Against All Odds
Ty and Dan examine the re-release of season win totals for the SEC, Big 12 and ACC. Plus, the Rona-adjusted Top 25, COVID cases at Oklahoma, Texas Tech and NC State, Luke Fickell’s new deal and a showcase game for the Bizzzzzzon. Links from the show: AP Top 25: Clemson No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Alabama College Football Playoff committee to release its first weekly rankings Nov. 17 Oklahoma position group “wiped out” by COVID-19 Texas Tech football reports 21 active COVID-19 cases NC State pauses athletic activities, including football, after COVID-19 clusters found within programs Tennessee football restricts . . .
Bowl Previews: Part 1
Ty and Dan return home from their adventure to Fargo and break down a starter pack of bowl games (and swag) to prep Verballers for success in the upcoming confidence pool. Plus, a quick look at coaching moves and playoff rumors.
The Fargo Travelogue
Ty and Dan document their spontaneous trip to Fargo and detail the hidden gem that is North Dakota State football, the logistics of tailgating in 14 degrees, the curling crash course, the topography of the Upper Plains, that big, stanky Colgate loss, and much more.
Yup, we’re going to Fargo
Ty and Dan make it official: They’re going to Fargo, North Dakota for the weekend as the Colgate Raiders travel to the FARGODOME for the FCS Playoffs. Details on the trip, plus a quick walk through the latest coaching news in the world of college football, a spirited preview of the historic Army-Navy game, and a first glance at this year’s bowl matchups as well as info on the bowl confidence pool, which you can join at solidverbal.com/conpool.
College Football Conference Championship Week Recap
Ty and Dan recap Alabama’s storybook win over Georgia, Oklahoma’s Red River Redemption, Clemson’s destruction of Pitt, Dwayne Haskins’ herculean effort against Northwestern, and a dull, albeit quick, victory for the Washington Huskies. Plus, a quick look at the College Football Playoff matchups, curious playoff debates, some (possible) breaking coaching news, Colgate’s kick-heard-round-the-world, and a hypothetical trip to Fargo, ND.
College Football is Back! (9/1)
Ty and Dan welcome back college football by reviewing a wild first weekend, including Clemson’s shootout victory over Georgia, Alabama’s rout of Virginia Tech, LSU’s impressive showing against TCU, and USC’s underwhelming performance against Hawaii. Plus, tips for dealing with Manzielapocalypse, watching Tommy Rees, and the answer to an age old question: How many batteries does it take to beat Kansas State? (Just one double-A!)