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59 minutes | May 18, 2022
The Sam Pittman Episode
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Nick Saban seems way off on parity What Saban wants, does and says are different Has parity ever exsisted in college football? The history of why we have divisions The pros and cons of keeping them Why will the SEC get rid of them: Scheduling What scheduling models are possible The "3-and-6" model explained Permanent opponents Which rivalries are non-negotiable Arkansas head coach Sam Pittman joins the show: Why has his style worked so well? Transparency is one of his favorite assets What makes KJ Jefferson special? Non-negotiables: loyalty, hard work, toughness The funnest time of his life being a head coach Chicken or Egg: OL are weird (and Mama's boys) Would Arkansas benefit from removing divisions? Erin and Sam Pittman have a moment Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to the 440 YouTube page.
60 minutes | May 11, 2022
The NCAA has lost its mind
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. NIL chaos is pissing us off NCAA has lost it's mind SEC is trying to fix this, lead the way Where could this all end up? Matt Luke talks about retirement Why more coaches don't cash out? Mike Leach is really wrong about expansion What is the best shaped SEC state? Tennessee, Texas, Louisiana are cool WTF, South Carolina? Alabama? Florida? An Arkansas Razorbacks State of the Union with HawgSports.com Trey Biddy: Why has Sam Pittman worked so well KJ Jefferson's upside in 2022 Keeping his coaching staff together long term Do Hogs fans love Texas joining the SEC? What makes Northwest Arkansas unique? Explaining Arkansas' home game history Can Arkansas win 10 games? Will the defense continue to get better Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
69 minutes | May 4, 2022
Buy or Sell: 2023 First Round QBs
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Georgia sets new record SEC won't ever stop winning the draft What do Texas and Vandy have in common? Insanely good 2023 QB class (for now) Buy or sell 2023 first round grades: Spencer Rattler or Hendon Hooker? Anthony Richardson or Will Levis? KJ Jefferson or Will Rogers? New coordinators in 2022 Can DJ Durkin keep Aggies defense elite? Can Kentucky's offense continue to evolve? Kirby Smart replacing Dan Lanning Ole Miss hires a brother and a friend Auburn, Vandy sweeping changes A Georgia State of the Union with TheAthletic.com Seth Emerson: No narrative or QB questions Why Georgia can sustain Bama's pace What area of the roster is at all concerning? Replacing Lanning off the staff The vocal minority still loves JT? UGa's Fringe Element is chill, why? Alignment from the top down at all times Over/Under 11.5 wins? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
74 minutes | Apr 27, 2022
Florida, let's have a chat about the NFL Draft
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Best player in the draft isn't the guy you think Could the best player in the draft go after top 10? Why has Trevon Walker moved in No. 1 status? Georgia Bulldogs film Bama, LSU draft records are in reach this year Who has produced most NFL talent since 2010? Who's overachieved, underachieved? Let's have a talk, Florida SEC Coach's draft unlike any you've ever heard Our guest is Josh Kendall of TheAthletic.com covering South Carolina How real was the 2021 record? Why will Spencer Rattler be better? Overall state of the roster from 1 to 85 How will Gamecocks win games in 2022? Why hasn't South Carolina found alingment? Over/Under 6 wins:? Shane Beamer has elevated expectations unfairly Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Make sure you check out 4Top Hospitality's 13 locations across the Southeast,
79 minutes | Apr 20, 2022
SEC Win Totals for 2022 (and Aaron Suttles)
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. The 2022 win totals are out! Beginner gambling advice for SEC fans National title odds teach us something SEC West: Will Bama go 12-0? Does Texas A&M get to 10 wins? Which Mississippi school hits the over? Is Arkansas schedule easy enough? Why we are so high on LSU What the hell to do with Auburn? SEC East: Georgia to go unbeaten again? Tennessee needs to be perfect? Kentucky, Florida are bad bets Not buying into South Carolina? Vandy can win... one SEC game? Our best and ACTUAL bets Aaron Suttles from TheAthletic.com joins to talk Alabama football. Is Saban any closer to retirement? Compare the 2022 roster with Bama teams of the past Bama's biggest weakness in 2022 The evolution of the Crimson Tide defense Is the rest of the SEC catching up with the Process Has Saban softened with age? Angry at a baby? Over/Under 11.5 wins in 2022? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End and all of the 13 4Top Hospitatlity locations across the Southeast.
48 minutes | Apr 13, 2022
Special: Comedian Trae Crowder is Puttin' On Airs
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. We have a special guest this week as comedian and lifelong Tennessee fan Trae Crowder joins the show. Check out all of his work at TraeCrowder.com Tennessee fans in a good mood? Baseball isn't good enough for football fans Hating teams are generational Can Tennessee handle expectations this summer? Is this best-case scenario for the Vols? How recruits are building brands as teenagers What was Trae doing at 16 years old? Reaction to Chris Rock (we had to ask I guess) Being attacked in Knoxville doing stand-up Relitigating art over time is not possible Why Trae has been kicked off Tik-Tok Danger for athletes not being allowed to make mistakes Being on the right side of history Pill Sommelier gutter people Tommy Tuberville and Herschel Walker Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
73 minutes | Apr 6, 2022
The best new rivalry in the SEC
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. How were LSU fans watching Kansas' national title? Do we care if the NCAA is investigating our team? Vandy-Tennessee baseball turning into a huge rivalry How to define a rivalry LSU-Texas A&M is getting REAL good Personal hatred, proximity, success, history Can you hate just one sport from a school? What new rivalries are our favorites moving forward? Can Mizzou or South Carolina ever have deep SEC rivals? Erin shows off some jewelry Congrats to South Carolina women - Lady Vols fans not happy Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com gives us a Texas A&M State of the Union What is Jimbo Fisher like away from the cameras? How deep does the LSU-TAMU rivalry run? Handicap the Aggies QB race What will the line of scrimmage look like? D.J. Durkin's philosophical changes Is this TAMU's best overall roster... ever? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
62 minutes | Mar 30, 2022
Spring power rankings and returning starters
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Spring practice means... what, exactly? Energy levels, buy-in and injuries Our spring power rankings: The bottom four What to do with Ole Miss and Florida? Arkansas vs. Mississippi St vs. Tennessee? What the hell is LSU going to be? Do we trust Kentucky every year now? Who returns the most starters? Who returns the fewest starters? Neal McCready of www.RebelGrove.com talks Ole Miss Rebels How long is Lane Kiffin going to be around? Is there an actual QB battle to replace Matt Corral? What does the offense's supporting cast look like in 2022? How do coaching changes on both sides impact the team? Can this defense continue to make progress? What is a reasonable expectations for this fall? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
73 minutes | Mar 23, 2022
SEC narrative busting (w/ Mitch Light)
TheAthletic.com Mitch Light fills in for Erin Dugan and talks SEC football with Braden Gall. SEC wets the bed in hoops Postseason success: Football vs. Basketball S-E-C, S-E-C, S-E-C The financial incentives for ESPN, SEC Homers from every conference Magazine predictions have no impact on sales Media coverage doesn't imapct the Playoff committee Is SEC bias a real thing? How mainstream media has to cover college football Contractual partnerships do impact content A Vanderbilt state of the union with... TheAthletic.com's Mitch Light! Clark Lea's approval rating Is the Vandy approach working? Has the commitment to winning changed? The overall health of the roster? Can Vanderbilt leverage NIL with private dollars? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
66 minutes | Mar 16, 2022
How SEC teams are using NIL
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. An $8 million NIL contract We were wrong about the money Stipulations around signing away your NIL rights SEC teams that are using collectives the best How NIL turns predatory REAL fast Athletes doing it right, legislators are not Watch how it plays out during the tournament Five basic rules to better fandom Kickers, Recruits, Officials, Media and Guns ESPN's Chris Spatola talks SEC and the NCAA tournament. Did the Committee get it right? Why Tennessee is best situated Can Kentucky win it all What's wrong with Auburn Arkansas, LSU or Bama? Final Four predictions What happens if the Power 5 steals the tourney? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
63 minutes | Mar 9, 2022
The SEC can solve attendance issues
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. If Bryce Young was traded inside the SEC? Who is one star QB away from big things? Jayden Daniels comes to LSU What does this say about Daniels, LSU, Brian Kelly? It won't take long in Baton Rouge if things land right Georgia defenders dominate combine Jordan Davis proves us right that the combine is silly Attendance is down across college football and the SEC Why people aren't going to games like they used to There are simple solutions to the attendance problem Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch talks Mizzou football (41:06) Do Mizzou fans love Eli Drinkwitz? Is his ability to recruit sustainable? What do we make of the QB situation? A defensive overhaul on the field, sidelines Overall state of the roster heading into summer Expectations for the Tigers in 2022 Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
68 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
The NFL Combine fails everyone
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. NFL Combine is this weekend Wildly inappropriate line of questioning Underwear Olympics fail the athlete Worst SEC workout warriors Tape don't lie Jayden Daniels to Mizzou? Off-season narrative busting: Brian Kelly doesn't fit culturally Jimbo Fisher can't beat Mississippi schools Tennessee is back! If we got better last year, we'll get better this year Why shouldn't Georgia be No. 1? Adam Sparks of the KnoxNews.com offers a Tennessee Volunteers state of the union (40:40) Using the portal, recruiting this off-season Will NCAA investigation be over soon? Josh Heupel will have pressure this summer How can the offense take another step? Have we learned anything about Heupel's ability to recruit Where are the holes on this roster? Right tackle, depth, secondary Can the defense improve? WIll Tennessee compete for second in the East? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
67 minutes | Feb 23, 2022
Expansion is dead, SEC don't care
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Expansion is dead b/c of complete ineptitude Why did college football tease us like this? Total PR disaster Why the SEC doesn't care at all College football needs more women Health and safety vs. bowls vs. money Football watch party dos and don'ts Music, drinking, top shelf booze and eating Other sporting events in SEC stadiums SEC games in random locations We are joined by Scott Rabalias of TheAdvocate.com (42:00) How has Brian Kelly settled in after a few months? Does fit matter with Kelly and LSU? Will he be able to recruit in the biggest pond? What is the state of the LSU roster entering spring? Are fans excited about Brian Kelly? How aligned is LSU? Boosters, Scott Woodward, LSU? Will we ever know what actually happened with Coach O? LSU baseball or LSU basketball? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
59 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
Your school better have a "Collective"
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Bryan Harsin is back at Auburn... whaaaa? Educated hypothesis working guesstimate What happens next for Auburn? Auburn doesn't need any legal problems The new frontier of NIL business models Learn the word "collective" How we underestimated NIL in a big way Why every school needs a collective to recruit (The greatest TV crime drama of all-time) Mizzou's loses defensive coordinator A complete preview of Week 1 of 2022 Memphis visits Mike Leach, Miss. State Cincinnati at Arkansas will be top ranked teams Utah at Florida: Let's learn about Billy Napier LSU vs. FSU: Drunkenness (Braden drinking 25-cent martinis in NOLA while his pregnant wife walked through the French Quarter with two dozen people on a co-bachelor/bachelorette party) Oregon-Georgia is easily best match-up Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
73 minutes | Feb 9, 2022
Clown Acts (and Chris Low talks Auburn)
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. More horsepucky at Auburn Love your team or love control of your team? Derek Mason takes a paycut to get out What fans are right about: Recruiting What lessons can other fans in the SEC learn from this? The Autopsy of a Coaching Rant: Jimbo Fisher What he's really saying: Lowering expectations What he's really saying: Y'all better be careful What he's really saying: I love my football program Super Bowl LVI SEC storylines: Burrow vs. Stafford Does Erin still not understand what a bar bet is? Chris Low of ESPN.com is our guest (55:00) Does Auburn understand it's own role in all of this? How did we come to this point? Is Texas going to be abother Auburn in the SEC? Patience and organizational alignment How attractive is the Auburn job? Hugh Freeze, Kevin Steele, Mike Gundy Coaching rivalries are growing Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
79 minutes | Feb 2, 2022
Never a dull moment on The Plains (and crootin)
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. The list of things that have happened at Auburn Common denominators: Bryan Harsin and Auburn Two SEC QBs in the Super Bowl Trivia A Rex Grossman sidebar Stafford's last chance, Burrow already has it all Jaxson Dart to Ole Miss, Caleb Williams to USC Recruiting Data: LSU, Mizzou, Kentucky, Florida, Miss. St Tom Green of AL.com joins to talk Auburn drama (31:50) How weird have the last 13 months been at Auburn? Are the issues self-inflicted or Auburn-inflicted? Is Harsin cleaning house or unprepared for SEC life? What on earth happened with Austin Davis? What is the state of the roster for the Tigers this summer? Expectations for the 2022 season are mounting Bud Elliott of 247Sports.com joins to talk National Signing Day (51:15) Biggest storylines for National Signing Day (TAMU, UGa, Bama) Who can sustain this pace: Kentucky or Missouri? Does Brian Kelly understand Louisiana, the South? Is Billy Napier's big picture approach going to work? Can Josh Heupel recruit at the level needed for UT? Polar opposites at Auburn and Arkansas right now State of Mississippi: Who has staying power? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
78 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
Chris Marler: The best year of football ever?
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Was 2021 the best season of all-time? No hyperbole: upsets, storylines, dramatic finishes A healthy middle-class, not Bama, QBs, passing records NFL folks all in their feelings about Joe Burrow NFL stadiums vs. SEC staidums Some coordinator carousel news What is a "game-changing coordinator"? Derek Mason leaving mean anything for Auburn? Chris Marler of SaturdayDownSouth.com joins the show: How did he get into SEC football? Why 2021 might've been the best season Sidewalk band-wagon fans Getting soft in his old age Two items of clothing supporting the same team Walking around Atlanta in all Bama gear The newer more socially aware Nick Saban Every team loves their coach in 2022 Tennessee, South Carolina thirst Having a normal football summer Arkansas, Billy Napier and The Plains Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
55 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Call the SEC's bluff, they dare you
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall talk SEC football. What do TV ratings from title game mean? Has SEC's national interest topped out? What happens if rest of college football refuses to expand? If the SEC doesn't get expansion, it will take your teams. Who should SEC target for expansion? JT Daniels, Caleb Williams and the portal Early Athlon Sports preseason 2022 rankings A new socially active Nick Saban We are joined by Matt Baker of TampaBay.com talks Gators: How have Gators fans received Billy Napier? Is Florida committed to the big picture vision? Are the Gators ahead of Miami, FSU in state? Is this Anthony Richardson's team? Signs of Napier's ability to recruit big names Fringe Element is BYTB Jasper's on West End.
73 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
A Georgia Bulldogs national title
Erin Dugan, Steven Godfrey and Braden Gall talk SEC football. Bennett won't pay for a damn thing the rest of his life What was the last 24 hours like for Stetson Bennett? Did Georgia run the ball too much or not enough? The impact of the injuries Is the mauling defense good enough to sustain? Godfrey still refuses to give Bennett credit! Nakobe Dean the Flesh Bomb False narratives people will take from this Beating Nick Saban: Who is next? No room for Bama fans to complain Are music videos back? Which programs could break into national convo? We are joined by Chris Childers of SiriusXM Full Ride. twitter.com/ChildersRadio (56:00) How much fatigue is out there in college football? You can beat Nick Saban Which SEC program could be next? Can Brian Kelly recruit? The direction of talent acquisition Spring storylines he's looking forward to. Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
33 minutes | Jan 8, 2022
Corey Forrester: The Tormented Bulldog Comedian
Erin Dugan and Braden Gall sit down with comedian Corey Forrester Click on the link... coreyryanforrester.com Was he nervous on New Year's Eve? Did you celebrate at all after the win? Relating to Jim Harbaugh diet Friends and family texts this week Rising above the UGa SEC mental torment What will Monday night be like The most obnoxious Alabama comedians What will take place in the title game? How would he celebrate? How would he suffer? Fringe Element is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
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