Big Ten Reactions + Big 12 Clarity + College Football Week 8 Recap

October 26, 2020

Ty and Dan welcome the Big Ten back to college football by discussing Indiana’s upset of Penn State, the debut of Big Joe Milton for Michigan, Ohio State’s second half rout of Nebraska, and the possibility of a star quarterback for Wisconsin. Plus, Oklahoma State takes control of the Big 12, Notre Dame gets back on track, Alabama loses a key offensive cog, and the Mountain West joins the party. Also, BIG NEWS about an upcoming Patreon live stream and an interview with Matthew McConaughey to talk about his memoir, Greenlights, and his college football fandom!

UFO: A Star is Born

September 18, 2020

Ty and Dan take a look at the rising stars of the 2020 college football season. Plus, a quick recap of the Big Ten’s decision to opt back into the fall season, as well as the inevitability of the Pac-12 doing the same. Links from the show: Subscribe to Big Boy Bets Big Ten football reverses decision, will return to play in late October Report: Pac-12 Eyeing Halloween for Restart Date More about The Solid Verbal: About the Show The Solid Verbal on Instagram The Solid Verbal on Twitter The Solid Verbal on Facebook The Solid Verbal on YouTube

Surprisingly Soaring Saturday

September 16, 2020

Ty and Dan dissect the seemingly imminent news that the Big Ten and Pac-12 are plotting a sooner-than-expected comeback this fall. Plus, an honest evaluation of a college football slate with very few big games, but interesting storylines nonetheless. Links from the show: Big Ten officials to vote on whether to reverse course and hold an abbreviated fall college sports season Mid-to-late November ‘most aggressive’ return target date for Pac-12, source says Texas A&M’s Jhamon Ausbon to sit out season Ohio State CB Shaun Wade, potential top-10 pick in 2021, opts out of senior season LSU DL Neil Farrell expected . . .

Bonus Mailbag!

August 28, 2020

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 seasonĀ  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 . . .

Sizzling for Saturday with Michael Felder

August 21, 2020

Ty and Dan join forces to break down the Big Ten’s open letter to critics, tailgating at Florida State, NCAA eligibility rulings and off-campus parties at Notre Dame. Plus, Dan chats with Michael Felder about his kitchen skills and some tips for cooking up the perfect Saturday feasts for a weird college football season. Links from the show: Big Ten won’t revisit decision to postpone fall sports, Kevin Warren says Penn State coach James Franklin ‘frustrated’ by lack of communication from Big Ten in canceling fall season Notre Dame elects to pause practice at least one day amid school’s rise . . .