KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Kayvon Thibodeaux and Mike Yam

KEZI 9 Sports Producer Ronald Clark talks with Kayvon Thibodeaux about his start in playing football, while KEZI 9 Sports Director Andrew Haubner talks with Mike Yam ahead of the 2019 Pac-12 football season.

Posted: Sep 19, 2019 2:02 PM

Eugene, Ore. -- In this edition of the KEZI Sports Extra Podcast, KEZI 9 Sports Producer Ronald Clark sat down with Oregon freshman defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux for a wide ranging interview on a variety of topics, including...

1:22 - On his 'Chosen One' tattoo and his goal to change his family dynamic. 

2:50 - On the influence of his mother. 

3:30 - How media attention helped keep him out of trouble. 

4:12 - Moving from Dorsey high school to Oaks Christian high school.

5:03 - On the demographic change going from south central Los Angeles to Westlake. 

5:50 - The difference between playing for Dorsey and playing for Oaks Christian. 

6:50 - The expectations of being a number one recruit. 

7:36 - On paying attention to outside noise. 

8:09 - Where he's progressed most in and where he still needs to improve at Oregon. 

9:47 - On telling his truth about his upbringing and his future. 

Then, KEZI 9 Sports Director Andrew Haubner caught up with Pac-12 Networks anchor Mike Yam at Pac-12 Media Days to break down the season ahead. Some topics include...

12:41 - On the teams that could flip the perception of the Pac-12 conference. 

14:19 - Whether or not Mario Cristobal and his staff feel the pressure of their opener against Auburn. 

15:51 - How one game is the nationwide litmus test for the Pac-12. 

18:38 - On the thinning margin of error for Pac-12 teams in the playoff conversation. 

19:39 - The depth of the Pac-12 North in 2019. 

20:39 - How to judge Oregon Sate's rebuild in a deep Pac-12 North. 

22:55 - What kind of quarterback Washington's Jacob Eason is. 

25:45 - Mike's favorite personality at Pac-12 Media Days. 

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