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Torres Pod: Tennessee's $8 million QB, ranking SEC basketball coaching hires + Sweet 16 preview

We have a loaded episode of the Aaron Torres Podcast, as Aaron talks about the report that Tennessee's quarterback recruit is getting a huge NIL deal, and also ranks the six SEC basketball coaches who were hired this spring. Finally, he goes game-by-game making his Sweet 16 picks.

Tennessee's (alleged) $8 million QB: Aaron opens the show by discussing the commitment of five-star quarterback Nico Iamaleava - and the report that he has an insane, $8 million NIL deal lined up. Aaron explains why he isn't surprised, but also why he doesn't believe that recruits will always go to the highest bidder going forward. Also, will the NIL market eventually balance itself out - Aaron isn't so sure.

Ranking the SEC basketball hires: There were six SEC jobs that opened, and Aaron ranks all of them from best to worst. Who will be the best recruiters? Who are best built for success? And who are the biggest threats to the established powers of the SEC? We have your answer.

A preview of the entire Sweet 16: Finally, Aaron wraps by previewing and picking all of Thursday and Friday's Sweet 16 games. He goes game-by-game discussing every matchup, and explains which upsets he sees, and which he doesn't. Which No. 1 seed falls? Can Saint Peter's keep going? And who will advance to the Elite Eight?

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