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Cover 3 College Football

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Overview

The 'Cover 3 College Football' Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli, Danny Kanell and Bud Elliott as they take you from National Signing Day to the national championship with in-depth analysis from some of the biggest names in the sport. Cover 3 offers insider insight on the hottest topics in college football, tells you who is creating a buzz and previews each weekend with against-the-spread locks. From coaching searches to quarterback battles and everything in between, Cover 3 has it locked down.

1212 Episodes

Mailbag! Top new conference rivalries, where Saban and Harbaugh would have ranked among coaches, more! (05/16)

The Cover 3 crew talks coach rankings, college football video game, conference realignment and more. First, in the wake of this week's coach rankings a listener wondered where Nick Saban, Jim Harbaugh and Jimbo Fisher would have ranked if they were still in college football (1:30). Then, some on-site insight from the ACC spring meetings (12:10), the reveal of the EA Sports College Football 25 cover (22:00) and a landing spot for former Colorado DB and 5-star prospect Cormani McClain (25:00). Then the Big Ol' Bag of Mail asks for some of the new conference "rivalries" after this summer's realignment (28:17), how Sherrone Moore's interim coach success impacted his coach ranking (34:00) and some of the best JAG+ quarterbacks of all time (41:20). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Published: 16 May 2024

2024 Coach Rankings, Part 2: Overrated, underrated, surprises and more from the consensus top 25 (05/15)

The Cover 3 crew talks Lincoln Riley, Dabo Swinney, coach rankings list and more. First, updates and takeaways from the ACC's spring meetings (2:00) and the NCAA's proposed lawsuit settlement that could usher in a new era of revenue sharing with players (14:45). Then it's on to the reveal of the top 25 from the 2024 CBS Sports Rankings, starting with a breakdown of Ryan Day's spot at No. 2 and the rest of the top 10 (19:00). Plus, the many ways to look at Lincoln Riley's ranking after a disappointing 2022 season at USC (28:08), the right placement for Lane Kiffin within the top 25 (35:30) and the biggest takeaways from the back half of the rankings (42:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2024

2024 Coach Rankings, Part 1: Toughest calls, biggest debates on the ballot, more! (05/13)

The Cover 3 crew discusses the coach rankings, EA Sports' video game tease and more. First, breaking down the EA Sports tease of College Football 25 with a look at the players selected for the early promotional cover art (2:00), Missouri State being the latest program to jump from FCS to FBS as it plans for a move in 2025 to Conference USA (8:50) and more quarterback shuffling in the portal (13:40). Then it's on to the first step of the 2024 CBS Sports Coach Rankings: our ballots. The conversation starts with a reveal of everyone's top 10 (22:00) followed by a discussion of the toughest coaches to rank (31:29) and what the bottom of the ballot looks like after all 68 power conference coaches are slated against each other (49:11). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 May 2024

Mailbag! Who wins a playoff between the last 12 national champions? Ranking Notre Dame in 2024, more! (05/09)

The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal, best national champions, coach beef and more. First, an interactive edition of the show gets started with a question from the tailgate on what coach beefs best line up with the current rap beef between Kendrick Lamar and Drake (2:45). Then, where Notre Dame sits among the top teams in the country heading into 2024 (9:26), who would win a 12-team playoff between the last 12 national champions (20:15) and what exactly constitutes a transfer portal addition being a "hit" (29:30). Plus, how many losses it takes for top teams to fall out of the top 10 in power ratings (40:25), the importance of interior defensive line play in winning a national championship (48:20) and much, much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2024

Brian Kelly talks LSU not buying players, grading Year 1 for Rhule, Deion and the rest of last year's new hires, more! (05/08)

The Cover 3 crew talks LSU, Brian Kelly, recruiting, Deion Sanders, Matt Rhule and more. First, news of 28-year old former MLB player Monte Harrison joining Arkansas as a walk-on wide receiver brings back memories of other former baseball players in CFB (1:50) and the crew weighs in on the debate around whether football and basketball stars could play each other's sport at a high level (10:00). Then highlighting comments from Brian Kelly as he claims LSU is "not in the market of buying players" after missing out on some transfer portal targets (18:40) before diving in on a recap of Year 1 for last year's new hires. First up is the Big Ten which featured four changes and a surprise showing from Northwestern (30:15) then where Hugh Freeze has Auburn in the development cycle in the SEC (40:50). Plus, Jeff Brohm's opportunistic 10-win campaign leads the ACC (46:15), Deion Sanders and Colorado gets the spotlight in a review from the Big 12 (54:00) and a rundown of the most impressive or surprising Year 1 campaigns from the Group of Five (1:00:10). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 May 2024

Biggest headlines, takeaways from the spring transfer portal window (05/06)

The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal, bowl season, Kirby Smart, Oklahoma, LSU and more. First, with the bowl season eyeing potential expansion, what role will the bowls play in college football's future postseason with an expanded College Football Playoff (3:30)? Plus, quarterback takeaways from Washington's spring game (10:45) and Kirby Smart becoming the first $13M coach (14:00). Then it's on to the transfer portal spring window recap, starting with the defensive tackle market (19:23), programs that failed to address needs (24:20) and how roster retention was one of the biggest storylines of the window (28:20). Finally, why a drama-free portal window is bad for podcasts but great for college football (34:50) and what the data tells us about the relationship between power conferences and the Group of Five in the portal (42:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 May 2024

With the First Pick x Cover 3 - 2025 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Way-Too-Early 2025 Mock - Shedeur Sanders NOT selected in Top 10 despite weak QB class

You can find With the First Pick on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else podcasts are found. Ryan Wilson and Rick Spielman are joined by Chip Patterson and Tom Fornelli from the Cover 3 podcast to make 32 selections in our way-too-early 2025 NFL Mock Draft. Watch With the First Pick on the NFL on CBS YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@NFLonCBS 'With the First Pick' is available for free on the Audacy app as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. You can listen to With the First Pick on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the With the First Pick podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the With the First Pick podcast." Follow the With the First Pick team on Twitter: @nfldraftcbs, @ryanwilsonCBS, @spielman_rick, @E_DeBerardinis Follow With the First Pick on TikTok & Instagram: @nfldraftcbs Produced by: Eric DeBerardinis Read the Pick Six newsletter here: https://www.cbssports.com/newsletters/picksix/ For more NFL Draft coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 May 2024

Mailbag! Most quotable coaches, late transfer portal movement, players as employees, more! (05/02)

The Cover 3 crew talks revenue sharing, quotable coaches, wide receivers and more. First, getting started with a listener question on notable instant-impact coordinator hires (2:00) and then trying to figure out what will happen next as the NCAA is discussing a possible settlement in a lawsuit that could change how players are compensated (8:00). After that it's on to late transfer portal buzz (20:00), how transfers impact the blue chip ratio (35:16), the top wide receivers from the 2024 NFL Draft class (41:25), a rundown of some of the most quotable moments in college football (46:34) and much more! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 2 May 2024

Ryan Wilson talks Shedeur Sanders, Carson Beck and more 2025 NFL Draft outlook (05/01)

The Cover 3 crew talks NFL Draft, Shedeur Sanders, Carson Beck, Ohio State and more. First, after getting started with the latest Bo Nix beard update and Mike Norvell's golf tournament win with Urban Meyer (6:24) the NFL Draft conversation gets going with Ryan Wilson's first official mock draft of the 2025 cycle (12:30). Then after hitting the top 10 in general it's a more specific look at Shedeur Sanders, Carson Beck and the rest of the quarterbacks (15:50) followed by players who Ryan is higher or lower on than the rest of the way-too-early mock drafts (35:49) and potential sleepers who could rise up the big boards with their play in college football this fall. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 May 2024

NFL Draft Takeaways, Miami's transfer portal moves, Nebraska's QB battle, more! (04/29)

The Cover 3 crew talks Bo Nix, beards, NFL Draft, Dylan Raiola, Nebraska and more. First, addressing Danny's Bo Nix bet after the Oregon quarterback was taken No. 12 overall by the Broncos (2:00) before diving into the transfer portal buzz around Miami, Kansas State and Colorado (10:30). Then, what to make of Dylan Raiola's impressive debut in Nebraska's spring game and other spring game notes (26:00) before rolling through our biggest takeaways from the NFL Draft (40:20). Thoughts include what to make of the college count, the conference count and whether we will see any offensive drop-off in college football in 2024 after so many high-end offensive players were taken in the early rounds of the draft. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 April 2024

With the First Pick - 2024 NFL Draft 1st Round Winners/Losers Recap: Historic run of QBs including shocker pick of Michael Penix Jr. #8 to the Atlanta Falcons

You can find With the First Pick on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else podcasts are found. Draft Day is finally here! Ryan Wilson and Rick Spielman react to everything that happened on Thursday night in Round 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft. (1:30) QB Grades (16:00) Falcons (19:00) Vikings (20:00) Bears (23:30) Giants (25:00) Defense (30:00) Ricky Pearsall (31:30) Chiefs/Bills trade (33:30) Offensive line (37:00) Day 2 lookahead Watch With the First Pick on the NFL on CBS YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@NFLonCBS 'With the First Pick' is available for free on the Audacy app as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. You can listen to With the First Pick on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the With the First Pick podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the With the First Pick podcast." Follow the With the First Pick team on Twitter: @nfldraftcbs, @ryanwilsonCBS, @spielman_rick, @E_DeBerardinis Follow With the First Pick on TikTok & Instagram: @nfldraftcbs Produced by: Eric DeBerardinis Read the Pick Six newsletter here: https://www.cbssports.com/newsletters/picksix/ For more NFL Draft coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 April 2024

2024 NFL Draft preview: Players who improved the most, the CFB top 50 big board, more! (04/25)

The Cover 3 crew talks NFL Draft, transfer portal, Drake Maye, Jayden Daniels, more. First, a question from the audience on the 2024 NFL Draft prospect who has improved their stock the most in the last year (2:00) and then a run through the biggest transfer portal headlines with a look at Auburn's wide receiver addition, Georgia keeping a defensive lineman and Jaden Rashada's commitment (7:50). Then our Cover 3 NFL Draft preview begins with a review of the quarterbacks and how their ranking has changed in recent months (26:00) before pivoting to a big-picture view of the top prospects with Tom Fornelli's top 50 Big Board (39:00) and more! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 25 April 2024

Reggie Bush gets his Heisman Trophy back, Group of Five playoff proposal, latest portal buzz, more! (04/24)

The Cover 3 crew talks Reggie Bush, Dylan Edwards, Oregon, Arizona State and more. First, addressing the breaking news of the morning with the Heisman Trophy trust reinstating Reggie Bush (1:30), with a look at how this benefits the award and the sport as a whole moving forward. Then, whether a Group of Five playoff would benefit those programs outside of the power confernces (10:45) and the latest transfer portal buzz (22:50) including two Big Ten QBs and Colorado RB Dylan Edwards hitting the portal while stars at UCLA and UNC will remain home with their current teams. Plus, a lookahead to the weekend spring game action with storylines for Oregon, Nebraska and Colorado (44:50). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 April 2024

Arch Manning, Wolverines defense shine as Texas, Michigan, USC, Notre Dame and more wrap spring practice (04/22)

The Cover 3 crew talks Arch Manning, Texas, Michigan, Lincoln Riley, transfer portal and more. First, the latest from the transfer portal including the ins and outs at Colorado and a key UCLA DL hitting the open market (2:00), plus what to expect from the recently approved rule changes that include a two-minute warning and in-game helmet communications (16:18). After that it's on to spring game takeaways from the weekend, starting with Arch Manning's performance in a competitive Orange-White game (24:50) and how to evaluate Michigan's quarterback battle after a day that was mostly led by the defense (30:15). Plus, the two ways to read the quarterback struggles at USC (38:30), Mike Norvell's latest transfer portal haul on display at Florida State (41:45), a deep quarterback room behind Riley Leonard at Notre Dame (46:30) and much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 April 2024

Mailbag + Spring Game previews for Michigan, USC, Texas, Florida State and more! (04/18)

The Cover 3 crew talks Lincoln Riley, Michigan, Texas, Arch Manning, Florida State and more. First, getting started with live mailbag questions that include why the narrative has changed around Lincoln Riley as one of the sport's best head coaches (2:00) and what exactly makes a "good" spring game (7:17). Then it's on to the spring game lookahead, starting with storylines to track for Michigan (18:00), USC (27:20) and the rest of the Big Ten schools in action this weekend. Then it's on to Texas (31:09), Texas A&M and Oklahoma (37:15), Florida State (43:00), Notre Dame (47:51) and others before one last listener question on the NFL coaches that would be the best fit for college football (56:22). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 April 2024

Names to know and storylines from the transfer portal, plus Michigan settles with NCAA and more! (04/17)

The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal, Colorado, Deion Sanders, Jim Harbaugh and more. First, what to know about Michigan settling the first of its two NCAA cases (2:30) and an impromptu draft of the coaches competing in the 2024 Peach Bowl Challenge golf tournament (13:50). Then it's on to the latest from the transfer portal with the big headlines from the first 24 hours, including the outlook for Colorado (24:50) and more specifically former five-star cornerback Cormani McClain (32:00). Plus, a defensive tackle from the MAC that's getting lots of power conference interest (40:30), a rundown of some of the quarterbacks who have entered the portal (52:00) and big-picture storylines to track through the next two weeks. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

Transfer Portal opens on Tuesday ! Plus, Spring Game Takeaways for Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and More

There are less than 24 hours left before the transfer portal opens again! The guys open the show by reviewing the big transfer portal needs and then making spring game observations. (01:16) - Transfer Portal Open April 16-30 (04:14) - Portal Needs (18:32) - Ohio State Spring Game Takeaways (24:56) - Penn State Spring Game Takeaways (28:08) - Georgia Spring Game Observations (32:35) - Alabama Spring Game observations (39:33) - Florida Spring Game Takeaways (44:37) - LSU Spring Game Takes (46:51) - Miami Spring Games takeaways (51:27) - Ole Miss Spring Game....was disappointing. (55:04)- Random Spring Game Observations Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 April 2024

Mailbag! The most controversial on-field moments in CFB history, coaches as golf partners, more! (04/11)

The Cover 3 crew talks 2024 Heisman dark horses, controversial on-field moments and more. First, tackling a live question looking for the top non-quarterbacks in the 2024 Heisman Trophy picture (2:30) before hitting transfer portal buzz that includes Bear Alexander sticking with USC despite previous reports (9:30). Then after a brief word on the impact of OJ Simpson (19:10) the Big Ol' Bag of Mail leads off with a rundown through some of the most controversial on-field moments in college football history (28:22). Plus, where Bo Nix might land in the 2024 NFL Draft (41:51) and in honor of The Masters the active coaches that would be great for a round of golf (49:27). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 11 April 2024

What to Watch, Spring Game Edition: Georgia, Ohio State, Alabama, Penn State, more! (04/10)

The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal, spring games, position battles, lawsuits and more. First, though the transfer portal does not officially open until April 15 the buzz has already started with notable exits at USC and Oregon, among others (6:40). Then after some brief takeaways on the latest ruling in the legal battle between Florida State and the ACC (20:00) the attention turns to this Saturday's spring games, with notes on what to watch at Georgia (29:30), Ohio State (37:15), Alabama (43:00), Penn State (52:30), Tennessee (56:20) and more! Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

Biggest Spring Game Takeaways for Clemson, Auburn, NC State + Jeremiah Smith already making waves at Ohio State

The latest spring game takeaways from Chip Patterson, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 April 2024

Mailbag! Can the proposed Super League actually work? Plus, spring games preview and more! (04/04)

The Cover 3 crew talks super league, Oklahoma, Texas, Clemson, NC State and more. First, with the report dropping Thursday about a working group that's proposing a super league model for college football the crew starts with an analysis of the proposal and thoughts on its viability (1:30). Then, looking ahead to spring games at Clemson, Auburn and NC State (23:00), the best spot to spend a full Friday-Saturday-Sunday football weekend (32:15) and the non-Saban retired coach who you would hire to run a program right now (35:10). Plus, comparing how Oklahoma and Texas have handled their quarterback rooms this offseason (42:29) and the most/least patient fan bases when it comes to firing a coach (49:53). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 April 2024

Turnaround Teams: Why Nebraska, Texas A&M, Miami and more will take a step forward in 2024 (04/03)

The Cover 3 crew talks Warren Sapp, Deion Sanders and teams poised for a turnaround season. First, what Warren Sapp can bring to Deion Sanders' staff at Colorado as a graduate assistant (2:00) and some spring camp buzz on the offense at Ohio State and an emerging pass rusher at Texas (12:00). Then it's on to the 2024 edition of Turnaround Teams, picking out teams that could see big improvement in their win total this upcoming season. The conversation starts with Nebraska (20:55), Indiana (27:40) and Michigan State (32:37) in the Big Ten, before pivoting to the rest of the country with a spotlight on Texas A&M (40:50), Utah (48:29), Iowa State (51:35), Colorado (57:16) and Miami (1:03:50). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

Building the ideal CFB gameday, Michigan players in the NFL Draft, spring football, more! (04/01)

The Cover 3 crew talks hip drop ban, tailgating, NFL Draft, playoff and more. First, after a brief recap of Danny's weekend rooting on nephew Ben Middlebrooks and the NC State men's basketball team a discussion on the NCAA choosing not to follow the NFL's lead with a hip drop tackle ban (12:00). Then, thoughts on the UFL and spring football in general (21:00) and constructing the perfect college football gameday experience picking the game, stadium, kickoff time, tailgating setup, seats and more (30:41). Finally, guessing how many Michigan players Jim Harbaugh might select for the Chargers in the 2024 NFL Draft (48:18) and what happens first: a Group of Five team wins in the first round of the expanded College Football Playoff OR a non-SEC or Big Ten team wins it all (56:12)? Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 April 2024

QB battles to watch in the SEC and ACC, plus the NCAA's efforts to ban player props and more! (03/28)

The Cover 3 crew talks Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas, UNC, FSU, player props and more. First, continuing the conversation on notable quarterback battles with a look at the SEC (4:00), where Jalen Milroe is the starter at Alabama but has some intriguing competition, Auburn must decide if Payton Thorne is the answer and Arkansas has a battle to replace KJ Jefferson. Then it's on to the ACC (19:15), focusing on North Carolina's efforts to replace Drake Maye, whether DJ Uiagalalei has any competition at Florida State and more. Plus, thoughts on the NCAA's efforts to ban player props from the betting markets (33:00), potential consequences from moving up the Early Signing Period (43:15) and how topics like collective bargaining and player unions are much more complicated when we discuss a future that involves college football players as employees (48:00). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 March 2024

Should CFB adopt NFL rule changes? Plus, Big Ten QB battles at Michigan, Ohio State, Nebraska and more! (03/27)

The Cover 3 crew talks rule changes, Michigan, Ohio State, Washington, Nebraska and more. First, with the news that the NFL is adopting XFL-inspired changes to the kickoff rules, a discussion on whether those same changes could have a positive effect on the college game (2:00). Plus, Michigan suffers a serious setback with a key injury in spring practice (19:10) and the future for Oregon State and Washington State football after settling with the rest of the former Pac-12 members (26:40). Then, a look at the QB battles during spring practice in the Big Ten, with a specific focus on both Michigan and Ohio State (37:30) as well as Washington (48:42), Nebraska (52:30) and more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

Cover 3 on CBSSN: The State of College Football | Cover 3 Podcast

The Cover 3 crew makes their CBSSN debut to discuss the state of College Football. (00:00:00) - Intro (00:00:15) - Future of the CFP (00:11:29) - Michigan & Ohio State QB Battles (00:25:32) - Next Man Up (00:36:04) - Refresher on Biggest Coaching Moves (00:39:55) - Winner of the Transfer Portal Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

Deion talks Shedeur Sanders’ 2025 NFL Draft outlook, Notre Dame QB Riley Leonard undergoes surgery

The Cover 3 crew is back to break down the latest news in the college football world. Riley Leonard underwent another surgey, what does this mean for his status next year? (3:00) Greg Sankey made some comments about expanding the NCAA tournament to get more SEC teams in but did that backfire on him after a couple quick exits from SEC teams in the tournament? (7:45). Georgia RB Travis Etienne was charged with DUI, how big of a problem is this becoming at Georgia and what can be done to stop this? (22:00) Deion Sanders spoke and mentioned that Shedeur won't just be going to any team and that it might be similar to Eli Manning's draft situation. Is this the right move? Is Deion Playing chess and not checkers with this move? (30:12). The guys close out the show with some discussion about Marvin Harrison Jr.'s draft stock and a quick but important recruiting update. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 25 March 2024

Mailbag! Who has the best claim as the real WRU and DBU? Plus, Deion's recruiting, SEC releases 2025 schedule, more! (03/21)

The Cover 3 crew talks SEC, SMU, Deion Sanders, recruiting, transfer portal and more. First, reacting to the SEC's 2025 schedule release, which has the league sticking at eight games and keeping opponents the same as the 2024 schedule (6:50). Then, whether college football players have release clauses like they do in soccer (17:45), SMU's outlook as they are joining an ACC with an uncertain future (21:05) and Deion Sanders' defense for why is not making as many in-home visits as his peers (27:20). Plus, a listener from the Big Ol' Bag of Mail wants to know who has the real claim to WRU and DBU (42:31)? Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 March 2024

Clemson sues the ACC, Kadyn Proctor BACK to Alabama, Andrew Ivins on teams, players making noise in recruiting (03/20)

The Cover 3 crew is joined by 247Sports’ Andrew Ivins to talk recruiting, Clemson, Alabama and more. First, what to know and what’s next after Clemson has filed a lawsuit against the ACC, with many of the same claims as Florida State’s ongoing legal action against the league (1:30). Then, after transferring from Alabama to Iowa following Nick Saban’s retirement, star tackle Kadyn Proctor is leaving the Hawkeyes just before the start of spring practice and headed back to Tuscaloosa (16:45). The crew discusses what his return means for the Tide as well as whether there will be any big-picture fallout from such a startling and high-profile move. After it’s on to recruiting talk, where Andrew Ivins showcases what there is to like about Notre Dame’s top-ranked 2025 class (33:15), how things are looking on the trail for Kalen DeBoer and Alabama (40:19), the top four quarterbacks in the class (48:26) and much, much more. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

March Madness CFB Style: Who wins the 2024 NCAA Tournament if its the football teams playing? (03/18)

The Cover 3 crew talks College Football Playoff, Tennessee's QBs and the 2024 NCAA Tournament. First, a post-Selection Sunday discussion on the schools most likely to win a football and men's basketball title in the same school year (1:00) before diving into the news of the weekend with more details around College Football Playoff expansion (7:00). With the media rights deal getting approved there are still many unanswered questions and reportedly a new preferred format, so the crew discusses what would be best for the CFP moving forward. Then it's on to the annual Cover 3 March Madness exercise of playing out the NCAA Tournament bracket as if it was the football teams participating (23:35). Find out who makes our football Final Four, and ultimately lands as the pick to win it all if these were the 2024 football teams deciding the bracket. Finally, a question about Tennessee's quarterback depth opens the door to how schools manage their scholarships at the position in the transfer portal era (51:29). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 March 2024

Mailbag! What 3 things must CFB protect as it considers a new future? Plus, Big 12 vs. ACC QBs, more! (03/14)

The Cover 3 crew talks Michigan, onside kick, quarterbacks, College Football Playoff and more. First, with the news of Trev Alberts making the move from Nebraska to Texas A&M a discussion on the importance of an athletic director in the modern era (3:30) and more reaction to Tony Alford's move from Ohio State to Michigan to be the Wolverines' new running back's coach (11:18). Then it's on to the Big Ol' Bag of Mail's big topic, with a discussion on the aspects of college football that must be protected as the sport's new future is imagined in the coming years (16:30). Plus, proposed changes to the onside kick (34:00), how a conference title game loser might get left out of the 12-team playoff (36:30), Big 12 QBs vs. ACC QBs (43:50) and reasons why we don't see as many academic eligibility issues in the mainstream college football news cycle (52:20). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 14 March 2024

Nick Saban weighs in on NIL, outlook for Michigan's QB room in 2024, more! (03/13)

The Cover 3 crew talks Nick Saban, Michigan, Texas A&M, coaching changes and more. First, reacting to Nick Saban's appearance on Capitol Hill talking all things NIL and college athletics (2:30) and a larger conversation around his role as a voice for coaches in college football moving forward. Then, whether it is a big deal that Mike Hart won't be back at Michigan on Sherrone Moore's staff (26:38) and a big-picture breakdown of the Wolverines' QB battle to replace J.J. McCarthy (29:24). Plus, Trev Alberts reportedly leaving his alma mater Nebraska to go be the next AD at Texas A&M (41:32) and how many FBS coaches will still be in their current position five years from now (48:23), with some statistics from recent history pointing to a surprising answer. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

How Ole Miss, NC State, Kansas and others could snap conference title droughts in 2024 (03/11)

The Cover 3 crew talks NC State, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Arizona, playoff expansion and more. First, while the automatic byes for the Big Ten and SEC could get taken out of the future 14-team model recent College Football Playoff expansion news does point to big wins for the sport's two most powerful conferences (1:30). Then it's on to the annual review of conference title droughts looking to identify teams on the verge of breaking through, starting with Ole Miss looking for its first conference championship in more than 50 years (12:45) as the Rebels are loaded up to make a run in the expanded SEC. Also, why NC State and Miami are among the top contenders other than Clemson or Florida State in the ACC (25:40) and how the Big 12 outlook might shape up well for Kansas or Arizona to bring decades-long droughts to an end (41:20). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 11 March 2024

Introducing 'Beyond the Arc: A Daily NBA show from CBS Sports'

On Monday, March 11, CBS Sports will launch BEYOND THE ARC, a new daily show and podcast covering all things NBA with co-hosts Ashley Nicole Moss, Bill Reiter and John Gonzalez and regular contributor Avery Johnson. Download and follow on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere else podcasts are found. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 March 2024

Mailbag! What are the top 10 jobs in college football? Plus, will playoff expansion shorten or lengthen coaching tenures? (03/07)

The Cover 3 crew ranks the top jobs in college football and answers listener questions. First, now that the news is official what is the fallout from the Early Signing Period getting moved up to the first week of December (6:00), reasons to buy into South Carolina heading into 2024 (14:00) and takeaways from Lane Kiffin hiring former Mississippi State head coach Zach Arnett as a defensive analyst at Ole Miss (18:45). Then, the Big Ol' Bag of Mail provides one of the great debates in college football: what are the top 10 jobs in the sport (22:00)? The crew breaks down how Texas, Ohio State, Georgia, LSU, Alabama and more fit into their rankings along with the top jobs that didn't make the cut. Finally, more listener questions include whether coaching tenures will be longer or shorter as a result of the expanded College Football Playoff (51:43) and whether the Hugh Freeze hire at Auburn has aged well as he prepares for Year 2 with the Tigers (55:40). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 7 March 2024

Arch Manning's video game opt-out, spring practice gets started at Alabama and Ohio State, more! (03/06)

The Cover 3 crew talks Arch Manning, EA Sports video game, spring practice storylines and more. First, discussing Arch Manning’s reported decision to opt out of the EA Sports College Football 25 video game with an eye on the factors that may have contributed to the decision (1:45). Then, noting some important details in Neal Brown’s new deal at West Virginia (16:00) and tracing possible implications of Dartmouth’s men’s basketball team unionizing (27:00) including how it does and does not relate to major conference athletics. Plus, with spring practice getting underway at several prominent programs an early review of storylines to follow at places like Ohio State, Alabama, LSU and Notre Dame (38:45) as well as big-picture adjustments like how newly approved technology of in-helmet communication and sideline tablets (50:20). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

NFL Draft Combine Takeaways, plus NEXT MAN UP looks at the WRs you need to know for 2024 (03/04)

The Cover 3 crew talks NFL Draft, College Football Playoff expansion and the best WRs for 2024. First, whether the Big Ten and SEC have a case for automatic byes for their conference champions in the proposed 14-team College Football Playoff model (2:30) and how the ACC's uncertain future plays a role in their negotiations regarding the playoff for 2026 and beyond. Then, the NFL Draft Combine takeaways start with highlighting the strength of the offensive linemen at the top of the 2024 class (19:18) along with wide receivers who flashed, players who fell short of expectations and how testing numbers did or did not match production in college. Finally, our Next Man Up series takes a look at the wide receivers who are going to be the stars you need to know for the 2024 college football season (45:30). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 March 2024

NFL Draft Combine Preview, impact of a 14-team playoff with autobids, under the radar QBs, more! (02/29)

The Cover 3 crew talks NFL Draft Combine, College Football Playoff expansion, under the radar QBs for 2024 and more. First, breaking down the potential impact of a 14-team playoff model that includes multiple guaranteed bids for power conferences and even more for the Big Ten and SEC (2:30). Then, the outlook for Kansas under Lance Leipold’s leadership after his new contract was announced this week (13:45), a worst-case scenario for Kalen DeBoer in Year 1 at Alabama (19:32) and what to watch when last year’s college stars are under the lights in Indianapolis at the NFL Draft Combine (24:50). Plus, quarterbacks that could surprise fans with strong performances in 2024 (44:45) and more listener questions like how many points does Iowa’s offense need to average to be a playoff contender (52:11). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 February 2024

Assistant Coaching Carousel Recap: Top 5 hires, biggest names and under-the-radar moves to note heading into 2024 (02/28)

The Cover 3 crew ranks some of the biggest offseason moves among assistant coaches. First, what to make of the latest National Signing Day proposal that includes not only moving the December signing period to earlier in the month but adding another one in late June (2:00), why UMass will find a move to the MAC beneficial (8:48) and Paul Johnson's sharp criticism of former Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins (16:35). Then it's on to recapping the assistant coaching carousel, starting with a ranking of the top 5 hires from the cycle (25:45). After that, a rundown of some of the headline hires like Bobby Petrino to Arkansas (35:49) and grading the staff hires of new head coaches at Michigan, Alabama, Washington and Texas A&M (49:03). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

UCLA taps Eric Bieniemy as OC, SEC wants to move Early Signing Day, more! (02/26)

The Cover 3 crew talks UCLA, Eric Bieniemy, recruiting sports betting and more. First, the many layers of Eric Bieniemy returning to college football as UCLA's offensive coordinator (1:30), including both what it means for the Bruins offense in 2024 and whether this sets up for any future moves for the former Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Commanders OC. Then, the pros and cons of moving Early Signing Day to early December (18:30), takeaways from Tennessee's latest win in its case against the NCAA (27:30), whether players might stick around longer than 4 years in future CFB world with employment (41:22) and how sports betting might influence the sport over the next 20-30 years (51:52). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 February 2024

Will players opt-out of the NCAA video game? CFP talking further expansion, a DeBoer-Cristobal comparison, more! (02/22)

The Cover 3 crew talks NCAA college football video game, playoff expansion and answers listener questions. First, with news of how players will be compensated for being in the new NCAA video game a discussion as to whether any players will opt-out of the opportunity as well as some suggestions for past legends that could be included (3:00). Then it's on to the news from Wednesday's conference commissioners meeting which has the College Football Playoff eyeing potential expansion to 14 or 16 teams before even a single game has been played in the 12-team format (11:23) and Georgia State reportedly eyeing a key Georgia assistant to fill its vacant head coaching position (32:50). Plus, picking one QB, one RB and one WR from any era as long as they played at the same school (35:20) and a listener offers an interesting comparison between Miami's Mario Cristobal and Alabama's Kalen DeBoer along with a debate as to which coach has a better chance to win a national championship (44:25). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 February 2024

2024 College football ratings, playoff format changes and more with Bill Connelly (02/21)

The Cover 3 crew talks power ratings, returning production, College Football Playoff format and more. First, with the news of the week being the CFP's move to a 5+7 model, breaking down the implications on the 2024 season and what to expect in terms of any further changes for 2026 and beyond. Then it's on to a deep dive into SP+ ratings with ESPN's Bill Connelly, discussing the impact of transfers on a team's rating and identifying some teams that have made big jumps since the end of last season. Florida State, LSU, Ole Miss and more get spotlighted, as well as a look at the top-rated teams from the Group of Five that will be competing for the automatic qualifier to the new 12-team playoff. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

Ranking SEC football coaches, EA Sports video game expectations, latest from FSU vs. ACC, more! (02/19)

The Cover 3 crew talks Steve Sarkisian, Texas, EA Sports College Football and more. First, addressing some recent uncertainty around the new College Football Playoff media rights deal for the future (2:30) and with Steve Sarkisian on his way to getting a big raise from Texas, where does the rank among the coaches in the new-look, 16-team SEC (10:22)? Plus, benefits of the SEC moving to a 9-game conference schedule (20:33), expectations and wish-list items for the new EA Sports College Football video game (31:03), the latest on the FSU vs. ACC legal fight (45:16) and more. Plus, with the ACC approving in-helmet communication for 2024, what are the challenges for coaches and players to address with the adoption of this technology in the college game (48:15)? Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 February 2024

Another head coach leaves to be an assistant, NFL Draft QB stock changes, 'Bowl or No Bowl' for Big Ten teams, more! (02/15)

The Cover 3 crew talks Shawn Elliott, South Carolina, Big Ten bowl teams, NFL Draft and more. First, the coaching carousel refuses to stop and on Thursday news broke that Shawn Elliott would be leaving his position as Georgia State's head coach to become the new tight ends coach at South Carolina. What are the factors that impacted the move and how does this fall in line with other head coaches who have left their job for an assistant role somewhere else (1:30)? Then it's on to mailbag questions from the Big Ol' Bag of Mail and the live audience, discussing the QB you'd want for a game-winning drive in the final minute (21:10), a game of "Bowl or No Bowl" for a half dozen Big Ten teams with win totals of 5.5 (28:15) and NFL Draft stock changes for Jayden Daniels and J.J. McCarthy (43:45). Plus, why Virginia Tech could be this year's Louisville in the ACC (49:39) and the perfect time to hold your spring practice and spring game (56:09). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 February 2024

Transfer Portal Winners and Losers: Debating quality vs. quantity, top teams that made a splash, more! (02/14)

The Cover 3 crew talks transfer portal, College Football Playoff format, Ole Miss, Colorado and more. First, more fallout and reaction to Monday's mid-show breaking news that DeShaun Foster would be taking over for Chip Kelly at UCLA (1:40), followed by a discussion on whether college football could benefit from having a two-minute warning like the NFL (11:35). Plus, with the College Football Playoff set to undergo another round of votes next week to decide the format for 2024 and 2025, the pros and cons to the 6+6 and 5+7 models with an extra automatic qualifier potentially getting cut (19:45). Then, a look at some of the notable transfer portal classes and significant pick ups from the winter window (31:23), highlighting Lane Kiffin's group at Ole Miss, Oregon's pair of quarterbacks with power conference starting experience, Ohio State's superstar additions and a look at how we rate these classes against each other with some teams going heavy on the portal while others pick and choose their spots. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

UCLA hires former Bruins star DeShaun Foster to replace Chip Kelly, Alabama needs a new OC, more! (02/12)

The Cover 3 crew talks UCLA, DeShaun Foster, Ryan Grubb, Alabama, Chip Kelly and more. First, discussing Kalen DeBoer staff challenges with the weekend news that offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb and offensive line coach Scott Huff are leaving for NFL opportunities (1:59). Then discussing the mid-show breaking news that UCLA has hired former star running back and assistant coach DeShaun Foster to replace Chip Kelly as the Bruins head coach (15:50). After that it's on to more on Chip Kelly's move to Ohio State (34:25) and other assistant coaching carousel moves of note around Michigan, Kentucky and more (41:14). Finally, in the wake of a thrilling overtime finish in the Super Bowl a conversation on OT decision-making and ways we might change the current college OT rules. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 February 2024

🚨 Chip Kelly to Ohio State as Buckeyes next OC, Bill O'Brien to Boston College, what's next for UCLA? (02/09) 🚨

The Cover 3 crew reacts to Chip Kelly leaving UCLA to join Ohio State as an OC replacement for Bill O'Brien. First, dissecting the fit for Chip Kelly as the next offensive coordinator for an Ohio State team eyeing a national title run (1:00), why a sitting power conference coach might be looking to leave for a coordinator role and potential candidates as the next head coach for UCLA as the Bruins make their move to the Big Ten (10:21). Then, analyzing Boston College's move to tap Bill O'Brien as the Eagles next head coach (26:03) and much more from a busy Friday on the coaching carousel. Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 February 2024

Mailbag: Whether Michigan's title will be vacated, when Texas A&M will make the CFP under Mike Elko, Super Bowl preview, more! (02/08)

The Cover 3 crew talks Super Bowl, Boston College, Chip Kelly, Michigan and more. First, things get rolling with a question from the live audience regarding college quarterbacks from years past that would have gotten a better chance to be successful in the modern NFL (2:17) before a Super Bowl preview, Cover 3 style, with a look at college representation and roster construction for both teams (9:50). Then it's on to the latest in the Boston College coaching search (23:40), the outlook for Chip Kelly in 2024 as he remains a candidate for NFL OC jobs (28:43) and Sherrone Moore's staff hires as Jim Harbaugh continues to tap Michigan coaches for his new staff in Los Angeles (40:43). Finally, the Big Ol' Bag of Mail asks whether Michigan's national championship has any chance of being vacated as a result of NCAA investigations (47:49) and realistic expectations for Texas A&M making the expanded playoff under Mike Elko (53:10). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 February 2024

National Signing Day Reaction: Texas A&M beats out LSU, Georgia for 5-star Terry Bussey, takeaways from top teams, more! (02/07)

The Cover 3 crew talks recruiting, Georgia, Texas A&M, Alabama, Big 12 and more. First, recapping the biggest National Signing Day prospect news with 5-star athlete Terry Bussey sticking to his Texas A&M commitment and choosing the Aggies over late pushes from LSU and Georgia (1:30). Then it's on to takeaways from the signing classes of LSU (5:00), Georgia (14:10) and Alabama (20:55) before live audience questions regarding the recruiting outlook for UCF (29:03), Colorado (32:39), the Sun Belt (38:06) and the wide receivers in the 2024 class (43:50). Finally, introducing a new segment titled Billable Hours that gives you what you need to know from the latest updates in NCAA vs. Tennessee (48:58) and the Dartmouth basketball team being deemed employees by the NLRB (54:27). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 7 February 2024

What does Big Ten-SEC partnership mean for CFB's future? Plus, more coaches eyeing NFL + National Signing Day Preview! (02/05)

The Cover 3 crew talks NCAA, Big Ten, SEC, College Football Playoff, recruiting and more. First, making sense of the Big Ten-SEC Advisory Board and their stated goals of offering guidance in the future of high-level college sports (2:20). What it means for the future of the NCAA, the College Football Playoff and much more as we are still in the early stages of seeing a consolidation of power even within the power conferences. Then it's on to the latest from the carousel, where a Belichick has landed in the Big Ten (25:04), Boston College is still open and other college coaches are reportedly seeking out NFL opportunities (27:10). Finally, kicking off some recruiting news with a 5-star commitment for Ohio State from the 2025 cycle (40:54) and then the storylines you need to know as the 2024 cycle comes to a close on Wednesday with National Signing Day (43:45). Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Get 20% off Cover 3 merch in the CBS Sports Store: https://store.cbssports.com/collections/cover-3?utm_source=podcast-apple-com&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=buy-our-merch&utm_content=cover-3-collection Watch Cover 3 on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/cover3 Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3 For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 February 2024

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