New Coaches and New Beginnings
Ty and Dan connect with Andy Staples to chat about the state of the biggest coaching hires for the 2018 college football season. How can we measure Jimbo Fisher’s immediate impact at Texas A&M? Which Chip Kelly will show up at UCLA? Is Dan Mullen just a quarterback away from leading Florida back to prominence? And what makes Scott Frost different than previous Nebraska coaches?
Ty and Dan close out February with a rousing round of Q&A and address the most “intriguing” conferences, college football’s attendance problem, head coaches in a hypothetical hot dog eating contest, Oregon State’s long term prospects, the best Punch-Out!! opponents, and much more.
How College Football Works: Recruiting
In a special production, Ty and Dan take a closer look at the nuts and bolts of the college football recruiting world and conduct an informal roundtable to hear how coaches, players, parents, reporters, and fans handle the process. How much impact do star ratings have? Is “negative recruiting” a common practice? How is a modern recruiting operation organized? And what’s the ultimate strategy in convincing prospects to go to a school? Let’s find out.
Super Mega Recruiting Recap
On National Signing Day, Ty and Dan talk with Brandon Huffman from 247Sports and Bud Elliott from SB Nation and take an in-depth look at Georgia’s historic recruiting class, Tom Herman’s big haul at Texas, USC’s closing arguments, Clemson’s continued momentum, and questions about the direction of Michigan. Plus, other recruiting news ranging from the Power 5 to the Group of 5, and Australia to Italy.