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PODCAST: Free Bruce Podcast w/Brett McMurphy

Posted on: February 29, 2012 12:04 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Bruce Feldman and Bryan Fischer are back for the latest edition of the Free Bruce Podcast, and this week Bruce discusses the upcoming NFL Draft and his time in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine. They also cover which unheralded players may surprise people at the next level, as well as the differences in evaluating players at the NFL level and as high school recruits.

Then Brett "Sources" McMurphy joins the guys to talk about the latest in conference realigment, possible changes to the BCS and whether or not we can say goodbye to the 6-6 bowl teams of yore.

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Since: Aug 26, 2008
Posted on: March 4, 2012 10:37 am

PODCAST: Free Bruce Podcast w/Brett McMurphy

I had the new conference staying at 16 teams or expanding to 18 teams. While I thought that North Texas was the most logical choice, I did think that the two likely expansion candidates (if there were only two) would be Utah State and FIU.

If North Texas does join, and there are still just two teams taken to get to 18 total teams, I still believe that the other team will be out of those two; either the Utah State University Aggies or the Florida international University Golden Panthers.

Since: Aug 26, 2008
Posted on: March 4, 2012 10:30 am

PODCAST: Free Bruce Podcast w/Brett McMurphy

Rumors are beginning to circulate that the University of North Texas (UNT) will be leaving the Sun Belt conference for an "undisclosed" conference, very likely the new merged conference made up of the old MWC and C-USA (if the rumors are true).

As ill-conceived as the new merger appears to be, at least this addition makes sense. North Texas would have been my #1 program on the (realistic) possible expansion list. I understand why all the noise for Temple, but TEMPLE NEVER HAD ANY INTEREST in that consortium of mostly southern, football-first institutions that educate on the side and western schools.

The move makes sense for UNT as well, as it would join up with teams that are more "southwestern" in culture with Rice, Tulsa, and UTEP.

@Brett McMurphy
So, is this just smoke or is there any fire?

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