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Brock Huard's Above & Beyond: The Intersection of Faith and Sports
61 minutes | Apr 18, 2022
What are You Doing? MLB Umpire Mike Muchlinski's Faith Journey
It's one thing to say you believe...but what are you doing about it? MLB umpire and Washington native Mike Muchlinski joins Brock Huard to share his journey through baseball to the height of his craft. Be encouraged by his commitment to his calling to live a life of integrity in a high-leverage role in Major League Baseball. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
Jason Romano: Receiving the Call
What does it mean to step out in faith when your family is counting on you? Jason Romano put behind a career at ESPN to follow a calling: to spread the Gospel with his gifts and connections in sports. Hear how Jason came to understand what it means to believe, to overcome hurt from addiction in his family, and to follow your calling. Follow Jason's journey with Sports Spectrum at https://sportsspectrum.com/, and read his work at https://www.jasonromano.com/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
41 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
Sam Acho: Be Real
Football fans remember Sam Acho as a disruptive pass rusher, but his teammates saw much more than a guy who collapses the pocket. Sam joins Brock Huard to share his journey, from being overlooked at Vanderbilt football camp to turning down a scholarship offer from Pete Carroll at USC to playing playoff football in the NFL. Be encouraged by Sam's perspective on living an authentic life without shying away from the convictions of your Faith, and hear how his parents' commitment to shepherding their children made him a leader later in life. Read more about Sam's journey in his book "Let the World See You", available at Amazon.com and other online book stores. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Nick Foles: The Purpose in it All
How do you know if what you're doing has any meaning? Super Bowl winning QB Nick Foles has found himself at seemingly inexplicable junctures of his career time and again. And yet, despite many of his career situations looking like they may be coming to a dead end, Nick found an intense purpose in each one of them. Hear his incredible journey from nearly quitting football at the age of 18 on a field in Michigan to hoisting the Lombardi Trophy over his head as the surprise starting quarterback of the 2018 world champion Philadelphia Eagles...and how his Faith turned every seeming end into a new beginning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | May 12, 2021
Gonzaga's Corey Kispert
Corey Kispert is a 2 time high school state champion. He was a leader for a Gonzaga team that lost just 12 games in 4 years. After an undefeated senior season, Kispert and the Bulldogs were the favorites to win the NCAA championship game...but their season ended in a shocking upset. What role did Corey's Faith play in how he handled the loss? How does Faith change his perspective on his future as he enters the NBA draft as a potential first round pick? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
53 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Carson Palmer: Gaining an Enduring Faith
Former Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer spent 15 years in the NFL playing for the Bengals, Raiders and Cardinals as one of the league's best quarterbacks. Upon retirement, he fully committed himself to serving his family and those in need across the globe. How did he turn down a Taylor-made post-football career in coaching and media? How did he demand a trade from the team that drafted him and still stand firm in his faith? How do you parent your kids to love God amidst the pressures that surround them? Go to fillthestadium.com to donate to Compassion International alongside Brock Huard, Carson Palmer, Nate Solder and dozens of other current & former athletes who have committed to provide sponsorships for 70,000 Compassion kids during this COVID-19 impacted season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
Dot Richardson: No Barrier Too Great
As a young girl, Dot Richardson wanted nothing more to play Little League baseball with the boys. After refusing to cut her hair and use a boy's name to play, she became the youngest professional women's softball player in the country--at the age of 10. Hear her amazing story of perseverance, passion and faith in God that drove her to become a 2 time Olympic champion softball player, a member of the USA Softball Hall of Fame and the head coach of Liberty University Softball. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | May 29, 2020
Chris Broussard: Standing Firm in Faith
FOX Sports 1 sports reporter, analyst and radio host Chris Broussard learned during college what it meant to stop living for yourself after understanding what it means to follow God's call in his life. In this episode, Broussard shares his experiences of living out his faith in a bold, authentic way in a field of work that doesn't always agree with his beliefs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
32 minutes | Mar 12, 2020
ESPN's Jimmy Dykes: The Film Doesn't Lie
ESPN college basketball analyst and author of the book "The Film Doesn't Lie: Evaluating Your Life One Play at a Time" Jimmy Dykes shares how his Faith and career as a men's and women's basketball coach has revealed his true character. Through the pressures, the obstacles, the failures and the successes, Jimmy explains how his Faith provides the bedrock of purpose and understand that allows him to persevere through whatever turns life presents. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
Matthew Boyd: Reading Signs in Life
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Matthew Boyd has spent his baseball career picking up signs from catchers every day in order to figure out what pitch to throw. For Matthew, the signs he saw in his life outside of the game of baseball have led him down paths that required more risks and chances than conventional wisdom would advise--but following the narrow road with the narrow gate is something that his Faith demanded of him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
Jesse Bradley: Overwhelming Faith
Grace Community Church pastor and former goalkeeper Jesse Bradley went from becoming a sought-after keeper on an international level to being unable to control his own heartbeat with no diagnosis. Despite the dark thoughts, the months of excruciating pain and the prospect of death, Jesse clung to his Faith--what happened next is truly remarkable. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
62 minutes | Dec 12, 2019
Steven Souza: Living a Life Transformed
MLB outfielder Steven Souza burst onto the baseball scene late in high school, but his minor league career was marked by selfishness, pride and a PED suspension. It wasn't until Steven truly understood what it meant to be transformed by Faith that he experienced joy and meaning in his life and career in a way that had previously eluded him. With a renewed purpose and a mission to share the message of hope for the rest of his career, Steven opens up with Brock on the transforming power of Faith in sports. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29 minutes | Nov 7, 2019
Tony Bennett: Faith Regardless of Circumstance
He was the coach of the #1 seeded Virginia team in 2018 that became the first school ever to lose to a #16 seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. His response? Win the national championship the following year. University of Virginia Men's Basketball coach Tony Bennett explains how the same Faith he maintained during the trials of losing to UMBC propelled his program to climb to the top of the mountain the very next season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Oct 24, 2019
Nate Solder: A Heart Transformed
After traveling to Guatemala with Compassion International together, Giants LT Nate Solder joins Brock Huard to discuss where his passion for his Faith began and how it inspired him to connect with Compassion to make a lasting impression in the lives of children around the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48 minutes | Jun 14, 2019
Tony Castricone: Seeking Answers
Sleeping in his car in a Fort Worth, TX parking garage on a 40 day music tour not knowing where his next meal would come from, Tony Castricone couldn't imagine that he would someday become "the voice" of the Washington Huskies. Tony's play-by-play career is has taken him to some of the mountaintops of sports experiences, but without wrestling through his Faith, would he be able to find meaning in his work and life? Hear how his quest for answers led him to a peace and purpose in work, life and marriage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
43 minutes | May 24, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah: Lead by Listening & Serving
NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah grew up as the son of a preacher. When his football career ended just when things were starting to look like his future in the game was blossoming, Daniel discovered that his path in life was headed in a direction he could have never orchestrated on his own. Learn how Daniel's Faith taught him the power that lies in listening, serving and following that led him to become one of the most trusted voices in the NFL media landscape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45 minutes | May 9, 2019
Matisse Thybulle: Finding Meaning Through Grief
Many know former Washington Husky basketball star Matisse Thybulle for his performance on the court. Few know the depth of pain and loss he and his family experienced before he got there. Losing his mother to cancer in 2015, Matisse became determined to honor his mother by devoting himself to fulfilling his potential on the court--all the while finding peace and meaning in his mother's passing through a transforming Faith. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | Dec 14, 2018
Steve Zakuani: True Forgiveness
Steve Zakuani was the first-ever draft pick selected by the Seattle Sounders FC, but his path to MLS stardom was one that can't be described as traditional. Through traumatic injury, hopelessness and despair came a Faith that inspired Steve to accomplish things in soccer that he had given up on. It was that faith that presented him with the opportunity to take part in one of sports' greatest shows of forgiveness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
55 minutes | Nov 21, 2018
Shaun Alexander: Faith Over Fame
NFL MVP. Alabama's all-time single game rushing record. 3 time Pro Bowler, 2 time All-Pro. With a list of accomplishments this long, former Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander has every right to boast in his abilities--instead, Alexander points to his Faith as the only reason he has experienced success. Listen here to how he valued his deep, personal Faith while maintaining a level of excellence at the highest level of the game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
38 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
Herm Edwards: Living Faith Out Loud
From pro-player to NFL head coach to ESPN and back to college coaching, Herm Edwards is one of the most recognizable coaches in the sports landscape today. While many may know him from his impassioned speeches, it’s his Faith that drives Edwards to stand boldly for what he believes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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