Yards and Stripes Football Podcast: Episode 2

Navy football at the Military Bowl, 2017

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August 22, 2018

Welcome to episode #2 of “Yards & Stripes,” your home for service academy football. We’re now just over a week away from kickoff. In this episode, host Price Atkinson welcomes show guests Jeff Monken (Army head coach), Brent Briggeman (Air Force beat writer for The Gazette in Colorado Springs), as well as Derrick Morgan from the Travis Manion Foundation.

Price also goes gives you the most important player for each team this season that he thinks could make a big difference for Army, Navy and Air Force.

10:56 - Interview with Army head coach Jeff Monken

27:01 - Interview with Air Force beat writer Brent Briggeman (The Gazette)

48:31 - “Travis Manion Foundation Honor Roll”

1:05:05 - Closing and preview for next week



The son of a Vietnam veteran and former officer in the United States Army, "Yards & Stripes" founder and host Price Atkinson worked four years in the Sports Information Department at the U.S. Naval Academy. With a journalism background as a graduate and student-athlete at the University of Kentucky, he did a pair of stints writing for The Greenville News before transitioning into radio as the co-host of a local ESPN Upstate radio drive-time show. He lives in Greenville, S.C. with his wife and two sports-crazed kids. 

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