How’s Your Marriage?
Ty and Dan take a look around college football and evaluate the state of affairs between coaches and their programs, prodding at the relationships that make the sport tick, while asking which coaches have wandering eyes, which couples still have the spark, and which programs are in it just for the hair.
Unsuspecting Friday Orbit: Among Us
Ty and Dan group 16 coaches into spaceships and evaluate which are dragging their respective programs, either knowingly or unknowingly. Plus, more COVID scheduling changes, a new QB at Georgia and more.
2020 SEC Conference Preview
Ty and Dan take a look at the SEC in preparation for the weirdest college football season in history. How will LSU follow up its once-in-a-lifetime season? What will a Mac Jones offense look like at Alabama? Is Georgia or Florida the frontrunner in the SEC East? All that and more, plus the latest news from around the world of college football. Links from the show: Jamie Newman (UGA) opts out of 2020 season because of coronavirus concerns Iowa State backtracks, says no fans for football opener New 2020 SP+ from ESPN’s Bill Connelly Nearly half of Power 5 won’t . . .
Scheme Theme: Rich Rodriguez (5/11/2016)
Ty and Dan launch Scheme Theme Month on The Solid Verbal by chatting with Rich Rodriguez from Arizona about the origins of the modern spread offense, the evolution of his offense and opposing defenses, his college football watching habits, recruiting and the NFL. Also, visit Texture.com/verbal to take advantage of our exclusive free trial with Texture. Image courtesy of Matt Kartozian, USA Today Sports Images
Ty and Dan discuss the surprising move of Bret Bielema to Arkansas, the comfort Gus Malzahn provides at Auburn, the weird firing of Mario Cristobal, and a variety of other topics related to the ongoing coaching carousel. Plus, a quick run through some of the hot and not-so-hot bowl match-ups and a rare guest appearance by Mama Hildenbrandt.
The Essential Smart Football (5/21)
Ty and Dan talk with Chris Brown about his new book, The Essential Smart Football, the emergence of the Cover-4 defense, similarities and differences between Gus Malzahn and Chad Morris, Mike Leach’s brilliance, Chip Kelly’s first half tactics, and the system he’d run if he were given the keys to a football program. Plus, Dan’s encounters with Nick Foles, David Wilson, and other rookies.
Chris Brown (5/24)
Ty and Dan talk with Chris Brown from SmartFootball.com about turnover among offensive assistants in college football and the impact new philosophies will have on their respective teams.
Herb Hand (5/17)
Ty and Dan talk with Herb Hand, Vanderbilt’s offensive line coach, about the spread offense, recruiting lineman, player development, his relationship with Gus Malzahn, and his notable dodgeball accomplishments. Download the show
Coaches Corner (1/24)
Ty and Dan welcome back Bruce Feldman from ESPN to discuss all the offseason coaching news and his thoughts on Brady Hoke, Mack Brown, Will Muschamp, Rick Neuheisel, and Mike Leach.