RECORDING: Friday Roundup (Dec. 12, 2014)

Friday Roundup

In this episode: SMU finally wins a game and ends it in the most hilarious way possible Conference championship weekend recap Controversy in the final college football playoff rankings Notre Dame's Music City Bowl bid Discussion on whether or not ND deserves the bowl bid A look at the end of UAB's football program As always, a big thanks to everyone that tunes in and gives these recordings a listen. Be sure to tune in this Friday at 6pm CT on KVCE 1160 AM or stream via their … [Read more...]

Coach Speak: Post-Practice Pressers from Kelly and Miles

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Monday marked the end of Notre Dame's third, and LSU's first, post-season practice in anticipation of their upcoming clash in the Music City Bowl on December 30th. Louisiana State University's Head Coach Les Miles and Notre Dame's Head Coach Brian Kelly each addressed the media to give the lay of the land. Coincidentally, both coaches gave over the first half of their pressers to off-topic issues. In this post, I'll give you both the highlights and the links to each. BRIAN KELLY: The biggest … [Read more...]

Austin Collinsworth’s Career at Notre Dame Officially Over

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Late Sunday night, the South Bend Tribune, posted news that most Notre Dame football fans all but expected by now: Austin Collinsworth's ND career is over. After being listed as "doubtful" by Brian Kelly during his post-bowl selection presser, the SBT confirmed that Collinsworth had surgery on his shoulder this past Friday before the football banquet. Collinsworth suffered all kinds of injuries throughout the 2014 season and reading how banged up he was while trying to play against Southern … [Read more...]

RECORDING: Friday Roundup – Episode 05

Friday Roundup

I had a bit of a delay in getting audio from my last show, but it is finally up on our Podbean site and should be hitting the iTunes feed soon. A big thanks to everyone that has tuned in, especially those out of the area that have been streaming the show. The streaming especially has been a nice surprise to the folks at KVCE as they are getting visitors from outside the DFW area, which they are simply thrilled about. So, seriously, huge thanks as I don't get to keep doing this without that … [Read more...]

Jack Swarbrick Speaks Out on Paying Student Athletes

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Yesterday, Jack Swarbrick had an interview with CBSSports.com's Jon Solomon¬†after an IMG Sports Network panel and it is most definitely worth your time to read. In it, he¬†supports of paying student-athletes for use of their image and likeness. Now, before this causes a freak-out moment in thinking that Swarbrick is about to lead college athletics into a downward spiral, it is important to note that he isn't suggesting student athletes should become similar to minor league players, but rather … [Read more...]