BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWOOD
By Carey Wood (CWoodonSports)
Real, In-depth Sports Talk, Real Southern flavor! The sports podcast hosted by Carey Wood (@CWoodOnSports) focusing on the Deep South sports scene and hot topics around the World of Sports. BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH Features content and weekly comprehensive analysis on SEC/HBCU football and basketball. Also featured, the major sports (NBA, NFL, MLB), teams (Titans, Grizzlies, Falcons, Hawks, Braves, Bucs, Rays, Saints, Pelicans) players, and events within an SEC geographic footprint. also talk on conferences like the ACC, C-USA, SWAC, MEAC, Sunbelt & American Conference (AAC). @BallSouthpod
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
In this Episode of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood.... Georgia Bulldogs repeat as national champions with their record blowout win over TCU. Have they replaced Alabama as the new standard in college football? We also take a look at the NFL Playoffs Super Wildcard Weekend. Are the Jacksonville Jaguars the new king of the AFC South and what are their chances vs the L.A. Chargers this weekend? Plus, predictions of the other Wildcard Weekend games.
January 15, 2023
In Episode 40 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood... We look at the final rankings and matchups of the College Football Playoff - 1 Georgia Bulldogs vs 4 Ohio State Buckeyes and 2 Michigan Wolverines vs 3 TCU Horned Frogs. Then, it's Bama not being invited to the playoff party. After that, we feature Deion Sanders (Coach Prime) and his move from Jackson State to Colorado and talk the impact it could have on both programs and why so many in the HBCU communities are so upset. We'll also talk Bama/SEC Hoops and a little NBA.
December 10, 2022
SEC BLOCKBUSTER SATURDAY
In this Episode of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, we look ahead to the two huge games in the SEC.... Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers, and the big game of the season so far.... Tennessee Volunteers vs Georgia Bulldogs. Also a look at, the Kyrie Irving/Brooklyn Nets mess, College Football Playoff rankings, Bryan Harsin firing, NBA Talk 2 weeks into the season, the NFL with the Colts & Titans, plus much more.
November 05, 2022
EPISODE 39: CMC BACK TO CALI
Episode 39 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWood features the Christian McCaffrey trade to the San Francisco 49ers, the Around the SEC segment features a look back at Bama's loss to Tennessee and look ahead the Crimson Tide's matchup vs Mississippi State. Also, a look at the Surprises and Disappointments so far in the 2022 College & NFL Football season. Plus, much more.
October 22, 2022
EP 38: NBA PREVIEW 2022
Episode 38 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood..... It's NBA PREVIEW 2022. In depth Season predictions, analysis of the NBA SOUTHEAST & SOUTHWEST Divisions. Then, we take a look at the rest of the NBA with analysis, playoff predictions, and much more.
October 18, 2022
EPISODE 37: BAMA vs VOLS 3RD SATURDAY SHOWDOWN
In this Episode of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, it's the 3rd Saturday in October... One of the SEC's biggest rivalries... as the Tennessee Volunteers look to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide for the first time in the Nick Saban era. We also recap the weekend that was in the SEC & NFL. Also, Who Is SWAC.... as Eddie Robinson Jr and Coach Prime are at odds after the Jackson State Tigers vs Alabama State Hornets homecoming matchup.
October 13, 2022
EPISODE 36: BAMA's NEW JALEN
In Episode 36 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, It's recaps of Week 5 in the SEC and Week 4 in the NFL. We break down every AFC & NFC South game including the Tennessee Titans big win over the Indianapolis Colts, the Falcons win over the Browns and the Saints' loss to Minnesota in London. Then, it's to the SEC where BAMA's win over Arkansas came with the price of losing Bryce Young to injury. That set the for Jalen Milroe to show his skills at QB. We also look at the HUGE Ole Miss win over Kentucky, and much much more!
October 07, 2022
EPISODE 35: BAMA CATCHING VIBES
In Episode 35 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, we recap Week 3 NFL action from the AFC & NFC South... Including huge wins by the Titans, Colts, and Jaguars over AFC West competition. Then, we recap Week 4 in the SEC and break down huge wins for the Tennessee Vols and Texas A&M Aggies over the Florida Gators and Arkansas Razorbacks, respectively. Also, NFL & SEC Football Ballers of the Week, plus HBCU's..... #RollTide #WarEagle #GigEm #TitanUp #DirtyBirds #DUUUVAL #ForTheShoe #CordarralePatterson #MichaelPittman #DerrickHenry #HendonHooker #BryceYoung #JacoreyBrooks #KJJefferson #TrevorLawrence #JameisWinston #ChristianMcCaffrey
September 28, 2022
EPISODE 34: HURTS SO GOOD
In this episode of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, we recap Week 3 SEC & HBCU Action...including Penn State's blowout win over Auburn, LSU's huge home win and Grambling vs Jackson State. Also, we recap at Week 2 NFL in the AFC & NFC South... Plus Tua Tagovoiloa and Jalen Hurts huge Week 2 performances. Plus, much much more!
September 22, 2022
SUN BELT CHAOS!
In Episode 33 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood we highlight the huge weekend of upsets by the Sun Belt Conference....including the Texas A&M loss to Appalachian State. We break down Bama's scare at Texas and Kentucky's huge win at Florida. Also, breakdowns of all the NFL action in the AFC & NFC South, including the Saints win in Atlanta and the Titans loss to the Giants. Plus, Gameballs, HBCU's, and look ahead to this weekend's college and NFL action.
September 17, 2022
WELCOME BACK FOOTBALL 2022! NFL EDITION
In this, the 32nd Episode OF BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood.... We bring our 2nd part of WELCOME BACK FOOTBALL 2022! This time it's the NFL Edition with an in depth look at the AFC & NFC South plus predictions and analysis for the rest of the NFL! We also take a look at Week 1 NFL action, Week 2 College Football, and look ahead to the WNBA Playoffs between the Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces.
September 12, 2022
WELCOME BACK FOOTBALL! 2022 - SEC/SWAC PREVIEW
In this the first of Two episodes to WELCOME BACK FOOTBALL 2022 here on BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH.... CWood previews SEC Football 2022 by identifying the top players and breaking down all 14 teams, then ranking them 1-14 and by division. We also give a preview of SWAC Football 2022 and also look at HBCU Football teams like Tennessee State and NC A&T.
September 01, 2022
TUA MUCH PRESSURE?
Episode 30: In this episode of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood we look at the pressure surrounding Tua Tagovoiloa and also preview the 2022 Miami Dolphins. We salute 3 legends, and then talk Albert Pujols' quest for 700, Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets. Ending the show we talk QB battles at LSU & Auburn, and take a quick look at the Alabama Crimson Tide.
August 27, 2022
ZION: SIGNED. SEALED. DELIVERED?
In Episode 29 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD...we look at Zion Williamson and new contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Then, it's College Football Realignment as USC and UCLA leave PAC-12 for BIG TEN. We also look at SEC and SWAC Media Days - featuring Coach Prime, and Nick Saban. Also, NFL and NBA notes.
July 28, 2022
EPISODE 28: HOUSTON... WE SEC YOU
In Episode 28 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood.... It's a heavy NBA show as we look back at the Golden State Warriors NBA Finals victory over the Boston Celtics. Then, it's on to the NBA Draft for the Houston Rockets where they selected Auburn PF Jabari Smith Jr. and two other SEC players. We look at the HUGE Dejounte Murray for the Hawks and Spurs. In between we look at Bill Clark retiring from UAB, Arch Manning choosing Texas Longhorns, Kyrie and much more...
June 30, 2022
Episode: 27 LET'S GET REAL
In Episode 27 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWood, we start with my thoughts on the Tops Grocery store shooting in Buffalo, California church shooting, and this week's Robb Elementary shooting. Then, we talk Game 7 Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics and look back at Jimmy Butler's magical Lebron James like Game 6 performance. Also, Nick Saban comments on Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher, Jackson State and Coach Prime Deion Sanders. We close out the show with a look at the USFL through wekk 6 and the NFL's NFC & AFC South as things stand now.
May 30, 2022
EPISODE 26: MALIK THE TITAN
Episode 26 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD focuses on the 2022 NFL Draft and the Tennessee Titans huge trade of AJ Brown in exchange for picks from the Philadelphia Eagles that yielded Treylon Burks as the Titans' 1st Rd pick. Then, there's Malik Willis who the Titans chose in the 3rd Rd. Also, more on the NFL Draft's 1st - 3rd rounds. NBA Playoffs recap of the 1st round, look ahead to Round 2, the USFL and more.
May 01, 2022
EPISODE 25: NBA PLAYOFFS PREVIEW - BRINGING DA HEAT?
In EPISODE 25 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWOOD, NBA FINALS PREVIEW is the talk of the day. Previews and predictions of every Playoff series and in-depth analysis of the Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns, and Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves. We look at Herb Jones and his impact on the Pelicans' winning ways, and the debate of Herb Jones vs Jalen Green for the NBA All-Rookie team. We also take quick look back at the WNBA Draft and much more.
April 16, 2022
EPISODE 24: FULL CIRCLE
In Episode 24 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood, we look Dawn Staley, Aliyah Boston and South Carolina Gamecocks' national championship win over UCONN, my 2 cents on Will Smith/Chris Rock... We go Around the SEC talking Spring QB battles, Nick Saban & Bama's running back room. Also, NFL Free Agency and trades, plus NBA Talk as we prepare for the playoffs.
April 08, 2022
EPISODE 23: THE MADNESS BEGINS
In Episode 23 of the The BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST... We dive deep into March Madness and look back at the Tennessee Volunteers SEC Tournament victory and look ahead to all six SEC teams in the NCAA Tournament. Also, a look at the Memphis Tigers and UAB Blazers. Then, we look at the 'Madness' of NFL and MLB Free Agency. Tom Brady is headed back from retirement to the Tampa Bay Bucs, and much much more.
March 20, 2022
EPISODE 22: SIMPLY JA-MAZING
In Episode 22 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD.....we look at Ja Morant and his recent amazing performances and give an outlook on where the Memphis Grizzlies go from here. We take a brief look at the NFL Combines and SEC players there, like Alabama wide receiver Slade Bolden. Also, in our Around the SEC segment, we look at the final weekend of SEC Basketball as we approach the SEC Tournament. Then, in the final segment we look at the NFL Quarterback carousel which includes players like Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Carson Wentz, and many others. After that, it's breaking down the current NBA players that may have the best shot of breaking in to my Top 5 'Favorite' NBA players ever and also more NBA talk as we get closer to the playoffs.
March 12, 2022
EPISODE 21: NICK SABAN: CHESS vs CHECKERS
In EPISODE 21 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD.... We look at Nick Saban and his comments about a few of his players and why it's yet another example of Saban playing Chess, not checkers. We look at SEC Hoops with Auburn vs Tennessee and Kentucky vs Arkansas.....Top 4 teams in the SEC matching up this Saturday as we get close to March. Also, in the NBA, we'll look at the New Orleans Pelicans and their situation with Zion Williamson, and a quick look at the Atlanta Hawks. Plus, HBCU/SWAC news and notes, more from the SEC, A quick look back to the Super Bowl/Superbowl halftime show, and NBA All Star Weekend.
February 26, 2022
EPISODE 20: PASSING THE TORCH
In EPISODE 20 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD we talk much NFL with the Brian Flores lawsuit of the Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, and Denver Broncos - Tom Brady's retirement, and of course recaps of the NFC Championship Game. A game where Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers to clinch a trip to Superbowl 56. They're Superbowl opponent will be Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and the Cincinnati Bengals who upset Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game. In the AROUND THE SEC segment we look back at the SEC/BIG 12 Challenge, Alabama men's basketball split this week in beating defending national champion Baylor and losing to Auburn. Also, we look Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M's huge National Signing Day and also the situation with Bryan Harsin and the Auburn Tigers football program. #SEC #RollTide #WarEagle #Gigem #RuleTheJungle #RamsHouse #KentuckyWildcats #LSU #NBA #AtlantaHawks #JacksonState #HBCU #TennesseeState #TSU #SWAC #SouthernHeritageClassic #TampaBayBucs
February 05, 2022
EPISODE 19: TITANS FALL AGAIN
EPISODE 19 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST recaps last weekends incredible NFL Divisional Playoffs, including the Tennessee Titans losing at home again in a playoff game this time the AFC Divisional Playoffs to the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Tampa Bay Bucs loss to the Rams in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Could Tom Brady retire after this loss? We also look at the other two huge playoff games as the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs move on to Championship Sunday. We also go Around the SEC as the SEC/Big 12 Challenge goes down. We'll preview Oklahoma at Auburn, Baylor at BAMA, and Kentucky at Kansas. Also, we'll take a look at our first spotlight team, the UAB Blazers, as we identify some mid-majors and forgotten teams that could be dangerous in March Madness.
January 30, 2022
EPISODE 18: HOME SWEET HOME?
In EPISODE 18 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood we recap Super Wildcard Weekend and preview NFL Divisional Playoff Weekend with an emphasis on the return of Derrick Henry for the Tennessee Titans vs the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Divisional Playoff. We also look at the Tampa Bay Bucs vs the L.A. Rams NFC Divisional battle. Also, we preview the Kentucky Wildcats as they face the Auburn Tigers. Then, we talk Penny Hardaway and his expletive filled press conference after the Memphis loss to SMU. Predictions of the other two NFL Divisional Games and much more!
January 22, 2022
EPISODE 17: TOP DAWGS
Episode 17 of The BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST brings a recap of the Georgia Bulldogs huge College Football National Championship game win over the Alabama Crimson Tide. We talk college basketball - what's wrong with Bama? And, of course, we breakdown Week 18 and Super Wildcard Weekend in the NFL with analysis and predictions for each game including Jalen Hurts first playoff game as the Eagles face the Bucs!
January 15, 2022
EPISODE 16: SECond 2 NONE
Episode 16 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD recaps the 2021 College Football Playoff Semifinals then gets you ready for the National Championship game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide as both teams show you why SEC Football is SECond 2 None. Also featured, why playoff expansion isn't necessary, Kyrie Irving saga, Gump Twitter, the red hot Memphis Grizzlies & Ja Morant, SEC Hoops and more. #Bama #RollTide #GoDawgs #NBA, #NFL #GumpTwitter, #Titans, #Saints #Falcons #DirtyBirds #Eagles #Auburn #LSU #GigEm
January 08, 2022
EPISODE 15: CFB PLAYOFF PREVIEW
In this episode of Ball About the South with CWood, we take an in-depth look at the College Football Playoff that goes down Friday 12/31/21 as the Alabama Crimson Tide takes on the Cincinnati Bearcats in the first semifinal from Arlington, Texas. Then, it's time to break down the Orange Bowl which has the Georgia Bulldogs facing the Michigan Wolverines. Also, on the show, my Top 5 list of the biggest sports stories around the deep south in 2021. We'll look at the first night of conference play in the SEC as the Alabama Crimson Tide took on the Tennessee Volunteers and the Auburn Tigers faced the LSU Tigers. We'll also look at the Tennessee Titans big win over the 49ers, we'll try to sort out this mess of a playoff picture in the NFL, and we'll look ahead to Week 17 with previews and predictions.
December 31, 2021
EPISODE 14: BAMA's DOUBLE TAKE
In Episode 14 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWOOD, ANOTHER JAM PACKED EPISODE, we look back at a great day for the Alabama Crimson Tide, football and basketball. Recaps of Bama's huge SEC Championship Game win led by Bryce Young, over the Georgia Bulldogs and the huge win basketball, led by Jaden Shackelford, over the powerhouse Gonzaga Bulldogs. Also featured, a quick look ahead to the College Football Playoff, what's wrong with the Memphis Tigers and Atlanta Hawks and a look back at Week 13 and look ahead to Week 14 in the NFL. #NBA #RollTide #Auburn #Titans #Saints #Patriots #Bills #GoBlue #Bearcats
December 10, 2021
EPISODE 13: BAMA's IRON RESILIENCE
In Episode 13 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWOOD, we take a look back at Bama's historic comeback victory over Auburn in the first ever Iron Bowl to go to Overtime. We look ahead to and breakdown the Crimson Tide's SEC Championship Game matchup vs Georgia at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Also featured, the College Football carousel is hot with Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC, Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame for LSU, and Billy Napier leaving Louisiana to be head coach of the Florida Gators. We'll also look at the Titans, Saints, and Panthers huge Week 12 NFL losses and end the show with Week 13 picks.
December 02, 2021
Episode 12 of BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH with CWood features Bama imposing it's Will finding a way to beat the Arkansas Razorbacks, and a look at the Iron Bowl at Auburn, other SEC rivalry games including the Egg Bowl (Ole Miss vs Mississippi State). More College Football Playoff discussion as the playoff picture becomes a little clearer. NFL talk includes the Titans potentially playoff damaging loss to the Houston Texans, Saints vs Eagles, Panthers loss to WFT, and a look ahead to the Thanksgiving slate of NFL games. We'll also talk SWAC East Division runner-up, Florida A&M (FAMU) being invited to the FCS Playoffs. NBA snippets...Plus, More. Also, since it's Thanksgiving, I'll give my 5 Things I'm most Thankful for in Sports. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! #SEC #RollTide #WillAnderson #CamNewton #TaysomHill #JalenGreen #Rockets #JeffreySimmons #HaroldLandry #BryceYoung
November 25, 2021
EPISODE 11: NEXT MAN UP
Episode 11 - BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWOOD brings Bama's now suddenly thin running back room as the Tide prepares for Arkansas and Auburn. We'll look at the latest College Football Playoff rankings, and talk Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M's loss to Ole Miss. In the NFL segment we'll break down the Titans win over the Saints and talk playoff picture... AND Cam Newton is BAAAAAACK! Also, NBA Talk - Hornets getting hot... again. Are two superstars enough for the Nets and the lack of respect for Bucks/Suns. #NickSaban #RollTide #Auburn #BoNix #DanMullen #FloridaGators #JalenHurts #MacJones #CarolinaPanthers #KeepPounding
November 19, 2021
EPISODE 10: MAKING MOVES
EPISODE 10 features the start of the 2021-22 College Basketball season. Bama Hoops making moves with super freshman JD Davison. Also featured.... NFL Midseason Awards, Bama football, College Football Playoff rankings analysis, NBA Talk, NFL & SEC Recaps and picks.......#RollTide #Titans #Saints #WhoDat #Falcons #DirtyBirds #AtlantaHawks #CharlotteHornets #LaMeloBall
November 19, 2021
EPISODE 9: TITANS BIG WIN BIGGER LOSS
In the 9th episode of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWood, host Carey Wood talks about some unfortunate news, in the past week, among former Alabama football players. Calvin Ridley takes some time away from football and the Atlanta Falcons. Henry Ruggs III faces DUI resulting in death charges in Nevada after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle resulting in the death of a female. Also featured in this episode, CWood examines the effects the possible season-ending injury to Derrick Henry will on the AFC South leading and 6-2 Tennessee Titans. Then, it's to the SEC where the Game of The Week features suddenly hot Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers visiting the equally hot Texas A&M Aggies. Also featured are the first College Football Playoff rankings, Bama football, HBCU's, NBA Talk for the first two week of the season, and a look at the New Orleans Saints huge win over Tampa Bay, and huge loss of Jameis Winston to injury. #NFL #SWAC #JacksonState #MVSU #BamaState #AlabamaA&M #MagicCityClassic #BryceYoung #NickSaban #CharlotteHornets #MilesBridges #Lakers #Nets
November 05, 2021
EPISODE 8: TITANS FIT THE BILLS
In Episode 8 of the BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST with CWood, host Carey Wood recaps the TITANS huge Monday Night Football win over the Buffalo Bills, but can the TITANS recover in time to beat the CHIEFS? Also featured.... Braves vs Dodgers NLCS, the aftermath of the Florida vs LSU game for Dan Mullen and Ed Orgeron. Recap of Alabama's victory over Mississippi State, thoughts on ugly ending to Lane Kiffin's return to Knoxville for Ole Miss vs Tennessee and the AAC (American Athletic Conference) expansion with six schools. #RollTide #AgiyeHall #UAB #AAC #Titans #NFL #Bills #JefferySimmons #JoshAllen #Vols #Falcons #Chiefs #Gators #Braves #Dodgers #MLB #SEC
October 21, 2021
EPISODE 7: 2021 NBA PREVIEW SHOW
Episode 7 of CWood's BALL ABOUT THE SOUTH PODCAST gets you ready for the 2021 NBA season with the 2021 NBA Preview. CWood takes a look at the moves and story lines of the off-season and gives you a heads up on what to expect this season. With a focused look at each team and key players from the Southeast Division, Featuring the Atlanta Hawks, and including the Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards. The preview also takes you the Southwest division featuring the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans, but also taking a look at the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, and San Antonio Spurs. In addition to that, CWood predicts the winner of each division, the winners of the NBA player awards, and gives his take on the Los Angeles Lakers, Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets, and Ben Simmons.
October 19, 2021
EPISODE 6: BAMA DOWN NOT OUT
Episode 6 of the Ball About the South Podcast with CWood features recaps of the defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide's loss at Texas A&M, and all of the key action from Week 6 of SEC and HBCU Football (featuring Jackson State's huge SWAC Eastern Division win over Alabama A&M), and Week 5 of the NFL's AFC and NFC South divisions. Also, a look back at the Atlanta Braves National League Divisional Series vs the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Tampa Bay Rays American League Divisional Series vs the Boston Red Sox. CWood closes out the show with Week 7 SEC & HBCU Football picks, and picks for upcoming Week 6 games in the NFL.
October 14, 2021
EPISODE 5: RAZORBACKS ON THE RISE
In Episode 5 of Ball About the South with CWood, host CWood (Carey Wood) recaps another Fully Loaded Football Weekend with recaps from the HBCU's, SEC, and NFL. CWood breaks down the huge win for the Arkansas Razorbacks over the Texas A&M Aggies in Arlington Texas and discusses Auburn's near upset loss to Georgia State and the aftermath of head coach Bryan Harsin firing wide receiver coach Cornelius Williams, and benching QB Bo Nix in favor of LSU transfer TJ Finley. Also, a recap Alcorn State's huge comeback win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff in the SWAC, recaps and look aheads of the action for NFC and AFC South teams including the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Bucs, and Tennessee Titans, plus predictions of the FOUR huge SEC matchups this weekend (Arkansas at Georgia, Ole Miss at Bama, Flordia at Kentucky, Auburn at LSU).
September 30, 2021
EPISODE 4: RETURN OF THE TITANS
Episode 4 recaps another FULL weekend of Football, from the SEC, HBCU's and NFL. Auburn comes up short vs Penn State and the White Out in Happy Valley. Derrick Henry and Julio Jones lead amazing comeback win over Seattle Seahawks in OT. HBCU recaps - Alabama A&M, behind Gary Quarles 100 yards rushing the passing of Aqeel Glass, beats Bethune Cookman, Jackson State's narrow loss to ULM, PLUS, reaction to Deion Sanders (Coach Prime) saying 'All money ain't good money' in reference to HBCU's losing big to stronger Power 5 schools. Also, Who's gonna beat Bama after escaping the Florida Gators and look ahead to Week 4 SEC & Week 3 NFL action. #RollTide #SEC #Bama #TitanUp #Colts #HottyToddy #WarEagle #Saints #OleMiss #NFL #Falcons #DirtyBirds..... Matt Corral, Jameis Winston, Tom Brady, Mac Jones, #BucsvsRams,
September 23, 2021
EPISODE 3: FINALLY, FULLY, BACK TO FOOTBALL
Week 1 NFL and Week 2 SEC/HBCU recaps & analysis. Arkansas Razorbacks big win over Texas Longhorns, Kentucky over Mizzou, Saints and Bucs big wins, Titans, Falcons, Colts big losses. Look ahead to Week 2 AFC/NFC South, Week 3 SEC action - Bama at Florida, Auburn at Penn State.
September 16, 2021
EPISODE 2: 2021 NFL PREVIEW SHOW
In this episode of CWood's Ball About the South Podcast, show host CWood (Carey Wood) gets you ready for the NFL Kickoff as he previews the 2021 NFL season with an in-depth look and predictions of the NFC South and AFC South. Will Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick up where they left off? Will Carson Wentz be enough to lead the Indianapolis Colts past Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans? The preview also covers predictions of each divisional winner and which teams will earn a Wildcard berth into the playoffs. Also in this episode, is a look Big 12 expansion, a preview of the keys College Football games in the SEC like the Missouri Tigers at Kentucky Wildcats and the HBCU matchup Jackson State Tigers vs Tennessee State Tigers, and marquee games around the nation. #Bucs #Falcons #Saints #WhoDat #Panthers #KeepPounding #Jaguars #Texans #Colts #Titans #NCState #MississippiState #TexasLonghorns #ArkansasRazorbacks #Top25 #BYU #CincinnatiBearcats #UCFKnights #HoustonCougars
September 11, 2021
EPISODE 1: WELCOME BACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL
In this the first ever episode of CWood's Ball About the South Podcast, show host, CWood (Carey Wood) recaps the huge Labor Day Weekend of College Football and examines several other topics including the New England Patriots releasing Cam Newton in favor of Mac Jones, more NFL talk with Jameis Winston winning the starting QB job for the New Orleans Saints, and a quick look at the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays pennant races. Also, covered on the show is a quick look at some of the offseason moves by the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. However, the main focus of this episode is college football. CWood takes an extensive look at the top players and matchups from the SEC, including the LSU Tigers loss to UCLA and the possible consequences of that loss for head coach Ed Orgeron, the huge win for the Georgia Bulldogs over the Clemson Tigers, also the huge win for the Alabama Crimson Tide and their new QB Bryce Young, and finally more recaps of the past weekend's action around the SEC and a recap of all the HBCU Football action including Grambling vs Tennessee State in the Black College Hall of Fame Game and the Orange Blossom Classic between Jackson State and Florida A&M (FAMU). Also, Game Balls are awarded to the best performer of the weekend from the HBCU ranks and the SEC.......
September 06, 2021