Torres Pod: Stop cancelling sports for Covid, Deion gets top recruit, Urban fire + Jeff Culhane
It's a LOADED show, as Aaron explains why it's officially time to stop cancelling games because of covid, and why Deion flipping the top player in the country to Jackson State is NOT as big a deal as you think. Then he discusses Urban Meyer's firing and welcomes in Jeff Culhane to the podcast to discuss the FCS playoffs, Deion and more. Here's a full rundown: It's time to stop cancelling sports because of Covid: After a rash of cancellations in college hoops including Kentucky-Ohio State and Seton Hall-Iona, Aaron says it's time to stop cancelling games because of Covid positive tests (2:00). He explains why and discusses all the factors that have changed in the past year. Deion Sanders signs the No. 1 high school player in America, more Signing Day thoughts + Urban Meyer fired: From there Aaron discusses the stunning news from Signing Day, as Deion Sanders got the top player to flip from Florida State to Jackson State (16:50). Aaron explains why this isn't *as* big a deal as some think, why Travis Hunter is taking a calculated risk and also why he now believes that this is a situation that Florida State head coach Mike Norvell may never recover from (35:00) Plus other signing day thoughts on Kinyuata Goodwin and Texas A&M (41:15). Finally, he discusses Urban Meyer's firing from the NFL and wonders if this is the last we see from Meyer as a major football coach (46:00). Jeff Culhane joins the show: Finally, Aaron welcomes on Jeff Culhane, North Dakota State's play by play voice and host of the FCS Fever Podcast for a fun interview (1:05:45). Jeff discusses what Deion's big move means for the FCS and college football in general, before previewing the FCS playoff. Also he explains what he's learned from covering the FCS and what an FBS playoff could look like
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