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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Championship Week


Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.

By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand apart from all others.

Auburn’s win, of course, brings up another philosophical debate of who should play in a two-team national championship situation.

Gall wants to break precedent by favoring the one-loss team over an undefeated team with a weak schedule. Fox is sticking with undefeated teams for now, but would like to see the playoff committee take a broader look.

In a big news week in the Pac-12, USC takes center stage with a hire that divided the fanbase.

And then on to previews: Is Arizona State’s homefield advantage enough to overcome the earlier rout against Stanford? How underrated is the Michigan State offense? Does Duke have a chance? Who wins in Bedlam? And why Missouri can go toe-to-toe with Auburn?

The podcast can be found on, iTunes and our podcast RSS feed.

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