Darrin shared his insights on his alma mater Stanford, his former Vikings team plus his big game against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving in 1987. He also shared a quick thought on the national anthem protests as well.
Kevin was the Lead Singer for groups like 707 and The Storm back in the 90s. He also toured as the lead singer for the Alan Parsons Project for a while as well. Kevin talked about his relationship with former Journey Manager Herbie Herbert and how he met former Journey and Santana keyboardist Greg Rollie sitting with Herbie in the owner’s box at San Francisco 49ers games back in the 1980s. Kevin and Greg began to write songs together and eventually formed the band The Storm along with...
Eddie talked about how a kid working in a lumber yard in Vancouver got a scholarship to kick at Tulane. He shared his unique draft day experience being drafted in the first round by the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL and in the 7th round by the Detroit Lions. Eddie said that even though Hamilton drafted him in the first round, he never heard from them after that. He also talked about all the years he played on Thanksgiving day plus his Super Bowl win with the Cowboys.
On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: Former Lions & Cowboys Pro Bowl Kicker Eddie Murray, former Browns Pro Bowl TE Gary Barnidge, Singer/Song Writer Kevin Chalfant, and former Vikings RB Darrin Nelson. Plus former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins joins us to go through our 5 Star Picks of the Week for Week 7 in the NFL.
Eddie Murray - Eddie talked about how a kid working in a lumber yard in Vancouver got a scholarship to kick at Tulane. He shared his unique draft...
Jen Welter shared her journey from being an All-Star LB with the Dallas Diamonds of the Women’s Football Alliance to being the first female to play men’s professional football with the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League to becoming the first female coach in the NFL ith the Arizona Cardinals. We also talked about what life is like for her now that she’s in the limelight and the impact of her words and actions can have a huge impact on women positively or negatively.
Former Steelers Pro Bowl LB Greg Lloyd talked about a lack of leadership and identity on the Steelers right now. He talked about how he trained, what he did that you didn’t see him do and the attitude it took if you wanted to play on defense with him.
Tim Worley shares his excitement about the University of Georgia’s season and the meanness he sees in their defense; something he says has been missing for the last several years. His wife Dee is a former National Champion Gymnast at Alabama. Tim shares what the Worley household could be like if those teams meet in the SEC Championship Game. We also discussed what’s going on with the Steelers, in particular Ben Roethlisberger. Tim also shared his mission to take the lessons he learned from...
Our guests this week on Thursday Night Tailgate are: former Steelers & Bears RB Tim Worley, former Steelers Pro Bowl LB Greg Lloyd, the first female Coach in the NFL Jen Wleter and rugby star Gift Egbelu. PLus, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins joins us for our 5 Star Pick of the Week for Week 6 in the NFL.
This week’s Spotlight on the Positive is on Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson for donating his first game check to 3 ladies who work in the cafeteria. He wanted to help their families get back on the feet following the damage Hurricane Harvey did to their homes. We also spotlighted the Cleveland Browns organization for what they are doing during Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Mike talked about the work he’s doing with a company creating a device to help immediately diagnose the severity of a concussion. He told us that Baylor was the only Division 1 college to offer him a scholarship to play LB. He shared the story about what it was like the very first time Mike Ditka met with the team after he took over as Head Coach, what it was like playing with Walter Payton, Walter asking him to come read the Bible to him every day after Walter was diagnosed with Cancer,...
Vencie gave us his perspective on what’s going on with the National Athem protests and politics getting into football. As a former Charger and a guy who still resides in San Diego, he shared what it’s like for San Diego fans going through their first season without football since 1961.
Mark talked about his upcoming trip to Cuba where he’ll be taking some guys from the Independent League down to play in a tournament against players from the Cuban League. We also shared memories of playing in the American League Championship series against the Yankees in 1976 & ‘77, plus facing the ‘79 Pirates and ‘80 Phillies when he was with St. Louis.
Ken shared his thoughts on his alma mater, the University of Arkansas and their games coming up against South Carolina, Alabama and Auburn. He also gave us his thoughts on two of his former teams, the Seahawks and Cowboys and who he’ll be rooting for when they play each other on Christmas Eve. We also looked back at his playing days and his 2 interception day against Eli Manning and the Giants.