The Coaching Carousel has (mostly) stopped spinning. In this college football podcast episode, Ty and Dan examine some of the most prominent coaching moves around CFB and discuss the direct and indirect effects of each.
On Valentine's Day, Ty and Dan evaluate the health of some of the most notable coach/fan base marriages in college football. What is the state of James Franklin's relationship with the Penn State fandom? Are Lane Kiffin and Ole Miss living happily ever after? Is PJ Fleck secretly on Tinder? And what happened to Sonny Dykes that one night in Bali?
Ty and Dan are joined by Bruce Feldman (Fox Sports, The Athletic) to talk through the effects of Chip Kelly's move to Ohio State as the next Buckeyes offensive coordinator. What does it mean for Ryan Day and what is the state of the program that he leaves behind for new UCLA coach Deshaun Foster? Plus, does Kelly's move hint at more coaches fleeing the drastic changes that have thrown college football into a state of disarray?
1 hr 15 min
With the college football season officially in the books, it's time for careful reflection on some of the great misses from 2023. In this college football podcast episode, Ty and Dan join forces with Andy Staples, a board-certified Wrongcologist (and CFB luminary), and take a look back at some of their worst takes from this past season. From giving the USC Trojans defense the benefit of the doubt to writing off Neal Brown at West Virginia and putting too much trust in Drew Allar at Penn State and more, the trio commiserates about its worst calls from the year that was.
1 hr 9 min
With the 2023 college football season in the books, it's time to reflect on last year's biggest hires. In this college football podcast episode, Ty and Dan determine invent and arbitrary Vanilla Ice Index and catalog the best and worst problems solves among the class of first year coaches. How do the likes of Colorado's Deion Sanders, Nebraska's Matt Rhule, Wisconsin's Luke Fickell, Auburn's Hugh Freeze, Louisville's Jeff Brohm, Arizona State's Kenny Dillingham, and others rank relative to the field?
College football's offseason is (sort of) here and it's time to take a moment of reflection. In this college football podcast episode, Ty and Dan are joined by Ari Wasserman from The Athletic to take a look back at the key storylines that emerged during CFB bowl season and discuss which situations have the most heat going into spring and the 2024 season as a whole. Plus, a quick chat about the NCAA's investigation of the Tennessee Volunteers football program for NIL violations and Michigan's quick move to make Sherrone Moore the permanent coach for the Wolverines.
1 hr 13 min
Ty and Dan take a look at the strategies of bigtime programs this offseason and discuss which schools (and new coaches) made the biggest impact via the transfer portal.
1 hr 5 min
Ty and Dan convene an emergency session to talk through their reaction to Jim Harbaugh's departure and the potential ramifications for the Michigan Wolverines moving forward
Ty and Dan take a look at the most recent class of Transfer Portal quarterbacks and determine which are plug-and-play, which could unlock newfound opportunities for their new teams, and which have the most boom-or-bust potential.
Ty and Dan discuss which active coach is best positioned to take over the mantle as CFB's voice of reason, where Michigan's national championship team ranks compared to others over the last decade, how to handle "minor" bowl games in the era of the 12-team playoff, the best choice for next year's Pop-Tarts Bowl mascot and more.