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.
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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 daughter Avery in her fight against DIPG and how Verballers can help raise awareness for childhood cancer.
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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 check-in with Mama Rubenstein for some British television recommendations.
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 Bill Hancock lost his car in 2011.
Ty and Dan recap an incredible championship game in which Alabama reinvented itself to defeat Clemson 45-40 in the best bowl game of the 2015-16 college football season.
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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 two seasons, the New Year’s Eve scheduling controversy, and his propensity for classical piano music.
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.
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 that and some predictions on a special show from Audio Alley in Arizona.
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 Draft and initial details about The Solid Verbal’s forthcoming live show in Arizona.
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.
Ty and Dan break down the Clemson-Oklahoma and Alabama-Michigan State games in the build up to the 2015 College Football Playoff with some help from SB Nation team experts and beyond.
Ty and Dan charge through the 18 bowl games that remain before the College Football Playoff games on New Year’s Eve and critically evaluate the sponsors, swag and storylines that will help round out the 2015 season.