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.
Fantasy Things Scorecard (2/8/2017)
Ty and Dan take a step back and re-examine their Fantasy Things selections from last summer and grade how well they predicted the dominant narratives from the 2016-17 college football season. Here’s a link to our scorecard. Let us know how we did.
Playoff and New Year’s Six Preview (12/28/2016)
In their final show of 2016, Ty and Dan dive into two big playoff match-ups on New Year’s Eve, between Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson, before breaking down the other big New Year’s Six contests. Plus, news and results from around the world of college football and some details on the upcoming live show.
Tire Fire Alert: Week Three
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, . . .
Preseason Countdown: Ohio State (7)
Throughout August and September we will be counting down the top 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today I do my very best not to make cheap, easy jokes about the Ohio State football program because, really, the Buckeyes are really good, and have been for years. Until big games. Damn, I tried. First Impression While the Ohio State‘s rap is to fold in big games, they probably shouldn’t be known ONLY for that. They routinely dominate their conference, produce NFL draft picks like the Ivy League pumps out Daily Show writers, and are among the . . .