Mandel, Stewart
Stewart Mandel
The Athletic
Stewart Mandel is editor-in-chief of The Athletic College Football. He has been a national college football writer for 20 years, including at Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports. He co-hosts The Audible podcast with Bruce Feldman. Follow Stewart on Twitter: @slmandel.
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Why the 2020 college football championship Saturday will be strikingly different
Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing about this 2020 college football season will be normal, including conference championship Saturday. The Athletic's Stewart Mandel explains what changes to expect come December.
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How ESPN, FOX fit four months of college football schedule work into a few days
With college football kickoff times and network schedules being announced, The Athletic's Stewart Mandel sheds some light on the process of dividing up the games, which - just like 2020 as a whole - was pretty wild.
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Group Text: Should conferences move permanently to 10-game league schedules?
For the first time in months, there was actual college football news. The Athletic college football trio of Bruce Feldman, Stewart Mandel and Andy Staples chatted about the latest developments and whether or not 10-game schedules should become the new norm.
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The Athletic: How would Eric Taylor have fared in college football?
6 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
'Friday Night Lights' is one of the greatest sports television shows of all time, and Dillion's Eric Taylor is an iconic fictional ball coach. The Athletic's Stewart Mandel analyzes the character to see how Taylor's qualities might have translated to the college game.
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Mandel’s Mailbag: Why couldn’t EA Sports make deals to bring back NCAA Football?
6 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
The Athletic's Stewart Mandel fielded another round of subscriber questions and answers them in this edition of Mandel's Mailbag. He answers whether or not NCAA video games will make a return, if there is a precedent for seasons affected by pandemics and much more.
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The Athletic group text: College football's billion-dollar question
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Andy Staples and Stewart Mandel take on several of the questions about the potential impact of COVID-19 on college football, including the processes decision-makers will have to use - and create - to find solutions.
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The Athletic group text: The best sports books we’ve ever read
8 mo ago by Andy Staples
In the lives of sports fans across the world, there is an unprecedented amount of downtime. To fill the sports void, a trio of writers from The Athletic compiled a list of the greatest sports books they've ever read.
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Mandel's Mailbag: Which 2020 Playoff contenders made the best coordinator hires?
Which contenders have the best coordinators? How patient should A&M and Texas fans be with their respective coaches? The Athletic's Stewart Mandel answers those questions and more in this week's Mandel Mailbag.
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Stewart Mandel discusses the Tigers' romp of Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 11 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic CFB editor-in-chief Stewart Mandel joined to share his thoughts on LSU's thrashing of the Sooners in Atlanta and Clemson's comeback in the desert.
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Mandel: Will college football’s newfound Semifinal Saturday finally deliver?
As the Semifinal Saturday games approach, CFB executive director Bill Hancock is hoping for a change of pace that brings more competition, more excitement and larger audiences, and this may be the year that teams deliver.
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Mandel: CFP committee got it right with LSU at No. 1
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 11 mo ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic's Stewart Mandel joined to discuss why he believes the College Football Playoff committee put the right four teams in. Mandel also shared his most intriguing matchups of the bowl slate.
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I Was There: The Athletic’s writers relive the most memorable games of the 2010s
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 12 mo ago by Andy Staples
College football fans have been treated to many incredible moments and games over the last decade. From the "Kick Six" to Johnny Football and many overtimes and Hail Marys in between, The Athletic's staff compiles the most memorable games they've covered.
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The Athletic's Stewart Mandel recaps Rivalry Week in college football
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 yr ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic's editor-in-chief Stewart Mandel joined to shares his thoughts on A&M's drubbing at the hands of the Bayou Bengals, Auburn's Iron Bowl upset and much, much more.
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Stewart Mandel on Taggart's termination, UGA's defense, Bama-LSU
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 yr ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic CFB's editior-in-chief Stewart Mandel joined to offer his opinion on Willie Taggart's firing in Tallahassee, Georgia's win over Florida and much, much more.
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Stewart Mandel goes around CFB to recap A&M-'Bama, LSU-Florida & more
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 yr ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, the editor-in-chief of The Athletic Stewart Mandel joined to share his thoughts on the top games from across the country and if anyone will be able to stop Tua and the Tide's wideouts.
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Stewart Mandel goes around CFB after week three, previews A&M/Auburn
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 yr ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, The Athletic CFB's editor-in-chief, Stewart Mandel, joined to go around college football as team's across the country reach the quarter-mark of the 2019 season.
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Mandel's Forward Pass: Separating the worrisome from the 'oh well'
Some big-time games are on the immediate horizon following college football's opening weekend of action. The Atheltic's Stewart Mandel dives into the most important storylines for Week Two.
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Stewart Mandel reacts to a crazy week one around college football
Texas A&M Football ⋅ 1 yr ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, the editor-in-chief of The Atheltic Stewart Mandel joined to share his thoughts on Tennessee's ugly loss, Jalen Hurts' performance against Houston and much, much more from week one across the country.
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Mandel’s Forward Pass: College football’s Week 1 storylines
After a brief introduction last weekend, college football makes its full debut this week. The Atheltic's Stewart Mandel dives into the eight most important storylines for the opening slate.
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Group text: The Athletic's CFB writers predict the 2019 SEC football season
WIth the 2019 season just around the corner, The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Stewart Mandel and Andy Staples offer their predictions of how the SEC will shake out along with a glimpse into their group text picking at each other's projections.
 
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