Ty and Dan react to the traumatic experience of nine overtimes between Penn State and Illinois, the unbridled optimism as Kansas threw open its gates in a near upset of Oklahoma, the brewing Pitt-Wake Forest collision course in the ACC, Oregon’s win over UCLA, and much more. Plus, Alabama’s fourth quarter rout of Tennessee, the occult forces of Brocktober, Navy’s perfect game plan, a dominant effort from Notre Dame, and the growing legend of TVD at Miami. And, to top things off, a lively batch of Verballer voice mesages. Related: Week 2 Preview: Ohio State-Oregon clash + Cy-Hawk Trophy + . . .
Chaos Scenarios + AAC Expansion + Bill Connelly from ESPN
Ty and Dan welcome back Bill Connelly from ESPN.com to discuss the AAC’s addition of six new teams, how his SP+ rankings view teams like Clemson and Michigan, how 2021 stacks up to the chaos-filled year of 2007, and a quick breakdown of two prominent programs in the Lonestar State. Plus, random ATP and USMNT talk to add further nerdiness to the conversation. Related: Bill Connelly On Your Side + LSU Issues + Cincy in the Playoff? Bill Connelly on Your Side + Jimbo’s Raise + Nebraska’s Sellout Streak Bill Connelly Talks Numbers + Latest College Football News Big 12 . . .
Notre Dame – USC Rivalry + Orgeron Fired + College Football Week 8 Preview
Ty and Dan pop open the hood on a lighter-than-usual slate of college football games in Week 8, as USC and Notre Dame renew their rivalry, Pitt looks to assert itself in the ACC, Chip Kelly tries to knock off his former team, and Iowa State sets its sights on a victory over Oklahoma State. Plus, Ed Orgeron and Nick Rolovich get fired, Wake does battle with Army, Purdue goes for a second straight Big Ten West upset, and much more. Related: Oregon and Notre Dame go down + Alabama & Georgia rule supreme + College Football Week 5 Recap . . .
Purdue upsets Iowa + SEC Mayhem + College Football Week 7 Recap
Ty and Dan walk back through Purdue’s upset of Iowa as the Boilermakers reassumed their role as No. 2 killers. And, SEC craziness as a second string LSU knocked off Florida, Good Bo Nix reappeared in Fayetteville, and all hell broke loose in Knoxville. Plus, the start of the Caleb Williams era for Oklahoma, a clunker for Michigan State, Utah’s case for the Pac-12, and Clemson as an interesting-adjacent ACC team. Related: Oregon upsets Ohio State + Notre Dame ekes one out + College Football Week 2 Recap NC State dumps Clemson + Chaos Galore + College Football Week 4 . . .
LSU’s Ed Orgeron Experiment: A Systematic Review
Firing of college football coaches linked to being gross, also not being particularly good at coaching Hohulin B., Certified Dummy, Solid Verbal Research Institute Abstract College football coaches (totus clipboardus) are a highly sought-after genus of organisms in the American deep South. Louisiana State University, a thriving colony of swamp people located in the bayous of the Southeastern Conference, regularly hunts the totus clipboardus for its fleshy hides and occasional ability to attract national championships. This meta-analysis examines the performance of Ed Orgeron (geauxtigahs eatjambalayas) as chieftain in Louisiana’s Death Valley region. Introduction In 2007, LSU attained a championship with . . .
What College Football Games Are On TV? Week 8 (10/23)
“May you live in interesting times.” The supposed Chinese curse, made famous by orator Joseph Chamberlain, speaks a truth we somehow only grasp when times are actually interesting. And by interesting, I, of course, mean unsettled, shambolic, and chaotic. When there’s nothing but hurricanes, all anyone wants is a clear day. But too often, when we get a day with little to do, we get busy filling free time with anything else to occupy ourselves. Human beings are by nature a restless lot. We don’t like sitting still. So we create activity for ourselves even where there’s opportunity for rest. . . .
Sneaky Stats for Week 8 of the 2021 College Football Season
Welcome to back to the Sneaky Stats series! Week 7 brought us a new Heisman candidate, another loss from a top ten team, and plenty of sneaky stats to break down! Let’s take a brief look back, and then a look ahead at Week 8 and beyond! Week 7 – It may still be a small sample of play, but Caleb Williams looked like the absolute truth for Oklahoma this weekend in the Sooners’ win over TCU this past week. Through one start and 77 total plays for Williams, the Sooners are 57.9% more efficient in terms of yards per . . .