Tire Fire Alert: Week Four

September 20, 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, . . .

Click Chorus: June 28, 2011

June 28, 2011

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Purdue graduate Jim Gaffigan, who probably, despite the bacon and hot pockets, still has healthier knees than Ralph Bolden. ***** • Former NC State QB Russell Wilson is officially a Wisconsin Badger. I don’t even know why we’re wasting time actually playing out the B1G season. Sam Keller approves of this message. • When it comes to the rule that allows Wilson to transfer, SI.com’s Andy Staples is a shameless fanboy. • The autopsy results pertaining to the death of Alabama OL Aaron Douglas came back positive for multiple drugs. • The Pac-12 . . .

Click Chorus: Sept. 13, 2010

September 13, 2010

Today’s Chorus is brought to you by Elizabeth Berkley, who attended UCLA. At first she was SO excited about Kevin Prince and the Bruin offense, but now she’s … SO scared. ***** • Rick Neuheisel has done a pretty terrible job at UCLA. The Daily News and Los Angeles Times concur. It’s also worth noting that the UCLA QB job is now considered to be open – which is something like saying a half woman/half lizard is now single and looking for love. But she was really attractive before the lizard experiment went horribly, horribly wrong. Ok, I’ll stop now. . . .