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The Roost - The home for Rice Sports news on the internet. Find More: AtTheRoost.com

The Roost - The home for Rice Sports news on the internet. Find More: AtTheRoost.com

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The Roost - The home for Rice Sports news on the internet. Find More: AtTheRoost.com

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@TheRoostPod

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English

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Episodes

UNT Review, UTEP Preview

11/25/2020
Losing is no fun! On this episode of the Roost Podcast, Matt and Carter break down Rice's disappointing loss to North Texas in Denton. They offer bold suggestions for the team (such as: stop fumbling!) and discuss how much more gut-wrenching it is to lose a game like that when you have real expectations. Then, it's on to a preview of this weekend's showdown with UTEP. Can the Owls rebound against a team they're rightfully favored against? We'll see! Don't forget to rate, review, and...

Duration:00:33:12

North Texas Preview

11/19/2020
As of publishing time for this episode, Rice's game with North Texas is still on, so . . . fingers crossed! With no game to review for the second week in a row (sigh), this episode of the Roost Podcast dives into the match-up in Denton. Can the Owls stop the Mean Green's explosive offense? Can they sustain drives against a, uh, questionable run defense? Matt and Carter are here to talk all that and more (and to mourn the loss of a midmorning Friday C-USA game in a high school...

Duration:00:23:40

Louisiana Tech Preview

11/12/2020
Are Matt and Carter capable of recording an episode of The Roost Podcast that's under an hour? It turns out they are (barely)! With last week's unfortunate cancellation of the UTSA game, there's a bevy of COVID-related scheduling news to talk over, plus some positive news about Rice's secondary depth. Then, we preview this weekend's game in Ruston against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.

Duration:00:30:44

Southern Miss Review, UTSA Preview

11/5/2020
Winning is fun! The Roost Podcast is back, with Matt and Carter breaking down Rice's biggest win of the Bloomgren era over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. They break down the fantastic performances on both sides of the ball, including Mike Collins' brilliant game and solid play from a secondary that's farther into the depth chart than anyone expected. Then, they move on to preview this weekend's game against the UTSA Roadrunners at Rice Stadium. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:41:03

MTSU Review, Southern Miss Preview

10/29/2020
The phrase "quadruple doink" is going to haunt us, both waking and in dreams, for years to come, but Matt and Carter are here to give you reasons for optimism. On this episode of the Roost Podcast, they break down the heartbreaker between the Owls and MTSU, before moving on to preview this week's showdown against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. Both our hosts surprise themselves by becoming steadily more confident about Rice's prospects going forward, despite the loss in their long-awaited...

Duration:00:36:45

IT'S GAME WEEK! MTSU Preview!

10/22/2020
Can it be real? Is Rice actually going to play a football game this week? Pinch us, we're dreaming. On this week's Roost Podcast, Matt and Carter wrap up COVID/schedule news before diving into Rice's first official game week depth chart. Are we in full-on panic about the DBs? UNFORTUNATELY SO. Then it's a deep dive into the matchup with the Blue Raiders. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:35:31

Interview: JP Heath unpacks unique season ahead

10/15/2020
With barely a week to go before Rice football *finally* kicks off its 2020 season, the Roost Podcast has you covered. We start with a little Rice/schedule news as always (we have a starting quarterback!), and then we welcome back JP Heath, the Voice of the Owls, to talk his offseason, the plan (or . . . lack thereof?) for what broadcasting Rice's games looks like this year, a little about the team itself, and more. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:35:55

Power Ranking Opponents and Units

10/8/2020
Only two weeks-plus to go until Rice's season opener (finally), and the Roost Podcast ain't slowing down. This week, Matt and Carter hit on some (non-COVID!) scheduling news and actual Rice Owls football practice updates! Then, they spend most of the episode power-ranking Rice's currently scheduled opponents (and one that's not technically scheduled at the moment) and the various position groups on the team. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:41:40

EVERYBODY PANIC

10/1/2020
The good news: Rice is back to practice, and on schedule to start the season on October 24th against MTSU. The bad news: a couple of key players are hurt already! So on this episode of the Roost Podcast, Matt and Carter round up some schedule/COVID news and check in on former Owls in both MLB and the NFL, and then they dive into the unofficial injury report. How much should you panic? We'll let you know! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:29:24

RICE IS GONNA PLAY FOOTBALL

9/25/2020
EMERGENCY POD ALERT! A special episode of the Roost Podcast, as Matt and Carter hop on to discuss Rice's officially beginning practice, targeting a kickoff date of October 24th against MTSU, followed up by a little schedule talk. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:35:47

Interview: Eric Henry

9/24/2020
Because there's never any lack of scheduling weirdness in college sports for 2020, we begin this episode of the Roost Podcast with more discussion on the latest developments (how many schedule iterations will the Big Ten go through this year?). Then, Matt and Carter are joined by Underdog Dynasty's Eric Henry, who hops on the pod to talk all things C-USA, from quarterbacks to coaches to the favorites (or lack thereof?) for the conference title. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:01:01:49

Big Ten Returns;15 Most Important Rice Players

9/18/2020
The rollercoaster of emotions rides on—on this week's Roost Podcast, Matt and Carter discuss the Big Ten's announcement, what that could portend for Rice's chances of playing, and a few other news items. Then, they spend most of the episode comparing their respective—and drastically different!—lists of Rice's 15 most important players for the 2020 football season. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:01:06:55

More Schedule Weirdness + Interview: To The Top Talk

9/11/2020
If you thought Rice not playing till late October (or possibly not at all!) would keep us from churning out more episodes of the Roost Podcast, think again! Matt and Carter are back to discuss Rice's decision to push back practice—and therefore the season—for as long as possible, plus more schedule weirdness in C-USA and beyond. Then, they're joined by Jamie and Jason of the To The Top Talk podcast to discuss Southern Miss getting the coaching carousel started after one game (!) in this...

Duration:00:39:49

Actual Football Happened! + Rice/C-USA Schedule Talk and Title Odds

9/4/2020
Modern problems (the weirdness of the 2020 college football schedule wreaking havoc on podcast content) require modern solutions (talking about a bunch of random things at once). On this episode of the Roost Podcast, Matt and Carter talk about the opener between Central Arkansas and Austin Peay, which may have been ugly but brought the weirdness in the way that only college football can, plus the extreme oddities of those teams' schedules. Then, it's Rice's (surprisingly low!) C-USA title...

Duration:00:28:35

Special Teams Preview + Interview: Jack Fox

8/29/2020
Jack Fox joins the illustrious ranks of repeat guests! Matt and Carter get this episode of the Roost Podcast started by wrapping up the 2020 positional previews with special teams. Then Jack joins the pod to talk his last year: the odyssey of his first NFL season, the mysterious Birmingham Punter Conclave, and his battle for the Detroit Lions' punting job. Plus, why you should always watch a punter's . . . hands (?), and Detroit food takes (or rather, lack thereof). Don't forget to rate,...

Duration:00:30:47

News Roundup; What's More Likely?

8/22/2020
On this week's Roost Podcast, we start with the potential impact of a major recent transfer from the Rice defense. Then, Matt and Carter go over recent COVID/scheduling news, including the possibility of spring seasons. And finally, a game of "What's More Likely?" for Rice football. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:42:39

2020 Rice Football Defense Preview

8/15/2020
It's another episode of The Roost Podcast! Matthew and Carter are back to round up the week's COVID news (there was a lot!) before diving into a full preview of the 2020 Rice Owls defense, position by position. A full 80 minutes of just football talk, which we know you're desperate for these days. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:01:39:08

2020 Rice Football Offense Preview

8/8/2020
The Extended Offseason Interview Series is . . . over! (For now?) So Matt and Carter do a very quick COVID/schedule news roundup before diving into a full preview of every offensive position group for the Rice Owls in 2020. This episode is chock full of deep dive analysis on every single position (including the fullbacks! lots of fullback talk!), so don't miss it! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:55:57

Interview: Sam of the Scott & Holman Pawdcast

8/1/2020
It's another episode of The Roost Podcast! Matt and Carter start by rounding up the latest Rice/COVID news and then are joined by Sam of the Scott & Holman Pawdcast, for our first non-Conference USA opponent preview. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:41:51

Interview: Aaron Coleman

7/25/2020
The Extended Offseason Interview Series continues with Aaron Coleman of Runnin' With The Herd, who joins Matt and Carter to talk all things Marshall football. What's it like to have your starting QB enter the portal in the middle of the summer? Is Brenden Knox the best of a seriously deep group of C-USA running backs? All this and more on this week's Roost Podcast! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:31:06