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The Manny Matsakis Show: Episode 5

Greg Gigantino (Hofstra University)

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On this episode, Manny Matsakis brings on former Hofstra University Defensive Coordinator Greg Gigantino. They discuss a number of football topics, as well as their memories of coaching together at Hofstra University.

Check out more info and links from this episode on the Podcast Post!

Navigational Highlights

[0:05] Show intro and Greg Gigantino

[1:10] Greg Gigantino’s Background and Coaching History

[5:21] Greg’s Relationship with Joe Gardi

[8:28] How Manny got the job at Hofstra

[12:22] The Hofstra days and the people who made it great

[16:30] Joe Gardi memories and trying to get into a conference

[20:00] Thoughts on former Hofstra players and coaches

[27:07] When Hofstra dropped the football program; more memories

[37:56] Greg’s influences as a coach

[44:35] Tips and Reminders

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