LISTEN: Oregon coach Mark Helfrich talks Ducks and Ohio State

On the eve of the College Football Playoff national title, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich joins Bruce Feldman on The Audible.

Among the topics discussed:

* Helfrich’s management style and why he thinks he’s an "overrated nice guy"

* How the Ducks feed off the personality of Heisman winner Marcus Mariota

* What Helfrich sees in Ohio State and why he has immense respect for Urban Meyer

Plus much more. To listen to the conversation, click on the embedded player at the top. You can get every episode of The Audible delivered to you by subscribing on iTunes.

Bruce Feldman is a senior college football reporter and columnist for and FOX Sports 1. He is also a New York Times Bestselling author. His new book, The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks, came out in October, 2014. Follow him on Twitter @BruceFeldmanCFB.