Cover 3 College Football Podcast

Cover 3 College Football Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson, Danny Kanell, Tom Forneli, 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.

Cover 3 College Football Podcast

Cover 3 College Football Podcast is the perfect call for any die-hard fan. Join hosts Chip Patterson, Danny Kanell, Tom Forneli, 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.

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  • Bud's Summer School: Cal, Washington State, and Fresno State!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jackson Moore (Cal & Fresno State) and Jamey Vinnick (Washington State) join the show!

Episodes of This Show

  • Mailbag! QBs poised for breakthrough in 2022, what CFB players would win Survivor, more (06/30)

    The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Ohio State, the next Kenny Pickett and more. First, what odds would the Cover 3 sports book set for Arch Manning being a Heisman finalist at any point during his time at Texas (1:17). Then, what current college football players would be strong contestants on the hit show Survivor (8:25), how long it will take Jim Knowles to have an impact on the Ohio State defense (16:41), quarterbacks who could have a Kenny Pickett-like breakthrough season (22:00) and Wisconsin‚Äôs chances to make the College Football Playoff (29:00). Plus, what program could end up being the ‚Äúnext Nebraska‚ÄĚ (39:30) and whether Florida State would hire Urban Meyer if given the opportunity (49:00).¬†



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  • ūüö®EMERGENCY EPISODEūüö® USC and UCLA to join the Big Ten!

    The Cover 3 crew react to USC and UCLA's decision to join the Big Ten!

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  • Who has the toughest schedule in the country for 2022? (06/29)

    The Cover 3 crew talks QB recruits, changes in the ACC and strength of schedule. First, checking in with the latest from the 2023 quarterbacks and some of the top passers in the sport from the Elite 11 camp in southern California (1:15) then reacting to the news of the Big 12 tapping an executive from the professional ranks to be its next conference commissioner (7:05). After that it's on to analysis of the ACC's new 3-5-5 scheduling model as it says goodbye to the Atlantic and Coastal Divisions (21:15) and shining a spotlight on the toughest schedules in college football for 2022 (31:35).


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  • Bud's Summer School: All things Penn State Nittany Lions!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Daniel Gallen (Penn State) joins the show!

  • Arch Manning impact on Texas recruiting, Miami-Florida NIL drama, CFB Trade Machine (06/27)

    The Cover 3 crew discusses the recruiting trail, NIL and proposes trades in college football. First, Texas has surged into the top five of the national recruiting rankings after not only Arch Manning’s commitment last Thursday but six more high-profile commits that followed over the next four days. Why the flurry is not a huge surprise, and what this class could mean for Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns’ future (2:00). Then, NIL is at the center of post-commitment drama between Miami and Florida after four-star QB Jaden Rashada chose the Hurricanes over the Gators (12:00) and what’s next for UAB after Bill Clark’s resignation due to health issues (31:46). Finally, with NBA trades trending the crew fires up the CFB Trade Machine to propose and grade trades between 2022 teams (37:00). 


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  • Mailbag! Coaches who would make great in-laws, Mike Vick in the NIL era, more (06/24)

    The Cover 3 crew talks first-year coaches and reflects on Mike Vick’s college career. Questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail include what the NIL market would have looked like for Michael Vick during his time in college (3:30), factors that explain the SEC’s dominance in this run of claiming 12 of the last 16 national championship (12:55) and the first-year coaches most likely to succeed and the ones most likely to disappoint in 2022 (24:15). Plus, what coaches would you want as a father-in-law (39:45) and the recruiting impact of Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC (52:40). 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

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  • ūüö® 5-star QB Arch Manning commits to Texas over Alabama and Georgia (06/23) ūüö®

    The Cover 3 crew breaks down the biggest college football recruiting news of 2022. Arch Manning, the nephew of Peyton and Eli and the No. 1 prospect in the 2022 recruiting cycle, announced his commitment to Texas on Thursday. Manning chose the Longhorns over Alabama and Georgia, giving Steve Sarkisian his biggest recruiting win as a head coach. Chip Patterson and Bud Elliott react to the news and discuss what it means for Quinn Ewers and the future of Longhorns football as well as what's next for Alabama and Georgia.


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

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  • Dark Horse Candidates for 2022 (06/22)

    The Cover 3 crew picks some overlooked teams that could make some noise in 2022. First, looking at Louisville’s work on the recruiting trail for the 2023 cycle in the wake of beating out Alabama, Ohio State and others for a 5-star running back (1:30). But the Buckeyes aren’t too concerned as they made their own waves by landing two five-star wide receivers in back-to-back days (11:00), and the recruiting talk wraps with the latest in Arch Manning after his visit to Texas (17:30). Then it’s on to our dark horse candidates for 2022, featuring a spotlight on a Big Ten team not named Ohio State (29:40), three teams to note in the Big 12 (35:00), a couple ACC teams that could challenge Clemson for the conference title (40:00), an SEC West team poised to be a tough out for all the contenders (49:00) and many more overlooked teams we’re excited to see in 2022. 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

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  • Bud's Summer School: All things Ohio State Buckeyes!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Dave Biddle (Ohio State) joins the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: TCU and Texas Tech!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jeremy Clark (TCU) and Jarret Johnson (Texas Tech) join the show!

  • NCAA investigating NIL, Michigan‚Äôs QB room, is James Franklin facing pressure to win big? (06/16)

    The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Michigan, Penn State and Clemson. First, with reports that the NCAA has visited Miami to look into NIL, is there any threat of the Hurricanes, or any other programs, facing penalties (2:00)? Then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail, starting with the biggest offseason move that wasn’t a coach or a quarterback (14:15) and wondering whether Michigan needs to turn the starting QB job over to J.J. McCarthy (24:00). Plus, after two disappointing seasons how much pressure is James Franklin facing to win big at Penn State (34:00), is Dabo Swinney going down a Mark Dantonio path (41:45) and highlighting our favorite Group of Five conferences and teams that will contend for the New Year’s Six (47:30). 



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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

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  • 2022 Cover 3 Coach Draft (06/15)

    The Cover 3 crew assembles their dream coaching staffs, draft style. With quarterbacks, pass catchers, linemen and backers all drafted, the crew needs coaches to lead them on the field. The six-round draft requires each host to pick one head coach, one offensive coordinator, one defensive coordinator and three position coaches. The draft starts with a no-nonsense pick at No. 1 (4:00) but it quickly turns with two position coaches and a defensive coordinator getting selected in the first five picks (10:00). The draft did produce plenty of Ohio State connections but also multiple picks from Georgia and Oklahoma (28:00). Finally, grading all four drafts and analysis of the best coaches not selected (44:30). 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

    For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

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  • 2022 Cover 3 Oklahoma Drill Draft (06/13)

    The Cover 3 crew picks the best RBs, LBs, and linemen in college football. Draft season has moved into the trenches and with the pad-popping Oklahoma Drill Draft. The crew is challenged to pick one running back, one linebacker, two offensive linemen and two defensive linemen to make up their Oklahoma Drill roster for the 2022 college football season. The draft starts with three elite defensive players in the first round before a star running back goes off the board with the fourth overall pick (8:46). That leads to a debate around the running back position with another taken in the early third round (16:00) as well as a focus on how the offensive linemen stack up across college football in the later rounds. Finally, the crew reviews and grades all four teams drafted and shares their top players not selected (37:00). 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

    For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

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  • Mailbag: High profile Michigan-Notre Dame QB recruiting battle, latest on Arch Manning, more! (06/09)

    The Cover 3 crew talks recruiting and answers mailbag questions. First, the grandson of legendary Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr is set to announce his college commitment on CBS Sports HQ on Thursday, choosing between the Wolverines, Notre Dame and others. If CJ Carr picks Notre Dame, as the 247Sports Crystal Ball suggests, what does it mean for the Fighting Irish and the Wolverines (2:00)? Then more from the recruiting trail including why Georgia and Texas seem to be leading in the Arch Manning recruitment (12:50) and how Clemson has adjusted its approach to June recruiting (21:45). Finally, questions from the Big Ol Bag of Mail (34:00) include who will win a national championship next between Wisconsin and Florida State as well as the non-SEC Power Five champion (Michigan, Pitt, Baylor, Utah) most likely to repeat in 2022. 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

    For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

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  • 2022 Cover 3 WR/TE Draft (06/08)

    The Cover 3 crew picks the best pass catchers in college football. First, addressing some of the fan feedback from our QB Draft with more discussion on snubs and players who weren’t picked, then the attention moves on to the next phase of this roster-building process with the WR/TE Draft. The first round starts with a near-unanimous opinion on who should be No. 1 as well as a clear-cut look at the top tier of wide receivers in 2022. The second round is highlighted by the first appearances of a tight end in the draft and the third round includes two high-profile WR transfers hoping to lead their team to the College Football Playoff. Finally, tough decisions for the crew in round four with plenty of good options on the board and a review of some of the best players not drafted. 


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    Follow our hosts on Twitter: @Chip_Patterson, @TomFornelli, @DannyKanell, @BudElliott3

    For more college football coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

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  • 2022 Cover 3 QB Draft (06/06)

    The Cover 3 crew picks the best quarterbacks in college football, draft-style. The annual selection process assembling All-Star quarterback rooms for all four hosts is back! Tune in as the first round features debates on Bryce Young vs. CJ Stroud and where Caleb Williams fits into the mix, then the second round includes a couple of transfer quarterbacks looking to make a splash with their new teams. A run of ACC quarterbacks continues on into the third round and Coastal Carolina’s Grayson McCall even lands a spot before the conclusion of the four-round draft. Finally, the crew shares more details from their big boards, talks players who didn’t get picked and the rest of the national quarterback picture in 2022. 


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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/podcasts/

  • Mailbag! Marcus Freeman vs. Brian Kelly as a recruiter, best non-Heisman seasons, more (06/02)

    The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on Nick Saban, Notre Dame, Georgia and more. First, when Nick Saban decides to retire, what it will look like, when will he decide to make the announcement and how will that impact Alabama’s recruiting (4:00). Then, discussing the greatest single season individual performances that did not end with a Heisman Trophy (16:20), how Marcus Freeman compares to Brian Kelly when it comes to recruiting top talent to Notre Dame (25:42), why Georgia’s offense didn’t get more praise for its efforts in 2021 (31:30) and whether a healthy Bo Nix would have changed Auburn’s fortunes down the stretch of last season (38:22).  


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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/podcasts/

  • Future of SEC scheduling, teams that could arrive earlier than expected (06/01)

    The Cover 3 crew talks SEC meetings and picks teams to watch in 2022. First, a debate between the two scheduling models considered by the SEC for its future with Texas and Oklahoma in the league (2:15), Nick Saban‚Äôs clarifying remarks after the war of words with Jimbo Fisher (25:30) and how NIL collectives might be influencing coaches‚Äô criticism of the current environment (29:00). Then, turning our attention to teams and programs we think are on the rise, specifically ones that could arrive early and meet or exceed expectations in 2022. The crew defines what ‚Äúarrive early‚ÄĚ means for programs like USC, Penn State, Texas, Florida and more, and why there might be hope to see that success this fall (35:21).¬†


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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/podcasts/

  • Bud's Summer School: Minnesota, Rutgers, and Kansas State!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Ryan Burns (Minnesota), Bobby Deren (Rutgers), and Tim Fitzgerald (Kansas State) join the show!

  • Mailbag! What if the NFL Draft changed its three-year rule? (05/26)

    The Cover 3 crew answers listener questions on the NFL Draft, Nebraska and more! First, discussing Miami’s high-profile staff addition of Alonzo Highsmith as the football program’s general manager (1:45) and then it’s on to the Big Ol Bag of Mail where the crew debates what the first round of the NFL Draft would look like if players could leave after their freshman or sophomore seasons (8:50). Then, grading Nebraska’s transfer portal additions and outlook in the Big Ten West (21:00), a suggestion for Notre Dame’s future scheduling (32:30) and a prolific quarterback from 2021 that isn’t getting a ton of hype heading into 2022 (37:50). 


    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/podcasts/

  • How would an SEC-only playoff impact the rest of college football? (05/25)

    The Cover 3 crew talks Arch Manning and the SEC’s future with Texas and Oklahoma. First, with the news that blue chip quarterback Eli Holstein has committed to Alabama, does that mean that the Crimson Tide are out of the running for Arch Manning (1:15)? That, plus some suggestions regarding where Manning might be looking as the quarterback dominos continue to fall on the recruiting trail. Then it’s on to the future of the SEC, which takes center stage during the league’s spring meetings at the end of the month (17:00). What will the league schedule look like with Texas and Oklahoma in the conference, and what is the potential of the conference holding an SEC-only playoff (33:19)? 


    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

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    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://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/college-football/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://cigaretteshotsale.com/csport/podcasts/

  • Bud's Summer School: LSU and Tennessee!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Matt Brune (LSU) and Patrick Brown (Tennessee) join the show!

  • More Saban-Jimbo fallout, 2022 CBS Sports Coach Rankings breakdown (05/23)

    The Cover 3 crew debates where Power Five coaches landed on the 2022 rankings list. First, the latest from over the weekend from Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher’s war of words, including a reprimand for both coaches from the SEC (3:40) and thoughts on both coaches’ motivations and approach to the public spat (8:15). Then it’s on to debating the 2022 CBS Sports Power Five Coach Rankings, from how the top coaches stack up against each other (27:00) to the biggest risers and fallers from the 2021 list (38:00) and much more. 


    Cover 3 is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 

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  • Bud's Summer School: Mississippi State and Ole Miss

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Robbie Faulk (Mississippi State) and David Johnson (Ole Miss) join the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: All things Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Tim Prister (Notre Dame) joins the show!

  • Reaction to Nick Saban's bombshell comments and Jimbo Fisher's press conference! | Cover 3 College Football

    Cover 3's Bud Elliott talks Nick Saban, NIL and what the future is for the greatest head coach ever!

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  • Bud's Summer School: Iowa, Illinois, Iowa State, and Michigan State

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Eickholt (Iowa), Jeremy Werner (Illinois), Nick Osen (Iowa State), and Stephen Brooks (Michigan State) join the show!

  • When is the perfect kickoff time? What will CFB pod systems look like? | Cover 3 College Football

    Cover 3's Bud Elliott and Danny Kanell talk Fox bumbling the kickoff time for Alabama and Texas on September 10. Then they move on to when is the perfect kickoff time for a college football game. Finally, with the ACC eliminating conference divisions in 2023, they discuss what pods will look like for other conferences.

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  • Bud's Summer School: Oregon and Oregon State

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Matt Prehm (Oregon) and Carter Bahns (Oregon State) join the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: All things Texas Longhorns

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Chip Brown (Texas) joins the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: Virginia Tech, Duke, Wake Forest, Virginia

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Doug Bowman (Virginia Tech), Adam Rowe (Duke), Les Johns (Wake Forest), and Jacquie Franciulli (Virginia) the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: UCLA, Utah, Colorado

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Woods (UCLA), Steve Bartle (Utah), and Adam Munsterteiger (Colorado) the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: Kentucky, South Alabama, and South Carolina

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Aaron Gershon (Kentucky), Doug Konkel (South Alabama), and Hale McGranahan (South Carolina)

    join the show!

  • Bud's Summer School: Arkansas, Vanderbilt, and Arkansas State

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Trey Biddy (Arkansas), Robbie Weinstein (Vanderbilt), and Jeff Reed (Arkansas State) join the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: All things Georgia!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Rusty Mansell joins the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: Oklahoma State, Baylor, WVU!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Cody Nagel (Oklahoma State), Garrett Ross (Baylor, and Chris Anderson (WVU) join the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: Miami, Florida, UCF, and Florida State!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today David Lake (Miami), Jacob Rudner (Florida), Brendan Sonnone (FSU), and UCF join the show!


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  • Talking all things Transfer Portal with 247Sports's Chris Hummer! | Cover 3 College Football

    The Cover 3 crew are joined by 247Sports's Chris Hummer and Jordan Mayton to talk all things transfer portal!

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  • NCAA vs Boosters! Texas outbid! Will Levis a top five pick? | Cover 3 College Football

    Cover 3's Bud Elliott and Tom Fornelli talk NCAA and Boosters and the war that will ensue. Next, they hit on transfer windows in college football and what the ramifications can be. Finally, which JAG+ quarterback will be the next Kenny Pickett by playing themselves into being a first rounder?

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  • Bud's Summer School: All things Alabama

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Travis Reier joins the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: All things USC

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Ryan Abraham joins the show!


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  • Is College Football on the cusp of pay-for-play? NFL Draft recap! | Cover 3 College Football

    Cover 3's Tom Fornelli & Danny Kanell discuss Jordan Addison's choice to leave Pitt for the transfer portal and the timing of the decision. Plus, Georgia crushed the NFL draft. Why are some P5 teams struggling with draft production?

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  • Bud's Summer School: Stanford and Clemson with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Jackson Moore (Stanford), Anna Hickey (Clemson) join the show!


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  • Mailbag: Next NCAA president; College football RedZone; Will Deion Sanders ever coach Florida State? Best advice to get a job at 247Sports or CBS Sports

    Welcome back to the Cover 3 podcast! We’ve got a packed show for ya’ll today. It’s a college football mailbag! (4:44) We start things off with the future of the NCAA. Who is best to be the next president of the NCAA? (8:30) Florida Spring Game talk! You asked questions about spring game scheduling and whether we are joining the Gators hype train yet. (13:55) Will we ever see a college football redzone channel? How would it work? (22:10) Someone asked us about Deion Sanders and his future. Is it at Florida State? (29:20) Recruiting starting slow. What does that mean? Let’s talk Alabama. (32:35) TV Wars! Let’s talk about the battle for college football TV rights. (38:30) Someone asked what the best advice we can give for someone who wants to work at 247Sports or CBS Sports one day. (43:00) What would a school have to do to get the SMU death penalty? (44:55) Why does Bud not like Sean Clifford?


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  • Which defensive player is going first in the NFL Draft? How many Georgia players are going in the first round?

    Welcome back to the Cover 3 Podcast! With Chip and Danny out, Tom Fornelli and Bud Elliott kicked things off by talk about about Mark Emmert's decision to step down as president of the NCAA (3:00), followed by Bob Stoops comments on Lincoln Riley (9:15) and then finally getting on to the defensive players that will be taken in the NFL Draft! Which edge rusher is going first (14:25)? Is Sauce Gardner or Derek Stingley Jr. the better corner (28:00)? How many Georgia Bulldogs are going in the first round (36:30?

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  • Bud's Summer School: Missouri, Louisville, Arizona with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Mitchell Forde (Missouri), Jody Fleming (Louisville), and Jason Scheer (Arizona) join the show!


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  • Spring Game Recaps; NFL Draft: Offensive Talent Breakdown - Is this a BAD QB class? Do young QBs need a better OL or better WR play?

    Welcome back to the Cover 3 podcast! We’ve got a packed show for ya’ll today. Let’s start things off with a weekend recap. Spring game fever is here! Yay! Texas, USC, LSU, Penn State, and more! (13:20) Transfer deadline is coming up. Are we going to see more players jump this year? Look out for the transfer portal. (19:50) The NFL Draft is this week. We start things off with the QBs! Malik Willis, Kenny Pickett, Matt Corral, Desmon Ridder, Sam Howell, and more! (41:30) Let’s breakdown the WR Class! Is there a Jamar Chase in this class? Drake London? Chris Olave? Garrett Wilson? Jameson Williams? Treylon Burks? (48:35) It’s time to get into the trenches. What does this offensive line class look like? (52:40) Remember when running backs went high in the first round? That was a fun time. Is this class worthy of first round picks?


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  • Bud's Summer School: NC State and North Carolina with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Cory Smith (NC State), Ross Martin (North Carolina) join the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: Nebraska, Syracuse, and Georgia Tech with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Mike Schaefer (Nebraska), Stephen Bailey (Syracuse), and Bryce Koon (Georgia Tech) join the show!


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  • Bud's Summer School: Texas A&M, ECU, Pitt with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today's show features Brian Perroni (Texas A&M), Stephen Igoe (ECU), and Johnny McGonigal (Pitt).


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  • Bud's Summer School: Michigan, Georgia State, Auburn with 247Sports insiders!

    It's time for Bud Elliott's Summer School series. Each episode Bud will break down some schools with the writers from 247Sports. The latest intel on the program, players you need to know, expectations for the 2022 season, and more! Today Sam Webb (Michigan), Ben Moore (Georgia State), and Nathan King (Auburn) join the show!


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  • Mailbag! How many good teams can one state hold, USC vs. Oregon, more (04/14)

    The Cover 3 crew answers questions on recruiting, the transfer portal and more. First, catching up on some recruiting news from earlier in the week with Clemson landing a blue chip quarterback for its 2023 class (1:45) and then diving into the Big Ol’ Bag of Mail with a discussion on how many programs can be successful at the same time within one state (4:00). Then it’s on to what Power Five teams have been hurt by the transfer portal (15:00), comparing USC to Oregon over the last 30 years (25:30), who wins in 2019 LSU vs. 2020 Alabama (33:20) and live audience listener questions that hit on Georgia-Oregon’s Week 1 matchup and more! 

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  • Texas‚Äô family business, JT Daniels to WVU, spring game lookahead (04/13)

    The Cover 3 crew discusses Texas players airing family business, spring games and more. First, after Danny takes us inside the headset for his struggles as a guest coach in the Florida State spring game (1:30) the crew breaks down what’s going on in the locker room at Texas, starting with Moro Ojomo’s criticism of his teammates and Steve Sarkisian’s ensuing decision to shut down his media availability (15:40). On the field, the Longhorns quarterback battle has generated some excitement for the 2022 outlook (30:15). Then, it’s on to previewing what we’re watching in this weekend’s spring game, starting with Georgia’s quarterbacks (34:00) and Ohio State’s defense (41:00). Breaking news disrupts the show with JT Daniels’ commitment to West Virginia (46:50), then it’s back to spring game thoughts for Miami (51:35) and Alabama (55:05). 


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  • Spring takeaways from Clemson and Nebraska, Dabo on NIL, Oregon's recruiting win, more! (04/11)

    The Cover 3 crew recaps spring game action at Clemson, Nebraska, Florida State and more. First, reacting to Dabo Swinney thoughts on NIL, the transfer portal and the future of college athletics (2:00), a big recruiting win for Oregon over USC (18:00), some transfer portal action out of Georgia (22:50) and Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford starting his own NIL agency (26:00). Then it’s on to notes from the spring game including Nebraska’s re-tooled offense (32:30), DJ Uiagalelei heading into summer as Clemson’s starter (36:40) and grading Danny Kanell’s coaching efforts in the Florida State spring game (42:45). 


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  • Future of the Big 12, Penn State's QB outlook, 2021 prospects already making a splash, more! (04/07)

    The Cover 3 crew talks Big 12, Penn State, Class of 2021 recruits and more. First, what’s the future of the Big 12 look like with a new commissioner after Bob Bowlsby announced his plans to step down (3:00) and Danny’s plans as one of the honorary coaches for Florida State’s spring game on Saturday (13:20). Then it’s on to the Big Ole Bag of Mail with a question on how important recruiting is compared to player development for elite programs (23:00). Other questions include Penn State’s outlook at quarterback (27:00), re-grading the 2021 recruiting class player rankings (36:00), more Oklahoma-USC hypotheticals (44:00) and college greats who never made it in the pros (52:00). 


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  • College football recruiting: Arch Manning, the last five-star of 2022 and teams on the rise in 2023 (04/06)

    The Cover 3 crew gets a recruiting update from the experts at 247Sports. Bud Elliott is joined by Cooper Petagna and Andrew Ivins to break down the latest from the recruiting trail in college football. Topics include the latest on Arch Manning (2:10) as well as the rest of the 2023 quarterback class (9:30) before pivoting to some team-specific focuses with the new staffs at Notre Dame (15:25) and USC (19:23). Then it's on to teams on the rise in the 2023 cycle (24:38), the last five-star on the board for 2022 in Josh Conerly (31:20), an update on the 2024 player rankings (35:10) and some questions from the live audience (40:50).


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  • Drafting the 2022 Heisman Trophy winner (04/04)

    The Cover 3 crew previews the 2022 Heisman Trophy race. After discussing the different paths to winning a Heisman Trophy and identifying the qualities to target when picking a winner, the draft begins with a spotlight on the three most-hyped quarterbacks heading into the 2022 season (3:00). The crew discusses how they rank those three against each other, before the draft opens up with a wide receiver and a defensive player taken in the first two rounds (15:00). Later rounds (36:00) include more transfer quarterbacks, the appearance of a couple running backs and Heisman favorite from a year ago searching for a bounce back. 


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  • 2022 Preseason All-Transfer Team Defense (03/31)

    The Cover 3 crew debates and picks the best transfers at each position. Picking up where last episode left off, the conversation begins with a debate on the best transfers on the edge and interior defensive line (7:00) before pivoting to the linebackers (21:00) and the defensive backfield (31:30), with candidates discussed including plenty of players who have left Oklahoma State and others who are arriving at places like LSU, Arkansas and Ole Miss. Plus, diving into the Big Ole Bag of Mail for rapid fire debates of who will make or return to the College Football Playoff first: Texas or Texas A&M? Notre Dame or LSU? USC or Oklahoma? Ole Miss or Tennessee? (49:00) 


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  • 2022 Preseason All-Transfer Team Offense (03/30)

    The Cover 3 crew debates and votes on the best transfers for 2022. First, with college football news this week including a couple of Power Five contract extensions, a look at how schools handle the financial side of rewarding coaches for successful seasons (1:35). Then it's on to picking the top transfers at each position for the upcoming season, starting with a robust debate between quarterbacks headed to USC, Oklahoma, Ole Miss and more (9:10). From there the offensive depth chart is filled out with top selections at running back (16:50), wide receiver (25:35), tight end (34:33) and both offensive tackles (42:45) and the interior offensive linemen (48:25).


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