FOX Sports’ lead college football analyst Joel Klatt discusses the current state of Alabama’s program as the Tide continue to lose players in the transfer portal following Nick Saban’s retirement. He reveals how far ‘Bama has fallen down the hierarchy in the SEC and what their expectations should be for Kalen DeBoer’s first season in charge. Klatt then discusses the busy week at Ohio State as the Buckeyes added All-American Safety Caleb Downs and 5-star QB recruit Julian Sayin from Alabama. He points out how college football history has shown that rivals’ success is the ultimate motivator and that is playing out in Columbus following Michigan’s National Championship. Klatt also explains why Ryan Day is giving up play-calling to Bill O’Brien and details which areas Day will now shift his focus towards.
Alabama’s exodus: 1:33-16:57
Ohio State reloading: 16:58-29:50
Bill O’Brien hired as OSU’s new OC: 29:51-38:48