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Bowl Season Stories

Bowl Season -- a celebration of college football. Join us as we go off the gridiron and talk about the storylines, trends and traditions that make Bowl Season so incredibly special. Bowl Season Executive Director Nick Carparelli will bring in the best in the business each week to break down the moments the memories and the magic of the college football season. Nick will host industry leaders and college football legends. Together, they'll highlight the student-athletes, and spirit of competition, that captivate millions of fans and enrich communities across the country. Download, Set, Hike!

(S1-E14) Ralph Russo, Roman Harper, Scott Ramsey

Ralph Russo on the end of the regular season of college football, the “Snow Bowl” in Louisiana & his wishlist of bowl games; Roman Harper on his excitement going into the Cotton Bowl, building the foundation of Alabama’s program & pulling the curtain back on the Music City Bowl; Scott Ramsey on building the Music City Bowl as a premier destination & experience.

(S1-E13) Tom Hart, Cole Cubelic, Bill Hancock

Tom Hart on the upcoming weeks in college football and his favorite bowl memories as a commentator, Cole Cubelic on his first bowl experience in Shreveport & how his first start senior season was at the Iron Bowl, Bill Hancock on the College Football Playoff heading to Indianapolis & his incredible career.

(S1-E12) Joel Klatt, Richard Giannini

Joel Klatt on Bowl Season approaching, his favorite bowl experiences as a player and analyst and calling games with Gus Johnson, Bahamas Bowl Executive Director Richard Giannini on his 50-year sports career and the Bahamas Bowl kicking off Bowl Season.

(S1-E11) Kevin McNamara, Chad Hennings, Eric Poms

Kevin McNamara on releasing the first Bowl Season Projections & the state of college football, Chad Hennings on playing for Air Force during bowl games and winning the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy, Eric Poms on the Orange Bowl being a CFP Semifinal and favorite Orange Bowl memories.

(S1-E10) Holly Rowe, Dave Wannstedt, Alan Gooch

Holly Rowe on another crazy week in college football & the importance of cancer research in the CFB community, Dave Wannstedt on his coaching career & watching The Temptations perform during halftime of the Orange Bowl, Alan Gooch on the Cure Bowl's importance & impact on breast cancer research.

(S1-E9) Eric Mac Lain, Brian Cushing, Derrick Fox

Eric Mac Lain on the midway point of the college football season, Brian Cushing on one of the most iconic bowl games ever & his experience at USC, Derrick Fox on being the only Alamo Bowl Executive Director & the history of the game.

(S1-E8) Christine Williamson, Pepper Johnson, Bernie Olivas

Christine Williamson on the Red River Showdown & another record breaking weekend in college football, Pepper Johnson on Cris Carter stories, his four bowl game experiences & IMG football development, Bernie Olivas on the Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl & the impact on the El Paso community.

(S1-E7) Woodrow “Woody” Dantzler, Brant Ringler

Woodrow “Woody” Dantzler on being a Clemson Tiger, the “Dantzler vs Vick” matchup & playing in the Peach, Gator and Humanitarian Bowls, and Brant Ringler on why Texas football is vital to bowl games & creating the Armed Forces Bowl.

(S1-E6) Anthony Becht, Scott Glaser

Anthony Becht talks about making the most of his only D1 scholarship offer at West Virginia, making it to three straight bowl games and his podcast "Spittin' Fire." Executive Director of the Gasparilla Bowl, Scott Glaser, on the move to Tampa Bay, the meaning of “Gasparilla" & his close ties to USF.

(S1-E5) Dennis Dodd, Tony Casillas, Mike Nealy

Dennis Dodd on the landscape of college football; Tony Casillas on playing under Barry Switzer, being a Boomer Sooner & feeling like Scarface in Miami at the Orange Bowl; Mike Nealy on the community impact of the Guaranteed Rate & Fiesta Bowl & his favorite moment since becoming an Executive Director.

(S1-E4) Grace Raynor, Rocket Ismail, Britton Banowsky

Grace Raynor on the early season surprises, Rocket Ismail hits Notre Dame memory lane on the Fiesta Bowl & Orange Bowl & his Heisman candidacy, Britton Banowsky on College Football Foundation’s Extra Yard For Teachers Week & The Big Day.

(S1-E3) Nicole Auerbach, Daryl Johnston, Danny Morrison

Nicole Auerbach joins talk about what we learned from week 1, Daryl Johnston reflects on bowl game experiences at Syracuse, and Danny Morrison recaps Duke’s Mayo Bowl Classic and looks ahead to the Duke's Mayo Bowl.

(S1-E2) Kirk Herbstreit, Mark Neville

Kirk Herbstreit talks college memories, new book “Out Of The Pocket”, Mark Neville talks season kickoff and Holiday Bowl

(S1-E1) Tony Dorsett, John Grant

Tony Dorsett talks Bowl Season memories from Pitt, John Grant talks season kickoff and Celebration Bowl.

Bowl Season Stories Preview

Nick Carparelli, Executive Director of Bowl Season, gives a preview of what to expect on this celebration of college football.