42 episodes

Too often an athlete’s faith is limited to a soundbite. On Above & Beyond, former Seattle Seahawks quarterback and 710 ESPN Seattle host Brock Huard talks one-on-one about trials and triumphs, struggles and perseverance. Listen to intimate stories about how champions dealt with their greatest professional adversities. It’s stories of faith beyond just a sound bite. Every two weeks.

Brock Huard's Above & Beyond: The Intersection of Faith and Sports KIRO Seattle

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 467 Ratings

Too often an athlete’s faith is limited to a soundbite. On Above & Beyond, former Seattle Seahawks quarterback and 710 ESPN Seattle host Brock Huard talks one-on-one about trials and triumphs, struggles and perseverance. Listen to intimate stories about how champions dealt with their greatest professional adversities. It’s stories of faith beyond just a sound bite. Every two weeks.

    Nick Foles: The Purpose in it All

    Nick Foles: The Purpose in it All

    How do you know if what you're doing has any meaning? Super Bowl winning QB Nick Foles has found himself at seemingly inexplicable junctures of his career time and again. And yet, despite many of his career situations looking like they may be coming to a dead end, Nick found an intense purpose in each one of them. Hear his incredible journey from nearly quitting football at the age of 18 on a field in Michigan to hoisting the Lombardi Trophy over his head as the surprise starting quarterback of the 2018 world champion Philadelphia Eagles...and how his Faith turned every seeming end into a new beginning.

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    • 54 min
    Gonzaga's Corey Kispert

    Gonzaga's Corey Kispert

    Corey Kispert is a 2 time high school state champion. He was a leader for a Gonzaga team that lost just 12 games in 4 years. After an undefeated senior season, Kispert and the Bulldogs were the favorites to win the NCAA championship game...but their season ended in a shocking upset. What role did Corey's Faith play in how he handled the loss? How does Faith change his perspective on his future as he enters the NBA draft as a potential first round pick? 

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    • 39 min
    Carson Palmer: Gaining an Enduring Faith

    Carson Palmer: Gaining an Enduring Faith

    Former Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer spent 15 years in the NFL playing for the Bengals, Raiders and Cardinals as one of the league's best quarterbacks. Upon retirement, he fully committed himself to serving his family and those in need across the globe. How did he turn down a Taylor-made post-football career in coaching and media? How did he demand a trade from the team that drafted him and still stand firm in his faith? How do you parent your kids to love God amidst the pressures that surround them?

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    • 53 min
    Dot Richardson: No Barrier Too Great

    Dot Richardson: No Barrier Too Great

    As a young girl, Dot Richardson wanted nothing more to play Little League baseball with the boys. After refusing to cut her hair and use a boy's name to play, she became the youngest professional women's softball player in the country--at the age of 10. Hear her amazing story of perseverance, passion and faith in God that drove her to become a 2 time Olympic champion softball player, a member of the USA Softball Hall of Fame and the head coach of Liberty University Softball.

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    • 50 min
    Chris Broussard: Standing Firm in Faith

    Chris Broussard: Standing Firm in Faith

    FOX Sports 1 sports reporter, analyst and radio host Chris Broussard learned during college what it meant to stop living for yourself after understanding what it means to follow God's call in his life. In this episode, Broussard shares his experiences of living out his faith in a bold, authentic way in a field of work that doesn't always agree with his beliefs.

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    • 50 min
    ESPN's Jimmy Dykes: The Film Doesn't Lie

    ESPN's Jimmy Dykes: The Film Doesn't Lie

    ESPN college basketball analyst and author of the book "The Film Doesn't Lie: Evaluating Your Life One Play at a Time" Jimmy Dykes shares how his Faith and career as a men's and women's basketball coach has revealed his true character. Through the pressures, the obstacles, the failures and the successes, Jimmy explains how his Faith provides the bedrock of purpose and understand that allows him to persevere through whatever turns life presents.

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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
467 Ratings

467 Ratings

Yorel206 ,

So Encouraging

What I enjoy most about these isn’t hearing another Athlete. But hearing them talk about live and how God has used them in remarkable ways. But also in very ordinary circumstances. Keep up the great work, Brock!!

Nole Steve ,

Need more of these

I love these podcasts. I wish it would come out on a regular basis. No other show gets people to talk about Jesus and sports like this one. Please make more!

ready 4 hockey ,

Great Faith

Thank you so much for the stories. We need more of them. They are so inspirational and I actually like Ryan Leaf now.

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