Ty and Dan recap a wild first week in college football and discuss Florida State's scare from Oklahoma State, Alabama's secondary against West Virginia, Michigan's impressive victory, UCLA's offensive struggles, the ceremonious debut of Kenny Hill, and more. All that, plus your voice messages and Lane Kiffin's desperate need for a tailor.
The Solid Verbal
Ty and Dan ring in the 2014 season with a comprehensive mega-preview of all the relevant action from college football's first week. Plus, Jim Ross from "The Ross Report" stops by to be the season's first celebrity guest picker. And the first Patriot League Lightning Round of the year.
Ty and Dan talk with Stewart Mandel about his new book, The Thinking Fan’s Guide to the College Football Playoff, and some of the outstanding questions regarding college football’s new postseason format. Plus, Nicole Auerbach from USA Today stops by to field some Verballer questions and play trivia. It’s our last show before the season, [...]
Ty and Dan talk with Ted Miller from ESPN.com about expectations for Oregon and UCLA, the differences between Steve Sarkisian and Lane Kiffin, Chris Petersen's impact on Washington, Arizona's offense, Arizona State's defense, Stanford's consistency, Utah football as a chimichanga, and more.
Ty and Dan talk with Jake Trotter from ESPN.com about the hype surrounding Oklahoma, Baylor's defense, Texas's expectations, Oklahoma State's quarterback situation and much more from the Big 12. Plus, some chatter about alleged academic misconduct at Notre Dame. Interested in joining our pick'em pool this fall? Click here to join now!
Ty and Dan talk with Holly Anderson from Grantland.com about Florida's rebooted offense, the Dak Prescott Hype Machine, Lane Kiffin's Alabama offense, Auburn's encore, Leonard Fournette, and much more. Plus, Ed O'Bannon's victory and the increasing power of the Power 5 conferences.
Ty and Dan talk with Chip Patterson from CBSSports.com about the upcoming ACC season, Florida State's chances of losing, Duke's chances of repeating last year's results, Clemson's defense, North Carolina's schedule and Frank Beamer's eight-win bed at Virginia Tech.
Ty and Dan kick off their conference previews by talking with Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine about Ohio State's projections, losses on defense for Wisconsin and Michigan State, potential regression for Christian Hackenberg, Michigan's dreadful offensive line in 2013, and much much more. Plus, a quick walkthrough of Dave's fascinating new book The Opening Kickoff: The [...]
Ty and Dan address the cancellation of Fox Sports 1's Saturday morning show, Bob Stoops's fiery potshots at the SEC, Georgia's questionable defense, Gary Nova's elusive Heisman campaign, and the likelihood of James Franklin annoying every other Big Ten coach. Plus, office bathroom etiquette, heist planning, the merits of Jaegermeister, and winning strategies for drinking on [...]
Ty and Dan try to find something useful from SEC Media Days and debate whether the new national championship trophy looks more like a scallion or a sex toy. Plus, a realistic look at Tennessee's 2014 expectations, Notre Dame's chances of beating Florida State, a haphazard over/under for Maryland and Rutgers, and some value college [...]
Ty and Dan pay homage to the loyal, downloading Verballers by putting on one of the longest episodes in the history of the show, and filling it entirely with listener questions, comments and random musings. What kind of success will Lane Kiffin have at Alabama? Who is college football's "Tecmo Bo"? Was Brazil's loss to Germany a [...]
Ty and Dan field a variety of questions from Facebook and discuss the second best quarterback in the ACC, potentially intriguing non-conference matchups, James Franklin's good vibrations, and Under Armour's new Notre Dame apparel. Plus, the ever-important hot-dog-or-hamburger debate, the gravitational pull of high school music preferences, and a 90s boy band deathmatch.
Since watch lists are all the rage nowadays, Ty and Dan dust off The Solid Verbal's crystal ball and create their own haphazard list of potentials for the 2014-15 Verbie Awards. Plus, pre-recorded reactions to the USA-Germany World Cup match and the most in-depth body grooming discussion ever attempted on a college football podcast.
Ty and Dan run through a list of scorching hot sports takes and other bold predictions that may be unlikely to occur, including an 8-4 season by the Oregon Ducks, a road loss for Florida State, a Doug Nussmeier tire fire in Ann Arbor, and more. Plus, the Pac-12's time change, Duke's trade with Florida [...]
Ty and Dan talk with Bruce Feldman from Fox Sports about ten prominent college football coaches and how they rank in terms of recruiting, strategy, and organizational aptitude. Plus, some advice for new fathers and all the reasons why Charlie Weis is the worst coach of a major college football program.
Ty and Dan chat briefly about Dan's interaction with the college stars of yesteryear before launching themselves, full-throttle, into a spirited game of "Dunzo or Not Dunzo" on topics pertaining to college football. From neutral site games to intrusive television graphics, conference scheduling, College Gameday, Paul Finebaum, and antiquated websites, no stone is left unturned.
In the second part of their epic conversation with Andy Staples from SI.com, Ty and Dan stray away from college football and pick Andy’s brain on fashion tips for the husky, successful relationships, the best states for BBQ and much more. (Again, we stress: this isn't a football show. Hey, it's the offseason! If you'd [...]
Ty and Dan talk with Andy Staples from SI.com about college football's power balance, the future arc of the new playoff, the sustainability of college football as a business, the teams with the fewest questions and more. Plus, Auburn's three new national championships and the ridiculous Rimington watch list.
With Ty away attending to secret business, Dan records a special roundtable episode with SBNation’s Ryan Nanni and talks schedule-adjusted top 25 predictions, Michigan QBs, the Pac-12's second tier, and then an extended life, clothes, and relationship talk, featuring the return of Dr. Jane.
Ty talks with David Jones from The Patriot News about Bill O'Brien's departure from Penn State, the process of hiring of James Franklin, the current state of the football program, and some e-mail questions. Plus, Mama Hildenbrandt stops by for a few good minutes of ranting about Johnny Manziel's attitude and Mel Kiper's hair.