Jay Drew of The Salt Lake Tribune returns to discuss the major spring football story lines, including concerns in the defensive backfield. He also helps us cut through coach and player speak to understand what we are learning, and not learning, this spring.
Matt and Adam break down Kentucky's quest for perfection, including a discussion as to whether an undefeated champion is good or bad for college basketball. Based on spring football, they weigh in on what needs to happen for BYU football to have a special season in 2015. And with a loaded men's basketball roster, they discuss whether we can expect the 2015-16 Cougars to be better than this year's squad.
Adam and Matt don't usually get together the moment after a tough loss, but they tough it out to bring you this podcast. What went wrong in the second half against Ole Miss? Why do we as fans put up with these heartbreaks? They also discuss some of the news out of spring football.
Spencer Linton of BYU SportsNation joins the show to discuss the huge win over Gonzaga and how the Cougars did it. He also breaks down the WCC Tournament and provides some tidbits on spring football.
Matt and Adam discuss the historical significance of the win over the Zags, what it does to their March Madness chances, and how two missed free throws could effect Tyler Haws' legacy. Then they outline what they need to see in spring football to feel comfortable about the 2015 season.
Adam and Matt get together as usual for their weekly chat. First up, they discuss Athletic Director Tom Holmoe's recent comments about Miami Beach Bowl fight discipline, the Pac-12, the Utah and Notre Dame series, and conference expansion. Then they break down BYU's chances of making the NCAA Tournament and of beating Gonzaga. Also on the podcast: the Oscars, Las Vegas, Cafe Rio, and much more
It's the 175th episode of the podcast, and it starts with a conversation with Greg Wrubell about men's basketball. Greg elaborates on the recent contributions of Josh Sharp and Corbin Kaufusi, and on the continuing excellence of Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth. He also discusses BYU's tournament chances, which he thinks are still pretty good.
Adam and Matt then yap about men's volleyball, Marvel movies, the NBA slam dunk contest, Kaufusi's emergence, and who had the better dance week: Jamaal Williams or Jake Toolson.
Darnell Dickson of The Daily Herald joins the show to recap the football players coming to BYU in the 2015 class, including which players may impact the 2015 season. He then shines light on BYU's men's basketball's defensive struggles, and talks about how disappointing it is to have these awesome seasons from Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth but no likely tournament bid to show for it.
Adam then gets excited about Spider-Man coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe while Matt yawns. They also talk about the BIG news on signing day, the wisdom of a 5-year extension for Dave Rose, and the probability the Cougs could make a run in the WCC tournament.
Jarom Jordan of BYU SportsNation fame joins the podcast to talk about how awesome it is to call a match in the best men's volleyball venue in the country. He also shares his love of signing day and what ails the Cougar men's basketball team.
Matt and Adam tackle paint unlikely scenarios that would put the Cougars in the NCAA Tournament. They also whine about Deflategate and get excited about scheduling Michigan State.
Adam and Matt get together to chat about BYU men's volleyball's impressive weekend against UCLA and BYU men's basketball's dwindling tournament chances. They also discuss why independence is better than any alternative that doesn't start with, "The Big XII welcomes BYU..." They finish with what you've all been waiting for: two Patriots fans gushing about making a Super Bowl.
Brandon Gurney of the Deseret News comes on to discuss the 2015 football recruiting class. He identifies studs and possible immediate impact players. He also expresses his concern about the lack of experienced QB depth behind Taysom Hill in 2015.
Matt and Adam yap about the awesome College Football Playoff, the NFL playoffs, Jimmer, Brandon Davies and Bronco's defense, and they take a temperature check on the Cougars' basketball tournament chances after a loss against Pepperdine.
In Episode 170, Adam and Matt look back at the 2014 football season handing out grades and reflecting on the season that was and the season that might have been. They also discuss the recent hoops domination and the contributions of Mr. Triple Double Kyle Collinsworth, Mr. Record Breaker Tyler Haws, and their third running mate, the invaluable Anson Winder. Also covered: Ziggy and Jimmer making a difference, and the excellent movie 'Edge of Tomorrow.'