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The full catalog of every episode of The Solid Verbal podcast from 2008.

How College Football Works: Recruiting

How College Football Works: Recruiting

In a special production, Ty and Dan take a closer look at the nuts and bolts of the college football recruiting world and conduct an informal roundtable to hear how coaches, players, parents, reporters, and fans handle the process. How much impact do star ratings have? Is “negative recruiting” a common practice? How is a [...]

Super Mega Recruiting Recap

On National Signing Day, Ty and Dan talk with Brandon Huffman from 247Sports and Bud Elliott from SB Nation and take an in-depth look at Georgia’s historic recruiting class, Tom Herman’s big haul at Texas, USC’s closing arguments, Clemson’s continued momentum, and questions about the direction of Michigan. Plus, other recruiting news ranging from the [...]

January Q&A

Ty and Dan open up the digital mailbag and answer important questions from around the interwebs, including Jimbo Fisher’s chances of success at Texas A&M, SEC coaches who will outlast Nick Saban, super early Heisman bets, suggestions for the XFL, and more. Plus, Super Bowl food advice, awkward dates, grown out hair, and a brief [...]

Fantasy Things Recap

Ty and Dan reconvene to recap all the latest news in the world of college football and take an emotional look back at their Fantasy Things rosters from the 2017-18 season. Plus, at long last, winners from last November’s t-shirt giveaway are finally revealed!

Live in Atlanta!

Ty and Dan take the podcast on the road to Atlanta and celebrate a great college football season by putting together their own yearbook to commemorate the highlights, lowlights, and absurdity of 2017. Performed live before a sold out crowd, and with help from Adam Amin, Andy Staples, Jason Kirk and Spencer Hall, this is [...]

National Championship Recap

Ty and Dan recap Alabama’s dramatic 26-23 overtime victory over Georgia to win the 2017-18 College Football Playoff National Championship.

Bonus Scheme Preview with Chris B. Brown

As a special BONUS preview, Dan sits down with Chris B. Brown from SmartFootball.com to get a better idea for the schemes and methods behind the madness that have propelled Georgia and Alabama to this season’s championship game.

National Championship Preview

Ty and Dan focus their attention on the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia. What are the keys, questions, and nuances that will decide this season’s champion? Also, why does Mercedes-Benz Stadium look so weird? Come with us and deep dive the biggest game of the year!

Mega Bowl Recap

Ty and Dan ring in 2018 by breaking down Georgia’s comeback in the Rose Bowl, Alabama’s crockpotting in the Sugar Bowl, and the remainder of the New Year’s Six bowl games, as well as 15 other contests from the college football postseason. Plus, more details on the forthcoming live show in Atlanta, a live broadcast [...]

Going Bowling: Part 4

Ty and Dan close out 2017 by recapping the latest bowl results and doing a deep dive on the New Year’s Six and College Football Playoff semifinals, featuring a rematch of last year’s title game between Clemson and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and a potentially incredible matchup between Oklahoma and Georgia in the Rose [...]

Going Bowling: Part 3

Ty and Dan recap the first day of college football’s new early signing period for incoming recruits, walk back through some initial bowl results, and preview 10 additional games. Plus, UFOs.

Going Bowling: Part 2

Ty and Dan run through a dozen more bowl games and gift packages, ranging from the vaunted Gasparilla Bowl to the swagtastic Quick Lane Bowl and more. Plus, Jeremy Pruitt’s chances at Tennessee, a celebrity couple nickname for the Dollar General Bowl, an important conversation about Hawaiian shirts, and genuine confusion over chicken sponsors in [...]

Going Bowling: Part 1

Ty and Dan chat about Baker Mayfield’s runaway Heisman Trophy victory, a snowy victory for Army, and other college football news tidbits before delving into the first eight games of bowl season. Plus, more details on the upcoming live show in Atlanta.

The Bonus Willie Taggart EmergiPod

As a bonus, Ty and Dan have a heart-to-heart about Willie Taggart’s departure after 361-days from Oregon, as he bolts for his dream job in Tallahassee and leaves the Ducks looking for yet another coach. This Oregon-centric show features former lineman Geoff Schwartz and a lot of chatter about the future of the Duck football [...]

Coaching News and Holiday Cues

Ty and Dan catch their collective breath after a grueling regular season and check-in on whirling carousel of coaching news before reaching into the mailbag for college football and holiday-related questions from the Verballerhood. Plus, all the necessary details on the upcoming live show in Atlanta! To join our bowl confidence pool, click here.

College Football Championship Week Recap

Ty and Dan recap a gigantic slate of conference championship games and break down the playoff committee’s decision of Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama as its top four teams. Plus, Jimbo Fisher’s monster contract, an exciting move for Nebraska, the looming threat of Oregon losing Willie Taggart, and an emergency turf repair in Lucas Oil [...]

College Football Championship Week Picks and Previews

Ty and Dan rehash a wild week on the Coaching Carousel, as Dan Mullen went back to Florida, Joe Moorhead went to Mississippi State, and the Tennessee fan base was outraged at the thought of Greg Schiano. Plus, a breakdown of a giant week of conference championship games, featuring rematches in the Big 12, SEC, [...]

College Football Rivalry Week Recap

Ty and Dan break down an incredible Iron Bowl victory for Auburn, Pitt’s unexpected mayhem on the Monongahela, Urban Meyer’s investigation into J.T. Barrett’s injury, and huge wins for Clemson, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Stanford. Plus, Chip Kelly hired by UCLA, numerous firings, and playoff scenarios.

College Football Rivalry Week Picks and Previews

Ty and Dan put together an early preview ahead of Rivalry Week and discuss a gigantic Iron Bowl, trap game potential for Georgia and Clemson, the realistic chances of Michigan knocking off Ohio State, a meaningful Apple Cup and more. Plus, Chip Kelly coaching rumors, weird Texas bowl squabbles, and proposed nicknames for this weekend’s [...]

College Football Week 12 Recap

Ty and Dan recap a relatively uneventful Week 12 in the world of college football in which Wisconsin remained undefeated, Miami survived a mini-scare, USC drove Jim Mora straight out of UCLA, and Kansas State did its best Jose Mesa impression. Plus, a lively batch of Reverbs, a wild day of weather, and a proposal [...]