Ty and Dan discuss the loss of Justyn Ross for the 2020 season and the expensive challenge of coronavirus testing heading into the fall before opening up an overflowing mailbag to chat about Tua’s longlasting impact, Kyler Murray vs. Lamar Jackson, proposed changes to the transfer rule, and much more.
First Place Losers: Part 3
Ty and Dan conclude their three-part breakdown of college football runners up, walking back through the tug of war between Alabama and Clemson between 2015-2019, Georgia getting punched in the stomach by a young Tua Tagovailoa, and a requisite comparison of all teams to 2005 USC. Plus, a quick look at where the college football season stands, amid the pandemic, as we enter the summer months.
Will there be a college football season in 2020?
Ty and Dan discuss the major questions facing college football amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Will there be a season? What safety protocols will be in place? What will be the unintended consequences and financial implications?
First Place Losers: Part 2
Ty and Dan continue their exploration of college football’s greatest losers, this time examining the runners up from 2010-2014. How do Oregon’s 2010 and 2014 teams compare? What would LSU’s 2019 offense have looked like with its receivers from 2011? Could 2013 Auburn have beaten 2005 USC? And what was the deal with 2012 Notre Dame?
First Place Losers: Part 1
Ty and Dan examine college football’s runners up from 2005-2009, from Reggie Bush-era USC to Colt McCoy’s final season at Texas, and break down how close each team was to winning a championship before ranking them against each other.
Geoff Schwartz on college football draft trends, quarantine life
Former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz joins Dan to talk about what the 2020 NFL Draft tells us about college football, including QB evaluations, conference reputations, and how prospects get overlooked. He also grades his ability as a father and husband during the quarantine, mostly patting himself on the back.
Lingering College Football Takes
Ty and Dan collect some of the Verballerhood’s lingering and controversial college football opinions and decide whether they agree or disagree.