This will be a cauldron of emotions — nostalgia, appreciation, friendship, devotion, defiance, rivalry, desperation, one-upmanship.
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde try to recap the New York Time’s latest piece on Mark Emmert and NIL laws without laughing…I guess better late than never, Mark. The guys also debate who made the smart move between Hartford leaving D-1 athletics and UC-Riverside staying. Will this be a new trend moving forward? Pete wraps the pod with quite the story from his recent travels around college football facilities…
Aaron Rodgers isn’t even on the radar because it’s Baker or bust. In Cleveland, that’s saying something.
We’re not saying anyone should vote general manager Troy Weaver as executive of the year for fielding a team that could post a .278 winning percentage, but this isn’t easy to pull off.
The comeback will be a huge storyline. And every day that he's in the spotlight is one less day it is zeroed in on the young QB and the adjusting coach.
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde are a day late but still bring the heat with this jampacked podcast. The guys are contractually obligated to start with SEC coach fights when they occur, and this time we have a heavyweight bout on our hands. Will A&M ever overtake Bama for the top spot in the SEC West? We have another example of why the NCAA made a huge mistake leaving name, image and likeness legislation to the states. Georgia placed a clause in their bill this week stating schools can tax the players up to 75% to redistribute to other student-athletes. Notre Dame has started to place billboards featuring star players in their hometowns. Is this a start of a new trend across recruiting?
Alas, Soup and Sandwich did not win the Kentucky Derby, but we press on here at the Yahoo Sports College Podcast. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde recap the rest of the NFL Draft from this past weekend. Who will be a late-round sleeper that will star in the league? SI's Ross Dellenger wrote a great piece taking us inside the last 27 months of College Football Playoff expansion talks. When is the earliest we could see an expanded field? Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck joins the show to talk about his new book with Jon Gordon, Tanner Morgan and the offense's development, the upcoming recruiting rush in June and the new one-time transfer rule's impact on the game.