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

By The Athletic

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Football

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 345
Reviews: 3


 Jun 4, 2019

College Football Fan
 May 16, 2019
Great source to keep current on what is going on in college football.


 Mar 22, 2019

Description

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

Episode Date
Georgia wins the National Championship, early top 25 & playoff expansion
2091
Stew is in Indy for the National Championship and Bruce is in San Antonio for the coaches convention. The guys get together after the final whistle to discuss their postgame takeaways. Georgia's defense stepped up in a big way and dominated like they have for most of the season. Former walk on QB Stetson Bennett did what no other UGA QB could since 1980: win a title. Bennett has a 6th year of eligibility remaining for next year. Will he be back or ride off into the sunset? Plus, Stew's early top 25 for next season and a playoff expansion update.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2022
National title scouting report, Harbaugh to the NFL & QB Caleb Williams in the portal
3449
Stew and Bruce do a scouting report on the National Championship game. Why will this Alabama vs. Georgia match up look different than what we saw last month? Bruce reported earlier this week that Jim Harbaugh could potentially make the jump back to the NFL. The Bears, Raiders and Panthers could be open as soon as Monday. Oklahoma QB Caleb Williams announced he is entering the transfer portal but left the door open for a return to the Sooners. Is this the first public NIL bidding war? Playoff expansion meetings will continue this weekend in Indianapolis. Will there be any major news? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
Bowl season peaks on New Year's Day with Rose Bowl shootout + playoff blowouts
3099
Welcome to 2022! Stew and Bruce recap bowl season. The Rose Bowl delivered and the semi-finals were blowouts over the holiday weekend. Kirk Herbstreit stuck his foot in his mouth on the set of College Gameday talking about players who opted out. The narrative has become how to fix college football's postseason. Plus, the guys give shoutouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2022
Tom Rinaldi on John Madden + CFB Playoff preview & the SEC's 0-4 start
3542
Stew and Bruce welcome Tom Rinaldi to the show to discuss his documentary "All Madden" which was released on Christmas just 3 days before the unexpected death of the legendary football icon. The SEC has started bowl season 0-4. Does it mean anything? The guys preview and predict Friday's national semi-final games. Can Michigan upset Georgia in the Orange Bowl? Does Cincinnati have a chance vs. Alabama?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2021
Bowl season underway + Utah WR Britain Covey is Rose Bowl bound
2713
Stew and Bruce check in on Christmas week with an update on bowl season, QBs in the transfer portal and other news and notes around the sport of college football. Utah WR Britain Covey joins the show to discuss the Utes' trip to the Rose Bowl, his six-year career in Salt Lake City and how the sport has changed during his time playing for Coach Kyle Whittingham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2021
Notre Dame HC Marcus Freeman, Urban Meyer fired & National Signing Day
3343
Notre Dame Head Coach Marcus Freeman joins the show to discuss his first recruiting class as Notre Dame Head Coach. Urban Meyer was officially fired around midnight ET on Wednesday night. Will he end up back in college football? Deion Sanders flipped the #1 recruit in the country from Florida State to Jackson State in what was one of the most surprising twists in the history of National Signing Day. Texas A&M and Jimbo Fisher land the #1 class in the country. Will the Aggies will the title in the next three years? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2021
Playoff expansion update, Miami hits the reset button & mailbag!
2997
Stew chats with Bruce about his trip to Vegas where power brokers in the sport continued their discussion about potential expansion to the college football playoff. The guys grade this year's (still ongoing) coaching carousel and take a fun look back at Stew's coaching hiring grades 10 years ago that were pretty spot on. Plus, mailbag questions about the early signing period, the benefits of being an independent program and the new recruiting landscape in Florida with Mario Cristobal in Miami and Billy Napier in Gainesville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2021
Championship weekend, CFB playoff, bowl season & coaching carousel
2898
Alabama upsets Georgia in the SEC Championship. Bryce Young had all the time in the world vs. the Dawgs d-line. The consolation prize for UGA is a date with Michigan in the Orange Bowl, a CFP semi-final. Michigan dominated Iowa in the Big Ten title. The Big 12 title game came down to inches and Baylor prevailed thanks to a goal line stand. Cincinnati is the first group of five program to make the college football playoff. Utah is in the Rose Bowl. Stew picks his favorite bowl games of the entire slate. Bruce updates the coaching carousel  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2021
Coaching carousel update, playoff expansion stalemate and conference titles
2828
Stew and Bruce look back at the last week and try to put it into perspective. An avalanche of bombshell news reports turned the sport upside down. Marcus Freeman has officially been promoted to Notre Dame head coach. Oklahoma is still searching for a Lincoln RIley replacement. Will Matt Campbell end up staying at Iowa State? Playoff expansion discussions have hit a stalemate. Plus, conference championship games will be played all weekend. Which games are the most intriguing?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2021
Brian Kelly leaves Notre Dame for LSU and Lincoln Riley's introductory press conference at USC
3041
News broke Monday night that Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame for LSU. Stew and Bruce react to the news and discuss the details. Who made the better hire, USC or LSU? The coaching carousel is spinning out of control and Stew thinks it doesn't reflect well on the sport. Bruce gives his shortlist of 3 candidates who could get the Notre Dame job: Matt Campbell, Luke Fickell & Marcus Freeman. Plus, thoughts on Lincoln Riley's introductory press conference at USC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2021
Lincoln Riley leaves Oklahoma for USC & an epic rivalry weekend
3542
Stew and Bruce discuss the bombshell report that Oklahoma Head Coach Lincoln Riley is leaving for USC. It's a story that has sent shockwaves across the whole sport. Rivalry weekend represented everything college football should be about. The Game, the Iron Bowl and Bedlam were three of the best games of the season. Plus, who is going to take the LSU job? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2021
Cincy at #4, coaching carousel & mailbag
3104
Stew and Bruce start the show by paying tribute to longtime Alabama beat writer Cecil Hurt who died on Tuesday. Would 13-0 Cincinnati or 12-1 Oklahoma State make the playoff as the 4th seed? Bruce gives his insider information on all the job openings in CFB right now including LSU, Florida, Virginia Tech, TCU, Washington. What jobs could come open after this weekend? Miami is the shortlist because the 'Canes have a new AD. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2021
CFP race + Florida fires Dan Mullen
3048
Stew and Bruce recap the weekend in college football. Stew was in Columbus to see Ohio State destroy Michigan State. Oregon falls out of the college football playoff race after a blowout loss to Utah. One-loss Oklahoma State is lurking as a playoff dark horse. Undefeated Cincinnati impresses with a 48-14 win vs. SMU. Bruce covered UCLA's 62-33 win vs. a USC program he couldn't even recognize. BREAKING during the pod: Florida fires Dan Mullen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2021
Special Guest: New UConn HC Jim Mora + mailbag
3808
Stew and Bruce discuss the CFP rankings and Matt Campbell's controversial comments this week. The guys then welcome new UConn Head Coach Jim Mora to the show. The big question: why did you take the job? Mora says he plans to build the program and win. He wouldn't have taken the job if winning wasn't the goal. The transfer portal will be key to turning things around but you have to use it properly. Mora also talks about his time at UCLA and what drives him as a coach on the field and a man off of it. Plus, mailbag questions on Ohio State, the Pac-12 and the Virginia Tech job opening. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
No sport loves a trainwreck like college football
2577
Kansas upsets Texas in overtime. Florida gave up 42 points to Sanford...in the first half! Dan Mullen's seat is now scorching hot. No sport loves a trainwreck like college football. Oklahoma's undefeated season is done after a loss on the road to Baylor. Ole Miss looks like it might finish 10-2 in Lane Kiffin's 2nd year in Oxford. Could Kiffin jump to a bigger job in 2022? Mississippi State scored 40 unanswered points in an comeback win at Auburn. The Egg Bowl will be fun on Thanksgiving night. Is Oregon passing the eye test in the Pac-12? Plus, this could be the most important month of Jim Harbaugh's tenure at Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2021
Jenny Taft joins the show! Plus, mailbag questions
3424
Stew and Bruce are joined by Fox Sports' Jenny Taft. She talks about her role on the Big Noon Kickoff game, working with Gus Johnson, best games of the year and more including covering the Curb Your Enthusiasm season premier! Plus, mailbag questions on this week's college football playoff rankings, Nebraska's decision to bring back Scott Frost in 2022, Jimmy Lake's rough season in Seattle & jobs that could come open in the next couple months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
Playoff contenders stumble in week 10 + Florida's new low
2512
Stew and Bruce react to week 10 of the college football season. Alabama and Ohio State looked flawed in uninspiring wins vs. LSU and Nebraska, respectively. Cincinnati survives vs. Tulsa to stay undefeated but it probably doesn't help their playoff hopes. Florida has reached a new low after getting blown out by South Carolina. Dan Mullen is dangerously close to losing his job. Can Notre Dame get in at 11-1? We might get Bedlam in back-to-back weeks! Plus, Washington coach Jimmy Lake stuck his foot in his mouth and couldn't back it up on the field vs. Oregon. A quick look a the Pac-12. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2021
Cincinnati gets no respect from the CFB playoff committee. Should they?
3600
Stew and Bruce discuss the first CFB Playoff rankings of the season. Cincinnati gets not respect from the committee. Is Ohio State overrated? There was a big discrepancy between the playoff rankings and the AP poll, especially for group of 5 teams. TCU parts ways with Gary Patterson after a 21-year run in Fort Worth. Dan Mullen seat is starting to get scorching hot in Gainesville. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
Busy Big Ten Saturday, hot seat update & playoff rankings are here
2926
Stew and Bruce recap a busy Saturday in the Big Ten. Michigan State wins the Paul Bunyan Trophy and remains undefeated. Ohio State vs. Penn State was a closer game than many people expected. Where will the committee rank the Spartans and Buckeyes? Dan Mullen and Scott Frost are both on the hot seat. Cincinnati has a strong chance to make the playoff despite the committee not yet selecting a group of 5 team. Plus, more college football week 9 reaction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2021
Coaching carousel, Paul Bunyan trophy & mailbag!
2838
Bruce gives his candidates for the Texas Tech vacancy. Will Virginia Tech come open soon? Justin Fuente is still on the hot seat. Michigan and Michigan State will meet as top 10 opponents for the first time since 1964! This game is huge for Jim Harbaugh. Plus, mailbag questions on Group of 5 realignment, Bill O'Brien, Lane Kiffin, Wake Forest & Nebraska. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2021
9 overtimes, Oklahoma's 8-0 start, Pitt's signature win & Thibodeaux's dominance
3062
The Big Ten is going to be the most interesting conference during the 2nd half of the season. Does Michigan have the best chance to beat Ohio State? The Buckeyes are rolling on offense. Penn State loses to Illinois in 9 overtimes. The guys debate whether the new OT format is the best way to settle a tie. Oklahoma starts 8-0 for the first time since 2004. Is Iowa State hitting its stride at the right time? Bruce rants about the bogus unsportsmanlike call that went against the Cyclones this weekend. Kenny Pickett leads Pitt to a signature win vs. Clemson. Plus, this week in the Pac-12. Kevon Tibbedeaux is back from injury and looks like the best edge rusher in college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2021
Rolovich out at Wazzu & mailbag!
2758
Nick Rolovich and 4 of his assistants are out at Washington State due to the State's vaccine mandate. Bruce gives his shortlist of candidates for the job. Across the state, Washington is struggling under head coach Jimmy Lake. Could he lose his job this season as well? After the mess Saturday night at Tennessee, things look to be getting worse thanks to a Jeremy Pruitt lawsuit. Plus, mailbag questions on Coach O's future, undefeated Wake Forest, Pitt's hot start & Oregon's QB situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2021
Ed Orgeron out at LSU less than 2 years after national title
2106
Stew and Bruce discuss the breaking news that Ed Orgeron & LSU have reached a separation agreement. Coach O will see out the remainder of the season as LSU Head Coach. Bruce says Michigan State's Mel Tucker will be a strong candidate for the job. Is Florida Head Coach Dan Mullen also on the hot seat? Tennessee fans embarrassed themselves. #2 Iowa gets blown out by Purdue. Would Nebraska pay Scott Frost's 20 million dollar buyout? OU QB Caleb Williams followed up his big River River performance with a great game vs. TCU. Plus, the Big 12 and Pac 12 both have exciting title races. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2021
Hall of Fame HC Jim Donnan on OU & UGA + mailbag!
2137
Stew & Bruce are joined by College Football Hall of Fame Head Coach Jim Donnan. Coach Donnan talks about the Oklahoma QB competition & Georgia's hot start to the season. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
Week 6 reaction: A&M takes down Bama, Oklahoma beats Texas in a thriller
3306
Bruce and Stew recap one of the wildest Saturdays in recent college football history. Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M beat Alabama -- Can the Aggies gain momentum from this win? Can the Crimson Tide still make the CFP? Plus, offensive fireworks between Arkansas and Ole Miss, Oklahoma and Caleb Williams comeback against Texas, and Ed Orgeron's seat is very very hot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2021
Urban Meyer, Big Ten top 5 matchup, Red River & mailbag!
2817
Stew and Bruce discuss the biggest story in sports: the scandal surrounding Urban Meyer after his night out in Columbus after Jacksonville's 0-4 start. Is Meyer destined to back in college football? There is a top 5 showdown in Iowa City this weekend between Penn State and Iowa. Oklahoma and Texas will meet in a top 25 matchup that will help decide the Big 12. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
Week 5 college football reaction show
3045
Bruce & Stew recap week 5 in college football and discuss what the results mean for the remainder of the season. Stew was at Stanford on Saturday where #4 Oregon lost in overtime. Cincinnati wins on the road at Notre Dame. The college football playoff could feature a group of 5 team for the first time. BYU is also undefeated. Alabama and Georgia dismantle Ole Miss and Arkansas, respectively. LSU loses to Auburn at home for the first time since 1999. Texas A&M is not who we thought they were. Kentucky beats Florida at home for the first time since 1986. Michigan finds its way into the top 10. The Big Ten is very competitive this season. Finally, the guys quickly discuss potential Heisman ballots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2021
October brings a loaded CFB slate
3240
Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman preview the loaded slate of college football games on the first weekend of October. Notre Dame is a home underdog vs. Cincinnati. Iowa should be on upset alert at Maryland on Friday night. Ole Miss travels to Alabama as a 14 point underdog. Arkansas travels to Georgia as a 18 point underdog. Which team has a better chance to pull the upset? Plus, Bruce discusses his in depth story this week on Clemson's struggling offense. Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2021
College football weekend in review: A superpower falls
3041
Stew and Bruce give their SEC West power rankings after Arkansas beat Texas A&M. Clemson falls to NC State. The ACC looks like it will miss the playoff this year. Oklahoma looks average and Spencer Rattler hasn't lived up to the hype. Is defense catching up to offense in 2021?Is Notre Dame a serious playoff contender? Brian Kelly becomes the winningest coach in Irish history. Plus, the guys give their weekly shoutouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2021
Playoff expansion hits a snag, week 4 preview & mailbag
2708
Stew & Bruce discuss why college football expansion hit a snag this week. The guys preview the biggest games of the week including Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin & Texas A&M vs. Arkansas. Bruce goes in-depth about his story this week in The Athletic about USC's downfall under Clay Helton. Plus, mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
Top programs continue to look vulnerable
4118
Bruce & Stew recap week 3 of the college football season. Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Clemson don't look as impressive as previous seasons. What's wrong with Clemson's offense? Can Ohio State's pass rush turn it around? Plus, Miami and Florida State look to be free falling -- will we be seeing changes made with Manny Diaz and Mike Norvell? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2021
USC's shortlist & mailbag
2574
Stew & Bruce discuss the shortlist of candidates who could potentially replace Clay Helton at USC. Plus, rapid fire mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
Ducks upset Buckeyes & more week 2 reaction
2930
Stew & Bruce recap and discuss week 2 of the college football season. Stew was in Columbus to see Oregon beat the Buckeyes. Is Iowa now the favorite in the Big Ten? The Hawkeyes win the CyHawk game. Texas falls on the road to Arkansas. Sound the alarm on Texas A&M being a top 5 team after the Aggies escaped Colorado with a 10-7 win. A lot of teams played bad football on Saturday including USC & Florida State. Clay Helton is on the hotseat for the 4th straight season. Plus, Notre Dame is lucky to be 2-0 after close calls with Toledo and FSU. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2021
Two massive week 2 matchups & mailbag
2244
Bruce & Stew remember college football legend Sam "Bam" Cunningham after the former USC star died on Tuesday. Iowa vs. Iowa State is a top 10 matchup this weekend. Is it the biggest "CyHawk" game in history? Oregon travels to Ohio State for another marquee non-conference matchup. Plus, should we wait until week 5 to rank teams? Mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
Rocking at the Rose Bowl: UCLA upsets LSU + more week 1 reaction
3593
Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the first full Saturday of college football. UCLA looked great in a win vs. LSU. Does Chip Kelly have things rolling again? Bruce was there and shares what it was like to see the Rose Bowl rocking again. Is Ed Orgeron on the hot seat?! Clemson vs. Georgia in Charlotte featured zero offensive touchdowns. Texas looks good in its first game under Steve Sarkisian. It was a fun weekend in the Big Ten because of the conference's decision to put marquee games in week one. The Big 12 is in expansion talks with UCF, Houston, BYU and Cincinnati. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2021
Week 1 preview (Part 2) + mailbag
1902
Stew & Bruce are back to discuss more of college football's opening weekend slate. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
Week 1 preview (Part 1)
3074
Scott Frost and Nebraska lose to Bret Bielema and Illinois. How bad is the outlook in Lincoln? Hudson Card wins the Texas QB competition. Bruce is covering LSU @ UCLA this Saturday in the Rose Bowl. Ohio State kicks off the season vs. Minnesota on Thursday night. The guys will be back later this week to discuss more week 1 matchups. Plus, the almost unbelievable story about ESPN getting scammed into broadcasting a high school football game between IMG Academy and Bishop Sycamore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
Big Ten kickoff, mailbag & week 0
4300
Big Ten Network & former Ohio State Buckeye Joshua Perry joins the show to recap his Big Ten preseason tour and discuss what he's learned about the conference so far. Stew & Bruce debate how Michigan will manage its schedule in 2021. Plus, mailbag questions, a COVID update & Week 0 preview! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
ACC, Big Ten & Pac-12 discuss potential alliance
3194
Stew & Bruce react to the release of the preseason AP Top 25 poll. The guys debate and discuss! The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 are discussing a possible alliance in response to Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC. TV rights and viewership is a big part of the equation. The Athletic's preseason All-American team was published on Monday. Plus, all eyes were on former Ohio State QB Justin Fields in his debut for the Bears. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
Bobby Bowden's legacy, the Freaks list, ASU scandal & mailbag
3441
Stew & Bruce remember the legacy of Bobby Bowden. The legendary FSU football coach died over the weekend at the age of 91. The annual 'Freak's List' is officially available on The Athletic. The guys talk about the 2021 edition which features some of the best athletes in college football. More details have emerged about the Arizona State recruiting scandal that took place during the pandemic. Plus, mailbag questions on Week 0, the future of Iowa St., the AAC & NIL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
High profile QB competitions and a possible Big12-Pac12 partnership.
2351
Bruce and Stew discuss QB competitions at Texas, Florida State and Ohio State. Is Texas A&M a National Championship contender? Plus, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff met this week to discuss potential partnership opportunities in the wake of Texas & Oklahoma leaving for the SEC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Conference realignment domino effect + mailbag
4040
With Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, Bruce and Stew discuss what other moves will be made. Will the Pac-12 go after the remaining Big 12 schools? Is it possible for USC to become an independent? Plus, who are the best coaching families? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Texas and Oklahoma appear to be SEC bound
1958
Stew and Bruce dive into the latest news of Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. How quickly can this move happen? What would this mean for the future of the Big 12? Will the Big Ten be impacted? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
Expectations in the SEC, Nebraska's new AD & mailbag!
3730
Bruce and Stew discuss the question marks surrounding LSU, Ole Miss and Mississippi State. What can we expect from those programs? Plus, Nebraska hires Trev Alberts as Athletic Director. The guys answer mailbag questions about Manny Diaz at Miami, the Pac-12's future in the CFP and Iowa State in the playoff conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
Big 12 kicks off media days season. Mailbag!
3827
Bruce joins Stew from Dallas where Big 12 media days will take place this week without Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler. Why did Lincoln Riley leave his star QB at home? The guys discuss whether the true sophomore can live up to the hype in 2021. What are the storylines heading into the Big 12 season? The former Ohio State players who were penalized for "tatoo-gate" want their records restored now that NIL legislation has passed. Fair or foul? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
QBs of the future & how boosters are taking advantage of NIL
3030
Stew and Bruce discuss what has unfolded since NIL became official on July 1st. College athletes are now doing endorsement deals from coast-to-coast and boosters who run businesses are also getting involved. For example, a Florida based MMA training facility owned by a Miami booster is paying every player on the Hurricanes up to 6k to endorse the gym. Fair or foul? Plus, Bruce recaps his trip to the Elite 11 QB camp. Who are the QBs of the future in college football? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
CFP meetings in Dallas, NCAA vs. SCOTUS & Elite 11 preview
3000
Stew recaps his trip to Dallas where College Football Playoff power brokers met this week to discuss expansion. The biggest question isn't whether the playoff will expand to 12 it is *when* it will expand. Should we expect it to happen in 2023 or 2026 when the current contract ends? The guys debate which option would be better and why. Legal expert Michael McCann joins the show to break down this week's Supreme Court decision which went against the NCAA. Plus, Bruce previews his trip to next week's Elite 11 QB camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
Arizona State scandal & CFP expansion update
2701
Stew & Bruce discuss Arizona State's recruiting violations during the dead period, college football playoff expansion and update the situation at Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
12 team playoff officially endorsed by CFB power brokers
3027
Stew & Bruce discuss the officially endorsed 12-team CFB Playoff led by the CFP working group which consists of SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, Notre Dame's Jack Swarbrick & Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson. Bo Schembechler's complicated legacy at Michigan takes a hit after damning statements from his son. Plus, mailbag questions on a full CFB reset, best uniforms/helmets, UConn's independence & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
2022 CFB HOF ballot, roster management & mailbag
4058
Stew & Bruce discuss the star-studded 2022 College Football Hall of Fame ballot which includes Reggie Bush, Andrew Luck & more. BREAKING during the show: Coach K announces he will retire after next season. Bruce updates his list of top impact transfers this season after Georgia lands two big-time players. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
Special Guest: PxP broadcaster Joe Davis
2390
Bruce Feldman is joined by his Fox Sports colleague & Los Angeles Dodgers play-by-play voice Joe Davis. College football is set to return to normalcy this fall, the guys talk about what they are looking forward to doing again on the road covering the sport. Joe talks about what it's like to be living out his dream being a play-by-play broadcaster and how he juggles doing commentary for 3 different sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
Week 1 kickoff times, best games & mailbag
3902
Stew & Bruce discuss college football's week 1 slate on the heels of kickoff times being announced by ESPN. On Saturday of Labor Day weekend, Alabama vs. Miami is the featured game in the afternoon while Georgia vs. Clemson is in primetime on ABC. Notre Dame will play Florida State Sunday night and Ole Miss Louisville wraps up the holiday weekend in a standalone Monday night window. The guys rate the rull weekend slate as the season is feeling closer by the week. Plus, mailbag questions on UCLA & USC, 2021 group of 5 breakout teams, Nebraska & the transfer portal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 3 of 3
1306
Part Three of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s expansion into the U.K., how the team got through the shutdown of sports and challenges that lay ahead. Writers, Marcus Thompson, Anthony Slater, Zach Harper and David Aldridge give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2021
Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 2 of 3
995
Part Two of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann continue on about the company’s first steps into the marketplace. The challenges they met selling this idea to investors, and journalists they were trying to recruit, specifically with the expansion into the Bay Area. Writers, Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater give their thoughts on that process as well. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2021
Bonus Episode: The Athletic’s Small Business Story | Part 1 of 3
1013
Part One of The Athletic’s Origins story for Dell Technologies ‘Small Business Podference’ series. In this episode we hear from The Athletic’s co-founders Alex Mather and Adam Hansmann about how they met, how an idea for better sports coverage materialized into a significant media player in the sports landscape and the spirit at the heart of The Athletic’s culture. For the complete lineup of episodes, visit delltechnologiespodference.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2021
State of the Program(s), FCS title game & mailbag!
3545
Stew & Bruce discuss The Athletic's 'State of the Program' series. Utah, Boston College & Georgia are three intriguing programs to watch in 2021. Bruce goes in depth on his story this week in The Athletic about former Washington & Boise St. coach Chris Petersen. The FCS Championship game is Sunday between South Dakota State & Sam Houston State. Plus, mailbag questions! Sign up for The Athletic (20% off) at www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
Post spring top 25 & mailbag!
4315
Stew's post spring top 25 dropped this week & the guys discuss some of the most intriguing rankings including Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Iowa State. Bruce talks about two of his recent stories: the 2022 mock draft & the top 50 transfer portal signings. Is the transfer portal becoming as important as recruiting? Plus, is college football better today than it has ever been? If not, when was it the best? Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
Playoff expansion, NFL Draft & new OT rules
2653
Stew & Bruce discuss College Football Playoff expansion. On Friday, Executive Director Bill Hancock said the committee was considering alternatives to the current 4 team format. What would an expanded playoff mean for the sport? Who benefits the most? Does this open the door for a G5 team? It's NFL Draft week. Did we sleep on Mac Jones at Alabama? The 49ers are considering the QB at 3rd overall. Bruce breaks down this year's QB class including Trey Lance at North Dakota State. Plus, CFB adopts new OT rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
How to save the Pac-12 + spring football & a CFB super league
4228
Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Andy Staples! Can the Pac-12 become a better football conference in the post Larry Scott era? The guys discuss what's holding the conference back & how it can improve. Plus, takeaways from a busy weekend of spring games & a college football super league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Everything is bigger in Texas
3762
The Athletic's new "Texpert" Sam Khan Jr. joins Bruce & Stew to discuss all things CFB in the state of Texas. Steve Sarkisian is prepping for his first season in Austin. Jimbo Fisher is coming off a big breakthrough season in Aggieland. Dave Aranda is heading into year 2 at Baylor. 2021 is a big year for Dana Holgersen at Houston. Can TCU & Gary Patterson get back to being a 10 win program? Plus, mailbag questions on conference realignment, the Pac-12, Purdue's struggles & Oregon's rise to a CFB power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
Can Clemson's run continue? Grace Raynor joins the show + mailbag!
3420
Stew and Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Grace Raynor after Clemson wrapped up spring practice with its scrimmage this past Saturday. Does Dabo Swinney have the Tigers in position once again to compete for a National Championship? How has Dabo gone from the loveable easy-going coach to borderline insufferable? Plus, which of the following college football possibilities is most likely and which is least likely: A Big Ten school other than Ohio State wins a national championship Alabama and Clemson combine for 3 championships A Big 12 school wins a national championship Michigan wins more than 1 game against Ohio State Any Pac-12 school wins more than 2 conference championships Miami wins more ACC championships than Clemson Submit your mailbag questions to theaudiblepod@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
The NCAA's day in court, UCLA AD Martin Jarmond & mailbag!
4753
Stew & Bruce have the latest on the NCAA's tough day in the Supreme Court. UCLA Athletic Director Martin Jarmond joins the show! The Bruins are headed to the Final Four after an impressive run all the way from the First Four. What can Pac-12 football do to gain more national respect & relevance? Plus, a game suggested in a mailbag question: Of the following pairs, pick the CFB program that will perform better on the field over the next 5 seasons. Georgia or Florida LSU or A&M Ole Miss or Tennessee Iowa State or Texas Oregon or USC Nebraska or Indiana Miami or North Carolina Central Florida or Auburn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
The top 25 coaches in college football
2545
Stew & Bruce discuss their annual ranking of the top 25 coaches in college football. Who was ranked to high? Who got left off the list? Sign up to The Athletic for just $1 a month using www.theathletic.com/theaudible to see the entire list and join the conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
Mailbag: Which teams bounce back in 2021? Bowl season never the same? + NCAA Tournament picks & Brody Miller on LSU
3638
Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic’s Brody Miller to discuss a busy news cycle at LSU. The National Championship season feels like a distant memory as spring practice kicks off on the Bayou. Meanwhile, off-the-field, a Title IX investigation is ongoing. Former LSU Head Coach Les Miles was fired at Kansas after sexual misconduct allegations during his time in Baton Rouge were revealed. Mailbag questions! Which team that underperformed in 2020 will bounce back in 2021? Penn State, Wisconsin or Michigan? Will PJ Fleck be a one hit wonder at Minnesota? Was 2020 the end of bowl season as we knew it? Plus, the guys make their NCAA Tournament picks & share stories from covering March Madness in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
Les Miles and Kansas part ways & the most exciting players of the past 20ish years
3740
Bruce and Stew dive deep into the news that Les Miles and Kansas have parted ways. Who would be the next Head Coach in Lawrence and how they could turn the program around. Then the guys share their picks for most exciting players in college football since the late 90's. Before finishing up with the mailbag, Bruce shares his thoughts on his new Fox teammate Bob Stoops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
Inside the most unique offense in CFB & how it produced the game of the season
2709
Coastal Carolina Head Coach Jamey Chadwell joins the show! The Chanticleers were arguably the best story of the 2020 CFB season. The guys talk to Coach about his unique offense, incredible season & get to know him off the field. Plus, analytics and sports performance science have shaped MLB, NFL. Is college football next? Just look at Najee Harris. Bruce talks about his latest story for The Athletic.  Subscribe to The Athletic using this special promo code: theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
Special Guest: Bret Bielema + mailbag
4317
New Illinois Head Coach Bret Bielema joins Bruce & Stew on The Audible. Bielema talks about being back in the Big Ten, his success at Wisconsin, failure at Arkansas & future at Illinois. What did he learned working for Bill Belichick? Stew grades the offseason coaching hires including Gus Malzahn at UCF, Charles Huff at Marshall, Shane Beamer at South Carolina & Jedd Fisch at Arizona. Mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
Special Guest: Maryland HC Mike Locksley
2883
Bruce welcomes Maryland HC Mike Locksley to the show. Coach Locksley talks about the importance of mental health and how it has impacted his life on & off the field. Coach also discusses his time at Alabama learning under Nick Saban & the guys examine how both the NFL & CFB can do a better job of hiring black coaches. Plus, the Terps WR room is the strongest position unit on the team. Does this means Taulia Tagovailoa will have a great 2021 season in College Park? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
Spring football kickoff & mailbag!
3006
Stew & Bruce are ready for spring football to kickoff! It's not the normal spring ball that we're used to as FCS teams are preparing to play actual games. The Jags hire Chris Doyle as director of sports performance just months after Doyle was accused of bullying & racism by former players. Plus, mailbag questions on JT Daniels' future at UGA, Steve Sarkisian's hire at Texas, Washington's outlook in the PAC-12 & EA Sports CFB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
Texas HC Steve Sarkisian joins the show on National Signing Day
3218
It's National Signing Day! Michigan lands a top 10 class despite the uncertainty surrounding Jim Harbaugh in 2020. EA sports announced it will bring back the popular CFB video game. Stew & Bruce are joined by new Texas Head Coach Steve Sarkisian. The guys discuss the Longhorns 2021 class & potential replacements for QB Sam Ehlinger. Sark also talks about how he's evolved as a coach & person during his career. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
Josh Heupel to Tennessee & mailbag
3197
Stew & Bruce discuss whether Josh Heupel is a good hire at Tennessee. Could Heupel end up regretting the decision if UCF realigns with a power 5 conference? Plus, mailbag questions: Did Steve Sarkisian hire a good staff?  What letter grade does Larry Scott's tenure as Pac-12 commissioner get? What type of job is Billy Napier is holding out for? What should Florida fans expect from QB Emory Jones in 2021 and beyond? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
Who's next at Tennessee? Mailbag questions!
2710
Stew & Bruce react to Tennessee firing Jeremy Pruitt with cause. The guys talk about the investigation that let to Pruitt's firing, who is on the shortlist to get the job & give their take on the ceiling for the Vols in modern college football. Plus, mailbag questions! Why did Urban Meyer take the Jags job? Will defenses catch up to the offensive boom in the sport? What does the poor championship game rating mean big picture? Plus, what will spring ball look like in 20201 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
Bama rolls Ohio State for another title
1899
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship. DeVonta Smith & Alabama hit the gas and left the Buckeyes in the dust. The Crimson Tide's offense led by OC Steve Sarkisian might be the best of all time. This comes on the heels of LSU's 2019 dominance. How long will Saban's reign continue? Plus, the final AP top 25 is out & Stew has his way-too-early top 25, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
Pruitt out at Tennessee? Sarkisian at Texas & Bama's best team ever.
2081
The Athletic's David Ubben joins Stew & Bruce. Is Tennessee trying to find a way to fire Jeremy Pruitt without having to pay a buyout? Vols fans are begging for Liberty Head Coach Hugh Freeze to take over the program. Will Steve Sarkisian work out better than Tom Herman at Texas? David also gives his take on Bryan Harsin at Auburn. Plus, is this Nick Saban's best Alabama team ever? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
National Championship Preview - Alabama vs. Ohio State
2556
The Athletic's Bill Landis joins Bruce & Stew to give his take on the National Championship game. Can the Buckeyes score with Alabama? Ohio State's secondary might be the key unit in the game. Plus, mailbag questions! Was Tom Herman's firing at Texas justified? Why does Notre Dame continue to struggle in big games? Could Texas A&M beat Ohio State and Clemson? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
Ohio State shocks Clemson & Bama dominates Notre Dame
3052
Stew & Bruce react to Ohio State's dominant upset win over Clemson. Buckeyes QB Justin Fields had a career game vs. Trevor Lawrence & the Tigers. Alabama took care of business vs. Notre Dame in an unprecedented Rose Bowl. The countdown to the National Championship is on!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2021
College football's stars on display in 2021 playoff
3275
We're just days away from the College Football Playoff semi-finals. Ralph Russo of The Associated Press joins Bruce & Stew from New Orleans, the site of the Sugar Bowl between Clemson & Ohio State. The playoff continues to feature the same teams, is that a problem for the sport? Ralph says no matter how you feel about it, try to enjoy the great players on Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame & Ohio State. Looking back, 2020 will go down as maybe the most unique season in the sports history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2020
Florida violations, South Carolina bowl opt out & Heisman voting
1591
Florida head coach Dan Mullen is hit with a show cause because of recruiting violations. South Carolina players boycott the Gasparilla Bowl. Heisman Trophy voting is now complete. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
CFB Playoff system a "clown show"
2390
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel react to the 2021 College Football Playoff field. Did the committee get it right? Cincinnati has the #1 defense in the country and finished undefeated but got jumped by 2-loss Oklahoma. Do they have a legitimate gripe? Do we know enough about Ohio State on the field after only playing 6 games? Plus, mailbag questions on the Auburn coaching search, silly season & new ACC Commissioner Jim Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2020
Championship weekend preview
1648
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel preview championship weekend! First, the guys discuss the latest CFP rankings and try to make sense of what seems to be the strangest ranking in the playoff era. Do the games even matter? Plus, an update on the Auburn coaching search. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
The best CFB Saturday of the season & Auburn fires Malzahn
3819
Auburn fires Gus Malzahn. It was the best college football Saturday of the season. Saturday night was a wild, crazy fun display of the sport we love. LSU hits a 57 yarder in the fog to beat #6 Florida. USC & Ohio State have the same record. Should the Trojans be in the conversation? Texas AD Chris Del Conte says Tom Herman will be back in 2021. Kevin Sumlin is out at Arizona. Illinois parts ways with Lovie Smith. Kyle Trask or Ian Book for the Heisman trophy? Mailbag questions! Does Penn State & James Franklin deserve a mulligan? Next weekend’s Big Ten schedule was released during the recording & the games are underwhelming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2020
Big Ten bends rules, CFP scenarios & Purdue/Indiana canceled
1768
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the Big Ten's decision to change Big Ten Championship eligibility rules so Ohio State can play Northwestern next weekend. The guys react to the latest CFB Playoff rankings & breakdown different top 4 scenarios. Purdue & Indiana have mutually agreed to cancel the game last weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
CFB weekend review. Is Coastal Carolina deserving of a top 10 ranking?
3268
Stew & Bruce are back to recap the CFB weekend. Coastal Carolina vs. BYU lived up to the hype! The game, which was scheduled just a few days before being played, represented everything that's good about college football. Will the CFB playoff committee put the Chanticleers in the top 10? Alabama gets revenge on LSU. DeVonta Smith should be getting Heisman love. Will the Big Ten change the rules mid-season so Ohio State can play in the title game? Indiana coach Tom Allen is proving to be one of the best coaches in the country. Shane Beamer will be the next Head Coach at South Carolina. PAC-12 after dark was back in full force. Mailbag! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2020
BYU @ Coastal, Herbie's faux pas & scheduling madness
2157
On two days notice #13 BYU will travel to play #18 Coastal Carolina with ESPN's College GameDay on site! Kirk Herbstreit made headlines for the wrong reason on the CFB Playoff ranking show. Did the committee tip their hand as far as games played? Ohio State needs more data points. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
A complicated college football playoff race + mailbag
3532
The Athletic’s Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the latest news in college football. Ohio State is looking at a 6-game regular season because of COVID-19 cancellations. Will the Buckeyes miss the playoff because of a poor strength of schedule? Notre Dame will have a better resume even with a loss to Clemson in the ACC title. The CFB Playoff race is more complicated than ever. Texas A&M, Florida, BYU & Cincinnati are all trying to make their case as one of the 4 best teams. The Big Ten has bungled playing football during the pandemic. College football as a whole has done a terrible job of being transparent about outbreaks. Buffalo RB Jaret Patterson rushed for 409 yards and 8TDs vs. Kent State. Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller is the first female to take the field in power 5 football. Tom Herman’s tenure at Texas is looking like it’s close to the finish line. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2020
Saban to miss Iron Bowl. CFP rankings & rivalry weekend
2022
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are back to discuss the latest news in college football. Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 & will miss the Iron Bowl. The College Football Playoff committee released their 1st rankings of the season. Time is running out for conferences to reschedule postponed games. Will BYU add Cincinnati to the schedule to enhance its resume? The South Carolina coaching search is heating up. Enjoy rivalry weekend! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
Clemson/FSU drama, Ohio State questions, coaching hot seat & mailbag
3063
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap the college football weekend. Clemson/FSU is the 1st game of the season postponed on gameday due to COVID. Ohio State squanders a 3 TD halftime lead vs. Indiana and questions arise about the Buckeyes title hopes. Scott Frost & Jim Harbaugh continue to struggle at their alma maters. JT Daniels dazzles in his Georgia debut. Is Justin Fuente's job in danger at Virginia Tech? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
Allegations against LSU, South Carolina coaching search & CFB weekend preview
2270
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the allegations uncovered by USA Today against LSU for mishandling sexual misconduct complaints against students, including top athletes. Bruce shares who is on the shortlist to replace Will Muschamp at South Carolina. Plus, a quick look at this weekend's best games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
CFB weekend review
3295
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman recap the college football weekend. Is Michigan or Penn State the bigger disaster in 2020? Who is on the shortlist to replace Jim Harbaugh? The guys say James Franklin's job isn't in jeopardy. Northwestern in unbeaten. Stew says this is the best Northwestern defense in 25 years. Can they give Wisconsin a game? Unbeaten Indiana gets its shot at Ohio State next weekend. Bruce calls Justin Fields "the best player in college football". (pickup) Kyle Trask is putting up Joe Burrow like numbers at Florida. The Heisman will be announced on January 5th after the CFB playoff semi-final. Can Will Muschamp save his job at South Carolina? Clay Helton is barely holding on at USC. The guys finish wish a Pac-12 whiparound. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2020
4 SEC games postponed. Does the CFB Playoff need a bubble?
2020
Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that 4 SEC games are postponed this weekend due to COVID-19. Should the College Football Playoff create a bubble and move its dates later into January? It feels like we've reached the point in the season where changes need to be made. Plus, a look at this weekend's (slim) slate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
All power 5 leagues in action
3837
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap another college football weekend. Notre Dame beats #1 Clemson. Florida lights up Georgia in Jacksonville. Michigan & Penn State are a combined 1-5. Hugh Freeze & Liberty beat Virginia Tech. Will the former Ole Miss coach be back in the SEC soon? The Pac-12 is back. BYU & Cincinnati both have a chance to go undefeated. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Inside 'The Bubble Screen' with John Walters
2074
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome John Walters to the show! John writes The Athletic's 'Bubble Screen', a review of the CFB weekend through the lense of television, and he's also a graduate of Notre Dame. The guys discuss The Fighting Irish's big game this weekend vs. #1 Clemson. Plus more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
College football weekend review
3083
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel discuss the weekend that was in college football. Dan Mullen instigated a brawl at halftime of Florida vs. Mizzou & then wore a Darth Vader costume in the postgame press conference. The Gators HC is embracing the villain role ahead of this week's matchup vs. Georgia. Elsewhere in the SEC, Auburn dominated LSU 48-11. Texas A&M and Indiana are playing good football. Michigan falls to Michigan State the week after the Spartans lost to Rutgers. Is Jim Harbaugh's job in jeopardy? Trevor Lawrence will miss Saturday's top 5 matchup vs. Notre Dame. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2020
Bruce's new book 'Flip the Script' & the Big Ten's schedule is already backfiring
1799
Bruce's new book 'Flip the Script', which tells the story of LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, is officially available! He chats with Stew about the storytelling in the book & how it all came together. The Big Ten has been back for less than a week and Nebraska/Wisconsin is cancelled because of a COVID-19 outbreak in Madison. Plus, the guys are looking forward to Texas @ Oklahoma State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
Saturday Shakedown: The Big Ten Is Back, Baby! Waddle, Alabama's Future & Weekend Mailbag
3316
Stewart and Bruce dish out their takes on the opening weekend of Big Ten action, starting with the dramatic conclusion to Indiana-Penn State (2:00). Why are fanbases other than Penn State trying to label James Franklin as 'overrated', and where do the Nittany Lions fall in the conference pecking order (8:00)? Who's the second best team in the 'Ten behind Ohio State (11:30), plus who would the guys bet on to win the Big Ten aside from OSU? The guys cruise through Rutgers' first conference victory since 2017, Wisconsin and Graham Mertz as well as Maryland's lopsided loss (15:00). Will Saturday's be different now with Jaylen Waddle expected to miss the remainder of the season (27:00)? Is it time to hop back on the LSU bandwagon, and just how impressive was TJ Finley in the Tigers' win (30:30)? Stew and Bruce brandish their digital letter openers and answer some mailbag questions, featuring Cincinnati, James Franklin and Tim Brando (33:00)! Follow Stewart on Twitter: @slmadel Follow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Join The Athletic for just $1 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2020
Dave Revsine helps preview The Big Ten's opening weekend
2353
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman focus on the opening weekend of Big Ten football with BTN's Dave Revsine. The guys cover the dominance of Ohio State and if anything can stop the Buckeyes in 2020. They question whether Michigan has any chance to contend for the title heading into the Wolverine's huge opener with a very talented Minnesota team. Dave, Stew and Bruce go on to talk about who could surprise and who could disappoint. Finally, Dave revisits his interview with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren on the day the conference decided to postpone the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2020
CFB weekend takeaways, Bruce's top 10 & mailbag
4061
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the college football weekend. Does Alabama deserve to be #1 instead of Clemson? Has it become impossible to win a National Championship without a high flying offense that hits huge plays in the passing game? Notre Dame didn't have a pass play over 20 yards vs. Louisville. The Fighting Irish can't contend with Clemson with that type of offense. Is Arkansas, shockingly, one of the top 5 teams in the SEC? Tennessee only scores 7 points at home in a loss vs. Kentucky. North Carolina's 1st game in over 20 years as a top 5 team goes horribly wrong vs. Florida State. Bruce's top 10 includes Coastal Carolina, BYU, Cincinnati & SMU. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2020
LSU-UF postponed, UGA-Bama preview & special guest Molly McGrath
2598
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that LSU-UF is postponed because of a COVID outbreak in the Gators locker room. The guys make their picks on UGA-Bama & welcome special guest Molly McGrath to the show. Molly talks about covering last week's Bama win vs. Ole Miss & details what it's like being a sideline reporter during the pandemic while pregnant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
Week 6 offensive explosion! Where is the defense?
2809
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss a defenseless weekend of college football. Florida gave up 41 points in a loss to Texas A&M. LSU gave up 45 in a loss to Mizzou. Alabama gave up 48 points in a 63-48 win vs. Lane Kiffin & Ole Miss. Oklahoma defeated Texas in 4OTs in what Bruce calls the most exciting games of the season. Clemson looks great on both sides of the football. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2020
Stew & Bruce's weekend picks
1813
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman pick some of this weekend's best games against-the-spread. Florida @ Texas A&M (-6.5) Oklahoma vs. Texas (+2) Tennessee @ Georgia (-12.5) Miami @ Clemson (-14) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
Big 12 madness, Georgia domination & Pac-12 after breakfast
3688
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to Week 5 of the college football season. The Big 12 continues to get crazier as both Oklahoma & Texas lose to Iowa State & TCU respectively. Who is the favorite to win the league? Georgia dominated Auburn and silenced the doubters. WIll A&M ever improve under Jimbo Fisher? The Pac-12 announces its schedule which includes 9amPT kickoffs. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2020
All eyes on #4 Georgia vs. #7 Auburn
1802
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome Georgia beat writer Seth Emerson to the show. Will JT Daniels start at QB this weekend vs. Auburn? Are we overreacting to Georgia's lethargic offensive performance vs. Arkansas? Plus, Seth talks about his new book 'Attack the Day: Kirby Smart and Georgia's Return to Glory'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2020
A real college football Saturday
2978
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are fresh off the biggest college football Saturday so far this season. #3 Oklahoma is upset by K-State for the 2nd straight season & the Big 12's woes continue. #6 LSU is the first defending National Champion to lose its home opener since 1978. Mike Leach's air raid looked great at Mississippi State with QB K.J. Costello. Can Texas win the Big 12? Florida State is going backwards. Plus, Bruce discuss his story on Pat McAfee & the guys answer a few mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2020
Special Guest: Joe Tessitore
2010
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome Joe Tessitore to The Audible. Tess talks about his 2 year stint on Monday Night Football, his pivot back into college football & gets personal about what it's like to have a son playing at Boston College while he's out covering another game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2020
Weekend review, Big Ten schedule, SEC kickoff & Pac-12 update
3021
Stew & Bruce review the college football weekend. Miami's & QB D'Eriq King looked great in primetime. Oklahoma St. struggled vs. Tulsa. Navy completes its biggest comeback win in school history. The Big Ten schedule is out & Ohio State plays Nebraska & Penn State the first two weeks of the season. The SEC is finally kicking off this week. Bruce reports on the Pac-12's return-to-play plan. Plus, mailbag questions!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2020
Big Ten to start the season the weekend of Oct. 23-24
2183
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the Big Ten's decision to return to play. The guys share the details, give their opinions & ask the question: Is the Pac-12 next?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
College football is back, and so are the upsets
3343
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel react to a full weekend of ACC & Big 12 play. Florida State gets upset by Georgia Tech at home. The Big 12 goes 0-3 vs. the Sun Belt. Notre Dame looked pedestrian vs. Duke. Should the Irish be worried about the lack of production at WR? Next week's slate looks pretty unattractive but Miami @ Louisville could be a good one. We are still waiting for more information from the Big Ten. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic for $1 a month: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
ACC & Big 12 set to start season. Grace Raynor on #1 Clemson. Mailbag!
3222
The ACC & Big 12 will take the field this weekend to start the 2020 season & begin the race to the College Football Playoff. Can Clemson win its 6th straight ACC title? Grace Raynor examines star QB Trevor Lawrence's impact on & off the field for the Tigers. Bruce shares his shortlist of candidates to replace Jay Hopson at Southern Miss, which includes a couple household names. Plus, mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic for $1 a month: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
Labor Day Weekend Kickoff, Big Ten Circus & Mailbag!
3211
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are ready for Labor Day kickoff. There are 9 games this weekend culminating with BYU vs. Navy on Monday night. The Big Ten circus is a dark cloud hanging over the season. Is there any chance the league could backtrack on its decision?   Mailbag: Is this the year a Group of 5 team gets a shot at the playoff? Could Jimbo Fisher's Texas A&M Aggies be a sleeper in the SEC? How will COVID impact recruiting? Why did Bruce pick Florida over Georgia to make the playoff? & more!   Subscribe, rate & review the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
Power 5 kickoff is only 2 weeks away
2915
The Athletic's Manny Navarro joins Stew & Bruce two weeks ahead of Miami's Thursday night opener vs. UAB. Manny Diaz has been a leader on & off the field for his program during these uncertain times. Schedule changes are happening due to COVID-19 but optimism remains that the 2020 season is a full go for the ACC, SEC & Big 12. Plus, Stew discusses how he's covered the virus and self reflects about his tone on social media during the pandemic.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
Big Ten decision final, SEC schedule release & Pete Sampson on Notre Dame
3560
The college football season starts 2 weeks from today! Stew & Bruce discuss the juxtaposition of the Big Ten & PAC-12 postponing their season while the SEC, ACC & Big XII move forward with their fall plans. The SEC schedule release seemed to favor some of the top dogs in the conference. Notre Dame beat writer Pete Sampson joins the show to discuss the COVID outbreak happening on campus and whether it will impact the Fighting Irish's plans to play a full ACC schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2020
Biggest Questions We're Asking Ourselves After Big Ten, Pac-12 Postponements
2197
With much known and, simultaneously, unknown, Stewart and Bruce ask questions they want the answers to. The guys marinate in the oddity of how these decisions by both conferences affect them and the sports media industry (:30). What can we glean from the Pac-12's medical experts' report (6:45)? Did Larry Scott handle his league's explanation behind their decision process better than Kevin Warran and the Big Ten (13:45)? The guys ponder how much medical information has been shared between conference (17:15) before asking "how do [we] feel about this" (22:30)? Lastly, if there's already growing uncertainty that a season can't be played in the Fall, what makes others think it'll be fine by the Spring (25:00)?Follow Stewart on Twitter: @slmandelFollow Bruce on Twitter: @BruceFeldmanCFB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2020
From 0 to 60; the 2020 college football season is here
2938
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the Big Ten schedule release. All of a sudden, we are less than a month from the start to the 2020 season. Will the games actually happen? Moments after the schedule release a group of 1000+ Big Ten players put out a statement demanding safety protocols that must be met if they are going to play. Other players have announced that they are opting out. Plus, more news & notes on what has been a rapid CFB news cycle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
The ACC has a Plan
3365
Bruce and Stew react to the ACC schedule release. Matt Fortuna joins the guys to discuss Notre Dame being eligible for the ACC Championship, which teams got the best draw, & what two programs will face off in Charlotte for the title come December. For now, college football in the ACC is back. Plus, mailbag questions on COVIDs impact on recruiting, a potential 'College Football Premier League' & the most underrated college towns in the US. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2020
When will we get clarity on a 2020 plan?
3085
We are getting into crunch time. The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss when we will get clarity on a 2020 plan for power 5 college football. Stew shares his latest model for a spring season. Bruce takes a deep dive into his story on the Group of 5 & FCS. Plus, an updated freaks list! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40%: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Is a spring season even possible? + Holly Rowe prepares to return to work
3205
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel welcome friend of the pod Holly Rowe to the show! First, the guys discuss whether a spring college football season is even possible and what it would mean for NFL draft prospects. Bruce taps into his resources around the country to get some inside info. Plus, mailbag questions on the Pac 12's playoff chances & the fate of the group of 5. Subscribe: theathletic.com/theaudible Advertise on The Athletic: theathletic.com/podcastads Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
Paul Finebaum on the future of college football
3650
ESPN's Paul Finebaum joins Stew & Bruce to discuss the short-term & long-term future of college football. How has Paul managed his show during the pandemic? Is a sitcom about Paul's life is in the works? Plus, mailbag questions on SEC head coaches, the future of coaching contracts, Alabama QB Mac Jones & college-town food! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2020
An expert in the game of chess is revolutionizing QB play + Bucky Brooks & Mailbag!
3468
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman welcome NFL Network Analyst Bucky Brooks to The Audible. Who do NFL scouts have their eyes on heading into the 2020 season? Chess expert Seth Makowsky has revolutionized QB play. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
Most intriguing non-conference games in 2020 & more mailbag questions!
2965
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the most intriguing non-conference games of the 2020 season. Plus, other mailbag questions on playoff expansion, the coaches hot seat, offensive play-calling, BYU's independence and how the guys watch football games as reporters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
A roundtable on college football, race and the current culture in America
3238
The Athletic’s David Ubben, Ryan Clark, Tashan Reed, Colton Pouncy and C.J. Holmes engage in a roundtable discussion centered around racial inequality and injustice in college football and American society. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2020
David Ubben joins the show! + Mailbag questions
2744
Stew & Bruce welcome The Athletic's David Ubben to the show. The guys discuss Mike Gundy's handling of star running back Chuba Hubbard's criticism. How is the dynamic between players and coaches in college football changing? Plus, mailbag questions! (28:30) Which coaches are on the hot seat in 2020? How does the transfer portal work & which non-QB transfer will make the biggest impact in 2020? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2020
Does Iowa have a culture problem? Mailbag!
3437
Stew & Bruce are joined by The Athletic's Scott Dochterman to discuss recent developments within the Iowa football program uncovered by former & current players. The longest tenured coach in college football, Kirk Ferentz, is now under the microscope. Will he keep his job? Plus, mailbag questions on Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Nebraska & Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Jay Norvell & Bill Curry on Racism in America
4226
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the current events in America with Nevada Head Coach Jay Norvell (4:46 - 30:50), who is 1 of only 14 black head coaches in division 1 college football. Plus, (31:45 - 48:11) former Georgia Tech, Alabama & Kentucky head coach Bill Curry shares his story about how playing for the Green Bay Packers and being in the huddle with black players for the first time changed his life. Mailbag! (48:15 - 1:07:54) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2020
Bruce Feldman 1 on 1 with WVU Head Coach Neal Brown + SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey on 'The Comeback'
3633
Bruce Feldman goes 1 on 1 with West Virginia Head Coach Neal Brown. Plus, a bonus episode of The Athletic's new podcast 'The Comeback', featuring Seth Davis and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2020
Positive news about the return of CFB + UNC AD Bubba Cunningham
3219
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss the positive news this week about the return of college football & welcome North Carolina AD Bubba Cunningham to the show to share his unique perspective on name, image & likeness. Mailbag!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2020
National Recruiting Update with Barton Simmons & Mailbag
2575
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman welcome 24/7 Sports Director of Scouting Barton Simmons to the show! How are programs recruiting during the pandemic? Tennessee, USC & North Carolina all have positive momentum and are on the way to landing top classes in 2021. Plus, mailbag questions & an update on Bruce's latest book project! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2020
Which college QBs could make a big jump in 2020? + Nicole Auerbach
3580
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss Bruce's list of QBs that could make a Joe Burrow-like jump in 2020. The guys also welcome The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach to the show to shed light on the recent decision by the NCAA to allow college athletes to make money off their name, image & likeness. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic for 40% off: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
NFL Draft & Post-Spring Top 25 (without spring football)
4133
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman recap the NFL Draft from their unique perspective. Stewart reveals his post-spring top 25 (without spring football). Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2020
NFL prospects & a plan to play the 2020 season
3311
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss which college football stars are can't miss prospects at the next level. Will presumed #1 pick Joe Burrow have a successful career in Cincinnati? The 2020 WR class is absolutely loaded. Bruce has a list of players that could be a bargain in the late rounds. Stew has a plan for how to save the college football season if students aren't allowed back on campus this fall. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2020
No football without students on campus
2426
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss two stories that were published this week about VP Mike Pence's conference call with conference commissioners & the legend of former Hawaii defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga. Plus, listener mailbag questions on the college football playoff, Ohio State's national championship hopes, Auburn vs. Florida State in 2013, Texas A&M, Will Muschamp & Curb Your Enthusiasm! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
Playoff Expansion, Win Totals, Mailbag & Tim Brando
3705
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are joined by Fox Sports' Tim Brando. Is there a need for better leadership in college sports? A report on playoff expansion says 88% of FBS ADs are in favor of an 8-team system. Vegas sets 2020 season win totals. The guys pick some of their favorite over/unders. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2020
Athletic departments feeling impact of COVID-19
2326
Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork joins the show to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting his athletic department in College Station and others around the country. Plus, who are the top 10 college football coaches Bruce and Stew have covered during their respective careers? Subscribe to The Athletic for 40% off your first year: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
ABC News Correspondent Kaylee Hartung & Mailbag
3603
 Hartung & Mailbag Stew & Bruce are joined by Kaylee Hartung to discuss her personal battle with COVID-19 and the reporting she has done on the global pandemic. Motivational speaker Jon Gordon gives insight on how you can improve your mental health during social isolation. Plus, your mailbag questions on college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020
Special Guest: George Schroeder
3084
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman are joined by George Schroeder. George shares his unique perspective on COVID-19 & the Nashville tornado. After recently being laid off by USA Today, George talks about landing on his feet at the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. He reflects on leaving the sports media business and projects what the future of the business looks like. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus' Impact on College Sports + Mailbag
2782
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that this year's NCAA Tournament will be played behind closed doors because of coronavirus. College campuses across the country have transitioned to online classes & are telling students to stay at home after spring break. Spring football games are at risk of being cancelled. Plus, mailbag questions on North Carolina, Florida State, Notre Dame & cheating in college football. SUBSCRIBE to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2020
Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Football
3510
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman discuss their annual ranking of the top 25 coaches in college football. Plus, with the Pac 12 in a downward spiral, is USC looking to get out? SUBSCRIBE to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/andystaples and please take this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/25VZGGQ   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
College Stars at the Combine, Scott Cochran Leaving Alabama & Mailbag!
2426
Stew and Bruce are live at the 2020 NFL Combine. The guys set the scene and react to seeing college stars and NFL coaches in Indy. Andy Staples joins the show to discuss Scott Cochran leaving Alabama to become the special teams coordinator at Georgia under Kirby Smart. Was this a calculated move by Coach Smart to cripple Alabama’s strength and conditioning program? Plus, does Mario Cristobal have a better chance to win a National Championship at Oregon or Miami? At the combine, Henry Ruggs has a chance to break John Ross’ 40 yard dash record & Oklahoma’s Neville Gallimore (DT) is another freak-athlete prospect to watch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2020
Historic Change Coming to College Football
3229
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel is joined by famous Attorney Thomas Mars to discuss NCAA transfer policy. College Football is on the precipice of changing a rule that has been in place for the last 127 years! Mars represented high profile athletes like Ohio State's Justin Fields and Michigan's Shea Patterson. The Athletic's Chris Vannini talks about his story on a Division III school that is making an unprecedented jump into Division I. Plus, Vannini gives his take on whether his alma mater Michigan State overpaid for Mel Tucker. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
Michigan State hires Mel Tucker away from Colorado
3059
Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to Michigan State hiring Mel Tucker away from Colorado. Bruce goes behind-the-scenes and explains how it all went down while Stew shares his opinion on the coaching search as a whole. Who is on the shortlist to replace Tucker in Boulder? Is the Pac 12 being left behind the rest of power 5 college football? The guys answer mailbag questions on Notre Dame & Oklahoma. Plus, the new coaches hotseat game titled 'Mild, Medium or Helton'. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2020
Mark Dantonio Steps Down & Georgia Lands the #1 Class
3087
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman are joined by The Athletic Detroit's Nick Baumgardner to discuss Mark Dantonio's abrupt exit in East Lansing. Plus, Georgia's late push landed Kirby Smart the #1 recruiting class for the 2nd time in 3 years. Can the Dawgs capitalize on that and win a National Championship? Signing Day winners and losers. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
Special Guest: New Baylor Head Coach Dave Aranda
3662
New Baylor Head Coach and former LSU Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda joins Stew & Bruce. Coach Aranda talks about becoming a Power 5 head coach for the first time, who helped mold his coaching philosophy and what the new offense will look like with OC Larry Fedora. Plus, Coach Aranda talks about his time with LSU and tells the guys how the 2019 team came together to accomplish the unthinkable. Mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2020
Grading the Coaching Carousel
2627
Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman give their takes on the best and most underwhelming coaching hires during silly season. Who will have more success in the Magnolia State, Lane Kiffin or Mike Leach? Bobby Petrino is lands at Missouri State. After winning the title, LSU has had a mass exodus on and off the field. D’Eriq King & Quincy Roche transfer to Miami. Should 'Canes fans get excited or temper expectations? Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theatheltic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
LSU: The Greatest Offense of All Time
2227
Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman react to the 2020 National Championship Game and proclaim LSU's offense as the greatest of all-time. Joe Burrow's 60 TDs set a new single-season record. What's next for LSU? Is Joe Brady headed to the NFL? Stew reveals his way-too-early top 25 for next season. With Trevor Lawrence returning, Clemson is expected to be preseason #1. Plus, Bruce breaks news from the sideline with 5 minutes left in the game. Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2020
LIVE in New Orleans at the 2020 National Championship!
4043
Stew and Bruce are LIVE at the House of Blues in New Orleans! Special guests include former LSU FB Jacob Hester, former Alabama QB Greg McElroy & Stanford Steve Coughlin. Plus, Mailbag LIVE! Subscribe to The Athletic (40% off): www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2020
Tua Goes Pro, National Championship Preview & Mailbag!
2774
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman react to the news that Tua Tagovailoa will skip his Sr. season and go pro. Should the Bengals draft Tua or Joe Burrow? The National Championship is a week away & Travis Etienne is flying under-the-radar because of the QB matchup. The guys expect a high scoring affair. Plus, mailbag questions on LSU, Oregon, Miami, Tennessee & Nebraska. The Athletic is LIVE in New Orleans on Saturday, January 11th. For tickets go to www.theathletic.com/houseofblues Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2020
College Football Playoff Fallout, National Championship Preview & Coaching Carousel Update
3563
Officiating controversy surrounds the Fiesta Bowl where Clemson and Ohio State played an instant classic. LSU's historic performance in the Peach Bowl was something we've never seen before. Oklahoma is now 0-4 in playoff games. The balance of power in college football lies in the South and the top tier of the sport is a very exclusive group. Many people used the Peach Bowl to criticize playoff expansion. Plus, a coaching carousel update that includes Baylor Coach Matt Rhule interviewing for the Panthers opening, Kellen Moore leaving the Cowboys to go back to college football and other potential names to keep an eye on.  Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2019
Early Bowl Games, CFB Playoff & a Conversation with Jim Delany
3281
Happy Holiday's from The Audible! Stew and Bruce react to early bowl games, preview this weekend's College Football Playoff & do an exit interview with outgoing Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2019
Extra: Ducks HC Mario Cristobal, Signing Day Recap & Bowl Picks ATS Part 1
2010
Stew and Bruce react to National Signing Day and welcome Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal to the show. Plus, ATS picks for the Bahamas Bowl, Frisco Bowl, Boca Raton Bowl & the Las Vegas Bowl. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2019
Burrow wins Heisman. Navy beats Army. Urban Meyer to the NFL? Early Signing Day. Mailbag!
2924
Bruce reveals that he voted for Oregon offensive lineman Penei Sewell as Heisman runner-up. Stewart had Jonathan Taylor #2 on his ballot. Joe Burrow wins the award as a complete darkhorse. Who can come out of nowhere and win it next season? Navy ends its losing streak to Army and QB Malcolm Perry had a historic performance. More coaching changes have happened and Stew thinks one is particularly head-scratching. Would Urban Meyer consider the NFL? Early Signing Day will take place this week and Clemson could sign the most 5 stars ever in one class. USC & Utah currently have the 80th and 81st ranked class, respectively. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2019
Historic Playoff Field. Heisman Runaway. Kiffin to Ole Miss. Mailbag!
2356
The College Football Playoff semi-final matchups might be the most exciting of the playoff era because of star-studded QB matchups featuring Joe Burrow vs. Jalen Hurts & Justin Fields vs. Trevor Lawrence. LSU dominated the SEC Championship. Bruce says its the best team he's seen play all year. Stew was at the Pac 12 Championship where he witnessed the conferences playoff hopes die for the 4th straight season. #3 Clemson is the vegas favorite over #2 Ohio State. Lane Kiffin is introduced as Ole Miss Head Coach. UGA O-Line Coach Sam Pittman named Head Coach at Arkansas. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription by using this special promo link: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2019
Iron Bowl Instant Classic. OSU Dominates Michigan. CFB Playoff Scenarios. Coaching Carousel Update.
2477
Stew and Bruce recap rivalry weekend. Gus Malzahn outsmarts Nick Saban to end the Iron Bowl in epic fashion. It's the 1st time since 2010 that Alabama has suffered 2 losses before bowl season. Ohio State completely dominates Michigan at the Big House. Justin Fields has a sprained MCL. The CFB Playoff debate may come down to 12-1 Utah vs. 12-1 Oklahoma/Baylor. Do conference championships matter? Many coaches across the country were victims on 'Black Sunday'. Bruce has the latest on the coaching carousel. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription! www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2019
Oregon Loss Opens CFB Playoff Paths
3297
Stew recaps his trip to Ohio Stadium where the Buckeyes beat Penn State 28-17. Chase Young's return lived up to the hype and the Heisman candidate is now up to 16.5 sacks on the season. The #1 seed in the CFB Playoff has increased importance in 2019. The Georgia/LSU SEC Championship is getting closer. Oklahoma survives and Oregon falls out of the National Championship race. Utah & Alabama are still alive for the 4th spot. Clay Helton and Steve Addazio are on the hot seat. Bruce breaks news while taping the show. Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off an annual subscription by using www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2019
Tua Injury. Playoff Picture. Hotseat Update. Mailbag!
4106
Tua Tagovailoa's season-ending hip injury cast a dark cloud over week 12 of the CFB season. Can Alabama still make the CFB Playoff without him? Oklahoma, Oregon & Utah's conference and national championship hopes are alive. Did LSU's defense get exposed by Ole Miss? Clemson still hasn't been tested. Mark Dantonio on the hotseat at MSU. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2019
Proving the Doubters Wrong. A Historic Week 11
4054
The guys saw 3 of the best teams in the country this past weekend. Stew was in Tuscaloosa covering Bama/LSU & Bruce was in Norman covering Oklahoma/Iowa State. Minnesota upsets Penn State at home and improves to 9-0 for the first time since 1904. PJ Fleck and Ed Orgeron are proving their doubters wrong. Will Chase Young be back for the Buckeyes matchups with Penn State and Michigan? Joe Burrow is in the driver set to win the Heisman trophy. Arkansas fires Chad Morris. Should Gus Malzahn consider the job? Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% off your annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2019
Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning
3456
Florida State kicks off the coaching carousel by firing WIllie Taggart less than 2 years into his deal. Bruce gives his shortlist of candidates to takeover the program in Tallahassee. Stew recaps his trip to LA where USC lost to Oregon 56-24. Will USC hire Urban Meyer? Utah and Oregon are both ranked in the top 10 and the Pac 12's playoff hopes are alive. Alabama is a big unknown right now. Georgia beats Florida in Jacksonville. The College Football Playoff Selection Committee will release its first ranking of the season on Tuesday night. Mailbag questions!  Subscribe to The Athletic and save 40% on your annual subscription by using this link: www.theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2019
Playoff Picture Taking Shape
3920
Bruce has a memorable postgame interview with TCU’s Gary Patterson after the Horned Frogs upset win over Texas. Oklahoma suffers its first loss of the season at Kansas State. Are the Sooners CFB Playoff hopes dead? The committee could have some difficult decisions on selection day. Does Penn State or Michigan pose a bigger threat to Ohio State? Could the Big Ten get 2 teams in the playoff instead of the SEC? Notre Dame lays an egg in Ann Arbor but 10-2 is still a realistic accomplishment for the Fighting Irish. Tom Herman is in year 3 at Texas and the Longhorns are still going through growing pains. Les Miles leads Kansas to another win. The Big 12 is an exciting conference because of parity. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off an annual subscription. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2019
Title Contenders to Moral Victories
3599
Tua Tagovailoa injures his ankle. Alabama shouldn’t be ranked #1 in the country. Did Jeremy Pruitt cross the line by grabbing Jarrett Guarantano’s face mask? Wisconsin gets exposed by Illinois. Bruce puts the upset into perspective. How big of an underdog are the Badgers vs. the Buckeyes? Ohio State is loaded at every position. Clemson has no margin of error because the ACC is a mess. Schedule strength matters. Kansas and Les Miles nearly pull the upset at Texas. Les Miles has exceeded expectations in year 1. Michigan went from title contenders to earning a moral victory at Penn State. Oregon is still in the CFB Playoff race. Mailbag! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription. theathltic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2019
LSU the new #1? Trent Dilfer on CFB's top QBs
3278
LSU beats Florida at home and Stew ranks them #1 in the country. Oklahoma actually has a defense. Bruce give his take on Oregon after his 2nd straight weekend in Autzen Stadium. Plus, Super Bowl winning QB & Elite 11 Head Coach Trent Dilfer gives his take on Ohio State QB Justin FIelds, Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts, Georgia QB Jake Fromm & Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa. Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription by using this special promo code: theathletic.com/theaudible  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2019
Exciting Week 7 Slate
3819
Pac 12 After Dark delivers again. The conference is having a fascinating season, even though it seems like the league is out of the playoff discussion already. The latest edition of the Red River Rivalry is set to kick Saturday in Dallas. #7 Florida travels to #5 LSU for an unbeaten SEC showdown. The week 7 slate is the best so far this season. USC travels to #9 Notre Dame and Clay Helton has a chance to save his job. #10 Penn State faces its first big road test of the season at Iowa. SMU pulls off a historic comeback and remains in the top 25. Which team from the Group of 5 will make it to the New Year’s Six. Stew and Bruce reflect on their time at Sports Illustrated after the news circulated that the company is making layoffs. Plus, mailbag questions! Subscribe to The Athletic and get 40% off your annual subscription: www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2019
Week 5 Recap. California Fair Pay to Play Act Passes. Hot Seat Update.
3685
Clemson survives a scare vs. North Carolina and drops to #2 in the AP Poll. What's up with Trevor Lawrence? He has 8 TDs and 5 INTs so far this season. Ohio State looks like the best team in the country. Stew apologizes for doubting Justin Fields. Should Auburn be the #1 team in the country if they beat Florida? Rutgers fires Head Coach Chris Ash. Will Greg Schiano go back to New Jersey? The California Fair Play Act has passed and the NCAA is opposing the decision. Can Clay Helton save his job at USC? Plus, mailbag questions. Subscribe to The Athletic for access to The Audible Extra. Use this special promo link and save 40%. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2019
Michigan Fallout. Dawgs down Notre Dame
3637
Stew gives Bruce heat for his Michigan prediction but props him up for his UCLA prophecy. Pac 12 After Dark was as wild as ever on Saturday night. Don’t dismiss the Pac 12 just because they might not have a playoff contender, the football out west this season has been fun. Fallout from Michigan’s beatdown vs. Wisconsin. What did the guys learn from Georgia vs. Notre Dame. UCF’s regular season win streak ends. Early nominees for quote of the year. Plus, mailbag questions! Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible Subscribe to The Athletic using this special promo code and save 40% off your first year. www.theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2019
Introducing the Lead
468
From The Athletic and Wondery, The Lead is the first daily sports podcast that will bring you one big story from The Athletic's all-star team of local and national sports reporters to make you the most knowledgeable sports fan in any room.  Subscribe now to hear new episodes of the Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Check out theathletic.com/thelead to read stories featured on The Lead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2019
9/16: What happened to the ACC?
3497
The top tier in college football is clearly separating itself from the rest of the pack. Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Georgia and LSU are all in the hunt for the College Football Playoff. Does Alabama look mortal compared to years past? Jalen Hurts is phenomenal in Lincoln Riley's offense. Bruce got a first-person view of Oklahoma Saturday at the Rose Bowl. Les Miles and Kansas dominate Boston College. What happened to the ACC? The conference, other than Clemson, is way down. How will the Tigers stay sharp? Mailbag questions! Subscribe now to hear new episodes of The Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2019
9/9: New LSU offense. Is Texas still a CFB Playoff team? Colorado comeback. Michigan survives.
4248
Stew recaps his trip to Austin where LSU beat Texas 45-38 (4:30). The Tigers offense has finally entered the 21st century (6:30). Is Texas still a CFB Playoff team (12:00)? Colorado storms back and beats Scott Frost and Nebraska (20:00). Bruce was in Boulder and his postgame interview with Bufs HC Mel Tucker was epic (27:00). MIchigan wins in OT vs. Army (30:00). Is Shea Patterson a victim of the hype machine? Chip Kelly loses again at UCLA (31:00). New USC QB Kedon Slovis torched Stanford's defense (39:30). Will the true-freshman save Clay Helton's job? Washington QB Jacob Eason struggled in a loss vs. Cal (48:00). Tennessee is in an absolute free-fall. Jeremy Pruitt is in over his head (50:00). Will anyone give Clemson a game all season (52:00)? Mailbag questions (55:20). Subscribe to The Athletic using this special link and save 40% theathletic.com/theaudible Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2019
9/2: Does This Oklahoma Team Have A Better Chance To Win The National Championship Than The Last Two?
2940
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about Tennessee's embarrassing loss at home to Georgia State on Saturday (:53); they discuss Jalen Hurts' debut at Oklahoma (11:23); they breakdown the Oregon/Auburn game (29:38); and they wrap up the show with their shoutouts and a major announcement regarding The Audible (42:51).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2019
8/26: Which Storyline Do You Find Most Intriguing Heading Into Week 1?
2662
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the Miami/Florida game from Saturday night (:51); they follow that with a quick discussion on Andrew Luck's surprising retirement announcement (8:32); they get into which games they are most looking forward to this weekend (11:48); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:45).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2019
8/21: Previewing "Week 0" Of The College Football Season
1902
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible previewing this weekends game between Florida and Miami (:30); they follow that with a breakdown of QB's that won the starting job at their respective schools (7:00); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (15:38).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2019
8/15: Which 5-Star Transfer QB Has The Best Chance To Be A Star?
2677
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about who will win the Pac-12 (1:10); they get into Tate Martell and the Miami QB job (8:36); they discuss a New York Magazine article about Dabo Swinney (14:53); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (22:10).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2019
8/7: Is Nebraska Getting Too Much Preseason Hype?
2813
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the myriad of issues happening down in Gainesville (:30); they talk about Bruce's recent trip to Nashville for the Personnel Symposium (13:45); a quick conversation about the SEC changing their schedule next year (19:25); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (21:51),Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2019
8/1: Breaking Down The Preseason College Coaches Poll
2110
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the first coaches poll of the season (:30); they follow that with a discussion about UCF scheduling a home and home with FIU (16:00); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (21:12).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2019
7/23: Remembering The Birth & Death Of The Pac-16 + David Ubben
3449
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible with an interview of The Athletic's David Ubbe,, In the interview they discuss the two weeks in 2010 where the Pac-12 nearly became the Pac-16, and talk a bit about the state of Tennessee football (1:19). Following the interview, Stew and Bruce dive into your questions in the mailbag (25:19)Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2019
7/17: News & Notes From Big 12 & SEC Media Days + Andy Staples
3179
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible joined by The Athletic & SiriusXM's Andy Staples. They discuss the value of the SEC TV deal going forward(2:16); Les Miles' press conference at Big 12 media days (18:56); and they give some fun anecdotes from the road (30:34). Following the guys interview with Andy they wrap up the show taking your questions in the mailbag (36:15).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2019
7/9: Which College Football Story Would You Most Like To See Made Into A "30 for 30"?
3813
Stew and Bruce are back. They start this week's episode discussing Kansas punishment of star running back Pooka Williams (:38); they follow that with a deep dive into the method behind Bruce's "Freaks List" (16:25): and they wrap the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:15).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2019
6/26: Should Every Player Be Given An Opportunity To Transfer Once Without Penalty?
3331
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about everyone's favorite college football topic..... conference realignment (:45); they follow that up with a conversation about the NCAA's new transfer rules (9:58); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (17:40).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2019
6/20: Which Team Has The Best Chance Of Being A Playoff Newcomer This Year?
3140
It's officially the slow season in college football. Bruce and Stew start the podcast discussing whether or not Clemson could handle a "SEC Schedule" (:30); they follow that with a quick conversation about Bruce's early season Fox schedule (4:11); and they wrap up the show with an extra long mailbag (11:00).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2019
6/13: Which Current Player Has The Best Chance To Make The All Decade Team? + Holly Rowe
3447
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible interviewing Holly Rowe of ESPN (:43). In the interview they discuss her battle with cancer, her ability to cover so many different sports at once, and her general love of college football. Following the interview Bruce and Stew answer several of your mailbag questions (32:23).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2019
6/8: Who Is On Your College Football Announcer Mount Rushmore? + Derek Crocker
3237
Stew is back for this week's episode of The Audible. Stew and Bruce start this week's episode with an interview with Derek Crocker,  who is the Vice President of College Sports at Fox Sports. He joins the show to discuss the "draft process" of picking which games go on which networks and at what time (3:06). Following the interview they get into the mailbag and answer several of your questions (17:00).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2019
5/30: What Is It Like Behind The Scenes For College Football's Biggest Games? + Matt Campbell
3565
Bruce is flying solo on this week's episode of The Audible. He starts the show interviewing Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell. They discuss Iowa State's rising program, how he identifies guys who fit the culture they are creating in Ames, and they get into his journey from GA to head coach.Following the interview with Coach Campbell, Bruce is joined by Chuck McDonald who is the lead game producer for Fox Sports College Football. He and Bruce discuss the art of televising a college football game, the path he took to his current job, and he tells stories from his time working for the World League in Europe.Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2019
5/22: Which Current National Power Is Most Likely To Backslide In The Next Decade?
3434
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the decision of the MIAC, a division 3 conference, to expel one of it's founding members (:30); they follow that with a discussion about which coaches are the least likely to leave college for the NFL (5:50); and they wrap up the show with an extra long mailbag (11:06).Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2019
5/15: What Is Your 2019 College Football Dream Match-Up? + Will Sammon
3405
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible with a conversation about Fox's decision to air more marquee football games at noon (:33);  they discuss what it means for the NCAA to have started a working group to examine the possibility of players being able to use/sell their likeness (5:15); after that they are joined by Will Sammon of The Athletic to talk about a turbulent spring in Gainesville (9:30); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (28:21). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2019
5/8: Which Non-Traditional School Has The Best Shot To Win A National Championship?
3780
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about their time at ESPN The Magazine (:33); following that, they discuss some news and notes from the college football meetings in Arizona last week (8:34); and they wrap up the show with the first long Mailbag of the year (24:14). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2019
4/29: What Was The Biggest Surprise Of The NFL Draft?
2742
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the Giants surprising selection of Duke QB, Daniel Jones, with the 6th pick (1:42); they follow that with a discussion about several prominent Notre Dame players that went lower than expected (16:12); they talk about a few of the picks that surprised them the most (20:59); and they wrap up the show discussing Dabo Swinney's contract extension at Clemson (33:35). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2019
4/23: How Concerned Should Ohio State Be With Its Quarterback Situation? + Barton Simmons
3173
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Georgia spring game (:31); they talk about the various quarterbacks that put their names in the transfer portal in the last week (8:43); they are then joined by Barton Simmons of 247 Sports, who talks about the latest trend of European recruitment and gives them updates on some big names for the 2020 class (20:29); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (38:27). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2019
4/17: Introducing Sports Wars
217
Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic rivalries? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars” and “American Scandal” comes Sports Wars, an electric new series that offers an immersive, court-side look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: starting with Aaron Rodgers vs. Brett Favre. Subscribe to Sports Wars at wondery.fm/boom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2019
4/15: How Much Stock Should Fans Put In Spring Games?
4108
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Tiger Woods' memorable win at The Masters (:32); concerns over Justin Fields' spring game and Ohio State's expectations for this season (11:22); they discuss Ian Book and Notre Dame's offense (16:19); Tate Martell's early struggles in Miami (26:19); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (33:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2019
4/10: Will We See A Female Assistant Coach In College Football? + Nicole Auerbach
2790
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the college basketball national championship game (:23); they discuss how long Jeremy Pruitt will be given to rebuild Tennessee (10:51); they talk to Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic about her story on Minnesota High School Football player Taquarius Wair (22:25) and they wrap up the show answering your mailbag questions (38:41). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2019
4/4: Which School Has The Best Football & Basketball Coaching Combination?
2516
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Stew's trip to Oklahoma (1:53); Bruce talks about LSU and how good he thinks they could be next season (8:19); they discuss they demise of the AAF (19:13), and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (23:20). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2019
3/27: Is Stew Finally A Believer In Texas? + Chris Fallica
3659
Stew is on the road in this week's episode of The Audible. He and Bruce discuss Oklahoma State's new Offensive Offensive Coordinator (1:45); a surprising stat about Texas quarterback, Sam Ehlinger (7:40); an interview with Chris (The Bear) Fallica from ESPN (19:58); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (50:11). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2019
3/19: Will College Football Fans Ever Embrace A Cinderella? + Ralph Russo
4210
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible interviewing Ralph Russo of the AP. In the interview they discuss the effect of the recent college basketball corruption scandal and why a similar scandal is unlikely in college football. Following the interview, Bruce and Stew go through some early over/under win totals for major programs next season. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2019
3/13: Are Tennessee and Nebraska Sleeping Giants?
2976
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Operation Varsity Blues (:35); following that they discuss the lawsuit of former Kansas coach, David Beaty, against Kansas (17:54); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag(24:08). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2019
3/5: Is Jim Harbaugh Still One Of The Elite Coaches In College Football?
4336
Stew is back! In this week's episode of The Audible Stew and Bruce talk about the NFL Combine (1:15); where would Kyler Murray rank among last years QB's (5:44); the impending retirement of Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany (18:30); they do a deep dive into their respective Top 25 coaching lists (21:00); and they wrap up the episode answering your questions in the mailbag (50:20). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2019
2/26: Discussing The Pac 12's Recent Backslide With Former College Football Writer Ted Miller + Legendary Georgia Coach Jim Donnan
3265
Bruce is flying solo on this week's episode of The Audible. He starts the show taking to former sportswriter, Ted Miller, about what he is up to now, what to make of the state of the Pac 12, and what he thinks about Chip Kelly's first season at UCLA.  Following that interview Bruce is joined by legendary Georgia coach , Jim Donnan. In the interview they discuss his recruitment of Champ Bailey, what is was like coaching for Barry Switzer, and what has impressed him the most about Kirby Smart's current tenure. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2019
2/19: Why Oklahoma Fans Should Be Excited About Alex Grinch + David Ubben
2834
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast talking with The Athletic's David Ubben about the Blake Carringer recruitment story (1:24); following the interview they discuss the video of Trevor Lawrence playing  basketball (24:30); and they wrap up this week's episode by answering your questions in the mailbag (26:30).  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2019
2/12: How Much Credence Should Fans Put in Recruiting Rankings? + Jimmy Raye
3415
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible with an interview of longtime football coach Jimmy Raye (1:09); they follow up the interview with a discussion about Kyler Murray's decision to play football (29:38); they talk about the opening weekend for the AAF (43:22); and wrap up the show with a quick mailbag (50:13).  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2019
2/6: A Recap Of National Signing Day + Jimbo Fisher
2537
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking to Texas A&M Head Coach Jimbo Fisher (1:25); following the interview with coach they give their thoughts on national signing day (14:27); Jay Hopson's statement about Art Briles (22:03), and they wrap up the show discussing Bob Stoops new job in the XFL(35:55). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2019
1/31: Did The NCAA Come Down Too Hard On Missouri? + Dave Wannstedt
3513
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking to former coach, turned Fox Analyst, Dave Wannstedt (:50); following the Interview with coach they get into the NCAA giving Missouri a one year bowl ban (26:50); they discuss the hiring of Graham Harrell as USC's offensive coordinator (32: 30); and they wrap up the show taking your questions in the mailbag (35:45). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2019
1/25: Assessing The Current State Of USC Football With Ryan Abraham + New Miami Head Coach Manny Diaz
3125
Bruce is flying solo with two interviews in this week's episode of The Audible. First up is the new Head Coach of the Miami Hurricanes, Manny Diaz, who talks about his path to becoming a Head Coach, the culture of Miami football, and they discuss the future of the Hurricane program.  He is then joined by Ryan Abraham of USCFootball.com to discuss the current state of the USC program, the quick departure of Kliff Kingsbury, and what needs to be done to get the program back on track. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2019
1/17: What To Make Of The Frequent Coaching Turnover at Alabama
2638
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing their dream fast food meal (1:00); they then discuss the extremely high rate of coaching turnover at Alabama (3:55), they get into the transfer of Jalen Hurts to Oklahoma and what to make of this new age of transferring (13:55), and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (26:10). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2019
1/8: Reaction To Clemson's Dismantling Of Alabama In The National Championship Game
1615
Stew and Bruce bring you a very late night edition of The Audible following Clemson's 44-16 win over Alabama in last night's National Championship Game.  They give their general thoughts on last nights game, they discuss the possibility of their being dueling dynasties in college football, they give an early look at next years Top 25 and they wrap up the show talking about where these offenses might rank historically. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2019
1/4: A Preview Of Monday's National Championship Game + Ralph D. Russo
3411
In this special episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew are live from San Jose where they are joined for a majority of the podcast by Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press. They start the episode previewing Monday's National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson (1:00); they get into a lengthy discussion on an 8 team playoff and the obstacles standing in the way (18:45); a quick talk about snacks (40:40); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (42:50). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2019
12/30: Recapping The College Football Playoff Semifinals
2470
Stew and Bruce bring you a special late night edition of The Audible live from Miami. They start the podcast breaking down what happened in the Orange and Cotton Bowls (1:00); they look ahead to which bowls between now and the National Championship they are most looking forward to (21:30); and they wrap up the podcast discussing the Houston/Major Applewhite situation (30:45). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2018
12/27: A Preview Of Saturday's Orange & Cotton Bowls + Laura Rutledge
3425
Stew and Bruce are together in Miami for this week's episode of The Audible. They start the show discussing the scenes at media day for Saturday nights Alabama/Oklahoma game (2:00); they are then joined by Laura Rutledge of ESPN to discuss her crazy travel schedule and how she can handle the many roles she fills at ESPN (22:20); they get into which of the early bowls have caught their attention (36:00); and they finish the show talking about Justin Herbert's decision to return to Oregon (50:00). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2018
12/19: Reaction To Early National Signing Day + Mario Cristobal
4703
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the biggest news from early signing day (1:00); they follow that by talking about the possible transfer of Georgia QB Justin Fields (4:15); Bruce is then joined by Oregon Head Coach Mario Cristobal (17:10);  and they wrap up the podcast taking your questions in the mailbag (54:45). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2018
12/10: Is It Time To Expand The College Football Playoff To 8 Teams?
4654
In this week's episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew discuss Kyler Murray's Heisman win over Tua Tagovailoa (1:00); Ryan Day's accession to Head Coach at Ohio State (7:30); should the playoff be extended (29:00); and they wrap up the show answering a bunch of your questions in the mailbag (42:30). Thank you to our sponsor Mint Mobile. Get three months of wireless service for $20 at www.mintmobile.com/audible Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2018
12/2: Did The Committee Take The 4 Best Teams Or The 4 Most Deserving Teams?
1919
In this week's special episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew give their immediate reaction to Oklahoma being named the 4th seed in the College Football Playoff, they give a quick recap of this weekends Conference Championship games, and they wrap up the show with the latest coaching news and some well deserved shout outs.  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2018
11/26: Who Should Be The 4th Playoff Team Georgia, Oklahoma, Or Ohio State?
3851
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the podcast talking about the wet and snowy conditions at the Apple Cup (1:00); they get into the shootout in Morgantown between Oklahoma and West Virginia (5:30); discuss whether Ohio State's beatdown of Michigan erased the doubt the Buckeyes created all season (9:30); critique USC's decision to keep Clay Helton (28:15); look at the coaching carousel (39:00); and they wrap up the show with your mailbag questions (47:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2018
11/19: Would James Franklin Be The Home Run Hire For USC?
3537
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the podcast discussing UCLA's win over USC this weekend and the potential fallout (1:00); they give their thoughts on the Les Miles hire at Kansas (15:00); they preview both the "Apple Cup" and "The Game" (28:00); and they wrap up the podcast taking your questions in the mailbag (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2018
11/12: Does The CFP Committee Put Too Much Emphasis On "Brand"? + John Walters
4968
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Northwestern's Big Ten West clinching victory over Iowa (1:00); they are then joined by John Walters of The Athletic to talk about Notre Dame vs Syracuse and the college football media landscape (9:55); and they wrap up the podcast with your mailbag questions (50:22). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2018
11/5: Is Clemson The Only Team Capable Of Beating Alabama?
3702
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Alabama's thumping of LSU in Baton Rouge on Saturday night (1:00); they get into Dana Holgorsen's decision to go for two to beat Texas (11:00); who should Kansas hire as their next head coach (18:20); is this finally the year where Michigan beats Ohio State (32:00); and they wrap up the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (39:15). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2018
10/29: Which Team Is Having The Most Disappointing College Football Season?
3477
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast talking about Northwestern's upset over Wisconsin (2:05); they talk about Gardner Minshew and Washington State after their win over Stanford (15:30); which college coaches the Cleveland Browns might consider (23:30); they get into this  weekend's big game between Alabama and LSU (28:15); and they finish the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (37:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2018
Is Michigan A Top 4 Team In The Country? + James Laurinaitis
4532
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the Audible talking about Purdue's drubbing of Ohio State on Saturday night (1:00); they are then joined by Fox Sports and Big Ten Network analyst James Laurinaitis to talk about what's wrong with the Buckeyes (3:30); they get into the antics between Michigan and Michigan State (29:20); the potential for 2 SEC teams to make the College Football Playoff (36:50); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (54:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2018
10/15: How Many Teams Can Go Undefeated This Year? + Tim Brando
4291
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Stew's trip back to his Alma mater, Northwestern, over the weekend (1:00); that is followed by a can't miss interview with Tim Brando (10:30); they talk about LSU's major upset over Georgia (34:10); Michigan's big win over Wisconsin (40:20); and they finish the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (46:50). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2018
10/8: Where do Texas and Oklahoma go from here?
4161
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Red River Showdown from last Saturday (1:00); they get into Florida's big win over LSU (15:45); How they feel about Washington at this point in the season (21:15); This weekend's big Pac-12 South game between Colorado and USC (27:45); and they wrap up the show answering your questions in the mailbag (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2018
10/1: Which Team Do You Have The Most Confidence In Outside of Alabama?
3565
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the thriller between Ohio State and Penn State in Happy Valley on Saturday night (1:00); they break down Notre Dame's now seemingly clear path to the College Football Playoff (19:50); they discuss this weekends big Red River rivalry game (32:00); and they wrap up the podcast answering your questions in the mailbag (42:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2018
9/24: Is Texas Finally Back After Back to Back Wins Over USC & TCU?
3621
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the new stadium atmosphere being created in Austin (1:00); they get into Old Dominion's shocking upset of Virginia Tech at home Saturday night (29:40); they discuss whether anyone can catch Tua Tagovailoa and Dwayne Haskins for the Heisman Trophy (40:00); and they finish the episode taking your questions in the mailbag (48:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2018
9/17: Is Tua Tagovailoa Already The Best Quarterback In Alabama History?
4399
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing Urban Meyer's first press conference since returning from suspension (1:00); following that they discuss Ed Orgeron and LSU's upset victory over Auburn from Saturday (21:40); they get into the Big Ten's abysmal weekend (31:00); they talk about how many teams still have legit shot of winning the National Championship (37:30); and wrap up the show with your mailbag questions (48:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2018
9/10: Were We All Wrong About Herm Edwards and Arizona State?
3094
In this week's episode of The Audible Bruce and Stew get into everything from the nail-bitter between Texas A&M and Clemson from Saturday night (3:00); Georgia's dominance over South Carolina (8:00); the state of football in Florida (27:00); they give a quick preview of this weekends two big games (33:15); and they wrap up the podcast by taking your questions in the mailbag (41:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2018
9/3: Did Auburn Ruin The Pac-12's Playoff Chances?
3010
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the Washington vs Auburn game from Saturday afternoon (3:00); following that they get into Jim Harbaugh and where he stands after another big game loss (13:00); they give their thoughts on most of the major games from over the weekend; and they wrap up the show with the return of Shoutouts (44:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2018
8/27: A Week 1 Preview Of College Football + Tim Brando
3865
Stew and Bruce get back to actual football talk as they get you ready for week 1 of the NCAA Football season. They start this week's podcast giving their predictions for week 1's big games (6:00); they are then joined by broadcasting legend, Tim Brando, who discusses everything from his love for Penn State this year to his own fact or fiction game (19:00); and they wrap up this week's episode taking your mailbag questions (50:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2018
8/23: A Break Down Of Ohio State's Investigation Into Urban Meyer
2895
Stew and Bruce spend this week's podcast discussing the findings and resolution of the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State. Over the course of the conversation they discuss the report published by the committee that investigated Urban Meyer, they give their thoughts on Ohio State's decision to suspend Urban Meyer for 3 games, and they finish the episode talking about how this could affect the Buckeyes on the field this fall.  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2018
8/13: Discussing The Big Ten's Mounting Scandals
2150
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking about FAU and their week 1 game against Oklahoma (1:00); they then move on to discuss the DJ Durkin scandal at Maryland (5:30); and they wrap up the episode talking about the latest in the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State (25:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2018
8/6: Breaking Down The Latest Developments In The Urban Meyer Scandal + Aaron Suttles
3325
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of the Audible breaking down the latest news in the Urban Meyer scandal from over the weekend (1:00); they are then joined by Aaron Suttles of The Athletic to discuss Jalen Hurts comments from over the weekend (20:30); and they wrap up the episode taking your questions in the Mailbag (34:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2018
8/2: Discussing The Urban Meyer Scandal With Brett McMurphy
4268
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of the podcast giving their thoughts on the Urban Meyer scandal at Ohio State (1:00); They are then joined by Brett McMurphy who broke the story Wednesday morning on Facebook (10:00); and then they wrap up the show taking your mailbag questions (40:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2018
7/27: News & Notes From The Big Ten And Pac 12 Media Days
3781
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible discussing how Urban Meyer handled the Zach Smith situation (1:00); they then discuss Scott Frost's first Big Ten media day and where they expect Nebraska to be in the next 3-5 years (16:00); they talk about Khalil Tate's admission that he tweeted about the triple option to prevent Ken Niumatalolo being hired at Arizona (43:00); and finally they give their reactions to ESPN's rankings of the 21 National Champions since 1999 (46:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2018
7/20: News & Notes From The SEC & Big 12 Media Days + David Ubben
3089
Stew and Bruce are back together in this week's episode of The Audible where they bring you the latest from the SEC's and Big 12's respective media days. They start the episode talking about Aaron Murray's comments about Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt (4:00); they are then joined by The Athletic's, David Ubben, to talk about the SEC, Jeremy Pruitt, and Texas (6:15); and then they wrap up this week's episode taking your questions in the mailbag (34:00) Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2018
7/12: Where Does The 2020 QB Class Rank Against Previous Classes? + Joey Roberts & Yogi Roth
2974
Bruce brings you a special solo edition of The Audible this week. In the first part of the episode Bruce talks to Joey Roberts, of the Alliance of American Football and the Elite 11, about The Opening and his own career journey. In the second part Bruce is joined by PAC 12 Analyst, Yogi Roth, to talk about his experience at The Opening and the initiative to make HIgh School recruits aware of sexual violence on college campuses. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2018
6/28: Can Will Grier Win The Heisman Trophy? + Max Olson
2901
Stew and Bruce are joined on this week's episode by Max Olson of The Athletic to break down the early front-runners for the Heisman Trophy (1:00) and to discuss the future of Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury (33:00). Following the conversation with Max, Bruce and Stew wrap up the show with a quick mailbag (35:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2018
6/21: Do Any Of The Teams That Have Changed Conferences Regret Their Decision? + Joe Tessitore
2694
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible talking to the new voice of Monday Night Football, Joe Tessitore, about his new role and his favorite college football memories (1:00). Following the interview they finish up the podcast with the mailbag (22:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2018
6/14: Who Is College Football's Sleeping Giant? + The Mailbag
3094
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode of The Audible talking about the new rules passed by the NCAA (1:00); after that they discuss the transfer of Clemson 5-star quarterback Hunter Johnson to Northwestern (11:45); and they finish the episode answering your questions in the mailbag (19:05). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2018
6/6: Can Wisconsin Win A National Championship? + The Mailbag
4299
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing what Bruce saw at the Elite 11 camp last weekend (1:00); after that they discuss Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray being drafted 9th overall by the Oakland Athletics in this week's MLB draft (19:30); they talk about the early season college football schedule (25:30); and finally they finish the show with a mailbag you won't want to miss (44:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2018
5/31: Should The SEC Change Its Grad Transfer Rule? + David Ubben & Geoff Collins
2865
Stew and Bruce start this week talking to the newest writer for The Athletic, David Ubben, who will be covering Tennessee Football for the All American. David and the guys get into the SEC spring meetings, the effect legalized gambling will have on college football, and what he expects from Tennessee in the fall. Following that interview Bruce and Stew talk to the head coach of the Temple Owls, Geoff Collins, where they discuss the trip his football team took to Japan and his coaching background. *Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. * Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2018
5/25: Why Are So Many 5 Star QB's Transferring? + Ryan Abraham
4140
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode being joined by Ryan Abraham of USCFootball.com to discuss the recent verdict in the Todd McNair defamation suit (2:45); following the interview they discuss the legacy of former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (13:45); they also talk about the transfer of Joey Burrow to LSU (18:30); and they finish up the episode taking your mailbag questions (49:10). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2018
5/16: A Special Announcement From Bruce + Dan Uthman
2648
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode announcing that Bruce has joined the staff of The Athletic. They are then joined by Dan Uthman, Managing Editor of The All American, to discuss the reasons behind the decision and what's next. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2018
5/9: Where Will Buckeye Grad Transfer Joe Burrow End Up? + The Mailbag
3527
In this week's episode, Bruce and Stew do a deep dive into the mailbag, spending most of the podcast answering your questions (10:00); first they discuss the upcoming transfer of Buckeyes QB Joe Burrow (1:00); and also the perception of a grad transfer QB vs the reality of how they've performed (4:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2018
5/4: Are The Washington Huskies National Championship Contenders? + Pete Thamel
2999
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode of The Audible discussing the potential player tampering incident between Oklahoma State and Hawaii (3:00); next they get into Bruce's story about Urban Meyer and his evolution as coach at Ohio State (6:30); they break down Stew's most recent Top 25 list (17:30); and to wrap up the show they are joined by Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports to talk about his 10 part series on the Miami Dolphins and the NFL Draft. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2018
4/23: Who Would Be The No. 1 Pick In A Conference Realignment Mock Draft + The Mailbag
3844
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode talking about the Tennessee Spring Game and specifically the comments made by Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt after the game (1:00); they get into the QB situations at both Georgia and Alabama (16:20); what to expect from Wilton Speight and Chip Kelly at UCLA this season (24:00); and they wrap up taking your mailbag questions including a realignment mock draft (38:00).  Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2018
4/16: Who Will Be The Starting Quarterback At Ohio State & Clemson This Year? + Joel Klatt
3450
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode talking about several of the spring games held last weekend (1:30); they get into a report that Nick Saban attempted to hire former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze this winter, but was blocked by the SEC commissioner (13:00); and they wrap up the show with Fox Sports analyst Joel Klatt, who discusses everything from next week's NFL Draft to what he expects from Ohio State and Texas this year. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2018
4/11: What's Behind The Drop In College Football Attendance? + Your Mailbag Questions
3563
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode discussing Ole Miss' objection to Shea Patterson's waiver request (1:30); they get into the reasons behind the dip in college football attendance (11:00); they give us the latest from their spring football tour (20:00); and they wrap up the episode with your mailbag questions (46:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2018
4/2: Should Alabama Fans Have Any Concerns Heading Into Next Season?
2677
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode talking about the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide (1:00); they get into the story of former Houston Head Coach Tony Levine and his new opportunity outside of football (14:30); the comments Jim Mora has made regarding Josh Rosen and the NFL Draft (25:00); and they wrap up the epidode taking your mailbag questions (29:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2018
3/26: Revisiting Tennessee's chaotic coaching search + The Mailbag
2505
Stew and Bruce spend this week's episode of The Audible catching you up on the latest news and notes from around college football. They start with Tennessee's massive records dump over the weekend (1:00); after that they discuss the report that Alabama is in talks to host a home and home series with Notre Dame (25:30); and they finish the episode with your mailbag questions (31:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2018
3/19: What Does Success At Nebraska Look Like For Scott Frost? + Tim Brando
3372
Bruce and Stew start this week's podcast talking about an exciting opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament (1:00); they also take a few minutes to talk with college sports aficionado Tim Brando (11:30); and they finish the episode taking your questions in the mailbag (34:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2018
3/13: Does The NCAA Need A Uniform Drug Policy + Ryan Abraham on USC
3311
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode talking about their previous college basketball lives (1:00); they discuss whether or not this will be the year LSU finally commits to throwing the football (9:30); and they get into the NCAA's drug policy (11:00). In the episode they also talk to Ryan Abraham from USCFootball.com to discuss the PAC 12 only getting 3 NCAA Tournament bids, the current state of the PAC 12, and how USC plans to replace Sam Darnold. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2018
3/5: Bruce's News And Notes From The Combine + Brady Quinn
3428
Stew and Bruce start this week's episode talking about the developments in the Arizona Basketball story (3:00); Shaquem Griffin's excellent weekend (15:00); NFL guys falling in love with Saquon Barkley (17:00), and Bruce gives us a sense of what really happens at the Combine (22:00). Brady Quinn shares his thoughts on the QBs at the Combine (32:00). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2018
2/26: What Impact Could The FBI's College Basketball Probe Have on College Football? + Rich Eisen
3974
Bruce and Stew start this week's episode discussing the FBI's probe into major college basketball and how it may affect college football (2:00); Bruce interviews the NFL Network's Rich Eisen on everything combine and a little Michigan football (23:20); the guys wrap up the episode by answering your mailbag questions (44:30). Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2018
2/21: Discussing NCAA issues with Dennis Dodd + Your Mailbag Questions
3242
Bruce and Stew are joined this week by writer for cbssports.com Dennis Dodd. They touch on a range of subjects including the decline in college football attendance, what he thinks will happen in the Ole Miss transfer cases, and  some of the recent NCAA rule proposals. Following the interview, Bruce and Stew answer some of your mailbag questions. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2018
2/12: Discussing Bob Davie's Suspension + What Does A Player Personnel Director Do?
3054
Bruce and Stew bring you a special podcast this week with two very different guests. The first is Daniel Libit from NMFishbowl.com. He joins the podcast to discuss the suspension of New Mexico football coach Bob Davie and helps to unpack the unfolding scandal in Albuquerque. The second guest is the Texas Longhorns Director of Player Personnel, Derek Chang. He talks to the guys about his unconventional path to Texas and dives into what exactly a Director of Player Personnel does in this modern recruiting age. Trader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2018
2/5: Will The NCAA Let Shea Patterson Play Immediately? + An Interview with Tom Luginbill
3510
Stew and Bruce start this week's podcast talking about Sunday night's Super Bowl (1:30); they are then joined by Tom Luginbill of ESPN and The All-American to discuss National Signing Day (6:00); they discuss the latest transfer news (31:00); and they also answer some of your mailbag questions (38:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2018
1/29: A Deep Dive Into The Michigan State Allegations With The All-American's Nicole Auerbach
2842
Stew and Bruce start this week's podcast talking to The All-American's Nicole Auberbach about the allegations at Michigan State (7:00): after the interview they discuss the memorial service for Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski (27:00); and they answer some of your mailbag questions (33:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2018
1/22: Which First-Year Head Coach Has The Highest Ceiling? + The All-American's Chris Vannini
3461
Stew & Bruce start this week's episode interviewing Chris Vannini of The All-American (1:00) about the coaching carousel and Group of 5; they give their thoughts on the tragic death of Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski (33:00); and answer a bunch of your mailbag questions (42:00). Thanks to sponsors Trader Joe's and Leesa (use promo code Audible). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2018
1/16: Remembering Keith Jackson + News & Notes from around College Football
2730
Bruce and Stew spend this week's episode talking about the passing of college football legend Keith Jackson (1:00); Arizona hiring Kevin Sumlin as its head coach (13:00); Clemson's defensive line next season (29:30); and your mailbag questions (34:30). Thanks to sponsors Trader Joe's and ZipRecruiter (use promo code TASB). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2018
1/9: Reaction to Alabama's come from behind win over Georgia in the National Championship Game
1640
Stew and Bruce stayed up late to record a quick podcast reacting to Monday night's National Championship game. They give their overall thoughts on the game (1:00); the rise of the Alabama freshmen (4:30); How late in the game did they still have hope for Georgia? (7:30); How does this year's game compare to last year's? (11:00); and where does Jalen Hurts go from here? (14:00). Thanks to sponsors Trader Joe's and Leesa.com (use promo code AUDIBLE). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2018
1/5: Does UCF have a legit claim on this year's National Championship? + ESPN's Maria Taylor
2683
In this week's episode Bruce and Stew are in Atlanta ahead of Monday's National Championship Game. They discuss the firing of Rich Rodriguez (2:00); UCF's claim of a National Title (10:30); a quick preview of Monday night's game (18:30); and an interview with ESPN sideline reporter Maria Taylor (24:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2018
1/2: Reaction to the Rose & Sugar Bowl + How Should We Feel About An All SEC Championship Game?
1910
Stew and Bruce do a late night podcast where they give their reaction to Oklahoma vs Georgia (1:00); the blowout between Clemson and Alabama (8:00); their feelings towards an all SEC championship game (11:00); and UCF's potential claim to a National title (14:00) They also get into the the bowl results from the Big Ten & PAC 12 (16:.30); Baker Mayfield vs Josh Allen (25:30); and finish the show talking about where USC goes from here (28:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2018
12/29: College Football Playoff Preview & Predictions+ Former Georgia Head Coach Jim Donnan
3692
Stew and Bruce are joined by USA Today's Lindsay Schnell for all of this week's episode. They touch on Bruce's trophy presentation at the Foster Farms Bowl (20:30); Baker Mayfield's health (32:00); and Predictions for Monday's playoff games (35:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2017
12/21: Who were the biggest winners and losers of college football's first early signing period
2123
Stew & Bruce start this week's episode breaking down the first day of the brand new early signing period (1:00); the quality of class brought in by Georgia and Clemson (8:30); they go through the class rankings (15:00); and even answer a few mailbag questions (21:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2017
12/11: Is Baker Mayfield a Top 10 College Football Player of All-Time? + Your Mailbag Questions
3297
Stew and Bruce start this week's podcast giving a shout out to Army (1:00); they break down Saturday's Heisman voting (3:00); they wrap up the Power 5 coaching carousel (12:30); and talk about Mario Cristobal's accession to the top job at Oregon (18:00). Plus they answer many of your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2017
12/4: Why we shouldn't be surprised that Alabama made the playoff & more from a busy Championship weekend
3332
Bruce and Stew break down the CFP committee putting in Alabama over Ohio State (1:00); they discuss the playoff match ups and which non playoff bowls intrigue them the most (17:30); and they get into the never ending news cycle out of Knoxville (25:30). In the second half of the show they give their thoughts on the hires of Jimbo Fisher at Texa A&M (30:30); Scott Frost at Nebraska (39:00); and Herm Edwards at Arizona State (42:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2017
11/27: What the heck happened in Knoxville? + more from Rivalry Week
2549
In this week's show, Stew and Bruce talk about the Greg Schiano/Tennessee fiasco (1:00); Auburn's upset over Alabama in the lron Bowl (12:00); Alabama vs. Ohio State playoff debate (16:00); and UCLA hiring Chip Kelly (37:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2017
11/20: Who will win the Chip Kelly Sweepstakes? + more from a news filled Week 12
3410
In this weeks The Audible Bruce and Stew get everyone up to speed on the already fast moving coaching carousel (1:00); They break down whether UCLA or Florida is the better fit for Chip Kelly (4:30); What they thought of Baker Mayfield's sideline actions against Kansas (22:30); and answer your questions in the mailbag (29:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2017
11/13: The Return of The U & more from a chaotic Week 11
2800
Stew & Bruce start this week's podcast talking about Butch Jones' dismissal from Tennessee (1:00); They break down which SEC East job is better between Tennessee & Florida (8:00); and address the seemingly never-ending rumors of Jon Gruden coaching the Volunteers (11:30). They also talk about last Friday's Stanford-Washington upset (15:30); Ohio State's CFP chances (20:30); and Miami's huge win over Notre Dame on Saturday night (30:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2017
11/6: Which 2-loss teams have the best playoff shot? + Mark Helfrich
3454
Stew and Bruce recap all of the action from Week 10 of the college football season, including Ohio State’s loss to Iowa and their struggles on defense (8:00) Which two-loss teams have the best shot to make the playoffs thus far (11:30); Is Miami back? (21:00); Bruce compares Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield to Johnny Manziel (25:00); Former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich joins the show to discuss his transition from college coach to TV analyst (33:00); How he views the game, other coaches and other organizations now that he’s on the outside (43:00); and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2017
10/30: Should Ohio State be ranked ahead of Oklahoma? + SI's Andy Staples
3525
Bruce and Stew start this weeks podcast joined by SI's Andy Staples to talk about what happened at Florida with Jim McElwain (4:30) and who should be the next head coach in Gainesville (14:00). After the interview the guys recap Ohio State's win over Penn State (25:00); they discuss whether OSU should be ranked ahead of Oklahoma (33:00); and the unexpected arrival of JT Barrett and Khalil Tate on to the Heisman scene (40:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2017
10/23: Will Notre Dame & Penn State cause Playoff Chaos? + more from week 8
3083
In this weeks podcast Stew & Bruce talk about Notre Dame's big win over USC (1:00); Penn State's decisive victory over Michigan at Happy Valley (16:30); Jimbo Fisher and Florida State (24:00); and answer your mailbag questions (38:00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2017
10/16: Crazy Week 7 upsets, USC-ND talk with John Walters
3914
Stew and Bruce are joined by The All-American contributor John Walters. They discuss the difference between covering a game live and watching from home (7:00); Notre Dame running back Josh Adams (11:30); and Sam Darnold vs. Josh Rosen. After the interview, Stew and Bruce talk about Nebraska's AD (48:30); the SEC hot seat (51:30); and the Oregon State coaching job (61:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2017
10/9: ESPN vs Chris Petersen & more from Week 6
3245
Bruce & Stew tackle a bunch of topics this wee starting with ESPN's feud with Chris Petersen (1:30); The Big 12's College Football Playoff hopes (16:00); Michigan vs Michigan State (26:30); and the Sam Darnold backlash (41:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2017
10/2: Is Butch Jones done at Tennessee? + Oklahoma Superfan Jim Ross
3224
Stew & Bruce start this week's show discussing Stanford running back Bryce Love (1:00); they also talk about Butch Jones' future at Tennessee (7:00); and Coach O's rocky start at LSU (13:00). Bruce is joined by Oklahoma Superfan/WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross (21:30) during the second half of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2017
9/25: Is Saquon Barkley The Early Heisman Front Runner? + ESPN's Joe Tessitore
3587
Stew and Bruce talk to ESPN broadcaster Joe Tessitore (6:00); Who is the early favorite for the Heisman (12:00); Is TCU the biggest threat in the Big 12 (18:00): and Joe's crazy travel stories (26:00). Plus the guys answer some of your mailbag questions (38:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2017
9/18: Is Clemson the favorite for another National Championship + best from Week 3
2484
Stew and Bruce recap the best of Week 3, including the madness of the USC-Texas game; (1:00) Which victory was more impressive: Clemson over Louisville, or Mississippi State over LSU? (10:00); The most surprising teams after Week 3 (26:00); Shoutout of the week (30:00); Looking ahead to the best Week 4 matchups (35:00) and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2017
9/11: Is it time for Ohio St. to move on from JT Barrett? + Phil Savage on Alabama
3447
Bruce and Stew dive into Week 2 of the season, including Ohio State’s deflating loss to Oklahoma (1:00); What it means for starting QB J.T. Barrett - is it time to replace him? (5:00); Reaction to the Georgia - Notre Dame game and Brian Kelly’s exchange with the media (12:00); What are the Top 3 Heisman candidates after Week 2? (20:00); And more thoughts on other Week 2 matchups (27:00); Bruce and Stew then welcome in former NFL GM and current Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage about his relationship with Nick Saban, who he worked alongside during his time with the Cleveland Browns (38:00); How he ended up becoming the Alabama football radio analyst (41:00); His book 4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection (43:00); and the Alabama QB situation (49:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2017
9/4: UCLA’s crazy comeback, Josh Rosen & more from Week 1
2759
Stew and Bruce recap an interesting opening weekend, including UCLA’s crazy comeback and Josh Rosen’s amazing performance (2:00); FSU-Alabama and what QB DeAndre Francois’ major injury means for FSU’s season (13:00); Is Alabama clearly the No. 1 team in the country, or is Ohio State? (16:00); Sam Darold and USC’s chances of making the playoff (28:00); The wild Maryland-Texas game (32:00); Return of The Mailbag (35:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2017
8/28: Week 1 matchups & The Big Ten with BTN’s Dave Revsine
2780
Bruce and Stew chat with Big Ten Network broadcaster Dave Revsine to talk Big Ten football (5:00); The mockery of the Big Ten “Legends and Leaders” divisions (10:00); Bold predictions on the Big Ten this season (18:00); Looking ahead to this week’s matchup between FSU and Alabama (29:00); Plus, a look at the other intriguing matchups of the week (34:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2017
8/21: The Return of The Audible!!
2663
Stew and Bruce are back with The Audible 2.0! They share details on what happened over the past two months and their respective new ventures. They dive into college football talk, starting with the scandal at Ole Miss with Hugh Freeze (9:00); The first AP preseason poll (22:00); Bruce’s long-awaited survey of CFB athletic directors (30:00) and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2017
6/27: Addressing the future of The Audible & FOX Sports | Dave Wannstedt
3370
With recent changes at FOX Sports, Bruce and Stew address their current situation, what it means for this podcast, and what it means for sports journalism as an industry. Plus, Coach Dave Wannstedt stops by to share some incredible stories about how his Pitt Panthers changed the landscape of college football in 2007, and his most memorable recruiting stories to date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2017
6/23: Urban Meyer's coaching future | Alabama's 2018 recruiting class | Coaching scandals
2488
An all-mailbag episode of The Audible. This week, Bruce and Stew dive deep into all of your questions. They discuss the possibility of the College Football Playoff being hosted all in one location over a week, which coaches in each conference are least likely to be involved in a scandal, how much longer Urban Meyer will coach at Ohio State, why Alabama's 2018 recruiting class is currently ranked so low, if Baylor has been able to move on from all of their scandals, why Penn State lost a big time QB commit, and recall some of the most memorable plays in college football since 2000. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2017
6/20: NCAA scandals with Nicole Auerbach of USA TODAY Sports
2243
Bruce and Stew are joined by Nicole Auerbach of USA TODAY Sports and Big Ten Network to discuss everything going on with the recent NCAA scandals involving Louisville and Ole Miss (2:00); Playoff picks for the upcoming season (21:00); The hottest college football tickets of the year (29:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2017
6/15: Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley on taking over for Bob Stoops & Baker Mayfield's punishment
3371
Bruce and Stew are joined by Oklahoma's new head coach Lincoln Riley (1:00), who discusses how he was prepared to take over the job, the future of OU football and the recently announced punishment of QB Baker Mayfield (16:00). The guys then answer your emails in the latest edition of The Mailbag (19:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2017
6/13: Tim Brando predicts Notre Dame will join the ACC
3595
Bruce and Stew discuss the NCAA's Notice of Allegations against Ole Miss (1:00); They are joined by FOX Sports college football and basketball broadcaster Tim Brando, who rants about the NBA and why it's a terrible product in its current state (16:00); The possibility of Notre Dame joining the ACC (24:00); What to make of Clemson as they come off their national championship season (32:00); and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2017
6/9: Reaction to Bob Stoops' retirement from OU & Lincoln Riley's fate
3550
Bruce and Stew react to the major news of Bob Stoops retiring as Oklahoma head coach and explain why they saw it coming (1:00); Where does Stoops rank among other coaches of his era? (14:00): Why it's unlikely that Lincoln Riley will be successful as Stoops' successor (17:00); Does Joe Mixon impact Stoops' legacy? (25:00); And your questions answered in The Mailbag (29:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2017
6/5: Should the SEC consider a division realignment?
3058
Bruce and Stew start off the podcast with a discussion about former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire, who told Bruce over the weekend that he intends to transfer to the Florida Gators (1:00); They recap the SEC media days, and a discussion stirred up by the media about a potential division realignment (20:00); Big 12 media days and the potential for future expansion (27:00); Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder, who tried to block a student-athlete from transferring to another school (39:00); and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2017
6/2: CFB on FOX kickoff times | Group of 5 Championship game? | Mullen & Gundy's next move
2793
Just after the networks released their game selections and kickoff times, Bruce and Stew are joined by Derek Crocker, the man behind the curtain choosing the games for FOX. Derek takes you behind the scenes to what goes on in choosing which games land on which networks, and scheduling the time slots. Plus, we open up the mailbag as the guys discuss if we'll ever see a Group of 5 championship game, what are the next moves for Dan Mullen and Mike Gundy, look ahead to the most intriguing matchups of the season, what's next for Baylor, what were some of the most head-scratching coach firings of all-time, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2017
5/31: Yogi Roth on Pac-12, quarterbacks and recruiting
2275
Bruce and Stew are joined by Pac-12 football analyst to talk everything Pac-12, from quarterbacks, coaches, recruiting and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2017
5/26: The Memorial Day all-Mailbag edition
3484
Bruce and Stew answer feedback from last week's Athlon Top 50 college football players of the last 50 years list (2:00), before jumping into the Mailbag, to which they devote the entire episode to, and discuss your emails about Ohio State's offseason hires of Kevin Wilson and Ryan Day (25:00); Are Notre Dame fans too hard on Brian Kelly? (33:00); And much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2017
5/23: The Top 50 college football players of the past 50 years
2329
Bruce and Stew take a look at Athlon Sports’ list of Top 50 college football players of the past 50 years and debate who is deserving of their spot and who was left off the list. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2017
5/18: If Lonzo Ball played football, which college program would he end up with?
3247
Stew is finally back from his Maui vacation and joins Bruce to catch up the latest college football news, including another twist in a really ugly Baylor sexual assault scandal (6:30); Red shirt rule proposal (11:00); The return of The Mailbag (14:00); Which college coaches would make the best NFL coaches? (27:00); Which college football program would go after Lonzo Ball and which coach would he be the least compatible with? (42:30); Plus many more of your email questions answered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2017
5/16: Brady Quinn on college football quarterbacks & more
2339
Bruce is joined by former NFL QB and current FOX football analyst Brady Quinn as his fill-in co-host while Stew continues to surf in Maui. Bruce and Brady discuss some of the big name college quarterbacks getting a ton of hype, like Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen and what to expect from them this season (5:00); Can putting a talented QB in a bad situation or team “ruin” him? (16:00); What schools are most appealing to QBs right now and which schools would Brady consider now? (24:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2017
5/11: Chris Spielman on the state of college football, his broadcasting career & more
3432
Bruce is joined by four-time NFL Pro Bowler and FOX college football analyst — Chris Spielman. They discuss the Ohio State Buckeyes and the most intriguing parts of the roster heading into the season (7:00); Urban Meyer as a coach and broadcaster and what it was like working with him (10:00); Chris tells Bruce how his NFL career led him to become a broadcaster and shares some of his experiences (16:00); How his football and broadcasting careers have helped him as a parent (40:00) and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2017
5/8: Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema | The new redshirt rule proposal | Coaches on the hot seat
3092
Bruce and Stew discuss the past week at the spring coaches and athletic director meetings in Phoenix, including the new redshirt rule proposal (5:30); How Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is doing with his cancer recovery and the future for K-State (16:30); They check in with Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema and talk recruiting, the upcoming season and competing in the SEC (22:00); And a look at coaches that could potentially be on the hot seat in 2017 (40:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2017
5/4: Minnesota Gophers head coach PJ Fleck, Nick Saban’s big salary & The Mailbag
3120
Bruce and Stew begin the show by discussing the news of Nick Saban’s substantial salary and how it affects the rest of the sport (5:00); They are then joined by Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck (9:00), who talks about his transition from Western Michigan and the MAC to his new opportunity in the Big Ten. Fleck discusses what he’s seen from his team so far in spring practice, what to expect from the Gophers this upcoming season and he shares some of his inspirations and role models that have made him successful so far. Next up, the guys answer your emails in the ever popular Mailbag, including questions about the recent layoffs at ESPN (25:00), As possible solution to college football’s current bowl system, and players sitting out (40:00); and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2017
5/2: Which conferences produced the most NFL draftees & the post-spring Top 25
2185
Bruce and Stew give a quick recap on last week’s NFL Draft and take a look at which conferences had the most players drafted (9:00); Stew explains his post-spring Top 25 teams — and Bruce debates him on a few (17:00); Plus, a discussion on next week’s conferences meetings, and what to expect. (26:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2017
4/27: ESPN Layoffs | 2017's Top QBs | Lane Kiffin & Butch Davis
3286
Bruce and Stew navigate a tough day around the sports media industry and ESPN goes through yet another round of layoffs, this time to many writers and reporters. Plus, why would a lot of fan bases NOT want Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson at QB for their team? Which QB's next season would you rather have under center. Butch Davis and Lane Kiffin are taking over programs in Florida, who will have the most success? The guys also discuss challenges they face reporting and giving opinion with relationships amongst players and coaches, and an outlook on TCU and the entire Big 12 next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2017
4/25: NFL Draft talk with Peter Schrager, Michigan's trip to Italy and Alabama's new QB
3929
Bruce and Stew discuss some interesting notes and takeaways from the weekend's spring games, including their impressions of Alabama's freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa (4:00); Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football team's excursion to Italy (11:00); Georgia releasing four-star offensive lineman and signee D'Antne Demery after he was arrested for an alleged domestic violence incident -- and how other football programs are handling these types of issues (14:00). The guys switch gears to discuss the upcoming NFL Draft with FOX Sports' NFL insider Peter Schrager (23:00), who dives deep into the ins-and-outs of the scouting process, how information is obtained, who the most reliable draft talk sources are and gives his takes on the top prospects and what could happen Thursday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2017
4/21: Tom Herman’s pricey new Texas locker room, more spring visits & The Mailbag
3852
Bruce and Stew discuss Bruce’s visit to Texas, where he talked to Tom Herman about his new — and very expensive — locker room and how it helps with recruiting (1:00); Stew’s visit to Oregon and his conversation with Willie Taggart (8:00); Could Tennessee QB Josh Dobbs sneak into the first round (18:00); And your emails answered in The Mailbag (31:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2017
4/19: SEC & PAC-12 storylines with Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated
3510
Bruce and Stew are joined by Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated to discuss some interesting spring football storylines, including what’s in store for the defending champion Clemson Tigers this upcoming season (1:00); Can LSU or Auburn close the gap on Alabama in the SEC West this year? (16:00); Texas A&M’s QB battle and their up-and-coming offensive weapons (25:00); Will Washington pick up right where they left off? (32:00); Former Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville’s gubernatorial bid (54:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2017
4/13: Spring football visits to Penn State, Stanford & return of The Mailbag
3198
Bruce and Stew discuss the second half of Bruce’s cross-country spring football tour, including his visit to WVU (2:30); State College to check out Penn State and their star running back Saquon Barkley (4:30); and a few other stops. Stew gives a report from his visit to Stanford (18:00); and your emails answered in the return of The Mailbag (25:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2017
4/10: Spring football visits to Ohio State, USC, Pitt & more
3655
Bruce and Stew hit the road for spring football and discuss their visits to USC and budding star QB Sam Darold (7:00); UCLA and Josh Rosen coming back from injury (13:00); Ohio State and Urban Meyer’s thoughts on JT Barrett (25:00); MACtion at Toledo (33:30); Pitt and USC grad transfer QB Max Browne (45:30); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2017
3/31: Power 5 Power Rankings, Butch Jones, & Vegas + X&O Labs' Mike Kuchar
3325
This week on The Audible Bruce sits down with Mike Kuchar of X&O Labs (https://www.hudl.com/footballtrends) , a great interview for hardcore football fans who really like to know the ins and outs of schematics on the field. Mike breaks down some of the offensive and defensive schemes of major programs in the country for some great insight into strategies. Then, Bruce and Stew dive into the mailbag to rank the current Power 5 conferences. Stock up for the ACC and stock down for the SEC? Plus, was Butch Jones a good hire at Tennessee? How much longer will he last at the program? What the NFL's move to Las Vegas could mean for college football bowl games and potentially the National Championship, and a debate if neutral site games at NFL stadiums are good for the college game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2017
3/28: The 'worst' college realignment decisions of all time
2691
Bruce and Stew kick off the podcast with a discussion about the interesting Final Four matchups and discuss the huge difference between playoff systems in college basketball and football (2:00); If South Carolina leaving the ACC is really considered one of the 'worst' conference realignments of all-time (10:00); Michigan State now has a sexual assault scandal on its hands (25:40); Thoughts on Jim Mora potentially facing a make-or-break season at UCLA (36:00); and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2017
3/23: Crazy college sports fans, NFL QB prospects & return of The Mailbag
3314
Stew is finally back from hiatus and he joins to Bruce to talk about the NCAA tournament and the situation with the wife of Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall, who displayed questionable behavior during WSU’s loss to Kentucky (1:00); The new Arkansas law that will allow concealed weapons at sports arenas (15:00); The long-awaited return of The Mailbag, including emails about Mitch Trubisky’s NFL Draft stock and where the other QB prospects should be drafted (20:00); How will former Texas OC Shawn Watson do in the same role at Pitt? (30:00); and more of your questions answered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2017
3/21: Former FSU star & NFL player Myron Rolle is becoming a neurosurgeon
2577
Bruce is joined by former Florida State star and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle, who is about to begin a neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Rolle, who spent three seasons in the NFL, talks with Bruce about the brain injury problem in football (10:00); Whether he would let his kids play football (13:00); Should NCAA student athletes get paid? (25:00); And more on how his football career could help him as a neurosurgeon and vice versa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2017
3/14: NCAA Tournament storylines | Penn State saga continues | More Baylor issues
3827
No Stew this week as he takes time off after plenty of NCAA Tournament work, so Bruce is joined by the great Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports. Bruce and Dan discuss really interesting storylines of the NCAA Tournament, plus they share stories on how college basketball recruiting has changed drastically over the years (5:45) and their craziest Bob Huggins stories (15:00). Penn State is back in the news, as both AD Tim Curley and VP Gary Schultz plead guilty to child endangerment stemming back from the Jerry Sandusky case over 5 years ago (23:00). Why are they pleading guilty now after years of proclaiming innocence, where we go from here with this case, and what does this mean for President Graham Spanier? Bruce and Dan explain. Plus, Baylor is back in the news after an official was let go for sending inappropriate text messages to a teenager - what is going on with the culture at that school? (38:40) And the possibility of a McGregor/Mayweather superfight continues to heat up (49:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2017
3/9: Brian Kelly's overhaul at Notre Dame & Tom Herman's tough new culture at Texas
2041
Bruce and Stew discuss Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly and the comments he made during his pre-spring practice press conference about overhauling the coaching staff and his commitment to improve after last year's dreadful 4-8 finish (1:00); How Tom Herman has gotten off to a rough start as new head coach of Texas (13:00); And your questions answered in The Mailbag, including … Which head coach entering his second season will make the biggest leap this year? (17:00); Why are many players' combine numbers so much lower than what their colleges have listed? (23:00); And more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2017
3/6: The best & worst of the NFL Combine + The Mailbag
1917
Bruce is back from the NFL Combine and he gives Stew a full report on this year’s prospects, including potential No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett (5:30); A list of surprise “freak” players (10:00); What to make of QB DeShaun Watson’s combine performance, as well as other top QB prospects (15:00); And your emails answered in The Mailbag (20:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2017
3/1: State of the Big Ten with Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald & The Mailbag returns
3364
Stew returns to his alma mater Northwestern for an interview with head football coach Pat Fitzgerald to discuss the Wildcats’ basketball team and what an NCAA Tournament bid would do for the athletic program (3:00); Looking ahead to spring football (10:30); And the current state of Big Ten football (13:00). Bruce and Stew then team up to answer your emails in the triumphant return of The Mailbag (28:00): They answer questions about their favorite college coaches to cover (35:30), which coach would be a good candidate for a career in politics (41:00); Quarterback competitions at Stanford and ASU (43:30) and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2017
2/27: Previewing the NFL Combine with Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com
2434
Bruce and Stew are joined by Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com for an in-depth conversation on the prospects participating in the upcoming NFL Combine. The guys discuss this year's quarterback class, including Clemson's DeShaun Watson, UNC's Mitch Trubisky and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer, among others (2:00); The most talented running backs, including one that won't participate in the combine in Oklahoma's Joe Mixon (14:30); Where Michigan's versatile Jabrill Peppers might get drafted (19:00); The top players to watch in combine (23:00), including sleeper picks, the fastest sprinters in this year's class and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2017
2/23: Reaction to the Ole Miss scandal, what the new allegations mean & what's next
1684
Bruce and Stew react to Wednesday’s news that the Ole Miss football program has banned itself from the 2017 postseason upon receiving new allegations of NCAA violations. They take a closer look at the details of the scandal (7:00), what it means for the program and head coach Hugh Freeze moving forward (15:00), and what could/should happen next (19:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2017
2/20: Father of FAU QB De'Andre Johnson gives emotional interview about his son's mistake
2655
Bruce and Stew are joined by the father of former Florida State QB De'Andre Johnson, Earl Johnson, who gives an emotional interview about his son's very public incident, in which he struck a woman at a bar nearly three years ago. Johnson talked about the steps his son has taken in the wake of the incident, including his dismissal from the FSU football program, his stint at "Last Chance U" and his recent signing with Lane Kiffin's FAU Owls. The guys later discuss the recent news of Nick Saban hiring Brian Daboll as Alabama OC (27:00); Boston College's athletic director stepping down and what it means for BC football head coach Steve Addazio (31:00) and other college football news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2017
2/16: Jim Harbaugh in the news again, Deshaun Watson’s draft stock & The Mailbag
3354
Bruce and Stew discuss the uproar surrounding Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh hiring the parent of a top recruit to his coaching staff and how it could spurn an NCAA rule change (3:00); Changes coming to the targeting rule (9:00); What Gene Chizik had to say about Clemson QB Deshaun Watson, and where he might fall in the upcoming NFL Draft (15:00); And your emails are answered in The Mailbag (24:00), including questions about the stereotypes of the top 3 recruiting schools (29:00); The scandals going on with Ole Miss football and UNC basketball (37:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2017
2/14: Gene Chizik on walking away from coaching & the crazy world of college recruiting
3569
Bruce and Stew are joined by former Auburn head coach and UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik, who explains his difficult decision to walk away from coaching to spend more time with his family. He shares the different reactions he received from colleagues and friends when he announced his decision to step down (11:00); Thoughts on UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who is expected to be one of the first QBs taken in this year’s draft. (22:00); What it was like to coach against Clemson QB DeShaun Watson (26:00); The guys discuss the NFL Combine invite list, and the Big 12’s lack of representation (34:00); Bruce talks about his look inside Ed Orgeron’s war room at LSU on the road to signing day (46:00); and the crazy world of college football recruiting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2017
2/8: College sports scandals with Dennis Dodd of CBS & The Mailbag returns
4017
Bruce and Stew are joined by Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports to discuss the various college sports scandals making headlines recently, including UNC's 18-year academic scheme of bogus classes; Details on Baylor's sanctions for the massive sexual assault scandal surrounding the football program (11:30); and the Colorado recruiting scandal (22:30). Things lighten up with the return of the Mailbag, where Stew and Bruce answer your emails about the possibility of Chip Kelly joining Nick Saban's staff at Alabama (42:00); Grading Kirby Smart's first year at Georgia (47:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2017
Signing Day Pt 4 - Ohio State’s Urban Meyer & David Shaw of Stanford
1591
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer joins Stew to discuss his No. 2 recruiting class. Meyer talked about the high number of early signees who are already practicing with the team and that most of them are already on track to play next season. He also shared the story of Ezekiel Elliot’s early recruiting days, and how he went from being ranked 108th in his class to becoming one of the most explosive running backs in college football. Stew is joined by Stanford head coach David Shaw (13:00), who talks about the challenge of recruiting players who have to be academically accepted to the school before they sign. Shaw also discussed the smaller amount of scholarships Stanford has work with and the different way of thinking that goes into their recruiting process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2017
Signing Day Pt 3 - Notre Dame's Brian Kelly, Tom Herman of Texas & Georgia's Kirby Smart
1815
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2017
Signing Day Pt 2 - Baylor head coach Matt Rhule
825
Stew is joined by Baylor head coach Matt Rhule, who faces the challenge of taking over a program littered with scandal. Rhule managed to put together a class of 30 recruits, despite the challenging circumstances. Rhule fully acknowledges that the ugly headlines involving the previous staff will continue to hover over the program. And that's it's his job to prevent anything like them going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2017
Signing Day Pt 1 - Penn State's James Franklin & Oklahoma's Bob Stoops
1437
Stew kicks of National Signing Day with Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops. The Sooners' coach talks about his 2017 recruiting class and how he stocked up on offensive players to replace Heisman finalist Dede Westbrook and star running backs Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. Stew is also joined by Penn State head coach James Franklin (11:30), who is using the momentum of last fall's surprising Big Ten championship season to help sell new recruits. Franklin talks about his Top-20 2017 class and how the lowly ranked classes he inherited seem to be definitively in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2017
1/25: Reaction to Brent Musburger’s retirement, coaching salaries & The Mailbag
3783
Bruce and Stew react to the news of legendary broadcaster Brent Musburger’s retirement, and are joined by his longtime spotter Brian Movalson to reflect on Musburger’s career; The guys share their favorite Musburger stories (22:00); Discuss college football coaches salaries (30:00); Read your e-mails in The Mailbag, which include Dabo Swinney’s potential future at Alabama (38:00); How do schools recruit transfer players without “tampering?” (47:00); Will Georgia live up to the hype this year? (53:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2017
1/24: Everything you need to know about college football’s top recruits heading into signing day
3141
Bruce and Stew are joined by Ryan Bartow of 247 Sports to discuss the biggest recruiting storylines heading into National Signing Day (3:00); Three under-the-radar recruits that will have big impacts in college (13:00); Lane Kiffin on the recruiting trail (21:00); NCAA’s rule changes on recruiting, including the new early signing day (24:00); College programs recruiting players in other countries and other sports (30:00); Do politics have a place in college sports (34:00); College programs most represented in this year’s Super Bowl (45:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2017
1/19: Oregon players hospitalized, can Jim Harbaugh bring a title to Michigan & The Mailbag
3169
Bruce and Stew dive into the disturbing situation at Oregon that caused three players to be hospitalized after strenuous team workouts; They discuss some of the best college football players that failed to make their Mt. Rushmore list (13:00); And dive into everyone's favorite segment, The Mailbag, and answer e-mails about Jim Harbaugh's ability to lead Michigan to a national championship (24:00); Leonard Fournette's decision to skip LSU's bowl game (36:00); Will the new startup pro football league force the NCAA to pay its players? (42:00); Is USC's 2017 schedule an advantage or disadvantage for their playoff hopes? (46:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2017
1/18: Mount Rushmore of college football players & interesting AD hires
2097
Bruce and Stew get ready for National Signing Day (2:00); Alabama hires a new athletic director away from Arizona (6:00); Would Peyton Manning make a great AD? (10:00); And the guys discuss the best college football players they’ve ever covered and share who made their “Mount Rushmore” of college players (20:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2017
1/12: National Championship game hangover, curious OC hires & The Mailbag
2703
Bruce and Stew take a closer look at the National Championship game (2:30); They discuss their Mount Rushmore of college football players (8:00); Changes to the CFB/NCAA rules and other news from the coaches meetings (18:00); Curious offensive coordinator hires (22:00); And your questions answered in The Mailbag (31:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2017
1/10: Reaction to Clemson's wild & crazy victory over Alabama in the national championship game
1623
Live from Tampa at 4:30 in the morning, Bruce and Stew react to one of the wildest national championship games they’ve ever covered, just hours after the stunning conclusion of the game. They discuss Clemson QB Deshaun Watson’s amazing performance (3:00); Alabama’s lacking offense and the defense’s inability to contain Watson (7:00); What this all means for the CFP picture heading into next year (15:00); And was this the craziest ending ever in a title game? (22:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2017
1/6: National Championship preview, PJ Fleck to Minnesota, Bowl Season recap
3549
Bruce and Stew are joined by Ralph Russo of the AP live from Tampa, the site of the National Championship. Stew recaps his meeting with new USF head coach Charlie Strong (3:15) and the guys discuss his departure from Texas and what to expect to him in the coming years rebuilding South Florida. Then, a preview of the National Championship rematch between Alabama and Clemson (8:25) - Why has Clemson become the "trendy" pick? How will the loss of Lane Kiffin affect Alabama's offense? What will Steve Sarkisian bring to the table in his absence? Plus a full break down of both sides of the ball on both teams. The guys also discuss where Dabo Swinney ranks as a coach in college right now (15:30) and compare Bruce's Top 20 coaches at the beginning of the season and reorder them now at the end of the season. Then, PJ Fleck takes the open Minnesota job (28:00), what can we expect from him in his new role, and will he realistically be around the program for the long term? And what is the future of James Franklin at Penn State after his recent success? (35:00) Plus, Bruce and Stew answer mailbag questions, including their Top 5 college football games of all time (38:45), if the bad semi-final games were proof we need an 8-team playoff (44:20), and what we should make of the Big 12's "overachievement" during the bowl season (49:00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2017
1/3: Lane Kiffin fired on his day off, the epic Rose Bowl game & previewing the title game
3172
Bruce and Stew recap USC’s epic Rose Bowl victory over Penn State and discuss if it was the best Rose Bowl game ever played; Previewing the national championship game between Clemson and Alabama (14:00); Changes to Ohio State’s staff and the future for QB JT Barrett (18:00); Nick Saban gets rid of Lane Kiffin one week before the title game — how will Alabama do without him? (26:00); Oklahoma’s Sugar Bowl victory overshadowed by RB Joe Mixon controversy (42:00); and final thoughts heading into the title game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2017
12/28: Previewing the Fiesta & Peach Bowls, plus a strange coaching hire
1862
Bruce and Stew are live from the sites of the Peach Bowl and Fiesta Bowl, respectively. They start by previewing each of the College Football Playoff semi-final games and take a look at some of the storylines, including expectations for Clemson QB DeShaun Watson (5:40); An extremely odd college football coaching hire at UConn (15:00); Weird bowl game results (23:00); And interesting press conference quotes from the Lane Kiffin we know and love (25:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2016
12/19: Players skipping bowl games, Donnel Pumphrey's rushing record & Joe Mixon's punishment
3108
Bruce and Stew react to the recently-made public video of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon assaulting a female student and give their thoughts on his punishment; How the Minnesota football team nearly boycotted the Holiday Bowl after ten of its players were suspended in light of sexual assault allegations (17:00); LSU's Leonard Fournette and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey sitting out their team's bowl games to prepare for the NFL Draft (23:00); Your questions answered in the Mailbag (33:00); And did San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey really set the FBS career rushing record? (42:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2016
12/14: Judging the recent college coaching hires, the 2016 All-American team & The Mailbag
2797
Bruce and Stew start the show with their reactions to the Wake Forest game-plan scandal; They take a look at the FBS head coaching carousel (7:00); Which of the recent head coaching hires were the best, and which ones are head-scratchers (9:00); Thoughts on this season’s FOX Sports ‘All-American’ team’ (23:00); and your questions answered in this week’s Mailbag (28:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2016
12/12: Reaction to Lane Kiffin leaving Alabama for FAU & a closer look at the Heisman voting
2614
Bruce and Stew are joined by Joe Tessitore of ESPN to break down the Heisman Trophy voting. They discuss why this year’s race was particularly bizarre and things that could be changed about the Heisman voting process (3:00); A closer look at the candidates and where they finished on the ballots (15:00); Looking ahead to the Peach Bowl matchup between Alabama and Washington (23:00); Reaction to Lane Kiffin taking the head coaching job at FAU (34:00); Bruce goes behind the scenes of the Lott Impact Trophy ceremony and gives insight on the candidates and winner, Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers (40:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2016
12/8: Expanding the CFP, college coaching rumors and a LOT of Mailbag questions
3433
Bruce and Stew discuss rumors and rumblings from New York, including how NCAA president Mark Emmert said he wants an eight-team playoff (5:00); Notre Dame fans angry at AD Jack Swarbrick (7:00); Your questions answered in this week’s Mailbag (18:00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2016
12/5: Reaction to the final College Football Playoff ranking: Did they get it right?
2601
Bruce and Stew discuss the final CFP ranking and the committee’s explanation for the top 4 teams; The best non-New Year’s Six bowl games (7:00); How will undefeated Western Michigan fare against Wisconsin in the Cotton Bowl? (11:00); The most intriguing storyline in the Ohio State-Clemson semifinal matchup (16:00); Where we stand with the latest coaching hires, firings and rumors (20:00); Stories from past Rose Bowls that resulted in food poisoning and a wild booze cruise (28:00) And a final look at the candidates in this year’s Heisman race (34:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2016
11/30: Reaction to Oregon firing Mark Helfrich & new College Football Playoff rankings
2555
Bruce and Stew are joined by Lindsay Schnell of Sports Illustrated to discuss Oregon firing head coach Mark Helfrich and the bizarre way it was done; Serious coaching candidates to replace Helfrich (6:00); Could the Ducks lure Greg Schiano away from Ohio State (16:30); Plus your questions about crazy playoff scenarios, the coaching carousel and more answered in this week’s Mailbag (19:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2016
11/28: The insane Ohio State-Michigan game & The Great Playoff Debate
3374
Bruce and Stew react to this weekend's crazy Ohio State-Michigan game and how the Buckeyes fit into the College Football Playoff picture (4:00); Is the CFP committee voting on which team is most deserving, or which team is better? (20:00); Is there any chance anyone else can surge past Louisville's Lamar Jackson in the Heisman race? (22:30); Charlie Strong is finally out at Texas and Tom Herman has been hired as his replacement (31:00); The decision to hire Ed Orgeron as the permanent head coach ay LSU (36:00); Bruce's run-in with the marching band at the Texas-TCU game going viral (47:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2016
11/21: How Ohio State-Michigan impacts the playoff + possible Charlie Strong replacements
3397
Bruce and Stew discuss possible candidates to replace Charlie Strong at Texas and other potential head coach openings (5:00); How Tom Herman and Houston upset Louisville in the stunner of the year (13:00); The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry and how Urban Meyer vs. Jim Harbaugh stack up against each other (24:00); How the outcome of the Buckeyes-Wolverines game will impact the College Football Playoff (32:00): Plus your questions answered in the Mailbag (42:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2016
11/16: Can two Big Ten teams make the College Football Playoff & more on the latest rankings
3413
Bruce and Stew break down the newest College Football Playoff rankings and discuss, is the committee snubbing 8-1 West Virginia? (6:00); Can anyone from the Big 12 even crack the Top 4?(9:00); Korn Ferry’s Jed Hughes discusses his role as one of the coaching world’s most prominent headhunters (14:00); And your questions about the CFP, the Heisman race and much more are answered in the Mailbag (30:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2016
11/14: How the College Football Playoff picture looks after the chaos of Week 11
3125
Bruce and Stew recap the craziness and chaos of Week 11, including the upsets of Clemson, Michigan and Washington and how it all impacts the College Football Playoff picture. They take a look at the bizarre predicament Ohio State is in after Michigan’s loss to Iowa (7:00); Will Penn State get a playoff spot if they win the Big Ten Championship? (13:00); Where will Houston’s Tom Herman be coaching in 2017? (26:00); Should Oregon coach Mark Helfrich be worried about his job? (30:00); Under the radar storylines from this season (38:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2016
11/9: The College Football Playoff rankings make zero sense this week!
3349
Stew is joined by Nicole Auerbach from USA Today as the guest co-host while Bruce is out. They discuss this week’s College Football Playoff rankings and why the committee’s decisions this week make no sense (7:00); Rooting for chaos within the top four (17:00); How Chris Petersen has led Washington to be undefeated so far (28:00); An interesting story behind Michigan star player and Heisman candidate Jabrill Peppers (35:00); Big Ten’s Friday night games coming in 2017 (40:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2016
11/7: Which team has a legit shot at beating Alabama this year + Week 10 recap
3073
Bruce and Stew discuss what happened during the LSU-Alabama game and wonder which team can realistically beat Alabama? (6:30); Is Ohio State or Michigan the best Big Ten team? (11:00); How Texas RB D’Onta Foreman is trying to save Charlie Strong’s job (17:00); What the hell is going on at Baylor?! (23:00); Can Texas A&M still make the Playoff after loss to Mississippi State? (32:00); And answers to your Mailbag questions (40:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2016
11/2: Reaction to the first College Football Playoff rankings and Kaylee Hartung of ESPN
3522
Bruce and Stew discuss the College Football Playoff committee’s first set of rankings, then are joined by ESPN and SEC Network’s Kaylee Hartung to talk about the upcoming Alabama-LSU game, including Ed Orgeron’s impact on LSU (12:00); Leonard Fournette (14:00); behind the scenes of Kaylee’s sideline reporting work (20:00); and the ever-popular Mailbag questions (37:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2016
10/31: Who are the serious Heisman contenders and which conference is the best this year?
2976
Bruce and Stew look back at Week 9 and discuss the possibility of big changes in Heisman race; Does Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers have a legit shot to win? (8:00); Is last year’s finalist Deshaun Watson deserving of a top spot? (12:00); Is San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey really one of the best running backs in the game? (18:30); And is the SEC still the best conference? (36:00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2016
10/27: Shannon Spake goes behind the scenes as a sideline reporter & previews some Week 9 matchups
3154
Bruce and Stew are joined by FOX Sports sideline reporter Shannon Spake. They start off their chat with the surprise undefeated team of the year, West Virginia; Undefeated Washington’s upcoming matchup at Utah (4:00); Why did Utah RB Joe Williams retire then un-retire? (9:30); Behind the scenes of a college football and hoops sidelines reporter (12:00); The most interesting sports figures to cover (23:00); Why are Ohio State and Michigan considered the only “top” Big Ten teams? (34:00); and more Mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2016
10/24: How Ohio State’s shocking loss to Penn State impacts the College Football Playoff picture
4174
Bruce and Stew discuss Penn State's shocking upset over Ohio State and what it means for the College Football Playoff picture; The trouble with talented Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon (24:00); Leonard Fournette’s chances of playing his way back into the Heisman race (35:00); Charlie Strong is likely done, who will his successor be? (44:00); and more from Week 8. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2016
10/19: Why the Big Ten is having such a great year with Adam Rittenberg of ESPN
2823
Bruce and Stew are joined by Adam Rittenberg of ESPN and discuss why the Big Ten conference is thriving this year; Does Texas A&M have a chance to beat Alabama? (6:00); Where will Les Miles be coaching next year? (11:00); Would an undefeated Boise State have a shot at the playoff? (20:00); Does the pro style offense lead to better NFL players? (27:00); and more College Football Playoff discussion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2016
10/17: Reaction to The Big 12's decision on expansion + Week 7 recap
2672
Bruce and Stew react to The Big 12’s decision not to expand and what it means for everyone else; Ohio State’s offense is mortal (19:15); Alabama dominant over Tennessee (22:30); Playoff scenarios with different SEC champs (27:00); Could Washington still make playoff with one loss? (29:00); How much does the committee value conference championships? (32:00); The continuing soap opera of Notre Dame football (33:00) and more from Week 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2016
10/12: How did Notre Dame become such a trainwreck with John Walters of Newsweek
2860
Bruce and Stew are joined by John Walters of Newsweek to chat about this week’s upcoming Notre Dame-Stanford matchup and start by asking how did Notre Dame become such a train wreck this season? (3:15); Have Notre Dame fans finally turned on Brian Kelly? (5:30); Is Brian Kelly’s job actually in danger? (8:30); What has happened to Stanford stud RB Christan McCaffrey? (10:30); Does anyone have a legitimate shot to overtake Lamar Jackson in the Heisman race? (16:00); What makes you mad on Twitter (20:00); What’s going to happen with the LSU-Florida situation? (29:30); Complaints about the length of games (32:00); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2016
10/10: Houston's crippling loss to Navy, rescheduling LSU-Florida + more Week 6 reaction
3160
Bruce and Stew react to Week 6 games, starting with Texas’ third loss of the season. Can Charlie Strong still save his job? (1:00); Did Houston’s loss to Navy temper the Tom Herman hysteria? (6:30); How Navy’s big win over Houston impacts the Playoff picture (9:00); Does Tennessee have anything left in the tank to compete with Alabama? (11:30); The mess with rescheduling the LSU-Florida game (14:00); Brian Kelly and Notre Dame’s trainwreck season (20:00); What the hell is going on with Stanford? (23:00); Stew is all-in on Washington (25 :00); Why Michigan fans are upset with Stew (28:00); Controversy at the Utah-Arizona game (32:00); Virginia Tech favorites to win their division (38:30); Everyone wants to fire all of the coaches this season (42:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2016
10/5: Red River Rivalry, Charlie Strong + coaching hot seats
2338
Bruce and Stew are joined by Chip Brown to discuss Texas and the Red River Rivalry, starting with Charlie Strong's future with the Longhorns (4:20); Are people at Texas panicking? (9:00); Big 12 realignment (12:00); Bruce’s Heisman candidate list (18:40); Is Curtis Samuel a better Heisman candidate than J.T. Barrett? (25:00) Ranking the 7 best high profile jobs could be coming open (30:00); Strange sports venues Stew and Bruce have traveled to in their careers (33:00) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2016
10/3: Recapping a crazy Week 5 + shake-up in Heisman race?
2845
Bruce and Stew recap Week 5, including some crazy endings and outcomes. They discuss Lamar Jackson’s Heisman chances after Louisville’s loss to Clemson (2:10); UNC QB Mitch Trubisky creeping up into the Heisman convo (5:00); How Louisville and Clemson can still both make the Playoff (8:30); The Big 12’s best for a Playoff team (11:40); Charlie Strong on the hot seat at Texas (13:15); The college coaching carousel (20:00); What’s going on with Oregon (36:00); Bruce and Lady GaGa at the FOX Sports studio (43:00); Stew’s interesting trip to Clemson (44:30) and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2016
Pat Forde on Louisville-Clemson + Week 5 preview
3226
Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports to talk about Louisville QB Lamar Jackson and his Heisman chances (2:00); The upcoming Louisville-Clemson game (10:30); How some college athletes are getting backlash for protesting like NFL QB Colin Kaepernick (13:00); The latest on Big 12 realignment (21:00); The big games of the weekend (25:00); This week’s mailbag (32:30); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2016
9/26: Reaction to LSU firing Les Miles + Week 4
3156
Bruce and Stew discuss LSU firing head coach Les Miles after a Week 4 loss to Auburn (0:50); the best candidates to be LSU's coach next year (7:00); if LSU would hire Lane Kiffin (12:55); Notre Dame's meltdown and firing of its DC (21:00); Tennessee's comeback to knock off Florida (30:40); the game that should scare Alabama the most (35:45); plus more from Week 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2016
9/21: Paul Finebaum on SEC football
2527
SEC Network host Paul Finebaum joins the show to discuss Les Miles' hot seat at LSU (1:00); if Auburn will fire Gus Malzahn (2:15); what the reaction would be if Tennessee loses yet again to Florida (8:20); and how good Alabama can be this year (11:35). Then Bruce and Stew answer your mailbag questions (14:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2016
9/19: Ohio State crushes OU + Week 3 reaction
3838
Bruce and Stew catch up after Week 3 to discuss Ohio State crushing Oklahoma (1:00); Texas' defense getting shredded in a loss at Cal (13:00); Lousiville's dominant performance against Florida State (23:30); a Michigan star's Heisman status (36:00); if the Big Ten is the nation's best conference (41:30); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2016
9/14: Dave Wannstedt on Ohio State-OU + Week 3
3468
FS1's Dave Wannstedt joins the show to discuss the huge Ohio State-Oklahoma game this weekend (1:00); why Michigan State could have a ton of trouble with Notre Dame (13:05); why he's so upset with his national title pick (19:35); and one of his fondest Barry Switzer memories (24:15). Then the guys answer your mailbag questions (35:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2016
9/12: Where Art Briles could coach in 2017
3442
Bruce and Stew catch up to discuss Week 2 in college football, including: the mood at Baylor and Art Briles' apology interview (2:30); one big school that could hire Briles in 2017 (16:30); the Oklahoma State-Central Michigan fiasco (21:00); Lamar Jackson's first big test coming vs. FSU (29:45); Nick Saban ripping Alabama after its latest win (38:20); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2016
9/7: Petros Papadakis on the collapse of USC
3367
FS1 analyst and former USC Trojan Petros Papadakis joins Bruce and Stew to discuss USC's debacle against Alabama in Week 1 and the collapse of the program in recent years. Then the guys dive into the insane contract extension Iowa gave Kirk Ferentz (25:30), one thing that could help Houston's case getting into the Big 12 (33:10) and your Mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2016
9/6: The best Week 1 in college football history
3642
Bruce and Stew catch up after an insane opening week in college football to discuss Texas' huge win over Notre Dame (5:25); USC getting stomped by Alabama (12:25); LSU's deflating loss to Wisconsin (31:20); Houston knocking off Oklahoma (46:30); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2016
8/31: Nate Boyer on Colin Kaepernick boycotting the national anthem
1435
Former NFL player and Green Beret Nate Boyer joins the show to discuss Colin Kaepernick's decision to boycott the national anthem. Boyer wrote an open letter to Kaepernick that went viral and tells Bruce Feldman why he was inspired to speak out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2016
8/31: SEC preview with Barrett Sallee
3064
Bleacher Report SEC columnist and Sirius XM's Barrett Sallee joins Bruce and Stew to preview the SEC ahead of Week 1. Barrett covers what Georgia can expect with a freshman QB (5:10); why he doesn't buy LSU as any kind of contender (9:10); how Texas A&M could surprise, in both good and bad ways (11:25); why Auburn will be much better than people think (13:35); and more. Plus, Bruce and Stew answer your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2016
8/29: The biggest games and news of Week 1 with Joel Klatt
3324
It's game week! FS1's Joel Klatt stops by to discuss the biggest games and stories of Week 1, including: Alabama's ongoing QB battle (2:45); why UCLA-Texas A&M and Houston-Oklahoma are the two biggest games this week (15:15); the big concerns still facing Texas (17:30); why Ohio State is being overlooked (20:20); plus Joel goes off on Tim Tebow and his decision to pursue baseball (27:00). So there's that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2016
8/25: Are SEC coaches ratting out Ole Miss to the NCAA?
3580
Bruce and Stew discuss the latest news around Ole Miss' NCAA investigation (2:25), and Bruce reports that multiple rival SEC coaches have spoken to the NCAA about the Rebels. Then the guys update the major quarterback battles around the country (12:55); break down the biggest coaches on the hot seat entering the season (22:30); plus answer your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2016
8/22: Notre Dame QB controversy, Deshaun Watson & more with Jordan Palmer
3403
Former NFL quarterback and current QB coach Jordan Palmer joins the show to discuss how Notre Dame has a QB controversy on its hands (14:00); why Texas' freshman QB is going to be a star (22:40); why Deshaun Watson will be the most surefire No. 1 NFL pick since Andrew Luck (26:30); and much more. Plus, Bruce and Stew bad off-field news at Notre Dame (1:30); excitement around Texas A&M and how its new QB is reminding people of Tim Tebow (42:35); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2016
8/17: Big 12 expansion might not happen after all
2290
Bruce and Stew discuss a new twist in Big 12 expansion and ask whether it's possible the league doesn't add any new teams at all. Plus, the guys cover Art Briles' latest tone-deaf comments; Louisville after Stew's visit with the Cardinals; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2016
8/11: Rob Stone talks college football + your Mailbag questions
3140
FS1's lead college football studio host Rob Stone makes a long-awaited appearance on the show with Bruce and Stew to talk college football TV work and some legendary television stories, then the guys answer your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2016
8/9: Big 12 asked to pass on BYU, ranking the Top 20 coaches
3681
Stewart Mandel reported on Monday that 25 LGBT groups sent a letter to the Big 12 urging it to pass on BYU in expansion due to alleged discrimination. Stew discusses that news with Bruce Feldman, and then the guys break down the Top 20 coaches in college football entering 2016. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2016
8/3: Best college football programs of all time & preseason Top 25
4077
Bruce and Stew break down the Associated Press' ranking of the best college football programs of all time and explain their own choices for No. 1. Then the guys dive into Stew's preseason Top 25 for 2016 to hash out their disagreements on a number of teams before wrapping up with your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2016
8/1: Inside the college football TV wars
2902
Bruce and Stew are joined by Derek Crocker, the senior director of college sports for FOX Sports, who goes behind the scenes of how college football TV programming schedules are created. It's basically the coolest fantasy football draft you've ever heard of, except with millions of dollars at stake. The guys then catch up on some recent news around the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2016
7/28: Ohio State, Michigan & Big Ten Media Days takeaways
3402
Bruce and Stew catch up after their trip to Chicago for Big Ten Media Days to discuss the buzz around Ohio State and Michigan; why Iowa is not getting enough respect; which new Big Ten coach will have the most success; Jim Delaney retirement rumors; plus your mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2016
7/25: Joe Tessitore remembers Nebraska, Michigan State punters who died in car crash
1183
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident over the weekend after coaching kids at a football camp. Joe Tessitore, who was at the camp to watch his son compete, joins Bruce and Stew to remember Foltz and Sadler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2016
7/20: Big 12 expansion is officially back on
3981
The Big 12 made huge news during Media Days by announcing they are pushing forward in the process to expand. Bruce and Stew are joined by Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel to break all of this down plus evaluate the candidates who could join. The guys then discuss how Baylor starred at Big 12 Media Days, and not in a good way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2016
7/18: Tom Herman job rumors, another Alabama player arrested & more
2030
Bruce and Stew catch up following SEC Media Days to discuss Baylor's new AD (1:00); Tom Herman job rumors (hi, Baylor) (4:40); the latest Alabama player to get arrested (11:10); Stanford's Christian McCaffrey at Pac-12 Media Days (16:15); surprises on the Big 12 preseason poll (31:15); and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2016
7/12: SEC Media Days: Dan Mullen faces heat, Texas A&M, Tennessee & more from Hoover
3333
Bruce and Stew report from SEC Media Days. Among the topics covered: Mississippi State's Dan Mullen struggling against tough questions about bringing in a recruit who's on video punching a woman (7:25); Texas A&M's biggest offseason move (17:05); why Tennessee is a heavy SEC East favorite (22:30); how Florida stacks up in Jim McElwain's second season (25:27); and more from Hoover. The guys also discuss a new report regarding which Penn State coaches knew what during the Jerry Sandusky scandal (35:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2016
7/7: 2016 season preview & SEC Media Days w/ Andy Staples
3892
Bruce and Stew are joined by their good friend Andy Staples of SI to discuss the main storylines heading into the 2016 season. What is the job security of Les Miles and Charlie Strong? (1:40) Will Harbaugh take Michigan to the next level with wins over Ohio State and Michigan State? (7:00) What are chances a Group of 5 school could make a run at the playoff? (11:10) Who has the best chance to take home the Heisman? (14:00) Plus, with the 5-year anniversary coming up next week, Bruce rehashes the movement #FreeBruce and discusses the full story behind it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2016
7/5: Durant to Golden State, positional rankings, next powerhouse to fall?
2315
Bruce and Stew react to major 4th of July news that Kevin Durant has chosen to go to the Golden State Warriors. Plus, the fine line of reporting on salaries in sports outside of players (5:45), and is Nick Saban underpaid at $7 million per year? (9:40) The guys discuss Bruce's positional rankings and which conference gets overlooked for their defensive talent (11:30), if LSU and Oregon could be the next powerhouse schools to drop into a downfall (15:00), and if the Big 10's scheduling model could hurt them when it comes to the Playoff (22:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2016
6/30: Pitt RB James Conner shares his inspirational story
1606
Pitt's James Conner joins Bruce Feldman to detail how he's beating cancer and determined to return to being one of the best running backs in college football this year. James discusses the knee injury that "saved my life," how he's mentally fought the disease, what he wants to prove in 2016 and the message he wants others to hear. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2016
6/28: Brady Quinn on Notre Dame, recruiting Urban Meyer, defending Charlie Weis & more
3499
Former Notre Dame QB and FS1 analyst Brady Quinn joins Bruce to discuss the Irish's QB battle; why Charlie Weis wasn't given enough time at Notre Dame; trying to recruit Urban Meyer to South Bend; two of the Pac-12's best quarterbacks; why being a broadcaster is harder than playing QB in the NFL; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2016
6/20: Ohio native Robert Smith on Cavs winning NBA title, Buckeyes in 2016 & more
1761
Former Ohio State Buckeye and NFL running back Robert Smith joins Bruce to discuss the Cavaliers bringing the NBA title back to Robert's home state; LeBron James' legacy to natives of Ohio; why a sports championship in Cleveland is bigger than just sports; expectations for the Buckeyes in 2016; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2016