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 80 - B1G Picture: Iowa

Marc Morehouse returns to the BuckAround to share his thoughts on the current state of the Hawkeyes.  He discusses the disappointing 2014 campaign and the subsequent off season fallout, what to expect from CJ Beathard as quarterback, and who can fill the holes left by the loss of Carl Davis and Louis Trinca-Pasat on defense.  Afterwards, Rich attacks Max's "Chryst revisionism" before contrasting the geographic distribution of offers between the Chyrst, Andersen, and Bielema regimes.  

SHOW NOTES

  • 3:00 Max is the real MVP
  • 5:20 Marc Morehouse was fooled into coming on the show again
  • 6:45 Why are people so angry about Iowa's 2014?
  • 10:00 What to make of Iowa's January press conference?
  • 12:45 Why was the decision to start CJ Beathard at QB made so quick?
  • 16:45 Thoughts on the change at OC
  • 20:45 The OL and the running game
  • 25:15 Who will play the "ball moving" positions?
  • 30:45 What's the identity of the defense
  • 35:30 Wins prediction?
  • 40:00 Over/Under
  • 47:45 Wisconsin Crootin
  • 59:45 Rich's Research Corner
  • 1:15:30 The hosts attempt to determine when they will pod again. Fail.
       

Episode 77 - B1G Picture: Rutgers

Rich and Max officially kick off the B1G Picture series with a discussion of Rutgers football with Dan Duggan of NJ.com. Dan breaks down the quarterback battle, the depth concerns on defense, and what Rutgers can be as a football team in 2015 and beyond.  Rich and Max close the show discussing the latest in Badgers recruiting, read some listener mail, and lament the loss of Jesse Temple on the Badger football beat.  

SHOW NOTES:

  • 1:15 Sargent Major Max
  • 2:45 The Revenge of Dan Duggan
  • 3:20 2014 Rutgers Recap
  • 4:30 The tale of Jeff Towers
  • 6:30 The Ralph Friedgen situation
  • 10:30 Who's gonna be the QB?
  • 13:00 And who will they throw to?
  • 15:00 The RB's will be a strength
  • 19:00 The OL has questions
  • 20:30 The DL has some stars and some issues.
  • 23:00 The LB's lack depth
  • 24:30 What's left in the secondary?
  • 26:00 2015 and beyond
  • 31:45 Rutgers place in the B1G
  • 34:45 Rich and Max talk about Rutgers behind Dan's back.
  • 38:30 The sky is falling 
  • 51:45 Breaking... Listeners love shoutouts
  • 53:15 Bold prediction feedback
  • 1:02:00 Jesse Temple is leaving Fox Sports Wisconsin