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We often see college football players as relative gladiators, who place their armor on each Saturday to compete for a school they love. But underneath that helmet is a human who has a name, a story, an ‘It Factor.’ Award winning storyteller and Pac-12 Networks broadcaster Yogi Roth hosts the new series, ‘THE IT FACTORY’ where he interviews Pac-12 football players, alums and esteemed guests to learn more about their journey toward success on Saturdays.

Each guest will unpack their 'It Factor.' They will discuss how they developed it and how it drives them to be the best version of themselves in a new series from the Conference of Champions on the best coast.

This podcast is executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth. It is produced and edited by TJ Brassil and Blue Ox Films.

THE IT FACTORY can be found on Pac-12 Insider, all podcast platforms and the @Pac12Conference social media channels.

Visit www.Pac-12.com/insider or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes.

THE IT FACTORY: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth Yogi Roth

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    • 4.9 • 121 Ratings

We often see college football players as relative gladiators, who place their armor on each Saturday to compete for a school they love. But underneath that helmet is a human who has a name, a story, an ‘It Factor.’ Award winning storyteller and Pac-12 Networks broadcaster Yogi Roth hosts the new series, ‘THE IT FACTORY’ where he interviews Pac-12 football players, alums and esteemed guests to learn more about their journey toward success on Saturdays.

Each guest will unpack their 'It Factor.' They will discuss how they developed it and how it drives them to be the best version of themselves in a new series from the Conference of Champions on the best coast.

This podcast is executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth. It is produced and edited by TJ Brassil and Blue Ox Films.

THE IT FACTORY can be found on Pac-12 Insider, all podcast platforms and the @Pac12Conference social media channels.

Visit www.Pac-12.com/insider or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes.

    Drake Jackson: Destiny Delivered

    Drake Jackson: Destiny Delivered

    Host Yogi Roth sits down with USC standout Drake Jackson. They talk about Drake's dad's premonition, when Drake was born, that he would play for USC, what it means to him to be a Trojan, what sets Drake apart and much more.

    Come discover Drake Jackson's 'It Factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 Insider. To watch, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive Produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 21 min
    Verone McKinley III: Humble and Hungry

    Verone McKinley III: Humble and Hungry

    Host Yogi Roth chats with Oregon safety Verone McKinley III. They discuss McKinley's life in Texas, his views on leadership on and off of the field, his future aspirations outside of football and McKinley breaks down his 'It Factor." Plus, he recalls the first time he met Phil Knight.

    Come discover Verone McKinley III's 'It Factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 Insider. To watch, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive Produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 33 min
    Trent McDuffie: A Positive Light To The World

    Trent McDuffie: A Positive Light To The World

    Host Yogi Roth chats with Washington's star defensive back, Trent McDuffie. They discuss McDuffie's role as the leader of the Washington defense, his favorite memories at Washington and, of course, he breaks down what his 'It Factor' is. McDuffie also talks about the passing of his brother, Tyler, the impact that had on him and the significance of the number 22.

    Come discover Trent McDuffie's 'It Factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 Insider. To watch, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 36 min
    Thomas Booker: Don't Judge A Booker By His Cover

    Thomas Booker: Don't Judge A Booker By His Cover

    Host Yogi Roth chats with Stanford's All-American defensive lineman, Thomas Booker. They discuss the high expectations for Stanford athletes, how Booker was introduced to Stanford before being recruited, his first memory of talking with Coach Shaw and much more. Plus, find out why he ended up teaching his whole freshman dorm about football.

    Come discover Thomas Booker's 'It Factor" on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth."
    You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 Insider. To view, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 37 min
    Britain Covey: The Size of a Leader

    Britain Covey: The Size of a Leader

    Host Yogi Roth chats with Utah's Britain Covey. They discuss being an undersized college football player, the lessons Britain learned on leadership growing up, dealing with the loss of teammate Ty Jordan, and much more. Plus, Britain goes behind the scenes on what Coach Whittingham is like.

    Come discover Britain Covey's 'IT FACTOR' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth."

    You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 insider. To view, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 36 min
    Kayvon Thibodeaux: Football Is Like Chess

    Kayvon Thibodeaux: Football Is Like Chess

    Host Yogi Roth chats with Oregon's Kayvon Thibodeaux. They talk about Thibodeaux's upbringing in South Central LA, how he developed his passion for the game, how he plays football the same way he plays the game of chess, his experience at Oregon and much more. Plus, Thibodeaux looks back on the first time he met Phil Knight.

    Come discover Kayvon Thibodeaux's "It Factor" on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth."
    You can also watch this interview streaming on Pac-12 insider. To view, go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information.

    Produced by T.J. Brassil in partnership with Blue Ox Films. Executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
121 Ratings

121 Ratings

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One of the best interviewers out there

I love how Yogi interviews. I try to style my interviews after him.

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Yogi and jon Gordon

I love the jon Gordon episodes. They are a can’t miss for me. I first heard Jon at an ABCA baseball convention. Book one of his books and love hearing him talk any chance I get. Yogi you do an amazing job with all you podcast these are my favorites

WTP-Ryan ,

Consistently excellent

Authentic, genuine and always well prepared, Yogi celebrates his guests’ accomplishments and extracts what really matters in life.

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