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Former NFL quarterback, Gus Frerotte, and long-time friend Dave Hager talk 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, and long-time friend Dave Hager talk 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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Former NFL quarterback, Gus Frerotte, and long-time friend Dave Hager talk with guests about when they fell in love with sports, how sports taught them to overcome adversity and help shape their path to success.






Julia Landauer

Julia Landauer is a NASCAR driver and 2-time champion from New York City. Since making history as the first and youngest female champion in the Skip Barber Racing Series at age 14, Julia has amassed dozens of wins in many different racing series. After becoming the first woman to win a NASCAR Track Championship at Motor Mile Speedway in her division in 2015, Julia graduated to the televised NASCAR K&N Pro Series West in 2016. She became the first woman to lead a lap in the Canadian NASCAR...


Merril Hoge

Merril Hoge joins Gus and Dave in the Huddle but at somewhere new! Tres Rios Pittsburgh, on Carson Street was celebrating their 3rd birthday and invited us in. Tres Rios has amazing authentic Mexican food and some of the best drinks in town. Merril was a great interview and shared some amazing stories from the moment he feel in love with football to catching gophers on farms in Idaho. Ever since Merril was eight-years-old, he dreamed of being a professional football player. Growing up in a...


Brian Michael Cooper

Brian Michael Cooper is president of the XFL football team in Houston, The Houston Roughnecks. We are excited for one season to end and another to begin. The XFL will do a great job of continuing Americas passion for football. Let's get in the Huddle with Brian and find out more!!! Cooper, who most recently served as a partner in the Houston and Denver offices of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and as a member of the firm’s Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice, will be responsible...


Nick "The Kick" Lowery

Nick Lowery or Nick the Kick, played 18 years in the NFL. The Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Famer and 7-time All Pro is the Chiefs all-time leading scorer. Nick helped launch Americorps for President Clinton, and his humanitarian work with youth earned him the NFL Players’ most honored award, the Justice Byron Whizzer White Award. And there is much more. Nick’s father was a pilot in World War II, Stanford and Fulbright scholar and his Mother was in the first class of women at Oxford – in...


Lisa Riggins

Lisa Marie Riggins — President, founding board member of FAIR (Fairness for Athletes in Retirement) and USO-Metro Senior Vice President and member of its executive team. A graduate of Fordham University School of Law, Riggins was previously Assistant Prosecutor for Montgomery County Government and was Criminal Defense Attorney for Phillips Beckwith Hall & Chase. Married to NFL Hall of Famer John Riggins. Lisa tells us about her time growing as a military child and moving over 17 times until...


James Brown

James Talmadge Brown (born February 25, 1951), commonly called "J.B.", is an American sportscaster known for being the studio host of The James Brown Show, The NFL Today on CBS Sports, and Thursday Night Football on CBS Sports and NFL Network. He is also a Special Correspondent for CBS News. He is also known for serving as the former host of Fox Sports' NFL pregame show Fox NFL Sunday for eleven years. Born on February 25, 1951 in Washington, D.C. to John and Maryann Brown. Brown attended...


Dr. Sarah Homitsky, MD

Sarah C Homitsky, MD Dr. Homitsky is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. Her postgraduate training consisted of a triple board residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., where she served as chief resident. During her residency she received extensive clinical experience with adolescent perinatal and postpartum psychiatry, providing psychiatric services for medically complex children, and women with opioid...


Henry (Hop) Ellard

Henry Austin Ellard (born July 21, 1961) is a former WR who played for the Los Angeles Rams (1983–1993), Washington Redskins (1994–1998), and the New England Patriots (1998) of the NFL. Henry attended Hoover High School in Fresno, California. He won the CIF California State Championships in the triple jump in 1979. Henry stayed in town and attended Fresno State University from 1979 to 1982 where he set an NCAA record with 1,510 receiving yards in his final season. Henry still holds the NCAA...


Issac Bruce

Isaac Isidore Bruce (born November 10, 1972) is a former WR in the NFL. He was drafted by the St.Louis Rams in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Memphis. He is remembered as one of the members of ”The Greatest Show on Turf”. An All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl selection, Bruce amassed 15,208 receiving yards in his career (fifth all-time). He played the first 14 years with the Rams and won a Super Bowl ring with the team in Super Bowl...


David Baker Pro Football HOF President

C. David Baker (born February 16, 1953) serves as the President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Under his guidance, he has transformed the Hall of Fame into “The Most Inspiring Place on Earth” that is built around the important mission to "Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values & Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE!” In his first three years of leadership at the Hall, the organization's net assets grew 161%. He was also instrumental in...


Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen, nicknamed the "Great Dane", is a Danish-American former American football kicker. He is the all-time leader in games played in the NFL, with 382. He formerly held both the NFL records for field goals and points scored, both records were broken by Adam Vinatieri in 2018. At retirement, Andersen was the all-time leading scorer for two different teams; the New Orleans Saints, with whom he spent 13 seasons, and the Atlanta Falcons, with whom he spent a combined eight...


Mike Silver

Mike joined NFL Media in August 2013 after spending six years covering the NFL for Yahoo! Sports. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Silver spent 13 years at Sports Illustrated, during which he wrote more than 70 cover stories. Mike appears on a variety of NFL network Programs and writes columns for In this episode Mike shares his stories about Gus, Steve Kerr, Dennis Rodman, Bill Parcells and Impersonates Peter King.


Gabrielle Reece

American professional volleyball player, fashion icon, and model, Gabrielle Reece joins the huddle. We hear from Gabrielle about her transitions through sports and life, her relationship with surfer Laird Hamilton, and her new business!


Peter King

He has been named National Sportswriter of the Year three times, is a household name in sports journalism, NBC Sports Writer Peter King joins the Huddle.


Joe Theismann

Super Bowl champion and legendary quarterback, Joe Theismann joins the huddle. We talk; his motivation to start playing football, how he changed the pronunciation of his last name, and the time he met the E-Sports phenomenon, Ninja.


Weekly Huddle #7

This week Gus and Dave talk; - Dave's "interesting" visit to the doctor - Gus goes back to college for parent's weekend - An exciting announcement about our website!


Tony Pease

The founder of GoodBookey a sports-based charity fundraising platform, he also founded Carimus, a computer software company, Tony Pease joins the Huddle. GoodBookey is available on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.


Weekly Huddle #6

In this week's edition of the Weekly Huddle; - Gus (almost) deletes the website - We come up with Dave t-shirt designs - Cam-Quarter turns 23


Weekly Huddle #5

In this week's installment of the Weekly Huddle Gus and Dave talk; - Past and Present Nicknames they've received - Dave's adventures at Primanti Bros - Gus' son stars in a movie!


Mark Pattison

A former wide receiver in the NFL, he has a goal to climb all “Seven Summits” of the world, a renowned podcaster in his own right, Mark Pattison joins the Huddle.