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Yahoo Sports experts Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde and Pete Thamel break down the latest NCAA news from the football field to the basketball court.

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Yahoo Sports experts Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde and Pete Thamel break down the latest NCAA news from the football field to the basketball court.

    The Making of the Aaron Hernandez documentary & OBJ making it rain

    The Making of the Aaron Hernandez documentary & OBJ making it rain

    On this edition of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, we applaud our own Dan Wetzel, executive producer on the hit Netflix documentary Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, and stage an Inside the Screen Actors Studio interview taking you behind the long production process. (1:09)


    You might have heard, but Odell Beckham Jr. loves attention. We break down his wild night after LSU’s win in New Orleans and did he give us a peek into the future of the infamous $100 handshake? (22:06)


    Quite a few big-name running backs decided to return to college instead of opting for the NFL draft before the deadline. Which ball carrier will have the biggest impact next season? (37:43)


    Also, new Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich added his name to the race for the 2020 Golden Cheese Grader Coach of the Year award after a certain stunt he pulled in Seattle over the weekend… (47:27) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min
    National Championship Game Recap

    National Championship Game Recap

    Hours after Joe Burrow and Ed Orgeron etched their names in Louisiana lore, Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde recap LSU’s 42-25 win over Clemson at the national title game in New Orleans. What was wrong with Clemson and specifically Trevor Lawrence? (10:18) 


    We also “praise” the powers that be for all they “do” for the fans. How do we fix the calendar of the playoff and national title game? (19:03)


    Also, what was the turning point in the game, and why would Joe Brady not cash out and move on to the NFL? (27:06) Plus, was this the greatest college season ever for a team and quarterback? (33:05) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 48 min
    Predicting the title game with a Voodoo Priestess

    Predicting the title game with a Voodoo Priestess

    On this 100th edition of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde travel to New Orleans for the National Championship and dive right into the madness by previewing the LSU vs Clemson matchup from a French Quarter Voodoo shop. 


    Before the guys get to the battle of the Tigers, big news broke out in the state of Mississippi when Mike Leach docked his pirate ship in Starkville as the new head coach of the Bulldogs. How will the wild man fare in the SEC and is there a more entertaining in-state coaching duo? (5:10)


    Later, Pat, Pete and Dan break down the title game, ask how each defense will stop these two high powered offenses, and which prop bets you should take. (20:20)


    Finally, the podcast welcomes Voodoo Priestess Catherina Williams, the oldest living psychic in Louisiana, to predict Monday’s matchup before they ask her some even more important questions like ‘who will ultimately win the Chicken War?’ (41:49) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 55 min
    Drunk and Disorderly at Bowl games & Golden Tickets to Heaven

    Drunk and Disorderly at Bowl games & Golden Tickets to Heaven

    Dan Wetzel returns to the Yahoo Sports College Podcast joining SI’s Pat Forde and Pete Thamel to recap the madness of bowl season. The guys open with the final bowl pool standings…who will pay the bar tab in New Orleans? (00:37)


    Why is the playoff schedule so messed up this season? The short answer is the Grand Daddy of them all, the Rose Bowl. Is there any way to fix this mess? (5:50)


    In the Citrus Bowl, Alabama beat Michigan 35-16 capped by a Najee Harris touchdown with twenty-six seconds left. Was Nick Saban truly running up the score on Jim Harbaugh? (21:23) And speaking of Alabama, will Tua Tagovailoa choose to enter the NFL draft on Monday or stay for one more run with the Tide? 


    In the NFL ranks, Baylor head coach Matt Rhule’s name has been tossed around for a few opening including Dallas and New York. Which job is he gunning for? (37:32)


    Dan wraps the podcast by asking the honorable Judges Forde and Thamel to preside over cases involving a family being tossed out of a bowl game and a couple arrested with tickets to heaven, crack cocaine and a baby alligator. (42:11)  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min
    Instant CFP Semifinal Reaction

    Instant CFP Semifinal Reaction

    A tragic plane crash. An all-time performance. A controversial incomplete pass. Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde give their instant reaction from Phoenix as the CFP semifinals and the final football Saturday of the decade come to a close.


    In the Fiesta Bowl, Clemson knocked out Ohio State 29-23 in an epic heavyweight fight. What was the biggest gaffe by the referees and just how impressive was Trevor Lawrence? (1:40)


    On the other side, LSU’s offense surged past Oklahoma 63-28 under the leadership of heavy-hearted OC Steve Ensminger and the record-breaking Joe Burrow. Did we just witness the best performance in bowl history? (29:23) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 46 min
    Hangover Cures, Bowl Picks & CFP Preview

    Hangover Cures, Bowl Picks & CFP Preview

    On this edition of the Yahoo Sports College Podcast, Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI’s Pat Forde dive into the growing hangover cure industry as they prepare for their upcoming trip to New Orleans for the National Championship game. (4:12)


    Dan gloats about his very early lead in the Bowl pool before Pete describes his thrilling adventure covering the Boca Raton Bowl. (11:39)


    Pat, Pete, and Dan pick the rest of the bowl slate against the spread (17:52) as well as preview next weekend’s semifinal games in the Fiesta and Peach Bowls. (60:40) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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