On this episode of Podward State, hosts Matthew Paolizzi, and Samuel Brungo are joined by former Penn State Running Back Journey Brown, along with Onward State Sports Editor William Hutchinson Pegler, III.
Journey starts off the show talking about his recruiting process and how he got from Meadville to Penn State, including his recounts of the 2016 White Out win over Ohio State. He chats about his PA 100 meter dash record from high school and how he matches up with some of the fastest players in the program.
After being in a running backs room with players such as Saquon Barkley and Miles Sanders, Journey chats about how those players shaped him to the player he is today, including a lot of behind the scenes guys as well.
Brown the dives into a detailed step-by-step into how his Penn State career came to a shocking end as he was forced in early retirement. Journey talks about how in hindsight, getting COVID may have saved his life.
Next, Journey reflects on his Penn State Football career, highlighting some of the most memorable games, including his grand finale in the 2019 Cotton Bowl.
Finally, he talks about what he has planned for the future. Whether its being a coach, a trainer, an agent, or a snowboarder, Journey is just getting his feet wet in his life, and the sky is the limit.
Podward State is an Onward State-produced podcast. Onward State is an independent, student-run Penn State news site that works to generate honest conversation in the hopes of enriching the Penn State community.
The show was founded by Matthew Ogden, Matthew Paolizzi, and Mitchell Stewart in 2019. They have covered a plethora of topics and hosted numerous guests including Super Bowl Champion Jordan Hill, Penn State Football Legend Journey Brown, UPUA President Zach McKay, and 2018 PA Senate Candidate Ezra Nanes.
Podward State releases episodes weekly and features discussions about all things Penn State, including sports, news, student life, and entertainment which will be available on Spotify and YouTube.