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The USA TODAY Sports college football staff of Paul Myerberg, George Schroeder, Dan Wolken and others break down the latest news and issues in the sport and interview some of the most influential coaches and leaders in the game.

The USA TODAY Sports college football staff of Paul Myerberg, George Schroeder, Dan Wolken and others break down the latest news and issues in the sport and interview some of the most influential coaches and leaders in the game.
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The USA TODAY Sports college football staff of Paul Myerberg, George Schroeder, Dan Wolken and others break down the latest news and issues in the sport and interview some of the most influential coaches and leaders in the game.

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Football Four returns for 2018!

6/19/2018
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter Paul Myerberg bring the Football Four podcast back for the 2018 season. Among the topics discussed are Mike Leach trafficking in conspiracy theories, Nebraska's first year prospects under Scott Frost, the Mike Gundy-Mike Holder feud at Oklahoma State, Kyler Murray's decision to play football this year at Oklahoma and the looming Clemson quarterback decision.

Duration:00:40:52

Senior Bowl chatter, plus Herm Edwards is amazed and Hugh Freeze returns

1/25/2018
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter Paul Myerberg discuss Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen's performances at the Senior Bowl. They get into Herm Edwards' amusing comments about recruiting and discuss Hugh Freeze getting back in the spotlight as he tries to get a coaching job. They also touch on what they expect from South Carolina, Georgia, Florida State, Texas and finish with a harsh critique of LSU's offseason moves.

Duration:00:47:07

The College Football Playoff is finally here!

12/29/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder are live in Los Angeles talking about Monday's College Football Playoff semifinals. Is an illness going to derail Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma? How is Georgia going to handle the big stage? Can Alabama generate enough offense against Clemson? Are the Tigers good enough to repeat as national champions? Dan and George cover all that and more from bowl season.

Duration:00:24:37

Pre-bowl extravaganza: Coaching carousel, early signing period and more!

12/15/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder catch up on the latest news before the bowl games start. They dive into how the early signing period for recruiting impacted the coaching carousel, analyze the controversial hires at Arizona State and Tennessee and check in on the maneuvering at Florida State, Oregon and Texas A&M.

Duration:00:39:57

The playoff field is set! Alabama gets in!

12/3/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter George Schroeder break down the CFP committee's decision to pick Alabama over Ohio State for the No. 4 spot and give an early preview of the semifinal matchups. They also discuss the latest on the coaching carousel, including Auburn locking up Gus Malzahn and where Arkansas and Tennessee turn next.

Duration:00:32:36

It's Sexton Season! Coaching carousel chaos leads into championship weekend

11/30/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter Paul Myerberg take a deep dive into Tennessee's disastrous coaching search, Mississippi State's hire of Joe Moorhead, Jimbo Fisher drama and what the heck Arizona State is thinking by targeting Herm Edwards. They also preview the conference championship games and what the Auburn-Georgia result could mean for Gus Malzahn's future.

Duration:00:34:04

Coaching carousel madness; Auburn beats Alabama in the Iron Bowl

11/26/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder discuss what happened with Tennessee's pursuit of Greg Schiano and the social media backlash that killed it, Florida hiring Dan Mullen and the openings at Texas A&M, Arkansas and Arizona State. They also review the Iron Bowl and Auburn's ascension to the SEC West title, plus where Alabama sits in the playoff race after its first loss.

Duration:00:44:11

Week 12 recap: UCLA job opens, what's going on at Arkansas, Baker Mayfield's antics

11/19/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder talk about the opening at UCLA and whether Chip Kelly fits better there or at Florida. They also discuss the drama at Arkansas and whether Gus Malzahn might be interested in that job. Heisman frontrunner Baker Mayfield's sideline antics are wearing thin, and why Wisconsin winning the Big Ten would really help the CFP committee

Duration:00:34:24

Week 10 recap: A perilous playoff picture for the Big Ten after Ohio State and Penn State lose

11/5/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter Lindsay Schnell recap the wild weekend of college football, headlined by the Big Ten's perilous playoff position, the Big 12's resurgence and Alabama's sudden injury issues after beating LSU.

Duration:00:25:39

Week 9 preview: Coaching salaries, the McElwain problem, PSU-OSU and Notre Dame-NC State

10/26/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter Paul Myerberg dive into the annual coaching salary package. Then they get into Florida's woes and Jim McElwain talking about death threats from fans. They also discuss Mike Leach's continued quest to sue Texas Tech before breaking down all the games involving top-25 teams, including Penn State-Ohio State, Notre Dame-NC State, Florida-Georgia and TCU-Iowa State

Duration:00:34:15

Week 8 recap: Penn State's big win, what's wrong with Michigan, Notre Dame in the mix

10/22/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder recap the developments of Week 8 including Penn State's dominant win over Michigan, Notre Dame getting into the playoff mix, Oklahoma's defensive struggles and much more.

Duration:00:31:16

Week 8 preview: Are Tennessee fans set up for a coaching letdown?

10/19/2017
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USA TODAY Sports Columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter Paul Myerberg reset the season heading into Week 8. Can a loss be helpful in the playoff era? Will Shelley Meyer's Colin Kaepernick comments hurt Ohio State recruiting? Is Louisville wasting the Lamar Jackson era? Are Tennessee fans' expectations too high for a coaching search?

Duration:00:30:40

Week 7 recap: Nebraska hires an AD, Washington and Clemson go down, Butch Jones' fate is sealed

10/15/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter George Schroeder discuss the storylines that emerged from Week 7 games including the big upsets of Washington and Clemson, Nebraska hiring a new athletics director, Tennessee's situation with Butch Jones and Kevin Sumlin gaining momentum at Texas A&M.

Duration:00:33:54

Week 7 preview: Bielema's buyout, Gary Andersen's walkout, Pac 12 starting times

10/12/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter Paul Myerberg talk about his week reporting from federal court, how Bret Bielema's lower buyout could change Arkansas' future, whether Scott Frost is right for Nebraska, why Gary Andersen quit his job and whether there are any top-25 upsets on the horizon for Week 7.

Duration:00:38:00

Week 6 recap: Is Miami back? Is Oklahoma done? Why can't Michigan beat its rivals?

10/8/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken talks to college sports reporter Lindsay Schnell about the Week 6 games, including the exciting finish of Miami-Florida State, Iowa State's huge upset at Oklahoma, Washington's late start times and whether Saquon Barkley is really the Heisman frontrunner.

Duration:00:34:31

Week 6 preview: How many teams can actually win the national title?

10/5/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder narrow the field and talk about 10 teams that can win the national title and the CFP selection process. They also discuss the drama at LSU and preview important matchups in Week 6 including Florida State-Miami, TCU-West Virginia and Alabama-Texas A&M

Duration:00:36:11

Week 5 recap: LSU and Tennessee struggle, Alabama and Clemson dominate, Washington St joins the mix

10/1/2017
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USA TODAY Sports Columnist Dan Wolken and college sports reporter Lindsay Schnell talk about the developments from Week 5 in college football, including Butch Jones' seat getting hot at Tennessee, doubts about LSU's Ed Orgeron, whether we're headed toward Alabama-Clemson, Part 3 and where Washington State fits in the mix after upsetting USC.

Duration:00:33:12

Week 4 recap: Penn State escapes, Alabama dominates, TCU returns to national stage

9/25/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder recap the Week 4 games and storylines, including Penn State escaping at Iowa, a shakeup in our perception of the Big 12 and Georgia rising as a potential challenger to Alabama in the SEC.

Duration:00:35:58

Shakeup at Nebraska, malaise in the SEC and previewing Week 4

9/21/2017
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Shakeup at Nebraska, malaise in the SEC and previewing Week 4 by USA TODAY

Duration:00:30:22

Week 3 Recap: Is Clemson the real No. 1? Coaching drama at Nebraska, LSU, Tennessee

9/17/2017
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Dan Wolken and college football reporter George Schroeder recap Week 3 including Texas-USC, Clemson-Louisville and Memphis-UCLA. Coaching questions emerge at Nebraska, LSU and Tennessee.

Duration:00:34:23