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Mark Howard, Blaine Bishop, and Kevin Ingram Talk Sports Every Morning from 6a-10a on 104-5 The Zone

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    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Teresa Walker + Inky Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 35:26

    “The Queen” Teresa Walker shares her observations from Titans OTAs. She is impressed and surprised the Robert Woods is already on the practice field. She also discusses Ryan Tannehill's most recent comments. Inky Johnson wraps up the show with some much needed and welcomed “Midweek Motivation”.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Eric Cain of 99.1 The Sports Animal and “Locked on Vols”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 34:04

    Eric examines “Jimbo vs. Nick”, how Vols football has been able to use NIL to its advantage, and how Vol baseball's success has symbolized the athletic department's resurgence.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Brad Crawford of 247 Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 36:27

    Brad provides his thoughts on the Jimbo Fisher/Nick Saban brouhaha. He explains how this has been a verbal spat between people with “huge egos” and how Saban accidentally pointed out some of his own hypocrisy. The crew discusses “Arch Manning Watch” and “Top Gun: Maverick”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Tannehill Speaks, We Listen (and React)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 40:56

    Jason and Ramon react to Ryan Tannehill's comments from Tuesday. Jason says his only issue is that perhaps some of this could have been said sooner, while the worst of the “mentoring” backlash was going on. Plus, can Tannehill regain the full faith of Titans fans?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Ron Slay of 3HL

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 37:09

    Jason continues praising “Top Gun: Maverick” and explains how Tom Cruise has had a monster career. Ron Slay takes the roof off the show and tells us how, as a junior-high student, he had to make a “business decision” regarding a girlfriend. (You DO NOT want to miss this!)  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: David Boclair + “SZN of Lists”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 36:11

    This edition of “SZN of Lists” included the “Top 5 Most Complete NFL Teams”. David Boclair of SI.com speculates on which Titans rookies could make immediate contributions, a possible new/re-structured deal for Derrick Henry, and more. Ramon and Shaffer play the “Guess the Celebrity Heights” game!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: This Hour Is a Sequel to the First

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 36:39

    The movie sequels talk continues, including “The Godfather, Pt. 2”, “Lethal Weapon 2”, “Terminator 2”, etc. Jason chooses violence and makes it zero days without Ryan Tannehill slander. Also, they examine the concept of “blind football”.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Top Gun: Maverick Lifts Off

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 40:39

    Jason begins the show raving about “Top Gun: Maverick” and how it may be one of the best sequels he has ever seen. It leads to the topic of “best/most entertaining movie sequels ever”. Plus, the guys discuss the Heat's dismal first quarter against the Celtics.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: It Cost HOW Much?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 36:43

    Jason and Ramon recap the NBA playoffs and examine the remaining NFL free agent market. Also, they dive further into the youth football camp market to find out what consumers are getting for the experience(s) and how much they are paying. Some of the rates may surprise you.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Who is Mark Haynes?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 37:09

    Old tweets by NBA reporter Mark Haynes re-surface, causing Jason and Ramon to be flabbergasted! The guys discuss AJ Brown's letter that was posted to social media regarding his postponed youth football camp. Jason says it may be best for AJ to get off of social media entirely.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: If You Build It … What Will It Cost?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 35:54

    Titans President & CEO Burke Nihill had some pretty strong words for Metro government. The guys try to parse through all the noise. Ramon shares his favorite (and least favorite) stadiums, while Jason has a surprising statistic that could affect the BASEVols.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Don't Give Your Baby Alcohol!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 39:27

    Jason and Ramon discuss the NBA playoffs and how Golden State has the Western Conference final on lockdown with a 3-0 series lead. Plus, Jason explains how CG's teething has caused upheaval at home. “The Fam” suggests some "interesting" home remedies.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ben Troupe on JMart and Ramon: Football rivalries, recruiting, + Jimbo Fisher

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 21:18

    Ben brings the house down! He explains how much he enjoys rivalries between college football coaches and how there needs to be more of them. He examines how college football recruiting services work and talks about his favorite moments from Jimbo Fisher's press conference.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Could Derrick Henry Get A New Deal?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 36:33

    In response to a news item from ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, Jason and Ramon debate the possibility of Derrick Henry getting a new deal from the Titans. They also discuss the circumstances and difficulties that could hinder a new deal and what that contract may look like.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Former Titans TE Ben Troupe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 36:38

    Ben brings the house down! He explains how much he enjoys rivalries between college football coaches and how there needs to be more of them. He examines how college football recruiting services work and talks about his favorite moments from Jimbo Fisher's press conference.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Jimbo v Saban (Round 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 36:25

    The Jimbo Fisher-Nick Saban conversation continues. Ramon shares a story about the darker side of college football and recruiting. Plus, the guys discuss the pervasive influence of collectives on NIL.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Jimbo v Saban (Round 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 41:48

    Jason and Ramon react to comments from Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban that lit college football on fire. They examine the drama that was created and attempt to separate the truth from the fiction of their statements.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Coach Dave McGinnis of Titans Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 37:06

    The Slay slander continues – as if it ever stopped. Jason and Ramon even get Coach Mac into the act. (Coach is disappointed by Slay's first-pitch performance.) Plus, there's more reaction to Nick Saban's comments and how Texas A&M and Jimbo Fisher may respond.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 36:07

    It is easily the pettiest “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers” ever! No one is safe from the strays, including Ron Slay, Uber passengers, and potato chip packaging personnel. Even “Kenny The Mailman” gets into the act!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Brian Rice of 99.1 The Sports Animal Knoxville

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 38:10

    “Spicy Rice” talks about Nick Saban's comments directed at Texas A&M, NIL and recruiting. Most importantly, Brian discusses neighborhood etiquette when it comes to one's dog “doing its business”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: (Ron) Slay Slander

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 38:45

    Jason and Ramon have a field day clowning Ron Slay after his (trash) first pitch prior to Wednesday's Sounds game. Plus, there is a brief discussion about toys from the 80's and 90's, but the hour is mostly just tomfoolery aimed at Ron.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Joel Corry of CBS Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 34:21

    Regarding the AJ Brown trade, Joel says he “didn't see it coming” and thought Deebo Samuel was more likely to be traded. He says that he has “felt sorry” for Derrick Henry because of his usage rate and thinks Deshaun Watson was given a “$94 million bribe” to play for the Cleveland Browns.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Andy Staples of The Athletic

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 38:41

    Andy explains how SEC football scheduling may shake out with nine conference games that includes three permanent opponents. He talks CFP expansion and says Malik Willis has the “highest ceiling” of the quarterbacks chosen in the draft but “can't be asked to start immediately”. The guys examine Andy's “Chain Restaurant Draft”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Tannehill Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 36:26

    “The Fam” chimes in on Ryan Tannehill – positively AND negatively. Jason ends the Joe Flacco-Ryan Tannehill comparisons by sharing their respective playoff stats. Jason thinks Tannehill gets “stage fright” in the biggest games.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: SPORTS!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 40:14

    Jason and Ramon recap Miami's Game 1 win over the Celtics and how Jimmy Butler is a cold-blooded assassin. Ramon takes issue with Treylon Burks being portrayed as AJ Brown's replacement before even playing a down in the NFL. The guys review PFF's “Quarterback Tiers” and it leads to more discussion about Ryan Tannehill.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Phillip Fulmer on JMart and Ramon: UT Athletics, Josh Heupel, + NIL Deals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 20:40

    Coach Fulmer says it is “wonderful” to see Tennessee achieve success across the athletics department. Coach also says he “loves” Josh Heupel and that Heupel knows “recruiting is the lifeblood” to winning. Fulmer discusses NIL and the transfer portal and how he “wouldn't want to be” coaching in today's climate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Ron Slay

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 36:12

    Ron thinks Patrick Beverly's comments are “over the line” and disrespectful. He agrees with Ramon that Baker SHOULD be on the team trip with Deshaun Watson.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Jayson Swain

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 37:04

    Jayson talks about UT's recent success, and how the baseball team is currently leading the way. He explains the football team's recent recruiting success. Also, the guys guess celebrity heights.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Phil Fulmer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 36:06

    Coach Fulmer says it is “wonderful” to see Tennessee achieve success across the athletics department. Coach also says he “loves” Josh Heupel and that Heupel knows “recruiting is the lifeblood” to winning. Fulmer discusses NIL and the transfer portal and how he “wouldn't want to be” coaching in today's climate.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Baker to the Bahamas?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 39:06

    Jason tells us how he needs noise to help him fall asleep. The guys share their worst interview experiences. Upon hearing about Deshaun Watson inviting his “offensive weapons” to the Bahamas, Ramon INSISTS Baker Mayfield should be on the trip.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart and Ramon Hour 4: Kayla Anderson of WKRN News 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 36:41

    Kayla gives us her observations from last weekend's two-day Titans rookie mini-camp. She says the pushback against Treylon Burks was “unfortunate”, that Malik Willis “stood out” and was “very involved”, and that Kyle Phillips “won the weekend”. The news breaks of Jarvis Landry signing with the Saints; the guys are surprised by the terms.       See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart and Ramon Hour 3: Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 34:57

    Mike explains how we may have already seen the best production from Derrick Henry and gives statistical analysis to show that he is already in decline. He mentions “The Curse of 370”, but does say that, like Eric Dickerson, Henry could prove to be a statistical anomaly.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart and Ramon Hour 2: Was Treylon Burks Done Wrong?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 37:03

    The guys react to Drew Brees's comment about possibly coming back to play football. (They think he was being flippant.) Plus, Ramon has a strong opinion about how he thinks Treylon Burks was portrayed – or how he is being perceived – when it was reported Burks didn't finish the first day of rookie mini-camp.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart and Ramon Hour 1: Grant's Game 7

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 38:26

    Jason and Ramon recap the NBA Game 7s from Sunday, including VFL Grant Williams's career-best performance against Milwaukee. Also, Jason shares his pre-show dilemma in which he accidently woke up his daughter before leaving for work. (Uh-oh.)  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mike Keith of Titans Radio on JMart and Ramon: Caleb Farley + Titans Schedule Release

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 17:16

     “The Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith says he is surprised by the scheduling of the Colts games, how he has concern about the Giants as Tennessee's season-opening opponent, and thinks that Caleb Farley could be a “very special player.”     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jim Wyatt of TennesseeTitans.com on JMart and Ramon: Titans Schedule + AFC South

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 18:38

    Jim points out that the Titans face a difficult stretch of games in November. He discusses the Colts games that will once again take place earlier in the season. He also says the Jags and Texans should show some improvement and how he perceives a “new hope” among the fans.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Mike Keith of Titans Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 36:33

    Jason and Ramon make WAY too early Titans game predictions. (The guys think the Titans will finish with either 10 or 11 wins.) “The Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith says he is surprised by the scheduling of the Colts games, how he has concern about the Giants as Tennessee's season-opening opponent, and thinks that Caleb Farley could be a “very special player.”     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Jim Wyatt of TennesseeTitans.com

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 34:41

    Jim points out that the Titans face a difficult stretch of games in November. He discusses the Colts games that will once again take place earlier in the season. He also says the Jags and Texans should show some improvement and how he perceives a “new hope” among the fans.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 36:23

    Michael tells us how the “NFL is king”. He shares how spring football leagues are “fool's gold” and thinks the NFL will eventually have teams in London and Mexico City. He explains how the Amazon streaming deal with the NFL is a “game changer”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: The Schedule Is Here!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 40:30

    The NFL releases their schedule, and the Titans will play four primetime games this fall. Jason and Ramon explain how November could be a difficult month. They are surprised that both games against the Colts are (again) early in the season. Jason rants about lame team schedule release videos.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Coach Dave McGinnis of Titans Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 35:31

    “Coach Mac” provides a coach's perspective of the release of the NFL schedule. Coach says he would look at the divisional games first, then the bye week, then the “altered start time” games. Mac also gives us a preview into the Titans off-season and rookie mini-camp.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 37:36

    This is perhaps the most VIOLENT hour in the show's history! Jason bleeps off Greg Norman and Tee Morant; Ramon bleeps off random marriage proposals and the “mature” woman who was hitting on him; Shaffer bleeps off “street clothes guy celebrating on the court or field” and the (foiled) Best Buy bandits.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 36:34

    Sam explains how Ryan Tannehill is the Titans “most underrated” player. He says that Ryan's performance over the past three years makes him a Top-10 quarterback, but that people are caught up in preconceived notions about him. Sam thinks Malik Willis has “massively high potential” but is a long way from starting in the NFL.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: “Whoop That Trick”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 38:31

    Against the odds, the Grizzlies devoured the Warriors in Game 5 to extend their Western Conference semifinal for at least one more game. Jason and Ramon hope Josh Lambo gets that bag in his lawsuit against the Jags and Urban Meyer. Plus, Jason discusses classic TV sitcoms and TV theme songs.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Mike Sando + Inky Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 37:22

    Mike Sando of The Athletic says while he “totally gets” the AJ Brown trade, it's “really hard to lose one of your best, young players.” Mike adds that Derrick Henry isn't “worth more to other teams than he is to the Titans”. He also provides a great tribute to the late John Clayton. Inky Johnson's “Midweek Motivation” is about “learning from pain” and the discipline of “being present”.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Rhett Bryan + When Could Willis Start?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 37:49

    The conversation carries over about Malik Willis. If he can't/won't start for one or two years, would Titans fans still be comfortable with that pick and waiting that long? Rhett Bryan of Titans Radio talks Willis and Ryan Tannehill.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Sports Traitors + Brad Crawford

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 35:55

    The guys discuss sports' greatest “traitors”. Brad Crawford of 247 Sports talks NIL, the expected QB class for the 2023 NFL Draft, Mike Bray, Dabo Swinney, and more. Brad thinks Malik Willis “will need time” and may not be ready to be a starter for “a season or two”.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 1: “Tweet & Delete”

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 38:14

    Jason and Ramon react to AJ Brown's latest “tweet and delete”. Plus, Jeanie Buss is NOT happy with the current state of the Lakers, and the guys think that Jenny from “Forrest Gump” may have been a horrible person.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    David Boclair on JMart and Ramon: Ryan Tannehill + Malik Willis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 16:32

    David Boclair of SI.com explains the difficulty Ryan Tannehill faces in re-earning the trust of Titans fans. David also says he does not expect Malik Willis to start at quarterback this season unless things go “really wrong”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    “Coach 30” Brenden Clinton on JMart and Ramon: Beginning of Coach 30, Jordan Peele + Social Media

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 24:40

    Viral sensation “Coach 30” Brenden Clinton shares how and why he started making “Coach 30” videos, how Jordan Peele has served as an inspiration to him, how patience and confidence are important values in creating viral success, and how honored he has been for athletes and celebrities to have reached out to him because of his work.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Ron Slay + Punchable Faces

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 40:30

    The guys recap last night's NBA playoffs action. They wonder if Giannis Antetokounmpo can get even better and become a “Mt. Rushmore”-type player. Plus, Ron Slay joins the show, as the crew discusses the “most punchable” faces in sports.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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