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A University of Florida football podcast from ChompTalk.com.
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Episode 50 - Anniversary Edition - Shooting the Breeze with Clifford Taylor IV, David Waters, Zach Goodall, Shane Matthews and Josh Pray
A huge celebratory edition of The Gridiron Growl Podcast is in store for you all as we do a little something different for this anniversary  edition as we talk a little gator football and we shoot the breeze with  these special guests:  Clifford Taylor IV, David Waters, Zach Gooddall,  Shane Matthews and Josh Pray all on this special 2 part anniversary  edition episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast!   If you would like to  also buy some awesome apparel from Shane Matthews he has a website where  you can get some awesome customizable gear  https://swamptraditions2021-1.itemorder.com/sale Thank you all for the support throughout the year as we enter season 2 of The Gridiron Growl.
02:44:24
July 20, 2021
Episode 49 - Connor Clarke recaps the recruiting month, NIL bill notes, gators in the olympics. David Soderquist also makes a huge announcement.
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr catch up on the big recruiting month with Connor Clarke from GatorsTerritory at Rivals.  Brian Fox Jr, Ryan Hayley and Jake Hitt also catch up on some interesting NIL bill nuggets that will take in affect July 1st.   David Soderquist also makes a HUGE announcement regarding The Gridiron Growl Podcast on Chomptalk.com regarding our special one year anniversary show coming up in 3 weeks where we will be giving out some very huge prizes and David Soderquist tells you how you can enter the drawing to win these prizes on July 19th  (there will be no show for the next 2 weeks in preparation for episode 50 which will be our one year anniversary on July 19th)
01:14:08
June 29, 2021
Episode 48 - Too Early Preseason talk with Mark Mcleod from the Gator Blitz 96.5 FM / 1420 AM
Mark Mcleod from 96.5 FM / 1420 AM joins David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr to talk a little Too Early Preseason predictions and opinions on the offense and defense, where we expect Florida to be as a whole on both sides of the football and overall record expectations going into the 2021 football season.  We also discuss a big Sunday for recruiting as Florida gains 2 commitments in the football cycle and adding more speed to this class.  Brain Fox, Jake Hitt and Ryan Haley also talk Gators in the Olympics and Jake breaks the rules once again on this episode.  And news for our upcoming 1 year anniversary show.
01:17:53
June 22, 2021
Episode 47 - Zach Alboverdi discusses 12 team playoffs with the Chomptalk team and we discuss Super Regionals
David Soderquist, Brian Fox Jr and Jake Hitt join Zach Alboverdi to discuss implications of the proposed 12 team playoff that will be voted on soon.  Ryan Haley from Chomptalk and the Alligator also joins us to give us his opinions and takes.  Jake Hitt has a horse fly problem (blooper reel moment) before he covers super regionals with Brian Fox and Ryan Haley.
58:43
June 15, 2021
Episode 46 - Graham Hall talks the big recruiting week and Dan Mullen's contract extension and other sports.
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr are joined by Ryan Haley who covers Basketball for Chomptalk and baseball for The Alligator and also Graham Hall from The Gainesville Sun talking the mass amounts of elite recruits that visited this past week and the buzz it generated all over social media and they also go deeper into the contract extension for Dan Mullen and what it means for the football program going forward.  Ryan Haley and Brian Fox then cover the disappointing ends to the baseball and softball season and what it means going forward in other sports.
01:16:39
June 8, 2021
Episode 45 - Corey Bender Previews a huge recruiting week in Florida Gator Football.
Corey Bender from Gators Territory previews a huge recruiting week in Florida Gators football with David Soderquist from Chomptalk.com as they discuss every position of need in this recruiting cycle and kids who could possibly commit this weekend or commit in the future and a ton of blue chip talent who recently announced that they will be visiting this weekend.  
01:02:44
June 1, 2021
Episode 44 - Defensive football questions for 2021, Gators Tennis wins a natty and other sports coverage.
David Soderquist and Jake Hitt quickly cover their questions for the 2021 season. Brian Fox Jr. joins us from Hoover, Alabama to cover other sports with Jake Hitt.
01:02:51
May 25, 2021
Episode 43 - Zach Goodall talks Emory Jones, Defense, Recruiting and Jake Hitt helps us cover other sports.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox talk about Emory Jones and all things Florida football with Zach Goodall from Sports Illustrated's AllGators website.   Jake Hitt then joins the call to share his thoughts and talk the other sports on campus with Brian. If you don't know, Florida has a lot of programs in post-season action currently.
01:28:60
May 19, 2021
Episode 42 - Darren Heitner discusses NIL Bill, Clifford Taylor IV opinions on the NIL and The Draft, Other Sports.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox talk to Darren Heitner of Heitner Legal to discuss the NIL bill that he helped draft and promote in the state of Florida.   The two are then joined by former Florida TE Clifford Taylor IV for his thoughts on the bill and other Florida football tidbits.   Finally, Brian is joined by Jake Hitt to discuss the happenings in other sports around campus including softball, baseball, lacrosse, and tennis.
01:25:29
May 11, 2021
Episode 41 - Graham Hall gives his takes on the NFL Draft. Gators Baseball has a huge week.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by Graham Hall of the Gainesville Sun to recap the NFL Draft. The trio discuss how each drafted Gators fits in to their teams' roster. Graham also weighs in on the successful weekend of the Florida baseball team.   David and Brian are then joined by Jake Hitt who gives his takes on the draft and assists Brian in rounding up the other sports on campus.
01:43:02
May 4, 2021
Episode 40 - Talking top 4 UF Draft Picks in the Draft with Andrew Spivey, Recapping 2 hour all access night.
David Soderquist and Brian Fox are once again joined by Andrew Spivey of GatorCountry.com.   The trio discuss the Florida Gators that are expected to be selected on days one and two (rounds one through three) of the NFL Draft.   The Brian and David take you around the campus before discussing the All-Access Spring Special that debuted on Monday.
01:16:06
April 28, 2021
Episode 39 - Andrew Spivey from GatorCountry.com talks later round draft picks for UF, opinions on Dan Mullen so far, 2021 predictions, other sports.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt are joined by GatorCountry.com recruiting and football analyst Andrew Spivey.  The four talk at length about the guys most likely to be selected on day three (rounds 4-7) of the NFL Draft before talking about the best scenarios for the headliners, Kyle Pitts, Kadarius Toney, and Kyle Trask.  We also talk opinions on Dan Mullen, Recruiting and the 2021 season.  Brian and Jake then take you on a quick update of the other sports on campus, including a couple of heartbreaking post-season losses.
01:43:08
April 20, 2021
Episode 38 - Football Recruiting Update with Connor Clarke from Gators Territory (Rivals.com), Hoops, Baseball and other sports talk.
On this Episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast David Soderquist, Brian Fox and Jake Hitt join Connor Clarke from Gators Territory and Rivals.com to discuss current recruiting storylines heading into the Spring, positions of need this cycle, Nick Evers stock rising as a high school player and other positions Florida will need to hit on this recruiting cycle.  We also introduce a new segment of our show called Rapid Fire where we ask our guests random questions that have nothing to do with Gator Sports.  We also cover basketball, baseball, volleyball and other Gator Related Sports.
01:04:45
April 13, 2021
Episode 37 - Pro Day talk with Graham Hall, SEC Records, Other Sports.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by Graham Hall of The Gainesville Sun and GatorSports.com.  The trio discuss the results of Florida's Pro Day and preview the upcoming NFL Draft.  Brian and David then dive into talk about the men's basketball program and what's going on around the Florida athletic department.
01:15:44
April 6, 2021
Episode 36 - Coach Hayes Football Interview and UF Spring Sports brief discussion.
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by Coach Kyle Hayes from CoachHayesFootball.com to talk about all things college football and more. The trio discuss his coaching career, the star rating system, the transfer portal, bowl games and the playoff system and more in this action packed episode. Brian and David then briefly discuss the happenings around UF's spring sports. We also try and give Graham Hall from the Gainesville Sun a happy birthday call!
01:24:10
March 30, 2021
Episode 35 - Clifford Taylor Interview and Fire Mike White?
Check out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist, Brian Fox, Jake Hitt, and Ryan Haley interview former Gators  walk-on tight end Clifford Taylor IV. Taylor shares his journey to the UF football team, his thoughts on position-mate Kyle Pitts, the guys to watch for in 2021, and much more.  The guys then discuss March Madness as Florida got bounced from the NCAA Tournament by Oral Roberts (who?). The discussion becomes one of analytics and whether it would make sense to fire head coach Mike White.
01:38:26
March 23, 2021
Episode 34 - 2022 Recruiting Surge, Wish Lists, Spring Notes and Other Gator Sports.
David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt discuss the Gators' haul on the recruiting trail over the last week.   The three then discuss their "wish lists" for the 2022 class before getting into the other sports happening on campus and sharing a few practice notes. Brian and Jake share their thoughts on Florida's NCAA Tournament matchup with Virginia Tech on Friday.
57:38
March 16, 2021
Episode 33 - Spring Practice notes thus far, other program news and other tidbits.
David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt discuss the rumblings surrounding Florida's spring practice and their first scrimmage.  The trio discuss the quarterback play, the defense, and much more in this episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast and they also go into the other sports and news around the program. Give us a rating on Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast platform. Special shout out to Facebook, Twitter and Gators Reddit!
01:02:09
March 9, 2021
Episode 32 - Arik Gilbert decommits from UF, Sam McCall commits to FSU and other gator sports news.
David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt discuss the latest in the  recruiting world.  In case you missed it: former 5-star TE Arik Gilbert opted to decommit from Florida and 5-star DB Sam McCall (a former UF pledge) committed to rival Florida State on Sunday.  The trio sound off on the job the staff has done and their perceived lack of efforts on the recruiting trail.
01:07:02
March 2, 2021
Episode 31 - 2021 Running Back Position
David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt take a look at the Florida Gator's running back room.  Florida returns key contributors Dameon Pierce, Malik Davis, and  Nay'Quan Wright but also added five-star transfers Lorenzo Lingard (expect to be completely healthy) and Demarkcus Bowman.   The three discuss the merits of each back and what they offer and predict what the depth chart will look like when the games begin in 2021.
01:25:45
February 23, 2021
Episode 30 - Quarterback Talk with Shane Matthews
David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by former Gators QB (and UF Athletic Hall of Famer) Shane Matthews.  Shane shares stories about his rise up the UF depth chart, playing for Steve Spurrier, his NFL career, and why he made Gainesville his home. The three then discuss Florida quarterback play as Kyle Trask prepares for the NFL Draft and Emory Jones is set to take over under center.  He also gives us a little insight on Steve Spurrier's Gridiron Grill thats coming in Spring of 2021.
47:05
February 14, 2021
Episode 29 - Covering the 2021 recruiting class
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr cover this years 2021 recruiting class and who they think will be their standout 3 star players and some of the elite recruits in this class that could also stand out.  We also talk about the Gator Standard of recruiting and give our takes on this year's recruiting class and the newest addition Florida gained last Sunday in the transfer portal 5 star Arik Gilbert.
53:57
February 7, 2021
Episode 28 - Recruiting talk with Corey Bender from Rivals and GatorsTerritory
Corey Bender from Rivals and GatorsTerritory joins David Soderquist and Jake Hitt to discuss recruiting before national signing day.  The latest on names like Terrion Arnold, Arik Gilbert and all the transfers still sitting in the transfer portal.  We also cover Corey's over all take of the state of recruiting all before national signing day on Wednesday, February 3rd. We also take some of your questions from Facebook and Twitter to ask Corey Bender as well and David also gives his take as well as far as recruiting goes for this year and the years to come.
43:46
January 31, 2021
Bill Sikes Interview "Who is the real ___ ___ U?"
Check out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox welcome the five-star need, Bill Sikes, to the  program.   Bill takes us on a deep dive into his latest article on readandreaction.com, "Who's the Real _ _ U", which is part of his  All-SEC project.  The trio then talk about the breaking news of a new coach to Dan Mullen's staff in the wake of Brian Johnson moving to the NFL.  Also, please check out the Go Fund Me that is set up to help young  mothers in and around the First Coast. HERE https://www.gofundme.com/f/gators-helping-young-mothers?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
01:01:59
January 29, 2021
The Gridiron Growl Podcast - Episode 27 - Jules Monitar Hire and More
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt discuss a number of topics Gators and SEC related.  The trio open by discussing Florida's hiring of defensive back's coach Jules Montinar before moving into a conversation about the arrest of a former player at a bar in Midtown Gainesville. They then address the situation at Tennessee as the Volunteers have fired Jeremy Pruitt amid serious recruiting violations.  We also get a little bit into some basketball and baseball talk and read some of your Tennessee jokes from Twitter. If you would like to call our voicemail line at 352-888-4687 and leave a take, a question for an upcoming guest or us, or even a great Tennessee joke.
53:36
January 24, 2021
The Gridiron Growl Podcast - Looking ahead to 2021 with David Waters
Check out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by Gators Breakdown's David Waters.  The three discuss Florida's roster for the 2021 year and the difference in styles and schemes that fans will notice. They also delve into coaching changes before discussing former Gators head coach Urban Meyer taking over the Jacksonville Jaguars. We also shoot some of your questions submitted from Facebook and Twitter to Gator Dave as well.
01:07:04
January 17, 2021
Episode 23 - Recruiting, Coaching and Transfer Portal talk with Conner Clarke
Check out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl  Podcast as David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by  GatorsTerritory's recruiting enthusiast, Conner Clarke. The three discuss all things Gators recruiting including: -The loss of defensive coaches Torrian Gray and Ron English -The addition of Wesley McGriff -Remaining targets in the 2021 cycle -Latest on Diwun Black -Latest on TE Arik Gilbert -And the 2022 class We also take your voicemail's on this episode as well. And  if you'd like to leave us a question, comment, or take on our voicemail  line you can call 352-888-4687 and we will play your voicemail like we  did this episode or our next episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast.
41:05
January 10, 2021
Dan Mullen Coaching Rumors And Heisman Ceremony Talk With Nick De La Torre
David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by GatorsTerritory's Nick de la Torre to assess the rumors involving Florida head coach Dan Mullen.  The trio then discuss the fourth place finish in Heisman Trophy voting for QB Kyle Trask. And if you'd like to leave us a voicemail on our voicemail line you can call 352-888-4687 with your take, question or comment.  We will play them on this show and maybe we will have a guest on that can also comment or answer them as well.
38:24
January 6, 2021
2020 Cotton Bowl Recap - (Oklahoma 55, Florida 20)
In the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David Soderquist,  Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt recap a disappointing effort from the Gators in  the Cotton Bowl as they fell to Oklahoma 55-20 to complete the 2020  season.     The trio discuss Kyle Trask's decision to play despite missing his  favorite targets and how that choice backfired. They also describe the  failures of the Florida defense and the lack of accountability from the  Gators' coaching staff. We also take your voicemails on this podcast and if you would like to leave us a voicemail with any of your takes you can call 352-888-4687.
51:02
December 31, 2020
Florida vs Oklahoma Cotton Bowl Preview Show
On  the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David Soderquist,  Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt preview Wednesday's Goodyear Cotton Bowl, which  will feature the Florida Gators and the Oklahoma Sooners.    Per usual, David takes you through the stats that may (or, may not)  determine the outcome while Jake gives you a few players to watch when  Oklahoma has the ball. In responding to a listener call, Brian draws at  least one parallel between this team and the 2001 UF squad.
01:11:26
December 29, 2020
Episode 22 - 2020 Regular Season Review with Will Miles
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast David Soderquist, Michael Pfeffer, and Brian Fox are joined by special guest Will Miles of ReadandReaction.com and Gators Breakdown. The four of them breakdown the season and share their thoughts on who overachieved and who underachieved in 2020 and what their favorite moments of the season were as we might just see Kyle Trask for the last time in a Florida Gators uniform. Also, if you would like to get your voice heard on The Gridiron Growl Podcast you can call our voicemail line at 352-888-4687 and we will put your voicemail and voice on our podcast.
51:37
December 27, 2020
Episode 21 - SEC Championship Recap (Alabama 52, Florida 46)
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl. David Soderquist, Michael Pfeffer, and Brian Fox recap a thrilling SEC Championship Game featuring the Florida Gators and Alabama Crimson Tide.  The trio also delve into the Heisman Trophy candidacy of QB Kyle Trask before sharing their appreciation for the efforts of generational players Trask, Kyle Pitts, and Kadarius Toney. We also play a voicemail line message some folks may not want to hear but as we do promise to all of the fans we will play just about any voicemail you submit to us within certain guidelines. If you would like to leave a voicemail message feel free to do so at 352-888-4687 with anything you would like to get off your chest.
01:16:01
December 20, 2020
Floridavs Alabama Preview Show
Check  out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David  Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt preview the SEC Championship Game.  David delves into the statistics and offers his thoughts on why Florida  can win the game while Brian and Jake let him know he's being  unrealistic.    Share your prediction in the comments or on social media. Also, feel  free to call our voicemail line and leave a message during or after the  game with your thoughts on Florida's performance: 352-888-4687.
01:09:38
December 18, 2020
Early Signing Day Recap With Connor Clarke
In the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast,  David Soderquist and Brian Fox are joined by Conner Clarke from Rivals Gator Territory site to discuss Florida's haul on National Signing Day. The  Gators signed 21 of their commitments on the way to a national ranking  of No. 8, according to 247Sports.com and No. 7 on Rivals.com.
31:60
December 17, 2020
Episode 20 - LSU 37, Florida 34
On this episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast David Soderquist, Michael Pfeffer, and Brian Fox recap Florida's 37-34 loss to the LSU Tigers.  The trio take a drive-by-drive look at what went right and what went wrong for Florida and how a cleat made a difference in this game. Finally, they discuss Kyle Trask's standing in the Heisman Trophy race. Have your voice heard by calling 352-888-4687 and leaving a message with your thoughts on all things Florida football.
01:10:23
December 13, 2020
Florida vs LSU Preview Show
David Soderquist, Brian Fox Jr and Jake Hitt Preview the matchup in Gainesville between the Florida Gators and LSU Tigers as they discuss key statistics Florida can take advantage of in this game, senior night and TJ Finley's career so far as a quarterback and a few key players Florida might want to keep an eye on. And if you would like to give us your predictions for our preview show, hot takes, comments, jokes or anything that is on your mind you can call our voicemail line at 352-888-4687 and we will air them on our next podcast!
39:23
December 11, 2020
Episode 19 - Florida 31, Tennessee 19
David Soderquist and Jake Hitt discuss Florida's victory over Tennessee was dominant minus what the scoreboard actually tells you.  Some key plays that helped and hurt Florida at the same time, 2 receivers with 2 bills (100 yards) in this game and another 400+ passing yard day for your man Kyle Trask.   But not all was good statistically as the rushing game was just not there for Florida this game.  They will also cover some other games around the SEC and the NCAA as Florida suits up next week to take on the LSU Tigers. If you would like your voice to be heard on our next podcast you can call 352-888-4687 and leave us a voicemail and it will make it on next week's episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast!  Also, rate us on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Soundcloud or any other platform after you give us a listen and tell us what you think.
49:44
December 6, 2020
Florida Gators vs Tennessee Volunteers Preview Show
David Soderquist, Brian Fox Jr, and Jake Hitt preview the contest between the Florida Gators and Tennessee Volunteers this week in Knoxville, TN.  Tennessee with players out due to contact tracing and Covid-19 regulations and one important player out for Tennessee missing due to disciplinary issues.  We also go over some notable statistics in this game that Florida can really take advantage of. Also, if you would like to leave your opinions, predictions, hot takes, college football jokes or questions you can leave a voicemail on our voicemail line by calling 352-888-4687 and give us a comment or even tell us what you think.
41:16
December 3, 2020
Episode 18 - Florida 34, Kentucky 10
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr recap another victory in the swamp as the Florida Gators defeat the Kentucky Wildcats 34 - 10.  They also recap the games all around the SEC and recap some notable ones as well outside of the SEC.   We also take more of your voicemails on this episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast and if you would like to leave a message on our voicemail line and be on the next podcast you can call 352-888-4687 with any questions, concerns, hot takes or anything that is on your mind.   Also you can give us a shout out on twitter with a question or concern and we will read some of them on the next podcast as well. Give us a listen and tell us what you think.
01:01:47
November 29, 2020
Florida vs Kentucky Preview
David Soderquist, Brian Fox Jr and Jake Hitt from the chomp talk team discuss their predictions and opinions ahead of Saturday's game in the swamp against the Kentucky Wildcats.  We also cover some controversial comments left by Mike Griffith on the Paul Finebaum show this week and we also take some voicemail messages left on our voicemail line and answer them and if you would like to leave a voicemail yourself on our voicemail line with a comment, hot take or anything that is on your mind about this team, you can call 352-888-4687 and we will get them on our next podcast. You can also leave us a comment and tell us what you think.
50:59
November 27, 2020
Episode 17 - Florida 38, Vanderbilt 17
David Soderquist and Jake Hitt recap the matchup between Florida and Vanderbilt, a victory that was not so much the blowout we thought it would be. They also discuss some of the key plays in this game, good and bad. They also talk about things that Florida can improve on as the  season moves forward. The duo also talk about other games around the country and their effect  on the Gators' ranking.    Also, if you would like to leave a hot take, comment, question, or even a  rant on our new voicemail line call 352-888-4687 and we will put your  message on our next podcast.
01:00:49
November 22, 2020
Florida vs Vanderbilt Preview Show
Check out the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast as David  Soderquist, Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt preview Florida's matchup with the  Vanderbilt Commodores.   Much of the episode sees David trying to give Vanderbilt credit while Brian and Jake joke about how bad a team they've been since nearly upsetting Texas A&M to open the season.
37:11
November 20, 2020
Episode 16 - Florida 63, Arkansas 35
David Soderquist and Michael Pfeffer recap Florida's  impressive win over the Arkansas Razorbacks 63 - 35 in another blowout  victory and record setting day for Kyle Trask and the offense. We were  also able to catch up in the wild world of recruiting with recruiting  expert from Rivals.com and Gators Territory Connor Clarke. Give us  a listen and tell us what you think and if you would like to leave a  comment on our voicemail line you can call 352-888-4687 and we will put  it on next week's podcast!
01:03:40
November 15, 2020
Florida vs Arkansas Preview Show
David Soderquist, Brian Fox Jr and Jake Hitt from Chomptalk.com preview the upcoming match up between Florida and Arkansas as it is Feleipe Franks steps foot back into the swamp on the other side of the football minus head coach Sam Pittman. Give us a listen and tell us what you think.
40:10
November 13, 2020
Episode 15 - Florida 44, Georgia 28
David Soderquist and Michael Pfeffer are reunited once again on this episode  of the Gridiron Growl Podcast as Florida destroys Georgia in  Jacksonville.  David and Michael go over some of the spectacular plays  and some of the not so spectacular injuries that happened during this  game as Dan Mullen finally gets the monkey off of his back in  Jacksonville in blowout fashion over the Georgia Bulldogs 44-28. Give us a listen tell us what you think and if you would like to  leave your opinions, questions or hot takes on our voicemail line feel  free to do so by calling 352-888-4687 and leaving us a voicemail and we  will put you on next week's episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast!
45:09
November 8, 2020
Florida - Georgia Preview
On  a special edition of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David Soderquist,  Brian Fox, and Jake Hitt preview the showdown between the Florida Gators  and Georgia Bulldogs.    The trio discuss their expectations and predictions and even play a game  of "Buy or Sell" as it pertains to the game.   Florida and Georgia kickoff at 3:30 PM from Jacksonville, FL on  Saturday.
45:06
November 7, 2020
Episode 14 - Florida 41, Missouri 17
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr recap Florida's impressive and dominating win over the Missouri Tigers 41 - 17 as both sides of the football looked very impressive in this game.   They also cover other games around the SEC and discuss their early predictions next week for the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.  Also, on this segment of the Gainesville Beat we will be joined by Chris Clark Chairman of The Board of Directors at the Gainesville Chainhawk Disc off Club another great attraction and interesting sporting event that won't cost you much to play either in the city of Gainesville while you can still be socially distanced as well. Give us a listen folks and tell us what you think.  If you have any questions or something you would like to get off your chest about the football team you can call 352-888-4687 and we will put your voice message on the next episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast!
01:03:26
November 1, 2020
Episode 13 - Mizzou Preview and Less Than Jake
David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr recap this week's slate of games, the current covid-19 situation at Florida as they prepare for next week's game against Missouri and a little bit of recruiting news.  Also, we introduce a new segment to our show called "The Gainesville Beat" with special guest Buddy Schaub from the very popular Gainesville band "Less Than Jake."  We also introduce a new way for the listeners to be interactive with us at Chomptalk so give us a listen and tell us what you think.
01:07:53
October 25, 2020
Episode 12 - Bill Sikes and More
No UF Football?  No problem.... David Soderquist and Brian Fox Jr. break  down this week in college football and how some key games helped  Florida this week in the rankings and with their strength of schedule.   We will also dig in a little bit about the current state of the Florida  Program with the COVID-19 virus news hitting the campus earlier last  week and where we go from here.  We also had on a huge surprise guest  this week who has been absent in the podcasting world for a while and he  is none other than the "5 star nerd" himself Bill Sikes as we discuss recruiting trends all across the nation and a very  interesting and exciting 6 piece article he will be coming out with in  the weeks to come breaking down all the recruiting trends across the  nation and how Dan Mullen's resume has looked between coaching and  recruiting thus far in his tenure at the University of Florida.
01:21:51
October 18, 2020
Gators' Covid-19 Outbreak Update
Graham Hall from the Gainesville Sun joins David Soderquist from The Gridiron Growl Podcast to give us a quick update on the Covid-19 situation around the campus of the University of Florida.
14:01
October 15, 2020
Episode 11 - Texas A&M 41, Florida 38
In the newest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David Soderquist and Brian Fox, Jr. discuss what went wrong for the Gators in College Station. The pair talk about the deficiencies of the defense and share statistics – both offensive and defensive – from 2020 thus far. While it’s easy to be completely negative about the team’s performance against Texas A&M, the co-hosts also highlight a few players that have stood out (other than Kyle Trask and Kyle Pitts).
51:26
October 11, 2020
Episode 10 - Florida 38, South Carolina 24
In the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David, Michael, and Brian recap the Gators’ 38-24 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks. The trio then discuss the stunning news of the week as former 5-star RB Demarkcus Bowman announced his transfer to the University of Florida.
48:52
October 4, 2020
Episode 9 - Florida 51, Ole Miss 35
We have football folks! And the Gators have an offense! With David unavailable, ChompTalk founder Brian Fox joins Michael Pfeffer to talk about the good, bad, and ugly from Florida’s 51-35 season opening victory over Ole Miss. During the editing process, David was able to add his thoughts as well. What were your good, bad, and ugly from the Gators’ game on Saturday?
47:13
September 27, 2020
Episode 8 - 2020 Preview and Predictions
Check out this very special roundtable edition of The Gridiron Growl Podcast this week as David Soderquist and Michael Pfeffer are joined by the outstanding and knowledgeable staff members and writers from ChompTalk.com to provide their predictions and expectations for th 2020 Florida Gators season. Joining us for this roundtable is the founder of ChompTalk, Brian Fox, Payton Titus, of ChompTalk’s Bits and Pieces Podcast, and the newest member of the ChompTalk team, Angel Wells. Lets us know what you expect to see from the Gators on the gridiron this season. Also, let us know what you think Florida’s record will be in 2020.
01:13:59
September 20, 2020
Episode 7 - Mark McLeod, Jacquie Franciulli
On this special two-hour, overtime edition of The Gridiron Growl Podcast we have two very popular guests among the Florida Gator community. First off, Mark Mcleod, host of The Gator Blitz on 96.5 FM in St. Augustine, discusses the positions to watch heading into 2020, recruiting and development, and the new stand-alone facility Florida will debut in December 2021. Also joining David and Michael is WCJB-20 journalist Jacquie Franciulli to discuss scrimmage and press conference notes from this week, the offensive and defensive line, the running back room, and some very interesting Covid-19 rules and regulations in Alachua County.
02:10:32
September 13, 2020
Episode 6 - Brendan Farrell, Zach Abolverdi
On the latest episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David and Michael are joined by Brendan Farrell from The Alligator to discuss some of the Florida Gators football team’s strengths and weaknesses, what the team needs to improve from last year, and where we could possibly see the team going in 2020 through the SEC-only schedule.  David and Michael are also be joined by a familiar voice around the UF campus as Zach Abolverdi, senior writer at Gators Territory, discusses a few recruiting notes, team solidarity, leaders in the locker room, scrimmage and press conference notes, and what to expect in the upcoming 2020 season.
01:09:38
September 6, 2020
Episode 5 - Dave Waters, Mike Manasco
This week on The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David and Michael are joined by David Waters of Gators Breakdown and News4Jax.com to discuss scrimmages, practices, and Dan Mullen's press conferences as Florida gears up for the 2020 season. Also joining the program is Mike Manasco, head coach of the Miami Palmetto Panthers. Manasco discusses a day in the life of a high school head football coach at a power football program, the recruiting process, getting high school athletes prepared for college, and football in Dade county as a whole. Give it a listen and let us know what you think in the comments or on social media.
01:13:30
August 30, 2020
Episode 4 - Ben Murphy, Will Miles
On this week's Episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast from Chomptalk,  David and Michael are joined by First Coast News' sports anchor, Ben  Murphy and Read and Reaction's, Will Miles.  Ben  Murphy, a UF alumnus, goes in depth on the cancellations of the Big Ten  and the PAC-12 fall athletic seasons and also discusses the quarterback  situations across the SEC. Ben also talks about how the extra year of  eligibility affects the University of Florida and how Dan Mullen can  take advantage of the situation.  Also, joining David and Michael is none other than Will Miles, writer for readandreaction.com and well known analytical genius.  Will shares his thoughts on the  advantages of the extra year of eligibility, recruiting, and the Gators'  SEC only schedule, among other things. Give it a listen and let us know what you think in the comments or on social media.
01:36:46
August 23, 2020
Episode 3 - Joseph Hastings, Lee Davis
In the third installment of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David and Michael are joined by Joseph Hastings of Gators Territory to recap a wild week of recruiting for the Florida Gators and discuss what to expect in the upcoming weeks. The University of Florida's Director of Recruiting Operations, Lee Davis also joined the guys to discuss her role in the program, building relationships with athletes and families, the new facilities, and the budget. Give it a listen and feel free to comment and let us know what you think. 
58:10
August 16, 2020
Episode 2 - Nick de la Torre, Joseph Hastings
On this week's episode of The Gridiron Growl Podcast, David and Michael are joined by Nick de la Torre of GatorCountry.com to discuss the conference only schedule for the 2020 season, rumors about an eight team playoff, college athletes opting out early for the season due to Covid-19, and waiver statuses for players such as Justin Shorter. Joseph Hastings, Recruiting Reporter at Gators Territory and Ohio State (Rivals), also joins the conversation to discuss the current state of recruiting at the University of Florida, Corey Collier, Jr. (set to announce August 10th), as well as how recruiting in the Sunshine State has changed and how it can get better.   David and Michael also discuss how the transfer portal has changed a lot of things in college football, how it will change even more next year, how Dan Mullen has utilized the transfer portal to fill gaps and how his coaching staff has formed relationships with families .  As always, let us know your thoughts on any or all of the subjects we talked about. 
01:00:48
August 9, 2020
Episode 1 - Graham Hall, Josh Pray, Mike Alosa
Check out the debut episode of the Gridiron Growl Podcast starring David Soderquist and Michael Pfeffer from Chomptalk.com. This week's guests include: Graham Hall from The Gainesville Sun, who discusses recruiting in 2020 and the upcoming football season;  Josh Pray, social media influencer, comedian, and die hard Florida Gators fan;  and Mike Alosa, bassist from the band Felicity and University of Florida Alumnus.  Mike shares his fondest memories and experiences as he attended UF from 2005 to 2009, the glory years.
01:21:26
August 2, 2020