Episode 233 - Prop Bets: 2018 Edition

Friend of the Show Andy Schaaf returns with a new set of prop bets. Let's get to 250 entries this year!

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SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Welcome back Mr Prop Bet Andy Schaaf
  • 9:30 Non-skill player with a rushing attempt?
  • 11:00 Hornibrook scores a TD?
  • 12:30 A WR with a 200 yard game?
  • 14:00 A game with two 100 yard receivers?
  • 15:00 A 5 TD passing game?
  • 16:45 A non QB touchdown pass?
  • 17:30 A game w/ less than 100 yards passing?
  • 19:30 Will the Badgers block a punt?
  • 21:30 O/U Badgers missed extra points 2.5
  • 23:30 O/U 4th quarter comebacks 1.5
  • 25:00 O/U Opponents 300 yard passion games 1.5
  • 28:45 O/U Points per game 39.5
  • 31:30 O/U Hornibrook yards passing 2999.5
  • 34:30 Which TE has most receiving yards?
  • 36:00 Which WR has most receiving yards?
  • 37:00 Non-RB with most rushing yards?
  • 40:00 RB with 2nd most rushing yards?
  • 41:15 O/U Jonathan Taylor receiving yards 274.5
  • 43:15 O/U What % of Ingold’s rushes will be a 1st down or TD 54.5%
  • 45:00 O/U B1G players of the week awards (inc ST) 5.5
  • 47:00 Team leader in INT?
  • 49:30 O/U True FR who see the field 15.5
  • 52:45 Will Coach Bostad tweet this year?
  • 56:00 Who does Heller mention more: Hescock, Lyles, Rushing or Patterson??
  • 59:30 How many times will Potrykus tweet at Dare Ogumbawale?
  • 1:01:00 Darius Hillery cries as Rich says Dare is his all time favorite
  • 1:02:45 Will there be a player on opening roster who disappears like Ray Ball?
  • 1:07:00 Tiebreaker: How many points will the Badgers score?
       

Episode 232 - Still Talkin' Practice

Rich and Max have more to say about fall camp. And the sound is a little touch and go at times. Sorry peeps. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Another week to talk camp
  • 3:00 All Deron Harrell all the time
  • 8:30 Christian in Boston on Matt Henningsen and DL depth
  • 14:45 Joe in Tucson on OL recruiting
  • 23:15 Logan in Canton on not redshirting Coan in 2017
  • 36:30 Steve in Portland on Manuel’s comments
  • 48:00 The OL nickname
  • 50:30 Prop Bet hype
       

Episode 231 - Fall Camp Preview

Rich and Max react to Paul Chryst's press conference to open fall camp and discuss their "things to watch" for the coming month of practices.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:00 Rich is in vacation mode
  • 2:15 Max can see the temptation of a 311 tattoo 
  • 3:30 Kasl retires
  • 6:00 Olive to DE
  • 7:45 Coaches like Baun
  • 10:30 Getting Guerendo on the field and the RB’s
  • 14:45 Is there going to be something new with the offense?
  • 18:00 A lot of Jake Ferguson?
  • 22:30 What does Mullens look like?
  • 24:00 The safeties
  • 25:15 Amanda on making strides towards the 2011 offense
  • 28:30 Would Urban Meyer getting fire alter the B1G season?
  • 31:30 John in SF on a nickname for the OL
  • 34:30 China Bob on Cruikshank’s ceiling
  • 40:30 Borland vs Edwards redux
  • 46:15 Prop bet ideas? Send them in
       

Episode 230 - B1G Picture: Nebraska

Listener favorite Mike'l Severe returns to preview Nebraska plus Rich and Max talk roster news, Media Days, and debate the best linebacker of the last 30 years.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Welcome back Mike’l Severe from Omaha.com(somewhere in middle internet)
  • 3:00 What went wrong with Riley?
  • 4:15 What changes with the hiring of Frost?
  • 6:30 Why all the roster turnover?
  • 7:30 Who to know on defense
  • 11:15 How does 2018 play out?
  • 12:15 The mid term future for Frost
  • 15:15 Let’s talk about Northern Illinois
  • 17:30 Moving Lyles to DL
  • 20:00 Brodner and Guerrendo
  • 21:45 Brett Connors
  • 23:30 Weight changes
  • 25:45 Max meets Arrington Farrar and Chris Orr
  • 29:45 Mitchell in Manitowoc on the appropriate DL concern and Edwards > Borland
  • 42:00 Dave in Brookfield on the Gary Andersen hire
  • 48:00 Cord cutting
       

Episode 229 - B1G Picture: Michigan

Kyle Rowland joins the podcast to preview the 2018 Wolverines, and then Rich and Max discuss the "Bielema Paradox", revisit bag men, and take a 2nd look at their receiver exercise from episode 228

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:00 A less verbose intro... or is it?
  • 2:45 Welcome Kyle Rowland of the Toledo Blade
  • 3:15 Were expectations in 2017 fair?
  • 6:00 What will the offense look like and what are the names to know?
  • 9:45 Is the defense gonna be really solid? Better than last year?
  • 13:30 Big Ten East Champs or bust!!!
  • 15:45 Is this season all about beating OSU?
  • 19:00 Max has lower expectations for UM
  • 22:45 Steve in Portland on where the losses may come from
  • 31:45 The Bielema paradox
  • 40:00 Badger Bob on Godfrey’s conclusions in his articles on Bag men
  • 45:15 Sactown Andy on the pass catcher breakdown
  • 49:00 Buy R Swag
  • 50:15 Send us emails
  • 50:30 Review R Pod
       

Episode 228 - All-Badger Potpourri

Taking a break from the B1G Picture series, Rich and Max take a listener-driven dive further into Milwaukee recruiting, talk safeties, and take a shot at what they think the distribution of receptions will look like in 2018

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SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Rich... Mover and Shaker... At least mover
  • 4:00 Neil and revisiting the MKE football issue
  • 16:15 Ben in Chicago on Dixon as most important player on the defense
  • 18:45 Matt in MKE on the emergence of Scott Nelson
  • 25:30 Who’s gonna catch passes... and how many?
  • 34:30 Quintez Cephus
  • 37:00 Danny Davis... where Max underestimates him
  • 38:30 AJ Taylor
  • 39:15 Kendrick Pryor
  • 40:00 Aron Cruikshank
  • 41:45 Jack Dunn
  • 42:00 Zander Nueville
  • 43:00 Kyle Penniston
  • 47:00 Luke Benzschal
  • 47:45 Jake Ferguson
  • 48:30 Jonathan Taylor
  • 50:15 Chris James
  • 50:45 Garret Groschek
  • 51:30 Alec Ingold
  • 53:00 Adjustments
  • 1:03:00 Merch
       

Episode 227 - B1G Picture: Iowa

Scott Dochterman previews the Iowa Hawkeyes plus Rich and Max  talk about the potential for Kayden Lyles' to move to nose guard and the relative strength of Iowa and Wisconsin as football programs. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Max, the college football polygamist
  • 4:00 Welcome back Scott Dochterman soon to be of the Athletic
  • 4:30 A look back at 2017
  • 7:30 A look at the running game
  • 15:00 Will the defense be able to replace the LB’s?
  • 23:00 A look at the 2018 schedule
  • 28:30 Rich no longer views Iowa as an equal
  • 37:00 Ty(ler in) Deforest on Kaden Lyles to the D Line
  • 45:30 Max leaves for his exacting social schedule
  • 46:15 Rich did a Nebraska pod
  • 47:00 Buy merch!
  • 48:30 Rich quit the cable... and yelled at kids (not his) to get off his lawn
       

Episode 226 - B1G Picture: Rutgers

Rich and Max preview Rutgers with James Kratch before discussing how the Badgers might manage the injuries to Rand and Loudermilk, what "shutting down your recruitment" really means and work through some listener mail.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Back for the 3rd week in a row
  • 2:45 Welcome James Kratch from nj.com
  • 3:15 A look back at 2017
  • 4:45 SO many offensive coordinators
  • 11:30 Turnover on the DL
  • 14:45 Will the defense still be a strength?
  • 18:00 Does Ash have to make a bowl in 18?
  • 22:00 Rich lives Rutgers like Max loves Iowa... and NIU... and Illinois... and
  • 23:15 The suddenly thin Badger DL
  • 33:45 Does Mertz shutting it down mean anything?
  • 39:30 Journal Sentinel Jesse on being sentimental
  • 41:30 Scoreboard Brin on Milwaukee football recruiting
  • 47:30 Hawking Merch
       

Episode 225 - B1G Picture: Northwestern

Rich discusses Northwestern with Adam Hoge before he's joined by Max to break down the impact of the injuries to Garret Rand and Isaiah Loudermilk for 2018.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:30 Lysol wipes on a keyboard is a no-no
  • 4:00 Welcome back Adam Hoge
  • 5:30 2017’s quietest 10 win season
  • 7:30 Clayton Thorson’s return
  • 9:30 Who else is of note for the 2018 offense?
  • 12:15 Northwestern’s lack of explosiveness
  • 14:15 Will the defense be as good as last year?
  • 18:15 Expectations for 2018
  • 27:45 2018 UW football as 2014-15 UW basketball
  • 28:45 The impact of the DL injuries
  • 40:00 Goofer QB
  • 42:30 P.O.D. Breaks down Sota
  • 44:00 Steve in Portland on the media’s perception of the Badgers
  • 47:45 Pat in MKE on the lack of football talent in MKE
  • 55:30 Shirts, hoodies AND hats!
           

    Episode 224 - B1G Picture: Minnesota

    Kyle Goblirsch previews the Gophers and Rich and Max discuss the assistant coach pay raises and work through some listener mail regarding Jim Leonhard and the defensive side of the ball. 

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:45 Your main source for Elite 11 talk
    • 3:00 Welcome back Kyle Goblirsch from Minnesota 24/7
    • 3:30 Was the plan evident to see in 2017?
    • 6:00 Is the talent improving?
    • 9:45 What does the 2018 offense look like and who to watch
    • 15:45 Looking for a transfer QB?
    • 21:00 The 2018 defense and who to watch
    • 27:15 The prospects for 2018
    • 32:00 Assistant Coach salaries
    • 45:30 Ryan in Glenview on defense system vs coaching
    • 49:00 Balky in SLC on changing the style of play to suit opponents
    • 52:30 Max uses advanced hyperbole
    • 55:00 A plug for Crooked Letters
    • 1:00:45 We’re making hats... we’ll let you know when and how
           

    Episode 223 - B1G Picture: Purdue

    Mike Carmin previews the Boilermakers in Jeff Brohm's 2nd year plus Rich and Max dissect the national title talk in the media of late. 

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:15 We always do Purdue early
    • 2:30 Welcome back Mike Carmin from JC Online
    • 3:15 Was last year's defensive success a surprise?
    • 5:45 How much hype surrounds the 2018 season?
    • 8:00 What to expect from the offense
    • 11:00 WR and the JUCO route
    • 13:00 How good is the defense going to be this year and who to watch?
    • 15:30 A glance at the schedule
    • 18:45 Jake in Madison is the listener of the week
    • 20:45 Dylan in VA on the Badger players talking NC
    • 33:30 Travis in St Louis on what would be a disappointment
    • 35:15 Thoughts on the de-commits
           

    Episode 222 - B1G Picture: Illinois

    Jeremy Werner previews Illinois plus Rich and Max discuss Ryan Connelly as an OLB, what consequences there are for canceling the spring game, and the transfer of Kare Lyles.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:30 All you suckers missed out on a lively Ron Zook conversation
    • 2:00 Welcome Jeremy Werner of Illini Enquiror
    • 2:30 Looking back at Year 2 of Lovie
    • 4:30 The part where Max compares Lovie to Theo Epstein (as a Bears and Red Sox fan this is a bad comp)
    • 6:30 Changing direction at QB
    • 9:45 Who will step up on defense?
    • 13:00 Looking forward to an easier schedule
    • 17:00 Max is all in on Illini positivity
    • 18:30 Now on to the Badgers
    • 19:30 Bob on the lack of a Spring Game
    • 22:30 Connelly at OLB?
    • 28:00 Rich's manifesto on The Kare Saga
    • 37:30 Shirts or hoodies... or a hat?
           

    Episode 221 - Spring Practice Wrap Up with Jason Galloway

    Jason Galloway joins the podcast to give his thoughts at the conclusion of spring practice.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 2:00 Welcome back, Jason Galloway
    • 2:30 The backup QB situation
    • 5:45 Adam in MN on if the O Line is as deep as portrayed
    • 10:30 Will Sam Brodner play as a #3 RB?
    • 12:30 Addie in Madison on Hornibrook or Taylor getting hurt
    • 14:45 Ryan in Glenview on Cruikshank's future
    • 19:00 Other WR's
    • 21:15 How does TE play out if Nueville isn't ready?
    • 25:00 And now... FULLBACK TALK
    • 26:00 Ben in Chicago on the DL
    • 28:30 DL hypothetical
    • 29:45 OLB depth
    • 34:00 DB's starring Scott Nelson
    • 39:30 China Bob on underappreciated Badgers
    • 41:30 Weekday Ryan on whose expectations are too high
           

    Episode 220 - Spring Games are Stupid Anyways

    The Badgers canceled the spring game. Rich and Max still talked about Spring Football

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:15 they got the weather talk out of the way off line
    • 3:00 A call for spring practice questions
    • 4:30 The schools attitude towards canceling the spring game
    • 6:45 Travis in STL on Cruikshank staying healthy
    • 15:00 The DL... a collection of candidates
    • 18:45 Sam Brodner as a FB is big in Connecticut
    • 25:00 Max goes hyperbolic on the offense
    • 33:00 Buckaround recommends (other) podcasts
           

    Episode 219 - The Deafening Silence of a Businesslike Spring

    Rich and Max take stock of a spring practice with minimal drama and little intrigue. How do you make this interesting?

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:15 I'm Rich and l'm here with my dying co-host Max
    • 4:00 No QB controversy means no drama
    • 9:45 South Jersey Pete on the Deal with Taiwan
    • 14:30 Steve in NY on Taiwan Deal's flabby guns
    • 15:45 Tom on the Train on where Farrar's role this year
    • 20:15 Rich is getting what he wanted at DB
    • 22:45 The injury list
    • 24:30 Will there be a 50-50 run-pass play call this year?
    • 27:30 The Spring Game
    • 35:00 Kyle's closing the doors. Go say hi!!
           

    Episode 218 - Spring Practice Preview 2018: The Paul Jackson Hour

    Rich and Max look at what can be learned about the Badgers as they head into another spring practice.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:30 The biggest of Rich's many podcast mistakes
    • 4:45 Into the Paul Jackson weeds
    • 9:15 The players NOT participating
    • 12:00 Missing from the roster
    • 14:00 Weight changes
    • 18:00 The freshman
    • 21:30 Things to watch in spring
    • 22:00 Taiwan Deal
    • 23:30 Cornerback... wherein Faion Hicks may be the new Hillary
    • 26:45 How TE shakes out
    • 27:45 The DL
    • 30:15 Seperating Hornibrook and Coan
    • 35:00 Listener questions
    • 35:15 Adam in Kenosha on FR playing early
    • 36:30 Matt in MKE on surprise starters
    • 39:00 Ryan in Chicago on Bell moving to DE
    • 42:00 Thanks to Eric. HTML scraper extraordinaire
           

    Episode 217 - Defensive Depth Charts: 2018 Edition

    Rich and Max examine the future of the Badger defense.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 3:30 Diving into the defense
    • 6:00 DE... zero career starts
    • 19:15 We take you live to the Hawkeyearound
    • 20:30 NT... lots of recent misses
    • 27:30 ILB... not so fast Arrington
    • 36:15 OLB... Van Ginkel is coming to steal your goats
    • 43:15 CB... young and inexperienced
    • 52:15 Safety... let's check back in with the Hawkeyearound
    • 59:15 The specialists
           

    Episode 216 - Offensive Depth Charts: 2018 Edition

    It's time to turn the page to 2018 as Rich and Max give their thoughts on what the offense will look like in 2018.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 2:45 Turning the page to 2018
    • 5:00 To answer their question: In 17 they didn't give future grades or even current grades
    • 8:00 QB Hornibrook is our quarterback
    • 18:15 RB and depth behind Taylor
    • 32:15 FB... there's only two on the roster
    • 36:30 WR... boringly awesome
    • 44:45 TE... a little bit of shakeup?
    • 52:00 OL... there is some depth here
    • 1:06:45 Mertz collecting all the offers
           

    Episode 215 - Signing Day 2018 Evan Flood

    Evan Flood returns to the BuckAround to break down the Badgers' latest signing class and look ahead at what is in store on the recruiting trail in 2019.

    SHOW NOTES

    • 2:00 Slow signing day
    • 4:00 Welcome back Evan Flood of 247
    • 4:45 Noticeable changes at CB
    • 7:30 Max forgets the name Wildgoose somehow
    • 9:30 Kyle in Silver Springs on Florida recruiting
    • 11:45 The impact of the early signing period on Bucky
    • 14:30 The 2018 recruiting strategies
    • 17:00 Utilizing Cruickshank
    • 19:00 Ben in Chicago on a Sanborn comp
    • 21:00 Bryson Williams playing this year?
    • 23:00 Will Nakia Watson play early?
    • 25:30 Tom on the Train on UW's offense helping recruit OL
    • 27:00 2019 recruiting off to a great start
    • 29:30 Does Mertz stick with UW
    • 31:45 Beating UM and Bama for Logan Brown
    • 33:00 Will this be the Badgers best class ever?
    • 35:00 Max is bullish on Badger recruiting
    • 38:15 Rich is cautiously optimistic
      (Those two stamps sum up the whole history of the Pod)
    • 44:30 Looking back at the 2013 recruiting class
    • 56:45 Upcoming shows
           

    Episode 214 - Golden Buckys: 2017 Edition

    Rich and Max present the most prestigious awards show in all of sports: The Golden Buckys!

    SHOW NOTES

    • 1:30 Max couldn't hear Rich in the first attempt at this ep (seems ideal), but fixed now
    • 4:30 Your 2017 Golden Bucky's
    • 5:30 Most Outstanding Player M: J Taylor R: TJ Edwards 
    • 8:30 Offensive MVP M: Hornibrook R:  D Davis
    • 12:00 Deffensive MVP M: TJ Edwards R: Nelson
    • 14:00 Most Improved M: Van Ginkel R: Cephus
    • 17:00 Unsung Hero M: Sheehy R: Jamerson
    • 20:15 Biggest Underperformer M: Peavy R: Peavy
    • 21:30 Ray Ball Award Both: Rushing
    • 25:45 Freshman of the Year Both: J Taylor
    • 26:15 Future Star Both AND me: Danny MFing Davis lll
    • 29:15 Worst Game M: B1G Title Game R: Illinois
    • 32:45 Play of the Year M: Van Ginkel's picks R: AJ Taylor catch vs UM
    • 36:00 Game of the Year M: Minnesota R: Orange Bowl
    • 42:00 Coach of the Year M: Settle R: Gilmore
    • 46:00 Dave in Brookfield on meme of 2017 season
    • 50:30 Mark in Riverwoods, IL on people disrespecting Badgers
    • 59:30 Evan Flood next episode