Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack kick off the podcast by discussing the College Football Playoff semifinals, which playoff quarterback they'd take to win one game, and the head coaches and assistants on the move. Next, Heather Dinich hops on (34:48) following the last CFP ranking to talk about how championship games are very important to the committee, why she can't imagine the playoff expanding anytime soon and the changes she'd make to college football. Later, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl CEO Gary Stokan joins the pod (53:31) to discuss the bowl selection process, LSU-Oklahoma and his thoughts on playoff expansion.
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New Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin is trying to finalize a deal to bring UCF's Jeff Lebby to Mississippi as his offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.
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From the private jet to Oxford, Mississippi, to team meetings to his introductory news conference, we were along for the ride as Lane Kiffin became Ole Miss' latest head coach.
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Welcoming the Lane Train to Ole Miss in Hotty Toddy style.
Lane Kiffin had a tough road to get back to the SEC with Ole Miss, and now he has something to prove.
Kevin Negandhi and Kirk Herbstreit kick off the podcast discussing Herbie's insane travel schedule last week, if the committee got it right between No. 1 and No. 2, LSU's defensive awakening, why Clemson might be even better this season than last, Jalen Hurts' playoff experience and Joe Burrow running away with the Heisman (20:32). Later, the guys get into their initial thoughts on the playoff matchups (29:14), which other bowl games jumped off the slate, Herbie's interview with Tua Tagovailoa and his parents (35:39), coaching moves (45:20) and listener questions.
Ole Miss confirmed Lane Kiffin has signed on to become the Rebels next coach on Saturday, shortly after he led Florida Atlantic to its second Conference USA championship in his three seasons as coach with a 49-6 win over UAB.
Three teams remain undefeated, but the Tigers make the best case for being No. 1.
Lane Kiffin is set to become the fourth Rebels coach in the past 10 seasons.
The final rankings of the 2019 season are in. Let's all remember the best worst teams of the year.
Mississippi athletic director Keith Carter said Monday that the coach he hires to replace Matt Luke will need to bring energy to the program to excite the fan base, saying that attending games has lost some of its luster.
Ole Miss has fired head football coach Matt Luke after three seasons, athletic director Keith Carter announced Sunday night.
Six Power 5 head coaches have now been fired. This is your one-stop shop for all the latest coaching moves.
From the Apple Cup to Bedlam to the Iron Bowl: what to know about every grudge match, how to watch them, and why this year's matchup matters.
Wide receiver Elijah Moore apologized Friday, saying he regrets his celebration in the Egg Bowl. Ole Miss called the action "disappointing and unacceptable."
Luke Logan missed a 35-yard extra point after Ole Miss receiver Elijah Moore was penalized for celebrating a touchdown by crawling and pretending to urinate like a dog, and Mississippi State ended up with a 21-20 victory on Thursday in the 116th Egg Bowl.