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USC quarterback Sam Darnold and broadcaster Yogi Roth bring you 'Season of Sam.' It's the first-of-its-kind podcast, where you are taken inside the mind of college football's most elite position, quarterback. Each week during the 2017 college football season, they will share a conversation that will detail much more than just USC's most recent game; they will unveil untold stories of Darnold's life, discover what makes a quarterback click and hear from special guests and Trojan teammates offering unique insight regarding leadership, team building and more.

USC quarterback Sam Darnold and broadcaster Yogi Roth bring you 'Season of Sam.' It's the first-of-its-kind podcast, where you are taken inside the mind of college football's most elite position, quarterback. Each week during the 2017 college football season, they will share a conversation that will detail much more than just USC's most recent game; they will unveil untold stories of Darnold's life, discover what makes a quarterback click and hear from special guests and Trojan teammates offering unique insight regarding leadership, team building and more.
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USC quarterback Sam Darnold and broadcaster Yogi Roth bring you 'Season of Sam.' It's the first-of-its-kind podcast, where you are taken inside the mind of college football's most elite position, quarterback. Each week during the 2017 college football season, they will share a conversation that will detail much more than just USC's most recent game; they will unveil untold stories of Darnold's life, discover what makes a quarterback click and hear from special guests and Trojan teammates offering unique insight regarding leadership, team building and more.

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English


Episodes

"Wouldn’t want it to end any other way”

12/22/2017
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USC QB Sam Darnold and Yogi Roth discuss the highs and lows of the season so far and break down how the Trojans are preparing for the Cotton Bowl against Ohio State. Plus, Darnold shares how a preseason conversation with Deshaun Watson helped him persevere through tough times.

Duration:00:27:33

"Be Fully Present"

11/15/2017
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USC QB Sam Darnold taps into the mind of renowned sport psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais, who works with the Seattle Seahawks among other top athletes. Plus, Yogi Roth gets to know TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe, who is living his childhood dream by playing for the Trojans.

Duration:00:54:31

"Enjoy every day of college."

11/8/2017
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Former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart discusses his decision to return to USC for his senior season with QB Sam Darnold who will face a similar choice this offseason. Plus, Yogi Roth interviews RB Ronald Jones II who is quickly moving up the all-time rushing charts in USC history.

Duration:00:44:18

"How do you know it's really me?"

11/1/2017
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USC alum and high school kicking sensation Will Ferrell compares improvisational styles with QB Sam Darnold. And, Yogi Roth hangs out with Darnold's roommate and on-field security blanket, TE Tyler Petite.

Duration:00:51:22

"Creative Athletes"

10/25/2017
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After a tough loss to Notre Dame, Sam Darnold evaluates what happened before interviewing country music star Sam Hunt, who played QB at UAB. USC QB coach Tyson Helton, who currently works with Darnold and formerly worked with Hunt, breaks down both talented artists.

Duration:00:52:17

"Enjoy the Grind"

10/11/2017
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As USC QB Sam Darnold prepares for midterms on and off the field, he sparks a candid conversation with NHL Hall of Famer and LA Kings President Luc Robitaille about the sacrifice that it takes to be great. Plus, Yogi Roth sits down with captain Chris Hawkins, the trash-talking leader of "the misfits," USC's talented secondary.

Duration:00:49:41

"Gnarly Ups and Downs"

10/4/2017
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Coming off the Trojans' first loss, USC QB Sam Darnold puts things in perspective with his QB tutor, former NFL veteran Jordan Palmer, the brother of USC Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer. Plus, Yogi Roth sits down with senior center Nico Falah to discuss the injuries along the offensive line and his passion for filmmaking.

Duration:00:49:33

"Hot Tee and Touchdowns"

9/27/2017
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Four games into the season, USC QB Sam Darnold explains the keys to the Trojans undefeated start and how he can limit the number of interceptions he throws going forward. Plus, Yogi Roth sits down with USC OC Tee Martin to break down Darnold's game and what it was like to play with Peyton Manning and Tennessee.

Duration:00:41:40

"Embrace the Moment"

9/20/2017
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USC QB Sam Darnold and LB Cameron Smith welcome Los Angeles Dodgers star Justin Turner to "Season of Sam." The red-headed trio discussed mastering the mental side of sports, overcoming the doubters and the key to locker room chemistry.

Duration:00:49:19

"That Was That Night"

9/13/2017
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Legendary USC and NFL head coach Pete Carroll joins Sam Darnold and Yogi Roth to discuss the Texas Rose Bowl and his philosophy. Plus, WR Deontay Burnett tells the story about a memorable encounter with the late Joe McKnight and the permanent chip on his shoulder.

Duration:00:40:20

"I Was A Part Of That 49th Point"

9/6/2017
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USC QB Sam Darnold turns the microphone on Colin Cowherd, interviewing the popular sports radio host about his drive and career. And, co-host Yogi Roth sits down with Jake Olson after his snap inspired an outpouring of emotion around the nation.

Duration:00:40:30

"Get Your Hands Off Your Hips"

8/30/2017
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USC QB Sam Darnold and football analyst Yogi Roth sit down with head coach Clay Helton to talk about how he lives his mantra, "Faith, Family, Football." Then, head strength and conditioning coach Ivan Lewis explains his philosophy behind training the Trojans, including what he learned from Darnold during the Rose Bowl.

Duration:00:52:39

"You Gotta Go Big"

8/23/2017
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In the first episode of "Season of Sam," USC QB Sam Darnold and co-host Yogi Roth sit down with Super Bowl champion QB Trent Dilfer. The trio discusses their first meeting when Darnold was still in high school and how the Rose Bowl hero slipped under the recruiting radar. Plus, Dilfer explains the value of scouting football players on the basketball court and shares some great stories from his NFL days.

Duration:00:40:22

Coming Soon!

8/15/2017
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USC quarterback Sam Darnold and broadcaster Yogi Roth bring you 'Season of Sam.' It's the first-of-its-kind podcast, where you are taken inside the mind of college football's most elite position, quarterback. Each week during the 2017 college football season, they will share a conversation that will detail much more than just USC's most recent game; they will unveil untold stories of Darnold's life, discover what makes a quarterback click and hear from special guests and Trojan teammates...

Duration:00:04:54