May 15, 2009
Hosted by Mark McMillian and Co-Host Byron Evans
Jamal Jackson, born in Mesa, Arizona is preparing to graduate next week from North Atlanta HS & embark on his next stage of life at Appalachian State University as a true Quarterback. Raised in Atlanta, GA since the age of 1, Jackson started playing football at 4 years old. A few years later he took up baseball & basketball which eventually led him to earning the Captain & MVP accolades for both his high school and AAU basketball teams. Jackson who holds a 3.9 GPA is a Future Business Leaders of America/Top 10 Percent-Freshman Class honoree & a graduate of the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation.
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Welcome to Hard Hittin’ Sports Radio with your NFL veteran hosts: Mark McMillian, Byron Evans and friends. These pros tackle today's sports and entertainment topics every Friday with an hour of hater-free radio. The show features regularly irreverent and opinionated interviews with top athletes, celebrities, entertainers, coaches, and fans. Top-shelf bar talk, locker room humor, and horse-collar hits is what you should expect when you get two X-Eagles together on one radio show. Hard Hittin’ Radio is ON and McMillian and Evans are the best things to happen to sports since the instant replay. That's what's up.
Mark McMillian and Co-Host Byron Evans
Mark McMillian, was an All-American at Glendale Junior College in California. He gained a scholarship to play for the University of Alabama under coach Gene Stallings. He still holds the Alabama record for the longest interception TD. As a rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles, he was named to the prestigious All-Madden Team. After a brief stint as a New Orleans Saint, McMillian would later have his most celebrated success as a cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs under coach Marty Schottenheimer. Mark, a.k.a. Mighty Mouse, set a Chiefs franchise record for most returned yards. Mighty Mac finished his NFL career with the Washington Redskins along side Hall of Famer Daryl Green and Champ Bailey. He now works with various programs to improve the lives of children and young adults.
Byron Evans played college football at the University of Arizona where he was All-Pac ten linebacker from 85-86. He was defensive player of the year both years for the Wildcats and broke a twenty year record for unassisted tackles. He was the middle linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles defense from 87 - 94. In 1989 he lead the team in tackles and had three games with 20 plus stops. In 1991 he finished the season ranked fifth on the team in tackles, served as the defensive signal caller and helped the Eagles become only the sixth team in the NFL history to finish a season ranked #1 across the board. Evans was honored as one of "The Top 75" athletes ever to play for the Eagles.