Talking College Football History: Dave Hoffmann

February 20, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We journey back to the early 1990s with our guest this week.  Dave Hoffmann was a linebacker for Washington and appeared in 3 consecutive Rose Bowls in the early 1990s.  Dave grew up in the San Jose, CA area and ventured to Seattle to…

Talking College Football History: Greg Gagne

February 13, 2024 College Podcasts Football

This week we mix football with professional wrestling.  Greg Gagne joins us to talk about his football career at Minnesota, then Wyoming.  Greg is from the legendary Verne Gagne family (Verne being his father), but Greg states that…

Talking College Football History: Mark Duda

February 6, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We head to College Park, MD this week and go back to the late 1970s/early 1980s.  Our guest is Mark Duda and he was a defensive lineman in Maryland's "Wide Tackle 6" defense which Coach Jerry Claiborne brought to Maryland.  Mark…

Talking College Football History: Dave Parkin

January 30, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We go back in the time machine this week to Logan, Utah in the mid to late 1970s with our guest Dave Parkin.  Dave played in the defensive secondary for the Aggies from 1974-1978 (redshirting in 1976).  Utah State was an Independent…

Talking College Football History: Kermit Johnson

January 23, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We go back in time to the early 1970s in Los Angeles, CA.  Our guest this week played for the UCLA Bruins (1971-1973) and is one of the best running backs in their history.  Kermit Johnson joins us this week to talk about his career…

Talking College Football History: Pete Koch

January 16, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We look back this week to the "Heyday" of Maryland football.  I consider this period from the start of the Jerry Claiborne era (1972-1981) through the Bobby Ross era (1982-1986) as the "Heyday" of Maryland football history.  Our guest is Pete…

Talking College Football History: Dan Spivey

January 9, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Not all of our segments on this podcast are the "glory days" of college football.  Our guest this week is "Dangerous" Dan Spivey.  You should remember Dan Spivey as a professional wrestler if you followed it in the mid-1980s through…

Talking College Football History: 1971 Fiesta Bowl

January 2, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Believe it or not, this year commemorates the 52nd anniversary of the first Fiesta Bowl. We are fortunate to have three members that played in that game: Barry Smith and J.T. Thomas …

New year; same problem

December 31, 2023 College Column Tim's Two Cents Pittsburgh Sports

I know. I know.

It is a new year. That means new beginnings. Positive outlooks. Change for the better.

Well, that’s not how I roll, and it isn’t how sports is rolling right now either. So I figured why not start 2024 with my favorite…

Talking College Football History: Mike Martin

December 26, 2023 College Podcasts Football

Mike Martin joins us on the podcast this week.  Mike played wide receiver at Illinois from 1979-1982 and is still in the top 10 of Illinois wide receivers.  His first year was the last of the Gary Moeller era and 1980 started the Mike…