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The Old College Try

By The Old College Try
A podcast dedicated to the celebration of college football, America's First and Greatest Game.
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The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 11
Let's start with this: Indiana-Ohio State is the biggest game of the weekend in college football. Yes, it's true. In Ep. 11 of The Old College Try Show for this crazy 2020 season, Tim and Mike look ahead to Indiana-Ohio State, review all of the action from another entertaining weekend that was, and preview an interesting weekend to come. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
39:05
November 20, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 10
Well, it's not been the best week so far in terms of college football and COVID-19, but we still have some college football to enjoy this weekend. So Tim and Mike intend fully to enjoy the football that we do have. Hear them review all of the action from the weekend that was in college football, and then look ahead to the weekend to come, in the latest episode of The Old College Try. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
45:06
November 12, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 9
It's November, folks. In normal times, that would mean that we would be getting serious about the national title picture, the New Year's Six, and the rest of it. In our current crazy reality, it just means that we're fortunate to have another week of college football. In this week's show, Tim and Mike look back on the weekend that was in college football, look ahead to the weekend that will be, and discuss how the COVID-19 era might change the way athletic directors look at the financial realities of football. Also: No politics! Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
1:02:03
November 6, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 8
Well, it finally happened: Mike's beloved Indiana Hoosiers stunned the college football world--and Mike--by knocking off No. 8 Penn State in Bloomington. In honor of this historic event, Tim and Mike take the time to review all the crazy details from this crazy game, as well as what it means for both programs going forward. Of course, they also review all of other action from another great weekend of college football, discuss some fairly depressing news items, and look ahead to the weekend to come. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
54:14
October 29, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 7
Big Ten football is back! In the Week 7 episode of The Old College Try, your favorite podcasters from Big Ten country talk about the return of B1G football, including an interesting showdown between Penn State and Indiana. They also look back on Alabama's big win over Georgia and Clemson's absolute shredding of Georgia Tech, and then preview all of the action to come in an exciting Week 7. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
41:46
October 23, 2020
The Old College Try Show, 2020, Ep. 6
In Ep. 6 of The Old College Try Show in this utterly bizarre season, we hear from an somewhat relaxed Tim, who is taking some time away from work, and a somewhat unusually non-relaxed Mike, who is enduring an especially stressful week. But as always, the guys find 45 minutes or so to engage in some entertaining college football banter, review the results from last weekend, talk about all of the latest news related to COVID and college football, and look ahead to the biggest games of the weekend to come. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
39:35
October 16, 2020
The Old College Try Show, 2020, Ep. 5
'We'll take what we can get.' We keep saying that every week, and we'll keep saying it, because it's true -- we simply must make the most of every week of college football that we get. In Ep. 5 of The Old College Try, Tim and Mike look back on the crazy action from the weekend just passed, look ahead to the weekend to come, offer some updates on the long-awaited return of #MACtion, and much more. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
47:34
October 9, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 4
So THAT felt like a real College Football Saturday. In the latest episode of the Old College Try, Tim and Mike recap all of the action from an incredible weekend of college football (including the return of the SEC), discuss all the latest news from our beloved sport, and look ahead to what should be another exciting weekend of college football to come. Enjoy the show, everyone. Pocase! 
40:47
October 2, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 3
Did we enjoy Week 0, Week 1 and Week 2? Yes, of course we did. But Week 3 looks to be the first 'real' weekend of college football, and the Old College Try Team can't wait to take it all in. In the latest episode of the OCT show, Tim and Mike look back on the unexpectedly exciting action from last weekend, review all of the news from the fast-changing college football landscape, and, of course, look ahead to the weekend to come. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
32:59
September 25, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 2
We are now heading into Week 2 of this most bizarre of college football seasons, and Tim and Mike are to guide you through it. In Ep. 2 of the Old College Try for the 2020 season, the guys recap all of the (limited) action from Week 1, talk about the big news out of the Big Ten, look ahead the biggest games of the weekend and more. Enjoy, everyone.  Stay safe. And pocase! 
43:56
September 18, 2020
The Old College Try, 2020, Ep. 1
So we're actually playing college football, and Tim and Mike are here for it. In Ep. 1 of this most unusual of college football seasons, we walk through the weekend to come, the season to come, and the endless insanity of our current condition. Enjoy, everyone. Stay safe. Be kind. And of course ... pocase! 
32:31
September 11, 2020
History of the Podcast
Ever wondered how The Old College Try came to be? Well, you're about to find out. In this special edition of the show, Tim and Mike are joined by Tim's brother, Pat, as they discuss the history and evolution of this weird and wonderful podcast. We appreciate your patience as we put this edition together, and hope that you are your families are doing well. Pocase!
1:01:20
July 10, 2020
The Old College Try: Quarantine Edition
We miss you guys. Here’s a podcast. We hope you enjoy it.
50:33
May 6, 2020
The Old College Try Show: The End, Already?
Sad but true, folks: the college football regular season is now all but over. Yes, we have Army-Navy on Saturday--and that is indeed a great game to have--but our Saturdays won't be the same until next season comes around. Anyway, we digress. In the season finale episode of The Old College Try Show, Tim and Mike review all the action from Championship Week, break down the College Football Playoff rankings, preview all the bowls and games yet to come, and generally talk all things college football. We hope you enjoy the show, folks, and thank you again for spending the season with us. Pocase! 
53:15
December 13, 2019
The Old College Try Show: Championship Week 2019!
Happy Championship Weekend, everyone. Though the prospect of the college football season now being nearly over is indeed depressing, the fact that we've got a weekend full of conference championship games is most certainly not. Join Tim and Mike as they review all of the exciting action from Rivalry Weekend last week and preview the biggest contests of the weekend to come. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
1:03:02
December 6, 2019
The Old College Try: Thanksgiving Week Special!
It's the week of Thanksgiving, which means it is the greatest week of the year--for food, for family and, yes, for football. In the Thanksgiving Week Special Edition of The Old College Try, Tim and Mike spend some time ruminating on the beauty of this wonderful holiday. Then they get down to the business of talking college football. From the OCT team to all of our listeners, thank you again for listening, have a great holiday weekend, enjoy the show ... and pocase! 
57:33
November 27, 2019
The Old College Try, Week 13: 2019
It's Week 13, and we are about to see a fairly interesting football game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Tim and Mike will preview that titanic Big Ten showdown, as well as all of the other big games of week, in the latest edition of The Old College Try Show. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
44:09
November 22, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 12
It’s Penn State-Indiana week! What more can be said? Onward and pocase, everyone. Enjoy the show.
54:06
November 15, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 11: 2019
So we've got some serious football this week, folks. Down in Tuscaloosa, it's unbeaten Alabama vs. unbeaten LSU in what ought to be one of the most fiercely fought battles in the history of this great series. Meanwhile, up in the Twin Cities, unbeaten (yes, unbeaten!) Minnesota welcomes unbeaten Penn State in a game with huge stakes for both programs. We preview both of these games, and also share banter on everything else college football, in the Week 11 episode of The Old College Try. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
46:26
November 7, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 10: 2019
Ohio State is a juggernaut, Indiana is bowl-eligible, Penn State is undefeated, and we are in for a crazy November in college football. It’s the Old College Try, Week 10. Enjoy everyone. Pocase!
45:31
November 1, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 9: 2019
For the record, it's almost November, folks. And that means college football season is getting really, really serious. In the Week 9 episode of The Old College Try, Tim and Mike talk about Penn State's big (if painful) win over Michigan, Illinois' shocking upset of Wisconsin and all of the other big results from Week 8. Plus, a preview of Week 9 and, of course, the guys' Locks of the Week. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase! 
48:35
October 25, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 8: 2019
The Old College Try Show crew traveled to beautiful Oregon for an unforgettable double-header--games at both Oregon and Oregon State. In this episode, Tim and Mike recap their big trip (perhaps their most ambitious yet) and also recap all the action from a big weekend in the world of college football. Enjoy the show, everyone. Pocase! 
47:22
October 18, 2019
The Old College Try Show: Week 7. Live from Seattle and Portland!
Tim and Mike record this week’s show from the road, In Tukwila, Washington, en route to Eugene and Corvallis. Enjoy. Pocase!
43:03
October 11, 2019
The Old College Try, Week 6: 2019
It’s already Week 6 in this college football season, and it’s (almost) already time for the annual Old College Try tailgating trip. We discuss both realities here, in the Week 6 edition of OCT. Enjoy, and pocase!
47:39
October 3, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 5: 2019
Yes, believe it or not, college football fans, it's already Week 5. There's an awful lot happening on the field, and a whole lot happening off of it (the end of the Cy-Hawk Trophy?; redshirt insanity?), and Tim and Mike are here to explain all of it. Enjoy the show, everyone. Pocase! 
49:56
September 26, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 4: 2019
There’s so much to discuss this week that we don’t even know where to begin. So we just begin, and go from there. Viva college football, all. Pocase!
1:00:59
September 20, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 3
It was a spectacular weekend of college football, folks. In the Week 3 episode of The Old College Try, Tim and Mike talk about the tough times at Tennessee, LSU's big win over Texas, Nick Saban's incessant complaining and a whole bunch more. Of course, they also offer their Locks of the Week (the podcast is 4-0 on the season so far, folks) and preview all of the action set to come this weekend. Enjoy, all. Pocase! 
53:40
September 12, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 2: 2019
It's been an interesting few days for Tim and his family (all is well now!), but The Old College Try crew managed to find an hour to get the Week 2 podcast recorded for you, our loyal listeners. We hope you enjoy this week's episode, and we thank you again for listening to The Old College Try. Pocase! 
50:33
September 6, 2019
The Old College Try Show, Week 1: 2019
Yes, we are back. Tim and Mike have returned for another year of college football banter. Here in Week 1, they talk about the most prominent storylines of the season, preview the biggest games of the weekend and more. Welcome back and welcome aboard, folks. Pocase!
1:02:55
August 28, 2019
Week 14-2018
It’s Championship Week! Join Tim and Mike as they discuss all the biggest storylines from the biggest weekend of the college football year.
58:06
November 30, 2018
Week 13-2018
It’s Thanksgiving weekend! So celebrate with Tim, Mike and The Old College Try. Pocase!
52:30
November 23, 2018
Week 12-2018
It may not be Rivalry Week everywhere, but it is Rivalry Week somewhere, and in the Week 12 episode of The Old College Try, Tim and Mike chat about the week's big grudge matches, as well as all of the other major stories of the week in our beloved sport of college football. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
50:17
November 16, 2018
Week 11-2018
Yes, folks, it's already Week 11. The college football season is flying by (as it always does) and as we gear up for another big weekend of America's greatest game, Tim and Mike are here to talk all about it. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
57:03
November 9, 2018
Week 10-2018
As the college football world descends into utter insanity (hello, Maryland) Tim and Mike are back with yet another episode of The Old College Try. In this week's show, they discuss all of the somewhat insane off-the-field news, look back on Week 9, and preview all of the biggest games for what looks to be a hugely important Week 10. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
2:52:17
November 2, 2018
Week 9 - 2018
Another wild weekend of college football is in the books, and as always, Tim and Mike are here once again to banter all about it. Plus: the locks of the week, Mike’s latest travel news, and more. Pocase!
46:48
October 26, 2018
Week 8-2018
In the latest episode of The Old College Try, Tim laments Penn State's latest fourth quarter collapse, and Mike pretends to care. Also: an update on our awful gambling picks, a reiteration that Alabama is almost unbeatable, the Top 25, the games of the week and more. Enjoy, Everyone! Pocase!
45:23
October 19, 2018
Week 7 - 2018
It's already Week 7. Yes, you heard that right. It's already Week 7. In the latest edition of The Old College Try Show, Tim and Mike take stock of where we find ourselves here in the college football year of 2018. Also, reflections on John Gagliardi, the week in review, the locks of the week and more. Enjoy, everyone. And pocase!
42:23
October 12, 2018
Week 6 - 2018
In the wake of their eighth annual podcast trip, Tim and Mike review their stay in Colorado, recap Penn State’s heartbreaking loss to Ohio State, look ahead to a big Week 7 and more. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
49:42
October 5, 2018
Week 5 - 2018
It’s time for the annual Old College Try Show road trip. Tim, Mike and Noted Listener Brian Schleter are off to Colorado for a double-header of college football. Also in this episode: the week in review, the week to come, and so much more. Pocase!
54:36
September 28, 2018
Week 4 - 2018
Here's the bad news: We are already one-third of the way through the 2018 college football season. Here's the good news: Tim and Mike are back with the Week 4 edition of The Old College Try. The week in review, the lock of the week, and much college football banter. Enjoy, everyone. Pocase!
50:59
September 21, 2018
Episode 3 - 2018
Yes, believe it or not, it's already Week 3. In the latest edition of the Old College Try, Tim and Mike review Mike's trip to College Station for the Texas A&M-Clemson game, discuss Penn State's 51-6 demolition of Pitt, preview all of the action to come this weekend and more. Enjoy, everyone. And Pocase!
40:26
September 14, 2018
Week 2 - 2018
It’s college football, Week 2, and Tim and Mike are here once again to review all of last week’s action and preview all of the games to come. Plus, Mike reviews Ireland, the lock of the week and more. Pocase.
55:50
September 7, 2018
Week 1 - 2018
College football is back! And so are Tim and Mike. Against their better judgment they have returned for another season of The Old College Try Show, and in their latest episode preview all of the action to come in college football’s Week 1. Plus, their conference picks, playoff predictions and more. Enjoy. And pocase!
1:04:49
August 30, 2018