The Hidden Yardage podcast relives the 1980 college football season one week at a time through the memories of those that played, coached, and covered it. It combines storytelling and interviews to recapture the wild moments and personalities of one of the sport’s greatest seasons.

From scandals and shocking upsets to rivalries and record-setting performances, the 1980 season had everything we love about college football, and the Hidden Yardage podcast is my love letter to it.

As the 1980 college football season begins, everybody is hunting Alabama and The Bear. Winners of two straight national titles to close out the decade, the Crimson Tide starts the year perched at number two and riding an eighteen-game winning streak. The first week of games features Bobby Bowden and his renegade band of Seminoles...