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The fastest growing college football podcast out there. Saturday Down South has been the leading voice in SEC football for years, and is now giving college football fans a "go to" podcast for weekly commentary and discussion. It's SEC football, but for your ears.

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The fastest growing college football podcast out there. Saturday Down South has been the leading voice in SEC football for years, and is now giving college football fans a "go to" podcast for weekly commentary and discussion. It's SEC football, but for your ears.

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@SDS

Language:

English

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Episodes
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Creating a new SEC tiebreaker, Matt Baker talks Jaden Rashada lawsuit & the future of Florida's Big 3 programs

5/24/2024
There's a TON going on in college sports. The guys start with the idea of private equity involvement and why it has such low approval rating (0:30). In the SEC's first division-less season with Texas and Oklahoma on board, a new tiebreaker system is needed so Connor offers one up (8:00). The Tampa Bay Times' Matt Baker joined the show to discuss the messy Jaden Rashada lawsuit and the Big 3 programs in the state of Florida (47:00). The guys close with "Pitch Me: SEC tailgates" (1:13:00).

Duration:01:53:35

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10 chaos scenarios for 2024, Scott Dochterman talks Kadyn Proctor saga, transfer portal reform & SuperLeague hurdles

5/21/2024
It's chaos time! The guys outline 10 chaos scenarios for 2024 (2:00). Which are most realistic? And why would each one have national impact? Connor and Will discuss all of them. The Athletic's Scott Dochterman joined the show to discuss Iowa's side of the Kadyn Proctor saga, transfer portal reform, SuperLeague hurdles and more (1:08:00). The guys close with Lad of the Week (1:39:00).

Duration:01:43:00

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An appreciation of Luther Burden III, Brad Crawford talks Dabo cringe, SEC QB rankings & CFB video game

5/17/2024
Let's give Luther Burden III some flowers. The guys do just that for the Mizzou receiver, who somehow didn't make the cover of the new EA Sports college football video game (2:00). 247sports' Brad Crawford joined the show to discuss Dabo Swinney's cringe comments about the transfer portal, SEC QB rankings and the new CFB video game (41:00). The guys close with some thoughts on the SEC schedule for Week 1 being released for the headliners (1:03:00)

Duration:01:12:44

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Who will lead the SEC in rushing? Trey Wallace talks Heupel-Oklahoma relationship & Pruitt stories

5/14/2024
Now is the PERFECT time of year for some predictions. The guys ask the ever-important question — who will lead the SEC in rushing in 2024 (5:00)? They handicap the field and settle on a running back to plant their flag on (46:30). Outkick's Trey Wallace joined the show to discuss a comment from Hugh Freeze about player contracts and what that could mean for college football, as well as the Josh Heupel-Oklahoma relationship and looking back on the Jeremy Pruitt fallout (51:00). The guys close with Lad of the Week (1:41:00).

Duration:01:50:14

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Dissecting Brian Kelly's viral comments, Justin Hokanson talks Payton Thorne, Cam Coleman & Auburn expectations

5/10/2024
Brian Kelly went viral again, and we've got some thoughts. Connor and Will dig into what Kelly said and why some of it was regrettable while some of it wasn't (2:00). On3's Justin Hokanson joined the show to discuss all things Auburn in 2024 (39:00). Which portal QB nearly ended up on The Plains? Is Hugh Freeze properly handling the patience vs. panic dilemma? And what's a fair expectation for the Tigers? The guys close with Pitch Me: Easiest SEC Schedule in 2024 (1:06:00).

Duration:01:35:49

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When will an SEC coach leave for another conference? Shane Beamer talks Spencer Rattler narrative, Nyck Harbor & 2024

5/7/2024
It's a coach-heavy episode of The Saturday Down South Podcast. The guys discuss how long it's been since an SEC coach left for another conference and why the sport is set up for that streak to continue well into the 2020s. South Carolina coach Shane Beamer joined the show to discuss the Spencer Rattler Draft narrative, Nyck Harbor, LaNorris Sellers, 2024 expectations and much more. The guys close with Lad of the Week.

Duration:01:22:41

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The QB episode! Drafting QBs for 2024, Pitch Me: The best SEC QB for 2024

5/3/2024
It's the QB episode! It's QB content galore today from Connor and Will. They start with drafting QBs for 2024 (1:00). Who goes No. 1? Who didn't make the cut? Who had the better draft? The guys close with Pitch Me: The best SEC QB for 2024 (1:15:00).

Duration:01:44:50

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SEC Post-Draft Superlatives, Tom Hart talks Mizzou's rise, Jordan Rodgers and tales from the booth

4/30/2024
The NFL Draft came and went, so the guys have some SEC superlatives to hand out (1:20). The guys recap a bunch of things, including the coldest take, strangest pick, favorite fit, most damning draft stats, most frustrating fall, most egregious whiffs from way too early mocks, betting the farm on a 2025 SEC first-rounder and more. ESPN's Tom Hart joined the show to discuss Mizzou's rise, Jordan Rodgers and tales from the booth (1:09:00). The guys close with Lad of the Week (1:38:00).

Duration:01:48:43

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The SEC flexes in Round 1 of the NFL Draft, Rome Odunze talks Kalen DeBoer, career & Draft

4/26/2024
Round 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft is in the books and yes, the SEC dominated once again. What were the takeaways from the first night? The guys break that down. On behalf of Sharpie, former Washington and new Chicago Bears receiver Rome Odunze joined the show to talk about playing for Kalen DeBoer, his career, the NFL Draft and more. The guys close with "Pitch Me: SEC Uniforms.

Duration:01:19:34

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5 new SEC names to know after Saturday, Tom Luginbill talks Arch Manning, Jaden Rashada & sideline stories

4/23/2024
The SEC spring slate is officially closed. The guys have a breakdown of the action over the weekend with 5 new SEC names to know. Or rather, guys who didn't start in this conference last year who could have a major say in defining the 2024 season. ESPN's Tom Luginbill joined the show to discuss Arch Manning, Quinn Ewers, fixing recruiting, the Jaden Rashada and stories from the sideline. The guys close with Lad of the Week.

Duration:01:38:30

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Thoughts on a quiet portal (so far), Jacob Hester talks LSU defense concerns, Garrett Nussmeier & NFL Draft

4/19/2024
The transfer portal hasn't really gotten going yet. Why is that the case? And what should we make of the moves and non-moves we've seen so far? The guys break that down (1:00). LSU great Jacob Hester joined the show to discuss LSU's defensive concerns, Garrett Nussmeier expectations, the Josh Heupel offense, RBs in the NFL Draft and a classic story from Hester's draft day experience (40:00). The guys close with Pitch Me: SEC Mascots (1:10:00).

Duration:01:48:56

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Actual SEC spring game takeaways, Josh Pate talks portal chaos, storm-chasing team & Year 2 Hugh Freeze

4/16/2024
It's a fully loaded slate of spring games and the guys break down all of them (1:00). Connor and Will discuss all 8 spring games with thoughts on Georgia's pass-catchers, Germie Bernard, Ty Simpson, Nico Iamaleava, DJ Lagway, LSU's woeful secondary, Ole Miss' party in The Sip, new-look offenses for UK and Arkansas, and much more. 247sports' Josh Pate joined the show to discuss his expected portal chaos, his spring tour takeaways, his storm-chasing team and much more (1:15:00). The guys close with Lad of the Week (1:45:00).

Duration:01:55:51

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Re-ranking the Top 10 QBs from 2021, Brooks Austin talks Trevor Etienne, Carson Beck's growth, and Kirby Smart's legacy

4/12/2024
Let's use hindsight to re-rank some quarterbacks. Connor and Will re-rank the top 10 QBs in the 2021 class based on their college careers (2:00). Who is No. 1? And can the guys even get to 10? Sports Illustrated's Brooks Austin joined the show to discuss all things Georgia (53:00). Is Carson Beck making tweaks to his game? Is Trevor Etienne going to be D'Andre Swift 2.0? And is Kirby Smart capable of joining the Mt. Rushmore of college coaches? The guys close with "Pitch Me: SEC Stadiums edition" (1:30:00).

Duration:01:53:57

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What's realistic for Cam Coleman, Arkansas TE Luke Hasz talks new QB, Bobby Petrino and atypical football roots

4/9/2024
It's a loaded April pod! The guys start with some brief thoughts on John Calipari leaving for Arkansas (0:30). After Cam Coleman went off in Auburn's spring game, Connor thought it would be timely to dig into the challenging road that often await freshmen receivers in the SEC (6:15). Arkansas TE Luke Hasz joined the show to discuss his breakout Year 1, his new QB, playing for Bobby Petrino, his atypical football journey and more (49:00). The guys close with their new "Pitch Me" segment idea (1:14:00) and Lad of the Week (1:20:00).

Duration:01:36:10

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Drafting non-SEC head coaches, Alex Golesh talks Bama game, Year 1 success and USF's momentum

4/5/2024
It's Draft Day! Before the guys dig into that, they discuss the proposed Super League (0:30). Connor and Will draft non-SEC coaches (14:00). Who comes off the board? Who doesn't? USF head coach Alex Golesh joins the show to discuss his experience in Year 1 in Tampa. He talked the Bama game, calling plays, being the CEO of a program and much more (1:16:00). The guys close with the Jersey Contest Championship (1:50:00)!

Duration:01:59:17

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The basketball dream at a football school, Michael Katz on Pete Golding, the unique Jaxson Dart and Lane's pivotal year

4/2/2024
Wait ... we're talkin' hoops? Alabama's first ever Final Four run sparked an interesting topic — what is the basketball dream at a football school (2:00)? The Daily Journal's Michael Katz joined the show to discuss all things Pete Golding, Jaxson Dart's unique path to Year 4, Lane Kiffin's pivotal year and more (49:00). The guys close with a Jersey Story and Lad of the Week (1:12:00).

Duration:01:30:45

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Florida gets called out, Ryan Fowler on the early days of Kalen DeBoer era

3/29/2024
We've got a loaded pod! The guys dig into Florida getting called out by the comments by former defensive standout Princely Umanmielen (2:00). What does that say about Florida? And is there any reason to push back on that? The Game's Ryan Fowler joined Connor to discuss all things Alabama at the start of the Kalen DeBoer era (45:00). They finish with an update on The Jersey Contest (1:23:00).

Duration:01:30:31

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The 2024 villains of college football, David Hale discusses future of FSU, Clemson & ACC lawsuits

3/26/2024
Let's talk villains. The guys dig into the villains of college football (2:00). Which players qualify? Which coaches or organizations are villains? Who could eventually be a villain? ESPN's David Hale joined the show to discuss his takeaways from the lawsuits involving Florida State, Clemson and the ACC. What's next and what's the path for all parties (1:23:00)? The guys close with Jersey Contest (1:48:00) and Lad of the Week (1:53:00).

Duration:02:04:24

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The 2024 All-Bang The Drum Team, SEC stays at 8-game conference schedule for 2025

3/22/2024
It's a LOADED pod. No interview today, but the guys have plenty to discuss. They open with the news that the SEC is sticking with an 8-game conference schedule for 2025 (0:30). What does that mean? Will the SEC ever get to a 9-game conference schedule? The guys break that down. Plus, Connor rolls out his 2024 All-Bang The Drum Team (11:00). The guys close with the Jersey Contest (1:45:00).

Duration:01:50:18

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The top 5 SEC DCs, Trevor Sikkema talks Daniels vs. Maye, Brock Bowers slip & SEC WR prospects

3/19/2024
In honor of March Madness, the guys have a seeding of sorts. They rank the top 5 SEC defensive coordinators (3:00). WIth the NFL Draft around the corner, PFF's Trevor Sikkema joined the show to discuss Brock Bowers' perceived slip in mock drafts, Jayden Daniels vs. Drake Maye, SEC WR prospects and more (1:04:00). The guys close with Jersey Contest (1:32:00) and Lad of the Week (1:38:00).

Duration:01:45:04