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.
On this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah Goodin and Jon Nelson are joined by the Football Fridays in Georgia All-Stars to recap the 2023 GHSA Championships. Learn about first-time winners, triple-overtime games, and what the all-stars will keep track of during the off-season.
In this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin break down the "quarterfinal chaos" from last week, they talk 300+ mile road trips with Camden County's head coach, and find out how Creekside's team stays focused. Plus, what happened to the four nationally ranked teams in 7A?
This week’s edition of Football Fridays in Georgia features a Class 7A semifinal battle between Region 5 champion Walton and Camden County,
In this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson breaks down the remaining teams in the playoff brackets, we talk Thanksgiving practice and traditions with Benedictine Head Coach Danny Britt and Jefferson Head Coach Travis Noland, and preview Colquitt County vs. Milton in Round 3 of the GHSA Playoffs.
In this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast Jon and Hannah talk with Lumpkin County Head Coach Heath Webb about making school history, Coffee Head Coach Mike Coe addresses coaching in Georgia compared to other states, and Carrollton's JuJu Lewis broke a school record.
On this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah are joined by the Football Fridays in Georgia All-Stars to preview the 2023 GHSA Playoffs. According to Jon Nelson, this year's playoffs are "mathematical chaos." Listen to find out why.
Thirty-eight region champs have been crowned with twenty-six still left to be decided; this is a very important week in Georgia high school football. On this episode, Jon and Hannah look at the matchups all over the state and talk with two former colleagues each facing big games: Colquitt County Head Coach Sean Calhoun and Milton Head Coach Ben Reaves.
In this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah and Jon talk with Norcross Head Coach Keith Maloof and Brooks County Head Coach Maurice Freeman about the changes and challenges coaches face today.
On this episode of Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah are joined by Dr. Robin Hines, Executive Director of the GHSA. Dr. Hines answers all the questions about the new NIL (name, image, likeness) rules, reclassifications, replay, and more. Nothing is off the table in this exclusive interview.
GPB's Matt Stewart has seen a lot of things during his 10 years as the voice of Football Friday in Georgia. The unforgettable performance of Robbie Roper, followed by his unspeakable death, left their mark on the veteran play-by-play man.
There's a new No. 1 team in Class 2A. Fitzgerald, which finished second 2022, climbed into the top spot of the GPB Rankings this week.
The Atlanta Falcons are being praised for hosting one of the most successful High School Girls Flag Football Showcases in the country. The third-annual event, presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and was held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in May. Current and formerFalcons players, and nearly 20 Georgia high school girls flag football coaches were in attendance.
High School football always has something going on and we’re keeping a collective eye on the teams, coaches and players as they get ready for the summer swelter and practices that will lead us into the 2023 season. But, before the camps and the workouts, there’s still some other kinds of work to be done.
Many student-athletes across the state get overlooked regarding recruitment offers from colleges and universities. On this Football Fridays in Georgia podcast episode, Hannah and Jon discuss the recruitment process and the "Make That Kid an Offer" segment that spotlights these students. Plus, we hear from Rob Vaka and his son, Kyle Vaka from Kell High School who received a Division I offer after being featured on the segment.
Two of the top prospects in the country lead two nationally ranked teams in this week's talent-laden game between Mill Creek and Buford.
There will be plenty of college talent on the field for this week's Class 7A contest between No. 9 North Cobb and No. 5 Walton.
The Football Fridays in Georgia crew heads to the southside of town this week when Lowndes pays a visit to East Coweta. It is one of three games that will be shown this week by GPB.
It’s been a whirlwind of a summer for Shaw High School football coach Blair Harrison. He began Memorial Day weekend as the Raiders offensive coordinator, but things quickly changed after news broke that former coach Al Pellegrino had passed away from a heart attack while on vacation with his family.
Justin Rogers brings his winning ways from Colquitt County over to Thomas County Central in hopes of returning the Yellow Jackets to their glory days of the 1990's when they won 5 state titles.