The HawkCast with A.J. Hawk

The HawkCast with A.J. Hawk

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Inspiring People Talking with NFL Lineback A.J. Hawk

Episodes

E102: Matt Burke – On the Ascent, Defensive Coordinator for the Miami Dolphins  

Matt Burke is the Defensive Coordinator of the Miami Dolphins, and was also linebackers coach for the Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals where he was my coach while I was there. Previously an admin assistant with the Tennessee Titans. He...

E101: Ryen Russillo – Russillo & Kanell Co-Host on The Culture of the Media  

Since 2009, Ryen Russillo has been a host or co-host of the afternoon show on ESPN Radio. The program is currently known as Russillo & Kanell, and Ryen’s co-host is ESPN college football analyst Danny Kanell. Ryen and Danny bring...

E100: Chris Long – Patriots Super Bowl 51 Comeback  

Chris Long is a defensive end for the New England Patriots. He played college football at Virginia, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams second overall in the 2008 NFL Draft....

E99: Mike Golic Jr – Notre Dame Legacies and ESPN Radio  

Mike Golic Jr is a broadcaster with ESPN Radio and a retired offensive guard. He played college football at Notre Dame and signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 and New Orleans Saints in 2014. Today he co-hosts the ESPN...

E98: Adam Carr & Raychad Vannatta – Warriors Saving Warriors  

From the Save a Warrior website – Save A Warrior believes in challenging conventional thinking. The way we challenge the idea of suicide is so novel and so inspiring, it connects the lives of all who are transformed from sharing...

E97: Ariel Helwani – The Art of Interviewing MMA’s Best  

Ariel Helwani has been covering mixed martial arts professionally since 2006. He is the reigning five-time World MMA Award Journalist of the Year winner. He works for MMAFighting.com (SB Nation). He formerly served as an “MMA Insider” for Fox Sports...

E96: Jake Ballard – Giants Super Bowl Champ Turned Patriot  

Jake Ballard played tight end for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Ohio State and was signed by the Giants in 2010 where he won Super Bowl XLVI with them against...

E95: Bob Costas – Over 30yrs with NBC, Memorable Interviews and the Rise of Fake News  

Bob Costas has been a sportscaster on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s. He has been the prime-time host of twelve Olympic Games since 1992. In addition to his Olympic work, Costas currently does play-by-play for...

E94: Tom Crabtree – Hot Takes, Concussions, and Clemson Oil Checks  

Tom Crabtree is an Ohio native who played college football for Miami University at the tight end position. He entered the NFL in 2009 with the Kansas City Chiefs, but he spent most of his career with the Green Bay...

E93: Chris Cooley – Joe Gibbs’ Coaching, Questionable Blogging  

Chris Cooley is a former tight end who played 9 seasons for the Washington Redskins. He was drafted in 2004 by Joe Gibbs and we spend some time talking about Joe’s coaching style. Cooley holds the Redskins’ franchise record for...

E92: Joe Buck – Lucky Bastard  

Joe Buck is back again. His last visit was on Episode 6. Joe recently published the book Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I’m Not Allowed to Say on TV. Joe is the son of famous sportcaster...

E91: Josh Sitton – All-Pro goes from Green Bay to The Bears  

Josh was drafted in 2008 as a guard and started 110 out of the 112 regular season games that the Packers had played since becoming a full-time starter on the offensive line in 2009. In just the past four seasons...

E90:  James Laurinaitis – OSU All-American, Rams All-Time Tackle Leader  

James Laurinaitis is a career linebacker, most recently with the New Orleans Saints. He’s an Ohio State Alumni and three-time All-American for the Buckeyes. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2009 and is currently 1st on the...

E89: Mike Nolan – Handling Media and Being a Good Soldier  

Mike Nolan has been a coach in one form or another since attending the University of Oregon where he played Safety. Most notably he was the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers from 2005-2008, a defensive coordinator for the...

E88: Mike Leach – Talking Trump, PC Culture, and Price is Right Coin Tosses  

This is the second talk with Mike. We spoke on Wednesday November 9th after Donald J. Trump became President-Elect and discuss that outcome and some of the issues surrounding it. We also cover the story behind the playing of the...

E87: Petros Papadakis – Co-host Petros and Money, Pros vs Joes  

Petros will be my wingman in the booth Saturday, November 5th, for the Stanford vs. Oregon State football game on FS1. He is the radio co-host of the Petros and Money Show on Fox Sports Radio. Formerly a tailback and...

E86: Amy Jo Martin – NY Times Best-Selling Author and Founder of Digital Royalty  

Amy Jo Martin, author of New York Times best-seller Renegades Write the Rules, founded Digital Royalty in 2009 to help corporations, celebrities and sports entities humanize their brands online through social communication channels. Amy Jo has worked closely with world-renowned...

E85: Brady Poppinga – Telling Stories and a Surprise Visit from Aaron Rodgers  

Brady is a former NFL linebacker who played for the Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Rams and the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Brigham Young University. Brady is a fantastic story teller and competitor who can now add...

E84: Andrea Kremer – Setting Firsts for Women in Sports Journalism  

Andrea Kremer is one of the most accomplished and widely respected journalists in the industry today. In 2011, she was named one of the 10 greatest female sportscasters of all time. TV Guide said Kremer is “among TV’s best sports...

E83: Adam Schefter – A 9/11 Story  

RECORDED 9/11 – Adam is a University of Michigan grad, sports writer and NFL Insider for ESPN. In our talk I was lucky enough to have Adam share some details surrounding the powerful segment ESPN aired on the deeply personal...

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