Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #4 (9/11/2008)

September 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 . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #3 (9/4/2008)

September 4, 2008

Ty and Dan return from their trips to Charlottesville and Oxford, respectively, and discuss a number of essential topics, from the low-intensity vibe of the Virginia faithful to the aesthetically pleasing “Grove” of Ole Miss.  Plus, the tandem tackles other topics, including: Phil Steele’s continued dominance in the college football prognosticating industry Central Florida referring reporters to a phone sex line instead of a George O’Leary press conference Clemson and it’s yearly egg-laying ritual; this time, against Alabama The curse of the Oregon quarterback Ty’s evolving reputation as Penn State alum The podcast’s onward march towards uncertain fame E-mail the . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode 2 (8/29/2008)

August 29, 2008

Ty and Dan grapple with a variety of hard-hitting college football issues while battling debilitating technical issues: Dan’s trip into Gustav threatened Mississippi; Ty’s trip to “wine and cheese” country Oregon’s Nate Costa and his bum knee Penn State’s curious passing routes and rabid tailgates An eerie comparison between football guru Phil Steele and Lexington Steele Sleepers and busts for the coming season Quasi-previews of this week’s big games E-mail the show with your thoughts: solidverbal@gmail.com (Please excuse our dust while we hone in our sound equipment.)

Inaugural Episode

August 27, 2008

In their inaugural show, SI.com colleagues Ty Hildenbrandt and Dan Rubenstein riff about a wild variety of college football topics, including: — Phil Steele’s unhealthy prognosticating skills — Lou Holtz’s goofy “pep talks” on ESPN and overrating of Notre Dame — Bubb Rubb’s random appearance in a national televised commercial for NCAA ’09 — Oregon’s uniforms and 2008-09 team — The best looking campuses in America — The awe-inspiring “Spread HD” offense invented by Penn State’s Jay Paterno — Tim Tebow being snubbed of a 100 rating in video games — The general awkwardness of doing a 50-minute podcast with . . .