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January’s biggest winners: The SEC, Michigan, Texas and… | Always College Football

  • čas přidán 20. 02. 2024
  • Greg McElroy and Matt Barrie go through the biggest winners from a wild month in College Football. We know Michigan is the biggest winner with the Natty, but the guys tell you why Ohio State, Penn State, USC were also big winners in the Big Ten. Plus, with Saban retired, Kirby Smart and Georgia are now the clear No. 1 program, while LSU, Texas and everyone else in the SEC took a big sigh of relief with a different outlook on the future. Also, Florida State and Miami took big transfers in January which makes them BIG winners.
    0:00 Intro
    3:00 The rest of the SEC are winners after Nick Saban retired
    6:30 What will Alabama look like under DeBoer
    9:00 Kirby Smart (and Georgia) are now Program No. 1 in CFB
    12:00 Texas Longhorns and Steve Sarkisian are positioned for a long run
    14:00 Ohio State and Ryan Day just continue to get better
    17:30 Oregon Ducks keep Dan Lanning and set up nicely for 2024 and beyond
    20:45 The guys debate if USC had a big January
    26:00 Penn State looking to capitalize without divisions
    27:30 Florida State locking up Mike Norvell was huge for the future
    29:30 The ACC had a good January because it’s more competitive and that's a good thing
    33:00 Are the Miami Hurricanes and Mario Cristobal finally back
    35:00 Louisville Cardinals and Jeff Brohm aren’t going anywhere
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Komentáře • 85

  • @jodywillmon4170
    @jodywillmon4170 Před 19 dny

    Great breakdowns guys. RTR

  • @wademitchell6335
    @wademitchell6335 Před 18 dny +1

    Go Ducks!!! January was great for Oregon and will continue to get better moving forward. Bases covered as far all the elements to be a perennial powerhouse in the B10 and a constant program in the playoffs. Lanning has it going on in Oregon!!!

  • @musicbyTaraRose
    @musicbyTaraRose Před 19 dny +1

    Oregon is one of the big winners in January - added a top notch CB, Jabbar Muhammad, to an already great recruiting/transfer class - ready to challenge for a Big Ten title especially with getting tOSU in Autzen and then into the playoffs in Lannings third year...

  • @Mark-zx2bq
    @Mark-zx2bq Před 19 dny +4

    Washington had the oldest team in college football, including 10 6th year covid seniors; just under half of their starters were 6th year seniors.

    • @setalight7290
      @setalight7290 Před 18 dny

      And yet yall got dominated lol, you were all over social media boosting texas over washington as a lock and saying strength of schedule crying lol

    • @Mark-zx2bq
      @Mark-zx2bq Před 18 dny +1

      @@setalight7290 Says the Oregon fan! 🤣🤡

    • @setalight7290
      @setalight7290 Před 18 dny

      @@Mark-zx2bq says the texas clown who played himself lol

    • @Mark-zx2bq
      @Mark-zx2bq Před 18 dny +1

      @@setalight7290 interesting, since everything you claimed I did was done in regards to Oregon in the week leading up to the Pac12 Championship. 🤣🤡

  • @Rayzorswagg2089
    @Rayzorswagg2089 Před 20 dny +16

    Hook’em 🤘🤘🤘

  • @ruckanitepreacher5618
    @ruckanitepreacher5618 Před 15 dny

    Come on Greg give me your honest opinion on Arkansas. We're toast aren't we? Our recruiting today (2-6-24) shows we had the 39th ranked class in the country, 15th in the SEC on rivals. Just one ahead of Vanderbilt! It doesn't look good does it?

  • @seeknayog7262
    @seeknayog7262 Před 16 dny

    Even with the new coaches at USC, it will still take them a year or two to get up to speed.

  • @aaronclaytor4705
    @aaronclaytor4705 Před 19 dny +3

    Won’t acknowledge Oregon as big ten until they kick off but no problem with Texas as SEC. ESPN your bias is showing

    • @musicbyTaraRose
      @musicbyTaraRose Před 19 dny +2

      yep - still ESecPN (even more now with the new TV deal) - Big Ten is coming...

    • @AaronCaldwell.
      @AaronCaldwell. Před 14 dny

      @@musicbyTaraRosecoming for nothing they suck at sports

    • @AaronCaldwell.
      @AaronCaldwell. Před 14 dny

      @@musicbyTaraRoseatleast they got hockey 😂

  • @charlemagne9935
    @charlemagne9935 Před 20 dny

    Nebraska is ill make it to #12 just edging themselves for the playoffs

  • @godstruepurpose4577
    @godstruepurpose4577 Před 20 dny +2

    Alabama has only had like 5 losing seasons since Bear Bryant

    • @Jerry823Coates
      @Jerry823Coates Před 20 dny


    • @Mark-zx2bq
      @Mark-zx2bq Před 19 dny

      Bama had only a 65% winning percentage in the years between Bryant and Saban.

    • @reynoldhayes517
      @reynoldhayes517 Před 17 dny

      Probation twice is why. They were pretty good in the 20s 30s and so on before the Bear…

  • @ruckanitepreacher5618
    @ruckanitepreacher5618 Před 15 dny

    These teams will benefit from Sabans retirement: Georgia, LSU, Texas, OU, Tex A%M, UT, AU, FLA. They will benefit some now that they don't have to contend with Saban on the recruiting trail. The rest won't benefit much because their recruiting isn't good enough for it to matter.

  • @OregonMan07
    @OregonMan07 Před 20 dny +3

    Go ducks!

  • @brianwilkinson356
    @brianwilkinson356 Před 17 dny

    Blake Nichelson is a LB at FSU from California that y'all will know very well by this time next year 💯🍢

  • @MBlue-sk4tr
    @MBlue-sk4tr Před 20 dny +2

    They should make Crying Day water bottles with the OSU logo on it and sell them everywhere in Michigan but definitely Columbus too.

  • @raidersfan418
    @raidersfan418 Před 20 dny +2

    Go ducks

  • @GruneD
    @GruneD Před 20 dny

    Utah has a bunch of California defensive players they developed into real tough players. 😅

  • @Mark-zx2bq
    @Mark-zx2bq Před 19 dny +2

    Let's see if DeBoer can recruit Texas anywhere close to what Saban did.

    • @skipgumphrey9579
      @skipgumphrey9579 Před 19 dny

      Not sure if anyone but Sark can recruit Texas as well as CNS did…

    • @Mark-zx2bq
      @Mark-zx2bq Před 18 dny +2

      @@skipgumphrey9579 Saban did it well for many years.

    • @skipgumphrey9579
      @skipgumphrey9579 Před 18 dny +2

      Very true my friend. Coach Sark appears so far to be following the same building instructions with Texas. I’ll admit to not knowing/watching y’all much before, but now you’re part of the SEC so I’ll be watching all your games and rooting for you on occasion as well…

    • @Mark-zx2bq
      @Mark-zx2bq Před 18 dny +2

      @@skipgumphrey9579 Cheers!

  • @jonathanramsey8962
    @jonathanramsey8962 Před 20 dny

    I think u guys should address or at least discuss the reason jeff hafley left Boston College for the Packers. Those comments are not good for college football and imo makes the sport look bad and shows the current state isn’t good

  • @brianwilkinson356
    @brianwilkinson356 Před 17 dny

    Mario can't develop said talent and his on the field coaching makes Cane fans vomit in their mouths 🤷🏻‍♂️... Nobody in the country fears Miami, especially if it's at their "Home" stadium 🤣

  • @matthewbragg9550
    @matthewbragg9550 Před 15 dny +1

    Michigan has lost to Ohio State eight straight years and would of been blown out in 2020 during the Covid year what Michigan did last season good for them the last 10 seasons Ohio State is 7-3😂 against Michigan and since 2001 Michigan has only beaten Ohio State 5 times the big ten still goes thru Columbus

  • @colesatterfield166
    @colesatterfield166 Před 20 dny +3

    Why is everyone on UTs nuts, they gotta do better than just 1 year, they gotta consistently do it Matt, joke.

    • @mikedennis8109
      @mikedennis8109 Před 20 dny +12

      Um because their nuts are looking good and these guys need to talk about something, it is their job. Your concern shows real fear and rightly so.

    • @GoatedAtNFS
      @GoatedAtNFS Před 20 dny +1

      @@mikedennis8109well they were in the Big-12. not the SEC

    • @kel1264
      @kel1264 Před 20 dny +3

      Sark has improved our record every year he’s been here, we just made the playoffs with only 2 loss combined of 10 points on neutral sights one being a rivalry game vs OU, we have our starting QB coming back and our 2nd is manning I think it’s clear why everyone’s is one our nuts

    • @colesatterfield166
      @colesatterfield166 Před 20 dny

      truth hurts, yall are still mid until yall consistently prove yall can win 10 games a year. @@kel1264

    • @mikedennis8109
      @mikedennis8109 Před 20 dny

      Sec, "land of the coat tail riders". This will be sorted out soon enough.. No more cupcakes in the spring and mid november for you sec chanters.@@GoatedAtNFS

  • @georgewilson4245
    @georgewilson4245 Před 20 dny +6

    You forgot the biggest loser is Florida State. The only undefeated Power 5 team left out of the playoff because of the feud between Disney/ESPN and Florida Gov DeSantis over the WOKE BS. And was sent to the Toilet Bowl with a 3rd string team. Pathetic.

    • @GoatedAtNFS
      @GoatedAtNFS Před 20 dny

      so a NY6 is the toilet bowl now huh? LOL. you’re a joke who doesn’t understand competition

    • @skipgumphrey9579
      @skipgumphrey9579 Před 20 dny +12

      They were left out because they were NOT one of the four best teams. A team’s win loss record does NOT mean they are better. Case in point was another undefeated team that was left out of the CFP for the SAME REASON, and that team was Liberty. They got destroyed by a 7 win team in their bowl game. As to FSUs third string, that was their own players decision. Nobody put a gun to their heads, they decided to quit on their team all on their own…

    • @shopson6991
      @shopson6991 Před 20 dny +1

      Not the case gump

    • @austinesry7486
      @austinesry7486 Před 20 dny +3

      @@skipgumphrey9579if it was about “4 best” then Georgia should have been in the playoffs. Any power ranking in the country, including all the sports books who make a living by maintaining power rankings, had Georgia as a top 4 team.

    • @hjiv92
      @hjiv92 Před 20 dny +1

      They were left out because they were soft and their team sucked. Georgia proved that

  • @DeAngeloStevens
    @DeAngeloStevens Před 20 dny +1

    First Time Since Yours Truly was in the 11th Grade High School Junior, Nick Saban is not on the Sideline.

  • @andysworld47
    @andysworld47 Před 17 dny +1

    Alabama is a Top 2 Program of all time.. this guy is clueless.

  • @andysworld47
    @andysworld47 Před 17 dny

    golden era of Texas Football?!? 4 Championships Ever?!? When were they Golden ?

    • @jurado6335
      @jurado6335 Před 15 dny +1

      They did make it to 2 national championships within a 5 year span probly should have been 3 . I'd say thats pretty great. From 04-2011 Texas was prominent.

    • @andysworld47
      @andysworld47 Před 15 dny

      @@jurado6335Always a bridesmaid never the bride, dont feel bad Georgia doesnt have very many trophies either. Just do like Auburn does, instead of a Trophy Case, use LED Video Board and pretend like yall got em.

    • @CFBFAN952
      @CFBFAN952 Před 14 hodinami +1

      The Longhorns won their first three national championships in 1963, 1969 and 1970 through the National Polls. I think this would qualify as a Golden Era.

    • @andysworld47
      @andysworld47 Před 13 hodinami

      We also had 3 that decade, but can easily claim 66 as well, was before my time, but my dad remembers it, but the 1970s was probably Bamas best, its technically equal to Sabans statistically, but what Saban did was another level, but yeah, I try not to have favorites, in terms of the championship seasons during my lifetime, and of the 9, 1992 was such a classic, because everyone said Miami was going to shred us.. that ended Miami's Golden Era.

  • @mellowmancellow
    @mellowmancellow Před 17 dny

    Go Blue!

  • @fface5727
    @fface5727 Před 20 dny

    Lmao Bama was heavily pursuing norvell clown

    • @AlphaDwg
      @AlphaDwg Před 20 dny

      pretty sure the REAL job offers and not just kicking of the tires were DeBoer and Norvell.

  • @user-cu2fy2hb3k
    @user-cu2fy2hb3k Před 19 dny +2


    • @dallasmorrow21
      @dallasmorrow21 Před 19 dny

      Wrong. OSU, Michigan, ND, Bama, USC are all hated by everyone outside of their fan bases. America’s team is someone who can be rooted for by everyone

    • @AustinRides7264
      @AustinRides7264 Před 17 dny

      😂😂 not even close

    • @scottlandrum7083
      @scottlandrum7083 Před 13 dny

      I agree.. America's team to hate....

  • @keithstringer1140
    @keithstringer1140 Před 20 dny

    Texas?! HA! Just like Matt McC shooting your load too early! LSU is the winner here with Saban’s retirement, NOT Texas!

    • @hjiv92
      @hjiv92 Před 20 dny +3

      Fear doesn’t look good on you. Sorry you’re scared of Texas 🫤

  • @kieransadauski6417
    @kieransadauski6417 Před 20 dny +1

    Fear the spear!! Go noles!!🍢🍢🍢