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Cover 3 College Football Podcast

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Cover 3 College Football Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson and Barton Simmons as they take you from National Signing Day to the national championship with in-depth analysis from some of the biggest names in the sport. Cover 3 offers insider insight on the hottest topics in college football, tells you who is creating a buzz and previews each weekend with against-the-spread locks. From coaching searches to quarterback battles and everything in between, Cover 3 has it locked down.

Cover 3 College Football Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson and Barton Simmons as they take you from National Signing Day to the national championship with in-depth analysis from some of the biggest names in the sport. Cover 3 offers insider insight on the hottest topics in college football, tells you who is creating a buzz and previews each weekend with against-the-spread locks. From coaching searches to quarterback battles and everything in between, Cover 3 has it locked down.
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Cover 3 College Football Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson and Barton Simmons as they take you from National Signing Day to the national championship with in-depth analysis from some of the biggest names in the sport. Cover 3 offers insider insight on the hottest topics in college football, tells you who is creating a buzz and previews each weekend with against-the-spread locks. From coaching searches to quarterback battles and everything in between, Cover 3 has it locked down.

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English


Episodes

First impressions of the Ryan Day era at Ohio State (04/18)

4/18/2019
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Barton Simmons, Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson discuss takeaways from spring ball. First, how Justin Fields looked in his first spring game with Ohio State (1:50), takeaways from seeing a new offense on display at Michigan (12:00) and the ceiling for Jalen Hurts and Oklahoma (23:20). Plus, Dan Mullen's impact on Feleipe Franks (33:04), what Tennessee needs to make a jump in the SEC East (41:00), Cam Newton comparisons coming out of Auburn (46:15) and other notes from Texas A&M, Miami and...

Duration:00:59:35

Trevor Lawrence showed up with some popcorn muscles (04/11)

4/11/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson talk Clemson, USC, LSU and more in this spring game recap. First, how Clemson has reloaded (3:00) and if there might be a Clemson fatigue coming (11:00). Then, what the new offense looks like at USC (18:00), what to expect from Joe Burrow in year two at LSU (22:55) and notes from Ole Miss, South Carolina and more (32:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:53

Freshman QBs who could start in 2019 (04/04)

4/4/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson check in on the latest from spring practice across the country. First, reviewing Barton's scouting trip to Amsterdam (4:00) and why the offensive coordinator changes at USC and Michigan could have an impact on all of college football (15:00). Then, checking in on the potential freshman quarterback starters at Auburn (32:00), Arizona State (37:32) and North Carolina (45:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:55

Grinch's plan for Oklahoma's defense (03/13)

3/13/2019
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Dennis Dodd joins Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson to discuss the biggest stories from spring practice. First, what Dennis learned on his trip to Norman to meet new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch (3:00) and what to expect from Oklahoma in 2019 (8:20), how Missouri won the attention of Kelly Bryant (11:01) and the many unknowns in the SEC East (14:31) and how things are going for Les Miles so far at Kansas (19:56). Plus, a status update on the Pac-12 after another year without a title...

Duration:00:35:16

Golden Dumbbell Combine Awards (03/07)

3/7/2019
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Barton Simmons, Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson talk players and programs that starred at the NFL Combine. First, what led to Florida State's assistant coach snafu and what it means for the Seminoles (3:30), whether DK Metcalf helped or hurt his draft stock with his combine performance (12:47) and awards for the strength and conditioning programs that shined during the drills (30:17). Then, why Quinnen Williams deserves consideration as the top defensive player in the draft (38:25) and...

Duration:01:10:43

How Kyler Murray broke the mold (02/28)

2/28/2019
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Barton Simmons, Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson compare notes with the NFL Draft chatter at the Combine. First, a clear-eyed assessment of Kyler Murray and the hysteria around his rise (2:35), including how he and others have already broken the QB mold on the recruiting trail for college teams (11:50). Then it's on to wide receivers (16:33), why Ed Oliver's ability should quiet concerns about motor (23:55), the potential ceiling for Drew Lock (31:22) and some of our favorite prospects to...

Duration:01:05:22

Grading the offseason (02/21)

2/21/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson compare who had the best and worst offseason in college football. After a brief discussion trying to identify the Zion Williamson of college football (3:00), the offseason analysis begins with a typical Clemson offseason (5:34), tons of turnover at Alabama (8:20), why Oklahoma had the best offseason (20:03) and how Tennessee won the assistant coaching carousel (29:20). Then, what Justin Fields' move means for Georgia (34:07) and Ohio State (37:20), how USC...

Duration:01:18:30

Signing Day Live (02/06)

2/6/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson break down the winners and losers from February's National Signing Day. First, thoughts on the impact of the Early Signing Period on 2019 and beyond (2:39), Florida State's uncharacteristic struggles on the trail (6:00) and the cost of being picky at UCLA (14:04). Plus, Florida as one of the day's big winners (18:45) along with Tennessee (22:40) and the SEC battles that defined the day (30:45), including big wins for Alabama and Georgia. Learn more about...

Duration:00:47:37

1st Annual Transfer Portal Draft (01/31)

1/31/2019
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Barton Simmons, Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson draft college football teams based exclusively on players in the transfer portal. Tune in to find out what quarterback was taken first and who didn't pick a quarterback in the first round (3:51), the pros and cons to Tennessee picking up former five-star Aubrey Solomon (10:55), the former Penn State and USC linebackers taken early in the draft (16:15) and hear a discussion on the different reasons for players transferring (21:00). Plus, the...

Duration:01:24:12

Ranking hires and grading pressers (01/22)

1/22/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson break down every coaching change of the 2018-19 offseason. The hires are ranked 1-26 and every ceremonial press conference gets a grade. After getting things rolling with a couple of new faces in the MAC and Tyson Helton's return to WKU (2:40), Les Miles' hire at Kansas is put under the microscope (13:36). That's followed by a spotlight on new hires at UMass (17:37), Texas State (20:54) and Temple (22:37), Mack Brown's return to Chapel Hill (25:49), Chip...

Duration:01:19:42

QB transfers are making CFB better (01/17)

1/17/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson discuss Jalen Hurts' move to Oklahoma and more. First, why Hurts' decision to join the Sooners is the perfect fit for both sides (5:07) and Lincoln Riley's about-face on blocking Austin Kendall's transfer to West Virginia (15:45). Then, how free movement of elite quarterbacks makes the sport, as a whole, better (22:13), what Tate Martell brings to Miami (31:43) and Nick Saban has yet another position to fill after the departure of defensive coordinator Tosh...

Duration:00:51:50

Kyler, the spread bubble in the NFL, more with Dennis Dodd (01/15)

1/15/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson are joined by Dennis Dodd to react to Kyler Murray declaring for the NFL Draft. First, the latest from the 2019 recruiting cycle and why the Early Signing Period has proven to be more advantageous for coaches than players (2:35), Jalen Hurts visiting Miami, Maryland and Oklahoma (11:12), the latest on the assistant coaching carousel (16:08) and teams most impacted by the NFL Draft early entry deadline (34:29). Then Dennis Dodd joins the show to talk Kyler...

Duration:01:09:22

Enter the portal (01/10)

1/10/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson update the coaching carousel and track the latest transfer news in college football. First, what's next for USC after Kliff Kingsbury's exit to the NFL (1:49) how it impacts Kyler Murray's NFL Draft future (11:20). Then, what it means for Jalen Hurts and others to be in the transfer portal (24:47), what's next for Georgia and Tennessee after Jim Chaney's return to Knoxville (36:55) and the latest on from a never-ending assistant coaching hiring cycle...

Duration:00:53:14

Live Clemson-Alabama reaction from Santa Clara (01/07)

1/8/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson recap Clemson's national championship game win against Alabama on Monday night. Recorded in Levi's Stadium (1:51), the conversation covers why Alabama lost (6:30), why Clemson won (9:07), Trevor Lawrence fulfilling championship potential (14:51), whether we should consider this the beginning of the end for the Nick Saban Alabama dynasty (23:27) and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:14

Title game preview (01/05)

1/5/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson preview Alabama and Clemson in the College Football Playoff national championship game. As Chip checks in from the scene in California, Barton starts the show off with observations and news from the All-American Bowl in San Antonio (1:45). Then its onto the biggest news of the week with Justin Fields' transfer to Ohio State (7:18) and West Virginia hiring Neal Bown as Dana Holgorsen's replacement (17:20). Then the title game preview (22:55), including a...

Duration:00:51:25

What coaches might make the NFL jump (01/02)

1/2/2019
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson react to the latest from the coaching carousel and more. First, the keys to Manny Diaz succeeding at Miami (3:40), why Dana Holgorsen's hire at Houston works for all involved parties (14:11), what coaches are receiving NFL interest (23:21), whether there are any big-picture takeaways from Texas' Sugar Bowl win against Georgia (36:08), and many more highlights from the bowl season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:40

Was this Notre Dame's ceiling? (12/30)

12/30/2018
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson recap the College Football Playoff semifinals in the early Sunday morning hours after a long day of coverage from the Orange Bowl. First, how Tua might have pulled the wool over our eyes with his health status updates, the future outlook for Oklahoma and whether the scoreboard in Alabama's 45-34 win represents the game that played out on the field. Then, wondering what Notre Dame's ceiling might be after its 30-3 loss to Clemson in the Cotton Bowl. Learn...

Duration:00:41:48

Live from the Orange Bowl (12/28)

12/28/2018
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson are live in Fort Lauderdale to preview Alabama and Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. First, after an embarrassing loss to Wisconsin what is next for Miami and Mark Richt (6:15), why Kyler Murray NFL Draft talk has been a major storyline this week (23:30), what to expect from a banged up Tua Tagovailoa (34:03) and the one area where the Sooners has a clear advantage in the game (45:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:06

Bowl Locks III: The Final Lockdown (12/27)

12/27/2018
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Barton Simmons, Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson lay out their best against the spread picks for the College Football Playoff and New Years bowl games. Barton and Chip are reporting from the road as the guys run through Purdue-Virginia, Syracuse-West Virginia, Iowa State-Washington State, Florida-Michigan, Virginia-South Carolina, Alabama-Oklahoma, Oregon-Michigan State, Texas A&M-NC State, Penn State-Kentucky, Iowa-Mississippi State, Texas-Georgia and more. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:52:07

What they're saying at Clemson and Notre Dame (12/26)

12/26/2018
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Barton Simmons and Chip Patterson report back from on-campus visits to both Cotton Bowl playoff contenders. First, reacting Kendal Briles hire at Florida State (3:00), attrition on the field and sideline at Miami (15:26), Dexter Lawrence's failed drug test (23:00), how Clemson's playoff experience is an advantage (30:40), how the Notre Dame team changed after Ian Book took over as the starting quarterback (36:27), where the Irish have an advantage in the matchup (42:55) and more. Learn more...

Duration:00:54:00