The SEC: Yesterday and Today 17 | Bird Breaks Down the SEC

The Southeastern Conference and all of college football enter its fourth week of play this week and Bird (@Autull) gives us a recap of what has taken place thus far in the SEC, muses on where the season might turn, and picks all of the conference games to be played on Saturday. The biggest games on the slate pit Alabama against Texas A&M in Tuscaloosa and the Missouri Tigers hosting the Georgia Bulldogs in Columbia, MO.

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It’s Never Easy for Virginia Football

I know, we’ve all said it a thousand times. Being a UVa fan is never easy. When it looks like it might be easy, it’s not. It’s hard. It’s stressful. It’s complicated. Even the location of Virginia’s game against Ohio wasn’t easy. Early in the week when it looked like Hurricane Florence would be churning over central Virginia all weekend, AD Carla Williams adeptly moved the game to Nashville, so Virginia could avoid a disruptive cancellation. Demonstrating that no good planning goes unpunished, Florence stayed well south of Virginia and game-time conditions in Charlottesville were not much different than those in Nashville.

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HoriZone Roundtable 34 | The (Motor City) Madness Is Ending

Motor City Madness will be over after 2019, and Bob and Jimmy are trying to wrap their heads around it. Of course, they knew the days of the Horizon League Tournament’s days were numbered in Detroit. They’re just trying to figure out the new format, which is a far cry from the format that resulted in NCAA tournament wins by conference teams from 2003 to 2011.

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The SEC: Yesterday and Today 16 | Jordan Campbell, Shoals Sports Talk

Big game on the Plains! The Auburn Tigers host the LSU Tigers Saturday and that is the primary focus on this week’s podcast. Auburn is ranked number seven in the AP poll and LSU is ranked number 12 in that same poll. Jordan Campbell (@CamOnAll) is Bird’s guest this week and they talk, in depth, about the huge SEC matchup at Jordan-Hare Stadium. They will also pick the other most important SEC games coming up this weekend. Jordan is a radio host on Shoals Sports Talk every weekday afternoon from 4-6 PM. He is a Friday night game caster, as well.

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Takeaways from Virginia’s Loss to Indiana…plus a Quick Spin Around the ACC

Before jumping into Virginia’s game against Indiana and a few other tidbits from around the ACC, I’d like to make a comment about being a “visiting” team on the Big10 Network. My comment is short and to the point. It sucks. It’s a lot like being the professional wrestler who doesn’t have music and a bevy of girls around when he’s introduced for his match. I suppose it is understandable, but the Big10 Network is really the “homer network” – from the announcers to the incessant Big10 propaganda. I hope we never play on it again. 

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