College Football Week 4 Picks and Previews
Dan is joined by SI’s Andy Staples to preview the week ahead, highlighted by Stanford visiting Oregon, Wisconsin looking to bounce back vs Iowa, and finding reasons to believe in Texas A&M at least keeping it close at an even-more-monstrous Alabama. Also, there’s food talk, because of course there is when Dan and Andy get together.
Marathon Men (7/11)
Ty and Dan pay homage to the loyal, downloading Verballers by putting on one of the longest episodes in the history of the show, and filling it entirely with listener questions, comments and random musings. What kind of success will Lane Kiffin have at Alabama? Who is college football’s “Tecmo Bo”? Was Brazil’s loss to Germany a soccer Clemsoning? What sites should be on a college football bucket list? All that, plus cartoony college mascots as real humans, the hottest Friends character, and gritty details from Dan’s personal life.
Food: Penn State (State College, PA)
Today’s college town restaurant/bar recommendations takes us to a remote Pennsylvania oasis on Interstate 80, known to all as Penn State University, and to a much smaller subset as Ty Hildenbrandt’s alma mater. Indeed, State College was my home for four of the best years of my life, and along the way, I learned a thing or two about the local flavor. Verballer Ryan will pinch hit with a few suggestions as well. The Penn State Creamery How cool is it that Penn State actually has its own on-campus creamery? During my days as a student, the Creamery was . . .
Food: Oregon Ducks (Eugene, OR)
We’ve talked about doing this for a little while, so I decided to write something up and get the ball rolling. Since people are traveling to road games and curious about seeing and going to college games in new college towns for them, we decided to put together some recommendations of where to eat when you’re on the road. We encourage you to send in any and all recommendations (SolidVerbal@gmail.com), this should be a community effort — think of it as a WikiCollegeFood-edia of sorts. If you’re so inclined, send in five or six places (near campus or where people . . .
Food For Thought (8/5)
Ty and Dan talk with Andy Staples about his favorite eateries in college towns and get answers to burning questions about all 12 SEC teams.