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College Football Enquirer

About the Show
Yahoo Sports NCAA experts Dan Wetzel and 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.
Hosts: Dan Wetzel, Pat Forde

More Recent Shows

  • Yahoo Sports

    Nick Saban wants parity, coaches on the hot seat this fall

    Nick Saban said on the Paul Finebaum Show last week that he desires more parity in college athletics... has he been watching the same sport the past decade? Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde try to dissect Saban's comments. Jeff Brohm was shockingly upfront about how close he was in taking the Louisville job in 2018 and how he would be interested in the future... good luck next season, Scott Satterfield. The duo picks the names at the top of the coaches on the hot seat list in 2022. The guys also have more from the ongoing saga of edibles in schools...

  • Yahoo Sports

    Conference Pods Pod: Piecing together the power 5 schedules

    The ACC is reportedly moving to a pod scheduling format, meaning each team will have three to four permanent opponents while rotating the rest. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde dive into each of the power five conferences and make the best-case format for each. Would the pod formant be better for the game? Deion Sanders and Joe Moglia sounded off this week on NIL and the landscape of college sports. Moglia, interestingly enough, had a few radical changes in mind. Should we do away with the signing period? What about blowing up the power five TV contacts? As for news of the weird, the guys have an update on our favorite ongoing saga from a Michigan middle school... this time it wasn't a kindergartner bringing a margarita to school either.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Fixing NIL & the transfer portal, Mike Leach on the Derby & CFP, more lawnmower crime

    The Athletic came out with a report on Monday showcasing the other side of the NIL debate... from the collectives and boosters. Needless to say, they are not worried about the NCAA's recent push to crackdown on NIL. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde try to fix the current state of college athletics. Is the transfer portal a bigger issue? The guys also chat about Mike Leach's Kentucky Derby comparison to the college football playoff before showcasing yet another lawnmower crime... do we have a new national issue on our hands?

  • Yahoo Sports

    Putting the NIL toothpaste back in the tube, CBB mid-season tournament, rooster murder

    Sports Illustrated reported yesterday the NCAA is putting together a task force to combat boosters contacting players directly for NIL opportunities. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde ask if it is too late to enforce these rules? Kentucky's John Calipari and BYU's Kalani Sitake had two differing takes on NIL that we delve into as well. CBS reported college basketball is looking into a mid-major mid-season tournament to add more competitive games and help bubble team resumes. How quickly can we make this idea happen? The guys also have a tragic murdered rooster story from Mississippi and... well... the wildest Daily Mail story in podcast history.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Transfer tampering & Chicken Little, NFL Draft wrap up, lawnmower bandit update

    A report featuring Biletnikoff Award winner Jordan Addison set off a firestorm last Friday. The Pitt standout is considering entering the portal to head to USC for a big NIL deal. Many football pundits screamed "the sky is falling" this weekend. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde set the record straight. Is the game changing for the worse? UGA broke the all-time NFL Draft record with 15 picks over the seven rounds. Which programs are thrilled and which squads are disappointed from the weekend in Vegas? We also have updates from the runaway Bama lawnmower bandit, a duck detective, and a squatter right's issue in Virginia.

  • Yahoo Sports

    NFL Draft Recap: UGA has historic night, wide receivers rule first-round

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde tape a late-night reaction to the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft from Las Vegas. The Georgia defense had five players drafted and the best player may still be on the board... all the while, the first QB taken was all the way back at 20 and zero running backs were picked. What a wild night for the NFL... We also break down the wacky NIL situation for Miami basketball...

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    Emergency pod: Mark Emmert resigns, what's next for the NCAA?

    Embattled NCAA president Mark Emmert will step down no later than June, 30th, 2022. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to the decision and parse through what's the next move for the NCAA? Who will take over and what is their biggest challenge ahead? As the Twitter account @247CWS often states, some people do cocaine, others do college baseball. In a season that has seen major upsets, players hitting for the cycle, and coaches chest-bumping umpires, the wildest story of the year happened on the baseball fields of Kansas. The ghost of The Little Brown Jug's past has come to the Kansas Wesleyan University vs Bethany College rivalry.

  • Yahoo Sports

    College sports breaking away, Jay Wright retires, Notre Dame recruiting

    Dan Wetzel is back from vacation and is joined by SI's Pat Forde to break down the news of the week. Pat spoke with Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick about the future of college athletics... he believes a few schools will choose to break away within the next couple of decades. Will we have Football Inc. soon? Legendary Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright announced he was retiring at the end of last week. Will we see a trend of coaches retiring earlier in life? We also chat about Notre Dame recruiting and the Florida quarterback room before diving into a... crappy situation in Washington.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Spring football notes with SI's Ross Dellenger, more portal news, kindergarten tequila party

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde are joined by Pat's colleague, Ross Dellenger, to dive into the college football landscape as spring games are wrapping up. How is the Gus Bus doing at UCF? What QB battles are warming up? The guys also toss out a schedule for the transfer portal. Could a little regulation go a long way? We tackle OU's "toxic" environment according to Spencer Rattler and a wild story out of Michigan brought to you by underage drinking...

  • Yahoo Sports

    Portal news & Nick Saban's comments, Brian Kelly's fit at LSU, pig on the loose

    Spring football is in the air and Dan Wetzel is joined by SI's Pat Forde to dive into all the action. Nick Saban joined the NIL discussion this week with an interview with the AP. Is he... threatening the rest of the country again? SI's Ross Dellenger sat down with LSU's Brian Kelly to profile his first few months in Tigerland. How quickly can Kelly turn things around? We also discuss Arch Manning, A&M's latest commit, ESPN's flawed FPI Top-25, and a Javalina on the run.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Dabo Swinney & Jimbo Fisher sound off, a war between states, Arch Manning to UVA?

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde begin the podcast with a tribute to Dwayne Haskins, who tragically passed away at the age of 24 in Florida last weekend. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher both sounded off on the transfer portal... from very different perspectives this week. What is the right way to go about the new landscape in college sports? The guys also break down Arch Manning's surprise trip to UVA, Jim Harbaugh inviting Colin Kaepernick to the UM spring game, and a debate about good old-fashioned hate between two neighboring states.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Bob Bowlsby out at Big 12, NIL deals in HS, expensive cheese heist

    Dan Wetzel from The Masters is joined by SI's Pat Forde as they react to Bob Bowslby's retirement as Big 12 commissioner. Who should take over and what was his impact overall? Louisiana announced this week high school students can now benefit from name, image and likeness deals... we are looking at you Arch Manning. What will be the fallout? The duo also reacts to the record-breaking TV numbers for the women's national title, Tiger Woods finishing under par on Thursday, and a wild cheese heist in Europe.

  • Yahoo Sports

    National Title overreaction: Jayhawks and Gamecocks cut down the nets

    Your Kansas City... I mean Kansas Jayhawks are the national champions! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde tape a late-night edition of the podcast breaking down all the action from New Orleans where KU topped UNC in a 72-69 thriller. The guys also dive into South Carolina's national title win over the UConn Huskies before debating if a pair of Waffle House golf shoes are a good purchase...

  • Yahoo Sports

    Final Four picks, changes in NCAA enforcement, QB recruiting update, flamingos on the loose

    The Final Four is finally here! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde break down the matchups and pick the games against the spread. Will Coach K cut down the nets? We also address Pat's current Twitter feud with UNC fans... The major 2023 quarterback recruiting is heating up. What would a Dante Moore commitment mean for Notre Dame? The guys also have Eric Church canceling a concert for the Final Four and flamingos on the loose for almost two decades...

  • Yahoo Sports

    Elite 8 recap, farewell St. Peter's Peacocks, Blue-blood Final 4 is set

    What a first couple of weekends of March Madness! We were treated to the deepest run in 15-seed history, #1 seed upsets, and much more. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde salute the Peacocks, break down the Duke vs UNC matchup and the Zag's troubles in this pod. Shockingly, we begin the fight we all watched last night... the brawl at the Oscars featuring Will Smith and Chris Rock... Dan and Pat also take a look at the Memphis basketball program and their recent troubles with the NCAA.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Picking the Sweet 16 matchups, $8 million QB to Tennessee?

    MARCH MADNESS CONTINUES! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde pick all eight Sweet 16 games against the spread... but before we dive into basketball, the fellas must address a few NIL news items... 2023 consensus 5-star QB Nico Iamaleava has committed to Tennessee. Is he the rumored $8 million man from the recent Athletic report? And what is the impact on the college football landscape as a whole? The Athletic has also reported that Adidas will start a NIL collective of their own... The guys have more backstory to the Pusha T spicy fish sandwich dis-track vs. McDonald's as well...

  • Yahoo Sports

    Round of 32 recap: Upsets galore, SEC crashes, Big 12 shines

    We are Marching in the Madness and into the Sweet 16. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde recap the amazing weekend of hoops. How about those St. Peters Peackcocks and the Iowa State Cyclones? The duo also dissects the Big Ten and SEC woes in the opening rounds. Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas won a national title this weekend for Penn. Pat Forde was there and describes the scene. We also have wild stories involving Texas AD Chris Del Conte, a bear attack on pigs, and the FISH sandwich wars kicking up.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Betting the bracket: title futures, fades, & 5 most lovable and hateable programs

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde continue to get you ready for March Madness with a few betting tips heading into the first-round action. Which teams do we see value for national title futures? What matchups are we fading the public on? Dan presents his top-five teams everyone loves to hate before giving the five most likable squads this season. Where does Duke land? We also update you on a few ongoing sagas, as well as a tragic camel attack in Tennessee.

  • Yahoo Sports

    NCAA Bracket instant reaction: First-round picks, LSU fires Will Wade

    MARCH MADNESS IS UPON US! But before Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde pick the first round and their favorites to reach the Final Four, the guys dive into coaching changes at LSU, UGA and Florida. If you want to get to the bracket talk, roll on ahead to the BLANK mark in the podcast. Will Gonzaga finally cut down the nets? Which upsets do we expect to bust people's brackets?

  • Yahoo Sports

    Conference tournament brawls, the case for Dawn Staley at UGA, Bruce Weber comments

    MARCH MADNESS is in full swing! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde are your guides through the punches and buzzer-beaters as we make our way through conference tournament week. Dan has a blow-by-blow breakdown of the NEC fight. We also discuss former K-State head coach Bruce Weber's comments on the FBI case and college basketball as a whole. Dan then tosses out an interesting thought... UGA should hire South Carolina coach Dawn Staley as their next men's basketball coach. His reasoning isn't what you might assume. We also have updates on ongoing sagas including fighting chickens and stolen human heads.

  • Yahoo Sports

    UNC at Duke recap, conference tournament picks, Herbstreit announcing NFL games

    More handshake line madness! Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to the dramatic home finale for Coach K as UNC handed the Blue Devils a 94-81 loss. Pat was in the building and breaks down the wild environment and the impact for Duke's seeding come Sunday as well. The guys also pick their #1 seeds before selecting their favorite to cut down the nets this conference tournament weekend. ESPN'S Kirk Herbstreit announced he will call the NFL Thursday Night Football games for Amazon. How will this affect his CFB schedule? Dan also has a couple of wacky stories and an update on our pop tart lawsuit saga.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Art Briles at Grambling, fixing CFB attendance drop, CBB weekend recap

    Grambling State made a controversial hire in former Baylor head coach Art Briles over the weekend. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde react to Hue Jackon's odd statement explaining the hire as well. (Art Briles resigned shortly after taping, we will have the full story later in the week.) Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports came out with an interesting look at college football attendance numbers... needless to say, they have taken a hit over the past couple of seasons. The guys dive into what school's can do to mitigate the drop. Should we be worried? We also had a historic college basketball weekend as 7 out of the top 10 lost for the first time. Can we expect the wackiest March Madness yet? Dan and Pat also have updated about our fat bear friend, Hank the Tank...

  • Yahoo Sports

    More theorizing about the CFP's delayed expansion, Coach K's farewell tour

    Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde continue to dissect the fallout from the delayed expansion of the college football playoff.

  • Yahoo Sports

    Michigan suspends Howard, CFP expansion delayed, Hank the Tank on the loose

    We love coach fights here at College Football Enquirer. Dan Wetzel and SI’s Pat Forde react to Michigan suspending Juwan Howard after the fracas with Wisconsin coaches and players. Is a five-game suspension long enough? The College Football Playoff announced expansion will not happen until at least 2026. How did we arrive at this disappointing decision and will the SEC begin to flex back at The Alliance? Pat and Dan also break down a rather large bear wrecking havoc in California before playing another edition of “Would you eat it?”

  • Yahoo Sports

    Bryan Harsin back at Auburn, odd CFP comments from Smith at OSU, emotional support pigs & more

    Romance is alive and well on the plains! Auburn has decided to bring back embattled Byan Harsin after one season. Dan Wetzel and SI's Pat Forde dive into the move and what it means for the Tigers going forward. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith made some interesting comments to the media this week saying he would like the home playoff games to be moved to indoor stadiums in the midwest in the future. Why on Earth would we not want Bama vs OSU in the horseshoe?! The guys also have updates on Arch Manning's recruitment, the Ohio mayor fighting against prostitutes on ice fishing ponds, and the emotional support pig causing a ruckus as well.