Fixing College Football
Ty and Dan react to suggestions from the Verballerhood about how to “fix” college football… in the most outlandish ways possible. Plus, an update on the coaching mess at Tennessee and assistant hires around the country.
New 2021 Coach Evaluations + Juicy Transfer Moves
With Ty still on the mend, Dan is joined by The Athletic’s Max Olson to talk Tennessee moving on from Jeremy Pruitt, what Steve Sarkisian must do to outdo Tom Herman at Texas, the stagnant nature of Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverine program, Scott Frost’s Nebraska trending in wrong directions, Bret Bielema’s search for an identity at Illinois, Bryan Harsin’s pseudo-out of nowhere Auburn hiring, what it is that made Shane Beamer appealing to South Carolina, and much, much more. And yes, that includes pizza.
Where do the 2020 College Football Playoff teams go from here?
Dan is joined by The Athletic’s Andy Staples to run down the near term outlooks of Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, Notre Dame, and — bonus! — Texas A&M. Links from the show: About the Show The Solid Verbal on Instagram The Solid Verbal on Twitter The Solid Verbal on Facebook The Solid Verbal on YouTube The Solid Verbal on Patreon
Alabama defeats Ohio State + National Championship Recap
Ty and Dan walk back through Alabama’s dominant victory over Ohio State, winning the 2020-21 College Football Playoff National Championship and cementing Nick Saban’s legacy as the greatest coach of all-time.
Updating Friday Orbit: The Latest College Football News
Ty and Dan discuss DeVonta Smith’s Heisman victory, Trevor Lawrence’s NFL declaration, Derek Mason’s move to Auburn, notable hires around the sport, and the start of the Jack Coan era, maybe, at Notre Dame.
National Championship Preview: Alabama vs. Ohio State
Ty and Dan dedicate the episode to deep-diving the Alabama vs. Ohio State matchup for the College Football Playoff National Championship. How does Ohio State guard against Alabama’s dynamic passing attack featuring Mac Jones and Devonta Smith? Is Justin Fields the most important player on the field? How will Alabama’s offensive line match up against the Buckeyes defensive front? And what does this game mean for the legacies of Nick Saban and Ryan Day?
Alabama and Ohio State dominate + Bowl Reactions
Ty and Dan recap dominating performances by Alabama and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff and give their spin on other notable bowls, as Oklahoma ran away from Florida, Northwestern put up 35 points, Georgia eked one out over Cincinnati, and more.
College Football Playoff Preview + 2021 Bowl Games
Ty and Dan take a closer look at both College Football Playoff semifinal games and dissect Notre Dame’s chances of upsetting Alabama, why this year’s version of Clemson vs. Ohio State will be different, and more. Plus, previews for the Orange, Fiesta, Peach, Citrus, Outback and Gator Bowls.
The Cure (Bowl) for a Wonky Season
Ty and Dan recap the first batch of bowl games and highlight the craziness of the Cure Bowl, featuring Liberty’s improbable fumble and eventual win. Plus a look at the week ahead in bowl action and a quick look at the latest news around the college football world.