Cut To It featuring Steve Smith Sr.

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Former NFL player Steve Smith Sr and co-host Gerard Littlejohn interview your favorite athletes, entertainers, and more, to ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to know, but no one ever asks. You may learn if your favorite NBA player would rather fight a bear or 50 ducks, or why a guest made a life-altering decision they’ve never shared before. Expect the unexpected....let’s cut to it!

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Mohammed Massoquoi
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Former NFL wide receiver Mohammed Massoquoi shares his inspiring football career, his mental health journey, and how he navigated a life-altering injury. Plus, Smitty explains why you never bring football to the boardroom. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 11, 2021
MIke Golic
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We’re cuttin’ to it with former NFL lineman and media personality Mike Golic. We won’t spoil any of Golic’s story, but we can give a hint toward Steve’s this week: No one does Steve Smith better than Steve Smith. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 04, 2021
Jill Montgomery
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Jill Montgomery, ESPN Sports Broadcaster and CEO of Four Leaf Productions, shares how her smarts and ambition helped her become a sports icon. Plus, Steve and G discover the newest member of the Big Dummy club.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 30, 2021
BONUS: Steve Responds to Brett Favre
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Steve responds to Brett Favre, and the people who sent messages after his initial response to the Hall of Fame QB's comments about George Floyd, on social media. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 27, 2021
Renaldo Nehemiah
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Steve and G cut to it with track world-superstar and Super Bowl champion Renaldo Nehemiah. Despite congressional medals and a career in the NFL, Nehemiah admits he still struggles being the world’s toughest self-critic. Unfortunately, harshest critic is perhaps the one category he can’t win. Steve’s freezer lady definitely has him beat. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 27, 2021
Inky Johnson
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Steve and G sit down with the inspiring Inky Johnson. Now a touring motivational speaker, Johnson talks about how he found success despite having to forfeit his college football career. The guys also sort through Tavon Austin’s top ten college football players list... talk about getting creative. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 20, 2021
Quincy Enunwa
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NFL wide receiver Quincy Enunwa talks about keeping it real both on and off the field. It’s that sort of mental strength Enunwa possesses that Steve’s fast-food employee really could have used some more of.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 13, 2021
London Fletcher
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This week, we’re cutting to it with former NFL linebacker London Fletcher. With four Pro Bowls, a Superbowl title, and multiple NFL records, the only thing longer than his list of accomplishments is Steve’s list of definitions for “You Good?” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 06, 2021
Rookie Spotlight: Shaun Wade
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Ohio State cornerback and 2021 NFL Draft prospect, Shaun Wade, shares his incredible journey from trauma to triumph, reminding Steve and G how his story is one of many for those who have pushed through grief in order to reach greatness.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 30, 2021
Mr. Cheeks
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Mr. Cheeks, solo rap artist and former member of the legendary rap group “Lost Boyz,” cuts to it in the studio this week. Plus, Backstage Joe thinks he can school Steve and G on their rap game.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 23, 2021
Mike Garafolo
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NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo joins the studio to talk about all things football, plus the lessons he learned working on the clock and “behind the scenes.” If there’s two takeaways from this episode, let them be this: Mike Garafolo is a whole lot more than his job, and you better mind your own Kool-Aid. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 16, 2021
Jennifer King
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Steve and G cut to it with Jennifer King, the first African American female assistant coach in NFL history. Plus, all the talk about changing history inspires G to take a look into his past, and let’s just say what he found got him re-thinking a few things.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 09, 2021
BONUS EPISODE- Steve and Paige Dimakos Break Down the 2021 NFL Draft
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Steve is joined by The Draft Network CEO Paige Dimakos to break down this year's top college QB's, WR's, RB's and CB's before the 2021 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 05, 2021
Spice Adams
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Spice Adams’ journey from NFL defensive tackle to baking show host is a testament to life’s many different paths. No matter where it takes you, Steve and G believe what matters is how true we’ve been once we reach “God’s waiting room” -- a place we all must face, and probably the only judging panel Adams isn’t capable of being on. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 02, 2021
C. J. Sapong Part 2
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Part 2 of the conversation with Nashville Soccer Club player CJ Sapong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 23, 2021
C. J. Sapong Part 1
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This episode, your hosts sit down with Nashville Soccer Club player CJ Sapong, a man that didn’t just roll with the punches, but learned how to rise above—no knee-biting necessary. Coach Campbell, we hope you’re listening, you could learn a thing or two. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 23, 2021
Lorenzo Neal
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Steve and G cut to it with Lorenzo Neal-- four-time pro-bowler and outstanding NFL fullback for sixteen seasons, and a member of the NFL's 2000's All-Decade team. This episode, Neal discusses how football has shaped his life, and how he’s used his career to help shape others.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 16, 2021
Jerome Bettis
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Steve and G visit with NFL legend Jerome Bettis to talk about family, football, and finding your new normal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 09, 2021
Jeremy Chinn
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Cut To It with the rookie and the vet. Find out the moment that caused Steve’s career to become one of the greatest in NFL history, and the ways Panthers linebacker Jeremy Chinn hopes to do the same. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 02, 2021
Chris Smith
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NFL defensive end Chris Smith shares his journey through love, loss and triumph with Steve and G. He’s a living testimony to how we can strive to see the good in any situation—a lesson Backstage Joe proves can be useful in some unexpected ways. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 26, 2021
Chasity Melvin
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Steve and G cut to it with Chasity Melvin, former NC State basketball star and WNBA athlete turned assistant coach for the Phoenix Mercury. If her career doesn’t make you feel like an under-achiever, Steve takes the opportunity to talk about his Peloton again. Chasity and Steve -- we know you’re not bragging, but y'all are making the rest of us look bad! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 19, 2021
Muggsy Bogues
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Steve and G dissect the career of one of basketball’s most iconic underdogs, Muggsy Bogues. Plus, Smitty walks through his experience of literally dissecting his dog... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 12, 2021
Steve and G Bonus II
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in classic Cut To It style, Steve and G close out 2020 with some solid reflection and a few jabs. In the end, brotherly love wins - and you can expect 2021 to be the year of Cut To It! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 08, 2021
Jay Bilas
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ESPN analyst Jay Bilas shares his experience as both a commentator and an advocate for players on the court. Steve and G agree we could all take some tips from Jay as we head into 2021. Cheers to more listening, transparency, and change in the new year! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 05, 2021
Unsung Heroes: Vinny Ciurciu and Dex Geralds
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In this episode, Steve and G pair two “unsung heroes,” Vinny Ciurciu and Dex Geralds. A retired NFL player and a diabetic fitness coach have different stories to tell, but nonetheless leave us with the same lesson to learn: never underestimate the underdog.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 29, 2020
NASCAR Driver William Byron
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NASCAR prodigy William Byron talks family, faith, and his need for speed. There’s no question that Byron’s career is reaching unprecedented heights, but our producer Sarah is still the only one to try out a flying car.    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 22, 2020
UNCC Head Football Coach Will Healy
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UNCC head football coach Will Healy cuts to it in the studio. After hearing his approaches to coaching and what he values most, there’s no doubt his team is lucky to have him. Speaking of luck, what happens when you put together 13 lottery tickets, a 3 AM gas station-run, and a guy named Herbert? Nothing good. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 18, 2020
Colleen Wolfe
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NFL Network host Colleen Wolfe recounts her emergence into a career that, in more ways than one, has seen few talents like her. Plus, Smitty breaks down his own experience of going from MVP on the field to the rookie on set. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 15, 2020
Sam Acho
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NFL linebacker and certified genius Sam Acho takes the mic with Steve and G. We take a deep-dive into the many layers of Sam’s NFL career and life journey. Plus, we try our best to unpack how a NBA player loses to a Youtuber with rainbow teeth. (Spoiler: Your guess is probably as good as ours.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 08, 2020
Introducing Up On Game with LaVar Arrington, TJ Houshmandzadeh & Plaxico Burress
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NFL greats LaVar Arrington, TJ Houshmandzadeh & Plaxico Burress take on the latest hard-hitting sports topics for athletes, while welcoming guests from the world of sports and entertainment. Utilizing their vast knowledge of football, the hosts aim to educate, inspire and entertain listeners and athletes of all ages, sharing their real-life experiences and stories, teachable moments and candid discussions that will help players improve their game and perform at the highest level. SUBSCRIBE >>>>  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/up-on-game/id1542652485 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 04, 2020
D'Qwell Jackson
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D’Qwell Jackson, former ACC Defensive Player of the Year and NFL linebacker, talks through what it’s like to fight your demons while the world is watching. Sometimes, we have to break ourselves down to become stronger. Speaking of which, how is that Peloton treating you Steve? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 01, 2020
Harold Varner III
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Steve and G sit down with PGA Tour golfer Harold Varner III, who discusses how "running your journey” led him to becoming one of the most successful golfers on the green. What’s more, listeners hear how Steve caught a thief (quite literally) red-handed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 24, 2020
Steve and G Break It Down II
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Steve and G talk about the physical and mental effect of injuries in the NFL, plus, Steve loves medieval shows... can't watch Game of Thrones. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 20, 2020
Brian Mitchell
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NFL superbowl champion and current TV & Radio broadcaster Brian Mitchell gets real with Steve and G. Keep your tissues handy--this one will get you in your feelings. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 17, 2020
Torrey Smith
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We’re cuttin’ to it with Torrey Smith: two-time Super Bowl winner and founder of The Torrey Smith Family Fund. If there’s one thing you could take away from this, it’s that the best outcomes come from tough lessons. For Torrey, it was a successful NFL career and an outstanding philanthropic journey; for Gerard, it was keeping ammonia out of his shower time.  Plus, Steve, G, and Torrey have an important conversation about mental health and trauma you don't want to miss.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 10, 2020
Paige Dimakos
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We’re cutting to it with Paige Dimakos, Chief Operating Officer at The Draft Network and trailblazer in the sports industry. Tune in to hear Paige and Steve’s inspiring stories of how they fought to be in the industry they loved. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 03, 2020
Chase Elliott
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Former National Series Champion and current NASCAR Cup Series playoff contender Chase Elliott talks all things racing in this episode of Cut To It. Learn all about how this man is forging a legendary career, as well as how retirement helped Steve graduate from Gatorade to just plain gators. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 27, 2020
Bonus Episode- Steve and G Break It Down
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Steve and Gerard break down the Covid-19 testing protocol in the NFL, and what's up with the Dallas Cowboys, besides the obvious. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 23, 2020
LaDanian Tomlinson
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According to Steve, Denzel Washington is his only doppelganger. While you try to figure that one out, check out this week's impactful interview with LaDainian Tomlinson. LT is a former Chargers superstar, NFL MVP, and NFL Hall of Famer who we can all learn from. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 20, 2020
Michael Vick Part 2
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A football career after a prison sentence is one upset that none of us would have bet on. Luckily, the only person Mike needed to bet on was himself. This is part 2 of Steve and G's conversation with Michael Vick, one of the greatest comebacks in NFL history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 13, 2020
Michael Vick Part 1
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Steve and G cut to it with surprise guest, Michael Vick. In part one of this two-part interview, your hosts cut deep into Vick’s career as one of the most talented quarterbacks in the NFL, while dealing with enough roadblocks and tough lessons for two lifetimes. It’s not all heavy, though. Vick and Steve have plenty of stories to make you laugh -- including one surprising response Steve receives after cat-calling an elderly man.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 13, 2020
Odessa Jenkins
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Odessa Jenkins is the CEO of the Women's National Football Conference and her passion for women playing tackle football professionally even got Steve fired up. Speaking of fired up, we also learn why Agent 89 had to go cold turkey on his boxing sessions with G. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 06, 2020
Steve's Truth
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On this special episode, we hear directly from Agent 89 on his 2014 release from the Carolina Panthers. Buckle up, Buttercup, you are about to get Steve's full truth, and it's not what you expected. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 02, 2020
Bonus Episode- Chasity Melvin Breaks It Down
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Women's basketball legend Chasity Melvin breaks down the NBA and WNBA playoffs in the bubble. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 30, 2020
Mark Ingram
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Baltimore Ravens running back and Heisman Trophy winner, Mark Ingram, cuts to it with Steve and G bringing his positivity and high energy for both the game and life. Side note: do you know your shoe size? Shockingly, Cut to It Bookings Manager Joe Fushey does not. The lesson? Know your shoe size when Santa Clause Smitty calls.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 29, 2020
Bonus Episode- Brian Mitchell Breaks it Down
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Steve, Gerard, and legendary NFL veteran Brian Mitchell break down the number of injuries in the NFL last week. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 25, 2020
Frank Kaminsky
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Warning: this episode is not for the weak of heart...or stomach. From stories of Steve’s questionable coaching tactics to our guest’s journey to the NBA, you’ll probably need some tissues handy. And maybe stay away from Sunny D for a while. This episode, we “Cut To It” with Frank Kaminsky--former 9th overall NBA draft pick and current player for the Phoenix Suns. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 22, 2020
The Miz
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Steve and G catch up with WWE Superstar "The Miz," and the man behind the legend, Mike Mizanin. We learn about Mike’s rise from The Real World to being an executive producer on his own show, Miz & Mrs. Bonus: have you ever thought about what Steve would look like as a WWE superstar? Neither had we…. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 15, 2020
Malcolm Jenkins
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Steve and Gerard are joined by renaissance man Malcolm Jenkins (New Orleans Saints) -- Malcolm talks playing safety for the Saints, co-founding The Players Coalition, and becoming the first CNN contributor actively playing in the NFL. Plus a quick PSA: if Steve is ordering a salad, leaf him alone. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 15, 2020
Introducing: Cut To It Featuring Steve Smith Sr.
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Former NFL player Steve Smith Sr and co-host Gerard Littlejohn interview your favorite athletes, entertainers, and more, to ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to know, but no one ever asks. You may learn if your favorite NBA player would rather fight a bear or 50 ducks, or why a guest made a life-altering decision they’ve never shared before. Expect the unexpected....let’s cut to it! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 09, 2020