Podcast: Gene Chizik on walking away from coaching & the crazy world of college recruiting

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Bruce and Stew are joined by former Auburn head coach and UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik, who explains his difficult decision to walk away from coaching to spend more time with his family. Chizik shares the different reactions he received from colleagues and friends when he announced his decision to step down (11:00); thoughts on UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who is expected to be one of the first QBs taken in this year’s draft (22:00); and what it was like to coach against Clemson QB Deshaun Watson (26:00).

The guys discuss the NFL Combine invitee list, and the Big 12’s lack of representation (34:00); Bruce talks about his look inside Ed Orgeron’s war room at LSU on the road to signing day (46:00); and the crazy world of college football recruiting.

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