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Chris Spielman

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Chris Spielman played linebacker at The Ohio State University from 1984-1987 where he was a two-time All-American and awarded the Lombardi Trophy. He played for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns from 1988-1999 and was a four-time Pro Bowler. Chris currently broadcasts college football games for ESPN and makes regular radio appearances on Ohio State’s flagship home in Columbus, 97.1 The Fan.

Edward Mauler

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Edward Mauler graduated from The Ohio State University with bachelor’s degrees in History (2002) and Public Affairs Journalism (2004), and has been the Editor-In-Chief of Chris Spielman’s The Week In Football since 2005.

 

 

 

Jessica Gourley

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Jessica Gourley is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Strategic Communication. Jessica is an Ohio Valley native from the small town of Bridgeport, Ohio. She is an avid Buckeyes fan, but enjoys watching a variety of sports teams. Jessica has her own, unique perspective on the issues and controversies in the world of football, and is eager to bring a woman’s insight to Chris Spielman’s The Week In Football with her “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” column.  Contact Jessica here!

READ JESSICA’S ARTICLES FOR CHRIS SPIELMAN’S THE WEEK IN FOOTBALL HERE:

Friday July 29, 2011: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game”: Was Jim Tressel Good for The Ohio State University?

Tuesday May 3, 2011:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” with Jessica Piazza: The Valuable Lessons For All From the Sparkle Effect

Monday March 21, 2011: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Newly Unretired NFL Star RB Tiki Barber Has Experienced His Share of Karma

Saturday February 5, 2011:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Super Bowl Appearance Can’t Wipe Away Ben Roethlisberger’s Rap Sheet

Monday January 10, 2011: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Bowl Season”: Cam Newton is Innocent Until Proven Otherwise

Monday November 29, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Hillis’ Delayed Breakout Has Nothing to Do With Race

Wednesday November 17, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Splattering an Opponent with Spit is Definitely Crossing the Line

Thursday November 11, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Former NFL Star Kurt Warner Cutting A Rug

October 28. 2010: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Eat Your Heart Out Miss Sainz

October 20, 2010: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Brett Favre Knows All Too Well Privacy is of the Past

October 14, 2010: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Save the Theatrics for Broadway!

October 7, 2010: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: The NFL’s Kim Kardashian Effect

October 1, 2010: Jessica Piazza’s “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: T.O. and Ocho: Cincinnati’s Dynamic Duo

September 22, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL”: Beautiful Sports Reporter Ines Sainz Creates an Ugly Situation

November 18, 2008:  “National City Crossfire” by Jessica Piazza and Ken Halloy – Does Michigan Have Any Chance at Beating Ohio State?

September 3, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – To Cheer Or Not To Cheer?

September 8, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – The Erin Andrews “Peeping Tom” Scandal – A Longer Look at all the Facts

September 17, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Though Ohio State Lost to Southern Cal, We All Should Be Proud of our Buckeyes, And Look Forward to Toledo

September 23, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – He’s Back: Whether He Should, OR NOT, Michael Vick Will Make His Regular Season Return to the NFL Sunday

October 1, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Monday Night Drama: The Legendary Tale of the Young at Heart Yet Old in Age Brett Favre Continues On

October 9, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Can the Modern Phenomenon of Social Networking Coexist with Your Favorite Football Players?

October 16, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Should College Football Consider Implementing Instant Replay Monitors in the Coach’s Booth?

October 27, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Fantasy Football Has Taken On a Whole New Meaning With the Lingerie Football League

November 5, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Buckeye Grove Has Lost Its Groove

November 16, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Plenty of Opportunities to “JUMP” into Michigan Week

November 25, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Thanksgiving’s Main Course? Well That’s Football…Of Course!

December 14, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Leave The Legends Be

December 31, 2009: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Sarah Tall Yet Not So Plain: The Story of College Football’s First Female Official

January 18, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Will He or Won’t He? Kurt Warner Has Eight Reason Why He Just Might Retire

February 5, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Super Bowl Doesn’t Need Tim Tebow’s Commercial

March 17, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco to Swap Football Cleats for Dancing Shoes on “ABC’s Dancing With The Stars”

April 22, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – If the Pittsburgh Steelers Can Trade Santonio Holmes, Then Ben Roethlisberger Should Be Next

May 20, 2010: “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Is It Really in Lawrence Taylor to Have Done What He’s Accused of Doing?

June 21, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Jim Brown’s Opinions Finally Caught Up with His Legacy

July 25, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the Game” – Could LeBron James Also Star on the Gridiron?

September 3, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL” – Long, Bumpy Road Ahead for Maurice Clarett’s Pro Football Comeback

September 10, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL” – Now Starring: Troy Polamalu’s Hair

September 17, 2010:  “A Girl’s Glimpse of the NFL” – The Unlucky Troy Smith Strikes Gold(en) Opportunity in San Francisco

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September 22, 2009: “Buckeye Breakdown with Jessica Piazza” – Safety Kurt Coleman

September 29, 2009: “Buckeye Breakdown with Jessica Piazza” – Running Back Daniel “Boom” Herron

October 8, 2009: “Buckeye Breakdown with Jessica Piazza” – Defensive End Cameron Heyward

November 5, 2009: “Buckeye Breakdown with Jessica Piazza” – Offensive Tackle Mike Adams

November 12, 2009: “Buckeye Breakdown with Jessica Piazza” – Wide Receiver Taurian Washington

 

A.J. Hawk

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A.J. Hawk plays linebacker for the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. He was an All-American, three-year starter and three-time First Team All-Big Ten player for the Ohio State Buckeyes. He is co-owner of the D1 Sports Training facility at 8080 North High Street in Columbus, Ohio.