Returning from their post signing day hiatus, Rich and Max are joined by Travis Wilson of Wisconsin Sports Network on the podcast to learn more about the dynamics of football in the state of Wisconsin. Afterwards Rich and Max discuss the significance of the departure of Thomas Brown and what the potential hire of John Settle means for the future of Badger football.
Hot on the heels of the official announcement of the balance of Paul Chryst's first staff as Wisconsin head coach, Rich and Max give their thoughts on the confirmed hires to date, examine the larger implications of the national title game for the B1G, and announce the winners of the 2013 Prop Bet Competition. Hint: the most handsome host of the BuckAround wins!
- 2:45 Impressions of the coaches the Badgers have introduced
- 6:15 Who did the Badgers get?
- 15:45 What the Badgers lost?
- 23:00 Who is the hardest outgoing coach to replace?
- 28:00 Max is impressed with Ohio St (and other NCG observations)
- 34:00 How long will Urban Meyer stay at OSU?
- 40:00 Over/Under recap
- 1:07:00 Future episode previews
- 1:10:00 Until next time
With the hiring of Paul Chryst made all but official, Rich and Max give - for the first time in a while - differing opinions on the hiring of the Pitt head coach with deep Wisconsin roots. Max has overcome some of his skepticism in the hire, but Rich lays out why he still has significant reservations.
Jesse Temple makes his long awaited return to the BuckAround to break down the details of fall camp. Rich and Max ask about the emergence of the freshmen at wide receiver, depth at the linebacker position, bask in Rich's brilliant and unwavering support of Reggie Love as a viable receiving option for the Badgers (guess who writes this), and even learn Jesse's secrets to being the most well dressed writer on the Wisconsin football beat.
Evan Flood makes his long-awaited return to the BuckAround to give a summer update on Wisconsin recruiting. He talks about the Badgers' recruiting success in Texas, positive steps in Michigan, the staff's efforts to find hidden gems in far away places, and even answers listener questions. It's a jam packed show that even includes a breakdown of Nick Saban's love of watersports.
For listeners, below is a link to the greatest video clip in the history of watersports:
With the football team returning to practice after Spring Break, Rich and Max look at the latest news to come out of the McClain center, talk Badger headlines, and SEC fashion trends at Disney World
After a two week hiatus, Rich and Max return to discuss the Thomas Brown hire, further delve into Gary Andersen's apparent lack of interest in the Cleveland Browns, and explore Max's future as a middle school cheerleading coach.