Ty and Dan empty out the inbox and address the Group of Five’s playoff chances, the most overhyped QB recruits, home field advantage in the time of COVID-19, and more. Plus, Nebraska players sue the Big Ten, creative winter football ideas, LSU’s line in quarantine, and a weird Les Miles quote. Links from the show: Eight Nebraska football players sue Big Ten over decision to postpone season Big Ten considering multiple domed stadiums as sites for potential winter college football season Big 12, Conference USA join SEC in conducting three COVID-19 tests per week during 2020 season Sources: Majority of . . .
Against All Odds
Ty and Dan examine the re-release of season win totals for the SEC, Big 12 and ACC. Plus, the Rona-adjusted Top 25, COVID cases at Oklahoma, Texas Tech and NC State, Luke Fickell’s new deal and a showcase game for the Bizzzzzzon. Links from the show: AP Top 25: Clemson No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Alabama College Football Playoff committee to release its first weekly rankings Nov. 17 Oklahoma position group “wiped out” by COVID-19 Texas Tech football reports 21 active COVID-19 cases NC State pauses athletic activities, including football, after COVID-19 clusters found within programs Tennessee football restricts . . .
Ty and Dan field questions from the Verballerhood and discuss whether Notre Dame is technically “in” a conference, “foundational” program events, pandemic documentary ideas and more. Plus, a Pac-12-heavy news cycle and further hints at what the 2020 college football season might look like.
Could Notre Dame’s season really be canceled?
Ty and Dan break down the latest news around college football as the NCAA tries to establish a testing protocol and smaller conferences postpone their fall seasons. Plus, Ty is joined by Pete Sampson from The Athletic to discuss the fun internet meme around Notre Dame’s altered schedule, why the phone is ringing on Jack Swarbrick’s hook, the prospects of a spring season, the hiring of Tommy Rees as offensive coordinator, and more!
College Football Bangers + Drum and Fife Strife
Ty and Dan discuss the Patriot League’s decision to cancel fall sports, J.T. Daniels’s immediate eligibility at Georgia, crazy projections at Iowa State and much more. Plus, a look at the toughest and most interesting five-game schedules in college football.
COVID-19 & College Football Season Contingencies
Ty and Dan have a conversation with The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach in light of her article about the Ivy League’s significance amid growing uncertainty around a 2020 college football season. Is moving the season to spring a real possibility? What are administrators saying behind the scenes? With COVID-19 cases spiking, when can fans expect clarity from the powers-that-be?
First Place Losers: Part 3
Ty and Dan conclude their three-part breakdown of college football runners up, walking back through the tug of war between Alabama and Clemson between 2015-2019, Georgia getting punched in the stomach by a young Tua Tagovailoa, and a requisite comparison of all teams to 2005 USC. Plus, a quick look at where the college football season stands, amid the pandemic, as we enter the summer months.