Ready for Launch
Ty and Dan take a look at eight third-year head coaches and examine the trajectory of their respective programs. Was last year a bad sign for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? Can we expect more excitement for Jamey Chadwell at Coastal Carolina? Will Geoff Collins and Mike Locksley translate their hometown fervor into actual wins? And is there any reason to doubt Ryan Day?
Big Ten Reactions + Big 12 Clarity + College Football Week 8 Recap
Ty and Dan welcome the Big Ten back to college football by discussing Indiana’s upset of Penn State, the debut of Big Joe Milton for Michigan, Ohio State’s second half rout of Nebraska, and the possibility of a star quarterback for Wisconsin. Plus, Oklahoma State takes control of the Big 12, Notre Dame gets back on track, Alabama loses a key offensive cog, and the Mountain West joins the party. Also, BIG NEWS about an upcoming Patreon live stream and an interview with Matthew McConaughey to talk about his memoir, Greenlights, and his college football fandom!
Miami’s Awesome Offense + Spencer Sanders’ Injury + College Football Week 3 Recap
Ty and Dan break down Miami’s awesome offensive showing in a win over Louisville and Malik(?) Cunningham. Plus, a scare for Oklahoma State after Spencer Sanders hurts his ankle. And results from around college football, as Clemson and Notre Dame continue on their collision course, Phil Jurkovec makes an impression in Boston College’s opener, UCF kicks off an unlikely but possible playoff run, and Navy outlasts the Green Wave. More about The Solid Verbal: About the Show The Solid Verbal on Instagram The Solid Verbal on Twitter The Solid Verbal on Facebook The Solid Verbal on YouTube
Surprisingly Soaring Saturday
Ty and Dan dissect the seemingly imminent news that the Big Ten and Pac-12 are plotting a sooner-than-expected comeback this fall. Plus, an honest evaluation of a college football slate with very few big games, but interesting storylines nonetheless. Links from the show: Big Ten officials to vote on whether to reverse course and hold an abbreviated fall college sports season Mid-to-late November ‘most aggressive’ return target date for Pac-12, source says Texas A&M’s Jhamon Ausbon to sit out season Ohio State CB Shaun Wade, potential top-10 pick in 2021, opts out of senior season LSU DL Neil Farrell expected . . .
The Tale of Two Big 12’s + the Return of the Power 5
Ty and Dan dive back into Power 5 football, as the Sun Belt burns up Iowa State and Kansas State while Spencer Rattler and Sam Ehlinger start the 2020 season in a big way. Plus, Georgia Tech’s big win over Florida State, the return of Ian Chapter in South Bend, North Carolina’s uneven victory, Micaaaaaaaale Cunningham’s career night, and a gentlemen’s agreement in Pitt’s drubbing of Austin Peay. More about The Solid Verbal: About the Show The Solid Verbal on Instagram The Solid Verbal on Twitter The Solid Verbal on Facebook The Solid Verbal on YouTube
2020 ACC Conference Preview
Ty and Dan hunker down for a marathon preview episode of the new and improved 15-team ACC. Does Clemson have any weaknesses? Can Tommy Rees take Notre Dame’s offense to the next level? What is realistic of UNC in Year 2 of Mack Brown? Will Virginia Tech’s defense still involve a lunch pail? And how deep are the issues at Florida State? Plus, the Big Ten under political and public pressure, the SEC’s upcoming TV schedule and more opt outs. Links from the show: Big Ten playing college football in fall 2020 remains ‘a long shot’ despite call with President . . .
USC’s season in doubt + July Q&A
Ty and Dan break down USC’s move to an online semester and assess the ramifications for the 2020 college football season. Plus, a Verballer Q&A for the Fourth of July weekend.
College Football Week 6 Recap
Ty and Dan walk back through Truth Hurts Saturday with dramatic drive chart readouts from Iowa-Michigan and Auburn-Florida, a closer look at Ohio State’s electric offense, a moment of reflection over the state of the Pac-12 and much more. Plus, an infrastructure suggestion for Ames, a name change in Louisville, and another record for Joe Burrow.
College Football Week 2 Picks and Previews
Ty and Dan preview a top heavy slate of Week 2 games featuring Clemson’s home test against Texas A&M and LSU’s road trip to Texas. Plus, intriguing home games for Ohio State and Michigan, a must-win spot for Tennessee, a weird installment of Stanford-USC, and potentially the most consequential Window of Opportunity in the history of the podcast.