Before They Were Stars
Ty and Dan welcome back Brandon Huffman from 247 Sports to talk about the prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft and reflect on what recruiting evaluations got right and wrong. Plus, why Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields are easy to root for, how Zach Wilson’s recruitment shaped him, how Jaelen Phillips reached his potential at Miami, how Najee Harris improved as a pass catcher, how Penei Sewell was molded by Oregon, and much more.
Alabama defeats Ohio State + National Championship Recap
Ty and Dan walk back through Alabama’s dominant victory over Ohio State, winning the 2020-21 College Football Playoff National Championship and cementing Nick Saban’s legacy as the greatest coach of all-time.
Updating Friday Orbit: The Latest College Football News
Ty and Dan discuss DeVonta Smith’s Heisman victory, Trevor Lawrence’s NFL declaration, Derek Mason’s move to Auburn, notable hires around the sport, and the start of the Jack Coan era, maybe, at Notre Dame.
National Championship Preview: Alabama vs. Ohio State
Ty and Dan dedicate the episode to deep-diving the Alabama vs. Ohio State matchup for the College Football Playoff National Championship. How does Ohio State guard against Alabama’s dynamic passing attack featuring Mac Jones and Devonta Smith? Is Justin Fields the most important player on the field? How will Alabama’s offensive line match up against the Buckeyes defensive front? And what does this game mean for the legacies of Nick Saban and Ryan Day?