The Joel Klatt Show: A College Football Podcast

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Joel Klatt breaks down the biggest topics in the world of college football. Joel relies on his experience on the field, detailed film analysis and unmatched preparation to give you the most consistent, fair and best analysis in the sport. Each week, Joel dives into his Top 10 teams, answers questions and discusses the biggest storylines in college football.

Episode Date
National Signing Day surprises, misconceptions about Ohio State’s class, and Mailbag
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his main takeaways from National Signing Day. Joel explains how some schools utilize NIL differently on the recruiting trail, and how that impacts their ability to recruit elite prospects. Then, Joel discusses misconceptions regarding Ohio State’s recruiting class and describes why it’s better than people might think. Next, Joel discusses which teams’s recruiting classes surprised him both positively and negatively. Finally, Joel answers your questions in the inaugural Mailbag
Feb 02, 2023
Mahomes and Hurts' college days, Alabama coordinator changes, & the great pen debate of 2023
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Fox Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares stories of the two Super Bowl-bound QBs, Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts, from their days back in college. Then, Joel discusses the impact of Bill O'Brien leaving Alabama for the Patriots and brings up some names Saban should consider for his open coordinator jobs. Then, Joel touches on Ohio State hiring former All-American LB James Laurinaitis and why he thinks it could be a home run hire before he discusses the great pen debate of 2023 and why he shows loyalty to the same pen and notebooks. Lastly, Joel introduces our new mailbag segment. Send an email to thejoelklattshowmailbag@gmail.com for a chance to have your submission read on the show
Jan 30, 2023
Coach Prime does it again, the NCAA comes after Michigan while Florida’s NIL Collective deal falls apart and Klatt’s Top 5 Most Interesting Transfers for 2023
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Fox Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt dives into the latest 5-star signing by Deion Sanders at Colorado and why he believes the Buffaloes will be a playoff contender in just two years. Next, Joel breaks down the week at Michigan that saw Jim Harbaugh announce his return but also the firing of their co-offensive coordinator and what it means for the team next season. Then, Joel details his problem with the NCAA’s decision to investigate the Wolverine program for minor infractions while the NIL collective at Florida has a $13 Million deal with 5-star QB Jadan Rashada fall through without penalty. And finally, Klatt gives his Top 5 Most Interesting Transfers for this upcoming season.
Jan 23, 2023
Big Ten Commissioner heads to NFL, Ohio State has new OC, & Harbaugh's Michigan future uncertain
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt is back to discuss the biggest news and storylines from the early days of the offseason in college football. First, Joel shares his thoughts on former Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren’s move to become the President/CEO of the Chicago Bears. He also explains why the next Big Ten commissioner will have major influence on the future of college football. Then, Joel discusses Ohio State’s decision to promote Brian Hartline to be the new offensive coordinator and Jim Harbaugh’s uncertain future at Michigan. Finally, Joel analyzes Clemson’s hire of Garrett Riley, the reigning Broyles Award winner for the top assistant coach in college football, to be their new offensive coordinator.
Jan 16, 2023
Joel Klatt’s Way-Too-Early Top 10 rankings
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his way-too-early top 10 rankings ahead of the 2023 season. Georgia is at the top coming off back-to-back national championships, followed by Michigan, Ohio State, and Alabama in his tier one of the top ten. Joel also shares the seven teams he left off the top ten but were close. Then, Joel breaks down the four teams he believes will climb the most next season and improve their record by at least four wins. 
Jan 12, 2023
Georgia destroys TCU in the National Championship
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to Georgia’s blowout win over TCU in the National Championship game. Joel discusses his experience at SoFi Stadium for the game and describes what he saw in the lead-up, during the actual game, and the aftermath. Then, Joel shares his thoughts on what this means for Kirby Smart, Stetson Bennett, and the Georgia football program now that the Bulldogs have won back-to-back titles. Georgia is now definitively the top program in the country and they showed why in their win over the Horned Frogs. Finally, Joel explains why a blowout result like this is far less likely to occur in an expanded CFP, and why it is better for the sport.
Jan 10, 2023
National Championship Preview: TCU and Georgia's keys to success
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the National Championship game between TCU and Georgia. Georgia is looking to become first repeat National Champion since Alabama in 2011-12. TCU, on the other hand, is looking to become the first team to start a season unranked in the Preseason AP Poll and win a national title since Georgia Tech in 1990. Joel breaks down why Max Duggan and Quentin Johnston need to have a big game for TCU to have success, and explains why Brock Bowers is the key to Georgia's balance. Joel reveals why he thinks a lot of points will be scored in the game and believes it will be a battle until the very end.
Jan 05, 2023
USC's defense crumbles, Penn State's future & other New Year's Six bowl reactions
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his reaction to the non CFP New Year's Six Bowl games. Joel talks about Tennessee's impressive win over Clemson in the Orange Bowl, and if Clemson is falling out of the elite teams in college football. Then, he praises Alabama for their dominant win over Kansas State in the Sugar Bowl. Next, he talks about USC's defense crumbling against Tulane in the Cotton Bowl, and stresses the importance for Lincoln Riley to improve the Trojans' defense. Lastly, Joel shows some love to Penn State for their Rose Bowl win, and wonders if the Nittany Lions can breakthrough Michigan and Ohio State in the Big Ten East next season.
Jan 04, 2023
Georgia rallies to beat Ohio State, TCU stuns Michigan
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts on the epic CFP semifinal matchups between Ohio State-Georgia and TCU-Michigan. First, Joel talks through the Peach Bowl and breaks down how Georgia was able to come back to defeat Ohio State 42-41 and why Kirby Smart’s timeout to prevent Ohio State from converting on a fake punt and Marvin Harrison Jr.’s injury were so crucial to the Bulldogs' victory. Then, Joel discusses the Fiesta Bowl and explains what went wrong for Michigan in their stunning loss to TCU. Finally, Joel explains why even Georgia needs an offense capable of winning a game in which your defense give up 40+ points to win a Championship in today's college football, and gives his solution for fixing the problems with targeting and instant replay in the sport.
Jan 02, 2023
College Football Playoff Preview: Ohio State vs. Georgia and TCU vs. Michigan
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the College Football Playoff semifinal games featuring Ohio State-Georgia in the Peach Bowl and TCU-Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl. First, Joel shares his thoughts on the matchup between the Buckeyes and the Bulldogs in the Peach Bowl, and explains the keys to the game for both teams. Georgia needs to be themselves and lean into their identity, while Ohio State should try and exploit Georgia’s pass defense. Then, Joel shifts to the Fiesta Bowl matchup. Joel explains why Michigan is such a big favorite, and describes the path to victory for both teams.
Dec 30, 2022
New Year's Six Bowl Game Previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the non CFP New Year’s Six games. Joel breaks down the key match-ups and storylines in the Orange Bowl between Tennessee and Clemson, the Sugar Bowl between Alabama and Kansas State, the Rose Bowl between Utah and Penn State, and the Cotton Bowl between USC and Tulane.
Dec 29, 2022
Joel Klatt’s Bowl Preview Extravaganza!
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews some of the biggest bowl games leading up to the New Year’s Six games. Joel breaks down the key match-ups and storylines in the Guaranteed Rate bowl between Wisconsin and Oklahoma State, the Holiday bowl between Oregon and North Carolina, the Cheez-it Bowl between Oklahoma and Florida State, the Alamo Bowl between Washington and Texas, and the Gator Bowl between Notre Dame and South Carolina.
Dec 26, 2022
Fixing Bowl Season in the CFP era
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts on Bowl Season in the modern era of college football. Joel explains why opt-outs are not as big of a problem as people think, and provides solutions as to how Bowl Season can improve in the future. Joel presents some of his ideas on how to fix bowl season, including playing the national championship game at the Rose Bowl each year and giving the players a share of the bowl game revenue.
Dec 15, 2022
Mike Leach's impact on college football
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FOX Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt remembers Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach. Leach died Monday night at the age of 61. His impact on the college football world was immense and included revolutionizing the passing game with his air raid offense, as well as producing a coaching tree of Lincoln Riley, Sonny Dykes, Josh Heupel, Kliff Kingsbury and more. Joel ends the podcast by sharing some of his favorite moments and stories of Mike Leach.
Dec 13, 2022
Caleb Williams wins the Heisman, CFB Awards, Deion Sanders making moves
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses USC’s Caleb Williams becoming the third Heisman Trophy winner under head coach Lincoln Riley. Joel explains why this stretch for Riley is so unprecedented and what makes Williams so special. Then, Joel discusses other award winners, including TCU’s Max Duggan, Alabama’s Will Anderson, Texas’ Bijan Robinson, and more. Finally, Joel shares his thoughts on Deion Sanders’ moves since becoming the head coach of Colorado and the early success Coach Prime has had on the recruiting trail.
Dec 12, 2022
Heisman Ceremony Snubs & Transfer portal solutions
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On this episode of The Joel Klatt Show, Joel talks about the four Heisman finalists who were invited to New York: USC QB Caleb Williams, Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud, TCU QB Max Duggan and Georgia QB Stetson Bennett. Joel brings up some other names including Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker and Michigan RB Blake Corum who he believes were snubbed by the Heisman voters. Joel compares their stats with the four finalists, and offers solutions to the Heisman voting process. Lastly, Joel discuses the importance of the transfer portal, how coaches and their staffs can adapt to the transfer portal process, and offers a few changes and regulations he would add to the portal.
Dec 08, 2022
Coaching Carousel Conversation with Bruce Feldman
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On this episode of the Joel Klatt Show, Joel is joined by FOX College Football Reporter Bruce Feldman to talk four of the biggest coaching hires of the year. Bruce and Joel discuss Colorado hiring Deion Sanders, what it means for the Buffaloes' program and how Sanders can clean up in the transfer portal. Then, Bruce and Joel discuss two big hirings in the Big Ten: Matt Rhule at Nebraska and Luke Fickell at Wisconsin. They discuss if either of these coaches can have success in their first year similar to the likes of Lincoln Riley and Sonny Dykes. Lastly, Bruce and Joel discuss Auburn hiring Hugh Freeze and the baggage that Freeze has heading into his new gig.
Dec 07, 2022
Deion Sanders introduced as new Colorado head coach & Final CFP Rankings Reaction
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to the final college football playoff rankings of the year. Joel believes the CFP Committee got the top four right and agrees with the decision to keep Alabama out at #5. Then he previews the semifinal matchups and wonders if #1 Georgia received a bad draw in having to play #4 Ohio State, and touches on how #3 TCU will be a tough matchup for Michigan. Lastly, Joel shares his excitement about his alma mater, Colorado, hiring Deion Sanders to be their next head coach.
Dec 05, 2022
Conference Championship Previews: Who will win & how it will affect the CFP
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the Power 5 conference championship games, starting with the Big Ten Championship between Purdue and Michigan. Joel explains why Jim Harbaugh has done such a great job in the past couple years as the Head Coach of Michigan, and explains why the Wolverines are 17-point favorites. Then, Joel shares his thoughts on the Pac-12 Championship and the challenge for Utah to stop Caleb Williams, followed by his prediction that TCU will win the Big 12 Championship and make the CFP. Next, Joel breaks down the SEC Championship and the ACC Championship.
Dec 01, 2022
CFP Rankings Reax: Are TCU & USC in if they lose their conference championship games?
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to the CFP Rankings after Week 13 of the College Football season. Joel believes the committee correctly picked the top six teams in this version of the rankings, starting with Georgia at one, followed by Michigan, TCU, USC, Ohio State, and Alabama. Further, Joel explains why even if Georgia, Michigan, or TCU were to lose in their conference championship games, they should still make the CFP. Next, Joel shares his thoughts on USC being ranked ahead of Ohio State and what could happen if USC were to lose to Utah in the Pac-12 Championship game. Finally, Joel discusses the 15 teams who made the top 25 that were not ranked in the preseason and gives props to Oregon State for their impressive season which was capped off by a win over in-state rival Oregon.
Nov 30, 2022
Could Michigan win it all? Caleb Williams’ Heisman odds, Wisconsin & Nebraska HC Hires
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Fox Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses the biggest games and storylines from Week 13 of the College Football season. Joel opens with his main takeaways from calling the Big Noon matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines. Joel believes Jim Harbaugh has been building up to this point since 2018, and Saturday’s game was an example that proves the gap between the two programs has closed. Then, Joel shares his thoughts on the fallout from Ohio State’s loss. Next, Joel discusses USC’s win over Notre Dame and another really impressive performance by USC QB Caleb Williams. Finally, Joel shares his thoughts on Nebraska’s hire of Matt Rhule to become their next Head Coach as well as Wisconsin’s hire of Luke Fickell.
Nov 28, 2022
Ohio State vs. Michigan Preview: Joel Klatt’s keys to "The Game"
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest game of the college football season between #3 Michigan and #2 Ohio State. Joel will be calling the Big Noon Matchup on FOX and breaks down the keys for the Buckeyes and the Wolverines on both sides of the ball. Further, Joel explains what each team must do in order to win and who are the most important players to watch for. Then, Joel discusses the matchup between the USC Trojans and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and potential clinching scenarios for conference championship games.
Nov 24, 2022
CFP Rankings Reax: Why the College Football Playoff system isn't working
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to The CFP Rankings after Week 12 of the College Football season. The top four remains the same with Georgia coming in at number one, followed by Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU. But the CFP Committee surprised Joel by putting two-loss LSU ahead of one-loss USC at 5 and 6 respectively. Joel explains why moves like this lead to distrust in the system, and why it is yet another example that the 4-team College Football Playoff isn't good for the sport. Joel goes on to explain why Alabama is overvalued by the Committee this season, and how that affects other teams in the rankings. Finally, Joel closes by pointing out that if the CFP had a 12-team playoff, 25 teams would still be fighting for a spot and the sport would be in a better place because of it.
Nov 23, 2022
USC-UCLA takeaways, Ohio State & Michigan escape, Scheduling concerns
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt recaps the biggest games and storylines from Week 12 of the College Football season. Joel opens with his main takeaways from calling the USC-UCLA game on Saturday night. Joel was thoroughly impressed by Caleb Williams’ performance against the Bruins and believes he is one of the favorites to win the Heisman Trophy. Next, Joel shares his thoughts on the close wins by Michigan and Ohio State in the week before they square off in ‘The Game’ and explains why Michigan’s injury concerns might give Ohio State the advantage. Then, Joel explains his criticisms of teams scheduling low level non-conference opponents in November.
Nov 21, 2022
USC-UCLA, Oregon-Utah, Ohio State-Maryland, & other Week 12 previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 12 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on the matchup between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins. Spoiler Alert: Joel is expecting a lot of points to be scored. Then, Joel breaks down other key matchups, including Ohio State-Maryland, Illinois Michigan, TCU-Baylor, and Utah-Oregon. Next, Joel takes a look at the Big Ten West Race, and reveals who he thinks will face the winner of Michigan-Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship. Finally, Joel explains why he and the SEC love ‘cupcakes.’
Nov 17, 2022
CFP Rankings Reax: Does USC have a path to the CFP & 12-team CFP hypotheticals
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to the CFP Rankings after Week 11 of the College Football Season. The top five remains the same, with Georgia coming in at number one, followed by Ohio State, Michigan, TCU, and Tennessee. Joel discusses the path for #7 USC to be the lone Pac-12 representative in the CFP. Then, Joel explains why he is concerned that Clemson will make the playoff during a down year. Finally, Joel explains why having a 12-team playoff would make these final two weeks of the regular season much more exciting, and illustrates how 33 teams would still be in the race if that were the case.
Nov 16, 2022
Ohio State & Michigan on collision course, Pac-12 CFP hopes take a hit
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Fox Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses the biggest games and storylines from Week 11 of the College Football season. Joel opens with his main takeaways and questions on both the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan Wolverines as they grow closer to facing each other in 'The Game'. Joel admits being impressed with the Buckeyes' run game against Indiana, but has a few other questions he's pondering about the team. Then Joel takes a look at Michigan including praising their defense and run game, but has other questions about the Wolverine offense. Next, Joel discusses TCU’s big win over Texas and Washington’s win over Oregon, and explains what they mean for the CFP race.
Nov 14, 2022
Ohio State-Indiana, Texas-TCU, Washington-Oregon & other Week 11 previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 11 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on the Big Noon matchup between the Indiana Hoosiers and the #2 Ohio State Buckeyes. Then, Joel breaks down other key matchups, including TCU-Texas, LSU-Arkansas, and Washington-Oregon. Finally, Joel explains which teams control their own destiny in pursuit of a conference championship.
Nov 10, 2022
CFP Rankings Reax: TCU moves to 4, Clemson too high at 10?
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts on the CFP Committee’s most recent rankings. Joel explains why he is happy the committee decided to put TCU in the fourth spot, but does not understand the committee’s decision to rank USC four spots higher than UCLA. Then, Joel discusses why he believes Clemson is overrated and should not be ranked in the top 10 and closes with an olive branch to the CFP Committee.
Nov 09, 2022
Alabama & Clemson go down, what next? Michigan jumps Ohio State in Klatt’s Top 10
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses the biggest games and storylines from Week 10. Joel shares his thoughts on Georgia’s statement win over Tennessee before getting into who benefits most from Clemson and Alabama’s losses in the chase for a College Football Playoff spot. Joel also explains what those results mean for these two programs going forward. Then, Joel explains why he moved Michigan over Ohio State in his top 10 rankings this week. Finally, Joel discusses Oregon’s 8-game winning streak since their blowout loss to Georgia in the season opener, and he questions why Oregon scheduled to play Georgia in the first place.
Nov 07, 2022
Tennessee-Georgia, Alabama-LSU, Texas Tech-TCU & other Week 10 previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 10 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on what many consider is the game of the season between #1 Tennessee and #3 Georgia. Joel believes the home field advantage the Bulldogs have will play a big part in the game. Then, Joel breaks down other key matchups including Alabama-LSU, Big Noon matchup between Texas Tech and TCU, Texas-Kansas State and Clemson-Notre Dame
Nov 03, 2022
CFP Rankings Reax: Tennessee at 1, TCU & Michigan disrespected, path for the Pac-12
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt reacts to the first CFP Rankings of the 2022 season. TCU comes in at #7 in the first week of the poll and Joel believes this is unfair to the Horned Frogs based on their resume and the fact that they aren't a blue blood program.. Then, Joel discusses the fact the SEC has five teams in the top 11. He describes how he thinks the committee got to this point, and why it could give a team like Tennessee extra paths to the playoff. Next, Joel breaks down the path for a Pac-12 team to make the Playoff and explains why Michigan should have been ranked higher than Clemson.
Nov 02, 2022
Ohio State-Penn State takeaways, Michigan-MSU melee, & Is TCU better than Clemson?
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt recaps the biggest games and storylines from Week 9 of the college football season. First, Joel shares his main takeaways from calling the Big Noon matchup between Ohio State and Penn State on Saturday. Then, Joel discusses Michigan’s win over Michigan State and the scrum that happened in the tunnel after the game. Next, Joel talks Tennessee and takes a look if they are an actual national championship contender this season. Then, he discusses TCU’s win over West Virginia and compares the Horned Frogs’ resume to Clemson’s, and closes with his thoughts on Ole Miss’ win over Texas A&M and Lane Kiffin’s postgame comments about Jimbo Fisher.
Oct 31, 2022
Ohio State-Penn St, Kentucky-Tennessee & other Week 9 previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 9 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on the upcoming Big Noon matchup between Ohio State and Penn State. Then, Joel breaks down other key matchups including Michigan State-Michigan, Kentucky-Tennessee, Oklahoma State-Kansas State and more.
Oct 27, 2022
Program Check-In: Texas, Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Texas A&M
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt takes a look at four different programs who have underachieved this season, and debates whether or not they can bounce back and make bowl games. Joel shares why he still believes in the Texas Longhorns to finish out the season strong, but feels Texas A&M's rest of the schedule and problems on offense may be hard for them to overcome.
Oct 26, 2022
Ohio State is ‘scary’ good, Oregon impresses, TCU rallies again, and Clemson survives
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt recaps the biggest games and storylines from Week 8 of the College Football season. Joel shares his main takeaways from calling the Ohio State-Iowa game in Columbus on Saturday. Ohio State was able to score at will in the second half on a stout Iowa defense, despite the fact the Buckeyes didn’t play well compared to their standard. Then, Joel breaks down why Oregon has become such a good team after their blow out loss in the season opener to Georgia. Next, Joel discusses TCU’s come back win over Kansas State - the Horned Frogs fourth straight win over a ranked opponent. Finally, Joel shares his thoughts on Clemson’s close win over Syracuse at home. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney pulled DJ Uiagalelei for Cade Klubnik during the game, and Joel wonders if they are as good as their ranking suggests.
Oct 24, 2022
Iowa-Ohio State, UCLA-Oregon, Texas-Oklahoma State & other Week 8 previews
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 8 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on the upcoming Big Noon matchup between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Ohio State Buckeyes. Then, Joel breaks down the top 10 Pac-12 matchup of UCLA-Oregon, key Big 12 matchups and other games ahead of Saturday. 
Oct 20, 2022
Why Ohio State is Klatt's #1 team & Why Divisions are bad for College Football
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt breaks down why he continues to have Ohio State as his number one ranked team. He takes a look at the Buckeyes' receiving core and compares them to last year's duo of Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson. Then Joel explains why divisions are bad for the sport especially for teams like Tennessee who have a difficult road to the CFP. Lastly, Joel gives a shoutout to Chase Brown from Illinois for his dominant performance against Minnesota.
Oct 19, 2022
What Tennessee’s upset over Alabama means, Michigan’s statement victory & Utah’s emotional win
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses the biggest games and storylines from Week 7 in college football. Joel opens the show by sharing his thoughts on Tennessee’s thrilling win over the Alabama Crimson Tide and what it means for both teams’ chances to make the College Football Playoff. Then, Joel shares his takeaways from calling Michigan’s dominant win over Penn State, and what he saw in Utah’s big win over USC at home. Finally, Joel gives love to Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs for their come back win over Oklahoma State and their fantastic start to the season.
Oct 17, 2022
Penn State-Michigan preview, Alabama on upset alert, and Utah over USC
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest matchups in Week 7 of the college football season. Joel shares his thoughts on the upcoming Big Noon matchup between the Michigan Wolverines and the Penn State Nittany Lions. Then, Joel breaks down the matchups between Oklahoma State-TCU, Alabama-Tennessee, and USC-Utah.
Oct 13, 2022
Ranking Conferences & What if Penn State beats Michigan?
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt ranks the best Power 5 conferences based on their top-end teams, national brands, and depth of the middle teams. Joel has SEC in the number one spot followed by the Big Ten. Next, Joel explains why he believes UCLA has a great chance to make the College Football Playoff. Then, Joel discusses some “What if?” scenarios, including what if Penn State beats Michigan? What if Tennessee beats Alabama? And finally, what if Texas runs the table?
Oct 12, 2022
Alabama survives Texas A&M, Quinn Ewers shines for Texas, Ohio State continues dominance
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts on Alabama’s close win over Texas A&M. Despite an uninspiring effort by the Crimson Tide, Joel was impressed by their ability to get it together late and win the game. Then, Joel discusses Texas’ impressive win over their rival Oklahoma and Quinn Ewers’ strong performance. Next, Joel breaks down why USC and UCLA have impressed this season before moving on to Ohio State’s dominant win over Michigan State. Finally, Joel discusses his takeaways from calling Michigan’s win over Indiana on Saturday.
Oct 10, 2022
Michigan-Indiana, Texas-Oklahoma, Alabama-Texas A&M & other Week 6 previews
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Fox Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest games of the week. First, he takes a look at the Big Noon matchup of #4 Michigan at Indiana. Then he previews other big matchups of Week 6 including Texas-Oklahoma, Texas A&M at #1 Alabama, #3 Ohio State at Michigan State and more.
Oct 06, 2022
Oklahoma's Struggles, CJ Stroud leads Heisman Race & Lurking Teams
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt dissects why the Oklahoma Sooners have been struggling this season. The Sooners are coming off back-to-back losses from Kansas State and TCU. Then, Joel reveals his Heisman Tiers at this point of the season. He lists out some obvious names in Tier 1 like CJ Stroud and Bryce Young, but gives some love to less obvious players in Tier 2 and Tier 3. Finally, Joel shares his five lurking teams. Teams that no one else is talking about much, but they have Joel's attention.
Oct 05, 2022
Georgia falls in Joel’s Top 5, Paul Chryst out at Wisconsin, and Michigan-Iowa takeaways
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his top five teams after Week 5 of the college football season. Joel has a new number one team following an impressive win by Ohio State over Rutgers and an uninspiring performance by Georgia in their comeback win over Missouri. Then, Joel discusses Wisconsin’s decision to fire Paul Chryst following their loss to Illinois. There has been a growing trend in college football to fire head coaches during the season, including Joel’s alma mater Colorado, who fired head coach Karl Dorrell. Joel explains how these decisions impact teams and players. Next, Joel shares his takeaways about Michigan after calling their game against Iowa and he gives his congrats to Kansas for being ranked in the AP Poll for the first time since '09.
Oct 03, 2022
Michigan vs. Iowa, Alabama vs. Arkansas & other Week 5 previews
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Fox Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt previews the biggest games of the week. First, he takes a look at the Big Noon matchup of #4 Michigan at Iowa where the #1 scoring offense in the Big Ten (Michigan) squares off against the #1 scoring defense (Iowa). Joel believes the game might be closer than people think. Then he previews other big matchups of Week 5 including #2 Alabama at #20 Arkansas, #9 Oklahoma State at #16 Baylor and more.
Sep 29, 2022
Why winning CFB games is hard, Why isn't Kansas Ranked & Fanbase Check In
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt does a deep dive into why winning in college football each week is so hard unless you are Georgia, Alabama or Ohio State. Then Joel sounds off on why the Kansas Jayhawks aren't ranked in the AP Poll, and asks if the Big 12 and Pac-12 are set for a year of chaos. Lastly, Joel does a fanbase check in on Miami, Michigan State, and Texas and tells fans whether it's time to panic or not.
Sep 28, 2022
Michigan takeaways, Ohio State’s statement win, Oklahoma disappoints, USC wins ugly
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts about the Michigan Wolverines and Maryland Terrapins after calling their matchup on Saturday. Joel has concerns about what Michigan showed offensively, especially considering what their rival Ohio State has accomplished so far this season. Then, Joel breaks down where Oklahoma goes from here after suffering a disappointing loss to Kanas State. Finally, Joel explains why USC’s ugly win over Oregon State will benefit them going forward and why there is a team in the Big Ten West who might go undefeated.
Sep 26, 2022
Are USC, Oklahoma, Michigan and other Top 10 teams on upset alert this week?
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt takes a look at some of the matchups from this weekend and breaks down why he thinks this week is a "prove it" week for some of the top ranked teams in college football. He looks at Maryland vs. Michigan, Wisconsin vs. Ohio State, USC vs Oregon State and others, and reveals the areas where he thinks the favorites in the game could get tripped up.
Sep 22, 2022
Michigan questions, Georgia or the field & Fixing non-conference scheduling
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt starts the show by diving into Michigan's matchup against Maryland on Saturday. He knows what to expect from Michigan's offense but has questions about depth on the defensive side of the ball. Then, Joel poses the question of taking No. 1 ranked Georgia or the field? He also lists a few teams that he has his eye on (hint: they're mostly basketball schools). Joel closes out the show by giving his thoughts on how he would fix non-conference scheduling.
Sep 21, 2022
Oklahoma-Nebraska takeaways, Plus Texas A&M, Penn State, and Washington secure critical wins
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts about the Oklahoma Sooners and the Nebraska Cornhuskers after calling their matchup on Saturday. Joel was very impressed with the mindset of the Sooners’ under new head coach Brent Venables, and the creativity on offense under OC Jeff Lebby. Then, Joel breaks down what he saw from the game between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Miami Hurricanes. Joel considered this a “must-win” for Texas A&M and they delivered. Finally, Joel closes with teams who had “quiet statement wins” in Week 3, including Penn State, Washington, and Kansas.
Sep 19, 2022
Oklahoma-Nebraska preview, "What if?" scenarios for Texas A&M, Oregon & Penn State
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Fox Sports lead college football analyst Joel Klatt breaks down the Big Noon matchup and historic rivalry between the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Interestingly, Joel points out that the most compelling storylines from this game happen to be off the field. Then, Joel answers some "what if" scenarios about Texas A&M vs. Miami, Penn State RB Nick Singleton, and BYU-Oregon. Joel closes out the podcast by answering some questions from fans.
Sep 15, 2022
McCarthy wins Michigan starting QB job, Importance of nailing a coaching hire & "Hey Fans"
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In this episode of the Joel Klatt Show, Fox Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt talks about J.J. McCarthy winning the starting QB job at Michigan. He breaks down how McCarthy's stats look compared to other Michigan QB, Cade McNamara. Then Joel raves about USC's electric offense and shares whether or not he thinks the Trojans are a true CFP contender. Joel also explains the importance of nailing a head coaching hire, and ends the show with "Hey Fans" where he tells fanbases whether they should relax, sit tight, or panic.
Sep 14, 2022
Alabama-Texas takeaways, Nebraska fires Scott Frost, and triumphant day for the Sun Belt
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FOX Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt shares his thoughts about the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns after calling their matchup on Saturday. Joel was thoroughly impressed with Texas' effort, and even though Alabama won the game, Joel believes they were very undisciplined and is concerned about their deficiencies at receiver. Then, Joel discusses the unfortunate situation going on at Nebraska after they fired their HC Scott Frost on Sunday. Finally, Joel praises the Sun Belt for their exciting upsets, and explains why Notre Dame and Texas A&M have to reevaluate their expectations in the aftermath of their disappointing losses over the weekend.
Sep 12, 2022
Alabama-Texas Preview, plus ‘What if?’ scenarios for USC, Michigan, and Texas
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FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt breaks down the Big Noon matchup between the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns. All eyes will be on Austin, Texas this weekend for this high-powered matchup, and Joel breaks down the keys to the game on both sides of the ball. Then, Joel introduces a new segment called “What if?” in which he answers what could happen if Stanford were to knock off USC, if Michigan QB J.J. McCarthy turns it over multiple times against Hawaii, and if Texas were to actually upset Alabama.
Sep 08, 2022
Michigan's 2 QBs, Venables' Debut at OU, Texas expectations vs Bama & Introducing "Hey Fans"
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FOX Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt breaks down Jim Harbaugh's decision to switch between QBs Cade McNamara and JJ McCarthy for Michigan's first four games. Then, he touches on Brent Venables' Oklahoma debut and what Texas fans should consider a success when they play Alabama. Lastly, Klatt introduces a segment called "Hey Fans" where he tells fanbases whether they should relax, sit tight, or be concerned.
Sep 07, 2022
Ohio State rallies, Georgia dominates, Pac-12 struggles, & CFP to expand
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FOX Sports' lead college football analyst Joel Klatt breaks down the biggest games and storylines from Week 1 of the college football season in the premiere of his new podcast, the Joel Klatt Show. Joel opens by breaking down No. 2 Ohio State's impressive win over No. 5 Notre Dame in their season opener. Then, Joel shares his thoughts on Georgia's beatdown over Oregon in Atlanta. Joel was particularly impressed by Georgia QB Stetson Bennett and was very disappointed by the Pac-12. Finally, Joel closes the show discussing the recent news that the College Football Playoff will expand to 12 teams.
Sep 05, 2022
Welcome to the Joel Klatt Show: A College Football Podcast!
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Welcome to the Joel Klatt Show: A College Football podcast. Fox Sports CFB analyst Joel Klatt breaks down the biggest topics in the world of college football. Joel relies on his experience on the field, detailed film analysis and unmatched preparation to give you the most consistent, fair and best analysis in the sport. Each week, Joel dives into his Top 10 teams, answers your questions and discusses the biggest storylines in college football.
Sep 03, 2022
Will Anderson Jr. Interview, Opt-out Debate & Transfer Portal Thoughts
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Joel Klatt shares his thoughts on bowl season, the transfer portal, and top NFL draft prospects opting out of bowl games. Then, Joel talks with Alabama LB Will Anderson Jr. about his incredible season and how he and his team are getting ready for the National Championship game against the Georgia Bulldogs.
Jan 07, 2022
Bruce Feldman on Coaching Carousel & Bowl Game Pick Em
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Bruce Feldman joins Joel Klatt to break down the moves in the coaching carousel like Oregon hiring Dan Lanning and Jim Knowles joining Ohio State as a DC. Then Klatt picks his bowl game winners, and shares three reasons why he loves college football.
Dec 16, 2021
Lincoln Riley Interview and Potential CFP Scenarios
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Subscribe to FOX Sports college football podcast the No. 1 Ranked Show w/ RJ Young on Apple Podcasts: http://sprtspod.fox/numberoneranked & Spotify: http://sprtspod.fox/numberonerankedshow New USC Head Coach Lincoln Riley joins Joel Klatt for an exclusive interview to discuss his departure from Oklahoma and his goals to rebuild the USC football program. Joel also shares his thoughts on the different paths to the CFP for teams ranked in the top 6 in the latest rankings.
Dec 02, 2021
Breaking Down ‘The Game’ and Baylor HC Dave Aranda
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Subscribe to FOX Sports college football podcast the No. 1 Ranked Show w/ RJ Young on Apple Podcasts: http://sprtspod.fox/numberoneranked & Spotify: http://sprtspod.fox/numberonerankedshow In this episode of Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt provides a comprehensive breakdown of the strengths and weaknesses of Ohio State and Michigan, and explains how they will determine the outcome in ‘The Game.’ Then Baylor Head Coach Dave Aranda joins the show to discuss his team’s resurgent season and how his team has been able to avoid distractions down the stretch.
Nov 25, 2021
Potential paths to the CFP & Oklahoma State Coach Mike Gundy
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Subscribe to FOX Sports college football podcast the No. 1 Ranked Show w/ RJ Young on Apple Podcasts: http://sprtspod.fox/numberoneranked& Spotify: http://sprtspod.fox/numberonerankedshow On this episode of Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt talks to Coach Mike Gundy about how his program has evolved over the past few seasons. Klatt also explains how teams outside of the top four have a potential path to the College Football Playoff.
Nov 18, 2021
CFP Rankings Reaction & Updates on the Coaching Carousel
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Joel Klatt breaks down what the committee did in the first week of the CFB Playoff Rankings. He reveals why he thought the committee got it wrong and gives his reasons for playoff expansion. Then, Bruce Feldman joins to give an update on the head coaching vacancies around the country.
Nov 05, 2021
Michigan RB Blake Corum & Breaking Down Michigan-Michigan State's Run Games
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On this week's Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt talks to Michigan's Blake Corum about the matchup against the Spartans, and his relationship with RB Hassan Haskins. Joel also goes through his Top 10 Rankings, and breaks down what's working on Michigan and Michigan State's offense.
Oct 28, 2021
Michigan State's Kenneth Walker & Breaking Down Klatt's Heisman favorites
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On this week's Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt talks to Michigan State's Kenneth Walker about the Spartans' 7-0 start and being in the center of the Heisman trophy conversation. Joel also goes through his Top 10 Rankings, and breaks down plays from his Heisman favorites.
Oct 21, 2021
Texas' Bijan Robinson & Breaking down the Alabama Upset
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On this week's Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt talks to Texas RB Bijan Robinson about Heisman buzz, and the upcoming game against Oklahoma State. Joel also goes through his Top 10 Rankings, and breaks down tape from Alabama's loss to Texas A&M.
Oct 14, 2021
Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder & Appreciating Great Defense
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On this week's Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt talks to Cincinnati QB Desmond Ridder about the win over Notre Dame and attracting Heisman buzz. Joel also goes through his Top 10 Rankings, and breaks down tape of why Georgia, Iowa, and Penn State are dominating on defense.
Oct 07, 2021
Why is Oklahoma's offense struggling, and new blood in the CFB Playoff?
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In this week's Breaking the Huddle, Joel Klatt takes a deeper look on why Oklahoma's offense is struggling and explains how it's not necessarily Spencer Rattler's fault. He also shares his Top 10 Rankings after Week 4, and talks about how the path to the CFB Playoff is more wide open than previous years.
Sep 30, 2021
Who should be the new USC coach? & Iowa's Kirk Ferentz Joins
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Joel Klatt explains why USC fired Clay Helton, and gives his top candidates the Trojans should reach out to to replace him. Then he is joined by Iowa Football head coach Kirk Ferentz to talk about his team's big win over in-state rival, Iowa State.
Sep 17, 2021
UCLA's Chip Kelly & Top 10 Rankings after Week 1
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Joel Klatt is back for another edition of Breaking the Huddle, and this week he is joined by UCLA head coach Chip Kelly! They talk the Bruins' win over LSU, and how impressive RB Zach Charbonnet has looked so far. Joel Klatt also goes through his Top 10 rankings, and breaks down tape of key defensive plays from Week 1.
Sep 09, 2021
OU's Spencer Rattler joins, Preseason Top 10 & Heisman Contenders
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Joel Klatt is back and ready to kick off the 2021 college football season. He breaks down his Top 10 preseason teams, shares who is at the top of his Heisman favorite rankings, and chats with special guest Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler.
Sep 01, 2021
Is this Michigan team legit?
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Urban Meyer joins Joel Klatt to discuss their first impressions of the Big Ten's return in Week 8, including how Penn State can move forward after a huge loss to Indiana. Plus, Joel breaks down what made Michigan stand out in their debut performance against Minnesota, and ranks his Top 10 teams in college football.
Oct 28, 2020
Big Ten Football is Back!
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Ohio State head coach, Ryan Day, joins Joel Klatt to discuss the return of Big Ten football and the development of QB Justin Fields. Plus, Joel breaks down how experience gave Alabama a distinct advantage in their win over Georgia and ranks his Top 10 teams in college football.
Oct 23, 2020
The Red River Showdown Has Arrived!
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The Red River Showdown is finally here! Joel Klatt walks you through everything you need to know heading into Saturday's matchup, including the four things Spencer Rattler needs to do to improve as a young quarterback and why this game is a MUST win for Texas. Plus, he ranks his Top 10 college football teams heading into Week 6.
Oct 08, 2020
Justin Fields is a legit Heisman contender, Big Ten back in Klatt's Top 10
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In Joel Klatt's latest top 10 reveal, he gives you three reasons why he's excited for the SEC to return this weekend and tells you WHY he ranks Ohio State over Alabama. Matt Leinart also joins the show to break down his top Heisman contenders.
Sep 23, 2020
The 2020 season is here! Klatt ranks his Top 10 teams & talks Texas football with Tom Herman
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Joel Klatt ranks his top 10 teams in the country in this very... unique... college football season. He also catches up with Tom Herman about the state of Texas football, Sam Ehlinger, and if they'll ever resume that great rivalry game with Texas A&M.
Sep 09, 2020
WEEK 13 HAS ARRIVED!
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With only 2 weeks until bowl games, Joel tells you where he stands with the best (and WORST) teams of the season. Are you with him or against him??
Nov 21, 2019
Another week, another win? Week 10 is already here!
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Joel Klatt returns with more talk of the Pac-12, SEC and all the rest. Will Oregon continue to rise in the rankings? Georgia and Florida face off and what will happen to Notre Dame? Catch it all right here before the weekend!
Nov 01, 2019
Wisconsin faces Ohio State, 'Bama is without Tua...what will happen this weekend?!
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Joel lays out some of the most exciting change-ups in college football this weekend, what to expect in the biggest games and what teams will bring the biggest upsets.
Oct 24, 2019
Will the Gamecocks pull off another upset this weekend? Can the Ducks hold off the Huskies?
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Catch Joel on another week of college games with some picks that might catch you by surprise!
Oct 17, 2019
WEEK 7 - IT'S TIME FOR THE RED RIVER SHOWDOWN
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Joel Klatt unravels the excitement that is the Red River Showdown this Saturday on FOX, plus more of the biggest games of the season this weekend. USC takes on Notre Dame, Texas A&M battles 'Bama... who is Joel siding with? Who will YOU be rooting for? He's got Oklahoma at #4, 'Bama at #3, LSU at #2; listen in to see who he has standing at #1!
Oct 10, 2019
Will Syracuse upset Clemson?
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Joel Klatt runs through his Top 10 of the week, reveals his "Performer of the Week", engages with YOU on social and dives deep into his favorite teams and why they have a chance to grab a W in week 3.
Sep 12, 2019
Hitting a stride with Week 2 plus a look back to Week 1!
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Sep 09, 2019
Klatt is back!
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Joel Klatt returns with another season of college football laying out his Top 25 teams in the country and diving in on his Top 10. Find out who he calls out on social, why he agrees with fans or claps back - tune in every week for what to expect for the exciting season ahead!
Aug 30, 2019
How to fix the College Football Playoff
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Is Clemson not getting enough credit? Why should you be rooting for Alabama this weekend? Is expansion bad for the College Football Playoff? Klatt breaks it all down in this week's Breaking the Huddle.
Nov 30, 2018
Is Alabama the best team ever?
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Alabama's historic season, Oklahoma's dominant offense, Notre Dame's huge game vs. Syracuse at Yankee Stadium and Clemson standing out in a subpar ACC headline this week's Breaking the Huddle. Finally, Joel tells you why Preseason Rankings must go away next season.
Nov 09, 2018
CFP Football Rankings Reaction
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Joel Klatt reveals his first CFP rankings and tell you why the committee is the absolute worst way to decide the College Football Playoff. 
Oct 31, 2018
Klatt's Top 10 + Midseason Awards
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Joel releases his new Top 10 and tells you why UCF will never be a part of it, while making the case for Ohio State. Plus, Joel breaks down his midseason CFB awards and gives an early breakdown of the College Football Playoff.
Oct 24, 2018
Who can challenge Alabama?
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Joel Klatt gives you the team he thinks is the biggest threat to Bama, tells you why Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins will win the Heisman trophy, and picks the biggest games of the weekend with Matt Leinart.
Oct 01, 2018
Joel Klatt's Top 10 Teams in the Country
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-Joel breaks down his Top 10 teams -Why Alabama is the best team in the country, and it's not that close -Why 1st year head coaches are on the hot seat
Sep 22, 2018
Clemson, USC, Texas and Matt Leinart
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Joel tells you why Clemson is not the second best team in the country, Matt Leinart reflects on the epic Texas vs. USC Rose Bowl, and explains why the AP Poll is ruining College Football.
Sep 14, 2018
8/30/18 - Klatt's Top 10 + Saban overrated? + Heisman favorites with Matt Leinart
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Joel Klatt kicks off another season of college football with his Top 10 teams in the country, along with a monologue about the anonymous coach saying Nick Saban overrated. Later, 2004 Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart joins the show to talk Heisman favorites. Then, Joel and Matt play everybody's favorite game: Did Lane Kiffin Say It?
Aug 30, 2018
11/29/17 - The Case against Alabama
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Joel Klatt & Matt Leinart dive into why Alabama does not deserve to be in the College Football Playoff. Plus, Klatt tells you why he is buying Georgia, why Clemson is not the number 1 team, Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma's stellar offense and the case against expansion in CFB.
Nov 29, 2017
11/22/17 - Rivalry week + Baker Mayfield + Heisman favorites
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Joel Klatt and Matt Leinart break down their top 6 teams across college football and how this weekend's rivalry matchups factor in. Plus, Klatt explains why he has Clemson on the outside looking in for the College Football Playoff. Also, fallout from Baker Mayfield's gesture against Kansas and a look at Heisman favorites headline today's show.
Nov 22, 2017
11/15/17 - College Football Playoff picks + Auburn looming large
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Joel Klatt lists his four College Football Playoff picks and the two teams he has on the outside looking in. Klatt also makes his case for a surprise No. 1 team in the country and reveals why Alabama could be in trouble against Auburn. Plus, Matt Leinart drops by to break down his Heisman Trophy hopefuls.
Nov 16, 2017
11/9/17 - Alabama vs. Georgia + Joel Klatt's Heisman Pick
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Joel Klatt dive's into his rankings and explains why he has Alabama ahead of Georgia. In addition, Joel discusses Baker Mayfield's amazing season, the problems with Clemson and where Notre Dame ranks in his College Football Playoff.
Nov 10, 2017
11/2/17 - Notre Dame, Alabama & College Football Playoff reaction
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Joel Klatt reacts to the College Football Playoff rankings and gives his own top 6 breakdown. Klatt discusses Georgia vs. Alabama, why he loves the Buckeyes and Baker Mayfield. Plus, Matt Leinart is here to give his Top 5 in the Heisman Trophy race.
Nov 02, 2017
10/25/17 - Why Penn State is like the Golden State Warriors
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Joel Klatt dives into his updated Top 10 and Matt Leinart stops by to break down the Heisman Trophy race. Plus, Joel previews the upcoming clash between Ohio State and Penn State, and tells you why the Nittany Lions have a lot in common with Steph Curry and the Warriors.
Oct 30, 2017
10/19/17 - Reggie Bush & Matt Leinart + Notre Dame's case
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Joel Klatt dives into his updated Top 10, while making a strong case for the Irish. Plus, Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart are here to relive some of their greatest moments at USC, and give a reflection of their famous victory over Notre Dame.
Oct 19, 2017
10/11/17 - Clemson vs. Alabama & CFB Playoff locks
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Auburn's ascension into Klatt's Top 10, why Washington State's may surprise some people, Ohio State's potential, Wisconsin up to their old tricks, why Washington should not have a beef with television contracts, Penn State's resume vs. TCU, why Georgia is surprising everyone, Clemson's easy route to end season and what could haunt Alabama. Plus, Joel takes on Twitter and Leinart reveals his Heisman Top 5.
Oct 12, 2017
10/06/17 - Ohio State vs. Michigan + Alabama's historic run
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Joel Klatt reveals his updated Top 10, and tells you why Ohio State has the best chance to knock off the Wolverines. Plus, Joel dives into the problems with Penn State, why Oklahoma should worry about their pass defense and why Clemson is behind Alabama. Finally, Joel takes your comments and questions, while going to bat for the Crimson Tide's schedule and denying an East Coast bias. Finally, Matt Leinart is here to give his Heisman rankings.
Oct 06, 2017
9/28/17 - Alabama's dominance + Michigan improves + Leinart's Heisman race
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Joel Klatt reveals his updated Top 10, while taking on his biggest haters on Twitter. Joel dives into why he is buying Georgia, some red flags with the Washington Huskies, Michigan's improvement vs. Purdue, TCU potentially going undefeated, USC and their big win on the road, the problem with Oklahoma's defense and Clemson vs. Alabama. Finally, Matt Leinart is back to reveal his Top 5 in the Heisman Trophy race.
Sep 28, 2017
9/21/17 - Problem with Michigan + Alabama vs. Clemson + Texas Longhorns breakdown
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Joel Klatt breaks down his Top 10 teams in the country, including the problem with the Michigan Wolverines, why Penn State is the most dangerous team in the B1G Conference, Sam Darnold's performance Saturday night and the case for Alabama & Clemson. Plus, Joel discusses why the Heisman Trophy could be coming from the Big 12 and why College Football is better than the NFL.
Sep 21, 2017
9/16/17 - USC vs. Texas with Vince Young
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Rose Bowl hero Vince Young joins Joel Klatt and former USC star Lawrence Jackson to discuss the Texas vs. USC showdown. Vince Young looks back at his memorable performance in the Rose Bowl, the journey to get to Pasadena and his overall time at Texas. Finally, the trio has Texas vs. USC covered from all angles.
Sep 17, 2017
9/13/17 - Baker Mayfield's Heisman chances + USC & Ohio State breakdown
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Joel Klatt reveals his Top 10, with a controversial team slotted at #4. Plus, Klatt defends Baker Mayfield's behavior after Oklahoma's big win over Ohio State and explains why USC has their best team since the Pete Carroll era. Finally, Matt Leinart reveals his Top 5 in the Heisman Trophy race.
Sep 14, 2017
9/7/17 - Josh Rosen breakdown + Klatt's Top 10 + Leinart's Top 5 Heisman
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Joel Klatt breaks down his updated Top 10 teams in the country.  Klatt discusses what makes Clemson so dangerous this year, why he has Ohio State over Alabama right now and does a deep dive on Josh Rosen's outstanding play.  Finally, Matt Leinart is here to discuss his Top 5 in the Heisman Trophy race. 
Sep 07, 2017
8/31/17 - Joel Klatt's 2017 CFB Preview + Matt Leinart joins the show
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Joel Klatt breaks down his Top 10 teams in 2017, and his number one team will not make SEC fans happy. Plus, who are the best players in the country that no one is talking about, and how far can Jim Harbaugh lead Michigan this season? Finally, Klatt makes his 2017 Heisman Trophy pick and tells you what makes USC one of the most underrated teams in the country. Plus, former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart joins the show to break down the best players in the country.
Sep 07, 2017
12/2/16 - Conference Championship / Final Playoff Preview
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Joel Klatt is live from Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship between Wisconsin and Ohio State, Saturday on FOX TV. Klatt is joined by FOX College Football Insider Stewart Mandel to preview the Pac-12 Championship between Washington and Colorado (Friday on FOX TV), the Big Ten Championship, and what impact those games will have on the final College Football Playoff. Who's in? Who's out? Joel and Stew have you covered!
Dec 02, 2016
BONUS EPISODE: CFB Playoff Preview Special
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Host Rob Stone is joined by a mock CFB Playoff Selection Committee made up of FOX's College Football Experts and Insiders. Stewart Mandel, Bruce Feldman, Tim Brando, Joel Klatt, Spencer Tillman, Matt Leinart, Robert Smith, and Shannon Spake discuss all of the topics surrounding the playoff scenarios. Who should be in? Who will get left out? Depending on what happens this weekend, who could sneak their way in? What are the potential chaos scenarios? What will the real committee value when making their decisions? Plus, the experts predict what the Final Four will look like and who will eventually be crowned National Champions. Everything you need to know about the CFB Playoff is right here!
Nov 29, 2016
11/22/16 - Latest rankings | Michigan v. Ohio State preview | Charlie Strong fired
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Joel Klatt, Matt Leinart, and Bruce Feldman break down the latest CFB Playoff rankings, including USC at 12, Oklahoma at 8, Florida at 15, Washington at 5, and Colorado at 9. Plus, a preview of THE GAME - Michigan vs. Ohio State this weekend, which will have major implications on the playoff. Also, Michigan State v. Penn State, Auburn v. Alabama, Notre Dame v. USC, and the Pac-12 Championship. Plus, what is next at Texas after firing Charlie Strong, and the latest on LSU's and Baylor's coaching search.
Nov 23, 2016
11/15/16 - Losses cause a rankings shakeup!
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After Michigan, Clemson, and Washington all lose this weekend, Joel Klatt and Matt Leinart discuss this week's CFB Playoff Rankings. The guys break down all three games that saw top teams lose, plus discuss the rise of USC and Colorado. Is Michigan still a contender without their top QB? A preview of Oklahoma v. WVU and much more!
Nov 16, 2016
11/8/16 - 2nd College Football Playoff Reaction
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Joel Klatt, Matt Leinart, and Stewart Mandel discuss the second release of the College Football Playoff Rankings. Did the Committee get it right by putting in an undefeated Washington over a one-loss Ohio State? Should Clemson be ahead of Alabama? Plus, the guys preview a key matchup this weekend between USC and Washington, discuss which college football coach would make the best President, and answer your questions!
Nov 08, 2016
11/1/16 - First College Football Playoff Rankings
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Joel Klatt is joined by Bruce Feldman and Matt Leinart to react to the first release of the College Football Playoff rankings. A wild shakeup at #4 as the Selection Committee decides to put Texas A&M over an undefeated Washington. The guys all have strong feelings as to why the committee made that move. Plus, Bruce gives his top 5 Heisman contenders thus far, a discussion on why Jalen Hurd decided to transfer from Tennessee, UCLA QB Josh Rosen is done for the season, and a preview of key matchups between Alabama/LSU, Nebraska/Ohio State, and more!
Nov 02, 2016
10/25/16 - OSU goes down | Bama's biggest challenge | Week 9 preview
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Joel Klatt is back this week with Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart and FOX CFB Insider Bruce Feldman to discuss Ohio State's shocking loss to Penn State. What are the chances Ohio State makes the CFB Playoff now with the loss? The guys preview their upcoming key matchups with Nebraska and Michigan, and also Michigan's matchup this weekend with Michigan State. Plus, Alabama is rolling and look to be favorites to repeat as National Champions after a convincing win over Texas A&M. Who could stand in their way and trip them up? Could LSU or Auburn steal a victory? The guys also look ahead to Washington v. Utah, West Virginia v. Oklahoma State, Baylor v. Texas, Clemson v. Florida State, and try to answer the question: who is the best conference right now?
Oct 26, 2016
10/18/16 - No Big 12 expansion | Mid-season awards | Week 8 preview
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Joel Klatt is back this week with Bruce Feldman and Rob Stone. The guys are agitated with the Big 12 for dragging the country around for half of the year toying with expansion. Did we all get played? Plus we give out our mid-season awards: Most Overrated Team, Most Underrated Team, Best Offensive Player, Best Defensive Player, Best Coach, and last but not least, Best Postgame Locker Room Speech. You don't want to miss that one. And the guys preview some key matchups this week: Texas A&M v. Alabama, Ohio State v. Penn State, Utah v. UCLA - and is Michigan better than Ohio State right now?
Oct 19, 2016
10/11/16 - Heisman leaders | Key Week 7 previews
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Joel Klatt is joined by Matt Leinart and Bruce Feldman to discuss the latest in the Heisman Trophy race. Is it still Lamar Jackson's to lose? Why isn't Washington QB Jake Browning getting enough love, and what could be working against him? Could Michigan's Jabrill Peppers jump to the top of the conversation? Plus, the guys preview Top-10 matchups between Ohio State/Wisconsin, and Alabama/Tennessee. The Big 12 is wide open, which team is going to step up and claim leaders of the conference? All that and more in the latest Breaking the Huddle!
Oct 12, 2016
10/5/16 - Colorado HC Mike MacIntyre | Charlie Strong's future | Washington a contender?
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Joel Klatt is joined by Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre joins Joel Klatt to discuss the team being ranked for the first time since 2005. Are they a serious contender in the Pac-12? Plus, Klatt and Bruce Feldman discuss the future of Charlie Strong at Texas, Mark Helfrich at Oregon, Clay Helton at USC, and Gus Malzahn at Auburn. Plus, the guys preview key matchups: Texas vs. Oklahoma, VT vs. UNC, Tennessee vs. Texas A&M, and Alabama vs. Arkansas.
Oct 05, 2016
9/20/16 - Ohio State & Lamar Jackson dominate | Big program panic time? | Week 4 preview
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Joel Klatt is back discussing a serious epidemic that's sweeping the college football nation: dropping the ball before the end zone. Plus, Ohio State dominates OU - what are we learning about how good Ohio State is, and what is going wrong with Bob Stoops and the Sooners? Lamar Jackson is a freak, and Michael Vick says he's five times better than he was in college. Is the Heisman his to lose? Plus USC, Notre Dame, Auburn, and Oregon are all struggling, time to hit the panic button? All that and a preview of key Week 4 matchups with Rob Stone and Bruce Feldman.
Sep 21, 2016
9/13/16 - CFB officiating issues | Previewing a major Week 3
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Joel discusses the controversial finish between Oklahoma State and Central Michigan that awarded CMU then win when OK State rightfully deserved it. Plus, the ejection for targeting rule is unfairly disqualifying players from games they should be able to remain in. How can we change officiating in the game so these issues don't continually occur? Plus, Matt Leinart and Bruce Feldman join the program to preview a major FOX showdown between #3 Ohio State and #15 Oklahoma that has major Playoff implications, and other key Top 25 matchups. Plus, who should we be paying attention to for the Heisman?
Sep 15, 2016
9/6/16 - Recapping a wild Week 1 - Previewing Week 2
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Joel Klatt gives his explanation for why four ranked teams lost to freshman quarterbacks in the first week of the season. Plus a recap of one of the craziest weeks we've seen in college football in a long time. FOX CFB analyst Brady Quinn joins the program via Skype, and Bruce Feldman joins in studio to preview key matchups in Week 2.
Sep 10, 2016
8/30/16 - Previewing Week 1 & season storylines
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Joel Klatt is joined this week by Matt Leinart and Bruce Feldman as the guys preview the upcoming college football season. Analysis of the biggest storylines all of the guys are looking forward to. How will your favorite team do? Which coaches are on the hot seat? Can Who has the best chance to make the College Football Playoff? Handicapping the Heisman odds: is it McCaffrey's to lose? Plus, a preview of all of Week 1's biggest games.
Aug 31, 2016