Live from Wabash College, featuring Garry Marshall, Georgia Bulldogs helping GA high schools, All Pro Dad Event, Texas Tech Football, and more

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

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Adam and Ron Courson

Adam with UGA Sports Medicine Director Ron Courson

We begin with a live studio audience at Wabash College talking about the importance of getting tested early for Testicular Cancer. Our Feature Interview is with Hollywood director/producer/actor Garry Marshall discussing his time at Northwestern, Happy Days, and his favorite sports movie of all time. Segments include Ron Courson, Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Georgia, talking about The Heat Initiative, which educates Georgia high schools football players on the dangers of heat stroke death. Adam announces his upcoming work with All Pro Dad, the national organization founded by Tony Dungy, including the Indy All Pro Dad Event on November 3rd (details here). While discussing Tony Dungy and All Pro Dad, Adam shares a letter Tony wrote to President Obama and Governor Romney asking them to add Fatherhood and Fatherlessness to the national campaign landscape (read the letter here). We round out the show with a conversation about recruiting with Texas Tech quarterback Jacob Karam.

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

Live from the University of Tulsa, Anthony Castonzo, Penn State Dance Marathon, Nebraska Huskers Kyler Reed, Butler Basketball, and more

Adam with Kyler Reed

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Adam at Tulsa

We begin touching on character and integrity with a live studio audience at the University of Tulsa. Our feature interview is with Indianapolis Colts starting tackle Anthony Castonzo discussing the importance of education. Segments including a charity update from Penn State University as we learn how the students raise over $10 million for Cancer Research, getting to know Nebraska Huskers tight end Kyler Reed, the inspirational story of Butler Basketball and head coach Brad Stevens from sportscaster Greg Rakestraw, and an unbelievable news story out of Marshall University.

Adam with Kyler Reed

Live from the University of Iowa, San Diego Chargers Arthur Hightower, Fitness with Jenny Anchondo, The Red Flag Campaign in Virginia, and more

Adam at Iowa Hawkeyes

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Adam with San Diego Chargers Arthur Hightower

The show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Iowa covering Drug Awareness. Our featured interview is with San Diego Chargers Director of Player Engagement Arthur Hightower talking about the 5 pillars of character/player engagement. Fox TV News Journalist and Certified Fitness Trainer Jenny Anchondo makes an appearance to bring awareness to fitness issues and child obesity. We spend time in Virginia with Emory & Henry College Director of Counseling Jill Smeltzer learning about The Red Flag Campaign promoting healthy relationships and dating violence awareness. We round out the show with NFL Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk with his advice for young men.

Adam at Iowa Hawkeyes

Live from Missouri S&T, Hunter Smith, St. Jude Cancer Research, IU’s Kevin Wilson, and more

Adam Ritz with Hoosiers Coach Wilson

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Adam at Missouri

We start with a live studio audience at Missouri University of Science & Technology highlighting how the students raised $22,000 for charity, then feature an interview with NFL veteran Hunter Smith talking about his book and his country rock band. Segments include a St.Jude Cancer Research update, a warning about giving money with a recent scam charity case in New Jersey, and a conversation with Indiana University head football coach Kevin Wilson.

Adam Ritz with Hoosiers Coach Wilson

Live from William Jewell College, NFL’s Rennie Curran, Pet Pal’s TV’s Paul Poteet, TCU Rifle National Champion, and more

Adam Ritz at TCU

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Adam Ritz with Ronnie Curan

The show begins live at William Jewell College with a studio audience talking about Hazing and Underage Drinking. Our featured interview is with NFL Linebacker Rennie Curran discussing his charity work. Paul Poteet from Pet Pal’s TV makes an appearance to bring awareness to pet adoption and animal cruelty. We spend time at Texas Christian University with NCAA Rifle National Champion Sarah Beard. We round out the show with the president of UDiligence, a social media company protecting student athletes online.

Adam Ritz at TCU

Live with Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, Dan Pastorini, Paralyzed Hockey Player , and more

Adam with Dan Pastorini

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Live in Minnesota

We start live in the Big Ten with Minnesota Golden Gopher Football talking about Domestic Violence Awareness, then feature an interview with NFL Legend Dan Pastorini talking about his book, alcohol abuse, and his lasting NFL contributions. Segments include a Drew Brees update with Eric Richey in New Orleans, Inspiration with paralyzed hockey player Derek Zike, and dealing with Fatherhood as a young student athlete at Texas A&M.

Adam with Dan Pastorini

Live at Waldorf College, Jim Burt, Blind Golf Champion, and more

Adam Ritz with Jim Burt

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Adam Ritz with Garrett Grayson

We start live with a studio audience at Waldorf College discussing Child Obesity, then feature an interview with NFL Super Bowl Champ Jim Burt. Segments include Leadership with Colorado State University quarterback Garrett Grayson, Inspiration with blind golf champion Jeremy Poincenot, Responsibility with Waldorf College Dean of Students Jason Ramaker, and dealing with Adversity with the ‘4th and 1’ football camp.

Adam Ritz with Jim Burt

University of Washington, Adam Meadows, Special Olympics, & More

Adam Ritz with Colts

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Adam Ritz Speaking Live

We begin live at the University of Washington in the PAC 12 discussing Facebook responsibility. Then feature former NFL Broncos/Colts favorite Adam Meadows discussing the importance of charity work. Segments include national hazing expert Lee Lonzo, and Wabash College Dean Michael Raters with a Special Olympics philanthropy update

Adam Ritz with Colts

Live from Lehigh with Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot

Sarzo

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The show begins live at Lehigh University with a studio audience talking about social media implications in a job interview. Our featured interview is with rock legend Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot talking about his book, drugs and alcohol, and “not” trying to keep up with Ozzy. We spend time at the University of Alabama covering how the student athletes came together to provide help and support during the devastating tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa last year. We round out the show with a group of students from Penn State University talking about the famous “Dance Marathon” philanthropy.

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross

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Adam On Stage

Adam begins live with Wynn Smiley at the ATO National Convention in front of a live studio audience. This episode features an interview with Jim Ross, the WWE Hall of Famer, talking about his current role with the WWE, twitter, and Bells Palsy Awareness. Segments include a student athlete’s murder at Middle Tennessee State University, healing from the Aurora massacre in Denver, and a charity roundup at SMU in Dallas.