Football Fridays in Georgia Hosts Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin of GPB Sports share highlights of high school football games from around Georgia. They also share stories from players, coaches, play-by-play announcers, and other people who live and breathe high school football.
Football Fridays in Georgia

Football Fridays in Georgia

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Hosts Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin of GPB Sports share highlights of high school football games from around Georgia. They also share stories from players, coaches, play-by-play announcers, and other people who live and breathe high school football.

Most Recent Episodes

Pierce vs. Appling County — A Fierce Border War with Big Regional Implications

On this week's weather themed edition of the podcast, Hannah and Jon talk with the head coaches from Appling and Pierce counties, who say their border war and regional matchup this week is one of the top 10 rivalries in the state.

Pierce vs. Appling County — A Fierce Border War with Big Regional Implications

Football Fridays in Georgia: Two small schools and one really big rivalry in Savannah

On this week's Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah and Jon discuss one of the state's biggest rivalries, between two small schools, Calvary Day vs. Savannah Christian, down in Savannah. Savannah Christian's Baker Woodward talks about what it's like to take on his alma mater, Calvary Day. Calvary's Mark Stroud breaks down the rivalry and how it is instilled in the players, many of whom have been classmates since elementary school.

Football Fridays in Georgia: Two small schools and one really big rivalry in Savannah

Mentor and Mentee off to fast starts at Bleckley and Houston Counties

On this week's Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah and Jon talk with Houston County's Jeremy Edwards on his team's early success and the challenges of being a first year head coach. Edward's mentor, Von Lassiter, also joins the show to talk about Bleckley County's undefeated start and the lessons he's learned over his decade plus career as a head coach.

A special 'Hey! You're 3-0' Edition

On this special Labor Day week edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson goes one-on-one with three coaches who are 3-0 heading into week four of the season. Troup County Head Coach Tanner Glisson, Elbert County's Shannon Jarvis and Heath Webb of Lumpkin County break down some of the factors behind their strong starts.

Football Fridays in Georgia: Why 'The Game' down in Warner Robins is such a big deal

On this week's Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah talk with Northside (WR) Coach Chad Alligood and Warner Robins Coach Marquis Westbrook about "The Game" this week and why it's so special. They also break down last week's big matchups.

Football Fridays in Georgia: Why 'The Game' down in Warner Robins is such a big deal

First Week Review and the New Main Man In Moultrie

On this week's edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah get you caught up on all the big news from the first week of the football season. They also sit down with new Colquitt County Head Coach Sean Calhoun to talk about his team's first win and the expectations and pressures that come with coaching a big-time South Georgia program.

The 2022 Season is Here as Dublin Celebrates a Major Milestone

We return to weekly Football Friday's in Georgia podcasts this week as Jon and Hannah kickoff the 2022 season with a preview of GPB's Top ranked teams, a review of Jon's central and southern school swings, and a conversation with Dublin Head Coach Roger Holmes as the school celebrates a major milestone.

Rapid Fire All-Stars 2022 Season Preview

Football Fridays in Georgia's panel of media all-stars is back with Jon and Hannah for another rapid-fire edition, to break down the top storylines, teams and players from across the state to watch for in the upcoming 2022 high school football season. Guests include: Christian Goeckel from ESPN Coastal, Todd Holcomb from the Georgia High School Football Daily, Jack Patterson and Rex Castillo from WRBL-TV in Columbus, Marvin James from WMAZ-TV in Macon, Phil Jones with "Extra Point!" ITG Next-Georgia and GPB's own voice of Football Fridays, Matt Stewart.

Everything You Need to Know About the New GHSA Reclassification Plan

In this edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah and Jon tackle one of the most contentious and most talked about issues off the field this past year - the GHSA reclassification and realignment process. They get a firsthand account of how the reclassification committee's decision unfolded from its chairman and hear from some of the coaches most directly affected.

Georgia's Fastest Growing High School Sport Takes Another Big Leap

This month's Football Fridays in Georgia podcast is all about the hottest high school sport in the state - Flag Football. Hannah and Jon talk with one of the people most instrumental in the sports' inception and continued growth as well as the head coach of Portal High school, one of the state's smallest schools with one of its most successful flag football programs.