The SETN Preps Podcast
By SETN Preps Network
The SETN Preps PodcastDec 01, 2021
[Championship Weekend Preview] THE 2021 ULTIMATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW
Chris and Chandler talk McCallie's rematch with MBA in a virtual home game and South Pittsburg unexpected journey and unexpected opponent in McKenzie. All of that and more on a very special video edition! You can also watch the the entire podcast video on Spotify and Youtube!
(Quarterfinal Recap/Semifinal Preview) And Then There Were Two...
Chris and Chandler recap Friday night's action, including Rhea County and Red Bank falling short of the Semis, McCallie blasting on to the finals, and South Pittsburg's hurdle past Gordonsville and onto Cloudland in the NE Tennessee abyss. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
Gameday Chats: Red Bank's Chris Brown talks Quarterfinals and Upperman
Chandler talks to Chris Brown about last week's matchup versus Macon County, their upcoming matchup against Upperman, Playoff Dirty Words. All of that and more on this BONUS episode of SETN Preps!
(Round 2 Recap/Round 3 Preview) Turning the Boys into Men and Vice Versa
(Round 2 Preview) 10 is the Loneliest Number.
After the playoff field in the Chattanooga area is cut down form 27 to 10 teams, Chris and Chandler talk the best upcoming matchups in Round 2 including Troudale County's trip to Meigs County, Silverdale's new home stadium in Nashville, the fantasy of an all-Chattanooga area Final in DII-AAA, and so much more on this episode of SETN Preps!
(Round 1 Recap) Bloody Friday
(1st Round Preview) It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
(Week 11 Recap) Woo, that went by fast…
[Week 11 Preview] Meigs-Marion-MANIA with a Side of Playoff Scenarios
[Week 10 Recap] Chaos in the Lions Den
[Week 10 Preview] Tough Games, Tiebreakers, and Top Teams
Chris and Chandler talk Marion County's trip to Signal Mountain, Red Bank and East Hamilton's potential chaos inducing matchup, Central bringing home the bacon, and the Eagles' tango with Bears in a Large School Classic Showdown. The guys also give their small and large school rankings. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[Week 9 Recap] Taking Other Towns to Town
Chris and Chandler talk the 2A Instant Classic between the Rams and Tigers, McCallie's romp over Father Ryan, McMinn County solidifying their No. 2 seed, Bradley Central winning on the road in Knoxville, and Red Bank taking the W over a reigning 1A State Champ. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[Week 9 Preview] Gettin' the Mojo Back
Chris and Chandler talk Meigs County's tango with Tyner, Red Bank taking on an Orange and Black 1A Title Contender that you're not thinking of, a Battle for a home playoff spot in 5A, two Division two programs trying to get back on the rails, their weekly rankings, and a No. 1-ranked 8-Man Football team in the Scenic City? All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[Week 8 Recap] Nobody's Safe Out There
Chris and Chandler talk Marion's shut out of Tyner, Red Bank and Bradley Central's dominant performances, Sale Creek's historic, record-breaking night, and the teams that we just can't get a read on. All of that and more on SETN Preps!
[Week 8 Preview] Clinching Spots and Taking Names
[Week 7 Recap] Grab Some Sauce for Those Nuggets
[Week 7 Preview] They Come Out A-Swinging…
[Week 6 Recap] And It Came Down to the Wire
[Week 6 Preview] Would Be, Could Be, and Should Be Rivalry Week
Chris and Chandler talk about a QB Injury, the passing of a State Broadcasting Legend, the Battle across the Border for South Pittsburg, The Battle for the Stump at Sequatchie County, the Battle for 2nd place in Bradley County, Lions trying to climb with Eagles, and the Cherokees and and their preparation for some Hurricanes. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[Week 5 Recap] Wild Upsets and Even Wilder Endings
Chris and Chandler talk the best games of the week including Chattanooga Central's upset of the year, Walker Valley's 3-Overtime affair, Marion County's triumph over a valley and region rival, the Chattanooga Holy War finale, a thumping amonsts 5A foes, and McCallie pounds another elite into submission. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[Week 5 Preview] The Dust Has Yet to Settle
[Week 4 Recap] Blowouts and Blue Bloods
[Week 4 Preview] The Conversion Factor
[Week 3 Recap] It was the Best of Weeks...
Chris and Chandler talk the absolute thriller of a game with Silverdale and CCS, the Rivalry that Rocks Cleveland, McCallies historic comeback, Baylor's fall in Knoxville, Signal Mountain's new name change, Central's coming out party and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[Week 3 Preview] Fake Teams, Fake Girlfriends, Real Stakes
Chris and Chandler talk about McMinn County's region opener versus Rhea County, the crosstown rivals in Bradley County, the surprising rise of CCS and Silverdale's rivalry, and a heavyweight bout between McCallie and MBA. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[Week 2 Recap] Big Guys, Big Plays, and Some Saucy Little Nuggets
Chris and Chandler talk McCallie's dominating performance over powerhouse Calhoun (GA), Signal Mountain's last second win over the Trojans, Bradley Central's coming out party, Cleveland's defensive bout in Athens, and the goose egg Marion County left in Dunlap. All of that and more on this episode of SETN PReps
[Week 2 Preview] Instant Classics, Late Cancellations, and Mild Controversy
Chandler and Chris preview a classic Sequatchie Valley Rivalry, a Battle for the Best in Bradley County, an I-75 Clash of Raiders and Cherokees, and a Tennessee and Georgia Powerhouse clash before revealing who they think the top teams in the area are. All of that and so much more on this episode of SETN Preps
[Week 1 Recap] Are you ready for some...Soapbox?
Chris and Chandler talk news and notes from atop a mightily worn down soapbox and recap a crazy week one in high school football, including Cleveland's stand at the Lions Den, McCallie and their 6-TD throwing quarterback Will Riddle, Walker Valley's suffocating defense, East Hamilton's coming out party, and why Bradley Central's thumping of Brainerd wasn't all bad for the Panthers. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[Week 1 Preview] It's Here, It's FINALLY Here!
Chris and Chandler give their team rankings and talk upcoming games in Week One including South Pittsburg-Sequatchie County, Red Bank Cleveland, McCallie-CCS, Notre Dame-Walker Valley, and Ooltewah-East Hamilton. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[Jamboree Recap]: The Very Last Preseason Show
Chris and Chandler go over some news and notes, talk about who impressed in the Jamboree, and give their hardest and easiest schedule this upcoming season. All of this and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
SEASON PREVIEW: Sittin' with Stephen Hargis
Chris and Chandler talk with the Stephen Hargis (Times Free Press) about the Chattanooga High School Football landscape. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS: Jeremy Bosken (Boyd-Buchanan)
Chris and Chandler talk with Boyd-Buchanan's Jeremy Bosken about the defensive might, scheduling trials, and how Coach Bosken might have changed his mind on a Two-Quarterback System. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS: Goose Manning (Ooltewah)
Chris and Chandler talk with Ooltewah's Goose Manning about taking over as the Owls' Head Coach and what to expect this season from Ooltewah. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS: Mark Mariakis (Chattanooga Christian)
The guys talk with Mark Mariakis about life in Division II, one of the toughest regions in the area, and how CCS facilities are continuing to grow to the next level. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS: The "Fair's" Back in Town
Chris talks to Murphy Fair about statewide high school football stories as they try to figure out what the 2021 Football Season holds!
OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS: Drew Akins (Walker Valley) and Mike Connor (Silverdale Academy)
The guys talk to Drew Akins about a new region, the coaching legacy of his father, and how the Mustang's defense is coming together. The guys also talk with Mike Connor about the upcoming season, players to keep an eye on, and the future of Silverdale Athletics. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[OFFSEASON INTERVIEWS]: Damon Floyd (Bradley Central)
OFF-SEASON INTERVIEWS: Grant Reynolds (East Hamilton) and Josh Payne (Lookout Valley)
The *Belated* 2nd Annual SETN Preps Awards Show (2020 Football Season)
DISCLAIMER: Due to some post-production issues, we were unable to publish this episode until now. This episode was recorded in early January. We will be doing another episode soon to talk about news and storylines from the offseason.
Chris and Chandler hand out their annual awards including the MVPs, best teams, best moments, and even some names to look out for next season!
And That’s a Wrap! (Championship Weekend Recap)
To Cookeville and Beyond! (Championship Weekend Preview)
The Art of Defense (Semi-Finals Recap)
Turkey Week with Lots of Stuffing (Quarterfinals Review/Semi-Finals Preview)
The Final Fantastic Four (Quarterfinals Preview)
Pinch Hitters and Health Departments (2nd Round Recap)
The Old Masters and Some New Blood (2nd Round Preview)
No More Graves (1st Round Recap)
Back to Zero (1st Round Preview)
We...Uh...Actually Made It (Week 11 Recap)
Coming Down the Final Stretch (Week 11 Preview)
They Are Who We Thought They Were 2: Revenge of the Big’uns (Week 10 Recap)
More BBQ, More Football (Week 10 Preview)
PLAYOFF-OLOGY: *Intense Sounds* (Week 10, Ep. 2)
Jon and Chandler project the playoffs after Week 9 and see who moved up or made their case for a playoff berth. The guys also discuss bubble teams, the top playoff implication games, and who's a contender and a pretender in that Chattanooga area. Al of that and more on this weeks episode of Playoff-ology. This podcast is a production of the SETN Preps Network.
The Upset Deluxe with a Side of BBQ (Week 9 Recap)
Chris and Chandler talk the best matchups and upsets from Week 9 including Walker Valley's commanding surprise over East Hamilton, McCallie's stunning loss to Father Ryan, McMinn County's woodshed workout over Cleveland, and Rhea County's 38 unanswered versus region foe Soddy Daisy. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
Regions and their Championships...maybe? (Week 9 Preview)
PLAYOFF-OLOGY: The Road Starts Here (Week 9)
Jon and Chandler project the final playoff bracket before Week 9's games. They project every bracket featuring Chattanooga Area Teams. Timecodes for specific brackets are below. This show can also be found on Facebook, Youtube and IGTV!
CLASS 1A -- 1:30
CLASS 2A R1-2 -- 5:12
CLASS 2A R3-4 -- 8:20
CLASS 3A -- 13:46
CLASS 4A -- 20:04
CLASS 5A -- 25:42
CLASS 6A -- 31:34
DII-AA -- 36:05
DII-AAA -- 41:24
NOT 2-MINUTE DRILL -- 46:45
Feels Like ‘16 (Week 8 Recap)
Calling in the Reserves (Week 8 Preview)
Chandler and Jon talk the best matchups in Week 8 including Bradley Central-Maryville, Marion County-Tyner, Rhea County-Rhea County, East Ridge-Chattanooga Central, and South Pittsburg-Meigs County. The guys also give their Top 5 rankings for the large and small schools. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
Rivalries Undone: The Sequel (Week 7 Recap)
Chris and Chandler talk the best games from Week 7 including Baylor-McCallie, Bradley Central-Cleveland, Bledsoe County-Marion County, Rhea County-Ooltewah, and Howard-Chattanooga Central. The guys also tell their Friday Night Reveals and some interesting nuggets from Friday night. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
Rivalries to Boot (Week 7 Preview)
Chris and Chandler talk the best matchups of Week 7 including Baylor-McCallie, Bradley Central-Cleveland, Marion County-Bledsoe County, and Ooltewah-Rhea County. The guys also reveal this weeks rankings for the large and small schools.
We're Finally Getting Serious... (Week 6 Recap)
Chris and Chandler talk about the best games of Week 6 including Bledsoe County's thumping of rival Sequatchie County, Ooltewah's motivating victory over Soddy Daisy, CCS's surprising blowout to CAK, Brainerd's 60-point performance, and McMinn's dominant showing against Bearden. All of the and more this week's episode.
Ego Back in Check (Week 6 Preview)
Chris and Chandler talk about the best matchups going into week 6 including Sequatchie County-Bledsoe County, McMinn County-Bearden, CAK-CCS, Knoxville Webb-Notre Dame, and Soddy-Daisy Ooltewah. The guys also talk about the latest in the AP Poll and give their large and small school rankings. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
Week of the Scab (Week 5 Recap)
Private Schools, Public Showings (Week 5 Preview)
'Twas the Week After the Best (Week 4 Recap)
Chris and Chandler talk about Red Bank's thriller over East Hamilton, McCallie's late avalanche against Calhoun, Tyner's blowout of Howard, McMinn County's dominant rushing performance, and the implications of the Marion County-South Pittsburg cancellation and the possibility of playing it later this season. All of that and more on this edition of SETN Preps.
The Best Week Yet (Week 4 Preview)
Hold Up...Wait a Minute (Week 3 Recap)
Slow Down the Tempo (Week 3 Preview)
Football and Its Side Effects (Week 2 Recap)
Chris and Chandler recap the best of Chattanooga Prep Football in Week 2 including Bradley Central-Walker Valley, Marion County-Sequatchie County, Red Bank-Ooltewah, Meigs County-Ooltewah, and Bledsoe County-East Ridge. The guys also "reveal" what they learned from Friday night's games as well, talk about Bradley Central's broadcast snapfu, and Nashville Metro's decision to postpone Fall sports indefinitely. All of that and more on this week's episode of SETN Preps.
Two for the Show (Week 2 Preview)
Chris and Chandler preview a full slate of Week 2 games including Red Bank-Ooltewah, Soddy Daisy-East Hamilton, Marion-Sequatchie, and Meigs County-Greenback. The guys also weigh in on how Metro areas are handling a transition into football and give their small and large school rankings. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
Week One Woes (Week 1 Recap)
[S3:E1] Finally some FOOOOOTBALL!!
[OFFSEASON EP. 15] ‘Taboring’ a Dream (Dewayne Tabor, Bledsoe County)
[OFFSEASON EP. 14] Giving 2A 'Fitz' (Jason Fitzgerald, Meigs County)
Chris and Chandler talk with reigning Class 2A Runner Up Head Coach Jason Fitzgerald at Meigs County about dealing with potential COVID implication in the 2020 season, some of their standout players, and reloading post Aaron Swafford. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[OFFSEASON EP. 13] ‘Bear’-ed Down with Talent (Damon Floyd, Bradley Central)
[OFFSEASON EP. 12] 'Bank'-ing on the Offers [Chris Brown, Red Bank]
Chris and Chandler talk with Red Bank's Chris Brown about the toughest schedule in Chattanooga, the scholarship offers flying into the Lions' Den, and much more in this episode of SETN Preps!
[OFFSEASON EP. 11] This ain't no 'Fant'-asy Football [Charles Fant, Notre Dame)
The guys talk to Charles Fant, Head Coach at Notre Dame, about coping with injuries in 2019, being creative in scheduling games, and the challenges of playing in Division II. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[OFFSEASON EP. 10] Who's the 'Bos-ken'? (Jeremy Bosken, Boyd-Buchanan)
NOTE: This episode was taped prior to the Governor's exemption of High School Football.
The guys talk to Jeremy Bosken, Head Football Coach at Boyd-Buchanan, about some of the players to watch, the transformation of the program, a busy offseason, a new tradition of helmets, and much, much more.
[OFFSEASON EP. 9] The 'Starr' of the Show...Or at Least This Episode (John Starr, Howard School)
NOTE: John Starr's segment on this episode starts at 17:31. Due to the unknowns and recent news about High School Football, the guys talked about the news of actually having a full football schedule and some solutions regarding that.
Chris and Chandler talk about the State of High School Football in Tennessee and also talk to John Starr, the head coach at The Howard School, about the upcoming season, challenges amid Covid, and much more on this episode of SETN Preps
[OFFSEASON EP. 8] The 'Fair's in Town (Statewide Football Preview)
[SPECIAL UPDATE] Talking TSSAA's Hybrid Plan for High School Football (Feat. Stephen Hargis)
[OFFSEASON EP. 7] Silverdale, Going for Gold (Mike Connor, Silverdale Academy)
The guys talk to Mike Connors, the first year coach for Silverdale, about the direction of Silverdale, his coaching journey to this point, God's calling on his life, and how he's been coping with COVID's affects on High School Football. The guys also provide updates and insight into the future of high school football with the looming Executive order from the State Governor that limits close contact sports for the near future. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps!
[Offseason Ep. 6] Grant us an Interview [East Hamilton]
Chris and Chandler talk with East Hamilton head coach Grant Reynolds about his evolving offensive styles, his 93 players, and much more in this week's episode.
[OFFSEASON EP. 5] Keeping up with the Jones' (Chattanooga Central)
Chris and Chandler talk with Chattanooga Central Head Coach Curt Jones about the youth in the program, taking on a 9-game schedule and turning it into a 10-game schedule, the key players for Central, and the authenticity of Chandler's playing day stories. All of that and more on this week's episode.
[OFFSEASON EP. 4] Hanging with the Grabowskis (Copper Basin)
The guys chat with Copper Basin head coach Chad Grabowski and his son Bryson Grabowski (Quarterback for the Cougars) about the upcoming season, the battle for Class 1A contention, and much more.
[OFFSEASON EP. 3] Player Spotlight | Issac Barnes, Soddy Daisy Quarterback
The guys talk with reigning Region 4-5A Player of the Year Issac Barnes about getting ready for the upcoming season during quarantine, what to expect from Soddy Daisy in 2020 and much more in this edition of SETN's Player Spotlight.
[OFFSEASON EP. 2] Coronavirus and Its Effects on Prep Football (feat. Stephen Hargis)
The guys sit down for a chat with Stephen Hargis (Sports Editor of the Chatt. Times Free Press) for the Coronavirus and it's potential effects on the High School Football schedule. The guys also chat about the players and teams to look out for when football does finally come back. All of that and more on this episode of SETN Preps.
[OFFSEASON EP.1] Coaching Carousel Before the Coronavirus
[S2:E27] The Inaugural SETN Preps Award Show
[S2:E26] The Last One....but not really (Championship Recap)
[S2:E25] The Ultimate Championship Preview (And Semifinal Recap)
[S2:E24] Turkey Day (Playoffs: Quarter Final Recap and Semifinals Preview)
[S2:E23] The Final Four (Playoffs Quarterfinal Preview)
[S2:E22] Where the Boys Become Men...(Playoffs Round 2 Recap)
[S2:E21] And Then There Were 8... (Playoffs Round 2 Preview)
[S2:E20] March in November: Upsets and Stats that don't lie (Playoffs Round 1 Recap)
[S2:E19] The Ultimate Playoff Preview with Donovan Stewart (Playoff Round 1 Preview)
[S2:E18] Week of the Clinch (Week 11 Recap)
[S2:E17] Who's In? Playoff Projections and Scenarios (Week 11 Preview)
[S2: E16] "THEY ARE WHO WE THOUGHT THEY WERE!" (Week 10 Recap)
[S2:E15] Livin' Life on the Bubble (Week 10 Preview)
[S2:E14] Avoiding the Trap Week (Week 9 Recap)
[S2:E13] High School Football Bracketology 101 (Week 9 Preview)
[S2:E12] Paint it Black...and Orange...in Cookeville (Week 8 Recap)
[S2:E11] A-Clinching We will Go.... (Week 8 Preview)
[S2:E10] Rivalries Undone: No In-Between (Week 7 Recap)
[S2:E9] Revenge of the Rivalries (Week 7 Preview)
[S2:E8] Thunderstorms and the Jay Hardy Inury (Week 6 Review)
[S2:E7] The Malt Shop Rivalry Comes Back to Town (Week 6 Preview)
[S2:E6] The 2nd Annual Make-A-Dang-Statement Week (Week 5 Preview)
[S2:E5] Just 'How-ard' You Doin' This Week? (Week 4 Recap)
[ S2:E4] The Week of the Gurus (Week 3 Recap)
[S2:E3] Mind the (Regional) Gap... (Week 3 Preview)
[S2:E2] Not Gonna Lie, They Had Us in the First Half....
[S2:E1] The Tale of Two Jamborees....
(Player Spotlight) Brayden Sanders Talks Manning Passing Academy
(Offseason Tour) Jeremy Boskins and the Boyd-Buchanan Buccaneers
The Best and Worst of Prep Schedules (Special Offseason Tour Episode)
(Offseason Tour) Bledsoe County and Head Coach Dewayne Tabor
(Offseason Tour) McMinn Central and Head Coach Derrick Davis
(Offseason Tour) The Whitwell Tigers and Head Coach Travis Olinger
(Offseason Tour) East Hamilton and Head Coach Grant Reynolds
SPECIAL EDITION: Championship Saturday (Class 1A Coach Interviews)
Whitwell Wins...Again [Semifinals Recap]
Tangos with Tigers [Semifinals Preview]
Down to Dos, Riding Solo [Quarterfinals Recap]
Where the Rubber Hits the Road [Quarterfinals Preview]
And Then There Were Five... [2nd Round Recap]
The Elite Eleven Fight to the Death [2nd Round Preview]
The Stats Don’t Lie [1st Round Recap]
The Knockout Punch [1st Round Preview]
And Last But Not Least... [Week 11 Recap]
The Bittersweet Last Week [Week 11 Preview]
Transfers, Chunking Spring Practice, and Regular Season Vacations? [SPECIAL EDITION PART 2]
Playoff Projections and Predictions with Donovan Stewart [SPECIAL EDITION PART 1]
Nightmare on Second...ary Street [Week 10 Recap]
Playoffs? Playoffs?! [Week 10 Preview]
**Ric Flair WOOOOOO** [Week 9 Recap]
To Be The Man, You've Got To Be The Man [Week 9 Preview]
Mouth-Watering, Spine-Tingling, Football at its Finest [Week 8 Recap]
It's a Trap Week [Week 8 Preview]
Jumping the Bullet [Week 7 Recap]
Chris and Chandler recap the best that week 7 had to offer as they give their Top 5 in the Large and Small school and the highlight, lowlights, and fails of the week.