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Scheme Theme: Geoff Schwartz (6/8/2016)

Ty and Dan welcome podcaster, Oregon grad, and NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz to the show to break down the inner workings of the offensive line. How do blocking schemes vary between high school, college and the NFL? What do lineman see when they look at the game? What makes a fearsome defensive lineman? All that and more as Scheme Theme Month rolls on.


Turmoil at Baylor (6/1/2016)

Ty and Dan talk with Dan Wetzel from Yahoo! Sports about the shocking news out of Baylor, the dismissal of Art Briles, the culture of big money college football, and where we go from here.

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Scheme Theme: Yogi Roth (5/25/2016)

Ty and Dan continue on with Scheme Theme Month and welcome back Yogi Roth from Pac-12 Network and the Elite 11 Quarterback camp to discuss the development of quarterbacks from high school to college, the tendencies of the modern high school quarterback recruit, the challenges of playing in different offensive systems, the curious case of Christian Hackenberg, and much more.


May Mailbag (5/18/2016)

Ty and Dan run through an unusually busy month of college football news, including Cam Robinson’s arrest, more trouble at Baylor, Big 12 realignment speculation, and more. Plus, a host of Verballer questions on football, food and travel, as well as a recap of Dan’s Eurotrip.


Scheme Theme: Rich Rodriguez (5/11/2016)

Ty and Dan launch Scheme Theme Month on The Solid Verbal by chatting with Rich Rodriguez from Arizona about the origins of the modern spread offense, the evolution of his offense and opposing defenses, his college football watching habits, recruiting and the NFL. Also, visit Texture.com/verbal to take advantage of our exclusive free trial with Texture.

Image courtesy of Matt Kartozian, USA Today Sports Images


The 2016 Verbie Awards (5/7/2016)

Ty and Dan present the 2016 Verbie Awards, honoring the best and brightest in the world of college football from the season that was. Featuring special guests and touching segments, the Verbies will make you laugh, cry and everything in between. Parody ensues.

Special thanks to: Drew Rohaly (The Last Row Podcast), Kevin Sully (House of Run Podcast, Fake Jesse Palmer), Kevin T. Porter (Gilmore Guys Podcast), Chip Patterson (CBS Sports), Jason Kirk (SB Nation, Fake Mack Brown), Ryan Nanni (SB Nation), Bill Connelly (SB Nation), Steven Godfrey (SB Nation), Spencer Hall (SB Nation), Rodger Sherman (SB Nation), Seth Rosenthal (SB Nation), Will Buikema (SB Nation), Sonia Chopra (Eater), Will Leitch (Sports on Earth), TigerNet.com, YouTube, Mama H, and the lovely Solid Wife.


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

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)

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 possible. Visit texture.com/verbal for a free trial

(Image: Matt Cashore | USA Today Sports)


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

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)

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 to watch a big game while stuck at a wedding. All that, plus road trips, more emo band comparisons and essential bathroom etiquette.


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

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)

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.