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Former NFL player Steve Smith Sr and co-host Gerard Littlejohn interview your favorite athletes, entertainers, and more, to ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to know, but no one ever asks. You may learn if your favorite NBA player would rather fight a bear or 50 ducks, or why a guest made a life-altering decision they’ve never shared before. Expect the unexpected....let’s cut to it!

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    • Sep 21, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 59m AVG DURATION
    • 73 EPISODES

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    Women in the Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 67:57

    The best of our season one conversations with women blazing new trails in and around the NFL, including Paige Dimakos, Odessa Jenkins and Jennifer King. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Active Roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 76:30

    On the first week of the NFL Season, we revisit conversations with the Baltimore Ravens' Derek Wolfe, Carolina Panthers' DJ Moore and the Arizona Cardinals' Chase Edmonds. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Storytime with LaDanian Tomlinson, Chef Tiffani Faison, Harold Varner III, Donte Stallworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 25:15


    The best stories from Season One featuring LaDanian Tomlinson's childhood,, Chef Tiffani Faison's revenge,, Harold Varner III leaving Michael Jordan on red, Donte Stallworth tracking down Jerry Rice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Best of Steve and G

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 36:03

    In this episode we look back at the best intro's from Steve and Gerard, with an appearance by Backstage Joe. We learn what beverage to NOT give kids at Steve's football camp, Joe may not know his shoe size, how to react when you steal Steve's golf ball, and what drove Steve to be one of the greatest receivers in the NFL. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Let's Talk Ball with Jeff Gordon, Mr. Cheeks, and Muggsy Bogues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 64:00

    Previously un-released 'Let's Talk Ball" segments with NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, rap legend Mr. Cheeks, and NBA legend Muggsy Bogues. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Charlotte Flair

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 67:13

    WWE superstar Charlotte Flair joins Steve and G to talk about her career, her rise to stardom, and growing up the daughter of a wrestling legend, plus if you had any ideas about Steve talks about getting into coaching... spoiler alert- it's not gonna happen.. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best of "Deep Three"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 39:52

    This episode, we rewind to the best “Deep Three” moments from this season. Hear some of our favorite guests unpack their greatest life lessons when Steve and G challenge them to get really real. Featuring Torrey Smith, Mohamad Massaquoi, Paige Dimakos, Harold Varner III, and Michael Vick. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Let's Talk Ball with Jerome Bettis, Spice Adams and Mike Golic

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 74:19


    Previously un-published "Let's Talk Ball" segments featuring Jerome Bettis and why veteran's blow off the Pro Bowl; Spice Adams tells a great Steve Smith story; and Mike Golic on how he knew Steve would make a great TV analyst. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Anthony Hamilton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 71:21

    Charlotte native and R&B recording artist Anthony Hamilton shares what it was like forging his own path in the music industry. The boys cover how his North Carolina roots led him all the way up to a grammy, a platinum-selling album, and of course, the creation of the Cut To It theme song. All equal feats in our opinion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    DJ Moore

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 62:35

    Panthers wide receiver DJ Moore sits down with Steve and G to talk about finding his direction, proving his position on the team, and maintaining the right mindset on and off the field. As usual, the guys are tackling all the big questions--including why Steve cracks a smile every time has some chewing gum. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jakeem Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 68:14

    Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant dives into the importance of family and mental fortitude when building a career in the NFL. Plus, Steve explains why he's one wire away from accepting landscaper applications. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Will Grier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 66:00

    Steve and G are in-studio with Carolina Panthers' QB and former West Virginia and Florida QB Will Grier. They talk football, Grier's shocking early-career suspension from Florida, and how playing for his father prepared him for big-time college football and the NFL. Plus, why you won't see DUI's in any upcoming rom-com's. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    BONUS: Kaylee Hartung

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 30:08

    Good Morning America's Kaylee Hartung checks in spontaneously with Steve and G from Omaha and the College World Series to explain NC State's disqualification and how she landed at GMA. (Recorded before Mississippi State won the title) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Donte Stallworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 65:01

    Former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth joins the guys to share stories of (sort of) meeting his idol, adapting to the public eye, and of course his life as an NFL athlete. Plus, G gets to diversify his resume and do a bit of NBA analyzing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Chef Tiffani Faison

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 66:10

    The guys get real about the legacies they hope to leave behind, and then chef and TV personality Tiffani Faison tells the story of (allegedly) poisoning her classmates, and her childlike eating habits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Antoine Bethea

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 64:42

    Former NFL safety Antoine Bethea is in-studio this week, where the guys discuss how your past and the people around you can shape your future in the NFL and beyond. Plus, the OG's get schooled on swagger. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Zack Moss

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 60:01

    Buffalo Bills running back Zack Moss unpacks the ways in which football can bleed into your personal life and your own sense of identity. Steve takes it one step further by explaining how spaghetti, waffles, and parenthood can all intermix.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Chase Edmonds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 68:11

    Steve and G cut to it with Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds. After hashing through Edmond’s impressive career, the guys tackle what it means to be a legend or an icon. You know it’s getting real when Steve whips out his dictionary.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jeff Gordon Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 64:09

    Steve and G cut to it with NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon in-studio. There’s a lot of great lessons that the guys have to share.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jeff Gordon Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 70:02

    Steve and G cut to it with NASCAR legend Jeff Gordonin this two-part conversation. There’s a lot of great lessons that the guys have to share, but Steve has one in particular for his neighbor—leave the engines to the pros.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Police Officers JD Williams and Chris Walters

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 62:29

    Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Officers J.D. Williams and Chris Walters join Steve and G in-studio to discuss the police department's relationship with the community, and how their own interactions with other officers have sometimes crossed a line. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Derek Wolfe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 59:50

    NFL Defensive End Derek Wolfe covers all things family and football. Steve and G also cover some man code rules. Bottom line: don’t call Steve delicious. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Mohammed Massoquoi

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 66:32

    Former NFL wide receiver Mohammed Massoquoi shares his inspiring football career, his mental health journey, and how he navigated a life-altering injury. Plus, Smitty explains why you never bring football to the boardroom. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    MIke Golic

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 70:12


    We’re cuttin’ to it with former NFL lineman and media personality Mike Golic. We won’t spoil any of Golic’s story, but we can give a hint toward Steve’s this week: No one does Steve Smith better than Steve Smith.


    Jill Montgomery

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 64:18

    Jill Montgomery, ESPN Sports Broadcaster and CEO of Four Leaf Productions, shares how her smarts and ambition helped her become a sports icon. Plus, Steve and G discover the newest member of the Big Dummy club. 

    BONUS: Steve Responds to Brett Favre

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 29:45

    Steve responds to Brett Favre, and the people who sent messages after his initial response to the Hall of Fame QB's comments about George Floyd, on social media.

    Renaldo Nehemiah

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 69:11

    Steve and G cut to it with track world-superstar and Super Bowl champion Renaldo Nehemiah. Despite congressional medals and a career in the NFL, Nehemiah admits he still struggles being the world’s toughest self-critic. Unfortunately, harshest critic is perhaps the one category he can’t win. Steve’s freezer lady definitely has him beat.

    Inky Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 62:31

    Steve and G sit down with the inspiring Inky Johnson. Now a touring motivational speaker, Johnson talks about how he found success despite having to forfeit his college football career. The guys also sort through Tavon Austin’s top ten college football players list... talk about getting creative.

    Quincy Enunwa

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 64:54

    NFL wide receiver Quincy Enunwa talks about keeping it real both on and off the field. It’s that sort of mental strength Enunwa possesses that Steve’s fast-food employee really could have used some more of. 

    London Fletcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 59:50

    This week, we’re cutting to it with former NFL linebacker London Fletcher. With four Pro Bowls, a Superbowl title, and multiple NFL records, the only thing longer than his list of accomplishments is Steve’s list of definitions for “You Good?”

    Rookie Spotlight: Shaun Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 59:53

    Ohio State cornerback and 2021 NFL Draft prospect, Shaun Wade, shares his incredible journey from trauma to triumph, reminding Steve and G how his story is one of many for those who have pushed through grief in order to reach greatness. 

    Mr. Cheeks

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 66:30

    Mr. Cheeks, solo rap artist and former member of the legendary rap group “Lost Boyz,” cuts to it in the studio this week. Plus, Backstage Joe thinks he can school Steve and G on their rap game. 

    Mike Garafolo

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 68:10

    NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo joins the studio to talk about all things football, plus the lessons he learned working on the clock and “behind the scenes.” If there’s two takeaways from this episode, let them be this: Mike Garafolo is a whole lot more than his job, and you better mind your own Kool-Aid.

    Jennifer King

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 56:37

    Steve and G cut to it with Jennifer King, the first African American female assistant coach in NFL history. Plus, all the talk about changing history inspires G to take a look into his past, and let’s just say what he found got him re-thinking a few things. 

    BONUS EPISODE- Steve and Paige Dimakos Break Down the 2021 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 72:39

    Steve is joined by The Draft Network CEO Paige Dimakos to break down this year's top college QB's, WR's, RB's and CB's before the 2021 NFL Draft.

    Spice Adams

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 63:05

    Spice Adams’ journey from NFL defensive tackle to baking show host is a testament to life’s many different paths. No matter where it takes you, Steve and G believe what matters is how true we’ve been once we reach “God’s waiting room” -- a place we all must face, and probably the only judging panel Adams isn’t capable of being on. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    C. J. Sapong Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 67:09

    Part 2 of the conversation with Nashville Soccer Club player CJ Sapong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    C. J. Sapong Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 69:27

    This episode, your hosts sit down with Nashville Soccer Club player CJ Sapong, a man that didn’t just roll with the punches, but learned how to rise above—no knee-biting necessary. Coach Campbell, we hope you’re listening, you could learn a thing or two. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Lorenzo Neal

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 67:04

    Steve and G cut to it with Lorenzo Neal-- four-time pro-bowler and outstanding NFL fullback for sixteen seasons, and a member of the NFL's 2000's All-Decade team. This episode, Neal discusses how football has shaped his life, and how he’s used his career to help shape others.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Black Effect Podcast Network Trailer

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 1:20

    The Black Effect Podcast Network, a partnership between Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartRadio, is positioned to become the world’s largest podcast publisher dedicated to Black listeners, bringing together the most influential and trusted voices in black culture for stimulating conversations around social justice, pop culture, sports, mental health, news, comedy and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jerome Bettis

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 69:37

    Steve and G visit with NFL legend Jerome Bettis to talk about family, football, and finding your new normal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jeremy Chinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 63:13

    Cut To It with the rookie and the vet. Find out the moment that caused Steve’s career to become one of the greatest in NFL history, and the ways Panthers linebacker Jeremy Chinn hopes to do the same. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Chris Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 74:20


    NFL defensive end Chris Smith shares his journey through love, loss and triumph with Steve and G. He’s a living testimony to how we can strive to see the good in any situation—a lesson Backstage Joe proves can be useful in some unexpected ways. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    Chasity Melvin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 67:51

    Steve and G cut to it with Chasity Melvin, former NC State basketball star and WNBA athlete turned assistant coach for the Phoenix Mercury. If her career doesn’t make you feel like an under-achiever, Steve takes the opportunity to talk about his Peloton again. Chasity and Steve -- we know you’re not bragging, but y'all are making the rest of us look bad! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    Muggsy Bogues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 65:17

    Steve and G dissect the career of one of basketball’s most iconic underdogs, Muggsy Bogues. Plus, Smitty walks through his experience of literally dissecting his dog... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    Steve and G Bonus II

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 63:52

    in classic Cut To It style, Steve and G close out 2020 with some solid reflection and a few jabs. In the end, brotherly love wins - and you can expect 2021 to be the year of Cut To It! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    Jay Bilas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 71:14

    ESPN analyst Jay Bilas shares his experience as both a commentator and an advocate for players on the court. Steve and G agree we could all take some tips from Jay as we head into 2021. Cheers to more listening, transparency, and change in the new year! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    Unsung Heroes: Vinny Ciurciu and Dex Geralds

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 70:53

    In this episode, Steve and G pair two “unsung heroes,” Vinny Ciurciu and Dex Geralds. A retired NFL player and a diabetic fitness coach have different stories to tell, but nonetheless leave us with the same lesson to learn: never underestimate the underdog.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    NASCAR Driver William Byron

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 65:43

    NASCAR prodigy William Byron talks family, faith, and his need for speed. There’s no question that Byron’s career is reaching unprecedented heights, but our producer Sarah is still the only one to try out a flying car.    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    UNCC Head Football Coach Will Healy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 87:30

    UNCC head football coach Will Healy cuts to it in the studio. After hearing his approaches to coaching and what he values most, there’s no doubt his team is lucky to have him. Speaking of luck, what happens when you put together 13 lottery tickets, a 3 AM gas station-run, and a guy named Herbert? Nothing good. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

    Colleen Wolfe

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 67:15

    NFL Network host Colleen Wolfe recounts her emergence into a career that, in more ways than one, has seen few talents like her. Plus, Smitty breaks down his own experience of going from MVP on the field to the rookie on set. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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