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Yahoo Sports College Podcast
59 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
Inside the College Football 12-team playoff expansion
Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel detail the sweeping changes coming to America's favorite sport. How did we get here? What would we like to change from the initial suggestion & who benefits the most from the expansion? The guys also retroactively look at the best matchups if this format took hold in the past. SI's Pat Forde will return to the pod from Omaha & the Olympic swim trials on our second episode later in the week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
53 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
12-team playoffs, Larry Scott exit interview, Mr. Emmert goes to Washington…again
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde review Mark Emmert's latest trip to DC where he answered questions on NIL legislation in front of a panel of US Senators. Will any legislation pass by the critical July 1st mark? Pete broke a story this week detailing why the college football playoff is leaning towards a 12-team expansion. What is the best way to pull off that format and how will it affect the regular season? Former Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott made the media rounds this week and he had some…things to say. Will he ever take credit for the Pac-12's inability to keep up with the SEC and Big Ten? And as usual, stick around for a couple of wild stories… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
61 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Coach K announces retirement, Brad Stevens stays in NBA, TikTok beekeeper battle
After 46 years at the helm, Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced he will be stepping down after next season and assistant Jon Scheyer will take over. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde look at the legacy of one of the great coaches in the history of the sport. What can we expect from the Blue Devils under Scheyer? Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has been promoted to the President of Basketball Operations role with the team. Would the former Butler headman think about making the jump back to campus when he gets the itch to coach again? Dan also has a couple of stories from the humans vs the animal kingdom war you will not want to miss... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
57 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Recruiting floodgates open, future of sports media coverage, rats take over Australia
The pivotal June 1st date in the recruiting calendar is here. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde assess the difficulties facing both recruits and schools in the coming years. Pete estimates there will be a 40% dip in roster spots for players in the next few cycles. Naomi Osaka rattled the sports world when she bowed out from the French Open to take care of her mental health. Pat, Pete and Dan dive into the media/athlete working relationship and how that might change soon. Dan wraps the pod with a scary tale coming from a land down under... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
54 minutes | May 27, 2021
NCAA Armageddon, best CFB over/under win totals
Two US Senators introduced a bill that would classify NCAA student-athletes employees and allow them to unionize on Thursday. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde tell you why this bill is exactly what Mark Emmert and the NCAA wanted to avoid...Summer is in the air, preview magazine season is here and our friends in the desert have released over/under win totals for every team. The guys pick their 5 favorite bets each going into the fall. Don’t forget to stay until the end for a very Vegas story… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
63 minutes | May 25, 2021
Best heels in collegiate sports, transfer tampering, Arch Manning recruitment
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde react to an ESPN article where coaches claimed we are entering the “wild, wild west” days of tampering. Is this new era of recruiting really any different? The trio also breaks down the recruitment of two high-profile football players. First up, Arch Manning is taking unofficial visits very soon. Where will the 5-star nephew of Peyton and Eli Manning land? And in Texas, future Horns RB Jaydon Blue opted out of his senior high school campaign. Will he set a new trend? The guys wrap the podcast by debating the best heels around college sports as Brooks Koepka & Bryson DeChambeau's beef was on full display after a viral moment during the PGA Championship. Lane Kiffin, we are looking at you... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
45 minutes | May 20, 2021
Ranking Louisville extortion cases, Matt Campbell turns down NFL, Stanford brings back 11 sports
When extortion and collegiate athletics meet, you can bet Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde will cover it. Former Lousiville basketball coach Dino Gaudio has been charged in a federal case after he tried to extort Chris Mack. Can Louisville hang a banner as the only school with multiple federal extortion cases recently? CBS reported that Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell turned down a long and lucrative deal to become the Detriot Lions coach. Will he ever leave Ames, Iowa? Stanford backtracked on shutting down eleven sports this past week. What does it mean for Olympic sports as a whole? The guys also chat about the Week one CFB television schedule that was released this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
60 minutes | May 18, 2021
Zion's furniture store, FCS permanently in the spring, humans vs animals fight night
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde spin an epic offseason podcast for your listening pleasure. Dan kicks things off with a discussion following Sam Houston State's thrilling victory over South Dakota State for the FCS title. Should the NCAA permanently move the season to the Spring?Pete then dives into his travels this past weekend including taking us inside Kevin Kelly's revolutionary style at Presbyterian. Pat, Pete and Dan also have the latest surrounding Zion Williamson & Adidas before they break down a poll detailing Americans fighting dangerous animals. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
60 minutes | May 13, 2021
New Pac-12 commissioner, picking CFP underdogs, fixing CFB scheduling
Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde march on without the vacationing Pete Thamel on this edition of the podcast. The guys draft teams outside of the preseason top-5 that have the best shot at making the College Football Playoff in 2021. The Pac-12 went way out of the box and finally hired a new replacement for embattled Larry Scott. What is George Kliavkoff bringing to the table? Pat and Dan also take a crack at the NCAA for canceling the Baton Rouge golf regional before asking if a college football schedule release day is possible? The duo also covers the gas and chicken shortages ravaging the country. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
48 minutes | May 11, 2021
Mark Emmert the savior, leaving D-1 athletics debate, worst toilets in the power five
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde try to recap the New York Times piece on Mark Emmert and NIL laws without laughing…I guess better late than never, Mark. The guys also debate who made the smart move between Hartford leaving D-1 athletics and UC-Riverside staying. Will this be a new trend moving forward? Pete wraps the pod with quite the story from his recent travels around college football facilities… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
55 minutes | May 7, 2021
Saban vs Fisher, Georgia NIL bill, Notre Dame billboards
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde are a day late but still bring the heat with this jampacked podcast. The guys are contractually obligated to start with SEC coach fights when they occur, and this time we have a heavyweight bout on our hands. Will A&M ever overtake Bama for the top spot in the SEC West?We have another example of why the NCAA made a huge mistake leaving name, image and likeness legislation to the states. Georgia placed a clause in their bill this week stating schools can tax the players up to 75% to redistribute to other student-athletes. Notre Dame has started to place billboards featuring star players in their hometowns. Is this a start of a new trend across recruiting? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
63 minutes | May 3, 2021
2021 NFL Draft recap, more CFP expansion talk, P.J. Fleck interview
Alas, Soup and Sandwich did not win the Kentucky Derby, but we press on here at the Yahoo Sports College Podcast. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde recap the rest of the NFL Draft from this past weekend. Who will be a late-round sleeper that will star in the league? SI's Ross Dellenger wrote a great piece taking us inside the last 27 months of College Football Playoff expansion talks. When is the earliest we could see an expanded field? Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck joins the show to talk about his new book with Jon Gordon, Tanner Morgan and the offense's development, the upcoming recruiting rush in June and the new one-time transfer rule's impact on the game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
2021 NFL Draft First Round Recap
Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson and… Trey Lance? The trio of Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde recorded the late-night draft recap you have been waiting for. The guys also break down Urban Meyer’s first draft haul…will he add Tim Tebow to the squad as well? And whatever you do, stick around for Pat’s hysterical rant on awful Kentucky Derby horse names from the past…we promise you won’t regret it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
52 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Playoff expansion coming, 2021 NFL Draft preview
We saw a Friday news dump for the ages from the CFP last week. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde dive into the 63 different ways Bill Hancock and company are reviewing for an expanded playoff. What is the best path forward for the sport?John Wilner of The Mercury News broke the story this week at the Pac-12 could hire two commissioners to replace Larry Scott? Is that a smart move?Pat, Pete and Dan also look ahead to this weekend’s NFL Draft. Which top QB prospect is most likely to bust? Where would we take Devonta Smith? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
66 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Forming the worst possible super league & is a split from the NCAA coming?
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde debate if a college “Super League” made up of power five schools would ever split off from the NCAA? The guys also form the worst possible league made up of schools from around the country…Also on the docket…was Alex Smith the most influential college QB of this century? And should you eat your fellow astronaut if you get stranded on Mars? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
All-Juice team with Eric Edholm, Drafting CFB Super League
Our late colleague Terez Paylor always compiled a list of All-Juice college players ahead of each NFL Draft he covered in his career. Yahoo Sports expert Eric Edholm has kept the tradition alive and joins the pod to break down the 2021 members of the All-Juice team. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde then draft college football’s version of the massive realignment going on in European soccer. Which elite programs would break away from the NCAA for a money grab? The guys also have updates on the Beefalo and toaster fronts… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
55 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
The new transfer rule & recruiting, Trevor Lawrence profile, Eddie George headed to FCS
The NCAA D1 council is expected to pass the one-time transfer rule by the end of the week. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde break down how this change will affect the recruiting landscape.A few interesting quotes from Sports Illustrated’s profile of Trevor Lawrence made the rounds on social media this week. How will his unique style mesh with his next head coach, Urban Meyer? At the FCS level, Eddie George was named Tennessee State’s head coach. Will the trend of hiring former players continue? We also talk Bobby Petrino's impact at Missouri State… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
61 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
USC football intruder, which programs will benefit the most from NIL rule changes?
UCF & FSU both came out with game-changing name, image and likeness initiatives over the weekend. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde list schools that will benefit the most from the impending rule changes allowing athletes to profit off of their likeness. The guys also debate which female sport can make the next leap in popularity in the coming years.USC reportedly had quite the break-in over the weekend as an intruder may have taken part in football practice... just how true is this story? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Sean Miller out at Arizona, NIL rules, worst college towns in America
After 12 seasons, Arizona has finally parted ways with embattled head coach Sean Miller. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel & SI’s Pat Forde pick his likely replacement while lambasting the current trend of hiring under-qualified alumni for open positions. A recent report from Sportico highlighted the absurd amounts of money college football coaches make from side hustles. The guys have a deep discussion on name, image and likeness rules and how they will affect college athletics as a whole. What started as a simple ranking of group of 5 college towns on Twitter turned into an all-out assault on a few American cities. Pat, Pete and Dan join in on the fun. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
51 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
National Title overreaction: Baylor bounces Gonzaga
Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde recap the Gonzaga vs Baylor National Championship late-night from inside the bubble. How did Baylor dismantle Gonzaga? Will the Zags bounce back next March? Pat & Pete also react to North Carolina's hire of Hubert Davis to replace Roy Williams. Can Davis be the next Juwan Howard and lead his alma mater back to glory? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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