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The official podcast of LSU Football, Hey Fightin' Podcast takes you inside LSU Tiger football all year long. Featuring interviews with players, coaches, and staff, as well as in-depth analysis and a rotating cast of guests, HFP combines unparalleled access with quality storytelling to bring your ea…

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    Hurry Up: LSU 27, Texas A&M 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 34:51

    Cody and Jacob are grateful for LSU's win over Texas A&M, Coach O's joyful farewell, Jaray Jenkins' unforgettable night, Max Johnson's moxie, Damone Clark's leadership, the Tigers' fight, and our loyal listeners. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    ULM Review/A&M Preview + Max Johnson Breaks Down His Best Film

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 64:31

    LSU spread it out against ULM, using 5 man protections and Empty sets to kick the passing game into gear. Cody and Jacob break down the film and numbers to see what worked and how it might apply against A&M Saturday. Then Hester goes inside the film room with Max Johnson to talk about his best plays of the season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    Hurry Up: LSU 27, ULM 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 32:35

    A slightly different Hurry Up this week, as Cody and Jacob provide a running diary of LSU's 27-13 win over UL-Monroe. Topics include Malik Nabers' monster day, the freshman wideouts leading the way, Max Johnson's progress, the red zone struggles, close calls near the goal line, and a heated debate over carrot souffle and sweet potato pie that might threaten the existence of the podcast in the future. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    Thoughts on the Search + Film Room with Jack Mashburn

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 58:16

    LSU's coaching search is in full tilt. Cody and Jacob get their thoughts on the qualities and characteristics to look for the next coach of LSU Football, while discussing the overall media landscape and how they decipher real news from fake. Jacob also takes us back to 2005, when he was in the middle of a coaching search as a player, to give us that perspective during a time of uncertainty. After that, Jacob and Jack Mashburn head to the film room to dissect how the former walk-on tight end earned a scholarship through hard-nosed blocking and buying in to his role in the Tigers' offense. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Arkansas 16, LSU 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 51:24

    On a cold night in Tiger Stadium, LSU's defense was dominant, its offense clunky, and its result frustrating. Cody and Jacob discuss Garrett Nussmeier's first extended action at LSU, Micah Baskerville and Damone Clark's stellar performances, and talk through the frustrations of the Tigers' situational struggles and key mistakes. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Competition Under Center + 1-on-1 with linebacker Mike Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 58:12

    Fresh off a hard fought battle in Tuscaloosa, Cody and Jacob look closer at LSU's defensive performance, how sustainable it is, and why the Tigers were able to dominate Alabama's high-powered offense for much of the night. Later, they discuss the open quarterback competition and the role of Jack Bech heading into the Arkansas game (29:21). After that, linebacker Mike Jones goes into the film room (43:53) to look at his big day against the Tide and talk about his improvements after transferring from Clemson to prove himself as a future NFL middle linebacker. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Alabama 20, LSU 14

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 31:01

    A resilient effort from LSU isn't quite enough to topple the Tide in Tuscaloosa. Cody and Jacob break down LSU's defensive success, the new blitz-happy scheme, the offensive struggles, and the dramatic conclusion to the game. Back at Cards and Culture this week to preview Arkansas. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Adjustments Coming + Damone Clark Goes Inside the Film Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 58:05

    Fresh off the bye week, LSU is set to bring some new looks on both sides of the ball against Alabama. Cody and Jacob break down what tweaks the Tigers might utilize on offense and defense in Tuscaloosa this weekend. Later in the show, Butkus Award semifinalist Damone Clark takes us inside the film room a few of his best plays from a breakout season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Bye Week: Be A Goldfish

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 42:09

    Ted Lasso doppelgänger Jacob Hester and Kent Lowe impersonator Cody Worsham discuss the virtues of Being a Goldfish during LSU's bye week. Also up for discussion are the offensive funk seen at Ole Miss, what we're seeing from LSU's defense, and a bigger picture conversation about Quarterback, the 4-3, and injuries. Back next week to preview Alabama. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Ole Miss 31, LSU 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 34:48

    Cody is solo on today's show. The Headlines: Better Ideas, Better Execution Predictable Must Be Unstoppable Stock Rising: Damone Clark Neil Farrell Young playmakers Stock Falling: Winning in the Trenches Winning on the Margins --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    A New Direction

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 74:23

    The search for LSU's next football coach is under way, as the Tigers and Ed Orgeron will part ways following the 2022 season. Hester and Cody break down what it means for the present and future of the program and some of the associated storylines around the decision from Scott Woodward and the reaction from Ed Orgeron. Then, we talk football, recapping what went right against Florida and what the plan of attack should be for Ole Miss. Finally, Hester sits down with Ty Davis-Price to break down the film on his record-setting day against the Gators on Saturday. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Unrivaled

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 60:24

    LSU beats Florida. Three beautiful words. All the emotions and rea ctions to the Tigers' win over the Gators, including some great behind the scenes insight from Hester. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Matt Flynn on LSU-Florida '07 + Kentucky Review/Florida Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 97:57

    Former LSU national championship quarterback Matt Flynn joins his former teammate and good friend Jacob Hester to review the biggest plays from the Tigers' 28-24 win over Florida in 2007 (01:06:06). Before that, Cody and Jacob break down what went wrong against Kentucky (0:14) and what needs to improve against Florida (33:29). Plus, how LSU must replace Kayshon Boutte, build on the running success from last week, and adjust defensively with key players out. Note: this episode was recorded Tuesday morning (Hester and Cody) and Wednesday morning (Hester and Flynn), before news about Eli Ricks' injury was released. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Kentucky 42, LSU 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 24:20

    Cody and Jacob break down what went wrong in LSU's loss in Lexington on the bus ride back to the airport. There is good news in the form of fried chicken and expensive bourbon. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    The Path Forward + Marcus Randall Remembers the Bluegrass Miracle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 71:40

    The show starts with a rant – apologies – but ends with Marcus Randall remembering the most famous pass of his career: The Bluegrass Miracle. In the middle, we break down what went wrong against Auburn, what to do to fix the running game, offensive issues, defensive improvements, and take your questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Auburn 24, LSU 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 43:01

    LSU lost to Auburn 24-19. We didn't want to talk about it, but we did. Some thoughts on what went wrong and how to fix it. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    It Will Be Saturday Night in Death Valley

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 85:57

    LONG episode for you, as we look ahead to LSU's clash with Auburn in Tiger Stadium on Saturday night at 8 p.m. (26:07) Before that, we look back at LSU's first four games, grade out the performances, and look for signs of improvement (0:14) At the end of the show, we take your questions on TJ Finley and Max Johnson and recall fond memories from wins over Auburn that awake in our hearts a tender glow (1:05:07). And somewhere in the middle, Hester talks to Cade York about his best kicks in purple and gold, how he learned to cope with failure, and then pretty much just stopped failing by making every kick that has left his foot for the last two and a half seasons (47:18). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Less Cowbell, More Cover 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 42:27

    The Tigers took a different approach to the Air Raid than a year ago. It worked. Cody and Jacob break down LSU's 28-25 win over Mississippi State, a game of three phases that LSU broke open in the third quarter and held on to in the fourth. We discuss Max Johnson's decision making, Cordale Flott's big day, Daronte Jones' scheme, Jay Ward's return, Kole Taylor's touchdown, and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Max Johnson Joins the Pod + Previewing the Start of SEC play

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 57:57

    LSU quarterback Max Johnson joins Hey Fightin' Podcast on Competition Tuesday to talk about his lifelong obsession with competing (29:27). We discuss the Best Brother Competition, a potential ping pong matchup with Joe Burrow, and the LSU offense firing on all cylinders on the eve of SEC play. Before that, Cody and Jacob discuss the news on LSU's defensive line, a potential shot in the arm in the secondary, the left tackle spot, and how all those factors and more affect Saturday's 11 a.m. matchup with Mississippi State (0:22). Finally, we take your questions on purple pants, foam collars, Max's progressions, WR3, and what WRTS actually means. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Hurrying Up is Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 58:15

    Cody and Jacob play word association following LSU's fun 49-21 win over Central Michigan. They discuss LSU's offensive tempo, the precocious talents of Jack Bech, Deion Smith, and Corey Kiner, the chaos of LSU's defense, and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Tigers Win: Sian Hudson, LSU Soccer Head Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 67:04

    Hey, Hey Fightin' Podcast listeners. Bringing your attention to another LSU Sports podcast, Tigers Win, which launches Season 2 today with LSU Soccer head coach Sian Hudson. Tigers Win is where we talk to LSU's athletes, former athletes, coaches, staffers, and others about winning, excellence, and championship habits, and you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or anywhere you find podcasts. Back Sunday with a Hurry Up. Our first guest on season 2 of Tigers Win is LSU Soccer head coach Sian Hudson. In just her second season, Coach Hudson has led the Tigers to a 7-0 start, a No. 6 national ranking, and a school record 10 consecutive victories dating back to the spring. The key to success? Belief. Belief brought her to LSU. Belief carried the team through a eight-game winless streak to start her time in Baton Rouge. Belief kept them bought into a new system of fluid possession when things didn't click at first. And belief has them playing better soccer than just about anybody in the country. We spoke on Tuesday, September 14 ahead of a Friday, September 17 matchup with Mississippi State to start SEC play. After that conversation, you'll hear the outro music, followed by our conversation from September of 2020, when the Tigers were set to start a COVID-delayed SEC-only fall schedule. I added it as a bonus segment because we referenced it so often in this episode, and because it gives great perspective on how Coach Hudson's vision has turned into reality. Show Notes: Show Notes: (0:00) - Intro (3:32) - Welcome (5:04) - Selling the Vision (6:27) - Building a Website (11:27) - Goal Setting (13:12) - Belief and Chemistry (16:13) - Turning Point (19:34) - Springboard (22:39) - Training Sessions (24:42) - Goal Scoring (26:24) - Identity (28:29) - Preparation (31:21) - Tactics (33:25) - Standards (35:10) - Aesthetics (37:31) - Revenge About Tigers Win: Tigers Win is a podcast about excellence. Each episode, we'll pick the brains of LSU coaches, student athletes, staff members, or alumni about the routines, habits, tools, mindsets, and attributes they've utilized to excel in their crafts. Hundreds of champions walk the stately oaks and broad magnolias of the Ole War Skule every year. This is your chance to get inside the mind of world class performers, learn what makes them elite, and how you can apply their lessons to your life and develop your own winning mentality. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Clarity + Film Room with Andre Anthony

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 78:14

    Cody and Jacob discuss the news – correct and incorrect – around LSU's running backs room, before breaking down the film and numbers from the Tigers' win over McNeese. After taking your questions, we finish the episode with a special audio version of the LSU Football Film Room, as Hester and Andre Anthony break down some of the super senior's best plays in purple and gold. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: What We Loved (Cade York!), Liked, Loathed, and Learned vs. McNeese State

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 66:50

    Cody and Jacob convene in Cody's office to discuss LSU's 34-7 win over McNeese State. We have offensive line concerns, but we love Cade York, we like what we saw from Garrett Nussmeier and LSU's defense, and we have a lot to learn about the Tigers over the next couple of weeks. Plus, fixing the run game, the drops, and looking for the deep ball against Central Michigan. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Attack the Problem(s)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 57:21

    Back after a long flight and little sleep to dive deeper – and more rationally – into what went wrong for LSU against UCLA and how to start fixing it against McNeese State. Hester has film observations, and Cody has some numbers, so we talk yards before contact, deep passing, pressure, variation in the running game, and the need for juice. Plus, as always, your questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hurry Up: Two Thumbs Down

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 38:52

    That was exactly as expected – just the complete opposite. Cody and Jacob hop off the bus and grab a seat on the bench to discuss LSU's 38-27 loss to UCLA. Overall, we rate the Tigers' trip to Hollywood a box office disappointment. Two thumbs down, would not recommend. There's some attempt to set aside emotion and look for logical explanations, but much like the Tigers in the Rose Bowl, we weren't always successful. Still, we look at what went wrong – struggles in the running game, issues against Cover 0, and defensive breakdowns and miscues – and look for ways the ship can be righted in the weeks ahead. Back Tuesday with a regularly recorded episode – and hopefully more answers than questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Hey Fightin' Bus Ride: LSU-UCLA Preview, Live from Los Angeles Traffic

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 46:48

    Cody and Jacob make use of the Los Angeles traffic to preview LSU's 2021 season opener against UCLA, live from the team bus from the airport to the hotel. We navigate the game one storylines for LSU, take a closer look at UCLA and the matchups to monitor, and take your questions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Final Fall Scrimmage + Tiger Stadium Protocols + The Alliance?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 45:25

    Recording remotely today. Cody and Jacob go inside the final scrimmage of fall camp and touch on Tiger Stadium's 2021 COVID protocols and The Alliance formed by the ACC, Big 10, and Pac-12. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Preseason Game No. 1 Intel + Super Bowl Champ/LSU Graduate Devin White

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 65:44


    On today's show, we take you inside Tiger Stadium for the first intrasquad scrimmage of the fall, held last Saturday in Tiger Stadium. Cody was there, Jacob had plenty of eyes and ears on the ground, and they break down who stood out and who must answer the game in preseason game No. 2 this coming Saturday. After that, they sit down with Super Bowl champion Devin White, who returned to school during the Bucs' playoff run to fulfill his promise to graduate. Shortly after receiving his diploma, Devin discussed his time at LSU, his NFL experiences, the 2019 national championship season he nearly was a part of, and similarities between Joe Burrow and Tom Brady. Finally, the guys come back to answer your questions, which you can always ask on Twitter, Instagram, or by leaving a voice note below! Back next week to discuss Preseason Game No. 2 and set some statistical predictions for the season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support


    Camp Scoops: Inside Week One of LSU Football Fall Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 57:54

    Week one of camp is in the books for LSU Football. Jacob and Cody watched several practices and offer some behind the scenes looks at the Tigers. They talk camp scoops, take a true/false test, and answer your questions. Outline: 3:50 - Football talk after nearly four minutes of a pointless story from Cody 4:15 - Big Picture Camp Takeaways 21:35 - New Game! 40:18 - Questions? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Two-a-Days: Reacting to Myles Brennan's Injury + DBs, LBs, Special Teams Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 48:13

    Last two-a-day before fall camp starts Friday. Today's agenda: Reacting to Myles Brennan's injury [1:58] Previewing LSU's secondary, linebackers, and special teams [21:33] Listener questions [41:53] Subscribe! Rate! Review! Ask a question! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Two-A-Days: Offensive and Defensive Line Previews + Hall of Famer Alan Faneca

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 51:24

    Jacob and Cody continue their 2021 season preview with two-a-days, discussing the offensive line and defensive line [30:18]. How do the Tigers replace Dare Rosenthal at left tackle? Which offensive lineman can break through? Which newcomer makes an impact? And on defense, who steps up in a deep unit to establish himself as a starter? Can Maason Smith or any other freshmen find a way to contribute to a talented, deep group? Before that, we talk to LSU legend and 2021 Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Faneca [15:22] about his signing day decision to be a Tiger, his path to the Hall of Fame, and becoming a marathon runner after finishing his football career. First up, Hester recaps SEC Media Days and talks conference realignment [0:15]. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Two-a-Days: Offensive Skill Position Qs and As

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 46:11

    Part of our first two-a-days with Hester focuses on offensive skill guys, with a heavy leaning on your questions. First, a quick look at two questions from SEC Media Days: 1) Stingley at wide receiver? and 2) Data driving the QB decision. Recording our next episode early next week, with a focus on offensive line and defensive line, before moving on to linebackers and secondary. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Two-a-Days: LSU's Quarterbacks Room is Loaded

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 49:02

    Welcome to two-a-days, where Jacob Hester and I get you ready for the season ahead, one position at a time. Kind of. Today's episode is the first part of a two-parter, and it focuses only on LSU's quarterback room, which Hester says is the program's best since he was on the team with JaMarcus Russell, Matt Flynn, and Ryan Perriloux. We break down Myles Brennan, Max Johnson, and Garrett Nussmeier, what each guy brings to the table, and what your take on the quarterback debate says about you. Next week, we go to Twitter Spaces and your questions to talk about running backs and receivers. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Jack Marucci Talks Talks Technology, New Title, Advanced Analytics, Summer Projects, Building Bats, and Much More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 68:23

    Note: To see some of the visual elements discussed on today's show, watch this interview on YouTube. If you're a fan of LSU Football or Major League Baseball, you know Jack Marucci. Maybe you've heard him on this podcast before – he's always among our most listened to episodes. Maybe you read about his work with eye-tracking technology during LSU's Summer of 10,000 Catches. Or maybe you've seen Major Leaguers swinging bats bearing his name. Either way, Marucci's name is familiar to most, and so his is work as The Brain of LSU Football. Now, he's got a new title with LSU. As Director of Performance Innovation and Special Projects, Marucci will turn his focus full time to data-driven decision-making, high-tech solutions, and quantitative answers to qualitative questions, giving LSU Football – and all of LSU Athletics – the winning technological and scientific edge. On today's show, Jack talks about the importance of cognitive testing and this summer's special projects, position by position – including route-running efficiency tracking for skill players, eye-tracking for the secondary, reaction timing for the linemen, and a touch of virtual reality. Other topics include: his new position, the story behind Marucci bats, the intersection of character and success, his affinity for woodworking, and much, much more. Show Outline: 0:00 - Long intro 6:18 - Jack Marucci joins the show 6:51 - Mental Side of Football 10:12 - Testing mental skills 15:32 - Position by position matrices for LSU Football's summer testing 22:02 - S2 Cognition testing process 28:42 - Makeup of 2021 LSU Football team 32:55 - EA Sports virtual oculus testing 34:14 - Where Marucci's innovative ideas come from 37:09 - Carving wooden stadium bowls 39:10 - The story behind Marucci Bats 47:25 - Polymaths and secrets to success 51:26 - The importance of listening to players 54:01 - How Jack's new role is a game changer for LSU --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Blake Baker, LSU Linebackers Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 23:13

    Blake Baker is all in at LSU. It doesn't hurt that his wife is a former Tiger soccer standout from Mandeville. It doesn't hurt that he played four years of college football in New Orleans, either. But mostly, Baker's bought into the vision Ed Orgeron has for the program, Daronte Jones has for the defense, and he has for the Tigers' linebackers. He talks about giving that position group a fresh start, playing to each players' strengths, memories of Mandeville, and more on today's episode. Watch all Hey Fightin' Podcast videos, including this one, on our YouTube Page. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Andre Carter: LSU's Defensive Line Coach and Renaissance Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 25:07

    There's more to Andre Carter than meets the eye. And plenty meets the eye. He's not all that far removed from an NFL career in which he registered 80.5 career sacks, and just by looking at him, you'd like his chances to suit up on Sundays this fall and get a sack or two off the edge. But Carter matches physical prowess with mental acuity. He's sharp, energetic, and curious – a language-learning pianist who studied Taekwondo in childhood and listens to stand-up comedy on long road trips. At his core, though, he's all football, which is why he chose coaching over retirement. He loves the game, and he loves the players. We talk the Tigers' deep defensive line, his coaching philosophy, his many interests outside of football, and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Defensive coordinator Daronte Jones on Scheme, Spring, Travel, Bourbon, Books, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 27:32

    Daronte Jones has been everywhere, man. Paris. Amsterdam. Milan. London. The list of destinations visited by LSU's well-traveled defensive coordinator is endless. But now, he's in Baton Rouge, looking to build a defense that can bring the Tigers back to championship heights. On today's episode of Hey Fightin' Podcast, Jones talks about his journey around the world and back to Louisiana, touching on scheme, spring takeaways, bourbon, books, and, of course, travel. Subscribe to Hey Fightin' Podcast: Apple: http://lsul.su/HeyFightinPodcast Spotify: http://lsul.su/HFPSpot All Other Platforms: http://anchor.fm/hey-fightin-podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Ja'Marr Chase + NFL Draft Preview and Spring Football Recap with Jacob Hester

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 62:42

    Ja'Marr Chase is on the verge of history. But he's still the same ol' Ja'Marr Chase. He joins the podcast (47:18) to discussing changing the game at LSU, but staying the same in the NFL Draft process. Watch the conversation with Ja'Marr here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpbQRFMrDvA Before that, Jacob Hester joins me to recap Spring football and preview the Draft. Watch the conversation with Hester here: https://youtu.be/UpdIz47CeZQ Subscribe. Rate. Review. Thanks to our friends at Cox for sponsoring today's episode. Watch Together. Cheer Together. Celebrate Together. Even if You’re Not Actually Together. Cox Communications. Proud Partner of LSU Athletics --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    JaCoby Stevens + Racey McMath

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 28:59

    JaCoby Stevens came to LSU determined to leave a legacy. Consider it left. Before setting Pro Day on fire with his outrageous performance in the vertical leap, Stevens sat down for one last interview before his NFL career begins. Up for discussion are his goal to post "freaky numbers," his understanding of the investment teams are set to make in him, and his role at the next level. Watch JaCoby's interview here. Where do you want Racey McMath to play? Need a special teams tackle? He can do that. Need a receiver to take the top off the defense? He can do that too. T ight end? H-back? Whatever it takes, that's what McMath will do. The day before he ran a 4.3 40 at LSU's Pro Day, catching the eye of NFL scouts everywhere, McMath talked about his LSU career, his hopes at the next level, and more. Watch Racey's interview here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Kary Vincent Jr + Zach Von Rosenberg: The Fastest and Slowest Roads to the Pros

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 32:10

    Another two-parter, with the fastest man in the #NFLSU Draft class...and Zach Von Rosenberg. Kary Vincent Jr. was born a sprinter. Speed is his trademark, whether he's on the football field or the track. But during his journey from LSU to the NFL, KJV has proved he's a fighter, too. On today's Hey Fightin' Podcast, Vincent Jr. talks the heights -- winning the 2019 national championship -- as well as the depths -- losing his father just before the 2019 Fiesta Bowl -- of his time in Baton Rouge. He also discusses the difficulty of stepping away from football for a year, what he learned through the opt-out process, and how hungry he is to get back on the field. Watch Kary's interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH8opUpQD5M Zach Von Rosenberg knows the road to the pros better than anyone else in this year's #NFLSU​ draft class. That's because he's traveled it before. The former MLB Draft pick is now going through the process again, this time for the NFL. He reflects on the similarities, the differences, his favorite moments as a Tiger, and how long he can kick at the next level. Watch Zach's interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8My5lMRVHLY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Jabril Cox and Tyler Shelvin: Road to the Pros

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 22:53

    A special two-interview episode. To watch on YouTube, click here. Part 1: Jabril Cox has nothing left to prove. In three seasons at the FCS level with North Dakota State, he was a three-time national champion, a First-Team All-American, and an unstoppable force on defense. In his lone season at LSU, his talent spoke for itself, whether he was stuffing running backs, covering tight ends, or picking off quarterbacks. Cox joined Hey Fightin' Podcast to talk about his journey from frigid Fargo to balmy Baton Rouge and on to the NFL. Part 2: Tyler Shelvin anchored LSU's defensive line in its run to the 2019 national championship. After opting out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19, Shelvin is captivating the imaginations of NFL Draft scouts with his size, power, and production. Shelvin talks about his path to the Draft on this episode of Hey Fightin' Podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Tory Carter: Making Fullbacks Great Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2021 14:18

    Tory Carter's dreams already came true when he won a national championship at LSU. So why not make a new dream? After bouncing from fullback to tight end and dominating on special teams as a Tiger, Carter is ready to embark on a new adventure, bringing his "mean, tough, nasty" persona to the NFL. We talk about how his game will transition to the next level, after rounding out his talents all over the field in college, on this episode of Hey Fightin' Podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Terrace Marshall Jr.'s Road to the Pros

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 20:38

    Terrace Marshall Jr. always knew he'd end up here: on the brink of his NFL dreams coming true. He just didn't realize how winding his path to this moment would be. On this episode of Hey Fightin' Podcast, Terrace talks about his decision to opt out with two games remaining in the 2020 season, his friendship with Ja'Marr Chase, his plans to put on a show at LSU's Pro Day (spoiler alert: he did), and much more. Here's the link to watch the full episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXZgAduioL8 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    DJ Mangas, LSU Passing Game Coordinator

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 31:36

    LSU's passing game coordinator DJ Mangas was on staff when the Tigers' offense blew up in 2019. B ack in a new and enhanced role, he's ready to help make history repeat itself in 2021. Mangas makes his Hey Fightin' Podcast debut to talk about lessons learned from 2019, sitting alongside Joe Brady and Steve Ensminger for one of the wildest and most productive rides in college football history. He also talks about lessons learned in the NFL, working with Jake Peetz, a loaded room of receivers, and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Offensive Coordinator Jake Peetz (Live!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 30:57

    Meet Jake Peetz. He's got ties to Joe Brady but plenty of his own ideas. He's a Nebraska boy whose journey to LSU has taken him all over the world of sports: NBA strength and conditioning coach, NFL assistant coach, and now tasked with the role to bring the Tigers' offense back to 2019's heights. Peetz sat down with LSU's Cody Worsham and a number of fans and ticket holders for a live podcast taping at the end of February to take questions and talk ball. Outline: 1:13 - Getting settled in Baton Rouge 2:22 - Offensive philosophy 4:15 - LSU's loaded quarterbacks room 6:00 - Recruiting as relationship building 8:51 - How he still carries his Nebraska roots everywhere he goes 12:53 - College World Series memories 14:18 - Red zone offense 17:34 - Similarities and differences from Joe Brady's system 20:30 - How training NBA athletes helped him transition to football coaching 23:14 - Daring to Serve 26:14 - Development of LSU's wide receivers 27:30 - Offensive line experience and empty sets 28:42 - Raising six kids --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    Kevin Faulk Talks Super Bowl, Brady's Greatness, and Running Backs + Justin Jefferson Rewind

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 42:54

    We kick off Season 3 of Hey Fightin' Podcast with the legendary No. 3 himself. Kevin Faulk parlayed an All-American, record-setting career at LSU into a 13-year NFL career with the New England Patriots, where he played in five Super Bowls and won three. We sat down with Faulk ahead of a Super Bowl which will feature six former Tigers and a quarterback Faulk knows better than most. After that conversation, we revisit a 2019 chat with Justin Jefferson, who is up for Rookie of the Year honors this weekend. It's a refreshing look back to a time when Jefferson was on the verge of a breakout few have ever matched -- from a two-star who some thought was a walk-on to a national champion and record-setting NFL rookie. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

    The Future is (Merry and) Bright ft. Kayshon Boutte, Max Johnson, and Shea Dixon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2020 55:07

    Freshman standouts Kayshon Boutte and Max Johnson hop on the podcast just minutes after their record-breaking performances in LSU's 53-48 win over Ole Miss on Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium.  After that, Shea Dixon of Geaux247 returns for a big picture view of LSU's 2021 recruiting class. Enjoy the 40th and final episode in Season 2 of Hey Fightin' Podcast. After all the challenges of 2020, the future remains bright for LSU Football.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    Hurry Up: Victory for L-S-Shoe (Live Postgame Reaction)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2020 70:09


    A different flavor this week for The Hurry Up. I hopped on Zoom right after the game and took questions to break down LSU's 37-34 win over Florida. The result was a less analytical approach to the game and a more emotional, raw conversation about joy and fandom and grit and culture. But we did talk Cade York's 57-yard game-winner, Max Johnson's moxie, the freshmen playing like vets, and, yes, The Shoe. With guest appearances from the Away Game Press Box, Andrew Lopez of ESPN.com, Van Lathan of The Ringer, and, best of all, some loyal listeners. (Man, I really hope I edited out all the stuff I was supposed to.) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message


    Fight All the Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 48:16

    Hey Fightin' Podcast has opted back in for the 2020 season. A month-long hiatus ends today. We're talking about the struggles of November, the opportunities of December, and where things stand at quarterback, receiver, and offensive line. We also talk Terrace Marshall's opt out, the defense's improvement, and what's at stake in the final three games of the season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    Ty Davis-Price and John Emery

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 46:36

    Call them Thunder and Lightning. Call them Honey and Mustard. Call them the best pair of running backs in the SEC. Call them what you want: John Emery and Ty Davis-Price call themselves brothers. This is an emotional episode. It's a funny episode. It's timely -- the two just combined for 223 yards and two scores against South Carolina. It's evergreen, too -- they go deep on their stories, their families, their bond. I walked away from this conversation amazed by their resilience, grateful for their vulnerability, and inspired by their friendship. I hope you feel the same way by the time it's done. Stay tuned for more from this conversation on our other media feeds, including Inside LSU Football with Ed Orgeron and LSU's YouTube and social media channels. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

    Hurry Up: That Was Fun (TJ Finley, Terrace Marshall, Jabril Cox)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2020 55:39

    52-24. I know we went 15-0 and won a national championship last year, but that was fun. The unknowns entering the game. The performances during the game. The freshmen standouts. The veterans rising to the occasion. This team has a lot of work to do and bigger games ahead, but that -- that was just good times. This is one of my favorite Hurry Ups, and not just because the game was so interesting and gave us so much to talk about. First, Hester joins for a break down. Then we hear from TJ Finley, Terrace Marshall, and Jabril Cox. Finally, I get to your mailbag questions. As always, thanks for listening, leave a rating/review if you haven't already, and Geaux Tigers. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message

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