Hard Sell: Ohio State vs. Michigan
Ty and Dan enter the virtual recruiting arena and compete for the services of Chase Chase, a make-believe edge rusher from suburban Chicago with ideal size, speed and strength, and his pick of Big Ten schools for his college experience. Ty recruits on behalf of Ohio State; Dan on behalf of Michigan.
College Football Playoff Expansion!
Ty and Dan react to the news that the College Football Playoff may be on the verge of expanding to 12 teams, with a system that rewards the six highest ranked conference champions and six at-large teams. Who are the winners and losers? What are the lingering questions? And would this proposal be good for the sport?
Hard Sell: Alabama vs. Georgia
Ty and Dan try their luck at recruiting Gunner Simpson, a fictitious, five-star quarterback recruit from suburban Atlanta. Ty makes the case for Georgia; Dan pitches Alabama. The Verballerhood will decide who presented the most persuasive case for their respective SEC powerhouse.
Mega June Q&A: Cheese Smuggling & Conference Switcheroos
Ty and Dan immerse themselves in an overflowing inbox of college football questions, ranging from the plan after Jim Harbaugh to possible losses for Ohio State and Clemson to teams swapping conferences. Plus, Dan’s adventures as a cheese smuggler.
So Now What? The Fan Experience – Part 2
Ty, Dan and a trusted panel of Verballers turn the page on 2020, discuss what lessons they learned, and forge ahead into a (hopefully) more normal 2021.
So Now What? The Fan Experience: Part 1
With help from an esteemed panel of Verballers, Ty and Dan take one more look back at the awkward fan experience during the 2020 college football season.
So Now What? Technical Difficulties – Part 2
Ty and Dan learn more about the challenges facing college football broadcasters and wonder how telecasts may change as a result. With help from Anish Shroff of ESPN, a look back at more of the obstacles from 2020 and a brief glimpse ahead at 2021 and beyond.
So Now What? Technical Difficulties – Part 1
Ty and Dan break down a handful of the unique challenges facing broadcasters during the 2020 season with help from Anish Shroff of ESPN. What was it like broadcasting from a remote studio? Where did fake crowd noise come from? What were the challenges of using backup camera operators? In Part 1, an overview of the challenges media partners overcame to put games on TV.
So Now What? Quirks Out West – Part 2
After reliving the extraordinary circumstances under which the Pac-12 played its fall football schedule, Ty and Dan talk with Yogi Roth of the Pac-12 Networks to learn more about what players and coaches will take away from the experience and what we, as fans, can expect moving forward.