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Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football Podcast

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From the editorial staff of Athlon Sports, the Cover 2 podcast previews and reviews all the action in college football throughout the regular season, recruiting season and the offseason. From No. 1 to No. 128, from coast to coast, Athlon has you covered.

From the editorial staff of Athlon Sports, the Cover 2 podcast previews and reviews all the action in college football throughout the regular season, recruiting season and the offseason. From No. 1 to No. 128, from coast to coast, Athlon has you covered.
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Nashville, TN

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From the editorial staff of Athlon Sports, the Cover 2 podcast previews and reviews all the action in college football throughout the regular season, recruiting season and the offseason. From No. 1 to No. 128, from coast to coast, Athlon has you covered.

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English


Episodes

The Psychology of the Early Signing Period and First Time Head Coaches

12/14/2017
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After two weeks, Braden has changed his National Championship pick and Mitch totally understands why. Is this year's crop of first time head coaches a trend that fans should expect to continue? Or is head coaching experience still vital to success? (or both?) The Psychology of the Early Signing Period is very interesting from multiple angles. What happens if a player wants to sign but can't? Who should sign and who should wait it out? Does it help the schools or the recruits or both? And...

Duration: 00:47:56


Coach-A-Palooza: Did your school make the right hire?

12/11/2017
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Mitch and Braden go in-depth on each coaching hire in major college football this season. How badly did Tennessee actually screw up its hire? Did UCLA win the carousel? Dan Mullen vs. Willie Taggart in the state of Florida? Was Scott Frost a gift from the college football gods? Can Jimbo Fisher do something no else has ever done? And what the hell is going on in the Pac-12?

Duration: 00:50:51


Bowl Preview: We got some big bowls and some little bowls

12/8/2017
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Bowl season is here the guys offer a few holiday reminders about bowl games and what they mean (or not mean). There is an important warning, one hot button issue has faded away and we have a way to reduce the number of bowls (if that's your thing). Which small bowl games would you want to go to? And do we expect legitimate games in the New Year's Six bowls?

Duration: 00:43:24


2017 Playoff: Committee Got it Right, Get Over It

12/3/2017
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A special edition of the POD, the guys support the Committee's decision to put Alabama in over Ohio State. It was the right thing to do and they explain why. Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia (as Braden predicted) easily earned their way in as well. And will the events of this season lead to expansion? Oh, and the guys make their picks for the national championship tournament, breaking down both the Rose and Sugar Bowls.

Duration: 00:41:56


Championship Week Preview and Playoff Predictions

11/29/2017
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The guys recap Tuesday's rankings and what it might mean for the Playoff. Is Alabama poised to get in or does Ohio State have a better path? Are USC and TCU underrated? Is Miami being overvalued? Then each of us makes predictions on each of the conference championship games and what the Playoff would look like. Mitch is picking one big upset and a boring ranking on Sunday while Braden is also picking one big upset and a wild shake up on Sunday. And do Alabama's playoff hopes hinge on the...

Duration: 00:47:20


Week 13 Recap: Upsets and Selective Moral Outrage

11/27/2017
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The coaching carousel took a wild turn this weekend as multiple programs - Arizona St, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Nebraska - joined the search for a new head coach, while another was simply a train wreck. What the hell has happened at Tennessee? Meanwhile, UCLA and Florida make home run hires as well and it appears the Huskers are on their way to one as well. Alabama and Miami both lost but can both still get into the playoff? How good can Auburn be? TCU and Stanford also clinch championship...

Duration: 00:57:44


Week 13 Preview: The Iron Bowl, Playoff Rankings and Cold Turkey Sandwiches

11/22/2017
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The guys recap the rankings and discuss why Miami moved up one spot - Mitch is angry about it. Oklahoma, Miami, Wisconsin and Georgia are all heavy favorites but should they be concerned about their rivalry matchups? How does the Pac-12 play out this weekend as the Apple Cup will decide who goes to the conference championship game. We've discovered the most SEC thing ever and are now rooting for it to happen. But the first chapter would have to be Auburn winning the Iron Bowl. We break...

Duration: 00:54:45


Week 12 Recap: Leave Your Pastaroni Alone, Baker

11/20/2017
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Braden Gall must apologize to Wisconsin fans everywhere. And is ir smart for Michigan fans right to be critical of Jim Harbaugh? Rosen vs. Darnold lived up to the hype but UCLA fired Jim Mora on Sunday anyway. Who is next in Westwood and how does Chip Kelly fit into the mix? Baker Mayfield acted silly this weekend but should it impact his Heisman candidacy? If not Baker, then who else belongs in the mix? And the guys break down all of the conference championship situations.

Duration: 00:59:09


Week 12 Rankings Recap and Preview: Michigan-Wisconsin and then what?

11/15/2017
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The guys debate the latest college football playoff rankings. Should Miami be higher? Does Wisconsin belong in the top four or are they overrated? Where do all the two-loss teams fit in? Wisconsin has its chance to prove itself against Michigan is what is easily the biggest game of the weekend. The guys totally disagree about what will happen. TCU, Miami, Ok-State and Georgia are all still in conference races but have tricky tests in Week 12. Who should be concerned? Lastly, on a...

Duration: 00:49:59


Week 11 Recap: Blowouts, Vols Fire Butch and the Pac-12 is done

11/13/2017
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Another power program has fired its coach as Tennessee moved on from Butch Jones. Who are the top candidates and how good of a job are the Vols anyway? Blowout Saturday left us with a massive shake-up in the rankings and lots of chaos. But who are the great teams and what impact do the lopsided losses have on rankings? How good is Auburn? Can Miami run the table? Will Oklahoma roll into the Playoff? Where does Wisconsin fit into this? Is the Pac-12 finished? Two names need to be added to...

Duration: 00:45:30


Week 10 Preview: Playoff Rankings and A Week of Awesomeness

11/8/2017
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We break down the latest college football playoff rankings. We make the case for Oklahoma to be in the top 4. Is Miami underrated and Wisconsin overrated? Can any of the two loss teams still get into the Playoff? And why aren't we talking about two ACC teams getting into the bracket if two SEC teams might make it? Notre Dame visits Miami in what should be an epic showdown and a football nerd's delight. Linebackers vs. Running Game! The Sooners host the Frogs in what has been a close game...

Duration: 01:00:06


Week 10 Recap: Bedlam, The U and a B1G Mess

11/6/2017
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A dumpster fire broke out in the Big Ten this weekend and Wisconsin might be the only one that put it out. What happened to Ohio State and Penn State? It appears we may be headed for a lot of two-loss champions, is this good for college football? Baker Mayfield may have won the Heisman Trophy this weekend but will his defense win him anything in the postseason? Braden must apologize to Miami and TCU. Both won big games in critical situations and set themselves up for a title run. And...

Duration: 00:48:09


Week 10 Preview: Playoff Rankings, Bedlam, Bama-LSU and Khalil Tate

11/1/2017
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The first playoff rankings are out and the Committee got it wrong at No. 1, right? How much should head-to-head matter and did a couple of unbeaten teams get the shaft? Which teams are underrated and could make a run up the standings? Week 10 is freaking HUGE! The Bedlam Series headlines action in the Big 12 but should TCU be on upset alert and can Iowa State keep it rolling? The ACC has two monster showdowns in which both divisions may be hanging in the balance. LSU visits Bama and...

Duration: 00:52:50


Week 9 Recap: Buckeyes, Dawgs, Irish and Getting the Ax

10/30/2017
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After a huge weekend, three more teams have been eliminated from the Playoff and one head coach has been removed from power in the SEC East. What do we make of the Florida job opening? Did JT Barrett prove himself with the win over Penn St? Can the Nittany Lions still make the Playoff? The Big 12 and the ACC are a complete jumbled mess. Why is Miami overrated? Does Iowa St belong in the contenders category in the Big 12? Why is no one talking about Virginia Tech? OU or the Pokes? The...

Duration: 00:56:42


Week 9 Preview: Elimination Games, Big 12 Separation and Upsets Galore

10/25/2017
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Penn State visits Ohio State and NC State travels to Notre Dame in two monster Playoff matchups. But are both elimination games? Oklahoma, Oklahoma St and TCU all face quality tests in Big 12 play this weekend. Is now the time we see separation in the conference or should the big three be nervous? Is Georgia finally prepared to do the right thing against Florida? The SEC is loaded with very interesting but very unimportant football games. Mitch Light calls for multiple upsets -...

Duration: 00:45:10


Week 8 Recap: State of Oklahoma, A trip to Wisconsin and Fan Feedback

10/24/2017
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Two teams have officially been eliminated from the College Football Playoff and Braden has two apologies to make about both of the games in question. So who is left in the race? The guys also react to the feedback you the listeners gave us all week about how to cover the sport and how the Playoff race has changed the way the sport is covered. You guys were amazing! What do we make of the state of Oklahoma? Good wins over tough teams or should we be concerned about the Sooners and...

Duration: 00:56:25


Week 8 Preview: Penn St, Notre Dame, The Committee and What do fans want?

10/18/2017
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We begin by discussing the Playoff system and how it has impacted fan interest in college football. What do fans want: Focus on the playoff contenders or do people still pay attention to the middle of the pack? How should the committee be evaluating teams? What are the most important aspects of the “body of work?” Also, Mitch gives his Heisman ballot and has a Group of 5 coaching question for Braden. The guys obviously preview the big games from Week 8 as well. Penn State hosts Michigan,...

Duration: 00:53:27


Week 7 Recap: All Hell Has Broken Loose

10/16/2017
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All hell has officially broken loose in college football. How concerned should Clemson be? Did Auburn take the biggest drop? And what the hell happen in the state of Washington? On the positive side, who is better: TCU or Wisconsin? How did LSU and Miami come away with wins? What do we make of the Big 12 after a good old-fashioned Red River Shootout? Notre Dame, Michigan St, NC State and Stanford continue to improve - even without playing a game. And one special tribute is back.

Duration: 00:46:41


Week 7 Preview: Midseason Stock Report, the Big 12 and Coaching Rumors

10/11/2017
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It's midseason stock report time and Mitch wants to know if Braden is buying or selling. What happened in Corvallis with Oregon State? Week 7 doesn't have huge ranked matchups but has lots of intrigue on the undercard. The Red River Shootout takes center stage in the Big 12 while Miami, Stanford, Tennessee and LSU host big games around the country.

Duration: 00:48:59


Week 6 Recap: Sooners, Wolverines Fall and Yelling at Auburn

10/9/2017
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Oklahoma and Michigan both fall out of the top 10... or do they? How should they rank and what are expectation. How good is Wisconsin, Penn St and Ohio St? NC State and Miami look super competitive in the ACC but can they top Clemson? Georgia, Auburn and Alabama continue to separate themselves in the SEC. However, Braden has a huge bone to pick with the Tigers. Out West, are we concerned about start times in the Pac-12? How good is Wazzu? And is Notre Dame overrated.

Duration: 00:57:22

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