Putt-putt with Steve Spurrier? IKEA with Mike Leach? Hanging with PJ Fleck? Find out where we would go on my reality show “Coaches Field Trip”
For Coachspeak Episode 30 (sponsored by HealthIQ) “Football Journalism” f/ Richard Johnson. Justin interviews Richard Johnson of SB Nation College Football about working for SB Nation, his show that he’s a co-host of called “Wake Up, College Football,” Florida Gator Football, UF Journalism School, Twitter use in high school, EA NCAA Football, and all things Publix.
Film Don’t Lie’s “College Football is RAW” episode in conjunction with Saturday Blitz’s 5th Quarter article called “Comparing College Football to Pro Wrestling” covers topics like Texas Longhorns as the Lex Luger of college football, SEC and Pac-12 being the WWE and New Japan, Bill Hancock versus Vince McMahon, a College Football Coach Royal Rumble, and a lightning round of college football personalities and wrestling stars.
Film Don’t Lie covers the Coaching Carousel in this week’s episode. Justin talks about Alex Grinch’s move/demotion from Washington State to Ohio State, Herb Hand leaving Auburn for Texas, Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator of Alabama instead of Huge Freeze, Charlie Weis Jr’s resemblance to McLovin and his hiring at FAU, and Kevin Sumlin being hired as head football coach at Arizona. Enjoy some graphics, the ticker and my raspy voice.
Justin discusses the week after the College Football Playoff National Championship Game and the ensuing aftermath of Alabama’s win over the Georgia Bulldogs. Matt Rhule interviewing the Indianapolis Colts, Mark Helfrich will be joining the Chicago Bears, Jon Gruden and the retreads coaches across football, leaving early for the NFL Drat, and Khalil Tate versus Coach Ken at Arizona. Also, a moment of silence for legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson who passed away at 89.
The College Football Playoff is coming our way and the two semifinal games are the Rose Bowl on January 1st at 5pm eastern time and the Sugar Bowl on January 1st at 8:45pm eastern. The Rose features the #3 Georgia Bulldogs taking on the #2 Oklahoma Sooners while the Sugar features the #1 Clemson Tigers taking on the #4 Alabama Crimson Tide.
Justin covers a number of bowl games including the Fiesta, Orange, Holiday, and Cotton Bowls. Also talks about Mike Leach and his recent string of Twitter fame, plus Deion Sanders and FSU, and passing on bowl games.