach Leach taught at Washington State among other personal stories. Jeremy Schaap joins, who profiled Coach Leach for an E:60 feature in 2019, and discusses his stories of Coach, and highlights of the E:60 are presented. Bruce Feldman from The Athletic. who wrote a biography on Mike Leach, joins to offer his insights as well. Dan Mullen, former Mississippi State head coach shares his stories of Coach Leach, and also Chris Fowler to discuss the legacy that Leach will leave behind. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
To Declare or not to Declare? A Look at Decisions and Matchups as College Football Enters Bowl Season and more...
Host Wendi Nix is joined by "Stanford" Steve Coughlin and Joey Galloway discuss the start of the bowl games, mainly surrounding who's playing and who's not. Several players announced that they will skip their respective bowl games ahead of the NFL Draft. They are also joined by Pete Thamel, discussing on Drake Maye's decision to stay at UNC. The crew further discuss the CFP quarterbacks, making a case for who has most to gain and lose in these upcoming playoff matchups. We conclude with a preview of the Naval Academy's prank on West Point ahead of Saturday's Army-Navy matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
NCAAF Free Agency: Who's leaving in the portal? Who's staying?
Wendi Nix, Roddy Jones, and Tom Loogz speaks on this year's record breaking transfer portal with some of the biggest names including Devin Leary, DJ Uiagalelei, Spencer Sanders and many more! Also, they discuss the CFB Playoffs and other highly anticipated bowl matchups such as the Sugar Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl, and Rose Bowl. Shortly after, DJ Lagway the #1 Dual-Threat QB of class of 2024, announces his decision. Following up, guest Tiff and Jay chimes in on the trending news surrounding Deion Sanders, Colorado, and Jackson State. To conclude, who's the Heisman finalists and who got snubbed? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4 Quarterbacks. 1 Heisman. Who Will Win?
Wendi Nix, Sam Acho, and Greg McElroy lead an hour long episode discussing the championship weekend, where Michigan, Georgia, Utah, and Kansas State reigned victorious. Additionally, they discuss the Heisman finalists (Caleb Williams, CJ Stroud, Stetson Bennett, and Max Duggan), as well as who they believe were snubbed an invitation. Wendy is then joined by Tiffany Greene and Jay Walker, as they discuss the newly hired coach of Colorado, Deion Sanders, and where his no-nonsense attitude can take his new group. There is also discussion about how dominant Georgia has been after winning the SEC championship, and how good Stetson Bennett has been playing. The episode wraps with Greg and Sam taking their picks for the upcoming bowl games set to occur on December 30th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's Championship Week! Championship Week Preview + CFP Expansion Talk, Transfer Portal News and Heisman Predictions
Wendi Nix, Desmond Howard, and Joey Galloway lead an hour long special Championship Preview show this week discussing Michigan v Purdue, Georgia v LSU, Utah v USC, and TCU v Kansas State. Additionally, they touch on the CFP Expansion with special guest Bill Hancock. Adam Rittenberg joins the show to talk the latest on UCLA leaving the PAC 12, and the deadline that they must meet in order to do so. There is also some talk on the latest news in the CFB Transfer Portal with quarterbacks from across the country entering. There's also feature on the powerful story of Michigan Football's Dametrius "Meechie" Walker's battle with cancer. The episode wraps up with Heisman talk, including our own Desmond Howard discussing his experience with winning the illustrious trophy in 1991. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Look Ahead to the Top Matchups of the Year and an Injury Report
Wendi Nix, Sam Acho and Steve Coughlin take a deep dive into all of the Conference Championship Games and find out who is declaring for the NFL Draft. Plus, Adam Rittenberg joins the show to discuss the Big Ten Championship Game and what Heisman candidate will miss the rest of the season, while Alex Scarborough discusses the SEC Championship Game and David Hale tells us what to expect out of the ACC Championship Game. Also, Heather Dinish tells us the latest regarding Playoff Expansion and Rose Bowl. Finally, Sam and Steve share their predictions on which teams they think will walk away with a conference trophy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
You're Hired! A Reaction to Week 13's CFP Rankings, New Head Coaches, Crucial Conference Championship Matchups, and much more
Wendi Nix, Roddy Jones, and Tom Luginbill react to the CFP's Week 13 rankings and discuss possibilities for Ohio State, and Alabama to sneak in to the top 4. We also look into recent coach hiring's at Auburn, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Georgia Tech. We also take a peak into crucial conference championship games this week, particularly the Big 12 Championship between TCU and Kansas State and the Pac-12 Championship between USC and Utah. Heather Dinich also joins to discuss Rose Bowl scenarios and Jay Walker and Tiffany Greene look ahead to HBCU matchups this weekend. We conclude with notable transfer portal announcements. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices