Ty and Dan field questions from the Verballerhood on which teams will be most affected by their schedules in 2021, the ideal combination of Saturday college football things, very specific TCU and Kansas State musings, Group of Five standouts, unorthodox game venues, and much more. Plus, a candid discussion about the best Summer Olympics events for moderately athletic people.
Early Lookahead with ESPN’s Bill Connelly
Ty and Dan touch base with ESPN’s Bill Connelly to get an early look at what the numbers are saying about the 2021 college football season. Also, how seriously should college football fans take the statistics that came out of the 2020 Covid season?
Ten Burning College Football Questions
Ty and Dan ponder the answers to ten important questions, ranging from the true No. 1 team this fall to the programs best positioned to take a big jump. Why is LSU’s opening game at UCLA so tricky? What’s a realistic expectation for Steve Sarkisian in Year One at Texas? And which new coaches aren’t going to work out? Plus, digital sabbaticals and recruitment by snack food.
Retroactive Playoff Expansion and Yearly Jumpers
Ty and Dan hop in the time machine and go back to the early years of the four-team playoff and talk through how an expanded, 12-team model would’ve changed the dynamics. Plus, which teams were the “jumpers” that prove how the new format could actually mean more late season drama.
May Q&A: “M”-teams, Mother’s Day, Cryptids
Ty and Dan empty out the inbox and talk about teams starting with the letter M, Mother’s Day gifts, Cryptids as quarterbacks, non-conference trips, Oregon-Ohio State storylines, tips for filling tortillas, and more.
Ty and Dan run through five big upsets (and close calls) from the 2020 college football season, reliving the storylines and moments that made them special. Games featured include: Coastal Carolina vs. BYU, Indiana vs. Penn State, LSU vs. Florida, Texas vs. Texas Tech, and Oregon vs. Oregon State.
Alabama and Ohio State dominate + Bowl Reactions
Ty and Dan recap dominating performances by Alabama and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff and give their spin on other notable bowls, as Oklahoma ran away from Florida, Northwestern put up 35 points, Georgia eked one out over Cincinnati, and more.
College Football Playoff Preview + 2021 Bowl Games
Ty and Dan take a closer look at both College Football Playoff semifinal games and dissect Notre Dame’s chances of upsetting Alabama, why this year’s version of Clemson vs. Ohio State will be different, and more. Plus, previews for the Orange, Fiesta, Peach, Citrus, Outback and Gator Bowls.
Coastal Carolina’s Big Stage + College Football Week 14 Recap
Ty and Dan walk back through Coastal Carolina’s big, unlikely stage and discuss Iowa State’s emphatic win, Alabama’s domination of LSU, Texas A&M’s ground attack against Auburn, Indiana’s defensive slugfest versus Wisconsin, Notre Dame’s slow start, and more. Plus, Verballer Reverbs and the launch of the Winter Wonders Prop Bet Challenge! Links from the show: Sign up for The Winter Wonders Prop Bet Challenge About the Show The Solid Verbal on Instagram The Solid Verbal on Twitter The Solid Verbal on Facebook The Solid Verbal on YouTube The Solid Verbal on Patreon