Tire Fire Alert: Week Three

September 12, 2013

Over the past few seasons, The Solid Verbal has spoken, retroactively, about the most egregious weekly performances in the world of college football.  These lowlights, referenced lovingly as “tire fires”, have become a regular part of the podcast, as well as the sport’s lexicon.  In late 2011, EA Sports felt compelled to add a “Tire Fire Offense” badge to its NCAA 12 video game, offering a small pat on the back to gamers with poor offensive aptitude.  In real college football, though, tire fires should never be considered notable or noble achievements.  Fans around the country, from Iowa to… Iowa, . . .

Our Top 10: Georgia (6)

August 28, 2013

Georgia was painfully close to playing for last season’s BCS Championship.  Some scars never heal, but with an elite offense virtually intact, the Bulldogs have a great chance of achieving last year’s level of success, and potentially more. The questions, though, are real.  Georgia’s defense is rebuilt and its schedule–at least the early part of its schedule–is brutal. Can the Dawgs answer the call and finally in the SEC?  Can the Dawgs get past an opening week test on the road at Clemson?  Hear Ty and Dan talk with SI.com’s Andy Staples about Georgia’s chances in 2013.