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Ep 24 Cameron Hobbs

10/4/2019
I talk with Cameron Hobbs from NFL UK in Scotland. There is a growing NFL fanbase in the UK and Cameron is on the front lines. We talk about the young but developing fanbase, how the UK views US antics when it comes to the NFL as well as the current hot button in the States, Antonio Brown.

Duration:01:10:45

Ep. 23 Jamie Mueller

9/9/2019
Jamie Mueller played college football at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas where he was a two-time NAIA All-American. Mueller played in 57 career games for the Buffalo Bills, with 38 starts. He had 238 rushes, accumulating 901 yards and 4 rushing touchdowns and 1 receiving TD. He started as fullback in Super Bowl XXV vs. the NY Giants.

Duration:00:48:59

Ep. 22 Milt Stegall

8/13/2019
Milt Stegall had a 3 year career with the Cincinnati Bengals before taking his talents up North to the CFL. Spanning an illustrious 14-year career from 1995–2008, he held several major CFL records upon his retirement including most career receiving yards, and currently holds the record for career receiving touchdowns and most touchdowns scored. Many consider Milt to be the greatest receiver in CFL history and in 2012, he was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame!

Duration:00:42:39

Ep.21 Matt Storm

7/28/2019
How does one go from the gridiron to Hollywood? Matt storm answers that question.

Duration:01:20:52

Ep 20 Rob Incmikoski

6/3/2019
Robby was a ball boy for the Eagles and a "trainer in training" under the legendary Otho Davis. Later in his career he worked as Fox Sports North’s host and Side-Line Reporter for the Minnesota Twins telecasts. He served as host and Side-Line Reporter for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Coyotes at Fox Sports Arizona. He also hosted Pre and Postgame radio shows on the Phoenix Coyotes Radio Network and served as Play-By-Play Announcer for the Arizona Sundogs hockey club....

Duration:00:43:45

Ep 19 Gary Cobb

4/21/2019
Gary Cobb played 11 years at linebacker in the NFL. He spent 6 seasons with the Detroit Lions, 3 with the Philadelphia Eagles and his final 2 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. After a few guest spots with Ron Jaworski, G Cobb made a successful leap into the media world and is still one of the most recognized media personalities in the Philadelphia area.

Duration:00:58:17

Ep 18 John Booty

3/24/2019
John Booty is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the New York Jets, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Phoenix Cardinals, the New York Giants, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Texas Christian University and was drafted in the tenth round of the 1988 NFL Draft. Recently, you may have seen him in congress during the Terry Crews testimony!

Duration:00:57:23

Ep 17 Dr. John DeWitt

3/3/2019
Dr. John DeWitt played with the Houston Oilers, NFL Europe Champion Scottish Claymores, Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, San Francisco Demons of the XFL, and several teams in the AFL including three seasons with the LA Avengers. After retiring from football, Dr. DeWitt earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and after a friend’s premature passing, is learning all he can about concussions and CTE. His ultimate goal is to have a clinic where those suffering with PTSD, CTE and Concussions can...

Duration:00:36:11

Ep 16 Dialleo Burks

10/1/2018
Dialleo was a true freshman my Senior year at Eastern Kentucky. He went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys as well as several NFL Europe, XFL and Arena teams. He also coached in the Arena League, was Athletic Director at Lafayette High School (Alabama) and finally went back to Georgia to become the head coach at his Alma Mater of LaGrange High School.

Duration:00:44:35

Ep 15 Keith Elias (NY Giants)

9/11/2018
Keith Elias was an Ivy League dynamo as a running back for the Princeton Tigers. He ran his way right into the NFL with the NY Giants and the Indianapolis Colts. Now, Keith works with the NFL in helping newly retired players transition from the pro game to the "real" game, life.

Duration:00:41:48

Ep 14 Collette Smith - The First Black Female NFL Coach

7/31/2018
What happens when your opportunity presents itself a little past your prime? You take hold of it none the less! This is what happened when Collette V. Smith didn't get the opportunity to play football until she had already established a successful real estate career, in her forties!

Duration:00:27:38

Ep 13 Eric Davis

7/17/2018
In 1980 the Cincinnati Reds drafted a kid in the 8th round from Los Angeles named Eric Davis. By 1984, Eric Davis had grabbed the spot light from Major League Baseball and earned the nickname, “Eric The Red”. And in 1990, Eric Davis helped lead the Cincinnati Reds to a World Series Championship.

Duration:01:03:33

Ep 12 The Young Fellas

7/12/2018
On this week's episode I switch it up a bit by talking with two young men preparing for the freshman year in college. Eric Wills (Moeller HS, Cincinnati, Ohio) will be attending the Air Force Academy. Devin Leary (Timber Creek HS, Sicklerville, NJ) will be playing for North Carolina State. I talk with both athletes about their high school journey and their expectations at the college level.

Duration:00:34:41

Ep 11 Dr. Jen Welter - The First Female NFL Coach

7/2/2018
Dr Jen Welter, like millions of female football fans across the country, fell in a love with a sport that has always denied her. Being on the sidelines with pom-poms just wasn’t going to cut it. So instead of doing what’s expected, she blazed her own trail. She played the game she loved. She learned the game she loved, and became the NFL’s first female coach.

Duration:01:02:10

Ep 10 Ken Dunek

6/20/2018
I had met Ken Dunek at the Eagles Alumni games but I didn’t really get to know him until we had some time to talk at the Eagles Super Bowl Celebration. Ken played during the Dick Vermeil reign in Philadelphia and he also played under Jim Mora in the USFL for the Philadelphia Stars. Now, Ken is the owner of Jersey Man and Philly Man Magazines. A successful print publication in this digital age. He has created a franchise for business networking that is grounded by his ability to...

Duration:00:33:27

Ep 09 Quintin Mikell

6/10/2018
Quintin Mikell played safety for the Eagles from 2003 - 2010. He has had a unique book of experience during his time with the Birds. His rookie year in 2003, he played in the NFC Championship game vs Carolina. He was at ground zero during the Terrell Owens vs Donovan McNabb drama. Finally, he had a heavy dose of perspective back in 2006, when he went home to New Orleans to see the devastation of Hurricane Katrina first hand.

Duration:00:37:09

Ep 08 Ron Carpenter

5/27/2018
Ron Carpenter was a DB/WR from Princeton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. He tore his knee 2 weeks before the start of camp in his senior season. While sidelined, the Princeton Vikings won the 1987 Ohio State Football title and were one of the top football teams in the country. Ron walked on at Miami of Ohio and went on to have a stellar career for the (then) Redskins, culminating with an MVP trip to the Hula Bowl. Ron signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings and eventually became...

Duration:00:43:39

Ep 07 Allen DeGraffenreid

5/20/2018
Allen DeGraffenreid was a soccer and track star that wasn't involved in football until his Junior year at Princeton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. He wasn't even sure about the rules of football but he could kick the ball out of the end zone. Allen walked on at Ohio State and soon his 6' 2" frame and his sub 4.5 speed got him recognized as a formidable return man and wide receiver. When it was all said and done, the walk on kicker had made his mark at Ohio State and earned a spot in the...

Duration:00:45:50

Jared Ka'aiohelo

5/13/2018
Jared Ka’aiohelo was my fullback and friend during our championship run with the Scottish Claymores back in 1996. He had played with the THEN Houston Oilers and after 2 years with the Claymores, signed on with the Colts. Jared was lucky enough to be coached by the legendary John Stucky and when his playing days were done he followed suit as a strength and conditioning coach. His resume includes the Oklahoma Sooners, Rice Owls and helping the 2007 Kansas Jayhawks go 12-1 and win the BCS...

Duration:00:57:40

Ep 05 Fred Barnett

5/6/2018
Fred Barnett was one of our offensive leaders during my time with the Eagles. Even back in 1993, Fred was a renaissance man with his fashion style and world travel. So, on an African Safari in Kenya, he decided to have a 5 hour wedding ceremony, with the Massai tribe!

Duration:00:30:15