OFN Meeting Room: Top bowls

December 28, 2017

Mike Huguenin of Gridiron Now returns to join Greg DePalma with a preview of the College Football Playoff semifinals and other key matchups as bowl season enters its final week. They also touch on who did well in college football’s very first early signing day.  


OFN College Football: Bowl preview I

December 25, 2017

Greg DePalma tackles the remainder of the bowl schedule with previews and analysis, including the College Football Playoff semifinals that pit Georgia against Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl before the Sugar Bowl hosts the third chapter of the Clemson/Alabama trilogy. Trends, injuries, suspensions and other news all come into play.  


OFN Meeting Room: Mountain West

December 21, 2017

Greg DePalma visits again with Robert Gagliardi, sports editor for WyoSports.net and the Laramie Boomerang, to discuss the Mountain West bowl slate that began Saturday with Boise State‘s win in the Las Vegas Bowl. Still to come: The Idaho Potato Bowl (Wyoming), Hawaii Bowl (Fresno State) and Armed Forces Bowl (San Diego State).  


OFN Meeting Room: Bowl season

December 15, 2017

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.  


OFN Meeting Room: Sun Belt Conference

December 15, 2017

Greg DePalma is joined by Adam Luckett, Sun Belt correspondent for UnderdogDynasty.com, to look at the conference’s bowl prospects with five teams in the postseason. Three of them are in action Saturday, including co-champions Troy leading things off in the New Orleans Bowl against former member North Texas.  


OFN Meeting Room: UCF

November 2, 2017

Greg DePalma chats with Marc Daniels, longtime radio voice of UCF athletics, about the Knights’ quick ascent since coach Scott Frost arrived ahead of the 2016 season. UCF has won 13 of 20 games under the ex-Nebraska QB, including a 7-0 mark now that puts the Knights in the mix for a New Year’s Six bowl. Can they keep Frost from being lured away by Florida or Nebraska?    


The Sports Section: Dec. 29 podcast

December 29, 2016

Greg DePalma previews the final weekend of the NFL regular season, highlighted by Sunday night’s NFC North winner-take-all clash between the Green Bay Packers, winners of five straight, and the slumping Detroit Lions. He also discusses a busy New Year’s weekend bowl schedule, and touches on the latest college basketball movement.  


The Sports Section: Dec. 27 podcast

December 27, 2016

Greg DePalma updates the NFL playoff picture and Super Bowl futures as the postseason field continues to narrow, including the Pittsburgh Steelers locking up the AFC North with a heart-pounding win over Baltimore. The latest college bowl games also get an examination, with the College Football Playoff semifinals awaiting Saturday.  


Ourlads’ NFL Draft Guide: Bowl preview II

December 23, 2016

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, rejoins Greg DePalma to discuss top NFL prospects worth watching in the upcoming week’s glut of bowl games. The Orange Bowl gets plenty of attention, with Michigan’s versatile Jabrill Peppers and Florida State RB Dalvin Cook and DE DeMarcus Walker.  


The Sports Section: Dec. 20 podcast

December 20, 2016

Greg DePalma updates the NFL playoff picture and takes an early look at the regular season’s penultimate week, along with more analysis of college bowl games. On the hardwood, two more teams – with the same mascot – are added to the futures portfolio.