After breaking down the circumstances that led to the Big Ten’s decision to cancel its fall football season, Ty and Dan look ahead and wonder whether college football can learn from the experience and change, in any way, for the better. With help from The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach and PennLive.com’s David Jones, a look ahead at whether college football can adapt and strengthen in any way in 2021 and beyond.
SO NOW WHAT: Uncanceling a Season – Part 1
Ty and Dan take a look back at the wild, uncertain events of the summer of 2020, when the Big Ten canceled, and later uncanceled, its fall football season amid the ongoing pandemic. Who were the central figures that drove the decisionmaking and what happened that made the conference change its mind? With help from Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic and David Jones of PennLive.com, Part 1 is a retrospective on how the Big Ten inadvertently created a circus.
May Q&A: “M”-teams, Mother’s Day, Cryptids
Ty and Dan empty out the inbox and talk about teams starting with the letter M, Mother’s Day gifts, Cryptids as quarterbacks, non-conference trips, Oregon-Ohio State storylines, tips for filling tortillas, and more.
2022 NFL Mock Draft Ten-Piece Nuggets
Ty and Dan take a look into the distance future and evaluate ten players from some of the 2022 NFL Mock Drafts that they found on the web, grading each on where they need to improve to earn a top spot. Is Sam Howell or Spencer Rattler the top quarterback in next year’s draft class? Would you rather select Derek Stingley Jr. or Kyle Hamilton for your defensive backfield? And how are Evan Neal and Kayvon Thibodeaux even human?
The 7-on-7 Draft
Ty and Dan take a look at this year’s talent pool for the NFL Draft and select rival seven-man squads. The rules? No running plays and each player has to play both ways. Could Trevor Lawrence play pass coverage? Is Rondale Moore the ultimate X-factor? Could Caleb Farley play quarterback? Plus, South Carolina announces a partnership and the College Football Playoff hints at expansion.
NFL Draft Preview with Robert Mays
Ty and Dan preview the 2021 NFL Draft with Robert Mays from The Athletic. Is Trevor Lawrence set up to succeed under Urban Meyer? Did the 49ers really trade up for Mac Jones? Are scouts sleeping on Justin Fields? Is this the year of the short-armed offensive tackles? And how do Devonta Smith’s measurables translate to the NFL? Plus, much, much more.
CFB Jam: The Finals
Ty and Dan continue on with their bracket, pitting NBA Jam-style college football duos against one another to determine the most electric tandems of the last 20 years. Are Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush the odds-on favorites? What about Andrew Luck and Christian McCaffrey? And is Lamar Jackson good enough to win the entire competition on his own?