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

College Football Week 1 Picks and Previews (9/1/2015)


Ty and Dan discuss Arizona State's gameplan against Texas A&M, Notre Dame's passing game, Alabama's front seven and Virginia Tech's potential path to victory against Ohio State. Plus, the first Patriot League Lightning Round of 2015, and picks for all of the most important action on opening weekend. Find our new and improved page on [...]

Season Preview: Part 5 (8/30/2015)


Ty and Dan break down Ohio State's embarrassment of riches, Alabama's quarterback situation, Georgia's reliable Chubb, Oregon's "flying V" and much, much more in the fifth and final installment of their season preview. Find our new and improved page over at SB Nation!


Dan hosts Smart Football’s Chris B. Brown and Fox Sports’s Joel Klatt to talk about the nation's brightest defensive minds, new QBs, evolving systems, and how to properly gauge teams.

Season Preview: Part 4 (8/26/2015)


Ty and Dan continue on with their five part preview and dive into Deshaun Watson's sophomore campaign, Baylor's loaded offense, Arkansas's identity, the USC Hype Machine and the start of the Zai-Era in South Bend.

Season Preview: Part 3 (8/23/2015)


Ty and Dan work their way through another tier of college football teams and discuss TCU's rebuilding defense, Tennessee's potential, Georgia Tech's ceiling, and Florida State without Jameis Winston. Plus, Ty takes a big, hearty gulp of Arizona State Kool-Aide.

Season Preview: Part II (8/19/2015)


Ty and Dan walk through their "Tier 4" teams and discuss Louisville as a ACC sleeper, Boise State's nastiness, Al Golden's hot seat, Wisconsin's jet-puffed schedule, Frank Beamer's Eight-Win Bed, and much more.

Season Preview: Part 1 (8/12/2015)


In part one of The Solid Verbal's season preview extravaganza, Ty and Dan break down teams 33 through 40 according to the F/+ preseason college football rankings. Sponsors: - Fanly - Download the Fanly app now from the App Store. It's the only sports app you'll ever need. - Touch of Modern - Get the [...]

Q&A with Stewart Mandel (8/6/2015)


Ty and Stewart Mandel from Fox Sports sift through some college football questions from the internet and chat about under-the-radar storylines for the upcoming season, conference media days, Big 12 fan bases, culture at Florida State and more. Plus, a conversation on whether "All The Small Things" is an elite pop punk song.

The Most Interesting Conference In The World (7/28/2015)


Ty and Dan devise a ratings system and scientifically rank the Power 5 conferences based on quarterback competence, contenders, depth and coaching. Plus, Dan's advice for wedding planners and the Ty Hildenbrandt romantic playbook. Sponsors: Fanly - Download Fanly from the App Store today. It's the only sports app you'll ever need! Touch of Modern [...]

The Food Show (7/22/2015)


Ty and Dan are joined by SB Nation's Ryan Nanni to break down proper tailgating etiquette, methods and menus in preparation for the 2015 season. Sponsors: - TouchOfModern.com - Visit TouchOfModern.com today for design-focused products that tell a story! - NextIssue.com - Visit NextIssue.com/Verbal today for a 30-day free trial!

n00bs (7/15/2015)


Ty and Dan answer questions about college football newbies, or "n00bs," headed into the college football season and hand out some free advice on new life experiences. Sponsor: NextIssue- Visit NextIssue.com/verbal for a 30-day free trial!

Game That Tune! (7/9/2015)


Ty plays host as Dan and Bruce Feldman duke it out in a battle of auditory wits in the first ever edition of Game That Tune, where fight songs and other notable college football sounds are slowed down, sped up and pitch-shifted for maximum discomfort. Sponsor: - PlayYourCourt.com - Visit http://www.playyourcourt.com/solid today for $10 off [...]

July Q&A (7/1/2015)


Ty and Dan ease into July 4th weekend with a casual question and answer session, addressing questions on Kevin Hogan's staying power, "Quadruple-A" coaches, SEC darkhorses, and much more. Sponsors: PlayYourCourt.com - Visit PlayYourCourt.com/solid for $10 off your first tennis lesson NextIssue.com - Visit NextIssue.com/verbal for a 30-day free trial

Schad Money (6/24/2015)


Ty and Dan channel their inner Jim Cramer and give out college football stock tips with help from an assortment of expert sound bytes from the last several seasons. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to play Schad Money. Sponsors: - TouchOfModern.com - Visit TouchOfModern.com today for unique, designed focused products... with a story! - NextIssue [...]

The Blame Game: Battle of Wits (6/17/2015)


Ty and Dan invite SI.com's Andy Staples onto the show for the first ever installment of The Blame Game, a spirited contest in which players match up college coaches with their depressingly similar postgame comments. Sponsors: DraftKings.com - Use the promo code SOLID for free entry in an MLB one-day fantasy league TouchOfModern.com - Visit [...]

The Pool Party (6/12/2015)


Dan is joined by Spencer Hall and Ryan Nanni of EDSBS and the Shutdown Fullcast to fill out a confidence pool and discuss controversial summer aquatic topics.

Crowdsourced (6/4/2015)


Ty and Dan rely completely on a listener-created Google Doc to run through a list of weird wagers for the upcoming college football season. Plus, some early news on last week's Fantasy Draft and depressing news about late night programming. Sponsors: - NextIssue: Visit nextissue.com/verbal for a 30-day free trial - Touch of Modern: Visit [...]

Fantasy Draft (5/28/2015)


Ty and Dan hold an impromptu draft and compile fantasy rosters of the coolest, weirdest and dumbest things in college football, all in hopes of earning the most points in a non-existent scoring system. Sponsors: Bombas - Visit http://www.bombas.com/verbal for 20% off your order (of any size) for new customers! NextIssue - Visit http://www.nextissue.com/verbal for [...]

May Q&A (5/20/2015)


Ty and Dan field a variety of college football questions and chat about Everett Golson's impact at Florida State, the teams that will improve most in 2015, the creepiest college mascots and more. Plus, tacos and guacamole for dummies, Paul Pogba as an American football prospect, and a heart-to-heart on whether "sun's out, guns out" [...]

The Return of Ty (5/13/2015)


After a hiatus, Ty and Dan reunite to highlight the biggest stories from spring practice sessions around college football and recap the wild Hildenbrandt and Nanni weddings.