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615 Preps Podcast

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The 615 Preps Podcast is a weekly in-season show on the 615 Preps website with Chris Brooks, Scott Burton and various guests during the season discussing the week in Middle Tennessee high school football.
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2020 Preseason Preview - Division II-Class A

615 Preps Podcast

2020 Preseason Preview - Division II-Class A

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615 Preps Podcast: Week 10 preview, DeKalb County radio's Luke Willoughby
DeKalb County radio voice Luke Willoughby joins the show after the Tigers clinched their first-ever region championship in Week 9. 
October 21, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Oakland head coach Kevin Creasy, Week 9 preview
Oakland head coach Kevin Creasy joins the show ahead of the annual Battle of the 'Boro rivalry game at Riverdale.
October 14, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: VR2's Brandon Martin, Week 8 preview
Chris and Scott talk recruiting with VR2 on SI's Brandon Martin and make their picks for Week 8's top games.
October 7, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Lipscomb Academy head coach Trent Dilfer, Week 7 preview
Lipscomb Academy head coach Trent Dilfer joins the show and Chris and Scott pick Week 7 winners. Some things discussed during Dilfer's segment: - schedule changes - navigating the uncertainty of 2020 with his team - why he went to a Metro Nashville coaches' press conference just hours before his team was set to kickoff - what advice Brett Favre and Reggie White gave him that he passed on to Mustang quarterback Luther Richesson 
September 30, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Week 6 preview, Metro's return
Chris and Scott discuss Metro's return to play in Week 6, plus recap their games from Week 5 and pick the top games in "Who Ya Got?"
September 23, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Week 5 preview, Ravenwood head coach Matt Daniels
Ravenwood head coach Matt Daniels joins the show to talk Battle of the Woods with Brentwood, a tough September schedule and championship game hairstyles this week. 
September 16, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Week 4 preview, Beech head coach Anthony Crabtree
Beech head coach Anthony Crabtree joins the show to talk about the Buccaneers' Week 4 cross-town showdown with Hendersonville. Chris and Scott recap Week 3 and pick winners for the top games in "Who Ya Got?"
September 9, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Week 3 preview, Trousdale County head coach Blake Satterfield
Chris and Scott chat with Trousdale County head coach Blake Satterfield ahead of the Region 4-2A showdown with Watertown. 
September 2, 2020
615 Preps Podcast Week 2, Metro postponements, Gordonsville at Smith County preview
Chris and Scott discuss Metro Nashville's decision to postpone sports until further notice, Week 2 schedule changes, and Gordonsville head coach Scott Clemons spends a few minutes on the show. Chris and Scott cast their votes for the Player of the Week, recap Week 1 and pick winners for Week 2 games in "Who Ya Got?"
August 26, 2020
615 Preps Podcast: Week 1, Stewarts Creek at Mt. Juliet preview
We preview Week 1 action in Middle Tennessee and spend a few minutes chatting with the head coaches in this week’s Spotlight Game, Stewarts Creek at Mt. Juliet. 10:30 – Stewarts Creek head coach Ben Caudill 22:30 – Mt. Juliet head coach Trey Perry 35:00 – Who Ya Got?
August 21, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Division II-Class AA and AAA
Our final preview episode covers the remainder of Division II, with both Class AA and AAA on the show. 3:00 – Division II-AA Middle Region (CPA, Lipscomb Academy, FRA, BGA, Goodpasture) 16:30 – Division II-AAA East (Nashville Christian, Davidson Academy, Columbia Academy, Clarksville Academy), Independent (Zion Christian)
August 20, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview - Division II-Class A
Division II-Class A teams hit the preview in this episode, including defending state champion Davidson Academy. 3:00 – East Region (Friendship Christian, DCA, Middle Tennessee Christian, Mt. Juliet Christian, Grace Christian-Franklin) 21:00 – West Region (Nashville Christian, Davidson Academy, Columbia Academy, Clarksville Academy)
August 19, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Class 6A
The largest class of our preseason previews is in the spotlight in this episode as the area Class 6A teams get their turn in the discussion. 2:00: Region 3 - Oakland, Blackman, Riverdale, Siegel, Rockvale 15:00: Region 4 - Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Wilson Central, Lebanon, Rossview, Station Camp 33:00: Region 5 - Cane Ridge, Smyrna, Stewarts Creek, McGavock, La Vergne, Overton, Antioch 50:00: Region 6 - Brentwood, Ravenwood, Independence, Franklin, Centennial, Dickson County
August 18, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Class 5A
Class 5A area teams take center stage in this edition of the 615 Preps Preseason Preview.  11:00: Region 5 - Page, Summit, Columbia 23:00: Region 6 - Beech, Gallatin, Hillsboro, Hunters Lane, Hillwood, Glencliff 48:00: Region 7 - Clarksville, Kenwood, Northeast, Northwest, West Creek
August 17, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Class 4A
Class 4A's area teams go under the microscope in the third of our preseason episodes. 3:30 – Region 3 (DeKalb County, Macon County), Region 4 (Nolensville, Maplewood, Spring Hill) 23:00 – Region 5 (Springfield, Creek Wood, White House Heritage, Portland, Montgomery Central, White House, Greenbrier)
August 16, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Class 3A
Class 3A teams go under the microscope in our second preseason episode, including teams from regions 4-6.  4:00 - Regions 4 and 5 (Smith County, Cannon County, Pearl-Cohn, East Nashville, Stratford, Whites Creek) 27:00 - Region 6 (Fairview, Sycamore, Cheatham County, Harpeth)
August 15, 2020
2020 Preseason Preview: Class 1A and 2A
In our 2020 season premiere, we'll discuss the area teams in Class 1A and 2A regions. We announce a new sponsor on board for our Player of the Week awards as well.  12:00 - Class 1A teams (Gordonsville, Jo Byrns, Red Boiling Springs, Mt. Pleasant) 24:00 - Class 2A teams (Watertown, Trousdale County, East Robertson, Westmoreland, Eagleville)
August 14, 2020
615 Preps Podcast Episode 26 - Scott Burton's Coaches and 'Cue with Brian Coleman
Summit head coach Brian Coleman joined the show, recorded on July 3, 2020 from Jack of Hearts Bar-B-Que in Spring Hill. The Spartans enter the 2020 season as one of the favorites to contend for the title following their runner-up finish in 2019. In this episode: - A common-sense approach to conditioning during a pandemic, and the precautions they took upon returning to practice in June. - The current state of the high school football season and the contingency plans set out by the TSSAA for the 2020 season, to be voted on July 8 - Coleman’s coaching background, including coaching New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower at Marshall County - Getting stuck in traffic on the way to their first-round playoff game at Gallatin in 2019 - Why Game of Thrones discussions are banned in the coaches’ office at Summit This wraps up our offseason episodes, but stay tuned - Season 2 is coming soon! Follow us on Twitter @615Preps for more details on the 2020 season.
July 7, 2020
615 Preps Podcast Episode 25: Scott Burton's "Coaches & Cue" with Kit Hartsfield
In our first episode in more than three months, we resume our offseason series with Blackman head coach Kit Hartsfield, coming from Big Bobby's BBQ in Murfreesboro. 
June 15, 2020
615Preps Podcast Episode 24: Scott Burton's Coaches & 'Cue with Dustin Wilson
This month's installment of Scott Burton's Coaches & 'Cue features Springfield head coach Dustin Wilson and is recorded at J.I. Baldwin and Son Barbecue in Springfield, Tennessee. 
March 11, 2020
615Preps Podcast Episode 23: Coaches and 'Que with Kyle Shoulders
This is the first episode in "Coaches and 'Que" offseason series, getting to know several midstate coaches at some of the area's best barbeque joints. This episode profiles Macon County head coach Kyle Shoulders at Big Ed's Bar-B-Que in Lafayette. 
February 19, 2020
615Preps Podcast Episode 22: Recruiting roundup with VR2's Brandon Martin
VR2's Brandon Martin joins the show for an in-depth look at recruiting following the early national signing window, and a new offseason project announcement from Chris and Scott on the next-to-last episode of the season.
December 25, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 21: BlueCross Bowl rewind, 5 questions on the 2019 season
The gang recaps the BlueCross Bowl state championships and what went wrong for teams facing East Tennessee foes. Plus, 5 questions about the 2019 season.
December 11, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 20: Springfield's semifinal win, BlueCross Bowl preview show
This week's extended episode dives into each of the BlueCross Bowl championship games involving the seven area teams fighting for titles: Davidson Academy, CPA, MBA, Pearl-Cohn, Summit, Springfield and Ravenwood, and recaps Springfield's overtime victory in the semifinals.
December 4, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 19: Division II semis, Division I semifinal preview and a Black Friday PSA
This week's show tackles a couple of Division II semifinals and gets you ready for the Division I semifinals on Black Friday. Also, a new name is added to the Player of the Week list and somebody changes their mind on a pick for this week.
November 27, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 18: Second-round surprises
The gang discusses some surprises from the second round, and DeKalb County radio analyst Luke Willoughby joins the show to discuss the Tigers' first-ever quarterfinal appearance. Also, Player of the Week and third-round picks are discussed.
November 20, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 17: Round two previews and picks, playoff road warriors
This week's episode looks back at a couple of road teams who pulled off first-round victories, adds a newcomer to the Player of the Week list, and somehow manages to squeeze in a Bucksnort reference in all of it.
November 13, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 16: Playoff special
On an extended edition of the 615Preps Podcast, the gang breaks down the brackets involving local teams and picks 10 of the most intriguing playoff games in the midstate.
November 6, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 15: Gallatin-Beech reaction, Maurice Patton chat, Week 11 preview
The Columbia Daily Herald's Maurice Patton joins the show to discuss his TSSAA Distinguished Service honor and Maury County teams preparing for the postseason. The gang revisits the Gallatin-Beech slugfest and Chris Brooks has to answer for a bad week in "Who Ya Got?"
October 30, 2019
615Preps Podcast #14: Riverdale-Oakland recap, Gallatin-Beech preview, "Magic" Moore's domination
The gang discusses the Battle of the Boro, Stratford senior James Moore's record-tying night, chooses the Player of the Week and previews the Gallatin-Beech showdown for Week 10.
October 23, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 13: How many classes should Tennessee high school football have?
The gang discusses whether or not Tennessee should have nine total state championships in high school football, and what they think an ideal setup might be. Plus, Week 9 picks for 10 of the best games featuring two area teams.
October 17, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 12: Week 8's top games recap, Player of the Week announcement
The crew recaps a soggy Week 8 schedule, with thoughts from FRA-BGA, MBA-BA, Ravenwood-CPA and Centennial-Page. A new Player of the Week is revealed as well.
October 16, 2019
615Preps Podcast 11: East Nashville/Pearl-Cohn; Glencliff troubles; Ravenwood coaching suspensions
Recapping the East Nashville/Pearl-Cohn showdown, discussions on Glencliff's troubles and Ravenwood coaching suspensions.
October 9, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 10: Trousdale/Macon, Hillsboro/Pearl-Cohn, midseason check-ups
The gang recaps Week 6's top games and gives their thoughts on several area teams' playoff outlooks as the second half of the season begins. Plus, "Who Ya Got?" returns for another week of staff predictions.
October 2, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 9: Brentwood-Ravenwood, Midseason Surprises and Underachievers
The gang recaps the Battle of the Woods, gives their surprises and underachievers after Week 5, and picks 10 of the area's top games for Week 6.
September 25, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 8: Week 5 preview, how small is too small for 11-man football?
The gang recaps some top Week 4 results, picks Week 5 winners and the Player of the Week, and discusses whether some programs with limited rosters would benefit from going to 8-man football.
September 18, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 7: Tennessee Vols recruiting with VR2's Brandon Martin, 9/11 remembrance
Vol Recruiting Reports' Brandon Martin joins the show to discuss recruiting, including an underrated player in the Midstate area. The gang recaps some of the important Week 3 results and picks winners for the biggest games of Week 4.
September 12, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 6: Mt. Juliet HC Trey Perry, Lebanon HC Chuck Gentry, Week 2 standouts
Mt. Juliet head coach Trey Perry and Lebanon head coach Chuck Gentry join the show ahead of their Week 3 region clash. This week's Player of the Week is chosen, and the crew picks 10 more winners for this week's action.
September 5, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 5: Week 1 recap, Player of the Week
The gang recaps Week 1 of the regular season including Gallatin's win over Lebanon, chooses the first Player of the Week recipient and makes picks for this week's key matchups.
August 29, 2019
Episode 4: Week 1 preview, Gallatin head coach Chad Watson, BlueCross Bowl site discussion
The gang previews some of Week 1's best games, and Gallatin head coach Chad Watson joins the show ahead of the Green Wave's season opener against Lebanon. Also, is Cookeville the best place for the state championship games?
August 22, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 3: 1A/2A/4A/Division II-A previews
The gang concludes the preseason preview series with a look at Class 1A, 2A, 4A and Division II-A. Also, which teams do the guys think could win their first state title this year? And, the first Game of the Week is revealed for Week 1.
August 15, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 2: Class 6A and Division II-AA previews
The second preseason episode has Class 6A and Division II-Class AA in the spotlight, and the gang discusses which teams could repeat as state champions, as well as some attractive Week 1 matchups.
August 12, 2019
615Preps Podcast Episode 1: Class 3A/5A/Division II-AAA previews
Chris Brooks, Scott Burton and Christian Kaposy open the 615Preps preview series with a look at teams in three classes in the Middle Tennessee area. Other segments include a weekly poll question and a topic for discussion around the area.
August 11, 2019