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July 2011

Click Chorus: July 29, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Mila Kunis. She has a movie out. I feel like this is enough. ***** • North Carolina DC Everett Withers is now the interim coach of the Tar Heels. As Yahoo!!!!!’s Dr Saturday notes, the good news is that Withers oversaw the “worst statistical defense in Big Ten [...]

Gambling Men (7/28)

Ty and Dan welcome gambling guru Chris “the Capper” Copeland to the program to discuss his early leans on college football win totals, betting tips for the average bettor, situational plays for the 2011 season, and his astounding run of winners last season.

Click Chorus: July 28, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Brooklyn Decker, anonymous North Carolina fan and actress(ish) in a new movie called Battleship. Based on Battleship the board game. I blame everyone but her for how horrible it’ll be. ***** • Butch Davis is out at North Carolina. Not totally unexpected, but the timing is such that [...]

Click Chorus: July 27, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by USC attendee Ron Howard, who had a similar run-in with TMZ to Marc Tyler’s, only his was way more graphic. ***** • Oregon coach Chip Kelly gave his first extensive comments since Yahoo!‘s most recent Will Lyles story. Not much was said. • Alabama *officially* has nothing to [...]

Click Chorus: July 26, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Missouri State (then SW Missouri St) attendee, just-announced Community actor, and all-around good thespian John Goodman. ***** • Big 12 Media Day was full of Longhorn Network fun. • Former Alabama WR Julio Jones was a man of many suits, just like we all were in college. No [...]

Mike Leach (7/25)

Ty and Dan talk with Mike Leach about his new book, the circumstances that led to his firing at Texas Tech, his thoughts on Craig James, ESPN and Bruce Feldman, his future coaching ambitions, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

VIDEO: Completion (trailer)

Last Wednesday, I brought my camera to the Elite 11 QB camp finals in Malibu, CA. As it turns out, the event was basically just a really excited Trent Dilfer (and staff) coaching a football camp, so I decided to spice it up a bit. I expect this to break all sorts of box office [...]

Click Chorus: July 25, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by former Virginia Hoo (attendee), Talladega Nights actress, and all-around good looking person Leslie Bibb. ***** • Ohio State apparently did NOT fail to monitor their student-athletes. CBS’s Bryan Fischer is STEAMED. • Tennessee has recommended two years of probation for its crimes against NCAA humanity under former basketball [...]

Click Chorus: July 22, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Penn attendee Elizabeth Banks. I feel no need to defend this choice. ***** • ESPN has the choice quotes and stories from Day 2 of SEC Media Days. Choice, I say! • SB Nation’s Spencer Hall sails and fishes with Mike Leach. It’s outstanding. • Auburn coach Gene [...]

What’s the Beef? (7/21)

Ty and Dan talk with Chip Brown from OrangeBloods.com about the controversy surrounding the Longhorn Network, the future of the Big 12 conference, expectations for Texas A&M, and the Texas QB derby.  Plus, Verballer messages and the Mount Rushmore of 1990s female television characters.

Elite 11: Day Three

I initially wasn’t going to write a Day 3 recap of my amateur observations at the Nike/ESPN Elite 11 (HS QB camp) finals, but then I realized a lot happened, so it’d be wise to make people a little dumber for having spent six minutes reading The Solid Verbal. • The day started with me receiving [...]

Click Chorus: July 21, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by mustachio’d NYU attendee Sarah Silverman. Lady mustaches have yet to bore me. ***** • CBS’s Brett McMurphy talks SEC commissioner Mike Slive’s hopes and dreams for change in the SEC. If you read between the lines, dropping football as a conference sports seems like a real possibility. • [...]

Elite 11: Day Two

This week, I will be going to Malibu, CA to take in the Elite 11 QB camp finals. The camp not only features the top high school QB talent we have to offer, but also top college QBs in counselor roles, a TV crew, and weird recruiting media lurking behind every handicam.  ***** Day two [...]

Outkick the Coverage (7/19)

Ty and Dan talk with Clay Travis about the launch of his new site (OutkickTheCoverage.com) and his thoughts on a hodgepodge of SEC topics in the midst of Media Days.

Elite 11 Camp: Day One

On Monday, I decided make the journey to Malibu, CA to watch tomorrow’s quarterback stars today (!) at the Elite 11 finals, a high school QB camp brought to you by ESPN RISE and Nike. And I figured that while I was there, I’d pay attention to the goings-on and then write about it. The [...]

Click Chorus: July 18, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Miami attendee and Curb You Enthusiasm mainstay Jeff Garlin. Here’s to hoping that, at one point, Garlin yelled out, “IT’S ALL ABOUT DA U!” ***** • Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan is accused of profiting off of a Ponzi scheme. I, I, I just have nothing. • CBS’s [...]

Click Chorus: July 15, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Connie Britton, Dartmouth graduate, Friday Night Lights alumnus, and Jimmy Traina podcast guest. I think we all know what her legacy will be. ***** • Bruce Feldman has an army of supporters. Here’s proof. And here’s the original story. • Georgia Tech‘s 2009 season didn’t happen and they’ll [...]

Click Chorus: July 14, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Southern Miss graduate Jimmy Buffett, who’s responsible for all of this excellent Mike Leach-Key West stuff. Good enough. **** • Paralyzed Rutgers DT Eric LeGrand stood up. AWESOME. • Ohio State AD Gene Smith figures everything’s cool now in Columbus. Ok then. • It appears that Georgia Tech [...]

Inbox Invasion (7/13)

Ty and Dan delve into an overflowing inbox to discuss Jimmy Clausen’s legacy, BYU’s arrangement with Roku, new uniforms, fantasy league applications, and much more.

Click Chorus: July 13, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Bryan Cranston, LA Valley College attendee and star of Breaking Bad, which I’m about to start (and probably be insufferable about). ***** • ESPN’s Pat Forde asks: “Why can’t I write a column about pay-for-play?” • CBS’s Brett McMurphy goes to Provo and profiles BYU and their independence. [...]