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Episode Guide

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

SEC Primer (4/24)

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Ty and Dan talk with Braden Gall from Athlon Sports and SiriusXM College Sports Nation about the biggest spring storylines in the SEC, including quarterback derbies around the conference, Auburn's chances of repeating as conference champ, Georgia's defense, Florida's offense, and much more.

Meeting the Bag Man (4/17)

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Ty and Dan are joined by SBNation's Steven Godfrey, the author of "Meet the Bag Man: How to Buy College Football Players, In the Words of a Man Who Delivers the Money". The three discuss the methodology by which players are secretly paid, the underlying motivations for providing improper benefits, the types of superfans who [...]

Facebook Show (4/10)

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Ty and Dan field a creative batch of Facebook questions, discuss injuries during spring practices, and ponder the inevitable complaints about the College Football Playoff. Plus, a special visit from the future Mrs. Ty.

ACC Primer (4/3)

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Ty and Dan welcome Chip Patterson from CBSSports.com to break down spring storylines in the ACC, including Florida State's retooling on defense, Clemson's new names on offense, Duke's chances of winning the Coastal, Miami's upward mobility, the tire fire that is Wake Forest football, and much more. And, the show comes off the rails with [...]

State of the Unions (3/27)

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Ty talks with John Infante from The Bylaw Blog about Kain Colter's big victory and how unionization could affect college athletics in the short-term as well as the future.

Big 12 Primer (3/19)

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Ty and Dan chat with Jake Trotter from ESPN.com about Charlie Strong's personnel at Texas, Trevor Knight's long-term prospects at Oklahoma, Baylor's offense, West Virginia's defense, Iowa State's upside, and much more. Plus, a "life" bracket on the eve of the NCAA basketball tournament.

Pac-12 Primer (3/13)

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Ty and Dan are joined by Bruce Feldman from CBS Sports to discuss way-too-early storylines in the Pac-12 and George Whitfield's quarterback camp before wandering into the Uncomfort Zone. Plus, Brent Musburger's demotion, the best quarterback in the SEC, and the most fightable college coaches.

Stew’s B1G Primer

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Ty and Dan discuss the SEC Network's chess match with DirecTV and the next college coach to bolt for the NFL before interviewing Stewart Mandel from SI.com about his way-too-early look at the Big Ten, the public perception of Bret Bielema, and general advice when selection wedding bands.

Hurry Up And Wait (2/26)

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Ty and Dan discuss Bret Bielema's case for a slower pace, Jadeveon Clowney's crazy time in the 40-yard dash, and the Duck Commander Independence Bowl. Plus, Facebook questions!

Herb Hand (2/20)

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Ty and Dan are joined by Herb Hand, Penn State's new offensive line coach, and discuss the transition period for assistant coaches, the value of "trust" in recruiting, the challenges of coaching a program with sanctions, the short-term outlook for the Nittany Lions, pizza in State College, homemade bacon bits, and much more.

Valentine’s Eve (2/14)

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Ty and Dan run through Michael Sam's announcement, potentially controversial rule changes, and a host of Valentine's Day questions on the Facebook page.

Recruiting Recap (2/7)

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Ty and Dan talk with Brandon Huffman from FOX Sports and Scout.com about Tennessee's recruiting haul, Alabama's continued dominance on Signing Day, James Franklin's surge in State College, Urban Meyer's banner class, Kevin Sumlin's Manziel-ian momentum, and the future of recruiting coverage.  Plus, some 90s trivia for good measure.

The Intern (1/31)

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Ty and Taylor, The Solid Verbal's intern, field questions from Twitter and discuss Kain Colter's move to unionize college football, the 10-year arc of Notre Dame and Oregon, a Randy Edsall grocery store appearance, dorm room video gaming habits, and much more.

The Verbie Awards (1/25)

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Ty and Dan honor the players, coaches and storylines that made the 2013-2014 college football season so special, and gather for the fifth annual Verbie Awards.  Among the awards given out: Awkward Broadcasting Moment of the Year, Worst Year Back, Crime of the Year, Alternate Uniform of the Year, Random Faction That May Only Interest Tom Hammond of [...]

Coaching Carousel (1/15)

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Ty and Dan regroup after their trip to California to discuss Charlie Strong's move to Texas, James Franklin's bold move to Penn State and Louisville's second helping of Bobby Petrino.  Plus, surprise coordinator moves, a wave of underclassmen declaring for the NFL Draft and a handful of e-mails.

AT THE BCS: Championship Recap (1/6)

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An audio version of the BCS Championship postgame show that Ty, Dan and CelebrityHotTub conducted shortly after Florida State's triumph over the Auburn Tigers. NOTE: This audio was pulled from YouTube's live stream, and therefore, sounds slightly different than normal.

AT THE BCS: Jacuzzi Show – Part 2 (1/5)

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In the second half of Ty and Dan's jacuzzi show with Spencer Hall and CelebrityHotTub, the group haphazardly previews the BCS National Championship before listing its biggest surprises and disappointments of bowl season and playing a little trivia to close out the night.

AT THE BCS: Jacuzzi Show – Part 1 (1/5)

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Ty and Dan are joined by Spencer Hall and CelebrityHotTub in a jacuzzi for a late night conversation about possibilities for the SEC's first female head coach, the potential impact of Béla Károlyi coaching a college football program, Gene Chizik's watch party for the national championship, and many more hard-hitting topics.  

AT THE BCS: Lindsey Thiry (1/4)

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Ty and Dan talk with Lindsey Thiry of SCPlaybook.com about having the national championship in Southern California, general storylines surrounding the game, wild coaching turnover at USC, Chipotle burritos, and 2000s music trivia.

AT THE BCS: Bud Elliott (1/4)

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Ty and Dan talk with Bud Elliott from TomahawkNation.com about Florida State's match-up advantages, surprise names for Auburn, schemes to watch in the BCS National Championship, and animal trivia.