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An oral history of pro and college football. Former NFL, AFL, and NCAA football greats share unforgettable stories about their lives and careers.

The Game Before the Money: Oral History of Pro and College Football Jackson Michael

    • Sports
    • 4.6 • 11 Ratings

An oral history of pro and college football. Former NFL, AFL, and NCAA football greats share unforgettable stories about their lives and careers.

    Super Bowl 58 with Upton Bell

    Super Bowl 58 with Upton Bell

    Upton Bell reached Super Bowl 3 and Super Bowl 5 with the Colts as Director of Player Personnel. Hear him preview Super Bowl 58 and share his Super Bowl experience. He also reviews last week's conference championships and discusses Bill Belichick.
     
    The Game Before the Money is a 501(c)3 non-profit that preserves the life stories of NFL legends through oral history. Learn more at TheGameBeforeTheMoney.com. 

    • 58 min
    First Ever AFC Championship

    First Ever AFC Championship

    Baltimore hosted the first-ever AFC Championship Game. Former Baltimore executive Upton Bell shares his memories of the game and building the Super Bowl 5 champion Baltimore Colts. He also shares memories of the 1957 Lions-49ers playoff and predicts this week's NFC Championship and AFC Championship.
    Learn more about The Game Before the Money and host Jackson Michael at TheGameBeforeTheMoney.com.

    • 46 min
    E93: 2023 NFL Playoffs with Upton Bell

    E93: 2023 NFL Playoffs with Upton Bell

    Former Colts and Patriots executive Upton Bell discusses the 2023 NFL Playoffs and makes predictions on the Divisional Playoffs and beyond.
    To learn more about The Game Before the Money, hosted by author and oral historian Jackson Michael, visit TheGameBeforeTheMoney.com. 
     
     

    • 38 min
    E92: Upton Bell Chats 2023 NFL Season

    E92: Upton Bell Chats 2023 NFL Season

    Upton Bell, a Colts executive in the 1960s and with their Super Bowl 5 championship team, gives his thoughts on the current NFL season. Topics include offensive line play, coaching, and officiating. The program is hosted by oral historian and author Jackson Michael.
    Learn more about The Game Before the Money at The Game Before the Money.

    • 54 min
    E91: Author John Eisenberg Talks Rocket Men

    E91: Author John Eisenberg Talks Rocket Men

    Football author John Eisenberg discusses his latest book, "Rocket Men: The Black Quarterbacks Who Revolutionized Pro Football." He celebrates the careers of Warren Moon, Doug Williams, James Harris, and Randall Cunningham as well as current QBs Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson.
    The Game Before the Money Oral History Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. Learn more at The Game Before the Money. 

    • 42 min
    E90: Dermontti Dawson Hall of Fame Center

    E90: Dermontti Dawson Hall of Fame Center

    Steelers Hall of Fame center Dermontti Dawson shares stories about his life and career, from playing college ball at Kentucky to being elected to the Hall of Fame.
    The Game Before the Money Oral History Foundation is a 501 (c) non-profit. Learn more about The Game Before the Money at https://www.TheGameBeforeTheMoney.com.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

bs12374 ,

Amazing show!!

I love all this content and how the show is ran! So knowledgeable and so amazing to do this show!!

BookBuyer71 ,

Outstanding

An amazing podcast. Jackson Michael is an extremely knowledgeable host. I love the stories especially the interviews with AFL players. Thank you!

sdr66 ,

Knowledgeable and engaging

The host gives a very good look at football, standing squarely at the intersection of sports and history.

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