California, Here We Come (12/29)
Ty and Dan break down the Bill O’Brien-to-NFL rumors, analyze Nick Aliotti’s retirement, rehash bowl results and make predictions for the games to come. Plus, a few e-mails and pure, unfettered excitement about The Solid Verbal’s trip to the BCS National Championship in California. Also, don’t forget to vote for the 2013 Verbie Awards!
Click Chorus: Aug 18, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by the number one Miami fan (and graduate) in national TV news, Chuck Todd. I’ll bet he’s working for the weekend. ***** • The death penalty has not been broached by the NCAA re: Miami. • There is no NCAA realignment summit, according to NCAA president Mark Emmert. That’s what they want you to think. • Boston College RB Montel Harris will miss some time (and possibly BC‘s opener) after undergoing knee surgery. This hits close to home — we feel what Spaziani feels. • Miami coach Al Golden wanted a little heads up, . . .
Click Chorus: June 21, 2011
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by the late (and still awesome) Phil Hartman, former CSUN employee. He also sings today’s Video of the Day song. He’s that good. ***** • According to documents released yesterday to The Oregonian, recruiting material Oregon paid for for 2011 prospects was mostly made up of class of 2009 recruits. Probably not ideal. • SI.com’s Andy Staples reacts and thinks Oregon either got ripped off or shadiness was abound. • Auburn pays employees. I know, right? • Louisville CB Darius Ashley got a second DUI. It’s right around five or six where you really . . .
Click Chorus: Dec. 31, 2010
Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Alison Brie, who, with yesterday’s sponsor Gillian Jacobs, is stars on Community. And she’s on Mad Men. And … sorry, I lost my train of thought. Happy New Years! ***** • North Carolina absorbed an admirable performance from Tennessee and Vol QB Tyler Bray, took advantage of a last-second clock reversal, and beat the Vols in two overtimes to win the Music City Bowl. So now we know that North Carolina is probably better than Tennessee. Yes! • Washington cared and played well. Nebraska not so much. 19-7 Huskies. • A throwaway touchdown . . .
Click Chorus: Dec. 27, 2010
Today’s Chorus is brought to you, in honor of today’s Independence Bowl by “Broken Arrow,” the greatest of all the Air Force movies that happen to star John Travolta and Christian Slater of all time. Or the worst. ***** • Last night, FIU beat Toledo 34-32 in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. The game involved a hook-and-ladder to save 4th and 17, a RB named “Adonis,” and enthusiasm from the broadcast team that can only be defined as “slightly above-average.” FIU coach Mario Cristobol was pleased. • Hawaii got killed by Tulsa Friday night in the Hawaii Bowl. Turnovers were . . .
The Gamblers (11/11)
Ty and Dan analyze the latest on the Cam Newton situation in light of recent comments by purported associate Kenny Rogers. Plus, e-mails, voice messages and Week 11 picks.
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #3 (9/4/2008)
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.Â 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 . . .