Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #11 (10/30/2008)

October 30, 2008

Ty and Dan hop in bed with iTunes as a featured podcast(?!?!) and release the first Solid Verbal Combine video on YouTube showing Dan’s upset victory in the 40-yard dash.  Plus, the tandem talks about: The pillow fight that was Penn State vs. Ohio State and the wonders of the spread offense Ty Willingham’s much-awaited resignation / firing from the University of Washington Why, according to regulations, Maverick’s role in Top Gun was not possible Colt McCoy’s spectacular girlfriend Texas Tech’s walk-on, contest-winning kicker Patrick Edwards’ gruesome injury The next leg of the Solid Verbal podcast The games of the . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #9 (10/16/2008)

October 16, 2008

Ty and Dan are joined by SI.com’s Stewart Mandel to talk about crazy Georgia football fans, the wackiness of Mike Gundy, and the allure of Abbie Boudreau.  Plus, the trio talks about: The Jean Skirt Phenomenon of Columbia, Missouri The resignation of Tommy Bowden from Clemson The Red River Rivalry What it’s like voting in AP Polls Joe Paterno’s current status at Penn State Upcoming games The upcoming Solid Verbal Combine E-mail the show at solidverbal@gmail.com

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #6 (9/25/2008)

September 25, 2008

Ty and Dan are joined by Andy Gray, their former boss and mentor at SIOnCampus.com, and chat about the atmosphere at Sports Illustrated headquarters, the social perks of working for a beacon of sports journalism, and the honor of being the first ever call-in guest to the Solid Verbal Podcast. Plus: The continued doom and gloom of the Oregon Quarterback Curse Dating advice from Mike Leach The Solid Verbal Podcast’s first superfan Getting snubbed by Phil Steele And much much more! E-mail the show at solidverbal@gmail.com or leave a voice message at 206-426-3252.

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #5 (9/17/2008)

September 17, 2008

Ty and Dan ponder a USC-Ohio State game without a Beanie Wells injury and assert that Ohio State should no longer be allowed in a BCS Title game. Plus, the duo talks about… Dan’s muddy trip to Iowa City and his subpar experience outside Kinnick Stadium The illustrious “Phil Steele Threshold” Auburn’s soccer-style victory over Mississippi State The curse of the Oregon Quarterback and how Oregon alums are preparing themselves accordingly for possible knee injuries The Pac-10’s choke job against the Mountain West Conference Predictions for the week ahead E-mail the show inbox at solidverbal@gmail.com or leave us a voice . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode #4 (9/11/2008)

September 11, 2008

Ty and Dan inch ever-so-close to the elusive “Phil Steele Threshold” of 25 subscribers while talking about a wide array of random topics, including: Dan’s trip to The Swamp in Gainesville, FL and his impressions of seeing Tim Tebow up close Ty’s attempt at the Brent Musburger Drinking Game Jimmy Clausen’s ridiculous, Shawn Michaels-style haircut The Lou Holtz “I Have A Dream” Scenario of East Carolina vs. Notre Dame for the BCS title Bill Stewart compared to Russell Brand The Jake Locker Controversy compared to the Knowshon Moreno Highlight Controversy Thoughts on calling star quarterbacks and leaving them threatening messages . . .

Inaugural Episode

August 27, 2008

In their inaugural show, SI.com colleagues Ty Hildenbrandt and Dan Rubenstein riff about a wild variety of college football topics, including: — Phil Steele’s unhealthy prognosticating skills — Lou Holtz’s goofy “pep talks” on ESPN and overrating of Notre Dame — Bubb Rubb’s random appearance in a national televised commercial for NCAA ’09 — Oregon’s uniforms and 2008-09 team — The best looking campuses in America — The awe-inspiring “Spread HD” offense invented by Penn State’s Jay Paterno — Tim Tebow being snubbed of a 100 rating in video games — The general awkwardness of doing a 50-minute podcast with . . .