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OK Computers: A Formal Apology to College Football’s Biggest Scapegoat

The BCS era was defined by college football fans getting mad at a set of computer formulas. But math was never the problem with the old system—and the sport’s new selection process has only gotten worse.

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Knicks Tease Us, Jets-Giants QB Questions, Plus Week 14 NFL Picks With Joe Benigno

JJ also explains why he’s so hyped for college football Championship Saturday

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Lincoln Riley, Brian Kelly, and the Shifting Paradigm of Coaching Power

What do two seismic college football coaching hires say about the overall football landscape?

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Chris Long on Brian Kelly and the Super Bowl Favorite. Plus, Matt Leinart on Lincoln Riley to USC

Ryen also talks about the Suns’ win over the Warriors and marvels at the Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards

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Suns-Warriors, Anthony Edwards, LSU’s Big Hire, and a Kenny G Interview

Plus, Bill and Wos talk about Bill’s newest League Pass crush: the Timberwolves

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The Ripple Effects of the Wildest Coaching Carousel in College Football History

Lincoln Riley is leaving Oklahoma for USC. Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame for LSU. Within the span of a couple days, the entire sport has been flipped on its head. What does it mean moving forward?

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Happy for Harbaugh, Lincoln Riley to USC, and Trent Dilfer on Whether the Pats Can Win the Super Bowl

Ryen also predicts the CFP rankings, and explores the arguments around playoff expansion

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Terrell Davis: From Backup to Hall of Famer. Plus, Wild CFB Coaching Buyouts and Russillo Travel Stories

Plus, Terrell talks about Jonathan Taylor and the state of the running back position and tells stories from his time at Georgia and with the Broncos

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“You Can’t Take a Day Off”: Inside Bryce Young’s Pursuit of Excellence

It’s all happening according to plan for the Alabama quarterback: He recently won the Heisman Trophy and will try to lead the Crimson Tide to a national championship

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Packers Are Fine, but Are Bills in Trouble? Plus, Lakers’ Struggles and CFB Openings in Florida and Elsewhere.

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Few Positives in the Jets’ Loss, Disjointed Knicks, and a Giants-Bucs ‘MNF’ Preview

Plus, discussing NFL MVP futures odds and projecting the college football playoff

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Are the NFL’s Alabama QBs on the Path to Stardom?

Mac Jones, Tua Tagovailoa, and Jalen Hurts all faced scrutiny coming into the season. It hasn’t been smooth sailing for all of them—but each has shown promise in recent weeks.

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Are the Warriors Really This Good? Plus, Saban and Masters Stories With Tom Rinaldi, and ‘Hightown’ Creator Rebecca Cutter

Ryen also talks to Rinaldi about the latter’s long tenure at ESPN, ‘College GameDay,’ the U.S. Open and the Masters, Fox’s ‘Big Noon Kickoff,’ and more

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Spencer Rattler Had All the Hype. Then Caleb Williams Rewrote History.

Quarterback changes happen in college football all the time. The rise of Oklahoma’s freshman phenom is different.

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Danny Kanell on CFP Debates and the End of ‘Russillo & Kanell’

Plus, NBA tales from the couch and a QB Stock update

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NFL Week 9: That Was Weird. Plus Trent Dilfer on the OBJ Dilemma, Aaron Rodgers, and the MVP Race.

Ryen also quickly hits on the weekend in college football

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Bulls November Gauntlet, Aaron Rodgers’s Cowardice, and Robert Sarver’s Ignorance

And Howard Griffith stops by to discuss the state of the Big Ten

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Big Cat on the CFB Playoff Rankings and Fake Media Trades. Plus: the Problem With Zion

Russillo also shares his reflections on the NBA through two weeks, including why the Miami Heat are for real and thoughts on NBA rookies Franz Wagner, Jalen Green, Josh Giddey, Evan Mobley, and others

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Cincinnati Never Had a Chance to Beat Them. It’ll Have to Join Them.

The College Football Playoff committee has no intention of letting Cincinnati into its exclusive club—and the Bearcats have gotten the message

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NFL Week 8, Trades, and QB Futures With Mike Sando, Plus CFB Top-Four Prediction

Ryen also shares some stories from Halloween weekend and answers listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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The Punter That Was Promised Has Arrived

San Diego State’s Matt Araiza is having the greatest punting season in college football history. He’s also redefining how valuable punters can really be.

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Six College QBs Who Could Save This NFL Draft Class

After Spencer Rattler’s benching in Oklahoma, this QB class lacks a star passer. But the draft process is long—and there are a number of talented players who could rise up big boards over the next six months.

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NBA “State of the Association” Address, Plus LSU’s Future and the Top of Every Major Conference With Bruce Feldman

Plus, Ryen and Bruce talk about Spencer Rattler’s future

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Ravens Have the Best Win of the Season, Undefeated Cardinals, Plus Chaos in Tennessee With Jonathan Vilma

Ryen also runs through some CFB headlines, including Caleb Williams and the Oklahoma Sooners handily beating TCU and Tennessee’s wild loss to Ole Miss

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Daniel Jeremiah on Stopping the Top QBs and Philly’s QB Problem, Plus Van Lathan on Spencer Rattler and LSU

Plus, Russillo shares his thoughts on the often-convoluted question of "Who is the best?" before coming up with an answer

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Allen vs. Mahomes and Spencer Rattler’s Future With Trent Dilfer

Plus, Alabama's historic loss and Fury-Wilder III

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The Red River Rivalry, in the Eye of the Storm

Texas and Oklahoma stunned the college football world by announcing their move to the SEC. As the schools prepare to face off on Saturday, it’s worth exploring what their realignment will change—and what’s changing around it.

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Brady vs. Belichick Legacy Update, “It’s the Schedule, Stupid,” Plus Talking Receivers With Steve Smith Sr.

Russillo also talks about the 4-0 Cardinals and teams masked by an easy schedule

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Julian Edelman on Brady, Belichick and the Return, Plus Brock Huard on CFB Contenders

Plus, Russillo shares his thoughts on football fans hate-watching NFL games

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Kayvon Thibodeaux Is More Than Just the NFL’s Next Superstar Pass Rusher

The elite defensive lineman spurned SEC schools to join Oregon; is one of the first players to profit off his name, image, and likeness; and could be the no. 1 pick in the 2022 NFL draft. Now, he could even lead the no. 3 Ducks back to the College Football Playoff.

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An Awkward Interview With Tyson Fury, Plus NFL Week 3 Story Lines With Sheil Kapadia

Russilo shares his thoughts on college football blue-blood programs that have struggled in recent years before he’s joined by Sheil Kapadia to talk NFL Week 3 and by Tyson Fury for a roller coaster interview

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The High Stakes Behind USC’s Coaching Search

The Trojans are once again looking for a new steward for a program that is supposed to be among college football’s elite. What will it take to get USC back on top of the sport?