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Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss the latest in college football, interviewing the biggest names and giving you insight into the most relevant topics you won't find anywhere else. From National Signing Day to the National Championship, Bruce and Stew have you covered year-round.

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Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss the latest in college football, interviewing the biggest names and giving you insight into the most relevant topics you won't find anywhere else. From National Signing Day to the National Championship, Bruce and Stew have you covered year-round.

iTunes Ratings

800 Ratings
Average Ratings
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My Go-To College Football Podcast

By Otter811 - May 29 2020
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For those college football junkies, the Audible is the perfect summary current events CF.

Listen for Bruce

By Ferrell1978 - Nov 26 2019
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Bruce is excellent and knows his stuff. Stew is insufferable most of the time.

iTunes Ratings

800 Ratings
Average Ratings
694
46
20
16
24

My Go-To College Football Podcast

By Otter811 - May 29 2020
Read more
For those college football junkies, the Audible is the perfect summary current events CF.

Listen for Bruce

By Ferrell1978 - Nov 26 2019
Read more
Bruce is excellent and knows his stuff. Stew is insufferable most of the time.
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The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football

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Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss the latest in college football, interviewing the biggest names and giving you insight into the most relevant topics you won't find anywhere else. From National Signing Day to the National Championship, Bruce and Stew have you covered year-round.

Rank #1: 5/15: What Is Your 2019 College Football Dream Match-Up? + Will Sammon

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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.

May 16 2019

56mins

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Rank #2: 5/8: Which Non-Traditional School Has The Best Shot To Win A National Championship?

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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.

May 09 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #3: Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning

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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 

Nov 04 2019

57mins

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Rank #4: 9/21: Paul Finebaum on SEC football

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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).

Sep 21 2016

42mins

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Rank #5: 4/23: How Concerned Should Ohio State Be With Its Quarterback Situation? + Barton Simmons

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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.

Apr 24 2019

52mins

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Rank #6: 4/16: Who Will Be The Starting Quarterback At Ohio State & Clemson This Year? + Joel Klatt

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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.

Apr 16 2018

57mins

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Rank #7: 8/25: Are SEC coaches ratting out Ole Miss to the NCAA?

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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.

Aug 25 2016

59mins

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Rank #8: 9/6: The best Week 1 in college football history

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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.

Sep 06 2016

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Rank #9: Proving the Doubters Wrong. A Historic Week 11

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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

Nov 11 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #10: 12/19: Players skipping bowl games, Donnel Pumphrey's rushing record & Joe Mixon's punishment

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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).

Dec 19 2016

51mins

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Rank #11: 1/3: Lane Kiffin fired on his day off, the epic Rose Bowl game & previewing the title game

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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.

Jan 03 2017

52mins

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Rank #12: College Football Playoff Fallout, National Championship Preview & Coaching Carousel Update

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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

Dec 30 2019

59mins

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Rank #13: Tua Injury. Playoff Picture. Hotseat Update. Mailbag!

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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

Nov 18 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #14: 9/12: Where Art Briles could coach in 2017

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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.

Sep 12 2016

57mins

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Rank #15: 1/8: Reaction To Clemson's Dismantling Of Alabama In The National Championship Game

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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.

Jan 08 2019

26mins

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Rank #16: 8/2: Discussing The Urban Meyer Scandal With Brett McMurphy

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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.

Aug 03 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #17: 6/20: Which Team Has The Best Chance Of Being A Playoff Newcomer This Year?

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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.

Jun 20 2019

52mins

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Rank #18: Iron Bowl Instant Classic. OSU Dominates Michigan. CFB Playoff Scenarios. Coaching Carousel Update.

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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 

Dec 02 2019

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Rank #19: 9/10: Were We All Wrong About Herm Edwards and Arizona State?

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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.

Sep 11 2018

51mins

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Rank #20: 9/7: Petros Papadakis on the collapse of USC

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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.

Sep 07 2016

56mins

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Paul Finebaum on the future of college football

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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!

Jul 09 2020

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

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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!

Jul 01 2020

57mins

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

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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.

Jun 24 2020

49mins

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

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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.

Jun 23 2020

53mins

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David Ubben joins the show! + Mailbag questions

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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?

Jun 18 2020

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Does Iowa have a culture problem? Mailbag!

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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.

Jun 08 2020

57mins

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Jay Norvell & Bill Curry on Racism in America

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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)

Jun 02 2020

1hr 10mins

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

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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 

May 28 2020

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

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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! 

May 19 2020

53mins

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National Recruiting Update with Barton Simmons & Mailbag

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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

May 12 2020

42mins

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

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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

May 06 2020

59mins

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

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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

Apr 28 2020

1hr 8mins

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NFL prospects & a plan to play the 2020 season

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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

Apr 21 2020

55mins

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No football without students on campus

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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

Apr 16 2020

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Playoff Expansion, Win Totals, Mailbag & Tim Brando

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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

Apr 09 2020

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Athletic departments feeling impact of COVID-19

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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

Apr 02 2020

38mins

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ABC News Correspondent Kaylee Hartung & Mailbag

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 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.

Mar 26 2020

59mins

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Special Guest: George Schroeder

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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

Mar 19 2020

51mins

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Coronavirus' Impact on College Sports + Mailbag

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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.

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Mar 11 2020

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Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Football

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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

Mar 05 2020

58mins

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iTunes Ratings

800 Ratings
Average Ratings
694
46
20
16
24

My Go-To College Football Podcast

By Otter811 - May 29 2020
Read more
For those college football junkies, the Audible is the perfect summary current events CF.

Listen for Bruce

By Ferrell1978 - Nov 26 2019
Read more
Bruce is excellent and knows his stuff. Stew is insufferable most of the time.