Thursday Matinee (9/24)

September 24, 2009

Ty and Dan record a special matinee edition of the Solid Verbal and are joined by Bob Condotta from the Seattle Times to talk about Washington’s upset of USC, matchups within the Pac-10 and the future of Jake Locker.  Plus, voice messages from all corners of the country, scathing e-mails, and details about Ty and Dan’s respective trips to Georgia and Oregon. Subscribe: E-mail: [email protected] Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website:

Three’s a Charm (9/22)

September 22, 2009

Ty and Dan review a fantastic third week of the college football regular season, paying special attention to the three most notable games of the week (Tennessee-Florida, Georgia Tech-Miami, Washington-USC.  Plus, voice messages (we got one from a female!) and a brief chat with a member of the Solid Verbal fantasy league (Joe from Subscribe: E-mail: [email protected] Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website:

X’s and O’s (9/18)

September 17, 2009

Ty and Dan invite Chris Brown from to talk about the intricacies of the spread offense, including Ohio State’s misuse of Terrelle Pryor against USC, Michigan’s ability to keep Notre Dame guessing, and whether Tim Tebow classifies as a “system quarterback” or not.  Plus, loads of voice and e-mail messages from the Solid Verbal faithful. Subscribe: E-mail: [email protected] Voicemail: 206-338-1784 Website:

Announcing: The Postgame Tailgate

September 9, 2009

Hey everyone, it’s Dan, just a quick note: This season I won’t be traveling and doing the Tour Guy series for SI. It’s a long, boring story devoid of any drama, but needless to say that series is probably done with for the foreseeable future. I do love video, though, and I wanted to do a new series this fall, so with that I give you “The Postgame Tailgate,” a new, weekly college football show that will have fun with the news and results of each weekend. The goal is to pump out a new episode each Monday during the . . .

Preseason Countdown: Alabama (6)

September 3, 2009

Throughout August and September we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season.  For the moment, let’s focus our attention on Alabama.  Not on the textbook scandals or dubious fishing trips, though.  Those are none of your concern, OK?  (Thanks.)  We’re talking strictly about the action on the field. First Impressions When Nick Saban bolted for Alabama, you just know that the Crimson Tide would instantly become a perennial contender in the world of college football.  Say what you want about the man, but he is nothing if not an elite football . . .