It’s the final podcast of the college football season! Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss Monday’s college football national championship, Georgia impressing against Michigan after falling flat in the SEC title, Alabama’s plan for the passing game against the Dawgs, if Georgia will back off of its pressures, if we’ll see a single 100-yard rusher in this game, Bear's travel to Denver and then to Indianapolis, and their thoughts on the final week of the NFL regular season.
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Avoid the Whammy
42:58It’s the final podcast of the college football season! Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss Monday’s college football national championship, Georgia impressing against Michigan after falling flat in the SEC title, Alabama’s plan for the passing game against the Dawgs, if Georgia will back off of its pressures, if we’ll see a single 100-yard rusher in this game, Bear's travel to Denver and then to Indianapolis, and their thoughts on the final week of the NFL regular season.
1:08:59Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss the Carolina schools facing off, the University of New Jersey reaching a bowl, keeping an eye on Central Michigan, the one thing that stands out when examining Alabama-Cincinnati, the matchups along the lines in Michigan-Georgia, Arkansas looking to cap an exciting season, an in-game teaser and losing money on Ole Miss overs.
Jets-Jags Under the Tree
55:25Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss their favorite uniforms this bowl season, the matchups on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, lobbying for Steve to toss the coin at the Military Bowl, the Mike Leach Bowl, Western Kentucky pulling Bailey Zappe before he could hit 6,000 passing yards, Bear’s ACC bowl wins bet, the No Coaches Bowl at Fenway, a frightening Would You Rather, if Clemson fans will travel to the Cheez-It Bowl, and adjusted NFL win totals.
Guess the Opt-Out
39:08Stanford Steve and The Bear sort through the first batch of bowl games starting on Friday with the Bahamas Bowl through Wednesday’s Armed Forces Bowl. They discuss single-digit underdogs covering, confusing bowl game opt-outs, the value of good tape from a bowl game, the low total in UTEP-Fresno State, if BYU feels slighted by its bowl destination, advice for live betting games, if Eastern Michigan could upset Liberty, if Oregon State gets to eight wins and Army’s offensive questions. Plus, which teams they’d bet on to win the AFC North.
I Dropped a “We”
54:21Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss if it’s too early to look at Kentucky Derby odds, Steve’s potential matching tattoo with Dusty Dvoracek, Bear’s thoughts on Miami hiring Mario Cristobal and Dan Radakovich, Steve imploring Cincinnati and Michigan to make the most of their playoff opportunities, Bear’s bowl travel, which NY6 games they’re excited for, Oklahoma State’s awful goal line play calling, Smelly Lines and Quinn Ewers on the move again.
1:07:10Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss the overwhelming appeal of the underdogs going into Championship Saturday, Bear’s wild weekend of travel and the recent lack of upsets in the championship games. Then, the guys hit on every game this weekend, talking about the excellent defenses facing off in the Big 12, Kent State looking battle-tested, Utah State’s unlikely run to the Mountain West championship, Louisiana with a lot to play for, if Cincinnati’s defense can handle Houston again, the importance of Alabama starting fast, a race to 20 points in Michigan-Iowa and Steve’s strong conviction in the ACC title game. Later, their thoughts on the coaching carousel, Steve’s NFL lock of the year and the Big Mike Happy Recap.
Accounts All Over the Place
1:03:22Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss fans who think Bear hates their team, rainy conditions in the Egg Bowl, the Herbstreit-Howard dynamic before Ohio State-Michigan, Texas some how being favored over Kansas State, an obituary calling for an “irresponsibly large wager” on the Huskers over the Hawkeyes, team totals for Georgia Tech and UConn, lack of interest in the Iron Bowl, and if Oklahoma State can score with Oklahoma. Plus, Bear fires from the hip and Steve shares his secret Thanksgiving dessert.
1:07:37Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss their expectations for the College Football Playoff, their thoughts on the latest Heisman odds including why nobody cares about the NFL MVP, some new friends for The Bear here in CT, Virginia’s interesting line, some fascinating action in the Pac 12 and some insight into a potential winner in Navy.
1:06:25Stanford Steve and Bear discuss the College Football Playoff committee slotting Michigan over Michigan State, Bear’s Texas A&M bet to win the SEC, the ceiling continuing to get higher for Oklahoma, wanting to see more from Ohio State, if they’d rather take Purdue or Tennessee this weekend, Michigan’s recent struggles in Happy Valley, Florida State Deep Throat coming through with an insider tip, Stanford Steve heading to Charlottesville with Chris Long, blind betting against Stanford and if this is the week Cincinnati covers the spread.
Down On Myself
54:52Stanford Steve and The Bear kick off the podcast discussing Bear cleaning up on his Atlanta Braves bets, the first batch of the College Football Playoff rankings, how you can make money on Alabama’s playoff chances, Smelly Lines, the over/under in Liberty-Ole Miss, a General Principle Game in Boston College-Virginia Tech, their favorite cities in Ohio, a get-right game for Penn State, Mark Stoops’ rough November record, and the difference between home and road Auburn.