Podcasts

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volume_upBig 12 expansion, Johnny goes north, A&M-UT and gambling

David Ubben is joined by guest co-host Ishmael Johnson of DCTF to discuss Johnny Football's exodus to Canada to play for ex-SMU coach June Jones. David also explains why Arizona and Arizona State coming to the Big 12 makes sense for both parties, why fear is not a factor in the Lone Star Cold War and what the Supreme Court's decision on sports gambling means for the future of college sports.

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volume_upSonny Dykes, a new Longhorn, Mike Leach's acting days and the hype machine

David Ubben is joined by guest co-host Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated and FOX Sports to look ahead to 2018 in Texas and take a closer look at the newest member of the Texas Longhorns. Feldman also offers some insight into Mike Leach's acting days and coaching tree, what went wrong with Sonny Dykes at Cal and why it may be different at SMU. Dykes joins the show to talk about his arrival and what lies ahead for the Mustangs on his watch.

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volume_upTom Herman, NFL Draft, BU, SMU and food courts

Texas coach Tom Herman joins this week's The Republic of Football, driven by the helpful North Texas Honda dealers. Texas DE Charles Omenihu and TE Andrew Beck also join the show. David Ubben and guest co-host Ishmael Johnson talk about the Longhorns' spring game, David's visit to SMU and preview the NFL Draft. They also look back at Baylor's odd history of NFL busts, the future of an NCAA Football video game and how a food court is revolutionizing marriages across Texas.

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volume_upKliff Kingsbury, defending Lubbock and what's wrong with the Horns?

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury joins the show to talk about his job status, his vision for this team and those he'd like to coach in the future. Plus, he comes clean about a rumored shrine to Britney Spears in his locker back when he was Mike Leach's quarterback in 2002. The Austin American-Statesman's Brian Davis joins as a guest co-host to defend Lubbock from its critics and break down what went wrong for Texas last year and what expectations should be for 2018. Plus, they discuss the Austin food scene and David drops a chicken and waffles take.

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volume_upMajor Applewhite, RGIII, Tech observations and Whataburger

Houston coach Major Applewhite joins this week's show to talk about his controversial hiring of Kendal Briles, building a program at UH and the week he spent on Tom Herman's couch during his year away from football. David Ubben and guest co-host Shehan Jeyarajah of Big 12 DieHards talk about their observations from Texas Tech's Saturday scrimmage, RGIII's return to an NFL roster and Baylor's prospects for improvement in Year 2 under Matt Rhule. They also argue about Whataburger.

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volume_upTrevone Boykin, Seth Littrell and from coaching to Chick-Fil-A

North Texas coach Seth Littrell joins the show for insight into his team and offers a great story about recruiting on the road with Mike Leach. David Ubben and guest co-host Greg Tepper discuss former TCU QB Trevone Boykin's assault charge after his girlfriend accused him of beating her. They also discuss another visit to Heim BBQ and ex-Houston coach Tony Levine's decision to leave coaching to run a Chick-Fil-A franchise.