August Countdown: North Carolina (21)

August 7, 2009

Throughout August, we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today we climb the Chapel Hill and take a closer look at North Carolina. Fun fact: notable UNC alumni include Dan Cortese, Andy Griffith, and Dr. Ken Jeong.            First Impressions To be honest, ever since UNC hired Butch Davis, I’ve had the Tar Heels as a sleeping giant in the back of my mind. The recent tradition isn’t necessarily there, but their recruiting base of states in the Southern and Mid-Atlantic states is obviously rock solid.  . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode 35 (4/23)

April 23, 2009

Ty and Dan are joined by Will Leitch from New York Magazine and Deadspin to talk about the overly-intense Ron Zook, the ballad of Lucious Pusey, college athletics in Illinois, and the Internet’s role in college football.  Plus, e-mails from listeners and the chance to meet Ty and say something ridiculous for potential airing on next week’s show. E-mail the show: Subscribe to the show: Follow our Twitter: