Episode 245 - Week 10: Rutgers

Rich and Max review the Badgers 31-17 victory over the Scarlet Knights

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:15 Max is in a dark place

  • 3:45 Rich tells us about negativity

  • 6:45 Yards per play by quarter

  • 9:45 Hornibrook’s performance

  • 24:15 Coan’s performance

  • 30:00 The running game

  • 32:30 What is happening at LT?

  • 33:30 Why didn’t Cruikshank redshirt?!?

  • 35:00 Zach in Roberts on play calling

  • 42:15 This defense is young and improving

  • 44:00 Christian Bell is a DE playing LB

  • 47:00 Ian in Madison on a DL grad transfer and future DL depth

  • 53:00 Injuries

  • 55:00 JT in South Cackalacka on 2019

  • 57:45 UR Players of the Game

       

Episode 244 - Week 9: Northwestern

Rich and Max wade through the existential crisis that was the Badgers 31-17 loss to Northwestern 

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Rich is excited about the potential of divergent thoughts on this pod

  • 4:15 The Talkaround

  • 8:00 Shoutout to the official tailgate

  • 9:45 Conclusions about Coan

  • 11:00 New or original thoughts on the defense?

  • 11:30 UR Players of the Game

  • 14:00 Ryan in Chicago on Groschek

  • 26:15 Jordan in Chicago on holding Chryst accountable

  • 36:15 Heath in Houston on how this game reflects on Hornibrook

  • 41:00 Jonathan in Madison in what happened to Anthony Lotti

  • 44:30 Marty in MKE on the future of the DL

  • 1:03:15 Is losing Cephus and Neville THAT big a deal?

  • 1:11:30 The remaining schedule

  • 1:14:00 Talking Pinstripe Bowl

       

Episode 243 - Week 8: Illinois

Rich and Max discuss the state of the offense after the Badgers 49-20 win over Illinois

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 If you beat Illinois and no one cares does it make a sound?

  • 2:30 Rich has an unpopular opinion and Max agrees

  • 4:30 Our defense has issues when attacked on the edge

  • 8:45 The secondary

  • 11:30 Rich sings the praises of his golden god

  • 13:00 Chryst calling TO’s

  • 15:45 FINE... we’ll talk about Hornibrook in the context of B1G QB’s

  • 37:00 Hornibrook is the tip of the iceberg though as the offense has not progressed

  • 50:30 Big Games in the B1G

  • 56:30 UR Players if the Game

  • 1:01:15 Prop bets and the hosts poor performances

  • 1:05:15 BuckAround tailgate this weekend

       

Episode 242 - Week 7: Michigan

Rich and Max navigate the disaster that was the 38-13 loss to Michigan.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 We do our best work after losses

  • 2:45 There are no silver linings coming

  • 3:00 The Talkaround

  • 7:00 Sarah in NYC on Leonard getting hired away

  • 11:00 The importance of Van Ginkel

  • 14:30 Ryan in Chicago on the potential of the DB’s

  • 17:30 Many people are talking about Alex Hornibrook

  • 25:30 We are NOT changing QB’s

  • 27:15 Matt in Milwaukee on what is wrong with the murder machine and missing Cephus

  • 32:30 How to solve staleness

  • 37:30 What were the coaches doing?

  • 41:30 Where did Taylor go?

  • 43:00 The ST calls

  • 48:30 Some people are gonna be forever out on Hornibrook

  • 50:00 The end of Chryst’s honeymoon

  • 54:00 UR Players of the Game

  • 55:15 Big Games in the B1G

  • 1:01:00 What to watch for the rest of the season

  • 1:05:15 The upcoming Official BuckAround tailgate

       

Episode 241 - Week 6: Nebraska

Rich and Max discuss the Badgers’ 5th straight win over Nebraska

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:00 The Buckaround returns at full strength

  • 3:15 Nebraska’s D is really bad

  • 4:30 400 yards of offense for Nebraska

  • 7:00 Rich lays the blame at the feet of the D Line

  • 10:15 The hosts believe in the secondary

  • 14:30 The Year of Ray Ball candidates

  • 16:15 The freshman tracker

  • 18:00 Tyler Johnson looks like he is back

  • 18:45 Why can’t Nebraska’s OL pass protect

  • 25:00 The playcalling

  • 29:00 Talking Hornibrook

  • 31:30 Getting Pryor involved

  • 33:00 Jake Ferguson... still really good

  • 36:00 Ryan on where UW could

  • upgrade the offense

  • 48:00 Paul Chryst’s potty mouth

  • 50:00 UR Players of the Game

  • 51:15 Big Games in the B1G

  • 56:00 UW path to victory versus UM

  • 1:09:00 Bumper stickers on the way

  • 1:12:30 The Talkaround

       

Episode 240 - Week 4: Iowa

Rich and Max analyze the Badgers’ 28-17 win over Iowa

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Rich is catching a cold

  • 3:45 The TalkAround

  • 9:00 Max wants to talk about Hornibrook

  • 13:30 Are Badger fans QB expectations off due to Favre and Rodgers?

  • 17:15 Balky is SLC on JT and fumbles

  • 20:00 Media Break: Klatt was good

  • 21:45 Deal and the RB usage

  • 24:00 Is the offense meeting expectations?

  • 29:45 Linemen playing Tight End

  • 32:00 Rich Recites Rules Really Respectfully

  • 33:45 Musical chairs in the secondary

  • 38:15 The DL is bad

  • 42:15 The LB’s are not

  • 44:30 The refs 

  • 48:00 UR Player of the Game

  • 51:00 Why is Edwards off the field so much?

  • 52:30 Big games in B1G

  • 1:00:15 Rich is sick and is gonna vent on Urbs

  • 1:01:30 The Guys talk about Ryan Day... but FAIL TO MENTION HE’S FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • 1:03:00 Prop Bet update

       

Episode 239- Week 3: BYU

Rich and Max discuss the stunning 24-21 upset at the hands of BYU.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 “Our best shows are after losses.”

  • 4:15 The Talkaround

  • 8:00 The energy of the crowd

  • 8:45 A look at Hornibrook

  • 19:45 The WR’s... Danny Davis is really good

  • 21:45 Step aside Hillary and TJ there’s a new player with Rich’s heart (TE talk)

  • 27:00 JT had a good game

  • 28:00 What is going on with the O Line?!?

  • 33:00 Moving to the defense... no easy solves

  • 41:00 Nelson playing young

  • 44:00 Keith in Houston on Special Teams

  • 47:00 A deeper look at the coaching

  • 51:00 Henry in Osh Kosh on play calling

  • 56:00 Carl in Grays Lake on the last TO

  • 1:03:30 UR Players of the Game

  • 1:06:00 Big games in the B1G

  • 1:14:00 Checking in on the Prop bets... we may be looking at some new people hosting

       

Episode 238 - Week 2: New Mexico

Rich recaps the Badgers 45-14 victory over New Mexico

SHOW NOTES

1:00 Rich flies solo and forfeits the right to say “... and joined as always”
2:45 The Talkaround
5:15 Not a lot to say about the defense
7:30 Welcome back Loudermilk
9:15 The dropoff from Connelly to Orr
11:15 Madison Cone can play
12:30 JS Jesse on the early gameplans
19:00 Chryst didn’t let off the gas
23:00 Tyler formerly of Stevens Point on getting excited about AJ Taylor
25:00 Get ready for 2.8 more years of Rich gushing about Jake Ferguson
27:45 Concern for Dietzen
28:30 The odd play calling at the end of the 1st half
31:30 Matthew in MKE on fair catching kickoffs
33:00 UR Player of the Game... If Krumholz plays... it’s a run
35:30 Rich... RICH... stumps for Iowa

       

Episode 237 - Week 1: Western Kentucky

Rich and Max review the Badgers' 34-3 victory over Western Kentucky

SHOW NOTES

  • 3:00 The Viewing was better the second time around
  • 4:45 The Talkaround
  • 7:45 Alex Hornibrook looked better moving around
  • 13:30 Groschek was #noteworthy
  • 16:45 Taiwan Deal’s playing time
  • 19:00 The OL and conspiracy theories
  • 26:15 Penalties
  • 27:30 Jake Ferguson is gonna be good
  • 32:45 Scott Nelson is gone be good
  • 35:00 But Zach Baun has the Kung Fu grip
  • 37:00 Christian Bell looks vastly improved
  • 37:45 The CB’s and DCW’s exit
  • 42:30 The DL has no depth
  • 49:45 Young guys that jumped out
  • 53:45 UR Player of the Game
  • 56:30 Big games in the B1G... Max missed his Hawkeyes game
  • 1:06:45 An Arrington Farrar explainer
       

Episode 236 - B1G Picture: Penn State

David Jones joins a solo Max to preview Penn State plus Max rolls through the annual bold predictions. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:00 No Rich... he will never get to talk to this guest
  • 2:30 Welcome David Jones of the Harrisburg  Patriot News
  • 3:00 Recapping the 2017 season
  • 5:45 The loss of Barkley and Moorhead
  • 9:30 What to expect from the defense
  • 12:00 The 2018 B1G East outlook
  • 14:30 Why does David think Bucky can win the B1G
  • 19:15 30 Max minutes back to back
  • 20:45 Bold predictions
  • 21:00 Mochy on WR yardage
  • 23:00 Matthew in MKE on Edwards leading the team in picks and Ferguson TD’s
  • 26:00 Tyler Morgan on Deal , the defense and JT YPC
  • 30:00 Brian in Daytona on UW vs Michigan
  • 31:30 Tom on the Train on a Ferguson breakout
  • 33:30 Wiscoinferno on TJ, Hornibrook, winning differently, and the draft
  • 36:00 Badger hawk on injuries
  • 37:45 British James in Madison on Taylor’s hands
  • 38:15 Adam in Braham on Groschek and a TD toss
  • 39:00 Wes H on Hornibrook’s 1st Heisman
  • 39:30 Mike in Verona in Ferguson
  • 40:45 Rich from the pod on INT’s, sacks, and WR yardage
  • 43:00 Max from the pod on losing 2 games, romping to a B1G title, and the playoff
       

Episode 235 - Wrapping up Camp with Jesse Temple

Rich and Max enter game week with the beat writer's perspective from Jesse Temple

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 It’s game week
  • 3:30 Welcome back Jesse Temple if The Athletic
  • 4:15 Has Hornibrook progressed?
  • 9:15 Dunn & Krumholz and their potential impact
  • 12:30 Talk about Cruikshank
  • 14:45 Danny in Stalis (sp) on other WR’s who could make an impact
  • 17:00 How will the carries shake out behind Taylor?
  • 19:45 Who wins out at LT?
  • 21:15 Should Badgers fans be concerned about the DL?
  • 26:00 How many snaps can Olive play?
  • 27:30 Where forth art thou Xander Neuville?
  • 29:30 Guessing Jake Ferguson’s stat line
  • 31:15 The OLB’s are a strength
  • 34:15 DCW and the rest of the CB’s
  • 39:45 Dave in Brookfield on why the Badgers might not win the B1G West
  • 42:00 How will the new redshirt rule play out?
  • 44:45 What’s their record?!?
  • 50:00 Hawkeye Around
  • 55:00 Last call for prop bet submissions
       

Episode 234 - We Just Want to Talk About Football

Rich and Max react to the news of the suspension of Quintez Cephus plus discuss latest news from Badger Camp.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:15 The first time we don’t want to be here
  • 3:00 Max is just sad
  • 4:00 The impact ON the field
  • 5:00 The #1 WR is gone for at least the year
  • 6:45 Danny Davis gone too?
  • 8:00 Playing our the worst case scenario
  • 10:15 Settle loves Taiwan
  • 15:15 Even worst case this passing game is light years ahead of 2010
  • 23:45 DCW in the Chateau Bow Wow
  • 26:30 The Captains
  • 28:45 Has The outlook for the team changed?
  • 33:30 Nate in Dallas on who it is better to lose to
  • 42:45 Marty in St Cloud on putting players in the NFL
  • 48:45 Jeremy in Green Bay on the unknown quantities at CB
       

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!

SUBMIT YOUR PROP BET ENTRY HERE

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