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The Fullcast celebrates all of the absurdity of college football, and is frequently, often, not about college football at all. Join hosts Spencer Hall, Jason Kirk and Ryan Nanni, as they delve into the biggest stories of the week—or not. Produced by Banner Society and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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The Vacation Disasters Episode

August 16th, 2019

Vacations are like any other carefully planned human endeavor: they are subject to complete and total collapse, from predictable factors and from …

Prep School, or How to Improve Your 2019 College Football Experience

August 13th, 2019

Our listeners share their tips and tricks for a more pleasant Saturday viewing experience, we discuss the college football destinations we have yet …

The 2019 Bold Predictions Game

August 7th, 2019

As we approach a new season of college football, we, as esteemed members of the national media, have an important job before us: to embrace bold, …

Our Favorite (Non-Football) Offseason Things

August 2nd, 2019

This is the episode where we try to convince you we are reasonably well-rounded people who travel and read for pleasure and watch television that isn't just whatever weird Minnesota replay the Big Ten Network has picked …

2019 Preview, Part 5: The Purple and also Not Purple Teams

July 30th, 2019

Richard Johnson joins Holly, Spencer, and Jason to preview the Purple Division and the Assorted Division, because no, we weren't organized enough to …

2019 Preview, Part 4: Teams a L'Orange

July 24th, 2019

Podcast newbie Steven Godfrey joins Holly, Spencer, and Ryan to preview the Orange Division and the Fake Orange Division. The former includes Auburn, …

2019 Preview, Part 3: The Yellowest Teams

July 16th, 2019

After this episode, we're now 60% of the way through previewing ever-well, ok SOME of this year's college football teams. This is the Conference …

2019 Preview, Part 2: The Bluest Teams

July 9th, 2019

Our super dumb season preview continues with THE BLUE CONFERENCE, home to Boise State, Buffalo, Georgia Southern, Kentucky, Memphis, and Penn State …

2019 Preview, Part 1: The Reddest Teams

July 2nd, 2019

It's season preview time, and this year we're realigning all* of college football by the only system that matters to us: uniform color! We begin with …

Live at the Ann Arbor Downtown Library

June 25th, 2019

As the capper to our 2019 Charity Bowl, we headed up to Ann Arbor for a live show on the most sensible day to stay inside possible: the summer …

Beatdowns: A Retrospective

June 18th, 2019

No team wants to catch a beatdown, but wanting can only get you so far in life, as it turns out. Usually, that beatdown comes at the hands of a powerhouse, like the USWNT, or Oklahoma, or UConn Football. In every case, …

Scary Stories to Tell in #Pac12AfterDark

June 11th, 2019

The world's only college football podcast always makes the most logical choice, and that is why this episode is about SPOOKY STORIES TO TELL AROUND …

BLOOD WEEK HISTORY: The SEC's Bowlpocalypse

June 4th, 2019

The Blood Week History Series turns its gory eye to Bowl Season, (No, bowl season is not a week, but all measures of time are human constructs anyways.) Though many candidates were worthy of consideration for the …

Actual Football News, Offseason Halftime Hangover Edition

May 28th, 2019

Look, it's the incredibly rare bird known as An Offseason Fullcast Episode About Football! As we start counting down to the start of the 2019 season, …

Animal Disasters, Part 2: Too Dark for Texas

May 21st, 2019

You know how we did a live show in Austin centered around animal mishaps? Well, there were several stories you submitted that we did not feel comfortable reading into a microphone in front of actual people. So we saved …

The Greatest Blood Week in the History of Week 1

May 14th, 2019

Blood Week: the week (or weeks) in a college football season where maximum chaos is realized, and the status quo is upturned by as many upsets as the …

Your College Team as Biblical Character or Story

May 7th, 2019

It's time for you to get some religion, and by religion I mean finding the story, character, or book of the Bible that best fits different college …

College football's most rewatchable games

April 30th, 2019

Did you know: there are no college football games scheduled to be played in May, or June, or July of this year. So we might as well talk about old …

BOLD MARVEL TAKES, with Steven "Batman" Godfrey

April 23rd, 2019

This is what happens when you get five people who have spent way too much time watching or rewatching comic book movies and then let them indulge …

Our 2019 Mock Draft, with Lessons for Kyle

April 16th, 2019

Harry Lyles Jr. joins us for a very serious and analytical 2019 NFL Mock Draft, because we definitely know all of the team needs in this Draft and have ground as much tape as humanly possible to identify breakout stars …

Football needs these first-time champs

April 9th, 2019

We're here to ponder which schools would be the funniest first-time national champs in college football (oh right, we cover college football). Oregon …

Everything is Rasslin'

April 2nd, 2019

- But first, Holly has some enriching homework for you
- How pro wrestling explains college football and everything else
- Kofi Kingston vs. Vince …

Pants Confessions

March 26th, 2019

Los Homely Boys got together in person to talk about the important social issue of the day: Dan Mullen's billowy pants. Per Fullcast statute, there …

The Least Safe For Work Fullcast Ever

March 19th, 2019

What podcast can take a screenshot of a simple chyron error from a local news station in Alabama and turn it into a hastily planned, poorly recorded episode about the SEC Sex Tournament as if that's a real thing or a …

Animal Disasters, Part 1 (Live at SXSW!)

March 13th, 2019

The Shutdown Fullcast heads to the home of Big Cow himself for our first ever ANIMAL DISASTERS episode. What kind of disasters?

- The kind where …


March 12th, 2019

- Yes, the dings stop eventually
- Psychological profile of hero fugitive Aunt Becky
- Consider Arizona State and stay out …

FANTASY DRAFT: American States

March 5th, 2019

We, the 2019 State Draft GMs, are splitting the country into five teams for very weird reasons. Why are we doing this at all? You ask too many questions! Just like a cop! WE GOT A COP HERE!

- Four teams are good. One is …

Superheroes vs. the NFL Combine

February 26th, 2019

Yup, it's Combine time, but we're gonna talk about comic books so deal with it. TOPICS INCLUDE:

- Jared Lorenzen would dust you
- Vernon Davis vs. The …

The World's Only AAF Podcast

February 19th, 2019

With the signature timeliness only the Shutdown Fullcast can bring, we're here to discuss football's hot new league, the AAF. It's definitely …

Crootin' and Cuttin': Signing Day Lawncare Tips

February 12th, 2019

Holly, Spencer, and Jason are joined by Bud Elliott, SB Nation's foremost recruiting expert/lawncare superexpert/State of Florida hypersuper expert. …

The Coaching Carousel Quiz

February 5th, 2019

You might not have been paying close attention to all the coaching changes in college football over the last couple months, what with bowl games and …

A Super Bowl Preview! (if by the Super Bowl you mean Ohio State football and Ohio as a place)

January 29th, 2019

Hanif Abdurraqib (@NifMuhammad) is an accomplished poet, essayist, and cultural critic who has a new book coming out, Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to …

The Kitchen Disasters Episode

January 23rd, 2019

From frozen pizzas to self-inflicted food poisoning to the saddest French onion soup in the world, you, our listeners, have managed to truly create …

Your (and our) Offseason Goals

January 15th, 2019

The offseason is upon us, which means it's time for all of us to set goals for ourselves and our teams. Will we achieve them? Probably not, but that will not stop us from doing this all again next year. Go Human Brains! …

Our favorite moments of 2018, now that BAMA LOST LOL

January 9th, 2019

The 2018 college football season ended with a shocking humiliation of Alabama, so let's review the title game and the best oddball things that …

The 2018-19 Championship Conference Call

January 8th, 2019

That's right, it's the MIDGAME SHUTDOWN CONFERENCE FULLCALL! Featuring: - Special guests Pablo Torre and Bomani Jones - The audio just totally fucking dying pretty early on and poor Pablo wondering what he's been …

America's Huge Jeans - The 2018 National Championship Preview

January 4th, 2019

That's right, it's time to talk about the last game of the college football season...a third of the way into this college football podcast. GO …

The Mount Rushmore of Notre Dame losses

December 31st, 2018

Yup, the Fighting Irish made it to a big game and got killed, a thing that has happened so many times before that we got to revisit several regular …

40 for 40: The 2018 Outback through Sugar Bowls

December 29th, 2018

Appearing on this program per usual: Spencer, Holly, Jason Appearing on this program only via submitted texts to his cohosts because he lost his …

40 for 40: The 2018 Military though Gator Bowls

December 27th, 2018

Fun fact! We recorded this right before the playoff semifinal disaster, so you can start to see things unraveling. Bowls covered on this episode include: 7:13 - THE MILITARY BOWL 22:18 - THE SUN BOWL 27:55 - THE …

Behind The Fullcast - A Special Look At How A Terrible Podcast Gets Made

December 23rd, 2018

Technically, this is our 40 for 40 for the Cotton and Orange Bowls, which are both semifinals in the Playoff. But it's really not that at all. Instead, it's a box of broken Christmas ornaments and mouse droppings. So …

40 for 40: The 2018 Music City through Arizona Bowls

December 22nd, 2018

Nope, this is also not the one that went super wrong. Though it does have an interlude where Spencer and Holly have to clean up a spill and Jason and …

40 for 40: The 2018 First Responder through Texas Bowls

December 20th, 2018

Please note: this is not the episode where everything goes terribly, terribly wrong. We'll get to that one, don't worry. This is just the normal …

40 for 40: The 2018 Birmingham through Hawaii Bowls

December 18th, 2018

Yup, still doing these. Nope, not particularly close to done yet. Eh, not really sure what we feel like having for dinner tonight. Maybe soup, but …

40 for 40: The 2018 Boca Raton through Famous Idaho Potato Bowls

December 12th, 2018

Our long trek through bowl season continues, though on this episode we move forward without the assistance of Jason Kirk (he's fine and you'll see him later, don't be so damn dramatic). On this episode, we talk …

40 for 40: The 2018 New Mexico through New Orleans Bowls

December 10th, 2018

It's the time of year when you, college football fan, crave deep, detailed, football-focused previews for the multitude of bowl games that are fast …


December 5th, 2018

Not quite time for bowl previews yet (don't worry, those suckers are looming) so we took an episode to just review your BOLD BRASH HOLIDAY OPINIONS. …

Dawg For A Day - Championship Week Reviewed

December 3rd, 2018

I'm gonna be straight with you: I (Ryan) am pretty sleepy this morning so I did not go through the podcast for timestamps of what we discussed. I do know that we hit every conference championship game in some form or …

Spencer's Dumb War with Stanley Tucci - Championship Week, Previewed

November 28th, 2018

Dr. Pepper killed Larry Culpepper, brought us one of TV’s greatest performances, and remains your only student debt savior. Also it’s time to talk …

Hate Week Review: Never fight Kevin Faulk, dummy

November 26th, 2018

In a stunning first for the Shutdown Fullcast, we spend 21 STRAIGHT MINUTES at the top of the show talking about a football game: LSU-A&M, which …


November 21st, 2018

Most people call this Thanksgiving week, but you know better. This is RIVALRY WEEK, the week where rivals play each other, except when they do that …

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Bonus Episode

November 20th, 2018

Featuring special guests Richard Johnson and Matt Brown, who help us discuss important gamer topics like: - Should you hitch your horse or accept …

Let Us All Agree That Week 12 Is Over - Week 12 Review

November 19th, 2018

Spencer does not do a British accent on this episode, but he does do a Australianish accent and a surprisingly impressive impression of the Dog Woof setting on a Casio keyboard. Other topics include: 1:38 - Spencer …

BONUS EPISODE: Wakeyleaks, from It Seemed Smart

November 16th, 2018

Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson thought something was up when the Louisville defense read the Demon Deacons’ plays like they knew what was coming — even with plays Wake Forest had never used before. Teams have had spies …

This is the REEEEEMIIIIIX - Week 12 Preview (kind of)

November 14th, 2018

No, we don't talk much about the actual games this week. Maybe that's a mistake and they'll all be really good and have a bunch of upsets. If so, we'll pretend we knew that all along and never admit we were wrong. …

Bobby Petrino fired for...being bad (at his job) - Week 11 Review

November 12th, 2018

This isn't a warning you should need, but this episode contains PETRINO VOICE OUT THE GATE. This podcast is not for children, or for adults, really. …

The Fullcast Returns Home - Week 11 Preview

November 7th, 2018

Hey look, a podcast that you can listen to as a podcast! We're constantly innovating like that over here at Fullcast Audio Technologies and Pool …

Which Playoff is your best friend? - Week 10 Preview

November 6th, 2018

On this episode! 3:35: Why being ranked 8th or 9th is best, in college football or life in general 7:47: **WARNING - PETRINO VOICE … the Shutdown Fullcall!

November 6th, 2018

Because we continue to be plagued by "we can't actually send new podcast episodes out to anyone for some reason" problems (which we do explain to the best of our ability in this show), we made the brave and brilliant …

Foolproof Cures from Spencer Hall, Frontier Doctor - Week 9 Reviewed

October 29th, 2018

We open our college football podcast the way you'd expect: by running through a buncha Red Dead 2 misadventure on the parts of Jason and Spencer. …

THERE MIGHT BE BLOOD: Week 9 Previewed

October 24th, 2018

We open this episode with the most important story in college football: the woman who married her best friend's dad and became her stepmom. But don't …

The Edited Version - Week 8 Reviewed

October 22nd, 2018

I (Ryan) wasn't on this episode, and apparently my chucklehead cohosts screwed up the recording somehow and had to do the episode over again. HA! I AM NOT THE SOLE CAUSE OF PROBLEMS, JERKS. But I have no idea what they …

Buyouts Are No Obstacle If You Are Truly Rich - Week 8 Preview

October 17th, 2018

Gus Malzahn is owed a lot of money by Auburn. But if Auburn truly believes in prosperity theology, they won't let that hold them back! (Louisvlle, …

BLOOD WEEK II - Week 7 Reviewed

October 15th, 2018


Light The Tires Ablaze! Week 7 Preview

October 10th, 2018

Welcome to the flaming inferno that separates Teams That Are Pretty Good from Teams That Nope No They Are Not. Which side will you fall on, Texas Tech and TCU? Do you dare test the power of the fire, Texas A&M and …

STOOPS! There It Is! - Week 6 Reviewed

October 8th, 2018

We discuss: - Why Mike Stoops Was Barely Making It On 950K a Year - Why Spencer should shut the hell up about being happy because he doesn't know …

Deep Fried Snakes - Week 6 Preview

October 3rd, 2018

That's right, the Red River Ramblin' Rigatoni Ruckus is back, with both teams ranked and looking to grab control of the Big 12. So we talked about …

Everyone's Made Terrible Work Choices - Week 5 Review

October 1st, 2018

Sure, James Franklin maybe could have called a better play at the end of the Ohio State game. And sure, maybe Bobby Petrino blew a chance to beat …

Week 5 Preview: Our Burger King is in another castle

September 26th, 2018

TOPICS DISCUSSED ON THIS IMPORTANT EPISODE! All millennials are actually a thousand years old, Chip Kelly is now the highest paid public park boot …

Not Quite Blood Week - Week 4 Review

September 24th, 2018

Ryan didn't watch very much football this weekend, so his helpful and not at all hostile friends Holly, Spencer, and Jason stepped up to give him an …

Sorry about the Toad thing! WEEK 4 PREVIEW

September 19th, 2018

The world's most prophetic podcast continues to speak abominations into existence, most notably that news about erotic Super Mario associates. What Week 4 horrors can we create? Everyone is recording in the same …

F**K THEM - Week 3 Review

September 17th, 2018

Ed Orgeron did a cuss, but BYU won in Madison despite specifically not doing cusses, so it remains to be seen whether or not cusses are the way to win football games. Arkansas and Northwestern and USC all probably did …

Vans, Severed Legs, and Toledo - Week 3 Preview

September 12th, 2018

Why aren't vans cool anymore? Is Steve Addazio actually Poseidon's personal trainer? What happens if Bama has to score 60 points to beat Ole Miss? …

Week 2 Review: The Old Sickly Men of College Football

September 10th, 2018

USC, come here and have some tea. Texas, we brought you epsom salts. Florida, you look like - oh, you're dead? Apparently you're dead. That's fun. Week 2 had plenty of pain and suffering for the shuffling crusty former …

Shutdown Fullcast Live in Atlanta

September 7th, 2018

You would think the three of us being in the same physical space, recording our show with the assistance of actual experts in the field, would mean …

Week 2 Preview: Pitt's Butt Approaches

September 6th, 2018

On paper, Week 2 is not as interesting as some other weeks of college football might be. Do not be fooled! These are the weeks when potential …

Boss Baby Nick Saban: Week 1 Review

September 4th, 2018

I, Ryan Nanni, write the descriptions for these episodes, but I was not available for this one, so I'm going to guess that Jason, Spencer, and Holly …


August 28th, 2018

The first full week of the 2018 season is here, and that means it's time to talk about Defending Split National Champions UCF and Alabama, Spencer …

Bold, Spicy Predictions for 2018

August 23rd, 2018

Bill Connelly joins us to assess, approve, reject, and come to terms with BOLD PREDICTIONS submitted by our listeners about Lovie Smith's coaching prowess, an LSU-Florida SEC Title Game, West Virginians fighting Bill, …

Backyard Disasters II: The Backyardening

August 21st, 2018

The second annual edition of the Fullcast's open call for your worst backyard catastrophes did not disappoint, as our listeners spent their summers …

7 different SEC West previews at once

August 14th, 2018

THAT'S RIGHT IT'S SEVEN CUSTOM TEAM PODCASTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! You get:OzarkHam Asylum, the Internet's only Arkansas football podcastSharks and Rec, the Internet's only Ole Miss football podcastTigah Tigah Burning …

Michigan Football, The Audiobook

August 7th, 2018

Ok, we didn't set out to make another NPR episode but when you pretend to be a certain kind of Michigan fan you inadvertently kind of make another NPR episode. Anyways, we think Michigan's going 9-1. Listen to the …

The Best Not-Football Things We Experienced

August 4th, 2018

Here we are, rapidly approaching the end of the Not-Football. In this period of time, we, your hosts, have immersed ourselves in culture so that we …

Talkin' Bout The Noles

July 31st, 2018

Florida State had inarguably their worst season in almost a decade, and yet they still handled Florida easily, needed a miracle to finally lose to …

2018 Big 12 "Preview," by THE TEX-FILES

July 24th, 2018

You've probably heard people complain that the Big 12 rigs the outcome of games. What you haven't heard is that they rig them to hurt the University of Texas - because the truth is so dangerous to those in power that …

Big Duck Energy

July 17th, 2018

What do you get when you imagine Rex Grossman having played for Washington, discuss where Wazzzu ranks in FBS Unintentional Self Tasering, argue that Stanford and A&M are somehow alike, explain how Phil Knight's …

Questions, Answers, and a Farewell to Papa

July 12th, 2018

As a token of our...shame? Contrition? Acknowledgment that we have put you, our audience, through some things lately? Yeah, that one feels right. As a token of that, we have a bonus episode that has no concepts or bits …

Put Pitt In! (Our 2018 ACC Coastal Preview)

July 10th, 2018

Pitt has long been the darling of the Shutdown Fullcast, and now it's time for that love to bear fruit in the form of PUT PITT IN, our …

A Scholarly Preview of the Pac-12 South

July 3rd, 2018

Bienvenue à Wait Wait Don't Hell Me, the only Arizona State podcast and arguably the most erudite, genteel, and cultured college football offering …

Feast On Our Corn-Heavy Big Ten West 2018 Preview

June 26th, 2018

Welcome to WACORNDA, formerly known as HARDCORE CORNOGRAPHY, a limited edition Nebraska fans only podcast. We respect two teams: Nebraska, the …

Previewing most of the country (as massive USF homers)

June 19th, 2018

We decided to preview the entire rest of the country not currently in a Power Five conference the only way we could: Speaking for the entire podcast …

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: The History of Fun on the origins of Madden

June 15th, 2018

You've played the popular NCAA video game series - but did you know there's an obscure, little-played NFL version of the same game? Madden is …

Cocks and Friends - A Completely Botched 2018 SEC East Preview

June 12th, 2018

We decided to try something different for this year's preview episodes, and, per Fullcast tradition, trying something different means failing at …

A Deeply Personal Episode with Steven Godfrey

June 5th, 2018

Which member of the Fullcast had a baked potato for breakfast? Which has never done drugs because he's boring? Which suffered a serious shoulder …

Let's Make Coaches Earn Their Pay

May 30th, 2018

At least half of FBS coaches made $1 million or more last season, and there doesn't seem to be any workable, smart way to keep those salaries from continuing to balloon. Fortunately, we have several dumb and bad ways to …

The Star Wars Spinoff Spectacular

May 25th, 2018

Fun note: I (Ryan) somehow super screwed up recording my part of this so the first 10 minutes or so are just Jason and Spencer. I'm sorry/you're welcome, depending on how you feel about me as a part of this show. Also, …

Let's explore SEC academic rankings lol

May 22nd, 2018

Holly Anderson joins us to discuss our greatest academic achievements, such as treating an entire semester like Notre Dame's NCAA-approved 2012 …

Find Your Polish Middle With Bud Elliott

May 15th, 2018

Gambling on sports is now (potentially, depending on the state in which you live and the timing and a lot of other stuff) legal! Finally, you can …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.16: The CFB Questions You're Too Embarrassed To Ask Your Friends

May 8th, 2018

What parts of college football history actually matter? What is the triple option? Why are Michigan Men the way that they are? Are refs actually …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.15: Thanos and Batman Don't Do Cardio, Dave Wannstedt's Magic Sandwich Car, Scot Loeffler's Wikipedia Holidays

May 1st, 2018

Two of us have seen Avengers: Infinity War but the other hasn't, so we only get to talk about superheroes in a really vague and meandering and nudity-focused way. Dave Wannstedt is a superhero for our purposes. Fred …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.14: The Mockest Draft

April 25th, 2018

By my count, we drafted 8 quarterbacks, which seems absurd but watch the actual NFL pick nine in the first round this year and make us look lame. But will they draft a kicker? Will they draft an offensive lineman and …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.13: Free Legal Advice (That We Specifically Insist You Ignore)

April 17th, 2018

How can you secede from your HOA? What coach is best suited to represent himself? How do you safely and responsibly turn in the pygmy hippo you …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.12: Your Football Team's Rap Equivalent

April 10th, 2018

We've probably done this episode three times before, and we probably said totally different things, and we're all probably trapped in an endless loop …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.11: Every Spring Football Story / Nature Is Your Killing Friend / Jason Can Name 2 Egg Dishes

April 3rd, 2018

Spring football is here, and so are the same spring football stories you have heard for the last ten years and will hear for the next eleven. Therefore, we decided to focus on important non-football things, like egg …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.10: Tennessee Group Text Hell

March 27th, 2018

John Currie got fired by Tennessee when the year was still 2017, yet we, the idiot sports internet, are still talking about it in March 2018. Why? …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.09: Skip Holtz To Bama / Urinal Poopin' / A Defense Of Man Buns

March 20th, 2018

ALL HAIL THE RANDOMIZER. There is nothing of consequence to discuss this week in college football so rather than rely on the extremely faulty …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.08: NIT/Ready Player One/UConn Ballers Preview

March 14th, 2018

Does anyone actually read the descriptions to podcasts? I mean, I don't generally, but it's possible my personal habits don't reflect the rest of the world. Let's test this: if you're reading this description, please …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.07: Bomani Jones Stops By To Talk Cook Out (And Football, Sure)

March 6th, 2018

Oh look, the Fullcast got us a guest! Bomani Jones of ESPN answers the call and hangs tight for a lean, mean 38 minutes of furious offseason content. …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.06: It's For A Good Cause, Somehow

February 27th, 2018

We're organized and hardworking and on top of things, and that's why we're wrapping up the payoffs for our fall charity drive in FEBRUARY. Imagine what it was like being our parents growing up! Just terrible, day in and …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.05: The Godfather, Explained In 17 Seconds

February 20th, 2018

Post Signing Day February is the time when basically nothing happens in college football, so Spencer didn't even bother to show up for this episode. …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.04: LSU's Robot Dogs Demand A New Coach

February 13th, 2018

This episode argues that smoking is good for your teeth, gives you tips on how to keep contraband from getting taken from you when you stay at a hotel, praises the robot dogs that will be the future stewards of Earth, …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.03: A Guide To Celebrating Like An Idiot

February 6th, 2018

The Eagles won the Super Bowl, but the people of Philadelphia showed us how to celebrate on the right side of the border between Fun-Loving Jackasses and Oh No The Fire Station Is Somehow On Fire. We asked our listeners …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.02: Fixing The Olympics With Drugs

January 30th, 2018

FACT: Performance enhancing drugs have always clouded Olympic competitions. FACT: Enforcing the rules against PEDs can be incredibly difficult and …

Shutdown Fullcast 8.01: Let's Dominate the Offseason Like Our Name Was Jim Harbaugh

January 23rd, 2018

At last, with messy, time-consuming games out of the way, we can get into what college football is all about: The offseason. The most important …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: Nick Saban Has Failed The Gaming Community

January 10th, 2018

WARNING! There's some football talk in this episode. I know, two in a row. What the shit is THAT about. The good news is, this is the last game we have to talk about for quite a while, so this podcast will return to its …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.48: The Only National Championship Preview In The World

January 5th, 2018

Where else can you find a National Championship preview that discusses UVA football and a clumsy Tennessee metaphor and Nick Foles and Mack Brown and …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.47: The Loomin Onion Challenge

January 4th, 2018

2018 started with a lot. Notre Dame beat LSU on one of the best plays ever. Auburn helped UCF plan a national championship parade. THE ROSE BOWL FOUND MULTIPLE NEW DIMENSIONS OF EXISTENCE. Oh right, Ryan was the …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Sugar Bowl

December 31st, 2017

This is the one that just turns into weird Star Wars talk. Thank you for purchasing the 2017 40 for 40. (No refunds, not even for store credit.)

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Rose Bowl

December 31st, 2017

We're way too bullish on Baker Mayfield because he's incredibly talented and what not so congratulations to Georgia for holding him to 107 yards …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Citrus Bowl

December 31st, 2017


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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Outback Bowl

December 31st, 2017

I'm choosing to use this space to thank all of you who helped make #FryinNanni come true. Please remember me fondly if, as Spencer and Jason suggest and borderline wish on this episode, I am burned, shot, trampled, …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Peach Bowl

December 31st, 2017

The 2017 Peach Bowl features Auburn and UCF. We spend a good portion of this episode talking about Washington State and It's A Wonderful Life. This …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Taxslayer Bowl

December 29th, 2017

Easily one of the most vulgar bowl previews we've ever done, and we BARELY mention Louisville! Miracles are all around you, if only you're willing to …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Liberty Bowl

December 29th, 2017

Did you know the Liberty Bowl was once played in an Atlantic City convention hall? Did you know all Memphis rap hooks have to advise you to do …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Fiesta Bowl

December 29th, 2017

Penn State, we somehow gave you Lane Kiffin. Washington, we treated you even more poorly. I'm sorry for all of this. Absolutely all of it.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Orange Bowl

December 29th, 2017

You're not so different, Wisconsin and Miami, in that you've both got border smuggling potential and love to enjoy life's pleasures. There is the …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Cotton Bowl

December 27th, 2017

Ohio State-USC should be an excellent bowl matchup, and that's why we spend a lot of time talking about Josh Rosen and the Browns and Blockbuster …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Music City Bowl

December 27th, 2017

It's a bowl in Nashville and one of the teams is Northwestern. You can guess 90% of the jokes based on that limited information alone.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Sun Bowl

December 27th, 2017

The Sun Bowl is tied with the Sugar and Orange Bowls for second-oldest in college football. While the other two sometimes get to host a Playoff game, …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Arizona Bowl

December 27th, 2017

"Get on TV" may not seem like a particularly lofty aim for a bowl game but dammit the Arizona Bowl was not going to listen to your negativity. They …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Belk Bowl

December 27th, 2017

Spencer stupidly tries to eat healthy. Ryan loses a bet with Jason on the number of Belks in Charlotte. Aggietha Christie is invented. Again, to call these bowl previews is bordering on criminal fraud.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Foster Farms Bowl

December 23rd, 2017

Behold the raw efficiency of this bowl preview, where we talk over each other for 90 seconds and then that's it.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Halamo Bowl

December 23rd, 2017

HELL YEAH WE CHEATED YOU OUT OF AN EPISODE. Just pretend these two games are the Designer Imposter College Football Playoff. So much to play for now! …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Camping World Bowl

December 23rd, 2017

Featuring two of the college football fanbases best suited to a camping-based society. Because this game is in Orlando, we are also required to make …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Texas Bowl

December 23rd, 2017

In which we ponder what a message board based God would do, and why the Birmingham Bowl trophy is the best version of Spencer, and butts.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Military Bowl

December 23rd, 2017

RIDERS WITH SWORDS VERSUS SAILORS. You will throw a horse if you love the troops, dammit.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Pinstripe Bowl

December 21st, 2017

Technically this is more of a Iowa Season In Review. Iowa: we can do anything, and that includes an incredibly dumb 17-10 overtime loss to Northwestern!

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Independence Bowl

December 21st, 2017

Most American schools won't teach you that the American Revolution started in Shreveport when British forces started a brawl in a Logan's Roadhouse …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Heart of Dallas Bowl

December 21st, 2017

Spencer isn't dead. We at the Shutdown Fullcast regret the error. (For so many reasons.)

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Cactus Bowl

December 21st, 2017

What's the difference between naming a wine and naming a craft beer? How does the Cactus Bowl promote group sex? Why is Bill Snyder going to sue us into oblivion? When will this podcast die already?

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Quick Lane Bowl

December 21st, 2017

The Quick Lane Bowl has a website for two reasons. One, to remind you that the Detroit Lions exist even though thousands of other American businesses have failed in your lifetime. Two, to sell you 2014 Quick Lane Bowl …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Hawaii Bowl

December 19th, 2017

By far the least college footbally of these previews, in that we spend almost the entirety of the episode discussing babies pooping in the bathtub …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Armed Forces Bowl

December 19th, 2017

One of the only previews that actually talks about the game, but only to note that it will probably last an hour and 47 minutes and the winning team will manage to only run 38 plays.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Dollar General Bowl

December 19th, 2017

Mobile: for when you just don't feel like going all the way to New Orleans and this will do fine. Bob Stoops is the motivational lunch speaker for this bowl game because sure, why not? Anytime you can get that sweet …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Birmingham Bowl

December 19th, 2017

The Birmingham Bowl has no title sponsor this year, and three of the four platinum sponsors are entities that really don't need the publicity or are already getting it thanks to the very existence of this bowl. So …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Frisco Bowl

December 14th, 2017

The Frisco Bowl is brand spankin' new this year, so special guest and college football expert Jon Bois helps us answer the important questions about …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Bahamas Bowl

December 14th, 2017


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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Boca Raton Bowl

December 14th, 2017

There's a conspiracy behind this bowl game and the entire Boca Raton civil government is in on it, as is GEOPRISON, as is Jon Bois, our guest for this episode. These are a total mess, huh?

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Gasparilla Bowl

December 14th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to hear three grown men discuss whether or not they can use a website successfully in between angry teardowns of a stadium built …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

December 14th, 2017

A collection of human men and women intentionally built a 12,000 pound fake potato and put it on a truck that has "IT'S REAL" proudly emblazoned on …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The New Mexico Bowl

December 7th, 2017

Yeah, I don't even know what to tell you with this one. Blame Tennessee.

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Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Cure Bowl

December 7th, 2017

Autonation is a terrible disease, so terrible we don't even know what it is or how it affects people. (My theory is it turns them into Transformers.) This is the Cure Bowl, Orlando's 19th bowl game, and our preview of …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 New Orleans Bowl

December 7th, 2017

You can do a fun run in the Superdome like nuclear winter already hit! You can buy clothing and drink out of it! The game might actually be good! …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Camellia Bowl

December 7th, 2017

Peanut butter and jelly. Sea anemones and clownfish. The Civil Rights Movement and an unsponsored bowl in Montgomery that ESPN just runs on its own and you probably won't watch. These are all things that totally go …

Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40: The 2017 Las Vegas Bowl

December 7th, 2017

It's a real roller coaster ride for our guest Holly Anderson, who talks about:being in the Las Vegas airport around Christmasher accidental concept …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.46: Rich Folks Only in Jimbo's Mentions Please

December 4th, 2017

Jimbo Fisher is the richest man in the world after this week, so please stay out of his mentions. It should be pointed out that rich folk only can …

ShUTdown FUllcasT 7.45: ALL VOL Y'ALL

December 1st, 2017

Technically, this episode is not just about the Tennessee coaching search. We do talk a little bit about the Big 12/Big Ten/Pac-12/SEC Championship Games. We do try to understand the doublespeed mind of Jimbo Fisher. We …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.44: Help, Too Many Things Are Happening

November 27th, 2017

The top two teams both lost but, honestly, there's SO MUCH MORE to talk about beyond that this week, like:Why Luke Falk solidified his prospects as …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.43: Raw, Organic, Unprocessed Content

November 22nd, 2017

Because it's Thanksgiving week and we want you to have as much Fullcast as your body can tolerate, we're releasing our Thursday episode earlier than …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.42 - Is Jon Gruden In Your House?

November 21st, 2017

If Jon Gruden is not in your house, he might be signing a contract to coach the University of Tennessee. Jason was not on this episode, so HE might be signing a contract to coach the University of Tennessee. Proof is …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.41: Unsourced Coaching Hiring and Firing Rumors Ahoy!

November 16th, 2017

Butch Jones to Oregon State! Mark Richt to the NFL! D.J. Durkin to Tennessee! Bo Pelini to Tennessee! Jon Gruden to the endcap beer display at the grocery store! Jimbo Fisher to Arkansas State! Houston Nutt to …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.40: Spencer Resets Everything

November 13th, 2017

Georgia got whooped. Notre Dame got whooped. Michigan State got whooped. Tennessee has given the reins to Whoopin Recipient Specialist Brady Hoke. The Playoff Committee might be in for a whoopin. Syracuse's defense got …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.39: World's Wildest College Football Weekend

November 9th, 2017

We're joined by Sheriff John Bunnell ok no I can't lie to you like that because that would be a crime. Plus, nobody knows where Sheriff John Bunnell …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.38: Spencer Hall Loves Your Team

November 6th, 2017

Are you a fan of Iowa, or Notre Dame, or UCLA, or Florida State, or Miami, who's tired of hearing us be so repeatedly negative about your beloved …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.37: Fullcast Secrets Revealed!

November 2nd, 2017

Wondering how we give the Shutdown Fullcast that special, worn-in feel episode after episode? Wonder no longer - we reveal the secrets within! Plus, …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.36: Late But Still Bad

October 30th, 2017

We tried to record this episode focusing entirely on Florida and Jim McElwain's departure, but Ryan's computer would not abide such an affront and so …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.35 - Be The Most Alan You Can Be

October 26th, 2017

What kind of person do you want to be? Do you want to be a Georgia fan, convinced that no matter how much logic and skill favor you, you still won't beat Florida, awash in irrational doubt and fear? Do you want to be a …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.34 - Any Given Notre Dame

October 23rd, 2017

Why is Jason only now revealing he's a lifelong Notre Dame fan? Which coaches are most eager to fight a fan, and which fans are most likely to give them a shot? Will Indiana get to 7 wins and make Steven Godfrey chicken …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.33 - Death of the Fullcast

October 19th, 2017

Cause(s) of death: Jason's audio becomes dangerously unstable, forcing him to pull a Mack Brown. Ryan speaks glowingly about Virginia football not …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.32 - BLOOD WEEK 2017

October 16th, 2017

Let's review some true facts about the 2017 season after this week:Rutgers has more conference wins than Indiana, the team that just took Michigan to overtimeSyracuse had the exact same final score - a 27-24 win - …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.31 - Indiana Jones and the Landfill of Victory

October 12th, 2017

If there is a theme for this episode, it's sometimes you just need a clear sign that things are broken. Like, say, you're Oregon State and your head coach just bails on a ton of money out of the blue. Or you're an NFL …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.30 - Mike Stoops Bankrupts SoonerCorp

October 9th, 2017

Oklahoma lost to an Iowa State with several time travelers from before the age of television on the roster. Miami beat FSU team but it means nothing …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.29 - Introducing The Sandman

October 5th, 2017

Wanna get rich? You've come to the right place, because the Shutdown Fullcast is home to THE MOST RELIABLE PRO FOOTBALL PICKER IN THE WORLD, as it …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.28 - Buyout Season Is Coming

October 2nd, 2017

Buyouts are one of the best parts of college football because they're little roadblocks you get to set up against your own future happiness. Sure, …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.27 - Introducing Louisville's New Athletic Director

September 28th, 2017

It's Spencer because come on he can't screw it up worse than the status quo. Other topics this week include:Why Washington State will win the national championshipFlorida pivoting to the flexboneDO NOT DISRESPECT …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.26 - Mississippi State Enters The Rancor Pit

September 25th, 2017

Florida superfan Jason Kirk joins the podcast this week to explain how the Gators had that game in hand the whole time, don't even worry about it, we …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.25 - Let's Fix The NFL/Preview Week 4

September 21st, 2017

Other podcasts try to either 1) look at the weekly lineup of games in college football OR 2) ponder why the NFL's less compelling as televised …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.24: We Were Right About Everything

September 18th, 2017

Or at least about Memphis beating UCLA! Don't bother fact-checking us on anything else, just assume we were right and move on from there. Hey, did you know we're doing a charity drive for victims of Hurricanes Harvey …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.23 - Let's Not Talk About Florida-Tennessee

September 14th, 2017

Or at least let's not talk about Florida-Tennessee very much, and, guess what! We don't! Not when we can ponder Brian Kelly losing his job after …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.22 - From 3rd and 93 to El Assiquísimo

September 11th, 2017

Iowa-Iowa State was the most thrilling game of the day (Boise State-Wazzu took that honor for the night), Auburn is looking positively Floridian, and Lamar Jackson continues to calmly burn your shit down. We also …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.21 - Josh Rosen Transfers To BYU

September 7th, 2017

Texas A&M didn't just ruin their own year; they ruined our ability to do a review of Week 1. So this episode starts with two Florida fans moaning about their terrible counterfeit prescription drug of a team, moves …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.20 - Fight, Fly, and Grift Into Week 1

August 31st, 2017

After Stanford bravely faced the trials of Week 0.36, we're finally ready to lap up FIVE STRAIGHT DAYS of college football. Florida State-Alabama! …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.19 - Doctors Hate These Football Season Prep Tricks

August 24th, 2017

There are games this Saturday, but not so many that we need to really treat this like Week 1. Instead, this is our dress rehearsal, and we're using it to help you better understand how to manage your time, family, …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.18 - Zero Percent Football

August 16th, 2017

You read the title right: this episode contains absolutely no discussion of any football teams, players, coaches, conferences, mascots, or news. …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.17: A Season's Worth Of Dumb Predictions

August 10th, 2017

Missouri's got a future Heisman winner at quarterback! Oregon's going to the playoff! Tom Herman's about to turn Texas into Notre Dame! South …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.16: The 2017 ACC Atlantic Preview

August 4th, 2017

It's our final preview podcast (unless we forgot an entire division, which, yeah, that is a thing we might do) before the season, so naturally we start with ATLANTIC POWERHOUSE WAKE FOREST. Topics include:Why being an …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.15: The 2017 SEC West Preview

July 27th, 2017

Special guest/experienced SEC West-hater Amanda Mull joins us to preview the division that we keep hoping will be exciting and contended down to the …

Shutdown Fullcast: The 2007 Special Episode

July 26th, 2017

We're gonna talk about the Backyard Brawl, and Stanford winning outright as a 41 point dog, and the Heisman winner finding his path as a minor league baseball player, and Dennis Dixon's injury, and the time ULM beat …


July 21st, 2017

Houston Nutt is in your emails right now. He's already told your boss about that thing you ordered online. You know the one. Just quit now and save …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.14: The 2017 Pac-12 North Preview

July 20th, 2017

Think of the Pac-12 North as a summer backyard meal at your friend's house. Cal is the napkins, noteworthy only if they don't show up for some reason and the gimme item you assign to your least trustworthy guest. Oregon …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.13: The 2017 Big Ten East Preview

July 12th, 2017

MICHIGAN! OHIO STATE! PENN STATE! RUTGah yeah ok that's what's dragging this division down. A few warnings about this episode:There are a handful of …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.12 - 2017 Pac-12 South Preview

July 5th, 2017

Colorado won 10 games last year, and it's entirely possible that your team didn't. In fact, this is almost certainly true if you root for a different …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.11 - The ACC Coastal Preview

June 28th, 2017

ACC Coastal time! At least once we spend a few minutes talking about The Price Is Right and Monopoly and sadness, but they're sort of on topic …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.10 - The 2017 Big 10 West Preview

June 22nd, 2017

Our march to Week 1 continues with a look at the Big Ten's Michigan/Ohio State/Penn State-less division, the West! Points of discussion include: - …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.09: The 2017 Big 12 Preview

June 14th, 2017

HUGE COACHING NEWS which we don't even get to until over halfway through this episode. That's the kind of pure professionalism you can expect from …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.08 - 2017 SEC East Preview

June 7th, 2017

It's already time to start thinking about the 2017 season, but there's no reason to jump into the deep end. No, we're slowly easing into the calm, lukewarm waters of the SEC's other conference, with a prediction for …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.07: The High Rollers Only Episode

May 31st, 2017

Thanks to you, we brought in nearly $40,000 in this round of the charity drive, and those of you with particularly fat stacks got to call in and …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.06 - Fixing College Football (or Screwing It Up Differently)

May 24th, 2017

Our friend and colleague Bill Connelly is running for college football commissioner, so we run through the planks of his platform one by one and try …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.05: BOLD VACATION TAKES

May 17th, 2017

Let's start with a few apologies. First, we apologize that we take forever to actually get to the heart of this episode's topic, but there were …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.04: Lawncare Disasters with Holly Anderson

May 12th, 2017

Two-thirds of the Fullcast is on vacation, but addition by subtraction is real so we invited Holly Anderson to come on and discuss lawncare disasters …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.03 - Now Nick Saban Can Shop At Whole Foods

May 2nd, 2017

Nick Saban got paid a lot of money to coach Alabama last year. He will get more money thanks to his new deal because nobody will listen to our plan to trick coaches into signing terrible incentive-laden contracts. Don't …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.02 - Rowdy Boys and the NFL Draft

April 26th, 2017

It's NFL Draft week, so we asked for your uninformed and inflammatory opinions about the World's Most Televised Job Fair that we might agree with them, or disagree, or just talk about something else altogether. Such …

Shutdown Fullcast 7.01 - Not Dead Yet, Sorry

April 19th, 2017

The Fullcast was gone for a little while, and now it isn't. Naturally, it's time for some meaty football talk about topics like: - Richard Spencer, …

Shutdown Fullcast 5.02: This is a Seattle Seahawks Podcast Now, With Mina Kimes of ESPN Mag

March 29th, 2017

Ryan was sick for this edition of the Shutdown Fullcast, so we got ESPN's own Mina Kimes to join us to discuss an extremely important college …

Shutdown Fullcast 5.01 - Unshut Mysteries

March 22nd, 2017

We continue to test the limits and boundaries of this already poorly-constructed podcast by trying a new format this week: solving your mysteries. …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.69 - Be Like Jon Gruden In All Things

March 15th, 2017

This whole episode isn't explicitly about Jon Gruden, except it sort of is, if you consider that: - We unnecessarily hate on Stephen A. Smith, who is …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.68 - THE BOLD STATEMENTS EPISODE

March 8th, 2017

Instead of questions, we asked you to give us your BOLLLLLD STATEMENTS so that we might judge them and hoobuddy did you deliver. Amongst the opinions …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.67 - Our 2017 Emotional Top 10

March 2nd, 2017

We absolutely covered every news item from last week, so this week we're free to talk about less weighty topics, like food poisoning, or the scariest …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.66 - You're Running For Governor

February 22nd, 2017

Shutdown Fullcast, America's favorite political discussion, addresses Tommy Tuberville's political future, figures out which sitting politicians …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.65 - Let's Kick Out Some States

February 15th, 2017

Two of the Shutdown Fullcast hosts have shot a gun before (the one who hasn't is the one who looks like a Dutch pop singer) which gives us the …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.64 - Unedited, Out of Pure Spite

February 8th, 2017

What if three employees of an Internet-only media outlet could not consistently use the Internet well enough to record a podcast? What if one of …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.63 - Todd Graham Saves The World

February 3rd, 2017

Per our guest Bud Elliott, National Signing Day is a thing that has happened and meant things to teams. Teams like Ole Miss, and Stanford, and Oklahoma, and The Wall of Hastily Stacked Human Hearts in Butch Jones's …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.62 - The Worst Super Bowl Episode Possible

January 26th, 2017

Other than Jim Harbaugh Things, which are always happening because they can't not happen, the college football world is pretty quiet for the time …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.61: Three Bloggers Give You Workout Tips

January 18th, 2017

The beginning of the offseason means it's time for promises you won't keep to yourself. One of those might be getting in better shape. Don't do what Oregon did! Listen to us instead and go get a job at Publix! Jason …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.60 - National Championship Recap

January 11th, 2017

The Clemson-Alabama rematch was so entertaining and interesting that this might be our least joke-filled episode...ever? We got too caught up admiring Deshaun Watson, and Clemson's receivers, and how their defense …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.59 - Chicken Arguments and Bowl Reflections

January 5th, 2017

One game remains in this college football season, so, appropriately, we spend a bunch of time on this episode talking about fried chicken …

40 for 40: The 2016 Sugar Bowl

December 31st, 2016

Number 40 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Sugar Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! We are perfectly aware that this game is taking place in 2017 and not 2016 but we are too lazy to change …

40 for 40: The 2016 Rose Bowl

December 31st, 2016

Number 39 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Rose Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Actually, this one is confusingly …

40 for 40: The 2016 Cotton Bowl

December 31st, 2016

Number 38 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Cotton Bowl or the teams playinROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT ROW THE BOAT

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40 for 40: The 2016 Outback Bowl

December 31st, 2016

Number 37 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Outback Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Looking at the run time of this episode, you can probably guess whether we do or not!

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40 for 40: The 2016 Fiesta Bowl

December 30th, 2016

Number 36 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Fiesta Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! This one has some actual football discussion, which, I'm sorry, I know that's not why you're here and …

40 for 40: The 2016 Peach Bowl

December 30th, 2016

Number 35 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Peach Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! I mean, it's a playoff game, so we're probably going to talk about the teams and the game. But this is a …

40 for 40: The 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl

December 30th, 2016

Number 34 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the TaxSlayer Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Kentucky and Georgia Tech have …

40 for 40: The 2016 Citrus Bowl

December 30th, 2016

Number 33 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Citrus Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Wait, no, this is a bowl that has Coach O and Lamar Jackson in it. Of course we're talking about the …

40 for 40: The 2016 Orange Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 32 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Orange Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! If you have evidence of a Michigan …

40 for 40: The 2016 Arizona Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 31 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Arizona Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! This bowl game barely exists. The same is true of this podcast.

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40 for 40: The 2016 Music City Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 30 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Music City Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Tennessee has already lost this game by way of chicken failure. Also, if you're looking to sell …

40 for 40: The 2016 Sun Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 29 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Sun Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! In truth, we spend almost no time talking about the teams in this game. We spend a lot of time talking about …

40 for 40: The 2016 Liberty Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 28 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Liberty Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! One person on this episode is just brutal towards Georgia. Surprisingly, that person is neither Spencer …

40 for 40: The 2016 Alamo Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 27 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Alamo Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! TCU is not in this game, but that does not stop us from going into disturbing details on Gary Patterson at …

40 for 40: The 2016 Belk Bowl

December 29th, 2016

Number 26 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Belk Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Tread lightly if you are easily offended by people slandering Beamerball or the thought of Bret Bielema …

40 for 40: The 2016 Holiday Bowl

December 26th, 2016

Number 19 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Holiday Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Also, please do not sue us, …

40 for 40: The 2016 Military Bowl

December 26th, 2016

Number 18 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Military Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Temple enters this game without their head coach while Wake Forest lacks something far more important: …

40 for 40: The 2016 Heart of Dallas Bowl

December 26th, 2016

Number 17 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Heart of Dallas Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! As is Fullcast custom, the …

40 for 40: The 2016 Independence Bowl Preview

December 23rd, 2016

Number 16 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Independence Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! We will, however, use this episode to remind you that the Canadian Football League once put a team …

40 for 40: The 2016 Quick Lane Bowl Preview

December 23rd, 2016

Number 15 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Quick Lane Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Dudes. #Dudes

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40 for 40: The 2016 St. Petersburg Bowl Preview

December 23rd, 2016

Number 14 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the St. Pete Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Kind of weird that an orange juice company put its name on a stadium with field known for being 1. …

40 for 40: The 2016 Hawaii Bowl Preview

December 23rd, 2016

Number 13 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Hawaii Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Did you know the cost of living in …

40 for 40: The 2016 Dollar General Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 12 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Dollar General Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! This is the final episode …

40 for 40: The 2016 Armed Forces Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 11 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Armed Forces Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! DID YOU KNOW: Two years ago, this game featured Houston and Pitt, which legally makes Pitt our …

40 for 40: The 2016 Bahamas Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 10 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Bahamas Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! This is one of those episodes that's short because we're sick of 1. talking to each other and 2. life.

40 for 40: The 2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 9 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Paul Petrino will fight …

40 for 40: The 2016 Poinsettia Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 8 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Poinsettia Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Each of these episodes costs …

40 for 40: The 2016 Boca Raton Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 7 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Boca Raton Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Please Google Image Search "Nick …

40 for 40: The 2016 Miami Beach Bowl Preview

December 16th, 2016

Number 6 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Miami Beach Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Mostly we're distracted by the fact that Spencer lost his luggage by just leaving it in overhead …

40 for 40: The 2016 New Orleans Bowl Preview

December 13th, 2016

Number 5 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the New Orleans Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Ryan's still getting basic …

40 for 40: The 2016 Cure Bowl Preview

December 13th, 2016

Number 4 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Cure Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Ryan can't even get the basic facts of this game right so don't expect much, please!

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40 for 40: The 2016 Camellia Bowl Preview

December 13th, 2016

Number 3 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Camellia Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Caveat emptor is the only rule for …

40 for 40: The 2016 Las Vegas Bowl Preview

December 13th, 2016

Number 2 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the Las Vegas Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! Sorry, we're not good at this!

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40 for 40: The 2016 New Mexico Preview

December 13th, 2016

Number 1 of 40 bowl previews, in which we may not discuss the New Mexico Bowl or the teams playing in it whatsoever! That's the risk you take when you decide to listen!

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Shutdown Fullcast 4.58 - BOWL SEASON COMIN'

December 5th, 2016

The Playoff has been settled upon and it's fine. It's all fine. We mostly ignore that in favor of picking our own Playoff Of Teams You Don't Want To Face, including USC, LSU, Florida State, and, yes, Pitt. We also: - …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.57 - Championship Weekend Preview

November 30th, 2016

Football season's almost done and you're still listening to this terrible podcast, which says something about mankind's collective inability to …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.56 - A Crap Assessment of the SEC

November 28th, 2016

Yes, we talk about the Ohio State-Michigan game, but it takes longer to get there than it should because we podcast like your grandmother drives: far …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.55 - Time Travel, Ham, and Purdue

November 23rd, 2016

This episode has a little bit of Thanksgiving: - Analyzing how drunk you can get in front of family - Ham thoughts - A plea to eat whatever you want A little bit of football: - Rivalry week, AKA Ruin Someone Else's …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.54 - You Can't Lose To Kansas

November 21st, 2016

Though apparently you can lose to Iowa State, if you have really really really good hair. You can also lose to Boston College, but you have to be …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.53 - Week 12 Preview / Jimmy Sexton's $5000 Ice Cream

November 16th, 2016

This is the block of text where I tell you what goes on in this week's episode, but, honestly, who can even remember? I know we talked about ice cream as it relates to the SEC-SoCon challenge, and what kind of butt each …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.52 - The Single Winwood Offense

November 14th, 2016

Fair warning: if you listen to this episode, you're going to hear Spencer scream IOWAAAAAAAA for a longer time than seems necessary. You will also …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.51: Ass Week Begins, Now With Extra Ass

November 10th, 2016

The ass-ingest week of the college football season is here, and we are here to do two things: kick said ass, and chew bubble gum. And we are all out …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.50 - Bama's In Trouble!

November 7th, 2016

Ohio State-Nebraska! Vandy-Auburn! Iowa-Penn State! TCU-Baylor! These are but a few of the games that we managed to not discuss this week, in part …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.49 - Week 10 Previewed And/Or Avoided

November 1st, 2016

Jason's outside again, which, yeah, means the sound's going to be a total disaster. Oh, and we talked about some football stuff, like: - What the Big 12 is for, if anything - The bowl prediction that pits Charlie Strong …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.48 - Please Check On Your Undefeated Team

October 31st, 2016

West Virginia and Boise and Baylor and Nebraska were all undefeated. They aren't now, which, well, sorry y'all. This episode has a good five minutes …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.47 - Welcome To The Universe Where Nebraska-Wisconsin Is A Thing

October 26th, 2016

Week 9's games: pretty okay! There's an interesting Virginia Tech-Pitt clash on Thursday, a number of noon games you can watch instead of Kentucky-Mizzou on Saturday, a Baylor-Texas matchup that surely won't turn into a …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.46 - Leonard Fournette Remains At Large

October 24th, 2016

Penn State knocked off #2 Ohio State with a blocked field goal returned for a touchdown, so naturally we take 10 minutes to get to that game and talk about LSU-Ole Miss first because we're terrible at identifying …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.45: Week Eight, or It's Hammering Panda Time

October 20th, 2016

FULLCAST BACK. This time without Ryan, who we subbed out for Jane Coaston, MTV News writer, Michigan fan, and Hammering Panda evangelist. It’s like all the other podcasts where we bring someone else in: better by …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.44 - WARNING: Contains Purdue Content

October 16th, 2016

Because we cannot agree on whether Week 7 was good or bad, we broke it up into its constituent parts. GOOD: - Ohio State and Wisconsin, even though …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.43 - Week Seven Previewed; Please Leash Your Duck

October 12th, 2016

--Some exciting pre-show banter definitely not left unintentionally in the audio --Reminder that Ole Miss/Arkansas is on this week, and unless it …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.42 - The Unbearable Sadness of Rutgers

October 10th, 2016

Week six is done, and so is Rutgers football after losing 78-0 to Michigan. Topics! --The Notre Dame/NC State game, a.k.a. THE BEST 10-3 GAME EVER and MORE PROOF YOU SHOULD JUST PUNT AND HOPE YOUR OPPONENT DOES …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.41 - Speedrunnin' Week 6

October 4th, 2016

THE FULLCAST RIDES FOR WEEK FIVE, which hits status as “a pretty good week” because it contains both “college football” and “passably good college …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.40: The Hunt For Mack Browntober

October 3rd, 2016

Florida State now has the same conference record as Boston College. This is just a fact we're offering you, and not in any way a commentary on the …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.39: Week Five, and the Dreaded Skip-Block

September 29th, 2016

Okay, so we recorded the preview episode for week five during a thunderstorm and that went about as well as it could during a thunderstorm. That is, …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.38: Les is not More

September 26th, 2016

This week Jason and I are joined by new SB Nation recruit Richard Johnson for what is mostly an hour plus of commiseration over the following: …


September 24th, 2016

Did we need to drop a 15 minute express SPITECAST for Florida/Tennessee? No, but if we told you we got Holly Anderson for it? THEN IT BECAME …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.37: Nothing But Pain In Every Direction

September 21st, 2016

The theme for week four -- which we decided after an arduous twenty seconds of thought --- is that there is nothing but pain in every direction, and that every team playing this weekend can only lose. There are no …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.35

September 14th, 2016

Week three is full of extremely random but extremely good games, so most of this podcast is actually taken up by football talk. Like, at least 51% of …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.34: Week Two Reviewed With 15 Mins of Solid Hatin'

September 12th, 2016

Week Two's review is, like the week itself, far more interesting than advertised, even if it did drive Verne Lundquist to openly ask for distraction during the death throes of the Kentucky/Florida game. (Death throes = …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.33: Week Two is bad but ¡EL ASSICO! LIVES

September 7th, 2016

--Week two is so bad Spencer stumbles over the intro before the show even starts --Oh, we get to discuss Texas/ND and Ole Miss/FSU! Which were both pleasing to the hater in different and yet still equally satisfying …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.32: Week One Reviewed, or SEC TRASH

September 5th, 2016

Remember that thing where SEC teams were going to start playing real teams to start the season, and not cupcake games against the overmatched dregs of FCS? THAT MAY HAVE BEEN A MISTAKE. Ryan, Jason, and Spencer review …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.31: Week One Is Here, Pop the Champagne

August 31st, 2016

WEEK ONE IS HERE. The internet's only college football podcast starts off the 2016 college football season with: --a super important conversation …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.30: Andy Staples and Steve White Do Big Things

August 24th, 2016

Two former SEC linemen join Jason and Ryan while Spencer is lost in the mountains. They talk about: - fried chicken chains and the unspeakable world of on-campus food delivery - the merits of blocking vs. muting on …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.29: Too Many People In The Pool

August 17th, 2016

The fire code gets tossed out the window on this episode, with special guests Bill Connelly (Podcast Ain't Played Nobody), Dan Rubenstein (The Solid …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.27.0

August 4th, 2016

The final preview episode! We're there, at last, but not before an intro where we talk about how playing in Detroit in the NFL is like the Dark Souls …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.26.0

July 27th, 2016

You know, just because we say you're getting two podcasts in a week doesn't mean you're getting a good pair of podcasts. This isn't entirely our …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.25.0

July 26th, 2016

Oh it's DOUBLE FULLCAST WEEK. This one might as well be the Brunch episode, because it involves a few prime ingredients (look, we're talking about …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.24.0

July 13th, 2016

WE BACK. The summer preview quite literally rolls on, at least in Jason's case, since he recorded his portion in the car this week in transit to SEC …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.23.0

July 7th, 2016

Jason joined us from Indiana to record this one from inside what sounds like a steamer trunk filled with spiders. We will never, ever let Jason do this again, or we will put him back inside a very real steamer trunk …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.22.0

June 29th, 2016

Why did we discuss USC? Mostly to remind you no one knows who their coach is, and so we could play out the gag of not saying his name to make you …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.21.0

June 22nd, 2016

FARMERS ONLY THIS WEEK. The Shutdown Fullcast this week covers the agriculturingest slate of teams we've covered yet, including: --Nebraska, a team …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.20.0

June 15th, 2016

The Shutdown Fullcast Random Previews continue with four very interesting, important, and/or intriguing teams. There is also Maryland. We're sorry, …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.19.0

June 8th, 2016

SO after last week's debacle where our readers accidentally selected the worst slate of teams possible to preview for 2016, we took matters into our …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.18.0

June 2nd, 2016

SO that whole thing where Ryan assigned random numbers to teams and had readers select our previewed squads by those numbers? It flopped a handful of …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.17.0

May 25th, 2016

The non-preview preview editions of the Shutdown Fullcast continue into...well, into some dark territory. Let's be honest and just say that we talk …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.16.0

May 18th, 2016

SHUTDOWN FULLCAST BACK. This time we continue our preview series with a random selection of schools best described as...well, very, very random …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.15.0

May 11th, 2016

The Shutdown Fullcast this week boldly attempts to go where Shutdown Fullcasts so rarely go: INTO ACTUAL FOOTBALL. Ryan assigned random numbers to …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.14.0

May 4th, 2016

The Shutdown Fullcast this week features all three cast members reunited at last. This is good because it requires the full powers of Ryan, Spencer, …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.13.0

April 27th, 2016

Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated joins us at the last minute to take Jason's spot. Where is Jason? Jason was at Disney World, and needs several weeks to recover from the experience. This seems like a paltry amount of …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.12

April 20th, 2016

The Fullcast grabbed Holly Anderson to fill in for Ryan who is SOMEHOW STILL ON VACATION WHAT ARE YOU EUROPEAN OR SOMETHING. Anyway, she's the …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.11

April 13th, 2016

The Shutdown Fullcast for this week subs out one Ryan for another because SOMEONE decided he needed a "vacation in Italy." In Nanni's place we …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.10.0

April 6th, 2016

This week's Fullcast features nothing but reader questions thanks to a bumper crop of quality inquiries. This happens whenever you start asking …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.9

March 30th, 2016

On this episode of Shutdown Fullcast, we give you tips on how to have the Best Spring Break Ever (tip 1: don't get punched) (tip 2: don't go to …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.8.0

March 23rd, 2016

An extremely slow college football week means we're talking about all of the following: --A casual examination of random selections from the Rick …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.7.0

March 16th, 2016

The Shutdown Fullcast returns this week with the following content provided to you during a season where there is ABSOLUTELY NO FOOTBALL CONTENT. …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.6.0

March 10th, 2016

An express edition of the Fullcast comes to you this week via travel and other annoyances of actual employment. A day late, yes, but not a dollar …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.5.0

March 2nd, 2016

FULLCAST BACK. Not with anything new to discuss, because this is March and there is no football going on, but rather with the following: --A …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.4.0

February 17th, 2016

This week's episode of the Fullcast tackles the following oases of content in the otherwise barren landscape of mid-February: --Spencer comes back …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.3.0

February 10th, 2016

After a week off, the Fullcast returns with a review of Signing Day, the most important day in the college football calendar that no one really wants …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.2.0

January 27th, 2016

The Super Bowl edition of the Shutdown Fullcast covers all the necessary topics for the college fan interested in paying attention to the Super Bowl, …

Shutdown Fullcast 4.1.0: Moms Who Like Wine

January 20th, 2016

The first episode of the FOURTH (fourth!) season of the Shutdown Fullcast begins with a discussion about Dolly Parton, and then pretty much flies …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 National Championship Preview

January 10th, 2016

SHUTDOWN FULLCAST IS LIVE! (Or was.) We met up in Arizona to talk all things National Championship and a bunch of things that are entirely unrelated, …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Beef O'Brady's Bowl Preview

January 5th, 2016

The last of the non-championship bowls, the wee baby second cousin twice-removed of them all, the Beef O'Brady's Bowl combines the best of all worlds into one sorely overlooked gem of a contest. For instance: --Illinois …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Taxslayer Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Congratulations! You have now reached the end of the Shutdown Fullcast 40 for 40. Enjoy these previews of the Taxslayer, Liberty, Alamo, and Cactus …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Outback Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Whether you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 or you've already welcomed 2016, the Shutdown Fullcast previews of all five January 1st games are …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Citrus Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Whether you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 or you've already welcomed 2016, the Shutdown Fullcast previews of all five January 1st games are …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Fiesta Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Whether you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 or you've already welcomed 2016, the Shutdown Fullcast previews of all five January 1st games are …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Rose Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Whether you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 or you've already welcomed 2016, the Shutdown Fullcast previews of all five January 1st games are …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Sugar Bowl Preview

January 1st, 2016

Whether you're getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 or you've already welcomed 2016, the Shutdown Fullcast previews of all five January 1st games are …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Belk Bowl Preview

December 30th, 2015

New Year's Eve is almost upon us, but before it is there are four more bowl games of importance levels ranging from "hey how's it going over there Kevin Sumlin" to "the Birmingham Bowl is on at noon to hide Auburn's …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Music City Bowl Preview

December 30th, 2015

New Year's Eve is almost upon us, but before it is there are four more bowl games of importance levels ranging from "hey how's it going over there Kevin Sumlin" to "the Birmingham Bowl is on at noon to hide Auburn's …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Holiday Bowl Preview

December 30th, 2015

New Year's Eve is almost upon us, but before it is there are four more bowl games of importance levels ranging from "hey how's it going over there Kevin Sumlin" to "the Birmingham Bowl is on at noon to hide Auburn's …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Military Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Quick Lane Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Armed Forces Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Arizona Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Advocare Bowl Preview

December 28th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast's foolhardy and wholly unnecessary quest to preview each and every bowl in the 2015 postseason marches on as we tackle the games of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 St. Pete Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Sun Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Heart Of Dallas Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Pinstripe Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Independence Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Foster Farms Bowl Preview

December 25th, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS! We waited until the last minute and got you previews for: - The St. Pete No Sponsor Present Bowl - The Sun Bowl Featuring Mike Leach - The Zaxby's Heart of Dallaz Bowl - The Pinstripe '87 Hoops Classic …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Hawaii Bowl Preview

December 24th, 2015

The Hawaii Bowl holds a unique standing amongst all bowl games in being the bowl game so inconveniently scheduled that not even diehards watch it. …

Shutdown Fullcast 2015 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview

December 22nd, 2015

The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl! Featuring Akron and Utah State! Topics include: --an introduction of the people on this podcast --a resolution not to …

Shutdown Fullcast presents 40 for 40: the 2015 Camellia Bowl Preview

December 18th, 2015

The Camellia Bowl! The greatest bowl game in the history of Montgomery, Alabama reveals itself to be a cave of wonders as we discuss: --The wide array of recreational activities for a young man living in Montgomery, …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.39.0

December 16th, 2015

OH IT'S THE STAR WARS EPISODE. None of this podcast is Star Wars, or at least not anything past the first ten minutes, where we kind of joke around with doing a Star Wars episode, do it for a minute, and then hit the …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.38.0

December 7th, 2015

A bloated 77 minute Fullcast is quite a bit to drop on you all at once, but everyone hired and fired a coach AND the championship weekend happened …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.37.0

December 2nd, 2015

The final regular season preview episode of the Shutdown Fullcast is an emotional one, especially when Ryan starts talking about the tragedy of …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.36.0

November 30th, 2015

OMG SO MUCH TO DISCUSS ABOUT THE FINAL WEEK IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIKE: --how to replace your pastor after a decade or more of being merely really good --The ins and outs of a coaching coup in Louisiana that was a plan …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.35.0

November 24th, 2015

The early Thanksgiving edition of the RIVALRY WEEK AARRRGGGH RIVALRY WEEK Shutdown Fullcast arrives to the dinner without a dish, alcohol, or …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.34.0

November 23rd, 2015

A truly chaotic week in college football yields intense discussion of the following between Spencer, Ryan, and Jason: --We start by telling you there …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.33.0

November 18th, 2015

The Shutdown Fullcast preview edition takes more than a few detours before it discusses the week ahead, including: --A deep look into the tensions …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.32

November 16th, 2015

Spencer declares this the best week of the college football season thus far and admires the ability of Arkansas to maintain the exact same level all …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.31

November 11th, 2015

Shutdown Fullcast reviews the second week of Playoff Rankings and previews the week to come using a low bid system. It works for the government, …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.30.0

November 9th, 2015

This week's review podcast didn't record the part where we discussed Bret Bielema wearing only a windbreaker and a smile, but that was for your own protection. Trust us. It damaged us all enough on its own. Topics …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.29.0

November 5th, 2015

The preview edition of the Fullcast may have gotten mad at EXTREMELY SERIOUS Iowa fans? And might have told them to eat an extremely unclean part of …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.28.0

November 2nd, 2015

WEEKEND REVIEW AND FRANK BEAMER APPRECIATION EPISODE. Oh hell yes, what you wanted in the Fullcast was even more wandering and discussion of that …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.27.0

October 28th, 2015

The midweek Fullcast accomplishes all the following in the mere breezy tiny span of 55 minutes: --Listing all the things that DEFINITELY CAN'T HAPPEN …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.26.0

October 25th, 2015

The quick reaction edition of the Shutdown Fullcast was made obsolete just an hour after it was recorded thanks to the firing of Al Golden at Miami. …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.25.0

October 21st, 2015

Back in full after an abbreviated week, the Shutdown Fullcast returns with 65 minutes of pure fury. There's also us talking about Drake, but sure, …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.24.0

October 15th, 2015

The Fullcast lives! A day late, sure, but still up despite travel and meetings and other tedious adult necessities. We sound really good via using …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.23.0

October 7th, 2015

The Shutdown Fullcast talks mostly about the time we cooked food on a redneck shopping cart grill on a fire made from burning furniture stolen from a …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.22.0

September 30th, 2015

The Fullcast mostly makes fun of Texas this week, but covers a few other topics with this week's guest, Georgia fan and NPR host connoisseur Doug …

Shutdown Fullcast: Recasting King Of The Hill

September 24th, 2015

The part where Jason recasts King of the Hill with college football coaches, aka the really funny part.

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Shutdown Fullcast 3.21.0

September 23rd, 2015

The Fullcast is back to do what we do best, which is make fun of a.) Alabama losing, and b.) people from Ohio telling anyone what is good about …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.20.0

September 16th, 2015

The first completely competitive and interesting weekend of the college football season gets...well, it gets us starting off by talking about a man …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.19

September 9th, 2015

Spencer's on the road yet again, so Jason and Ryan talk about: - the aggressive expansion of the Texas League of Offensive Coordinators - what spaceships look most like genitals - creating your own haunted practice …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.18.0

September 2nd, 2015

WEEK ONE WEEK ONE WEEK ONE. We get to talk actual football, which is cool, but we also get to talk about --OUR EXTENSIVE BIG TEN PREVIEW (or what a …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.17.0

August 26th, 2015

This week's Shutdown Fullcast covers the Big 12, a conference of such astonishing depth and interest we didn't have time to get to reader questions. …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.16

August 19th, 2015

Tomahawk Nation editor and SB Nation Recruiting Director Bud Elliott joins Jason and Ryan to preview the ACC. Topics include: - How Miami can win the conference (no really) - One nice thing said about every ACC team - A …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.15

August 12th, 2015

Surprise Mystery Guest and SB Nation Managing Editor Brian Floyd joins us to preview the Pac-12...for about seven minutes unti his Internet connection fails altogether. So you just get to listen to Jason and Ryan talk …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.14.0

August 5th, 2015

This week's entire podcast is devoted to speaking on the SEC, which doesn't really mean we won't talk about things like: --Which SEC fanbase is most/least likely to attack and dismember a robot? --Which team Florida …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.13.0

July 29th, 2015

The Fullcast goes way, way long this week, eclipsing the hour mark mostly because SOMEONE found Chris Berman's IMDB page halfway through the …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.12.0

July 22nd, 2015

PURE FOOTBALL EROTICA. That's not an exaggeration, we discuss pure football erotica this week, or at least what we find to be erotic in the game of football. I mean, before that we all talk about BET Uncut returning, …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.10

July 8th, 2015

It's our 200th episode recording with host Rodger Sherman, and we celebrate by discussing: - possible non-conference upsets - how you can bet actual money on teams like Rutgers and UNC to win the national championship, …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.9

July 1st, 2015

Things are totally normal on this week's Shutdown Fullcast as the usual cast of Steven Godfrey, Jason Kirk, and Ryan Nanni, discussing: -- The Big …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.8

June 24th, 2015

This week's edition of the Shutdown Fullcast throws all else to the side to discuss the time Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs allegedly got into a fight with …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.7

June 17th, 2015

This week's edition of the Shutdown Fullcast gets right down to business by discussing realignment five years on, the least bad ways to break up with …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.6

June 12th, 2015

This week's Shutdown Fullcast is not only late, it's recorded on the road with relatively poor audio quality! Obviously you should listen to every …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.5

June 3rd, 2015

This week's Shutdown Fullcast comes in at a LEAN AND MEAN fifty minutes, indexed thusly for maximum listening efficiency. 0:00--12:00 We discuss …

ShutdownFullcast 3.4

May 27th, 2015

This free-wheeling and extremely (even by our standards) edition of the Shutdown Fullcast covers: --Why the cult of the Big Green Egg is mostly a …

Shutdown Fullcast 3.3

May 20th, 2015

The Shutdown Fullcast for this week HEATS UP with HOT SEAT CONJECTURE. There's also talk about proper buttcrack maintenance in hot weather if you …


May 13th, 2015

This week's Shutdown Fullcast covers a veritable panoply of important topics including ACTUAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL. The menu includes: --A super …


May 6th, 2015

The Shutdown Fullcast returns and basically opens the college football season for everyone. Congratulations, everyone: It's May 6th, and football has …


February 4th, 2015

WE BACK. The National Signing Day podcast covers the unfortunate weight gain of recruiting season for coaches, the inevitable squandering of talent by brand and by team after all the excitement of getting it, the most …


January 12th, 2015

SHUTDOWN FULLCAST BACK. For the first time all three of us are in the same room AND actually guest-edited by Ty from the Solid Verbal, so if we sound …

Shutdownfullcast 2.15

December 11th, 2014

On tonight's Shutdown Fullcast, we discuss how Wisconsin no longer has a coach but still has a jolly old Santa figure who leaves Barry Alvarez …


December 4th, 2014

This week's Shutdown Fullcast covers: Why it's not easy to be Brady Hoke, how you can fly all the way to Colorado and not really understand how a …


November 25th, 2014

This week's Shutdown Fullcast goes early to avoid the Thanksgiving holiday, and discusses the following: why FSU is fine but Tallahassee is kind of …

Shutdown Fullcast 2.12

November 19th, 2014

This week, the Shutdown Fullcast reviews the college football rankings and finds out UCLA and Minnesota are the two greatest teams in college …

Shutdown Fullcast 2.11

November 12th, 2014

This week's podcast features a bold science experiment with the college football playoff rankings, tries to parse the meaning of "excessive scoring," …


November 6th, 2014

This week's edition is late and for that you get the refund of NOTHING. Topics include: a baffling discussion of Billy Joel and whether he has ever seen a football game, the agony and ecstasy of being a Florida fan …


October 29th, 2014

ONLY THE FASTEST DISCUSSION OF THE PLAYOFF WILL DO. Which is why we're discussing it no less than sixteen hours afterwards, because speed kills and …


October 22nd, 2014

This week's Fullcast covers Notre Dame conspiracy theories, reviews which teams are everyone's rivals, says nice things about three overachieving …


October 15th, 2014

--We finally talk about Florida State, and whether Chad Henne could hit the earth with a spear --A brief discussion of how damn dappled everything in …


October 8th, 2014

This week's podcast discusses the tumult of week six, lets someone read articles about artisanal popcorn in Wright Thompson's voice, figures out the …


October 1st, 2014

The Shutdown Fullcast explores the horrors of the Michigan Man Riots of 2014, answers reader mail about SEC rap rankings and the worst teams we've …

Shutdown Fullcast 2.4

September 24th, 2014

This week's episode is already picking new coaches for people, and also talks for five minutes or so about this week.

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September 17th, 2014

This week's Shutdown Fullcast examines the most and least self-aware fanbases in college football, and slanders most of them. We also discuss Week …


September 10th, 2014

The second edition of Shutdown Fullcast covers why Ryan is hanging out with the snake mayor of Rapid City, SD; why Outkast guarantees victory for …


September 4th, 2014

The first episode of the second season of Shutdown Fullcast screws up the introduction, makes a terrible comparison of parenting techniques to …

Roger Raps All - I-do - Is - Win - With - Kliff - Kingsbury

February 27th, 2014

Roger Raps All - I-do - Is - Win - With - Kliff - Kingsbury by ShutdownFullcast

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January 20th, 2014

The micro-week's hottest Peyton Manning ringtone.

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Shutdown Fullcast #14

January 15th, 2014

This week's Shutdown Fullcast breaks some bad news to Jason and talks about what kind of vermin your fanbase would be.

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Shutdown Fullcast #13

December 11th, 2013

This week's episode opens by focusing on the most important coach in college football, Dabo Swinney. Discussion of bowl games and the time Memphis …

Shutdown Fullcast #12

December 4th, 2013

This episode of Shutdown Fullcast features an extensive discussion of sad restaurants filled with lonely people, a brief analysis of the Iron Bowl, …


November 20th, 2013

This week's Shutdown Fullcast focuses on mysterious Big Ten, the surprising depth of week eleven's lineup, and

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Shutdown Fullcast Ten

November 13th, 2013

The Fullcast looks at the disasters of the college football season so far, but first looks at some personal debacles like taking yohimbe and going to …

Shutdown Fullcast 9

November 6th, 2013

Ryan, Jason, and Spencer review week nine's slate, discuss how Texas law requires the leak of every email ever sent to anyone, and figure out that Nick Saban appeared on television to recruit someone's lonely …

Shutdown Fullcast 8

October 30th, 2013

This week we dieweq

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Shutdown Fullcast: Seven

October 23rd, 2013

The Shutdown Fullcast considers which coaches to fight.

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October 16th, 2013

Contains ten minutes of discussion about how Paul Johnson makes impractical firearms and cooks meat with his body heat.

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October 2nd, 2013

ShutdownFullcast5 by ShutdownFullcast

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September 25th, 2013

ShutdownFullcast4 by ShutdownFullcast

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September 17th, 2013

Shutdownfullcast3 by ShutdownFullcast

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September 12th, 2013

A 41 minute podcast that asks how many 1997 Ford Escorts buys a Tyler Bray.

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Shutdown Podcast One

September 3rd, 2013


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Introducing the Shutdown Fullcast

July 1st, 2013

It's not Voltron!

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