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

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.

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

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

56mins

16 May 2019

Rank #1

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

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

1hr 3mins

9 May 2019

Rank #2

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Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning

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

57mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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9/21: Paul Finebaum on SEC football

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

42mins

21 Sep 2016

Rank #4

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

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

52mins

24 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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

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

57mins

16 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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

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

59mins

25 Aug 2016

Rank #7

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

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

1hr

6 Sep 2016

Rank #8

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Proving the Doubters Wrong. A Historic Week 11

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

1hr 7mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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

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

51mins

19 Dec 2016

Rank #10

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

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

52mins

3 Jan 2017

Rank #11

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

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

59mins

30 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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Tua Injury. Playoff Picture. Hotseat Update. Mailbag!

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

1hr 8mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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9/12: Where Art Briles could coach in 2017

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

57mins

12 Sep 2016

Rank #14

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

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

26mins

8 Jan 2019

Rank #15

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

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

1hr 11mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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

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

52mins

20 Jun 2019

Rank #17

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

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

41mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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

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

51mins

11 Sep 2018

Rank #19

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9/7: Petros Papadakis on the collapse of USC

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

56mins

7 Sep 2016

Rank #20