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Upset City (10/14)

Ty and Dan run through a wild week of upsets, discuss the merits of Wisconsin and Virginia Tech, deliberate over Ed Orgeron’s future at USC, and have a listen to your Week Seven Reverbs.

Show Summary

Dan’s from a work trip to New England that involved the NFL (Gross) and is ready to talk some college football.

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The guys play the Week Seven Reverbs and then get into the games noting all of the Top-25 teams that fell and that eight SEC teams currently siting within those ranks.

Stanford at Utah: Utah finally gets its first signature win since joining the Pac-12. Dan says Utah was able to go toe-to-toe at the line of scrimmage with Stanford, which few teams can do. He also says Stanford threw in a complete dud of a game and the Utes jumped on them. Ty points out that without Ty Montgomery, this game might’ve been less competitive. Adjustments have to be made with UCLA on the horizon for Stanford.

Oregon at Washington: Dan gets another lock correct with Oregon winning and is 6-0-1 on the season. Dan is pleased Oregon was able to beat Washington minus weapons DeAnthony Thomas and Colt Lyerla, as well as with a solid defensive performance. Ty starts to lobby for more Marcus Mariota Heisman buzz.

Missouri at Georgia: Missouri gets its first win over a top-10 team since 1981 and ends Georgia’s home winning streak at 15. Ty says the turnover bug maligned the Bulldogs and Dan says the turnover bug is a product of the injury bug, which Georgia is still dealing with. The early schedule was kind to Missouri, and it’s impressive that the team is 6-0, but it’s about to get a whole lot tougher.

Texas vs. Oklahoma: Texas’ 16-point win comes on the backs of the talented backfield, running it straight at the Oklahoma front. Blake Bell struggles and Oklahoma decided against running the ball at Texas. Ty is surprised by the outcome and Dan declares that Texas is definitely back.

Michigan at Penn State: This was the most exciting game of the game, going into four overtimes and ending 43-40. Ty dismisses the notion that Michigan runs a new offense and says it’s essentially the same as it was last year. Dan pats himself on the back for picking the Nittany Lions.

Boston College at Clemson: The Clemsoning bat signal was being warmed during this game. Ty asks if the Tigers’ struggles are indicative of some chinks in the armor. Dan thinks Clemson should be concerned going into next week’s game. He also compares where Clemson and Florida State stand in the world of brutality.

Texas A&M at Ole Miss: The Aggies needed a late Johnny Manziel touchdown drive and a field goal to lock this game up. Ty thinks Auburn could give Texas A&M issues with its ability to score points.

Baylor at Kansas State: Baylor gave up another ton of yards to Kansas State in a victory. Dan was impressed by Baylor response to getting punched in the mouth on the road.

Iowa State at Texas Tech: While they look formidable, questions remain at the quarterback position.

Alabama at Kentucky

Florida at LSU

South Carolina at Arkansas

Wisconsin at Northwestern

Pitt at Virginia Tech

Cal at UCLA

The guys also discuss Lane Kiffin’s appearance on College GameDay and Ed Orgeron’s odds of signing on long-term at USC. 

Rutgers at Louisville

Dan then goes Brief lightening  and reels off some notes to close out the show.

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