THE IT FACTORY: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth
THE IT FACTORY: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth
Yogi Roth
We often see college football players as relative gladiators, who place their armor on each Saturday to compete for a school they love. But underneath that helmet is a human who has a name, a story, an ‘It Factor.’ Award winning storyteller and Pac-12 Networks broadcaster Yogi Roth hosts the new series, ‘THE IT FACTORY’ where he interviews Pac-12 football players, alums and esteemed guests to learn more about their journey toward success on Saturdays. Each guest will unpack their 'It Factor.' They will discuss how they developed it and how it drives them to be the best version of themselves in a new series from the Conference of Champions on the best coast.This podcast is executive produced by David Koppett, Erwin Tugadi and Yogi Roth. It is produced and edited by TJ Brassil and Blue Ox Films.THE IT FACTORY can be found on Pac-12 Insider, all podcast platforms and the @Pac12Conference social media channels. Visit www.Pac-12.com/insider or follow @YogiRoth for new episodes.
The Finale with Producer T.J. Brassil: Closed for Renovations
The time has finally come. The series finale of "The It Factory" is here. Before we go any further, rest assured this podcast is not going anywhere. It may look a bit different come football season, but it will stay up and running! That being said, in this final episode of this iteration, Producer T.J. Brassil joins the show to say farewell. T.J. and Yogi reminisce on the past 3 years of "The It Factory,' their highlights and they discuss if the definition 'it factor' has changed. They also talk about what is next for each of them, both personally and for this podcast. Lastly, we here at the It Factory want to thank everyone who has been listening or wathcing this podcast. We hope we have brought you as much joy listening to these powerful stories as we have had telling them. Don't go anywhere because the storytelling won't, it will just shift a little.Thank you.There's no 'Afterglow' as the whole episode is one big 'Afterglow. 'You can watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Apr 30
25 min
David Shaw: The Conscience of College Football
Draft week is here and in order to celebrate we had to bring on a guest that not only knows the Pac-12 inside and out, but the NFL draft as well. Former Stanford head coach, David Shaw joins the show. He talks about how he views college football and college athletics right now, his take on some of the top quarterbacks in this year's NFL Draft and his thoughts on the Pac-12 conference. Plus he tells some Bill Walsh stories you won't want to miss. 'The Afterglow' talks about the interview and previews the final episode before this version of "The It Factory" closes its doors for rennovations. Come discover Coach David Shaw's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Apr 23
36 min
Commissioner Teresa Gould: New Pathways
Even with only a few episodes left of The It Factory, it's never to late to have an It Factory first. This week we welcome our first commissioner as Pac-12 Commissioner Teresa Gould joins the show. The first female commissioner of a Power-5 Conference talks about her passion for athletics, her time in the Pac-12 and watching sports like women's basketball grow over the years, what her first 60 days as comissioner has been like, what road lies ahead for the Pac-12 (soon to be Pac-2), Oregon State and Washington State and how she plans to move forward. She also gives some insight on conversations she's had with student athletes and how she sees college athletics evolving.'The Afterglow' discusses after the interview. Come discover Commissioner Teresa Gould's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Apr 16
35 min
Jason Johnson: Chat Sauvage Musketeer
The It Factory goes to Europe this week... kind of. Yogi talks with former Arizona quarterback and current part owner of the Paris Musketeers, Jason Johnson. They talk about Jason's playing career including his family's football history, how his Arizona career played out, his time playing in Europe and how that led to the formation of the Paris Musketeers. Jason also gives his thoughts on the new era of Arizona football. Plus, Yogi and Jason announce a former UCLA Bruin who is now part of the Musketeers and Yogi offers The It Factory's first giveaway. 'The Afterglow' breaks it all down after the interview.Come discover Jason Johnson's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Apr 9
39 min
Josh Mancuso: Find Out What Happens When
The It Factory is visited by its first comedian as actor/comedian Josh Mancuso joins the show. Yogi and Josh discuss how Josh found his niche in sports comedy videos, what his journey has been like to this point and the concept of chasing your dreams regardless of where you are at in life, how he creates his content and what people can expect from Josh going forward.'The Afterglow' discusses after the interview.Come discover Josh Mancuso's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on where to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Apr 2
33 min
Ask Me Anything with Producer T.J. Brassil
Welcome back! We took a week off as March Madness got going, but return with a new episode as we are in the home stretch of Season 3 at the It Factory. This week Producer T.J. Brassil joins Yogi Roth as we have our first "Ask Me Anything" episode. You wrote in with questions and now we are here to answer them. We discuss all things college football including the expanded playoff, NIL and a preview of spring ball in the Pac-12. Find out what questions get answered on this AMA episode of "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Mar 26
25 min
Jake Dickert: Jake from State Washington
Yogi flies north for the ninth straight year as he hosts "Night with Cougar Athletics" for Washington State and sits down with head coach Jake Dickert. Coach talks about the tumultuous 2023 season, where the team stands now and what he sees for the future of Washington State. 'The Afterglow' continues the conversation after the interview. Come discover Coach Dickert and the Cougs' 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and on Youtube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Mar 12
25 min
DeShaun Foster: Fostering In A New Era In Westwood
A new era has begun in Westwood and 'The It Factory' wanted to find out all about it. This week Yogi chats with UCLA's new head coach, DeShaun Foster. Coach talks about how he got into the coaching profession, when he found out he would be offered the head coaching job, how he sees UCLA right now and his vision for the team.'The Afterglow' discusses after the interview, including thoughts on the new OC, Eric Bieniemy.Come discover DeShaun Foster's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Mar 5
35 min
Brent Brennan: Arriving At Arizona Again
Yogi chats with the new head coach at Arizona, Brent Brennan. Coach Brennan talks about his deep rooted connections to Arizona, his journey to becoming the head coach at Arizona, the decision from some of Arizona's key players to return and what he sees for the team this year. Plus he tells stories about his coaching tour of some of the great coaches in sports. 'The Afterglow' discusses after the interview.Come discover Coach Brennan's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episode on Pac-12 Insider and YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Feb 27
31 min
Trent Bray: Bra"y"nd New Beavs
Yogi chats with new Oregon State head coach, Trent Bray. Trent goes through his coaching journey to becoming the head coach for the beavers, he talks about the new look of college football next season and he shares his thoughts for his team next season. Plus, Trent tells the story of being banned from tackling when he played football.'The Afterglow' dives in more after the interview.Come discover Trent Bray's 'it factor' on "The It Factory: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth." You can also watch this episdoe on Pac-12 Insider and on YouTube. Go to www.pac-12.com/insider for more information on how to watch on Pac-12 Insider.
Feb 20
29 min
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