Misery Loves Company (11/10)
Ty and Dan discuss Oregon’s perceived “Stanford Problem”, Baylor’s defensive performance against Oklahoma, Alabama’s continued dominance, and Florida State’s strength of schedule. Plus, a spirited batch of Reverbs and sitcoms as a metaphor for college football programs.
Bear Traps (11/6)
Ty and Dan discuss their Baylor skepticism and Oregon optimism while reiterating Alabama’s dominance and making their locks for Week 11. Plus, another Patriot League Lightning Round and a random power ranking of bear mascots in college football.
August Countdown: North Carolina (21)
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.Â Â Â Â Â Â 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.Â . . .
Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode 35 (4/23)
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.Â 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: email@example.com Subscribe to the show: http://feeds.feedburner.com/solidverbal Follow our Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/solidverbal