Ty and Dan leaf through an overflowing inbox and answer college football questions from the Verballerhood about tasty non-conference matchups, Scott Frost’s future, this year’s Kenny Pickett, unattainable coaches, the fusion of playcalling schemes and identities, and much more. The second part of this Q&A episode is available to Patreon subscribers at Verballers.com. Related: Mega April Q&A: Part 1 The State of College Football Analytics with Bill Connelly 2023 Quarterback Recruits with Ari Wasserman Clemson Football Deep Dive with Larry Williams
Early 2022 College Football Betting Lines
Ty and Dan react to early college football betting lines for all 13 weeks of the 2022 season. Which teams are being overvalued and undervalued? Which point spreads look out of whack? What are the best bets at this ridiculously early juncture in mid-May?
The State of NIL with Matt Brown
Ty and Dan welcome back Matt Brown to get his up-to-the-minute perspective on the effect NIL is having on college football and figure out where the marketplace will take the sport next. Amid the news of Jordan Addison’s transfer away from Pitt, the NCAA’s renewed focus on collectives, the looming presence of the EA Sports NCAA video game, and predictions for the END OF THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL WORLD, we examine where things *actually* stand and whether Matt’s opinion has changed since his last visit in February. Learn more about the Extra Points with Matt Brown newsletter
Spring Snapshots: Georgia, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Washington & North Carolina
Ty and Dan dig back into spring games at five more big schools. What does Georgia’s roster look like after having 15 players drafted? Can we draw any conclusions from an abnormal Tennessee spring game? Is THIS the year Wisconsin finally revamps its offense? Is Washington in danger of being left behind? Who’s playing quarterback for North Carolina?
National Signing Day Takeaways That Will Impact Your Favorite College Football Teams
(Eric Espada / Getty Images) It may technically be the offseason for college football, but the ripple effects of this week’s National Signing Day and the 2022 recruiting class will be felt for years to come. It doesn’t take a long walk down the recruiting history road to realize that, when it comes to winning, there might not be anything more important than talent acquisition. Without getting too nerdy (even if it did include some nerdy calculations), average recruiting rank alone accounts for nearly half of all variance in win totals for Power Five conference football teams. And if we . . .
The Biggest Needs for College Football’s Best Teams in the 2022 Offseason
After the glorious fever dream that was the 2021 college football season, every major program is looking to ascend like the Georgia Bulldogs. Here’s what the nation’s top 10 teams must do this offseason to delude its fans into believing it will be next year’s breakthrough champion. 10. Oklahoma Construct a large barricade around the Transfer Portal Lincoln Riley took everything that wasn’t nailed down with him to USC, like a hotel guest collecting tiny soaps for sport. To make matters worse, both Caleb Williams and Mario Williams look to be headed out west as well. At this rate, Brent . . .
Stunningly Surprising Squads from the 2021 College Football Season
Every college football season, there are teams that exceed, and others that fall well short of preseason expectations. Some are far more surprising than others. In this crazy season of ups and downs, full of top ten teams falling left and right, there were plenty of surprises. But which squads surprised us the most, and where are those programs headed in the near future? Let’s dive in. Good Surprises Georgia Preseason Consensus Projected Win Total: 10.5 Actual Win Total: 14 and the National Championship Victory It took 40+ years, but Georgia finally won another National Championship. They dominated the entire . . .