This week Dave and Ryan welcome in Pac-12 guru Jon Wilner to get his thoughts on the potential equity sale, the conference officiating, talk of a targeting rule change and lots more. The guys also give a spring football report for the LA based schools, USC and UCLA.
This week Dave and Ryan switch focus on the Pac-12 recruiting champion and the most talked about program in the conference, the Oregon Ducks. Erik Skopil from DuckTerritory.com joins the POC to talk about the sudden departure of defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt and lots more.
Now that National Signing Day has come and gone, we recap how the Pac-12 conference did as a whole, who the underachievers and overachievers were, how the Early Signing Period and NCAA Transfer Portal have impacted the February Signing Day and of course we answer your questions.
National Signing Day is quickly approaching so we brought in one of the best experts in the business, Greg Biggins! Greg is a National Recruiting Analyst for 247Sports and we are picking his brain about how the Pac-12 South recruiting is going.
With National Signing Day just a couple of weeks away we wanted to focus on recruiting over the next couple of weeks here on the Podcast of Champions. This week we welcome in 247Sports National Recruiting Editor Brandon Huffman to breakdown how the Pac-12 North teams are doing on the recruiting front.
In our first episode of the New Year Dave and Ryan recap the final five bowl games of the 2018 football season, talk about the national championship game being in the Pac-12 footprint, the conference looking to sell equity and hiring a PR firm to fix its image, the dumpster fire that is Pac-12 hoops and of course we answer your questions.
Final Bowl pick results:
Ryan (3-4) and David (4-3)
Final overall pick results:
Ryan 59-37-3, Dave 56-40-3
In our post-Christmas episode of the Podcast of Champions we recap the offense-challenged Cheez-It Bowl and preview the five remaining bowl games for the Pac-12.
Alamo Bowl : Washington State vs. Iowa State (+3) – Ryan picks Iowa State, Dave picks WSU
Sun Bowl : Stanford vs. Pitt (+5.5) – Ryan picks Pitt, Dave picks Stanford
Redbox Bowl : Oregon vs. Michigan State (+2.5) – Ryan picks Michigan State, Dave picks Oregon
Holiday Bowl : Utah vs. Northwestern (+7) – Ryan picks Utah, Dave picks Northwestern
Rose Bowl : Washington vs. Ohio State (-6.5) – Ryan picks Ohio State, Dave picks UW
Bowl pick results:
Ryan (0-2) and David (1-1)
Overall pick results:
Ryan 56-34-3, Dave 52-38-3