Torres Pod: Bruce Pearl to Louisville rumors, college hoops and NFL weekend preview + Nick Coffey



We have a loaded Aaron Torres Pod, as Aaron reacts to the latest news that Louisville has contacted Bruce Pearl. He then is joined by his old friend Nick Coffey to discuss the Louisville mess, before previewing the college hoops and NFL weekend!


The Bruce Pearl to Louisville rumors (2:20): Aaron opens the show by discussing the latest report that Louisville has contacted Bruce Pearl. Aaron explains why he doesn't buy the story - but why if it is true, this is actually *good* news for Auburn fans. Aaron revisits his list of Louisville candidates as well.


Nick Coffey joins the show (28:30): Next up, our old friend and Louisville radio host Nick Coffey joins the show to talk about the Louisville situation. The guys discuss Chris Mack's downfall, what went wrong, and how different things would have been if the 2020 NCAA Tournament hadn't been cancelled. Nick also discusses which candidates are realistic and which ones aren't and what are the next steps for Louisville. Finally, will Rick Pitino ever get a Power 5 head coaching opportunity again?


Preview and picks of college hoops and NFL this weekend (1:09:00): Finally, Aaron wraps the show by previewing the weekend ahead. He discusses all the "Big 12-SEC Challenge" games including Kentucky-Kansas, West Virginia-Arkansas, Baylor-Alabama, Tennessee-Texas and more. Also, he makes his NFC and AFC title game picks.


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