14 episodes

Podcast by AJ Ricketts

The FIU Athletics Paw'dcast AJ Ricketts

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Podcast by AJ Ricketts

    Episode 9 - Tyrese Chambers on his Journey to FIU, connecting with T.Y. Hilton, and more

    Episode 9 - Tyrese Chambers on his Journey to FIU, connecting with T.Y. Hilton, and more

    From being overlooked out of high school in Baltimore, to sleeping in the laundry room in junior college, to becoming one of the best receivers in the NCAA - Tyrese Chambers' journey has been a tremendous story. Now ramping up for his final college season, Chambers talks with AJ Ricketts about his path to FIU, what still motivates him, and much more on this episode of the FIU Athletics Paw'dcast

    • 26 min
    Episode 8 - Raja Bell on memories at FIU, his journey to the league, and more

    Episode 8 - Raja Bell on memories at FIU, his journey to the league, and more

    On Episode 8 of the FIU Athletics Paw'dCast, FIU alum and former NBA All-Defensive Team player Raja Bell sits down with AJ Ricketts. The pair chops it up on a number of topics, including

    - Raja's journey from Killian to BU, then to FIU
    - Playing with Carlos Arroyo and for Shakey Rodriguez
    - The 97-98 team that went undefeated at home and nearly made the NCAA Tournament
    - Hooping in lower level leagues and even the Miami YMCA, working to earn an opportunity to get to the league
    - His current relationship with the FIU coaching staff and program

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    • 36 min
    Episode 7 - Jesyka Burks-Wiley & Wendt on Coaching Journeys, Developing a Program, and More

    Episode 7 - Jesyka Burks-Wiley & Wendt on Coaching Journeys, Developing a Program, and More

    FIU women's basketball coach Jesyka Burks-Wiley and assistant coach Dan Wendt talk with AJ Ricketts about their coaching journeys, establishing a culture in a new program, and more on this episode of The FIU Athletics Paw'dCast

    • 35 min
    Episode 6 - Joey Rodriguez on VCU's Final Four Run, Nearly Transferring to Rollins, and more

    Episode 6 - Joey Rodriguez on VCU's Final Four Run, Nearly Transferring to Rollins, and more

    FIU Assistant Basketball coach Joey Rodriguez joins the FIU Athletics Podcast, 10 seasons after he led VCU to the Final Four as the starting point guard #PawsUp

    • 56 min
    Episode 5 - Bryn Renner on Game-Winning TD's in Baltimore, his Post-UNC Journey, and More

    Episode 5 - Bryn Renner on Game-Winning TD's in Baltimore, his Post-UNC Journey, and More

    Current FIU Cornerbacks coach/Recruiting Coordinator and former UNC & Baltimore Ravens QB Bryn Renner joins Voice of the Panthers AJ Ricketts on the pod. Bryn talks about his memories at UNC (including trash talking legendary Virginia Tech DC Bud Foster), navigating through uncertain times after graduating, finding James Morgan after the QB's email sat in his inbox for 33 days, and much more. Comment, rate, and subscribe!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 4 - Osasu Osaghae on his FIU journey, Draft Prep, leading the NCAA in Blocks, and more

    Episode 4 - Osasu Osaghae on his FIU journey, Draft Prep, leading the NCAA in Blocks, and more

    FIU all time shot block leader Osasumwen Osaghae joins AJ Ricketts. Osasu talks about "The Parking Lot Story" that led him to a scholarship, learning how to play at the fastest pace in the country, not touching a basketball until the age of 16, and more.

    • 34 min

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