The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football

The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football

By The Athletic

Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss the latest in college football, interview the biggest names in the sport and give insight into the most relevant topics dominating the discussion. From National Signing Day to the National Championship, Bruce and Stew have you covered year-round.

Episodes

Major matchups on the initial CFB slate

Stew and Bruce talk about the marquee matchups for Week 0 and Week 1 announced on the major networks this week. Then, they discuss UCLA’s “Calimony” and they answer questions on Penn State, Clemson and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2450m 53s

Brian Kelly & Spencer Danielson’s NIL comments + Mailbag questions

Bruce and Stew discuss Brian Kelly and Spencer Danielson’s latest NIL comments. Then, there are plenty of questions to get to in the mailbag. They talk about everything from NFL Draft records to Rutgers naming a starting QB. Finally, they remember the life of Howie Schwab.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/2446m 51s

What happened to Colorado’s castoffs + the transfer portal top 20 with Max Olson

It’s been one year since Deion Sanders’ arrival at Colorado and the record-setting exodus of players. So where did they all go? The Athletic’s Max Olson sits down with Bruce to talk about his story and the reaction across the college football landscape. Then, they dive into the top 20 players in the transfer portal.   Read Max’s story here: https://theathletic.com/5449961/2024/04/29/deion-sanders-colorado-transfer-portal-2023/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/2446m 19s

State of Florida preview + Reggie Bush gets his Heisman

Bruce and Stew are joined by Manny Navarro to preview Miami, Florida and Florida State. Can Cam Ward help the Canes to a CFP appearance? How will the Seminoles fare after missing out on the playoff in 2023? Is Graham Mertz the answer for the Gators? Plus, reaction to Reggie Bush being awarded his Heisman Trophy back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/2448m 41s

The Spring Transfer Portal Window is open

Stew and Bruce are joined by Max Olson to talk about the spring transfer portal window. Who are the top players in the portal? How has this portal window changed college football? Plus, is Texas going to be a national title contender in the SEC? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2456m 16s

Sitting down with Smart, Day, DeBoer + NFL Draft prospects scouting reports

Stew is back! And he talks about visiting with Kirby Smart, Ryan Day and Kalen DeBoer. What was it like watching their spring practices. Plus, Bruce talks about what he's heard from college coaches on the biggest NFL Draft prospects. And, plenty of mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/241h 12m

A College Football Super League? Brady Quinn joins the show!

Bruce is joined by Notre Dame legend and FOX College Football analyst Brady Quinn to discuss the potential of a college football super legaue? How would it happen? Who would it benefit? And, is college football actually "broken"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/2449m 56s

Will the Pac-12 return?: The future of the conference

Stew and Bruce are joined by Jon Wilner to talk about the future of the Pac-12. What will Oregon State and Washington State do with all that money? Will Stanford and Cal come back? What are the challenges of football on the west coast? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/2458m 14s

Clemson files legal complaint against the ACC, Rodger Sherman on the road + March Madness picks

Stew is joined by Rodger Sherman to talk about Clemson's complaint against the ACC, Rodger's college football trip across the country and March Madness picks! Rodger Sherman: https://www.youtube.com/@roadrodge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/241h 9m

Alabama HC Kalen DeBoer joins the show!

Bruce and Stew are joined by new Alabama head coach Kalen DeBoer! DeBoer talks about what the identity of his Crimson Tide team will be, QB Jalen Milroe, and Nick Saban on Capitol Hill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/2457m 19s

Top 25 Coaching Rankings

Bruce and Stew are joined by Max Olson to discuss the top 25 coaching list on The Athletic. With Nick Saban and Jim Harbaugh both gone from the sport, what does the top 5 look like? Did any G5 coaches make the cut? Is Ryan Day ranked too high or too low? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/241h 11m

College Football Playoff expansion + European soccer comparisons?

Stew is joined by Chris Vannini to talk about the CFP expansion proposal, how it would affect the sport, and why it could go down the same route as European soccer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/02/241h 5m

CFB Playoff expanding to 14 teams? + CFP broadcast deal & best eras of college football

Bruce and Stew react to the news of ESPN and the CFP broadcast agreement and the details. Plus, is the College Football Playoff going to expand to 14 teams? And, the guys get nostalgic and reflect on their favorite eras of college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/2442m 47s

Chip Kelly to Ohio State, DeShaun Foster takes over at UCLA + coaching hire grades

Stew and Bruce react to the news of Chip Kelly leaving his head coaching job at UCLA to take the OC position at Ohio State. What does that show about UCLA's program? Plus, the Bruins hire DeShaun Foster to replace Kelly - what kind of support in needed to succeed there? And, the guys hand out their new coaching hire grades! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/2438m 0s

The future of college sports with Ralph Russo

Stew and Bruce are joined by the AP's Ralph Russo to discuss the lawsuits surrounding NIL and college sports. What is the future of collegiate sports? Are the SEC and Big Ten causing damage? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/2455m 34s

NCAA takes on Tennessee + Sherrone Moore replaces Harbaugh

Bruce and Stew dive into the NIL lawsuits towards the NCAA over restrictions. What will the outcome be? Is the NCAA losing control on its model? Plus, Sherrone Moore replaces Jim Harbaugh at Michigan - is hiring from within becoming a theme in college football? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/2442m 16s

Ohio State is loading up, LSU's 2024 expectations + remembering Sports Illustrated

Bruce and Stew kick off the show looking at how Ohio State has re-loaded heading into the offseason. Plus, Bruce is high on LSU in 2024, while Stew has his doubts. And, they reflect on the current state of Sports Illustrated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/2454m 23s

Will Kalen DeBoer have success at Alabama? + Jedd Fisch to Washington

Stew and Bruce tackle all the dominoes that have fallen in the coaching carousel. With Nick Saban gone, and Kalen DeBoer at Tuscaloosa, what would be considered success at Alabama? Plus, Jedd Fisch is heading to Washington, leaving Arizona — What does this all mean for the transfer portal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/2440m 11s

Kalen DeBoer to become next coach for Alabama

In another emergency episode this week, Stew and Bruce react to the news that Kalen DeBoer will be the next coach of Alabama, Washington now searching for a new coach, and Ohio State updates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/2434m 54s

Nick Saban retires

Stew and Bruce bring you an emergency episode of The Audible to react to the news of Nick Saban retiring after 17 seasons at Alabama. Who are some coaches that are in the mix to replace Saban? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/2432m 29s

Michigan defeats Washington 34-13 to win National Championship

Stew and Bruce recap Michigan's win over Washington in the National Championship, and discuss Jim Harbaugh's future, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/2431m 20s

National Championship Preview: Michigan vs. Washington

Bruce and Stew are joined by Ari Wasserman to preview the national title game between Michigan and Washington. How have these programs been built? Are they going with or against the trends? Plus, predictions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/01/2459m 37s

Michigan beats Alabama in OT in the Rose Bowl, Texas falls to Washington in Sugar Bowl

Stew and Bruce recap the Rose Bowl, with Michigan beating Alabama in OT in Pasadena, and Washimgton's win over Texas, including Michael Penix's stellar performance. Also, early thoughts on the National Championship matchup between Michigan and Washington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/2434m 22s

Bowl Season! CFP semifinal predictions + FSU to the Big Ten?

Stew and Bruce get you ready for bowl-mania! How do they see the CFP semifinals shaking out? Plus a look at the other NY6 games. And, where will Florida State end up — could it be the Big Ten?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/12/2342m 25s

National Signing Day, USC starting over + Alabama-Michigan scouting report

Stew and Bruce open up the show with the latest news from National Signing Day! Plus, what exactly went wrong for USC and how does Lincoln Riley fix it? And, the guys take a look ahead to the Alabama-Michigan semifinal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/2355m 37s

Special guest: Chris Petersen

Bruce is joined by former Boise State and Washington head coach Chris Petersen to dive into what makes a great coach, the important things of running a program, and the rise of Kalen DeBoer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/12/2358m 3s

Jayden Daniels wins 2023 Heisman Trophy, Dillon Gabriel to Oregon

Leaving the regular season and heading into bowl season, Stew and Bruce check in to discuss Jayden Daniels winning the Heisman, and how it feels like the attention around the trophy has dwindled. Also, Dillon Gabriel heading to Oregon as transfer portal activity opens up, the next potential dominoes to fall, and a couple of coach hire updates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/2347m 49s

The College Football Playoff selection process and committee + the transfer portal is officially open!

Stew and Bruce look back on the selection of Michigan, Washington, Texas and Alabama, and the absence of Florida State. Why was that? And would you change the process and committee? Plus, the transfer portal is officially open! Who are the notable players that entered? And what does this mean for the future of the sport? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/2348m 32s

College Football Playoff set: Michigan, Alabama, Washington, Texas in, Florida State left out

Stew and Bruce react to the College Football Playoff being set, Florida State being left out, share their personal top four teams and picks for champion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/2347m 44s

Championship Weekend: Texas & Oregon pushing, Ohio State is done + will FSU be left out?

Stew and Bruce get you ready for Championship Weekend! How the conference championship results change the final CFP rankings? Plus, Mike Elko is back at Texas A&M. And, transfer season is incoming! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2345m 5s

Michigan beats Ohio State, potential playoff scenarios, Michigan State hires Jonathan Smith as next coach, a flurry of coach firings

Stew and Bruce share their thoughts on Michigan's win over Ohio State, the ending of the Iron Bowl, some potential chaotic playoff scenarios and which teams could be left out, and Iowa's win over Nebraska. Also Michigan State hires Jonathan Smith as their next coach, and the effect it will have on Oregon State, Texas A&M's coaching search. To wrap up, sifting through a flurry of coach firings, looking ahead to the transfer portal opening , and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/231h 1m

Ohio State vs. Michigan rivalry, remembering Cam Newton's Iron Bowl + who will get left out of the CFP?

Bruce and Stew get you ready for Rivalry Weekend! Ohio State vs. Michigan headline the slate of games, and there's no love lost between Ryan Day and Jim Harbaugh — how does this compare to the 2006 matchup? Plus, looking back at memorable rivalry moment — Cam Newton's 2010 Iron Bowl performance and the battles between Miami and Florida State. And, what could happen if Georgia and Washington lose in their conference championship games?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/2338m 17s

Jordan Travis' season ended by injury, previewing Michigan- Ohio State, USC's disappointing season and loss to rival UCLA

Stew and Bruce discuss Jordan Travis' season-ending leg injury, and if its possible for FSU to go 13-0 without him. Also, gauging Georgia's chances at a three-peat, previewing this week's showdown between Michigan and Ohio State, and USC having the most disappointing season of 2023 as they also lose to rival UCLA on Saturday. Then, UNLV beats Air Force, and more before it's all wrapped up with some shoutouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/2359m 27s

Legal battles: Harbaugh vs. Big Ten, Pac-12 governance + Texas A&M candidates

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic college football editor Catherine Briley to discuss the two biggest legal battles: Jim Harbagh vs. the Big Ten, and Washington State and Oregon State vs. the rest of the Pac-12. Plus, who can replace Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2335m 9s

Texas A&M fires Jimbo Fisher, Jim Harbaugh's suspension

Stew and Bruce discuss Texas A&M firing coach Jimbo Fisher, and who should be candidates for their next hire. Also, more on Jim Harbaugh's suspension, some thoughts on the weekend's games, and it's all wrapped up with shoutouts Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/2334m 47s

Michigan fires back at the Big Ten, CFP scenarios + USC DC candidates

Stew and Bruce open up the show with the news of Michigan firing back at the Big Ten as they await potential discipline. Plus, who would have a stronger resume if each win out: Alabama, Texas or Oregon? And, Bruce gives insight on potential candidates for the vacant USC defensive coordinator position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/2346m 1s

Alabama beats LSU, Washington take down USC + Connor Stalions resigns

Stew and Bruce recap the wild weekend! Jalen Milroe shines as Alabama beat LSU. Washington beat USC, as Caleb Williams is left with his head in his hands. And, Connor Stalions resigns in the latest fallout of the sign-stealing scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/2348m 49s

Ohio State tops CFP, Dabo reacts to a fan + more Michigan sign-stealing

Bruce and Stew open up the show reacting to the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. Does Ohio State below at #1? Plus, Dabo Swinney makes headlines as he responds to a fan criticism. And, even more developments of Michigan's sign stealing scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/2347m 19s

Kansas upsets Oklahoma, Georgia crushes Florida + can Florida State afford a loss?

Stew and Bruce recap the weekend, including Kansas' historic upset over Oklahoma, Georgia dominating Florida, a discussion about whether Florida State can afford to lose a game this season, shoutouts and more! Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/2351m 21s

Michigan's signal stealing, buying stock in USC and Oklahoma + James Franklin or Brian Kelly?

Stew and Bruce look at the most recent details of the Michigan signal stealing scandal — What should the punishment be? Plus, is Oklahoma better off without Lincoln Riley? And, are James Franklin and Brian Kelly the same coach? Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/2349m 33s

Ohio State beats Penn State, Michigan under investigation by NCAA

Stew and Bruce recap Ohio State beating Penn State, and if Ohio state has the piece to defeat Michigan. And speaking of Michigan, diving into investigation by the NCAA into the team. Also, USC loses to Utah, Iowa loses to Minnesota, shoutouts and more. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/2359m 36s

Kevin Clark joins the show! + Caleb Williams' NFL future, fan experience with college football realignment

With Stew away, Bruce welcomes in a special guest: Kevin Clark! They dive into Kevin's interesting career path, the pros and cons of college football realignment and projecting top QB prospects in the NFL. Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/231h 1m

Washington edges out Oregon in nail-biter, Notre Dame dominates USC

Stew and Bruce recap the biggest game of the weekend, with the Huskies' win over the Ducks Notre Dame beating USC. Also, Iowa over Wisconsin, Michigan defeating Indiana and more before wrapping it all up with shoutouts! Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/10/2350m 43s

Oregon-Washington west coast showcase, Notre Dame hosts USC + Jimbo on the hot seat

Stew and Bruce get you ready for a great slate of Week 7 college football! A top 10 clash on the west coast between Oregon and Washington, USC visits South Bend, and the turning point for Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/2353m 40s

Bizarre late-game decision spells disaster for Miami, Oklahoma beats Texas in classic matchup, Georgia rolls over Kentucky

Stew and Bruce recap a weekend of weirdness, headlined by Miami's blunder in their loss to Georgia Tech. Also, Oklahoma edges Texas in a classic matchup, Alabama still finds ways to win, Georgia crushes Kentucky, Louisville snaps Notre Dame's ACC win streak, shout outs and more! Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/10/231h 4m

Texas-Oklahoma showdown, Oregon in Seattle against Washington + Matt Campbell's future

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Max Olson to discuss the Red River Rivalry! Will Texas blow out the Sooners? Plus, more Big 12 talk including the feeling around Oklahoma State and the future of Matt Campbell at Iowa State. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/2345m 54s

USC beats Colorado, but defensive issues remain, Ole Miss downs LSU, should Texas be ranked Number 1?

Stew and Bruce look back at the weekend including USC beating Colorado, and their lingering defensive concerns. Next, LSU's has concerns about defense of their own as they lose to Ole Miss. Also, should Texas be the top ranked team in college football, buying or selling teams with surprising starts, and it's all wrapped up with shoutouts. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Get 20% OFF with code AUDIBLE at calderalab.com and make unforgettable first impressions that lead to the charming words, “you look younger!”.  RSVP knowing you’ve got the perfect look all wedding season long from Indochino. Go to Indochino.com and use code ATHLETICCFB to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/10/231h 6m

Ryan Day-Lou Holtz drama, Ole Miss hosts LSU + FSU and Clemson's contrast

Stew and Bruce get you ready for Week 5 of the college football season! The Ryan Day-Lou Holtz drama continues, Ole Miss and Lane Kiffin need a win badly against LSU, and the transfer portal contrast between Florida State and Clemson. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/2339m 0s

Ohio State beats Notre Dame, Oregon demolishes Colorado + coaches sounding off in Week 4

Stew and Bruce discuss Ohio State's win over Notre Dame in a game where both teams impressed, Oregon's beatdown of Colorado, and USC defeating ASU. Also, thoughts on FSU-Clemson, Penn State shutting down Iowa, a week of angry coaches, and it's all wrapped up with shout outs. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/2353m 14s

Lane Kiffin trolls Alabama, Mel Tucker's future + Florida State's TV ratings

Stew and Bruce look ahead towards a jam-packed weekend of college football! Lane Kiffin has been trolling Alabama — how will it play out on Saturday? Can Clemson forget their Week 1 loss and beat Florida State? Plus, what is the future of Michigan State and Mel Tucker? Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2338m 33s

Colorado transcends college football, pulls out a double OT win + Alabama is struggling

Stew and Bruce recap the weekend including Colorado continuing to be the biggest story in college football, and their double overtime win over Colorado State. Also, Alabama continues to struggle, could they be the underdog next week? Then, Michigan State is in disarray, Notre Dame impresses, thoughts on Oklahoma State, and it's all wrapped up with another round of shout outs. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.Com/AUDIBLE Get 20% OFF with our code AUDIBLE at calderalab.com/AUDIBLE to unlock your youthful glow with Caldera + Lab Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/2346m 6s

Paul Finebaum joins the show! + Will Deion leave Colorado for the NFL?

Bruce and Stew are joined by ESPN's Paul Finebaum to discuss the biggest storylines in the SEC. Is there a reason to worry about Nick Saban and Alabama? Is Jimbo Fisher's time at Texas A&M running out? Plus, mailbag questions! Will Deion Sanders leave Colorado for the NFL? And, what are Notre Dame's expectations with Sam Hartman? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/2344m 19s

Texas humbles Alabama + SEC's slow start, Texas A&M loses to Miami, the Deion Effect in Boulder

Stew and Bruce recap Week 2 action including Texas beating Alabama in their own house and the SEC's slow start, Texas A&M losing to Miami, and Colorado being the center of the sports world right now. Also, the allegations against Mel Tucker, and a wrap up with shout outs. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Go to hellofresh.com/50audible and use code 50audible for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.Com/AUDIBLE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/2344m 30s

Duke stuns Clemson, Texas' revenge game against Bama + streaming college football games

Stew and Bruce open up the show talking about Duke's huge win against Clemson; will Dabo Swinney start to change things? Plus, after losing to Alabama in Austin last season, Texas will travel to Tuscaloosa this weekend for revenge. And, the guys answer your mailbag questions! Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/2342m 46s

Colorado beats TCU in stunning win, FSU crushes LSU + an undefeated weekend for Pac-12

Stew and Bruce look back at an eventful week 1 of games including a stunning win for Deion Sanders and Colorado over TCU, Florida State crushing LSU, and an undefeated weekend for the Pac-12. To wrap up, the first-time starting QBs that impressed, and the return of shout outs. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Get a $13 Starter Set for just $3 at harrys.com/AUDIBLE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/2351m 24s

Week 1 kickoff! LSU vs. FSU, Deion's first Colorado game + Florida visits Utah

Stew and Bruce kick off the 2023 college football season by previewing the biggest matchups of Week 1! Can Florida State live up to the hype against LSU? Will Florida survive against Utah without Anthony Richardson? Deion Sanders' first game as Colorado head coach is a tough test vs. TCU. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/2339m 43s

Notre Dame + USC takeaways, ASU bowl ban + a Big 12 Preview with Justin Williams

Stew and Bruce share their takeaways from Notre Dame and USC over the weekend, ASU's self-imposed bowl ban, and make some playoff predictions before being joined by Justin Williams to preview the Big 12, including if the Bearcats could have a good season, if they are believers in Texas, and the chances for coach panic firings. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Justin on Twitter: @Williams_Justin Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/theaudible Sponsored by: Get a $13 Starter Set for just $3 at harrys.com/AUDIBLE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/231h 3m

SEC preview and camp intel, starting QBs named & Saudi money in CFB?

Bruce and Stew react to some quarterback competitions reaching their resolutions. Jaden Rashada gets his shot in Tempe, DJ U will be running the show at Oregon State, and more. Later, The Athletic's Alabama scribe Kennington Smith III joins the guys to talk the Crimson Tide's QB battle and more from camp. Plus, the trio discuss Stew's SEC season predictions (will Florida go 3-9?). Lastly, answering you mailbag questions, including a submission about Saudi Arabia's PIF and CFB. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Kennington on Twitter: @SkinnyKenny_ Sponsored by: LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/AUDIBLE Caldera: Get 20% OFF with our code AUDIBLE at calderalab.com/AUDIBLE to unlock your youthful glow with Caldera + Lab! #teamcaldera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2357m 17s

Pac-12 season preview & reflecting on the loss of the conference with Lindsay Schnell

Stew and Bruce welcome Lindsay Schnell of USA Today Sports, who also happens to be an Oregon State graduate. The trio mourn the loss of the current Pac-12, and Lindsay shares her unique perspective as a former student in Pac-12 country. Afterward, they chat about under the radar narratives, title contenders, and the Apple TV deal in hinsight. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Lindsay on Twitter: @Lindsay_Schnell Sponsored by: Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE . LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/AUDIBLE Caldera Lab: Get 20% OFF with our code AUDIBLE at calderalab.com/AUDIBLE to unlock your youthful glow with Caldera + Lab! #teamcaldera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/2351m 54s

Feldman's 'Freaks List' 2023 + ACC Preview with Manny Navarro

It's that time of year again! Hopefully, everyone circled Freaks List Day on their calendars! The guys dig into Bruce's annual Freaks List, and discuss overarching topics like; why is there a true Freshman leading the list? The Big Ten has some dudes, and how technology has evolved the way we view athletic specimens. Later, The Athletic's Manny Navarro joins the podcast to discuss the ACC. Who is the conference's dark horse? Lastly, we answer your mailbag questions!  Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Manny on Twitter: @Manny_Navarro Sponsored by: HelloFresh: Go to hellofresh.com/50audible and use code 50audible for 50% off plus free shipping! LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/AUDIBLE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2354m 59s

Big Ten camp intel, Pac-4/ACC update & Ohio State report with Cameron Teague Robinson

The start to college football is nearly here! Bruce and Stew share intel from Big Ten camps as the on-the-field conversations heat up! Before then, the guys discuss the latest with the Pac-4 and ACC as well as the Committee on Infractions not approving Jim Harbaugh's suspension. Later in the show, The Athletic's Ohio State beat writer Cameron Teague Robinson joins the podcast to chat about the latest from the Buckeyes camp. Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Cameron on Twitter: @cj_teague Sponsored by: HelloFresh: Go to hellofresh.com/50audible and use code 50audible for 50% off plus free shipping! LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/AUDIBLE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/2358m 1s

Realignment fallout, coaches poll + mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back to further discuss conference realignment aka "consolidation". Details about the Pac-12's demise were uncovered over the weekend. What's next for the four schools left behind? The 2023 Preseason Coaches Poll is released! Plus, mailbag questions and comments from Pac-12 fans who feel conflicted about the past, present & future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/2359m 7s

Oregon & Washington to join Big Ten | Realignment fallout

Stew and Bruce react to more realignment news! This time it's Oregon and Washington on the move to the Big Ten. College football as we know it is changing rapidly. The guys discuss the fallout and what could happen next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/2356m 43s

Conference realignment + Michigan's loaded roster

Realignment is back! Colorado has officially joined the Big 12 and college football realignment is headed into overdrive. The lack of a Pac-12 TV deal is a major catalyst in this edition of realignment. Oregon and Washington could be the next two programs to make a move. Is the ACC a possibility?  Plus, Bruce discusses his story latest story on Michigan... "Stars matter? Jim Harbaugh believes Michigan can win title … and break NFL Draft record" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/231h

Pac-12 star power, Heisman draft, mailbag & special guest Seth Emerson

Stew and Bruce discuss the Pac-12 star power heading into the 2023 season. The guys recap The Athletic's annual preseason Heisman draft, welcome Seth Emerson to the show to discuss drama on & off the field in Athens & answer mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/231h 1m

Northwestern fallout, Tennessee scandal & SEC storylines with David Ubben

Stewart Mandel is back and gives his take on the Northwestern hazing scandal that cost Pat Fitzgerald his job. Bruce Feldman reacts asks the questions that everyone is eager to hear answered. The Athletic's David Ubben joins the show to go inside the NCAA's decision to penalize Tennessee for infractions under former Head Coach Jermey Pruitt. The SEC began media days this week in Nashville and the guys talk about players to watch at the QB position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/2359m 1s

Pat Fitzgerald facing suspension + why Texas can make the playoff

Bruce Feldman is solo hosting this week with Stew out on vacation... Scott Dochterman joins the show to discuss the alleged reports of hazing at Northwestern that has landed Pat Fitzgerald a two-week suspension. Ari Wasserman then joins Bruce to discuss the latest on the field in college football. Michigan is going for three straight Big Ten titles. Can Ryan Day and Ohio State get back to Indy in 2023? Plus, Ari explains why he thinks Texas is headed to the College Football Playoff this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/231h 8m

Two years of NIL, LSU's title hopes, non-QB Heisman contenders + Pat Fitzgerald's hot seat

July 1st marks the two-year anniversary of NIL being introduced into the college sports landscape. Stew asks whether its impact has been positive or negative? Bruce discusses his latest story in The Athletic about what is life like as an Air Raid defensive coordinator in college football. Plus, mailbag questions on LSU's National Championship hopes, 2023 non-QB Heisman contenders, defensive game wreckers and Pat Fitzgerald's hot seat at Northwestern. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/231h 4m

Is San Diego State leaving the Mountain West? + the future of the Group of 5

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Chris Vannini to make sense of San Diego State's Mountain West Conference future. The future of Group of 5 schools and coaches. Plus, an update on EA Sports college football video game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/2346m 30s

Best CFB programs, the Texpert & issues in Athens

Stew and Bruce answer a fun mailbag question to kick off this week's show! What are the best three programs in college football history?  Sam Khan Jr., The Athletic's "Texpert", joins the show to discuss the state of college football across the Lone Star State.  Plus, a report from the Atlanta Journal Constitution shines a light on issues with football players at Georgia and excessive speeding.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/231h 2m

USC & UCLA's 2024 Big Ten schedule + Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick to step down

Bruce and Stew discuss two big stories this week in college football... The 2024 Big Ten conference schedule, which features USC & UCLA for the first time, was unveiled on Thursday. The guys discuss intriguing matchups and protected rivalries. Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick announces he will step down in 2024. NBC Chairman Pete Bevacqua will succeed Swarbrick. Plus, a quick look at Notre Dame's on-the-field product heading into year two under Marcus Freeman with The Athletic's Pete Sampson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/2329m 29s

SEC schedule, realignment update, QB tiers & CFB HOF ballot

Stew and Bruce are back for another week of offseason college football topics... 1:00 - SEC opting for 8 games instead of 9 in 2024 as a one-year solution. We'll be back in Destin, FL next year doing this song & dance all over again.  7:00 - Realignment update! Is The Big 12 going to expand further? Colorado is the program that could potentially leave the Pac-12 for the Big 12. Who else could follow? 12:25 - QB tiers! The guys look at returning QBs for the 2023 season and discuss what category top players fall into.  36:00 - 2023 College Football Hall of Fame ballot is announced. Who gets in?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/2350m 36s

Fox's Colorado bet & games we're most excited for from early season schedule

College football's early-season schedule is out, and there's a healthy serving of Colorado and Coach Prime. Stew and Bruce discuss Fox's big bet on the Buffaloes/Deion Sanders and the national audience's appetite for UC games. The guys also chat about NBC Peacock and streaming headaches, and which games they're most excited to watch in the season's first three weeks. Lastly, why would the SEC change their schedule to nine games? Plus, mailbag questions. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/2350m 28s

USC AD resigns unexpectedly, ACC realignment + mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back with special guest Nicole Auerbach! Topics: -USC Mike Bohn AD resigned unexpectedly on Friday. What happened? -Is ACC realignment on the horizon? Seven schools have reportedly discussed whether it is possible to get out of the conference's grant of rights. -Is UConn a realistic possibility to join the Big 12? -Mailbag questions on USC's AD search, Charlotte's move to the AAC and transfer portal tampering. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/2349m 52s

Tampering in college football is inevitable & transfer portal winners

Stew and Bruce welcome Max Olson to dicscuss his and Bruce's latest story about tampering in college football. Is tampering an inevitability at this point, and can it be stopped? Max then puts on his Portal Authority hat to share who the winners and losers of this cycle are. Plus, Stew and Bruce answer mailbag questions. Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Max on Twitter: @max_olson --------------------------------------------- Sponsored by: Athletic Greens: Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE Harry's Razors: Get a $13 Starter Set for just $3 at harrys.com/AUDIBLE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2347m 11s

2023 Power Five win totals & why are established QBs transferring?

Stew and Bruce discuss 2023 Power Five win totals, and discuss which overs and unders intrigue them the most. The pair then dip into their mailbags to answer your questions! One such submission asks, why are established quarterbacks transferring? Doesn't recent history show that talented signal-callers are bound to be drafted, regardless of school? Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/231h 9m

Post-spring top 25

Spring football is over and Stewart Mandel has updated his top 25. Bruce Feldman asks about the changes and has a report from CFB spring meetings in Arizona. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2333m 18s

NFL draft takeaways, transfer portal closed + mailbag questions

Stew and Bruce have takeaways from the 2023 NFL Draft and transfer portal window: Texas A&M only has had two players drafted in the 1st and 2nd round since Jimbo took over in Aggieland. Is this an indictment on the coach that makes $95 million?  Kirby Smart has helped turned Georgia into a NFL factory. The Dawgs have the most picks in the last three years.  Stanford and Northwestern both sent players to the pros after being two of the worst teams in college football last season.  The Titans moved up to select Will Levis at #33 overall. Was the QB market oversaturated in 2023? Is that why Michael Penix Jr. stayed at Washington? Where will Caleb Williams get picked in 2024?  Notre Dame QB Tyler Buchner lands at Alabama in the transfer portal.  Colorado is down to less than 20 players from last year's roster as Deion Sanders follows through. Will this work or did Coach Prime over-play his hand?  Mailbag questions on the new ACC without divisions, rushing the field & college football playoff expansion.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/2357m 33s

More spring game reaction, DJ Uiagalelei speaks out + NFL draft week

Colorado's spring game drew massive attendance numbers thanks to the Deion Sanders. How quickly can the Buffs turn into a contender? David Ubben was there in Boulder and joins Bruce & Stew. The guys discuss Alabama & LSU's spring games on Saturday. Do the Tide have a replacement for Bryce Young? Can LSU head back to the SEC title game? Former Clemson QB DJ Uiagalelei talked to Bruce and shared insight into what led to the end of his time at Clemson. It's NFL draft week and Bruce has a story this week on The Athletic where he spoke to coaches about top prospects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/231h 3m

Spring game recaps & storylines | UGA, OSU, TEX, PSU, USC

Stew and Bruce discuss spring games of top contenders around the country. What can you learn from a spring game?  Will Georgia be able to replace Stetson Bennett? What did we learn about Ohio State?  Texas & Steve Sarkisian announces Quinn Ewers as starter. Penn State looks deep everywhere except WR.  Can USC get better on defense after last season's disaster?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2328m 56s

Pac-12 TV deal drags on + Chris Fallica joins the show!

Stew has an update on the Pac-12 TV deal negotiations that are taking longer than expected. The perception is not good for the league and now The CW is in the mix.  Plus, Special guest Chris Fallica talks CFB, sports gambling, Miami football & goes inside his decision to move from ESPN to Fox.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/2359m 28s

LSU beats Iowa in record NCAAW title + CFB mailbag

The NCAAW National Championship game was one of the biggest college sporting events of the season. Bruce talks with Lindsay Schnell about the groundbreaking game that will be remembered for a long time between LSU & Iowa. Plus, college football mailbag questions! What is the most memorable play of all time? How do coaches avoid a sophomore slump after getting off to a hot start in year one? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/2344m 51s

Will San Diego State join the Pac-12? Mailbag questions!

Antonio Morales joins Bruce and Stew to discuss the state of Pac-12 recruiting and his alma mater San Diego State's run to the Final Four. Lincoln Riley and Caleb Williams are prepping for year two in LA as the Trojans spring ball is underway. Plus, mailbag questions: Why doesn't anyone talk about redeveloping how the CFP selection committee works? A lot of people are posting tongue-in-cheek that because Ryan Day has lost to Michigan two years in a row, He is about to be fired. My question is what would it actually take for him to be fired? Given your collective tenure, are there particular coaches you have known and covered whose evolution and career trajectories stand out in your mind? Which program serves the best press box food? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/231h 3m

Football's life-changing impact, March Madness & Tom Herman starting over at FAU

March Madness delivered once again. The guys discuss takeaways from the first weekend of madness. Can Tom Herman rebuild his image at FAU? A coach who was once a lightning rod in the sport is now starting over in Boca. Colorado has sold almost 30k tickets to its spring game. Last year about 2k fans were in the building. Welcome to the Deion Sanders effect. Can the Buffs go to a bowl game in 2023? Plus, Stew and Bruce discuss the impact football has had on their lives both professionally and personally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/2346m 3s

Conference realignment update with Max Olson + mailbag

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Max Olson to discuss the latest news about conference realignment. Will the Big 12 poach PAC-12 schools? How much of a role will the PAC-12 TV deal have in this? How quickly will these decisions be made?  Where does Miami fit into the future landscape of CFB? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/231h 5m

Ranking the top 25 CFB coaches

Stew and Bruce have their annual list of top 25 college football coaches! On this year's podcast The Athletic's Chris Vannini joins the discussion. How far should Jimbo Fisher fall in the rankings? Should Nick Saban or Kirby Smart be ranked #1? Why did Bruce rank James Franklin ahead of Ryan Day & Brian Kelly? Did a Group of 5 coach make the cut? Does Chip Kelly make the top 25? Lane Kiffin continues to be a polarizing figure in the sport. Plus, more discussion and debate! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/2356m 14s

ACC future, the most creative CFB offense & NFL Combine week

Stew and Bruce are back with college football news and notes during NFL Scouting Combine week. What is the future of the ACC? Could the conference fall victim to realignment?  Bruce discusses his latest story on William & Mary, who has the most creative offense in CFB. Dane Brugler joins the show to discuss this week's NFL combine. How will this year's group of QBs be evaluated? Which late-round running back will make an immediate impact on the professional level? Plus, mailbag questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/231h 6m

Rule changes, Notre Dame's OC search + mailbag

College football is changing rapidly. Bruce and Stew discuss whether current and potential changes will make the sport better or worse. Pete Sampson joins Stew and Bruce to go inside the Notre Dame OC search. What really happened with Utah OC's Andy Ludwig's buyout and why didn't Notre Dame pay it? Former OC Tommy Rees left for Alabama and enraged the fanbase. Does it really matter? Plus, mailbag question on South Carolina's success on the field and the trail under Shane Beamer, college football statistics and analytics, the Pac-12 and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/231h 8m

Pac-12 realignment, OU & Texas headed to SEC in 2024 + a Super Bowl classic and mailbag

Stew and Bruce welcome Nicole Auerbach to the show to discuss the latest news about Pac-12 realignment. First, producer John chats with the guys about Jalen Hurts' epic performance in a Super Bowl loss. Texas & Oklahoma are officially headed to the SEC in 2024, one year ahead of schedule. The guys take a look at some new coordinator hires across the sport. Which hire is the best? Plus, mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/231h 6m

Jaden Rashada’s unprecedented recruitment: How a 4-star QB went from $13.85 million to no NIL deal

Bruce and Stew are joined by Andy Staples to discuss an unbelievable story born in the NIL collective era. How did this happen? Who is responsible? Why did the deal fall through? Could it happen again? The sport of college football is changing rapidly and the dirty details about NIL recruiting are almost unfathomable. Plus, mailbag questions on Virginia Tech, Jim Harbaugh & Purdue. ---- Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/audible Right now Roman has a special offer for our listeners. Use this link to get 20% off your first order. Just go to ro dot co slash ATHLETIC today. That’s R-O, dot C-O, slash ATHLETIC for 20% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/231h 3m

Who wins a title first: Ryan Day, Lincoln Riley or Brian Kelly?

Stew is still getting over the Bengals heartbreaking loss in the AFC Championship game. Bruce teases a story coming out this week on The Athletic about Jalen Hurts. The guys discuss how NIL collectives are impacting the business of college football right now from recruiting, to coaching hires & more. Should these funds be regulated? Miami fires Josh Gattis as OC. The 'Canes haven't been good on offense since 2017. Who should Mario Cristobal hire to fix the trend? Plus, a great mailbag question asking which head coach wins natty first: Ryan Day, Lincoln Riley or Brian Kelly? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/2353m 21s

College QBs in the NFL, Michigan's mess & mailbag

Joe Burrow, Jalen Hurts, Brock Purdy & Patrick Mahomes all had very different college football careers. This weekend they will all play in the NFC & AFC championship games. Stew and Bruce discuss what it was like to watch them play in college and how likely it was for each to get to this big stage. What is going on with Jim Harbaugh and Michigan? The offseason following another Big Ten title and playoff appearance has been nothing short of bizarre. Plus mailbag questions on LSU's future under Brian Kelly, Jaden Rashada's recruiting soap opera, the Big Ten commissioner opening & future CFB Playoff scheduling. ------------------------- Get a $15 Truman Shave trial set for just $3 at harrys.com/audible To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine’s Day. Go to ro dot co slash ATHLETIC today to get 20% off your entire first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/2353m 48s

New coordinators at Bama & Clemson, Rashada latest & mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back with the latest news and notes around the sport of college football... Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren bolts back to the NFL as Chicago Bears President. Dabo Swinney fires Brandon Streeter and hires now former TCU OC Garrett Riley. 5-Star QB Jaden Rashada asks for his LOI release at Florida. Is an amateur NIL collective to blame? The Athletic's Alabama beat writer Aaron Suttles discusses changes on Nick Saban's staff. Is former Tennessee HC Jeremy Pruitt the frontrunner to replace DC Pete Golding? Will Nick Saban win another title before he retires? Plus, mailbag questions on Louisville's ceiling as a program, Jim Harbaugh & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/2357m 32s

Georgia wins national title in historic blowout + 2023 sneak peak

Bruce and Stew are in Los Angeles where Georgia beat TCU 65-7 in a National Championship blowout. Is Stetson Bennett the greatest Bulldog of all-time? Has UGA passed Alabama as the best program in college football? Should Kirby Smart take Nick Saban's throne as the best coach in college football? Do the Dawgs have a legit chance to be the first team ever to 3-peat? The guys try to put the result into perspective. Plus, it's never too early for a way-to-early 2023 top 25. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/AUDIBLE Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/AUDIBLE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/2326m 29s

Tulane beats USC, Penn State wins Rose Bowl + Jim Harbaugh's future & mailbag

Stew and Bruce recap the final slate of bowl games before Monday's National Championship. USC's poor defense showed up again in the Cotton Bowl and the Trojans blew a lead late vs. Tulane. Penn State caps an 11-win season with a Rose Bowl trophy. Is Jim Harbaugh leaving for the NFL? Plus, mailbag questions!  --------------------------- Get 15% off your first set of sheets with promo code AUDIBLE at bollandbranch.com Download the FREE Upside App and use promo code AUDIBLE to get an extra 25 cents back for every gallon on your first tank of gas Get 20% off your first order at ro.co/ATHLETIC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2358m 12s

CFP semi-final recap: TCU & Georgia win instant classics

Stew and Bruce are together in Arizona where they witnessed TCU beat Michigan in an instant classic. Georgia vs. Ohio State was an unbelievable encore that came down to a FG at the stroke of midnight. The guys share their thoughts on both games and turn the page to next Monday's National Championship game. Happy New Year! _________________________________________________ Go to theathletic.com/theaudible to join The Athletic Visit ro.co/ATHLETIC for 20% off at Roman Get 15% off your first set of sheets with promo code AUDIBLE at bollandbranch.com Download the FREE Upside App and use promo code AUDIBLE to get an extra 25 cents back for every gallon on your first tank of gas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/01/2340m 50s

New Year's Six preview + mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back ahead of the New Year's Six bowl games. Will it be another year of two semi-final blowouts? Clemson and Tennessee kick off the weekend on Friday in Miami at the Orange Bowl. Penn State and Utah will meet on January 2nd to wrap things up in the Rose Bowl. The playoff games are Saturday night on NYE. Is USC going to care about its Cotton Bowl game vs. Tulane? Plus, mailbag questions on National Signing Day, offensive philosophy & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/12/2251m 15s

Transfer portal winners + mailbag

Stew and Bruce welcome "The Portal Authority" Max Olson to the show to discuss which programs are doing well in the transfer portal window. How does the transfer recruiting process work compared to National Signing Day? Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/221h 3m

Remembering Mike Leach

Stew and Bruce remember Mike Leach who died Monday at the age of 61. Leach was a man who lived many different lives and always had a story to tell. The guys tell their own stories about Coach Leach and celebrate what made him one of the most unique coaches in college football history. His "air raid" offense will leave a lasting impact on the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/2235m 40s

Coaching carousel, transfer portal impact players & mailbag

Bruce and Stew discuss the coaching carousel which is still spinning. Scott Satterfield leaves Louisville for Cincinnati Jeff Brohm leaves Purdue to replace Satterfield at Louisville Deion Sanders meets with Colorado players for the first time Over 1000 players are currently in the transfer portal. Who are the guys in the portal that can make a big impact on a new team in 2023? Plus, mailbag questions on CFP expansion, the Heisman trophy & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/221h 11m

Playoff field set, Deion Sanders to Colorado + transfer portal window

Stew and Bruce react to the College Football Playoff field announcement. Georgia will play Ohio State in the Peach Bowl and Michigan will play TCU in the Fiesta Bowl. USC got demolished by Utah on Friday night in Las Vegas. The guys were both there to witness the Trojans poor defensive performance. Will Lincoln Riley ever have a good defense? Deion Sanders takes the Colorado job. What type of success will Coach Prime have in Boulder? Will he be able to land five-star recruits and build a championship roster? Plus, the transfer portal window opens on Monday. What high-profile QBs will be on the move this offseason? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/2259m 49s

CFP rankings, Hugh Freeze back in the SEC & mailbag

Stew and Bruce react to the penultimate College Football Playoff rankings that were released on Tuesday night. Ohio State is 5th ahead of Alabama at 6. Can either team jump TCU or USC after championship weekend? Hugh Freeze is back in the SEC at Auburn. Was this a good hire and can the former Ole Miss and Liberty coach rebuild his reputation? Mailbag: Are Georgia and Michigan exploiting inefficiencies in modern college football? Has Nebraska learned nothing from the long-term contracts given to the likes of Jimbo Fisher and Mel Tucker? Now that Jimbo has fixed the Aggies’s offensive problems by firing Darrell Dickey (sarcasm). Who do you think he calls? Why hasn't Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith been discussed more in head coaching positions for this cycle? + more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/2249m 9s

Weekend review + coaching carousel update

Michigan dominates Ohio State. Bruce was there. The college football playoff picture is tight. Can the Buckeyes still get in? Alabama is back into the picture. The coaching carousel has begun... Matt Rhule is hired at Nebraska. Is it a home run? Luke Fickell is hired at Wisconsin. How did this come together so quickly? David Shaw steps down at Stanford. Who is on the shortlist to replace him? Back later this week to answer mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/2258m 1s

Rivalry weekend mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are back for rivalry weekend! The new CFP rankings are out and 2-loss LSU is ahead of 1-loss Clemson and 1-loss USC. Why? Ohio State vs. Michigan could have record viewership numbers. Will Lincoln Riley jump to the NFL before USC jumps to the Big Ten? Reports are surfacing about Lane Kiffin leaving Ole Miss to take the Auburn job. A decision could be made by Friday after the Egg Bowl. Will Nick Saban ever win another National title at Alabama? Should Michigan fans be worried about losing Biff Poggi? Which top CFB programs need new stadiums? + more mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/11/2246m 59s

TCU's last-second win, USC's playoff hopes, The Game & silly season!

Bruce and Stew recap week 12 of the college football season... USC vs. UCLA lived up to the hype and the Trojans CFP hopes are alive. Caleb Williams' Heisman campaign is getting stronger by the week. Oregon survives Utah and will play Oregon State with a trip to the Pac-12 title game on the line. South Carolina exploits Tennessee's defense and drops 63 points on a top 5 team. The Vols playoff hopes are over. If Clemson finishes the season as a one-loss ACC title will the Tigers need help to get in? Bruce was on the sideline for TCU's last-minute hear-stopping walk-off win vs. Baylor. Michigan and Ohio State both remain undefeated and will meet in a high-stakes version of "The Game" just like last season. Plus, a coaching carousel update heading into the final regular season weekend of the season! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/2250m 17s

USC at UCLA, CFP scenarios & mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back mid-week to discuss the build up to week 12 of the season. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the three UVA players who were murdered on Sunday night. Virginia's game on Saturday vs. Coastal Carolina has ben canceled. -USC at UCLA is a massive week 11 game with Pac-12 Championship and College Football Playoff implications -The new CFP rankings were revealed Tuesday night which means a fresh discussion about playoff scenarios for contenders. -Mailbag questions on the the Big Ten, West Virginia and coaches play sheets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/2255m 8s

Week 11 recap: Pac-12 madness, LSU to SEC title, TCU beats Texas & more!

Bruce and Stew react to week 11 of the college football season... -The Pac-12 has been turned upside down with Oregon's loss to Washington and UCLA's loss to Arizona. QB play in the league this year has been electric thanks to Michael Penix Jr and Bo Nix. -LSU survives a scare at Arkansas and the Tigers are headed to the SEC title game in Brian Kelly's first season in Baton Rouge. -Texas A&M has lost six straight games and is now one of the worst teams. record-wise in college football. How did this happen? -Is David Shaw's tenure at Stanford on thin ice? -TCU remains undefeated with an impressive win on the road vs. Texas. It wasn't Sonny Dykes offense that got the job done it was the Horned Frogs' defense. -Shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/2245m 42s

New CFP rankings, Michigan's secret weapon & mailbag questions

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman have the latest news, notes & opinions on college football. Michigan associate head football coach Francis “Biff” Poggi is Jim Harbaugh's secret weapon.  The new CFP rankings were released on Tuesday night.  Undefeated TCU vaults up into the #4 spot.  Oregon is #6 despite a 49-3 loss in week 1 vs. Georgia.  Playoff scenarios!  Plus, mailbag questions on... Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark Bills QB Coach Joe Brady  UCONN HC Jim Mora  Jimbo Fisher's future at Texas A&M Alabama's run of titles under Nick Saban  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/11/2246m 38s

LSU knocks off Bama, Georgia smashes Tennessee, Clemson falls to Notre Dame + more week 10 reaction

Stew and Bruce recap a thrilling weekend of college football! LSU knocks Bama off at home which has massive SEC title and playoff implications. Brian Kelly was emotional after the win. Did Nick Saban's game mismanagement cost the Tide a win? Georgia smashed #1 Tennessee in Athens. Are the Dawgs heavy National Championship favorites? Ohio State had a poor performance at Northwestern. Is there cause for concern for the Buckeyes or just an outlier? Clemson gets blown out at Notre Dame. Are the Tigers out of the playoff picture? Will Oregon, USC and UCLA all be in the top 10 this week? The Pac-12's playoff hopes are alive. Bruce was in Fort Worth and saw TCU beat Texas Tech to remain undefeated. He talks about how Sonny Dykes has hit the ground running in year 1. Plus, shoutouts to Tanner Mordecai and the Ohio Bobcats! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/221h 2m

Playoff rankings reveal, Auburn short list & Michigan update

Stew and Bruce react to the first CFP rankings of the season. -Undefeated TCU is ranked behind 1-loss Alabama. Is there a scenario where a perfect Horned Frogs team gets left out? Oregon and USC need major help as well. -#16 Illinois is a long shot playoff hopeful with Michigan and potentially Ohio State still on the schedule. -What would a 12-team playoff field look like with these rankings? This is what we'll get in the future. Plus: -An update on the Michigan vs. Michigan State postgame fight that is being investigated as a potential assault. -Bryan Harsin is officially out at Auburn. Who is on the shortlist to get the job? Do they need a splash hire? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/2250m 31s

CFB weekend review: Buckeyes & TCU stay unbeaten, new Big 12 TV deal, UM vs MSU fight + shoutouts

Stew and Bruce recap week 9 of the college football season: Ohio State scores 28 in the 4th quarter to beat Penn State. Marvin Harrison Jr. looks like the best WR in the country. Michigan dominates Michigan State but a postgame fight stole headlines. K-State runs #9 Oklahoma State off the field 48-0. TCU escapes a trap game at West Virginia and remains undefeated, Bruce is headed to Fort Worth next week for the Horned Frogs vs. Texas Tech. The Big 12 lands a new TV deal that exceeding expectation after losing Texas & Oklahoma. Plus, shoutouts to Jim Mora & UConn, Gus Malzahn & UCF, Louisville for getting its season back on track and Iowa for scoring 30+ points! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2244m 21s

PSU vs. Ohio State, Kirk Ferentz's future, Tennessee trap game & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce have the latest news and notes on college football heading into week 9!  -Can Penn State upset Ohio State at home?  -Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz is fighting back against constant criticism. Is his legacy in jeopardy?  -Tennessee hosts Kentucky this weekend in what could be a trap game ahead of Georgia. Is it more likely that the Vols go undefeated or lose two games?  -Why did Lincoln Riley and Ray Day's have year one success compared to Marcus Freeman and Brent Venables who are struggling?  -What are the most underrated stadiums in college football?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/2249m 39s

Weekend review: Clemson comeback, Oregon rolls UCLA, Ohio State's record offense & more

Stew is in Oregon where he saw the Ducks steamroll undefeated UCLA. Bo Nix was on fire and threw 5TDs. Bruce says Clemson's comeback win vs. Syracuse was the game of the day. TCU remains undefeated. The playoff picture is taking shape. Ohio State is the first Big Ten team to score 45 points in six straight games for over 100 years. LSU is back on track under Brian Kelly. The Tigers handed Ole Miss their first loss of the season. Jimbo Fisher has Texas A&M playing bad football. Is his future in Aggieland in doubt? Plus, shoutouts!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/2251m 3s

The CFB Playoff race at the halfway point of the season

Stew and Bruce discuss the playoff race as the season hits the halfway point. There are still undefeated teams from all five conferences! How many SEC teams can make it? Will there be two from the SEC East? Where does Bama stand with one loss to Tennessee? Are UCLA and USC still in the mix? Clemson is 7-0 and not getting a lot of attention. Plus, mailbag questions on Tennessee, the SEC on CBS, Bryce Young, the sport's offensive onslaught & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/2250m 34s

Vols beat Bama, TCU & Ole Miss stay undefeated, Michigan dominates Penn State & more week 7 reaction!

Stew and Bruce recap a wild weekend of college football. Tennessee's win over Alabama might be the most exciting regular season game in a long time. Hendon Hooker is the breakout star of the season. TCU & Ole Miss both remain undefeated. How good are both programs? Michigan dominates Penn State at home with a nearly unstoppable run game. Outside of Michigan and Ohio State, is the Big Ten down? Utah goes for a two point conversion late to beat USC and hand Lincoln Riley his first loss as Trojans Head Coach. It's time to start discussing playoff scenarios. Plus, Notre Dame suffers another brutal loss & shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/2256m 52s

Week 7 preview + mailbag

Stew and Bruce discuss The Athletic's "Secrets of the Coaching Carousel" series which published this week on the site. Bryce Young's status for Saturday's game vs. Tennessee is still uncertain. #10 Penn State's visit to #5 Michigan headlines a loaded week 7 slate. The guys preview that game as well as Oklahoma State at TCU, Kansas at Oklahoma, LSU at Florida, Clemson at FSU & USC at Utah. Plus, mailbag questions on the CFP race, Matt Rhule's potential return to Nebraska, Auburn's future & the Group of Five. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/10/2244m 33s

Week 6 review: Bama escapes, Vols dominate, OU in freefall + USC & UCLA stay unbeaten

Alabama beats Texas A&M by stopping the Aggies at the 2 yard line on the last play of the game. Can Tennessee beat Bama at Neyland Stadium this Saturday? The Vols and QB Hendon Hooker look dangerous and are a fun team to watch. Should OU fans panic about Brent Venables after the Sooners 49-0 loss vs. Texas? The Big 12 feels completely upside down. TCU is undefeated and Kansas is good. USC & UCLA are both 6-0 at the same time since 2005. Northwestern & Stanford are both struggling. Are Pat Fitzgerald and David Shaw on the hot seat? Plus, Bruce talks about his trip to Indiana and shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/2253m 52s

Wisconsin & Colorado fire their head coaches. Red River Rivalry + mailbag!

Bruce and Stew react to Wisconsin firing of Head Coach Paul Chryst. Will interim coach Jim Leonhard get the job permanently? Colorado fires Karl Dorrell. What type of candidate pool will the Buffs be able to hire from? Oklahoma and Texas meet this weekend in the Red River Rivalry. Plus, mailbag questions on Nebraska, Wisconsin, Louisville, Minnesota & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/10/2258m 39s

College football weekend review: Jimbo’s stubbornness & Oklahoma’s lack of defense

Bruce and Stew recap another exciting weekend of college football. Jimbo Fischer’s Texas A&M offense continues to struggle. Oklahoma’s defense is in trouble. Georgia escapes Mizzou; is it jump a blip for the Dawgs? Is there cause for concern with Paul Chryst? Are you buying UCLA now? Plus, shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/2253m 49s

Georgia Tech fires Geoff Collins. Who is on the shortlist to takeover? Week 5 mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are back for their mid-week episode as week 5 of the college football season is on the horizon. Georgia Tech fires Geoff Collins who becomes the third power five coach to lose his job so far this season. Who is on the short list to takeover in Atlanta? Plus, mailbag questions on Texas, the Big 12, analytics in college football, Georgia standout TE Brock Bowers and the Big Ten.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/09/2255m 54s

CFB weekend review: surprising results & standout performances

Bruce and Stew recap another exciting weekend of college football. Oklahoma falls to K-State thanks to Adrian Martinez's standout performance and 5TDs. The Kansas Jayhawks are now 4-0! Could either team win the Big 12?Tennessee beats Florida at Neyland Stadium. Is Hendon Hooker a Heisman candidate? Auburn wins once again thanks to a miracle at Jordan-Hare. #10 Arkansas falls vs. Texas A&M. The Pac-12 seems wide open 4 weeks into the season. Michigan State has major issues after a 34-7 loss at Minnesota. Is Michigan a top 5 team? Clemson survives Wake Forest in overtime. Miami is upset by Middle Tennessee State. Plus, shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/2250m 47s

Penn State's hot start, the dark side of NIL & mailbag

Stew and Bruce ask producer John Hayes if he's ready to walk back his negative comments about Penn State Head Coach James Franklin after the Nittany Lions' 3-0 start. The guys discuss their latest story on The Athletic this week about the dark side of NIL. Plus, mailbag questions on the Pac-12, coaching changes, group of 5 and CFB commissioners.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/09/2250m 1s

Weekend review & surprise teams three weeks into the season

Stew and Bruce discuss how the college football season is taking shape three weeks into the season. Penn State beats Auburn at Jordan-Hare. Oklahoma blows out Nebraska. Could the Nittany Lions and Sooners be surprise playoff contenders? The Big Ten East looks like a very strong division. Kansas is 3-0 for the first time since 2009. Georgia looks like the best team in the country and TE Brock Bowers is an amazing talent. Plus, shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/2245m 19s

Week 3 mailbag + Kaylee Hartung on her TNF debut

Stew and Bruce are joined by Kaylee Hartung who is back in the sports media industry with Thursday Night Football on Amazon. Plus, mailbag questions on coaching searches, CFB viewership ratings, Arkansas' top 10 ranking, Pac-12 after-dark & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/2250m 32s

Scott Frost fired + CFB week 2 reaction

Scott Frost is fired after Nebraska’s home loss to Georgia Southern. Who is on the shortlist to take over in Lincoln? A wild and fun Saturday of college football started with a near upset in Austin and then a major upset in South Bend. Stew and Bruce recap their experience at Texas vs. Alabama and try to understand Marcus Freeman’s poor start at Notre Dame. USC is looking like the darling of the Pac-12. Plus, shoutouts to the weekend’s top performances like Hendon Hooker at Tennessee.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/221h 10m

FSU beats LSU, Clemson's offensive struggles, Alabama at Texas + mailbag

Stew and Bruce discuss Florida State’s win vs. LSU on Sunday night as well as Clemson’s win vs. Georgia Tech on Monday night. The guys are both headed to Austin on Saturday for Alabama at Texas. Can the Longhorns give the Tide a game? Plus, more week 2 mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/2243m 42s

College football kickoff! Week 1 reaction

Bruce and Stew react to week 1 of the college football season! Georgia dominates Oregon in Atlanta. #3 Ohio State has enough to beat #5 Notre Dame 21-10. The unexpected close games during the noon window is what makes college football great. Plus, the college football playoff is expanding to 12 teams in 2024 or 2025. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/2256m 18s

Nebraska goes down, Notre Dame at Ohio State + BTN's Dave Revsine

Stew and Bruce discuss the latest Nebraska loss under Scott Frost. This time it was to open the season vs. Northwestern in Ireland. QB competitions across the country are coming to an end and coaches have named starters. The guys also dive into big week 1 matchups like Notre Dame at Ohio State. Plus, Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine joins the show to preview the 2022 Big Ten season. Join our pool: play.runyourpool.com/audible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/221h

Week 0 preview, Texas win total, Pac-12 season outlook & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are here for week 0. Could Texas have its worst season since 1956? Pac-12 Network Analyst Yogi Roth joins the show. Yogi talks about his new book “5-Star QB: It’s not about the stars it’s about the journey”. He also has three observations about the Pac-12 heading into the 2022 season. The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman joins the guys from Dublin ahead Nebraska and Northwestern's week 0 game at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/221h 17m

Top early season games, Netflix's Manti Te'o documentary & mailbag

As college football season inches closer Stew and Bruce discuss the best early games of the season. Lindsay Schnell of USA Today joins the show to review "The Girlfriend That Didn't Exist", Netflix's new documentary about the Manti Te'o catfishing incident. Plus, mailbag questions! Run Your Pool: https://play.runyourpool.com/audible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/221h 18m

Feldman's 'Freaks list' and Big Ten TV deal with John Ourand

It's "Freak's List" release day! Stewart Mandel talks with Bruce Feldman about his annual piece highlighting the most athletic players in college football. Plus, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand joins the show to discuss the Big Ten's reported new TV deal. He gives his take on what type of impact will this have on the sport and the future of conference realignment. Run Your Pool: https://play.runyourpool.com/audible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/2252m 49s

ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, SEC & Pac-12 preseason media polls

Stew and Bruce break down the preseason media polls. Can Mike Norvell turn around Florida State? Will Oklahoma take a step back after losing Brent Venables? How much better is Ohio State than everyone in the Big Ten? Could there be a surprise team in the SEC West? Which program is the class of the Pac-12 in 2022? The guys hit on all of CFB's interesting storylines and answer mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/221h 4m

Big Ten media days wrap up + Pac-12 media days preview

Stew and Bruce recap Big Ten Media Days. Commissioner Kevin Warren took a victory lap for adding USC and UCLA to the conference. The league's potential billion dollar new media deal is coming together. Jim Harbaugh and Michigan owned day one. Will Ohio State get revenge in 2022 and win back the conference title? Plus, a Pac-12 media day preview.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/2241m 16s

What would successful seasons be for USC, Texas & Oklahoma?

Stew is back from vacation and is ready to get back on the mic with Bruce! The guys discuss the futures of the Big 12 and Pac-12 after USC and UCLA have announced their departure. Plus, what would successful seasons be for USC, Texas and Oklahoma? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/2253m 27s

Inside the Wakey Leaks scandal + the ACC’s future

Bruce is joined by The Athletic’s Matt Fortuna to discuss their story on the Wakey Leaks scandal. What has been the fallout of the massive story? Plus, as conference realignment continues to impact college football, will Notre Dame be forced to join a conference? And, what is the future of the ACC? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/2243m 10s

USC, UCLA joining Big Ten; Pac-12, ACC impact & start of super conferences?

Bruce and Stew react to breaking news of USC and UCLA leaving the Pac-12 for the Big Ten in 2024. The duo discusses the ripple effects and implications of a major move in college football. Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Follow Stew on Twitter: @slmandel Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/2248m 16s

A star QB's price tag, new ACC scheduling & a Big 12 commissioner

Bruce and Stew are together to discuss the biggest storylines this week in college football. Miami lands a 2023 QB with a reported astronomical NIL deal. The ACC unveiled a new scheduling model that drops divisions and will go into effect for the 2023 season. Plus, the Big 12 finally replaces former commissioner Bob Bowlsby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/2248m 43s

Arch Manning commits to Texas + the future of the CFB Playoff

Stewart Mandel is joined by The Athletic's National recruiting writer Ari Wasserman to discuss Arch Manning's decision to commit to Texas. What does this mean for the future of Steve Sarkisian's program? Plus, The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach joins the show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX and go inside her interview with Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/221h 12m

Kings & Barons version 4.0 + mailbag

It's the long-awaited return of Stew's five-year franchise "Kings & Barons." The guys discuss the 2022 edition and answer mailbag questions on The Athletic's "State of the Program" series, Penn State, Oregon, BYU, Washington & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/221h 4m

The power of the modern college football QB in the NIL era

Bruce Feldman welcomes Max Olson to the show! Star QBs are starting to be seen with luxury vehicles thanks to NIL money. Quinn Ewers, who has never started a game for Texas, is currently driving an Aston Martin. The modern college football QB is one of the most interesting positions in all of sports thanks to the transfer portal and NIL. Ryan Day said Ohio State needs a 13 million dollar NIL budget. Penn State's James Franklin said the real number to be competitive is higher. Is this good for the game? Max gives the three most impactful players that came out of the portal this offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/221h 13m

Coach Feldman, QB Dads & season win totals part 2

Stew and Bruce are back with part two of preseason win totals for all power five programs. First, the guys discuss Bruce's latest story for The Athletic 'The coaching and parenting lessons I learned coaching my son’s pee-wee football team' and also welcome PointsBet's Teddy Greenstein to the show to discuss his new book 'QB Dads'.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/221h 19m

Lane Kiffin speaks out on NIL, season win totals & mailbag

The fallout from the Saban vs. Fisher dust up over NIL continues in college football circles. This week, Lane Kiffin spoke out about NIL and the future of the sport. Stew and Bruce pick half of the power five season win totals. Part 2 will air next week. Plus, mailbag questions on Jim Harbaugh, the future of CFB on TV & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/221h 2m

Jimbo Fisher feuds with Nick Saban over recruiting comments

Stew and Bruce are back after comments by Nick Saban about Texas A&M recruiting class led to Jimbo Fisher giving one of the most memorable press conferences in CFB history. The guys react and give their opinions on what happens next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/2235m 54s

NCAA rule changes, mailbag + special guest Myron Rolle

Stew and Bruce discuss NCAA rule changes announced this week. What impact will they have on the sport? The guys answer mailbag questions on NIL, impact coordinator highers and more. Plus, forme Florida State star Myron Rolle joins the show to discuss his new book 'The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of Small Improvements Took Me to Oxford, the NFL, and Neurosurgery'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/221h 9m

Future of Sports Pt. 2

In episode two of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the team experience may change in the future: increased use of technology in gameplay, robotic umpires and the unique initiatives of a startup sports league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2220m 56s

Future of Sports Pt. 1

In episode one of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the fan experience may change: how going to games, watching games at home and how memorabilia is shifting from physical to digital. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/2224m 13s

NCAA fights back vs. NIL collectives, Power 5 futures & mailbag

Stew and Bruce discuss how the NCAA is fighting back vs. NIL collectives. The guys debate recent odds set to win each power 5 conference. Plus, mailbag questions on the NFL Draft process, Matt Rhule's future & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/221h

LIVE in Scottsdale: CFB spring meetings

Stew and Bruce are in Phoenix for CFB spring meetings. The guys discuss what conference decision makers and coaches are talking about this week including NIL, pay-for-play & the future of NCAA leadership. Pitt WR Jordan Addison and reigning Biletnikoff winner has entered the transfer portal. Did tampering take place? Plus, Cincinnati beat writer Justin Williams joins the show after the Bearcats had 9 players drafted. LSU and Georgia were the only two programs that had more players taken. How did Luke Fickell do it?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2240m 43s

Mark Emmert steps down, the Texpert & mailbag

Bruce and Stew discuss this week's big news that NCAA President Mark Emmert has stepped down. Why did he do it and what does it mean for the future of CFB? The Athletic's "Texpert" Sam Khan Jr. joins the show after reporting on Texas' spring game. Is Quinn Ewers the future of the program at QB? Up the road in Aggieland, Texas A&M is getting a ton of buzz this offseason. Is the hype real? Baylor HC Dave Aranda names Blake Shapen QB coming out of spring, giving Gerry Bohanon a chance to transfer out and find a new home. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/221h 6m

Inside the collective arms race, Bama's spring game & mailbag

The guys are back to discuss the latest news in college football including Stew's latest dive into the new world of NIL collectives. The Athletic's Aaron Suttles joins Bruce and Stew after Alabama's spring game. What does former OU QB Spencer Rattler's future hold at South Carolina? Plus, mailbag questions on spring game formats, Notre Dame, Oregon, Miami, Florida, Florida State & more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/221h 4m

Will the transfer portal be Dabo's downfall? + Paula Lavigne & mailbag questions

Stew and Bruce discuss whether Dabo Swinney's transfer portal philosophy will lead to the downfall of his Clemson program. ESPN's Paula Lavigne joins the show to discuss her latest investigative piece: "Before Jerry Sandusky, Penn State football had another serial sexual predator. This is the untold story of his crimes and the fight to bring him to justice." Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/221h 2m

LIVE in LA: USC spring practice, NFL draft season + Bob Bowlsby steps down

Stew and Bruce are together in Los Angeles! Lincoln Riley and USC are in the midst of spring practice. How quickly can the former Oklahoma coach get it turned around? It's NFL Draft season! Bruce discusses his new mock draft on The Athletic. Will Kenny Pickett or Malik Willis be a better pro QB? Plus, Bob Bowlsby is stepping down as commissioner of the Big 12.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/2249m 55s

Stuck in the transfer portal, Big 12 expansion & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce discuss and debate the latest news in college football. What happens when a player is stuck in the transfer portal and doesn't get the offer they want? Max Olson joins the show to discuss his latest story and give an update on Big 12 expansion. Plus, mailbag questions on Urban Meyer, power 5 schools in Florida & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/221h 17m

Mark Stoops is out-performing John Calipari at Kentucky

Stew and Bruce welcome The Athletic's Kyle Tucker to the show! They discuss a little March Madness, including Kentucky's shocking loss to St. Peter's. Is Mark Stoops more liked than John Calipari in Lexington? Plus, why didn't we hear any stories about Urban Meyer's culture when he was at Florida and Ohio State? And, are fans upset with the way college football is changing? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/2255m 23s

NIL deal worth 8+ million?! + Oregon HC Dan Lanning & mailbag

Bruce discusses the bombshell report that Stew published Friday on The Athletic that outlines how a recruit signed an 8 million dollar plus NIL deal. A new era of college football feels like the wild west without rules or guidelines. Is it good or bad for the game? The guys are joined by new Oregon Head Coach and former Georgia Defensive Coordinator Dan Lanning. Plus, mailbag questions on the playoff, top coaches and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/221h 6m

Top 25 college football coach rankings

Stew and Bruce discuss takeaways from the NFL combine. Will any QB in the 2022 class have a better career than Andy Dalton? Plus, the guys reveal their annual top 25 rankings of college football head coaches. The debate rages on about James Franklin, Lane Kiffin, Jimbo Fisher, Jim Harbaugh and more! Join in on the fun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/221h 11m

NFL combine sleepers, Art Briles resigns at Grambling & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are back for another episode during the NFL combine. Who are some under-the-radar prospects to keep an eye on? Art Briles resigned from Grambling hours after Hue Jackson hired him to be offensive coordinator. Last week, Bruce stopped by Miami to chat with new Head Coach Mario Cristobal. The 'Canes are fast-tracking football facility improvement. Plus, mailbag questions on Nick Saban's past at Michigan State, the worst coaching firings in the last 20 years, the future of TV rights deals and how the guys talk football with their kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/221h 3m

Playoff expansion tabled through 2025 season, coaching hire grades & mailbag

Stew and Bruce react to the breaking news that College Football Playoff expansion will officially be tabled until after the 2025 season. Stew's annual coaching hire grades publish on Monday. How did Athletic Directors perform during this coaching carousel cycle? Plus, mailbag questions on recruiting, the transfer portal and Jayden Daniels' decision to leave Arizona State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/02/221h 12m

The college football arms race heats up + coaching news

Stew and Bruce start the show by discussing the news that Baylor is extending Dave Aranda until 2029 and Luke Fickell now is making 5 million a year in Cincinnati. Which program has the brighter future in the Big 12? Could either win a national title before 2030? The Bryan Harsin drama ended with him staying at Auburn. Plus, David Ubben joins the show to discuss his latest story in The Athletic about Spyre Sports, a Tennessee-centric college sports collective that is investing millions of dollars into the Vols football program by paying recruits. The sport we knew 10 years ago is officially gone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/2258m 36s

Bryan Harsin & Herm Edwards' future, Harbaugh stays at Michigan + updated top 25 rankings

Will Bryan Harsin make it to season two at Auburn? All of the noise surrounding his program after year one is pointing in the wrong direction. Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel sort through all of the mess surrounding this situation and get to the bottom of whether Harsin is on the way out. Recruiting seems to be at the very center of this controversy. Is Hugh Freeze a realistic replacement? Herm Edwards' future at Arizona State is also in doubt. Jim Harbaugh's flirtation with the NFL is over and he will return to Michigan to defend the 2021 Big Ten title but without his OC & DC. Plus, Stew addresses the blowback from Oklahoma fans after updating his offseason top 25 and leaving the Sooners out. See the full list here: https://theathletic.com/3111607/2022/02/04/stewart-mandels-post-transfer-portal-early-top-25-for-the-2022-college-football-season/ Mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/221h 11m

Brian Kelly vs. Lane Kiffin, Harbaugh's future, Auburn loses its new OC & mailbag questions

Stew and Bruce react to Joe Burrow taking the Bengals to the Super Bowl only two years after winning the National Championship at LSU. The new Auburn OC steps down after less than two months on the job. Brian Kelly continues to turn heads at LSU with his awkward behavior and of course Lane Kiffin trolled him. Is a rivalry brewing? USC QB Jaxson Dart to Ole Miss is now official. Kiffin has deemed himself the 'Portal King'. Jim Harbaugh's future at Michigan is still up in the air after reports confirmed he interviewed with the Minnesota Vikings. Plus, mailbag question on Miami, Georgia, coaching salaries and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/221h 5m

NFL playoffs, CFP expansion, Harbaugh's future & maibag!

Stew and Bruce react to an unforgettable weekend of NFL football. Should more teams be included in the College Football Playoff to create this type of drama before the semi-finals? USC and Lincoln Riley continue to use the transfer portal but QB Caleb Williams remains unsigned. Plus, mailbag questions on Jim Harbaugh's future at Michigan, Texas hiring former TCU Head Coach Gary Patterson and Stew's ranking of the top 25 coaches in college football.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/2246m 23s

Transfer portal creates college football free agency + mailbag

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Transfer Portal expert Max Olson. Free agency in college football is real and Max has the latest on top players on the move. Money is a major player in the game and it *feels* legal for the first time. Plus, the guys answer end of season mailbag questions and share inside info about the college football coaching business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/221h 15m

Georgia wins the National Championship, early top 25 & playoff expansion

Stew is in Indy for the National Championship and Bruce is in San Antonio for the coaches convention. The guys get together after the final whistle to discuss their postgame takeaways. Georgia's defense stepped up in a big way and dominated like they have for most of the season. Former walk on QB Stetson Bennett did what no other UGA QB could since 1980: win a title. Bennett has a 6th year of eligibility remaining for next year. Will he be back or ride off into the sunset? Plus, Stew's early top 25 for next season and a playoff expansion update.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/2235m 21s

National title scouting report, Harbaugh to the NFL & QB Caleb Williams in the portal

Stew and Bruce do a scouting report on the National Championship game. Why will this Alabama vs. Georgia match up look different than what we saw last month? Bruce reported earlier this week that Jim Harbaugh could potentially make the jump back to the NFL. The Bears, Raiders and Panthers could be open as soon as Monday. Oklahoma QB Caleb Williams announced he is entering the transfer portal but left the door open for a return to the Sooners. Is this the first public NIL bidding war? Playoff expansion meetings will continue this weekend in Indianapolis. Will there be any major news? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/2257m 59s

Bowl season peaks on New Year's Day with Rose Bowl shootout + playoff blowouts

Welcome to 2022! Stew and Bruce recap bowl season. The Rose Bowl delivered and the semi-finals were blowouts over the holiday weekend. Kirk Herbstreit stuck his foot in his mouth on the set of College Gameday talking about players who opted out. The narrative has become how to fix college football's postseason. Plus, the guys give shoutouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2252m 9s

Tom Rinaldi on John Madden + CFB Playoff preview & the SEC's 0-4 start

Stew and Bruce welcome Tom Rinaldi to the show to discuss his documentary "All Madden" which was released on Christmas just 3 days before the unexpected death of the legendary football icon. The SEC has started bowl season 0-4. Does it mean anything? The guys preview and predict Friday's national semi-final games. Can Michigan upset Georgia in the Orange Bowl? Does Cincinnati have a chance vs. Alabama?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/12/2159m 32s

Bowl season underway + Utah WR Britain Covey is Rose Bowl bound

Stew and Bruce check in on Christmas week with an update on bowl season, QBs in the transfer portal and other news and notes around the sport of college football. Utah WR Britain Covey joins the show to discuss the Utes' trip to the Rose Bowl, his six-year career in Salt Lake City and how the sport has changed during his time playing for Coach Kyle Whittingham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/2145m 43s

Notre Dame HC Marcus Freeman, Urban Meyer fired & National Signing Day

Notre Dame Head Coach Marcus Freeman joins the show to discuss his first recruiting class as Notre Dame Head Coach. Urban Meyer was officially fired around midnight ET on Wednesday night. Will he end up back in college football? Deion Sanders flipped the #1 recruit in the country from Florida State to Jackson State in what was one of the most surprising twists in the history of National Signing Day. Texas A&M and Jimbo Fisher land the #1 class in the country. Will the Aggies will the title in the next three years? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/2156m 13s

Playoff expansion update, Miami hits the reset button & mailbag!

Stew chats with Bruce about his trip to Vegas where power brokers in the sport continued their discussion about potential expansion to the college football playoff. The guys grade this year's (still ongoing) coaching carousel and take a fun look back at Stew's coaching hiring grades 10 years ago that were pretty spot on. Plus, mailbag questions about the early signing period, the benefits of being an independent program and the new recruiting landscape in Florida with Mario Cristobal in Miami and Billy Napier in Gainesville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/2150m 27s

Championship weekend, CFB playoff, bowl season & coaching carousel

Alabama upsets Georgia in the SEC Championship. Bryce Young had all the time in the world vs. the Dawgs d-line. The consolation prize for UGA is a date with Michigan in the Orange Bowl, a CFP semi-final. Michigan dominated Iowa in the Big Ten title. The Big 12 title game came down to inches and Baylor prevailed thanks to a goal line stand. Cincinnati is the first group of five program to make the college football playoff. Utah is in the Rose Bowl. Stew picks his favorite bowl games of the entire slate. Bruce updates the coaching carousel  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/2148m 48s

Coaching carousel update, playoff expansion stalemate and conference titles

Stew and Bruce look back at the last week and try to put it into perspective. An avalanche of bombshell news reports turned the sport upside down. Marcus Freeman has officially been promoted to Notre Dame head coach. Oklahoma is still searching for a Lincoln RIley replacement. Will Matt Campbell end up staying at Iowa State? Playoff expansion discussions have hit a stalemate. Plus, conference championship games will be played all weekend. Which games are the most intriguing?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/2147m 38s

Brian Kelly leaves Notre Dame for LSU and Lincoln Riley's introductory press conference at USC

News broke Monday night that Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame for LSU. Stew and Bruce react to the news and discuss the details. Who made the better hire, USC or LSU? The coaching carousel is spinning out of control and Stew thinks it doesn't reflect well on the sport. Bruce gives his shortlist of 3 candidates who could get the Notre Dame job: Matt Campbell, Luke Fickell & Marcus Freeman. Plus, thoughts on Lincoln Riley's introductory press conference at USC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/2151m 11s

Lincoln Riley leaves Oklahoma for USC & an epic rivalry weekend

Stew and Bruce discuss the bombshell report that Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley is leaving for USC. It's a story that has sent shockwaves across the whole sport. Rivalry weekend represented everything college football should be about. The Game, the Iron Bowl and Bedlam were three of the best games of the season. Plus, who is going to take the LSU job? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2159m 32s

Cincy at #4, coaching carousel & mailbag

Stew and Bruce start the show by paying tribute to longtime Alabama beat writer Cecil Hurt who died on Tuesday. Would 13-0 Cincinnati or 12-1 Oklahoma State make the playoff as the 4th seed? Bruce gives his insider information on all the job openings in CFB right now including LSU, Florida, Virginia Tech, TCU, Washington. What jobs could come open after this weekend? Miami is the shortlist because the 'Canes have a new AD. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/2152m 14s

CFP race + Florida fires Dan Mullen

Stew and Bruce recap the weekend in college football. Stew was in Columbus to see Ohio State destroy Michigan State. Oregon falls out of the college football playoff race after a blowout loss to Utah. One-loss Oklahoma State is lurking as a playoff dark horse. Undefeated Cincinnati impresses with a 48-14 win vs. SMU. Bruce covered UCLA's 62-33 win vs. a USC program he couldn't even recognize. BREAKING during the pod: Florida fires Dan Mullen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/2151m 18s

Special Guest: New UConn HC Jim Mora + mailbag

Stew and Bruce discuss the CFP rankings and Matt Campbell's controversial comments this week. The guys then welcome new UConn Head Coach Jim Mora to the show. The big question: why did you take the job? Mora says he plans to build the program and win. He wouldn't have taken the job if winning wasn't the goal. The transfer portal will be key to turning things around but you have to use it properly. Mora also talks about his time at UCLA and what drives him as a coach on the field and a man off of it. Plus, mailbag questions on Ohio State, the Pac-12 and the Virginia Tech job opening. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/211h 3m

No sport loves a trainwreck like college football

Kansas upsets Texas in overtime. Florida gave up 42 points to Sanford...in the first half! Dan Mullen's seat is now scorching hot. No sport loves a trainwreck like college football. Oklahoma's undefeated season is done after a loss on the road to Baylor. Ole Miss looks like it might finish 10-2 in Lane Kiffin's 2nd year in Oxford. Could Kiffin jump to a bigger job in 2022? Mississippi State scored 40 unanswered points in an comeback win at Auburn. The Egg Bowl will be fun on Thanksgiving night. Is Oregon passing the eye test in the Pac-12? Plus, this could be the most important month of Jim Harbaugh's tenure at Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/2143m 27s

Jenny Taft joins the show! Plus, mailbag questions

Stew and Bruce are joined by Fox Sports' Jenny Taft. She talks about her role on the Big Noon Kickoff game, working with Gus Johnson, best games of the year and more including covering the Curb Your Enthusiasm season premier! Plus, mailbag questions on this week's college football playoff rankings, Nebraska's decision to bring back Scott Frost in 2022, Jimmy Lake's rough season in Seattle & jobs that could come open in the next couple months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/2157m 34s

Playoff contenders stumble in week 10 + Florida's new low

Stew and Bruce react to week 10 of the college football season. Alabama and Ohio State looked flawed in uninspiring wins vs. LSU and Nebraska, respectively. Cincinnati survives vs. Tulsa to stay undefeated but it probably doesn't help their playoff hopes. Florida has reached a new low after getting blown out by South Carolina. Dan Mullen is dangerously close to losing his job. Can Notre Dame get in at 11-1? We might get Bedlam in back-to-back weeks! Plus, Washington coach Jimmy Lake stuck his foot in his mouth and couldn't back it up on the field vs. Oregon. A quick look a the Pac-12. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/2142m 22s

Cincinnati gets no respect from the CFB playoff committee. Should they?

Stew and Bruce discuss the first CFB Playoff rankings of the season. Cincinnati gets not respect from the committee. Is Ohio State overrated? There was a big discrepancy between the playoff rankings and the AP poll, especially for group of 5 teams. TCU parts ways with Gary Patterson after a 21-year run in Fort Worth. Dan Mullen seat is starting to get scorching hot in Gainesville. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/211h

Busy Big Ten Saturday, hot seat update & playoff rankings are here

Stew and Bruce recap a busy Saturday in the Big Ten. Michigan State wins the Paul Bunyan Trophy and remains undefeated. Ohio State vs. Penn State was a closer game than many people expected. Where will the committee rank the Spartans and Buckeyes? Dan Mullen and Scott Frost are both on the hot seat. Cincinnati has a strong chance to make the playoff despite the committee not yet selecting a group of 5 team. Plus, more college football week 9 reaction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2149m 16s

Coaching carousel, Paul Bunyan trophy & mailbag!

Bruce gives his candidates for the Texas Tech vacancy. Will Virginia Tech come open soon? Justin Fuente is still on the hot seat. Michigan and Michigan State will meet as top 10 opponents for the first time since 1964! This game is huge for Jim Harbaugh. Plus, mailbag questions on Group of 5 realignment, Bill O'Brien, Lane Kiffin, Wake Forest & Nebraska. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/10/2147m 48s

9 overtimes, Oklahoma's 8-0 start, Pitt's signature win & Thibodeaux's dominance

The Big Ten is going to be the most interesting conference during the 2nd half of the season. Does Michigan have the best chance to beat Ohio State? The Buckeyes are rolling on offense. Penn State loses to Illinois in 9 overtimes. The guys debate whether the new OT format is the best way to settle a tie. Oklahoma starts 8-0 for the first time since 2004. Is Iowa State hitting its stride at the right time? Bruce rants about the bogus unsportsmanlike call that went against the Cyclones this weekend. Kenny Pickett leads Pitt to a signature win vs. Clemson. Plus, this week in the Pac-12. Kevon Tibbedeaux is back from injury and looks like the best edge rusher in college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/2151m 32s

Rolovich out at Wazzu & mailbag!

Nick Rolovich and 4 of his assistants are out at Washington State due to the State's vaccine mandate. Bruce gives his shortlist of candidates for the job. Across the state, Washington is struggling under head coach Jimmy Lake. Could he lose his job this season as well? After the mess Saturday night at Tennessee, things look to be getting worse thanks to a Jeremy Pruitt lawsuit. Plus, mailbag questions on Coach O's future, undefeated Wake Forest, Pitt's hot start & Oregon's QB situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/2146m 28s

Ed Orgeron out at LSU less than 2 years after national title

Stew and Bruce discuss the breaking news that Ed Orgeron & LSU have reached a separation agreement. Coach O will see out the remainder of the season as LSU Head Coach. Bruce says Michigan State's Mel Tucker will be a strong candidate for the job. Is Florida Head Coach Dan Mullen also on the hot seat? Tennessee fans embarrassed themselves. #2 Iowa gets blown out by Purdue. Would Nebraska pay Scott Frost's 20 million dollar buyout? OU QB Caleb Williams followed up his big River River performance with a great game vs. TCU. Plus, the Big 12 and Pac 12 both have exciting title races. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/2135m 36s

Hall of Fame HC Jim Donnan on OU & UGA + mailbag!

Stew & Bruce are joined by College Football Hall of Fame Head Coach Jim Donnan. Coach Donnan talks about the Oklahoma QB competition & Georgia's hot start to the season. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2136m 7s

Week 6 reaction: A&M takes down Bama, Oklahoma beats Texas in a thriller

Bruce and Stew recap one of the wildest Saturdays in recent college football history. Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M beat Alabama -- Can the Aggies gain momentum from this win? Can the Crimson Tide still make the CFP? Plus, offensive fireworks between Arkansas and Ole Miss, Oklahoma and Caleb Williams comeback against Texas, and Ed Orgeron's seat is very very hot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/2155m 6s

Urban Meyer, Big Ten top 5 matchup, Red River & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce discuss the biggest story in sports: the scandal surrounding Urban Meyer after his night out in Columbus after Jacksonville's 0-4 start. Is Meyer destined to back in college football? There is a top 5 showdown in Iowa City this weekend between Penn State and Iowa. Oklahoma and Texas will meet in a top 25 matchup that will help decide the Big 12. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/2147m 27s

Week 5 college football reaction show

Bruce & Stew recap week 5 in college football and discuss what the results mean for the remainder of the season. Stew was at Stanford on Saturday where #4 Oregon lost in overtime. Cincinnati wins on the road at Notre Dame. The college football playoff could feature a group of 5 team for the first time. BYU is also undefeated. Alabama and Georgia dismantle Ole Miss and Arkansas, respectively. LSU loses to Auburn at home for the first time since 1999. Texas A&M is not who we thought they were. Kentucky beats Florida at home for the first time since 1986. Michigan finds its way into the top 10. The Big Ten is very competitive this season. Finally, the guys quickly discuss potential Heisman ballots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/2151m 15s

October brings a loaded CFB slate

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman preview the loaded slate of college football games on the first weekend of October. Notre Dame is a home underdog vs. Cincinnati. Iowa should be on upset alert at Maryland on Friday night. Ole Miss travels to Alabama as a 14 point underdog. Arkansas travels to Georgia as a 18 point underdog. Which team has a better chance to pull the upset? Plus, Bruce discusses his in depth story this week on Clemson's struggling offense. Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/2154m 30s

College football weekend in review: A superpower falls

Stew and Bruce give their SEC West power rankings after Arkansas beat Texas A&M. Clemson falls to NC State. The ACC looks like it will miss the playoff this year. Oklahoma looks average and Spencer Rattler hasn't lived up to the hype. Is defense catching up to offense in 2021?Is Notre Dame a serious playoff contender? Brian Kelly becomes the winningest coach in Irish history. Plus, the guys give their weekly shoutouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/2151m 11s

Playoff expansion hits a snag, week 4 preview & mailbag

Stew & Bruce discuss why college football expansion hit a snag this week. The guys preview the biggest games of the week including Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin & Texas A&M vs. Arkansas. Bruce goes in-depth about his story this week in The Athletic about USC's downfall under Clay Helton. Plus, mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/2145m 38s

Top programs continue to look vulnerable

Bruce & Stew recap week 3 of the college football season. Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Clemson don't look as impressive as previous seasons. What's wrong with Clemson's offense? Can Ohio State's pass rush turn it around? Plus, Miami and Florida State look to be free falling -- will we be seeing changes made with Manny Diaz and Mike Norvell? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/211h 9m

USC's shortlist & mailbag

Stew & Bruce discuss the shortlist of candidates who could potentially replace Clay Helton at USC. Plus, rapid fire mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/2143m 24s

Ducks upset Buckeyes & more week 2 reaction

Stew & Bruce recap and discuss week 2 of the college football season. Stew was in Columbus to see Oregon beat the Buckeyes. Is Iowa now the favorite in the Big Ten? The Hawkeyes win the CyHawk game. Texas falls on the road to Arkansas. Sound the alarm on Texas A&M being a top 5 team after the Aggies escaped Colorado with a 10-7 win. A lot of teams played bad football on Saturday including USC & Florida State. Clay Helton is on the hotseat for the 4th straight season. Plus, Notre Dame is lucky to be 2-0 after close calls with Toledo and FSU. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/2149m 20s

Two massive week 2 matchups & mailbag

Bruce & Stew remember college football legend Sam "Bam" Cunningham after the former USC star died on Tuesday. Iowa vs. Iowa State is a top 10 matchup this weekend. Is it the biggest "CyHawk" game in history? Oregon travels to Ohio State for another marquee non-conference matchup. Plus, should we wait until week 5 to rank teams? Mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/2137m 54s

Rocking at the Rose Bowl: UCLA upsets LSU + more week 1 reaction

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the first full Saturday of college football. UCLA looked great in a win vs. LSU. Does Chip Kelly have things rolling again? Bruce was there and shares what it was like to see the Rose Bowl rocking again. Is Ed Orgeron on the hot seat?! Clemson vs. Georgia in Charlotte featured zero offensive touchdowns. Texas looks good in its first game under Steve Sarkisian. It was a fun weekend in the Big Ten because of the conference's decision to put marquee games in week one. The Big 12 is in expansion talks with UCF, Houston, BYU and Cincinnati. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/2159m 53s

Week 1 preview (Part 2) + mailbag

Stew & Bruce are back to discuss more of college football's opening weekend slate. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/2132m 12s

Week 1 preview (Part 1)

Scott Frost and Nebraska lose to Bret Bielema and Illinois. How bad is the outlook in Lincoln? Hudson Card wins the Texas QB competition. Bruce is covering LSU @ UCLA this Saturday in the Rose Bowl. Ohio State kicks off the season vs. Minnesota on Thursday night. The guys will be back later this week to discuss more week 1 matchups. Plus, the almost unbelievable story about ESPN getting scammed into broadcasting a high school football game between IMG Academy and Bishop Sycamore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/2151m 44s

Big Ten kickoff, mailbag & week 0

Big Ten Network & former Ohio State Buckeye Joshua Perry joins the show to recap his Big Ten preseason tour and discuss what he's learned about the conference so far. Stew & Bruce debate how Michigan will manage its schedule in 2021. Plus, mailbag questions, a COVID update & Week 0 preview! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/211h 12m

ACC, Big Ten & Pac-12 discuss potential alliance

Stew & Bruce react to the release of the preseason AP Top 25 poll. The guys debate and discuss! The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 are discussing a possible alliance in response to Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC. TV rights and viewership is a big part of the equation. The Athletic's preseason All-American team was published on Monday. Plus, all eyes were on former Ohio State QB Justin Fields in his debut for the Bears. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2153m 44s

Bobby Bowden's legacy, the Freaks list, ASU scandal & mailbag

Stew & Bruce remember the legacy of Bobby Bowden. The legendary FSU football coach died over the weekend at the age of 91. The annual 'Freak's List' is officially available on The Athletic. The guys talk about the 2021 edition which features some of the best athletes in college football. More details have emerged about the Arizona State recruiting scandal that took place during the pandemic. Plus, mailbag questions on Week 0, the future of Iowa St., the AAC & NIL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/2157m 21s

High profile QB competitions and a possible Big12-Pac12 partnership.

Bruce and Stew discuss QB competitions at Texas, Florida State and Ohio State. Is Texas A&M a National Championship contender? Plus, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff met this week to discuss potential partnership opportunities in the wake of Texas & Oklahoma leaving for the SEC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/2139m 41s

Conference realignment domino effect + mailbag

With Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, Bruce and Stew discuss what other moves will be made. Will the Pac-12 go after the remaining Big 12 schools? Is it possible for USC to become an independent? Plus, who are the best coaching families? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/211h 7m

Texas and Oklahoma appear to be SEC bound

Stew and Bruce dive into the latest news of Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. How quickly can this move happen? What would this mean for the future of the Big 12? Will the Big Ten be impacted? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/07/2132m 38s

Expectations in the SEC, Nebraska's new AD & mailbag!

Bruce and Stew discuss the question marks surrounding LSU, Ole Miss and Mississippi State. What can we expect from those programs? Plus, Nebraska hires Trev Alberts as Athletic Director. The guys answer mailbag questions about Manny Diaz at Miami, the Pac-12's future in the CFP and Iowa State in the playoff conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/211h 2m

Big 12 kicks off media days season. Mailbag!

Bruce joins Stew from Dallas where Big 12 media days will take place this week without Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler. Why did Lincoln Riley leave his star QB at home? The guys discuss whether the true sophomore can live up to the hype in 2021. What are the storylines heading into the Big 12 season? The former Ohio State players who were penalized for "tatoo-gate" want their records restored now that NIL legislation has passed. Fair or foul? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/211h 4m

QBs of the future & how boosters are taking advantage of NIL

Stew and Bruce discuss what has unfolded since NIL became official on July 1st. College athletes are now doing endorsement deals from coast-to-coast and boosters who run businesses are also getting involved. For example, a Florida based MMA training facility owned by a Miami booster is paying every player on the Hurricanes up to 6k to endorse the gym. Fair or foul? Plus, Bruce recaps his trip to the Elite 11 QB camp. Who are the QBs of the future in college football? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/2151m 0s

CFP meetings in Dallas, NCAA vs. SCOTUS & Elite 11 preview

Stew recaps his trip to Dallas where College Football Playoff power brokers met this week to discuss expansion. The biggest question isn't whether the playoff will expand to 12 it is *when* it will expand. Should we expect it to happen in 2023 or 2026 when the current contract ends? The guys debate which option would be better and why. Legal expert Michael McCann joins the show to break down this week's Supreme Court decision which went against the NCAA. Plus, Bruce previews his trip to next week's Elite 11 QB camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/2150m 30s

Arizona State scandal & CFP expansion update

Stew & Bruce discuss Arizona State's recruiting violations during the dead period, college football playoff expansion and update the situation at Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/2145m 31s

12 team playoff officially endorsed by CFB power brokers

Stew & Bruce discuss the officially endorsed 12-team CFB Playoff led by the CFP working group which consists of SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, Notre Dame's Jack Swarbrick & Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson. Bo Schembechler's complicated legacy at Michigan takes a hit after damning statements from his son. Plus, mailbag questions on a full CFB reset, best uniforms/helmets, UConn's independence & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/2150m 57s

2022 CFB HOF ballot, roster management & mailbag

Stew & Bruce discuss the star-studded 2022 College Football Hall of Fame ballot which includes Reggie Bush, Andrew Luck & more. BREAKING during the show: Coach K announces he will retire after next season. Bruce updates his list of top impact transfers this season after Georgia lands two big-time players. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/211h 8m

Special Guest: PxP broadcaster Joe Davis

Bruce Feldman is joined by his Fox Sports colleague & Los Angeles Dodgers play-by-play voice Joe Davis. College football is set to return to normalcy this fall, the guys talk about what they are looking forward to doing again on the road covering the sport. Joe talks about what it's like to be living out his dream being a play-by-play broadcaster and how he juggles doing commentary for 3 different sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/2139m 50s

Week 1 kickoff times, best games & mailbag

Stew & Bruce discuss college football's week 1 slate on the heels of kickoff times being announced by ESPN. On Saturday of Labor Day weekend, Alabama vs. Miami is the featured game in the afternoon while Georgia vs. Clemson is in primetime on ABC. Notre Dame will play Florida State Sunday night and Ole Miss Louisville wraps up the holiday weekend in a standalone Monday night window. The guys rate the rull weekend slate as the season is feeling closer by the week. Plus, mailbag questions on UCLA & USC, 2021 group of 5 breakout teams, Nebraska & the transfer portal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/211h 5m

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 3 of 3

Part Three of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s expansion into the U.K., how the team got through the shutdown of sports and challenges that lay ahead. Writers, Marcus Thompson, Anthony Slater, Zach Harper and David Aldridge give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2122m 1s

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 2 of 3

Part Two of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s first steps into the marketplace. The challenges they met selling this idea to investors, and journalists they were trying to recruit, specifically with the expansion into the Bay Area. Writers, Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2116m 50s

Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 1 of 3

Part One of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode we hear from The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann about how they met, how an idea for better sports coverage materialized into a significant media player in the sports landscape and the spirit at the heart of The Athletic’s culture. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2117m 8s

State of the Program(s), FCS title game & mailbag!

Stew & Bruce discuss The Athletic's 'State of the Program' series. Utah, Boston College & Georgia are three intriguing programs to watch in 2021. Bruce goes in depth on his story this week in The Athletic about former Washington & Boise St. coach Chris Petersen. The FCS Championship game is Sunday between South Dakota State & Sam Houston State. Plus, mailbag questions! Sign up for The Athletic (20% off) at www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/2159m 35s

Post spring top 25 & mailbag!

Stew's post spring top 25 dropped this week & the guys discuss some of the most intriguing rankings including Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Iowa State. Bruce talks about two of his recent stories: the 2022 mock draft & the top 50 transfer portal signings. Is the transfer portal becoming as important as recruiting? Plus, is college football better today than it has ever been? If not, when was it the best? Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/211h 12m

Playoff expansion, NFL Draft & new OT rules

Stew & Bruce discuss College Football Playoff expansion. On Friday, Executive Director Bill Hancock said the committee was considering alternatives to the current 4 team format. What would an expanded playoff mean for the sport? Who benefits the most? Does this open the door for a G5 team? It's NFL Draft week. Did we sleep on Mac Jones at Alabama? The 49ers are considering the QB at 3rd overall. Bruce breaks down this year's QB class including Trey Lance at North Dakota State. Plus, CFB adopts new OT rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/2144m 43s

How to save the Pac-12 + spring football & a CFB super league

Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Andy Staples! Can the Pac-12 become a better football conference in the post Larry Scott era? The guys discuss what's holding the conference back & how it can improve. Plus, takeaways from a busy weekend of spring games & a college football super league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/211h 10m

Everything is bigger in Texas

The Athletic's new "Texpert" Sam Khan Jr. joins Bruce & Stew to discuss all things CFB in the state of Texas. Steve Sarkisian is prepping for his first season in Austin. Jimbo Fisher is coming off a big breakthrough season in Aggieland. Dave Aranda is heading into year 2 at Baylor. 2021 is a big year for Dana Holgersen at Houston. Can TCU & Gary Patterson get back to being a 10 win program? Plus, mailbag questions on conference realignment, the Pac-12, Purdue's struggles & Oregon's rise to a CFB power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/211h 3m

Can Clemson's run continue? Grace Raynor joins the show + mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Grace Raynor after Clemson wrapped up spring practice with its scrimmage this past Saturday. Does Dabo Swinney have the Tigers in position once again to compete for a National Championship? How has Dabo gone from the loveable easy-going coach to borderline insufferable? Plus, which of the following college football possibilities is most likely and which is least likely: A Big Ten school other than Ohio State wins a national championship Alabama and Clemson combine for 3 championships A Big 12 school wins a national championship Michigan wins more than 1 game against Ohio State Any Pac-12 school wins more than 2 conference championships Miami wins more ACC championships than Clemson Submit your mailbag questions to theaudiblepod@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/2157m 30s

The NCAA's day in court, UCLA AD Martin Jarmond & mailbag!

Stew & Bruce have the latest on the NCAA's tough day in the Supreme Court. UCLA Athletic Director Martin Jarmond joins the show! The Bruins are headed to the Final Four after an impressive run all the way from the First Four. What can Pac-12 football do to gain more national respect & relevance? Plus, a game suggested in a mailbag question: Of the following pairs, pick the CFB program that will perform better on the field over the next 5 seasons. Georgia or Florida LSU or A&M Ole Miss or Tennessee Iowa State or Texas Oregon or USC Nebraska or Indiana Miami or North Carolina Central Florida or Auburn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/211h 19m

The top 25 coaches in college football

Stew & Bruce discuss their annual ranking of the top 25 coaches in college football. Who was ranked to high? Who got left off the list? Sign up to The Athletic for just $1 a month using www.theathletic.com/theaudible to see the entire list and join the conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/2142m 55s

Mailbag: Which teams bounce back in 2021? Bowl season never the same? + NCAA Tournament picks & Brody Miller on LSU

Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic’s Brody Miller to discuss a busy news cycle at LSU. The National Championship season feels like a distant memory as spring practice kicks off on the Bayou. Meanwhile, off-the-field, a Title IX investigation is ongoing. Former LSU Head Coach Les Miles was fired at Kansas after sexual misconduct allegations during his time in Baton Rouge were revealed. Mailbag questions! Which team that underperformed in 2020 will bounce back in 2021? Penn State, Wisconsin or Michigan? Will PJ Fleck be a one hit wonder at Minnesota? Was 2020 the end of bowl season as we knew it? Plus, the guys make their NCAA Tournament picks & share stories from covering March Madness in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/211h 1m

Les Miles and Kansas part ways & the most exciting players of the past 20ish years

Bruce and Stew dive deep into the news that Les Miles and Kansas have parted ways. Who would be the next Head Coach in Lawrence and how they could turn the program around. Then the guys share their picks for most exciting players in college football since the late 90's. Before finishing up with the mailbag, Bruce shares his thoughts on his new Fox teammate Bob Stoops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/211h 2m

Inside the most unique offense in CFB & how it produced the game of the season

Coastal Carolina Head Coach Jamey Chadwell joins the show! The Chanticleers were arguably the best story of the 2020 CFB season. The guys talk to Coach about his unique offense, incredible season & get to know him off the field. Plus, analytics and sports performance science have shaped MLB, NFL. Is college football next? Just look at Najee Harris. Bruce talks about his latest story for The Athletic.  Subscribe to The Athletic using this special promo code: theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/03/2145m 39s

Special Guest: Bret Bielema + mailbag

New Illinois Head Coach Bret Bielema joins Bruce & Stew on The Audible. Bielema talks about being back in the Big Ten, his success at Wisconsin, failure at Arkansas & future at Illinois. What did he learned working for Bill Belichick? Stew grades the offseason coaching hires including Gus Malzahn at UCF, Charles Huff at Marshall, Shane Beamer at South Carolina & Jedd Fisch at Arizona. Mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/211h 12m

Special Guest: Maryland HC Mike Locksley

Bruce welcomes Maryland HC Mike Locksley to the show. Coach Locksley talks about the importance of mental health and how it has impacted his life on & off the field. Coach also discusses his time at Alabama learning under Nick Saban & the guys examine how both the NFL & CFB can do a better job of hiring black coaches. Plus, the Terps WR room is the strongest position unit on the team. Does this means Taulia Tagovailoa will have a great 2021 season in College Park? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/02/2148m 33s

Spring football kickoff & mailbag!

Stew & Bruce are ready for spring football to kickoff! It's not the normal spring ball that we're used to as FCS teams are preparing to play actual games. The Jags hire Chris Doyle as director of sports performance just months after Doyle was accused of bullying & racism by former players. Plus, mailbag questions on JT Daniels' future at UGA, Steve Sarkisian's hire at Texas, Washington's outlook in the PAC-12 & EA Sports CFB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/2150m 36s

Texas HC Steve Sarkisian joins the show on National Signing Day

It's National Signing Day! Michigan lands a top 10 class despite the uncertainty surrounding Jim Harbaugh in 2020. EA sports announced it will bring back the popular CFB video game. Stew & Bruce are joined by new Texas Head Coach Steve Sarkisian. The guys discuss the Longhorns 2021 class & potential replacements for QB Sam Ehlinger. Sark also talks about how he's evolved as a coach & person during his career. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/2154m 8s

Josh Heupel to Tennessee & mailbag

Stew & Bruce discuss whether Josh Heupel is a good hire at Tennessee. Could Heupel end up regretting the decision if UCF realigns with a power 5 conference? Plus, mailbag questions: Did Steve Sarkisian hire a good staff?  What letter grade does Larry Scott's tenure as Pac-12 commissioner get? What type of job is Billy Napier is holding out for? What should Florida fans expect from QB Emory Jones in 2021 and beyond? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/2153m 47s

Who's next at Tennessee? Mailbag questions!

Stew & Bruce react to Tennessee firing Jeremy Pruitt with cause. The guys talk about the investigation that let to Pruitt's firing, who is on the shortlist to get the job & give their take on the ceiling for the Vols in modern college football. Plus, mailbag questions! Why did Urban Meyer take the Jags job? Will defenses catch up to the offensive boom in the sport? What does the poor championship game rating mean big picture? Plus, what will spring ball look like in 20201 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/01/2145m 10s

Bama rolls Ohio State for another title

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship. DeVonta Smith & Alabama hit the gas and left the Buckeyes in the dust. The Crimson Tide's offense led by OC Steve Sarkisian might be the best of all time. This comes on the heels of LSU's 2019 dominance. How long will Saban's reign continue? Plus, the final AP top 25 is out & Stew has his way-too-early top 25, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/2131m 39s

Pruitt out at Tennessee? Sarkisian at Texas & Bama's best team ever.

The Athletic's David Ubben joins Stew & Bruce. Is Tennessee trying to find a way to fire Jeremy Pruitt without having to pay a buyout? Vols fans are begging for Liberty Head Coach Hugh Freeze to take over the program. Will Steve Sarkisian work out better than Tom Herman at Texas? David also gives his take on Bryan Harsin at Auburn. Plus, is this Nick Saban's best Alabama team ever? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/2134m 41s

National Championship Preview - Alabama vs. Ohio State

The Athletic's Bill Landis joins Bruce & Stew to give his take on the National Championship game. Can the Buckeyes score with Alabama? Ohio State's secondary might be the key unit in the game. Plus, mailbag questions! Was Tom Herman's firing at Texas justified? Why does Notre Dame continue to struggle in big games? Could Texas A&M beat Ohio State and Clemson? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/2142m 36s

Ohio State shocks Clemson & Bama dominates Notre Dame

Stew & Bruce react to Ohio State's dominant upset win over Clemson. Buckeyes QB Justin Fields had a career game vs. Trevor Lawrence & the Tigers. Alabama took care of business vs. Notre Dame in an unprecedented Rose Bowl. The countdown to the National Championship is on!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/2150m 52s

College football's stars on display in 2021 playoff

We're just days away from the College Football Playoff semi-finals. Ralph Russo of The Associated Press joins Bruce & Stew from New Orleans, the site of the Sugar Bowl between Clemson & Ohio State. The playoff continues to feature the same teams, is that a problem for the sport? Ralph says no matter how you feel about it, try to enjoy the great players on Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame & Ohio State. Looking back, 2020 will go down as maybe the most unique season in the sports history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/2054m 35s

Florida violations, South Carolina bowl opt out & Heisman voting

Florida head coach Dan Mullen is hit with a show cause because of recruiting violations. South Carolina players boycott the Gasparilla Bowl. Heisman Trophy voting is now complete. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/2026m 31s

CFB Playoff system a "clown show"

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel react to the 2021 College Football Playoff field. Did the committee get it right? Cincinnati has the #1 defense in the country and finished undefeated but got jumped by 2-loss Oklahoma. Do they have a legitimate gripe? Do we know enough about Ohio State on the field after only playing 6 games? Plus, mailbag questions on the Auburn coaching search, silly season & new ACC Commissioner Jim Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/2039m 50s

Championship weekend preview

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel preview championship weekend! First, the guys discuss the latest CFP rankings and try to make sense of what seems to be the strangest ranking in the playoff era. Do the games even matter? Plus, an update on the Auburn coaching search. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/2027m 28s

The best CFB Saturday of the season & Auburn fires Malzahn

Auburn fires Gus Malzahn. It was the best college football Saturday of the season. Saturday night was a wild, crazy fun display of the sport we love. LSU hits a 57 yarder in the fog to beat #6 Florida. USC & Ohio State have the same record. Should the Trojans be in the conversation? Texas AD Chris Del Conte says Tom Herman will be back in 2021. Kevin Sumlin is out at Arizona. Illinois parts ways with Lovie Smith. Kyle Trask or Ian Book for the Heisman trophy? Mailbag questions! Does Penn State & James Franklin deserve a mulligan? Next weekend’s Big Ten schedule was released during the recording & the games are underwhelming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/201h 3m

Big Ten bends rules, CFP scenarios & Purdue/Indiana canceled

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the Big Ten's decision to change Big Ten Championship eligibility rules so Ohio State can play Northwestern next weekend. The guys react to the latest CFB Playoff rankings & breakdown different top 4 scenarios. Purdue & Indiana have mutually agreed to cancel the game last weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/2029m 28s

CFB weekend review. Is Coastal Carolina deserving of a top 10 ranking?

Stew & Bruce are back to recap the CFB weekend. Coastal Carolina vs. BYU lived up to the hype! The game, which was scheduled just a few days before being played, represented everything that's good about college football. Will the CFB playoff committee put the Chanticleers in the top 10? Alabama gets revenge on LSU. DeVonta Smith should be getting Heisman love. Will the Big Ten change the rules mid-season so Ohio State can play in the title game? Indiana coach Tom Allen is proving to be one of the best coaches in the country. Shane Beamer will be the next Head Coach at South Carolina. PAC-12 after dark was back in full force. Mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/2054m 28s

BYU @ Coastal, Herbie's faux pas & scheduling madness

On two days notice #13 BYU will travel to play #18 Coastal Carolina with ESPN's College GameDay on site! Kirk Herbstreit made headlines for the wrong reason on the CFB Playoff ranking show. Did the committee tip their hand as far as games played? Ohio State needs more data points. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/2035m 57s

A complicated college football playoff race + mailbag

The Athletic’s Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the latest news in college football. Ohio State is looking at a 6-game regular season because of COVID-19 cancellations. Will the Buckeyes miss the playoff because of a poor strength of schedule? Notre Dame will have a better resume even with a loss to Clemson in the ACC title. The CFB Playoff race is more complicated than ever. Texas A&M, Florida, BYU & Cincinnati are all trying to make their case as one of the 4 best teams. The Big Ten has bungled playing football during the pandemic. College football as a whole has done a terrible job of being transparent about outbreaks. Buffalo RB Jaret Patterson rushed for 409 yards and 8TDs vs. Kent State. Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller is the first female to take the field in power 5 football. Tom Herman’s tenure at Texas is looking like it’s close to the finish line. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2058m 52s

Saban to miss Iron Bowl. CFP rankings & rivalry weekend

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are back to discuss the latest news in college football. Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 & will miss the Iron Bowl. The College Football Playoff committee released their 1st rankings of the season. Time is running out for conferences to reschedule postponed games. Will BYU add Cincinnati to the schedule to enhance its resume? The South Carolina coaching search is heating up. Enjoy rivalry weekend! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/2033m 42s

Clemson/FSU drama, Ohio State questions, coaching hot seat & mailbag

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap the college football weekend. Clemson/FSU is the 1st game of the season postponed on gameday due to COVID. Ohio State squanders a 3 TD halftime lead vs. Indiana and questions arise about the Buckeyes title hopes. Scott Frost & Jim Harbaugh continue to struggle at their alma maters. JT Daniels dazzles in his Georgia debut. Is Justin Fuente's job in danger at Virginia Tech? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/11/2051m 3s

Allegations against LSU, South Carolina coaching search & CFB weekend preview

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the allegations uncovered by USA Today against LSU for mishandling sexual misconduct complaints against students, including top athletes. Bruce shares who is on the shortlist to replace Will Muschamp at South Carolina. Plus, a quick look at this weekend's best games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/2037m 50s

CFB weekend review

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman recap the college football weekend. Is Michigan or Penn State the bigger disaster in 2020? Who is on the shortlist to replace Jim Harbaugh? The guys say James Franklin's job isn't in jeopardy. Northwestern in unbeaten. Stew says this is the best Northwestern defense in 25 years. Can they give Wisconsin a game? Unbeaten Indiana gets its shot at Ohio State next weekend. Bruce calls Justin Fields "the best player in college football". (pickup) Kyle Trask is putting up Joe Burrow like numbers at Florida. The Heisman will be announced on January 5th after the CFB playoff semi-final. Can Will Muschamp save his job at South Carolina? Clay Helton is barely holding on at USC. The guys finish wish a Pac-12 whiparound. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2054m 55s

4 SEC games postponed. Does the CFB Playoff need a bubble?

Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that 4 SEC games are postponed this weekend due to COVID-19. Should the College Football Playoff create a bubble and move its dates later into January? It feels like we've reached the point in the season where changes need to be made. Plus, a look at this weekend's (slim) slate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/2033m 40s

All power 5 leagues in action

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap another college football weekend. Notre Dame beats #1 Clemson. Florida lights up Georgia in Jacksonville. Michigan & Penn State are a combined 1-5. Hugh Freeze & Liberty beat Virginia Tech. Will the former Ole Miss coach be back in the SEC soon? The Pac-12 is back. BYU & Cincinnati both have a chance to go undefeated. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/11/201h 3m

Inside 'The Bubble Screen' with John Walters

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome John Walters to the show! John writes The Athletic's 'Bubble Screen', a review of the CFB weekend through the lense of television, and he's also a graduate of Notre Dame. The guys discuss The Fighting Irish's big game this weekend vs. #1 Clemson. Plus more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/2034m 34s

College football weekend review

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel discuss the weekend that was in college football. Dan Mullen instigated a brawl at halftime of Florida vs. Mizzou & then wore a Darth Vader costume in the postgame press conference. The Gators HC is embracing the villain role ahead of this week's matchup vs. Georgia. Elsewhere in the SEC, Auburn dominated LSU 48-11. Texas A&M and Indiana are playing good football. Michigan falls to Michigan State the week after the Spartans lost to Rutgers. Is Jim Harbaugh's job in jeopardy? Trevor Lawrence will miss Saturday's top 5 matchup vs. Notre Dame. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/2051m 23s

Bruce's new book 'Flip the Script' & the Big Ten's schedule is already backfiring

Bruce's new book 'Flip the Script', which tells the story of LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, is officially available! He chats with Stew about the storytelling in the book & how it all came together. The Big Ten has been back for less than a week and Nebraska/Wisconsin is cancelled because of a COVID-19 outbreak in Madison. Plus, the guys are looking forward to Texas @ Oklahoma State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/2029m 59s

Saturday Shakedown: The Big Ten Is Back, Baby! Waddle, Alabama's Future & Weekend Mailbag

Stewart and Bruce dish out their takes on the opening weekend of Big Ten action, starting with the dramatic conclusion to Indiana-Penn State (2:00). Why are fanbases other than Penn State trying to label James Franklin as 'overrated', and where do the Nittany Lions fall in the conference pecking order (8:00)? Who's the second best team in the 'Ten behind Ohio State (11:30), plus who would the guys bet on to win the Big Ten aside from OSU? The guys cruise through Rutgers' first conference victory since 2017, Wisconsin and Graham Mertz as well as Maryland's lopsided loss (15:00). Will Saturday's be different now with Jaylen Waddle expected to miss the remainder of the season (27:00)? Is it time to hop back on the LSU bandwagon, and just how impressive was TJ Finley in the Tigers' win (30:30)? Stew and Bruce brandish their digital letter openers and answer some mailbag questions, featuring Cincinnati, James Franklin and Tim Brando (33:00)! Follow Stewart on Twitter: @slmadel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Join The Athletic for just $1 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/2056m 1s

Dave Revsine helps preview The Big Ten's opening weekend

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman focus on the opening weekend of Big Ten football with BTN's Dave Revsine. The guys cover the dominance of Ohio State and if anything can stop the Buckeyes in 2020. They question whether Michigan has any chance to contend for the title heading into the Wolverine's huge opener with a very talented Minnesota team. Dave, Stew and Bruce go on to talk about who could surprise and who could disappoint. Finally, Dave revisits his interview with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren on the day the conference decided to postpone the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/2039m 13s

CFB weekend takeaways, Bruce's top 10 & mailbag

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the college football weekend. Does Alabama deserve to be #1 instead of Clemson? Has it become impossible to win a National Championship without a high flying offense that hits huge plays in the passing game? Notre Dame didn't have a pass play over 20 yards vs. Louisville. The Fighting Irish can't contend with Clemson with that type of offense. Is Arkansas, shockingly, one of the top 5 teams in the SEC? Tennessee only scores 7 points at home in a loss vs. Kentucky. North Carolina's 1st game in over 20 years as a top 5 team goes horribly wrong vs. Florida State. Bruce's top 10 includes Coastal Carolina, BYU, Cincinnati & SMU. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/201h 7m

LSU-UF postponed, UGA-Bama preview & special guest Molly McGrath

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that LSU-UF is postponed because of a COVID outbreak in the Gators locker room. The guys make their picks on UGA-Bama & welcome special guest Molly McGrath to the show. Molly talks about covering last week's Bama win vs. Ole Miss & details what it's like being a sideline reporter during the pandemic while pregnant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/2043m 18s

Week 6 offensive explosion! Where is the defense?

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss a defenseless weekend of college football. Florida gave up 41 points in a loss to Texas A&M. LSU gave up 45 in a loss to Mizzou. Alabama gave up 48 points in a 63-48 win vs. Lane Kiffin & Ole Miss. Oklahoma defeated Texas in 4OTs in what Bruce calls the most exciting games of the season. Clemson looks great on both sides of the football. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/2046m 49s

Stew & Bruce's weekend picks

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman pick some of this weekend's best games against-the-spread. Florida @ Texas A&M (-6.5) Oklahoma vs. Texas (+2) Tennessee @ Georgia (-12.5) Miami @ Clemson (-14) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/2030m 13s

Big 12 madness, Georgia domination & Pac-12 after breakfast

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to Week 5 of the college football season. The Big 12 continues to get crazier as both Oklahoma & Texas lose to Iowa State & TCU respectively. Who is the favorite to win the league? Georgia dominated Auburn and silenced the doubters. WIll A&M ever improve under Jimbo Fisher? The Pac-12 announces its schedule which includes 9amPT kickoffs. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/201h 1m

All eyes on #4 Georgia vs. #7 Auburn

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome Georgia beat writer Seth Emerson to the show. Will JT Daniels start at QB this weekend vs. Auburn? Are we overreacting to Georgia's lethargic offensive performance vs. Arkansas? Plus, Seth talks about his new book 'Attack the Day: Kirby Smart and Georgia's Return to Glory'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/2030m 47s

A real college football Saturday

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are fresh off the biggest college football Saturday so far this season. #3 Oklahoma is upset by K-State for the 2nd straight season & the Big 12's woes continue. #6 LSU is the first defending National Champion to lose its home opener since 1978. Mike Leach's air raid looked great at Mississippi State with QB K.J. Costello. Can Texas win the Big 12? Florida State is going backwards. Plus, Bruce discuss his story on Pat McAfee & the guys answer a few mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/2050m 23s

Special Guest: Joe Tessitore

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome Joe Tessitore to The Audible. Tess talks about his 2 year stint on Monday Night Football, his pivot back into college football & gets personal about what it's like to have a son playing at Boston College while he's out covering another game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/2034m 15s

Weekend review, Big Ten schedule, SEC kickoff & Pac-12 update

Stew & Bruce review the college football weekend. Miami's & QB D'Eriq King looked great in primetime. Oklahoma St. struggled vs. Tulsa. Navy completes its biggest comeback win in school history. The Big Ten schedule is out & Ohio State plays Nebraska & Penn State the first two weeks of the season. The SEC is finally kicking off this week. Bruce reports on the Pac-12's return-to-play plan. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2051m 6s

Big Ten to start the season the weekend of Oct. 23-24

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the Big Ten's decision to return to play. The guys share the details, give their opinions & ask the question: Is the Pac-12 next?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/2037m 8s

College football is back, and so are the upsets

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel react to a full weekend of ACC & Big 12 play. Florida State gets upset by Georgia Tech at home. The Big 12 goes 0-3 vs. the Sun Belt. Notre Dame looked pedestrian vs. Duke. Should the Irish be worried about the lack of production at WR? Next week's slate looks pretty unattractive but Miami @ Louisville could be a good one. We are still waiting for more information from the Big Ten. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic for $1 a month: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/09/2056m 28s

ACC & Big 12 set to start season. Grace Raynor on #1 Clemson. Mailbag!

The ACC & Big 12 will take the field this weekend to start the 2020 season & begin the race to the College Football Playoff. Can Clemson win its 6th straight ACC title? Grace Raynor examines star QB Trevor Lawrence's impact on & off the field for the Tigers. Bruce shares his shortlist of candidates to replace Jay Hopson at Southern Miss, which includes a couple household names. Plus, mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic for $1 a month: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/2054m 27s

Labor Day Weekend Kickoff, Big Ten Circus & Mailbag!

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are ready for Labor Day kickoff. There are 9 games this weekend culminating with BYU vs. Navy on Monday night. The Big Ten circus is a dark cloud hanging over the season. Is there any chance the league could backtrack on its decision?   Mailbag: Is this the year a Group of 5 team gets a shot at the playoff? Could Jimbo Fisher's Texas A&M Aggies be a sleeper in the SEC? How will COVID impact recruiting? Why did Bruce pick Florida over Georgia to make the playoff? & more!   Subscribe, rate & review the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/2054m 16s

Power 5 kickoff is only 2 weeks away

The Athletic's Manny Navarro joins Stew & Bruce two weeks ahead of Miami's Thursday night opener vs. UAB. Manny Diaz has been a leader on & off the field for his program during these uncertain times. Schedule changes are happening due to COVID-19 but optimism remains that the 2020 season is a full go for the ACC, SEC & Big 12. Plus, Stew discusses how he's covered the virus and self reflects about his tone on social media during the pandemic.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/2049m 20s

Big Ten decision final, SEC schedule release & Pete Sampson on Notre Dame

The college football season starts 2 weeks from today! Stew & Bruce discuss the juxtaposition of the Big Ten & PAC-12 postponing their season while the SEC, ACC & Big XII move forward with their fall plans. The SEC schedule release seemed to favor some of the top dogs in the conference. Notre Dame beat writer Pete Sampson joins the show to discuss the COVID outbreak happening on campus and whether it will impact the Fighting Irish's plans to play a full ACC schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/08/201h

Biggest Questions We're Asking Ourselves After Big Ten, Pac-12 Postponements

With much known and, simultaneously, unknown, Stewart and Bruce ask questions they want the answers to. The guys marinate in the oddity of how these decisions by both conferences affect them and the sports media industry (:30). What can we glean from the Pac-12's medical experts' report (6:45)? Did Larry Scott handle his league's explanation behind their decision process better than Kevin Warran and the Big Ten (13:45)? The guys ponder how much medical information has been shared between conference (17:15) before asking "how do [we] feel about this" (22:30)? Lastly, if there's already growing uncertainty that a season can't be played in the Fall, what makes others think it'll be fine by the Spring (25:00)?Follow Stewart on Twitter: @slmandelFollow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/08/2037m 22s

From 0 to 60; the 2020 college football season is here

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the Big Ten schedule release. All of a sudden, we are less than a month from the start to the 2020 season. Will the games actually happen? Moments after the schedule release a group of 1000+ Big Ten players put out a statement demanding safety protocols that must be met if they are going to play. Other players have announced that they are opting out. Plus, more news & notes on what has been a rapid CFB news cycle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/2049m 43s

The ACC has a Plan

Bruce and Stew react to the ACC schedule release. Matt Fortuna joins the guys to discuss Notre Dame being eligible for the ACC Championship, which teams got the best draw, & what two programs will face off in Charlotte for the title come December. For now, college football in the ACC is back. Plus, mailbag questions on COVIDs impact on recruiting, a potential 'College Football Premier League' & the most underrated college towns in the US. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/2056m 50s

When will we get clarity on a 2020 plan?

We are getting into crunch time. The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss when we will get clarity on a 2020 plan for power 5 college football. Stew shares his latest model for a spring season. Bruce takes a deep dive into his story on the Group of 5 & FCS. Plus, an updated freaks list! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40%: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/2052m 10s

Is a spring season even possible? + Holly Rowe prepares to return to work

The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel welcome friend of the pod Holly Rowe to the show! First, the guys discuss whether a spring college football season is even possible and what it would mean for NFL draft prospects. Bruce taps into his resources around the country to get some inside info. Plus, mailbag questions on the Pac 12's playoff chances & the fate of the group of 5. Subscribe: theathletic.com/theaudible Advertise on The Athletic: theathletic.com/podcastads Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/2054m 10s

Paul Finebaum on the future of college football

ESPN's Paul Finebaum joins Stew & Bruce to discuss the short-term & long-term future of college football. How has Paul managed his show during the pandemic? Is a sitcom about Paul's life is in the works? Plus, mailbag questions on SEC head coaches, the future of coaching contracts, Alabama QB Mac Jones & college-town food! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/201h 1m

An expert in the game of chess is revolutionizing QB play + Bucky Brooks & Mailbag!

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome NFL Network Analyst Bucky Brooks to The Audible. Who do NFL scouts have their eyes on heading into the 2020 season? Chess expert Seth Makowsky has revolutionized QB play. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/2058m 33s

Most intriguing non-conference games in 2020 & more mailbag questions!

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the most intriguing non-conference games of the 2020 season. Plus, other mailbag questions on playoff expansion, the coaches hot seat, offensive play-calling, BYU's independence and how the guys watch football games as reporters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/2050m 10s

A roundtable on college football, race and the current culture in America

The Athletic’s David Ubben, Ryan Clark, Tashan Reed, Colton Pouncy and C.J. Holmes engage in a roundtable discussion centered around racial inequality and injustice in college football and American society. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/2054m 43s

David Ubben joins the show! + Mailbag questions

Stew & Bruce welcome The Athletic's David Ubben to the show. The guys discuss Mike Gundy's handling of star running back Chuba Hubbard's criticism. How is the dynamic between players and coaches in college football changing? Plus, mailbag questions! (28:30) Which coaches are on the hot seat in 2020? How does the transfer portal work & which non-QB transfer will make the biggest impact in 2020? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/2046m 29s

Does Iowa have a culture problem? Mailbag!

Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Scott Dochterman to discuss recent developments within the Iowa football program uncovered by former & current players. The longest tenured coach in college football, Kirk Ferentz, is now under the microscope. Will he keep his job? Plus, mailbag questions on Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Nebraska & Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/2058m 2s

Jay Norvell & Bill Curry on Racism in America

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the current events in America with Nevada Head Coach Jay Norvell (4:46 - 30:50), who is 1 of only 14 black head coaches in division 1 college football. Plus, (31:45 - 48:11) former Georgia Tech, Alabama & Kentucky head coach Bill Curry shares his story about how playing for the Green Bay Packers and being in the huddle with black players for the first time changed his life. Mailbag! (48:15 - 1:07:54) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/201h 11m

Bruce Feldman 1 on 1 with WVU Head Coach Neal Brown + SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey on 'The Comeback'

Bruce Feldman goes 1 on 1 with West Virginia Head Coach Neal Brown. Plus, a bonus episode of The Athletic's new podcast 'The Comeback', featuring Seth Davis and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/201h 1m

Positive news about the return of CFB + UNC AD Bubba Cunningham

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the positive news this week about the return of college football & welcome North Carolina AD Bubba Cunningham to the show to share his unique perspective on name, image & likeness. Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/2054m 24s

National Recruiting Update with Barton Simmons & Mailbag

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman welcome 24/7 Sports Director of Scouting Barton Simmons to the show! How are programs recruiting during the pandemic? Tennessee, USC & North Carolina all have positive momentum and are on the way to landing top classes in 2021. Plus, mailbag questions & an update on Bruce's latest book project! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/2043m 40s

Which college QBs could make a big jump in 2020? + Nicole Auerbach

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss Bruce's list of QBs that could make a Joe Burrow-like jump in 2020. The guys also welcome The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach to the show to shed light on the recent decision by the NCAA to allow college athletes to make money off their name, image & likeness. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic for 40% off: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/201h

NFL Draft & Post-Spring Top 25 (without spring football)

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap the NFL Draft from their unique perspective. Stewart reveals his post-spring top 25 (without spring football). Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/201h 9m

NFL prospects & a plan to play the 2020 season

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss which college football stars are can't miss prospects at the next level. Will presumed #1 pick Joe Burrow have a successful career in Cincinnati? The 2020 WR class is absolutely loaded. Bruce has a list of players that could be a bargain in the late rounds. Stew has a plan for how to save the college football season if students aren't allowed back on campus this fall. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/2055m 56s

No football without students on campus

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss two stories that were published this week about VP Mike Pence's conference call with conference commissioners & the legend of former Hawaii defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga. Plus, listener mailbag questions on the college football playoff, Ohio State's national championship hopes, Auburn vs. Florida State in 2013, Texas A&M, Will Muschamp & Curb Your Enthusiasm! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/2041m 11s

Playoff Expansion, Win Totals, Mailbag & Tim Brando

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are joined by Fox Sports' Tim Brando. Is there a need for better leadership in college sports? A report on playoff expansion says 88% of FBS ADs are in favor of an 8-team system. Vegas sets 2020 season win totals. The guys pick some of their favorite over/unders. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/201h 2m

Athletic departments feeling impact of COVID-19

Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork joins the show to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting his athletic department in College Station and others around the country. Plus, who are the top 10 college football coaches Bruce and Stew have covered during their respective careers? Subscribe to The Athletic for 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/2039m 31s

ABC News Correspondent Kaylee Hartung & Mailbag

Hartung & Mailbag Stew & Bruce are joined by Kaylee Hartung to discuss her personal battle with COVID-19 and the reporting she has done on the global pandemic. Motivational speaker Jon Gordon gives insight on how you can improve your mental health during social isolation. Plus, your mailbag questions on college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/201h

Special Guest: George Schroeder

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are joined by George Schroeder. George shares his unique perspective on COVID-19 & the Nashville tornado. After recently being laid off by USA Today, George talks about landing on his feet at the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. He reflects on leaving the sports media business and projects what the future of the business looks like. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/2052m 9s

Coronavirus' Impact on College Sports + Mailbag

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that this year's NCAA Tournament will be played behind closed doors because of coronavirus. College campuses across the country have transitioned to online classes & are telling students to stay at home after spring break. Spring football games are at risk of being cancelled. Plus, mailbag questions on North Carolina, Florida State, Notre Dame & cheating in college football. SUBSCRIBE to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/2047m 7s

Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Football

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss their annual ranking of the top 25 coaches in college football. Plus, with the Pac 12 in a downward spiral, is USC looking to get out? SUBSCRIBE to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/andystaples and please take this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/25VZGGQ   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/2059m 15s

College Stars at the Combine, Scott Cochran Leaving Alabama & Mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are live at the 2020 NFL Combine. The guys set the scene and react to seeing college stars and NFL coaches in Indy. Andy Staples joins the show to discuss Scott Cochran leaving Alabama to become the special teams coordinator at Georgia under Kirby Smart. Was this a calculated move by Coach Smart to cripple Alabama’s strength and conditioning program? Plus, does Mario Cristobal have a better chance to win a National Championship at Oregon or Miami? At the combine, Henry Ruggs has a chance to break John Ross’ 40 yard dash record & Oklahoma’s Neville Gallimore (DT) is another freak-athlete prospect to watch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/2041m 11s

Historic Change Coming to College Football

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel is joined by famous Attorney Thomas Mars to discuss NCAA transfer policy. College Football is on the precipice of changing a rule that has been in place for the last 127 years! Mars represented high profile athletes like Ohio State's Justin Fields and Michigan's Shea Patterson. The Athletic's Chris Vannini talks about his story on a Division III school that is making an unprecedented jump into Division I. Plus, Vannini gives his take on whether his alma mater Michigan State overpaid for Mel Tucker. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2054m 34s

Michigan State hires Mel Tucker away from Colorado

Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to Michigan State hiring Mel Tucker away from Colorado. Bruce goes behind-the-scenes and explains how it all went down while Stew shares his opinion on the coaching search as a whole. Who is on the shortlist to replace Tucker in Boulder? Is the Pac 12 being left behind the rest of power 5 college football? The guys answer mailbag questions on Notre Dame & Oklahoma. Plus, the new coaches hotseat game titled 'Mild, Medium or Helton'. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/2051m 44s

Mark Dantonio Steps Down & Georgia Lands the #1 Class

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman are joined by The Athletic Detroit's Nick Baumgardner to discuss Mark Dantonio's abrupt exit in East Lansing. Plus, Georgia's late push landed Kirby Smart the #1 recruiting class for the 2nd time in 3 years. Can the Dawgs capitalize on that and win a National Championship? Signing Day winners and losers. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/2052m 12s

Special Guest: New Baylor Head Coach Dave Aranda

New Baylor Head Coach and former LSU Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda joins Stew & Bruce. Coach Aranda talks about becoming a Power 5 head coach for the first time, who helped mold his coaching philosophy and what the new offense will look like with OC Larry Fedora. Plus, Coach Aranda talks about his time with LSU and tells the guys how the 2019 team came together to accomplish the unthinkable. Mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/201h 1m

Grading the Coaching Carousel

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman give their takes on the best and most underwhelming coaching hires during silly season. Who will have more success in the Magnolia State, Lane Kiffin or Mike Leach? Bobby Petrino is lands at Missouri State. After winning the title, LSU has had a mass exodus on and off the field. D’Eriq King & Quincy Roche transfer to Miami. Should 'Canes fans get excited or temper expectations? Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theatheltic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/2044m 32s

LSU: The Greatest Offense of All Time

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman react to the 2020 National Championship Game and proclaim LSU's offense as the greatest of all-time. Joe Burrow's 60 TDs set a new single-season record. What's next for LSU? Is Joe Brady headed to the NFL? Stew reveals his way-too-early top 25 for next season. With Trevor Lawrence returning, Clemson is expected to be preseason #1. Plus, Bruce breaks news from the sideline with 5 minutes left in the game. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/2037m 52s

LIVE in New Orleans at the 2020 National Championship!

Stew and Bruce are LIVE at the House of Blues in New Orleans! Special guests include former LSU FB Jacob Hester, former Alabama QB Greg McElroy & Stanford Steve Coughlin. Plus, Mailbag LIVE! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/201h 8m

Tua Goes Pro, National Championship Preview & Mailbag!

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that Tua Tagovailoa will skip his Sr. season and go pro. Should the Bengals draft Tua or Joe Burrow? The National Championship is a week away & Travis Etienne is flying under-the-radar because of the QB matchup. The guys expect a high scoring affair. Plus, mailbag questions on LSU, Oregon, Miami, Tennessee & Nebraska. The Athletic is LIVE in New Orleans on Saturday, January 11th. For tickets go to www.theathletic.com/houseofblues Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/2046m 59s

College Football Playoff Fallout, National Championship Preview & Coaching Carousel Update

Officiating controversy surrounds the Fiesta Bowl where Clemson and Ohio State played an instant classic. LSU's historic performance in the Peach Bowl was something we've never seen before. Oklahoma is now 0-4 in playoff games. The balance of power in college football lies in the South and the top tier of the sport is a very exclusive group. Many people used the Peach Bowl to criticize playoff expansion. Plus, a coaching carousel update that includes Baylor Coach Matt Rhule interviewing for the Panthers opening, Kellen Moore leaving the Cowboys to go back to college football and other potential names to keep an eye on.  Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/191h

Early Bowl Games, CFB Playoff & a Conversation with Jim Delany

Happy Holiday's from The Audible! Stew and Bruce react to early bowl games, preview this weekend's College Football Playoff & do an exit interview with outgoing Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/1955m 26s

Extra: Ducks HC Mario Cristobal, Signing Day Recap & Bowl Picks ATS Part 1

Stew and Bruce react to National Signing Day and welcome Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal to the show. Plus, ATS picks for the Bahamas Bowl, Frisco Bowl, Boca Raton Bowl & the Las Vegas Bowl. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/1934m 15s

Burrow wins Heisman. Navy beats Army. Urban Meyer to the NFL? Early Signing Day. Mailbag!

Bruce reveals that he voted for Oregon offensive lineman Penei Sewell as Heisman runner-up. Stewart had Jonathan Taylor #2 on his ballot. Joe Burrow wins the award as a complete darkhorse. Who can come out of nowhere and win it next season? Navy ends its losing streak to Army and QB Malcolm Perry had a historic performance. More coaching changes have happened and Stew thinks one is particularly head-scratching. Would Urban Meyer consider the NFL? Early Signing Day will take place this week and Clemson could sign the most 5 stars ever in one class. USC & Utah currently have the 80th and 81st ranked class, respectively. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/1949m 29s

Historic Playoff Field. Heisman Runaway. Kiffin to Ole Miss. Mailbag!

The College Football Playoff semi-final matchups might be the most exciting of the playoff era because of star-studded QB matchups featuring Joe Burrow vs. Jalen Hurts & Justin Fields vs. Trevor Lawrence. LSU dominated the SEC Championship. Bruce says its the best team he's seen play all year. Stew was at the Pac 12 Championship where he witnessed the conferences playoff hopes die for the 4th straight season. #3 Clemson is the vegas favorite over #2 Ohio State. Lane Kiffin is introduced as Ole Miss Head Coach. UGA O-Line Coach Sam Pittman named Head Coach at Arkansas. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription by using this special promo link: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/1940m 1s

Iron Bowl Instant Classic. OSU Dominates Michigan. CFB Playoff Scenarios. Coaching Carousel Update.

Stew and Bruce recap rivalry weekend. Gus Malzahn outsmarts Nick Saban to end the Iron Bowl in epic fashion. It's the 1st time since 2010 that Alabama has suffered 2 losses before bowl season. Ohio State completely dominates Michigan at the Big House. Justin Fields has a sprained MCL. The CFB Playoff debate may come down to 12-1 Utah vs. 12-1 Oklahoma/Baylor. Do conference championships matter? Many coaches across the country were victims on 'Black Sunday'. Bruce has the latest on the coaching carousel. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription! www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/1942m 2s

Oregon Loss Opens CFB Playoff Paths

Stew recaps his trip to Ohio Stadium where the Buckeyes beat Penn State 28-17. Chase Young's return lived up to the hype and the Heisman candidate is now up to 16.5 sacks on the season. The #1 seed in the CFB Playoff has increased importance in 2019. The Georgia/LSU SEC Championship is getting closer. Oklahoma survives and Oregon falls out of the National Championship race. Utah & Alabama are still alive for the 4th spot. Clay Helton and Steve Addazio are on the hot seat. Bruce breaks news while taping the show. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off an annual subscription by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/1955m 42s

Tua Injury. Playoff Picture. Hotseat Update. Mailbag!

Tua Tagovailoa's season-ending hip injury cast a dark cloud over week 12 of the CFB season. Can Alabama still make the CFB Playoff without him? Oklahoma, Oregon & Utah's conference and national championship hopes are alive. Did LSU's defense get exposed by Ole Miss? Clemson still hasn't been tested. Mark Dantonio on the hotseat at MSU. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/191h 9m

Proving the Doubters Wrong. A Historic Week 11

The guys saw 3 of the best teams in the country this past weekend. Stew was in Tuscaloosa covering Bama/LSU & Bruce was in Norman covering Oklahoma/Iowa State. Minnesota upsets Penn State at home and improves to 9-0 for the first time since 1904. PJ Fleck and Ed Orgeron are proving their doubters wrong. Will Chase Young be back for the Buckeyes matchups with Penn State and Michigan? Joe Burrow is in the driver set to win the Heisman trophy. Arkansas fires Chad Morris. Should Gus Malzahn consider the job? Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off your annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/191h 8m

Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning

Florida State kicks off the coaching carousel by firing WIllie Taggart less than 2 years into his deal. Bruce gives his shortlist of candidates to takeover the program in Tallahassee. Stew recaps his trip to LA where USC lost to Oregon 56-24. Will USC hire Urban Meyer? Utah and Oregon are both ranked in the top 10 and the Pac 12's playoff hopes are alive. Alabama is a big unknown right now. Georgia beats Florida in Jacksonville. The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release its first ranking of the season on Tuesday night. Mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription by using this link: www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/1958m 21s

Playoff Picture Taking Shape

Bruce has a memorable postgame interview with TCU’s Gary Patterson after the Horned Frogs upset win over Texas. Oklahoma suffers its first loss of the season at Kansas State. Are the Sooners CFB Playoff hopes dead? The committee could have some difficult decisions on selection day. Does Penn State or Michigan pose a bigger threat to Ohio State? Could the Big Ten get 2 teams in the playoff instead of the SEC? Notre Dame lays an egg in Ann Arbor but 10-2 is still a realistic accomplishment for the Fighting Irish. Tom Herman is in year 3 at Texas and the Longhorns are still going through growing pains. Les Miles leads Kansas to another win. The Big 12 is an exciting conference because of parity. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off an annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/191h 6m

Title Contenders to Moral Victories

Tua Tagovailoa injures his ankle. Alabama shouldn’t be ranked #1 in the country. Did Jeremy Pruitt cross the line by grabbing Jarrett Guarantano’s face mask? Wisconsin gets exposed by Illinois. Bruce puts the upset into perspective. How big of an underdog are the Badgers vs. the Buckeyes? Ohio State is loaded at every position. Clemson has no margin of error because the ACC is a mess. Schedule strength matters. Kansas and Les Miles nearly pull the upset at Texas. Les Miles has exceeded expectations in year 1. Michigan went from title contenders to earning a moral victory at Penn State. Oregon is still in the CFB Playoff race. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription. theathltic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/191h

LSU the new #1? Trent Dilfer on CFB's top QBs

LSU beats Florida at home and Stew ranks them #1 in the country. Oklahoma actually has a defense. Bruce give his take on Oregon after his 2nd straight weekend in Autzen Stadium. Plus, Super Bowl winning QB & Elite 11 Head Coach Trent Dilfer gives his take on Ohio State QB Justin FIelds, Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts, Georgia QB Jake Fromm & Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa. Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription by using this special promo code: theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/1955m 23s

Exciting Week 7 Slate

Pac 12 After Dark delivers again. The conference is having a fascinating season, even though it seems like the league is out of the playoff discussion already. The latest edition of the Red River Rivalry is set to kick Saturday in Dallas. #7 Florida travels to #5 LSU for an unbeaten SEC showdown. The week 7 slate is the best so far this season. USC travels to #9 Notre Dame and Clay Helton has a chance to save his job. #10 Penn State faces its first big road test of the season at Iowa. SMU pulls off a historic comeback and remains in the top 25. Which team from the Group of 5 will make it to the New Year’s Six. Stew and Bruce reflect on their time at Sports Illustrated after the news circulated that the company is making layoffs. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/191h 4m

Week 5 Recap. California Fair Pay to Play Act Passes. Hot Seat Update.

Clemson survives a scare vs. North Carolina and drops to #2 in the AP Poll. What's up with Trevor Lawrence? He has 8 TDs and 5 INTs so far this season. Ohio State looks like the best team in the country. Stew apologizes for doubting Justin Fields. Should Auburn be the #1 team in the country if they beat Florida? Rutgers fires Head Coach Chris Ash. Will Greg Schiano go back to New Jersey? The California Fair Play Act has passed and the NCAA is opposing the decision. Can Clay Helton save his job at USC? Plus, mailbag questions. Subscribe to The Athletic for access to The Audible Extra. Use this special promo link and save 40%. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/191h 2m

Michigan Fallout. Dawgs down Notre Dame

Stew gives Bruce heat for his Michigan prediction but props him up for his UCLA prophecy. Pac 12 After Dark was as wild as ever on Saturday night. Don’t dismiss the Pac 12 just because they might not have a playoff contender, the football out west this season has been fun. Fallout from Michigan’s beatdown vs. Wisconsin. What did the guys learn from Georgia vs. Notre Dame. UCF’s regular season win streak ends. Early nominees for quote of the year. Plus, mailbag questions! Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible Subscribe to The Athletic using this special promo code and save 40% off your first year. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/191h 1m

Introducing the Lead

From The Athletic and Wondery, The Lead is the first daily sports podcast that will bring you one big story from The Athletic's all-star team of local and national sports reporters to make you the most knowledgeable sports fan in any room.  Subscribe now to hear new episodes of the Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Check out theathletic.com/thelead to read stories featured on The Lead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/198m 33s

9/16: What happened to the ACC?

The top tier in college football is clearly separating itself from the rest of the pack. Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Georgia and LSU are all in the hunt for the College Football Playoff. Does Alabama look mortal compared to years past? Jalen Hurts is phenomenal in Lincoln Riley's offense. Bruce got a first-person view of Oklahoma Saturday at the Rose Bowl. Les Miles and Kansas dominate Boston College. What happened to the ACC? The conference, other than Clemson, is way down. How will the Tigers stay sharp? Mailbag questions! Subscribe now to hear new episodes of The Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/1959m 2s

9/9: New LSU offense. Is Texas still a CFB Playoff team? Colorado comeback. Michigan survives.

Stew recaps his trip to Austin where LSU beat Texas 45-38 (4:30). The Tigers offense has finally entered the 21st century (6:30). Is Texas still a CFB Playoff team (12:00)? Colorado storms back and beats Scott Frost and Nebraska (20:00). Bruce was in Boulder and his postgame interview with Bufs HC Mel Tucker was epic (27:00). MIchigan wins in OT vs. Army (30:00). Is Shea Patterson a victim of the hype machine? Chip Kelly loses again at UCLA (31:00). New USC QB Kedon Slovis torched Stanford's defense (39:30). Will the true-freshman save Clay Helton's job? Washington QB Jacob Eason struggled in a loss vs. Cal (48:00). Tennessee is in an absolute free-fall. Jeremy Pruitt is in over his head (50:00). Will anyone give Clemson a game all season (52:00)? Mailbag questions (55:20). Subscribe to The Athletic using this special link and save 40% theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/191h 11m

9/2: Does This Oklahoma Team Have A Better Chance To Win The National Championship Than The Last Two?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about Tennessee's embarrassing loss at home to Georgia State on Saturday (:53); they discuss Jalen Hurts' debut at Oklahoma (11:23); they breakdown the Oregon/Auburn game (29:38); and they wrap up the show with their shoutouts and a major announcement regarding The Audible (42:51).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/1949m 45s

8/26: Which Storyline Do You Find Most Intriguing Heading Into Week 1?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the Miami/Florida game from Saturday night (:51); they follow that with a quick discussion on Andrew Luck's surprising retirement announcement (8:32); they get into which games they are most looking forward to this weekend (11:48); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:45).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/1945m 7s

8/21: Previewing "Week 0" Of The College Football Season

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible previewing this weekends game between Florida and Miami (:30); they follow that with a breakdown of QB's that won the starting job at their respective schools (7:00); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (15:38).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/1932m 27s

8/15: Which 5-Star Transfer QB Has The Best Chance To Be A Star?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about who will win the Pac-12 (1:10); they get into Tate Martell and the Miami QB job (8:36); they discuss a New York Magazine article about Dabo Swinney (14:53); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (22:10).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/1945m 22s

8/7: Is Nebraska Getting Too Much Preseason Hype?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the myriad of issues happening down in Gainesville (:30); they talk about Bruce's recent trip to Nashville for the Personnel Symposium (13:45); a quick conversation about the SEC changing their schedule next year (19:25); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (21:51),Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/1947m 38s

8/1: Breaking Down The Preseason College Coaches Poll

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the first coaches poll of the season (:30); they follow that with a discussion about UCF scheduling a home and home with FIU (16:00); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (21:12).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/1935m 55s

7/23: Remembering The Birth & Death Of The Pac-16 + David Ubben

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible with an interview of The Athletic's David Ubbe,, In the interview they discuss the two weeks in 2010 where the Pac-12 nearly became the Pac-16, and talk a bit about the state of Tennessee football (1:19). Following the interview, Stew and Bruce dive into your questions in the mailbag (25:19)Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/1958m 14s

7/17: News & Notes From Big 12 & SEC Media Days + Andy Staples

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible joined by The Athletic & SiriusXM's Andy Staples. They discuss the value of the SEC TV deal going forward(2:16); Les Miles' press conference at Big 12 media days (18:56); and they give some fun anecdotes from the road (30:34). Following the guys interview with Andy they wrap up the show taking your questions in the mailbag (36:15).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/1953m 44s

7/9: Which College Football Story Would You Most Like To See Made Into A "30 for 30"?

Stew and Bruce are back. They start this week's episode discussing Kansas punishment of star running back Pooka Williams (:38); they follow that with a deep dive into the method behind Bruce's "Freaks List" (16:25): and they wrap the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:15).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/191h 4m

6/26: Should Every Player Be Given An Opportunity To Transfer Once Without Penalty?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about everyone's favorite college football topic..... conference realignment (:45); they follow that up with a conversation about the NCAA's new transfer rules (9:58); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (17:40).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/1956m 16s

6/20: Which Team Has The Best Chance Of Being A Playoff Newcomer This Year?

It's officially the slow season in college football. Bruce and Stew start the podcast discussing whether or not Clemson could handle a "SEC Schedule" (:30); they follow that with a quick conversation about Bruce's early season Fox schedule (4:11); and they wrap up the show with an extra long mailbag (11:00).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/1953m 5s

6/13: Which Current Player Has The Best Chance To Make The All Decade Team? + Holly Rowe

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible interviewing Holly Rowe of ESPN (:43). In the interview they discuss her battle with cancer, her ability to cover so many different sports at once, and her general love of college football. Following the interview Bruce and Stew answer several of your mailbag questions (32:23).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/1958m 12s

6/8: Who Is On Your College Football Announcer Mount Rushmore? + Derek Crocker

Stew is back for this week's episode of The Audible. Stew and Bruce start this week's episode with an interview with Derek Crocker,  who is the Vice President of College Sports at Fox Sports. He joins the show to discuss the "draft process" of picking which games go on which networks and at what time (3:06). Following the interview they get into the mailbag and answer several of your questions (17:00).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/1954m 42s

5/30: What Is It Like Behind The Scenes For College Football's Biggest Games? + Matt Campbell

Bruce is flying solo on this week's episode of The Audible. He starts the show interviewing Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell. They discuss Iowa State's rising program, how he identifies guys who fit the culture they are creating in Ames, and they get into his journey from GA to head coach.Following the interview with Coach Campbell, Bruce is joined by Chuck McDonald who is the lead game producer for Fox Sports College Football. He and Bruce discuss the art of televising a college football game, the path he took to his current job, and he tells stories from his time working for the World League in Europe.Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/191h

5/22: Which Current National Power Is Most Likely To Backslide In The Next Decade?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the decision of the MIAC, a division 3 conference, to expel one of it's founding members (:30); they follow that with a discussion about which coaches are the least likely to leave college for the NFL (5:50); and they wrap up the show with an extra long mailbag (11:06).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/1957m 59s

5/15: What Is Your 2019 College Football Dream Match-Up? + Will Sammon

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible with a conversation about Fox's decision to air more marquee football games at noon (:33);  they discuss what it means for the NCAA to have started a working group to examine the possibility of players being able to use/sell their likeness (5:15); after that they are joined by Will Sammon of The Athletic to talk about a turbulent spring in Gainesville (9:30); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (28:21). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/1957m 30s

5/8: Which Non-Traditional School Has The Best Shot To Win A National Championship?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about their time at ESPN The Magazine (:33); following that, they discuss some news and notes from the college football meetings in Arizona last week (8:34); and they wrap up the show with the first long Mailbag of the year (24:14). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/191h 3m

4/29: What Was The Biggest Surprise Of The NFL Draft?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the Giants surprising selection of Duke QB, Daniel Jones, with the 6th pick (1:42); they follow that with a discussion about several prominent Notre Dame players that went lower than expected (16:12); they talk about a few of the picks that surprised them the most (20:59); and they wrap up the show discussing Dabo Swinney's contract extension at Clemson (33:35). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/1946m 27s

4/23: How Concerned Should Ohio State Be With Its Quarterback Situation? + Barton Simmons

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Georgia spring game (:31); they talk about the various quarterbacks that put their names in the transfer portal in the last week (8:43); they are then joined by Barton Simmons of 247 Sports, who talks about the latest trend of European recruitment and gives them updates on some big names for the 2020 class (20:29); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (38:27). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/1953m 38s

4/17: Introducing Sports Wars

Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic rivalries? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars” and “American Scandal” comes Sports Wars, an electric new series that offers an immersive, court-side look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: starting with Aaron Rodgers vs. Brett Favre. Subscribe to Sports Wars at wondery.fm/boom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/194m 22s

4/15: How Much Stock Should Fans Put In Spring Games?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Tiger Woods' memorable win at The Masters (:32); concerns over Justin Fields' spring game and Ohio State's expectations for this season (11:22); they discuss Ian Book and Notre Dame's offense (16:19); Tate Martell's early struggles in Miami (26:19); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (33:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/191h 9m

4/10: Will We See A Female Assistant Coach In College Football? + Nicole Auerbach

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the college basketball national championship game (:23); they discuss how long Jeremy Pruitt will be given to rebuild Tennessee (10:51); they talk to Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic about her story on Minnesota High School Football player Taquarius Wair (22:25) and they wrap up the show answering your mailbag questions (38:41). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/1947m 15s

4/4: Which School Has The Best Football & Basketball Coaching Combination?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Stew's trip to Oklahoma (1:53); Bruce talks about LSU and how good he thinks they could be next season (8:19); they discuss they demise of the AAF (19:13), and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (23:20). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/1942m 41s

3/27: Is Stew Finally A Believer In Texas? + Chris Fallica

Stew is on the road in this week's episode of The Audible. He and Bruce discuss Oklahoma State's new Offensive Offensive Coordinator (1:45); a surprising stat about Texas quarterback, Sam Ehlinger (7:40); an interview with Chris (The Bear) Fallica from ESPN (19:58); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (50:11). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/191h 1m

3/19: Will College Football Fans Ever Embrace A Cinderella? + Ralph Russo

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible interviewing Ralph Russo of the AP. In the interview they discuss the effect of the recent college basketball corruption scandal and why a similar scandal is unlikely in college football. Following the interview, Bruce and Stew go through some early over/under win totals for major programs next season. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/191h 10m

3/13: Are Tennessee and Nebraska Sleeping Giants?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Operation Varsity Blues (:35); following that they discuss the lawsuit of former Kansas coach, David Beaty, against Kansas (17:54); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag(24:08). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/1950m 21s

3/5: Is Jim Harbaugh Still One Of The Elite Coaches In College Football?

Stew is back! In this week's episode of The Audible Stew and Bruce talk about the NFL Combine (1:15); where would Kyler Murray rank among last years QB's (5:44); the impending retirement of Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany (18:30); they do a deep dive into their respective Top 25 coaching lists (21:00); and they wrap up the episode answering your questions in the mailbag (50:20). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/191h 13m

2/26: Discussing The Pac 12's Recent Backslide With Former College Football Writer Ted Miller + Legendary Georgia Coach Jim Donnan

Bruce is flying solo on this week's episode of The Audible. He starts the show taking to former sportswriter, Ted Miller, about what he is up to now, what to make of the state of the Pac 12, and what he thinks about Chip Kelly's first season at UCLA.  Following that interview Bruce is joined by legendary Georgia coach , Jim Donnan. In the interview they discuss his recruitment of Champ Bailey, what is was like coaching for Barry Switzer, and what has impressed him the most about Kirby Smart's current tenure. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/1955m 10s

2/19: Why Oklahoma Fans Should Be Excited About Alex Grinch + David Ubben

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast talking with The Athletic's David Ubben about the Blake Carringer recruitment story (1:24); following the interview they discuss the video of Trevor Lawrence playing  basketball (24:30); and they wrap up this week's episode by answering your questions in the mailbag (26:30).  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/1947m 59s

2/12: How Much Credence Should Fans Put in Recruiting Rankings? + Jimmy Raye

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible with an interview of longtime football coach Jimmy Raye (1:09); they follow up the interview with a discussion about Kyler Murray's decision to play football (29:38); they talk about the opening weekend for the AAF (43:22); and wrap up the show with a quick mailbag (50:13).  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/1957m 40s

2/6: A Recap Of National Signing Day + Jimbo Fisher

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking to Texas A&M Head Coach Jimbo Fisher (1:25); following the interview with coach they give their thoughts on national signing day (14:27); Jay Hopson's statement about Art Briles (22:03), and they wrap up the show discussing Bob Stoops new job in the XFL(35:55). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/1943m 2s

1/31: Did The NCAA Come Down Too Hard On Missouri? + Dave Wannstedt

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking to former coach, turned Fox Analyst, Dave Wannstedt (:50); following the Interview with coach they get into the NCAA giving Missouri a one year bowl ban (26:50); they discuss the hiring of Graham Harrell as USC's offensive coordinator (32: 30); and they wrap up the show taking your questions in the mailbag (35:45). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/1959m 18s

1/25: Assessing The Current State Of USC Football With Ryan Abraham + New Miami Head Coach Manny Diaz

Bruce is flying solo with two interviews in this week's episode of The Audible. First up is the new Head Coach of the Miami Hurricanes, Manny Diaz, who talks about his path to becoming a Head Coach, the culture of Miami football, and they discuss the future of the Hurricane program.  He is then joined by Ryan Abraham of USCFootball.com to discuss the current state of the USC program, the quick departure of Kliff Kingsbury, and what needs to be done to get the program back on track. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/1952m 50s

1/17: What To Make Of The Frequent Coaching Turnover at Alabama

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing their dream fast food meal (1:00); they then discuss the extremely high rate of coaching turnover at Alabama (3:55), they get into the transfer of Jalen Hurts to Oklahoma and what to make of this new age of transferring (13:55), and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:10). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/1944m 43s

1/8: Reaction To Clemson's Dismantling Of Alabama In The National Championship Game

Stew and Bruce bring you a very late night edition of The Audible following Clemson's 44-16 win over Alabama in last night's National Championship Game.  They give their general thoughts on last nights game, they discuss the possibility of their being dueling dynasties in college football, they give an early look at next years Top 25 and they wrap up the show talking about where these offenses might rank historically. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/1927m 40s

1/4: A Preview Of Monday's National Championship Game + Ralph D. Russo

In this special episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew are live from San Jose where they are joined for a majority of the podcast by Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press. They start the episode previewing Monday's National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson (1:00); they get into a lengthy discussion on an 8 team playoff and the obstacles standing in the way (18:45); a quick talk about snacks (40:40); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (42:50). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/1957m 36s

12/30: Recapping The College Football Playoff Semifinals

Stew and Bruce bring you a special late night edition of The Audible live from Miami. They start the podcast breaking down what happened in the Orange and Cotton Bowls (1:00); they look ahead to which bowls between now and the National Championship they are most looking forward to (21:30); and they wrap up the podcast discussing the Houston/Major Applewhite situation (30:45). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/1841m 55s

12/27: A Preview Of Saturday's Orange & Cotton Bowls + Laura Rutledge

Stew and Bruce are together in Miami for this week's episode of The Audible. They start the show discussing the scenes at media day for Saturday nights Alabama/Oklahoma game (2:00); they are then joined by Laura Rutledge of ESPN to discuss her crazy travel schedule and how she can handle the many roles she fills at ESPN (22:20); they get into which of the early bowls have caught their attention (36:00); and they finish the show talking about Justin Herbert's decision to return to Oregon (50:00). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/12/1857m 50s

12/19: Reaction To Early National Signing Day + Mario Cristobal

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the biggest news from early signing day (1:00); they follow that by talking about the possible transfer of Georgia QB Justin Fields (4:15); Bruce is then joined by Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal (17:10);  and they wrap up the podcast taking your questions in the mailbag (54:45). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/181h 19m

12/10: Is It Time To Expand The College Football Playoff To 8 Teams?

In this week's episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew discuss Kyler Murray's Heisman win over Tua Tagovailoa (1:00); Ryan Day's accession to Head Coach at Ohio State (7:30); should the playoff be extended (29:00); and they wrap up the show answering a bunch of your questions in the mailbag (42:30). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/181h 18m

12/2: Did The Committee Take The 4 Best Teams Or The 4 Most Deserving Teams?

In this week's special episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew give their immediate reaction to Oklahoma being named the 4th seed in the College Football Playoff, they give a quick recap of this weekends Conference Championship games, and they wrap up the show with the latest coaching news and some well deserved shout outs.  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/1832m 44s

11/26: Who Should Be The 4th Playoff Team Georgia, Oklahoma, Or Ohio State?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the podcast talking about the wet and snowy conditions at the Apple Cup (1:00); they get into the shootout in Morgantown between Oklahoma and West Virginia (5:30); discuss whether Ohio State's beatdown of Michigan erased the doubt the Buckeyes created all season (9:30); critique USC's decision to keep Clay Helton (28:15); look at the coaching carousel (39:00); and they wrap up the show with your mailbag questions (47:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/181h 4m

11/19: Would James Franklin Be The Home Run Hire For USC?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the podcast discussing UCLA's win over USC this weekend and the potential fallout (1:00); they give their thoughts on the Les Miles hire at Kansas (15:00); they preview both the "Apple Cup" and "The Game" (28:00); and they wrap up the podcast taking your questions in the mailbag (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/1859m 42s

11/12: Does The CFP Committee Put Too Much Emphasis On "Brand"? + John Walters

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Northwestern's Big Ten West clinching victory over Iowa (1:00); they are then joined by John Walters of The Athletic to talk about Notre Dame vs Syracuse and the college football media landscape (9:55); and they wrap up the podcast with your mailbag questions (50:22). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/181h 23m

11/5: Is Clemson The Only Team Capable Of Beating Alabama?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Alabama's thumping of LSU in Baton Rouge on Saturday night (1:00); they get into Dana Holgorsen's decision to go for two to beat Texas (11:00); who should Kansas hire as their next head coach (18:20); is this finally the year where Michigan beats Ohio State (32:00); and they wrap up the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (39:15). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/181h 2m

10/29: Which Team Is Having The Most Disappointing College Football Season?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast talking about Northwestern's upset over Wisconsin (2:05); they talk about Gardner Minshew and Washington State after their win over Stanford (15:30); which college coaches the Cleveland Browns might consider (23:30); they get into this  weekend's big game between Alabama and LSU (28:15); and they finish the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (37:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/1858m 42s

Is Michigan A Top 4 Team In The Country? + James Laurinaitis

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the Audible talking about Purdue's drubbing of Ohio State on Saturday night (1:00); they are then joined by Fox Sports and Big Ten Network analyst James Laurinaitis to talk about what's wrong with the Buckeyes (3:30); they get into the antics between Michigan and Michigan State (29:20); the potential for 2 SEC teams to make the College Football Playoff (36:50); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (54:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/181h 16m

10/15: How Many Teams Can Go Undefeated This Year? + Tim Brando

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Stew's trip back to his Alma mater, Northwestern, over the weekend (1:00); that is followed by a can't miss interview with Tim Brando (10:30); they talk about LSU's major upset over Georgia (34:10); Michigan's big win over Wisconsin (40:20); and they finish the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (46:50). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/10/181h 12m

10/8: Where do Texas and Oklahoma go from here?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Red River Showdown from last Saturday (1:00); they get into Florida's big win over LSU (15:45); How they feel about Washington at this point in the season (21:15); This weekend's big Pac-12 South game between Colorado and USC (27:45); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/10/181h 10m

10/1: Which Team Do You Have The Most Confidence In Outside of Alabama?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the thriller between Ohio State and Penn State in Happy Valley on Saturday night (1:00); they break down Notre Dame's now seemingly clear path to the College Football Playoff (19:50); they discuss this weekends big Red River rivalry game (32:00); and they wrap up the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (42:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/10/181h

9/24: Is Texas Finally Back After Back to Back Wins Over USC & TCU?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the new stadium atmosphere being created in Austin (1:00); they get into Old Dominion's shocking upset of Virginia Tech at home Saturday night (29:40); they discuss whether anyone can catch Tua Tagovailoa and Dwayne Haskins for the Heisman Trophy (40:00); and they finish the episode taking your questions in the mailbag (48:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/181h 1m

9/17: Is Tua Tagovailoa Already The Best Quarterback In Alabama History?

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Urban Meyer's first press conference since returning from suspension (1:00); following that they discuss Ed Orgeron and LSU's upset victory over Auburn from Saturday (21:40); they get into the Big Ten's abysmal weekend (31:00); they talk about how many teams still have legit shot of winning the National Championship (37:30); and wrap up the show with your mailbag questions (48:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/181h 14m

9/10: Were We All Wrong About Herm Edwards and Arizona State?

In this week's episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew get into everything from the nail-bitter between Texas A&M and Clemson from Saturday night (3:00); Georgia's dominance over South Carolina (8:00); the state of football in Florida (27:00); they give a quick preview of this weekends two big games (33:15); and they wrap up the podcast by taking your questions in the mailbag (41:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/1852m 19s

9/3: Did Auburn Ruin The Pac-12's Playoff Chances?

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Washington vs Auburn game from Saturday afternoon (3:00); following that they get into Jim Harbaugh and where he stands after another big game loss (13:00); they give their thoughts on most of the major games from over the weekend; and they wrap up the show with the return of Shoutouts (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/09/1850m 55s

8/27: A Week 1 Preview Of College Football + Tim Brando

Stew and Bruce get back to actual football talk as they get you ready for week 1 of the NCAA Football season. They start this week's podcast giving their predictions for week 1's big games (6:00); they are then joined by broadcasting legend, Tim Brando, who discusses everything from his love for Penn State this year to his own fact or fiction game (19:00); and they wrap up this week's episode taking your mailbag questions (50:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/181h 5m

8/23: A Break Down Of Ohio State's Investigation Into Urban Meyer

Stew and Bruce spend this week's podcast discussing the findings and resolution of the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State. Over the course of the conversation they discuss the report published by the committee that investigated Urban Meyer, they give their thoughts on Ohio State's decision to suspend Urban Meyer for 3 games, and they finish the episode talking about how this could affect the Buckeyes on the field this fall.  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/1849m 0s

8/13: Discussing The Big Ten's Mounting Scandals

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about FAU and their week 1 game against Oklahoma (1:00); they then move on to discuss the DJ Durkin scandal at Maryland (5:30); and they wrap up the episode talking about the latest in the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State (25:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/1836m 35s

8/6: Breaking Down The Latest Developments In The Urban Meyer Scandal + Aaron Suttles

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the Audible breaking down the latest news in the Urban Meyer scandal from over the weekend (1:00); they are then joined by Aaron Suttles of The Athletic to discuss Jalen Hurts comments from over the weekend (20:30); and they wrap up the episode taking your questions in the Mailbag (34:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/1856m 10s

8/2: Discussing The Urban Meyer Scandal With Brett McMurphy

Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast giving their thoughts on the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State (1:00); They are then joined by Brett McMurphy who broke the story Wednesday morning on Facebook (10:00); and then they wrap up the show taking your mailbag questions (40:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/181h 11m

7/27: News & Notes From The Big Ten And Pac 12 Media Days

Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing how Urban Meyer handled the Zach Smith situation (1:00); they then discuss Scott Frost's first Big Ten media day and where they expect Nebraska to be in the next 3-5 years (16:00); they talk about Khalil Tate's admission that he tweeted about the triple option to prevent Ken Niumatalolo being hired at Arizona (43:00); and finally they give their reactions to ESPN's rankings of the 21 National Champions since 1999 (46:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/181h 3m

7/20: News & Notes From The SEC & Big 12 Media Days + David Ubben

Stew and Bruce are back together in this week's episode of The Audible where they bring you the latest from the SEC's and Big 12's respective media days. They start the episode talking about Aaron Murray's comments about Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt (4:00); they are then joined by The Athletic's, David Ubben, to talk about the SEC, Jeremy Pruitt, and Texas (6:15); and then they wrap up this week's episode taking your questions in the mailbag (34:00) Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/1852m 14s