Talking College Football History: Mike Ford

November 28, 2023 College Podcasts Football

When you think of the SMU Mustang football team in the early 1980s, guys like Eric Dickerson and Craig James come to mind. Our guest this week played at SMU (quarterback) from 1977-1980. His name is Mike Ford and as…

A full Thanksgiving platter

November 26, 2023 College Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

As a kid in the 70’s I remember how this all went down.

Turkey and stuffing. NFL football. Nap.

Then it was time for a platter of college football.

Thanksgiving night brought us Texas vs Texas A&M. Both teams were usually…

Talking College Football History: Joe Steele

November 21, 2023 College Podcasts Football

We are joined this week by one of Washington's best all-time running backs.  Joe Steele takes time to share memories of his career which spanned from 1976-1979.  He is still the Huskies 5th leading rusher in total yards with 3,168 and…

Talking College Football History: Don Moorhead

November 14, 2023 College Podcasts Football

We turn the time machine back 54 years this week to one of the greatest upsets in college football history. In 1969, the Michigan Wolverines upset the favored Ohio State Buckeyes, a Buckeye team that many considered the greatest team in college…

1975 called; they want their offenses back

November 12, 2023 College Column Tim's Two Cents Football

Saturday morning I ate breakfast, got things done around the house, and nestled into my favorite seat for the biggest game of the year in the Big Ten.

Penn State was hosting undefeated Michigan. I might be able to hear the cheers over the…

Talking College Football History: Ray Parson

November 7, 2023 College Podcasts Football

This week the podcast travels back more than 50 years to Minneapolis, MN with our guest Ray Parson.  Ray had a great athletic career at Uniontown High School (PA) in both football and basketball.  He was heavily recruited but decided…

Talking College Football History: Doug English

October 31, 2023 College Podcasts Football

We go back to the early to mid-1970s this week during the Darrel Royal days at Texas.  Our guest this week is Doug English.  You may remember him as a member of the Detroit Lions "Silver Rush" defensive line in the…

Talking College Football History: Gary Barnett

October 24, 2023 College Podcasts Football

In late 1991, our guest this week proclaimed that he planned on "taking the purple to Pasadena".  Gary Barnett joins us this week and he made true on that promise in 1995 by taking the Northwestern Wildcats to the Rose Bowl.  Gary was…

Sports Authors Showcase: Forty Minutes to Baton Rouge by A. Zach Williams

October 23, 2023 College Podcasts Football

The subject of this week's podcast is intriguing. How many of you remember the name Bo Rein? There was a 30 for 30 episode on Bo entitled The Bo Nobody Knows. This Bo was a college football coach at N.C. State, then took over the LSU job for…

Talking College Football History: Vann McElroy

October 17, 2023 College Podcasts Football

We turn the time machine back to the late 1970s to early 1980s and drop into Waco, Texas.  Baylor University had a tremendous defense during this time and our guest was one of the members of that great defense.  Vann McElroy joins us…