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Helmets Off

Jun 4, 2018

One of the greatest defensive players in NFL history, 4-time Super Bowl Champion, Pro-Bowler, All-Pro and Hall of Famer, Ronnie Lott joined the show and Scott started out by reflecting on a time when Scott was with the Miami Dolphins and he was with the New York Jets and they played each other and Scott talked to Ronnie after the game.  Ronnie remembers the instance and enjoyed the conversation. 

Scott comes out of the gates talking about having a part of his pinky removed in order to keep playing football and some reports were out there about if he was queasy or if he was a tough guy.  Ronnie was trying to be tough but he was queasy when he had to have a part of his finger removed.  Ronnie was always driven to earn the respect of his peers when he played football and even in life.

There was a rumor out there that in high school that Ronnie didn’t ever lift weights.  Ronnie said that it was false and he lifted weights.  He also played 4 sports in high school.  He and Scott were similar in high school as both played Safety and Quarterback, was Ronnie any good as a quarterback in high school?  No, he didn’t think he was.

He and the great Marcus Allen at USC were in conversation as to who would start at Running Back and at Safety.  Ronnie is glad that Marcus chose to play Running Back.  Ronnie and Marcus were also roommates at USC with Dennis Smith.

Scott Mitchell takes his helmet off to show you the inside scoop of all kinds of sports from football to even golf. Scott Mitchell is a former NFL quarterback who was a star quarterback at the University of Utah before going on to have a professional career playing with the Miami Dolphins, the Orlando Thunder, the Detroit Lions, the Baltimore Ravens, and the Cincinnati Bengals. Scott also hosts the podcast Rivals with former NFL player Jason Buck.

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