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Inspiring People Talking with NFL Linebacker A.J. Hawk

Inspiring People Talking with NFL Linebacker A.J. Hawk


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Inspiring People Talking with NFL Linebacker A.J. Hawk




E165: Jason Day – Golf Strategies, Stories, and Insight

Jason Day is back for another visit (last visit EP-146). Sharing strategy, telling stories and offering some insight on what’s currently happening in golf. Follow Jason on Twitter @JDayGolf and on Instagram @jasondayofficial


E164: Aaron Rodgers – Passing Time during COVID-19

No intro needed here. Aaron Rodgers comes back for a 3rd visit to “pass” the time during COVID-19. Previous Episodes: 85 and 61


E163: Larry Lawton – Ex Gangster and Reformed Jewel Thief

Larry is the author of Gangster Redemption, a TV Personality, Speaker, Prison Expert & Law Enforcement Consultant. Larry developed the nationally recognized Reality Check Program to help young people make better choices and connect Law Enforcement with the community. Larry...


E162: Dean Blandino – Ex-NFL Senior VP of Officiating

Dean is a football rules analyst for the NFL and college football games on Fox Sports. He previously served as the NFL’s Senior Vice President of Officiating from 2013 to 2017. In May 2018, Blandino took on an additional role, as...


E161: Ryan Day – Buckeye Football’s New Head Coach

On the same day that legendary coach Urban Meyer announced his retirement – Dec. 4, 2018 – Ryan Day was named to succeed him. As an NFL quarterbacks coach, Day worked with Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert in 2016 with...


E160: Dr. Chrisanne Gordon, MD – Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor

Her resume appears as preparation for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): training in science, internal medicine, and treatment of trauma; expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She was already widely published in these fields, an invited lecturer and speaker, Board-certified in...


E159: Brenda Tracy – Gang Rape Survivor & Activist behind Set The Expectation

Brenda Tracy is many things; a mother, a nurse, an advocate, an activist, a lobbyist, and a survivor of a gang rape by four football players. After coming forward with her story in 2014, she quickly realized that educating, engaging,...


E158: Matt Iseman – Host of American Ninja Warrior, Doctor, Actor, Comedian, and Celebrity Apprentice

Life is short, do what makes you happy.” That’s the advice that Matt got from his Dad-a world renowned physician-when Matt quit medicine to pursue stand up comedy. And those words still guide Matt today. He talks ninjas, tells jokes...


E157: Frank Shamrock – From Jails to MMA Champ to Working with Chuck Norris

Frank “The Legend” Shamrock is an American mixed martial artist (retired), entrepreneur, motivational speaker and philanthropist. He was the 1st to hold the UFC Middleweight Championship and retired as the 4-time defending undefeated champion and the #1 ranked UFC fighter in the...


E156: Kelly Pavlik – World Champion Boxer, possible return to the ring

Kelly Pavlik, known as “The Ghost”, is a world champion boxer who competed from 2000 to 2012. He won the unified WBC, WBO, Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles by defeating Jermain Taylor in 2007 and had three successful title...


E155: Zac Logsdon – Winning is not enough to drive fan attendance

Over the past two decades Zac has worked directly with more than 150 athletic organizations to help them drive attendance to their events, increase fundraising efforts and improve the game experience for their fans. With clients ranging from the University...


E154: Matt Hasselbeck – The Ole Days with Reggie, Holmgren, Favre, and Luck

Former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is an analyst for ESPN. He joined ESPN in March 2016 on the same day he announced his retirement from pro football after 18 NFL seasons. During the fall, he appears on Sundays from ESPN’s...


E153: Bud Martin – Golf Super Agent Representing Jason Day and John Daly

As an Executive Vice President at Wasserman, Bud’s primary responsibility is to build the global brand of Wasserman Golf. He negotiates endorsement agreements for Wasserman clients and brings to the table 29 years of experience in the representation of professional...


E152: Mike Leach – Mid-Season Report and Booster Stories

This is the fifth talk with recurring guest Mike Leach. Past episodes below: Episode 123 Episode 119 Episode 88 Episode 75 You can buy Mike’s book online here: Follow Coach Leach on Twitter @Coach_Leach


E151: David J. Chao, MD – ProFootballDoc

Dr. Chao, is an internationally known sports medicine expert. He has been practicing orthopedic surgery in San Diego, California for the past 17 years at OASIS. He is the former head team physician for the San Diego Chargers (1997-2013), where...


E150: Oliver Luck – Commissioner and CEO of the XFL

Oliver Luck is currently the CEO and Commissioner of the XFL. Prior to that, he was Director of Intercollegiate Athletes at West Virginia University (WVU), his alma mater, and an executive with the NCAA in charge of the organization’s regulatory...


E149: Brian Urlacher – NFL Hall of Fame Induction Festivities

Brian Urlacher is back again sharing details on the festivities surrounding his 1st ballot NFL Hall of Fame induction. Follow Brian on Twitter @BUrlacher54


E148: Joe Buck – 3yr FOX Extension, Jack Buck, NFL Rule Changes

Back for a 3rd visit. Joe Buck shares how he’ll be back each October for the forseeable future on FOX. He’ll continue to be lead man on the World Series as he has for two decades with his recent contract...


E147: Jim Tressel – National Title Winning Coach to President of YSU

Jim Tressel is currently the president of Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. Before becoming an administrator, he was the head coach of the Youngstown State Penguins and later the Ohio State Buckeyes in a career that spanned from 1986...


E146: Jason Day – 51 Weeks as No. 1 Golfer in the World & The Desire to Rise Again

Jason Day is an Australian golfer and PGA Tour member. He is a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first achieved the ranking in September 2015. Day first broke into the world’s top ten in June 2011, rising to world number nine after his runner-up finish...