August 18, 2017
Jon and Tommy talk week 1 (or is it Week Zero?)
Jon Nelson has been a television journalist for 25 years based in Atlanta. He graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta and Florida State University with a bachelor of science degree in political science.
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Join host Hannah Goodin on another exciting episode of Football Fridays in Georgia: Beyond the Lights. In this special edition, we delve into the incredible journey of former Georgia high school football star, Mecole Hardman, who played a pivotal role in Kansas City's Super Bowl victory. However, our focus isn't just on the game-winning touchdown but on the man who guided Hardman during his high school days – Coach Sid Fritts.
There have been changes to the recruitment process for high school football players. Early signing day and the transfer portal have changed the look of National Signing Day and the work it takes to move on to the next level. Jon and Hannah are joined by Colquitt County Head Coach Sean Calhoun, who had 17 players sign on to play in college, to discuss the inner workings of the recruitment process.
Beyond the Lights, hosted by Hannah Goodin, is a special edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast. Pulling back the curtain and finding out what really goes on into making high school sports in Georgia special. Today's guest is the head coach of the most dominant program in any sport in the state of Georgia, Southeast Bulloch Head Flag Football Coach Marci Cochran.