Tire Fire Alert: Week Two
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, . . .
The Smartest Football (3/6)
Ty and Dan talk with Chris Brown from SmartFootball.com about up-tempo offensive trends, the evolution of the Air Raid offense, Auburn’s switch to a 4-2-5 defense, the graduation of the read option to the pro game, the turnaround of Matt McGloin, and much more. (In short, just listen because this was really good.) [powerpress]
David Ubben (3/5)
Ty and Dan talk with ESPN.com’s David Ubben about the leadership of the Big 12, TCU and West Virginia’s chances for success in conference play, Oklahoma’s defense, David Ash, Paul Rhoads, and Justin Blackmon vs. Michael Crabtree. Plus, Verballer e-mails and a distracting conversation about Olivia Munn.
Rivalry Week Recap (11/27)
Ty and Dan break down the impressive victories by LSU and Alabama, Michigan’s triumph over Ohio State, the Heisman credentials of Montee Ball, UCLA’s march to Pac-12 South glory, and all the other action from Rivalry Week. Plus, your Reverbs.