Ty and Dan welcome back Bill Connelly from ESPN.com to discuss the AAC's addition of six new teams, how his SP+ rankings view teams like Clemson and Michigan, how 2021 stacks up to the chaos-filled year of 2007, and a quick breakdown of two prominent programs in the Lonestar State. Plus, random ATP and USMNT talk to add further nerdiness to the conversation.
Published 10/22/21
Ty and Dan pop open the hood on a lighter-than-usual slate of college football games in Week 8, as USC and Notre Dame renew their rivalry, Pitt looks to assert itself in the ACC, Chip Kelly tries to knock off his former team, and Iowa State sets its sights on a victory over Oklahoma State. Plus, Ed Orgeron and Nick Rolovich get fired, Wake does battle with Army, Purdue goes for a second straight Big Ten West upset, and much more.
Published 10/20/21
Ty and Dan walk back through Purdue upset of Iowa as the Boilermakers reassume their role as No. 2 killers. And, SEC craziness as a second string LSU knocks off Florida, Good Bo Nix reappears in Fayetteville, and all hell breaks loose in Knoxville. Plus, the start of the Caleb Williams era for Oklahoma, a clunker for Michigan State, Utah's case for the Pac-12, and Clemson as an interesting-adjacent ACC team.
Published 10/18/21
Ty and Dan peer through their binoculars at the evolving quarterback situation at Oklahoma and ponder possible landing spots for Spencer Rattler if he decides to transfer. Plus a look at the top 20 teams in the AP Poll and at the hardest jobs in college football, as reported by The Athletic.
Published 10/15/21
Ty and Dan find the hidden beauty in college football's Week 7, as Kentucky goes on the road to battle with Georgia, Oklahoma State travels to Austin, and Ole Miss and Tennessee set up for a shootout in Knoxville. Plus, Clemson in the treacherous Carrier Dome, Florida against a shaky LSU squad, Zombie Alabama, Farmageddon, and the vaunted Jeff Grimes Bowl.
Published 10/13/21
Ty and Dan reaction to a crazy week of college football which featured a stunning upset of Alabama on the road against an unranked Texas A&M and the Calzada Armada, a comeback victory for the Iowa Hawkeyes after an injury to Penn State's Sean Clifford, a crazy finish to the Red River Shootout, and a looming quarterback controversy at Oklahoma. Plus, a wild ending as Ole Miss outlasted Arkansas, another heartbreaker for Nebraska, more of Notre Dame's quarterback-by-committee, BYU's first...
Published 10/11/21
Ty and Dan are joined by Bill Connelly from ESPN and discuss LSU's issues on both offense and defense, the viability of Cincinnati making the playoff, the teams that Vegas is overlooking, the most interesting storylines heading into Week 6 and more.
Published 10/08/21
Ty and Dan prepare you for Shipper Saturday and debate which teams are relationship worthy and suitable to take home to mom. Which team is more trustworthy as Penn State travels to Iowa for a gigantic, top-5 game? How nervous should Oklahoma be about a Steve Sarkisian-led Longhorns squad? Which team is more legit between Arkansas and Ole Miss? Plus, a tricky road spot for Michigan, the ominous nature of the Carrier Dome, and suitable hot dog vendors in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Published 10/06/21
Ty and Dan lick their wounds after their teams, Oregon and Notre Dame, are defeated at the hands of Stanford and Cincinnati, respectively. Plus, Alabama and Georgia dominate, Michigan disposes of Wisconsin, Iowa and Penn State get set for a huge matchup, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State remain unbeaten, more Pac-12 After Dark upsets, and much more. Oh, and a lively batch of listener Reverbs!
Published 10/04/21
Ty and Dan are joined by Andy Staples from The Athletic and discuss the new possibility of unionization among college athletes and how it could impact the sport, the "luxury of time" that the College Football Playoff has to figure out its next step, and the grouping of teams in the 2021 season about which we know very little or have only a few data points.
Published 10/01/21
Ty and Dan buckle up for a loaded week of college football action, as Alabama and Ole Miss do battle in Tuscaloosa, Cincinnati takes its show on the road to Notre Dame, Arkansas gets set for an unlikely showdown with Georgia, and Oklahoma looks to fix its ailing offense against a familiar foe.
Published 09/29/21
Ty and Dan walk back through a chaotic week of college football, as NC State knocked off Clemson for the first time in a decade, Arkansas made an SEC West statement, Oklahoma hung on by the skin of its teeth, and Notre Dame rose up late to hammer Wisconsin. Plus, questions about the offenses in Michigan, Bo Nix benched, Pac-12 After Dark madness, and a trip to the Altar of Dan and Totem of Ty.
Published 09/27/21
Ty and Dan take a look at the evolving QB situation at USC, the status of D'Eriq King's throwing shoulder, and the questions along LSU's offensive line. Plus, Lane Kiffin has things to say about Alabama and the powers-that-be and pausing their move to expand the playoff.
Published 09/24/21
Ty and Dan take a trip into the Coan Zone and dissect the week's big matchup between Notre Dame and Wisconsin at Soldier Field in Chicago. Plus, is Clemson's offense OK? Is LSU really any good? How excited is too excited for the Arkansas Razorbacks? And why Week 4 is best characterized as Scratch 'n Sniff Saturday.
Published 09/22/21
Ty and Dan recap Penn State's thrilling victory over Auburn amid a white out crowd in Beaver Stadium, Florida's near-comeback against Alabama, complete chaos in the Pac-12 South, a wide open Big Ten East, Oklahoma's offensive struggles, and questions about the Clemson offense.
Published 09/20/21
Ty and Dan break down changes in depth charts, the latest coaching scuttlebutt, and turn it over to Bill Connelly to chat about what his SP+ rankings say about Alabama-Florida, Auburn-Penn State, and other key matchups for college football Week 3.
Published 09/17/21
Ty and Dan put on their thinking caps and break down Penn State's huge home clash with the Auburn Tigers, the Anthony Richardson x-factor in evaluating Florida's chances against Alabama, Michigan State's trip to South Beach, and the elevation situation as Oklahoma State treks north to Boise State.
Published 09/15/21
Recapping Oregon's huge upset of Ohio State, Iowa's workmanlike effort to secure the Cy-Hawk Trophy, Arkansas's domination of Texas, BYU's triumph in the Holy War, Notre Dame's nailbiter against Toledo and more.
Published 09/13/21
Ty and Dan break down the Big 12's move to add Cincinnati, BYU, UCF and Houston, while the College Football Playoff's expansion to 12 hits a potential roadblock. Plus, the traffic, weather, and a fond farewell to the Redbox Bowl.
Published 09/10/21
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Published 09/09/21
Ty and Dan dig into college football's Week 2, featuring a huge non-conference clash between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks, the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy between Iowa and Iowa State, a secretly awesome match-up between NC State and Mississippi State, the Holy War, and much more. Plus, a quick look back at Notre Dame's overtime win over Florida State and a dominant effort by Ole Miss on Labor Day.
Published 09/08/21
Ty and Dan take a look back at Georgia's impressive defensive display in holding down Clemson, Penn State's statement victory on the road in Wisconsin, UCLA's eye-opening result over LSU, Alabama's continued dominance, and much more from college football's Week One.
Published 09/06/21
Ty and Dan cover the hottest topics around the world of college football, from Jimbo Fisher's raise to Nebraska's sellout streak. Plus, ESPN's Bill Connelly is always on your side and stops by for a chat about the Week 1 slate of games. And, as always, a quick look at traffic, weather, and the latest in business news.
Published 09/03/21
College football is back! Ty and Dan dive into the biggest action of Week 1, including a mammoth showdown between Clemson and Georgia, the start of Alabama's title defense, Notre Dame's road tilt in Tallahassee, LSU's tricky trip to LA, and a huge clash in the Big Ten between Penn State and Wisconsin. Plus, a weird Body Clock game between Kansas State and Stanford, the start of a more normal season for Oregon, and a potential upset with Louisiana going to Texas.
Published 09/01/21
Ty and Dan recap the first weekend of college football action as Illinois extended its winning streak over Nebraska and cast serious doubts on whether Scott Frost will be coaching the Cornhuskers next season. Plus, UCLA's impressive showing against Hawaii and what it means headed into a curious contest with LSU. And, at long last, the introduction of Run The Board, a new pick'em game that gives you, the esteemed Verballer, a chance to be on our Board of Trustees.
Published 08/30/21