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FOX Sports senior national college football columnist Bruce Feldman and senior college sports columnist 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.




Is Clemson the favorite for another National Championship + The best from Week 3

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!

Duration: 00:41:24

6/27: Addressing the future of The Audible & FOX Sports | Dave Wannstedt

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.

Duration: 00:56:10

6/23: Urban Meyer's coaching future | Alabama's 2018 recruiting class | Coaching scandals

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...

Duration: 00:41:28

6/20: NCAA scandals with Nicole Auerbach of USA TODAY Sports

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.

Duration: 00:37:23

6/15: Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley on taking over for Bob Stoops & Baker Mayfield's punishment

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).

Duration: 00:54:32

6/13: Tim Brando rants about 'awful' NBA product & why college football is superior

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.

Duration: 00:59:55

6/9: Reaction to Bob Stoops' retirement from OU & Lincoln Riley's fate

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).

Duration: 00:59:10

6/5: Should the SEC consider a division realignment?

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...

Duration: 00:50:58

6/2: CFB on FOX kickoff times | Group of 5 Championship game? | Mullen & Gundy's next move

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...

Duration: 00:46:33

5/31: Yogi Roth on Pac-12, quarterbacks and recruiting

Bruce and Stew are joined by Pac-12 football analyst to talk everything Pac-12, from quarterbacks, coaches, recruiting and more.

Duration: 00:37:55

5/26: The Memorial Day all-Mailbag edition

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.

Duration: 00:58:04

5/23: The Top 50 college football players of the past 50 years

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.

Duration: 00:38:49

5/18: If Lonzo Ball played football, which college program would he end up with?

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.

Duration: 00:54:07

5/16: Brady Quinn on college football quarterbacks & more

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.

Duration: 00:38:59

5/11: Chris Spielman on the state of college football, his broadcasting career & more

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...

Duration: 00:57:11

5/8: Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema | The new redshirt rule proposal | Coaches on the hot seat

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).

Duration: 00:51:31

5/4: Minnesota Gophers head coach PJ Fleck, Nick Saban’s big salary & The Mailbag

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...

Duration: 00:52:00

5/2: Which conferences produced the most NFL draftees & the post-spring Top 25

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).

Duration: 00:36:25

4/27: ESPN Layoffs | 2017's Top QBs | Lane Kiffin & Butch Davis

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...

Duration: 00:54:46

4/25: NFL Draft talk with Peter Schrager, Michigan's trip to Italy and Alabama's new QB

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...

Duration: 01:05:29

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