328 episodes

Sam Herder shares his FCS analysis, predictions, thoughts, and ramblings on the FCS Football Talk podcast, presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. He also brings on offseason guests from all around the FCS for in-depth conversations.

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    • 4.8 • 122 Ratings

Sam Herder shares his FCS analysis, predictions, thoughts, and ramblings on the FCS Football Talk podcast, presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. He also brings on offseason guests from all around the FCS for in-depth conversations.

    2024 FCS Over/Unders w/ Zach McKinnell

    2024 FCS Over/Unders w/ Zach McKinnell

    On this episode, Sam is joined by Zach McKinnell of FCS Football Central and The Bluebloods.
    The two discuss some FCS over/unders, including:
    -Win totals for SDSU, NDSU, Montana, Montana State, USD, and Nova
    -Number of playoff teams from the Big Sky, CAA, MVFC, and SoCon
    -Number of Big Sky/MVFC teams in the semifinals
    -Number of FCS over FBS wins
    -Micah Davey tackles
    -ShunDerrick Powell/Kayvon Britten/Lan Larison combined rushing yards
    -SDSU defensive PPG
    -Between Montana/Montana State/NDSU/SDSU, how many will join the Mountain West within the next 3 years?
    -And more
    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit https://herosports.com/ for FCS coverage and https://sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    South Dakota Preview w/ Jay Elsen – Will USD Sustain Its 2023 Success?

    South Dakota Preview w/ Jay Elsen – Will USD Sustain Its 2023 Success?

    On this episode, Sam is joined by Jay Elsen of Midco Sports to preview the upcoming South Dakota football season.
    The two discuss:
    -the difference between last offseason and this offseason for USD football
    -Offensive talent returning
    -Aidan Bouman's progression
    -Defensive question marks and names to step up
    -USD's portal additions
    -Overall roster talent improvement
    -2024 expectations
    -And more
    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit https://herosports.com/ for FCS coverage and https://sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 38 min
    Idaho Preview w/ Brian Marceau – Vandals On The Rise

    Idaho Preview w/ Brian Marceau – Vandals On The Rise

    On this episode, Sam is joined by Brian Marceau, host of Tubs at the Club, to chat Idaho football.
    The two discuss:
    -Excitement around Idaho football
    -Jason Eck
    -Jack Layne at QB
    -Offensive weapons
    -OL progression
    -Strength of the defense
    -2024 expectations
    -And more
    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit https://herosports.com/ for FCS coverage and https://sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 40 min
    Discussing FCS Quarterbacks w/ Stone Labanowitz

    Discussing FCS Quarterbacks w/ Stone Labanowitz

    On this episode, Sam is joined by Stone Labanowitz, former SIU QB and current co-host of FCS Nation Radio
    The two discuss:
    -Mark Gronowski staying at SDSU
    -Analysis of Cam Miller, Cole Gonzales, and Tommy Mellott
    -Under-the-radar QBs
    -Transfer portal regrets
    -Frisco experience
    -And more
    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit https://herosports.com/ for FCS coverage and https://sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 48 min
    Villanova Preview w/ Ed Benkin: Nova Looks To Be A Contender Again

    Villanova Preview w/ Ed Benkin: Nova Looks To Be A Contender Again

    On this episode, Sam is joined by Ed Benkin to preview the upcoming Villanova football season.

    The two discuss:
    -Nova's run to the quarterfinals last year
    -Year-to-year inconsistencies
    -QB Connor Watkins
    -Nova's defensive potential
    -Villanova and the CAA
    -Battle of the Blue future
    -Villanova football following
    -And more

    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit https://herosports.com/ for FCS coverage and https://sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 29 min
    UAlbany Preview w/ Daniel Steenkamer: Great Danes Looking To Reload

    UAlbany Preview w/ Daniel Steenkamer: Great Danes Looking To Reload

    On this episode, Sam is joined by CAA writer Daniel Steenkamer to preview UAlbany.
    The two discuss:
    -UAlbany's rise last year
    -The departures and transfer additions
    -QB battle
    -Defense rebuilding
    -Recruiting
    -2024 schedule thoughts
    -And more
    The podcast is presented by HERO Sports and BetMGM. Visit herosports.com for FCS coverage and sports.betmgm.com/en/sports for online betting odds.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

Tessa-Savannah ,

FCS Podcast—Sam

Knowledgeable, unbiased. Great content. Like the passion. Fully invested in FCS football. I am interested in FCS recruiting also. Would like to see more players accept FCS scholarships over excess P5 PWO’s.

FlyPixel ,

Great FCS coverage by Sam Herder.

Sam does a great job covering the FCS. I especially enjoy the MVFC and Big Sky coverage.

gators2011 ,

The Finest Of The FCS

Sam provides the best FCS content around.

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