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The Beat Goes On - Notre Dame vs Purdue Recap

September 20th, 2021

50:11

Good news, everyone! Things are improving with Notre Dame!

While the offense still has some things to work through, particularly Jack Coan having …

NCAA Sim: Notre Dame vs Purdue

September 17th, 2021

1:10:30

You know, I was really proud of myself on this one. I thought I had everything figured out. Didn't mess up hitting buttons or anything this time around.

And then the game audio didn't record right. And then the backup …

2021 Week 3 Picks

September 16th, 2021

50:45

Despite how crazy college football has been to open the 2021 season, Eddie and I have come out firing with above .500 records. Here's hoping we can …

Failure to Launch - Notre Dame vs Toledo Recap

September 13th, 2021

51:50

Thankfully, the frustration within this episode comes from a win. While this season definitely seems to be of the caliber of "holy crap, is anyone …

2021 NCAA Sim - Notre Dame vs Toledo

September 10th, 2021

1:13:06

After last week, it's clear that the HLS Sim is back as the most accurate prediction method in sports. It warned us the game against Florida State …

2021 Week 2 Picks

September 9th, 2021

59:24

Week 1 was full of surprises, sprung traps, and failed covers (looking at you, Notre Dame). Despite the insanity, both Eddie and I finished out at …

HLS Recap - Notre Dame at Florida State

September 6th, 2021

53:01

Let's be honest, the game could have and should have gone a lot better for the Irish. After having an incredible dominating opening, Notre Dame …

2021 NCAA Sim: Notre Dame at Florida State

September 3rd, 2021

1:18:06

Of all bits and ideas that I've created here at Her Loyal Sons, the NCAA Sim has, by far been my favorite. Not only do we, for some reason, put ourselves at the mercy of a game released eight years ago, but Shane and I …

Week 1 Picks

September 2nd, 2021

1:07:43

Week 0 was nothing less than a smashing success for Eddie and I.

That being said, we know there is no rest for the degenerate. Week 1 is absolutely

FSU Deep Dive

August 27th, 2021

53:17

It figures that when I tease a guest, it falls through. However, I won't fault Jack Crosby of CBS Sports, who we scheduled to help us preview Florida …

2021 Futures and Week 0 Picks

August 26th, 2021

54:22

Eddie and I return to the altar of GAMBLOR for one final season (well, publicly via audio at least). The season 2021 is officially upon us and there will be actual football played this weekend.

That means there are …

Top 25 Roster Countdown

August 20th, 2021

1:28:00

Typically, I write a post explaining myself in the annual Counting Down the Irish roster ranking run by Douglas Farmer over at NBC's Inside the Irish. This year, knowing there was no way in hell that post was going to …

The Beginning of the End

August 13th, 2021

49:39

Just because our run at HLS is ending doesn't mean Shane and I aren't ridiculously excited for this season. In fact, it only took two BK pressers and …

2021 Schedule Preview

August 6th, 2021

1:35:43

We are finally nearing the end of the offseason, meaning it is time for laser focus on the 2021 Notre Dame season. With that in mind, Shane and I give a quick preview on every game on the 2021 Irish slate, plus perhaps …

Previewing the Irish: Magazines, Vegas, and SP+

July 30th, 2021

54:37

Finally, an episode that has waited nearly a month in the wings!

I bust out my 2021 preview magazine collection and discuss the projections with …

Conference Realignment 2: Red River Boogaloo

July 23rd, 2021

56:12

Shane and I had plans of discussing the national previews of Notre Dame. Then Texas and Oklahoma decided they were off to the SEC.

So, here we go again: it's conference realignment time. While we spend a fair amount of …

Welcome to the NIL Era

July 9th, 2021

58:10

Name, Image, and Likeness is no longer a concept or a wishlist, but reality. Shane and I discuss what that reality entails, how Notre Dame and its players have approached it, how much we still don't know, and the …

NCAA v Alston, Now on the Record

June 28th, 2021

1:04:35

Yes, I put the incredible Zoom recording fail behind me. Moons and Shane graciously came back on to try to recreate our episode focusing on the Supreme Court decision on NCAA v Alston.

Moons gives his legal expertise as …

Tex Fucked Up

June 25th, 2021

13:50

Background: NCAA v Alston happened. I thought I'd bring still-technically-HLS-staff Moons, an actual lawyer, on the pod with Shane and I to discuss this intelligently. We had a great time. Awesome conversation. I …

Failure to Receive

June 18th, 2021

58:39

After getting to avoid it last week, Shane and I dive into the position group causing the most angst within the Notre Dame fan base: Wide Receiver.

You name it, it's gone wrong: horrid injury luck, transfers, and lack …

Leave the Bye, Take the Independence

June 11th, 2021

55:03

Jack Swarbrick has consistently put Notre Dame's football independence above all else. Even when faced with a daunting prospect of playoff expansion, …

In the Name of Image, Likeness, and Fair Compensation

June 4th, 2021

57:40

Shane and I touched on Name, Image, and Likeness rights in last week's episode, but this week we take the full dive into it. We first examine the …

The Five Year View

May 28th, 2021

1:13:15

Shane and I have ended our offseason hiatus to kick off our fifth year of podcasting as a duo. To mark this occasion, we decided to take a look at our current expectations of Notre Dame as they are today and how they …

HLS Sim: Blue/Gold 2021

April 30th, 2021

1:19:23

A new era kicks off for Notre Dame football this Friday as an Ian Book-less Irish take the field for the first time this Saturday. Get your self in …

HLS Recap: 2020 Season Finale

January 18th, 2021

50:42

It feels like it took forever to get to this point this season, but we've finally arrived at the end of the road for the 2020 college football season.

HLS Picks: 2020 Championship Edition

January 11th, 2021

20:34

There have been just a few non-football things of more import happening this past week, but Eddie and I wanted to say farewell to the 2020 season the best way we know how, making one final trip to the altar of GAMBLOR.


HLS Recap: Talkin' 'Bout The Narrative™

January 3rd, 2021

1:07:46

To end the Notre Dame football season, we decided to go with a single segment, no-ad stream of consciousness pod.


Sure, there are a couple of major national things to hit, but the meat of this episode is talking about …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame vs Alabama - CFP Semifinal

December 31st, 2020

1:14:04

Typically, we've done this year's sim under a complete separate, COVID-free reality. We are still honoring that spirit, as if ND made the playoff, they'd play in the actual Rose Bowl. However, with some PC upgrades, and …

HLS Picks: 2020 New Year's Six & Others

December 30th, 2020

1:11:54

Eddie and I return after a bit of a break to pick the bowl games that matter (and a couple that don't). That means a lot of random topics while we …

HLS Recap: Over? Nothing Is Over Until We Decide It Is!

December 21st, 2020

1:15:43

The last time that Shane and I had to deal with a post-loss podcast was 2019. Sure, it's been over a year, but I feel we made up for lost time in this rant-heavy episode.


Notre Dame drops the ball against Clemson. …

HLS Virtual ACC Championship: Notre Dame (8-3, 8-2) vs. Clemson (10-1, 9-1)

December 18th, 2020

1:32:50

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim takes place in an alternate, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is still somehow playing football in the ACC. All …

HLS Picks: The Champs Are...Here?!

December 17th, 2020

1:03:42

In 2020, we are taking nothing for granted, especially in the wake of one conference championship game already having a substitute team due to a …

HLS Picks: Mystery Bye Week!

December 10th, 2020

46:16

We certainly didn't expect Notre Dame's (regular) season to be cut a week short, meaning this mystery bye week allows Eddie to toss another game into …

HLS Recap: Hardware Focused

December 7th, 2020

54:49

Shane needed to deal with an unforeseen emergency, leaving me solo this episode. The best game of the weekend was a Group of Five game that wasn't …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (8-2, 8-1) vs Syracuse (3-7, 3-7)

December 4th, 2020

1:22:18

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim exists in its own, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is still somehow playing in the ACC. The results and …

HLS Picks: Freshly Squeezed

December 3rd, 2020

49:18

When we started this week, Eddie and I weren't expecting this to be the final week for Notre Dame's regular season. By the time you are reading …

HLS Recap: Kicking Around Playoff Contenders and Pretenders

November 30th, 2020

1:11:18

In a week where Vanderbilt made history (and then fired their coach), we still have some degree around just who can actually make a playoff run. While some teams were happy to play themselves out, situations in the Big …

HLS Picks: The Sicko Slate

November 26th, 2020

41:45

Traditionally, this weekend is full of the rivalry matchups that we all crave in this sport. In 2020, we get some of those games, but also others …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (8-1, 8-0) @ North Carolina (7-2, 6-2)

November 20th, 2020

1:21:04

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim exists in an alternate, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is somehow still playing football in the ACC. The …

HLS Picks: Triple Cheeseburger

November 19th, 2020

29:34

This week's board is a perfect summary of the madness that is the 2020 college football season. We have a team playing their first game of the season …

HLS Recap: The QB Controversy That Never Was

November 16th, 2020

1:02:00

The big stories this week were the things that were never there in the first place: 15 games postponed or cancelled, SEC defense, Will Muschamp's job, wins for Penn State, and Michigan's title hopes.


This extended to …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (7-1, 7-0) at Boston College (6-2, 5-2)

November 13th, 2020

1:22:25

Friendly reminder: The Sim exists in an alternate, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is still somehow playing in the ACC. All the wins, losses, injuries, and even depth charts, exist in the Sim's parallel universe.

HLS Picks: Please Don't Cancel Everything

November 12th, 2020

41:13

The title of this episode is the actual mood in the podcasting room. This week has not been kind in terms of COVID cancellations, leading Eddie and I to fear that quite a few of these picks may end up being meaningless …

Notre Dame Beats Clemson Extra Life Supershow

November 9th, 2020

2:11:34

What. A. Weekend.

On Saturday, I started a 24-hour charity marathon stream, the beginning of which was completely devoted to Notre Dame's gigantic …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (6-1, 6-0) vs Clemson (7-0, 6-0)

November 6th, 2020

1:30:35

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim exists in an alternate, COVID-free reality, complete with it's own victories, losses, and injuries. Somehow, Notre …

HLS Picks: Going West

November 5th, 2020

40:41

Welcome back Pac-12! We missed your after dark insanity and our college football lives feel complete once again.

Oh, and don't forget about the big …

HLS Recap: Ok, Let's Talk About Clemson

November 2nd, 2020

53:51

It's the week we've all been waiting for since the final whistle of the 2019 season: Notre Dame vs. Clemson.

We shorten our typical national recap for an more in-depth discussion of the game, using the final two data …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (5-1, 5-0) @ Georgia Tech (2-4, 2-4)

October 30th, 2020

1:35:51

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim exists in its own COVID-free reality, in which Notre Dame is still somehow oddly playing in the ACC.

At this point, Shane and I feel like that we've seen everything that the sim can …

HLS Picks: Let's Not Repeat Last Week

October 29th, 2020

39:08

The universe must always be in balance. Apparently this means when Notre Dame blows out Pitt, GAMBLOR comes for our picks.

It's been a good run this season, but Eddie and I are determined to get back on track. It's a …

HLS Recap: Superweapon Malfunction

October 26th, 2020

59:03

Wait...a Notre Dame/Pitt game can be...fun?! What madness is this?!

After witnessing a game that WE WILL NEVER MENTION AGAIN, this was quite a nice bounce-back for the Irish. The offense got right and Clark Lea put …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (4-1, 4-0) @ Pitt (4-2, 3-2)

October 23rd, 2020

1:20:27

Friendly reminder: The HLS Sim exists in an alternate, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is still somehow playing in the ACC.

What happens when you mix the usual insanity of the sim with the usual pain and …

HLS Picks: Welcome Back Big Ten and Mountain West

October 22nd, 2020

40:15

It's been a while since our slate has really felt like it was truly stacked, but the return of the Big Ten and Mountain West are giving our Saturdays …

HLS Recap: When the Sim Became Reality

October 19th, 2020

1:05:59

We should've known that the Sim resembling something of a normal result via reasonable means would through the Notre Dame universe upside down.

We …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (3-1, 3-0) vs Louisville (2-2, 1-2)

October 16th, 2020

1:20:42

Friendly reminder: the HLS Sim exists outside of reality. The records and results reflect an alternate, COVID-free reality in which Notre Dame is …

HLS Picks: Setting the Game Total at 6.5 This Week

October 15th, 2020

50:59

Considering that, just a few hours before recording, we found out that LSU @ Florida was postponed, Ole Miss has a COVID outbreak, and Nick Saban has COVID--yeah, we're not overly confident that all eight games on our …

HLS Recap: Keep on Truckin'

October 12th, 2020

1:07:24

Turns out not playing for two weeks and having a decent chunk of the roster bouncing around isolation and quarantine can lead to sloppy football. …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame (2-1) vs Florida State (1-2)

October 9th, 2020

1:17:06

Florida State, who has been just as bad in the sim world as the real world, is forced to start Jordan Travis due to injuries. What could possibly go …

HLS Picks: Hey, Notre Dame Is Back!

October 8th, 2020

46:20

Don't look now, but Eddie and I are having a real nice hot streak going in this weird 2020 season. Somehow, in THESE TRYING TIMES™ we've remained consistent.

With Notre Dame finally back on the docket for what feels …

HLS Recap: The Sober One

October 5th, 2020

56:08

After our annual bye week gong show, it's time to get things back to normal and, hopefully, the Notre Dame schedule will as well. Considering that I …

The Actually Scheduled Pandemic Bye Week Podcast of Insanity

October 2nd, 2020

3:00:37

If you know, you know. If you don't, I'm going to say what I said to Mrs. Tex this morning: I'm so sorry.

(Thanks for listening)

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HLS Picks: The Actual ND Bye Week

October 1st, 2020

35:09

We're bypassing the cold open on this on as we're going to have more than enough hijinks and stupidity on tomorrow's episode.

So for this one, we …

HLS Recap: Sticking to Sports?

September 28th, 2020

55:36

So how do you recap an unplanned bye week? Well, you can read some podcast reviews, laugh at the ones demanding you stick to sports.

Next, you immediately pivot to Fr. Jenkins showing up at Washington D.C. without a …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame @ Wake Forest

September 25th, 2020

1:15:42

While we may not have actual Notre Dame football this weekend, the HLS Sim, safe in its COVID-free virtual reality, is here to provide.

The 1-1 virtual Irish hits the road to take on 0-2 Wake Forest in an attempt to …

HLS Picks: Hopefully These Games Don't Get Cancelled

September 24th, 2020

40:25

The only thing that Eddie and can guarantee is that whether you love to ride or fade us, we have you covered. Also, our audio actually sounds great for a change?!

Sadly, we don't get to pick a Notre Dame game, but we do …

HLS Recap: Exorcising Demons

September 21st, 2020

1:05:54

That. Felt. GOOD.

Sure, not a soul on the active Notre Dame roster was around when South Florida kicked 2011 off into hell, but Brian Kelly, Tommy …

HLS Sim: Notre Dame vs. South Florida

September 18th, 2020

1:17:04

Our drunkest sim ever. That's the description for this. There are no other words.
Well, save for that the audio quality is a little below what I'd like because I tried to tinker with things. But it doesn't matter. It …

HLS Picks: Week 2

September 17th, 2020

43:05

Fresh off a very successful week one of--well, whatever this season will be--Eddie and I head back to the altar of GAMBLOR to keep the hot hand going.

HLS Recap: This Conference Thing Is Easy

September 14th, 2020

54:50

Notre Dame fans have been constantly told that the Irish should just join the conference and play real football. Well, ND did and we've yet to lose a …

HLS Sim 2020: Notre Dame vs Duke

September 11th, 2020

1:19:08

As we mentioned earlier in the week, the 2020 HLS Sim season will be in its own universe. Fans are in the stands, Notre Dame Stadium still has grass, and Kevin Austin magically has no injuries to speak off.

Virtual …

Week 1 Picks...What We're Still Doing Picks? Guess We're Still Doing Picks

September 10th, 2020

34:42

Honestly, if it weren't for the $100 gentlemen's wager, aka a donation to Extra Life to fight pediatric cancer, between Eddie and I, the picks might have gotten canned this year. In fact, the headaches began 24 hours …

Welp, Here Goes Nothing

September 7th, 2020

1:02:16

Much like the ACC, SEC, and Big 12, the HLS podcast is charging ahead with the 2020 season. We have no idea what to expect, how to feel, and even how …

Notre Dame Virtual Blue-Gold Game 2020

April 19th, 2020

1:18:33

Just because the actual 2020 Notre Dame Blue-Gold game was cancelled doesn't mean we still can't enjoy spring football virtually. Enjoy our annual …

St. Patrick's Pandemic Emergency Pod

March 18th, 2020

1:02:42

Shane and I weren't planning on doing any podcasts until the Blue/Gold game came near in April. That decision seems like decades ago rather than a …

Welcome to the Offseason, Everything's Crazy

January 15th, 2020

1:12:09

Shane and I thought we'd have a nice, short relaxing show about the national title game to cap off our 2019 season podcasts. Then all hell broke loose before the offseason aged 24 hours.

Notre Dame promoted Tommy Rees …

National Championship Sim: #1 LSU vs #3 Clemson

January 10th, 2020

1:14:48

The 2019 Sim Season has come down to this. One final fever dream from my XBox, victimizing two teams that, thankfully, Shane and I do not care about.

Back to the Futures Plus National Title Pick

January 9th, 2020

38:55

All good things must come to an end. Our weekly trips to the altar of Gamblor are no different.

Come join Eddie and I as we look back at our pre-season futures picks. Come enjoy how wrong we were as well as discovering …

Remaining 2019 Bowl Picks (Dec 30 - Jan 6)

December 30th, 2019

1:01:55

It's hard to believe, but, with this podcast now in the books, there will be only one more game to pick: the National Championship. Before that happens, Eddie and I still have a rather large slate to get you through the …

First New Year's Six and Camping World Bowl Recaps

December 29th, 2019

50:30

The last real college football Saturday went out with one hell of a bang, kicking off with a convincing Notre Dame victory in the Camping World Bowl, …

Camping World Bowl NCAA Sim - Notre Dame vs Iowa State

December 27th, 2019

1:19:26

Shane and I often say that our NCAA Sim is constantly on drugs, but I feel like a special delivery was made over the holiday. I'm not even sure how …

'Tis the Season for Bowl Picks

December 24th, 2019

1:27:07

Post-Christmas and pre-New Year's would, generally sound like a time in which non-major bowl games would take place. College football, however, is a …

From the Bahamas to Hawaii - Bowl Picks Part 1

December 19th, 2019

40:47

It's been a while, but Eddie and I are back!

Bowl season is upon us and we are ready to head back to the altar of GAMBLOR. Come join us as Eddie and I pick every game up to the Hawaii bowl on Christmas Eve.

Also, be …

Extra Life 2019 Special

December 13th, 2019

1:03:23

I wasn't planning on releasing a podcast. In fact, the interviews that you are about to hear were initially planned to debut during my 24-hour Extra Life marathon.

But then Chip Long and Notre Dame decided to break up. …

Going Camping with the Championship Week Recap

December 10th, 2019

44:43

The regular season has finally ended, the playoffs seeded, bowls assigned, and coaches shit-canned. Come join Shane and I as we discuss a rather …

Conference Championship Picks

December 5th, 2019

55:26

We've finally hit the final week of regular season picks. After this, it's bowl season, but before we move to that chapter I have to find a way to …

Final Week Insanity, Notre Dame at Stanford Recap

December 2nd, 2019

1:14:25

The final week of the college football season never disappoints. Notre Dame's easy win against Stanford certainly didn't raise too many eyebrows, but …

Notre Dame at Stanford NCAA '14 Sim

November 28th, 2019

1:10:36

It's the final Notre Dame NCAA Sim of the regular season. We got rain. We got crosswinds. We got a stadium that neither virtual or real Brian Kelly …

Week 14 Picks

November 27th, 2019

1:21:13

We've finally arrived at both the greatest and saddest time of the college football season. It's the week in which everyone around the nation stops …

Week 13, Notre Dame vs Boston College Recap

November 25th, 2019

55:42

While this week typically doesn't have wall-to-wall excitement, it was far from boring. A top ten team fell, some games got spicier than expected, …

Notre Dame vs Boston College NCAA '14 Sim

November 22nd, 2019

1:29:06

I'm not sure if there is a more frustrating combo for a Notre Dame fan than to have to deal with than consecutive weeks featuring Navy and Boston …

Week 13 Picks

November 21st, 2019

1:03:36

This is always the toughest week of college football to find decent and entertaining games to put on the board. Shoutout SEC for your FCS habit and …

Week 12, Notre Dame Blows Out Ranked Opponent Recap

November 18th, 2019

1:03:47

Yes, we realized that ranked them that Notre Dame blew out was Navy. Further, this beatdown will likely bar Navy from returning to the rankings.

We don't care. It was fun. It was cathartic in a way. 50-burgers are never …

Notre Dame vs. Navy NCAA Sim

November 15th, 2019

1:20:21

The Notre Dame NCAA Sim returns this week, bring Shane and a cold open back with it.

With our virtual booth back to full strength, we turn to the …

Week 12 Picks

November 14th, 2019

1:14:19

Last week was wall-to-wall glory. Despite the chaos Eddie and I found ourselves batting .500 for the week and look to improve upon that performance in week 12.

While this week's slate isn't as insanely loaded on paper, …

Week 11, Notre Dame at Duke Recap

November 10th, 2019

40:50

Could it be? Did we really all just witness a solid Notre Dame football game with minimal headaches?

It seems too good to be true, but in a week in …

Notre Dame at Duke Sim

November 8th, 2019

1:15:43

This weekend I'm rolling both solo parenting and solo on the pod. With Shane out on a trip, the sim and the chat serve as my co-host.

The past couple …

Week 11 Picks

November 7th, 2019

1:00:42

Y'all, it's finally time for college football to take off. With the calendar fully settled into November, we find ourselves with a loaded slate this …

Week 10, Notre Dame/Virginia Tech Recap

November 4th, 2019

1:08:07

A bad win is always better than a bad loss, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't take a hard look at how Notre Dame gave us all a heart attack this …

Notre Dame vs Virginia Tech Sim

November 1st, 2019

1:26:02

Running the sim on Halloween seemed like a disaster waiting to happen. After all, it predicted, with far too much accuracy, the hell that awaited Notre Dame in Ann Arbor.

However, this time around, dare I say it gave us …

Week 10 Picks

October 31st, 2019

53:26

I think Notre Dame may have broken Eddie, but that's not going to stop our weekly visit to the altar of GAMBLOR.

All of a sudden we are in the final month of the season and the only thing that will make us sadder than a …

We're in the Bad Place (Notre Dame/Michigan Post-Game)

October 27th, 2019

1:02:30

I hope everyone gets a chuckle from the cold open. There's definitely not a whole lot of room for any other laughs in this episode after Notre Dame …

Reliving Nightmares from Under the Lights, The Notre Dame @ Michigan Sim

October 25th, 2019

1:20:46

Remember every nightmare that you had as a Notre Dame fan about the 2011 Under the Lights game. Well, do we have a sim for you!

(I'm sorry.)

(But the chat went hard in the paint with the new ability to play drops and …

Week 9 Picks

October 24th, 2019

1:05:15

We've finally arrived a Michigan hate week after the bye. While the hate is absolutely flowing through Eddie and I, we due our due diligence and …

Week 8, Bye Week Recap

October 21st, 2019

39:25

This bye week teased all kinds of chaos. While we didn't have a full blood week, we had what I'd like to term as a flesh would, with Wisconsin …

The Undisputed Bye Week

October 18th, 2019

3:19:20

I'm not really sure how to describe this episode as it went even more off the rails than our typical bye week endeavors.

Jack Crosby of CBS Sports joins Eddie, Shane, and I for an audio adventure of epic proportions.

We …

Week 8 Picks

October 17th, 2019

1:05:07

Notre Dame may be on a bye, but the picks pod takes no weeks off!

Eddie and I look to continue riding our October hot streak by picking another 14 games. The slate may not be loaded, but you need to enjoy something …

Week 7, #BeatSC Recap

October 13th, 2019

1:02:00

As we have with any Notre Dame night game, Shane and I hopped on the channel for a true post-game show.

This week, there was loads to talk about as …

A Beautiful Disaster - The Notre Dame/Southern Cal Sim

October 11th, 2019

1:36:35

Yes, there is three full minutes of a cold open in this episode. Clearly, we've had far too much success and smooth sailing, so everything came …

Week 7 Picks

October 10th, 2019

1:00:19

The last week of college football was the calm before the storm. There are four top-25 games, one of which is a top ten affair, and another which is …

Week 6, Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green Recap

October 7th, 2019

50:14

With seven teams in the top 25 on a bye, a handful more involved in non-competitive blowouts (including Notre Dame!), and multiple top 25 teams …

Notre Dame vs. Bowling Green Preview and Sim

October 4th, 2019

1:22:09

The most accurate prediction tool in all of sports had…well, let's just say it had some surprises. There's really no explaining or even teasing this. …

Week 6 Picks

October 3rd, 2019

44:58

With a double bye week season we were bound to have a week or two with a bit of a lighter slate. This week is one of those weeks with only 10 games …

Week 5, Notre Dame/Virginia Recap

September 30th, 2019

1:15:10

After a noon slate that was just full of weird and ugly, we were treated to a tease of an upset of #1 (and they aren't #1 anymore so kinda …

Notre Dame vs Virginia Preview & NCAA Sim

September 27th, 2019

1:20:46

It's that time of the week once again. Time for the most accurate of all prediction and preview methods in sports today, the NCAA '14 Sim.

For the second week in a row, Notre Dame finds themselves in the game that …

Week 5 Picks

September 26th, 2019

47:53

After a less than optimal weekend in Athens, Eddie returns to the pod with some...um, thoughts.

It's time to move forward once again as college …

Notre Dame at Georgia Recap

September 22nd, 2019

1:03:08

As we plan to do for all Notre Dame football night games, Shane and I hit Twitch live a few minutes after the final whistle blew in Athens. Kirby …

Notre Dame at Georgia NCAA Sim

September 20th, 2019

1:23:29

The most accurate of all sports preview methods takes on one of the most anticipated games of the season! It's time for Notre Dame at Georgia.

With such a highly anticipated matchup, Shane and I jump straight into the …

Week 4 Picks

September 19th, 2019

47:32

The week that we've been waiting for has finally arrived: Notre Dame at Georgia. As we start looking forward in earnest to one of the biggest matchups of the season, Eddie and I also get our picks in for one hell of a …

Week 3 Recap

September 16th, 2019

1:03:47

While it wasn't a full blood week, week 3 definitely held its fair share of surprises. Stanford and Southern Cal took hilarious losses. The entire …

Notre Dame vs New Mexico Preview and Sim

September 13th, 2019

1:24:58

It feels like it's been ages since Notre Dame faced off against Louisville thanks to the rare second week bye. Now with actual Saturday football approaching (also a weird thing to say), it's time to get back into the …

Week 3 Picks

September 12th, 2019

1:02:47

In the cold open, you get an insight into how insane I've gone with the technical side of things recently. You name it, I've seen it, including the …

Hot Dog Bye Week (Week 2) Recap

September 9th, 2019

1:00:13

I'm not sure we could've asked for much better during the first ever (and probably only) Hot Dog bye week. The marque game was incredible. We got a …

Week 2 Picks

September 6th, 2019

59:56

Notre Dame may be on a bye but the picks never take a week off. 

After a week one in which *checks notes*, yeah let's not talk about week 1. Perhaps much like a certain Irish QB, we need a week to get our heads right …

Introducing the Hot Dog Bye Week, Featuring Jessica Smetana

September 5th, 2019

47:26

Typically during a bye week, we all fondly remember Charlie Weis and his infamous cheeseburger comments. However, with New Mexico and Bob Davie looming on the horizon, I moved to shelve the cheeseburgers and switch to …

Week 1 Recap

September 3rd, 2019

59:48

Week one games are often sloppy and Notre Dame, unfortunately, was not an exception. While the Irish came away with a 35-17 victory at Louisville, sloppy play, especially from the offense and Ian Book, gave many a ND …

Week 1 Preview, ND @ Louisville Sim

August 30th, 2019

1:35:38

College football has returned and that means the most accurate of all preview methods, the NCAA Sim, is back! While we can't ever promise much here …

Week 1 Picks

August 29th, 2019

39:32

We've finally made it. Week 1 is upon us and that means Eddie and I have our altar to Gamblor prepped and ready for a full slate of college football …

Putting on Blue and Gold Glasses with the Rakes Report

August 26th, 2019

49:38

Can bad things happen during the 2019 Notre Dame football season? Absolutely! But with only a few days away from Irish football, we decided to have …

2019 Futures and Week 0 Picks

August 22nd, 2019

1:06:15

There is actual college football this Saturday! That means it's time to pick against some spreads and get our futures picks on. Plus, enjoy a treat …

(Re)Introducing Technical Difficulties Featuring Ty Hildenbrandt and Sean Bass

August 19th, 2019

1:18:15

I can think of no better way to properly kick off our regular podcasting schedule than an episode with loads of technical issues. Thankfully, the …

ND Insider Preview with South Bend Tribune's Tyler James

July 16th, 2019

1:12:32

College football preview magazine season is the first sign that the wonderfully stupid sport that we all know and love is right around the corner. As …

Talking Sports Year with Jamie Reidy

June 21st, 2019

56:09

Do you have a sports bucket list? Could you imagine trying to cross off everything in say a single year? How about attending a sporting event every …

We Drink and We Know Things

May 24th, 2019

1:03:29

On the heels of Notre Dame getting one of their biggest commitments in years, we decided to do a podcast that has absolutely nothing to do with …

2019 Blue/Gold Sim

April 13th, 2019

1:00:14

With the annual Blue/Gold game on Saturday, Shane and I felt it was a perfect excuse to pull out the 'ol NCAA '14 sim once again. Let me tell ya, it …

The Madness Returns

March 18th, 2019

1:26:54

Yes, the Madness is back. No, not March Madness, but #HLSRecapMadness. This time, we are going full #BKHomeboy style. 64 of the best #BKHomeboy …

Crootin' with Kevin Sinclair of Irish Illustrated

February 8th, 2019

39:30

With another signing period officially in the books, Shane and I enlist an actual recruiting analyst, Kevin Sinclair of Irish Illustrated, to join us on the podcast. Kevin helped break down the class as well as some of …

National Championship Recap

January 10th, 2019

43:04

In this podcast, we get back to our roots: a complete technological mess. Thankfully the podcast audio went off without an issue because the Twitch …

The National Championship Sim

January 7th, 2019

1:24:31

By popular demand, we bring to you virtual Dabo and virtual Saban locking horns in NCAA '14 for our national title preview. There is a bit of Notre …

HLS Bowl Pick 'Em: The 2018 Finale

January 4th, 2019

30:26

All good things must come to an end, and much like Notre Dame's perfect season, it's time to bid farewell to the picks pod.
But before Eddie and I …

Cotton Bowl Recap & HLS Tailgate Interviews

January 2nd, 2019

1:25:30

Yes, the Cotton Bowl was awful. Shane and I dive into the mess with a very active chat.
However the highlight, in my opinion at least, was absolutely …

HLS Bowl Pick 'Em - Week 6, New Year's Six

December 28th, 2018

1:00:54

The New Year's Six is finally upon us. This means that it's time to round out the bowl picks, and finally talk some Notre Dame vs Clemson in the Cotton Bowl.
Make sure to join in on the fun via herloyalsons.com/pickem …

The Cotton Bowl Sim

December 27th, 2018

1:23:58

It's been far too long since we've been able to deliver the most accurate of all college football preview methods: The NCAA '14 Sim.
Shane and I took …

HLS Bowl Pick 'Em - Week 2

December 21st, 2018

46:17

The podcast may be a day late, but damn near everyone is .500 or above, so we're definitely not a dollar short!
Make sure to join in on the fun via …

HLS Bowl Pick 'Em - Week 1

December 14th, 2018

33:54

The HLS Bowl Pick 'Em has returned!
Apologies for the delay, but Yahoo decided to can their pick 'em game so I had to create one from scratch. That, …

Cheeseburger Championship Week Recap (aka THE IRISH ARE IN!)

December 3rd, 2018

44:58

We knew it would happen last week, but now it's officially official. Notre Dame is in the playoffs and, years later, will have their chance to avenge …

Week 14 Picks

November 29th, 2018

44:21

It's time to enjoy the best kind of bye week. While we kick back and have Thanksgiving round two with cheeseburgers, it's time to watch everyone else sweat it out to play in their conference's cash grabs--I mean, …

UNDEFEATED

November 27th, 2018

1:01:26

The title says it all.
The recap of the world of college football focuses in on the playoff picture as Notre Dame has practically punched their own …

Week 13 Picks

November 22nd, 2018

58:51

Happy Turkey Day, y'all!
Here at HLS, I know what you really need to get through your turkey-induced naps and that uncomfortable moment when your …

Super Show! Week 12 Recap & Week 13 Preview

November 20th, 2018

1:44:00

With the combination of a long weekend in Vegas and the Thanksgiving holidays, we figured it would make a lot more sense to just cook up one big 'ol …

Eye Sore Saturday (Week 12 Preview)

November 16th, 2018

1:27:41

Between damn near every team in college football trying to take a week off with a terrible matchup and Notre Dame/Syracuse trying to blind us all …

Week 12 Picks

November 15th, 2018

40:11

This weekend, I will kneeling at the altar of GAMBLOR in Las Vegas. I can think of no better way to prepare than with another round of picks with Eddie. Sure, the national slate for this week is meh, but when you are a …

Week 11 Recap - A Certain Shade of Green

November 11th, 2018

55:02

Week 11 was a week of chalk around college football, but there's still lots to cover as the conference and playoff pictures continue to come into …

Irish Sim Green (Week 11 Preview)

November 9th, 2018

1:32:58

The Irish are now #3 in the nation, controlling their own playoff destiny. With week 11 bringing interesting, yet not-quite-overly-epic matchups, the …

Week 11 Picks

November 8th, 2018

44:24

The end is near. Well, at least the home season for the Irish is.
Week 11 is full of loads of interesting games that could shake up the playoff and …

Week 10 Recap of Chicago's Team (and the Rest of College Football)

November 6th, 2018

59:54

With week 10 now in the books, the majority of the playoff picture is coming into focus. Unless you are in the Pac 12 or Big 12, in which case, things are still insane.
Speaking of, anyone want to win the Pac 12 South? …

Week 10 Preview - The Battle for Chicago

November 2nd, 2018

1:43:12

Yes, I'm aware Northwestern is in Evanston and Notre Dame is in South Bend, but like a ND band director, I'm going to shoehorn Chicago in here. There's a ton of news (hi, Maryland!) and playoff-picture worthy games to …

Week 10 Picks

November 1st, 2018

54:04

Notre Dame is in the playoff hunt and week 10 looks to be the start of a major shakeup within the playoff rankings. Join Eddie and Ryan as they try to continue their winning ways on another twelve-pack of games.

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Cruising into November - Week 9 Recap

October 28th, 2018

1:14:10

Shane dubbed this week "Shit the Bed Saturday" and if you were a top 25 team on the road, you likely did. Lots of upsets to discuss plus Notre Dame's blowout win over Navy. Went a little bit longer in this one talking …

Week 9 Preview - Setting Sail to San Diego

October 26th, 2018

1:27:39

The bye week is done and Notre Dame football is back and that means it's time for the most accurate prediction and preview method in sports today: …

Week 9 Picks

October 25th, 2018

35:39

Join Eddie and Ryan for another 12-pack of picks around the world of college football. Come join in on the fun via herloyalsons.com/pickem.

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Bye Week Recap

October 21st, 2018

46:59

It's hilarious that a week in which a top-five team goes and another top-25 is upset is a little boring in comparison to last week. Such is college …

Gold Elite Bye Week Takeover

October 19th, 2018

1:44:04

The bye week insanity is back and in place once again. The Elite makes its evolution into the Golden Elite for a very special bye week episode that …

Surviving the Pitt of Blood Week

October 15th, 2018

46:20

Winning is hard. This week, that was all too true as multiple teams in the top ten teams tasted defeat this week. Join Shane and Ryan as they examine …

Week 7 Preview - Rumor Has It

October 12th, 2018

1:40:38

What could possibly ruin a wonderful season of Notre Dame football? Perhaps a game against Pittsburgh who always seems to play spoiler. Or maybe it's …

Week 7 Picks

October 11th, 2018

57:14

Week 6 was an absolute bloodbath for everyone involved. Bad beats were everywhere, but sometimes you have to make a sacrifice to GAMBLOR and keep …

Week 6 Recap - Gobbled 'Em Up

October 7th, 2018

50:20

In a week in which multiple top ten teams fell, Notre Dame came into Blacksburg and silenced Lane Stadium in a very convincing 45-23 win. Shane and …

Enter Irish - Week 6 Preview

October 5th, 2018

1:39:02

Once again, the Irish are under the lights in a nationally televised game. The last time this happened, things did not end well. But will Blacksburg be different than South Beach? Come find out with the most unique and …

Week 6 Picks

October 4th, 2018

36:45

Eddie and Ryan are back with your weekly college football picks. This week we are coming out with a lucky thirteen games, including Notre Dame's …

Week 5 Recap - Catching Fire

October 1st, 2018

54:23

Notre Dame's victory over Stanford was the very definition of a statement win. Shane and Ryan recap the week that was in college football with a …

Week 5 Preview - Buzzsaw

September 28th, 2018

1:26:45

It's time to cut down some damn trees y'all. Tex runs solo in this episode/NCAA sim that has an ending that you have to see/hear to believe.

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Week 5 Picks: Break Out the 12 Pack

September 27th, 2018

41:21

Week 4 was the classic, under-the-radar choas week, but week 5 is chock full of top 25 on top 25 violence with two top ten matchups to boot. Oh, and …

A Reading from the Book of Chaos: The Week 4 Recap

September 23rd, 2018

45:02

Repeat after me: there is never a boring college football week. Notre Dame promotes QB2 to QB1, effectively throwing the Book at Wake Forest on the …

Previewing Bad Week 4 Football

September 21st, 2018

1:40:15

Yes, the week 4 slate isn't one that just jumps out on paper, but it's still college football and there are still some great games going on around …

Week 4 Picks

September 20th, 2018

43:22

Yes, the week four slate isn't great on paper, but we've all learned our lesson by now that we shouldn't sleep on these games, right?! Join Eddie and …

Week 3 Recap - Winning is Hard

September 17th, 2018

49:52

We're probably going to sound like a repeat of The Rakes Report, but that's not just the theme for Notre Dame, but college football as a whole. Join …

Week 3 Preview: Hurricanes and Commodores

September 14th, 2018

1:32:21

Episode artwork courtesy of NDMSPaint who whipped this up during our recording.
Come join Shane and Ryan in their weekly preview of the college …

Week 3 Picks

September 13th, 2018

28:48

The only safe bet this week this week is that a lot of games will be cancelled or greatly affected by storms (stay safe out there, y'all). For everything else, Eddie and Ryan are here to deliver the picks.

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After This, Let's Never Speak of Week 2 Again

September 9th, 2018

44:48

Notre Dame may be 2-0 and still #8 in both polls, but week 2 is something all Irish fans would rather forget. So after you finish listening to this …

Week 2 Preview via XBox

September 7th, 2018

1:38:02

There's loads of podcasts out there, many of which are saying roughly the same thing in their previews. So Shane and Ryan decided to take a little bit different route this year. After covering the latest headlines and …

Week 2 Picks

September 6th, 2018

27:17

Come step into the HLS Sports Book as Eddie and Ryan pick another slate of games for week 2. Come join in on the fun at herloyalsons.com/pickem. There will be prizes...they are TBD, but there will be prizes.
Also, be …

Week 1 Recap, Fueled by Michigan Tears

September 4th, 2018

57:50

To be honest, there's very little talk of the rest of the world of college football in this one. The combination of a rather calm week one slate and …

Week 1 Picks

August 31st, 2018

33:56

Y'all, we finally made it. Notre Dame football and week 1 are just around the corner and that means it's time for Eddie and Ryan to get on their …

HLS Podcast: Coughing Up a Lung Into Week One

August 30th, 2018

1:12:52

Ryan may be playing hurt and coughing up a lung but that doesn't stop him and Shane from bringing you the latest headlines heading into the 2018 …

Picks Return! Futures and Week 0

August 24th, 2018

1:01:14

Y'all, actual football is happening tomorrow so Eddie and Ryan step into the HLS Sports Book to throw out some futures predictions for conference champions, Notre Dame's win total, Heisman Winner, Playoffs, National …

NCAA Sim 2018: Notre Dame vs. Michigan

August 14th, 2018

1:04:52

Are you starving for football, we're definitely starving for football. Ryan dusted off his old copy of NCAA '14, downloaded some updated rosters, …

Counting Down the Irish with Douglas Farmer

August 14th, 2018

42:57

Douglas Farmer from NBC's Inside the Irish joins Shane and Ryan to break down the annual ranking of the top 25 players on the Irish roster. HLS goes into detail with their picks and opinions as Douglas gives his …

HLS Podcast: Previewing the Irish with Tyler James

July 30th, 2018

1:02:17

We're back! After a long hiatus, Shane and Ryan return with Tyler James of ND Insider and the South Bend Tribune to talk ND Football as well as some …

HLS Podcast: 2018 Blue/Gold Recap

April 23rd, 2018

58:32

It's been far too long so Shane and Ryan use the Blue/Gold scrimmage to get back in to the podcasting game while catching up on some major ND related …

On Vacation

February 22nd, 2018

49:18

Vacation is supposed to be that thing in which you get some quality R&R--unless you are the NCAA and that term means stripping wins for no damned good reason. Enough news happened since our last podcast, so here we …

Tide Rolls and the ND Offseason Steamrolls

January 11th, 2018

1:12:16

Folks, the 2017 has officially concluded. In true fashion, the podcast is delayed a day which, of course, brings some of the worst possible news for …

SEC: Swiping Elko and Championships

January 5th, 2018

1:26:05

Podcasting is a fun medium; however, when using it to cover a sport that can go zero to stupid at the drop of the hat things get weird. With no plans to talk about Notre Dame at all in this episode, Shane and Ryan …

We Demand More Citrus! (aka, The Sickcast)

January 4th, 2018

54:51

Ryan and Shane could use every last bit of vitamin C from the Citrus Bowl trophy as they are both under the weather to break down Notre Dame's …

Citrus Bowl Preview

December 29th, 2017

1:24:38

The cold open returns as does Notre Dame football! Shane and Ryan take an in-depth look at the upcoming Citrus Bowl between the Fighting Irish and …

HLS Santa Brings the Bowl Picks

December 25th, 2017

43:54

Merry Christmas, Loyal Listeners! As promised, here are the bowl picks for the rest of the Christmas week to get you to the weekend. Enjoy the …

An Exclusive Signing Day Interview!

December 21st, 2017

18:26

With the weirdness that is the early signing day, we at HLS are proud to bring you an exclusive interview to cover both the early signing period, as well as the recent shoplifting suspensions as only we can.

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'Tis the Season for Better Bowl Picks

December 18th, 2017

38:43

Eddie and I are clearly out of practice because the Saturday bowl slate did not end well for us. As we approach Christmas, it's time for us to get back on track after putting our first postseason ball in the water. …

The 2017 HLS Bowl Pick 'Em Begins!

December 14th, 2017

25:37

With the Extra Life stream in the books, it's time to get back to football. Eddie and I officially open the bowl pick 'em (herloyalsons.com/pickem) by picking the small slate of five games this Saturday. Yes, it's …

Extra Life *LIVE* Interview: The Rakes Report

December 12th, 2017

25:13

Chris, aka, Rakes of the Rakes Report, joins Tex once again, but this time for a live interview on the stream. Talk centers around (of course) Notre Dame Football, but also this crazy thing called Notre Dame Basketball!

Extra Life *LIVE* Interview: Kaleb Schweiss, Ultima Final Fantasy

December 12th, 2017

33:15

Kaleb Schweiss, one of the hosts of the Ultima Final Fantasy podcast, joins a sleep deprived Tex to talk...well, Final Fantasy (surprise!). Also a hearty hat tip to UFF for their generous donation to the cause. I …

Extra Life Interview: Ty Hildenbrandt, The Solid Verbal

December 12th, 2017

44:05

Ty Hildenbrant from The Solid Verbal joins the Extra Life effort to talk college football, Notre Dame football, 90's retro sports gaming, and we …

Extra Life Interview: THE ELITE (Jack Jorgensen, NDEddieMac)

December 12th, 2017

1:26:49

As we mentioned on the last football-related HLS podcast episode, THE ELITE would do a post-show. The topic 100% devolved into stupid drunk jokes and …

Extra Life Interview: Limit Break Radio

December 12th, 2017

1:45:59

We kick off the Extra Life interview series with the podcast that inspired me to take this crazy journey: Limit Break Radio. Nate, Robbie, and Nika joined me to discuss Extra Life, their shows (yes, plural, they also do …

Extra Life: Gamin' 4 Aven Intro

December 12th, 2017

4:35

Loyal listeners, the podcast feed is going to take a short five episode detour (not including this one). As you've heard throughout the past few shows, I have participated in an event called Extra Life to benefit the …

The ELITE Bowl Selection

December 4th, 2017

1:31:27

Jack and Eddie return for another ELITE podcast. We have coaching moves, championship weekend recaps, bowl selection thoughts, Notre Dame takes, and kicking Jack repeatedly in the junk for Florida State's terrible 6-6 …

When the Regular Season Ends, the Silly Season Begins

November 30th, 2017

53:15

It's conference championship week, but the insanity of the silly season of coaching searches has been doing its damnedest to take the spotlight, especially if you're Tennessee or Arizona State. We have picks and …

Trying to See the Forest for the Trees

November 27th, 2017

1:19:36

The silly season of coaching hires and fires is underway now that the regular season has ended. With Notre Dame having a disappointing loss to …

Pick & Preview Feast

November 22nd, 2017

58:59

Kick off your Thanksgiving week with all the picks. Eddie joins Tex for a full episode of previewing the biggest (and some of the not so biggest) …

November Rain

November 20th, 2017

52:06

Well, this week of college football was certainly a thing that happened. Notre Dame decided to give all Irish fans a heart attack in a rain-soaked …

Come Sail Away

November 16th, 2017

1:00:57

Well, it's not exactly the best slate of games that we've seen in the 2017 season, but if one thing has held constant, it's that none of them have been boring. Although we seem to be very willing to test it with the …

South Beach Blues 2: Hurricane Boogaloo

November 14th, 2017

1:09:56

Well...that happened. Notre Dame may just need to avoid South Beach for a long time because Miami gave every Irish fan Alabama flashbacks. ND, however, wasn't the only playoff contender downed in brutal fashion this …

The Return to South Beach

November 10th, 2017

1:33:57

The cold open returns as does Shane. The Irish also make a return of their own, heading down to Miami for the first time since that fateful BCS …

Half Waked

November 6th, 2017

58:45

A win's a win, even if Notre Dame didn't put the usual choke-hold on their opponent. Still, a 700+ yard performance and a double-digit win falling in …

Keep on Truckin'

November 3rd, 2017

40:49

Shane is unfortunately still out, but the preview episode will keep truckin' on. There is a ton of scoreboard watching for Irish fans this week as …

Mystery Pickcast!

November 2nd, 2017

35:02

Shane, unfortunately, had something that he needed to attend to last minute; however, the loyal listeners need their picks and we intend to deliver. So enjoy a special episode devoted to nothing but degeneracy and stay …

All the Scary Possibilities

October 31st, 2017

1:11:56

Happy Halloween, loyal listeners! This week, we break down a week in college football that had all kinds of major implications on the college …

Shaping the Playoff Coversation

October 26th, 2017

1:08:12

With Notre Dame's big win against Southern Cal, the Irish have found themselves right in the middle of the (early) playoff conversation. This week, the path gets no easier with another top 15 matchup against North …

Party Like It's 1995

October 22nd, 2017

1:35:29

Well, it actually happened: the Irish beat a ranked Southern Cal team for the first time since 1995. Multiple folks from the HLS staff come and chime …

Let the Second Half Begin, #BeatSC

October 19th, 2017

1:27:38

After taking a bye week himself, Shane returns to his rightful co-hosting spot on the podcast. While this week isn't full of marquee matchups, we …

The ELITE Bye Week

October 16th, 2017

1:51:37

Friend of the podcast, Jack Jorgensen, had an idea about both him and Eddie coming on for the same episode. On the heels of an insane bye week for ND, and Shane still out, this happens and it's just too …

Don't Sleep on the Bye

October 13th, 2017

1:05:05

Notre Dame is on a bye and there are no huge top-25-on-top-25 matchups, but that doesn't mean there aren't some games that shouldn't be on your radar …

Hangover Week

October 10th, 2017

1:05:25

No Shane in this episode, but Tex picks himself by the bootstraps up after a long wedding weekend to roll solo. Frankly, that's more than some teams …

How's the Weather in the Carolinas?

October 5th, 2017

1:31:02

It only seems fitting that there's a tropical storm brewing in the Gulf that will eventually find its way towards the Carolinas as the Irish prepare …

Redhawk Down

October 2nd, 2017

1:26:15

We are becoming fans of this whole "blow out the opponent by three plus possessions" thing. Lots to talk about in this podcast, not just from the …

Week 5 Preview - The Dumbcast

September 28th, 2017

1:15:08

The title will make plenty of sense during the cold open. Tex is a wee bit punchdrunk from a long week of work and little sleep and did it ever show. …

Week 4 Recap and Fun with Audio Rants

September 26th, 2017

1:26:45

No cold open this time around, but we make up for it on the backend in this episode as Mr. PUCKER PUCKER PUCKER himself, Mike Valenti was at it …

Week 4 Is Moving Day

September 21st, 2017

1:36:15

After being treated to an unexpectedly crazy week 3, we take a look at what week 4 has to offer. The cupcakes have given way to conference matchups …

The Boston #RTDB Party

September 18th, 2017

1:28:44

515 yards on the ground. That. Happened. A lot of other insanity happened around in this projected "down" week of college football as well. I don't …

Let's Get This Thing Back on Track

September 14th, 2017

1:48:12

Irma is long gone and Shane has returned to the show! It's a little longer than usual as we catch up on news held over from earlier in the week. Plus, Shane is able to give his toughts on ND/Georgia while Tex talks a …

Can't Teach an Old Dawg New Tricks

September 12th, 2017

56:22

Well, the first loss came sooner than anyone wanted it to. Even worse, Shane is unable to join this episode thanks to Hurricane Irma. So Tex rolls …

Dawgs and Hurricanes

September 7th, 2017

1:04:21

With Irma barrelling towards Shane's home of Florida, we did everything we could to get the preview episode out. Come hear our breakdown of some of …

Drunkcast 2017 #1: The Temple Falls

September 4th, 2017

1:03:12

Needless to say, we were rather excited to see Notre Dame coast to an easy blowout victory. Come join us as we recap the week that was in college …

The Wait Is Over

August 31st, 2017

1:18:00

College football is finally upon us! Welcome to our new day for our preview episodes. Be sure to join us every Thursday during the season as we …

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