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Former NFL quarterback, Gus Frerotte talks with guests about when they fell in love with sports, how sports taught them to overcome adversity and help shape their path to success.

Former NFL quarterback, Gus Frerotte talks with guests about when they fell in love with sports, how sports taught them to overcome adversity and help shape their path to success.

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Podcasts

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Former NFL quarterback, Gus Frerotte talks with guests about when they fell in love with sports, how sports taught them to overcome adversity and help shape their path to success.

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English

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4127705311


Episodes

Bill Cartwright

5/17/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is 5-time NBA Champion Bill Cartwright. Bill was drafted by the Knicks and then traded to the Chicago Bulls and finished his career with the Seattle Supersonics. He attended Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove, California and played college basketball at the University of San Francisco. Check out his Bio by the NBA: https://www.nba.com/bulls/history/life-and-times-mr-bill Check out Bill's Podcast: https://anchor.fm/bill-cartwright As player: 3× NBA...

Duration:01:01:38

Kendra Stabler Moyes

5/10/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is Kendra Stabler Moyes. She is the daughter of Hall of Fame QB, Ken "The Snake" Stabler. We talk about what life was like growing up with a dad who was such a larger-than-life personality and player. Marnie Schneider Joins us as my Co-host and Kendra's friend. They talk about their relationship and the ties they both have with the Ronald McDonald House. Marnie has also written books about traveling to NFL cities called Football Freddie and Fumble the Dog....

Duration:01:09:24

Bob Kendrick

5/3/2021
Joining me in the Huddle is the President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Bob Kendrick. Bob is the man to listen to if you love baseball and its history. Bob's appointment in 2011 marked a celebrated return to the NLBM. The NLBM is the world's only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its profound impact on the social advancement of America. Bob became the museum's first Director of Marketing in 1998. He was named Vice...

Duration:01:15:04

Leigh Anne Tuohy

4/26/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is Leigh Anne Tuohy. Leigh Anne is the inspirational matriarch of the Tuohy family. While studying at the University of Mississippi, better known as Ole Miss, Leigh Anne met Sean Tuohy, her husband. Both were active and ambitious college students: Leigh Anne was a cheerleader, campus favorite, and an active member of her sorority, Kappa Delta; Sean became a record-breaking SEC basketball champion holds several SEC assist records. A Memphis, Tennessee...

Duration:01:01:36

Taylor Funk

4/18/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is professional golfer Taylor Funk. Taylor talks to me about traveling on the PGA Tour with his family, his dad is professional golfer Fred Funk. Taylor also talks about how his mom and his journey homeschooled him through high school and college at The University of Texas. Taylor explains how his favorite part so far has been visiting over 25 different countries and being able to play golf all over the world. • 2013 Florida Class 2A Champion • finished...

Duration:00:51:24

Keith Law

4/12/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is Senior Baseball Writer at The Athletic, author of THE INSIDE GAME: Bad Calls, Strange Moves, and What Baseball Behavior Teaches Us About Ourselves, Keith Law. We discuss his childhood and how and why he fell in love with baseball. Keith is a numbers guy, and he thought his life would be in the world of business, but after realizing his passion for data and analytics was really in baseball, he took a job with the Toronto Blue Jays. He then worked at ESPN...

Duration:01:04:41

Will Blackmon

4/4/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is Will Blackmon. He played for several teams in the NFL like I did but had a plan for his transition after the league. Blackmon attended Bishop Hendricken HS in Rhode Island. At Hendricken, Blackmon earned 2001 All-America first-team honors from USA Today, ESPN.com, SuperPrep and PrepStar as a senior. He was named Gatorade Rhode Island Player of the Year after his senior season. He played college football for the Boston College and was drafted in the...

Duration:00:50:23

Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier

3/28/2021
Joining me in the huddle this week is the Duo of Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier. They have recently started reliving some of the good ol' days on a new podcast they started. On the Road with Buck and Phil is a relaxing trip down memory lane. I would encourage any longtime fan to check it out! Phil and Steve talk to me about growing up and how they fell in love with sports. Steve was the longtime Washington Wizards play-by-play announcer and a Washington-area sports broadcaster who grew up...

Duration:01:07:34

Emmitt Smith

3/22/2021
Joining me in this Huddle this week is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, running backs of all-time, Emmitt Smith. We talk about growing up in Florida, humbling experiences in high school, why he chose the University of Florida over Auburn and his accomplishments in the NFL, and his transition to real estate and business. This was an amazing conversation, and I want to thank Emmit for telling us his story. The Dallas Cowboys were rebuilding when they selected Florida running back...

Duration:01:02:22

Michael Wilbon

3/14/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is the Co-Host of Pardon the Interruption on ESPN, Michael Wilbon. We talk about growing up in Chicago and perfecting his craft on the family couch, his time spent at Northwestern, and how he landed an internship at The Washington Post. Michael's love for Chicago sports still runs deep in his veins, but DC is a close second. He loves the Cubs, and when we started talking about some HOFers like, Ernie Banks his face lit up. He, of course, loves Da Bears...

Duration:00:48:46

Dr. Thom Mayer

3/8/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is one of my closest friends, Dr. Thom Mayer. Our story goes way back to the early days of my Pro career in Washington D.C. Thom tells how we met at Redskins park and how that day created our longtime friendship. Thom has also been the Medical Director for the NFL Players Association since 2001. He became director when his good friend, Hall of Famer, Gene Upshaw. Gene was the head of the NFLPA and asked Thom to be Medical Director because the NFLPA did not...

Duration:01:05:05

Ricky Williams

3/1/2021
My teammate joins this week in the Huddle. Ricky Williams is a gentle soul that was misunderstood by many for years in the NFL. After winning the Heisman and every other award while at the University of Texas, the expectations placed on him were unrealistic for many, but not Ricky. He expected to be great, and talking with him about his journey was incredible. Growing up in San Diego, he became a star on the diamond and the football field. He was drafted by the Phillies and played in their...

Duration:00:54:49

Zach Gelb

2/22/2021
Joining me this week is one of the freshest guys on the radio. Zach Gelb is a rising star in Sports radio, and you can find him every weekday on CBS Sports Radio from 6-10 pm EST. Yes, he beat me in our NFL picks this year, and I owe him a Fat Head of myself, but I am still waiting on my steak. Zach's dad Bob has been in the radio business for a long time running the Mike and The Mad Dog show. Bob helped Zach start his first show in their basement when he was eight years old. Zach always...

Duration:00:50:13

Michele Tafoya

2/15/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is Michele Tafoya. Since 2011, she has been a reporter for NBC Sports, primarily as a sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football. We find out that her love for sports came from the passion her dad had for sports, a die-hard San Francisco 49ers fan. Her father Orlando Tafoya grew up in San Francisco and attended many games at Kezar Stadium. Michele describes her parents as compassionate and inspiring role models; she gives them much credit for her...

Duration:01:01:21

Fred Funk

2/8/2021
Professional golfer, Fred Funk joins me in the Huddle this week. I talk to Fred about his time growing up in Maryland and how working at the University of Maryland golf course starting at age 10. He was a multi-sport athlete growing up but golf eventually became his passion. He attended the University of Maryland, studied Law Enforcement and was on the golf team. After college, Freds journey to the PGA was not easy but he never gave upon his dream and eventually eatrned his PGA Tour...

Duration:00:38:03

Nancy Lieberman

2/1/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is an amazing woman, mother, player and coach. Playing hoops on the rough-and-tumble Harlem courts, Brooklyn-bred Nancy Lieberman learned to play a physical, aggressive style of basketball unlike other women of her time. As a 5'10" point guard, Lieberman was taller than many of the guards of her era, and her ability to drive to the hoop, dish out assists, and grab hard-fought rebounds served her well during her stellar career. Lieberman led Old Dominion...

Duration:00:59:52

Rudy Martzke

1/29/2021
Joining us in the Huddle this week is Rudy Martzke. People may not have heard of Rudy unless you were a color commentator or play-by-play announcer for any major professional sport. Rudy had a long career with USA Today as their Sports Media Columnist and it was said that Martzke’s assessment of image-conscious networks could result in upgrades or downgrades of announcer assignments and even firings. Rudy’s columns were saliently placed, on page two or three of the popular sports section,...

Duration:00:33:18

Jeremi Duru

1/29/2021
Joining us in the Huddle this week is American University Law professor, Jeremi Duru. His journey through life has been influenced by sports and the pursuit of racial equality. Moving from Africa back to the states at age 7, Jeremi realized how sports helped him connect with all the new kids in his school. He also realized his passion to stop racial injustice and inequality at a young age after watching the movie Roots. I think it is amazing how Jeremi has combined these two experiences to...

Duration:00:58:17

Matt Birk

1/29/2021
Joining me in the Huddle this week is my former teammate and friend, Matt Birk. He played center and was a Super Bowl Champion with the Baltimore Ravens, a 6-time Pro Bowler and Walter Payton Man of the Year. He had an incredible NFL career and continues his endeavors off the field with his company, https://www.mattbirkandcompany.com Join me in the Huddle with Matt Birk!

Duration:00:59:49

Jeremi Duru

1/18/2021
Joining us in the Huddle this week is American University Law professor, Jeremi Duru. His journey through life has been influenced by sports and the pursuit of racial equality. Moving from Africa back to the states at age 7, Jeremi realized how sports helped him connect with all the new kids in his school. He also realized his passion to stop racial injustice and inequality at a young age after watching the movie Roots. I think it is amazing how Jeremi has combined these two experiences to...

Duration:00:58:17