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Michael McDowell, NASCAR Driver - Episode 230

1/22/2019
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Michael McDowell has been on a race track almost his entire life. At the early age of three, when most kids were learning to ride a tricycle, McDowell began competing in bicycle motocross (BMX) events. At eight years old, he moved up to four wheels and started kart racing, traveling the country for the next 10 years – along the way winning 18 consecutive feature races, a World Karting Association championship and back-to-back International Kart Federation championships. Still in his teens,...

Duration:00:26:53

Rolf Benirschke, Former NFL Kicker - Episode 229

1/21/2019
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As the third most accurate placekicker in NFL history at the time of his retirement, Rolf Benirschke had an illustrious 10-year career with the San Diego Chargers. The Pro Bowl kicker was named the 1983 Walter Payton Man of the Year and 11 years after retiring, he was inducted into the Chargers Hall of Fame. In his second NFL season, Benirschke was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. He would be forced to embark on a journey that would lead to deep despair and self-discovery. It would...

Duration:00:48:15

Demario Davis, New Orleans Saints Linebacker - Episode 228

1/18/2019
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Demario Davis is a linebacker with the New Orleans Saints. He was selected in the third round of the 2012 draft by the New York Jets, for whom he played four seasons before signing a deal with the Browns. In 2017, he was dealt back to the Jets, where he had a career year with 135 combined tackles and five sacks while starting all 16 games. In March 2018, Davis became an unrestricted free agent and signed a four-year deal to play with the Saints. In Week 4 this season against the Giants,...

Duration:00:20:58

Chad Hennings, 3-time Super Bowl Champion - THROWBACK THURSDAY

1/17/2019
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Chad Hennings won 3 Super Bowls playing for the Dallas Cowboys from 1992-2000. Prior to his NFL career, Chad served at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he had a fantastic college career, winning the 1987 Outland Trophy and being named an All-American. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006. Hennings served four years in the Air Force before his NFL career. He flew dozens of combat and humanitarian missions over Iraq and Turkey in A-10 jets. His ministry Wingmen...

Duration:00:10:23

Neal Young, Covenant College Men's Basketball Coach - Episode 227

1/16/2019
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Neal Young was named the head basketball coach at Covenant College (Division III) in August of 2017. Young came to Covenant after spending four years as head coach at Goshen (Ind.) College. In his first year at Covenant, Young set a program record for wins by a first-year head coach as he guided the Scots to an 18-10 overall record, tying a program record for winning percentage, and a trip to the USA South Tournament championship game. During the year, the Scots went on an eight-game...

Duration:00:40:45

Jaime García, 10-year MLB Pitcher - Episode 226

1/15/2019
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Jaime García was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 22nd round of the 2005 MLB Amateur Draft. On July 11, 2008, he made his MLB debut with the Cardinals against the Pirates. He won a World Series in 2011 after going 13-7 with a 3.56 ERA for St. Louis and became just the second Mexican-born pitcher since Fernando Valenzuela in 1981 to ever start a World Series game. In December 2016, García was traded to the Atlanta Braves in a four-player deal. In July 2017, he was traded from...

Duration:00:38:17

David Stein's incredible conversion from Jewish atheist to Jesus follower (Pt 2) - Episode 225

1/14/2019
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David Stein is the co-host of "Rise and Stein" on Victory 91.5 FM in Atlanta. He's also the Spiritual Development Pastor at Revolution Church in Atlanta. Prior to his work in the ministry, David was a sports talk show host with Fox Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio. But David's story is more than his job. A former Jewish-Atheist, David's conversion to faith is incredible, improbable and inspiring. In part 2 of our two-part conversation with David, he talked about whether he...

Duration:00:30:28

David Stein's incredible conversion from Jewish atheist to Jesus follower (Pt 1) - Episode 224

1/14/2019
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David Stein is the co-host of "Rise and Stein" on Victory 91.5 FM in Atlanta. He's also the Spiritual Development Pastor at Revolution Church in Atlanta. Prior to his work in the ministry, David was a sports talk show host with Fox Sports Radio and Sporting News Radio. But David's story is more than his job. A former Jewish-Atheist, David's conversion to faith is incredible, improbable and inspiring. In part 1 of our two-part conversation with David, we hear about David's love for Clemson...

Duration:00:30:12

Clinton McDonald, Oakland Raiders Defensive Tackle - Episode 223

1/11/2019
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In 2018, Clinton McDonald played defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders. Selected in 2009 by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 7th round (249th overall), he would begin to make his mark with the Seahawks, arriving there in 2011 and helping his club to a Super Bowl victory in 2013, beating the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. In 2014, Clinton arrived in Tampa, and played 4 seasons with the Buccaneers before signing in Denver early in 2018 and then joining Oakland in Week 2. On this episode of...

Duration:00:36:46

Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles QB - THROWBACK THURSDAY

1/10/2019
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Nick Foles joined us on Episode 124 of the podcast back in July 2, 2018. He was selected by the Eagles in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft and made the Pro Bowl in 2013 before being traded to the Rams and then a stint with the Chiefs before coming back to the Eagles in 2017 as the backup to Carson Wentz. In December 2017, starting QB Carson Wentz injured his knee and two months later, Foles was the Super Bowl MVP after throwing for 373 yards and three TDs in the Eagles’ 41-33 victory...

Duration:00:18:03

Jason Avant, Former Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver - Episode 222

1/9/2019
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Jason Avant was selected by the Eagles in the 4th round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Michigan. The wide receiver played 8 seasons in Philadelphia, catching passes from Donovan McNabb, Michael Vick and Nick Foles. After his tenure with the Eagles ended in 2013, he finished his career with Carolina and Kansas City before retiring after the 2015 season. Avant played in 8 playoff games with Philadelphia, including the 2008 NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals. On this episode of...

Duration:00:27:23

Rocky Seto, Former Seattle Seahawks coach (Pt 2) - Episode 221

1/7/2019
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Rocky Seto was living the dream as an NFL coach. Working for Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks, Seto was a part of a team that made two straight Super Bowls and an NFL championship in 2013. And then, after the 2016 season, Seto decided to leave his dream job and enter ministry, as a pastor. Seto played college football at USC in 1997 and 1998, and then became a coach soon thereafter where he would help the Trojans to the AP National Championship in 2003 and 2004, and win the Rose Bowl 5...

Duration:00:25:37

Rocky Seto, Former Seattle Seahawks coach (Pt 1) - Episode 220

1/7/2019
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Rocky Seto was living the dream as an NFL coach. Working for Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks, Seto was a part of a team that made two straight Super Bowls and an NFL championship in 2013. And then, after the 2016 season, Seto decided to leave his dream job and enter ministry, as a pastor. Seto played college football at USC in 1997 and 1998, and then became a coach soon thereafter where he would help the Trojans to the AP National Championship in 2003 and 2004, and win the Rose Bowl 5...

Duration:00:25:43

Benjamin Watson, New Orleans Saints Tight End - Episode 219

1/3/2019
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Benjamin Watson has played 15 NFL seasons as a tight end with the Patriots, Browns, Saints and Ravens. After an all-SEC senior campaign with Georgia, he was drafted in the 1st round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. As a Patriot, Benjamin received a Super Bowl ring in his rookie season of 2004 as well as appearing in another Super Bowl in 2007. He also play with Cleveland, New Orleans, Baltimore and then returning to New Orleans in 2018 for what would be his final NFL...

Duration:00:26:46

David Blough, Purdue QB - Remembering Tyler Trent - Episode 218

1/2/2019
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On January 1, 2019, Tyler Trent passed away after a courageous battle with bone cancer. The 20-year old Purdue superfan's faith in Jesus Christ was strong and he lived that faith out during his last few months as the Boilermaker's honorary team captain. David Blough is Tyler's friend as well as the quarterback of the Purdue Boilermakers. From 2015-2018, Blough started 36 games for Purdue and led them to the Motor City Bowl this season. His biggest win came in October, when he threw for 378...

Duration:00:34:11

Lavall Jordan, Butler Men's Basketball Coach - Episode 217

1/2/2019
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Lavall Jordan was named the head coach of the Butler men's basketball team on June 14, 2017. He came to Butler after a one year stint as head coach with Milwaukee. Prior to that, he spent 6 seasons as an assistant coach with the University of Michigan, where he was a part of 2 Final Fours and a National Championship appearance in 2013. As a player, Jordan was part of the resurgence of Butler basketball from 1997-2001, where he helped the Bulldogs to 3 NCAA tournament appearances, and in...

Duration:00:23:10

Luke Swan, FaithFit -- Getting in shape for 2019 - Episode 216

1/1/2019
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Luke Swan is the co-creator of FaithFit, a platform helps Christians experience the Gospel while they workout. On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Luke about New Years Resolutions, getting fit physically and spiritually in 2019, how the two are essential for believers to reach their maximum potential for Christ and how faith and fitness can impact other areas of our lives. For more, log on to http://SportsSpectrum.com

Duration:00:24:20

Dansby Swanson, Atlanta Braves Shortstop - Episode 215

12/30/2018
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Dansby Swanson was the first overall selection in the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In December 2015, he was traded to the Atlanta Braves. He played his college ball at Vanderbilt where he was named the 2014 College World Series Most Valuable Player after helping lead his club to the title. He made his MLB debut on August 17,2016 and became the Braves every day shortstop in 2017. Last year, he hit a career-high 14 home runs and played great defense with a .981...

Duration:00:35:05

Rich Wingo, Former Alabama Linebacker - Episode 214

12/27/2018
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Rich Wingo played linebacker for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 1976-78. He was selected in the 7th round of the 1979 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, where he would play 6 seasons at Lambeau Field from 1979-1984. A former assistant coach with the Crimson Tide from 1987-89, Wingo was part of that 1978 Alabama national championship team that won the Sugar Bowl on January 1, 1979 and famously stopped Penn State in a fourth quarter goal line stand to ultimately prevail 14-7. On this episode...

Duration:00:43:49

Scott Hanson, NFL Red Zone Channel Host - THROWBACK THURSDAY

12/27/2018
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Every Sunday during Autumn, millions tune into the NFL Red Zone Channel to watch the National Football League. The man who leads the charge on that show is Scott Hanson from the NFL Network. The Syracuse graduate has been with the NFL Network since 2006. In this #ThrowbackThursday edition of the podcast, we hear the i amazing story of how he came to faith in Christ, the movie that he rented that changed his life and why he believes his faith is the greatest fact in his life. You can...

Duration:00:15:59