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KUSI's Prep Pigskin Report is America's best high school football show. Created by Paul Rudy in 1998, the PPR has successfully covered San Diego High School Football in a way that you can't find anywhere else. PPR stars of the past, present and future will join the fun as we continue to showcase San Diego's stars. The PPR broadcasts live every Friday night of football season on KUSI News.
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PPR Podcast #82: Nick Canepa/Legendary Union Tribune Sportswriter & Columnist
PPR Podcast #82: Nick Canepa/Legendary Union Tribune Sportswriter & Columnist
00:00 00:01 Memories of Burt Grossman’s draft day   06:38 Relationship with Dean Spanos   10:13 Chargers vs Padres in SD   12:14  Seau vs Gywnn /San Diego Mt. Rushmore Part 1   14:05 Marcus Allen Stories  20:46  San Diego Mt. Rushmore Part II   24:21 Chargers most devastating defeat?  (Clue: It wasn’t the loss in Jacksonville)   31:00  Nick on the Prep Pigskin Report  Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
32:52
January 18, 2023
PPR Podcast #81: Drew Westling/Mt. Carmel Head Football Coach
PPR Podcast #81: Drew Westling/Mt. Carmel Head Football Coach
00:00  Mt. Carmel Coaching Clinic    01:50    Mike Leach Story   08:00    Advanced Football vs Simplification   09:10   QB Josh Bell   (smart guy vs athletic guy)   10:59  Coaching Changes at Mt. Carmel   18:11  HS Transfer Portal & Parents: “The goal shouldn’t be a football scholarship.”   21:50  5-Stars vs 3-Stars (11 Rudy’s)   25:00 7 on 7 effect on HS Transferring   27:00  Best Advice he’s ever received   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
28:05
January 12, 2023
PPR Podcast #80: WR Keyshawn Smith transfers from Miami to SMU
PPR Podcast #80: WR Keyshawn Smith transfers from Miami to SMU
Former Lincoln High School WR Keyshawn Smith has officially transferred from the University of Miami, to Southern Methodist University.  The wideout discussed his experience in the transfer portal, and why he eventually decided SMU was where he wanted to play.
28:19
January 03, 2023
PPR Podcast #79: Dave Wannstedt, Former NFL Head Coach & Current NFL Analyst
PPR Podcast #79: Dave Wannstedt, Former NFL Head Coach & Current NFL Analyst
00:00 01:23 Why he didn’t recruit Burt Grossman to USC   2:27   How the college recruiting game has changed  6:00 Super Bowl ring story   8:30 Navigating the NCAA transfer portal   9:35 Advice on adversity   15:58 Following Mike Ditka in Chicago   29:22 Advice for young coaches  Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
32:43
December 28, 2022
PPR Podcast #78: Chris Fore, Principal at Mojave High
PPR Podcast #78: Chris Fore, Principal at Mojave High
00:30 Deion Sanders CU Press Conference   02:00 New Era of HS Football Coaches/Why High Turnover rate   05:00 Better level of football in 2022?   15:00 Will things get better in HS football?   17:00 32 Coaching vacancies/transferring full pensions   23:00 PPR creating false hope?   24:00 NCAA transfer portal hurting HS football?   30:00 Message to parents   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
32:40
December 13, 2022
PPR Podcast #77: Jason Carter, Lincoln High Assistant Coach
PPR Podcast #77: Jason Carter, Lincoln High Assistant Coach
01:00    The Turnaround at Lincoln/Instilling discipline   05:00    Lincoln Administration   7:00   Roderick Robinson injury actually helped the Hornets improve   12:00  Preview of state title game vs De La Salle   15:00  Are the 2022 Hornets in the conversation of “Greatest Team in SD History 17:00 Josiah Cox to SDSU ?  25:00 PPR Silver Pigskin Nominations   28:00   No higher compliment than “He’s a football player.”   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
34:23
December 07, 2022
PPR PODCAST #76 THADD MacNeil Carlsbad Head Coach
PPR PODCAST #76 THADD MacNeil Carlsbad Head Coach
00:00 Intro  00:47 Dealing with defeat/life lessons  03:01 Snapdragon Reviews  05:37 Facing generational teams  10:21 Casting his Silver Pigskin Vote for…  13:34 Legacy & Family affair at Carlsbad HS  18:40 Julian Sayin’s future/Life at ‘Bama  27:50 Football’s never been safer   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
32:22
November 29, 2022
PPR PODCAST #74: Chris Hauser, Mission Hills Head Coach
PPR PODCAST #74: Chris Hauser, Mission Hills Head Coach
00:00 Intro  01:14 How did Chris Olave get left off the PPR Podium  10:39 Best player coached  14:20 Facing Mater Dei in the D1 Final  18:30 Transitioning to Lululemon’s  20:36 Interest in the Trinty League coaching vacancies 26:30 Jack Tuttle in transfer portal  27:37 Coaching legacy   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
29:39
November 22, 2022
PPR Podcast #73: Playoff Finals Breakdown
PPR Podcast #73: Playoff Finals Breakdown
Chase Izidoro gives a quick overview of what to expect in the upcoming CIF Finals
11:08
November 22, 2022
Chris White Lincoln High School CB, SB & Yale Commit
Chris White Lincoln High School CB, SB & Yale Commit
Lincoln High School's CB Christopher White is committed to Yale on an academic scholarship. White was recently featured by KUSI's Allison Edmonds in a Student-Athlete Spotlight, and shares his story about how Yale first reached out to him.
26:25
November 15, 2022
PPR Podcast # 71: Playoff Round 2 Recap show and Round 3 Preview with Chase Izidoro & Brandon Stone
PPR Podcast # 71: Playoff Round 2 Recap show and Round 3 Preview with Chase Izidoro & Brandon Stone
Due to technical difficulties, our Podcast was cut short this week and cut off all of our D5 talk about Escondido Charter vs. Classical & Crawford vs. Mar Vista. Apologies, those responsible have been sacked.   - SnapDragon Showdown  - Semi-Final Rematches in D1  - Fly Eagles Fly in D2  - Upset Alerts in D3?  - Chips on Shoulders in D4
27:57
November 14, 2022
PPR Podcast #70: J.T. O'Sullivan - Former Patrick Henry Head Coach & Bengals QB
PPR Podcast #70: J.T. O'Sullivan - Former Patrick Henry Head Coach & Bengals QB
 Former Patrick Henry Head Coach & former Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan talks San Diego Prep Football and the upcoming 2022 Silver Pigskin Gala.
35:56
November 09, 2022
PPR Podcast #69: Playoff Week 1 Recap & Playoff Round 2 Preview with Chase Izidoro & Bowe Fertig
PPR Podcast #69: Playoff Week 1 Recap & Playoff Round 2 Preview with Chase Izidoro & Bowe Fertig
PPR's Chase Izidoro & Bowe Fertig break down the Freshman led Saints team's victory over Eastlake. They then Preview and Break down all the upcoming playoff games from Round 2 of the Playoffs.
37:51
November 08, 2022
PPR Podcast #68: Personal Trainer, Scottie Young Jr.
PPR Podcast #68: Personal Trainer, Scottie Young Jr.
Scottie Young Jr. is a former Helix Highlander who continued his football career at the NCAA level at the University of Arizona and West Virginia. After that, Young moved back to San Diego and is now a personal trainer for some of our rising stars.
29:05
November 01, 2022
PPR Podcast #67: Week 11 Recap & Playoff Preview with Chase Izidoro & Allison Edmonds
PPR Podcast #67: Week 11 Recap & Playoff Preview with Chase Izidoro & Allison Edmonds
PPR's Chase Izidoro & Allison Edmonds break down the biggest moments from Week 11, including Lincoln's win over Madison to take the Western League. Granite Hill's 4OT win over Helix to win the Grossmont Hills League. The Fan Vote Nominees for the Silver Pigskin Podium. Plus a breakdown and preview of Open-DV Playoffs. 
27:53
October 31, 2022
PPR Podcast #66: 2022 Playoffs and Fan Award Discussion
PPR Podcast #66: 2022 Playoffs and Fan Award Discussion
The 2022 San Diego High School Football season is nearing conclusion, but the playoffs are sure to provide exciting matchups. PPR's Paul Rudy, Burt Grossman, Brandon Stone and Bowe Fertig previewed the upcoming potential playoff matchups, and discussed the 2022 fan vote ahead of this year's prestigious PPR Silver Pigskin Gala.
36:19
October 25, 2022
PPR Podcast # 65: Week 10 Recap & Week 11 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro & Nick James
PPR Podcast # 65: Week 10 Recap & Week 11 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro & Nick James
PPR's Chase Izidoro & Nick James break down: - Holy Bowl Recap - Lancers dominate the Avocado - Crusaders cruise through the South Bay - Crawford take the Central - Ryland Jessee ties Alex Smith - 8 Winner Take All League Matchups - Game of the Year: Madhouse @ The Hive
32:30
October 24, 2022
PPR Podcast # 64: Kelii Pietila-Wiggs
PPR Podcast # 64: Kelii Pietila-Wiggs
00:00 Start   01:20 Being Homecoming King   04:03 Facing Connor Rath   06:25 Remembering Micah & Community support    09:27 Long Ball Fundraiser    16:25 Silver Pigskin Podium Choices   21:17 Playing Lacrosse   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
24:12
October 18, 2022
PPR Podcast # 63: Week 9 Recap & Week 10 Preview show with Chase Izidoro
PPR Podcast # 63: Week 9 Recap & Week 10 Preview show with Chase Izidoro
PPR's Chase Izidoro breaks down last week's matchups from Week 9 of the 2022 Season. He also gives his top 10 teams as well as preview the Games of the Week for Week 10.
15:06
October 17, 2022
PPR Podcast #62: Joaquin Thomas Jr., Granite Hills High School
PPR Podcast #62: Joaquin Thomas Jr., Granite Hills High School
0:00 Start  02:48 Giving Madison a scare…twice  05:53 Difference between playing at Helix & Granite Hills 1 1:25 Having Dad on the coaching staff  15:13 Life as a 3-star and why it doesn’t matter  17:15 SDSU or HBCU?  25:53 Taking the Driver Test  27:00 Message to kids   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
28:16
October 11, 2022
PPR Podcast # 61: Week 8 Recap & Week 9 Preview show with Chase Izidoro & Mike Millburn
PPR Podcast # 61: Week 8 Recap & Week 9 Preview show with Chase Izidoro & Mike Millburn
PPR's Chase Izidoro & Mike Millburn break down last week's matchup between Cathedral Catholic and Madison, as well as biggest moments from Week 8 of the 2022 Season. They also give their top 10 teams as well as preview the Games of the Week for Week 9. 
31:35
October 10, 2022
PPR Podcast #60: Matt Marquez, Crawford High School Head Coach
PPR Podcast #60: Matt Marquez, Crawford High School Head Coach
00:00 Intro  02:20 Wearing Victory Chains  03:32 Changing Cultures  04:30 Life as a combat Veteran Iraqi  07:21 Learning from Tracy McNair  9:20 Pregame Boom Boz Lincoln's idea or Crawford's  12:32 Changing cultures  13:36 Doing Crawford's laundry  16:00 Dealing with Woodlain Zachee's death  18:30 Number on team in the Section is?  27:00 Life as a combat Veteran Iraqi  27:30 Wearing Victory Chains   Check out more PPR Content at www.kusi.com/ppr   Listen to the PPR Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PDZxAl Listen to the PPR Podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3QJ0rwV  Buy PPR Merchandise: https://preppigskinreport.com/
28:56
October 04, 2022
PPR Podcast #59: Week 7 Recap & Week 8 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro, Nick James, and Devin Reiners
PPR Podcast #59: Week 7 Recap & Week 8 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro, Nick James, and Devin Reiners
PPR's Chase Izidoro, Nick James, and Devin Reiners break down last week's matchup between Cathedral Catholic and Lincoln, as well as biggest moments from Week 7 of the 2022 Season. They also give their top 10 teams as well as preview the Games of the Week for Week 8.
30:01
October 03, 2022
PPR Podcast #58: Coach Doug Brady, Owner of Brady Performance
PPR Podcast #58: Coach Doug Brady, Owner of Brady Performance
Doug Brady, the owner of Brady Performance, is one of the most well known trainers in San Diego. Brady joined the PPR Podcast to discuss San Diego's star football athletes, and the work he does to ensure our best are in shape and ready to continue their careers at the NCAA level.
40:06
September 28, 2022
PPR Podcast #57: Week 6 Recap & Week 7 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro & Brandon Stone
PPR Podcast #57: Week 6 Recap & Week 7 Preview Show with Chase Izidoro & Brandon Stone
PPR's Chase Izidoro & Brandon Stone break down the upcoming matchup between Cathedral Catholic and Lincoln, as well as biggest moments from Week 6 of the 2022 Season. Chase then gives is current top 10 teams as well as preview the Games of the Week for Week 7.
29:15
September 26, 2022
PPR Podcast #56: Morse High School Football Coach Tracy McNair
PPR Podcast #56: Morse High School Football Coach Tracy McNair
Tracy McNair, the Head Coach of Morse High School Football discuss the first five weeks of the 2022 season, and his long career leading the Tigers. McNair just got his 100th career win, but says he coaches to support the kids, not for himself. McNair attended Morse High School himself, and has an impressive sense of pride in being the coach of his alma mater, as he believes "the community raises kids, not the schools."
30:21
September 20, 2022
PPR Podcast #55: Week 5 Recap & Preview Show with Brandon Stone & Chase Izidoro
PPR Podcast #55: Week 5 Recap & Preview Show with Brandon Stone & Chase Izidoro
PPR's Brandon Stone & Chase Izidoro break down the biggest moments from Week 5 of the 2022 Season. They also give their current Top 10 teams in San Diego, and they announce and preview the Games of the Week for Week 6.
30:29
September 19, 2022
PPR Podcast #54: Lincoln High School Safety, Josiah Cox
PPR Podcast #54: Lincoln High School Safety, Josiah Cox
Lincoln High School's star Safety, Josiah Cox, joined PPR's Paul Rudy & Burt Grossman to discuss their big win over Mater Dei, and their remaining schedule for the 2022 season.  Cox is a three-star recruit who plays Free Safety, Strong Safety and Nickel. He's 6'2, 185 pounds.  The Hive is buzzing as Lincoln High School starts their season with a 3-1 record.
24:14
September 13, 2022
PPR Podcast #53: Week 4 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR Podcast #53: Week 4 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR's Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro break down the biggest moments from Week 4 of the 2022 Season. They talk about Roderick Robinson's All-Time performance against Mater Dei. It was upset week in San Diego, with numerous underdogs coming out on top! They also give their current Top 10 teams in San Diego, and they announce and preview the Games of the Week for Week 5.
37:05
September 12, 2022
PPR Podcast #52: Former NFL Cornerback, Eric Allen
PPR Podcast #52: Former NFL Cornerback, Eric Allen
Eric Allen is a Point Loma High School alumnus, Arizona State University Rose Bowl Champion, 14-year NFL player, 6-time pro bowler, 1993 Defensive MVP, and current Las Vegas Raiders Game Day analyst.
29:28
September 06, 2022
PPR Podcast #51: Week 3 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig, Chase Izidoro, & Nick James
PPR Podcast #51: Week 3 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig, Chase Izidoro, & Nick James
PPR's Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro break down the biggest moments from Week 3 of the 2022 Season. They give their current Top 10 teams in San Diego, and break down some teams who have been surprising this season. They also draw your attention to the City League, which is stacking up to be very tough this season. They also announce and preview the Games of the Week for Week 4, with a special drop in by North County Game of the Week Reporter Nick James. 
39:57
September 05, 2022
PPR Podcast #50: Last Chance U - Coach Jason Brown
PPR Podcast #50: Last Chance U - Coach Jason Brown
Coach Jason Brown from Netflix's popular show "Last Chance U" joined KUSI's Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman on the podcast to discuss his career playing and coaching football.
25:10
August 30, 2022
PPR Podcast #49: Week 2 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR Podcast #49: Week 2 Recap & Preview Show with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR's Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro break down the biggest moments from Week 2 of the 2022 Season. They also discuss the current outlook for the Open Division, as well as give their predictions as to who they think will make the Silver Pigskin Podium. They also preview what to expect in Week 3, and announce the PPR's Week 2 Games of the Week.
31:20
August 29, 2022
PPR Podcast #48: Chris Williams, Francis Parker Varsity Football Athlete
PPR Podcast #48: Chris Williams, Francis Parker Varsity Football Athlete
Chris Williams is a Senior at Francis Parker, a member of the varsity football team, and a three sport athlete. Francis Parker varsity football scored 55 points in their 2022 season opener, and Williams was a major part of the win.  In week 1, Williams had 12 rushes for 259 yards, with 6 touchdowns. Two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. 436 all purpose yards. He was 7/7 on PATs, and 1/1 on FGs. 
27:23
August 24, 2022
PPR Podcast #47: Week 1 Recap & Week 2 Preview with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR Podcast #47: Week 1 Recap & Week 2 Preview with Bowe Fertig & Chase Izidoro
PPR's Bowe Fertig and Chase Izidoro break down the best moments, plays, and games from week 1 of the 2022 season. They also preview what to expect in the Week 2 matchups, and announce the PPR's Week 2 Games of the Week.
28:07
August 22, 2022
PPR Podcast #46: Helix High School's WR/CB Adren Parker
PPR Podcast #46: Helix High School's WR/CB Adren Parker
Helix Charter High School's football team has historically been impressive. But in the 2022 season, PPR's Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman want to keep a close eye on the speedy WR & CB, Adren Parker. Parker shared some insight into his athletic career running track and playing football, and what he expects to see from his team as they prepare to start the 2022 season.
23:25
August 16, 2022
PPR Podcast #45: Scripps Ranch Offensive Lineman, Trevor Granucci
PPR Podcast #45: Scripps Ranch Offensive Lineman, Trevor Granucci
In this edition of the Prep Pigskin Report podcast, Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman spoke with State Champion Trevor Granucci. Granucci is a two-sport athlete, and plays both Center and Guard on the football field. The 6'0, 275 pound Granucci has a 3.92 GPA, and is a three-year varsity starter.
21:45
August 10, 2022
PPR Podcast #44: Jackson State Football's Herman Smith
PPR Podcast #44: Jackson State Football's Herman Smith
Former Lincoln High School football star Herman Smith is now playing for Jackson State at the collegiate level. Smith discusses how he transitioned from high school to college, and what it's been like playing for a high profile coach like Deion Sanders.
18:41
July 27, 2022
PPR Podcast #43: Montgomery High School Center: Abel Estrada
PPR Podcast #43: Montgomery High School Center: Abel Estrada
On Episode #50, PPR Papa Pig Paul Rudy and CoHost Burt Grossman talked with Montgomery High School's center, Abel Estrada. 
14:23
July 19, 2022
PPR Podcast #42: Cayden Dawson - Boise State 2023 commit
PPR Podcast #42: Cayden Dawson - Boise State 2023 commit
University City High School's star Tight End Cayden Dawson has committed to Boise State University. On this episode of the Prep Pigskin Report Podcast, Dawson discussed his experience making that decision, and a little info about how he uses his free time.
20:10
July 05, 2022
PPR Podcast #41: UCLA commit, Mater Dei linebacker Tre Edwards
PPR Podcast #41: UCLA commit, Mater Dei linebacker Tre Edwards
San Diego's top linebacker, Mater Dei's Tre Edwards, joined KUSI' Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman on the Prep Pigskin Report Podcast to share details on how he chose to continue his career at UCLA, and how is preparing for his final high school season. Edwards is 6-foot-2, 225 pounds. ESPN reports he became "the first pure linebacker to commit to UCLA and Chip Kelly in the 2023 recruiting class and the fourth prospect overall."
17:44
June 29, 2022
PPR Podcast #40: Eastlake Football Coach Clark Moses
PPR Podcast #40: Eastlake Football Coach Clark Moses
On Episode 46 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman talked with Clark Moses, a legendary coach for the Eastlake Panthers Youth Football team. He's sent dozens of amazing, successful football players to the PPR's broadcast.
23:33
June 22, 2022
PPR Podcast #39: Madison High OL/DL, Jonah Rodriguez
PPR Podcast #39: Madison High OL/DL, Jonah Rodriguez
Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and KUSI Sports Anchor Brandon Stone, talked with Madison High School's OL/DL, Jonah Rodriguez.
21:35
June 14, 2022
PPR Podcast #38: Cathedral Catholic Safety, Marcus Radcliffe
PPR Podcast #38: Cathedral Catholic Safety, Marcus Radcliffe
Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Cathedral Catholic High School's Safety, Marcus Radcliffe on the PPR Podcast.
20:28
June 08, 2022
PPR Podcast #37: NFL Draft Analyst, Louis Riddick
PPR Podcast #37: NFL Draft Analyst, Louis Riddick
On Episode 39 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with NFL Draft Analyst, Louis Riddick about 2022’s NFL Draft.
24:27
May 03, 2022
PPR Podcast #36: Lincoln High School QB, Johnny Limon
PPR Podcast #36: Lincoln High School QB, Johnny Limon
On Episode 38 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Lincoln High School QB, Johnny Limon.
19:37
April 27, 2022
PPR Podcast #35: Scripps Ranch QB, Jax Leatherwood
PPR Podcast #35: Scripps Ranch QB, Jax Leatherwood
On Episode 37 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Jax Leatherwood, 6'6 quarterback for Scripps Ranch High School.
24:56
April 19, 2022
PPR Podcast #34: Mater Dei Catholic QB Dominic Nankil
PPR Podcast #34: Mater Dei Catholic QB Dominic Nankil
On Episode 36 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Dominic Nankil about his football career, his W last football season, and being a dual-sport athlete .
22:15
April 12, 2022
PPR Podcast #33: Steele Canyon RB, Major Givens
PPR Podcast #33: Steele Canyon RB, Major Givens
On Episode 35 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Steele Canyon's running back, Major Givens or how Paul has ranked him "General Givens".
18:12
April 06, 2022
PPR Podcast #32: Former Eastlake High School All American Lineman William Dunkle
PPR Podcast #32: Former Eastlake High School All American Lineman William Dunkle
On Episode 32 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with former Eastlake Titan, SDSU Aztec, and future NFL offensive lineman William Dunkle. In Dec. Dunkle had officially announced, "With gratitude for all those who have helped me, I am announcing my decision to pursue my dream and enter the 2022 NFL Draft" which will take place in 6 weeks.
20:52
March 15, 2022
PPR Podcast #31: Lincoln running back, Roderick Robinson
PPR Podcast #31: Lincoln running back, Roderick Robinson
On Episode 31 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with "The Hive's" one and only running back Roderick Robinson II. Roderick is a junior at Lincoln High School, with a 3.7 GPA, and as of now has 22 potential college offers. He's been in the eyes of Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman since his 2021 season. Could he be the next Silver Pigskin Finalist?
19:15
March 08, 2022
PPR Podcast #30: Torrey Pines Head Coach Robby Collins
PPR Podcast #30: Torrey Pines Head Coach Robby Collins
On Episode 29 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Torrey Pines High School's new head football coach, Robby Collins about what we should expect for the 2022 season under a new reign.
19:15
March 01, 2022
PPR Podcast #29: Rancho Bernardo Coaches Tristan McCoy and Eric Weddle
PPR Podcast #29: Rancho Bernardo Coaches Tristan McCoy and Eric Weddle
On Episode 28 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Rancho Bernardo Head Football Coach, Tristan McCoy, and the soon to be head coach in 2023, former NFL safety, and Super Bowl LVI Champion Eric Weddle.   Weddle announced after winning Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13, 2022 that he would retire from the NFL and start coaching his son and in 2023 become head coach for the Rancho Bernardo High School football team.   Rancho Bernardo finished their 2021 season, 3rd in the Palomar League and 7-6 overall.
26:06
February 22, 2022
PPR Podcast #28: Braxton Burmeister returns to the Mesa
PPR Podcast #28: Braxton Burmeister returns to the Mesa
On Episode 27 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Braxton Burmeister, San Diego native quarterback (and Silver Pigskin Finalist), who played at the University of Oregon, then used the "transfer portal" to play at Virginia Tech, and is now making his way back to the mesa to play at San Diego State University.
16:22
February 15, 2022
PPR Podcast #27: Adrián González officially announces his retirement
PPR Podcast #27: Adrián González officially announces his retirement
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - On Episode 26 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy talked with former Padres/Dodgers, big league first baseman, Adrián González, the first non-football player to be on the podcast. The beginning of Feb. 2022, Adrián González announces his retirement after he plays for Mexico in the Olympics.
17:20
February 08, 2022
PPR Podcast #26: New Head Coach at Helix, Damaja Jones
PPR Podcast #26: New Head Coach at Helix, Damaja Jones
On Episode 25 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Helix Charter High School's new head football coach, Damaja Jones.
31:52
February 01, 2022
PPR Podcast #25: SDSU Head Football Coach Brady Hoke
PPR Podcast #25: SDSU Head Football Coach Brady Hoke
San Diego State University football coach Brady Hoke joined KUSI's Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman as the three discussed San Diego prep football from the eyes of a college coach.
32:45
January 25, 2022
PPR Podcast #24: Michael Brunker
PPR Podcast #24: Michael Brunker
On Episode 23 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Michael Brunker, former Executive Director of San Diego’s “inner-city” Jackie Robinson Family YMCA for twenty-two years.
34:19
January 18, 2022
PPR Podcast #23: Team Makasi Founder, Verlain Betofe
PPR Podcast #23: Team Makasi Founder, Verlain Betofe
On Episode 22 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Assistant Coach at Mater Dei and Founder of Team Makasi, Verlain Betofe. Betofe was on the coaching staff that took Mater Dei to the championships this past year in 2021, and has been heavily involved for the past 6 years in his 7 on 7 team, "Team Makasi".
24:24
January 12, 2022
PPR Podcast #22: 2021 Coach of the Year, Marlon Gardinera
PPR Podcast #22: 2021 Coach of the Year, Marlon Gardinera
On Episode 21 of the PPR Podcast  Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with Scripps Ranch Football head coach and Coach of the Year, Marlon Gardinera.  Gardinera lead his team to win the San Diego Division 2 CIF Championship, California Regional Championship, and California State Champion in 2021.
32:30
January 04, 2022
PPR Podcast #21: Tom and John Carroll
PPR Podcast #21: Tom and John Carroll
On Episode 20 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with John Carroll, legendary, retired head coach at Oceanside and his son, Tom Carroll who is taking on the head coach position  at San Marcos High School next season.
29:17
December 29, 2021
PPR Podcast #20: SDFNL All Star Game with Ruben Pena and Montell Allen
PPR Podcast #20: SDFNL All Star Game with Ruben Pena and Montell Allen
On Episode 19 of the PPR Podcast Papa Pig, Paul Rudy, and PPR Co-Host, Burt Grossman talked with SDFNL Magazine co-hosts, Montell Allen and Ruben Pena about the delayed but upcoming SDFNL All Star Game as well as what we can expect from 2021's high school stars debuting at the college level in the upcoming years.
33:27
December 21, 2021
PPR Podcast #19: Cathedral Catholic Football Coach, Sean Doyle, recaps State Championship season
PPR Podcast #19: Cathedral Catholic Football Coach, Sean Doyle, recaps State Championship season
PPR's Paul Rudy and co-host Burt Grossman were joined by Cathedral Catholic's head football coach, Sean Doyle, about their incredible season. Cathedral Catholic just won the 2021 State Championship, and their star running back, Lucky Sutton, was the winner of the 2021 PPR Silver Pigskin trophy. Doyle explained what it was like coaching this impressive team, and how they kept their focus all the way through the championship game.
27:01
December 14, 2021
PPR Podcast #18: Mater Dei Coach John Joiner previews 2021 State Championship game
PPR Podcast #18: Mater Dei Coach John Joiner previews 2021 State Championship game
Mater Dei Football Coach John Joiner reviewed the success his team has seen so far in the 2021 season, and how they are preparing for the upcoming State Championship game. Mater Dei finished the regular season undefeated with a 12-0 record, and then beat Helix to move on to the State Championship game against Central Catholic.
19:50
December 08, 2021
PPR Podcast #17: Joe Heinz
PPR Podcast #17: Joe Heinz
Paul and Burt talk to CIF San Diego Commissioner, Joe Heinz, about upcoming football matches, playoffs and more!
18:24
November 30, 2021
PPR Podcast #16: Bowe Fertig and Brandon Stone
PPR Podcast #16: Bowe Fertig and Brandon Stone
Paul, Burt, Bowe and Brandon discuss San Diego's best High School football teams as the championship games approach. 
26:31
November 23, 2021
PPR Podcast #15: Donnel Pumphrey
PPR Podcast #15: Donnel Pumphrey
Paul and Burt talk to the all-time leader in rushing yards in NCAA Division 1 FBS history, Donnel Pumphrey! They discuss his time at San Diego State, advice to high school football players and more! Take a listen!
25:41
November 16, 2021
PPR Podcast #14: Tyrell Robinson and Khari Kimbrough
PPR Podcast #14: Tyrell Robinson and Khari Kimbrough
Tyrell and Khari talk to Paul and Burt about their new fashion business, PPR memories and more! Take a listen!!
29:06
November 09, 2021
PPR Podcast #13: Allison Edmonds and Bri Savant
PPR Podcast #13: Allison Edmonds and Bri Savant
Allison and Bri, two reporters paving the way for women in the industry, discuss with Paul and Rudy women in sports, their favorite moments from PPR and more! Take a listen! 
27:03
November 02, 2021
PPR Podcast #12: Brian Baldinger
PPR Podcast #12: Brian Baldinger
Paul and Burt talk to Brian Baldinger, retired NFL linemen and sports analyst, about the importance of film, his JUCO route and more! Take a listen!
29:14
October 27, 2021
PPR Podcast #11: NFL Legend Rich Gannon
PPR Podcast #11: NFL Legend Rich Gannon
Paul and Burt talk to retired NFL quarterback, Rich Gannon, about his high school recruitment, draft story, advice for youth athletes and more!
22:26
October 19, 2021
PPR Podcast #10: Brandon Stone and Bowe Fertig
PPR Podcast #10: Brandon Stone and Bowe Fertig
Paul and Burt discuss and analyze San Diego's prep football best players with Brandon Stone and Bowe Fertig!
21:52
October 12, 2021
PPR Podcast #9: Brandon Farbstein
PPR Podcast #9: Brandon Farbstein
Brandon is an author, motivational speaker and inspiration to kids all around the country! Hear what advice he has for the youth generation and more!
28:42
October 05, 2021
PPR Podcast #8: Packers Radio icon Larry McCarren
PPR Podcast #8: Packers Radio icon Larry McCarren
Larry McCarren spent 12 seasons with the Green Bay Packers as their starting center, now he calls games on the Packers radio network. He stopped by the PPR Podcast to talk about his career in the booth and on the field.
30:08
September 28, 2021
PPR Podcast #7: Terrell Burgess of the Los Angeles Rams
PPR Podcast #7: Terrell Burgess of the Los Angeles Rams
Terrell Burgess was a 2015 Silver Pigskin Finalist out of San Marcos High School. After his prep football career, he went on to play at the University of Utah where he was then selected in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. The second year safety joins us on the PPR Podcast to catch up on his career.
21:16
September 21, 2021
PPR Podcast #6: 2016 Silver Pigskin Winner CJ Verdell
PPR Podcast #6: 2016 Silver Pigskin Winner CJ Verdell
In 2016, CJ Verdell hoisted the prestigious Silver Pigskin Trophy. Now, he's joining the PPR Podcast just days after his Oregon Ducks defeated Ohio State 35-28.
15:38
September 14, 2021
PPR Podcast #5: Louis Riddick of ESPN Monday Night Football
PPR Podcast #5: Louis Riddick of ESPN Monday Night Football
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Louis Riddick is one of the voices of ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast and he was kind enough to join the PPR Podcast to share his journey and wisdom with young athletes.
24:03
September 07, 2021
PPR Podcast #4: Jim McMahon
PPR Podcast #4: Jim McMahon
He was the fifth overall pick in the 1982 NFL football draft and went on to win 2 Super Bowls in his career... his name is Jim McMahon and he was kind enough to join the Prep Pigskin Report. The 16-year NFL Veteran talks about his playing days and shares advice for high school football players who one day hope to be in his position. 
24:09
August 31, 2021
PPR Podcast #3: Jalil and Jonathan Tucker on the college commitment heard around the world
PPR Podcast #3: Jalil and Jonathan Tucker on the college commitment heard around the world
You probably saw it on KUSI’s Prep Pigskin Report, but you may have seen it on Barstool Sports, ESPN, Hurdles, House of Highlights, or Good Morning America. Lincoln High School's 4-star recruit, Jalil Tucker, made national news after his father ruined his college commitment live on KUSI's Prep Pigskin Report. Tucker is an all-star person and athlete, and "will represent Oregon well." Jalil and his dad Jonathan joined Paul Rudy and Burt Grossman to discuss everything to do with the commitment, Lincoln's upcoming season and why he decided to continue his career at the University of Oregon.
25:21
August 24, 2021
PPR Podcast #2: Pastor Miles McPherson
PPR Podcast #2: Pastor Miles McPherson
Miles McPherson is the pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego, former defensive back for the San Diego Chargers, author, actor, motivational speaker, and founder of DoSomethingChurch.org. McPherson still loves the sport of football, and discusses what San Diego's high school athletes can do to stay motivated, and take their careers to the next level.
18:38
August 23, 2021
PPR Podcast #1: History of the PPR
PPR Podcast #1: History of the PPR
KUSI's Prep Pigskin Report is America's best high school football show. Created by Paul Rudy in 1998, the PPR has successfully covered San Diego High School Football in a way that you can't find anywhere else. PPR stars of the past, present and future will join the fun as we continue to showcase San Diego's stars. The PPR broadcasts live every Friday night of football season on KUSI News
26:45
August 17, 2021