All things sports with Louisiana Football Magazine's Scouting Expert Lee Brecheen
Episode 162: ULM Head Baseball Coach Michael Federico
For Friday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, Lee catches up with ULM head baseball coach Michael Federico to talk about his team, some of his top players, the competition in the Sun Belt Conference, how the season has fared for the Warhawks so far, and even gets into his recruiting approach now a days with the addition of the transfer portal. Coach Federico even talks about playing background at Pope John Paul II High School in Slidell and at Southern Miss as a catcher along with his coaching background at various places including at his college alma mater, at Meridian Community College, and at Memphis before being hired as ULM head coach back in 2017. Make sure to check this show out before ULM gets ready for their weekend series against UT-Arlington.
Episode 161: Oscar Shoenfelt On His New Book "Sports Agent: Up The Mountain And Down"
For Wednesday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, sports agent Oscar Shoenfelt returns back on the show to talk about the release of his new book, which is titled "Sports Agent: Up The Mountain And Down". The book talks about Shoenfelt's many stories and experiences in the sports agency business. Over the years, Shoenfelt has represented many professional athletes including Willie Williams and Rufus Porter from the NFL as well as Ervin Johnson, Stanley Roberts, Darvin Ham, Mark Davis, Tim Breaux, and Damon Jones. The longtime sports agent talks about how he got into the sports business after playing high school football for the legendary Lee Hedges at Captain Shreve High School, the relationships he has built with many professional scouts, players, and managers, and finally, gives his thoughts on the state of basketball in both the college game as well as the professional game.
Episode 160: NFL Draft Recap & LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade Recruiting In The Transfer Portal This Offseason
For Monday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, Lee breaks down some of his thoughts after the 2021 NFL Draft including how former LSU Football players fared in getting drafted as well as how the New Orleans Saints handled their picks this year. Finally, Lee talks about how Will Wade is using the transfer portal to his advantage for the LSU Tigers Basketball team.
Episode 159: Former Archbishop Shaw, LSU, and Professional Quarterback Mickey Guidry
For Friday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, Lee catches up with former Archbishop Shaw and LSU quarterback Mickey Guidry. At LSU, Guidry was the backup quarterback to the program's all-time leading passer Tommy Hodson. Still, Guidry was one of the best relief quarterbacks in LSU history coming off the bench and capitalizing on every opportunity to give defenses a different look. Despite being a backup throughout his LSU career from 1985-1988, Guidry still went on to play professionally with the New Orleans Night of the Arena Football League as well as the San Antonio Riders and the Sacramento Surge of the World League of American Football. In today's interview, Guidry gives his perspective on the incredible quarterback competition at LSU between Myles Brennan, Max Johnson, TJ Finley, and Garrett Nussmeier. The former LSU signal caller also reflects on his playing days, talks about his high school alma mater in Archbishop Shaw, his son Rhett Guidry who plays tight end for the UL' Ragin Cajuns, and finally, talks about what has made the Ragin' Cajuns so successful under head coach Billy Napier.
Episode 158: Former LSU And Canadian Football League Offensive Lineman Peter Dyakowski
For Wednesday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, Lee catches up with former LSU and Canadian Football League offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski. The former 6-5, 315 pound offensive tackle was the first Canadian born athlete to sign a football scholarship with LSU. He would later go on to be a part of LSU's 2003 National Championship team and play in the Canadian Football League for the likes of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In this episode, Dyakowski talks about how he drove from Canada to Louisiana, transitioning from playing in the SEC to the Canadian Football League, appearing on Jeopardy, what he is doing now, and much more. Finally, Lee breaks down some of the LSU players that may be drafted in the NFL starting tomorrow.
Episode 157: LSU Football Spring Recap Part 3 (Linebackers, Secondary, Kickers/Long Snappers) & Kim Mulkey Named LSU Head Women's Basketball Coach
For Monday's episode of The Sports Scouting Report Podcast With Lee Brecheen, Lee concludes his spring recap of LSU Football as he digs deep into the linebacking unit, the secondary, and the kickers/long snappers. Finally, Lee gives his initial thoughts on LSU hiring Baylor Hall of Fame Coach Kim Mulkey as its new head women's basketball coach. Lee explains why this was a home run hire by Scott Woodward. Coach Mulkey is the first person to win a national championship as a player, assistant coach, and as a head coach. The former Louisiana Tech All-American point guard returns back to her home state after winning three national championships, 12 Big 12 Titles, and 632 games in 21 seasons at Baylor.