Talking College Football History: Jim Young

June 11, 2024 College Podcasts Football

When you think of great coaches in the 1970s and 1980s the likes of Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, Joe Paterno, Bear Bryant, Barry Switzer, Tom Osborne along with others come to mind. Is Coach Jim Young on that list?…

Talking College Football History: Eric Hipple

June 4, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Utah State grad Eric Hipple joins us this week on the podcast. Eric played QB at Utah State from 1976-1979, but you more than likely remember him as the Detroit Lions QB. He still is in the Top 10 in Utah State offensive stats with 6,…

Talking College Football History: Mike Archer

May 28, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Our guest this week is former LSU head coach Mike Archer. Mike played his high school football at nearby State College High School, then ventured to Miami (Fla.) for his college football experience under new head coach Fran Curci. He…

Talking College Football History: Scott Hunter

May 21, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Do you remember the great matchup on October 4, 1969 between Alabama and Ole Miss? Lawrence Welk would not pre-empt his show, so the game had to be televised after the Lawrence Welk show. Alabama won the game 33-32 at Legion Field in Birmingham, AL…

Talking College Football History: Craig Cassady

May 14, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We interview Ohio State royalty this week. We have Craig Cassady as our guest and yes, he is the son of the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner Howard "Hopalong" Cassady. Craig played at Ohio State from 1972-1975 and was a…

Talking College Football History: Conrad Goode

May 7, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Our guest this week is former Missouri and NY Giants offensive lineman Conrad Goode. Conrad was a star offensive lineman at Missouri from 1980-1983. If you want to know how good Conrad was, watch the 1983 Holiday Bowl game which is on…

Talking College Football History: Paul Woodside

April 30, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We are joined this week by Paul Woodside, arguably West Virginia's greatest place kicker. Paul played at West Virginia from 1981-1984. He walked on the football team in 1981 and had a severe stuttering problem, so bad that he had to…

Talking College Football History: Fred O’Connor

April 23, 2024 College Podcasts Football

Coach Fred O'Connor joins us this week on the show. Fred coached football for over 60 years at all levels of the game. After coaching at the high school level, Fred had stints at Villanova, Maryland, Southern Mississippi and back to…

Talking College Football History: Ken Huff

April 16, 2024 College Podcasts Football

This week we go back to mid-1970s ACC football with our guest Ken Huff. Ken played at North Carolina from 1972-1974 under head coach Bill Dooley. He was one of the best offensive linemen in Tar Heel history. Ken also was a 1st round (…

Talking College Football History: Chuck Heater

April 9, 2024 College Podcasts Football

We celebrate those great Michigan teams in the early 1970s this week. Our guest is Chuck Heater, running back (1972-1974). Those teams went 30-2-1 in those years and never appeared in a bowl game. Chuck talks about…