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OTPcast 6.16

OTP Cast Logo200Jason and Alan are back to recap the Cards’ loss against UMass and try to put 2014 into some sort of perspective. Jason asks the tough questions of the staff and whether or not there is movement to be made. The guys also look ahead for the remaining two games, this weekend’s SEC showdown, and what OTP can do to get Jason into the Guinness Book of Records. Tune in!

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OTPcast 6.15

OTP Cast Logo200Blame it all on our fans
We showed up with cans
Full of our favorite beer

The first ones to show
The last ones to go
It’s why we pay to park so near

And I saw the surprise
And the fear in his eyes
When I went to speak my review

And I toasted the Cards
Said with a loss I’ll drink hard
But no matter what, we’re not IU

Jason and Alan are back to recap the Cards’ midweek MACtion loss to NIU and what sort of feeling they have now for the 2014 season. They also touch on the upcoming road contest against UMass, the newest playoff projections, the return of Garth Brooks and your 2014 election day. All that and more in OTPcast 6.15!

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OTPcast 6.14

It’s close to gamOTP Cast Logo200eday and some MACtion is lurking
In the dark
Under the moonlight you see a sight that almost stops
Your heart
You try to win, but Secor makes the kick before
You make it
You start to shake as Quake, he looks you right between
The eyes
You’re paralyzed

‘Cause it’s OTPcast, OTPcast day
And no one’s better at what Alan and J about to say
You know it’s OTPcast, OTPcast day
You’re laughing for your life inside a killer
OTPcast day

Jason and Alan are back for the Halloween edition of the OTPcast, where they’ll recap the big win over Akron and get you ready for the first midweek MACtion of 2014 when NIU comes to the Scheu on Tuesday. They also walk through the playoff rankings, MAC full cost of attendance scholarships, and some Halloween goodies from king size candy bars to Lara Croft. All that and more in OTPcast 6.14!

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OTPcast 6.12

OTP Cast Logo200*Insert witty song lyrics here*

Alan and Jason are back with all your BSU news. WMU recaps, CMU previews, Poo Dollars, and mid-season grades. They take a look at the epic ND/FSU contest this weekend along with the memorabilia scandals. Finally, they talk about pranking and their favorites and give you their CMU picks. All that and more in OTPcast 6.12.

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OTPcast 6.11

OTP Cast Logo200Pretty touchdowns that we need
Cardinal offense has the speed
As a change was made on top
The attack will never stop

It’s the way we’re feeling we just can’t deny…
Cause Jack’s ’bout to let it fly

We found hope in a Milas change
We found hope in a Milas change
We found hope in a Milas change
We found hope in a Milas chaaaaangee….

Jason and Alan are back in time for Homecoming with special guest Ben Breiner from The Star Press! They chat about the Army loss, the WMU game on Saturday, and the opening of the Jack Milas show in Muncie. It’s a shorter OTPcast than you’re used to but still jampacked with awesome.

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OTPcast 6.10

OTP Cast Logo200No fancy song lyrics this week because we are much too focused on getting that W.

Jason and Alan are back after an idle week to get you ready for Army. The guys touch briefly on the Toledo game and where BSU goes from here. Nationally, the story of the week is Brady Hoke and Michigan and as a BSU alum and former coach they touch on that as well. Finally, they wrap it up with Friends of the Pylon getting married along with George Clooney and tie it up with the best power ballads of the 90s. All that and more in this week’s OTPcast.

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OTPcast 6.9

OTP Cast Logo200A long, long time ago
I can still remember,
How the Sycamores made me cry.
I knew if I had my chance
That we could podcast, take a stance
And maybe Cards fans wouldn’t die.

But Ozzie Mann he had me worried
When he passed he looked so hurried.
Tough games in the rearview
Toledo makes me so blue
I can’t remember if I cursed
I definitely walked out mouth pursed
The day… the Cardinals… lost.

Jason and Alan are back to go over the crushing Indiana State loss and turn the page to Toledo. Where do the Cards go from here? What’s the answer? They also touch on the Shamrock Series, their Playoff Final 4, and the no good weekend for the MAC. They close with the worst couple weeks in the history of the NFL. All that and more in this week’s OTPcast!

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OTPcast 6.8

OTP Cast Logo200It wouldn’t be OTP without technical difficulties from time to time, and the creating of this week’s OTPcast took the cake. Alas, no witty rewritten song lyrics and a later publish time than usual, but you have it for your drive to Muncie on Saturday or for your tailgate listening pleasure. This week, Alan and Jason break down the Iowa game and what the takeaways were from the first loss of the season. They also look ahead to Indiana State and talk about AD Bill Scholl announcing his resignation from BSU this week. They then move on to a terrible weekend for the B1G and the final Notre Dame/Michigan contest. Last but certainly not least they walk through Jason’s tech corner where you get all the news about your pending iLife and introduce a new game at the Pylon, What State is the Headline From. All that and more in OTPcast 6.8!

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OTPcast 6.7

OTP Cast Logo200Because you know I’m all about those Cards,
‘Bout those Cards ’bout those Cards, no Hawkeyes
I’m all ’bout those Cards,
’bout those Cards, no Hawkeyes
I’m all ’bout those Cards,
’bout those Cards, no Hawkeyes
I’m all ’bout those Cards,
’bout those Cards

Jason and Alan are back to revisit Colgate and the season-opening win and the defensive coming out party for Kevin Kelly. They then welcome on the always entertaining Adam Jacobi from Iowa Hawkeye hangout BlackHeartGoldPants.com where we learn what to expect from Iowa, things to do in Iowa City, and what are reasonable expectations for Cards fans. Finally, the fellas close it out with a look around the MAC and the nation for week 1 and talk a little about the cloud and the photos within it. It’s an OTPcast to not be missed.

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In case that doesn’t satisfy your thirst for Iowa-Ball State chatter, you can listen to Fearless Leader on the BlackHeartGoldPodcast here.

OTPcast 6.6

OTP Cast Logo200Cause it’s true, the season’s right around the bend
But one final OTPcast for preseason’s end
These are the best MAC podcasts around
Listen up and gather round

Oh, won’t you play our ‘cast
Cause we put NIU on blast
This ain’t BS, it’s built to last
Oh, won’t you play our ‘cast

Why is J so emotional
No it’s not a good look, gain some self control
Deep down he knows this is nicely done
He just wants all of you to have some fun

Oh, won’t you play our ‘cast
Cause we put NIU on blast
This ain’t BS, it’s built to last
Oh, won’t you play our ‘cast

Jason and Alan are back for the final preseason Ball State football podcast and they get you ready for the 2014 version of the Cardinals. They take you through the depth chart changes and then game by game through the fall schedule. They also touch on Ohio State’s massive injury news, the inaugural playoff season, and the new MAC media deal. Finally, the guys touch on Reddit’s sport vs activity survey. All that and more in this week’s OTPcast!

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