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E40: Ryan Grant



Ryan Grant is hard working former teammate of AJ’s. He was a running back for the Green Bay Packers originally signed by the New York Giants but was traded to the Packers shortly before the 2007 season. He played college football at Notre Dame, under head coaches Bob Davie and Tyrone Willingham, where he rushed for over 2,000 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Grant had a very successful first season with the Packers, rushing for almost 1,000 yards, including five 100+ yard games, in 10 starts. He set franchise records with 201 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns in the Packers’ divisional playoff game win against the Seattle Seahawks, a performance for which he was heavily praised, as they went on to reach the NFC Championship Game. He also spent some time with the Washington Redskins before returning to Green Bay in 2012.

E39: Jason McCarthy


Jason McCarthy is a former United States Army Green Beret and the Founder of Jason signed up for the military after 9/11 because of 9/11. His company GORUCK is based in every way on the lessons he learned in the Green Beret community, both in training and in war.

Jason’s goals with GORUCK are to (1) serve as a voice for good, (2) employ more Veterans of Special Operations than any organization outside the US military, and (3) build a bridge between the military and civilian worlds. This started with their flagship rucksack the GR1 and continued with The Challenge and people rucking together became the focus and welcome to the GORUCK family.

E38: Nate Boyer


Nate Boyer is a former United States Army Green Beret turned long snapper for the University of Texas. He would return to active duty in summers while playing for the Longhorns during his college career. Nate went on to play in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks in 2015 at the long snapper position and is currently a free agent.

Follow Nate on Twitter @NateBoyer37
and visit his website here:

E37: Steve Weatherford

Steve Weatherford


Steve is a Super Bowl Champ and fitness guru/NFL Punter who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Illinois and was signed by the New Orleans Saints in 2006. Weatherford has been a member of the New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants and New York Jets. He is a fan favorite among NFL fans known as Weatherford5 across social media and the most fit punter in the NFL.

Follow Steve on Twitter @Weatherford5
and on Instagram at weatherford5

E36: Bryan Sellers


Bryan Sellers (wearing an orange and black helmet) drives the No. 17 Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR in the TUDOR Championship GTD class. He grew up as a racer intrigued by photographs of his dad and uncles racing karts… Found his first go-kart under the Christmas tree when he was nine. … Won the 1998 World Karting Association national championship; also posted two Star Mazda victories… We talk a lot about what the racing experience is like for him today. Patrick Dempsey even gets a mention.

Follow Bryan on Twitter @BryanSellers
and visit his website here:

E35: Tony Hinchcliffe

Tony Hinchcliffe


Tony Hinchcliffe has been a sharp and clever addition to the Los Angeles stand-up scene since 2007. Tony is considered a fresh evolution to the now immensely popular roasting scene, working as a staff-writer on the James Franco Roast and contributing to the three previous Comedy Central Roasts, he is also a staff-writer for and can be seen on Comedy Central’s The Burn. Tony is also the host of his own show and podcast, “Kill Tony,” on the globally popular Deathsquad podcast network.
Raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Hinchcliffe has been performing for over six years at the best Hollywood comedy clubs while touring around the country with his pals Jeff Garlin, Joe Rogan, and the Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross.

Follow Tony on Twitter @TonyHinchcliffe
and visit his website at

E34: Dennis Farrell


Dennis Farrell is a former ESPN Radio, NBC Sports Radio Detroit host. Farrell is considered one of the top fantasy analyst in the industry. Now you can find Dennis Farrell on Pro Football Focus hosting the popular podcasts, Fox Sports Detroit and FNTSY. You can also hear the Fantasy Sideline Show on Detroit Sports 105.1 fm powered by ESPN every Sunday AM. His fantasy sports show also airs on Armed Forces Radio where he is the program director. Fantasy baseball is his first love and passion but he has also been quite successful in fantasy football. Dennis’s fantasy baseball podcast was on the top 10 on iTunes for over a year and a half.

Follow Dennis on Twitter @Dennis77Farrell
and listen to his podcast here:

E33: Kevin Burkhardt


Kevin Burkhardt is an American sportscaster. Currently one of the play-by-play voices for The NFL on FOX and formerly a reporter with SportsNet New York (SNY), Burkhardt was the field reporter during New York Mets telecasts from 2007 to 2014. He will be the primary studio host for Major League Baseball (MLB) telecasts on FOX and Fox Sports 1 beginning with the 2015 season.

Follow Kevin on Twitter @kevinburkhardt


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