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Daily podcast covering the biggest hot-button topics, players, games and moments in College Sports!




11-19-18 College Sports Now

Week 12 is in the books, and Stephen Hartzell is joined by Nicole Auerbach to break it all down. But first, Les Miles is back in football as he accepts the Kansas job, while a job opens in Boulder. Then, a wild weekend in the Big XII leads to a muddled race to the title game this Friday, while everyone else at the top held serve. That includes Georgia, and Seth Emerson from The Athletic (54:17) gives his thoughts on the Dawgs entering the Georgia Tech game and a rematch with Alabama next...


College Football Rewind - Week 12 - November 18th, 2018

With two weekends until Championship Week, positions were still up for grabs! #3 Notre Dame looked to improve to 11-0 as they took on #12 Syracuse at Yankee Stadium! #15 Texas and #16 Iowa State looked to stay alive in the race for the Big 12 Championship Game! And #11 UCF put the nation's longest winning streak on the line at home against #24 Cincinnati! All that and more! It's Week 12 of the College Football Rewind!


Best of College Sports Now - Week 14

Back with our latest "Best of the Best" from the week that was. Roddy Jones runs his weekly Triple Option. Jon Jansen breaks down the saltiest coach speak from Week 11. Nicole Auerbach from The Athletic discusses the SEC's annual "bye week". Wayne Cook tries to survive another edition of The Audible. Michael Felder from Stadium TV breaks down 5 matchups to watch in Week 12. Follow College Sports Now on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


11-16-18 College Sports Now

Michael Felder from Stadium TV joins Stephen Hartzell for the Friday edition of College Sports Now. Hartzell and Felder discuss Ed Oliver and Major Applewhite's sideline beef from last night's Houston win, and how Felder almost got kicked off the sideline for a similar incident. Felder breaks down the film on Iowa State and Texas and what we can expect to see from an improved Sam Ehlinger. Levi Stevenson from Iowa State's SB Nation site joins teh show to discuss the emergence of Freshman QB...


11-15-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell and Wayne Cook reunite for a loaded CSN. Wayne takes a closer look at two Big XII gunslingers on a collision course next week, and Dave Eanet, voice of the Northwestern Wildcats, stops by to explain how Pat Fitzgerald found a way to his first ever division title (27:31). After another thrilling edition of The Audible, Phil Steele joins the fun to jump into Week 12 (1:04:47). Then, Ryan Abraham of gives us a glimpse in the Trojans and the status of coach Clay...


11-14-18 College Sports Now

Both Stephen Hartzell and Nicole Auerbach are fighting off ailments, which makes for a very feisty edition of CSN! The new Playoff poll changed nothing, but it still drew the ire of our hosts in a few respects. After a look at the SEC's upcoming 'bye weeks,' Jerry Palm from CBS Sports gives the pulse of a Purdue fan with Jeff Brohm firmly in Louisville's crosshairs (29:00). Stephen and Nicole look at potential coaching vacancies to come, then are joined by Big Ten Network's Stanley Jackson...


11-13-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell and Jon Jansen are ready to break down the college football world... even if Stephen's health is trying to prevent him from doing so. Matt Connolly from The State talks Clemson (27:31), and Tim Sullivan from the Louisville Courier-Journal dissects the next move for Louisville after firing Bobby Petrino (41:11). After a rousing edition of Coach Speak, Jon answers Five Pressing Questions (1:10:33), including why he struggled so much at eating a burger. Fittingly, the show...


11-12-18 College Sports Now

Week 11 is in the books, and Stephen Hartzell and Roddy Jones break it all down. Status quo from the rankings, but news out of Louisville as Bobby Petrino is out as Cardinals head coach. David Hale from ESPN gives his thoughts on the Louisville job, and who would be in line if they do not land alum Jeff Brohm. Then, Roddy plays a round of Triple Option, including tips for an ill-Hartzell and how to manage being sick. Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


College Football Rewind - Week 11 - November 11th, 2018

With three weeks to go until the conference championship games, the playoff contenders can't afford a misstep! #2 Clemson travels up to #17 Boston College in an attempt to clinch the ACC Atlantic division! #5 Georgia looks to close out their SEC slate against #24 Auburn in the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry! #10 Ohio State tries to stay alive in the Big Ten title hunt as they visit #18 Michigan State! There's also Bedlam in Norman, as the #6th ranked Oklahoma Sooners take on Oklahoma State! All...


Best of College Sports Now Week 13

Back with another Greatest Hits collection from the week that was! Stephen Hartzell and Nicole Auerbach from the Athletic break down Alabama's dominant win over LSU in Death Valley. Hartzell and former Wake Forest and South Carolina head coach Dave Odom discuss who to keep an eye this season on the hardwood. Former Georgia Tech running back Roddy Jones runs through the triple option and discusses his favorite guilty pleasure songs. Former UCLA QB Wayne Cook and former Michigan O-Lineman Jon...


11-9-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell and Michael Felder begin a deep dive into Week 11 with a look back at how NC State lost to Wake Forest before breaking down Auburn-Georgia. Scott Mutryn from the BC IMG Sports Network previews the Eagles' tilt with Clemson, and Dave Hunziker sheds some light on the upcoming Bedlam in Norman. UCF play-by-play man Marc Daniels provides insight on the feelings around the program as they continue to fight for respect, and Felder gives his five most pivotal match-ups of the...


11-8-18 College Sports Now

A very special edition of CSN brings our QB and o-lineman together. Wayne Cook and Jon Jansen take you into Week 11 of the college football season. The guys wonder how LSU is still within striking distance of a playoff spot, and break down Michigan's surge into the top four. Phil Steele gives his expertise on the upcoming slate of games, and Wayne and JJ have a little fun at the expense of the absent Stephen Hartzell. Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


11-7-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell is joined by ESPN's Roddy Jones as the second Playoff rankings are out... and Hartzell has some beef with them. Aaron Suttles from The Athletic breaks down just what makes this Alabama team so special, and Jerry Palm clues us in on whether anyone has a shot to beat the Tide. After a rousing edition of Triple Option, Roddy has a novel idea for changing the landscape of college football. Toby Rowland previews Bedlam, and we find out where Roddy is heading this week for ESPN


11-6-18 College Sports Now

Basketball season is here! Join Stephen Hartzell and Coach Dave Odom as they preview the start of the 2018-19 hoops season. The guys are joined by Duke broadcaster David Shumate and UCLA play-by-play voice Josh Lewin, as well as Kansas color analyst Greg Gurley. Plus, Dave gives you the teams you should be keeping your eye on to start the season and more! Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


11-5-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell and Nicole Auerbach break down Week 10 of the college football season, where Alabama proved they're the class of the sport and Dana Holgorsen proved he's the biggest gambler in the game. A rapid fire rundown of the Top 25 results, and a debate on which team, if any, can give Alabama a game. Nicole hands out her roses for the weekend, and the two predict the Playoff four and dive into the start of basketball season. Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


College Football Rewind - Week 10 - November 4th, 2018

November is the start of the home stretch in college football and the games are huge! #6 Georgia meets #9 Kentucky in Lexington for the SEC East title! #5 Michigan tries to remain undefeated in the Big Ten as they host #14 Penn State! The top of the Big 12 collide as #13 West Virginia takes on #17 Texas in Austin! And it's #1 vs. #3 as Alabama ventures into Death Valley at night to face LSU! All that and more! It's Week 10 of the College Football Rewind!


Best of College Sports Now Week 12

Back with another "Best of the Best" from the week that was. Nicole Auerbach from The Athletic discusses falling asleep on the couch and dressing up for Halloween with her dog. Former Michigan O-Lineman Jon Jansen breaks down Coach Speak from Week 9. Former Georgia Tech running back Roddy Jones reacts to the first set of College Football Playoff Rankings. Former UCLA QB Wayne Cook takes stock of Alabama signal caller Tua Tagovailoa. Michael Felder from Stadium TV and Stephen Hartzell break...


11-2-18 College Sports Now

Stephen Hartzell and Michael Felder are ready to dive into Week 10 on today's College Sports Now. A full, in-depth breakdown of Alabama-LSU and West Virginia-Texas, plus a chat with ESPN's Jake Trotter about the Big XII. Penn State play-by-play voice Steve Jones joins the show to preview Penn State-Michigan, and Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops breaks down the massive tilt in Lexington against Georgia. Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!


11-1-18 College Sports Now

Time to dive in to Week 10 with Stephen Hartzell and Wayne Cook as the first Playoff rankings have created some juicy matchups this weekend. Phil Steele gives his thoughts on what's to come on Saturday, and CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock debriefs the guys on the first rankings of the season. Plus, Wayne plays 'The Audible' and gives us a lesson in American (and football) history


10-31-18 College Sports Now

A Halloween edition of CSN has Stephen Hartzell and Roddy Jones dive into the first College Football Playoff Rankings of the season, with Jerry Palm's help from CBS Sports. Nicole Auerbach joins the show to discuss the decision at Maryland to reinstate DJ Durkin as head coach. Later, Roddy gives his picks for the best college football teams in the last twenty years, and his favorite Halloween candy. Follow us on Twitter @CSNowTweets!