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Hugh Freeze Blocked, Spring Football Continues, CFB Rule Changes (ep. 108)

Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara and Chris Marler are back to discuss Greg Sankey allegedly blocking the hiring of Hugh Freeze (:30), the four spring games from last weekend (6:25), the five spring games this upcoming weekend (19:15), more confusion from Jim McElwain (41:15), the new rule for college football kickoffs (44:45), Reuben Foster's domestic violence incident (47:30).


Spurrier's Back, SEC Football Win Projections, More Spring Football (ep. 107)

Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara and Chris Marler discuss Steve Spurrier's return to football (1:00), ESPN's FPI win projections for the SEC football teams (8:45), last weekend's Spring games (20:00), the ridiculous Joey Gatewood-Cam Newton comparisons (20:30), whether Ole Miss's offense could be the best in the SEC (29:00), if coaching at Texas A&M is the best job in the country? (48:05), the continuing Ole Miss-Shea Patterson battle (55:00), and how UCF Nation jumped all over Chris on...


Tennessee Expectations, More SEC Spring Games, Sports Bucket List(ep. 106)

Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara and Chris Marler are back to discuss Lane Kiffin's comments about Tennessee and how early we can expect success in Knoxville (:30), South Carolina's spring game this past Saturday (8:40), Auburn's injuries and upcoming spring game (16:30), Arkansas and Ole Miss spring games (21:20), Les Miles' acting career (27:00), Herm Edwards's continued learning of college football (31:05), where The Masters falls on the sports bucket list (37:30), leaving college...


Tennessee's Lost Texts, Alabama-Notre Dame, South Carolina Spring Game (ep. 105)

Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara and Chris Marler discuss the now public text messages from the Tennessee hiring debacle (:30), the potential scheduling of Alabama-Notre Dame in the future (14:20), home-and-home series scheduling compared to kickoff games (20:30), Chris's day of reckoning with regards to his Michigan-Final Four prediction (26:45), his run-in with Sister Jean (27:00), South Carolina's upcoming spring game and what's next for Jake Bentley (31:55), Jimbo Fisher welcoming...


Tua’s Injury, Georgia Spring Practice Preview, March Madness (ep. 104)

(0:00) The world’s on fire as Tua Tagovailoa went down with a thumb injury and the Alabama QB competition may be open again. But without very many healthy bodies, could this be an area of concern for Bama? (22:19) After putting out that fire, we whip around the conference for some updates from around spring, including Georgia reloading and Joe Moorhead’s “Chipotle Offense.” Of course, we had to power rank the best fast foot restaurants of all time. (32:32) Then the guys tackle March...


March Madness, Is the SEC Getting Unfair Draws?, BamaButch, Shurmur/Cutler Bromance (ep. 103)

(0:00) BUTCH JONES TO ALABAMA AT PRO DAY -Nick Saban wouldn’t confirm it. -If you could have three wishes granted for Butch Jones’ time in Tuscaloosa, what would they be? (11:00) ED ORGERON SAYS LSU DOESN’T HAVE A FIRST-TEAM QUARTERBACK -Uhhhhh…duh -Myles Brennan and Lowell Narcisse competing for the starting job -Fun LSU QB stats -The last time an LSU QB… -Threw for 20 touchdown passes… -Threw for 3,000 yards… -The last time LSU scored 25 points against Alabama… (17:47) KYLE SHURMUR THE...


NCAA Tourney Preview with Adam Spencer (ep. 102)

The NCAA Tourney is here, and the guys are joined by resident hoops expert Adam Spencer to break it all down. From the championship picks to the likely first-round upsets, they have you covered. Which SEC team has the hardest path in the tourney? Who got fairly seeded and who did the selection committee get wrong? Also, who could be the biggest letdown? We all have some fun filling out our brackets, but who are the worst people in every bracket group? All this and more on this week’s pod.


Is God An Auburn Fan?, Combine Results, Jimbo's Fake Trophy, Spring Football Update (ep. 101)

It’s time for your football fix in the middle of basketball season, and the guys have you covered: COMBINE SZN (00:00) -Donte Jackson fails to break John Ross’ record, still puts up 4.32 -Tony Brown curses on live television, guy wrongly made him stop his 40 -Davin Bellamy says Georgia didn’t prepare for someone who could throw -Lamar Jackson says he’s a quarterback, doesn’t run the 40 -Josh Allen threw a ball really far in shorts BUTCH JONES TO ALABAMA/BILLBOARD COMES DOWN (13:36)...


The SEC Basketball Tournament Pod (ep. 100)

It’s SEC Tournament week in St. Louis, and the guys are here to break it down. On the line to help them is SDS’s own Joe Cox (not the Georgia quarterback), who is our resident SEC basketball expert, as well as a long-time Kentucky insider. We start off with the wide open SEC (0:00) and who has the best chance to come out of it, including comparing the preseason odds to win the SEC with the current tournament odds (8:13). Joe then joins the show (13:08) to share his expertise, and discuss...


Butch to Bama, Spring Football, Starkel's Bieber Obsession, Combine, Cowherd's Wrong Again (ep. 99)

It’s spring practice season in the SEC, but the news cycle is full of ridiculousness off the field. First off, Butch Jones is talking about coming to Bama, which has gotten many Bammers like Marler pretty mad. Is Saban trying for the first-ever sweep of the national championship and championship of life? (0:00) It’s time to talk spring football, as the guys talk about expectations and players to watch from teams across the league. (10:27) And of course, along with that come some cliche...


Tebow to the Bigs, Mac to Michigan, Fergie's Anthem Fail, #FreeMcCarron (ep. 98)

It’s a surprisingly busy week in SEC football news, as the guys break down some coaching changes, including Jim McElwain joining Jim Harbaugh at Michigan (00:46), and Alabama picking up the legendary Coach Cool (Craig Kuligowski) of Mizzou fame (9:11). Speaking of people changing jobs, former Alabama QB AJ McCarron is now free from the Bengals’ pit of misery and he can finally get a chance to start (16:20). For some reason, Connor decided to celebrate this by writing him a poem, so…enjoy...


SEC Valentines, Manziel SZN, Mullen, Dropping Football Attendance (ep. 97)

It’s the season of love in the SEC, and that means it’s #comebackszn for Johnny Manziel (00:00). Where will he play next? Is there a worse mentor than Josh McCown, or a better place to fail than Cleveland? In an ultimate power move, Dan Mullen threw some shade at Georgia (10:39) for wins that McElwain earned. This is either the beginning of a great rivalry between two coaches, or the biggest running joke for years to come. Let’s take a two-car ride on the Lane Train (17:25), as Lane Kiffin...


National Signing Day Aftermath with Corey Long (ep. 96)

It’s National Signing Day, the last gasp of football before the long, cold offseason. The guys break down Georgia’s historic day and what it’s like to be an Alabama fan after years of being told “If you’re not first, you’re last” (0:00). This NSD was one for the ages, including the mic drop by Jacob Copeland’s mom (6:22), and several decisions that went against Tennessee in the most hilarious way possible(10:07) – did the trash can on the sideline curse them forever? We learned something...


Recruitin' Down South: NSD Prep with Corey Long (ep. 95)

The latest episode of the Recruitin’ Down South once again features SDS recruiting insider Corey Long -- @CoreyLong on Twitter. We discuss the importance of official visits and why schools aim to get the last official visit with key targets and what National Signing Day will look like following the first ever early signing period. Corey then gives his predictions for some of the highest ranked uncommitted prospects left on the board for SEC programs.


Josh Allen is Overrated, the XFL is Back, Bad SEC Tattoos, and Signing Day is Lame (ep. 94)

Are y'all tired of Josh Allen from Wyoming getting overhyped despite being painfully average? So are we. The guys tackle that (00:00) and much more on today's pod. The XFL is back, and we couldn't be more excited(12:38). What rules need to be implemented? Who would you draft first? Transfer rules are currently set up to let coaches leave their players high and dry. Should players be able to transfer when a coach leaves (31:07)? Plus bad SEC tattoos(36:48), why National Signing Day has...


The New SDS Pod Season Premiere: Top 50 Moments of 2017 (ep. 93)

The SDS Podcast is back and better than ever with new hosts Connor O'Gara and Chris Marler. Join the guys as they fight offseason boredom with their top 50 moments of last season. The list(starts at 4:00) focuses on moments that shaped the college football world. They disagree on a few things, including Feleipe Franks' hail mary pass setting the stage for mediocrity in the SEC. The guys share their hottest takes for 2018 (20:30). Could Jalen Hurts be a kicker? What about Les Miles – is he...


Recruitin' Down South: UA All-America Game with Corey Long (ep. 92)

The latest episode of the Recruitin’ Down South podcast features SDS’ own Corey Long (on Twitter @CoreyLong). Corey was in Orlando for the Under Armour All-American game and we wanted to discuss his thoughts on several of the prospects either headed to the SEC or currently being recruited by SEC programs. The surprise of the event was MVP RB Maurice Washington, he broke several records in the game and earned himself the attention of a few SEC programs coming out of the event. We also...


Brian Bosworth AKA The Boz (ep. 91)

Two-time Oklahoma All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth, AKA "The Boz" joined host Connor O'Gara on the SDS podcast. The two talked about what the downfall was for Bosworth's Sooners in the Rose Bowl and what he thinks about that Georgia defense. Bosworth also talked about how his swagger was different than Baker Mayfield's, as well as which defense has the advantage on Monday night. And what's the final score for the all-SEC title game? Bosworth gave his thoughts on that. Bosworth joined...


Recruitin' Down South: Andrew Bone of Bama Insider (ep. 90)

On the latest edition of Recruitin’ Down South we talked to recruiting reporter Andrew Bone (@AndrewJBone on Twitter) of Bama Insider the Alabama Rivals affiliate. We wanted to get his thoughts on the early signing day period and where the Tide will focus their attention in recruiting as we barrel toward the tradition signing period in February. Among the topics discussed on this episode: How is Alabama currently trending with Under Armour All-American and current commit Quay Walker? Could...


Tim Tebow (ep. 88)

Ahead of the Playoff showdowns on New Year's Day, Heisman Trophy winner and current ESPN/SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow joined the show to break it all down. Tebow and SDS senior national columnist Connor O'Gara talked about all things Playoff, including the keys to victory for Alabama and Georgia. Tebow also shared his thoughts on the public perception of Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield, as well as some additional thoughts on the Benny Snell ejection that had Tebow fired up on Friday....


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