Podward State: Season 6, Episode 2 Ft. Brandon Bell

On this week’s episode of Podward State, hosts Grace Cunningham and Samuel Brungo are joined by contributors Shannon Smith and Hailey Stutzman to discuss Penn State headlines with the help of Teagan Staudenmeier.

Next, Brungo and Cunningham, along with brothers Will and Charlie Pegler, interview former Penn State linebacker and captain Brandon Bell. He tells us about his recruiting journey, playing for Bill O’Brien and James Franklin, and transitioning to life after football.

Finally, to wrap up the show, Connor Krause talks about all things Penn State sports, including Lady Lions, men’s basketball, hockey, and a touch of football.

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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Samuel Brungo

Samuel graduated from Penn State in 2022. If you'd like to contact Samuel, you can email him at [email protected] or connect with him via Twitter & Instagram at @SamuelBrungo.

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