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Stewart Mandel

Stewart Mandel is an editor-in-chief of The Athletic CFB, a premium national college football site and co-host of The Audible podcast.
Recent episodes featuring Stewart Mandel
Proving the Doubters Wrong. A Historic Week 11
The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football
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.
Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning
The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football
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: 
Playoff Picture Taking Shape
The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football
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.
Title Contenders to Moral Victories
The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football
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. 
LSU the new #1? Trent Dilfer on CFB's top QBs
The Audible with Stew & Bruce: A show about college football
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: 
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1 week, 5 days