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Olivia Rosener

Episode 11: Meet Olivia Rosener



This week, we had the pleasure of learning more about Olivia Rosener, one of our runners on the Lady Blazer cross country team. In our conversation about cooking, running, show dogs, and the allure of the 1950’s, we quickly learned that Olivia is truly a “Jane of all trades”. Don’t miss this week’s entertaining episode!


Paige Taylor

Episode 10: Meet Paige Taylor



On this week’s episode of The Blazer Spotlight podcast, junior soccer player Paige Taylor, AKA “PT”, joins us to discuss the home stretch of the regular season and VSU soccer’s push for the postseason! In addition, Paige lets us in on how she got to VSU, her favorite Halloween memories, and her spirit animal, which might surprise you. Enjoy!


Episode 9: Meet Kenny Moore II



It’s Homecoming 2019 at Valdosta State, and who better to have back home than former All-American and current Indianapolis Colt Kenny Moore II? This week, we had the pleasure of chatting with our favorite NFL defensive back about his influences, his experiences, and a few of his favorite things. Enjoy this special episode of The Blazer Spotlight podcast!


Coach Stephen Andrew

Episode 8: Meet Coach Stephen Andrew



In one of our most entertaining podcasts yet, we had a chance this week to chat with VSU women’s soccer head coach Stephen Andrew. Listen in to hear Coach Andrew talk about his Scottish heritage, the Blazer soccer season so far, and a terrifying encounter with a friend’s deaf cat (!?!). Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review!


Jamar Thompkins

Episode 7: Meet Jamar Thompkins



We lucked out with a stroke of fortunate timing this week, which allowed us the opportunity to interview sophomore running back Jamar Thompkins just a few short days after he and his rushing contingent posted a school record 446 yards in a single game! Listen in to hear us go one-on-one with the 2019 Gulf South Conference rushing yards leader!


Blake Justice

Episode 6: Meet Blake Justice



For the better part of the last decade, one name has become practically synonymous with Blazer Basketball. Justice. This week, we sit down with Blake Justice, the man who kicked off the Justice era as a sophomore transfer way back in 2013. Now, he is in a coaching role for the team, and he’s here to tell us about himself, his brother Beau, and the state of VSU basketball. Enjoy!


Episode 4: Meet Kelli Fields



Gameday just wouldn’t be the same without the Red Hots dance team! This week, we had a chance to sit down with head coach Kelli Fields for a behind the scenes look at our seven-time National Champion squad! Tune in to hear more about the rush of gameday, the team’s preparation, how music is selected, and some of Kelli’s favorite things!


Brian Saunds

Episode 3: Meet Brian “Buzz” Saunds



This week on The Blazer Spotlight podcast, we go one-on-one with fan-favorite Brian “Buzz” Saunds, a junior wide receiver for the defending National Champion VSU football team. Brian talks about the challenges of the preseason schedule, where he got his nickname, and his appreciation of karaoke! Don’t miss this week’s special episode, as we gear up for the first weekend of the 2019 season!


McKay Culberson

Episode 2: Meet McKay Culberson



Now entering her senior season, McKay Culberson of VSU soccer dropped by this week to give us the rundown on Blazer Soccer prior to the team’s season opener. McKay discussed her well-rounded career and gave us an in-depth look at the variety of opportunities that have opened up to her during her time at Valdosta State.