The Yogi Roth Show: How Great Is Ball show

The Yogi Roth Show: How Great Is Ball

Summary: In a world where college football is dramatically celebrated and dramatically critiqued it can be often forgotten that those playing, coaching or living this game are in fact, human. The Yogi Roth Show: How Great Is Ball unearths that humanity in Season 5 of his podcast.Award-winning storyteller, broadcaster and host Yogi Roth brings you Season 5 of The Yogi Roth Show by interviewing All-Americans, Hall of Fame coaches, agents of change in sport, names you never heard of and more.Visit or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes.

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 Brandon Wimbush: from Notre Dame QB to guiding athletes regarding Name, Image & Likeness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2664

In high school it was ‘Sunday or Bust’ for Brandon Wimbush and after a career that was full of accolades and challenges the former Notre Dame & Central Florida quarterback shares his process as an Elite 11 QB, how he dealt with adversity in college & his transition from playing to a tech career helping athletes. Brandon’s current role is the co-founder of MOGL, which is a platform that allows athletes to easily connect with businesses, foundations, and individuals about compensation opportunities. Follow them at For more conversation around sports and humanity follow @YogiRoth and visit

 Ashley Adamson: Finding comfort in honesty, Pac-12 sports & social media | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2295

Ashley Adamson, host of the Pac-12 Networks, re-joins The Yogi Roth Show as these two long-time colleagues and friends discuss dealing with conflict in her career, the power of 'Storytelling,' the Pac-12 sports landscape in 2020 and her view on social media as a media personality. As always, Ashley brings a perspective and advice that is refreshing in a candid conversation with Yogi.Follow @AdamsonAshley for more insight into her life and for more conversations around sports and humanity visit or follow @YogiRoth. Also, for more conversations with Ashley and Yogi subscribe to the Pac-12 Perspective Podcast, as they bring stories, interviews and unique insight around Pac-12 sports to you.

 Jedidiah Collins: The Fullback of Finance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3191

Jedidiah Collins, known as the Fullback of Finance, joins The Yogi Roth Show to share his journey from undrafted free agent out of Washington State, who was cut 12 times in 7 NFL seasons, to an expert in finance.Fast forward to today and Jed is an accomplished author of the book 'Your Money Vehicle' and founder of the Virtual Financial Literacy program titled 'Your Money Vehicle.'Visit or for more information and be sure to follow @FullbackFinance on twitter.For more podcasts around sports and humanity, visit or follow @YogiRoth on social media.

 George Whitfield Jr: groundbreaking QB coach impacting young men on/off the field | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6345

George Whitfield Jr is the most well-known private quarterback coach in the history of the profession, as he fundamentally created the profession and took it to unprecedented heights. He has appeared on ESPN’s College Gameday and every other sports media platform. He has trained the likes of Andrew Luck, Cam Newton, Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, Ben Rothlisberger and countless others. As an Elite 11 coach, he and Yogi have known each other for over a decade. But George has much more depth to him than seen on television or on a field. He shared that this summer during the Elite 11, as he educated our staff and players on the topic of racism in this country by urging others to get to know what each others ‘Kitchen Tables’ were like. It was a presentation that Yogi had never seen in his 12 years at Elite 11 and its impact will impact far beyond the field.This conversation will spark your next conversation, educate you on the private QB space, give a lens on George’s life and much more. Follow @GeorgeWhitfieldJr on social media and for more conversations around the humanity in sports follow @YogiRoth and subscribe to the How Great Is Ball newsletter at

 Kevin Carroll: award-winning storyteller discusses the 'power in the pause' during COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3070

Kevin Carroll, storyteller extraordinaire, is a creative catalyst for millions around the globe. A former member of the military, head athletic trainer in the NBA, Nike executive who was called ‘The Mayor of Nike’ by Phil Knight joined The Yogi Roth show. An award-winning speaker and author joins the podcast for the second time. These two close friends discuss COVID-19, his new series Kataglyphs (a limited series about his life and the power of play), finding creativity amid this pandemic and more.If you’re seeking to reignite yourself during these times listen to this episode.Also, be sure to explore Kevin’s recent book, ‘A Kids Book About Belonging’ and his award winning book The Rules of the Red Rubber Ball.Find his content at or and follow him on social media @kckatalyst.Follow @YogiRoth or visit for more conversations around sports and humanity.

 Dr. Michael Gervais & Yogi Roth address Elite 11 QBs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2267

Dr. Michael Gervais joins Yogi Roth to share insights for the 2020 Elite 11 Quarterback class. The worlds leading high performance psychologist recently released his book, Compete to Create, with Pete Carroll on Audible and hosts his own podcast, Finding Mastery. The Seattle Seahawks high performance psychologist can be found on social media @MichaelGervais & for more episodes of The Yogi Roth Show visit

 Quincy Avery: from Homeless to Elite QB Coach | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2781

Quincy Avery, an Elite 11 QB coach and one of the most successful quarterback trainers in the sport. He has trained Deshaun Watson, Dwayne Haskins, Jalen Hurts and many more. This episode tells the story of how Quincy went from being homeless to being a trainer for first round draft picks, 5-Star QBs and those who dream to play QB at a high level. He now runs his own Quarterback training business and helps athletes from all across the country fulfill their dream of playing college and pro football. Listen to the full episode to hear his incredible story. Visit or follow @Quincy_Avery to learn more about him and his journey. Visit or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes about college football and how sport and humanity intersect among high performers.

 Jordan Palmer: training Joe Burrow, his QB journey & more | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3564

Esteemed quarterback coach Jordan Palmer, who has prepared top draft picks Joe Burrow, Sam Darnold and more heading into the NFL Draft joins The Yogi Roth Show. Jordan is one of the top QB trainers in that profession and has trained many household football names such as Super Bowl Champion Patrick Mahomes, Kyle Allen, Jarrett Stidham, Josh Allen and others. He and Yogi met during the Elite 11 quarterback camp in 2009 and have been friends and Elite 11 coaches since then.Jordan delves into his upbringing as a child as the younger brother of Carson Palmer, why he started as a coach and Bob Johnson’s impact on him, what he enjoys most training the most elite position in sports and much more. He also brings unique insight into Joe Burrow, the likely #1 overall draft pick, as well the growth of Steven Montez from Colorado. Their conversation is dedicated to Brock McNown, who at the time of this conversation was in a hospital competing against cancer during COVID-19 and has recently been released from the hospital. Follow his journey on Instagram @BrockMcnown12 and be sure to support NEGU, an amazing organization encouraging kids fighting cancer to Never Ever Give Up at Jordan on Instagram @JordanPalmer and visit his camp website For more conversations about humanity and sports visit or follow @YogiRoth on all social media.

 Brennan Carroll: Pitt to Seahawks & everything in between. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3065

Brennan Carroll, currently the Seattle Seahawks Run Game Coordinator, was a tight end at the University of Pittsburgh at the same time as Yogi. In the second episode of the limited series ‘Catching Up’ with former teammates, Yogi and Brennan, or ‘BC,’ discuss their time at Pitt, Brennan’s coaching journey to USC, Miami and the NFL, what he learned from his father, Pete, and the inner workings of the Seahawks during COVID-19 amid the NFL Draft.Brennan, who was the recruiting coordinator and Tight Ends coach at USC, as well as the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Miami, has tremendous experience and intellect in leadership, offensive football and is also on Yogi’s short list of future head coaches in major college football.Follow @brennanpcarroll on Twitter and for more conversations around sports and humanity follow @YogiRoth on all social media and for his YouTube conversations visit or for past conversations visit #HowGreatIsBall #Hail2Pitt #CollegeFootball

 Lousaka Polite: Catching up with a Pitt teammate/NFL FB | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3206

Lousaka Polite, a former 3-time captain at Pitt and Yogi’s teammate, as well as an NFL fullback for almost a decade joins THE YOGI ROTH SHOW where these longtime friends catch up during COVID-19.They go down memory lane at Pitt: discussing their epic win over Virginia Tech, a loss at Miami and the lessons they learned while Panthers. Furthermore, Lousaka's role now at Pitt is Assistant Athletic Director of Varsity Letter Club and Mentorship where he impacts current and past student-athletes.If you want to sit back and enjoy memory lane or get inspired by Lousaka, who was coached by Walt Harris, Bill Parcells, Bill Belichick and others, this is a great listen.Follow @YogiRoth on all social media and for his YouTube conversations visit or for past conversations visit #Hail2Pitt

 Ashley Adamson: Oregon Hoops, Sabrina Ionescu & Pete Carroll's poise | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2022

In TED & YOGI's PAC-12 ADVENTURE and shared on THE YOGI ROTH SHOW podcast/vlog, guest Ashley Adamson joins Yogi to share her current reality during the Coronavirus pandemic. She also takes us inside the Oregon Women's Basketball program and how Sabrina Ionescu impacted her over the last few months. They also share Stories about Sabrina and Pete Carroll from the Pac-12 Archives, a new digital series Yogi & Ted are creating on YouTube, where they each share a story from their Pac-8, Pac-10 or Pac-12 memory. Be sure to follow them on social media, YouTube and more. Links below! Listen to TED & YOGI's PAC-12 ADVENTURE: EDITED by Ravi Roth PRODUCED by Ravi Round The World CONNECT WITH TED: +INSTAGRAM: +TWITTER: +FACEBOOK: CONNECT WITH YOGI : +INSTAGRAM: +TWITTER: WEBSITE: #pac12 #collegefootball #football #HowGreatIsBallCONNECT WITH ASHLEY : +TWITTER:

 Mike Yam: on Coronavirus & Pac-12 Tournament | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2623

Mike Yam, host on the Pac-12 Networks, joins The Yogi Roth Show to discuss the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas and how the Coronavirus impacted the tournament. Mike was hosting the Pac-12 Networks coverage, as COVID-19 influenced the sports world in a way that no one predicted. His insight and conversation with Yogi takes us inside 48 hours in Las Vegas.Follow @Mike_Yam on all social media platforms and for more conversations that intersect sports and humanity follow @YogiRoth or visit as Season 5, 'How Great Is Ball,' continues.

 Magician Harris The III: Mastering Your Craft & Choosing Wonder Over Worry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3781

Similar to an athlete, magician Harris The III didn't become elite at his craft overnight. It took him years of practice, imagination, and grit while finding joy in his work to find purpose and success. The Illusionist, Keynote Speaker, and Entrepreneur helps people and teams harness the power of wonder to innovate and think in new ways. As Harris says, "Worry is a misuse of the imagination." Listen to the full episode to learn about the power of storytelling, creativity, and how Harris teaches people and leaders to crush cynicism. Check out and @HarrisIII on social for more.Visit or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes about college football and how sport and humanity are a huge element of high performers. 

 A College Football Legend: Tony Franklin on Coaching, Impacting Young Players, and Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2746

Tony Franklin is an offensive mastermind when it comes to the game of college football. He currently serves as the OC for Middle Tennessee State and has been the OC at Cal, Auburn, Kentucky, Troy, and Louisiana Tech. Coach Franklin has earned his superb reputation as his offenses have ranked in the nation's top 10 for several different years in passing, total offense and scoring. As a Division I football coach, he and his teams have participated in 9 Bowl games. Six quarterbacks of his quarterbacks he coached were named Player of the Year. He also coached and mentored the 2016 #1 NFL Draft Pick, Jared Goff. Listen to the full episode to hear his story. Visit to learn more about the Tony Franklin Offense and his journey.Visit or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes about college football and how sport and humanity are a huge element of high performers. 

 Jon Gordon: Best-Selling Author & Keynote Speaker on Positivity & His Word of The Year | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2725

Jon Gordon's best-selling books and Keynote speeches have inspired readers, athletes, and companies around the world. His principals and strategies are impacting Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, universities and more. He is the author of 20 books including The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership and The Power of a Positive Team. Listen to the entire episode to be inspired by Jon and Yogi's conversation and cultivate a positive mindset for 2020 as you choose your word of the year. Check out and for more on Jon's story.Visit or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes about college football and how sport and humanity are a huge element of high performers. The Yogi Roth Show continues to partner with Kona Red coffee where they source some of the rarest, most sought after coffee in the world. Be sure to check out and use the code Yogi20 for 20% off.


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