45 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 • 472 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.

    What are You Doing? MLB Umpire Mike Muchlinski's Faith Journey

    What are You Doing? MLB Umpire Mike Muchlinski's Faith Journey

    It's one thing to say you believe...but what are you doing about it? MLB umpire and Washington native Mike Muchlinski joins Brock Huard to share his journey through baseball to the height of his craft. Be encouraged by his commitment to his calling to live a life of integrity in a high-leverage role in Major League Baseball.
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    • 1 hr
    Jason Romano: Receiving the Call

    Jason Romano: Receiving the Call

    What does it mean to step out in faith when your family is counting on you? Jason Romano put behind a career at ESPN to follow a calling: to spread the Gospel with his gifts and connections in sports. Hear how Jason came to understand what it means to believe, to overcome hurt from addiction in his family, and to follow your calling. Follow Jason's journey with Sports Spectrum at https://sportsspectrum.com/, and read his work at https://www.jasonromano.com/. 
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    • 54 min
    Sam Acho: Be Real

    Sam Acho: Be Real

    Football fans remember Sam Acho as a disruptive pass rusher, but his teammates saw much more than a guy who collapses the pocket. Sam joins Brock Huard to share his journey, from being overlooked at Vanderbilt football camp to turning down a scholarship offer from Pete Carroll at USC to playing playoff football in the NFL. Be encouraged by Sam's perspective on living an authentic life without shying away from the convictions of your Faith, and hear how his parents' commitment to shepherding their children made him a leader later in life.

    Read more about Sam's journey in his book "Let the World See You", available at Amazon.com and other online book stores.
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    • 41 min
    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?

    Go to fillthestadium.com to donate to Compassion International alongside Brock Huard, Carson Palmer, Nate Solder and dozens of other current & former athletes who have committed to provide sponsorships for 70,000 Compassion kids during this COVID-19 impacted season.
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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
472 Ratings

472 Ratings

BJH57 ,

Thankful for this Podcast!

Brock,

It's both a pleasure and encouragement to listen to your inspiring podcast. As a retired pastor, father of three sons, and an avid sports fan, I write this to thank and commend you for creating this excellent resource. God bless you, sir!

B. Hardegree, Keller, TX

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!

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