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Podward State: Season 6, Episode 1 Ft. Tommy Stevens

On the season six premiere of Podward State, hosts Samuel Brungo and Grace Cunningham are joined by Jordan Mansberger, Shannon Smith, and Hailey Stutzman to cover Penn State and State College headlines since early December.

Next, our hosts, along with Will Pegler, interview former Penn State quarterback and “Lion” Tommy Stevens. Throughout the interview, he talks about his recruiting journey, his time at Penn State, and his decision to enter the transfer portal for his final year.

After transferring to Mississippi State to reunite with Joe Moorhead, Stevens was drafted in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He tells stories about the locker room and discusses what it was like to play for a handful of different teams.

Finally, to wrap up the show, Pegler is joined by Connor Krause and his brother, Charlie, to recap all things sports, including Penn State football, basketball, and hockey.

Podward State is an Onward State-produced podcast that releases weekly episodes on Spotify and YouTube. Each will feature discussions about all things Penn State, including sports, news, student life, entertainment, and more.

You can catch this week’s episode using the YouTube or Spotify links below.

Podward State is dutifully produced by Onward State’s all-student staff, including…

Samuel Brungo
Grace Cunningham

Executive Producer
Samuel Brungo

Associate Producers
Grace Cunningham
Jordan Mansberger
Will Pegler

Audio Technician
Jordan Mansberger

Samuel Brungo
Hailey Stutzman

Shannon Smith
Connor Krause
Charlie Pegler
Hailey Stutzman

Matthew Ogden
Matt Paolizzi
Mitch Stewart

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About the Author

Samuel Brungo

Samuel is a Senior majoring in Film & Video from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. While he is primarily visual staff, he also writes a bit for Onward State and is Host, Editor, and Executive Producer of our podcast, Podward State. He enjoys music and art... also loves dogs. He is a big sports guy, rooting for the Steelers, Penguins, and the Knicks.

If you'd like to contact Samuel, you can email him at [email protected] or connect with him via Twitter or Instagram at @SamuelBrungo

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