The Solid Verbal Combine: “The 40”
Ty Hildenbrandt and Dan Rubenstein make good on their promise to compete in a five-event showdown of athleticism, intelligence, and wit.Â In their first showdown, the duo competes in a 40-yard dash with little or no training or warm-ups. Watch The Solid Verbal Combine: “The 40” below or download the podcast: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE10rrw_f8I Next week:Â Football toss!
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #11 (10/30/2008)
Ty and Dan hop in bed with iTunes as a featured podcast(?!?!) and release the first Solid Verbal Combine video on YouTube showing Dan’s upset victory in the 40-yard dash.Â Plus, the tandem talks about: The pillow fight that was Penn State vs. Ohio State and the wonders of the spread offense Ty Willingham’s much-awaited resignation / firing from the University of Washington Why, according to regulations, Maverick’s role in Top Gun was not possible Colt McCoy’s spectacular girlfriend Texas Tech’s walk-on, contest-winning kicker Patrick Edwards’ gruesome injury The next leg of the Solid Verbal podcast The games of the . . .
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #10 (10/23/2008)
Ty and Dan reach the vaunted 40 subscriber plateau and plan out the madness of the Solid Verbal Combine.Â Plus: Dan’s trip to Austin SEC referees beating up quarterbacks Texas Tech hiring kickers that win contests Inmates hitting the recruiting trail The Pac 10’s awful television arrangement This week’s games Your e-mails Email the show at [email protected], leave a voice message at 206-426-3252, or visit us on Facebook!
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #9 (10/16/2008)
Ty and Dan are joined by SI.com’s Stewart Mandel to talk about crazy Georgia football fans, the wackiness of Mike Gundy, and the allure of Abbie Boudreau.Â Plus, the trio talks about: The Jean Skirt Phenomenon of Columbia, Missouri The resignation of Tommy Bowden from Clemson The Red River Rivalry What it’s like voting in AP Polls Joe Paterno’s current status at Penn State Upcoming games The upcoming Solid Verbal Combine E-mail the show at [email protected]com
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #8 (10/10/2008)
Ty and Dan discuss the demise of Tony Franklin as Auburn offensive coordinator as well as a host of other hard-hitting issues, such as: The tailgating / sun dress scene in Morgantown, WV and lack of little brown jugs Preparations for the Solid Verbal Combine USC’s shellacking of Oregon on Saturday night The wonders of NCAA ’09 and how it is ruining their lives The strange lack of respect for the Big 12 and the Red River Shootout Picks for this week’s games, against the spread, that are doomed to fail E-mail the show at [email protected]il.com or call and leave . . .
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #7 (10/2/2008)
Ty and Dan eclipse the harrowed Phil Steele Threshold and talk about hard-hitting college football topics such as: The tailgating and/or sun dress scene at Clemson Oregon State’s stunning upset of USC as well as the other upsets of the past week Oregon’s chances of keeping Mark Sanchez 0-for-Oregon A preview of this week’s games E-mail the show at [email protected] or leave a voice message at 206-426-3252.
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #6 (9/25/2008)
Ty and Dan are joined by Andy Gray, their former boss and mentor at SIOnCampus.com, and chat about the atmosphere at Sports Illustrated headquarters, the social perks of working for a beacon of sports journalism, and the honor of being the first ever call-in guest to the Solid Verbal Podcast. Plus: The continued doom and gloom of the Oregon Quarterback Curse Dating advice from Mike Leach The Solid Verbal Podcast’s first superfan Getting snubbed by Phil Steele And much much more! E-mail the show at [email protected] or leave a voice message at 206-426-3252.
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #5 (9/17/2008)
Ty and Dan ponder a USC-Ohio State game without a Beanie Wells injury and assert that Ohio State should no longer be allowed in a BCS Title game. Plus, the duo talks about… Dan’s muddy trip to Iowa City and his subpar experience outside Kinnick Stadium The illustrious “Phil Steele Threshold” Auburn’s soccer-style victory over Mississippi State The curse of the Oregon Quarterback and how Oregon alums are preparing themselves accordingly for possible knee injuries The Pac-10’s choke job against the Mountain West Conference Predictions for the week ahead E-mail the show inbox at [email protected] or leave us a voice . . .
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #4 (9/11/2008)
Ty and Dan inch ever-so-close to the elusive “Phil Steele Threshold” of 25 subscribers while talking about a wide array of random topics, including: Dan’s trip to The Swamp in Gainesville, FL and his impressions of seeing Tim Tebow up close Ty’s attempt at the Brent Musburger Drinking Game Jimmy Clausen’s ridiculous, Shawn Michaels-style haircut The Lou Holtz “I Have A Dream” Scenario of East Carolina vs. Notre Dame for the BCS title Bill Stewart compared to Russell Brand The Jake Locker Controversy compared to the Knowshon Moreno Highlight Controversy Thoughts on calling star quarterbacks and leaving them threatening messages . . .