Greg DePalma sits down with Mitchell Light, managing editor at Athlon Sports, to discuss the Alabama-vs.-Ohio State argument that eventually put the Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff despite not playing for a conference title. They also take an early look at the semifinal matchups and kick around coaching’s December revolving door.
Greg DePalma is joined again by Mike Huguenin of Gridiron Now to discuss the College Football Playoff‘s final quartet and the committee’s decision to take Alabama, which didn’t play for a league title, over Big Ten champion Ohio State. They also look back at Championship Weekend, look ahead to the semifinal matchups and take a whirl on the coaching carousel.
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 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?
Greg DePalma spends a few minutes with Bryan Matthews, who covers Auburn football for Yahoo and AuburnSports.com, to discuss the Tigers’ turnaround from a team in turmoil after a mid-October loss at LSU to one that controls its own postseason hopes after thrashing one No.1 team (Georgia) and now getting ready to face an all-too-familiar next No.1 (Alabama).
Greg DePalma talks with Ryan Fowler, Alabama sports talk host with TIDE 102.9 radio about Alabama‘s quest for a 17th national title and fifth under coach Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide returned to their accustomed No.1 spot in the College Football Playoff rankings following last weekend’s shakeup.