The Combustion Chronicles


More Than the Game (with Jared Odrick)

Season 4, Ep. 33

For Jared Odrick, life after professional football has been anything but boring. From world travel and speaking engagements to creative exploration and self-reflection, he didn’t get the memo that “retirement” means slowing down. But whether he’s clashing on the gladiatorial gridiron, writing his next opinion piece, or hashing out the intricacies of faith with a group of Orthodox priests, Jared is always pushing back against a world (and a game) that preaches conformity, using his distinct perspective to humanize the way we think about our athletes. Join us for this week’s episode with Jared Odrick, as we examine life after sports, controlling your own story, and our profound misunderstanding of the modern athlete. 

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