Talking Terps








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Today in the SVP Lounge, CT and Dan get cised over Maryland’s no. 15 ranking and a big road win over Oklahoma State. The guys get into what went well in Stillwater, the fan reaction after the win and how this Mark Turgeon team differs from previous versions. Later they discuss Jake Layman’s continued dominance, heap praise on just about everyone and talk Maryland buzz saw mode. Plus: How Dan got so drunk he was booted from last week’s pod. All that and more, on Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Red Shell Radio will record next Wednesday, 12/31, to break down the results of the Michigan State Big Ten conference opener and the Farmers Bowl against Stanford.

Direct download: RSR-Perks_of_Being_Ranked.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45pm EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt look back at the week in basketball and a pair of wins over N.C. Central and USC-Upstate, and discuss two big time performances from Jake Layman. Dan eventually gets thrown off the pod for being drunk and lobbing obscenities. CT and Matt press on without him, weighing in on the Farmers Bowl, celebrating Brad Craddock winning the Lou Groza and plenty of Stefon Diggs speculation. All that and more, on today's Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Drunk_Ders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT and Eric hold it down and go in-depth on football and basketball. They start off by putting a bow on football, reflecting on the team’s first season in the Big Ten, what Maryland needs to improve upon next year, how the Rutgers game still stings and the Terps trip to the Farmers Bowl to play Stanford. Then, the guys look at the week in Maryland basketball, breaking down the loss against Virginia and the win over Winthrop. CT and Eric talk about Maryland’s shiny new rank of no. 19 in the AP poll, life without Dez Wells and Evan Smotrycz, and how they feel about the team going forward. They close out with some recruiting news and former-Penn State commit Adam McLean committing to Maryland, and what it means for recruiting locally going forward. All that and more, on today’s Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Full_Circle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Matt and Dan convene to get sad about Maryland’s choke job against Rutgers on Saturday, coughing up a 25-point lead at home and ending the season with seven wins. Later the guys talk about a ranked Maryland basketball team, Dez Wells breaking his wrist, its performance over the weekend and they look ahead to Wednesday’s huge tilt against Virginia at home. They also run through a bunch of news including several football All-Big Ten honors, Nate Renfro leaving team, circling back to talk new-Cole Field House and much more on Red Shell Radio.

Direct download: RSR-Epic_Maryland_Meltdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt convene after a week off to talk about a big week in Maryland sports. First they get into football's win at Michigan, seven wins with the potential for nine, what's attractive when looking at potential bowls and where the Terps stand in the college football hierarchy. Then, the guys get into basketball’s big wins against Arizona State and Iowa State, the impact of the freshmen, the different ways in which they won and the overall differences between this year’s team and last. Later, CT breaks down the ugly details behind his injury. All that and more on Red Shell Radio.

Direct download: RSR-Busted_Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14pm EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt convene to discuss the possible end of Stefon Diggs' playing career, what has to go right on Saturday for the Terps to beat Michigan State, the likelihood they lose and how basketball season crept up on them. Plus: Plans for the big tailgate and hitting D.C. on Saturday, CT tells how he got in trouble over the weekend and the guys harass him about his busy week. All that and more on today's Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Hens_in_the_Oven.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42am EST

RSR-Classless Podcast

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt talk all the big news following Maryland sixth win over Penn State on the road. Of course item 1A is handshake-gate, how the whining over "class" is dumb, and the Big Ten's subsequent suspension of Stefon Diggs and fining of Randy Edsall. They also breakdown the game, which was boring, and talk about the position Maryland is in with three games to go. Plus, the guys reflect on their Halloween weekend, look ahead to the Michigan State tailgate and more, on today's Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Classless_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:24am EST

RSR-Oatmeal Bowl w/ Ty Hildenbrandt

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt are joined by Ty Hildenbrandt, Penn State grad and cohost of the Solid Verbal. The guys start off by discussing Ty impending trip to Mexico and Dan pushes to for Ty to visit Coco Bongos. Then they get into Ty thoughts on Maryland, why he uses the oatmeal comparison, what Randy Edsall's ceiling can be, the state of Penn State in 2014 and many words are exchanged on James Franklin. Later, CT, Dan and Matt delve a little deeper in the disastrous game against Wisconsin and make their own predictions for the Penn State game. All that and more in today's Red Shell Radio #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Oatmeal_Bowl_with_Ty_Hildenbrant.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan, Matt and Eric convene for a packed show. First, they tackle a bit of news, including a Maryland Madness recap, Evan Smotrycz breaking his foot and 2015 JUCO point guard Jaylen Brantley committing to the Terps and Mark Turgeon. Next, the guys breakdown Maryland’s big homecoming win against Iowa and everything that it entailed: big plays from Stefon Diggs and Will Likely, excellent line play on both sides of the ball, C.J. Brown’s injury, Perry Hills gutsy performance and more. Plus: Eric goes to a sorority tailgate, CT drinks too much Andre and Dan befriends a homeless man #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Friends_of_the_Homeless.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt are joined by friend of the pod Eric Garland to chat about the news of the week, breakdown the good, bad and ugly from the season thus far, and look ahead to Maryland's matchup with Iowa this weekend #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Midseason_Good_Bad_Ugly.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:06am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt convene to discuss the Buckeyes' romping over the Terps, as Maryland gets its first look at the upper crust of the Big Ten. The guys discuss the obvious talent gap, Ohio State's dominant line play and the latest in the C.J. Brown/Caleb Rowe quarterback controversy. Plus: CT pops bottles in the pod and gets in a fight with A.J. Francis on Twitter, Dan recaps his epic sporting weekend, and they all agree Maryland Madness is the worst #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Champagne_and_Turtles.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT and Dan convene to discuss their very different weekends with CT headed to a wedding and Dan off to see the Orioles and Terps. The guys get into whether the crowd will bring the noise, how Ohio State will probably win and the specific ingredients to produce a Maryland victory #rollterps

Direct download: RSR-Divergent_Weekend_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm EST

RSR-Tops the Big Ten East

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Matt and Dan talk about Maryland’s romping Big Ten debut against Indiana and bask in the glory of being first in the East and holding five shiny AP votes. The guys breakdown the game and agree the season has been set up eerily similar to 2013 with Ohio State upcoming. 

Next up, Ramzy Nasrallah from Eleven Warriors joins the guys to preview Maryland’s home Big Ten opener against Ohio State. Ramzy gives the lowdown on Ohio State’s season thus far, including the fallout from Braxton Miller’s injury, the home loss to Virginia Tech and J.T. Barrett’s growth. They also discuss Maryland’s arrival to the Big Ten from a Buckeye’s perspective, Stefon Diggs’ recruitment to Ohio State, why Ohio State fans can’t hate Maryland and the ongoing dysfunction at Michigan.

We’ll be back mid-week with another show. Don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes and write us a review.

Direct download: RSR-Tops_the_Big_Ten_East.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29am EST

RSR-Big Ten Virgins

CT and Matt convene in the SVP Lounge to preview Maryland's HISTORIC Big Ten opener against Indiana. But first, Matt gives a few final thoughts on the Syracuse game, the guys discuss the recently announced noon kickoff against Ohio State and DJ Adams to the Chargers practice squad.

Crimson Quarry lead blogger Kyle Swick drops by the SVP Lounge to give the pod the rundown on the Indiana Hoosiers. Swick and CT cover a lot of ground between general Big Ten conference talk, Indiana's big time win over Missouri, Tevin Coleman's inevitable destruction of the Maryland defense and tailgate beverage preferences. 

The pod comes full circle as CT and Matt close out the show by dissecting the Terps matchup against the Hoosiers.

Direct download: RSR-Big_Ten_Virgins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

RSR-We'll Take 3-1

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT and Dan take a look back at Maryland’s 31-20 victory over Syracuse. They discuss the team’s 3-1 record at the quarter-point of the season, laud the special teams and discuss the continued issues with the offense and defense. Plus: Shout out to the coaching staff for its improved game plan and, as of today, is Maryland a bowl team? New episode 9/24, looking ahead to Maryland’s first game in the Big Ten. 

Direct download: RSR-Well_Take_3-1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt have a jammed packed show with much to discuss following a last second loss to West Virginia. The guys slice the game every way possible, talking a potential quarterback controversy, the offense’s ineptitude, the defense standing tall, special teams coming up big, where the hell is Wes Brown and all the big plays from this wild affair. Plus: A Chickfila nugget platter and sausage gravy rule tailgate, Dan watches from the auction car in the concourse and much more on today’s Red Shell Radio.

Direct download: RSR-AIr_Raided.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:38am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt are joined by Dale, WVU alumnus and friend of the pod, to breakdown the impending match-up in the border battle. Dale reflects on the Mountaineers’ previous season, what’s different after two games this year and revisits his love of Ford Childress. The boys talk about what each team needs to do to win, discuss tailgating plans and more.

Direct download: RSR-Double_Vee_You.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:39am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt dissect Maryland's narrow victory in Tampa against South Florida. They breakdown the blocked punt that changed the game, examine C.J. Brown's woes, praise the defense, dry heave because of all the turnovers and talk Wes Brown as the heir apparent to the starting running back job. Plus, Dan recaps his trip to Tampa Bay, CT has an odd run in at the grocery store and Matt chats up UConn coach Geno Auriemma at Pussers. 

Direct download: RSR-Apologies_to_the_City_of_Tampa.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:43am EST

Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Dan and Matt convene to breakdown the prospects for this year's Maryland Terrapins football team in its inaugural Big Ten season. They go position-by-position breaking down the depth chart and let you know who and what to look for when the Terps kick off Saturday -- outside of Stefon Diggs and the wide receivers. The guys also go game-by-game and predict Maryland's final record. James Madison is Saturday. Football is around the corner.

Direct download: RSR-Football_Preview_Pod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:26am EST

RSR-Offseason Recap

CT, Matt and Dan are back in the SVP Lounge and ready to kick off the 2014-15 season of Red Shell Radio. In their first episode back, the guys recap all the goings on throughout the offseason, including the litany of basketball departures and additions, Maryland baseball's run to the Super Regional, Stefon Diggs preseason hype and much more, on today's Red Shell Radio. 

Direct download: RSR-Offseason_Recap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST