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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast

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The personal podcast of radio personality and writer Aaron Torres, where he breaks down the biggest topics of the day in sports, with a heavy emphasis on college basketball and college football. He is also joined by some of the biggest names in sports and sports media as guests. There's a reason this is "The Podcast That is Sweeping America," after all.

The personal podcast of radio personality and writer Aaron Torres, where he breaks down the biggest topics of the day in sports, with a heavy emphasis on college basketball and college football. He is also joined by some of the biggest names in sports and sports media as guests. There's a reason this is "The Podcast That is Sweeping America," after all.

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United States

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The personal podcast of radio personality and writer Aaron Torres, where he breaks down the biggest topics of the day in sports, with a heavy emphasis on college basketball and college football. He is also joined by some of the biggest names in sports and sports media as guests. There's a reason this is "The Podcast That is Sweeping America," after all.

Language:

English


Episodes

The fallout from USC/UCLA, the next two mega-realignment moves that could shake up college sports + Emoni Bates' sad reality

7/5/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses the fallout around the Pac-12 from USC and UCLA's decision - and a surprising reaction from across the league. He also hits on the next two realignment moves that could shake up college sports, and discusses the sad fall of Emoni Bates who committed to Eastern Michigan last week. Fallout from the USC/UCLA move (2:00): Aaron opens the show by sharing some conversations he had from across the Pac-12 this weekend. He explains why USC and UCLA are *not* worried...

Duration:01:04:30

EMERGENCY PODCAST: USC and UCLA are headed to the Big Ten- FULL REACTION on what it means for the future of college football, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and more

6/30/2022
Aaron drops an emergency Thursday podcast, with full reaction to the news that USC and UCLA are leaving the Pac-12 for the Big Ten. Here is his full reaction: Why this news is not shocking - and why it's all about money and stability in the future of college sports (3:00) Why this move changes college sports forever - and is a sign that super conferences are near (10:00) Is there a next move for the SEC? Is there a next move for the Pac-12? Or do they simply stay as they are? (14:00) Why...

Duration:00:34:32

Miami's $9 million QB, the Arch Manning effect is being felt at Texas + is it "UNC, Gonzaga and everyone else" in college hoops in 2023?

6/29/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses Miami snagging an elite QB, the NIL rumors and explains why this is the best example yet of why people in college sports are frustrated with NIL. From there he talks about how Arch Manning is *already* having an impact at Texas, and answers the question "Is it North Carolina, Gonzaga and everyone else" in college hoops in 2022-2023. Here's a full rundown: The rumors around Miami's $9.5 million QB (2:00): Aaron opens by discussing the crazy story of four-star...

Duration:00:59:44

Most important Week 1 college football games, Billy Napier in over his head + Rob Dillingham commits to Kentucky and Layden Blocker to Arkansas

6/27/2022
On today's show, Aaron goes through the biggest and most important Week 1 college football games, and asks whether Florida coach Billy Napier is in over his head after a disastrous few weeks for the Gators. Then he talks about two big college hoops commits as five-star Rob Dillingham commits to Kentucky and four star Layden Blocker to Arkansas. Here's a full rundown: The most important Week 1 college football games (2:30): With three weeks until SEC Media Days, Aaron rips through the most...

Duration:01:07:52

FULL NBA Draft reaction, Arch Manning commits to Texas + Aaron Right/Aaron Wrong - all time best and worst NBA Draft takes!

6/24/2022
On today's show, Aaron reacts to the 2022 NBA Draft, sharing his thoughts on the best picks, worst picks and much more. From there he reacts to Arch Manning committing to Texas, and what it means for the Longhorns and Steve Sarkisian. Finally, he plays "Where Aaron Was Right, Where Aaron Was Wrong" giving his all-time best and worst NBA Draft takes: Full reaction to the NBA Draft (2:30): Aaron opens the show with full reaction to the NBA Draft. He explains why he actually agrees with most of...

Duration:01:07:55

Louisville football's "interesting" recruiting success, is Shaedon Sharpe's draft stock falling + NBA Draft deep dive with Zac Krull

6/22/2022
On today's show, Aaron talks about Louisville football's sudden success in recruiting (and whether they'll be covered the same as Texas A&M). Also, he discusses whether Shaedon Sharpe's draft stock is tumbling after a couple of bizarre interviews. Finally, an NBA Draft deep dive with college hoops writer and friend of the show Zac Krull. Louisville's surprise recruiting success (2:30): Aaron opens the show by discussing Louisville football's surprise recruiting success. After getting two...

Duration:01:04:59

The 10 biggest questions for the 2022 college football season + UNC hoops picks up major portal help - and establishes themselves as No. 1?

6/20/2022
With SEC Media Days a month away, Aaron hits on the 10 biggest questions heading into the college football season, including Alabama's revenge tour, Georgia's encore, Lincoln Riley at USC, Texas, Texas A&M and more. Then he discusses a mega transfer commit for UNC hoops - which might establish them as the best team in 2022-2023, The 10 biggest questions heading into college football season: With SEC Media Days (college football's unofficial start) a month away, Aaron hits on the 10 biggest...

Duration:01:11:03

Bruce Pearl joins the show, NBA Finals thoughts + Aaron Right/Aaron Wrong

6/17/2022
On today's show, Aaron shares his thoughts on the Warriors clinching another NBA title, before welcoming back an old friend of the show: Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl. Finally, he plays "Where Aaron Was Right, Where Aaron Was Wrong" discussing the NBA Finals, boosters gone crazy in the NIL world and bad college baseball picks. Here's a full rundown of today's show: NBA Finals thoughts (2:00): Aaron opens the show with some quick thoughts on Golden State winning another NBA title. He explains...

Duration:00:55:14

The 10 biggest questions of the 2022 NBA Draft + Mailbag on Arch Manning, CFB's most underrated player, college hoops on airplane hangars and more

6/15/2022
On today's show, Aaron answers the 10 biggest questions on the 2022 NBA Draft, discussing Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren and biggest boom/bust prospects. Then he hits the mailbag, talking about his favorite announcers, college football's most underrated player and what would Arch Manning's impact be on Georgia? The 10 biggest questions of the 2022 NBA Draft (2:20): Aaron opens the show by discussing the 10 biggest questions of the 2022 NBA Draft. He shares his thoughts on Jabari Smith, Chet...

Duration:01:06:13

Tennessee baseball loses and America rejoices, can college basketball tournament match college hoops + Should NBA teams pass on Shaedon Sharpe?

6/13/2022
On today's show, Aaron explains why Tennessee baseball's loss - and opposing fan's excitement about it show just how important Tennessee is for the sport, then wonders if the college baseball tournament can one day match the excitement of March Madness. Finally, he turns to the NBA Draft and asks whether teams should pass on Shaedon Sharpe or not after the fiasco at Kentucky. Tennessee loses and America rejoices (2:20): Aaron opens the show by discussing the top seeded Tennessee Vols losing...

Duration:00:49:05

Draymond vs. Boston overreaction, LIV Golf here to stay + Aaron Right/Aaron Wrong on Lincoln Riley, Harbaugh, NBA Finals and more

6/10/2022
On today's episode, Aaron discusses the media's overreaction to Boston fans chanting vulgarities at Draymond Green, why LIV Golf is here to stay and Aaron Right, Aaron Wrong on Lincoln Riley, the NBA Finals, college hoops ratings and an all-time recruiting miss by Jim Harbaugh Draymond Green vs. Boston overreaction (2:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the overreaction to Boston fans chanting vulgarities at Draymond Green. Aaron explains why he sees no problem with what Boston fans did,...

Duration:00:52:29

BONUS EPISODE: Previewing College Baseball's Super Regionals with Arkansas play-by-play man Phil Elson

6/9/2022
On today's show, Aaron previews college baseball's "Super Regionals." Here is a full list of topics: * Was last weekend the first time college baseball went "mainstream" * What's it like to win a regional on the road like Arkansas did against Oklahoma State last weekend * Is Tennessee good for college baseball - and why there's no one in sports quite like them * Does UConn get enough respect as a baseball program? * The biggest storylines and most intriguing matchups from this weekend's...

Duration:00:41:34

Deshaun Watson mess, who could potentially replace John Calipari at Kentucky + Jon Scheyer continues to make big moves

6/8/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses the Deshaun Watson mess and what the NFL could do, a potential list of replacements for John Calipari at Kentucky, and historic (and game-changing) move for new Duke head coach Jon Scheyer. Here is a full rundown of today's show: The Deshaun Watson mess - and what the NFL should do (2:30): Aaron opens the show by discussing the Deshaun Watson mess, as a new accuser and a scathing New York Times report cast new light on this wild story. Will the NFL force...

Duration:00:54:37

Brian Kelly drops truth bombs, NBA Draft deadline winners/losers + Updated "Way Too Early Top 25" post NBA Draft deadline

6/2/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses an interesting Brian Kelly comment at SEC Media Days, before digging into the NBA Draft deadline. He hits on winners and losers, including Gonzaga, Kansas, Duke, Houston and more, then updates his "Top 25" with rosters set for the 2022-2023 season. Where did your team land? Brian Kelly drops a fascinating quote (2:00): Aaron opens today's show with an update from Destin, where Brian Kelly had a fascinating quote about NIL. Have the unintended consequences of...

Duration:01:11:36

What we learned at SEC Coaches Meetings, NBA Draft deadline stay/go decisions and impact on college hoops + a busy day at Kentucky

6/1/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses the SEC coaches meetings, and why Jimbo vs. Saban was *not* the biggest story to emerge. Plus, the NBA Draft deadline nears, Aaron talks about what big decisions have already been made and which ones are to come. Finally, he talks about a busy day at Kentucky, where Jacob Toppin returns, a new assistant was hired and we got a juicy DaJuan Wagner rumors. What we learned at SEC coaches' meetings: Tuesday was the big day, as we got Jimbo Fisher vs. Nick Saban at...

Duration:01:07:12

The biggest winners in college hoops transfer portal + Aaron Right/Aaron Wrong on Gruden, Golden State Warriors, recruiting and more

5/27/2022
It's a loaded pre-Memorial Day weekend edition of the Aaron Torres Pod. Aaron opens by discussing the biggest winners from the college hoops transfer portal, including Arkansas, UConn, LSU, Providence and another SEC school who stood out. Then he hits "Aaron Right, Aaron Wrong" discussing the NBA Playoffs, Jon Gruden, Golden State Warriors, Arch Manning and more Biggest winners in college hoops transfer portal (3:00): Aaron opens the show by discussing the biggest winners in college hoops'...

Duration:00:52:32

SEC-only college football playoff? DJ Wagner/Milt Wagner update + Mailbag

5/25/2022
On today's show, Aaron discusses the SEC considering an "SEC only" college football playoff and the news that Louisville has hired Milt Wagner, the grandfather of the No. 1 high school player in America - does that mean he's a lock for Louisville and what does it mean for Kentucky? Plus, mailbag questions on most overrated/underrated NBA Draft prospects, a potential Arkansas-Memphis game + college baseball picks! SEC only college football playoff? Aaron opens the show by reacting to an ESPN...

Duration:00:58:28

Update on Jimbo vs. Saban, Arch Manning recruitment heats up + Indiana hoops gets some major news

5/23/2022
We have a loaded show, as Aaron discusses the fallout from Jimbo vs. Saban - and if Nick Saban is protected by the media like Coach K. From there, he talks a twist in Arch Manning's development and where he should go. Plus, some college hoops news as Indiana gets mega news (and might be the Big Ten favorite), plus news on a key transfer Jimbo vs. Saban fallout: Aaron opens the show by sharing some updated thoughts on the Jimbo vs. Saban fallout. Including - is Saban unfairly protected by the...

Duration:00:57:54

Nick Saban vs. Jimbo Fisher - breaking down CFB's craziest blow up from every angle! Plus "Where Aaron Was Right, Where Aaron Was Wrong"

5/20/2022
We have a WILD Friday show, as Aaron breaks down the Jimbo Fisher vs. Nick Saban spat from all angles. Who was right? Who was wrong? And what Nick Saban could've done differently. Plus, we play "Where Aaron Was Right, Where Aaron Was Wrong" discussing the Jordan Addison, Shaedon Sharpe, the draft lottery and a star college football coach who needs more love: Breaking down Nick Saban vs. Jimbo Fisher from all angles (2:00): The meat of today's show is all things Jimbo Fisher vs. Nick Saban....

Duration:00:44:15

NBA Draft lottery reaction, best landing spot for Jordan Addison, 5 most underrated college hoops towns + mailbag

5/18/2022
Aaron opens Wednesday's show discussing his reaction to the NBA Draft lottery - and who he would take No. 1. Then he hits on Jordan Addison and his best landing spot, between USC, Texas and Alabama. Finally, he answers mailbag questions, including the five most underrated college hoops towns, if its "Final Four or bust" at Arkansas, and could Urban Meyer one day replace Steve Sarkisian at Texas? NBA Draft Lottery reaction: Aaron opens the show, with some quick reaction to the NBA Draft...

Duration:01:06:03