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July 1, 2020
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!
June 24, 2020
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.
June 23, 2020
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.
June 18, 2020
Stew & Bruce welcome The Athletic's David Ubben to the show. The guys discuss Mike Gundy's handling of star running back Chubba 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?
June 8, 2020
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.
June 2, 2020
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel & Bruce Feldman discuss the current events in America with Nevada Head Coach Jay Norvell, who is 1 of only 14 black head coaches in division 1 college football. Plus, 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!
May 28, 2020
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 19, 2020
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 12, 2020
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 6, 2020
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
April 28, 2020
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
April 21, 2020
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
April 16, 2020
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
April 9, 2020
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
April 2, 2020
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
March 26, 2020
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.
March 19, 2020
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
March 11, 2020
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
March 5, 2020
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
February 28, 2020
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.
February 20, 2020
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
February 12, 2020
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
February 6, 2020
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
January 30, 2020
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
January 22, 2020
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
January 14, 2020
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
January 12, 2020
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
January 6, 2020
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
December 30, 2019
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
December 23, 2019
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
December 19, 2019
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
December 16, 2019
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
December 9, 2019
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
December 2, 2019
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
November 25, 2019
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
November 18, 2019
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
November 11, 2019
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
November 4, 2019
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
October 28, 2019
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
October 21, 2019
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
October 14, 2019
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
October 7, 2019
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
September 30, 2019
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
September 23, 2019
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
September 17, 2019
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September 16, 2019
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
September 9, 2019
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
September 2, 2019
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.
August 26, 2019
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.
August 22, 2019
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.
August 16, 2019
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.
August 7, 2019
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.
August 1, 2019
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.
July 24, 2019
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.
July 18, 2019
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.
July 10, 2019
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.
June 27, 2019
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.
June 20, 2019
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.
June 13, 2019
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.
June 6, 2019
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.
May 30, 2019
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.
May 22, 2019
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.
May 16, 2019
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 9, 2019
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.**
April 29, 2019
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.**
April 24, 2019
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.**
April 17, 2019
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April 16, 2019
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.**
April 10, 2019
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.
April 4, 2019
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.**
March 27, 2019
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.**
March 19, 2019
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.**
March 13, 2019
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.**
March 6, 2019
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.**
February 27, 2019
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.**
February 20, 2019
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.**
February 13, 2019
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).  T**rader Joe's is the presenting sponsor of The Audible.**
February 7, 2019
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.**
January 31, 2019
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.**
January 25, 2019
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.**
January 18, 2019
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.**
January 8, 2019
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.**
January 5, 2019
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.**
December 30, 2018
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.**
December 28, 2018
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.**
December 20, 2018
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.**
December 11, 2018
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.**
December 3, 2018
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.**
November 26, 2018
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.**
November 19, 2018
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.**
November 12, 2018
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.**
November 5, 2018
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.**
October 29, 2018
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.**
October 22, 2018
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.**
October 15, 2018
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.**
October 8, 2018
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.**
October 1, 2018
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.**
September 24, 2018
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.**
September 17, 2018
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.**
September 11, 2018
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.**
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