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The Solid Verbal: Live in Arizona


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.

National Championship Recap (1/12/2016)

Jake Coker after winning the national championship. Mark J. Rebilas | USA Today

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.

(Photo: Mark J. Rebilas | USA Today)



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.


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


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)


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.


Mega Bowl Review (1/3/2016)


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.


New Year’s Six Preview (12/27/2015)


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.


College Football Playoff Preview (12/27/2015)


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.


Super Mega Bowl Preview (12/23/2015)


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.


Going Bowling (12/20)

Ty and Dan walk back through the first weekend of bowl games, including BYU’s turnover fest in Vegas, App State’s first bowl win, and New Mexico’s clutch backdoor cover against Arizona. Plus, a quick look at the next few bowls, a financial assessment of whether The Solid Verbal Bowl could happen, and a quick chat about college football pet peeves.


Bowl Previews and Burning Questions (12/16/2015)

Ty and Dan discuss the latest transfer rumors at Texas A&M, the first batch of college football bowl games, and a handful of listener questions. Plus, Oregon’s success in the free agent market, bowl swag highs and lows, and an important discussion about the age of Timon and Pumbaa in The Lion King.


Fantasy Scoring (12/13/2015)


Ty and Dan run through a busy week of awards and coaching news before diving back into their college football fantasy “things” teams from earlier this year in an attempt to score the weirdness.