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How College Football Works: New Quarterbacks (5/24/2017)

Ty and Dan continue their offseason journey to learn more about the inner workings of college football by examining the plight of new quarterbacks with the esteemed Yogi Roth from Pac-12 Network and Life Without Limits Podcast. What's the trick to cultivating an inexperienced quarterback? What are the trappings of being a first-time starter? How [...]

Charlie Weis’s Millions (5/18/2017)

Ty and Dan connect up to discuss the once-in-a-lifetime scenario of Charlie Weis's multimillion dollar buyout and their hypothetical strategies for spending $19 million. Plus, a look at which lousy teams from 2016 stand the best chance of springing back to life this fall.

May Q&A (5/10/2017)

Ty and Dan sort through a mountain of important college football topics, ranging from the Big Ten West to the seeming return of pro-style quarterbacks in 2017. Plus, an important discussion about facilities etiquette.

Psychic Network (5/3/2017)

Ty, Dan and SB Nation's Bill Connelly gaze into their crystal balls and predict which spring storylines have staying power and which ones don't. Plus, Bill breaks down his new book The 50 Best* College Football Teams of All Time.

NFL Draft Preview with Josh Norris (4/24/2017)

Ty and Dan chat with Josh Norris from NBC Sports and Rotoworld and preview the 2017 NFL Draft. How does Christian McCaffrey fit in at the next level? Who's the best quarterback in the class? How has talent evaluation changed as the NFL has evolved? And most importantly, what will Josh's first move be when [...]

How College Football Works: Coach Hires

The college football coaching carousel takes fans for a ride every offseason. Where it stops is anyone’s guess, but how it starts is an even bigger question. The answer lies within the complex world of athletic directors, coaches and agents, at the intersection of vision, motivation and money.

April Q&A (4/5/2017)

Ty and Dan dip deep into the mailbag and debate the true temperature of Jim Mora's seat, Jim McElwains over-the-hump syndrome, college football quarterbacks on The Bachelor, and 2018 NFL Draft prospects. Plus, proper flask etiquette, mascot football, cold remedies, and Randay Edsall's sex appeal.

Spring Forecast (3/29/2017)

Ty and Dan analyze the most notable fronts in the world of college football and discuss their forecasts for the spring football season.

The 2017 Verbie Awards (3/22/2017)

Ty and Dan tally the listener votes and award their annual Verbie Awards, honoring the best and brightest players, coaches, teams and moments of the previous college football season.

Secret Garbage Bracket (3/16/2017)

Ty and Dan take a break from college football to feverishly debate the entities that people like that are secretly garbage. (This is not a college football episode.)

March Q&A (3/8/2017)

Ty and Dan open up the inbox and address questions on conference realignment, Pac-12 coaches, the 2017 version of Penn State, the upcoming quarterback questions around college football, and much more. Plus, wedding playlist strategies, an unholy Reese's mix-up and half-baked ideas for robbing a bank.

In Like A Lion (3/1/2017)

Ty and Dan take a stroll through the animal kingdom as March, as well as some uncertain situations in college football, enter 2017 like a lion. The better question now is whether they'll go out like a lamb, or a different kind of beast altogether. Plus, a sneak peek at the next live podcast and [...]

This Is It (2/22/2017)

Ty and Dan examine the present and future states of college football with their new game titled This Is It. Plus, Ole Miss gets hammered, Tommy Tuberville (potentially) runs for governor, and Dan amends his hot cake thoughts.

February Q&A (2/15/2017)

Ty and Dan sift through an overflowing inbox and answer questions about future head coaches, risers and fallers in 2017, fan bases, a resurgent Texas and more. Plus, hot wedding cake takes.

Fantasy Things Scorecard (2/8/2017)

Ty and Dan take a step back and re-examine their Fantasy Things selections from last summer and grade how well they predicted the dominant narratives from the 2016-17 college football season. Here's a link to our scorecard. Let us know how we did.

National Signing Day with Brandon Huffman (2/1/2017)

Ty and Dan chat with Brandon Huffman from Scout.com about Alabama's loaded recruiting class, USC's strong finish, Ohio State's quiet storm, Michigan's revenge over Florida State Maryland's surge, and much more.

Life Chat with Adam Amin (1/25/2017)

Ty and Dan play back an interview with ESPN's Adam Amin conducted in Tampa amid the build-up to the National Championship Game between Clemson and Alabama. Among their talking points: The anatomy of ESPN's "HomerCast", the Klout score ramifications of getting run over by a player, gimmicky foods, oddly shaped suits, and sage career advice.

Live Season Recap in NYC (1/18/2017)

An edited version of Ty and Dan's first live show in New York City recapping their favorite storylines from the 2016-17 season. Plus, a spirited round of Q&A before a sold out crowd at Hill Country Chicken.

National Championship Review (1/10/2017)

Ty and Dan recap Clemson's thrilling 35-31 victory over Alabama in the 2017 National Championship, including Deshaun Watson's epic performance, Alabama's gameplan, and all the factors that contributed to Monday night's nailbiter.

National Championship Preview (1/6/2017)

Ty and Dan preview the 2017 National Championship between Alabama and Clemson. With help from their friends, they dissect the minutiae of the game, from deep analytics to schemes, coaching matchups, playcalling and other Tampa intangibles. Who will Ty and Dan pick? Join in on their odyssey as they figure it out.