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Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde break down the latest college football & college basketball news with their unique blend of analysis, investigative journalism and eclectic humor. There will be overreactions, there will be beer, there will be reptiles, mascot fights, Florida Man stories & fast-food wars.

Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde break down the latest college football & college basketball news with their unique blend of analysis, investigative journalism and eclectic humor. There will be overreactions, there will be beer, there will be reptiles, mascot fights, Florida Man stories & fast-food wars.


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Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde break down the latest college football & college basketball news with their unique blend of analysis, investigative journalism and eclectic humor. There will be overreactions, there will be beer, there will be reptiles, mascot fights, Florida Man stories & fast-food wars.




Texas chicanery in the first coaches poll, WR coach scandal at Oklahoma & the great space chorizo caper

The first coaches poll of the preseason dropped Monday morning and at first, there weren't many surprises. Alabama, Ohio State & Georgia make a lot of sense 1-2-3. But then you move further down the list and Texas is at 18!? Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde & Ross Dellenger to investigate the ridiculousness at the bottom of the AFCA's latest poll & which suspicious characters could most likely be the sad, strange culprit who voted Texas number one overall. Later, the guys break down...


Tuberville drafting NIL bill in Senate, South Carolina rooster debate & McMuffin customs declarations

The College Football Enquirer welcomes a late transfer onto the squad, just in time for the football season. SI's Ross Dellenger joins the pod full time and will be your third voice of reason (or anarchy) through the year. Ross joins Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde today and kicks off with a piece of original reporting from Washington, D.C. on former Auburn coach and current U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville. Joined by Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Tuberville is advancing new federal NIL...


Pac-12 tries to fend off the vultures, Schiano says the quiet part out loud, Saban doesn't know Zaxby's

Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde kick off this Sunday night podcast rehashing last week's press conference from Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff, who defiantly attempted to beat back the Big 12 with the proclamation, “No Pac-12 team is joining the Big 12." The guys break down the commissioner's intransigent words from the podium as the vultures seem to be circling for top schools like Washington and Oregon. Later in the show, Dan & Pat dissect some interesting comments about NIL from Rutgers...


Mapping out a 16-team playoff, Harbaugh & Day press conferences & abominable snowman proof

Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis were a change of tone for commissioner Kevin Warren, who had a shaky first two years on the job, but now is doing a victory lap following the conference's acquisition of USC and UCLA. Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde react to the commissioner's statements from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana & Warren's suggestion that a 16-team playoff may be in consideration. Later in the show, the guys talk about press conferences from Ohio State's Ryan Day and Michigan's Jim...


Tennessee hit with 18 violations, Power Five dark horses & chicken nugget wars begin

What a tough day to be a Vol. Tennessee was hit with a notice of allegations late last week in regards to 18 supposed recruiting violations under former coach Jeremy Pruitt. Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde kick off the podcast recapping the claims in Knoxville and run through the list of fine eastern Tennessee eateries that Pruitt allegedly hosted recruits to (plus the one aquarium). Later in the podcast, the guys run through each of the Power Five conferences, picking their winners, their dark...


SEC coaches hop on the NIL complain train, ACC wants peace & Velveeta martinis are coming for us all

SEC Media Days wrapped up in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon and there was one common theme: the coaches don't like NIL. Nick Saban called it, "a competitive balance issue." Kirby Smart (with a fresh 10-year, $112 million extension) worried that young athletes may be getting too much money, too fast. Overall it was more of the same posturing from superstar coaches, but the train on NIL has left the station. Dan Wetzel & SI's Pat Forde discuss the latest round of comments from these coaches,...


SEC Media Days kick off, 'Ya'll Life' dramatic reading & Winnie the Pooh slasher flicks

Don't say don't spill our blood, sweat, tears and cough droplets into this podcast. As SEC Media Days kick off in Atlanta, we proudly bring you Pat Forde's flu-game in podcast form. Dan Wetzel joins Pat to react to Monday's opening session of SEC Media Days. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey spoke to the press, exuded confidence about the SEC's acquisitions vs. the Big Ten's & signaled what the SEC may want out of the College Football Playoff in the future. Later, LSU head coach Brian Kelly had...


Big 12 says they aren't done yet, Jim Harbaugh raps, Bigfoot murder, Arch Manning overrated?

SI's Pat Forde joins the pod fresh off of Big 12 media days to break it all down with Dan Wetzel. The message out of Dallas? The conference may not be done expanding. Who will they target next? California Governor Gavin Newsom is a little hurt that UCLA did not reach out before the move to the Big Ten and is "looking into it." What can the state do? We also say goodbye to our producer, Sully, who is officially in the transfer portal. Also wanted to include the link to the charity that s...


Winners and losers in realignment: USC, UCLA, Clemson, and more

The dust has settled on the earth-shattering move of USC and UCLA to the Big Ten. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde take this break in the action to pick out winners and losers from around the college football landscape. Does the Big 12 look better now than a month ago? What about national powers Clemson and the ACC? Pat and Dan also look into buying some unique Indiana real estate before diving into the Zach Wilson drama... See for privacy and opt-out information. See...


As CFB Turns: Latest news from Pac-12 & ACC, Dante Moore set to commit

Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde have the latest from the conference realignment front. Will the ACC and Pac-12 form an alliance of their own? What about the rumors surrounding ACC powers? The guys also play another round of "Would you Eat It?" before tipping a cap to a comic book writer from Bama... See for privacy and opt-out information. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


More USC & UCLA fallout: Notre Dame's plan, options for the Pac-12 & Big 12

Notre Dame to the SEC? ACC? Big 12? What is the one way the Pac-12 can survive? Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde spoke to the power brokers in college football over the weekend and give you the latest on conference realignment. What is the very next move? We also have two wild stories to cap the podcast... one involving a Florida man spending time in jail for murdering a neighbor's chicken. See for privacy and opt-out information. See Privacy Policy at...


Rose Bowl Rumble: USC and UCLA leave Pac-12 for Big Ten

Two Pac-12 powers shocked the college football world on Thursday as the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans are headed to the Big Ten. What does this move spell for the Pac-12? Will the SEC counter and add more teams as well? Come join us in an hour plus of group therapy as we get through another massive shift in the sport we love. See for privacy and opt-out information. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Miami vs Florida beef, top QBs left on the board before Elite 11, chicken massacre

The NIL marketplace has given us another offseason battle. Top uncommitted QB Jaden Rashada picked the Canes over the Gators, and according to, picked a smaller NIL package too. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde recap all the blows the two schools threw at each other over the weekend. The Elite 11 Finals are this week and the guys break down the quarterback class heading into the competition. Where will the top guys left fall? We also have updates from the CWS jello shot competition...


Arch Manning commits to Texas, THE Ohio State trademark, plus Ames water and more jello shots

It finally happened... Arch Manning has committed to Texas Longhorns. What does this mean for Texas, which already has a 5-star QB on their way to the SEC? FINA ruled that transgender swimmers are banned from competing unless they transitioned before the age of 12. Will the NCAA follow their lead? The guys also have more updates on the CWS jello shot challenge... as well as the never-ending debate over Ames tap water... See for privacy and opt-out information. See...


CWS shot competition, Louisville on a roll, CFB to break away from NCAA?

SI's Pat Forde is back from vacation and joins Dan Wetzel in handing out the first-ever Small-Sample Heisman during the offseason... and it involves the College World Series jello shot race... The guys also dive into Louisville's recruiting successes and The Athletic's sitdown with Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff. Should college football break away from the NCAA? We have another wild elephant story as well... See for privacy and opt-out information. See Privacy...


NCAA enforcement meets with Miami booster, Ohio State vs Notre Dame skirmish

With SI's Pat Forde on vacation, Dan Wetzel is joined by his SI cohort, Ross Dellenger, to break down his latest story out of Miami where a Cane's booster was interviewed by NIL NCAA enforcement. Does this spell trouble for the Hurricanes? Notre Dame HC and Ohio State alum Marcus Freeman was in Buckeye fan crosshairs after his comments to CBS Sports this week looking down on classes at big state schools. Freeman later walked back his statement, but we will cover the fight,...


A&M vs Bama feud continues, Big 12 expansion has a date, #1 Vols lose to the Irish

The streak is alive! A #1 overall seed has not won the College World Series since 1999... and thanks to Notre Dame, Tennessee will not finish the job in 2022. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde check on producer Sully's mental state after the weekend... A FOIA request has unearthed an email from Texas A&M leadership asking the SEC to suspend and fine Nick Saban... the offseason storyline that just keeps on giving continues. The guys also break down the Big 12's announcement of Cincinnati,...


QB recruiting heating up, Duke hires basketball GM, College baseball & softball recap

Dante Moore, Arch Manning, and CJ Carr's recruitments are the talk of the college football landscape this offseason. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde compare their potential landing spots and the impact a 5-star QB could have at Notre Dame. Duke basketball and first-year head coach Jon Scheyer has hired Rachel Baker, a former Nike employee, as their GM. Baker's name certainly sounded familiar to Pat and Dan... The guys also recap a thrilling weekend on the softball and baseball diamonds as...


Ohio State needs $13 million in NIL money, future of the SEC schedule, Jimbo says the feud is over

Ryan Day put a figure on the Buckey's needs in the NIL market... $13 million overall, $2 million for a high-end QB. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to the Ohio State head coach's comments to The SEC spring meetings are wrapping up in Florida and Pat Forde has the latest on the future of the SEC's schedule. 8 games or 9 games... that is the question. Which way is the SEC leaning and will the rest of the conferences follow? Also, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher put the beef...


SEC Meetings: Nick Saban backs off comments, CFP format talks continue

SI's Pat Forde joins Dan Wetzel from the SEC meetings down in Destin, Florida, to chat the cold war going on between Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban. While the WWE wrestling promos did not continue this week, we had comments on NIL, an 8-team playoff, and an All-SEC playoff from commissioner Greg Sankey. Nebraska has announced they are doing away with the balloon toss tradition at football games due to a helium shortage. The guys play a local TV interview that will crack you up... Pat and Dan...