Category Archives: Student Athletes

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!


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.


Kayla Widera

Episode 1: Welcome to The Blazer Spotlight & Kayla Widera



The first episode of The Blazer Spotlight features an introduction to the podcast and an interview with Valdosta State University senior volleyball player, Kayla Widera. Kayla was recently named Preseason All-GSC as she enters her Senior season for the Blazers. Kayla gave us an update on the volleyball team and we learned a little more about how she got involved in volleyball.