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September 2009

SNEAK PEEK: The Postgame Tailgate

Check out Dan Rubenstein's weekly (video) look at the week in college football, appropriately titled The Postgame Tailgate.  Like what you see?  Subscribe here or visit ThePostgameTailgate.com. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSfM9cFoUJ4

Road Trip Recap (9/29)

Ty and Dan return from respective trips to Georgia and Oregon to discuss their journeys, Tim Tebow's injury, the craziness that transpired in the top ten, and the possibility of them finally meeting in-person.  Plus, voice messages, a brief fantasy football rundown and why Ty was rooting for Miley Cyrus on his car ride to [...]

Thursday Matinee (9/24)

Ty and Dan record a special matinee edition of the Solid Verbal and are joined by Bob Condotta from the Seattle Times to talk about Washington's upset of USC, matchups within the Pac-10 and the future of Jake Locker.  Plus, voice messages from all corners of the country, scathing e-mails, and details about Ty and [...]

Three’s a Charm (9/22)

Ty and Dan review a fantastic third week of the college football regular season, paying special attention to the three most notable games of the week (Tennessee-Florida, Georgia Tech-Miami, Washington-USC.  Plus, voice messages (we got one from a female!) and a brief chat with a member of the Solid Verbal fantasy league (Joe from CollegeGameBalls.com). [...]

X’s and O’s (9/18)

Ty and Dan invite Chris Brown from SmartFootball.com to talk about the intricacies of the spread offense, including Ohio State's misuse of Terrelle Pryor against USC, Michigan's ability to keep Notre Dame guessing, and whether Tim Tebow classifies as a "system quarterback" or not.  Plus, loads of voice and e-mail messages from the Solid Verbal [...]

The Agony of Defeat (9/16)

Ty and Dan review the second week of the 2009 college football season despite Ty's emphatic request to talk about anything OTHER than the Notre Dame - Michigan game.  Plus, taunting voice messages, a recap of the college fantasy league, and a quick rundown of the Solid Verbal pick'em pool. Subscribe: http://feeds.feedburner.com/solidverbal E-mail: solidverbal@gmail.com Voicemail: [...]

Horseshoe Battle (9/10)

Ty and Dan welcome Ken Gordon from the Columbus Dispatch and BuckeyeXtra.com to discuss Saturday's big showdown between USC and Ohio State, the Big Ten conference, and the progression of Terrelle Pryor. Plus, witty voice messages, a ton of e-mail, and a very special announcement. Subscribe: http://feeds.feedburner.com/solidverbal E-mail: solidverbal@gmail.com Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website: http://www.solidverbal.com

Announcing: The Postgame Tailgate

Hey everyone, it's Dan, just a quick note: This season I won't be traveling and doing the Tour Guy series for SI. It's a long, boring story devoid of any drama, but needless to say that series is probably done with for the foreseeable future. I do love video, though, and I wanted to do [...]

Blount Force Trauma (9/8)

Ty and Dan review college football's first week of action and examine Chip Kelly's catastrophic start, Notre Dame's shutout, Ohio State's scare, and other notable stories from around the country. Plus, a recap of the Solid Verbal Fantasy League and the hotly-contested pick 'em pool. Subscribe: http://feeds.feedburner.com/solidverbal E-mail: solidverbal@gmail.com Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website: http://www.solidverbal.com

Special Announcement

Solid Verballers, Please bear with us as we bring SolidVerbal.com back up to speed after a brief interruption of service. Some web hooligans are to blame -- we're not sure if LeGarrette Blount is involved. Stay tuned! -SV

Preseason Countdown: Alabama (6)

Throughout August and September we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season.  For the moment, let's focus our attention on Alabama.  Not on the textbook scandals or dubious fishing trips, though.  Those are none of your concern, OK?  (Thanks.)  We're talking strictly about the action on [...]

Preseason Countdown: Ohio State (7)

Throughout August and September we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today I do my very best not to make cheap, easy jokes about the Ohio State football program because, really, the Buckeyes are really good, and have been for years. Until big games. Damn, [...]

Ready, Set, GO! (9/2)

Ty and Dan get fired up for the 2009 season by making their picks for the major games of the week.  Plus, voice messages, your e-mail, and painful discussion about the anti-Charlie Weis billboard.  Well, painful for Ty, anyway. (Episode 56) Subscribe: http://feeds.feedburner.com/solidverbal E-mail: solidverbal@gmail.com Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website: http://www.solidverbal.com

A Double Dose (9/1)

Ty and Dan ramp up their efforts in preparation for the start of the college football season by inviting two guests to the program: Rob Moseley from the Eugene Register-Guard to talk Oregon and Anthony Dasher from UGASports.com to discuss Georgia.  Plus, some chit-chat about Rich Rodriguez and Dan's adventure in the Canadian wilderness. (Episode [...]

August Countdown: Oklahoma State (10)

Throughout August we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today, in my return from the Canadian wilderness, I make the proverbial trip to Stillwater to examine why it is that an orange cowboy with a giant head shoots off an annoyingly loud rifle every 19 [...]