Could Notre Dame’s season really be canceled?
Ty and Dan break down the latest news around college football as the NCAA tries to establish a testing protocol and smaller conferences postpone their fall seasons. Plus, Ty is joined by Pete Sampson from The Athletic to discuss the fun internet meme around Notre Dame’s altered schedule, why the phone is ringing on Jack Swarbrick’s hook, the prospects of a spring season, the hiring of Tommy Rees as offensive coordinator, and more!
Shootout Central (10/16)
Ty and Dan make their picks for a week that seems destined to be shootout-y, discuss how Jameis Winston will respond in a hostile setting, and examine Auburn’s potential against Texas A&M. Plus, a Patriot League Lightning Round, a Tommy Rees vs. Cody Kessler conversation and some off-track betting on Ty’s weekend 5k race.
What Just Happened? (9/8)
Ty and Dan ruminate on Texas’s porous run defense, USC’s disappointing offense, and Eminem’s awkward appearance in ABC’s Saturday night announcing booth. Plus, a full recap of all the relevant actions from college football’s second week, including Georgia’s huge home victory, Devin Gardner’s big night, hypothetical Miami opponents and a Tommy Rees fantasy game. NOTE: Show recorded on Sunday afternoon before Texas coaching changes.
Waiting For The Reesurrection: Week Two Picks
Reason No. 475 Why I Love The Internet: ESPN Insider’s “Heisman Predictor” in which Notre Dame’s Tommy Rees was listed ahead of Georgia’s Todd Gurley and South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney, and tied with Oregon’s Marcus Mariota after Week One. Articles like this are only possible on a weirdish Venn diagram at the intersection of “Manufactured Metrics”, “Search Engine Optimization”, and “Embarrassing Overreactions”. Even Rees had to be appalled. To Rees’ credit, his 346-yard, three touchdown performance in a 28-6 win over Temple was certainly worthy of something. If the Irish repeat on any or all of last year’s success, Rees . . .
Meltdown Week (9/4)
Ty and Dan marvel at the awesome performance of Florida State’s Jameis Winston, celebrate Colorado’s first win of the season, and make their picks for an underwhelming card of games for college football’s second week. Plus, a rant on the latest “Clemsoning” fad in sports media, thoughtful and anxious planning for Saturday’s showdown between Notre Dame and Michigan, and an aside on whether “David Watford” is the most Virginia name ever.
Down to the Nitty Gritty (8/19)
Ty and Dan come to the realization that college football is near and inspect the “Others Receiving Votes” section of the preseason AP Top 25 in hopes of finding a sleeper BCS Contender. Plus, new quarterbacks, old quarterbacks, injury concerns, social media awkwardness, and pro tips for reading sports articles in a corporate setting without getting caught.
Notre Dame Preview with Mike Frank (7/24, Part 2)
Ty talks with Mike Frank from IrishSportsDaily.com about the re-emergence of Tommy Rees as Notre Dame’s starting quarterback, the unanswered questions in the Irish backfield, the potential of a Te’o-less defense, and realistic expectations given the 2013 schedule.
Dunzo or Not Dunzo (7/17)
Ty and Dan partake in an experimental game of ‘Dunzo or Not Dunzo’ and evaluate Johnny Manziel’s off-field run-ins, Ohio State’s chances of going undefeated, the SEC’s chances of winning an eighth straight title, random text messages about strippers, and much more.
Going, Going, Golson (5/28)
Ty and Dan conduct an emergency podcast with Pete Sampson from IrishIllustrated.com and discuss Everett Golson’s suspension from Notre Dame, the pros and cons of Tommy Rees as a starting quarterback, Malik Zaire’s promise, Andrew Hendrix’s live arm and much more. [powerpress]