Cover 3 College Football

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Ross aka Off grid Family man
 Nov 20, 2022
Love the podcast it gets me through my days working my Offgrid ranch in Nevada although I am a southern boy. Roll tide Rank the P5 conferences overall top to bottom and convince me the ACC isn't the worst conference overall


 Oct 5, 2022
Can't stand Bud Elliot and his bad takes. He's a troll

TravelingSnowman
 Aug 31, 2022
Great pod but always better with FSU boys on. Go Noles!

Peter
 Sep 23, 2021
1/2 Great podcast. RIP Barton - the Over Army needs a new general. ? on CFP expansion. 8 teams, power 5 get autobids, highest ranked G5 provided ranked >15th gets in. if 2, play each other rather than conf. champ. ND has to go into a conf.

Angelina
 Jan 2, 2021
How bad is Alabama going to beat Ohio state? love you guys and roll tide from Nevada and the Everett Family Offgrid Ranch.

Description

The 'Cover 3 College Football' Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli, Danny Kanell and Bud Elliott as they take you from National Signing Day to the national championship with in-depth analysis from some of the biggest names in the sport. Cover 3 offers insider insight on the hottest topics in college football, tells you who is creating a buzz and previews each weekend with against-the-spread locks. From coaching searches to quarterback battles and everything in between, Cover 3 has it locked down.

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Week 13 Instant Reaction: Michigan embarrasses Ohio State, LSU and Clemson stumble, USC passes the test, more! (11/27)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Michigan, Ohio State, USC, LSU, College Football Playoff and more. First, addressing the many angles to Michigan's second-straight win against Ohio State (2:12), including how the Wolverines won on the field and what the defeat means for the Buckeyes and head coach Ryan Day. Then it's on to USC's impressive showing against Notre Dame (25:16), LSU getting worked by Texas A&M (35:54) and South Carolina pulling off its second-straight upset win against a top-10 opponent as it took down Clemson (39:09). Then it's on to the conference-by-conference takeaways with thoughts from the results in the ACC (49:09), Big Ten (57:13), Big 12 (1:02:32), SEC (1:09:04) and Pac-12 (1:13:45). Plus, projecting the updated top 25 college football rankings (1:21:05) and other results of note from the weekend.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 27, 2022
🚨 Nebraska closing in on Matt Rhule as its next head coach (11/25) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to news that Nebraska is close to hiring Matt Rhule. With news breaking Saturday that Nebraska is close to finalizing a deal to make Matt Rhule its next head football coach, Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli discuss the hire and what it means for the Cornhuskers' future. Topics include what worked at Baylor and Temple that might help his chances to succeed at Nebraska, the program's ceiling with Rhule at the helm in the future expanded Big Ten and more, including predictions about the next moves on the coaching carousel. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 25, 2022
College football best bets: Ohio State-Michigan, Iron Bowl, Egg Bowl, USC-Notre Dame and more Week 13 LOCKS (11/23)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief review of last week’s action (1:20), the weekend preview begins with a lock from the Dentist on the Egg Bowl on Thursday (10:19) and the biggest games from Friday’s action, including Cincinnati-Tulane (14:14), Texas-Baylor (16:24), Missouri-Arkansas (17:57), North Carolina-NC State (19:40) and Florida-Florida State (23:55). Then it’s on to Saturday, with previews and picks for Ohio State-Michigan (30:15), Alabama-Auburn (35:45), Oregon-Oregon State (38:50) and Notre Dame-USC (41:30). Plus, TCU-Iowa State (48:50), App State-Georgia Southern (51:23), Tennessee-Vanderbilt (55:55), BYU-Stanford (57:45), Washington-Washington State (58:43), Louisville-Kentucky (59:35), LSU-Texas A&M (1:00:33), UCLA-Cal (1:03:00), Clemson-South Carolina (1:03:41) and more. Plus the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:12:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
College Football Playoff Rankings Instant Reaction: LSU over USC, the path for Clemson and Alabama, more! (11/22)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the updated College Football Playoff rankings. First, with the top four still in place from last week, the conversation begins with LSU checking in at No. 5 ahead of USC (1:40), then on to breaking down the path for Clemson to find its way back into the playoff for a seventh time in eight years (7:50). After that, predictions for the SEC Championship Game and its impact on the rankings (11:00), if a two-loss Alabama has a chance to make the top four (15:06), the outlook for the Group of Five and the New Year's Six (20:24) and more takeaways from the back half of the top 25 (22:44). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
Upon Further Review: How Oregon beat Utah, Ohio State’s defense ahead of Michigan matchup, more ! (11/21)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Oregon, Utah, Ohio State, Baylor, rankings and more. First, addressing some of the biggest news of the weekend with Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker officially ruled out for the year after suffering a knee injury in the loss to South Carolina (1:10). Then it’s on to discussing the biggest result from late Saturday after the instant reaction, with what went right for Oregon and what went wrong for Utah in the Ducks’ 20-17 win (13:23). Plus, lessons learned from a re-watch of Ohio State’s defense against Maryland, especially looking ahead to the showdown with Michigan (21:43), questions about late game management from the thrilling conclusion to TCU-Baylor (34:20), thoughts on first-place votes in the AP Top 25 college football rankings (44:38) and early Egg Bowl thoughts with Ole Miss-Mississippi State coming up on Thursday night (54:05).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 21, 2022
Week 12 Instant Reaction: USC shines, top teams avoid upsets while Tennessee falls, rankings predictions, more! (11/20)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Ohio State, Michigan, TCU, USC, Georgia and more. The conversation starts with Michigan avoiding the upset loss to Illinois (2:05), Ohio State pulling away in the second half against Maryland (8:30) and TCU’s late-game heroics against Baylor (14:48) before live in-show reaction to the finish in USC’s win against UCLA (20:30). Then it’s on to South Carolina dominating Tennessee (27:54) and Georgia’s closer-than-expected win against Kentucky (32:55) before conference-by-conference recaps from the ACC (44:05), Big Ten (53:55), Big 12 (1:02:19), SEC (1:08:50), Pac-12 (1:26:45) and more!.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2022
College football best bets: USC-UCLA, TCU-Baylor, Oregon-Utah and more Week 12 LOCKS (11/17)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief review of last week’s results (1:11) and calls for Thursday and Friday night picks (7:55), the Saturday slate begins with a big game spotlight on TCU-Baylor (11:17), Michigan-Illinois (14:40), Georgia-Kentucky (16:30), USC-UCLA (19:45) and Utah-Oregon (23:35). After that it’s an open board for the entire Week 12 Saturday slate, with game previews, breakdowns and picks for Oklahoma-Oklahoma State (29:47), Ohio State-Maryland (33:30), Michigan State-Indiana (35:21), Ole Miss-Arkansas (38:30), Kansas State-West Virginia (42:46), Louisville-NC State (46:30), Clemson-Miami (49:34), Florida-Vanderbilt (53:11), LSU-UAB (54:39), Boise State-Wyoming (56:43), Washington-Colorado (58:25) and James Madison-Georgia State (59:40). Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:11:10) .  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2022
2022 Coaching Carousel Preview: Names to watch for new hires, hot seats and more (11/16)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Oregon-Utah, TCU-Baylor and coaching searches. After breaking down the keys to the matchup in Utah's visit to Oregon (2:00) and TCU taking its undefeated status on the road to Baylor (9:55) the conversation turns to the coaching carousel, first with thoughts on Charlotte's hire of Biff Poggi (16:40). Then it's on to the names to watch for upcoming coaching searches, including Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell (25:50), Ohio State wide receiver's coach Brian Hartline (29:45), Oregon offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham (39:10), West Virginia coach Neal Brown (43:22), Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin (47:25), Wisconsin interim coach Jim Leonhard (53:46) and more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction: Debating Michigan vs. TCU, USC vs. Alabama, more! (11/15)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the updated college football rankings. With a delayed rankings release due to double-overtime in the Champions Classic, the Cover 3 crew starts live with the reveal at the back end of the rankings (1:48) before getting to the first big debate of the week with USC getting the nod over Alabama for No. 7 (6:00). Then with the full rankings revealed it’s on to whether TCU should have gotten the No. 3 spot ahead of Michigan (9:15) and how the committee treated Utah (14:13), North Carolina (16:15) and Washington (19:56). Plus, whether UCF has a grip to not see more upward movement after beating Tulane (22:40) and the teams that should be upset to be left out of the top 25 (26:53).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
Upon Further Review: Grading Sark's impact on Texas, notes on UCLA’s loss, Iowa’s win and more! (11/14)
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The Cover 3 crew talks USC, UCLA, Kansas State, Texas, Clemson and more. Upon Further Review gets rolling with a recap of what went wrong for UCLA in its loss to Arizona and how that impacts the Bruins outlook heading into the rivalry showdown with USC (3:08). Then, Iowa makes history in its win against Wisconsin (17:17), how Kansas State is poised to respond to the latest injury news (21:40), how UConn outplayed the box score against Liberty (27:25) and grading Steve Sarkisian through nearly two seasons as Texas’ head coach (36:38). Plus, Jimbo Fisher’s explanation for Texas A&M’s offensive struggles (47:46), whether Clemson got right against Louisville (53:55), Cincinnati’s missing piece (1:01:17) and previewing Tuesday night’s MACtion (1:05:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 14, 2022
Week 11 Instant Reaction: TCU downs Texas, Oregon falls to Washington, Barton joins to celebrate the Dores, more! (11/13)
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The Cover 3 crew talks TCU, Oregon, Washington, Alabama, Ole Miss and more. First, addressing the biggest takeaways from TCU surviving a tough test at Texas (4:03) and what went wrong for Oregon in a home loss to Washington (12:29). Then, Barton Simmons, the general manager of Vanderbilt football, joins the show to discuss a special night for Vanderbilt notching its first SEC of the Clark Lea era (22:30) on the road against Kentucky (22:30). Then, projections for the new AP Top 25 poll (34:05) and then back to the results of the weekend with takeaways from the SEC (39:00), Big Ten (55:23), ACC (1:06:31), Pac-12 (1:12:39), Big 12 (1:17:02) and the best of the rest from Week 11.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2022
College football best bets: Alabama-Ole Miss, Texas-TCU, Oregon-Washington and more Week 11 LOCKS (11/10)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After discussing last week’s results and the Thursday/Friday night action, the big game breakdowns begin with Tennessee-Missouri (12:03), LSU-Arkansas (14:14) and Alabama’s trip to Oxford to take on Ole Miss (17:30). Then it’s on to Tulane-UCF (20:12), Georgia-Mississippi State (22:09), Oregon-Washington (24:30) and TCU-Texas (28:05). Plus, the crew has plays in Michigan-Nebraska (38:15), Kentucky-Vanderbilt (43:10), Kansas State-Baylor (43:30), North Carolina-Wake Forest (46:48), Wisconsin-Iowa (51:20), Washington State-Arizona State (55:15), Illinois-Purdue (57:58), Florida State-Syracuse (59:32) among others, plus the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:07:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2022
Keys to Alabama-Ole Miss, Texas A&M loses a five-star recruit, UNC's playoff chances, more! (11/09)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Alabama, recruiting, Texas, LSU and more. The show begins with a look at some of the biggest matchups in Week 11, with breakdown and keys to the game for Alabama-Ole Miss (1:40), Oregon-Washington (10:00), and Texas-TCU (15:10). Plus, the significance of Texas A&M losing a five-star from its 2023 recruiting class (22:01). Then it's on to the Big Ol' Bag of Mail with questions comparing 2022 LSU to 2016 Penn State (36:00), teams to fade over the final weeks of the season (44:00) and whether North Carolina can make a run to the College Football Playoff (49:40). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction: Georgia jumps Ohio State, TCU into top four, Notre Dame enters top 25 (11/08)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the updated CFP rankings and talks playoff chase. First, what the committee saw in placing TCU ahead of Tennessee (2:00), why Clemson’s ranking was higher than where the Tigers fell in the AP poll (5:09), whether Notre Dame should be penalized for its bad losses (6:30) and if LSU has a real shot at making the playoff (9:30). Then, how Michigan overcomes a lack of quality wins with a well-balanced statistical profile (12:43), where Group of Five teams fell in the rankings (18:23) and one of the biggest head-scratchers being the separation between USC and UCLA (23:04). Plus, stacking up the three-loss teams like Texas and Kentucky (28:00) and the teams that likely just missed the cut for the top 25 (31:35).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
Upon Further Review: Can Saban and Alabama bounce back? Clemson’s final stretch, Bo Nix’s Heisman chances, more! (11/07)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, TCU, Heisman and more. First, with Alabama having a historically poor season by the standards of the Nick Saban era, what can we expect from the Crimson Tide the rest of this season and heading into 2023 (2:00)? Then, how Notre Dame saved its season (12:30) and whether Clemson can be trusted to win out after its offensive struggles were on full display in the loss to the Fighting Irish (14:23). Plus, USF is the latest job to come open (21:00), TCU putting its playoff hopes on the line as an underdog at Texas (32:30) and why the Heisman Trophy race is wide open heading into Week 11 (47:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 07, 2022
Week 10 Instant Reaction: Georgia, LSU shine while Clemson falls, top 25 rankings projections, more! (11/06)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Georgia, LSU, Notre Dame and more scores and results in college football. First, how Georgia was able to stile Tennessee’s offense and control the game against the Vols (1:30) then what’s next in the SEC West, and for Nick Saban’s Alabama progarm, after the Tigers took the control of the division with a walk-off two-point conversion in overtime (12:59). After that it’s on to Notre Dame’s dominant win against Clemson (24:227) and then projecting the new AP Top 25 poll (31:15). Plus, conference-by-conference takeaways from the Big Ten (42:05), Big 12 (45:45), Pac-12 (50:40), ACC (1:00:07), SEC (1:09:37) and much more!  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 06, 2022
College football best bets: Georgia-Tennessee, Alabama-LSU, Texas-Kansas State and more Week 10 LOCKS (11/03)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief recap of Week 9 the LOCKS begin with a look at Thursday and Friday night action (11:25) and the game of the year with Tennessee traveling to Georgia for the SEC on CBS Game of the Week (17:45). Then it’s on to Alabama-LSU (24:14), Texas-Kansas State (27:22), Clemson-Notre Dame (29:57) and Wake Forest-NC State (33:27) before the board opens up with previews, picks and breakdowns for Florida State-Miami (36:56), Tulane-Tulsa (39:55), South Carolina-Vanderbilt (41:02), Air Force-Army (42:27), Illinois-Michigan State (45:20), Arkansas-Liberty (46:57), Purdue-Iowa (49:25), Oklahoma State-Kansas (51:22), Boise State-BYU (52:30), Fresno State-Hawaii (54:28), Cincinnati-Navy (55:38), TCU-Texas Tech (57:39), Washington State-Stanford (59:00) and more. Plus the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:10:50).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 03, 2022
How Georgia’s injury news impacts Tennessee matchup, deep dive on Alabama-LSU, October Superlatives, more! (11/02)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Georgia's injury news, previews Alabama-LSU and more. First, the significance of Georgia losing senior linebacker Nolan Smith for the rest of the season with an eye on how the Bulldogs defense will match up against Tennessee's offense without one of its leaders (1:00). Then, what to make of additional Michigan State suspensions (16:02) and a deeper dive into Alabama-LSU (22:50), Texas-Kansas State (33:15) and some matchups to watch in the Group of Five (41:28). Plus, handing out Player of the Month, Team of the Month, Coach of the Month, Game of the Month and more in the Cover 3 October Superlatives (51:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction: Tennessee takes No. 1, Clemson in top four, TCU’s path, more! (11/01)
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The Cover 3 crew shares instant reaction to the first playoff rankings. First, how the top four shakes out with Tennessee at No. 1 and Clemson snagging the No. 4 spot ahead of Michigan (2:00). Then, why TCU is the team that should feel most snubbed by the selection committee (9:20), LSU making a splash in the top 10 (11:27), the path for the Pac-12 to make the playoff (14:35) and much more!  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
🚨 Auburn fires Bryan Harsin: Instant reaction, coaching search candidates, more! (10/31) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to Auburn firing Bryan Harsin and what’s next for the football program. First, whether Bryan Harsin, fired before the end of his second season, ever had much of a chance of succeeding (2:30), and where the job ranks among the best jobs in college football. Then, breaking down some of the potential candidates to replace Harsin (11:00), with thoughts on the potential that Lane Kiffin, Hugh Freeze, Deion Sanders, Matt Rhule and others could end up being hired by Auburn.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 31, 2022
Upon Further Review: Can this version of Notre Dame knock off Clemson? Michigan-Michigan State fight fallout, more (10/31)
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The Cover 3 crew talks college football rankings, Drake Maye, the Big 12 and more. First, reaction to the Big 12 reportedly finalizing its new media rights deal (1:42) and more fallout from the Michigan-Michigan State tunnel fight including the suspension of four Spartans (12:54) before turning attention to the new AP Top 25 poll in Poll Assassin (20:00). Then it’s on to Upon Further Review, with thoughts, notes and takeaways on Notre Dame (34:23), North Carolina (43:28), Baylor (47:43), Nebraska (49:10) and Cincinnati (50:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 31, 2022
Week 9 Instant Reaction: Georgia, Tennessee building hype for showdown, Ohio State impresses at Penn State, more! (10/30)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Georgia, Tennessee, Ohio State, TCU, rankings and more. First, discussing what we saw from Georgia in its win against Florida (2:05) and Tennessee in its victory against Kentucky (8:58) with the context of next week’s top-three showdown between the Bulldogs and the Vols. Then, Ohio State’s stellar recruiting pays off at Penn State (17:02), how Michigan made a 22-point win feel even more dominant (25:12), Kansas State’s thumping of Oklahoma State (29:45) and TCU remains undefeated after a visit to West Virginia (31:45). Plus, projecting the new AP Top 25 poll after Week 9 results (35:40) and a conference-by-conference review of action from the SEC (48:58), ACC (56:50), Big Ten (1:06:32), Big 12 (1:08:50), Pac-12 (1:10:22) and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 30, 2022
College football best bets: Ohio State-Penn State, Florida-Georgia, Tennessee-Kentucky and more Week 9 LOCKS (10/27)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for the Thursday/Friday night action (7:23), Ohio State-Penn State (13:53), Florida-Georgia (19:41), Oklahoma State-Kansas State (23:53), Tennessee-Kentucky (27:55), Notre Dame-Syracuse (37:11), UNC-Pitt (41:20), Ole Miss-Texas A&M (46:00), Illinois-Nebraska (51:01), TCU-West Virginia (54:20), Michigan-Michigan State (56:53), Wake Forest-Louisville (59:50) and much more from Week 9. Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:14:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 27, 2022
How has Josh Heupel been this successful so early? Ohio State schedule strength, Texas A&M suspensions, more! (10/26)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Ohio State more. First, addressing the big news of the week out of Texas A&M with reports of three freshmen being suspended for a locker room incident at South Carolina (1:30) and how it continues a thread of disappointment for the Aggies in 2022. Then it’s on to the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail with questions about how Josh Heupel was able to was able to find this early success at Tennessee (14:20), whether success during the COVID-adjusted 2020 season warps how we view some coaches and programs (24:24), the blue blood struggles at Oklahoma and Notre Dame (32:34), the best division in college football (36:58) and why Ohio State hasn’t gotten the same strength of schedule criticisms that Michigan has so far this season (43:24).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2022
Upon Further Review: Clemson’s QBs, Oregon’s playoff hopes, Iowa’s offense, more! (10/24)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Clemson, Notre Dame, Penn State, Oregon and more. First, breaking down the Charlotte job opening now that the 49ers have officially moved on from Will Healy (1:10) and our weekly review of the AP Top 25 in Poll Assassin (9:40). Then it’s on to Upon Further Review, with takeaways on Clemson’s quarterbacks (15:45), Notre Dame’s win against UNLV (23:30), what went wrong for Texas A&M (26:40), Penn State’s best offensive performance of the season (28:00), Oregon’s College Football Playoff path (34:15), Louisville’s path to make a bowl game (48:00), whether Kirk Ferentz will fire his son, offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, at the end of the season (52:00) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 24, 2022
Week 8 Instant Reaction: Oregon’s statement win, Clemson and TCU remain undefeated, Texas and Texas A&M fall short (10/23)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Oregon, Clemson, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, TCU and more. First, discussing Oregon’s impressive win against UCLA (1:10), Clemson benching DJ Uiagalelei in its win against Syracuse (9:57), Oklahoma State’s comeback win against Texas (18:41), TCU’s chances to win the Big 12 after beating Kansas State (25:20) and why Ohio State’s blowout win against Iowa still came with some criticism (34:07). Then, projecting what the new AP Top 25 college football rankings will look like after Week 8 (47:03) and then a conference-by-conference run down of results in the Big Ten (1:00:15), ACC (1:04:19), SEC (1:14:50), Big 12 (1:19:00), Pac-12 (1:23:00) and more takeaways from Saturday’s action.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 23, 2022
College football best bets: LSU-Ole Miss, UCLA-Oregon, Clemson-Syracuse and more Week 8 LOCKS (10/20)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. First, after a quick recap of last week’s action the show begins with picks for the weeknight games (7:40) before turning the page to Saturday with UCLA-Oregon (13:11). Other games with picks, previews and breakdowns included for Texas-Oklahoma State (17:14), Alabama-Mississippi State (21:53), TCU-Kansas State (24:40), Ohio State-Iowa (29:10), Clemson-Syracuse (35:36), Ole Miss-LSU (39:50), Hawaii-Colorado State (42:24), Texas A&M-South Carolina (44:40), UCF-ECU (50:30), Indiana-Rutgers (51:55), Army-ULM (52:30), Purdue-Wisconsin (55:36), Penn State-Minnesota (57:18), Miami-Duke (1:01:07) and much more from the Week 8 slate. Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:09:24).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 20, 2022
Trade Machine: Ruling on proposals if CFB had a trade deadline (10/19)
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The Cover 3 crew debates trades for Michigan, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio State and more. First, breaking down highlights from the 2022 CBS Sports Midseason All-America Team released this week (1:00), a look at the debate regarding on-campus games in the College Football Playoff (7:00) and a pick for Fun Belt Wednesday (17:01). Then it’s on to the College Football Trade Machine (21:45), as Michigan looks to get better at quarterback (23:40), Georgia tries to add some skill players (28:51), Alabama has future assets to offer and needs for the immediate future (31:49), ways Ohio State can utilize its deep wide receiver room at the trade deadline (34:38) and reviews for many more trade proposals from listeners and viewers.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2022
Upon Further Review: Deion’s Power Five future, Ole Miss’ SEC West hopes, Drake Maye as QB1, more! (10/17)
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The Cover 3 talks Tennessee, Auburn, USC, Michigan and more. First, more thoughts on what’s next for Tennessee and how the Vols’ start compares to LSU’s memorable 2019 run (1:15). Then it’s on to reviewing comments from Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders on CBS’ “60 Minutes” regarding how he’d treat a potential Power Five offer (12:04) as well as a look at one of the jobs that could be open with an assessment of Auburn and Bryan Harsin (19:00). Plus, Poll Assassin identifies some preseason biases lingering in the rankings (23:45) and Upon Further Review has more notes on Ole Miss (32:00), Notre Dame (39:25), North Carolina (44:45), Texas (45:50), USC (51:00), Minnesota (54:30) and Michigan (55:50).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 17, 2022
Week 7 Instant Reaction: Tennessee tops Alabama, Michigan impresses, TCU wins a 2OT thriller, more! (10/16)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps the most noteworthy scores and results from college football. First, firing up victory cigars for Tennessee after snapping the 15-game losing streak to Alabama and entering the College Football Playoff discussion with a 52-49 win (2:00), then thoughts on the other matchups between undefeated teams with TCU’s double-overtime win against Oklahoma State (18:41) and Michigan’s romp of Penn State (26:06). Plus, Syracuse remains unbeaten (32:05), Utah’s win over USC goes final during the show (38:49), Kansas falls for a second straight week (47:40), Texas survives an upset bid from Iowa State (49:30), Illinois in the thick of the Big Ten West race (55:12) and a projection of the new college football rankings with thoughts on Sunday’s AP Top 25 release (1:04:10).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 16, 2022
Big12 Commissioner Brett Yormark joins Cover 3! | Cover 3 College Football
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Big12 Commissioner Brett Yormark joins Cover 3's Bud Elliott to discuss the future expansion plans for the conference, where the Big12 might be looking to secure their next television deal and the overall success of the conference thus far in the 2022 season! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 14, 2022
College football best bets: Alabama-Tennessee, Michigan-Penn State, TCU-Oklahoma State and more Week 7 LOCKS (10/13)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. Game breakdowns and picks included for the Thursday and Friday night action (10:40), Michigan-Penn State (16:42), Alabama-Tennessee (21:04), TCU-Oklahoma State (27:17), USC-Utah (29:40), Clemson-Florida State (37:02), Oklahoma-Kansas (42:48), Texas-Iowa State (47:03), NC State-Syracuse (49:57), BYU-Arkansas (53:30), Minnesota-Illinois (55:10), Auburn-Ole Miss (58:14), Mississippi State-Kentucky (1:00:30), Miami-Virginia Tech (1:02:06), UNC-Duke (1:03:32), Fresno State-San Jose State (1:07:25), Miami (OH)-Bowling Green (1:09:04), and NIU-EMU (1:10:00). Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:13:20) Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 13, 2022
Week 7 Viewer’s Guide Game Draft: The matchups you need to watch on Saturday (10/12)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the games you have to watch in a loaded Week 7 slate. First, discussing the uncertainty around Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels as the Jayhawks star woks his way back from a shoulder injury (1:16) and thoughts on the Big 12 title race (7:26). Then, it’s on to the Viewer’s Guide Game Draft with breakdowns and discussions around Alabama-Tennessee (21:05), Michigan-Penn State (27:41), Texas-Iowa State (32:49), Oklahoma State-TCU (35:40), USC-Utah (38:20), Clemson-Florida State (41:06), NC State-Syracuse (46:05) and much more from Week 7.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2022
Texas’ chances to make a CFP run, best fit for Matt Rhule, QB injuries, more! (10/10)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Bryce Young, Texas, Auburn, Nebraska, Oregon and more. First, a breakdown of the quarterback injuries at Alabama, NC State, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas and Kansas with a look at the significance each starter has to their team’s success in the coming weeks (1:10). Then, looking ahead to Mississippi State’s path to SEC West title contention (13:52) before addressing the mid-show breaking news that the Carolina Panthers have fired Matt Rhule. With a return to college football potentially on the table, what job is the best fit for Rhule (19:58). Then, Noles to Go recaps a gut punch loss at NC State (36:20), Poll Assassin has found the strangest AP Top 25 ballot from the weekend (41:52) and Upon Further Review (53:00) asks “Can Texas go on a run with Quinn Ewers and make the College Football Playoff?”  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 10, 2022
Week 6 Instant Reaction: Tennessee, UCLA shine, Alabama tested, busy weekend in the Big 12, more! (10/09)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Tennessee, Texas, UCLA, Alabama, Georgia and more. The conversation starts live in the moment late on Saturday night with reaction to Alabama escaping on the last play against Texas A&M (1:40) before pivoting to a look ahead at next week’s battle between the Crimson Tide and Tennessee after the Vols looked dominant at LSU (7:13). Then it’s on to NC State-Florida State (15:30), Illinois-Iowa (20:32), Purdue-Maryland (25:38) and a big-picture look at the Big Ten after Ohio State (27:00) and Michigan (31:30) picked up road wins. Plus, the state of the Pac-12 after UCLA’s win against Utah (36:26), the Big 12 title picture in the wake of Week 6 wins for TCU (43:52), Oklahoma State (48:00) and Texas (50:53) as well as our projection for the AP Top 25 college football rankings (1:03:18).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 09, 2022
College football best bets: Alabama, Georgia, TCU-Kansas, Utah-UCLA, Notre Dame-BYU more Week 6 LOCKS (10/06)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief review of last week’s action the Week 6 edition of LOCKS gets rolling with a focus on the weeknight games (8:09) and then some of the biggest top 25 action with picks and previews for Tennessee-LSU (11:30), TCU-Kansas (15:11), Georgia-Auburn (20:00), Utah-UCLA (24:01), BYU-Notre Dame (27:15) and Alabama-Texas A&M (30:00). Then, the board opens up with picks for Duke-Georgia Tech (37:31), NC State-Florida State (39:55), Oklahoma State-Texas Tech (45:27), Florida-Missouri (51:23), Oregon State-Stanford (53:26), Pitt-Virginia Tech (55:00), Louisville-Virginia (59:30), Maryland-Purdue (1:01:30) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:17:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2022
2022 Win Totals Accountability: Most confident, least confident, biggest sweats (10/05)
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The Cover 3 crew reviews their preseason win total picks after five weeks of the season. First, a quick preview of Wednesday night’s college football game between UCF and SMU, including reactions to the report that several Mustangs are going to redshirt the rest of the season with intentions to transfer and maintain their eligibility (2:15). Then it’s on to our Win Total Updates, celebrating the cashed tickets for Vanderbilt and Arizona (16:00), picking our most confident plays based on the first five weeks of the season including Michigan Over 9.5 wins and Arizona State Under 6 (20:00), then our least confident plays including Tennessee Under 8 and Oklahoma State Under 8.5 (26:12) and our biggest sweats. Finally, the return of the coaching-focused game show, “Where He Been?” (41:35).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2022
Upon Further Review: Ranking the open Power Five jobs, AP Top 25 reaction, Big 12 title race preview (10/03)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Wisconsin and Colorado firing their coaches, the top 25 and more. First, more reaction to the news of Wisconsin firing Paul Chryst (2:30) and what to expect as the Badgers begin their search for a new coach. Plus, what should Colorado look for in the replacement for Karl Dorrell (13:06) and ranking the open Power Five jobs against each other. Then, our weekly review of the AP Top 25 rankings and Coaches Poll in Poll Assassin (29:30) and Upon Further Review takes a hard look at the Big 12 title race (40:00), the best teams in the ACC (52:04) and more takeaways from the weekend.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 03, 2022
🚨 Paul Chryst is OUT at Wisconsin, what’s next and coaching candidates to watch (10/02) 🚨
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Instant reaction to the breaking news of Wisconsin firing Paul Chryst effective immediately. Bud Elliott jumps on live to discuss the news of Wisconsin parting ways with Paul Chryst (1:00), candidates to watch (7:00) that include new interim coach and defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard, why the school might have decided to make a move now and what reasonable expectations are for the program in the modern era.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 03, 2022
Week 5 Instant Reaction: Georgia’s upset scare, Bryce Young’s injury, TCU throttles Oklahoma, more (10/02)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Georgia, Alabama, Clemson and more from the college football weekend. Georgia’s upset scare against Missouri (1:15), Alabama losing Bryce Young to an injury in a win against Arkansas (9:33) and Clemson’s impressive win against NC State (20:45). Then, takeaways from TCU’s blowout win against Oklahoma (27:19), what Oklahoma State proved in its win against Baylor (35:00), Kentucky coming up just short against Ole Miss (38:15) and having concerns about Michigan even in a win at Iowa (43:16). Plus, Purdue and Illinois blow the Big Ten West race wide open with wins against Minnesota and Wisconsin (45:50), Auburn blows an early lead in a home loss to LSU (55:00), predicting the new AP Top 25 poll college football rankings (1:01:00) and much more from the Week 5 scores and results.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 02, 2022
College football best bets: Arkansas-Alabama, Clemson-NC State, more Week 5 LOCKS (09/29)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief recap of Week 3 results and a dive into the weeknight action (12:00), then the action turns to Saturday. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for (22:57 Kentucky @ Ole Miss (22:57), Alabama @ Arkansas (27:03), Oklahoma State @ Baylor (31:44), Wake Forest @ Florida State (34:30), NC State @ Clemson (37:46), Navy @ Air Force (44:00), Iowa State @ Kansas (49:00) and Purdue @ Minnesota (55:48) and much more, including the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:08:20)! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 29, 2022
Cover 3 Podcast September Superlatives: Kansas, Tennessee, Florida State highlight award winners (09/28)
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The Cover 3 crew gives awards to the best team, player, coach of the month and more. First, after discussing the impacts of Hurricane Ian on Week 5 in college football the award show gets started with honoring the Game of the Month for September (4:28). Then it's on to deciding between Mike Norvell, Kalen DeBoer, Lane Leipold and more for Coach of the Month (15:19), a long list of early-season stars deserving of recognition for the Player of the Month (22:00) and a unanimous selection for the Team of the Month (33:10). Finally, Tom's Spotlight Superlatives hand out awards for the best crowd shots, most delusional fan base and more (40:40). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 28, 2022
Coaching Clinic: Kent State staff joins to break down MAC life, how good is Georgia, Washington, and Oklahoma, best player they've seen this year
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Kent State head coach Sean Lewis, offensive coordinator Andrew Sowder, and defensive coordinator Jeremiah Johnson join the Cover 3 podcast to break down the Golden Flashes season so far. This team has played Oklahoma, Washington, and gave the Georgia Bulldogs its toughest game this season. We talk life in the MAC and which players they've seen have really stood out. And a little secret... this staff wanted Stetson Bennett when he was in JUCO! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2022
Upon Further Review: Georgia Tech coaching search, college football rankings reaction, more!
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The Cover 3 crew talks Georgia Tech firing Geoff Collins, the AP Top 25 and more. First, with Georgia Tech officially moving on from Geoff Collins and parting ways with its athletic director, what should the vision be for Yellow Jacket football (1:00)? Plus, a look at the potential candidates starting with the high-profile buzz around Deion Sanders making a return to Atlanta (9:30). Then it’s on to criticism for the new AP Top 25 in Poll Assassin (24:23) and a second look at what’s next for Miami (41:24), Texas (45:35) and Michigan State (53:17)in Upon Further Review.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 26, 2022
Week 4 Instant Reaction: Top-10 shakeups, Kansas should be ranked, Tennessee and Ohio State show out (09/25)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps Oklahoma's loss, Tennessee's win and the biggest scores and results from Week 4. First, with Kansas State's upset of Oklahoma final shortly as the show goes live, the conversation starts with a look what it means for both teams and the Big 12moving forward (1:08). Then, Texas A&M bounces back against Arkansas (8:03), Tennessee snaps a losing streak to Florida (15:10), Miami's bad loss to Middle Tennessee (24:25) and Texas' tough loss at Texas Tech (30:57). Plus, the disastrous finish to Auburn-Missouri (35:06), Oregon's wild win against Washington State (41:05), Clemson surviving double-overtime against Wake Forest (52:07) and projecting the new AP Top 25 college football rankings (55:45). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 25, 2022
College football best bets: Tennessee-Florida, Ohio State-Wisconsin, more Week 4 LOCKS (09/22)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. After a brief recap of Week 3 results and a dive into the weeknight action (11:20), the attention turns to Saturday. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Clemson-Wake Forest (13:55), Michigan-Maryland (18:35), Tennessee-Florida (20:45), Oregon-Washington State (25:35), Texas A&M-Arkansas (27:54), Ohio State-Wisconsin (31:40), USC-Oregon State (36:14), Kansas-Duke (41:16), TCU-SMU (43:34), Alabama-Vanderbilt (45:42), Florida State-Boston College (47:01), Ole Miss-Tulsa (48:30), Iowa State-Baylor (50:27), Washington-Stanford (55:00), Oklahoma-Kansas State (58:30), North Carolina-Notre Dame (1:01:24), Georgia-Kent State (1:08:46) and much more, including the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:11:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 22, 2022
Mailbag! End of Bedlam, early results vs. preseason expectations, more (09/21)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Alabama, Nebraska, Notre Dame and more. First, addressing some of the news of the week with both Oklahoma and Oklahoma State athletic directors indicating the Bedlam series is done when the Sooners go to the SEC (1:00), plus the fall out from injury news out of Auburn (6:00) and Stanford (10:00). Then, on the questions from listeners and live viewers that include the teams who have changed our expectations the most through three weeks (11:45), the best matchups if we could set them up like fight promoters (19:25), Nick Saban’s decision to keep Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator (26:30), strong football starts for traditional basketball schools (31:15) and the realistic ceiling for Notre Dame in 2022 (44:10).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 21, 2022
Early Bird LOCKS for weeknight games: West Virginia-Virginia Tech, Syracuse-Virginia, more! (09/20)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the Thursday and Friday college football schedule. Emory Hunt joins Chip Patterson to preview and offer best bets for West Virginia-Virginia Tech (1:45), Coastal Carolina-Georgia State (6:42), Illinois-Chattanooga (11:45), Syracuse-Virginia (16:13), and Boise State-UTEP (24:06). Plus, how Jackson State quarterback Shedeur Sanders has taken the leap in his sophomore season and what to expect from Deion Sanders if he's targeted as a candidate in an upcoming coaching search (28:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2022
What Power Five school will be next to fire its coach? What's the ceiling for Florida State?
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The Cover 3 crew talks coaching carousel and more from Week 3 action. First, more fallout from Herm Edwards getting fired at Arizona State (1:00) and making sense of a busy weekend for "Urban Meyer to Nebraska" rumors (13:53) before a larger coaching carousel discussion regarding possible openings at Auburn, Louisville and Georgia Tech (18:10). Then, Upon Further Review dives deeper into what we learned from Florida State (29:06), Miami (38:20), USC (44:33), Arkansas (53:54), Ole Miss (55:30) and more in Week 3. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 19, 2022
Herm Edwards OUT at Arizona State: Potential fallout, candidates, and discussion | Cover 3
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Herm Edwards is out as the head coach of Arizona State after an embarrassing loss to Eastern Michigan. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 19, 2022
Week 3 Instant Reaction: Georgia flexes, Penn State surges, Kansas should be ranked (09/18)
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The Cover 3 shares highlights and reaction to the college football weekend. The reaction show goes live during the second half of Miami-Texas A&M (1:55) so the conversation begins with one of the many wild things we saw on Saturday: Syracuse’s late win against Purdue (3:48). Then, Georgia solidifying its position as No. 1 in the country (9:18), Oklahoma’s impressive statement at Nebraska (14:32) and Lance Leipold’s impact on Kansas football (21:26). Then, projecting the new AP Top 25 college football rankings (24:43), recapping Washington’s win against Michigan State (26:00) and Appalachian State’s Hail Mary finish against Troy (33:50). Plus, Oregon-BYU (41:02), Penn State-Auburn (49:23), Vandebilt cashing the win total Over by October (57:25) and reaction to Texas A&M’s win against Miami as the game goes final (59:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 18, 2022
College football best bets: Texas A&M-Miami, Penn State-Auburn, Oklahoma-Nebraska and more Week 3 LOCKS (09/15)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Florida State-Louisville (8:30), Oklahoma-Nebraska (15:50), Texas A&M-Miami (21:00), Penn State-Auburn (26:17), Georgia-South Carolina (30:37), Minnesota-Colorado (34:25), Michigan State-Washington (39:00), NC State-Texas Tech (42:45), Ole Miss-Georgia Tech (46:27), Houston-Kansas (49:00), Vanderbilt-Northern Illinois (51:50), Texas UTSA (53:26), USC-Fresno State (56:00), Maryland-SMU (57:05), Virginia-Ole Dominion (58:10), Iowa-Nevada (59:45) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:04:40).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 15, 2022
How many Power Five teams would trade for Stetson Bennett? SKETCH WEEK breakdowns, more (09/14)
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The Cover 3 crew talks biggest Week 3 matchups and Stetson Bennett. First, how does Tyler Buchner's shoulder injury change Notre Dame's ceiling and expectations in 2022 (1:00)? Then it's on to a breakdown of big-time matchups of teams we can't trust in what has deemed "Sketch. Week" in college football. What do we know, and what can we expect from BYU-Oregon (11:30), Texas A&M-Miami (18:55) and Penn State-Auburn (28:38)? Finally, a couple of questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail, highlighted by how many Power Five teams would trade their starting quarterback for Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (38:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 14, 2022
Upon Further Review: Nebraska candidates, AP Top 25 reaction, Quinn Ewers injury (09/12)
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The Cover 3 crew talks more Scott Frost and fallout from Week 2. First, more thoughts on Scott Frost’s firing at Nebraska including the reported list of candidates and what’s next for Frost (1:30), then what to expect from Texas with Quinn Ewers reportedly sidelined for 4-6 weeks (13:50) and questions for the voters in the AP Top 25 college football rankings based on who is, and isn’t, ranked near the bottom of the poll (19:35). Then Upon Further Review highlights Week 2 lessons learned from Iowa (41:25), the Pac-12 (45:00) and Michigan (47:44), plus a debate on how many teams make up the top tier of the sport (54:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 12, 2022
🚨 Nebraska fires Scott Frost after Georgia Southern loss in Week 2 (09/11) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to Nebraska's decision to part way with Scott Frost. Chip Patterson and Danny Kanell discuss Frost's dismissal after going 16-31 as the Cornhuskers' head coach, including what contributed to the team's lack of success and why the school made this move now considering the specifics of the buyout. Plus, coaches that will be rumored and won't get the job, coaches that may be asked and won't want the job and possible targets as athletic director Trev Alberts begins the search for Nebraska's next football coach. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 11, 2022
Week 2 Instant Reaction: Texas A&M, Notre Dame fall to the Sun Belt, Alabama survives against Texas, more! (09/11)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Alabama, Texas, Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Georgia and more. First, in a day filled with upsets one of the most significant results was a near-upset as Alabama won 20-19 at Texas (1:40). After a discussion of the Crimson Tide’s struggles and what’s next for Texas without Quinn Ewers the attention turns to the biggest upsets with Appalachian State over Texas A&M (16:36), Marshall over Notre Dame (21:15) and Georgia Southern over Nebraska (26:30). Plus, Iowa State snaps its losing streak to Iowa (30:10), Kentucky picks up a huge road win at Florida (34:32), Tennessee outlasts Pitt in overtime (38:40) and much more from a chaotic and thrilling Week 2 slate in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 11, 2022
College football best bets: Alabama-Texas, Tennessee-Pitt and more Week 2 LOCKS
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The Cover 3 shares their favorite college football picks for the weekend. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Louisville-UCF (7:33), Alabama-Texas (11:20), Florida-Kentucky (18:30), Tennessee-Pitt (22:13), Baylor-BYU (26:25), Iowa-Iowa State (30:38), Northwestern-Duke (35:46), USC-Stanford (39:39), West Virginia-Kansas (41:59), Cal-UNLV (43:38), Air Force-Colorado (46:01), Oklahoma State-Arizona State (49:40), Memphis-Navy (50:49), North Carolina-Georgia State (51:46), Wake Forest-Vanderbilt (54:15) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:00:35).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 08, 2022
Clemson’s QBs, AP Top 25 poll reaction, best Week 2 games to watch (09/07)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the games to watch in Week 2 of college football. First, tackling some of the biggest news of the week with the return of Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman (1:15), then grading DJ Uiagalelei and Clemson’s offense after its 2022 debut against Georgia Tech (5:30) and reacting to the AP Top 25 poll with a focus on both Georgia and Florida (16:41). Then it’s on to a Week 2 Game Draft trying to spotlight the games you don’t want to miss on Saturday (24:20) and another edition of “Where He Been?” (57:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 07, 2022
Upon Further Review: Florida State’s epic win vs. LSU, should Georgia be No. 1? (09/05)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps FSU's last-second win and debates No. 1 in CFB. First, after Florida State’s wild 24-23 win against LSU in New Orleans there’s no way to start other than an extended edition of “Notes To Go” focusing on the win and what went wrong for the Tigers in Brian Kelly’s debut (1:00). Then it’s on to Upon Further Review with notes from Week 1 that didn’t make it into the Instant Reaction show, including Florida’s ceiling with Anthony Richardson (20:38), Oklahoma’s strong start to the Brent Venables era (24:26), whether Georgia should be the No. 1 team in the country (35:20) and how to adjust our rating of both North Carolina and NC State following Saturday’s wins against in-state foes (39:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 05, 2022
Week 1 Reaction! Florida downs (7) Utah! (2) Ohio State moves past (5) Notre Dame! | Cover 3 College Football
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The Cover 3 crew discuss the biggest games from Week 1! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 03, 2022
🚨EMERGENCY EPISODE🚨 College Football Playoff expanding to 12 teams!
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Cover 3's Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli discuss the board's decision to expand and how this affects the college football landscape! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 02, 2022
Week 1 LOCKS!!! Which ranked teams WON'T live up to expectations and where to place your bets!
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The Cover 3 crew is back with another batch of fresh, hot LOCKS for Week 1! First, we recap what was a very profitable Week 0 slate! Next we hit the marquee games on Thursday (6:03), along with a few Sicko Mode plays courtesy of Bud Elliott. The guys then move on to Friday's schedule (17:50) with plays on Michigan State-Western Michigan and Illinois-Indiana. Then we move to Saturday's slate starting with NC State-East Carolina (25:17) and hit all the top ranked matchups with Ohio State-Notre Dame (30:20) and Georgia-Oregon (33:24)! And finish it up with Moneyline Sprinkles (58:00)! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
Mailbag! Urban Meyer at Nebraska? Florida over Utah? QB battles, more (08/31)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Nebraska, Florida, Iowa and more. First, taking a spin around the country with predictions for the last remaining quarterback battles, focusing on LSU (4:40), Oregon (6:55), Cincinnati (10:20), TCU (12:04) and Indiana (14:04). Then on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail with questions on whether Urban Meyer would work at Nebraska (18:21), the next Blue Blood program to open (25:51), whether Florida over Utah would be considered an upset (29:24), why Phil Parker isn’t mentioned more for top DC jobs (34:29) and the debut of a new Cover 3 Game Show: Where He Been? (44:29).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 31, 2022
College football viewer’s guide: Drafting the best Week 1 games (08/29)
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The Cover 3 crew previews the Week 1 schedule with the games to watch. First, the impact of Nebraska’s loss to Northwestern in Ireland has brought a lot of pressure on Scott Frost, but is the discussion of a coaching change premature? Plus, expectations for Auburn and its offense with TJ Finley now named the starting quarterback. Then it’s on to the draft of Week 1 matchups, where each host is tasked with picking exactly one game for Thursday night, Friday night and one game for each Saturday window (early, midday, primetime). With games taken off the board once they were selected, the result is a good look at the best action of Week 1 plus some off-the-radar options to keep your eye on.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 29, 2022
Week 0 Instant Reaction: Scott Frost, Nebraska fall to Northwestern, Illinois and FSU cruise in wins (08/27)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Scott Frost hot seat, Texas A&M, Michigan and more. First, after Nebraska blew two double-digit leads as a double-digit favorite in a loss to Northwestern in Ireland, what’s the future look like for the Cornhuskers in 2022 and Scott Frost as the team’s head coach (1:00)? Then, what went right for Northwestern, thoughts on Illinois’ romp os Wyoming (20:25) and Florida State emerging from a weather delay with a dominant win (38:30). Finally, reaction to the starting quarterback announcements at Texas A&M and Michigan (48:56) as well as live commentary for in-progress action in North Carolina-Florida A&M and Vanderbilt-Hawaii.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 28, 2022
College football best bets: Week 0 Locks for Nebraska-Northwestern, Illinois, Florida State and more (08/25)
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The Cover 3 crew previews the weekend with against the spread picks. College football is BACK and that means so are our Locks for every single weekend of action. Game breakdowns and picks included for Nebraska-Northwestern (4:10), Nevada-New Mexico State (10:30), Florida State-Duquesne (15:30), UNLV-Idaho State (17:47), Illinois-Wyoming (20:17), Utah State-UConn (28:20), FAU-Charlotte (34:58), North Texas-UTEP (36:40), Vanderbilt-Hawaii (39:18) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (45:11).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 25, 2022
Mailbag! Where LSU would rank in other conferences, Manti Te’o documentary, more (08/24)
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The Cover 3 crew answers questions on LSU, playoff rankings and more. First, discussing Nick Saban contract extension that makes him the highest-paid coach in the sport once again (2:54) and starting quarterback announcements at Washington (12:40) and Pitt (15:06). Then, where Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn stacks up against the best running backs in the country (23:12), where 2022 LSU would rank in other conferences (26:48), whether the College Football Playoff should release preseason rankings (35:57), the real impact of weather on college football games (43:51), whether staff shake-ups impact on-field performance and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 24, 2022
Week Zero Storylines + Camp Buzz focuses on QB battles (08/22)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for the first week of college football. First, what to make of the Quinn Ewers news at Texas (2:30), Michigan’s ongoing quarterback battle (9:07) and takeaways from the Big Ten’s new media rights deal (16:21). Then it’s on to Week Zero Storylines, spotlighting the pressure on Scott Frost to deliver results at Nebraska (30:30), a new offense for Illinois (37:27), North Carolina’s new starting quarterback (41:32), Vanderbilt getting year two of the Clark Lea underway at Hawaii (45:30) and one off-the-radar game to track as the day unfolds (47:52).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 22, 2022
Win Total Locks! The season long bets that will net you some cash!
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LOCKS SZN has finally arrived! Get in on the best win total plays that you're going to find! ACC, Big Ten, Big12, Pac-12, SEC and SICKO MODE G5 plays! Get them all here! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 17, 2022
Camp Buzz: Notre Dame, Texas, Clemson, more, plus Notre Dame, BYU, G5 win totals (08/15)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to training camp buzz and picks Notre Dame’s win total. First, injury news and a QB1 announcement from Notre Dame kicks off the first Camp Buzz segment of 2022 (2:30), then it’s on to some troubling news on the injury front at Texas (7:37) and Clemson (17:30) as well as quarterback battle buzz at Auburn and Ole Miss (21:25). Then, live reaction to Monday’s release of the AP Top 25 preseason poll (32:03) and a look at the win totals for Notre Dame (38:27), BYU (42:45), Cincinnati (47:21), Houston (52:05) and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 15, 2022
Mailbag! Cam Newton’s 2010 run, QB battles, more. Plus: Trayveon Williams talks teaching, NIL, Aggies in 2022 (08/11)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions and talks to former Texas A&M standout Trayveon Williams. First, the Big Ol Bag of Mail gets rolling with a question of what’s the “worst” team that the 2010 version of Cam Newton could have led to a national championship in 2021 (2:00). Then it’s on to more listener questions on quarterback competitions (12:30) in fall camp and the recent history of Week Zero in college football (25:00). Former Texas A&M and current Cincinnati Bengals running back Trayveon Williams then stops by (29:03) for a wide-ranging discussion that covers NIL, his new role as a professor at Texas A&M’s law school, the needs of the modern athlete and his expectations for the Aggies in 2022. Finally it’s back to the mailbag to talk Tennessee’s ceiling under Josh Heupel (45:00), the uphill battle for Northeastern schools to achieve national relevance (53:00) and more!   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 11, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals: SEC West (08/10)
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The Cover 3 crew picks win totals for Alabama, Texas A&M, LSU and more. First, whether the Crimson Tide will show up in Atlanta on the first Saturday in December with 12 regular season wins (1:45), what to expect from a Texas A&M team that’s shown the ability to hang with Alabama (11:18) and whether Ole Miss can maintain a high win count after notable turnover on the field and on the sideline (20:49). Then, Arkansas’ chances against some tough non-conference foes (31:59), expectations for LSU in year one with Brian Kelly (40:09), whether Mississippi State is ready for a jump in year three with Mike Leach (47:02) and Bryan Harsin’s on-field response to the off-field turnover as Auburn heads into a pivotal year (52:55). Plus, reacting to major injury news at Wake Forest (1:02:44) and Florida (1:07:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 10, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals: SEC East (08/08)
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The Cover 3 crew picks win totals for Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and more. First, whether the reigning national champions are ready to reload and pull off a 12-0 regular season (2:30), how the expectations for Kentucky have changed and whether the 2022 Wildcats are poised to notch nine or 10 wins (15:23), how far an explosive offense can take Tennessee (24:00) and how much improvement is reasonable in year one with Billy Napier at Florida (31:00). Plus, South Carolina looks for a boost from Spencer Rattler (47:00), what Missouri needs to find its way into a bowl game (57:15) and whether Vanderbilt can hit its win total in the non-conference slate before a tough SEC schedule (1:05:15). Finally, reacting to the sudden resignation of Oklahoma assistant Cale Gundy and the release of the preseason Coaches Poll (1:11:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 08, 2022
Mailbag! What has to happen for the SEC to miss the College Football Playoff? (08/04)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on coaching hires, the playoff, more. First, with a couple of bills in the works from senators on both sides of the aisle, what will come from the latest round of congressional action around college sports, specifically efforts to standardize NIL and athletes’ rights (2:30)? Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail and live audience questions, starting with the series of events that could lead to the SEC having no teams in the College Football Playoff at the end of 2022 (14:30). Plus, what program has done the worst job of hiring coaches in the 21st Century (26:00), whether schools are hurt when their NFL Draft picks don’t pan out at the next level (32:40), the best fight songs (39:00), the most attractive jobs among the “academic focused” FBS programs (44:00) and how to treat a fan of a rival school when you encounter one in unfamiliar territory (48:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 04, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals: Big Ten West (08/03)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the wide-open West with picks for Wisconsin, Iowa and more. First, Wisconsin looks for a bounce back after failing to win the division in 2021 (2:14), Nebraska looks to flip close losses into wins and make a bowl for the first time with Scott Frost as head coach (10:57) and what to expect from reigning division champion Iowa (19:19). Then, Purdue has two superstars to replace among other questions heading into 2022 (30:07), Minnesota reunites QB Tanner Morgan with his old OC (39:59), Illinois will have a new-look offense (47:58) and what Northwestern needs to make it to the postseason (55:34).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 03, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals: Big Ten East (08/01)
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The Cover 3 crew picks over or under for Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State and more. First, whether a loaded Ohio State team is poised to go 12-0 and reclaim its spot atop the Big Ten (2:30) and how a friendly schedule sets up for another impressive record for Jim Harbaugh at Michigan (12:30). Then, Penn State looks for a bounce back (19:00), Michigan State hopes to build on last year’s success (30:20), how a high-powered Maryland offense can have the Terps bowling again (38:00) and what needs to break right for Indiana (42:30) and Rutgers (47:30) to find their way to the postseason.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 01, 2022
Big Ten expansion reports, future of the CFP, Michigan’s approach to NIL, more! (07/28)
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The Cover 3 crew talks conference realignment, playoff expansion and more. First, reacting to some of the headlines and news stemming from Big Ten media days, including whether the league is gearing up for more expansion after adding USC and UCLA earlier this summer (1:40) and what commissioner Kevin Warren’s comments suggest about the future of College Football Playoff expansion (13:00). Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, debating whether Michigan or Notre Dame will win their next national title first (29:00), Michigan’s approach to recruiting and NIL (34:00), the most entertaining teams to watch if you can only drop in on a game for 30 minutes (40:20) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 28, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: ACC Coastal (07/27)
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The Cover 3 crew picks win totals for Miami, UNC, Pitt and more. First, setting realistic expectations for Miami in year one of the Mario Cristobal era (3:55) and Pitt’s efforts to repeat as Coastal Division champions after losing a star quarterback, star wide receiver and the offensive coordinator who led that explosive unit (14:45). Then, North Carolina has its own turnover and readjusted expectations after falling short in 2021 (23:20), Virginia’s ceiling for year one with Tony Elliott (32:40), whether Virginia Tech’s many transfers can gel with first-year coach Brent Pry (39:17), an uphill climb of a schedule for Geoff Collins at Georgia Tech (47:36) and what’s in store for year one with Mike Elko at Duke (55:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 27, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: ACC Atlantic (07/25)
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The Cover 3 crew picks win totals for Clemson, NC State, Florida State and more. First, how quarterback play expectations impact whether Clemson will rebound in 2022 (2:20), a favorable non-conference schedule sets up for a potentially historic year in Raleigh for NC State (13:00) and the one thing that could hold reigning Atlantic Division champion Wake Forest from reaching the conference championship game again (21:45). Then, Florida State looks to go bowling for the first time under. Mike Norvell (31:00), Boston College’s dynamic QB-WR duo (42:00), how far Malik Cunningham can carry Louisville (48:20) and Syracuse faces an uphill battle to go bowling despite star power at running back and linebacker (54:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 25, 2022
SEC & ACC Media Day Madness; Dabo is all-in on DJ! Kirby Smart is the new $100M man! EXPANSION! REALIGNMENT! FUN!
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It’s supposed to be a mailbag episode but SEC and ACC Media Days are here and we’ve learned a ton. Let’s hit on some of the biggest talking points and what you need to know. Coaches talked. Players talked. Commissioners talked. The ACC is trying to survive realignment. Will it work? (11:25) Pat Narduzzi had some interesting comments about Pitt’s offense last year. Not sure he was right, but it’s interesting! (18:55) Dabo Swinney is all in on DJ again? Could this be a thing!? (25:30) The Turnover Chain is gone at Miami. Pour one out! (35:00) Greg Sankey kicked things off for the SEC. (41:00) Kirby Smart is the big money man in college football now! Signed a HUGE extension with Georgia. (43:55) More SEC Media Day talk! (49:30) Big 12 and Pac-12 talks seems to have fallen apart. Have they? To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 21, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: Big 12, Pt. 2 (07/20)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the win totals for Texas, Baylor, TCU and more. First, Big 12 betting favorite Texas enters year two with Steve Sarkisian after a 5-7 debut in 2021 (2:00) while reigning conference champion Baylor has plenty to replace as it looks to repeat (11:00). Then, Sonny Dykes takes over at TCU (17:15), Neal Brown faces a tough schedule at West Virginia (26:45) and expectations for an explosive offense are back at Texas Tech (35:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 20, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: Big 12, Pt. 1 (07/18)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the win totals for Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and more. First, should we assume Oklahoma will bounce back and play for the Big 12 title in 2022 with first-year coach Brent Venables (4:15) and can Bedlam rival Oklahoma State stay at the top of the standings after losing several key pieces on defense (14:20)? Then, what to expect from Adrian Martinez at Kansas State (24:20), year seven with Matt Campbell at Iowa State (30:10) and Lance Leipold’s efforts to rebuild Kansas (41:00).    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 18, 2022
What teams have the talent to win a national champions in 2022? (07/14)
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The Cover 3 crew talks recruiting, conference realignment and more. First, with the release of the Blue Chip Ratio for 2022, who are the schools who have signed enough four-star and five-star talent over a four-year span to meet the minimum requirements for winning a national championship (1:45)? Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, with questions focused on the impact of USC and UCLA on Big Ten recruiting (15:30), why North Carolina is a valuable target for conference expansion in the Big Ten or SEC (20:00), whether schools might be kicked out of mega conferences (31:00) and some of the top defensive backs and DB rooms in the country (41:17).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 14, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: Pac-12 South (07/13)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the win totals for USC, Utah and the rest of the South. First, what’s the instant impact of Lincoln Riley and Caleb Williams going to do for USC as the Trojans eye a return to the top of the conference (4:00)? Then the conversation turns to the reigning Pac-12 champion Utah Utes (15:48) and Chip Kelly’s expectations after a breakthrough season for UCLA (23:20). Finally, uncertainty around Arizona State makes predictions difficult (29:30), Colorado faces a tough non-conference schedule (37:40) and Arizona hits the field for year two with Jedd Fisch after being the “best one-win team in the country.”  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 13, 2022
2022 College Football Win Totals picks: Pac-12 North (07/11)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the win totals for Oregon, Washington and more. First, while division titles won’t determine the Pac-12 championship in 2022 there’s one preseason contender that stands out from the rest of the group. So we ask: can Oregon reach double-digit wins and contend for a conference title in Dan Lanning’s first year (4:30)? Then, what to expect from Washington in year one with Karen DeBoer (10:45) and Oregon State faces a brutal schedule after a breakthrough season in 2021 (19:00). Finally, Cal is looking for some more offense (25:00), Washington State has an intriguing transfer quarterback (34:00) and Stanford has one of the top NFL prospects at quarterback in the conference but the outlook suggests an uphill climb to make it back to a bowl this fall (40:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 11, 2022
Mailbag: What program is about to have its best season in a decade? (07/07)
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The Cover 3 crew talks the Big 12, realignment, the NCAA losing power and more. First, what’s the state of the Big 12 in the current realignment environment (1:00) and has the narrative about Big 12 defenses changed with the recent success of teams like Oklahoma State and Baylor (12:00). Then it’s on to Oklahoma State specifically and where they stand in realignment (20:00) before a wide-ranging discussion on the Power Five programs poised to have their best seasons in the last 10 years (24:25). Finally, what brought about the NCAA’s decline in power over college football (42:34) and a question regarding Pitt’s future and whether the Panthers would be a target for Big Ten expansion.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 07, 2022
Conference realignment updates, Mystery Teams for 2022 (07/06)
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The Cover 3 discusses Big Ten expansion, what’s next for the Pac-12 and more. First, a deep dive into the latest on the conference realignment, starting with one factor driving the schools that might be attractive to the Big Ten (4:00). Then it’s on to reports of the Big 12 targeting Pac-12 schools for its own expansion (15:10) and where the ACC stands, including whether the Grant of Rights is strong enough to keep the Big Ten and SEC from poaching the league’s most valuable brands (24:00). Finally the focus turns back to the action on the field, spotlighting teams that experts can’t agree on because of their wildcard status. Oklahoma State (40:15), Michigan State (46:30), Ole Miss (49:30), Kansas State (54:00), Miami (56:00) and more all get discussed as we look at the “Mystery Teams” for 2022.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Nominate the Cover 3 Podcast in the “Sports” category of the The People’s Choice Podcast Awards! http://podcastawards.com/app/signup Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Cal, Washington State, and Fresno State!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jackson Moore (Cal & Fresno State) and Jamey Vinnick (Washington State) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 04, 2022
Mailbag! QBs poised for breakthrough in 2022, what CFB players would win Survivor, more (06/30)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Ohio State, the next Kenny Pickett and more. First, what odds would the Cover 3 sports book set for Arch Manning being a Heisman finalist at any point during his time at Texas (1:17). Then, what current college football players would be strong contestants on the hit show Survivor (8:25), how long it will take Jim Knowles to have an impact on the Ohio State defense (16:41), quarterbacks who could have a Kenny Pickett-like breakthrough season (22:00) and Wisconsin’s chances to make the College Football Playoff (29:00). Plus, what program could end up being the “next Nebraska” (39:30) and whether Florida State would hire Urban Meyer if given the opportunity (49:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
🚨EMERGENCY EPISODE🚨 USC and UCLA to join the Big Ten!
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The Cover 3 crew react to USC and UCLA's decision to join the Big Ten! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
Who has the toughest schedule in the country for 2022? (06/29)
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The Cover 3 crew talks QB recruits, changes in the ACC and strength of schedule. First, checking in with the latest from the 2023 quarterbacks and some of the top passers in the sport from the Elite 11 camp in southern California (1:15) then reacting to the news of the Big 12 tapping an executive from the professional ranks to be its next conference commissioner (7:05). After that it's on to analysis of the ACC's new 3-5-5 scheduling model as it says goodbye to the Atlantic and Coastal Divisions (21:15) and shining a spotlight on the toughest schedules in college football for 2022 (31:35). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Penn State Nittany Lions!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Daniel Gallen (Penn State) joins the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Arch Manning impact on Texas recruiting, Miami-Florida NIL drama, CFB Trade Machine (06/27)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the recruiting trail, NIL and proposes trades in college football. First, Texas has surged into the top five of the national recruiting rankings after not only Arch Manning’s commitment last Thursday but six more high-profile commits that followed over the next four days. Why the flurry is not a huge surprise, and what this class could mean for Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns’ future (2:00). Then, NIL is at the center of post-commitment drama between Miami and Florida after four-star QB Jaden Rashada chose the Hurricanes over the Gators (12:00) and what’s next for UAB after Bill Clark’s resignation due to health issues (31:46). Finally, with NBA trades trending the crew fires up the CFB Trade Machine to propose and grade trades between 2022 teams (37:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
Mailbag! Coaches who would make great in-laws, Mike Vick in the NIL era, more (06/24)
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The Cover 3 crew talks first-year coaches and reflects on Mike Vick’s college career. Questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail include what the NIL market would have looked like for Michael Vick during his time in college (3:30), factors that explain the SEC’s dominance in this run of claiming 12 of the last 16 national championship (12:55) and the first-year coaches most likely to succeed and the ones most likely to disappoint in 2022 (24:15). Plus, what coaches would you want as a father-in-law (39:45) and the recruiting impact of Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC (52:40).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
🚨 5-star QB Arch Manning commits to Texas over Alabama and Georgia (06/23) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the biggest college football recruiting news of 2022. Arch Manning, the nephew of Peyton and Eli and the No. 1 prospect in the 2022 recruiting cycle, announced his commitment to Texas on Thursday. Manning chose the Longhorns over Alabama and Georgia, giving Steve Sarkisian his biggest recruiting win as a head coach. Chip Patterson and Bud Elliott react to the news and discuss what it means for Quinn Ewers and the future of Longhorns football as well as what's next for Alabama and Georgia. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
Dark Horse Candidates for 2022 (06/22)
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The Cover 3 crew picks some overlooked teams that could make some noise in 2022. First, looking at Louisville’s work on the recruiting trail for the 2023 cycle in the wake of beating out Alabama, Ohio State and others for a 5-star running back (1:30). But the Buckeyes aren’t too concerned as they made their own waves by landing two five-star wide receivers in back-to-back days (11:00), and the recruiting talk wraps with the latest in Arch Manning after his visit to Texas (17:30). Then it’s on to our dark horse candidates for 2022, featuring a spotlight on a Big Ten team not named Ohio State (29:40), three teams to note in the Big 12 (35:00), a couple ACC teams that could challenge Clemson for the conference title (40:00), an SEC West team poised to be a tough out for all the contenders (49:00) and many more overlooked teams we’re excited to see in 2022.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Ohio State Buckeyes!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Dave Biddle (Ohio State) joins the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Bud's Summer School: TCU and Texas Tech!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jeremy Clark (TCU) and Jarret Johnson (Texas Tech) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
NCAA investigating NIL, Michigan’s QB room, is James Franklin facing pressure to win big? (06/16)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Michigan, Penn State and Clemson. First, with reports that the NCAA has visited Miami to look into NIL, is there any threat of the Hurricanes, or any other programs, facing penalties (2:00)? Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, starting with the biggest offseason move that wasn’t a coach or a quarterback (14:15) and wondering whether Michigan needs to turn the starting QB job over to J.J. McCarthy (24:00). Plus, after two disappointing seasons how much pressure is James Franklin facing to win big at Penn State (34:00), is Dabo Swinney going down a Mark Dantonio path (41:45) and highlighting our favorite Group of Five conferences and teams that will contend for the New Year’s Six (47:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
2022 Cover 3 Coach Draft (06/15)
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The Cover 3 crew assembles their dream coaching staffs, draft style. With quarterbacks, pass catchers, linemen and backers all drafted, the crew needs coaches to lead them on the field. The six-round draft requires each host to pick one head coach, one offensive coordinator, one defensive coordinator and three position coaches. The draft starts with a no-nonsense pick at No. 1 (4:00) but it quickly turns with two position coaches and a defensive coordinator getting selected in the first five picks (10:00). The draft did produce plenty of Ohio State connections but also multiple picks from Georgia and Oklahoma (28:00). Finally, grading all four drafts and analysis of the best coaches not selected (44:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
2022 Cover 3 Oklahoma Drill Draft (06/13)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the best RBs, LBs, and linemen in college football. Draft season has moved into the trenches and with the pad-popping Oklahoma Drill Draft. The crew is challenged to pick one running back, one linebacker, two offensive linemen and two defensive linemen to make up their Oklahoma Drill roster for the 2022 college football season. The draft starts with three elite defensive players in the first round before a star running back goes off the board with the fourth overall pick (8:46). That leads to a debate around the running back position with another taken in the early third round (16:00) as well as a focus on how the offensive linemen stack up across college football in the later rounds. Finally, the crew reviews and grades all four teams drafted and shares their top players not selected (37:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
Mailbag: High profile Michigan-Notre Dame QB recruiting battle, latest on Arch Manning, more! (06/09)
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The Cover 3 crew talks recruiting and answers mailbag questions. First, the grandson of legendary Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr is set to announce his college commitment on CBS Sports HQ on Thursday, choosing between the Wolverines, Notre Dame and others. If CJ Carr picks Notre Dame, as the 247Sports Crystal Ball suggests, what does it mean for the Fighting Irish and the Wolverines (2:00)? Then more from the recruiting trail including why Georgia and Texas seem to be leading in the Arch Manning recruitment (12:50) and how Clemson has adjusted its approach to June recruiting (21:45). Finally, questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail (34:00) include who will win a national championship next between Wisconsin and Florida State as well as the non-SEC Power Five champion (Michigan, Pitt, Baylor, Utah) most likely to repeat in 2022.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
2022 Cover 3 WR/TE Draft (06/08)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the best pass catchers in college football. First, addressing some of the fan feedback from our QB Draft with more discussion on snubs and players who weren’t picked, then the attention moves on to the next phase of this roster-building process with the WR/TE Draft. The first round starts with a near-unanimous opinion on who should be No. 1 as well as a clear-cut look at the top tier of wide receivers in 2022. The second round is highlighted by the first appearances of a tight end in the draft and the third round includes two high-profile WR transfers hoping to lead their team to the College Football Playoff. Finally, tough decisions for the crew in round four with plenty of good options on the board and a review of some of the best players not drafted.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
2022 Cover 3 QB Draft (06/06)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the best quarterbacks in college football, draft-style. The annual selection process assembling All-Star quarterback rooms for all four hosts is back! Tune in as the first round features debates on Bryce Young vs. CJ Stroud and where Caleb Williams fits into the mix, then the second round includes a couple of transfer quarterbacks looking to make a splash with their new teams. A run of ACC quarterbacks continues on into the third round and Coastal Carolina’s Grayson McCall even lands a spot before the conclusion of the four-round draft. Finally, the crew shares more details from their big boards, talks players who didn’t get picked and the rest of the national quarterback picture in 2022.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Mailbag! Marcus Freeman vs. Brian Kelly as a recruiter, best non-Heisman seasons, more (06/02)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Nick Saban, Notre Dame, Georgia and more. First, when Nick Saban decides to retire, what it will look like, when will he decide to make the announcement and how will that impact Alabama’s recruiting (4:00). Then, discussing the greatest single season individual performances that did not end with a Heisman Trophy (16:20), how Marcus Freeman compares to Brian Kelly when it comes to recruiting top talent to Notre Dame (25:42), why Georgia’s offense didn’t get more praise for its efforts in 2021 (31:30) and whether a healthy Bo Nix would have changed Auburn’s fortunes down the stretch of last season (38:22).   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Future of SEC scheduling, teams that could arrive earlier than expected (06/01)
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The Cover 3 crew talks SEC meetings and picks teams to watch in 2022. First, a debate between the two scheduling models considered by the SEC for its future with Texas and Oklahoma in the league (2:15), Nick Saban’s clarifying remarks after the war of words with Jimbo Fisher (25:30) and how NIL collectives might be influencing coaches’ criticism of the current environment (29:00). Then, turning our attention to teams and programs we think are on the rise, specifically ones that could arrive early and meet or exceed expectations in 2022. The crew defines what “arrive early” means for programs like USC, Penn State, Texas, Florida and more, and why there might be hope to see that success this fall (35:21).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Minnesota, Rutgers, and Kansas State!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Ryan Burns (Minnesota), Bobby Deren (Rutgers), and Tim Fitzgerald (Kansas State) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 30, 2022
Mailbag! What if the NFL Draft changed its three-year rule? (05/26)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on the NFL Draft, Nebraska and more! First, discussing Miami’s high-profile staff addition of Alonzo Highsmith as the football program’s general manager (1:45) and then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail where the crew debates what the first round of the NFL Draft would look like if players could leave after their freshman or sophomore seasons (8:50). Then, grading Nebraska’s transfer portal additions and outlook in the Big Ten West (21:00), a suggestion for Notre Dame’s future scheduling (32:30) and a prolific quarterback from 2021 that isn’t getting a ton of hype heading into 2022 (37:50).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26, 2022
How would an SEC-only playoff impact the rest of college football? (05/25)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Arch Manning and the SEC’s future with Texas and Oklahoma. First, with the news that blue chip quarterback Eli Holstein has committed to Alabama, does that mean that the Crimson Tide are out of the running for Arch Manning (1:15)? That, plus some suggestions regarding where Manning might be looking as the quarterback dominos continue to fall on the recruiting trail. Then it’s on to the future of the SEC, which takes center stage during the league’s spring meetings at the end of the month (17:00). What will the league schedule look like with Texas and Oklahoma in the conference, and what is the potential of the conference holding an SEC-only playoff (33:19)?  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 25, 2022
Bud's Summer School: LSU and Tennessee!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Matt Brune (LSU) and Patrick Brown (Tennessee) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 24, 2022
More Saban-Jimbo fallout, 2022 CBS Sports Coach Rankings breakdown (05/23)
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The Cover 3 crew debates where Power Five coaches landed on the 2022 rankings list. First, the latest from over the weekend from Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher’s war of words, including a reprimand for both coaches from the SEC (3:40) and thoughts on both coaches’ motivations and approach to the public spat (8:15). Then it’s on to debating the 2022 CBS Sports Power Five Coach Rankings, from how the top coaches stack up against each other (27:00) to the biggest risers and fallers from the 2021 list (38:00) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Mississippi State and Ole Miss
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Robbie Faulk (Mississippi State) and David Johnson (Ole Miss) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Tim Prister (Notre Dame) joins the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Reaction to Nick Saban's bombshell comments and Jimbo Fisher's press conference! | Cover 3 College Football
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Cover 3's Bud Elliott talks Nick Saban, NIL and what the future is for the greatest head coach ever! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 19, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Iowa, Illinois, Iowa State, and Michigan State
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Eickholt (Iowa), Jeremy Werner (Illinois), Nick Osen (Iowa State), and Stephen Brooks (Michigan State) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 19, 2022
When is the perfect kickoff time? What will CFB pod systems look like? | Cover 3 College Football
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Cover 3's Bud Elliott and Danny Kanell talk Fox bumbling the kickoff time for Alabama and Texas on September 10. Then they move on to when is the perfect kickoff time for a college football game. Finally, with the ACC eliminating conference divisions in 2023, they discuss what pods will look like for other conferences. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Oregon and Oregon State
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Matt Prehm (Oregon) and Carter Bahns (Oregon State) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Texas Longhorns
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Chip Brown (Texas) joins the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Virginia Tech, Duke, Wake Forest, Virginia
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Doug Bowman (Virginia Tech), Adam Rowe (Duke), Les Johns (Wake Forest), and Jacquie Franciulli (Virginia) the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Bud's Summer School: UCLA, Utah, Colorado
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Woods (UCLA), Steve Bartle (Utah), and Adam Munsterteiger (Colorado) the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Kentucky, South Alabama, and South Carolina
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Aaron Gershon (Kentucky), Doug Konkel (South Alabama), and Hale McGranahan (South Carolina) join the show! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 12, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Arkansas, Vanderbilt, and Arkansas State
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Trey Biddy (Arkansas), Robbie Weinstein (Vanderbilt), and Jeff Reed (Arkansas State) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Georgia!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Rusty Mansell joins the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Oklahoma State, Baylor, WVU!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Cody Nagel (Oklahoma State), Garrett Ross (Baylor, and Chris Anderson (WVU) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Miami, Florida, UCF, and Florida State!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Lake (Miami), Jacob Rudner (Florida), Brendan Sonnone (FSU), and UCF join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Talking all things Transfer Portal with 247Sports's Chris Hummer! | Cover 3 College Football
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The Cover 3 crew are joined by 247Sports's Chris Hummer and Jordan Mayton to talk all things transfer portal! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 05, 2022
NCAA vs Boosters! Texas outbid! Will Levis a top five pick? | Cover 3 College Football
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Cover 3's Bud Elliott and Tom Fornelli talk NCAA and Boosters and the war that will ensue. Next, they hit on transfer windows in college football and what the ramifications can be. Finally, which JAG+ quarterback will be the next Kenny Pickett by playing themselves into being a first rounder? Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things Alabama
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Travis Reier joins the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2022
Bud's Summer School: All things USC
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Ryan Abraham joins the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Is College Football on the cusp of pay-for-play? NFL Draft recap! | Cover 3 College Football
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Cover 3's Tom Fornelli & Danny Kanell discuss Jordan Addison's choice to leave Pitt for the transfer portal and the timing of the decision. Plus, Georgia crushed the NFL draft. Why are some P5 teams struggling with draft production? Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Stanford and Clemson with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jackson Moore (Stanford), Anna Hickey (Clemson) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Mailbag: Next NCAA president; College football RedZone; Will Deion Sanders ever coach Florida State? Best advice to get a job at 247Sports or CBS Sports
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Welcome back to the Cover 3 podcast! We’ve got a packed show for ya’ll today. It’s a college football mailbag! (4:44) We start things off with the future of the NCAA. Who is best to be the next president of the NCAA? (8:30) Florida Spring Game talk! You asked questions about spring game scheduling and whether we are joining the Gators hype train yet. (13:55) Will we ever see a college football redzone channel? How would it work? (22:10) Someone asked us about Deion Sanders and his future. Is it at Florida State? (29:20) Recruiting starting slow. What does that mean? Let’s talk Alabama. (32:35) TV Wars! Let’s talk about the battle for college football TV rights. (38:30) Someone asked what the best advice we can give for someone who wants to work at 247Sports or CBS Sports one day. (43:00) What would a school have to do to get the SMU death penalty? (44:55) Why does Bud not like Sean Clifford? Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Which defensive player is going first in the NFL Draft? How many Georgia players are going in the first round?
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Welcome back to the Cover 3 Podcast! With Chip and Danny out, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott kicked things off by talk about about Mark Emmert's decision to step down as president of the NCAA (3:00), followed by Bob Stoops comments on Lincoln Riley (9:15) and then finally getting on to the defensive players that will be taken in the NFL Draft! Which edge rusher is going first (14:25)? Is Sauce Gardner or Derek Stingley Jr. the better corner (28:00)? How many Georgia Bulldogs are going in the first round (36:30? Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Missouri, Louisville, Arizona with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Mitchell Forde (Missouri), Jody Fleming (Louisville), and Jason Scheer (Arizona) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Spring Game Recaps; NFL Draft: Offensive Talent Breakdown - Is this a BAD QB class? Do young QBs need a better OL or better WR play?
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Welcome back to the Cover 3 podcast! We’ve got a packed show for ya’ll today. Let’s start things off with a weekend recap. Spring game fever is here! Yay! Texas, USC, LSU, Penn State, and more! (13:20) Transfer deadline is coming up. Are we going to see more players jump this year? Look out for the transfer portal. (19:50) The NFL Draft is this week. We start things off with the QBs! Malik Willis, Kenny Pickett, Matt Corral, Desmon Ridder, Sam Howell, and more! (41:30) Let’s breakdown the WR Class! Is there a Jamar Chase in this class? Drake London? Chris Olave? Garrett Wilson? Jameson Williams? Treylon Burks? (48:35) It’s time to get into the trenches. What does this offensive line class look like? (52:40) Remember when running backs went high in the first round? That was a fun time. Is this class worthy of first round picks? Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Bud's Summer School: NC State and North Carolina with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Cory Smith (NC State), Ross Martin (North Carolina) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Nebraska, Syracuse, and Georgia Tech with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Mike Schaefer (Nebraska), Stephen Bailey (Syracuse), and Bryce Koon (Georgia Tech) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Texas A&M, ECU, Pitt with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today's show features Brian Perroni (Texas A&M), Stephen Igoe (ECU), and Johnny McGonigal (Pitt). Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
Bud's Summer School: Michigan, Georgia State, Auburn with 247Sports insiders!
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It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Sam Webb (Michigan), Ben Moore (Georgia State), and Nathan King (Auburn) join the show! Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Mailbag! How many good teams can one state hold, USC vs. Oregon, more (04/14)
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The Cover 3 crew answers questions on recruiting, the transfer portal and more. First, catching up on some recruiting news from earlier in the week with Clemson landing a blue chip quarterback for its 2023 class (1:45) and then diving into the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail with a discussion on how many programs can be successful at the same time within one state (4:00). Then it’s on to what Power Five teams have been hurt by the transfer portal (15:00), comparing USC to Oregon over the last 30 years (25:30), who wins in 2019 LSU vs. 2020 Alabama (33:20) and live audience listener questions that hit on Georgia-Oregon’s Week 1 matchup and more!  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store:  https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
Texas’ family business, JT Daniels to WVU, spring game lookahead (04/13)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Texas players airing family business, spring games and more. First, after Danny takes us inside the headset for his struggles as a guest coach in the Florida State spring game (1:30) the crew breaks down what’s going on in the locker room at Texas, starting with Moro Ojomo’s criticism of his teammates and Steve Sarkisian’s ensuing decision to shut down his media availability (15:40). On the field, the Longhorns quarterback battle has generated some excitement for the 2022 outlook (30:15). Then, it’s on to previewing what we’re watching in this weekend’s spring game, starting with Georgia’s quarterbacks (34:00) and Ohio State’s defense (41:00). Breaking news disrupts the show with JT Daniels’ commitment to West Virginia (46:50), then it’s back to spring game thoughts for Miami (51:35) and Alabama (55:05).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Spring takeaways from Clemson and Nebraska, Dabo on NIL, Oregon's recruiting win, more! (04/11)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps spring game action at Clemson, Nebraska, Florida State and more. First, reacting to Dabo Swinney thoughts on NIL, the transfer portal and the future of college athletics (2:00), a big recruiting win for Oregon over USC (18:00), some transfer portal action out of Georgia (22:50) and Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford starting his own NIL agency (26:00). Then it’s on to notes from the spring game including Nebraska’s re-tooled offense (32:30), DJ Uiagalelei heading into summer as Clemson’s starter (36:40) and grading Danny Kanell’s coaching efforts in the Florida State spring game (42:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Future of the Big 12, Penn State's QB outlook, 2021 prospects already making a splash, more! (04/07)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Big 12, Penn State, Class of 2021 recruits and more. First, what’s the future of the Big 12 look like with a new commissioner after Bob Bowlsby announced his plans to step down (3:00) and Danny’s plans as one of the honorary coaches for Florida State’s spring game on Saturday (13:20). Then it’s on to the Big Ole Bag of Mail with a question on how important recruiting is compared to player development for elite programs (23:00). Other questions include Penn State’s outlook at quarterback (27:00), re-grading the 2021 recruiting class player rankings (36:00), more Oklahoma-USC hypotheticals (44:00) and college greats who never made it in the pros (52:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
College football recruiting: Arch Manning, the last five-star of 2022 and teams on the rise in 2023 (04/06)
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The Cover 3 crew gets a recruiting update from the experts at 247Sports. Bud Elliott is joined by Cooper Petagna and Andrew Ivins to break down the latest from the recruiting trail in college football. Topics include the latest on Arch Manning (2:10) as well as the rest of the 2023 quarterback class (9:30) before pivoting to some team-specific focuses with the new staffs at Notre Dame (15:25) and USC (19:23). Then it's on to teams on the rise in the 2023 cycle (24:38), the last five-star on the board for 2022 in Josh Conerly (31:20), an update on the 2024 player rankings (35:10) and some questions from the live audience (40:50). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
Drafting the 2022 Heisman Trophy winner (04/04)
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The Cover 3 crew previews the 2022 Heisman Trophy race. After discussing the different paths to winning a Heisman Trophy and identifying the qualities to target when picking a winner, the draft begins with a spotlight on the three most-hyped quarterbacks heading into the 2022 season (3:00). The crew discusses how they rank those three against each other, before the draft opens up with a wide receiver and a defensive player taken in the first two rounds (15:00). Later rounds (36:00) include more transfer quarterbacks, the appearance of a couple running backs and Heisman favorite from a year ago searching for a bounce back.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
2022 Preseason All-Transfer Team Defense (03/31)
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The Cover 3 crew debates and picks the best transfers at each position. Picking up where last episode left off, the conversation begins with a debate on the best transfers on the edge and interior defensive line (7:00) before pivoting to the linebackers (21:00) and the defensive backfield (31:30), with candidates discussed including plenty of players who have left Oklahoma State and others who are arriving at places like LSU, Arkansas and Ole Miss. Plus, diving into the Big Ole Bag of Mail for rapid fire debates of who will make or return to the College Football Playoff first: Texas or Texas A&M? Notre Dame or LSU? USC or Oklahoma? Ole Miss or Tennessee? (49:00)  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
2022 Preseason All-Transfer Team Offense (03/30)
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The Cover 3 crew debates and votes on the best transfers for 2022. First, with college football news this week including a couple of Power Five contract extensions, a look at how schools handle the financial side of rewarding coaches for successful seasons (1:35). Then it's on to picking the top transfers at each position for the upcoming season, starting with a robust debate between quarterbacks headed to USC, Oklahoma, Ole Miss and more (9:10). From there the offensive depth chart is filled out with top selections at running back (16:50), wide receiver (25:35), tight end (34:33) and both offensive tackles (42:45) and the interior offensive linemen (48:25). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Dream non-conference matchups for 2022 and beyond (03/28)
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The Cover 3 crew drafts non-conference series we want to see play out on the field. First, with the Final Four set, a discussion on the role of Cinderella in the NCAA Tournament and what we might expect to see with an expanded bracket in the College Football Playoff (2:00). Then, it’s on to the Dream Non-Con Matchup Draft, starting with a very obvious No. 1 overall selection involving the recent moves on the coaching carousel (23:00). After that the picks vary from renewing historic rivalries, aligning iconic brands that don’t play often and much more. Nebraska, Tennessee, Florida, Michigan, Miami, Notre Dame and Texas all make multiple appearances in the four-round draft, which concludes with a pick that brings a recent recruiting rivalry beef to the field to settle the matter.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Introducing The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert
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Now you can get the #1 show in late night, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, delivered straight to your ears. Keep up with all the whip-smart writing, hilarious monologues, and revealing conversations with celebrity guests, only on The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert. New episodes every weekday. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 27, 2022
College football results for the 2022 NCAA Tournament, changes to Heisman voting, more! (03/24)
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The Cover 3 crew games out March Madness CFB style and answers other mailbag questions. A listener asked who would win the 2022 NCAA Tournament if the bracket were played out on the football field, so the show begins with a full simulation narrowing the field from 68 to the Final Four and declaring a national champion (1:30). Then, potential impact of moving the Heisman Trophy voting to after the national championship game (32:00), expectations for Pitt in 2022 after an ACC Championship-winning season (40:00) and what it takes to be an elite recruiting program (47:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
Re-grading the 2018-19 coaching carousel: Changes at Ohio State, UNC, Miami and more (03/23)
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The Cover 3 crew reviews the hires of Ryan Day, Mack Brown, Manny Diaz and more. First, a quick spotlight on the recruiting trail with a look at Arch Manning and the quarterback dominos that drive how top programs are recruiting the position (1:44). Then, kicking off our re-grading of the 2018-19 hires with Ohio State and Ryan Day on one end of the spectrum (7:50) and then Miami's hire -- and subsequent firing -- of Manny Diaz on the other (19:00). From there it's on to re-grading the hire of North Carolina's Mack Brown (26:03), Louisville's Scott Satterfield (34:40), Georgia Tech's Geoff Collins (42:25), Liberty's Hugh Freeze (44:26), Texas Tech's hiring and firing of Matt Wells (47:16), West Virginia's Neal Brown (52:15) and many more from the 27 hires that took place in the cycle.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Clemson, Texas, Oregon and more spring practice QB battles to watch (03/21)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the top QB battles in spring practice. First, with the news official what are the wide-ranging impacts of Nico Iamaleava’s commitment to Tennessee on the NIL market and the SEC (1:19) as well as an update on the biggest headlines from the transfer portal (15:58) and an NCAA Tournament-inspired debate on College Football Playoff format (20:10). Then it’s on to the quarterback battles in spring practice, with a specific focus on Clemson (27:50), Texas (38:10), Texas A&M (41:20), Oregon (47:14), LSU (53:15), Florida (58:45) and more .  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Introducing 'In Soccer We Trust: A U.S. Soccer Podcast'
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Download and follow the brand new In Soccer We Trust podcast, from CBS Sports, for comprehensive coverage of U.S. Soccer featuring former USMNT players, Jimmy Conrad, Charlie Davies and Heath Pearce! You can find In Soccer We Trust on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else podcasts are found. A CBS Sports podcast celebrating the beautiful game as it pertains to the United States, In Soccer We Trust will cover every corner of the U.S. soccer ecosystem - from grassroots to the senior national teams and everything in between - offering a mix of news, views, interviews, analysis, fan culture and insider expertise! Join former USMNT players Jimmy Conrad, Heath Pearce and Charlie Davies three times every week as they share their stories, opinions, and unflinching passion for the Red, White and Blue! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
College football after Nick Saban: Impact on Alabama, the SEC and more (03/16)
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The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal and what’s next if Nick Saban retires. First, taking a look into the transfer portal to discuss the ideal landing spot for JT Daniels and then discussing the different kinds of prospects in the portal ranging from proven production to unproven former blue chips with an eye on former five-star running back Camar Wheaton. Then, discussing the sport after Nick Saban decides to leave, starting with the expectation for how much longer Saban will coach and where Alabama might turn for his replacement. Plus, if Saban leaves, what does that mean for the balance of power in the SEC and more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
NIL collectives creating headlines with big offers, Florida QB battle, more (03/14)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses NIL’s impact on recruiting and more. First, with reports that an NIL collective has set up an $8 million deal for a recruit from the class of 2023, how does that impact the market and our expectations for the future of the NIL era? Then, looking at spring practice opening up at Auburn and Florida and answering listener questions about Minnesota in 2022 and whether the 2019 Clemson Tigers should be included as one of the best teams not to win a national title.   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
Impact of Georgia's title win, success rate of home run hires, outlook for BYU in 2022 and more (03/10)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Georgia, Texas Tech, BYU, Maryland and more. First, with Georgia winning the national championship and the offenses of Michigan and Cincinnati also making the College Football Playoff, is it still a necessity to have an elite quarterback or a dynamic modern offense to win big (4:00)? Then, analyzing the success rate of "home run hires" and assessing Joey McGuire's impact on Texas Tech (20:00), BYU's 2022 outlook with a tough schedule (34:00), whether bowl games should be moved to Labor Day weekend (44:00) and realistic expectations for Maryland football in the Big Ten (52:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
Best college football teams NOT to win a national championship (03/09)
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The Cover 3 crew gets historical with a debate of the best teams that didn’t win it all. With 1970 as the cut line and various methods of ranking, the crew each share their individual top 10 teams that didn’t win it all (1:50). Discussions include a focus on 1994 Penn State (7:000, 2005 USC (10:20), 2019 Ohio State (13:20), various Miami teams through the years (16:52), 1983 Nebraska (22:29), 2004 Auburn (26:35), both the 2016 and 2018 Alabama teams (33:20), 2011 LSU and 2011 Oklahoma State (39:30), a handful of Oklahoma teams (42:55), Colt McCoy’s Texas squads (48:25) and many more of the sport’s best teams from the last 50-plus years.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Jayden Daniels to LSU, Drafting the next College Football Playoff first-timer (03/07)
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The Cover 3 crew debates teams that will soon break through and make the playoff. First, reacting to the news of Jayden Daniels’ move from Arizona State to LSU (1:36) and the NCAA rule proposals on targeting and faking injuries (13:51). Then it’s on to the second annual edition of the College Football Playoff First-Timers Draft, picking programs that have not made the CFP yet but will soon. The draft with strong debates around USC and Texas A&M but the first round includes a pick from the ACC and a second contender from the Pac-12 (31:40). Other topics of discussion include how long it will take Florida to be a national title contender under Billy Napier (48:00), which of the two Big 12 finalists from 2021 will get to the playoff first (55:30), a couple of New Years Six appearances falling to the fourth round (1:01:40) and then some conference realignment-influenced picks headline the fifth and final round (1:10:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
Caleb Williams vs. Dillon Gabriel, CFP impact on NCAA Tournament, Georgia’s 2022 outlook (03/03)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Georgia, Oklahoma, Boise State and more. First, hand size talk has the crew dipping into some early 2022 NFL Draft talk (1:23) before diving into the Big Ole Bag of Mail with a question about the future of the NCAA Tournament and March. Madness (7:45). Then, whether Boise State would be better off in the Mountain West or in a power conference (15:57), a Caleb Williams-Dillon Gabriel debate with a specific focus on Oklahoma (26:40), the future for programs without Texas A&M-sized booster support (39:30) and whether Georgia can make it back to the national title game in 2022 (45:42).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
Rule changes, playoff expansion, attendance concerns and more with Dennis Dodd (03/02)
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The Cover 3 crew is joined by Dennis Dodd to look at the future of the sport. First, Dennis mentions an upcoming meeting with Brian Kelly and it prompts a discussion around the expectations for his time in Baton Rouge with LSU (2:30). Then it's on to the news of the week with an explanation of potential rules changes that could greatly impact the number of plays in a college football game (8:25). Plus, Dennis weighs in on the future of playoff expansion (21:05), what's behind college football's lowest attendance numbers since 1981 (39:00) and the spring practice storyline that he's most excited to follow in the weeks ahead (55:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
Clemson, USC, Penn State and Florida headline bounce back teams to watch in 2022 (02/28)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses teams set for a return to form, Art Briles back in CFB and more. First, reaction to the news that Grambling State head coach Hue Jackson is set to hire Art Briles as his offensive coordinator (1:23) and the NCAA relaxing its testing standards and punishments for marijuana (17:20). Then, a spotlight on Clemson as the Tigers get to start spring practice the week (26:35) and a larger look at teams set for a bounce back year in 2022 that includes USC (39:55), Nebraska (45:43), Penn State (46:50), Boston College (50:21), Florida (52:04), Miami (59:40) and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
BCS vs. CFP, what makes a good game, Bowden’s title count if FSU had the playoff (02/24)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on the playoff, Notre Dame and more. First, debates as to whether the sport is healthier in the College Football Playoff era than in the BCS (2:00) and the ingredients required for a “good” college football game (15:30). Then it’s on to a look at the highly-anticipated 2022 season opener between Ohio State and Notre Dame (25:30), LSU’s transfer portal haul (33:45) and how many national championships Bobby Bowden and Florida State would have if the four-team playoff was around during the Seminoles’ peak (45:30).   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 24, 2022
The future of NIL and paying college football players (02/23)
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The Cover 3 crew talks NIL, paying players and the future of college football. First, analyzing what went wrong with College Football Playoff expansion efforts (1:00) and the latest from Arizona State with its star quarterback entering the transfer portal and an NCAA investigation ongoing (17:30). Then it’s on to the future of player compensation in college football (29:25), with a specific look at the value of the scholarship (40:00), the cost of a recruiting class in the current NIL era (53:00) and whether the NCAA will roll back any of the NIL rules after its review this spring.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 23, 2022
Jim Harbaugh’s new contract, Texas and Nebraska’s blue blood status, more! (02/17)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Jim Harbaugh, Nebraska, Texas, Notre Dame and more. First, reacting to Jim Harbaugh’s new contract with Michigan (1:15), Ohio State and other Big Ten schools favoring a nine-game conference schedule (12:58) and the legal battle between Conference USA and the Sun Belt over where Marshall, Southern Miss and ODU will play football in 2022 (18:45). Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, with a debate on the expiration date for blue blood status at Nebraska and Texas (26:00), the College Football Playoff contenders most likely to return after missing the CFP in 2021 (33:30), analysis of Marcus Freeman’s staff hires at Notre Dame (39:45) and the outlook for Kansas in the Big 12 standings next fall (48:05).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 17, 2022
Who makes the 2021 College Football Playoff if Ohio State had defeated Oregon? (02/16)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down alternate playoff scenarios from the 2021 season. First, before diving into the multiple timelines and hypotheticals from this past season of playoff debates, a look at the future of College Football Playoff expansion with a breakdown of the talking points and biggest issues that need to be resolved (3:00). Then it’s on to the “What If” scenarios from the 2021 season with the reveal of the final four playoff teams given each of the following hypotheticals: Ohio State defeats Oregon (28:00), Michigan loses close at Nebraska (35:00) and Georgia defeats Alabama in the SEC Championship Game (41:45). Plus, other individual results that could have made an otherwise controversy-free playoff selection process could have been much more tricky at the end of the season (48:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 16, 2022
Coaching Carousel Grades: Star ratings for USC, LSU, Miami, Notre Dame and more (02/14)
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The Cover 3 crew grades the 2021-22 coaching carousel. First, how to move forward at Auburn after the investigation into Bryan Harsin’s program (1:10) and then it’s on to grading the hires with a debate over how many star hires should quality as five-star hires (19:05). Then, a more specific look at Billy Napier at Florida (26:10), Brent Venables at Oklahoma (27:35), Marcus Freeman at Notre Dame (31:55), Dan Lanning at Oregon and Kalen DeBoer at Washington (40:30). Plus, grades for the hires at TCU and Texas Tech (43:15) as well as Virginia, Virginia Tech and Duke (52:20) and the best of the rest.   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 14, 2022
Auburn updates, Miami’s recruiting, plus Super Bowl picks and props! (02/10)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Auburn, Miami, the Big Ten and the Super Bowl. First, the latest from Auburn and the expectations for what’s next as Bryan Harsin arrives at a regularly scheduled meeting of SEC coaches (2:10) then a dive into the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail with questions tied to Miami’s first recruiting class under Mario Cristobal (19:04), what Jeff Hafley can accomplish recruiting the Northeast at Boston College (27:00) and the impact of the Big Ten’s potential move to a division-less conference schedule (35:00). Finally, with the big game coming up on Sunday we weigh in with our favorite picks, props and Super Bowl expectations (45:48).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 10, 2022
2022 Returning Production and Preseason Projections with Bill Connelly (02/09)
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The Cover 3 crew is joined by ESPN’s Bill Connelly to talk 2022 projections. Bill joins Bud Elliott and Chip Patterson to discuss the challenges of tracking returning production in the modern era (2:50), NC State surging as an ACC contender (16:00), Ohio State’s overwhelming offensive advantage even after losing top wide receivers from 2021 (23:00), why the numbers still like Michigan (26:25) and where Iowa stands among other Big Ten West teams (30:45). Then, a scan across the Big 12 (34:50) and Pac-12 (41:30) before a dive into the returning production numbers in the SEC, with a focus on Georgia (46:40), Tennessee (49:50), Missouri (52:10), Auburn (53:30) and Ole Miss (57:40).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 09, 2022
Bryan Harsin’s future at Auburn, Miami’s splashy OC hire, 2022 NFL Draft QB tiers (02/07)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Auburn, Miami, Michigan, the NFL Draft and more! First, discussing the biggest story of the week with Bryan Harsin’s future in doubt at Auburn. How did Auburn get to this point and what are the possible outcomes for Harsin and Tigers’ program in 2022 (2:35)? Then, Mario Cristobal hires Josh Gattis to Miami, pulling him away from Jim Harbaugh and Michigan (19:20) and leaving the Wolverines with significant jobs to fill on their staff (27:00). Plus, ranking the 2022 NFL Draft quarterbacks in tiers after the Senior Bowl (31:50) and mailbag questions on Nebraska (45:45) and Clay Helton’s first year at Georgia Southern (53:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 07, 2022
Mailbag: Jim Harbaugh staying at Michigan, a future SEC vs. Alliance title game, more!
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The Cover 3 crew talks Jim Harbaugh’s Vikings interview and answers listener questions. First, reaction to the news that while Jim Harbaugh interviewed on National Signing Day with the Minnesota Vikings he will remain with Michigan (1:00) plus more National Signing Day fallout (13:00). Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag Of Mail, with listener questions on Arizona State’s next head coach (21:20), the most interesting position battles in spring practice (28:00), whether the SEC and The Alliance could have dueling national champions in the future (35:00) and teams that might not live up to the hype in 2022 (44:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 03, 2022
National Signing Day Instant Reaction: Texas A&M makes history, top classes, more! (02/02)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down a big day of recruiting news. First, a spotlight on the top prospects who committed on Wednesday (1:45) and a deep dive on Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M signing the top-rated class in the history of recruiting rankings industry (6:32). Then, a spin around the country with a look at the 2022 classes at Georgia (24:00), Alabama (26:30) and Florida (35:50). Plus, how new hires like Brian Kelly and Lincoln Riley fared on the recruiting trail (39:52), what to make of the recruiting classes at Clemson and Michigan (45:14) and much, much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 02, 2022
🚨Caleb Williams announces transfer to USC from Oklahoma (02/01) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to Caleb Williams recruiting news. Bud Elliott and Chip Patterson discuss reaction to the Williams' commitment to USC in the wake of late pushes from Wisconsin, UCLA and others (1:00), what USC's preseason ranking should be heading into 2022 (11:30) and the odds of the Trojans winning the Pac-12 (14:00). Plus, what this means for USC recruiting (16:15) and what Riley and the Trojans may have done if Williams has committed elsewhere (21:52). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2022
2022 National Signing Day Preview: Storylines, names to know, more! (01/31)
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The Cover 3 crew previews Wednesday's recruiting stories to watch. First, discussing the fallout from Jaxson Dart's transfer to Ole Miss, the latest on Caleb Williams and assistant coach movement on the carousel. Then it's on to the National Signing Day preview with an eye on Texas A&M's No. 1 class, the top-10 players who will be announcing their commitment on CBS Sports HQ and how first-year coaches are closing the gap in the recruiting rankings. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 31, 2022
How long will it take UCF, Cincinnati, BYU and Houston to compete for Big 12 titles? (01/27)
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The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal and answers listener questions. First, what the Big Ten and other conferences could gain from getting rid of divisions (1:30) and the latest on former USC quarterback Jaxson Dart as he nears a transfer decision (13:00). Then it’s on to the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail with questions on the future of the Big 12 once the four new teams arrive in 2023 (24:45), how success rate and explosiveness correlate to winning (31:50), expectations for Ohio State’s defense in 2022 (39:30) and Washington’s ceiling under Kalen DeBoer (45:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 27, 2022
Talking all things transfer portal with 247Sports’s Chris Hummer | Cover 3 College Football
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247Sports’s Chris Hummer joins the guys to discuss the ins, outs and in-betweens of the transfer portal. First the guys hit on the differences between 2021 and 2022 (2:30), then we move into the portal's biggest unsigned free agent Caleb Williams and where his most likely moves are (8:15), we then move into how coaches feel about the transfer portal (19:30) and which teams get hurt the most (25:00). After the break, we hit on the programs that are doing the best in the portal (42:45) and a relatively unknown player that will turn heads at the Power Five level next season (48:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 26, 2022
Drafting top 25 teams for final 2022 college football rankings (01/24)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the teams that will finish ranked next season. First, discussing the latest regarding Caleb Williams’ transfer destination (1:30) and recapping the results of the Cover 3 Fantasy League in 2021 (5:00). Then, Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia start the drafting process as rounds 1-4 include several familiar names to the rankings (12:00). The focus turns to sleepers and bounce-back teams in rounds 5-8 (20:00) and then draft expansion includes deep cuts in the final rounds (29:42). Finally, reviewing the draft with observations and winners/losers (37:00) and then thoughts on Timmy Chang’s hire at Hawaii (50:55).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 24, 2022
What new college football rules are coming? | Cover 3
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Extra Points's Matt Brown joins Bud Elliott to discuss the annual NCAA Convention and rule changes that are coming! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 21, 2022
Georgia’s QB outlook for 2022, Harbaugh’s future, Big Ol’ Bag of Mail returns! (01/20)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions and talks the latest CFB news. First, breaking down the news from Wednesday night that Stetson Bennett will return to Georgia for the 2022 season while J.T. Daniels is likely out after entering the transfer portal (2:00) and discussing Jim Harbaugh’s future with Michigan in the wake of speculation the NFL could come calling (17:00). Then it’s on to your questions answered from the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail, with topics including Arkansas’ use of the transfer portal (30:00), programs that could “pull a Clemson” and level up to the elite tier (38:45), a Kirby vs. Jimbo debate (48:30) and Oregon’s chances to win the Pac-12 in year one with Dan Lanning (54:00).    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 20, 2022
2022 NFL Draft: Winners and Losers from the early entry deadline (01/19)
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The Cover 3 crew looks at who decided to stay and leave for the 2022 NFL Draft. First, discussing the coaches' perspective on players' draft decisions (2:00) before a spin through transfer portal headlines with a focus on Brian Kelly and LSU (8:00). Then it's on to the winners and losers from the deadline, keying in on the action at Georgia and Alabama (25:00) but also places like Iowa, NC State, UCLA and USC (36:00). Finally, a late-show update on the buzz from Miami's offensive coordinator search (51:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 19, 2022
2022 Questions for 2021 Playoff Teams: What’s next for Georgia, Alabama, Michigan and Cincinnati? (01/13)
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The Cover 3 crew looks at the burning questions for the top four from 2021. First, a report from Indianapolis courtesy of Tom and Danny (2:00), focusing not only on the game itself but the Georgia-flavored environment around the city. Then it’s on to 2022 with a focus on what Georgia has to replace on defense and whether Stetson Bennett IV will remain the Bulldogs QB1 (14:00). Plus, Alabama will be a preseason title favorite with Bryce Young back (27:00), what Michigan needs to keep its footing in the Big Ten (34:45) and what to expect from Cincinnati after keeping Luke Fickell but losing several key pieces from its 2020 and 2021 success (43:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 13, 2022
Georgia takes down Alabama in College Football Playoff National Championship Game: Instant Reaction (01/11)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps Georgia’s victory against Alabama in the rematch. Bud Elliott gets things started with a focus on how Georgia won it (0:45), the impact of Jameson Williams’ injury (10:40) and a correct prediction on Red Zone Roulette (13:20). Then, Chip Patterson joins Bud to discuss where Alabama fell short (30:30), excitement for Georgia finally winning the ever-elusive title (35:10) and way-too-early expectations for the Bulldogs and the rest of college football in 2022 (47:09).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 11, 2022
Alabama-Georgia college football betting picks, player props, keys to the national championship game (01/06)
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The Cover 3 crew shares LOCKS for the Alabama-Georgia title game. First, a look back at the SEC Championship Game with an eye on what Georgia learned and what it needs to do differently (2:00) as well as how the rematch impacts preparation for both teams (15:30). Then it’s on to the official picks against the spread and over-under leans (30:30) as well as a run through some of the early player props (40:00) with analysis and picks to load up the card for Monday night.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 06, 2022
Bowl Season Superlatives: Best player, coach, team and game of bowl season (01/05)
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The Cover 3 crew hands out awards for the 2021-22 postseason. Before handing out the prestigious Cover 3 Awards for the final month-plus of the season, the conversation begins with a focus on Caleb Williams’ decision to enter the transfer portal (1:00) and reports of NFL interest in Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh (14:30). Then it’s on to handing out the awards, with nominees honored and winners announced for Best Game of the Bowl Season (23:50), Best Team of the Bowl Season (29:00), Best Player of the Bowl Season (35:35), Best Coach of the Bowl Season (40:45) and our honorary superlatives like Best Tweeter of the Bowl Season and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 05, 2022
New Year's Recap, early Alabama-Georgia preview, how expansion might impact opt-outs, more! (01/03)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the playoff and bowl games from the weekend. First, discussing whether the lopsided nature of the playoff games are a result of the sport's postseason (2:00), as well as some of the early keys to Georgia avoiding a second loss to Alabama this season (9:15). Then, the unique circumstances around the LSU-Kansas State Texas Bowl matchup (27:00) and the biggest highlights from an eventful New Year's weekend of action (36:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 03, 2022
Bowl Season Daily: Outback Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Citrus Bowl, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl (1/1)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for the New Year’s Day bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview and offer against the spread picks for Penn State-Arkansas in the Outback Bowl, Notre Dame-Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl, Iowa-Kentucky in the Sugar Bowl, Ohio State-Utah in the Rose Bowl and Ole Miss-Baylor in the Sugar Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 01, 2022
College Football Playoff Instant Reaction: Alabama, Georgia cruise to semifinal wins to set up SEC rematch (1/1)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the CFP semifinals and previews the national title game. Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott discuss Alabama's win against Cincinnati, Georgia's victory against Michigan and what the rematch looks like when the Crimson Tide and the Bulldogs square off again later this month in Indianapolis for the College Football Playoff National Championship. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 01, 2022
Bowl Season Daily: College Football Playoff semifinals, Sun Bowl, Gator Bowl (12/31)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for the New Year’s Eve bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview and offer against the spread picks for Wake Forest-Rutgers in the Gator Bowl, Washington State-Central Michigan in the Sun Bowl and the College Football Playoff semifinals of Alabama-Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl and Michigan-Georgia in the Orange Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 31, 2021
College football betting picks: Alabama-Cincinnati, Georgia-Michigan and LOCKS for the rest of the bowl season (12/30)
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The Cover 3 crew shares LOCKS for the College Football Playoff and New Years bowl games. After exclusive Duke’s Mayo Bowl picks for the live viewers (1:30), the previews and picks focus on Tennessee-Purdue in the Music City Bowl (7:30), Pitt-Michigan State in the Peach Bowl (10:15), Wisconsin-Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl (15:00), Wake Forest-Rutgers in the Gator Bowl (20:35), Washington State-Central Michigan in the Sun Bowl (26:45) and our against the spread and over-under picks for both of the College Football Playoff semifinals — Alabama-Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl (28:25) and Georgia-Michigan in the Orange Bowl (37:00). Plus, looking ahead to Penn State-Arkansas in the Outback Bowl (42:30), Notre Dame-Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl (46:35), Iowa-Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl (56:10), Utah-Ohio State in the Rose Bowl (59:20), Baylor-Ole Miss in the Sugar Bowl (1:04:08) and LSU-Kansas State in the Texas Bowl (1:07:10).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 30, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Duke's Mayo Bowl, Music City Bowl, Peach Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl (12/30)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Thursday's college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli discuss storylines and picks against the spread for North Carolina-South Carolina in the Duke's Mayo Bowl, Tennessee-Purdue in the Music City Bowl, Michigan State-Pitt in the Peach Bowl and Wisconsin-Arizona State in he Las Vegas Bowl. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 30, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Pinstripe Bowl, Cheez-It Bowl, Alamo Bowl (12/29)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Wednesday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview and offer against the spread picks for Maryland-Virginia Tech in the Pinstripe Bowl, Clemson-Iowa State in the Cheez-It Bowl and Oregon-Oklahoma in the Alamo Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 29, 2021
College Football Playoff Super Preview: Storylines, keys to the game for Alabama-Cincinnati and Georgia-Michigan
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for the CFP semifinals with a deep dive on each game. The show starts with a focus on the Cotton Bowl matchup between Alabama and Cincinnati (1:30), noting where the Bearcats have strengths that could help them compete with the No. 1 seed in the playoff. Then the conversation turns to the Orange Bowl and a Georgia-Michigan matchup (26:57) with a focus on what the Wolverines can do to limit an intimidating Bulldogs defensive front. Plus, with Stetson Bennett entrenched as QB1 what can we expect from the Georgia offense and X-factors for both teams. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Previews, picks, best bets for a full Tuesday of action (12/28)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Tuesday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview and offer against the spread picks for Houston-Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl, Air Force-Louisville in the First Responder Bowl, Mississippi State-Texas Tech in the Liberty Bowl, UCLA-NC State in the Holiday Bowl and West Virginia-Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Quick Lane Bowl (12/27)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Monday’s college football bowl game. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli discuss the news of both Monday’s Military Bowl and Wednesday’s Fenway Bowl getting canceled before offering a preview of the Quick Lane Bowl, discussing the biggest storyline for the game and sharing best bets against the spread. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 27, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Hawaii Bowl canceled, Camellia Bowl preview, picks, best bets (12/24)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Saturday's college football bowl game. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli initially previewed Memphis against Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve but then the game was canceled late on Thursday night less than 24 hours before kickoff. After a breaking news update on the cancellation the show moves back to the original programming with a preview and picks for the Christmas Day showdown between Georgia State and Ball State in the Camellia Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 24, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for the pre-New Years Six bowls (12/23)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their LOCKS for all the games thru Dec. 29. Game previews, leans and LOCKS included for Memphis-Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl (8:00), Georgia State-Ball State in the Camellia Bowl (10:00), Western Michigan-Nevada in the Quick Lane Bowl (14:00), Boston College-ECU in the Military Bowl (17:00), Houston-Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl (20:00), Air Force-Louisville in the First Responder Bowl (29:30), Mississippi State-Texas Tech in the Liberty Bowl (32:00), UCLA-NC State in the Holiday Bowl (35:00) and West Virginia-Minnesota in the Guaranteed Rate. Bowl. Plus, breaking down a high-profile Wednesday with locks for SMU-Virginia in the Fenway Bowl (40:37), Maryland-Virginia Tech in the Pinstripe Bowl, Clemson-Iowa State in the Cheez-It Bowl and Oregon-Oklahoma in the Alamo Bowl.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 23, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Gasparilla Bowl, Frisco Classic preview, picks, best bets (12/23)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Thursday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview North Texas and Miami (OH) in the Frisco Classic and an in-state showdown between Florida and UCF in the Gasparilla Bowl, discussing the biggest storylines for each game and best bets against the spread. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 23, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Armed Forces Bowl preview, picks, best bets (12/22)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Wednesday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview Missouri and Army in the Armed Forces Bowl, discussing the game’s biggest storylines and best bets against the spread. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 22, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Potato Bowl, Frisco Bowl preview, picks, best bets (12/21)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Tuesday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview Kent State-Wyoming in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and UTSA-San Diego State in the Frisco Bowl, discussing the game’s biggest storylines and best bets against the spread. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 21, 2021
Bo Nix to Oregon, early bowl takeaways and the Big Ol Bag Of Mail returns! (12/20)
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The Cover 3 crew talks Bailey Zappe, Bo Nix and answers listener questions. The show begins with a celebration of Bailey Zappe’s season and record-breaking performance in the Boca Raton Bowl as he set new FBS records for passing yards and passing touchdowns (1:30) as well as other notes and highlights from the bowl season so far (7:30). Then, expectations for Bo Nix after his announced move to Oregon (9:45) and opening the Big Ol Bag of Mail to talk whether 6-6 should be good enough for bowl eligibility (18:10), whether Ohio State’s entire 2021 starting offense will get drafted (26:20) and why New York City is not a football recruiting hotbed (31:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 20, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Myrtle Beach Bowl preview, picks, best bets (12/20)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Monday’s college football bowl games. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview Tulsa-Old Dominion matchup in the Myrtle Beach Bowl, breaking down how each team has rallied to make the postseason, expectations for the game and picks against the spread. Plus, after a full weekend of bowl action, what’s been the best bowl game so far?  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 20, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Previews, picks, best bets for all of Saturday’s action (12/18)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for all six bowl games on Saturday. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview Western Kentucky-Appalachian State in the Boca Raton Bowl, Fresno State-UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl, BYU-UAB in the Independence Bowl, Liberty-Eastern Michigan in the LendingTree Bowl, Oregon State-Utah State in the LA Bowl and Louisiana-Marshall in the New Orleans Bowl. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day’s bowl action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 18, 2021
Bowl Season Daily: Bahamas Bowl, Cure Bowl preview, picks, best bets (12/17)
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The Cover 3 crew gets you set for Friday's bowl game action in college football. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli preview Toledo facing Middle Tennessee in the Bahamas Bowl and Coastal Carolina going up against Northern Illinois in the Cure Bowl, touching on storylines, matchups to watch and sharing best bets and game picks for the outcomes. Bowl Season Daily keeps you covered with everything you need to know for each day's bowl action in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for the first week of bowl games
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for the first week of bowl games in college football. After starting the show with further discussion around Travis Hunter’s landscape-shifting flip from Florida State to Jackson State, the bowl locks get rolling with the Toledo-MTSU in the Bahamas Bowl (12:15) and Coastal Carolina-Northern Illinois in the Cure Bowl (17:15). More game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Western Kentucky-Appalachian State in the Boca Raton Bowl (18:45), UTEP-Fresno State in the New Mexico Bowl (23:20), UAB-BYU in the Independence Bowl (27:00), Liberty-Eastern Michigan. In the LendingTree Bowl (29:45), Oregon State-Utah State in the LA Bowl (32:15), Louisiana-Marshall in the New Orleans Bowl (35:50), Tulsa-ODU in the Myrtle Beach Bowl (38:20), Wyoming-Kent State int he Potato Bowl (41:15), San Diego State-UTSA in the Frisco Bowl (44:15), Missouri-Army in the Armed Forces Bowl (46:30), North Texas-Miami (OH) in the Frisco Classic (49:45) and Florida-UCF in the Gasparilla Bowl (51:30). Plus, underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (53:50).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 16, 2021
National Signing Day Instant Reaction: Deion flips Travis Hunter from FSU, top storylines, Barton joins the show! (12/15)
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The Cover 3 crew recap a wild day in college football recruiting. Bud Elliott and Chip Patterson open the show with a review of Travis Hunter’s flip from Florida State to Jackson State (1:45) and then Barton Simmons joins the conversation to talk all things Vanderbilt and his take on the recruiting process from a year being on the inside (6:45). Then, the race for the No. 1 class (29:30), some much-needed wins for Texas (36:00), some of the surprises of the day (43:30), grading the new hires and much, much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 15, 2021
Quinn Ewers to Texas, transfer portal buzz, what’s up at Oregon? (12/13)
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The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal and coaching carousel. First, breaking down what Quinn Ewers commitment to Texas means for the Longhorns and our expectations for how his unique path might be a preview into the future of the NIL era (2:30) and discussing Bo Nix, Kedon Slovis and the rest of the transfer portal quarterbacks (17:20). Then, reaction to Oregon’s hire of Georgia defensive coordinator Dan Lanning and the twists and turns that have surrounded the Ducks’ search to replace Mario Cristobal (31:30) as well as other notes from the coaching carousel.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 13, 2021
Army-Navy LOCKS, Clemson losing another assistant, more! (12/09)
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The Cover 3 crew shares best bets for the Army-Navy Game. Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Danny Kanell break down best bets and game expectations for Army-Navy on Saturday (3:25), including how the weather forecast might impact the scoring (15:45). Then it’s on to a look at Clemson’s future after losing not only Brent Venables to Oklahoma, but an athletic director to Miami and reportedly OC Tony Elliott to Virginia (24:30). Plus, thoughts on Elliott’s fit at Virginia and notes from the assistant coaching carousel (37:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 09, 2021
CBS Sports All-America team breakdown, Heisman preview, more (12/08)
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The Cover 3 crew previews award season in college football. First, discussing some news of the week with Ohio State getting a new defensive coordinator (1:30) and LSU losing QB Max Johnson to the transfer portal (11:00). Then, breaking down the CBS Sports All-America team with a look at our own ballots (21:15) and a preview of the weekend’s Heisman Trophy ceremony (36:20). Plus, questions from the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail on parity in college football (43:30) and the Duke coaching search (48:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 08, 2021
Upon Further Review: Manny out and Mario in at Miami, Venables era begins at OU, 2021-22 bowl rankings, more! (12/06)
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The Cover 3 talks new hires at Miami and Oklahoma plus the best bowl games. The conversation begins with the news of the day as Miami both fired Manny Diaz officially and Mario Cristobal was hired as the Hurricane’s next head coach (1:00). Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli, Danny Kanell and Bud Elliott discuss the importance of Cristobal’s assistant coach hires at Miami (14:00) as well as candidates to take the open job at Oregon (16:26). Then, reaction to Brent Venables’ hire at Oklahoma becoming official (29:15), Texas Tech landing a new offensive coordinator (39:15) and the 10 best and 10 worst bowl games on the 2021-22 college football bowl schedule (43:08).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 06, 2021
🚨 College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction, plus Coaching Carousel buzz with Oklahoma, Miami and more (12/05) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the Alabama-Cincinnati and Michigan-Georgia playoff matchups. First, looking at the decisions from the College Football Playoff selection committee in ranking Alabama, Michigan, Georgia and Cincinnati in that order following conference championship Saturday (1:30) and then getting into initial thoughts on the matchups (12:00). Plus, the latest on Oklahoma's reported pursuit of Clemson DC Brent Venables (20:00), breaking news that Joe Brady is out as the Carolina Panthers' OC (31:00), the awkward situation at Miami and Oregon with Mario Cristobal weighing his future (33:51) and where the Ducks might look for a replacement if needed (41:13). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 05, 2021
Championship Week Instant Reaction: Alabama downs Georgia, Cincinnati looks playoff-bound and more! (12/05)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps championship weekend in college football. The conversation begins with a deep dive on Alabama’s landscape-shifting win against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game (3:00) then pivots expectations for the final College Football Playoff rankings and the seeding that will determine the semifinal matchups (17:00). Then it’s on to a spin around the country with takeaways from Cincinnati’s win against Houston (23:25), Baylor’s thriller against Oklahoma State (30:30), Michigan handling business against Iowa (40:46) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 05, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Georgia-Alabama, Michigan-Iowa and all the LOCKS for championship week (12/02)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for conference championship games. After a quick review of last week’s action (1:00) the championship weekend previews, picks and breakdowns start with Friday’s action in Conference USA (5:20) and the Oregon-Utah showdown in the Pac-12 (10:55). Then it’s on to championship Saturday with picks for Oklahoma State-Baylor (14:03), Georgia-Alabama (20:58), Michigan-Iowa (35:25), Pitt-Wake Forest (45:39), Cincinnati-Houston (52:16), Appalachian State-Louisiana (55:50), Kent State-NIU (1:00:48), San Diego State-Utah State (1:04:00), USC-Cal (1:05:50) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:09:55).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 02, 2021
🚨 Emergency Pod: Notre Dame to name Marcus Freeman as next head coach after Brian Kelly's departure (12/1) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the breaking news of Notre Dame promoting Marcus Freeman. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli grade the Freeman hire (1:00) and discuss what the decision means for Luke Fickell at Cincinnati and Matt Campbell at Iowa State (10:55). Plus, what's next for Oklahoma (12:42), Notre Dame's College Football Playoff future (20:42) and much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 02, 2021
Cover 3 November Awards: Player, Team, Coach and Game of the Month (12/01)
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The Cover 3 Podcast highlights the best and brightest from November. Before the awards are handed out the conversation begins with the latest from the coaching carousel, including how fans are reacting to Brian Kelly’s exit and Virginia Tech landing its new head coach in Brent Pry (2:00). Then, defensive stars line up with top quarterbacks in the battle for Player of the Month (12:18), College Football Playoff contenders and other teams surging late in the season get recognition for Team of the Month (19:30), Jim Harbaugh and Kirby Smart headline coaches nominated for Coach of the Month (25:30) and a dark horse emerges from the lengthy list of contenders for Game of the Month (32:15). Plus, bonus superlatives that include Fired Coach of the Month, Fan of the Month, Hypocritical Fan Base of the Month and much more (40:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 01, 2021
College Football Playoff Rankings Instant Reaction: Is Cincinnati a win-and-in team at No. 4? (11/30)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the new playoff rankings heading into championship weekend. Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli discuss whether Cincinnati is set to make a historic playoff appearance if it beats Houston in the American Athletic Conference title game (1:00), the scenarios that need to play out for Oklahoma State to make it as a Big 12 champion (4:54) and whether Notre Dame's chances are impacted by Brian Kelly's departure for LSU (11:38). Plus, what an Alabama win against Georgia does to the rankings (15:35), trying to find the most chaotic scenarios (19:40) and a deeper dive on Michigan's chances not only to make the playoff but win the national championship (26:44). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 01, 2021
College Football Lunchbreak: Conference Championship Week | Cover 3 College Football
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Cover 3's Bud Elliott and 247Sports's Cooper Petagna talk college football with you on your lunch break! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 30, 2021
🚨 Emergency Pod: Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame for LSU (11/29) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the breaking news of LSU hiring Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. After initial reaction to Kelly's decision to leave South Bend for Baton Rouge (0:30), the conversation turns to the candidates to replace him at Notre Dame (13:30), how LSU players are reacting to the hire (30:20) and much, much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 30, 2021
Upon Further Review: Riley-to-USC fallout for LSU and Oklahoma, playoff scenarios, more (11/29)
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The Cover 3 crew updates the latest from the coaching carousel. The show opens with more discussion on the many layers of Lincoln Riley’s move from Oklahoma to USC with an eye on how the recruiting trail will be impacted (2:00). Then, where LSU might be looking now that Riley is off the board (19:17) and Brent Venables reportedly among the candidates to be next in line at Oklahoma (24:08). Plus, expectations for Tuesday’s College Football Playoff rankings (29:45), the David Cutcliffe era ends at Duke (50:16), what might be motivating Joe Moorhead to take over at Akron (57:10) and much. more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 29, 2021
🚨 Emergency Pod: Billy Napier to Florida, Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC! (11/28) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to breaking coaching news in college football. Chip Patterson, Bud Elliott and Tom Fornelli hit the sirens to record an emergency pod reaction to Billy Napier being hired by Florida only to find out mid-show that Lincoln Riley is set to leave Oklahoma for USC. Topics include how both hires impact LSU and the rest of the coaching carousel, and first thoughts on what Oklahoma does to replace Riley in Norman.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 28, 2021
Week 13 Instant Reaction: Michigan, Oklahoma State highlight epic rivalry weekend (11/28)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the scores and results in college football. Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott try to recap a crazy Saturday, starting with Michigan’s streak-snapping win against Ohio State (2:36), Alabama’s late-game magic at Auburn (14:40) and Oklahoma State beating Oklahoma for the first time since 2014 (23:30. Then, takeaways from Iowa-Nebraska (31:26), NC State-UNC (37:00), LSU-Texas A&M (45:18) and Washington State-Washington (56:45). Plus, Wake Forest punches its ticket to the ACC title game (58:40), Lane-Leach thoughts from the Egg Bowl (1:02:05) and predictions for the new college football rankings (1:09:03).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 28, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for the Egg Bowl, Iron Bowl, Ohio State-Michigan and more Week 13 LOCKS (11/24)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 13 in college football. After a quick review of last week’s action, the conversation opens with a focus on Ole Miss-Mississippi State on Thursday night (7:50) and an all-day platter of post-Thanksgiving football on Friday (13:00). Then it’s on to Saturday’s action with game previews, picks and breakdowns for Ohio State-Michigan (2630), Alabama-Auburn (32:15), Oklahoma-Oklahoma State (34:00), Louisville-Kentucky (43:00), Wake Forest-Boston College (45:00), Arizona State-Arizona (49:00), Notre Dame-Stanford (50:00), Wisconsin-Minnesota (53:20), Florida-Florida State (1:03:30) and much, much more from Week 13. Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:09:45). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction: Cincinnati cracks top 4, Oregon tumbles (11/23)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts live to the new playoff rankings. First, after watching along for the unveiling of Georgia, Ohio State, Alabama and Cincinnati as the top four teams (1:00), the discussion turns to how a two-loss Alabama projects in the final rankings given its drop behind Ohio State (6:26). Then, the Big 12 scenarios set to play out in the next two weeks (11:21), what these rankings say about the committee’s opinion of the Pac-12 (14:45), questions about Ole Miss’ position as a contender (16:12), Clemson cracking the top 25 (21:00) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
College Football Lunchbreak with Bud Elliott and 247Sports's Cooper Petagna
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Cover 3's Bud Elliott and 247Sports's Cooper Petagna discuss recruiting in the state of Florida, Mel Tucker's performance at Michigan State and how North Carolina has maintained a recruiting hot streak despite mild on-field success. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2021
Upon Further Review: Coaching Carousel, playoff rankings predictions, more (11/22)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses open jobs, coaches on the hot seat and the playoff picture. First, with Florida now open discussing the candidates who could be in the running for multiple jobs and what dominos might fall to get the carousel spinning again (1:50), including the impact of James Franklin staying at Penn State (11:34) and the top-heavy nature of the current carousel (32:30). Then, expectations for the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings and talking points (38:50), division title-clinching scenarios in the Power Five conferences (47:30), a debate around the Heisman Trophy contenders (51:43) and weeknight winners in MAC LOCKS (1:00:10).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 22, 2021
🚨Emergency Pod: Florida joins the Coaching Carousel by firing Dan Mullen (11/21) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the breaking news of Dan Mullen being fired at Florida. Chip Patterson and Bud Elliott discuss why things spiraled so quickly in Gainesville around the Gators program, what the Florida job opening up means for the competition to hire top candidates, who those top candidates to replace Mullen might be and what's next for the now-former Florida and Mississippi State head coach. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 21, 2021
Week 12 Instant Reaction: Ohio State impresses while Oregon falls, Florida in trouble, more (11/21)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the scores and results in Week 12 in college football. The conversation starts with Ohio State’s stunning first half in a dominant win against Michigan State (2:10) and Oregon losing big at Utah (11:07). Then, with the Ducks loss what’s the College Football Playoff future for Cincinnati (16:10) and the Big 12 (20:16). Plus, Eli Drinkwitz goes Star Wars after beating Florida (32:30), an ACC corner discussion that touches on Miami (40:06), Clemson (45:40) and Pitt (48:05) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 21, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Ohio State-Michigan State, Alabama-Arkansas and more Week 12 LOCKS (11/18)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 12 in college football. After a brief review of last week’s action (1:00) the rundown gets started picks from Thursday night (7:28) and Friday night (10:50) before taking it to the biggest games of the weekend with Ohio State-Michigan State (11:38), Alabama-Arkansas (16:43) and Oregon-Utah (21:00). Then, opening up the board takes us to Miami-Virginia Tech (29:13), Pitt-Virginia (31:26), Florida-South Carolina (34:27), UCLA-USC (36:14), Oklahoma-Iowa State (40:12) and Clemson-Wake Forest (42:15). Plus, digging deep for winners with West Virginia-Texas (45:50), Auburn-South Carolina (47:17), Baylor-Kansas State (50:44), Cincinnati-SMU (53:27), Iowa-Illinois (54:14), our underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:01:00) and much, much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18, 2021
Mailbag! Is Georgia building an Alabama-like dynasty? (11/17)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Georgia, NC State, the ACC and more. First, bringing back a couple of undecided preseason win totals locks with a look ahead to the final stretch for Auburn (2:30) and Arizona State (6:00) with a sidebar conversation on Manny Diaz’s future at Miami (11:15) before taking a look at Boston College (17:30). Then on to the Big Ole Bag of Mail with listener questions about whether Georgia can have a run with Kirby Smart like Alabama has experienced with Nick Saban (27:40), what fan expectations should be for NC State (40:15) and what is driving any perception problems for the ACC (48:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
College Football Playoff Rankings Instant Reaction: Get ready for Notre Dame's rise and more takeaways (11/16)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts the new College Football Playoff rankings. There might not be any changes at the top but there's plenty of movement throughout the top 25 to discuss as Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli react live to the new rankings from the selection committee. Topics include the Big 12's uphill battle, how Notre Dame is well-positioned as a contender if it can finish 11-1, the committee's comments on "watching the games" and much, much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
🚨Emergency Pod: Justin Fuente OUT at Virginia Tech (11/16) 🚨
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Instant reaction to the breaking news that Virginia Tech has joined the coaching carousel. Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Danny Kanell discuss why the timing of Justin Fuente’s firing is so significant, what expectations should be for Virginia Tech as a program and this hire in particular as well as possible candidates for the job. Plus, with Virginia Tech becoming the 12th FBS program to make a change this season what dominos could be falling and what’s the earliest we might see movement for the top open jobs on the coaching carousel.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2021
Upon Further Review: Washington fires Jimmy Lake, what coach might be next and playoff ranking predictions (11/15)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Washington’s job opening and the playoff rankings. First, reacting to the news that Washington has fired Jimmy Lake with an eye on where the Huskies’ job ranks against the rest of the Pac-12 and Power Five (1:10). Then, predictions for the next Power Five job to open (11:25) and thoughts on Miami’s former player roundtable to discuss the future of the program (16:15). After that Upon Further Review highlights what Florida State’s win against the Hurricanes means for Mike Norvell (30:00), a debate of Wake Forest vs. Oklahoma (35:17), a second look at Oklahoma State’s offensive explosion against TCU (36:25) and some increased confidence in Oregon after a strong finish against Washington State in Saturday’s late game (37:26). Plus, College Football Playoff rankings predictions (41:15) and the midweek MACtion best bets in MAC LOCKS (53:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 15, 2021
Week 11 Instant Reaction: Michigan impresses while Oklahoma and Texas fall, Florida’s rough day and more (11/14)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps Week 11 scores and results in college football. After opening up with a discussion of Florida State’s rivalry win against Miami (1:10) the conversation turns to the Big 12 with Kansas’ upset win against Texas (3:11), Baylor’s upending Oklahoma (7:15) and Oklahoma State looking like one of the league’s best teams in its blowout win against TCU (15:03). Then, a troubling situation looks worse was Florida (18:05), thoughts from the Big Ten on Michigan (30:45), Ohio State (34:00) and Michigan State (37:45) as well as an outlook on the Big Ten West (40:30). Plus, Ole Miss and Mississippi State pick up key division wins (41:35), why Stetson Bennett is the deserved QB1 at Georgia (46:33) and much more from Week 11 results in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 14, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Michigan-Penn State, Georgia-Tennessee and more Week 11 LOCKS (11/11)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 11 in college football. After a brief review of last week’s action (1:00) the weekend preview gets started with a look at Thursday night’s ACC action between Pitt and UNC (7:43) as well as top-five Cincinnati hitting the road on Friday night (11:27). Then the attention turns to Saturday, with game breakdowns and picks for Michigan-Penn State (16:23), Oklahoma-Baylor (23:49), Georgia-Tennessee (29:04), Ohio State-Purdue (34:00), Miami-Florida State (36:04), Boston College-Georgia Tech (41:10), Tulsa-Tulane (43:20), TCU-Oklahoma State (45:06), Notre Dame-Virginia (47:41), South Carolina-Missouri (55:00), Michigan State-Maryland (58:00) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:18:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 11, 2021
Mailbag! Postseason projections in ‘Bowl or No Bowl,’ will staff changes at Florida work? (11/10)
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The Cover 3 crew predicts whether teams will make to a bowl and answer listener questions. First, Bowl or No Bowl opens up with a spotlight on Florida State (3:00) and Florida (6:00) before transitioning to a huge matchup in the SEC East that will tip the postseason scales for both Missouri and South Carolina (13:00). Then, Virginia Tech faces a tough road to six wins with its coach on the hot seat (22:00), Texas tries to rebound after a midseason losing streak (28:45) and UCLA has a chance to finish strong despite being 5-4 heading into the weekend (34:30). Plus, bowl participation predictions for Washington (37:00) and LSU (39:45) followed by questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail that focus on the Choke at Doak (50:30), whether Dan Mullen’s staff changes will turn his tenure around and how long it takes for an average Power Five program to turnover its roster (58:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
College Football Playoff Rankings Instant Reaction: Oregon, Ohio State and Cincinnati move up while Georgia and Alabama hold at top spots
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the selection committee's rankings decisions. Reacting to the breaking news of the updated College Football Playoff rankings, the conversation between Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Danny Kanell touches on Michigan vs. Michigan State, whether Oklahoma has to win out to make the top four, if Alabama will hold at No. 2 until the SEC Championship Game, teams that got snubbed from the updated top 25 and much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
Upon Further Review: Shake ups at Florida and Washington, Nebraska bringing back Scott Frost, Texas Tech has a new head coach, more (11/08)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to news from the coaching carousel and offers rankings predictions. First, recapping a busy couple of days in Gainesville with Dan Mullen firing two assistants in the wake of the loss to South Carolina (1:45), breaking news that Nebraska is committed to bringing Scott Frost back in 2022 (10:16), the hire of Joey McGuire at Texas Tech (17:33) and what to make of Jimmy Lake’s one-game suspension at Washington (25:10). Then, Upon Further Review looks at Bo Nix (35:05), Miami (36:26), Ohio State’s offense (39:00) and whether Georgia has benefited from a weaker schedule (42:00). Finally, predictions for Tuesday’s College Football Playoff rankings release (45:55) and best bets for mid-week college football in MAC Locks (53:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 08, 2021
Week 10 Instant Reaction: Michigan State falls, Alabama and Cincinnati struggle, more (11/07)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses how the rankings will change after Week 10 in college football. First what to make of Alabama after its narrow win against LSU (1:07) and predictions for the new College Football Playoff rankings (7:54). Then, takeaways from Purdue’s win against Michigan State (18:08), Baylor’s loss to TCU (22:20), North Carolina taking down Wake Forest (26:30) and Tennessee’s thriller win against Kentucky (30:55). Plus what’s next for Florida and Dan Mullen after a loss to South Carolina (39:45), Scott Frost and Nebraska after falling short against Ohio State (47:18) and thoughts on Oregon’s win against Washington (51:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 07, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Texas A&M-Auburn, Oregon-Washington and more Week 10 LOCKS (11/04)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 10 in college football. After a quick recap of last week’s action, the show gets started with a couple of locks and leans for the Thursday and Friday night games (7:51). Then our Saturday preview starts with breakdowns and picks for some of the big top 25 showdowns in Wake Forest-North Carolina (12:49), Ohio State-Nebraska (15:15), Auburn-Texas A&M (18:50), Oklahoma State-West Virginia (23:20), Alabama-LSU (25:50) and Oregon-Washington (27:41). After that the board opens up with picks against the spread or on the total for Kentucky-Tennessee (33:01), Michigan State-Purdue (37:00), Georgia-Missouri (41:20), NC State-Florida State (43:15), Baylor-TCU (48:52), Ole Miss-Liberty (50:45), Colorado State-Wyoming (54:00), Texas-Iowa State (56:09), Cincinnati-Tulsa (1:00:00), Wisconsin-Rutgers (1:01:02) and more. Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in the MoneyLines Sprinkles for Week 10 (1:03:46).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 04, 2021
Mailbag! Hot or not, debating best vs. most deserving for rankings, more (11/03)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on ranking teams and hot takes. First, analysis of Georgia Southern’s hire of Clay Helton to take over its football program (2:33) and a new spin on “Hot or Not” rating the heat of takes from around college football (11:00). Then it’s on to the Big Ole Bag of Mail with an appropriately-timed question on how teams are ranked — should it be the “best” teams or the most “most deserving” teams (27:25)? Plus, identifying candidates for a hypothetical Group of Five Heisman award (44:15), some love for Auburn (47:35) and a specific coaching decision question for late-game scenarios (53:20).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
College Football Playoff Rankings Instant Reaction: Alabama at No. 2, Cincinnati outside the top 4 and more (11/02)
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The Cover 3 crew picks the playoff rankings apart moments after the top 25 release. Join Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Danny Kanell as they break down Alabama getting No. 2 behind Georgia, Oregon's position against Ohio State, why the committee might have wanted Cincinnati to be outside the top four, the most overrated and underrated teams and much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
Upon Further Review: Gary Patterson out at TCU, rankings review, more (11/01)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the TCU job opening, the playoff rankings and more. First, addressing the news of the weekend with Gary Patterson and TCU parting ways, including the impact on Texas Tech’s coaching search and the state of the future Big 12 (1:30). Plus, a wild day in Gainesville for Dan Mullen (18:16) and some general coaching carousel expectations for the weeks ahead (25:00). Then, discussing some of our predictions on how the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings will compare to the updated AP Top 25 poll (35:00), highlights and thoughts from Saturday that didn’t make the instant reaction show in Upon Further Review (46:20) and a couple of picks against the spread for midweek MACtion in MAC LOCKS (57:25).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 01, 2021
Week 9 Instant Reaction: Michigan State's rivalry win, playoff rankings predictions, more (10/31)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Georgia, Michigan State, Ohio State and more from Week 9 in college football. The show beings with reaction to Ohio State’s win against Penn State (1:50) and then a deep dive on the many takeaways from Michigan State’s instant classic against Michigan (10:38) and predictions for what’s ahead from the first release from the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday (18:45). Then, thoughts on Oregon (27:53), Wake Forest (32:40), the crazy ending in Clemson-Florida State (38:16), Miami’s win over Pitt (44:06), whether Georgia has any weaknesses (50:36) and much more from Week 9.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 31, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Georgia-Florida, Michigan-Michigan State and more Week 9 LOCKS (10/28)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 9 in college football. After a quick recap of last week’s action (1:00) the rundown of Week 9 begins with a look at the Thursday and Friday games (8:13) and then the big game spotlight with Michigan-Michigan State (10:11), Iowa-Wisconsin (13:08), Georgia-Florida (18:36) and Ohio State-Penn State (23:12). Then, dialing up LOCKS for Bowling Green-Buffalo (31:52), Clemson-Florida State (32:45), Maryland-Indiana (36:33), Notre Dame-North Carolina (38:16), BYU-Virginia (42:33), Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech (44:35) and NC State-Louisville (46:00). Plus, roll call of additional Big Ten Unders (48:22), an Ole Miss-Auburn play from The Dentist (55:00) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:08:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 28, 2021
Cover 3 October Awards: Highlighting best players, coaches, games and more (10/27)
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The Cover 3 crew highlights the best players, teams and games from October. The proceedings get started with the Cover 3 Player of the Month Award (2:15), highlighting performances from Caleb Williams, CJ Stroud Chase Brown more before picking a winner and moving on to the Cover 3 Coach of the Month (10:10), with plenty of great nominations that include programs that have overcome adversity and also been involved with the biggest results of October. Then it’s on to team of the month (16:00) and game of the month (25:45), with a couple headliners competing but only one game that connects in a special way with the Cover 3 family. Plus, the Big Ol Bag of Mail discusses Brennan Armstrong’s Heisman chances (44:00) and what it would take for Pitt to make the College Football Playoff (50:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 27, 2021
Upon Further Review: Texas Tech fires Matt Wells, Oklahoma sliding in the rankings, more (10/25)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the coaching carousel and Week 8 takeaways. First, addressing the breaking news of the day as Texas Tech will be in the market for a new coach after parting ways with Matt Wells (1:00) and more coaching carousel thoughts that include Justin Fuente's future at Virginia Tech (14:36). Then its on to AP vs. Coaches with a spotlight on Auburn (24:00), Oklahoma (26:30), Pitt (32:30) and Baylor (39:30). Finally, Upon Further Review spotlights poor coaching in crunch time at Colorado State (42:50), taunting rules (46:07), Oregon State's shot at a Pac-12 title (48:20) and whether Clemson has a quarterback controversy (52:20). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 25, 2021
Week 8 Instant Reaction: NINE overtimes in Penn state’s upset loss, top teams struggle in wins, more (10/24)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps the changes in the rankings after Week 8 results in college football. Topics include Illinois' historic nine overtime win against Penn State (2:30), Alabama's slow start against Tennessee (12:35), Ohio State cruising (20:45), Oklahoma's scare at Kansas (29:01), Pitt's win against Clemson and Wake Forest's 70-burger at Army (40:39), Cincinnati's struggles against Navy (49:18), shout-outs for Ole Miss, Northern Illinois, Oregon and UTSA (50:38) plus much more from our observations of a crazy week in college football. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 24, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Ole Miss-LSU, Notre Dame-USC and more Week 8 LOCKS (10/21)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 8 in college football. After a quick recap of last week’s action (1:00), the show gets rolling with early bird picks for the weeknight action on Thursday (7:34) and Friday (9:37). Then, game previews and picks for Saturday include Ole Miss-LSU (11:08), Oklahoma State-Iowa State (16:35), Notre Dame-USC (20:00), Maryland-Minnesota (25:30), Pitt-Clemson (26:48), Wake Forest-Army (30:43), Colorado-Cal (34:38), Air Force-San Diego State (43:00), UCLA-Oregon (45:06), Oklahoma-Kansas (47:21), Michigan-Northwestern (49:51), Alabama-Tennessee (51:00), Virginia Tech-Syracuse (53:30), Florida State-UMass (55:30), Cincinnati-Navy (59:37) and the underdogs to pick straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:04:10). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 21, 2021
Mailbag! Candidates for Washington State, potential James Franklin replacements at Penn State, more (10/20)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on the coaching carousel. First, with some Wednesday #FunBelt action coming up the show starts with a preview and picks for Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State (2:15) before updating the latest on Washington State’s decision to fire Nick Rolovich (11:20) and the American Athletic Conference expanding with schools from Conference USA (23:50). Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, with questions about potential replacements for James Franklin at Penn State if he were to leave (31:15), whether Purdue’s defense is underrated (39:30) and the prospects of a Heisman Trophy for defensive players (46:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 20, 2021
Upon Further Review: LSU candidates, who deserves the No. 2 rankings? (10/18)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the LSU job opening, college football rankings and more. First, advancing the discussion of LSU’s agreement to split with Ed Orgeron after the season with an eye on candidates for the job and a potential timeline for the decision (1:20). Then the rankings review of AP vs. Coaches takes a look at the battle for No. 2 between Cincinnati and Oklahoma (23:56), Coastal Carolina (27:53), SMU (34:18) and Auburn (39:00). Plus, Utah looks like the best team in the Pac-12 (45:04), teams with the best postgame win expectancy numbers (48:00), whether the hottest seat in the SEC is now Dan Mullen’s (50:18) and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 18, 2021
🚨 Emergency Podcast: LSU, Ed Orgeron agree to part ways after 2021 season (10/17) 🚨
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to the breaking news of LSU and Orgeron’s split. Tom Fornelli and Chip Patterson react to the news dropping the day after LSU’s win against Florida, look ahead to potential list of candidates that athletic director Scott Woodward might target and compare the LSU job to USC now that both positions are officially open for 2022.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 17, 2021
Week 7 Instant Reaction: Crazy Ole Miss-Tennessee finish, Iowa falls, more (10/17)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps a wild Week 7 in college football. The conversation goes live right as the wild conclusion of Ole Miss and Tennessee wraps up in all its bottle-tossing glory, but the show begins with talk on Iowa, Oklahoma State and Baylor (1:10) before moving on to the Caleb Williams era at Oklahoma (8:01). Then, Purdue upsets Iowa (14:08), Auburn takes down Arkansas (24:03), the actual end of Ole Miss-Tennessee brings up a discussion of SEC officiating (32:08), Kentucky covering against Georgia (34:30), Florida falling short at LSU (37:01), Cincinnati staying perfect (44:50), UTEP bowl eligible (50:38) and more takeaways from the week (52:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 17, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Georgia-Kentucky, Oklahoma-TCU and more Week 7 LOCKS (10/14)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 7 in college football. After a quick review of last week’s results (1:00) the picks get rolling with plays from Thursday and Fright night including thoughts on Clemson’s return to action at Syracuse (7:54). Then it’s on to Saturday’s headliners with game breakdowns, previews and picks for Auburn-Arkansas (14:54), Georgia-Kentucky (17:22) and TCU-Oklahoma (21:03). Other best bets for Week 7 include Texas-Oklahoma State (29:59), Iowa-Purdue (39:17), Ole Miss-Tennessee (42:00), Northwestern-Rutgers (47:02), Florida-LSU (50:00), Alabama-Mississippi State (51:50), Wisconsin-Army (54:15), Baylor-BYU (56:30), Arizona State-Utah (58:14), NC State-Boston College (59:40), North Carolina-Miami (1:01:20), South Carolina-Vanderbilt (1:03:30), Michigan State-Indiana (1:06:08) and the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:09:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 14, 2021
Mailbag! The best player at each position, why QB play has regressed, more (10/13)
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The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on awards, the SEC, Big Ten, Oregon and more. First, a quick recap of Louisiana’s win over Appalachian State in Tuesday night Fun Belt action (1:30) and then it’s on to opening the Big Ol Bag of Mail with some explanations as to why quarterback play has seemingly regressed in 2021 (5:00) and a college basketball-style breakdown of a SEC West-Big Ten East division challenge (17:00). Next, a detailed breakdown of the frontrunners for the individual awards in college football by naming the best players at each position (26:00) and a question regarding Mario Cristobal’s fit and future with Oregon (51:35).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
Upon Further Review: Jimbo vs. Saban, rankings bias, College Football Playoff outlook, more (10/11)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses Alabama, Georgia, Iowa and more takeaways from the weekend. First, updating our Instant Reaction takes from Alabama and Texas A&M with further notes on how Jimbo Fisher fared compared to his former boss Nick Saban (4:30). Then it’s on to looking at the rankings, with thoughts on Alabama (17:31), Arkansas (20:05), Arizona State and Notre Dame (23:17), Coastal Carolina (27:00), Florida and Kentucky (31:05). Plus, what conference has the best chance to get two teams in the College Football Playoff (37:56), how Georgia might handle its quarterback situation moving forward (45:30) and why to buy stock in Utah still being in the Pac-12 title race (52:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 11, 2021
Week 6 Instant Reaction: Alabama falls, Oklahoma’s epic comeback vs. Texas, Iowa’s top-five win and more (10/10)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps the biggest results in college football. The SEC on CBS doubleheader delivered in primetime with Alabama losing on the road at Texas A&M after Georgia made its case for No. 1 on the field in a win at Auburn, and the Tide’s defeat kicks off the conversation of the biggest results in Week 6 (2:00). Then, after hitting on Kentucky’s win against LSU (16:00) the attention pivots to Oklahoma’s epic comeback win against Texas in Dallas (21:00) and resetting the Heisman Trophy conversation (30:00). Plus, Iowa’s clear path to the Big Ten Championship Game after beating Penn State and more fallout from Saturday’s top-five clash in the Big Ten (40:00), some late-game thrillers in the ACC with Wake Forest over Syracuse and Notre Dame over Virginia Tech (48:00), Michigan outlasting Nebraska on the road in Lincoln (55:45) and much more from Saturday’s action in college football.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 10, 2021
College football betting picks: Best bets for Iowa-Penn State, Oklahoma-Texas and more Week 6 LOCKS (10/07)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their locks for Week 6 in college football. After a review of last week’s results. (1:30) the picks get rolling with selections from the Thursday and Friday night slates (7:46). Then, game breakdowns, picks and previews for Saturday include Oklahoma-Texas (14:00), Georgia-Auburn (19:50), Iowa-Penn State (23:30), Alabama-Texas A&M (27:15), Nebraska-Michigan (39:00), Bowling Green-Akron (44:00), Louisville-Virginia (47:00), Ole Miss-Arkansas (49:00), Western Kentucky-UTSA (54:00), San Jose State-Colorado State (1:01:30) and many more. Plus, the underdogs to take straight up in MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:08:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 07, 2021
Potential conference championship and College Football Playoff path for top contenders (10/06)
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The Cover 3 crew updates 2021 fantasy league standings and re-grades the preseason draft. With five weeks in the books on the 2021 college football season, it’s time to review the 10-team squads assembled in the Cover 3 Fantasy Draft before the year. With bonus points awarded at the end of the year for making a bowl, winning a conference, making the College Football Playoff and more, the draft is reviewed with an eye on the future and teams most likely to cash in on those bonuses. The conversation starts with a show bet on whether both Alabama and Georgia will finish the year in the SEC Championship Game a combined 24-0 (3:30) before moving to the opposite end of the spectrum, with Clemson and Wisconsin falling short of expectations that had them both picked in the first two rounds (13:00). Then, judging Oregon’s playoff chances given its great win and one loss through five weeks (28:35), whether Ohio State or Georgia is more likely to win the national championship (37:20), what it would take for Cincinnati to make the playoff and much more (43:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
Upon Further Review: Ranking Kentucky, Arkansas and Arizona State, Coaches Under Pressure, more (10/04)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses the new AP poll, coaches on the hot seat and more. First, looking at how the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll differentiate on the rankings of Kentucky, Arkansas and Arizona State (3:30). Then, Upon Further Review looks back at some games and results that went under the radar on Saturday, including Spencer Rattler’s performance in leading Oklahoma to a win over Kansas State (22:00). Finally, Ed Orgeron, Manny Diaz and Justin Fuente are among the coaches under pressure with key games ahead in the month of October (40:10).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 04, 2021
Week 5 Instant Reaction: Alabama or Georgia for No. 1, Oregon and Florida lose, Cincinnati playoff worthy? (10/03)
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The Cover 3 crew has a recap for all the biggest games in college football. First, after both teams notched dominant wins against top-12 SEC foes the group debates Alabama vs. Georgia as the best team in the country (1:00) and where Florida sits in comparison to the league’s top tier after losing at Kentucky (9:38). Then, looking at the fallout from Cincinnati’s win at Notre Dame from the Bearcats’ perspective and their playoff hopes (15:34), the many factors going into Oregon’s loss at Stanford (24:22), an impressive win for Tennessee (34:00) and reassessing the SEC West after Texas A&M’s home loss to Mississippi State (38:00). Plus, Iowa showed out on Friday night ahead of a huge meeting with Penn State (46:31), live reaction to Bo Nix leading Auburn to a win against LSU in Baton Rouge (47:29), what went wrong for Miami on Thursday night (49:40) and much more from Week 5.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 03, 2021
College football betting picks: Alabama-Ole Miss, UGA-Arkansas, Cincinnati-Notre Dame and more Week 5 locks (09/30)
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The Cover 3 crew offers best bets for Week 5 in college football. After a quick recap of last week (1:00) and thoughts on the Thursday and Friday night action (8:00), the game breakdowns and picks for Saturday start with Georgia hosting Arkansas (16:40) and Cincinnati traveling to Notre Dame (20:40). Then, several different ways to play the SEC on CBS Game of the Week between Alabama and Ole Miss (25:20), the best angles for Florida-Kentucky and Clemson-Boston College (31:00), Oregon-Stanford (35:40), Wisconsin-Michigan (42:35) and UCLA-Arizona State (49:00). Plus, picks for Auburn-LSU (54:15), Oklahoma-Kansas State (57:35), Oklahoma State-Baylor (59:20), Washington-Oregon State (1:02:50), Pitt-Georgia Tech (1:04:02), Ohio State-Rutgers (1:07:21) and underdogs to take straight up in the MoneyLine Sprinkles for Week 5 (1:16:21).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 30, 2021
September Superlatives! Awards for Team, Player, Coach and Game of the Month (09/29)
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The Cover 3 Podcast highlights the best of college football in September. First, deciding a winner between Arkansas and Penn State as team of the month after both have logged notable ranked wins (2:00) then turning the attention to individuals where players like Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett, Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral and Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker III are in the running for best player (12:50). There’s several great nominations of note for Coach of the Month even beyond the head coaches of September’s best teams (27:00) and our rundown of the best games finishes with crowning a heroic late night performance with the Game of the Month winner (40:42).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 29, 2021
Upon Further Review: Should Clemson be ranked, strange coaching decisions, more (09/27)
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The Cover 3 crew talks college football headlines including injuries at Clemson. First, addressing the coach firing over the weekend as Georgia Southern decided to move on from Chad Lunsford (1:50) and updating the status of two major injuries at Clemson before getting into the latest AP poll with the debate of whether the Tigers should be ranked in the top 25 (10:22). Then, playing “Penn State or Oklahoma” (30:15) and dissecting some curious coaching decisions at WKU, Colorado and Illinois (35:15). Plus, Shawn Elliott takes on SEC officials (34:48), who’s to blame for Auburn’s offensive struggles (47:30) and more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
Week 4 College Football Recap: Clemson loss, Arkansas topples Texas A&M, North Carolina upset, Top 25 rankings, and more! (9/26)
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The Cover 3 crew is here to get you caught up on all the action from Week 4 of the college football season. Oklahoma survives a scare at home against West Virginia. YESSIR! Arkansas shows it's forreal in win against Texas A&M. Is it time to believe in the Georgia Bulldogs? What to make of the Notre Dame win over Wisconsin. Let's evaluate all of the Big 12 and the Big Ten West. THE DINO DROP! You can catch all that and more! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 26, 2021
College football betting picks: Wisconsin-Notre Dame, Texas A&M-Arkansas and more Week 4 Locks (09/23)
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The Cover 3 crew offers best bets for Week 4 in college football. After getting started with plays from the Thursday and Friday slate (8:00) the debates begin with two of the biggest games of the weekend as Wisconsin and Notre Dame face off in Chicago (11:15) and Texas A&M battles Arkansas in Dallas for the SEC on CBS Game of the Week (15:10). Then, game breakdowns and picks for Week 4 include Clemson-NC State (20:52), Oklahoma-West Virginia (25:20), Boise State-Utah State (28:13), Stanford-UCLA (30:40), Texas-Texas Tech (38:40), Florida-Tennessee (44:10), Washington-Cal (52:25), North Carolina-Georgia Tech (56:30), Michigan State-Nebraska (1:01:47), Iowa State-Baylor (1:04:55), the underdogs to take straight up in Moneyline Sprinkles (1:13:40) and many, many more picks from Saturday’s slate.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
Mailbag! How coaches handle job rumors, USC’s QB battle, more (09/22)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses QB injuries at USC and Ohio State and the coaching carousel. First, reaction to the news that Mr. 15-for-15 in the spring game Charlie Brewer is leaving Utah after three games (1:15), the latest on USC’s QB competition between Kedon Slovis and Jaxson Dart (7:50) and how Ryan Day might handle his quarterbacks with the heavily-favored Buckeyes hosting Akron in Week 4 (14:45). Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail with not one but two questions about Purdue and Nebraska (31:30), the ways coaches handle midseason job rumors with an opening like USC (38:00) and which top team has the best chance to fix its flaws before the College Football Playoff (45:15).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
Upon Further Review: Can Clemson, Ohio State and Oklahoma get right? (09/20)
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The Cover 3 crew hits the biggest headlines and storylines in college football. First, with Oklahoma, Clemson and Ohio State all dropping in the polls after wins, which of these College Football Playoff powers is most likely to turn things around and finish the year in line with preseason expectations (1:30)? Then, the short list of national championship contenders outside the usual suspects (17:00), an update on the latest with Florida State (27:53), a QB change at USC (35:00), tackling issues in the state of Florida (42:49), the legend that is Fresno State QB Jake Haener (43:57), playoff cases for BYU and Cincinnati (46:00) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
Week 3 Instant Reaction: Who is good? Alabama, Oklahoma, Clemson survive tests while Penn State shines (09/19)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down the best of college football action in Week 3. First, moments after the final we’re breaking down Penn State’s win against Auburn in Happy Valley (1:30), a rough day for SEC officials (10:20) and Alabama outlasting Florida’s late push in The Swamp (15:23). Then, trying to figure out what’s wrong with Clemson’s offense (23:45), Ohio State’s defense (29:45) and Oklahoma’s inability to blow out FBS foes (33:35). Plus, judging Cincinnati after its win at Indiana (37:30), Notre Dame’s win against Purdue (41:45), a surging Michigan and Michigan State (45:30) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 19, 2021
College football betting picks: Alabama-Florida, Penn State-Auburn and more Week 3 Locks (09/16)
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The Cover 3 crew offers best bets for Week 3 in college football. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Miami-Michigan State (6:30), Penn State-Auburn (13:20), Alabama-Florida (19:20), Arkansas-Georgia Southern (23:30), Ohio State-Tulsa (26:00), Notre Dame-Purdue (29:00), Stanford-Vanderbilt (34:30), Minnesota-Colorado (42:00), Army-UConn (46:30), Wyoming-Ball State (48:15), Mississippi State-Memphis (50:55), Arizona State-BYU (55:00), North Carolina-Virginia (1:00:00), Cincinnati-Indiana (1:08:00), Utah-San Diego State (1:13:20) and much more plus the underdogs to take straight up in Week 3 with the MoneyLine Sprinkles (1:18:17).   Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
What we got right and wrong about Ohio State, Auburn, Iowa State and more (09/15)
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The Cover 3 crew evaluates win totals Locks through two weeks of college football. First, questioning the confidence level in the preseason optimism shared for NC State, Vanderbilt and Illinois (3:30) before taking the conversation into some more specific picks like the win total under for Auburn (11:45) and the low-total plays on Bowling Green and Kansas (14:30). Then, whether Miami will hit 10 wins after losing to Alabama and struggling with Appalachian State (17:30), the Crimson Tide’s path to 12-0 (23:30) and looking at Ohio State’s shortcomings with no losses left in order to push at 11-1 (32:15). Plus, Iowa State’s big flaw (43:00) and a roundtable look at candidates to replace Clay Helton at USC (51:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
🚨 BREAKING NEWS: USC fires Clay Helton (9/13)
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Bud Elliott breaks down the breaking news that Clay Helton has been fired by USC. Helton is 19-14 in his past 33 games with the Trojans. What went wrong for Helton at USC? Who could be the next head coach? Bud throws together a list of names that could be next up for the USC Trojans. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Upon Further Review: AP vs. Coaches Top 25, Week 3 storylines, more (09/13)
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The Cover 3 crew breaks down college football rankings and looks ahead to Week 3. First, breaking down the new college football rankings with team-by-team comparisons in their AP Top 25 vs. Coaches Poll rankings with Texas A&M (10:05), Ohio State (14:30), Penn State (22:35), Florida (25:00) an Notre Dame (30:00). Then, Upon Further Review allows for final thoughts and takes from Week 2 (33:30) before turning the page to Week 3 storylines, starting with Penn State hosting Auburn (40:11). Plus, Cincinnati has a Power Five challenge at Indiana (46:00), Texas has a new starting QB (48:16), notable injuries from around college football (52:08) and much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Week 2 Instant Reaction: Texas isn’t back, Oregon upsets Ohio State, QB injuries, more (09/12)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps Oregon and Iowa’s big wins plus more from Week 2 in college football. First, the big takeaways from Ohio State’s home loss to Oregon (1:35) and Iowa rolling over Iowa State (13:10). Then, Texas falls short in an opportunity at Arkansas (18:20), Florida State loses in the final moments to Jacksonville State (21:40) and a recap of SEC action (29:30). Plus, Pac-12 struggles outside of Oregon (39:00), Notre Dame’s close call with Toledo (44:15), more ACC struggles including NC State’s loss at Mississippi State (47:10), SEC West power rankings (55:30) and more takeaways from Week 2.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 12, 2021
🚨BREAKING NEWS: Big 12 announces expansion: BYU, UCF, Cincinnati, Houston (9/10)
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Big 12 has announced its four new schools after the departures of Oklahoma and Texas: Houston, Cincinnati, BYU, and UCF. The Cover 3 crew is here to break down what this all means. SUBSCRIBE TO Cover 3 on YouTube: https://youtube.com/Cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @BudElliott3, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
College football betting picks: Week 2 Locks (09/09)
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The Cover 3 crew offers best bets for Week 2 in college football. Game breakdowns, previews and picks included for Michigan hosting Washington under the lights in the Big House (7:42), a top-10 battle between Iowa State and Iowa (13:45), Miami looking to rebound against Appalachian State (20:00), the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy battle between Air Force and Navy (24:10), NC State’s visit to Starkville to play Mississippi State (30:00) and a Cover 3 family house divided situation with Penn State and Ball State (33:15). Plus, Cal-TCU (38:50), Virginia-Illinois (40:10), Oklahoma State-Tulsa (42:30), Texas-Arkansas (47:10), the headline game of the weekend in Ohio State-Oregon (51:33) and much more including our MoneyLine Sprinkles for Week 2.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
Mailbag! Top 5 SEC quarterbacks, ways to fix targeting, more (09/08)
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The Cover 3 talks top 25 rankings and answers listener questions on Notre Dame and SEC QBs. First, what’s the best path forward for UConn football after moving on from Randy Edsall (2:30) and reaction to the new AP Top 25 poll that includes notes on UCLA, Indiana and the jockeying among top five teams (10:00). Then it’s on to the Big Ol’ Bag Of Mail with listener questions on Brian Kelly’s quarterback development (15:15), ranking the top five SEC quarterbacks (20:20) and a bigger discussion on how targeting can be addressed in a way that helps the sport (30:30). Finally, who is the most important figure in the Alabama football program right now NOT named Nick Saban (49:30).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
Notre Dame-Florida State takeaways, ACC's tough Week 1, should Big 12 add even more teams? (09/06)
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The Cover 3 crew discusses FSU's big performance in a loss and more Week 2 headlines. First, with the live episode recording on Monday afternoon we open with last-minute thoughts on Ole Miss-Louisville and whether Lane Kiffin's absence impacts our expectations (01:30), Then, takeaways from Notre Dame surviving Florida State (8:37), how the ACC bounces back from its losses in Week 1 (26:18) and how when you play impacts how the game is discussed for the big national TV windows (34:18). Then, thoughts on the Big 12's seemingly imminent expansion moves (38:06), key injury updates Alabama, Michigan and Minnesota (46:22) and live audience questions including a value Heisman Trophy pick, Cal's future after losing to Nevada and Iowa State's struggles against Northern Iowa (52:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
Week 1 Instant Reaction: Alabama shines, Georgia tops Clemson, upsets galore (09/05)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps the best of Week 1 on Saturday night in college football. First, how Georgia’s defense dominated against Clemson and what needs to improve for both teams moving forward (2:30). Then, Penn State picks up a much-needed win at Wisconsin (12:30), UCLA handles LSU (21:40), Oklahoma survives a scare from Tulane (25:40) and FCS schools are one of the weekends biggest winners thanks to a handful of upsets (28:00). Then, what Virginia Tech revealed about North Carolina in its Friday night win (35:00), Bryce Young answering concerns in Alabama’s romp of Miami (43:00), lessons from the week in Big Ten action (59:00) and much, much more.  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 05, 2021
College football betting picks: Week 1 Locks (09/02)
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The Cover 3 crew locks up their favorite plays for Week 1. The show begins with the Thursday action first for the early birds with plays on NC State-USF, UCF-Boise State and Ohio State-Minnesota (6:30). Then it’s on to the weekend action with Northwestern Michigan State (21:00), Alabama-Miami (24:00), North Carolina-Virginia Tech (28:30), Ole Miss-Louisville (35:50), Illinois-UTSA (40:30), Clemson-Georgia (47:30) and Florida State-Notre Dame (53:30) among the highlights from 36 combined against the spread or over-under selections. Plus, Moneyline Sprinkles focuses on two Power Five non-conference showdowns and two conference openers from Week 1 (1:12:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
Teams with most to gain -- or lose -- in Week 1, CFP and title picks (09/01)
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The Cover 3 crew makes their official playoff picks for 2021. The conversation opens with looking for spots in the Week 1 slate where teams have a lot to gain or lose based on the result, starting with North Carolina’s ACC title chances being on the line at Virginia Tech on Friday night (2:30). Then, what a win at Wisconsin would mean for Penn State (6:20), the springboard opportunity for UCLA hosting LSU (10:00), the long shot chances for Miami (17:45) and bowl hopes on the line for both West Virginia and Maryland (22:00). Plus, putting our official predictions on the record with our College Football Playoff and National Championship picks for the 2021 season (37:45).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
QB battle updates from Texas, Oregon and more Monday takeaways (08/30)
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The Cover 3 crew reacts to Week 1 depth charts and the latest CFB news. First, what Hudson Card beating out Casey Thompson says about Texas’ offense and what Steve Sarkisian has in mind for the opening weeks of the season (2:30). Then the quarterback discussion moves on to Oregon tabbing Anthony Brown, Tennessee going with Joe Milton and Florida State naming both McKenzie Milton and Jordan Travis as co-starters. Plus, a Scott Frost quote that reveals plenty about the state of Nebraska football (17:45), the strange story of an aggressively scheduled high school football season (37:30) and the best weeknight games in Week 1 (44:50).    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
Week 0 Instant Reaction: Scott Frost hot seat, UCLA impresses and more (08/28)
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The Cover 3 crew recaps the biggest headlines from Saturday in college football. Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott discuss Illinois’ impressive win against Nebraska at home, what UCLA showed in its early-game efforts against Hawaii and what to take away from all the Week 0 games as we look ahead to the first big weekend of college football action. Topics include Scott Frost’s hot seat, realistic expectations for the Fighting Illini under Bret Bielema and whether UCLA has answered all of the concerns regarding whether or not it’s going to be a breakthrough team in 2021.    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 29, 2021
College football betting picks: Week 0 Locks (08/26)
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The Cover 3 crew locks up their favorite plays for Week 0. First, two Lock Fights highlight the breakdown for Nebraska-Illinois with opposite bets on both the side and the total (4:15). Then, what to expect from a UConn team that didn’t play in 2020 as it travels to Fresno State (12:17), what Chip Kelly’s non-conference record against the spread should tell us about UCLA-Hawaii (21:26) and whether a rivalry trend will continue along I-10 between UTEP and New Mexico State (27:00). Plus, Locks for San Jose State and Southern Utah in the night cap and Moneyline Sprinkles for Week 0 (33:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 26, 2021
2021 Cover 3 Fantasy Draft (08/25)
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The Cover 3 crew drafts college football teams for the 2021 season. The draft begins with a run on the popular picks for the College Football Playoff and national championship (2:40) but then the unique roster qualifications kick in with a run on the Sun Belt in the third round (5:50). Listen in as the crew debates how best to fill out their roster with one team from every Power Five conference, three Group of Five squads and two wild cards, including a surprising order for the non-Oregon Pac-12 teams (11:20) and a couple of SEC wild card selections in the final three rounds (16:40). Then, analysis and grades for everyone’s draft (26:30) and quarterback news from Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Syracuse (31:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
Week Zero Storylines, impact of the ACC-B1G-Pac-12 alliance (08/23)
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The Cover 3 crew looks ahead to the first weekend of college football! We open the show with a breakdown of the storylines surrounding the Week Zero games, with a specific focus on Nebraska, Illinois and UCLA (2:00). Then it’s on to big-picture topics with an attempt to define our expectations for the reported alliance between the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 (13:00). Plus, Ohio State ends its quarterback battle while Texas and others have yet to name a starter (27:00) and recapping a big weekend from the recruiting trail (38:00).  Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
2021 Win Totals Locks: College Football Picks and Predictions (08/19)
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The Cover 3 crew shares their best bets for 2021 win totals in college football. It’s a loaded show with multiple agreements, unity and even a couple of Lock Infinity selections and Lock Fights. Teams discussed with picks and predictions on the regular season win total include Miami (4:00), Illinois (7:00), NC State (9:20), BYU (11:30), Michigan (13:20), Ohio State (15:00), Auburn (17:00), Alabama (18:30), Florida (21:00), Kansas State (22:30), Iowa State (24:40), Iowa (26:30), Kansas (28:00), Louisiana (32:40), Northwestern (34:30), Oregon (37:00), Nebraska (39:20), Boston College (43:50), North Carolina (46:00) and Mississippi State (48:20).    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
2021 College Football Win Totals: SEC West (08/18)
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The Cover 3 makes picks and predictions for Alabama, LSU, Texas A&M and more. First, instant reaction to breaking news that Nebraska is under investigation by the NCAA, including what it means for Scott Frost and expectations for 2021 (1:45). Then it’s on to the win totals for the SEC West, leading with Alabama’s quest for another undefeated regular season (10:30) and questions about how Texas A&M will look on offense (18:30). Plus, LSU looks to rebound (31:00), Ole Miss hopes to ride its high-powered offense to a top 25 finish (41:15), year one with Bryan Harsin at Auburn (48:20) and win totals picks for Mississippi State (54:00) and Arkansas (58:45).    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
Camp Buzz: Notre Dame, Oregon, LSU, Alabama, more (08/17)
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