NEW PODCAST: Clemson Wide Receiver Hunter Renfrow

Glendale, AZ - January 11, 2016 - University of Phoenix Stadium: Hunter Renfrow (13) of the Clemson University Tigers during the 2016 CFP National Championship game (Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images)

Hunter Renfrow is a wide receiver for the Clemson Tigers.

On January 9, 2017, the Clemson Tigers won College Football’s National Championship game, beating Alabama 35-31. With just :01 left on the clock, Tigers QB Deshaun Watson found Renfrow for the 2-yard touchdown pass and a trip to college football immortality.

In this episode of the podcast, we talk to Hunter Renfrow about that moment where he scores the winning touchdown and wins college football’s national title. We also ask him about the faith of his coach Dabo Swinney and the impact he has had on Hunter’s life both on and off the field.

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Glendale, AZ – December 31, 2016 – University of Phoenix Stadium: Hunter Renfrow (13) of the Clemson University Tigers during the 2016 Playstation Fiesta Bowl  (Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)

PODCAST NOTES

Podcast Timeline:

3:45 – Does it ever get old hearing yourself called “Hunter Renfrow, National Champion?”

4:50 – Growing up as one of six kids in the house.

5:20 – The values and beliefs he was taught by his parents at an early age.

6:40 – On having his Dad as his head coach in high school

7:55 – That moment he asked Jesus into his life

8:40 – His reason for choosing to attend Clemson

10:45 – On what he learned in losing the 2016 CFB National Championship

11:30 – What he learned in the offseason of 2016 in preparing for this past season

12:45 – What Coach Dabo Swinney means to him as a player and person

15:30 – On catching the game-winning touchdown for Clemson in the National Championship Game

16:51 – On walking the Clemson campus as a “NATIONAL CHAMPION”

18:00 – On the platform God has given him to point people back to Him as a National Champion.

19:45 – What God is teaching him right now.

Favorite Quotes:

“Life’s about Jesus. It starts and ends with that.”

“There’s never really a moment too big or too small because Jesus is always going to be there.”

“My faith became my own in high school. I could just see how much trouble was in the world and how much joy and life there is in Jesus and when we live according to his plan.”

“Through a lot of prayer, God was just telling me that he wanted me at Clemson.”

“Coach Swinney genuinely cares about people. He’s taught me far more about life than he has football.”

“The leadership we have in this program is just unique and special.”

“I get reminded of it a lot. I’m glad I caught it. I’m a lot happier that I caught instead of dropping it. I might have had to transfer or something.”

“How I carry myself and my actions, I just try to reflect the Lord.”

“Life’s about Him. When we forget that and try to do it on our own, he corrects us real quick.”

“You have to be held accountable. We have a bible study on the team that meets once a week.”

“God is teaching me to use my platform and to be available. Available for God and be used however he wants me.”

Follow Hunter on twitter: @RenfrowHunter