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Stingers Up - The Sacramento State Football Podcast with Jason Ross

Join Jason Ross of Sactown Sports as he covers the football season for the Sacramento State Hornets!
December 8, 2023

2023 Episode 16-Stingers Up (Season Finale + Interview with Andy Thompson)

The final episode of the 2023 football season.  We look back at the playoff loss to South Dakota and wrap up the year with a final chat with Head Coach Andy Thompson.   (24:38)
November 30, 2023

2023 Episode 15-Stingers Up Playoff Preview of South Dakota and Recap of Win over North Dakota

We look back at the first ever road FCS playoff win for Sacramento State and a look ahead to the matchup this weekend vs. #3 South Dakota with their play by play voice, John Thayer. Stingers UP   (31:10)
November 21, 2023

2023 Episode 14-Stingers Up (Playoff Preview of North Dakota matchup, Causeway Recap, and Hornets That Earned All Big Sky Honors

This week we look back and the agony of losing the 69th Causeway Classic but the thrill of getting into the postseason for a 4th consecutive season.  We preview the playoff m...   (32:27)
November 15, 2023

2023 Episode 13 Stingers Up-Causeway Edition, Plus an Interview with FCS Insider Sam Herder

All that needs to be said is, IT's CAUSEWAY WEEK.  We have a Hornet and Aggie preview.  We look back at the home regular season finale win over Cal Poly.  We also h...   (39:35)
November 9, 2023

2023 Episode 12 Stingers Up-Recap the Montana Loss, Look Ahead to Hornets Playoff Outlook and Conversation With Senior Linebacker Brock Mather

It was a tough night for the Hornets in Missoula agains the highly ranked Grizzlies.  We recap that loss which broke Sac State's three game winning streak over the Grizz.&nbs...   (25:49)
November 2, 2023

2023 Episode 11 Stingers Up-Recap Idaho State Win, Chat with Carlos Hill, Preview Montana

On this week's episode we look back at the big 2nd half performance and win against Idaho State.  I also had a chance to talk with the new President of Sacramento State, Dr. ...   (30:27)
October 25, 2023

2023 Stingers Up Episode 10--Recap of Montana State Game and Conversation with Sr. DL Tyler Hardeman

This week we look back at the Nationally Televised match up with #2 Montana State and #3 Sacramento State.  We also take a look ahead at the Homecoming game this Saturday aga...   (32:34)
October 18, 2023

2023 Episode 9 Stingers Up #2 Montana State at #3 Sac State Plus Interview with Marshel Martin

What a match up!  The #2 ranked Bobcats of Montana State visit #3 Sacramento State in front of a nationally televised audience.  Are the Hornets ready to compete with th...   (25:13)
October 11, 2023

2023 Stinger UP Episode 8- with Senior linebacker Armon Bailey and Director of Recruiting Chris Parry

On this episode we take a look at the big picture of the Big Sky standings.  A conversation with senior linebacker Armon Bailey and we get the latest on recruiting with the Director of Recruiting and Player Personnel Chris Parry   (33:34)
October 6, 2023

2023 Episode 7 Stingers Up-Northern Arizona Recap, Interviews with Troy Steifel and Jack Freeman

We look back at the narrow win over Northern Arizona and check in with the longest tenured Sacramento State Hornet player Troy Steifel.  Also we get a chance to check in with the State Hornets Jack Freeman on the Hornets.    (31:29)
September 29, 2023

Stingers UP 2023 Episode 6 (Idaho recap, NAU preview, chat with Caleb Nelson)

For the 1st time in a long time we have to talk about a Sacramento State loss.  We recap the Big Sky opening loss to Idaho.  We catch up with Senior DB Caleb Nelson and look ahead to Saturday's home game with Northern Arizona.    (33:47)
September 21, 2023

Stingers Up-Episode 5 (The Stanford Win + Marcus Fulcher Conversation)

This week we look ahead to the Big Sky opener vs. Idaho.  We also take a look back at the thrilling victory over Stanford and a conversation with Senior Running Back Marcus Fulcher.  Enjoy and Stingers Up.    (29:43)
September 14, 2023

2023 Episode 4-Recap Commerce Win, Jett Stanley Inteview, Preview Stanford

This week we look back at the 21st consecutive regular season win as the Hornets took care of Texas A7M Commerce in the home opener.  We talk with Senior Defensive Lineman Je...   (29:58)
September 7, 2023

Stingers Up-Episode 3 (Interview With Mark Orr)

This week we look back at the season opening win over Nicholls State and also preview the home opener against Texas A&M Commerce.  We also sit down with Athletic Director...   (35:27)
August 28, 2023

2023 Episode 2 Stingers Up- Defensive Preview

On episode 2 we get a detailed preview of the Sacramento State defense for the upcoming 2023 season plus a look at game 1 opponent Nicholls State.  Guests on this show includ...   (39:46)
August 22, 2023

2023 Episode 1 Stingers Up

A preview of the Sacramento State football offense and special teams with coaches: Kris Richardson, Assoc. Head Coach/Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line Tyson Prince, Wide Recei...   (48:15)
December 8, 2022

2022 Episode 16 Stingers Up

This week we look back at the first ever FCS playoff win for the Sacramento State Hornets.  The Hornets moved on to the quarterfinals after the victory over Richmond.  The Sacra...   (44:08)
November 30, 2022

2022 Episode 15 Stingers Up

This week on the Stingers Up podcast we preview this weekend's FCS playoff game against the Richmond Spiders.  FCS expert Sam Herder joins the show and the voice of the Richmond ...   (41:25)
November 23, 2022

2022 Episode 14 Stingers Up

The 2022 Sacramento State Hornets achieved history as they completed a perfect season with a win over their rivals UC Davis in the 68th Causeway Classic.  On this episode we reca...   (37:22)
November 16, 2022

2022 Episode 13 Stingers Up

It's the Causeway Classic edition of the Stingers Up podcast.  Join us for a recap of the win over Portland State.  Our radio sideline reporter Danny Sullivan joins us.  We cat...   (01:03:26)
November 9, 2022

2022 Episode 12 Stingers Up

The #2 ranked Sacramento State Hornets are now (9-0) and look to keep it going Friday night in Portland.  On this week's episode of Stingers Up we look back at the Weber win and ...   (49:41)
November 2, 2022

2022 Episode 11 Stingers Up

The Hornets improve to a school record 8-0 with a late touchdown to beat Idaho. We have the recap for you.  Radio analyst Steve McElroy shares his thoughts on this year's team an...   (51:48)
October 26, 2022

2022 Episode 10 Stingers Up

The Sacramento State Hornets made history on Saturday night with a win over Montana in OT to start (7-0) for the first time in school history.  The game was on national tv for th...   (47:27)
October 18, 2022

2022 Episode 9 Stingers Up

Episode 9 is jam packed with great Sacramento State Football coverage.  We recap the convincing win at Eastern Washington last weekend.  We look ahead to the showdown Saturday n...   (45:26)
October 12, 2022

2022 Episode 8 Stingers Up

The Hornets improved to 5-0 and we recap the 55-7 home win over Northern Colorado.  How good is this team?  We ask that and much more to our guest Cameron Salerno.  Cameron has...   (35:56)
October 6, 2022

2022 Episode 7 Stingers Up

This week we break down the win by the now 4th ranked Sacramento State Hornets over Cal Poly.  Joining us on the show we talk with Senior wide receiver Pierre Williams.  We refl...   (35:48)
September 29, 2022

2022 Episode 6 Stingers Up

We look back at the Hornets great weekend in Fort Collins when Sacramento State defeated the Rams of Colorado State 41-10.  Big Sky play begins this week for Sacramento State as ...   (36:52)
September 22, 2022

2022 Episode 5 Stingers Up

This week we take a look back at the Hornets road win at Northern Iowa.  Big Sky Commissioner Tom Wistrcill was in attendance at the game and we caught up with him.  We preview ...   (44:20)
September 15, 2022

2022 Episode 4 Stingers Up

Fresh off the bye week, we catch up with senior offensive lineman Brandon Weldon.  Brandon shares his story on how he got to Sacramento State and everything he has been through o...   (25:08)
September 9, 2022

2022 Episode 3 Stingers Up

Episode 3 of the Stingers Up Podcast is a recap of the season opening win over Utah Tech.  We look back at the game and analyze the first performance of the season with game high...   (30:19)
September 2, 2022

2022 Episode 2 Stingers Up-Defense and Special Teams Preview And It's Game Week

This episode takes a look at the 2022 Sacramento State defense and special teams.  We visit with Coach Thompson, Paulson, Valeria, Whitfield and LaPan.  It is also game week as ...   (47:07)
August 25, 2022

2022 Episode 1-Preview With The Offensive Coaches

Season 2, Episode 1 of the Stingers Up Sacramento State Football Podcast.  On the 2022 season debut episode we visit with all the offensive coaches.  You will hear from Coach Ta...   (52:29)
December 10, 2021

Episode 12-Stingers Up Podcast

A look back at the playoff loss to the South Dakota Jackrabbits and a reflection on an incredible season for the Sacramento State Football team.  Plus, we talk about our next...   (23:04)
December 2, 2021

Episode 11-Stingers Up Podcast

On the playoff edition of the Stingers Up podcast, Jason takes a closer look at this week's Sweet 16 matchup with South Dakota State.  The play-by-play voice of the Jackrabbi...   (26:26)
November 24, 2021

Episode 10-Stingers Up Podcast

On this week's episode we look back at the win over rival UC Davis in the Causeway Classic.  We also highlight all the Big Sky honors achieved by the 2021 Hornets.  We p...   (40:33)
November 18, 2021

Episode 9-Stingers Up Podcast

It's Causeway Classic week.  #11 Sacramento State heads across the Causeway to face rival and 10th ranked UC Davis.  The Hornets are playing for a chance to win the Big ...   (37:47)
November 11, 2021

Episode 8-Stingers Up Podcast

This week Jason looks back at the win over Cal Poly and previews this weekend's game against Portland State.  He also catches up with long snapper Dustin Cognetti, holder Sam...   (29:42)
November 4, 2021

Episode 7-Stingers Up Podcast

This week Jason looks back at the win over Northern Colorado as the Hornets moved into a tie for first place in the Big Sky conference.  Cameron Salerno of the Sacramento Bee...   (30:42)
October 28, 2021

Episode 6-Stingers Up Podcast

On this episode we recap the thrilling homecoming shutout of Northern Arizona.  Defensive coordinator Andy Thompson joins the podcast to talk about the stellar play of the Ho...   (34:31)
October 21, 2021

Episode 5-Stingers Up Podcast

A look back at the first ever win over Montana in Missoula for the Sacramento State football program.  Jason reflects on the win with analyst Steve McElroy and sideline repor...   (38:08)
October 15, 2021

Episode 4-Stingers Up Podcast

On episode 4 of the Stingers Up podcast, Jason takes a look back at the win over Southern Utah.  Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee stops by to talk about the program and we ...   (32:03)
October 6, 2021

Episode 3-Stingers Up Podcast

After a bye week the Hornets get back to action against Southern Utah.  This week we catch up with senior middle linebacker Marcus Hawkins and discuss his time at Sacramento ...   (24:51)
September 30, 2021

Episode 2-Stingers UP Podcast

This week Jason takes a look back at the Hornets opening game of the Big Sky at Idaho State.  The Hornets went to Pocatello and won behind a second half shutout by the defens...   (25:55)
September 23, 2021

Episode 1-Stingers Up Football Podcast

In the first episode of the Stingers Up Football Podcast, Jason Ross takes a look at the first three games of the 2021 season for Sacramento State.  He recaps the opener vs. ...   (24:10)