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Marty Smith's America...The Podcast is an original podcast that incorporates Marty's unique brand of storytelling. Join the Marty Party to hear conversations with the biggest names in sports and entertainment.

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    • Oct 7, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 53m AVG DURATION
    • 164 EPISODES

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    See You Later

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 38:29


    What up y'all? It's the final episode of Marty Smith's America and Travis and I chat about how I injured my shoulder playing kickball, the big games in college football this weekend and what fair food is the best to eat  


    Penultimate

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 39:04

    What up y'all? Travis and I chat about the USA winning the Ryder Cup, outside of Bama is for real, Woo Pig on a role and more

    I'm Smoked

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 41:53

    What up y'all? Marty talks about shooting a piece for Veteran's Day in the Hudson River. Wearing Jorts on TV last week for the Florida/Alabama game and what we learned about Emory Jones. Lastly, how emotional it was to see Eric Church perform for the first time since COVID-19 started.

    Dale Call Down

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 46:40


    What up y'all? College football is officially here and this fall Marty and McGee is hitting the road and Ryan McGee joins me to chat the show and of course we had to talk some ball


    Who Is Trevor Lawrence?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 77:47


    What up y'all? Jeff Darlington had the first sit-down interview Trevor Lawrence since getting drafted and I chat with Jeff about who Lawrence is. We also get into Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and the chip they play with. Plus, you'll hear the interviews Ryan McGee and I did with Dan Mullen and Kirby Smart.


    Oklahoma State HC Mike Gundy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 55:07

    What up y'all? Last week I was at Oklahoma State for the NBA draft and was also able to chat with Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy. You'll hear what he had to say on Texas and OU leaving the Big 12, what's next for the conference and a whole lot more. Plus, Travis and I chat about the state of college football with the SEC adding Texas and OU, the transfer portal and NIL

    Welcome to the SEC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 46:36

    What up y'all? I chat about what SEC Media Days was like last week getting to chat with some amazing coaches and players. Plus, the bombshell delivered by Texas and OU leaving the Big 12 and what that means for everyone else. And, Lainie has a new crush and I love Australia's Dean Boxall.

    Everyone Is My Enemy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 38:46

    What up y'all? In 2016, Lilly King took the world by storm speaking out against athletes cheating in the Olympics and backed it up, winning gold in the 100M Breaststroke. Since then, she has been nearly unbeatable as she heads to Tokyo looking to add to her medal count. I talked to her about the impact COVID had on her training for the Olympics, not being afraid to say what she thinks, how much money she would have made with NIL and a whole lot more. Plus, golf is a hard sport.

    The Sheriff and The Mayor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 54:30

    What up y'all? Now that college athletes can make money off their NIL, I caught up with two guys who could have made a killing last year. Coastal Carolina's Teddy Gallagher and Silas Kelly talk NIL, being the underdog, mullets and a whole lot more. Plus, Travis and I chat about the power athletics have on a university and the town the college is in.

    404

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 50:06

    What up y'all? Geoff Collins is trying to build something special at Georgia Tech and I chat with him about the program, building trust, what he learned from Nick Saban and a whole lot more. Plus, it's Pickleball season.

    Prime Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 57:01

    What up y'all? I went fishing with Deion Sanders and had time to sit down and chat with him about coaching, who reminds him of himself in the NFL and a whole lot more. Then, I chat with Travis about going to game 7 of the 76ers/Hawks series and what that was like.

    Name, Image, Likeness is coming

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 58:30

    What up y'all? Name, image, likeness is on its way to college sports very soon and some schools are trying to be prepared. One is Duquesne' men's basketball program who recently hired Jordan Rooney as their personal brand coach. I chat with him about NIL, possible pitfalls for athletes, his goals, where he sees things going and a whole lot more.

    Mickey Bars

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 56:43

    What up y'all? After a couple weeks off covering the Preakness, the PGA Championship and then a family vacation at Disney I am back and Travis and I chat about what I’ve been up to. 

    Elena Delle Donne

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 54:52

    What up y'all? This week I’m joined by Elena Delle Donne as she chats about what she’s most proud of, how her rehab is going, having to opt out of the WNBA season last year and a whole lot more. Plus, I chat with Travis about my weekend that consisted of two birthday parties for my daughters.  

    What A Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 63:48

    What up y'all? This last weekend was one I won’t soon forgot. I spent Thursday at Clemson hanging out with Trevor Lawrence for the NFL Draft and then went to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby and met up with the guys from Boat Racing LLC, who own Hot Rod Charlie. You’ll hear my interviews with Trevor and Boat Racing LLC and Travis and I chat about the draft and derby

    Hot Rod Charlie

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 50:43

    What up y'all? The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday and one of the favorites to win the 147th running is Hot Rod Charlie which is owned by Boat Race LLC. Boat Race LLC is made up of five former college football teammates at Brown University. We get into how they got into the horse racing business, why they decided to do this, how close they came to closing up shop and a whole lot more. Plus, Travis and I chat about Mint Juleps, my suits for the weekend and everything else that makes up the Kentucky Derby.

    From Broom Closet to President

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 87:49

    What up y'all? This week I’m joined by the President of Joe Gibbs Racing, Dave Alpern. We chat about his book, growing up with Tourette syndrome, his relationship with J.D Gibbs and a whole lot more. Plus, Travis is hooked on F1 racing and has some questions that I try to answer

    2021 Masters Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 45:51

    What up y'all? Last week was another one of those pinch me moments as Travis and I spent the week at Augusta National covering the Masters and we chat about our week there.

    2021 Masters Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 47:23

    What up y’all? The Masters is next week and I’m joined by Michael Eaves and Matt Barrie as we discuss what makes Augusta National so special, the 2020 Masters and whole lot more.

    Free Solo

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 50:09


    What up y'all. This week I'm joined by American rock climber Alex Honnold. He is the only person to free climb El Capitan and had a documentary made on it called "Free Solo". We chat about how he got into climbing, what's it like to climb without any equipment and more. Plus, Travis is still having issues dealing with OSU's loss to Oral Roberts


    Out Of Gas

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 50:55

    What up y’all? This past weekend I was in Nashville covering the SEC Tournament and I get into what I saw and expect from those teams in the NCAA Tournament. I also get into how my trip ended with me getting in my truck only to find out it was out of gas at the airport. Finally, #whatcansyallgot and #AskMarty

    Greg Sankey

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 55:10

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey as we chat about what this past year has been like leading the conference through a pandemic, conversations they had about canceling and more. I also ask him about the SEC having two black coaches in a title game for the first time. And, his thoughts on what’s going on at LSU.

    Gus Malzahn

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 45:10

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by UCF’s new head coach, Gus Malzahn. Coach Malzahn talked about why he picked UCF, coaching against Nick Saban & more. Plus, Travis and I chat about my new hairstyle that didn’t work out. We also get into Tiger Woods’ car accident.

    House of Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 53:02

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by ESPN’s Omar Raja. You might not know his name but you’ve probably seen his work. He’s the man behind ESPN’s “SportsCenter” IG account among other things at ESPN. Before coming to ESPN, Raja founded “House of Highlights” on IG while a student at UCF that became a must follow for regular fans and even for stars like LeBron James. Omar chats about how he got his career started, why he sold “House of Highlights” to Bleacher Report, what the coolest moment of his career has been so far and more.

    Sawzalls Unite

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 43:31


    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by former NFL running back Warrick Dunn as he chats about Deshaun Watson and learning that at the end of the day the NFL is a business first. He also gets into his charity, what it was like raising his siblings while playing in college and the NFL and much more. Plus, Travis and I chat about the Daytona 500 and how cool it was to see Michael McDowell get his first victory and why Chase Briscoe was flirting with danger during the rain delay.


    Remembering Dale Earnhardt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2021 53:37

    Marty & McGee remember Dale Earnhardt on the 20th anniversary of his passing at the Daytona 500. The guys chat about their memories of Big E, how Dale Jr. handled losing his father and many other stories. The Undefeated's Clinton Yates also joins them to discuss Dale Earnhardt.

    Most Underrated Player

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 65:00


    What up y’all? This week we get into Tom Brady winning his 7th Super Bowl and how impressive his career has been. However, the coolest moment for me was watching my brother Eric Church sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. Plus, Todd McShay joins me to discuss Tom Brady and why the grade he gave him coming out of college helped jump start his career. He also gets into his upbringing, his relationship with Mel Kiper Jr. and more.


    Wright Thompson

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 54:38


    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by Wright Thompson as we chat about how he got his career started, how COVID has hurt his ability to come up with new ideas, covering Michael Jordan and much, much more. Plus, #AskMarty 


    Folds of Honor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 55:09

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by Lt Col Dan Rooney as we talk about being a F-16 Fighter Pilot, PGA Golf Professional, his charity Folds of Honor and much, much more.

    McKenzie Milton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 64:30

    What up y’all? It was a strange season but we got to the end of the college football season. I discuss what things were like at the National Championship game, Ohio State’s constant fight to have a season, how great Bama’s team is and more. Plus, McKenzie Milton joins me to discuss his college career that started with him lighting up the college football world before suffering a catastrophic knee injury. His fight to get back on the field hasn’t stopped and now he is at FSU try to reach that goal

    12 Gauge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 96:25

    What up y’all? Ohio State did what basically nobody said they could do, beating Clemson and boy does my producer get animated watching OSU. We discuss what Travis was like and the assistance I needed ordering food Friday night from my hotel room. Then, with OSU one game away from a national title I talk about when I was embedded with the Buckeyes in 2014. Plus, Ohio State National Champion Cardale Jones joins me to discuss his time at OSU and the Hollywood movie that could be written about the run he and his OSU team made to win the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship.

    Myrtle Beach Bowl Reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 65:47


    What up y’all? My brother Ryan McGee joins me this week as we discuss being on the call for the inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl. Plus, we chat about the CFP Selection and whether or not they got it right and why Ohio State fans love when everyone is against them. Finally, the bowl system screwed over Coastal Carolina and I just realized Richard Petty has his own line of whiskey.


    Thistlehair vs. Frosty

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 49:21

    What up y’all? Glad to be back after being off last week because of COVID. Travis and I discuss Thistlehair the Christmas bear vs Frosty the snowman, comparing 1996 Chicago Bulls roster to condiments, mullets, drive thrus & more. 

    Harvard of the South

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 32:06

    What up y’all? We’ve talked about the mullet a lot and I finally made my way to Myrtle Beach and got to Coastal Carolina in person as they knocked off App State. Plus, there’s real momentum of Marty and McGee getting to call the Myrtle Beach Bowl. Finally, #AskMarty returns with a Thanksgiving question. 

    The Masters with Verne Lundquist

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 71:03

    What up y’all? Last week I had the honor to be at Augusta National Golf Club for the Masters and Travis and I chat about what it was like to cover the event without patrons. Plus, I learned a lot about my producer. Finally, Verne Lundquist joins us to discuss covering the Masters and chat about some of the historic games he's had the privilege to be on the call for.

    Partly Cloudy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 70:46

    What up y’all? This week it’s a random tangent podcast. We talk about The Masters and what it will be like without any fans as Travis and I prepare to head down to Augusta. Brian Kelly’s reaction to ND facing Clemson this week without Trevor Lawrence. ESPN’s Joe Tessitore joins me to discuss being on the call for the Clemson/BC game and the cool moment that happened with his son (52:00). Finally, we talk candy and what Twitter thought about my list.

    Railroad Baby

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 47:27

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by IU football coach Tom Allen as he talks about IU’s historic win, beating 8th ranked Penn State. Allen talks about being haunted from last year’s bowl game as to why he went for two and the win, what the play was called, what he learned from his team and more. Plus, with the Big Ten being back…that means Travis is finally happy.

    Steve Smith Sr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 81:31

    What up y’all? This week I’m joined by former NFL WR Steve Smith Sr. and this is unlike any interview you’ve ever heard from Steve. He talks about growing up in L.A during the riots, how serious he took his career, being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame & more. Plus, Travis and I talk a little Brooks and Dunn and college football.

    The Chanticleer Chandelier

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 49:38

    What up y’all? My love for mullets is well documented and our guest this week has a majestic mullet. Coastal Carolina linebacker Teddy Gallagher has gone viral with his mullet and we discuss the Chanticleer Chandelier, calling out Pat McAfee, the recent issue he had getting his haircut & more. Plus, Travis and I talk snacks and alcohol. 

    Love Ya Son

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 91:36

    What up y’all? First on the podcast is singer/songwriter Ray Fulcher who discusses his new hit “Love Ya Son, Go Dawgs”, how he became friends with Luke Combs and more. I’m also joined by radio & TV personality Bobby Bones as he talks about growing up poor, country music entertainer of the year, his career and what the future holds for him. Plus, we sneak in #AskMarty between our two guests, talking board and card games.

    The Next Joe Burrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 56:10

    What up y’all? We have a tangent podcast this week. I get into Kyle Trask’s performance on Saturday, Mike Leach going in Death Valley, Bama’s sustain excellence and more from the college football world. Plus, #AskMarty which includes aliens, snacks and country music

    Penn State All-American Pat Freiermuth

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 54:38

    What up y’all? Before chatting with Penn State’s Pat Freiermuth, I talk about what it was like to cover a football game and my wardrobe that had everyone talking on social media. Then, #AskMarty that includes peanut butter and jelly, cereal and trains.

    Shaun Wade Opts Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 48:17


    What up y’all? Ohio State Pre-Season All American CB Shaun Wade joins me to discuss why he decided now to declare for the NFL Draft, would he return if there was a vote passed to play and more. Plus, my brother Ryan McGee joins the podcast to chat about his new book and what it was like writing it. 


    Full Blown Thunder Cloud

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 64:35

    What up y’all? I’m going camping this weekend with a bunch of friends and Travis and I chat about beer, music and lawn games. Then, we get into #AskMarty that has me talking about famous announcers, cooking for my kids, Friday Night Lights and why Jim Harbaugh and his team deserve a meeting with the school president. 

    Bo Knows Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 53:22

    What up y’all? We start off with #AskMarty talking The Highwaymen, cinnamon rolls, what it’s like when you become a parent & NASCAR. Then, Auburn QB Bo Nix joins us to discuss his confidence as a QB, Auburn missing 16 players because of COVID & more

    Fastballs & Singles with Brett Young

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2020 68:28

    What up y’all? This week I talk about whether or not my dog can see ghosts, what is the best NASCAR trophy and what my walk-up song would be. Plus, country superstar Brett Young chats about his baseball career, how his music career took off in Nashville & more.

    Michigan DE, Aidan Hutchinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 21:08

    What up y’all? Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson joins me to discuss the frustration in having his season canceled, flawed information the conference is using and why he isn’t happy with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren. Plus, how badly he wants another shot at Ohio State

    EA Sports: It's In The Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2020 79:40

    What up y’all? This week we talk about what sporting event I haven’t covered that I want to and give my Little Debbie power rankings. Plus, Steve Schnur, the Worldwide Executive & Producer of Music for Electronic Arts joins me to discuss his life in the music industry, the influence of music in video games, Snoop Dogg trying to get one of his songs in Madden & more.

    The State of College Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2020 83:57

    What up ya’ll? Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork joins me to discuss the economic impact COVID-19 has had on the Aggies, keeping the athletes safe, the idea of spring football & more. Plus, Randy Wade the father of OSU’s Shaun Wade and Carl Hilliard, the father of OSU’s Justin Hilliard talk about what it’s been like as a parent, what they would tell Big 10 commissioner Kevin Warren, what’s next for their sons & more. 

    Brooks Koepka: All Business

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2020 56:55

    What up ya’ll? The PGA Championship is this week and we have Brooks Koepka, who has won it the past two years on the podcast. We get into his 5-second rule in college, making friends on the tour, trying to defend a title and more. Plus, #AskMarty that includes fictional sports stars and cornbread. 

    Perspective from Ernie Johnson Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2020 78:24


    What up ya’ll? This week I’m joined by TNT’s Ernie Johnson Jr. as we talk about how his career got started, adopting children, battle with cancer, what it’s like to work with Charles Barkley, Shaq & Kenny Smith and more. Plus, #AskMarty and my dog makes an appearance.


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