This is 40
Ty and Dan take a look at Iowa, Auburn, North Carolina, Oklahoma State and Arizona State and examine what each program needs to do to get to a more mature state where double-digit wins are even more of a reality. Plus, with Ty turning 40 this fall, an hard look at the things that make us feel old.
College Football is Back
Ty and Dan throw caution to the wind and make picks for the first week of college football games featuring Power 5 teams as the ACC and Big 12 begin play. Plus, a big draft declaration, Trevor Lawrence’s statement, and a rare resignation after one game. Links from the show: Oregon’s Penei Sewell, ESPN’s No. 2-rated NFL draft prospect, opts out of season Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence outlines college football leaders’ plans for change in social media post Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson resigns just one game into 2020 college football season More about The Solid Verbal: About the Show . . .
2020 ACC Conference Preview
Ty and Dan hunker down for a marathon preview episode of the new and improved 15-team ACC. Does Clemson have any weaknesses? Can Tommy Rees take Notre Dame’s offense to the next level? What is realistic of UNC in Year 2 of Mack Brown? Will Virginia Tech’s defense still involve a lunch pail? And how deep are the issues at Florida State? Plus, the Big Ten under political and public pressure, the SEC’s upcoming TV schedule and more opt outs. Links from the show: Big Ten playing college football in fall 2020 remains ‘a long shot’ despite call with President . . .
The Washed List
Ty and Dan talk through the Pac-12’s 10-game season model, Notre Dame’s fall target, and much more. Plus, introducing The Solid Verbal’s Washed List, a compilation the things that make you feel really old.
College Football Week 6 Recap
Ty and Dan take a spirited walk back through a group of hotly contested Week 6 games and take an upbeat look at Iowa State’s stunning upset of Oklahoma, Miami’s slugfest with Florida State, Michigan State’s continued revenge against Mike Hart’s comments, and LSU’s reboot against Florida. Plus, the emergence of Ken Hill, a hard-boiled Texas A&M, monsoon games and much more.
College Football Week 5 Recap
Ty and Dan recap Washington State’s monstrous upset of USC, Clemson’s dominating road win in Blacksburg, LSU’s stunning loss to Troy, and three high-profile blowouts in the SEC. Plus, Florida State’s near miss, Oklahoma State’s win in Lubbock, and a pair of unfortunate collar bone injuries.
College Football Week 4 Recap
Ty and Dan run back through Penn State’s thrilling victory over Iowa, TCU’s statement win over Oklahoma State, NC State’s upset of Florida State, the Sudoku puzzle revealed by Georgia-Mississippi State, and much more. Plus, Cal’s backdoor cover, John O’Korn o’clock for Michigan, Luke Del Rio’s reappearing act, and widespread outrage over Ty’s Window of Opportunity.
College Football Week 5 Recap (10/2/2016)
Ty and Dan recap an instant classic between Clemson and Louisville, Michigan’s defensive dominance over Wisconsin, and Washington’s statement win over Stanford. Plus, Tennessee’s crazy Hail Mary, North Carolina’s clutch field goal, an upset for Secretly Decent Indiana, and serious defensive turmoil in Austin and Eugene.
College Football Week 1 Recap (9/5/2016)
Ty and Dan recap a crazy opening weekend of the new 2016 college football season and discuss a wild victory by Texas over Notre Dame, Houston’s shocker over Oklahoma, Wisconsin’s stunner over LSU, Alabama’s destruction of USC and all the notable action from a jam-packed slate. Plus, a healthy slate of Week 1 Reverbs. (Image: Kevin Jairaj, USA Today)