Greg DePalma is joined again by Mike Huguenin of Gridiron Now to look at how Georgia and Alabama reached the College Football Playoff championship game, and whether 13-0 UCF has any claim to a crown after its Peach Bowl win over Auburn. Also, how much did LSU just give Dave Aranda to stay as defensive coordinator?
Greg DePalma is rejoined by Brian Moss, publisher of TigerSportsReport.com, for an in-depth look at the American Athletic Conference postseason slate that includes UCF seeking to cap an unbeaten season in the Peach Bowl against Auburn. The AAC bowl run began Wednesday as SMU got thrashed in the Frisco Bowl in Texas.
Greg DePalma spends time with Chris Dufresne, national writer for TMG Sports, to look at top matchups and players to watch as the 40-game college bowl season launches with five games Saturday. The Las Vegas Bowl highlights the opening act, as Oregon makes its debut under coach Mario Cristobal, and they discuss whether UCF can finish unbeaten against Peach Bowl foe Auburn.
Greg DePalma previews Championship Weekend with a trio of guests, including Gridiron Now‘s Mike Huguenin for a look at the key title games that will set the College Football Playoff. The Big 12 finale also is featured, with Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman offering a closer look at Oklahoma and Carlos Mendez of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram previewing TCU.
Greg DePalma is joined again by Bryan Matthews, who covers Auburn football for Yahoo and AuburnSports.com, as the clock winds down for the Tigers to face Georgia again with the Southeastern Conference title and a College Football Playoff berth on the line. Auburn handed Georgia its lone loss just three weeks ago by a 40-17 count.
Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, looks at the talent involved in Saturday’s SEC Championship clash between No.2 Auburn and No.6 Georgia. Though UGa has two of Ourlads’ top five senior RBs in Nick Chubb (27) and Sony Michel, they were held to just 46 yards combined in last month’s meeting. In all, the game features perhaps a dozen players on draft boards for next spring.
Greg DePalma talks Georgia football with Anthony Dasher, managing editor with UGAsports.com, as the Bulldogs seek both revenge on Auburn and their first Southeastern Conference title since 2005 in Saturday’s championship game. They also discuss the NFL Draft prospects of RBs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, plus other teammates.
Greg DePalma is joined by Russ Mitchell, lead SEC columnist for CollegeFootballNews.com, to break down the College Football Playoff picture ahead of this weekend’s conference championship games. No.1 Clemson, No.2 Auburn, No.3 Oklahoma and No.4 Wisconsin all face “win and you’re in” situations, with No.5 Alabama lurking as a no-title-game wild card.
Greg DePalma sorts out the fallout from another chaotic weekend in college football after No.1 Alabama and No.2 Miami both meet defeat, while the coaching carousel gets cranked up. He’s also joined by Matthew Stevens, managing editor of USA Today’s RavensWire, to look at a Baltimore Ravens team that enters Monday night with three shutouts among its five wins.
Greg DePalma previews a Thanksgiving weekend full of rivalries and conference showdowns, highlighted by the annual Alabama/Auburn “Iron Bowl” with the SEC West crown on the line. Meantime, can No.2 Miami, No.3 Clemson and No.4 Oklahoma survive their final challenges before their league title games?