Ty and Dan break down the Pac-12 North and discuss the return of Bryce Love to Stanford, the start of the Mario Cristobal era at Oregon, the potential end of the Mike Leach era in Pullman, the talent level at Cal, and the upside for Oregon State fans. Plus, Washington’s playoff chances and incredible depth at the Jake position.
SEC West and Sun Belt Previews
Ty and Dan break down Alabama’s loaded backfield, Auburn’s brutal schedule, Mississippi State’s sleeper status, LSU’s four-way quarterback duel, Jimbo Fisher’s new gig, Ole Miss’s nothing-to-lose campaign, and this year’s Brock Osweiler. Plus, a quick look at the Sun Belt.
ACC Coastal and AAC East Previews
Ty and Dan round out the ACC by taking a closer look at Miami’s national title hopes, Virginia Tech’s challenges, Georgia Tech’s defense, Pitt’s frequent flyer miles, and Larry Fedora’s guide to the galaxy. Plus, a quick look at the AAC East, where UCF tries to repeat and a Philly team has a Shaun Bradley.
Internet Things of the 1990s
Ty and Dan are joined by ESPN’s Bill Barnwell for a special bonus show to rehash the online ecosystems that shaped their childhoods, from noisy baud modems and free America Online CDs to the early days of Napster, fantasy sports and Geocities. Instant Messenger. Plus, weird online encounters, Front Page fake punts, and the lasting effects of the Instant Messenger revolution.
Big Ten East and MAC East Previews
Ty and Dan examine a loaded Big Ten East and discuss Ohio State quarterback and coaching situations, Penn State’s post-Saquon era, the impact of the Shea-vior at Michigan, a veteran group for Mark Dantonio, a secretly decent Indiana, Maryland’s health, and Rutgers improvement. Plus, a quick look at the MAC East and the possibility that Carl Pelini can time-travel.
Pac-12 South and Mountain West (West) Previews
Ty and Dan take a look at the Pac-12 South, including a refreshingly stable USC team, the additions of Chip Kelly, Kevin Sumlin and Herm Edwards to the coaching mix, backhanded compliments for Colorado, and another unsexy Utah team that will somehow win nine games. Plus, a quick look at the Mountain West (West) and more information on the upcoming live show in Chicago.
Big 12, Notre Dame and Independents Preview
Ty and Dan examine a wide open Big 12 and inspect Oklahoma’s team beyond Kyler Murray, the Tim Beck syndrome at Texas, TCU’s defense, West Virginia’s offense, Yukon Cornelius and more. Plus, Brandon Wimbush as Notre Dame’s wildcard and how the Irish defense will drive the 2018 campaign.