August Countdown: California (13)

August 20, 2009

Throughout August, we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today, we break out the pachouli oil, impressive SAT scores, and our loudest protest bullhorns as we take a seat on Tightwad Hill to catch a glance at this year’s Cal Bears squad. Somewhere, Adam Duritz is totally feeling our vibe.                        First Impression Cal is and should always be a good football school. There’s a good amount of talent in Northern California and a great amount in Southern California. The . . .

Solid Verbal Podcast: Episode 46 (7/7)

July 7, 2009

Ty and Dan welcome Phil Steele to the program to talk about the creation of his yearly magazine, teams to watch around the country, thoughts from last season, and his prediction for the 2010 BCS Championship Game.  Plus, random thoughts on the Michael Jackson tribute, Nick Saban’s digs at Utah, the meaningless BCS hearings, and some new slogans for various programs around the country. Subscribe: E-mail: Twitter:

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: