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The best podcast for college football. Because you don't just love college football, you live it.

The best podcast for college football. Because you don't just love college football, you live it.


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The best podcast for college football. Because you don't just love college football, you live it.








Mail Time: Part 2

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.


Mail Time: Part 1

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. Plus, a revival plan for "toxic" fan bases, a watch strategy for new dads, a stadium bucket list, and much more.


Fantasy Things Retrospective

Ty and Dan walk back through their Fantasy Things selections from last August, break down the hits and misses, and talk through a hypothetical supplemental draft.


Construction Zone!

Ty and Dan put on their hardhats and examine the blueprints that various college programs followed in constructing their 2020 recruiting classes. Which programs are rebuilding from the ground up and which are just just showing off? Plus, Mark Dantonio steps down from Michigan State.


Pleasant (and Unpleasant) Surprises

Ty and Dan take a look back at the 2019 college football season and discuss each conference's most pleasant and unpleasant surprises.


2020 New Coach Spice-o-Meter

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 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?


LSU! Clemson! National Championship Preview!

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?


Bowl Recap-a-Palooza!

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.


Playoff and Bowl Recaps

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.


The Bowl Barge: Part 4.5

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.


The Bowl Barge: Part 4 (and Signing Day Recap!)

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.


The Bowl Barge: Part 2

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.


The Bowl Barge: Part 1

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.


Postseason Mailbag

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.


The Tues Cruise: Archibowlago

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.


Championship Week Recap

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.


Championship Week Preview

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.


The Tues Cruise: Man Overboard and Land Ho (Park)!

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.


College Football Rivalry Week Recap

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!