Fox Sports’s Adam Amin joins the show to peel back the curtain on the details of what goes into a college football broadcast on networks like FOX, ESPN, CBS, and NBC in a “normal” year and how that looks to change during the 2020 college football season with safety protocols in place.
Ty and Dan discuss Chuba Hubbard's stand against Mike Gundy as well as new cases of COVID-19 at Alabama, Clemson, Texas and beyond, and a prom-themed looked at third year head coaches going into the 2020 college football season.
Ty and Dan examine the world of college football's social media influencers and chat with Derek Marckel, Michigan State's superstar Creative Director, and Hayes Fawcett, the graphic designer for the biggest recruits in the land.
Ty and Dan discuss the loss of Justyn Ross for the 2020 season and the expensive challenge of coronavirus testing heading into the fall before opening up an overflowing mailbag to chat about Tua's longlasting impact, Kyler Murray vs. Lamar Jackson, proposed changes to the transfer rule, and much more.
Ty and Dan conclude their three-part breakdown of college football runners up, walking back through the tug of war between Alabama and Clemson between 2015-2019, Georgia getting punched in the stomach by a young Tua Tagovailoa, and a requisite comparison of all teams to 2005 USC.
Ty and Dan examine college football's runners up from 2005-2009, from Reggie Bush-era USC to Colt McCoy's final season at Texas, and break down how close each team was to winning a championship before ranking them against each other.
Former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz joins Dan to talk about what the 2020 NFL Draft tells us about college football, including QB evaluations, conference reputations, and how prospects get overlooked. He also grades his ability as a father and husband during the quarantine, mostly patting himself on the back.
Ty and Dan rehash Boise State's dramatic win over Oklahoma in the 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. How big were Chris Petersen's stones? Could Oklahoma have won running a read option offense? Did Boise's blown lead have a positive effect on the program? And what was Chris Myers doing during Ian Johnson's marriage proposal?
Ty and Dan touch base on Kirby Smart's cold-blooded hire, Colorado's extremely lukewarm coaching move, and a hypothetical question connecting the two. Plus, a double-dip on last week's inbox, with a focus on important, non-football topics such as anniversary gifts, sock wearing strategies, and futuristic Japanese toilets.
Ty and Dan empty an overflowing inbox and assess Mel Tucker's sudden move to Michigan State, a proposed revision to player transfer rules, the Dave Aranda version of Baylor, and the new coaches most likely to make an immediate impact.
With Ty out "sick" (read: deeply covert), Dan welcomes The Athletic's Andy Staples onto the show to discuss just how spicy, on a hot chicken scale, a number of new college football coaching hires truly are.
Ty and Dan relive the highs and lows of bowl season by putting a bow on great seasons by Oregon, Georgia, Florida, Minnesota and other teams this college football season. Plus, the latest coaching news, transfers, draft declarations. Also, the Sun Bowl.
Ty and Dan walk back through LSU's historic victory over Oklahoma, Clemson's big plays against Ohio State, and the minutiae that defined the playoff semifinals. Plus, a look around college football at other meaningful bowl games, a quick trip aboard a mini bowl barge, and universal disdain for Memphis's curious uniform choice.
Ty and Dan celebrate the Rose and Sugar Bowls while asking hard questions about the Minnesota Motivation Factor, proposing a unified Barry Alvarez bowl theory, electing a Mayor of Punt City, and deliberating Tony the Tiger's financial situation.
Ty and Dan preview the College Football Playoff semifinals and break down Oklahoma's game plan against LSU, the difficulty in picking between Clemson and Ohio State, the matchups to watch, and what clues the 2019 season has dropped along the way. Plus, a wide-ranging chat with Brandon Huffman about the takeaways from Signing Day.
Ty and Dan float deeper into bowl season and preview another batch of games, from the Military Bowl through the Orange Bowl. Also, saying nice things aloud about Michigan State, quantifying a Clay Helton boost, and much more.
Ty and Dan float through bowl season by working in chronological order from the Celebration Bowl to the Quick Lane Bowl. Also, a secret strategy for winning your confidence pool as well as coaching news and Joe Burrow's historic Heisman victory.
Ty and Dan take a deep dive into an overflowing mailbag and tackle the important issues, like college football's postseason system, the inevitability of blue blooded programs, the allure of being "just a coach away", and more. Plus, foreign language marriage proposals, dogs in beds, and other pertinent topics.
Captain Ty and Lietenant Commander Dan recap the coaches and players who are on the move before visiting the chain of teams most excited to be in their respective bowl games. Plus, a quick game of Oar Not with the 2019 regular season in the rearview mirror.
Ty and Dan walk back through college football's conference championship games and wonder if LSU is beatable, if we learned anything new about Ohio State, if Clemson is just getting warmed up, and if Jalen Hurts can stop hurting his own team. Plus, coaching moves, bowl matchups, and overhand Dr. Pepper Tuition Throws.
Ty and Dan walk through all 10 conference championship games and discuss whether Georgia can upset LSU, if Wisconsin can do better in its sequel with Ohio State, the simple math behind the Big 12 Championship Game, a potential monsoon game in Santa Clara, and Virginia's path to not losing by 28 points to Clemson.
Ty and Dan inspect the college football ships that have thrown their old captains out to sea and pay sweet homage to Chan Ho Park's spinning kick in 1999 with a special game of Land Ho Park, examining the playoff teams with killer instinct and the weird situations that could unfold after this coming weekend.
Ty and Dan throw out all the records and examine college football's biggest rivalries, as Michigan takes another crack at Ohio State, Alabama takes its Mac attack to Auburn, Oklahoma looks to separate from Oklahoma State, and much more. Plus, Thanksgiving festivities abound!
Ty and Dan disembark and wander the college football landscape, guided only by the will of the Verballersphere, as they answer questions about head coaching vacancies, freshman quarterbacks, potential upsets, and much more.
Ty and Dan recap Ohio State's test against Penn State, Arizona State's upset of Oregon, Georgia's sputtering offense, Oklahoma's separation anxiety, Michigan's surging confidence, a vintage send-off for Bud Foster, and much more.
Ty and Dan take a spin around Lazy Susan Saturday and break down Penn State's trip to Ohio State, TCU's chances of knocking off Oklahoma, a possible hangover for Georgia, and Indiana as the ultimate letdown-lookahead sandwich.
Ty and Dan walk back through the scary second halves of college football's Week 12, including Oklahoma's incredible comeback win in Waco, Auburn's last ditch effort against Georgia, Minnesota's final push against Iowa and much more. Plus, Tua's tragic injury in Starkville, a crockpotting in Ann Arbor, and a letdown lookahead in State College.
Ty and Dan have a heated debate over the proper branding for a Week 12 that features the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, the battle for Paul Bunyan's trophy in Michigan, a Mega Letdown Floyd of Rosedale in Iowa City, Baylor's big home test against Oklahoma, and much more.
Ty and Dan stare out over the edge of the water to determine what or if a number of programs should make a dramatic change in some way at the top. Also, an important review of which teams are truly venomous.
Ty and Dan relive LSU's big win in Tuscaloosa in the GAME OF THE CENTURY (of this year, at least), Minnesota's statement upset of Penn State, Baylor's continued clunkerfest, Iowa State's ferocious comeback attempt, and much more.
Ty and Dan take another look at Week 10 and rehash Jake Fromm's big day for Georgia, a strange backdoor push in SMU-Memphis, a dominant three-quarter effort by Oregon, and self-inflicted mistakes by Baylor, Washington and Notre Dame.
Ty and Dan figure out how ready teams like Oregon, Virginia Tech, and LSU are to hit new heights, whether or not certain early season results of aged well or not, and who’s due for a late season surge… after a slow start.
Ty and Dan relive Kansas State's stunning upset of Oklahoma, Michigan's beatdown of Notre Dame, LSU's thin win over Auburn, Ohio State's dismantling of Wisconsin, Oregon's last-second victory, and much more.
Ty and Dan ponder the point spread of the Notre Dame-Michigan game and wonder whether Auburn can score with LSU, if Penn State will have a let-down in East Lansing, if Wisconsin can keep it close with Ohio State, and much more!
Ty and Dan rehash the weekend's big upset by Illinois and unofficially restart the Illini "Drive for Six", and walk back through Penn State's big home victory, Oregon's triumph in Seattle, Missouri's confusing loss, and the quiet consistency of Matt Rhule's "Smocktober". Plus, an unexpected shootout in Austin, multiple overtimes in the ACC, Tua's jersey nameplate, the artist formerly known as Tropical Storm Nesto, and much more.
Ty and Dan snap, crackle and pop their way through Week 8, as Oregon-Washington and Michigan-Penn State headline a less meaty (but still beefy!) slate of Week 8 games. Plus, Baylor's trip to Stillwater, the return of the Muschamp Bowl, Baylor's quiet 6-0, and the curious case of live mascots in the early 1900s.
Ty and Dan set sail for the high seas and stumble upon a trove of college football messages floating in bottles, wondering from afar about Michigan's offense, Georgia's egg, a revised top 10, the Heisman Trophy, hyphenated stadiums and more.
Ty and Dan recap South Carolina's stunning victory over Georgia, LSU's statement win over Florida, Oklahoma's sackfest in the Red River Shootout, Penn State's road win in Iowa City, and much more. Plus, USC's backdoor cover, Baylor's heartbreak warfare, the Lynn Bowdenification of Kentucky's offense, and a grassroots campaign to get College GameDay to Minnesota.
Ty and Dan inspect a worldwide Week 7 and ponder passing stats in the Red River Shootout, point totals in Penn State-Iowa, game plans in USC-Notre Dame, and their level of Trask Trust heading into Florida-LSU.
Ty and Dan scour an area twice the size of Texas in search for some lost-at-sea offenses, figure out if the distance between teams in big upcoming matchups (Florida vs. Georgia, Ohio State vs. Penn State, etc) are gulfs, bays, or lagoons, and then estimate the towing work needed to drag some very specific teams to bowl eligibility. And there’s a phallic salamander? A wrestler? Or something?
Ty and Dan walk back through Truth Hurts Saturday with dramatic drive chart readouts from Iowa-Michigan and Auburn-Florida, a closer look at Ohio State's electric offense, a moment of reflection over the state of the Pac-12 and much more. Plus, an infrastructure suggestion for Ames, a name change in Louisville, and another record for Joe Burrow.
Ty and Dan channel their inner Lizzo and take a closer look at Truth Hurts Saturday, as Iowa travels to Michigan, Auburn heads to The Swamp, and Ohio State welcomes Sparty to Columbus. Plus, a quandary involving an open-faced-revenge-letdown game, Brian VanGorder's homecoming, college football's new Bryant Moniz, and more!
Ty and Dan rank the effectiveness of some of college football's most notable defectors and plunge deep into the sea to explore this season's whales. Plus, PIRATE'S BOOTY ALERT as California passes a consequential measure allowing players to financially benefit from their likenesses.
Ty and Dan recap Clemson's close call in Chapel Hill, Ohio State's blowout win in Lincoln, Alabama's pursuit of every school record, and Jalen Hurts's continued dominance. Plus, Bully's run-in with Boobie, Michigan's neck crack, Tua's cousin, the other John Mayer(s) and more.
Ty and Dan examine college football's Week 5, featuring beefy point spreads and Ohio State's road test in Lincoln, Washington's clash with USC, Penn State's Friday night fight with Maryland, and much more.
Ty and Dan set sail for parts unknown, examining the strength of several coach/school marriages and guessing which storylines from Week 4 will have staying power. Plus, a quick look at college football's tiers at the quarter pole and a requisite game of Dunzo or Not Dunzo.
Ty and Dan recap an eventful Week 4, as Georgia held off Notre Dame, Wisconsin annihilated Michigan, Texas outlasted Oklahoma State, and UCLA and Wazzu combined for 130 points in Pac-12 After Dark. Plus, the "Pitt Special", the Iron Skillet, the ACC demolition derby, and more.
Ty and Dan turn up the heat in time for Skillet Saturday and pan sear a huge week of college football games, as Michigan visits Wisconsin, Oregon visits Stanford, Notre Dame visits Georgia and much more.
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Ty and Dan set sail into the icy waters of college football and debate potential losses for top tier teams, the programs taking on the most water, and the schools in which they'd invest their emotional energy.
Ty and Dan plow through an understated slate of Week 3 action, including a pair of rivalries featuring Iowa-Iowa State and Pitt-Penn State, and handful of home underdogs, and a bold Window of Opportunity.
Ty and Dan embark on The Tues Cruise and explore the offenses of Auburn, Penn State and Washington, the early season hype of Maryland and North Carolina, the Heisman credentials of Jalen Hurts, and the sinking ship that is UCLA football.
Ty and Dan walk through a fun Week 2 and discuss LSU's new look offense, Army's near upset of Michigan, Cal's late night upset, USC's weird QB room, Colorado's thrilling comeback and Texas A&M's backdoor cover. Also, is Maryland back?
Ty and Dan preview a top heavy slate of Week 2 games featuring Clemson's home test against Texas A&M and LSU's road trip to Texas. Plus, intriguing home games for Ohio State and Michigan, a must-win spot for Tennessee, a weird installment of Stanford-USC, and potentially the most consequential Window of Opportunity in the history of the podcast.
Ty and Dan recap all the action from college football's Week 1, as Auburn came through in the clutch against Oregon, Boise State mounted an impressive comeback, a trio of SEC East teams stumbled, Ohio State had its first Justin Fields experience, and Iowa State needed triple overtime and a miracle fumble recovery to win.
Ty and Dan take a quick look at Florida's sloppy win over Miami and Arizona's loss at Hawaii before looking over official quarterback announcements and having a free-flowing discussion about their favorite Group of Five teams in 2019.
Ty and Dan answer burning questions about every ACC team in 2019. Can anything stop Clemson? Can Florida State rebound from an underwhelming 2018? Will Manny Diaz rediscover Miami's swagger? What's the deal with Virginia Tech? All that and much more.
Ty and Dan closeout their offseason mode by emptying the inbox and answering a boatload of questions on Michigan's ceiling, Ohio State's floor, interesting Group of Five matchups, the effect of the College Football Playoff, declining attendance and much more.
Ty and Dan go from conference to conference and build a list of under-the-radar impact players that belong on their 2019 Dude Watch List. Plus, details on buying tickets for the Dallas and DC live shows in August!
Ty and Dan adapt a cavalcade of wish-themed movies to the 2019 college football season and put together their wishlists for the year ahead. Also, an official announcement of another live show next month in Dallas.
Ty and Dan prep for July 4th by opening up the mailbag and examining how certain college football situations could come to fruition. Also, Independence Day food tips, hot takes about US Soccer and more. Plus, detail on how to get your tickets to the live show in DC!
Ty and Dan take a stroll down memory lane by rewatching the 2011 installment of LSU vs. Alabama, the so-called "Game of the Century", and chronicling their thoughts in the format of a proper book report.
Ty and Dan field questions from the Verballerhood and guess the likelihood of various college football scenarios coming to fruition. Plus, taking the bubble wrap off the Etling Line by which all quarterbacks are judged and a serious discussion about office bathroom etiquette.
Ty and Dan field questions from the Verballerhood and delve into the future of the NCAA video game series, upset alerts in the Big Ten, hypothetical rule changes, the best stadiums for defending against zombies, and more. Plus, groomsman gift tips, wedding dance floor strategy, and best man speech etiquette.