Podcast of Champions – Pac-12 Media Day recap

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods return to the studio to breakdown all of the interesting news and notes from Pac-12 Media Day 2021. It started off with new conference commissioner George Kliavkoff addressing the media 30 minutes after Texas and Oklahoma announced they had officially asked to join the …

Podcast of Champions – Pac-12 Media Day preview and why WSU’s Nick Rolovich won’t be in attendance

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods return to discuss the breaking news that Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich will not be attending Pac-12 Media Day in person because he has not been vaccinated against COVID-19. The guys were going through the Pac-12 Media Day release right after it was …

Podcast of Champions – Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead! Pac-12 fans everywhere rejoice as the Larry Scott era is finally over

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods celebrate the end of an era that went on far, far too long as Larry Scott is finally out as the Pac-12 commissioner. New Conference of Champions boss George Kliavkoff will have plenty of damage to assess from the work of his predecessor and …

Podcast of Champions – Could Pac-12 football lose divisions and drop a conference game plus Larry Scott’s final gift to Pac-12 fans

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods are together in person for the first time since the pandemic started, discussing the Pac-12 athletic directors meeting with incoming commissioner George Kliavkoff and how the future of college football scheduling strategy could change with the likely expansion of the College Football Playoff from …

Podcast of Champions – ASU in potential hot water with NCAA for recruiting violations during dead period

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods discuss the breaking and disturbing news surrounding Herm Edwards and the Arizona State football program, alleging that the Sun Devils hosted recruits on campus during the NCAA extended recruiting dead period. According to reports, ASU had dozens of recruits from all over the country …

Podcast of Champions – Breaking down Larry Scott’s exit interview plus Pac-12 quarterback news

This week Podcast of Champions host Ryan Abraham goes solo with David Woods out on injured reserve, talking about the infuriating but not surprising exit interview for Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. Associated Press reporter Ralph Russo talks to Scott for 25 minutes and Larry didn’t disappoint, blaming everyone but himself for the conference failures and …

Pac-12 programs wrap up spring football and early season TV times are set

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods put a bow on spring football 2021 with Stanford hosting its spring game over the weekend and UCLA finishing up with a rare Thursday morning spring game, both shown live on the Pac-12 Network. The guys also talk about the early season television times …

Podcast of Champions – Pac-12 hires George Kliavkoff from MGM Resorts International as new commissioner of the conference

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods give their thoughts on the long awaited announcement of the new Pac-12 commissioner, George Kliavkoff, the president of entertainment and sports for MGM Resorts International, will take over for Larry Scott starting on July 1. Kliavkoff won the opening press conference broadcast live on …

Podcast of Champions – Recapping the 2021 NFL Draft for the Pac-12 football programs

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods give their thoughts on how the Pac-12 fared in the 2021 NFL Draft, with just three first round selections and 28 over all draft picks. Alabama alone had 6 first rounders and the SEC as a conference more than doubled the Pac-12’s output, but …

Podcast of Champions – Updates from Pac-12 spring games and spring scrimmages

This week Podcast of Champions hosts Ryan Abraham and David Woods have spring football updates from several schools around the Pac-12 including the spring games for USC and Utah and spring scrimmage updates from Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Washington State, Oregon and Oregon State. While David tends to nod off when the topic of spring football …