Ty and Dan take down a loaded Week 9 slate, featuring the latest installment of the Florida and Georgia rivalry, Michigan’s revenge game against Michigan State, Penn State’s potential for a full-on collapse against Ohio State, and how much Ole Miss has left in the tank after a brutal October. Plus, Iowa-Wisconsin and that Spiderman meme, Pitt’s potential for a letdown against Miami, Florida State’s chance to get back at Clemson for years of hardship, Notre Dame’s huge, Kyle Hamilton-sized hole, and an intriguing Saturday with four potential nicknames. Related: Week 2 Preview: Ohio State-Oregon clash + Cy-Hawk Trophy + . . .
Overtime Trauma at Penn State + Kansas Scares Oklahoma + College Football Week 8 Recap
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 . . .
Sneaky Stats for Week 9 of the 2021 College Football Season
Welcome to back to the Sneaky Stats series! Week 8 brought us a new record for overtimes in a single game, two more top ten losses, behemoth programs struggling to beat their cupcakes, and more! Let’s take a brief look back, and then a look ahead at Week 9 and beyond! Week 8 – Unless you have been living under a rock bigger than Bret Bielema himself, you may have heard that Illinois beat Penn State in a college football record 9 overtimes! And yes, that was pretty crazy. But even crazier was that Illinois completed eight passes for 38 . . .
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. . . .