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Episode Guide

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

Week 4 Recap (9/21)

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Ty and Dan discuss Florida State's overtime win without Winston, Oregon's near-miss with Washington State, Mississippi State's domination of LSU, Alabama's offense, and Michigan's continued decline. Plus, Oklahoma's impressive ground attack, Tim Beckman's drive for six wins, and the official ruling on Saturday night's quasi-Clemsoning.

Week 4 Preview (9/17)

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Ty and Dan discuss Jameis Winston's first half suspension against Clemson, Oklahoma's trip to Morgantown, Florida's voyage to Tuscaloosa, Michigan's bellwether game against Utah, and all the most important action in Week 4.  

Week 3 Recap (9/14)

NCAA Football: Alabama-Birmingham at South Carolina

Ty and Dan rehash a surprisingly dramatic Week 3 in college football, including Boston College's stunner over USC, South Carolina's home triumph over Georgia, Virginia Tech's let-down loss, UCLA's extra lucky coin toss, and an unexpected nailbiter in Gainesville. Plus, Penn State's porous offensive line and Arkansas's impressive ground assault.

Week 3 Preview (9/10)

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Ty and Dan discuss the NCAA's reversal on Penn State, Pat Haden's fine, potential pandemonium in Piscataway, and a tepid slate of Week 3 games. Plus, patriotic uniforms, an uninformed look at the Patriot League, and a quick look at the most exciting Kevin Sumlin BCS appearances.

Week 2 Recap (9/7)

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Ty and Dan discuss the Big Ten's bad day, Taysom Hill as the archnemesis of Texas football, Oregon's triumphant second half, the disappointing ballad of Michigan football, Oregon's triumphant second half, and the risk management tactics of David Shaw. Plus, Week 2 Reverbs.

Week 2 Preview (9/3)

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Ty and Dan briefly recap Louisville's win over Miami and Baylor's dominant showing before delving into a shallow pool of Week 2 games, featuring Stanford-USC, Oregon-Michigan State, Notre Dame-Michigan and Ohio State-Virginia Tech. Plus, listener food choices for the weekend, Joel Stave's yips, and a Patriot League Lightning Round.

Week 1 Recap (8/31)

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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.

Week 1 Preview (8/27)

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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.

Playoffs and More (8/25)

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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, [...]

Pac-12 Preview with Ted Miller (8/24)

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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.

Big 12 Preview with Jake Trotter (8/20)

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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!

SEC Preview with Holly Anderson (8/13)

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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.

ACC Preview with Chip Patterson (8/6)

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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. 

Big Ten Preview with Dave Revsine (7/30)

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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 [...]

Shots and Shots (7/24)

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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 [...]

The Golden Scallion (7/17)

NCAA Football: National Championship Trophy Unveiling

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 [...]

Marathon Men (7/11)

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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 [...]

Facebook Fireworks (7/4)

Facebook Fireworks (7/4)

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.

The Verbie Award Watch List (6/26)

NCAA Football: Indiana at Wisconsin

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.

Scorching Hot Takes (6/19)

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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 [...]