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    If you are a gamer and haven’t been living under a rock for the past few weeks then it is likely that you have heard […]

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After a week off, life got in the way, State O' Emergency is back although still down a man. Steve-O and Tate spend most of the podcast talking about nothing but football. Can it get any better than that? The boys discuss: is Peyton Manning the best QB to ever play the game? Who is actually going to win the NFC South? And of course they finish with their fantasy football challenge and it's not looking good for one of them.

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State O’ Emergency: Episode 22

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Ryan is still missing, but Stevan and Tate are here to give you your weekly sports talk. In response to South Carolina's devastating loss to Kentucky Stevan starts the podcast off with a spirited rant on Spurrier and all things Gamecocks. After settling down the boys begin to talk about the crazy weekend in college football, why Thursday Night Football sucks, is it actually fun to go to a sports bar to watch your team? And of course wrap up the podcast with their fantasy football challenge.

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State O’ Emergency – Episode 21

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It's just Steve-O and Tate this week, Ryan started his new job! The boys spend the first minutes talking about the devastating loss South Carolina had to Missouri last week, followed by what the heck is going on with the Michigan football program. Stevan shares his 2014 NCAA surprises and Tate provides his thoughts on the Charlie Strong era at Texas so far. To finish off the podcast Steve-O and Tate give their take on the MLB playoffs and choose their teams for the fantasy football challenge.

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State O’ Emergency – Episode 20

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Steve-O, Ryan and Tate are back in their classic format talking about the events of the prior week in the sports world. In this weeks episode the boys discuss the dismantling of their alumni school, University of South Carolina, as well as their thoughts on the first week of the college football season. They ask the questions does the NFL have a suspension problem and is it working? As well as should teams be paying defensive players like QBs? And the boys start their fantasy football challenge. Make sure to subscribe on iTunes and we will see you next week.

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State O’ Emergency – 2014 NFL Preview

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With the NFL kicking off this week! The boys of State O' Emergency give you their 2014 NFL preview. Listen in as Ryan, Stevan and Tate go division by division giving their winners and finishing it off with their Super Bowl picks. Welcome back football, we have missed you.

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