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The SI College Football Podcast


The SI College Football Podcast puts you back on campus with weekly insight and analysis from around the world of college football with SI writers Zac Ellis and Lindsay Schnell and weekly appearances from the rest of SI's college football team.

The SI College Football Podcast puts you back on campus with weekly insight and analysis from around the world of college football with SI writers Zac Ellis and Lindsay Schnell and weekly appearances from the rest of SI's college football team.
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The SI College Football Podcast puts you back on campus with weekly insight and analysis from around the world of college football with SI writers Zac Ellis and Lindsay Schnell and weekly appearances from the rest of SI's college football team.






Mascots: Under The Giant Head

Jerome (pronounced like “Jeremy”) Bartlett is a San Antonio-based mascot and mascot trainer. His mascot career began at New Braunfels (Texas) High, where he played Eugene the Unicorn. At Texas State, he won a mascot national title as Boko the Bobcat. Now, he works for various pro teams and teaches aspiring mascots as the owner of Higher Impact Entertainment ( Bartlett explains what dances mascots MUST know, the gruesome injuries mascots can sustain and the...

Duration: 00:36:20

Tourney Talk: Happy Selection Sunday!

Andy and Lindsay are talking brackets, baby. Which No. 1 seed has the easiest path? Which one has the toughest? Andy also tries to do the impossible and make you feel sorry for Duke. Plus, Lindsay's interview from earlier this season with Gonzaga big man Przemek Karnowski.

Duration: 00:35:01

Brenda Tracy

Sexual assault survivor and activist Brenda Tracy joins Lindsay and Andy to discuss her new campaign, "Set the Expectation," a pledge she's asking coaches and players to sign where they agree that playing sports is a privilege, not a right, and understand that not only is physical violence and sexual violence never OK, but that as public figures they are held to a higher standard. "Sexual assault does not discriminate," Tracy says. "This is a human issue."

Duration: 00:47:48

Mental coach Trevor Moawad

Andy interviews Trevor Moawad, a mental coach who has worked with various college football programs (including Alabama and Florida State) and pro athletes (including Russell Wilson). Moawad explains the difference between positive thinking and non-negative thinking and why some of the smallest things matter for some of the best college football programs.

Duration: 00:44:17

Like Ole Miss, We Lawyer Up

Recovering lawyer and current SB Nation wonk Ryan Nanni joins Lindsay and Andy to discuss the NCAA’s latest allegations against Ole Miss. What more might the Committee on Infractions do? What happens to Hugh Freeze? Wasn’t it all worth it just for Katy Perry and the corn dog?

Duration: 00:51:19

Necessary Roughness!!!

Andy, Lindsay and SBNation’s Dan Rubenstein deliver an homage to the excellent How Did This Get Made podcast with a full show discussing the greatest (Editor’s Note: This is highly debatable) college football movie ever made. So take a trip back in time to an age when Scott Bakula and Sinbad could lead a ragtag band of walk-ons to gridiron glory. A tie against Kansas constitutes gridiron glory, right?

Duration: 00:54:30

Kobe Buffalomeat's name is cooler than yours

Andy chats with Kobe Buffalomeat, the Illinois State signee who became a national sensation on National Signing Day.

Duration: 00:14:10

Georgia coach Kirby Smart and National Signing Day rewind

Georgia coach Kirby Smart joins to talk about the Bulldogs’ highly ranked recruiting class. Also, Andy and Lindsay discuss the pitfalls of being a recruit who starts National Signing Day in jail.

Duration: 00:44:23

Clemson Linebacker Ben Boulware

Former Clemson LB Ben Boulware discusses the pre-draft process, the placement of his national championship tattoo and the one endorsement deal he dreams of snagging.

Duration: 00:12:34

What's strength training culture like in college football?

In the wake of the scandal at Oregon in which multiple players were hospitalized after an off-season workout, former Oklahoma offensive lineman Ty Darlington joins hosts Andy Staples and Lindsay Schnell to give a player's perspective on strength training.

Duration: 00:41:21

2016 comes to a close, plus Willie Taggart

Andy & Lindsay recap a crazy CFP championship game, chat briefly about the coaching carousel that's still turning & Lindsay talks with with Willie Taggart about his newest rebuilding project.

Duration: 00:51:24

Cole Cubelic Joins Andy and Lindsay

Cole Cubelic of ESPN and the SEC Network join Andy and Lindsay to talk about offensive line play in the National Championship Game, defensive line play in the National Championship Game, and on field hijinks.

Duration: 00:37:42

Anointing Alabama Too Soon?

Adam Jude of The Seattle Times joins Lindsay and Andy to talk about the underdog Huskies, and how all this dynasty talk about Alabama might just be playing into Washington's hands. Plus, the other times the unbeatable college football team got beat, and semifinal predictions.

Duration: 00:47:20

Campus Rush Special Edition: Boise State-Oklahoma Relived

Ten years ago, the Broncos of Boise State shocked the college football world when they upset Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl using three trick plays at the end of regulation and overtime to slay Goliath. A decade later, their victory still resonates.

Duration: 00:38:01

Lindsay and Andy with Clemson's Ben Boulware

Lindsay and Andy talk college football and interview Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware.

Duration: 00:37:27

Martin Rickman and Lane Kiffin

Martin Rickman of UPROXX Sports joins Lindsay and Andy to give insight into the Wake Forest scandal, and FAU coach Lane Kiffin talks with Andy.

Duration: 00:50:14

Bruce Feldman Joins Andy and Lindsay

Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports joins Andy and Lindsay to talk about the recent hires of Willie Taggart at Oregon and Matt Rhule at Baylor. The gang also discusses the most down-to-earth coaches in college football and somehow manages to let the conversation veer into an economic discussion of site selection for prostitutes.

Duration: 00:47:28

The Playoff Postseason is here! Well, almost.

Edward Aschoff of joins Andy and Lindsay to talk about the Alabama-Washington Peach Bowl Semi and how anyone, and IF anyone, can beat the mighty Crimson Tide. Plus, Aschoff gives his best restaurant and sight-seeing tips to ATL tourists. Lindsay and Andy also discuss if the playoff committee got it right, and look ahead to the Ohio State-Clemson match up in the Fiesta Bowl.

Duration: 00:38:48

Joel Klatt for College Football Commissioner

Joel Klatt of Fox Sports joins the show to discuss the latest CFP rankings and headaches, plus potential chaos after championship weekend. Then Lindsay and Andy debate Oregon's firing of Mark Helfrich and discuss the coaching carousel and their favorite conspiracy theories.

Duration: 01:04:08

A Big 12 team that plays defense?

A Big 12 team that plays defense? Allan Taylor of West Virginia MetroNews joins the podcast to discuss West Virginia's success. Also, Andy and Lindsay wonder why coaches don't get a little more time to build their programs.

Duration: 00:54:09

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