Rise & Shout

27
Jan

173: Jarom Jordan on recruiting and hoops

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.

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21
Jan

172: Evaluating Tourney Chances and Independence

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.

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14
Jan

171: Brandon Gurney on 2015 Recruiting Class

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.

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7
Jan

170: Football Year in Review, Hoops Domination

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.'

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30
Dec

169: Gonzaga; Twitter Goes Nuts

Twitter has been a little crazy for BYU fans lately, and Adam and Matt try to match that fever pitch. They discuss Kyle Whittingham and his chances of ending up at BYU, and who is really calling the shots for BYU football. They dig deep into the men's basketball team, predicting BYU's tournament chances and potential seeding. They also pick some of their favorite Holiday movies. 

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22
Dec

168: Miami Beach Bowl Recap

Adam and Matt are back together again, this time to talk about what might have been in the Miami Beach Bowl, reacting to BYU's 2OT loss to Memphis. They analyze some key decisions and, of course, talk about the fight. Then they preview all of the remaining bowls, including New Year's Day's return to awesomeness. They finish it off with a short discussion of BYU hoops. Merry Christmas, #Tweetbags!

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19
Dec

167: Greg Wrubell on hoops, Miami Beach Bowl

Greg Wrubell returns to the podcast to discuss all the big happenings in BYU sports. First up is men’s basketball, and the big games coming up against Stanford and UMass. Can the Cougars win if Tyler Haws is sidelined? Then Greg helps us preview the Miami Beach Bowl, including the enigma of an opponent in Memphis.

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3
Dec

166: Early hoops returns, Victory over Cal

It's been a busy week, and Adam and Matt talk about the biggest news around: the new Star Wars trailer. They then break down the early season performance of the men's basketball team, singing the praises of Tyler Haws, KC, and Anson Winder. What is the upside of this team now that we've seen them play some meaningful games?

Then it's on to football. They recap Christian Stewart's big dissection of the Cal defense, and Jordan Leslie's awesomeness. Who do they want to face BYU in the bowl game? Is the college football playoff good for BYU's chances to get into the Big 12? All this and so much more.

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26
Nov

165: Cal preview, close call against SDSU

Adam and Matt preview the Cal game, discussing whether BYU's defense has any chance to stop a good Bears offense. Before leaving the topic of football, they also break down why the committee is wrong about their top 4 for the college football playoff. Then it's on to basketball. Was the SDSU loss a 'good loss'? They also revise their season expectations based on early-season results.

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20
Nov

164: UNLV, 2015 schedule and hoops

Matt returns to the podcast to help breakdown the UNLV victory, and Adam and Matt weigh in on whether the defense looks any better and if the offense is clicking. With the Missouri scheduling announcement, they also breakdown the 2015 schedule and decide if it looks harder than 2013. And with two games in the books, they look at the men's basketball team and opine on how the roster is shaking out.

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