Rece Davis (1/27/2015)
Ty and Dan interview ESPN’s Rece Davis and chat about his first year as host of College GameDay, the misconceptions about personal bias in broadcasting, the difference between hosting a football show and a basketball show, the nickname he’s always wanted, and more. Plus, a quick run through the latest college football news and a check-in with Mama Rubenstein for some British television recommendations.
The Solid Verbal: Live in Arizona
Ty and Dan perform live from Boondocks Patio & Grill in Scottsdale, Arizona with some help from Jason Kirk and Spencer Hall from SB Nation and the popular Shutdown Fullcast podcast to chat about the College Football National Championship, Lane Kiffin’s hireability, the evolution of Dabo Swinney, road tripping with Nick Saban, and the time Bill Hancock lost his car in 2011.
National Championship Recap (1/12/2016)
Ty and Dan recap an incredible championship game in which Alabama reinvented itself to defeat Clemson 45-40 in the best bowl game of the 2015-16 college football season. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas | USA Today)
LIVE IN ARIZONA: Stewart Mandel, Bruce Feldman and Bill Hancock (1/9/2016)
Ty and Dan are joined by Stewart Mandel and Bruce Feldman from FOX Sports to discuss last second storylines in the Alabama-Clemson national championship, Clemson’s defensive success, Jake Coker’s chance to shine, as well as some hot music takes. Plus, Ty sits down and talks to Bill Hancock about the College Football Playoff’s image after two seasons, the New Year’s Eve scheduling controversy, and his propensity for classical piano music.
LIVE IN ARIZONA: Staples & Auerbach (1/8/2016)
Ty and Dan check in with Andy Staples from SI.com about his trip to Tuscaloosa and chat with Nicole Auerbach about covering the “disrespect” beat this postseason. Plus, master plans to live off-the-grid and what it’s like to travel with pets.
LIVE IN ARIZONA: Championship Preview (1/7/2016)
Ty, Dan and Ryan Nanni walk through the key match-ups and storylines in advance of the 2016 College Football National Championship between Alabama and Clemson. Can Deshaun Watson carve up the Crimson Tide? Will Derrick Henry be able to run against the Clemson front? And what happens if Nick Saban wins yet another championship? All that and some predictions on a special show from Audio Alley in Arizona.
Mega Bowl Review (1/3/2016)
Ty and Dan take a deep dive into Clemson’s Orange Bowl rout of Oklahoma, Alabama’s Cotton Bowl shellacking of Michigan State, a handful of blowouts from New Year’s Day, and the past few weeks of bowl action as the 2015 season comes to a close. Plus, a long list of early entrants into the NFL Draft and initial details about The Solid Verbal’s forthcoming live show in Arizona.