Rodney McLeod recalls the emotional moment he experienced after he first signed with the Eagles back in March, and shares his journey from going undrafted to helping form one of the best safety duos in the league. His mother, Kim Holloman, details the sacrifices the family made to give her son the chance to succeed.
Rookie linebacker and special teams player Kamu Grugier-Hill’s journey to the NFL started in Honolulu where a close friend helped him get an opportunity to play at Eastern Illinois. Once on the mainland, coach Michael Hodges provided a support system that allowed Grugier-Hill to be selected by the Patriots in the sixth round of this year’s NFL Draft.
Rookie wide receiver Paul Turner battled all year on the practice squad before finally getting his shot on the 53-man roster. We talk with the fan favorite about the decision in college that forever changed his life.
Running back and return specialist Kenjon Barner joins us on the Eagles Insider Podcast to discuss the impact his family had on him growing up in California. Chris McPherson and Alex Smith are also joined by Gary Barner, Kenjon’s father, who dealt with personal tragedy firsthand as a gang counselor in one of Los Angeles’ toughest neighborhoods.
Zach Ertz documents his road from basketball player in California to second-round selection of the Philadelphia Eagles. We are also joined by Super Bowl champion and former All-Pro tight end Brent Jones who coached Ertz in high school to learn more about the tight end.