Unpackin’ It: Dru Joyce II talks about coaching journey, LeBron James, new book

Coach Dru Joyce II went from being a salesman to one of America’s most successful high school basketball coaches and mentor to hundreds of young men, including LeBron James. As head coach at St. Vincent-St. Mary in Ohio, he has won a national championship, three state championships, and been named the National Coach of the Year. He has written a new book, Beyond Championships: A Playbook for Winning at Life, with a foreword by LeBron James...

UNPACKIN’ it DAILY — NFL-Rookies, Colts, Panthers, Cowboys

Today on the show: Bryce recaps the NFL weekend. He has interesting thoughts on the Panthers, Cowboys, Packers, and the rookies this season. It's a fun show to recap a weekend of football! Click here to listen to Bryce's faith and sports podcast, and his NFL thoughts.

Unpackin’ It — Kirk Cousins

Today on the show, quarterback Kirk Cousins joins Bryce. He was a star at Michigan State before being drafted in 2012 by the Washington Redskins. He has a new book out called “Game Changer - Faith, Football, and Finding Your Way.” Kirk tells Bryce how his mindset is different going into this season, how his faith grew during his rookie year, and what music he listens to before games. Plus, Kirk shares a couple key chapters in his book about friendships and role models. Click here to listen to Bryce's full interview with Kirk Cousins.

Unpackin’ It: A conversation with Jarrett Payton, son of late Hall of Famer Walter...

Jarrett Payton is the son of the late Hall of Famer, Walter Payton (both are featured above). Jarrett is also a radio host, businessman, philanthropist, motivational speaker, a former NFL and CFL running back, and a devoted husband and father. He and his wife, Trisha, are the co-founders of the Jarrett Payton Foundation. He can also be seen as the co-host of Sports Feed on CLTV Chicago. Learn more at jarrettpayton.com. Listen to the entire interview HERE...


Joining Sports Spectrum contributor and faith and sports podcast host Bryce Johnson today is Pat Williams, co-founder and senior vice president of the Orlando Magic. He’s also a motivational speaker and has spent 50 years in professional baseball and basketball as a player and executive. Williams is the author of over 75 books. He and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations. Bryce asks him about Dwight Howard, the state of the NBA, and his faith. Pat also discusses his battle with cancer. Click here to listen to Bryce's interview with Pat on the "Upackin' It" podcast...

UNPACKIN’ it DAILY: Tuesday-Tom Brady, Dating, Cheating

Today on the show, Sports Spectrum contributor and "Unpackin' It" podcast host Bryce Johnson talks about last night's Bears and Lions game, some college football stories he's interested in, and what we can learn from Tom Brady's comments. Bryce tells us about a cool father and son matchup that took place last weekend, weighs in on a certain dating relationship, and gives his opinion on the Lance Armstrong situation that made him think about some interesting things. Click here to listen to Bryce Johnson's daily faith and sports podcast.

Unpackin’ It: Will 2016 be a better sports year than 2015?

Bryce Johnson is the host of the nationally syndicated sports and faith radio show UNPACKIN’ it and is the president of UNPACKIN’ it Ministries...

Unpackin’ It: College basketball analyst Clark Kellogg discusses family life, faith

It is my privilege to be joined by Clark Kellogg, a CBS college basketball analyst. He played college basketball at Ohio State and in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers. He has a wife and three grown children. He joins us today to talk about basketball, faith and family...

Unpackin’ It: Charlie Ward

Each week, host Bryce Johnson interviews intriguing guests on his syndicated faith and sports radio show UNPACKIN’ it. We highlight a portion of that interview for your enjoyment and encouragement. This issue, Bryce is joined by Heisman Trophy winner and former NBA player, Charlie Ward. Charlie Ward played in the NBA from 1994 to 2005, after playing basketball and football at Florida State. He won the Heisman trophy in 1993. Listen to the full interview here: www.unpackinit.com.

Unpackin’ It — Colt McCoy

Bryce is joined by former star quarterback at Texas, and current backup quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Colt McCoy. Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2010, McCoy was traded in April to the 49ers. He has also co-authored a new book called, The Real Win: A Man’s Quest for Authentic Success. Listen as Colt McCoy candidly unpacks his life. Click here to listen to Bryce's full interview with Colt McCoy...

Unpackin’ It — Bob Harris

BRYCE JOHNSON: As someone who is so entrenched with the Duke program, how do you handle it when Duke loses? BOB HARRIS: Better than I used to, let’s put it that way! But, you know, about the third or fourth year I had the Duke job, I remember we had lost a football game and I was heading home and I was just really grousing about it, and all of a sudden, and I don’t know why, but something just told me, “Bob you get paid the same dollar for a win or a loss. You don’t have to take it so hard.” So I try to keep that in perspective...

Unpackin’ It: Tim Shaw shares faith journey in battle with ALS

Tim Shaw joins us on UNPACKIN’ it to talk faith, football and business. Shaw, former NFL linebacker and key special teams player for seven seasons, candidly shares his inspiring faith journey as he bravely battles ALS. Click HERE to listen to the entire interview.


Sports Spectrum contributor, and faith and sports podcast host Bryce Johnson interviews Fox6 sports reporter Britton Lynn about Alabama football, her faith, the Cowboys, being a female sports broadcaster and cheering for her alma mater.  Britton has covered BCS Championships, the ESPYS, and has been seen on ESPNU and Fox Sports. She brings some great energy to the UNPACKIN' It podcast. Click here to listen to Bryce's interview with Britton Lynn.

NFL RedZone’s Scott Hanson talks about faith, football and broadcasting

Each week, Bryce Johnson interviews intriguing guests on his syndicated faith and sports radio show UNPACKIN’ it. We highlight a portion of that interview for your enjoyment in our magazine. This issue, Bryce is joined by Scott Hanson, host of NFL RedZone and NFL Network host, who talks passionately about his faith and serving others, and not putting an exciting career first in his life. You can listen to the full interview HERE...

Unpackin’ It — Benjamin Watson

Each week host Bryce Johnson interviews intriguing guests on his syndicated faith and sports radio show “UNPACKIN’ it.” This issue, Bryce is joined by New Orleans Saints’ tight end, Benjamin Watson. He was the 32nd overall pick by the Patriots in 2004 after finishing his college career at Georgia, and won a Super Bowl during his rookie season. He discusses family, faith and football with Bryce on his radio show “UNPACKIN’ it.” You can listen to the full interview here... 

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