Patrick Jackson and NFL Week 1 Discussion

September 6, 2017
Hosted by James Loving

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We will have Patrick Jackson here to discuss his playing in college and the NFL. We will talk about some player cuts and the upcoming start of the season.

Loving that Sports Talk

Loving that Sports Talk

Wednesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Sports Channel

“Loving” that Sports Talk will be about sports of all kind. The show will keep you up to date on what is going on in the world of sports. We will cover the NFL training camp and what players are holding out. We’ll talk about the veteran players that were released and why. Find out what teams are favored to go to the Superbowl, who the new starting Quarterbacks are and what is expected of them. We’ll talk weekly key injuries. Our weekly guests will include former NFL Players and sports enthusiasts, guest co-hosts, and much, much more. Call in or e-mail your comments and questions. “Loving” that Sports Talk is broadcast live every Wednesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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James Loving

James Loving

James Loving is a Former Professional American Football Player who played receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles. After graduating from Alan B. Shepard High School in 1984, Loving had a stellar collegiate career playing 2 years at Santa Rosa Jr. College (84-86) in California then at the University of Wyoming (86-88). He was drafted in 1988 to the Canadian League (British Columbia team) before being asked to sign with the Eagles that same year. He played 2 years with the Eagles before ending his NFL playing career due to a major knee injury. In 1994 he and some of his fellow former NFL buddies put on a football camp in Wyoming called “The Double Bay Football Camp.” It was a huge success. He has dedicated his life to empowering the Inner City Youths by motivating them and giving them hope for a better future. Loving assures them that there are so many avenues that they can use to achieve their life goals. He does this by working hard to develop and implement programs such as football camps and other educational and social events designed to teach the fundamentals and build self confidence. Besides his camps and other Philanthropy work he also gives back by volunteering and donating money to “The Right Star Outreach Center” run by his mother in Robbins, IL. Loving currently resides in Litchfield Park, Arizona where he has gone back to school for his masters in Communications.

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Episode Directory

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

  • 9/27/2017: Carlos Brooks, Former NFL player and week 3 of the NFL games Listen Now
  • 9/20/2017: Karl Mecklenburg and week 2 of NFL Listen Now
  • 9/13/2017: Doc Holliday and week 1 of NFL Listen Now
  • 9/6/2017: Patrick Jackson and NFL Week 1 Discussion Listen Now

Brian Allen

Brian Allen was an NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts from 2002-2005. Brian was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 6th round with the 204th pick.
Brian graduated from Stanford University in 2002 and is currently the 7th leading rusher in Stanford football history.
After his NFL career, Brian worked as a corporate paralegal at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and as an investment banking analyst at WR Hambrecht + Co. At WR Hambrecht + Co, Brian worked on several transactions during his tenure, the most notable being the United Football League with William Hambrecht (Hambrecht & Quist). Brian currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and works for Mark Curtis at Graystone Consulting, an investment consulting division of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
In his free time, Brian runs Champion Boot Camp, the Silicon Valley's #1 performance fitness boot camp and elite training S.A.Q. program for men, women, and elite athletes. Guest Brian Allen

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JJ Birde

JJ (LaJourdain J.) Birden Sr. is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 8th round of the 1988 NFL Draft.
A 5'10", 157-lb. wide receiver, Birden graduated from Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon and the University of Oregon. He played in 9 NFL seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons from 1988 to 1996. Guest JJ Birde

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Carlos Brooks

Carlos Brooks played at Bowling Green State University from 1989 - 1992. He was a defensive back with 12 interceptions and 1 touch down. He then played in the Arena League in 1994. He played in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals in 1995. In 1997, he played in the European league. He played in the Arena League in 1998. One more stint in the NFL European League in 1998. He played for the Arena League from 1999 - 2002. Guest Carlos Brooks

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Herb Donaldson

Herb Donaldson is an American football running back. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints in 2009. He played college football at Western Illinois.
Donaldson has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans. Guest Herb Donaldson

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Doc (Marcus) Holliday

After graduating from Fairley High School, Doc attended the University of Memphis where he played football for the Tiger blue & gray. He is also a proud member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
He went on to play in the NFL for the St. Louis Rams, and for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.
Making the move from professional sports to journalism, Doc has worked as a sports reporter, sports anchor, editor, photographer and news reporter. Guest Doc (Marcus) Holliday

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Patrick Jackson

Played college ball at Stephen F Austin as a Wide Receiver. Played professional football with the Atlanta Falcons in 1990 - 91 and with the Ohio Glory team. Guest Patrick Jackson

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Doug Kingsriter

Douglas James Kingsriter (born January 29, 1950 in Little Falls, Minnesota) is a former American football tight end. He played three seasons for the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL from 1973 to 1975.[1] He finished his NFL career with 7 receptions for 116 yards in 28 games.[1] He played in Super Bowl VIII and Super Bowl IX for the Vikings[1] In Super Bowl VIII he caught one pass for seven yards and also made a key block on Fran Tarkenton's run for the Vikings' only touchdown
He played college football for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.[1] He was named to the College Football All-America Team by the Associated Press in 1971. He was drafted by the Vikings in the 6th round of the 1973 NFL draft.
After football, Kingsriter went into the real estate business and later into publishing books and musicals for children.[4] He also worked for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. Guest Doug Kingsriter

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Karl Mecklenburg

In 1983, the Denver Broncos drafted Karl Mecklenburg in the 12th round with the 310th pick overall. In spite of his low selection, Mecklenburg went on to become an integral part of the Broncos' Super Bowl teams of the 1980s. He played in six Pro Bowls. His 79.5 sacks is the second highest total in franchise history; he is one of only three Broncos with four sacks in a game, and the only one to do so twice. In 2001, during half time of a game against the Baltimore Ravens, he and Dennis Smith were inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame. He is also in the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame and serves on the Broncos Alumni Council.
Since retiring from pro football in 1994, Mecklenburg divides his time between family, motivational speaking, and his ongoing charity involvements. Karl and his wife Kathi have three children. The Mecklenburgs reside in Littleton, Colorado. The son of Fred Mecklenburg and Marjory Mecklenburg, Karl has two brothers, Eric and Fred, and a sister, Carol. Guest Karl Mecklenburg

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Don Nottingham

Don Nottingham is a former American football running back who played for the Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was affectionately referred to as 'The Human Bowling Ball' because of his short but robust frame. Guest Don Nottingham

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