Yahoo Sports: College Football Enquirer

Yahoo Sports: College Football Enquirer

Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel & Ross Dellenger, along with SI’s Pat Forde break down the latest college football & college basketball news with their unique blend of analysis, investigative journalism and eclectic humor. There will be overreactions, there will be beer, there will be reptiles, mascot fights, Florida Man stories & fast-food wars.

Episodes

June 12, 2024 67 mins

On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde react to news of a potential bill that will prevent college athletes from becoming employees of the universities they compete for. They dissect the complex nature of the issue and debate if it's worth athletes even becoming employees.

After the break, Wetzel shares the slate of big games for Week 1 of college football action. They share their predictions and...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde open the show by comparing the regionality of the College World Series to the landscape of college football. They discuss if football is trending towards becoming regional, and how conferences now impact it.

Dellenger brings up the potential of two to three rematches occurring each season in the new format of college football. They debate if multiple rematche...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde react to Monday's midday news of UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley turning down the opportunity to coach the Los Angeles Lakers.

They discuss the reasons why Hurley may not have been a great fit to leave the Northeast to coach on the West Coast. Forde and Wetzel recount his journey to becoming a top coach, sharing stories of his father's legacy as a leg...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde share their thoughts on the future of the SEC after a very eventful offseason. Following spring meetings, they discuss the noticeable vibe shift among coaches and administrators now that Oklahoma and Texas have joined the conference.

They also unpack the glaring question of who will be the next great head coach to dominate the SEC after Nick Saban retired in ...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde discuss the uncertain outlook for college football's future TV exposure. Wetzel opens by pointing out how the 2024 college football season could be the most dramatic ever because of conference realignment and other massive off-season changes.

They shift the conversation to how the College Football Playoff will directly compete head-to-head with the NFL for vi...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde react to the news of the House v. NCAA settlement being approved by the power conferences at the end of last week. They discuss how the new funds to recruit players will impact the college football landscape and which football programs will benefit from it the most. They also break down how revenue sharing will relate to NIL and collectives going forward.

Aft...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde start off the show with a recap of current Georgia quarterback Jaden Rashada's lawsuit against Florida head coach Billy Napier and Florida collectives. They discuss the implications of the lawsuit, and how it will impact future NIL guardrails.

After, they react to the release of the Big Ten's revenue and how they overtook the SEC as the highest earning confer...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde kick off the show with the incident that happened at the PGA Championship with Scottie Scheffler. Forde share his first hand account of what the situation was like while he was covering the event.

They move on to the latest comments made by Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney about the transfer portal. They question if his apprehension to recruiting tran...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde react to UNC sharing their grievances at ACC meetings this week. They cover how North Carolina would be the highest sought after ACC program if it were to leave the conference.

Then, they take time to make fun of what is left of the Pac-12 and it's recent announcement of broadcasting games on the CW.

After the break, Dellenger shares an update on where the cu...

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On today's episode, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde react to the parting shots made by outgoing Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith towards Michigan. The discuss Smith's comments regarding if there should be an asterisk next to the Buckeyes losses to Michigan during the past few seasons.

Wetzel poses the question of if the Big Ten can soon overtake the SEC for college football dominance after Michigan has...

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On today's show, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger and SI's Pat Forde break down a recent update to the House v. NCAA case. Dellenger digs deeper on revenue sharing and where funds will come from to share with athletes.

Wetzel directs their focus to recent comments made by LSU head coach Brian Kelly about his team's failures to secure top defensive tackle recruits in the spring portal window. They discuss how NIL is impacting how ...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde start off today's show with a brief recap of the Kentucky Derby and Mystik Dan's unexpected victory.

They open their college football discussion with a deeper dive into the events that unfolded on social media for Deion Sanders and Colorado football. They discuss the positive and negative ramifications of Coach Prime's roster shuffling and handling of former players. Dellenger ...

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On today's show, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde dive deep on the latest update for the House v. NCAA case. Dellenger provides the most recent details from the settlement, as negotiations heat up.

During this discussion, they analyze what this would mean for college football revenue sharing and how athletic programs will need to downsize to continue to fund their football programs.

Later, they shift their foc...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Delleneger, and SI's Pat Forde hop on in the aftermath of the 2024 NFL Draft, reliving the national excitement for the event. Wetzel brings up how a college athletics administrator asked him how college football could create a similar event that receives national coverage. The crew pitches ideas of how National Signing Day could follow in the NFL Draft's footsteps.

They then break down a recent article writ...

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Immediately following the 2024 NFL Draft, Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde react to the biggest headlines from the night.

They open the show by assessing the destinations for top quarterback prospects, starting with the shocking pick of Michael Penix Jr. to the Atlanta Falcons. Forde bemoans the Denver Broncos decision to take Oregon's Bo Nix.

They then evaluate the broadcasting debuts of coaching legends Bill ...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger, and SI's Pat Forde hop on before the 2024 NFL Draft to share some of their favorite memories covering the event in years past.

They later analyze freshman running back Dylan Edwards entering the transfer portal to leave Colorado, and acknowledge the departure of quarterback Deacon Hill at Iowa.

Midway through the show, they react to the breaking news of former USC running back Reggie Bush re-acc...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger & SI’s Pat Forde begin the show by reacting to the Arch Manning buzz coming from the Texas spring game. They share why head coach Steve Sarkisian has the luxury of having two future NFL quarterbacks, and what the real expectations should be for Manning.

They continue their spring game observations with thoughts on the performances by Notre Dame and Michigan. Wetzel pokes fun at Harbaugh's rece...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger & SI’s Pat Forde kick off the show by dissecting the difference between the spring Transfer Portal window and the winter one. They analyze why less big name players are entering, and how large programs are purging their teams of back end roster depth.

They then shift their focus to Colorado, as Coach Prime loses more players to the portal. They discuss if there's concern for losing former 5-st...

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger & SI’s Pat Forde kick off the podcast by reacting to the top headlines arising from spring games across college football. They dive in on the QB battle happening at Ohio State, the focus on the dynamic between Nick Saban and Kalen DeBoer at Alabama, and Cam Rising being back for Utah.

The guys then discuss if Michigan and Auburn should be in the market for adding a transfer portal quarterback....

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Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger & SI’s Pat Forde kick off the podcast by reacting to the war being waged by Chip Gaines and the Baylor community against Kentucky fans over Baylor men’s basketball head coach Scott Drew.

They then evaluate the possibility of a college football “super league” existing based on reporting last week by The Athletic. Dellenger shuts down the possibility based on the advancement of the College Footb...

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