Ringer University

Ringer University

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The Ringer's podcast universe joins the collegiate ranks with Ringer University, a feed dedicated to what’s happening in college football and beyond, with in-house talents Mallory Rubin, Chris Vernon, and Ben Glicksman serving up insights, picks, and predictions on a week-to-week basis throughout the season.

Episodes

Ep. 25: Conference Championship Weekend Picks With Andy Staples  

The Ringer’s Chris Vernon and SI’s Andy Staples discuss this weekend's conference championship games and their playoff implications, especially for the Pac-12 (3:48), the ACC (10:22), and the Big Ten (14:13). They also review the rest of the lines (19:06) and the remaining coaching vacancies (33:13).

Ep. 24: Championship Weekend, Playoff Preview and the Coaching Carousel  

Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman unpack the biggest game of the season thus far in Ohio State vs. Michigan (1:53) and ask the big questions: Was that actually a first down? Does Michigan still have a shot at the playoffs (8:31)? They also discuss the playoff picture (20:39), their final playoff predictions (40:45), and the ongoing coaching carousel (45:14).

Ep. 23: ‘T’d Up’ The ACC–Big Ten Challenge With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier review the ACC–Big Ten Challenge (1:30) and this week's big games. They also discuss Indiana and North Carolina’s upcoming matchup while debating which state holds claim to being “the basketball state” (27:00).

Ep. 22: 'T'd Up' Big 12 Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier defend Bill Walton's CBB commentary (5:00) and rank the Big 12 in order of title contention (10:00). Then, they discuss Bob Huggins scenarios (30:00), Bill Self's tortured tournament past (35:00), the Drew family dynasty (40:00), and Dan Dakich and IU (45:00), and make confident conference predictions (47:00) and insane Big 12 predictions (51:00).

Ep. 21: College Football Rivalry Weekend  

The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman discuss Notre Dame’s vacated wins (2:08), wonder whether or not Charlie Strong will remain head coach at Texas (5:00), and guess at which coaches are going to fill those big job openings this offseason (12:45). They also preview this Saturday’s long-awaited Rivalry Weekend (25:18).

Ep. 19: Week 12 Picks With Brian Edwards  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon is joined by Vegas Insider's Brian Edwards to discuss Louisville's shocking loss (5:00), West Virginia–Oklahoma (12:00), Washington State's win streak (15:00), LSU-Florida (18:00), Utah-Oregon (27:00), Bill Snyder's bye-week winning streak (30:00), and Wake Forest's upset potential (35:00).

Ep. 18: 'T'd Up' Champions Classic and SEC Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier break down Kansas's upset over Duke and the real purpose behind early-season college basketball events. Then, Titus and Tate run through the SEC (16:30) and offer up their thoughts on the conference as a whole.

Ep. 17: The Weekend of Upsets, the Big Ten, and the Playoff Picture  

The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman discuss last weekend’s major upsets of Washington (3:10), Clemson (9:35), and Michigan (17:11). They speak with Nicole Auerbach of USA Today about the Big Ten landscape (19:20), which teams are still in the playoff race (37:25), and what games to watch this weekend (47:30).

Ep. 17: Week 11 Picks with Andy Staples  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon is joined by Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated to discuss the playoff rankings, this week's Top 25 games (6:50), how C.J. Spiller saved Clemson (21:00), and their top picks (27:00).

Ep. 16: Week 11 Mailbag!  

The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman answer listener questions regarding LSU's offense, a two-loss playoff team (18:42), their fantasy postseason matchups (33:28), and the "Arkansas Waterfall" (45:40).

Ep. 15: Week 10 Picks With Adam Kramer  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon is joined by Bleacher Report's Adam Kramer to discuss Washington's snub (5:00), Bama-LSU (8:00), Nebraska's signature win (15:00), Wisconsin-Northwestern (19:00), Washington-Cal (24:05), Penn State-Iowa (32:00), and Vandy's ridiculous line against Auburn (36:00).

Ep. 14: 'T'd Up' Big Ten Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier break down all things B1G, including Jim Delany's new frontier (5:00), Northwestern's NCAA drought (10:00), Tom Izzo's favorable reputation (17:00), the year of Tom Crean (23:00), Illinois's bad luck (35:00), an Ed DeChellis conspiracy (44:00), and insane conference predictions (45:00).

Ep. 13: Tigers, Pooch Punts, and Harbaugh's Glasses  

The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman predict tonight's College Football Playoff rankings, give their weekly Clemson update (8:50), and review last week's upsets (15:45). Then, they discuss "Heisman moments" (21:35), Jim Harbaugh's corrective spectacles (29:40), and what a win over Bama would mean for Coach O's destiny (33:18).

Ep. 12: Week 9 Picks With Brian Edwards  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon is joined by Vegas Insider's Brian Edwards to discuss the Top 25 matchups this weekend (4:00), being skeptical of the Nebraska hype (8:00), Florida State's shot to upset Clemson (12:00), Charlie Strong’s chances of getting canned (19:15), West Virginia's ability to contend (25:00), the Memphis shooting incident (34:25), Mike Leach's captain selection process (37:00), and lines on potential championship games (41:10).

Ep. 11: 'T'd Up' ACC Preview With Mark Titus and Tate Frazier  

The Ringer's Mark Titus and Tate Frazier make their debut and discuss the ACC's dominance, the top five teams in the conference (8:30), Jim Boeheim's happiness (14:00), Virginia's Final Four slump (18:00), Duke's major question marks (26:00), the impressive freshman class (32:00), Kevin Stallings's coaching approach (40:00), and insane predictions for the season (43:00).

Ep. 10: The Buckeyes' Blunder, Alabama's D-line, and Week 9 Picks  

The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman discuss Ohio State's shocking loss to Penn State (6:00), Alabama's monstrous defensive line (16:00), Leonard Fournette's return (28:00), the top story lines outside of the top-10 teams (35:00), and the Top 25 matchups in Week 9 (44:00).

Ep. 9: Week 8 Picks and Bama Betting Scenarios With Lance Taylor  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon brings on Alabama radio personality Lance Taylor to discuss when to bet against Alabama (6:00), LSU's dismal passing attack (13:00), Oregon-Cal (22:00), and reasons to support Mike Leach (28:00).

Ep. 8: Midseason Report Card With Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman  

The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman give out their midseason grades, revise their playoff picks, and select the must-watch moments ahead in the second half of the season.

Ep. 7: Week 7 Picks With Dr. Bob  

The Ringer's Chris Vernon brings on noted handicapper Bob Stoll of DrBobSports.com to discuss the art form of gambling models (8:00) and to pick upcoming games for this weekend, including Ohio State-Wisconsin (20:00), Arkansas-Ole Miss (26:00), Washington State-UCLA (38:00), and Arizona-USC (42:00).

Ep. 6: The Playoff Picture, Houston's Stumble, and the Red River Rivalry With Lindsay Schnell  

The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Ben Glicksman discuss the playoff picture and potential dark-horse contenders heading into Week 7 (8:00). Then, Sports Illustrated's Lindsay Schnell joins (24:50) to discuss the Red River Rivalry (29:00), Washington's playoff hopes (37:00), and Louisville's résumé (43:00).

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