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Ty and Dan relive LSU's 42-25 triumph over Clemson in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship. What are the main takeaways and key storylines from the game? What are the implications moving forward? And who are the favorites to win next season?
Ty and Dan set sail on an impromptu Tues Cruise to break down the College Football Playoff National Championship between LSU and Clemson. Which team is easier to root for? Can Clemson really tell an underdog story? Does it matter if you blitz Joe Burrow? Should LSU worry about Trevor Lawrence's legs? Can either team cover the other's receivers for 60 minutes? And what's the most likely outcome?
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. Also, the last episode was mislabled so that's how you get Part 4.5.
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. Plus, the latest coaching news and draft declarations.
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 tap into the passion of Rivalry Week with another crazy Iron Bowl, a dominant Ohio State win, a momentous Commonwealth Cup, yet another strange Egg Bowl influenced by dogs, and much more!
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 assess which college football teams have momentum on the high seas and quickly examine the state of non-Power 5 conferences.
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 study the looming Week 11 action, sharpen their No. 2 pencils, and fill in their answers for LSU-Alabama, Penn State-Minnesota, Baylor-TCU, Iowa-Wisconsin and much more. Plus, a quick visit from Kavitha Davidson and Anders Kelto from the daily sports podcast, The Lead.
Ty and Dan unveil their Arrelious Benn Diagram, the center of which comprises the mysterious “Herm-Muda Triangle,” occupied by teams who are Actually Good, Competent, and Entertaining. Every major conference team is assigned a place on the diagram, with each ruling being final and inarguably correct forever.
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 focus in on the sweet morsels of Week 10, including a huge Florida-Georgia matchup in Jacksonville, road games for both Utah and Oregon, and a primetime affair on Saturday night in Memphis.
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 engage in naval warfare, attempting to sink each other's faulty preseason assumptions in the most dangerous game of college football superiority: Arnaz Battleship.
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 walk back through a strange Week 3 featuring field goal doinks, weather delays, glitchy game clocks, and Pat Narduzzi's impression of James Franklin. Plus, UCF's mauling of Stanford, TCU's transition to new-age Navy, South Carolina's heroic backdoor cover, and the possibility of a 9-0 Wake Forest.
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. Plus, a tasty matchup in East Lansing, an aggressive marketing campaign in LA, a public service announcement reminding you to always fear the turtle, and more!
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.