"There were so many coaching changes and decisions, and we're getting people on the phone. That was before everybody got comfortable with FaceTime."
His no-frills approach is refreshing in a time when many "insiders" view being as famous as the athletes they cover as a quasi-goal for their futures.
"It's like because of this podcast and that, people have started to think of us as two guys who might someday star in a buddy movie."
Speculation about the former Florida and Ohio State coach's future has ramped up in the last week, particularly at Nebraska.
Currently the College Football Playoff is making $600 million annually, the expanded field could double that to $1.2 billion per year.
"All of a sudden, I get a text saying we need you on SportsCenter, Plaxico Burress just got arrested."
Demetri welcomes Brandon Kravitz and Derek Futterman to the show this week. They talk about Hub Arkush, Aaron Rodgers, Michelle Tafoya, and Pete Thamel. https://media.blubrry.com/bsmpodcast/content.blubrry.com/bsmpodcast/Media_Noise_Podcast-Episode_58.mp3Podcast: Play...
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