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NFL superstars, Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds, and hearts are as big as their talent on the field. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two juggernauts have joined forces to share the stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s while spreading good vibes far-and-wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat enacted by athletes at the peak of their performance. It’s the definition of rough & tumble and not for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to these gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

There's levels to this game... Truss.

Truss Levelz w/ Cam Jordan & Mark Ingram The Players' Tribune

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NFL superstars, Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds, and hearts are as big as their talent on the field. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two juggernauts have joined forces to share the stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s while spreading good vibes far-and-wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat enacted by athletes at the peak of their performance. It’s the definition of rough & tumble and not for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to these gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

There's levels to this game... Truss.

    Darren Sproles

    Darren Sproles

    One of the most electrifying players ever to play the game — and Mark’s OG — Darren Sproles stops by to talk with his former teammates on the latest episode of Truss Levelz. The guys discuss what it was like for Darren to be told he couldn’t make it because of his height, the similarities of playing with Philip Rivers and Drew Brees, how he was able to make a huge impact with the Chargers, Saints and Eagles, and win over a crazy fanbase in Philadelphia. Don’t forget "He look light, but he heavy though!!" Tune in! 


    Growing up playing soccer and making the decision to switch to football [10:33]
    Learning to become such a shifty RB [28:50]
    The choice to go to  K-State [32:20]
    Making it to the NFL and becoming an impact player [56:10]
    Playing with both Drew Brees and Philip Rivers [1:02:30]
    Getting traded to the Eagles [1:18:28]

    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.

    Other places to find Truss Levelz: 


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    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trusslevelz
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    • 1 hr 45 min
    Marcus Williams

    Marcus Williams

    Former Saints, now Baltimore Ravens DB Marcus Williams stops by the set for the latest episode of Truss Levelz. Cam, Mark, and Marcus go way back to their time in New Orleans, dive into how Ravens purple just hits different, break down how Marcus turned into a safety after playing QB and WR in high school, and spell out the importance of always getting back up after getting knocked down with injuries or losing in the playoffs. Tune in! 


    Playing safety for the first time and getting college offers the next day [18:56]
    Getting drafted by the Saints in the second round [33:56]
    Coming into the league and making a name [38:25]
    The importance of getting that first interception [49:21]

    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.

    Other places to find Truss Levelz: 


    Subscribe on Youtube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXxForFmBnEvxKtoU3tyndZZZtaa4pth9
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trusslevelz
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Xavien Howard

    Xavien Howard

    It’s all about the X…. One of the NFL’s elite cornerbacks, a man that’s shutting down your favorite wideout week in and week out, Xavien Howard, joins this week’s episode of Truss Levelz. Mark and Cam sit down with the three-time Pro Bowler and Miami Dolphins cornerback as they dive into his journey from QB to a CB, his decision to go to Baylor over other top schools, and how having to cover Tyreek Hill in practice has helped him and his game this season. Tune in! 

     


    His wild ride to becoming a cornerback [14:46]
    Having a standout senior year and the decision to go to Baylor [20:53]
    His transition to the NFL after college [45:45]
    Going through numerous knee surgeries [1:10:13]
    The Dolphins signing Tyreek Hill and his impact on X [1:17:28]

     

    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.

    Other places to find Truss Levelz: 


    Subscribe on Youtube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXxForFmBnEvxKtoU3tyndZZZtaa4pth9
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trusslevelz
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Kareem Jackson

    Kareem Jackson

    We got another Bama national champion this week on Truss Levelz! The 2010 first-round draft pick and Denver Broncos DB Kareem Jackson stops by to hang with the fellas. Kareem talks about the pressure he faced as a starter at Alabama his freshman year, playing in Houston for the first eight seasons of his NFL career, leaving Houston to play in Denver, and what it was like to dominate his former team the first time he played them.


    His roundabout journey to Tuscaloosa after prep school (17:30) 
    Hosting Mark on his first Bama visit (30:45)
    Getting fined by the NFL for his hits (43:25)
    Texans, being a staple in Houston (53:00)
    Playing for the Broncos, the talent they have there (1:02:10)

    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.

    Other places to find Truss Levelz: 


    Subscribe on Youtube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXxForFmBnEvxKtoU3tyndZZZtaa4pth9
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trusslevelz
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Brandon Marshall

    Brandon Marshall

    This week on Truss Levelz, we welcome a beast of a wideout — and now a sports media legend —  Brandon Marshall. The I AM ATHLETE founder and six-time Pro Bowler, goes all the way back to chop it up about Pittsburgh as a young buck, having 17 different quarterbacks but still balling out in the league, and why his post-NFL career has been such a success. You do NOT want to miss B Marsh this week. 



    I AM ATHLETE origination (3:46)
    Going to UCF and claiming their recent National Championship (37:46)
    Playing for the Broncos, starting career off strong (45:48)
    Winning Pro Bowl MVP, Hawaii Pro Bowl vibes (1:07:20ish) 
    Why he loved playing with Ryan Fitzpatrick (1:21:04)
    Unwritten running back protocol in the Red Zone (1:28:00)
    Saints culture (1:38:50)


    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.


    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Jarvis Landry

    Jarvis Landry

    JUIIICE is in the building! New Orleans Saints wideout and five-time Pro-Bowler Jarvis Landry sits down with his teammates on this week’s ep of Truss Levelz. The guys dive into Jarvis’s Louisiana roots, his time at LSU, and how he became best friends with Odell Beckham Jr. They also get into how he was able to take the league by storm and how he’s so excited to be back home in NOLA. 


    Where the nickname “Juice” came from [2:50]
    How his relationship with Odell Beckham Jr. was started [15:36]
    The decision to go to LSU over other schools [20:00]
    A new start in New Orleans with the Saints [52:58]

    About Our Hosts:

    NFL superstars Cam Jordan and Mark Ingram are Saints teammates and real-life friends whose personalities, minds and hearts are as big as their on-field talents. Brimming with an infectious energy, these two powerhouses have joined forces to bring you Truss Levelz, a podcast on which the best and brightest in the NFL share stories that go beyond the X’s and O’s, while also spreading good vibes far and wide. On its surface, football is a game of combat played by athletes at their peak. The game is the definition of “rough and tumble” and it isn’t for the faint of heart. But there’s so much more to the gridiron warriors than what we see on the field. Prepare yourself for the ultimate inside look into the world of football.

    There’s levels to this game…. Truss.

    Other places to find Truss Levelz: 


    Subscribe on Youtube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXxForFmBnEvxKtoU3tyndZZZtaa4pth9
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trusslevelz

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    • 59 min

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