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
You give us a download, we'll give you the world. Ty and Dan cover the biggest college football news of the week, including a curious alliance among the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12, a group of starting quarterback announcements, a Covid counterpunch at schools around the country, and more. Plus, a look at how the public is betting on Week 0, how the schedule sets up for the home viewer, and how seriously to take the Scott Frost controversy at Nebraska.
Published 08/27/21
Is Alabama a lock for the College Football Playoffs? Is Iowa State a legit title contender or is this finally Oklahoma's year? Does Arizona State have enough depth to win the Pac-12? Will Clay Helton be the coach of USC in 2022? Is Jack Coan the missing link for Notre Dame? Ty and Dan take a realistic look at some of the unanswered questions and predictions heading into the 2021 college football season. And, finally, at long last... a preview of Week 0, featuring the Nebraska Cornhuskers on...
Published 08/25/21
Ty and Dan circle the wagons and draft fantasy rosters of college football storylines, tropes, and idiosyncrasies that they expect to play a prominent role in the 2021 season. Plus, a full breakdown of the draft board, including dozens of possibilities that didn't make a roster. At long last, an episode that can really spin it.
Published 08/23/21
Ty and Dan comb the Verballerhood for burning questions heading into the new 2021 college football season. Which teams are just one player away? Which new starting quarterback is the best? What under-the-radar Week 1 games are the most intriguing? What will NIL do to college football and is it just a fad?
Published 08/20/21
With the 2021 college football season mere weeks away, Ty and Dan welcome in Geoff Schwartz to discuss some of his early gambling leans and strategies. Why does he like betting on the Pac-12? What teams represent the best value? How does he make his picks, and what's the verdict on betting for or against your favorite team? Also, big boy takes on visiting a buffet.
Published 08/18/21
Channeling their inner Guy Fieri, Ty and Dan play a game of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives while looking through the weekly college football schedule in 2021. What are the must-see games? Where are the best tailgating spots each week? Which games should you attend if you're on a budget? Also, which college team would Guy Fieri root for?
Published 08/16/21
Can USC finally live up to the hype? Is UCLA sneaky good, or just actual good? How is Utah like a Jeep Grand Cherokee? Why does Ty have a crush on Arizona State? Does Colorado have dudes to build around? What will the Jedd Fisch era look like at Arizona? Ty and Dan conclude their Pac-12 conference preview and take a quick look at the Mountain West (West).
Published 08/13/21
Is Oregon the team to beat in the Pac-12 North? Why are pundits high on Washington after just a four-game season in 2020? Which direction is the Stanford football program headed? Is this the year Cal turns into more than just a Half Team? What's realistic for Oregon State? Is Jarrett Guarantano getting the nod for Washington State? Ty and Dan take a look at the Pac-12 North, plus a quick gander at the Mountain West Mountain division.
Published 08/11/21