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Special Episode: Super Saturday IX

In this special episode, Bryce chats with former NFL linebacker Micheal Barrow, former NFL fullback Justin Griffith, and current Carolina Panthers punter Johnny Hekker to discuss football and faith.


This edited audio was taken from "Super Saturday IX", a special event put on by Unpackin' It the day before the Super Bowl.


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