It's tougher to win at some schools as opposed to others. Sometimes it's due to tradition and other times it's due to academic standards. Even if your school has tough academic entrance requirements, it's still possible to win at a consistent level. Schools like Stanford don't want to hear the excuses.
Who will replace Nick Saban when he leaves Alabama? That's a big question. Will it be an established head coach or will it be an up and coming young coach? Don't worry, Alabama fans. Saban probably isn't going anywhere for the next 3-5 years. But it's fun to talk about.
The entire point of recording this podcast was to talk about Pac-12 football. But as is the case when Damien (@damienbowman) and Seth (@sethmerenbloom) fire up the microphones, tangents are found and fun is had by all. The Pac-12 was discussed though. Damien likes the popular picks to win the divisions. Seth believes we're going to see a couple of surprises in the Pac-12 championship game. Seth did earn some extra credit since he knew who the new coach at California is without looking it up.
And somehow we found ourselves talking about the monetary worth of the country's politicians. How? Who knows! One thing is for certain. Money in politics has always been a key influencer. Politics is a rich person's game.