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America's College Football Podcast. Because you don't just like college football, you live it.

College Football, Ty Hildenbrandt, Dan Rubenstein


    • May 19, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 1h 3m AVG DURATION
    • 528 EPISODES

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    Mega Brew & A: Part 1 + College Football Podcast for 5/19

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 63:45

    Ty and Dan leaf through an overflowing inbox and answer college football questions from the Verballerhood about tasty non-conference matchups, Scott Frost's future, this year's Kenny Pickett, unattainable coaches, the fusion of playcalling schemes and identities, and much more. The second part of this Q&A episode is available to Patreon subscribers at Verballers.com.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Early 2022 Betting Lines + College Football Podcast for 5/17

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 86:12

    Ty and Dan react to early college football betting lines for all 13 weeks of the 2022 season. Which teams are being overvalued and undervalued? Which point spreads look out of whack? What are the best bets at this ridiculously early juncture in mid-May?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The State of NIL and the NCAA with Matt Brown + College Football Podcast for 5/12

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 71:53

    Ty and Dan welcome back Matt Brown to get an up-to-the-minute perspective on the effect NIL is having on college football and figure out where the marketplace will take the sport next. Amid the news of Jordan Addison's transfer away from Pitt, the NCAA's renewed focus on collectives, the looming presence of the EA Sports video game, and predictions for the END OF THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL WORLD, we examine where things *actually* stand and whether Matt's opinion has changed since his last visit in February.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The 5-7 Game + College Football Podcast for 5/10

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 74:05

    Ty and Dan walk back through the programs that went 5-7 in 2021, figure out why and wonder how each can improve in 2022. Should Jordan Travis be the guy at Florida State? What is TCU's identity? How close is Texas to being "back"? Were Cal and Syracuse secretly decent?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Spring Snapshots: Georgia, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Washington & North Carolina + College Football Podcast for 5/5

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 41:01

    Ty and Dan dig back into spring games at five more big schools. What does Georgia's roster look like after having 15 players drafted? Can we draw any conclusions from an abnormal Tennessee spring game? Is THIS the year Wisconsin finally revamps its offense? Is Washington in danger of being left behind? Who's playing quarterback for North Carolina?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Spring Snapshot: Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Michigan State & Virginia Tech + College Football Podcast for 5/3

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 57:04

    Ty and Dan dive in and discuss what college football fans learned watching the spring football games at Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Michigan State and Virginia Tech. Is Jahmyr Gibbs set for a monster season in Tuscaloosa? What were the impressions of Florida's debut under Billy Napier? Is Ohio State's first team already set? Are Michigan State and Mel Tucker poised for a big leap forward? Where should Brent Pry start as he tries to reboot the Hokies?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Spring Snapshot: Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Texas & Ole Miss + College Football Podcast for 4/28

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 41:03

    Ty and Dan continue their recap of a loaded weekend of spring football games by taking a closer look at Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech, Ole Miss, and Virginia. What happened during Pyne Time in South Bend? Did the Sooner faithful like what they saw in Brent Venables' debut? Can Oklahoma State take a step forward on offense? Is Quinn Ewers worth the hype for the Longhorns? How did Jaxson Dart look in his first action under Lane Kiffin? How did Tony Elliott feel after his first "game" with the Hoos? And why are we so damn excited about the Joey McGuire era at Texas Tech?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Spring Snapshot: LSU, USC, UCLA, Penn State, Iowa + Oregon with Tyson Alger + College Football Podcast for 4/26

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 76:09

    Ty and Dan take a look back at some of the weekend's big spring football games and determine what's in focus and what remains blurry for a handful of prominent teams. Should LSU's quarterback derby be a cause for concern given Brian Kelly's track record? Will USC's defense be better under the Lincoln Riley regime? Will Penn State and Iowa be better at running the ball in 2022? And, a quick chat with Tyson Alger from the I-5 Corridor about what we learned in Oregon's premiere under Dan Lanning.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Clemson Football Deep Dive with Larry Williams

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 56:09

    Ty chats with Larry Williams of TigerIllustrated.com to get the latest on the state of the Clemson football program in light of mass coaching turnover, a "down" season in 2021, Dabo Swinney's philosophy of college football, a potential quarterback race, and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Spring Snapshots: Auburn, Florida State, Michigan + Texas A&M with Sam Khan, Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 80:36

    Ty and Dan take a look back at the spring football games at Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, Florida State, Michigan and Nebraska and highlight the key takeaways as teams took the field for their annual scrimmages. With so many questions before a new season, which answers are clear, and which remain blurry? Plus, Sam Khan, Jr. from The Athletic stops by for a more in-depth chat about Texas A&M.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mega April Q&A: Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 61:07

    Ty and Dan empty the mailbag and tackle hardhitting questions from the Verballerhood. How "back" is Tennessee football? Which darkhorse Heisman contenders would you consider betting on? Who is this year's Kenny Pickett? What should be the point spread when Notre Dame plays Ohio State in Week 1? The joys of getting unexpectedly tipsy, and much more!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The NFL Draft with Nate Tice

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 72:28

    Ty and Dan chat with Nate Tice of The Athletic Football Show about the 2022 NFL Draft, his favorite quarterbacks, the process of grading talent, avoiding groupthink when evaluating players, why Drake London is a force of nature, and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The 4-8 Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 72:43

    Ty and Dan honor April 8th by dissecting the list of FBS teams that went 4-8 in 2021 (including USC, Washington and Colorado) and breaking down the state of each program. What went wrong? What went right? Plus, Bob Bowlsby steps down as Big 12 commissioner, Notre Dame schedules an FCS team, and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The State of College Football Analytics with Bill Connelly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 66:58

    Ty and Dan welcome back ESPN's Bill Connelly to unpack his recent piece on the state of analytics in college football. How are trends changing around fourth downs and two point conversions? How will the rise of player tracking impact coaching decisions? What's so special about passing on first down, and why might we see more of it? Plus, an indulgent postscript chat about the World Cup draw and what it portends for the United States Men's National Team. And a breakdown of the Final Four of Fast Food taking place at Verballers.com.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    2023 Quarterback Recruits with Ari Wasserman

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 73:38

    Ty and Dan welcome back Ari Wasserman from The Athletic to discuss the incredible hype about Arch Manning, the dawn of NIL collectives at places like Tennessee, the value of early playing time in today's recruiting landscape, and much more. Plus, more #BoatGoals.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Gabbing with Mike Golic Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 73:45

    Ty and Dan welcome Mike Golic Jr. back to the show to discuss the rapid pace of change in college football, the player perspective on expanding the playoff, the wave of player empowerment through NIL and revised transfer rules, the joys of broadcasting games live, BOAT GOALS, and much more.Check out Sorry in Advance: The Golic Family Podcast.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Five Lingering Questions (For Dan)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 69:49

    Ty and Dan go through a rousing batch of questions, ranging from really bad, popular college football opinions to the possibilities in Dan Lanning's first season at Oregon to their favorite players in the upcoming NFL Draft. Plus, ESPN's trade of the PSU/Purdue game for Joe Buck, Emory Jones to the Transfer Portal, and adidas potentially becoming a serious player in the NIL space.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Five Lingering Questions (for Ty)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 66:29

    Spring Forward: The Biggest College Football Questions This Spring

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 70:15

    With the feeling of Spring in the air, Ty and Dan ask some of their biggest questions as teams get ready for their Spring Games over the next month. What will the next wave of transfers look like? Which teams are working hardest to avoid being Half Teams? Is there a low key quarterback competition at Clemson? Can new additions help Texas A&M solve its big play problem? Can Nicholas Singleton boost Penn State's running game? Plus, NIL deals gone wild, infractions at LSU, and a fan survey at Nebraska.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Big March Q&A: Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 59:23

    Ty and Dan field questions from across the expansive Verballerhood on surprise 2022 teams, Lincoln Riley vs. Mario Cristobal, ideas for Tennessee's defense, must-see regular season games, breakfast pastries, microchips in footballs, and of course, lasers. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Jayden Daniels to LSU + the 3-9 Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 84:01

    Ty and Dan touch on the decision by Jayden Daniels to transfer to LSU (and what it means for Brian Kelly's first season), proposed rule changes in college football, and the highlights from the NFL Combine. Plus, a quick round of the 3-9 Game with a look back at the dozen teams that won only three games in 2021 and how they project looking forward.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Introducing our new podcast: Extra Nuggets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 4:38

    A sneak peak of our new podcast: Extra Nuggets! Listen for a light-hearted trivia conversation between Dan Rubenstein and Adam Amin. Dan and Adam select old Jeopardy! categories from the show's decades-long run, asking each other the five questions, and then offering up fun, additional context on each of the correct answers. The stakes are low, the potential for random new knowledge is sky-high. Available exclusively at Verballers.com!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Chatting with Desmond Howard + Big Show News!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 68:55

    Ty and Dan welcome ESPN's Desmond Howard to the podcast to talk about his evolution from football legend to broadcaster, the process of learning a new craft, the challenges of covering the ever-changing sport of college football, his affinity for road cycling, fitness, and much more. Plus, big show news as the Solid Verbal Podcast Network welcomes Extra Nuggets to the family!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Oklahoma Story with Jason Kersey

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 63:56

    Ty and Dan chat with Jason Kersey of The Athletic to get a better idea of what happened as the Oklahoma football program was turned on its head when Lincoln Riley suddenly bolted for USC. What was the reaction within the program and does the hiring of Brent Venables soften the blow for Sooner Nation? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Slam Dunk Coaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 74:23

    Ty and Dan take a look at first-year head coaches in 2021 and discuss which are on track to be slam dunks and which are getting bricked by the rim. Is Josh Heupel a 360-degree tomahawk slam? Is Steve Sarkisian headed towards an unspectacular tenure at Texas? More importantly, are Shane Beamer and Jedd Fisch wearing those special shoes so they can jump higher?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Delayed Expansion + Jayden Daniels Transfers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 46:43

    Ty and Dan take a quick look at the latest news around college football, including the decision by conference commissioners to keep the College Football Playoff in its current form through the end of the 2025 season. What does this mean for the sport and what are the sticking points with respect to eventual expansion? Plus, Jayden Daniels decides to transfer away from Arizona State, leaving the Sun Devils in even more uncertain territory.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Explaining NIL with Matt Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 71:24

    Ty and Dan welcome Matt Brown (from Extra Points with Matt Brown) back to the show to break down how new Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rules impacted college football through the 2021 college football season and discuss how the sport will be impacted moving forward. Does NIL portend the end of college football as we know it? Is it working as intended? What is the next frontier as NIL matures?Listeners can claim their offer code by going to http://www.extrapointsmb.com/solidverbal.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    What happened between Auburn and Bryan Harsin?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 55:47

    Ty and Dan chat with Justin Ferguson from AuburnObserver.com and try to understand the curious saga that brought Bryan Harsin to the brink of termination as the coach of the Tigers. What exactly prompted the school's internal investigation? Who's in charge of the football program? How worried should fans be about the influx of transfers? And how might the story have been different if the Tigers had won the Iron Bowl or lost Tank Bigsby?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Lincoln Riley Smack Talk + The 2-10 Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 66:49

    The Bryan Harsin Saga at Auburn + How's Your College Football Marriage?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 71:25

    With Valentine's Day approaching, Ty and Dan take an honest look at some of the highest profile marriages around college football and assess the health of the relationships. Are Ryan Day and Ohio State destined to remain a couple forever? Does Florida State have a wandering eye for Deion Sanders? Is Sark and Texas a match made in heaven or just for Instagram? Plus, the ongoing Bryan Harsin saga at Auburn, Josh Gattis's tumultuous exit from Michigan, and more!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Signing Day Movers & Shakers with Brandon Huffman

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 63:54

    Ty and Dan welcome back Brandon Huffman from 247Sports to break down the notable stories from National Signing Day, including Texas A&M's historic class, impressive recruiting hauls by new coaches, the names to watch in the 2022 season, the impact of NIL and the one-time transfer rule, and much more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.