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 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 205.2 - Week 9: Illinois

Rich and Max share their takeaways from the Badgers 24-10 victory over the Illini in Champaign

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:45 If nobody calls you get no Talkaround
  • 4:00 Adam from Darlington on Hornibrook
  • 5:15 Wherefore art though Jazz Peavy?
  • 12:15 Carl in Grayslake on Brandon Williams on Galloway's Pod
  • 19:00 Jim in Greendale on waiting for style points and Chryst the pragmatist
  • 22:15 Why use the Dieter play there?
  • 28:00 Shocker... Rich says they're gonna lose
  • 29:00 Illinois minute
  • 33:45 UR Players of the Game
  • 43:15 Big games in the B1G
       

Episode 194 - Fall Camp Wrap up with Jesse Temple

Rich and Max discuss the state of the Badgers with Jesse Temple of Landof10.com.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Enter the Buckaround props
  • 5:30 Welcome back Jesse Temple of Landof10.com
  • 6:15 Are the Badgers the most boring team of the last decade to study?
  • 9:15 Jesse's sense of the team in a post-two a day world
  • 11:30 Rich passes off Schaff's Hornibrook O/U's as a fake line
  • 13:45 Handicapping the backup QB race
  • 17:45 Did Deal really have a chance to start?
  • 20:00 Where do Ibrahim and Taylor fit?
  • 21:30 Is the O Line worth the hype?
  • 24:30 Is Cepheus > Wheelwright?
  • 27:00 How will the D Line shake out?
  • 31:15 Is there something interesting at LB?
  • 35:15 The Nickel Back race
  • 36:45 No chance of a 3 Safety set?
  • 37:45 Breakout freshman?
  • 39:15 Shocker... Rich wants to know what could go wrong?
  • 43:00 Request for bold predictions
       

Episode 190 - Fall Camp...Already?

Rich and Max are joined by Mike'l Severe to preview Nebraska and then discuss what they're watching for as the Badgers open fall camp.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Welcome back Mike'l Severe of The Bottom Line on Omaha.com
  • 2:45 Was the 2016 team much better than the 2015 team?
  • 4:15 What to expect on offense?
  • 5:45 is this the best OL that Riley has had?
  • 7:45 Morgan and the WR core
  • 11:30 Will the switch to 3-4 be a step in the right direction?
  • 15:30 How will 2017 play out?
  • 17:30 What if Scott Frost wins 10 games at UCF?
  • 22:00 Run the dang ball Riley
  • 27:30 Chryst press conference
  • 28:15 Max brags about his self restraint... then totally succumbs to it
  • 29:00 Weight changes
  • 48:30 Deiter to LT. Biadasz ready for prime time?
       

Episode 177 - Spring Game Preview

Rich and Max prepare for the final practice of the spring and discuss what they're excited to watch for before the long, quiet summer arrives.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Tax talk... if only Max knew a good tax accountant
  • 9:30 Rich resolves to be positive this episode
  • 11:00 How Will Sam Brodner look?
  • 12:15 Rich wants to see Tyler Biadasz 
  • 15:15 Max wants to see 5 WR sets
  • 17:45 Ty from Nashville on Fullbacks, where Max talks Ingold w/out mentioning NIU
  • 20:45 How will Jacobs look at OLB?
  • 21:45 PROP Over/Under Jacobs sacks? More carries Ingold or Ramesh?
  • 22:15 Which DB's are out there a lot?
  • 23:15 Ryan from Chicago on Farrar's role
  • 26:00 Who's backup NT?
  • 28:00 How does Hornibrook look?
  • 30:00 Let's talk Loudermilk
  • 32:30 The backup QB's
  • 35:45 Rich can't hold back the negativity
  • 37:00 Why do the spring game at 6:30 on a Friday?!?
  • 39:45 Brian from Middleton asks Rich and Max if something is cool
  • 45:00 PROP Heller's mentions of Patterson
  • 48:45 Rich is Jon Favreau in Swingers
  • 54:15 Paul from Madison
       

Episode 176 - All Quiet on the Spring Practice Front

Rich and Max discuss the latest developments of spring practice and reflect on the implications of the failed effort to lure transfer Malik Zaire. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 3:00 Getting shooshed
  • 5:00 The opposite of Total Recall
  • 6:45 Ty from TN on the LB's
  • 16:00 Kyle still has no bumper sticker?!?
  • 19:45 Taylor from Lincoln, NE on this is how it's SUPPOSED to be
  • 26:30 TE usage
  • 29:00 BuckAround Recommendations
  • 37:15 Paul from Madison
       

Episode 144 - Fall Camp Preview 2016: Gettin' Chryst-y with it

Fall camp is here! Rich and Max go through thoughts and expectations, offering their thoughts on what a successful preseason should look like.  

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:30 Send us your bold predictions! Or call them in!
  • 4:00 Things the hosts are excited about
  • 5:00 Max: How the secondary takes shape
  • 8:30 Rich: Houston locking down the QB position
  • 10:45 Max: Chryst-y type things
  • 18:30 Rich: Is there a plus athlete on the defense?
  • 23:00 What freshmen will get playing time?
  • 23:45 Rich: Is Bradrick Shaw for real?
  • 27:00 Estes and Sanders not on the 105 man roster
  • 29:15 Ty DeForest transfers to Illinois St
  • 31:00 Clarifying Dixon's weight loss
  • 31:45 Voltz at OG
  • 34:15 Uniform talk
  • 35:30 Seriously. Bold predictions. Send them.
  • 36:30 Witty repartee 
       

Episode 141 - B1G Picture: Michigan State

Rich is joined by Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com and The Only Colors podcast to preview the Michigan State Spartans. Rich also discusses the updated fall roster and what can be inferred from weight gains/losses over the past year.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:15 You see me Rollin'... Rollin' solo
  • 3:00 Chris Vannini of coaching search.com
  • 3:30 Reviewing the 2015 Spartans
  • 6:15 The QB battle
  • 8:15 How much does losing Cook hurt?
  • 10:00 How will RB's be handled?
  • 12:30 The line loses a pair of Jacks
  • 14:00 Is there depth at DL?
  • 17:00 Are there ANY concerns in back 7?
  • 23:00 How does 2016 play out?
  • 25:30 The Badger vs Sparty rivalry
  • 29:15 Roster tidbits
  • 32:30 The incredibly shrinking Kevin Estes
  • 37:30 The incoming Freshmen
  • 43:15 TJ Edwards and his foot
       

Episode 125 - Way too Early 2016 Depth Charts: Defensive Edition

In a jam packed show, Rich and Max analyze the impact of the departure of Daronte Jones and FINALLY get to their backlog of listener mail. Those segments bookend their detailed projections for what the Badger defense will look like in 2016. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Getting back to our roots... And talking weather
  • 3:30 The loss of Daronte Jones
  • 8:00 The Defensive depth charts
  • 8:30 The DL
  • 14:45 The ILBs
  • 16:00 The OLBs
  • 19:00 The CBs
  • 24:00 Safety
  • 32:15 Kicker
  • 32:30 That was quick... Now the returners
  • 33:45 Punter
  • 35:00 The holder... seriously... The holder
  • 37:00 A shoutout for the sensitive Bizarro Max
  • 37:30 Eric from Becker, MN on kickers
  • 40:00 Nick from SW Wisconsin on Kare Lyles
  • 42:45 Tyler from Stevens Point on Wilcox
  • 45:30 Max is glad about Wilcox... Want easy access to this
  • 47:00 Aussie Luke on why he is a Badger fan (hint: it's about a girl)
       

Episode 106 - Week 7 Purdue Review: Sneaky Bad Fools Gold

After a one week hiatus Max returns to the show to dissect the Badgers' uninspiring 24-7 win over Purdue. They look at another stellar outing from the defense, talk about the relative performances of Walker Williams and Micah Kapoi as they played side by side, and what it means to get a "Good" Stave. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:00 The one... The only... Married-er Maxwell Brusky
  • 4:15 Hard hitting Purdue analysis
  • 7:45 The offense isn't good
  • 11:00 Plenty of good Stave
  • 16:15 The snake bitten RB's
  • 18:15 #TeamWalker vs #TeamKapoi
  • 25:15 Purdue is a good MAC team but NOT on the Northern Illinois level
  • 26:15 Defense was awesome
  • 28:00 The 0-4-7
  • 30:00 The starting OL
  • 33:30 The Alec Ingold Experience
  • 35:00 We join our regularly schedule Hawkeyearound already in progress
  • 37:00 UR players of the game
  • 41:00 Big games in the B1G
       

Episode 97 - Week 2: Miami Scoring Machine

The Badgers rebounded from the defeat in Dallas to pulverize the Miami Redhawks. Rich and Max talk about the dominating defensive display, things to like about the passing game, and what they took from the up and down day on the ground.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Max is a homer... But for who? Badgers? Hawkeyes? Huskies?
  • 7:30 58-0 provides a lot to talk about
  • 9:30 The defense was really good
  • 15:30 Schobert > Biegel
  • 19:00 Is McEvoy good at safety?
  • 22:45 McEvoy at QB, will that be a thing?
  • 27:00 Special teams have been... Special
  • 31:15 In case you hadn't heard Arkansas lost to a MAC contender
  • 32:15 They're not gonna break the seal on Penniston
  • 34:00 The throw game
  • 44:30 Let's talk about the bad stuff... O Line
  • 52:15 UR players of the game
  • 57:45 Big games in the B-1-G
  • 1:06:30 The B1G... Hey, it doesn't look like crap
       

Episode 88 - #QuestForFun

With fall camp opening today, Rich and Max lead a listener-driven preview of Badgers fall camp. They talk about development on both lines, the questions at wide receiver, and various other areas of concern going into 2015. Just don't forget the slogan for 2015: The #QuestForFun

  • 1:30 #QuestForFun
  • 5:30 Fall Camp is here
  • 7:30 The Paul Chryst press conference
  • 13:00 Where will Tanner McEvoy end up and the impact
  • 17:37 Iowa Heisman reference
  • 20:40 Thoughts on a couple RS Freshmen
  • 28:00 How will the backup RB shake out?
  • 31:00 Will Chryst help Stave emerge?
  • 36:30 Drew Meyer is the punter
  • 37:15 Alec James is an Adonis
  • 39:00 Will the changes in position coaches be noticeable?
  • 42:45 Hawkeyearound
  • 46:15 Hokie Magic?
  • 48:30 Will Kyle Penniston have an impact in 2015?
  • 50:45 How much will Kellen Jones play?
  • 52:00 Over/Under on next UW admissions academic issue
  • 54:15 Gaglianone's personal #QuestForFun
  • 56:00 Northwestern is next... We promise