Gridiron Gallery
Episode 98: An Interview With Cologne Centurions RB Madre London - The Humble ELF Star

Episode 98: An Interview With Cologne Centurions RB Madre London - The Humble ELF Star

July 30, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, Zach is joined by one of the stars and faces of the European League of Football as Cologne Centurions RB Madre London hops on for a chat. The two discuss his beginnings in football, Fan Controlled Football, his travels, and much more! A great listen for any fan of the ELF! 

Episode 95: We’re Done Talking - Featuring Conversations With TSN CFL Insider Dave Naylor and Stuttgart Surge QB Aaron Ellis

Episode 95: We’re Done Talking - Featuring Conversations With TSN CFL Insider Dave Naylor and Stuttgart Surge QB Aaron Ellis

July 9, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, the CFL and XFL decide to go their separate ways as the two sides did not reach an agreement on alignment. Zach sits down with TSN CFL Insider Dave Naylor to discuss the circumstances of this parting of ways for the two leagues, the 2021 CFL season kickoff, and more!

Zach also sits down with newly signed Stuttgart Surge starting QB and longtime friend of the show Aaron Ellis! The two talk about his whirlwind journey to the ELF, how he views the league now with time on the ground floor, and much more. A packed episode indeed that you don't want to miss!

Episode 94: An Interview with Lineman Quarterback Stan Bedwell - The Globetrotting Air Raid Prophet

Episode 94: An Interview with Lineman Quarterback Stan Bedwell - The Globetrotting Air Raid Prophet

June 25, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, we dive into the stories, anecdotes, and fascinating life of Stan Bedwell as he concludes his season with the Linemen in The Spring League. Stan talks his beginnings into the European professional scene, his thoughts on why he loves playing and coaching the Air Raid offense, reveals tidbits on Hal Mumme's strategy and winning formula with the Linemen, and so much more. For football fans far and wide, this is an episode that is a must listen!

Episode 93: An Interview with American Football International Founder and Editor John McKeon - Football’s Global Database

Episode 93: An Interview with American Football International Founder and Editor John McKeon - Football’s Global Database

June 18, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, Zach sits down with American Football International founder and editor John Mckeon. The two discuss the site's origins, its mission to spread the game globally, AFI.TV, and much more (including ELF conversation)! You don't want to miss this!

Episode 92: An Interview With Leipzig Kings Defensive Back Daniel Docal - A Perspective of the European League of Football From a Current Player

Episode 92: An Interview With Leipzig Kings Defensive Back Daniel Docal - A Perspective of the European League of Football From a Current Player

June 11, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, we look to talk about the highly anticipated European League of Football's current state leading to its inaugural season through the lens of a current player. Zach and Vince invite Leipzig Kings defensive back Daniel Docal to do just that as he discusses his football journey, the current state of his team, rosters in the ELF, and much more! You don't want to miss this!

Episode 86: An Interview with TSN’s CFL Insider Dave Naylor - Global Goals and Clarity at a Cost

Episode 86: An Interview with TSN’s CFL Insider Dave Naylor - Global Goals and Clarity at a Cost

April 30, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, the CFL has had a global initiative for three years, so how much does that affect their talks with the XFL?

 

Zach sat down with TSN's CFL insider Dave Naylor to ask just that. The two also discuss the delayed season start date of August 5th, the current status of the league's discussions with the XFL, and much more! This is an episode you don't want to miss!

Episode 85: From Then to Now - Stories of the CFL’s Past and Looking to the Future - Special Guest CFL Author and Historian Paul Woods

Episode 85: From Then to Now - Stories of the CFL’s Past and Looking to the Future - Special Guest CFL Author and Historian Paul Woods

April 23, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, we take a stroll down to decades gone by in the CFL and see how the league has gotten to its current state. CFL historian and author of the novel Bouncing Back joins Zach in discussing the league's path over the course of the last few decades, the CFL/XFL partnership, and much more. Paul also shares the story of the 1991 Toronto Argonauts who are the topic of his upcoming novel Year of the Rocket.  You don't want to miss this one!

Episode 82: An Interview With Editor, Author, and Insider Justin Dunk of 3DownNation - Understanding the Canadian Perspective of the CFL/XFL Partnership Talks

Episode 82: An Interview With Editor, Author, and Insider Justin Dunk of 3DownNation - Understanding the Canadian Perspective of the CFL/XFL Partnership Talks

April 2, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, Zach finally tackles the bombshell March 10th news of the XFL and CFL in talks of a potential partnership, and he needs a crash course on the CFL football landscape. Editor, author, and insider Justin Dunk of 3DownNation joined the show to go 1-on-1 with Zach on the ramifications of such a partnership, the media landscape of Canadian sports, fan interest of the league, and much more! For those that have ever had a curiosity about Canada's top football league, you will not want to miss this episode!

Episode 79: The Continental Collaboration - XFL and CFL Start Talking Alignment - Special Guests James Harden and Stephan Rachuk

Episode 79: The Continental Collaboration - XFL and CFL Start Talking Alignment - Special Guests James Harden and Stephan Rachuk

March 12, 2021

On this edition of the Gridiron Gallery, we have quite the packed show talking bombshell news involving the XFL and CFL starting preliminary talks about collaborating! Zach discusses 1-on-1 with XFL Newsroom insider and site owner Stephan Rachuk on the possibilities and implications of this potential collaboration. Zach also has an interview with James Harden of the Wild Aces in Fan Controlled Football to discuss his tremendous journey to the league and the player experience of the league in general. This is a jam-packed episode you don't want to miss! 

Episode 75: An Interview With Japan X League Guard Ian Park  - Journey to the Land of the Rising Sun

Episode 75: An Interview With Japan X League Guard Ian Park - Journey to the Land of the Rising Sun

February 12, 2021

On this edition of Gridiron Gallery, Zach looks to discover one of the oldest American Football leagues outside the United States: the X League in Japan! To help in this endeavor, current left guard for the Lixil Deers, Ian Park, joins the show to not only give listeners the details on Japan's premier football league but also his football journey from Northwestern University, to Slippery Rock University, to the Philadelphia Eagles, and everything in between (including his singing talents)! You don't want to miss this fun and informative episode!

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