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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, 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.

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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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.




Weekend review + coaching carousel update

Michigan dominates Ohio State. Bruce was there. The college football playoff picture is tight. Can the Buckeyes still get in? Alabama is back into the picture. The coaching carousel has begun... Matt Rhule is hired at Nebraska. Is it a home run? Luke Fickell is hired at Wisconsin. How did this come together so quickly? David Shaw steps down at Stanford. Who is on the shortlist to replace him? Back later this week to answer mailbag questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


Rivalry weekend mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are back for rivalry weekend! The new CFP rankings are out and 2-loss LSU is ahead of 1-loss Clemson and 1-loss USC. Why? Ohio State vs. Michigan could have record viewership numbers. Will Lincoln Riley jump to the NFL before USC jumps to the Big Ten? Reports are surfacing about Lane Kiffin leaving Ole Miss to take the Auburn job. A decision could be made by Friday after the Egg Bowl. Will Nick Saban ever win another National title at Alabama? Should Michigan fans be worried...


TCU's last-second win, USC's playoff hopes, The Game & silly season!

Bruce and Stew recap week 12 of the college football season... USC vs. UCLA lived up to the hype and the Trojans CFP hopes are alive. Caleb Williams' Heisman campaign is getting stronger by the week. Oregon survives Utah and will play Oregon State with a trip to the Pac-12 title game on the line. South Carolina exploits Tennessee's defense and drops 63 points on a top 5 team. The Vols playoff hopes are over. If Clemson finishes the season as a one-loss ACC title will the Tigers need help to...


USC at UCLA, CFP scenarios & mailbag

Stew and Bruce are back mid-week to discuss the build up to week 12 of the season. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the three UVA players who were murdered on Sunday night. Virginia's game on Saturday vs. Coastal Carolina has ben canceled. -USC at UCLA is a massive week 11 game with Pac-12 Championship and College Football Playoff implications -The new CFP rankings were revealed Tuesday night which means a fresh discussion about playoff scenarios for contenders....


Week 11 recap: Pac-12 madness, LSU to SEC title, TCU beats Texas & more!

Bruce and Stew react to week 11 of the college football season... -The Pac-12 has been turned upside down with Oregon's loss to Washington and UCLA's loss to Arizona. QB play in the league this year has been electric thanks to Michael Penix Jr and Bo Nix. -LSU survives a scare at Arkansas and the Tigers are headed to the SEC title game in Brian Kelly's first season in Baton Rouge. -Texas A&M has lost six straight games and is now one of the worst teams. record-wise in college football. How...


New CFP rankings, Michigan's secret weapon & mailbag questions

Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman have the latest news, notes & opinions on college football. Michigan associate head football coach Francis “Biff” Poggi is Jim Harbaugh's secret weapon. The new CFP rankings were released on Tuesday night. Undefeated TCU vaults up into the #4 spot. Oregon is #6 despite a 49-3 loss in week 1 vs. Georgia. Playoff scenarios! Plus, mailbag questions on... Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark Bills QB Coach Joe Brady UCONN HC Jim Mora Jimbo Fisher's future at Texas...


LSU knocks off Bama, Georgia smashes Tennessee, Clemson falls to Notre Dame + more week 10 reaction

Stew and Bruce recap a thrilling weekend of college football! LSU knocks Bama off at home which has massive SEC title and playoff implications. Brian Kelly was emotional after the win. Did Nick Saban's game mismanagement cost the Tide a win? Georgia smashed #1 Tennessee in Athens. Are the Dawgs heavy National Championship favorites? Ohio State had a poor performance at Northwestern. Is there cause for concern for the Buckeyes or just an outlier? Clemson gets blown out at Notre Dame. Are the...


Playoff rankings reveal, Auburn short list & Michigan update

Stew and Bruce react to the first CFP rankings of the season. -Undefeated TCU is ranked behind 1-loss Alabama. Is there a scenario where a perfect Horned Frogs team gets left out? Oregon and USC need major help as well. -#16 Illinois is a long shot playoff hopeful with Michigan and potentially Ohio State still on the schedule. -What would a 12-team playoff field look like with these rankings? This is what we'll get in the future. Plus: -An update on the Michigan vs. Michigan State postgame...


CFB weekend review: Buckeyes & TCU stay unbeaten, new Big 12 TV deal, UM vs MSU fight + shoutouts

Stew and Bruce recap week 9 of the college football season: Ohio State scores 28 in the 4th quarter to beat Penn State. Marvin Harrison Jr. looks like the best WR in the country. Michigan dominates Michigan State but a postgame fight stole headlines. K-State runs #9 Oklahoma State off the field 48-0. TCU escapes a trap game at West Virginia and remains undefeated, Bruce is headed to Fort Worth next week for the Horned Frogs vs. Texas Tech. The Big 12 lands a new TV deal that exceeding...


PSU vs. Ohio State, Kirk Ferentz's future, Tennessee trap game & mailbag!

Stew and Bruce have the latest news and notes on college football heading into week 9! -Can Penn State upset Ohio State at home? -Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz is fighting back against constant criticism. Is his legacy in jeopardy? -Tennessee hosts Kentucky this weekend in what could be a trap game ahead of Georgia. Is it more likely that the Vols go undefeated or lose two games? -Why did Lincoln Riley and Ray Day's have year one success compared to Marcus Freeman and Brent Venables who are...


Weekend review: Clemson comeback, Oregon rolls UCLA, Ohio State's record offense & more

Stew is in Oregon where he saw the Ducks steamroll undefeated UCLA. Bo Nix was on fire and threw 5TDs. Bruce says Clemson's comeback win vs. Syracuse was the game of the day. TCU remains undefeated. The playoff picture is taking shape. Ohio State is the first Big Ten team to score 45 points in six straight games for over 100 years. LSU is back on track under Brian Kelly. The Tigers handed Ole Miss their first loss of the season. Jimbo Fisher has Texas A&M playing bad football. Is his future...


The CFB Playoff race at the halfway point of the season

Stew and Bruce discuss the playoff race as the season hits the halfway point. There are still undefeated teams from all five conferences! How many SEC teams can make it? Will there be two from the SEC East? Where does Bama stand with one loss to Tennessee? Are UCLA and USC still in the mix? Clemson is 7-0 and not getting a lot of attention. Plus, mailbag questions on Tennessee, the SEC on CBS, Bryce Young, the sport's offensive onslaught & more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


Vols beat Bama, TCU & Ole Miss stay undefeated, Michigan dominates Penn State & more week 7 reaction!

Stew and Bruce recap a wild weekend of college football. Tennessee's win over Alabama might be the most exciting regular season game in a long time. Hendon Hooker is the breakout star of the season. TCU & Ole Miss both remain undefeated. How good are both programs? Michigan dominates Penn State at home with a nearly unstoppable run game. Outside of Michigan and Ohio State, is the Big Ten down? Utah goes for a two point conversion late to beat USC and hand Lincoln Riley his first loss as...


Week 7 preview + mailbag

Stew and Bruce discuss The Athletic's "Secrets of the Coaching Carousel" series which published this week on the site. Bryce Young's status for Saturday's game vs. Tennessee is still uncertain. #10 Penn State's visit to #5 Michigan headlines a loaded week 7 slate. The guys preview that game as well as Oklahoma State at TCU, Kansas at Oklahoma, LSU at Florida, Clemson at FSU & USC at Utah. Plus, mailbag questions on the CFP race, Matt Rhule's potential return to Nebraska, Auburn's future &...


Week 6 review: Bama escapes, Vols dominate, OU in freefall + USC & UCLA stay unbeaten

Alabama beats Texas A&M by stopping the Aggies at the 2 yard line on the last play of the game. Can Tennessee beat Bama at Neyland Stadium this Saturday? The Vols and QB Hendon Hooker look dangerous and are a fun team to watch. Should OU fans panic about Brent Venables after the Sooners 49-0 loss vs. Texas? The Big 12 feels completely upside down. TCU is undefeated and Kansas is good. USC & UCLA are both 6-0 at the same time since 2005. Northwestern & Stanford are both struggling. Are Pat...


Wisconsin & Colorado fire their head coaches. Red River Rivalry + mailbag!

Bruce and Stew react to Wisconsin firing of Head Coach Paul Chryst. Will interim coach Jim Leonhard get the job permanently? Colorado fires Karl Dorrell. What type of candidate pool will the Buffs be able to hire from? Oklahoma and Texas meet this weekend in the Red River Rivalry. Plus, mailbag questions on Nebraska, Wisconsin, Louisville, Minnesota & more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

College football weekend review: Jimbo’s stubbornness & Oklahoma’s lack of defense

Bruce and Stew recap another exciting weekend of college football. Jimbo Fischer’s Texas A&M offense continues to struggle. Oklahoma’s defense is in trouble. Georgia escapes Mizzou; is it jump a blip for the Dawgs? Is there cause for concern with Paul Chryst? Are you buying UCLA now? Plus, shoutouts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Georgia Tech fires Geoff Collins. Who is on the shortlist to takeover? Week 5 mailbag!

Stew and Bruce are back for their mid-week episode as week 5 of the college football season is on the horizon. Georgia Tech fires Geoff Collins who becomes the third power five coach to lose his job so far this season. Who is on the short list to takeover in Atlanta? Plus, mailbag questions on Texas, the Big 12, analytics in college football, Georgia standout TE Brock Bowers and the Big Ten. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


CFB weekend review: surprising results & standout performances

Bruce and Stew recap another exciting weekend of college football. Oklahoma falls to K-State thanks to Adrian Martinez's standout performance and 5TDs. The Kansas Jayhawks are now 4-0! Could either team win the Big 12?Tennessee beats Florida at Neyland Stadium. Is Hendon Hooker a Heisman candidate? Auburn wins once again thanks to a miracle at Jordan-Hare. #10 Arkansas falls vs. Texas A&M. The Pac-12 seems wide open 4 weeks into the season. Michigan State has major issues after a 34-7 loss...


Penn State's hot start, the dark side of NIL & mailbag

Stew and Bruce ask producer John Hayes if he's ready to walk back his negative comments about Penn State Head Coach James Franklin after the Nittany Lions' 3-0 start. The guys discuss their latest story on The Athletic this week about the dark side of NIL. Plus, mailbag questions on the Pac-12, coaching changes, group of 5 and CFB commissioners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit