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Pod for Life: A show about Tennessee football

The Athletic

On Pod For Life, you’ll hear insight from behind the scenes of Tennessee’s program, plus interviews and thoughts on what you saw on the field on Saturday. Tennessee writer David Ubben and Nashville columnist Joe Rexrode will be talking Vols every week, taking you inside the program and probably getting sidetracked by any number of tangents. Also, David will return with a 'PFL' subscribers-only show in the middle of the week that will feature a rotating set of special co-hosts.

On Pod For Life, you’ll hear insight from behind the scenes of Tennessee’s program, plus interviews and thoughts on what you saw on the field on Saturday. Tennessee writer David Ubben and Nashville columnist Joe Rexrode will be talking Vols every week, taking you inside the program and probably getting sidetracked by any number of tangents. Also, David will return with a 'PFL' subscribers-only show in the middle of the week that will feature a rotating set of special co-hosts.

Location:

United States

Networks:

The Athletic

Description:

On Pod For Life, you’ll hear insight from behind the scenes of Tennessee’s program, plus interviews and thoughts on what you saw on the field on Saturday. Tennessee writer David Ubben and Nashville columnist Joe Rexrode will be talking Vols every week, taking you inside the program and probably getting sidetracked by any number of tangents. Also, David will return with a 'PFL' subscribers-only show in the middle of the week that will feature a rotating set of special co-hosts.

Language:

English


Episodes

A roundtable on college football, race and the current culture in America

6/22/2020
The Athletic’s David Ubben, Ryan Clark, Tashan Reed, Colton Pouncy and C.J. Holmes engage in a roundtable discussion centered around racial inequality and injustice in college football and American society. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:58

Johnny Majors’ death, Vols return to play and racism in America

6/4/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode talk about Johnny Majors place in Tennessee history, the plan to bring Tennessee’s players back before a discussion about David’s conversation with Jeremy Pruitt about racism, his own story and what’s happening across America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:05

What is the state of Tennessee’s program?

5/14/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode engage in a big-picture examination of Tennessee’s program, answer some Mailbag questions and dig into what it all means for the 2020 season. Plus, they have some hard conversations about the NCAA Football game and country ham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:28

A Dooley Do-Over and the Vols’ recent recruiting tear

5/6/2020
The Athletic’s Nashville columnist Joe Rexrode talks with David Ubben about his story looking back on the ramifications of re-doing the Derek Dooley hire. And Rexrode and Ubben talk about the impact of the Vols’ recent run to the top of the recruiting rankings and tease an upcoming story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:55

Two big recruiting wins and recapping the draft

4/28/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode examine Tennessee’s weekend at the NFL Draft and success on the virtual recruiting trail, pulling a five-star and four-star away from juggernaut programs. Also, what are the current odds at college football being played on schedule? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:16

Fitzgerald, fans and food

3/26/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode dive into the uncertainty surrounding football season in the fall, what to make of strength coach Craig Fitzgerald's comments to The Athletic after leaving and the results of the fan survey. Plus, what does food look like in the midst of a quarantine? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:04

The one where we talk about Tennessee sports and coronavirus

3/15/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode talk about their experiences covering Tennessee football and basketball amid a total sports shutdown, their own lives since and what lies ahead in uncertain times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:07

Coaching changes and combine chatter

2/29/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode talk about the impact of Tennessee's coaching changes and the shift in philosophy, Tennessee's combine invitees and snubs and the fans' relationship to the program before talking St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail from Indianapolis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:49

It's National Signing Day

2/9/2020
On a new episode of PFL, David Ubben and Joe Rexrode look back at major takeaways from Tennessee landing a top 10 class, what it means for the future and discuss Phillip Fulmer and Jeremy Pruitt going bold with recent comments. Plus, some Vols hoops and David recounts an elite burger in Nashville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:52

Different Sport, Same Story

1/29/2020
On this week's episode of PFL, David Ubben and Joe Rexrode examine the circumstances and impact of the Vols' ugly home loss to Texas A&M, break down Jeremy Pruitt's shifting coaching staff and the impact of his moves and dip their toe into the Zach Evans recruiting drama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:46

How does the future look for Vols Nation

1/22/2020
On this week's episode of PFL, David Ubben and co-host Joe Rexrode talk about Tom Mars and his impact on the Cade Mays case, discuss the Vols' projected offensive and defensive depth charts for the fall, plus a look ahead at Uros Plavsic's impact, the Lady Vols' upcoming game against UConn and some BBQ and crab talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:47

Together in Nashville

1/14/2020
David and Joe are together again to talk the current Vols that did or didn't transfer or enter the NFL Draft and also dive into some of the new players that are coming in next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:49

Vols win the Gator Bowl

1/6/2020
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode discuss their takeaways from the Vols’ Gator Bowl comeback, plus what’s happened to the BasketVols and is Santiago Vescovi the answer? Plus, a deep dive into Asian food and airport food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:24

Who can't wait for a bowl game?

12/30/2019
David Ubben and co-host Joe Rexrode record this week's podcast from Florida and look ahead to Tennessee's Gator Bowl date with Indiana. Plus, some recruiting chatter and a french toast roundtable with a side of seafood talk, a necessary element of any trip to Florida. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:25

What's important when it comes to recruiting

12/17/2019
On this episode of PFL, David Ubben and Joe Rexrode chat about Tennessee's recruiting, this year's class and the recruiting industrial complex where it all happens. How has this staff, sold as recruiters, stacked up? Plus, some donut and popcorn talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:36

Getting ready to go bowling

12/9/2019
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode look inside what happened during Sunday's bowl madness, and look ahead at what awaits the Vols in Jacksonville. Plus, they tackle Greg Schiano's controversial comments about Tennessee and the Vols' date with Memphis this week, as well as a quick lookahead to the food scene in Jacksonville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:51

A season saved

12/1/2019
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode look back at Tennessee’s salty posture after denying Vanderbilt a fourth consecutive win, Eric Gray’s big day, dissect an interesting Jeremy Pruitt comment postgame and look ahead to the Vols’ bowl hopes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:35

The 2010s: All-Decade Vols

11/26/2019
David Ubben is joined by WNML Jimmy Hyams to discuss the Tennessee Volunteers All-Decade Team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:30

We're going bowling!

11/25/2019
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode are back together to breakdown the Vols win over the Tiger and talk about this major turnaround for Tennessee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:19

It's a numbers game

11/18/2019
David Ubben and Joe Rexrode discuss David's piece at The Athletic on the numbers that have changed Tennessee's season, the Vols' upcoming matchup with Missouri, basketball's evolving outlook before getting a little existential and wandering into discussion about dates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:24