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Podward State: Season 6, Episode 5 Ft. Jordan Stout

Podward State is back after a one-week break! On this week’s episode, hosts Samuel Brungo and Grace Cunningham are joined by Charlie Pegler to interview former Penn State football captain and special teams stud Jordan Stout.

In our interview, Stout talks about the recruiting journey that landed him at his home-state school of Virginia Tech before quickly transferring to Penn State. He later discussed becoming a captain and the influence mentor and former special team Blake Gillikin had on him. We covered plenty more topics with Stout, including some of his favorite memories, his senior bowl experience Senior Bowl, teammate Jake Pinegar, Iowa football fans, and, of course, his hair.

To wrap up the show, Cunningham is joined by Shannon Smith, Jordan Mansberger, Hailey Stutzman, Keeley Lamm, and Mara McKeon to talk about some campus and downtown headlines from the past two weeks.

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.

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
Will Pegler

Audio Technician
Jordan Mansberger

Hailey Stutzman

Shannon Smith
Connor Krause
Charlie Pegler
Teagan Staudenmeier
Mara McKeon
Keeley Lamm

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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