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The Manny Matsakis Show: Episode 9

Jason Phillips (Utah State)

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This episode, Manny sits down with Jason Phillips from Utah State.  The two were able to catch up at the 2020 AFCA Convention and discuss a number of topics. Learn more about Jason Phillips’ background, some of the memories him and Manny have shared together, as well as some great Run and Shoot insight.

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

Navigational Highlights

[0:00] Show Intro and Jason Phillips introduction

[1:13] Jason Phillips describes his early playing career

[5:11] Jason expands on his time at the University of Houston

[8:08] The NFL; what Jason’s experience was like

[10:21] Reminiscing on playing with and against Barry Sanders

[12:26] Playing for the Atlanta Falcons and Jason’s relationship with Deion Sanders

[15:34] Jason’s early coaching career and why he got into coaching

[18:46] Current position at Utah State

[21:30] Reflecting on some of the players Jason has mentored

[24:25] Who are some of Jason’s key influences?

[29:12] The Run and Shoot vs. Air Raid schemes

[32:54] Developing the players; Fundamentals and Technique

[37:33] Manny and Jason’s relationship

[42:21] Tips and Reminders

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