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

NFL Draft Preview with Peter Schrager (4/26/2016)

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Ty and Dan chat with Peter Schrager from Fox Sports about the Jared Goff vs. Carson Wentz dilemma, the mysterious case of Christian Hackenberg, scouting bias, war rooms, scooping picks and more.

Spring Game Recap (4/20/2016)

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Ty and Dan walk back through some highlights from spring games at Notre Dame, Penn State, Ohio State, Texas, Alabama and more. Plus, listener questions on this year's Iowa, the future of coaches at UCLA and USC, Texas Tech's defensive prospects, and hot tortilla takes. Special thanks to our sponsor, Texture, for making this show [...]

Spring Check-In with Andy Staples (4/13/2016)

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Ty and Dan chat with SI.com's Andy Staples and get his reaction to the NCAA's ruling against satellite camps, Kirby Smart's foray into state politics, some of the new coaching hires this college football offseason, and more. Plus, a lengthy discussion about deep fryer anxiety, airport food choices and fast food french fries.

Monster Mailbag: Part 2 (4/6/2016)

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Ty and Dan attack another slate of Verballer questions from Twitter, Facebook and their inbox in the second part of their giant spring Q&A show. Will Jim Harbaugh end up back in the NFL? What's the worst fight song? Which college football team would you erase if given the chance? And what's the best way [...]

Monster Mailbag: Part 1 (3/30/2016)

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Ty and Dan sift through a mountain of Verballer questions and chat about potential breakout stars, this year's Iowa, National Championship rematches, Big Ten "investments," and the possible rebirth of the Zai-Era at Notre Dame, and much more. Plus, the best Pop Punk albums of all-time, Chicago food recommendations, and sage marriage advice.

Justin Fuente (3/23/2016)

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Ty and Dan chat with new Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente about how he ended up in Blacksburg, his process for evaluating players, his vision for the Hokie program, what it's like to follow in the footsteps of Frank Beamer, and much more. Plus, a brief trivia quiz and a quick Verbie Awards update.

D.J. Durkin (3/16/2016)

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Ty and Dan play an interview with D.J. Durkin, Maryland's new head football coach, and get details on building relationships his new players, recruiting strategies, big name assistant coaches, the Terps' tight partnership with Under Armour, and much more. Plus, some quick NCAA tournament picks and a captivating hypothetical question.

Tom Herman (3/9/2016)

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Ty and Dan talk with Tom Herman about his incredible first year at Houston, the constant rumors about other jobs, the path for a Group of Five team making the College Football Playoff, the history of his grill, and much more. Plus, a special showcase as Coach Herman breaks down a defining play from Houston's season. View [...]

Bronco Mendenhall (3/2/2016)

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Ty and Dan chat with Virginia's new coach Bronco Mendenhall about his move away from BYU, the plan of attack in Charlottesville, getting buy-in from new players, picking assistants and much, much more. Plus, advice from the coach on the process of naming a child and gift giving on milestone birthdays.

Kirk Ferentz (2/24/2016)

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Ty and Dan talk with Iowa's Kirk Ferentz in Arizona about the Hawkeyes' incredible 2015-16 season, managing expectations, future prospects, work/life balance and his lost luggage. All that, plus a bonus hypothetical about weather control.

Tom Rinaldi (2/17/2016)

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Ty and Dan sit down with ESPN's Tom Rinaldi and chat about the art of storytelling, the evolution of his craft, his goals as a broadcaster, and his best dadjoke.

Verbie Ballot Reveal (2/10/2016)

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Ty and Dan introduce a star-studded 2016 Verbie Awards ballot, complete with the names (and shames) that made the 2015 college football season truly memorable. Vote for the 2016 Verbie Awards now at SolidVerbal.com or SBNation.com. VOTE FOR THE VERBIE AWARDS NOW: Loading...

National Signing Day Special (2/3/2016)

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Ty talks with Brandon Huffman about the biggest storylines from National Signing Day 2016, including Charlie Strong's big haul, Clay Helton's late surge, and Jim Harbaugh's general weirdness. Plus, the instant impact players in this year's recruiting class, the programs that overperformed on the trail, and much more. Most importantly, the brave story of Brandon's [...]

Rece Davis (1/27/2015)

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Ty and Dan interview ESPN's Rece Davis and chat about his first year as host of College GameDay, the misconceptions about personal bias in broadcasting, the difference between hosting a football show and a basketball show, the nickname he's always wanted, and more. Plus, a quick run through the latest college football news and a [...]

The Solid Verbal: Live in Arizona

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Ty and Dan perform live from Boondocks Patio & Grill in Scottsdale, Arizona with some help from Jason Kirk and Spencer Hall from SB Nation and the popular Shutdown Fullcast podcast to chat about the College Football National Championship, Lane Kiffin's hireability, the evolution of Dabo Swinney, road tripping with Nick Saban, and the time [...]

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Ty and Dan are joined by Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman from FOX Sports to discuss last second storylines in the Alabama-Clemson national championship, Clemson's defensive success, Jake Coker's chance to shine, as well as some hot music takes. Plus, Ty sits down and talks to Bill Hancock about the College Football Playoff's image after [...]

LIVE IN ARIZONA: Staples & Auerbach (1/8/2016)

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Ty and Dan check in with Andy Staples from SI.com about his trip to Tuscaloosa and chat with Nicole Auerbach about covering the "disrespect" beat this postseason. Plus, master plans to live off-the-grid and what it's like to travel with pets.

LIVE IN ARIZONA: Championship Preview (1/7/2016)

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Ty, Dan and Ryan Nanni walk through the key match-ups and storylines in advance of the 2016 College Football National Championship between Alabama and Clemson. Can Deshaun Watson carve up the Crimson Tide? Will Derrick Henry be able to run against the Clemson front? And what happens if Nick Saban wins yet another championship? All [...]

Mega Bowl Review (1/3/2016)

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Ty and Dan take a deep dive into Clemson's Orange Bowl rout of Oklahoma, Alabama's Cotton Bowl shellacking of Michigan State, a handful of blowouts from New Year's Day, and the past few weeks of bowl action as the 2015 season comes to a close. Plus, a long list of early entrants into the NFL [...]

New Year’s Six Preview (12/27/2015)

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Ty and Dan run through the other bowl games on and around New Year's Day and break down an awesome Notre Dame-Ohio State match-up, a surefire Oregon-TCU shootout, and a painful showdown between Michigan and Florida. Plus, BattleFrog's return on investment, Chick-Fil-A's cheapskate maneuver and a secretly decent gift package from the Liberty Bowl.