On the debut episode of Yards & Stripes: Service Academy Football, Price Atkinson gets you ready for the start of the 2017 college football season as he is joined by Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun and Navy beat writer Bill Wagner.
Up first is Troy Calhoun, as Price chats with him about the upcoming season for Air Force. He talks about coaching at his Alma Mater, his idea regarding the college football playoff expansion, and the ongoing quarterback battle between Arion Worthman and Nate Romine.
Next, Price chats with Bill Wagner of the Annapolis Capital about the 2017 season for Navy. They discuss how Navy will respond to losing to Army for the first time in 14 seasons, the sudden transfer of starting free safety Alohi Gillman to Notre Dame, how did Navy address the series of lower leg injuries in the 2016 season, and the development of starting quarterback Zach Abey.
Then in the “Faces of the Fallen” segment of this week’s podcast, Price honors former Navy offensive guard Ronald A. Winchester and wraps up the podcast by telling you what to expect on next week’s podcast.