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The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.

The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.

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The official home for audio programming from Rock Chalk Talk, SB Nation's community for fans of the Kansas Jayhawks.

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Episodes

S4.5E15 - Level Playing Field

7/27/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Ryan Gilbert of the 10/12 Podcast to preview the season for the Kansas State Wildcats. Topics Include: Recap of great first year for Chris Klieman Where are expectations for this team? Key pieces lost How good is Skylar Thompson? Offensive outlook Missing pieces on defense. Effects of COVID-19 on prep. Likelihood of playing a full schedule Looking through the schedule Will KU-KSU be close? Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow 10/12 Podcast on Twitter:...

Duration:00:43:52

S4.5E14 - Use The Power

7/19/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Micah Allen of Cowboys Ride For Free to preview the season for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Topics Include: Gundy/Chuba Situation Is Gundy on the hot seat? Can we still expect OSU to compete for the Big 12 title? Defensive turnover Names to know Stepping through the schedule Looking at the Kansas game Worries about Kansas Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Micah on Twitter: @micahallen18 We want your input on the podcast. If you have something you would...

Duration:00:44:25

S4.5E13 - Dragging That Corpse Of A Team

7/12/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Matt Kirchner of The Smoking Musket as we preview the season for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Topics Include: Biggest question. Defensive turnover Effects of COVID-19 Looking at the WVU schedule. Importance of non-conference Talent disparity with top of the conference Back-loaded schedule What is a successful season? Previewing Kansas Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Matt on Twitter: @MKirchner12 Follow The Smoking Musket on Twitter: @smokingmusket We...

Duration:00:34:28

S4.5E12 - Down To The Bone

7/5/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Gerald Goodridge of Burnt Orange Nation and The Longhorn Republic Podcast as we preview the season for the Texas Longhorns Topics Include: How much are things changing, and how does COVID-19 effect the process? How much did they lose on a defense that struggled last year? How much does Chris Ash bring to the defense? Skill player concerns What would be a successful season? What game is sneaky scary? Worst case scenario How much worry is there about this Kansas game?...

Duration:00:43:29

S4.5E11 - In The Same Spot

6/28/2020
Andy is joined by Seth Jungman of Staking The Plains to preview the season for Texas Tech. Topics Include: Expectations of the prior season QB concerns? Skill position depth What hope is there for the defense? Placing Tech in the Big 12 Looking through the schedule Previewing KU-TTU Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Seth on Twitter: @SethC_J Follow Staking The Plains on Twitter: @StakingThePlain We want your input on the podcast. If you have something you would like to talk about...

Duration:00:43:09

S4.5E10 - Without A Transfer Quarterback

6/21/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Kamiar Mehrabian of Crimson & Cream Machine as we preview the season for the Oklahoma Sooners. Topics Include: Just how good will Spencer Rattler be? How much of his Heisman odds are because of Lincoln Riley? Who steps up in the receiving corps? Importance of OL consistency Holes on the defense Is Oklahoma the least affected by COVID-19 cancellations? Looking through the early schedule Concerns about the Kansas game. Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow...

Duration:00:44:27

S4.5E09 - The Timing is Intentional

6/19/2020
Lots has happened since the last time that Steve Fetch, basketball editor at Rock Chalk Talk, joined the podcast. He joins Andy today to talk about recruits, a potential Bill Self lawsuit, the TBT and the return of the random sports minute. Topics Include: Devin Neal gets a 4th star Bill Self's lawyer sends notice to NCAA Oklahoma State's postseason ban Stillwater Stars signs Tyshawn Taylor and Naadir Tharpe The power of the players in the NCAA #CricketMinute Follow Andy on Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:07

S4.5E08 - Always Something Entertaining

6/14/2020
Today, Andy is joined by Melissa Triebwasser of Frogs O' War as we start our opponent preview series. Up first: the TCU Horned Frogs. Topics Include: With so many pieces being drafted, what will this defense look like? Will Max Duggan have help? Offensive scheming. What was the culprit last year? Lots of voices in the offensive room. Quick Review of the schedule Previewing the KU game. Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Melissa on Twitter: @TheCoachMelissa We want your input on...

Duration:00:42:10

S4.5E07 - Any Way It Was Worth It?

6/11/2020
There has been a lot of football-related news coming from the Kansas Jayhawks, and so Andy checks back in with Mike Plank of Rock Chalk Talk to cover all the recent stories. Topics Include: David Beaty lawsuit settlement Kansas looking to separate basketball and football infractions cases. Recruiting Brent Dearmon running the offense COVID-19 prep Predictions for the Big 12 standings Follow Andy on Twitter: @mister__brain Follow Mike on Twitter: @mikevilleKS We want your input on the...

Duration:00:41:17

S4.5E06 - The Missing Piece

6/8/2020
The George Floyd protests are continuing around the nation, and some high-profile athletes have made their voices heard. To help talk about how this affects the coverage we can give in the sports world, I'm joined by Joshua Brisco of (Almost) Entirely Sports. Topics Include: COVID-19 was the perfect set up for the protests Moving forward The resumption of sports talk Will college sports discussions change when they resume? Can college players help drive national discussion? Follow Andy on...

Duration:00:41:30

S4.5E05 - Evolve The Team To Modern Football

6/5/2020
The football season is approaching, and some schools have already had players return. Andy is joined by Ari Temkin, the host of Big 12 Radio on SiriusXM to talk about how well the Big 12 is prepared for the COVID-19 environment they are returning to. Topics Include: Bob Bowlsby's comments on level of prepardeness to start football on time. Are early infections helpful in testing systems? Factors that affect how early teams are coming back. Derailed by basketball talk Turning the offense over...

Duration:00:44:18

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6/3/2020
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Duration:00:17:45

S4.5E04 - Unicorns

5/19/2020
Our Summer Review Series continues! Today, we branch out into the music world as we discuss the new album Rock Chalk Suite with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Chris Crenshaw, one of the performers on the album and composer of the first track, joins us to talk about jazz, the making of the album, and what it meant to be part of this project. There is a special sample of the first track "The Y's Guy" at the end of the episode. Topics Include: How did you get into...

Duration:00:27:05

S4.5E03 - Lukewarm At Best

5/5/2020
Kansas and Missouri announced that the football edition of the Border War will come back, but not until 2025. Andy is joined by Josh Matejka of Rock M Nation to discuss the news and try to figure out why. Topics Include: Why are we waiting so long for the first game? Is this even still a rivalry? Does this actually help either program? What changed to make Kansas willing to do this? Why not buy out games in the next few years? Why KU fans still aren't for this. Could the timing of this help...

Duration:00:53:40

S4.5E02 - Somebody Had To Pay

5/1/2020
With no sports, it's the perfect time to find a good book, especially one from the sports world. Today, Andy talks to Danny Tarkanian, author of Rebel With A Cause: The True Story of Jerry Tarkanian. He talks about what went into the book, and what his father's story can teach us about the NCAA. You can find his book here Topics Include: Why now? Putting the book together. Biggest misconception of Jerry Compliance Environment. NCAA Vendetta KU's fight against the NCAA. Jerry making the Hall...

Duration:00:34:22

S4.5E01 - The Hot Boys

4/30/2020
The NFL Draft is over, and two Jayhawks made their way onto rosters: Hakeem Adeniji was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 6th round, and Azur Kamara was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an UDFA. Today, Andy is joined by RJ Ochoa of Blogging The Boys, the SB Nation site that covers Dallas. Topics Include: How could Azur Kamara fit on the roster? Positional Flexibility What goes into the bonus money? Strong play from Dorance Armstrong Jr. New coaching staff Possible camp casualties...

Duration:00:29:15

S04E72 - Taking A Tangent

4/24/2020
It's time to put a wrap on the season. Despite the abrupt end, there was a lot of great KU Athletic accomplishments to discuss for the year. To help reminisce on the year that was, a full cast of those who follow the Jayhawks joined the podcast to give their favorite moments. Our final episode focuses on the other programs that don't typically get a lot of coverage, but deserve your support. Today's Guests: Derek Noll (RCT) - @dnoll5 - (2:01) Scott Chasen (Phog.net) - @ChasenScott - (6:03)...

Duration:00:51:22

S04E71 - Could Have Been A Historic Year

4/22/2020
It's time to put a wrap on the season. Despite the abrupt end, there was a lot of great KU Athletic accomplishments to discuss for the year. To help reminisce on the year that was, a full cast of those who follow the Jayhawks joined the podcast to give their favorite moments. Our second episode focuses on basketball. Today's Guests: Derek Noll (RCT) - @dnoll5 - (1:04) Scott Chasen (Phog.net) - @ChasenScott - (7:57) Kyle Davis (RCT) - @KyleDavis21 - (15:28) Jesse Newell (Kansas City Star) -...

Duration:01:04:24

S04E70 - Football Was A Thing Again

4/20/2020
It's time to put a wrap on the season. Despite the abrupt end, there was a lot of great KU Athletic accomplishments to discuss for the year. To help reminisce on the year that was, a full cast of those who follow the Jayhawks joined the podcast to give their favorite moments. Up first is football. Today's Guests: Derek Noll (RCT) - @dnoll5 - (2:58) Scott Chasen (Phog.net) - @ChasenScott - (8:35) Kyle Davis (RCT) - @KyleDavis21 - (14:11) Jesse Newell (Kansas City Star) - @jessenewell -...

Duration:01:03:37

S04E69 - Does Your Coach Do This?

4/17/2020
With NBA decisions made, its time to look at what the KU basketball roster will look like next year. Andy and Steve are joined by Derek Johnson of Rock Chalk Sports Talk on 1320 KLWN in Lawrence. Topics Include: Genesis of the RCST Trivia tournament How will this roster be ranked next preseason? Is depth important for rankings? Recruiting rankings of the rosters What to expect from David McCormack and Ochai Agbaji Strange revelations from the David Beaty depositions How much does no spring...

Duration:00:40:27