Episode 145: Leave A Legacy with Desmond Ridder

Desmond Ridder is one of the many players who will hear their name called in the 2022 NFL Draft this week. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Desmond excelled as a QB at Cincinnati, earning AAC Offensive Player of the Year twice and leading the Bearcats to a CFB Playoff birth his senior season. Over the last 4 years, Desmond has the most wins and TD’s of any QB in CFB.

Today on the show, Eric and Desmond discuss being a projected 1st round pick, some of his favorite stories from his days as a Bearcat and much more. Topics include:

  • (2:45-6:45) – From 2 star to 1st round pick. What makes Luke Fickell special?
  • (6:45-9:40) – Making the CFB playoff. New transfer rules and their impact
  • (9:40-13:45) – Leave a legacy. Why Desmond came back for his senior season
  • (13:45-18:00) – Draft process, combine
  • (18:00-22:00) – Draft day plans, transition from college to the NFL
  • (22:00-26:00) – NFL QB’s Desmond studies, the IT factor
  • (26:00-30:45) – NIL’s impact in the locker room
  • And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!
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