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All season long, "The ESPN College Football Podcast" is now five days a week! Hosts Kirk Herbstreit, David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi are back, joined this year by Matt Barrie, Rece Davis, Paul Finebaum, Booger McFarland, and Joey Galloway. From weekend reaction on Monday mornings, to rankings reveals on Tuesday nights, to game previews late in the week, ESPN's CFB podcast has it covered by the voices and perspectives you’ll want to hear from.

All season long, "The ESPN College Football Podcast" is now five days a week! Hosts Kirk Herbstreit, David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi are back, joined this year by Matt Barrie, Rece Davis, Paul Finebaum, Booger McFarland, and Joey Galloway. From weekend reaction on Monday mornings, to rankings reveals on Tuesday nights, to game previews late in the week, ESPN's CFB podcast has it covered by the voices and perspectives you’ll want to hear from.

Location:

Bristol, CT

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ESPN

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All season long, "The ESPN College Football Podcast" is now five days a week! Hosts Kirk Herbstreit, David Pollack and Kevin Negandhi are back, joined this year by Matt Barrie, Rece Davis, Paul Finebaum, Booger McFarland, and Joey Galloway. From weekend reaction on Monday mornings, to rankings reveals on Tuesday nights, to game previews late in the week, ESPN's CFB podcast has it covered by the voices and perspectives you’ll want to hear from.

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@espnu

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English

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Episodes

Wake Forest Loses Sam Hartman; Big Ten Media Deal Nearly Done; Up For Grabs; The Letter W

8/11/2022
Adam Rittenberg and David Hale discuss Sam Hartman’s non-football related situation that will keep him off the field, the surprises from the not-quite-yet-finalized Big Ten Media rights deal, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick’s interesting comments about the Big Ten deal, conference and divisional races that are up for grabs and the final letter in the ABCs of college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:40

Pac-12 Frustrations; Low-Stakes Predictions; Be Nice to Tennessee Fans

8/3/2022
Adam Rittenberg, Heather Dinich, Bill Connelly and Tom VanHaaren convene in Bristol to discuss George Kliavkoff airing his frustrations at Pac-12 media days, the anger toward USC, UCLA’s complicated situation, the new Big Ten media deal and if any of the current conference alignments matter in the long term. Later, they try to look into the future with a series of low-stakes, early season predictions for USC, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Clemson, Louisville and Tennessee. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:45:07

The Cruel Reality of Sports; Trust is Shattered Routinely; Relic From the Past

7/28/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Andrea Adelson hop on to discuss Big Ten media day updates, including the blunt statements from Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren surrounding the future of the conference. Then, they break down the strained relationship between the conference commissioners, if it is possible to save the PAC-12, and college football shifting to an NFL model. Next, they discuss how a 16-team College Football Playoff is gaining momentum and what it would mean in terms of revenue sharing for...

Duration:00:51:23

Media Days That Happened, Are Happening Or Will Happen

7/20/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low are going coast to coast with media days past, future and present. First, the guys get into the increasing rivalry between SEC and Big Ten, what to expect from Kevin Warren at Big Ten media days after bringing in USC and UCLA, the Big Ten capturing the Los Angeles market and Pac-12 teams likely wondering why USC and UCLA were invited to media days. Then, Alex Scarborough calls from SEC media days to talk about Greg Sankey walking a tightrope, Alabama’s “failure”...

Duration:01:01:36

Big Ten Protects Itself; Do Fans Care?; Line of Scrimmage Conference; Notre Dame Slow-Game,

7/6/2022
Matt Schick, Tom VanHaaren and Tom Luginbill discuss their thoughts on USC and UCLA’s move to the Big Ten a week removed from the news, why the Big Ten was smart to protect itself, conferences trying to stay out of court, if conferences could start booting teams, Notre Dame playing the slow-game, if fans really care about realignment, the Trojans and Bruins going into a “line of scrimmage conference,” if we’re headed toward the top teams breaking off from the NCAA, Texas A&M’s interesting...

Duration:00:46:36

EMERGENCY POD: USC & UCLA To The Big Ten

7/1/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Heather Dinich hop into the pod following the news of UCLA and USC’s shocking jump to the Big Ten. They discuss how they view the college football landscape with this move, the collateral damage in the sport, Notre Dame as the X factor in further realignment, Kevin Warren’s power move, which teams the Big Ten would consider adding, how this impacts the future of the postseason, the blow to the Rose Bowl, and the shift in dynamics between the commissioners. Learn more...

Duration:00:39:47

Oregon’s Dan Lanning; Scheduling Gods; Arch Manning Commits to Texas; South Carolina & Stanford

6/23/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Paolo Uggetti are joined by Oregon's Dan Lanning to talk about time management as a new head coach, living in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon’s national brand, his thoughts on the Pac-12, his involvement in the offense, expectations for Noah Sewell and building relationships with alumni. Then, Adam and Paolo discuss Lanning and Oregon’s contrast to Lincoln Riley and USC, recruiting elite players on the West Coast, Arch Manning committing to Texas, Steve Sarkisian’s big...

Duration:00:50:47

Clemson Afterthought; N.C. State-ish; Trickle Up; The Bottom Ten

6/15/2022
Ryan McGee and Bill Connelly discuss rivalry games needing protection as divisions are dismantled, the muddy situation in the ACC Coastal, if Dabo Swinney can match his own success with the turnover on his staff, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF heading to the Big 12 in 2023, the fates of smaller conferences as teams continue to trickle up, Texas A&M pushing the SEC to suspend Nick Saban, and who they would’ve taken an NIL deal from in college. Plus, Rutgers, Rice and random college football...

Duration:00:52:33

Miami AD Dan Radakovich; Mario Cristobal’s Stability; Quarterback Situation Rankings

6/9/2022
Adam Rittenberg and David Hale talk to Miami athletic director Dan Radakovich about why he left Clemson for Miami, implementing a unified vision for the athletic department, John Ruiz’s involvement, a new media deal for the ACC, conference construction and what stands out about Mario Cristobal. Then, the guys discuss Radakovich’s comments, if Miami is more Texas Jr. or LSU Jr., Cristobal’s ability to run a program, and Hale’s tiered-ranking of all 131 quarterback situations in college...

Duration:00:52:32

Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff on Resetting College Athletics, CFP Optimization, and Balancing Media Rights

6/1/2022
Heather Dinich and Adam Rittenberg sit down with Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff to discuss scrapping divisions to optimize College Football Playoff invitations. Then, they discuss if expanding the College Football Playoffs is a good idea for the sport. Later, Kliavkoff shares the three things they need to balance when doing media rights deals. Plus, Heather Dinich on the latest from the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin, Fla. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:17

Saban v. Jimbo II; Regulate Without Restricting; SEC Only Playoff?; Ohio State

5/24/2022
Matt Schick, Tom Luginbill and Tom VanHaaren discuss Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher’s latest clash, Saban sending a message to his own boosters, their favorite cliche to describe the NIL era, the end of recruiting conversations, how to regulate but not restrict, collective bargaining coming down the pike, if an SEC-only playoff is for real or just leverage, the Pac-12 scrapping divisions and the common denominator among teams that start with “O.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:55:40

Crossover Edition; Most Memorable Bowl Games; Never Insult Elvis

5/18/2022
Bill Connelly joins Ryan McGee to share his European adventures covering soccer for ESPN and what a relegation system would look like in college football. Then, they discuss what motorsports, soccer, and football all have in common. Plus, they share their favorite bowl games and the impact bowl games have on fanbases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:06

League Meeting Season; B1G Money Coming; Michigan, Maryland & Mississippi State

5/11/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Heather Dinich discuss the latest chatter coming out of conference meetings, coaches proposing transfer windows, the NCAA attempting to enforce NIL, commissioners asking Congress for help, the Jordan Addison situation, the Big Ten nearing a massive new media rights agreement and recent quarterback transfer news. Later, they talk Michigan, Maryland and Mississippi State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:25

Todd McShay on the 2022 NFL Draft; Malik Willis’ Favorable Situation; Nakobe Dean Falling; 2023 Draft Headliners

5/2/2022
Kevin Negandhi and Todd McShay look back at the 2022 NFL Draft, including the Jets’ reset, the Patriots taking Bailey Zappe, Malik Willis’ favorable situation with the Titans, why Nakobe Dean fell to the third round, how many times McShay watched the same Georgia games. Plus, the headliners of the 2023 draft class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:58

Land of Pleasant Living: Mel Kiper Jr. on the NFL Draft; Jaquan Brisker on His Journey from JuCo to Top Prospect

4/26/2022
Kevin Negandhi talks to Mel Kiper Jr. about covering the NFL Draft from home for the third straight year, which corner jumps into the first round, mock drafts taking over the world, his top-rated players, how he nailed Jeff George's evaluation, how much a prospect's program matters to NFL teams, the number of quarterbacks that will be selected in the first round and Jameson Williams flying under the radar. Then, former Penn State safety Jaquan Brisker stops by to discuss starting his career...

Duration:00:39:34

Supercuts presents Moments that Matter: 2022 NFL Draft Preview

4/25/2022
This special edition of the ESPN College Football Podcast hosted by Rece Davis and David Pollack breaks down who to watch heading into the 2022 NFL Draft. Later, they discuss who they believe is ready to make an impact for a NFL team right away. Plus, they share why being an offensive lineman is the worst job in football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:07

Chris Low Geography; Dabo Convo; LSU & Louisville

4/13/2022
Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low discuss Chris' travels to spring practice, his conversation with Dabo Swinney, Swinney's subsequent comments on the state of college football, coaches spitballing about a super conference, the stakes between South Carolina and Tennessee, culture complaints at Texas, if Brian Kelly can get LSU to double-digits wins, and a big season ahead for Scott Satterfield at Louisville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:47

Steals of the Draft; Rolling the Dice; Dominating Georgia Defense

4/7/2022
Kevin Negandhi is joined by NFL draft analyst and expert Matt Miller breaking down the dominating Georgia defensive unit heading into the draft. Then, they discuss the Ohio State wide receivers and what makes them special next season. Later, Negandhi and Miller look ahead to the 2023 quarterback draft class and who to keep an eye on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:13

Tell Me I’m an April Fool; Lincoln Riley’s New House; Jacksonville State

4/1/2022
Ryan McGee and Bill Connelly ask if they’re April fools when talking about spring practice mattering, Georgia’s chances of a repeat, if another Group of Five team crashes the College Football Playoff, the Pac-12’s national perception, playoff expansion and Jacksonville State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:08

Secret Sauce; Pro Day Evaluations; Venomous Rivalries

3/24/2022
ESPN writer Mark Schlabach joins Adam Rittenberg to break down what is next for Georgia following their championship victory and the future of Stetson Bennett. Plus, they discuss the elements and importance of spring practices, evaluate key players’ pro days heading into the draft, and discuss if Malik Willis is worth the hype. Then, they discuss the depth of the venomous rivalry between Auburn and Alabama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:46