Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack kick off the podcast by discussing the College Football Playoff semifinals, which playoff quarterback they'd take to win one game, and the head coaches and assistants on the move. Next, Heather Dinich hops on (34:48) following the last CFP ranking to talk about how championship games are very important to the committee, why she can't imagine the playoff expanding anytime soon and the changes she'd make to college football. Later, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl CEO Gary Stokan joins the pod (53:31) to discuss the bowl selection process, LSU-Oklahoma and his thoughts on playoff expansion.
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- LSU's Brady wins award for top assistant coach
- Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young are Heisman finalists
- No. 2 Buckeyes open as underdogs to Clemson
- CFP set: No. 1 LSU gets OU; OSU vs. Clemson
Who are the best high school football prospects this past decade? Kyler Murray, Leonard Fournette and Jadeveon Clowney are some familiar names.
Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb vs. LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. just might top the list of intriguing bowl-game battles.
LSU's Joe Brady on Tuesday won the Broyles Award, which is given annually to the top assistant coach in college football.
LSU's record-setting quarterback holds his spot atop our rankings as the Heisman front-runner. Justin Fields, Chase Young and Jalen Hurts follow.
With the way LSU's defense has played the past few games, there's no denying that the Tigers are a complete football team and title-worthy.
A blue-ribbon panel of 150 experts selects the best coaches in the sport's history.
From final scores to top performances, we predict what to expect in every bowl game this season.
Defenders rising. Playmakers all over the board. And elite quarterbacks to build around. Mel and Todd kick off NFL draft season.
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts, and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young are headed to New York this weekend as finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast discussing Herbie's insane travel schedule last week, if the committee got it right between No. 1 and No. 2, LSU's defensive awakening, why Clemson might be even better this season than last, Jalen Hurts' playoff experience and Joe Burrow running away with the Heisman (20:32). Later, the guys get into their initial thoughts on the playoff matchups (29:14), which other bowl games jumped off the slate, Herbie's interview with Tua Tagovailoa and his parents (35:39), coaching moves (45:20) and listener questions.
The top four playoff teams are set thanks to upsets, blowouts and near misses. But how would an expanded playoff format look?
The four playoff teams were obvious. The order at the top was not. Here's how the committee ended up choosing LSU over Ohio State.
We can't believe we are about to say this, but ... thank you, College Football Playoff selection committee. You've given college football fans two must-see semifinal matchups.
Here's what we're expecting to see when No. 1 LSU takes on No. 4 Oklahoma and No. 2 Ohio State faces No. 3 Clemson.
The best and worst parts of the season for LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma en route to all four teams reaching the College Football Playoff.
The College Football Playoff will crown its next champion in New Orleans. Take a look at the rest of the CFP and bowl schedule.