Ty and Dan get ready for the 2020 college football season by releasing their first conference preview and discussing the ins-and-outs of the Big 12. Is Oklahoma still the team to beat? How close is Texas to being back? Does Oklahoma State or Iowa State instill more confidence? What will Baylor look like under Dave Aranda? Is Gary Patterson past his prime? Does Kansas State improve on its surprise 2019 results? And which of Texas Tech, West Virginia and Kansas will be the conference cellar dweller?
Ty and Dan field questions from the Verballerhood and discuss whether Notre Dame is technically “in” a conference, “foundational” program events, pandemic documentary ideas and more. Plus, a Pac-12-heavy news cycle and further hints at what the 2020 college football season might look like.
Notre Dame joins the ACC?!
Ty and Dan circle the wagons and react to the news that the ACC is adding Notre Dame and expanding to 15-teams for the 2020 college football season. How will this affect the state of play in the ACC and impact the rest of the sport in the short and long term?
The Sinful Seven with Richard Johnson
Ty and Dan chat with Richard Johnson about the upcoming release of The Sinful Seven: Sci-fi Western Legends of the NCAA, as well as the financial difficulties facing athletic programs amid ongoing uncertainties. Plus, Ohio State’s plan for fans, the ACC’s pending announcement, the Big 12’s wait-and-see tactic, and Miami’s new starting quarterback.
The Washed List
Ty and Dan talk through the Pac-12’s 10-game season model, Notre Dame’s fall target, and much more. Plus, introducing The Solid Verbal’s Washed List, a compilation the things that make you feel really old.
Ty and Dan run through California’s decision to postpone high school sports in the fall, Texas’s ambitious plan for fans, and more. Plus, a hypothetical look at the wacky ways college football could conduct a postseason.
Could Notre Dame’s season really be canceled?
Ty and Dan break down the latest news around college football as the NCAA tries to establish a testing protocol and smaller conferences postpone their fall seasons. Plus, Ty is joined by Pete Sampson from The Athletic to discuss the fun internet meme around Notre Dame’s altered schedule, why the phone is ringing on Jack Swarbrick’s hook, the prospects of a spring season, the hiring of Tommy Rees as offensive coordinator, and more!