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.
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Kayvon Thibodeaux and Mike Yam
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon Volleyball Coach Matt Ulmer
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon baseball coach Mark Wasikowski
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon Head Football Coach Mario Cristobal
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon women's basketball coach Kelly Graves
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon women's soccer coach Graeme Abel
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon State women's basketball coach Scott Rueck
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon State men's soccer coach Terry Boss
- KEZI Sports Extra Podcast: Oregon State women's soccer coach Matt Kagan
- Thibodeaux on mission to uplift family, change dynamic