PodUp with Matthews in the Morning
PodUp with Shane Matthews is a 55-minute Monday through Friday podcast where no sports topic is off-limits. Gator sports, College Sports, Pro Sports, and even local high school sports will all be on the field of discussion. You can listen, watch, and call into the show on Youtube and Facebook Live at 8 am Monday through Friday. The show can also be streamed 24/7 on iTunes and Spotify and wherever podcasts are available.
6/11/21 Jake Hitt Guest Hosts JC & Brian Fox Jr.
Jake Hitt, who covered sports for ESPN Gainesville WRUF & now for Highlands News-Sun and Florida Gators on Inside the Gators, was our guest host for today's show. He chats with JC & then brings on Brian Fox Jr. of ChompTalk.com
6/10/21 Mike Bianchi & Brent Beaird
Today, Shane is joined by Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel sports columnist, and by #CollegeFootball analyst Brent Beaird!
6/9/21 Blake Alderman
Shane is joined by Blake Alderman, Florida Gators recruiting analyst for Florida Gators on 247Sports.
6/8/21 Buddy Martin & Terry Norvelle
Shane is joined by Gator Bait Magazine / The Buddy Martin Show's Buddy Martin and by College Sports Today's Terry Norvelle.
6/7/21 Scott Carter
Today, Shane is joined by Scott Carter - FloridaGators.com to recap the Florida Gators Baseball loss and touch on some other Florida Gators news & notes.
6/4/21 Jeff Cardozo
Today, Shane was joined by former Florida Gators pitcher and voice of the Florida Gators Baseball, Jeff Cardozo!
6/3/21 Brent Beaird & Ben Troupe
Today, Shane is joined by #CollegeFootball analyst, Brent Beaird, and by former Florida Gators Football tight end, Ben Troupe!
6/2/21 Zach Abolverdi
Today, Shane was joined by Zach Abolverdi, #GatorSports beat writer for The Gainesville Sun
6/1/21 Buddy Martin & Nick de la Torre & QC Kinetix
Today, birthday boy Shane is joined by Gator Bait Magazine / The Buddy Martin Show's Buddy Martin and by Rival Gators Territory beat writer and Stadium and Gale co-host, Nick de la Torre. We're also visited by Dr. Pete Acs of QC Kinetix North Central Florida, who gives Shane an introduction to the regenerative stem cell therapy they specialize in!
5/28/21 Francesca Enea
Today, Shane is joined by former Florida Gators Softball and professional #softball player, Francesca Enea.
Brent Beaird & Mike Ridaught
It's a #ThursdayRoundUp as Shane was joined today by our #CollegeFootball analyst, Brent Beaird, and then by Mike Ridaught of The Prep Zone to recap high school sports playoffs around the state of Florida. on the Baker's Sporting Goods High School Roundup!
5/26/21 Steve Russell & Buddy Martin
Today, we're joined by the two titans of Florida Gators sports talk in Steve Russell of ESPN Gainesville WRUF and a Wednesday edition of our #TuesdayWithBuddy as Buddy Martin joins us to go over Southeastern Conference baseball, softball, and of course the incredible run by Florida Gators Tennis.
5/24/21 Chris Harry
Today, Shane is joined by Chris Harry, senior writer for the Florida Gators.
5/21/21 Gray Robertson
Today, we were joined by Gray Robertson, Alabama Softball analyst and the voice of the Florida Gulf Coast League softball.
5/20/21 Brent Beaird & Marty Pallman
Today, we are joined first by College Football analyst Brent Beaird. Then, we had Marty Pallman of The Prep Zone on to give us all the news and notes on high school playoffs around the state of Florida.
5/19/21 Eric Castaldo
Today, we are joined by Florida Gators Baseball analyst and surgeon, Eric Castaldo!
5/18/21 Frank Stankunas & Buddy Martin
Today, we're joined by former Auburn Football player, Frank Stankunas. #TuesdayWithBuddy means Buddy Martin of The Buddy Martin Show & Gator Bait Magazine joins us in the first half of the show.
5/17/21 Scott Carter
Today, Scott Carter - FloridaGators.com joins the program to give us all the news and notes Florida Gators Baseball and Florida Gators Football.
Today, we're joined by Florida Gators beat writer for the Orlando Sentinel, Edgar Thompson!
5/13/21 Nick de la Torre & Brent Beaird
Today, we were joined by Florida Gators beat writer for Rivals Gators Territory, Nick de la Torre. We'll also have #CollegeFootball analyst Brent Beaird's #ThursdayRoundup in the first half of the program!
Today, we're joined by the current head coach for the Florida Gators Softball team, Tim Walton!
J.P. Shadrick & Buddy Martin
Today, we were joined by J.P. Shadrick, Senior Reporter for the Jacksonville Jaguars. #TuesdayWithBuddy means Buddy Martin (Gator Bait Magazine / The Buddy Martin Show) joins us in the first half of the show.
5/10/21 Pat Dooley
Today, we're bringing on Pat Dooley, a former sportswriter for The Gainesville Sun and host of Another Dooley Noted Podcast, to talk a little #CollegeFootball and get all the news and notes about the Florida Gators from the weekend.
5/7/21 Kerwin Bell
Today, we welcomed Kerwin Bell, who is now the head coach of the Western Carolina Catamounts Football team. Glad to get the Head Coach on to talk about what led him to Western Carolina and what we'll see out of his Cats this fall!
5/6/21 Brent Beaird & Mike Ridaught
It's time for our #ThursdayRoundup🤠!
We have our #CollegeFootball analyst, Brent Beaird, and take a trip around Florida High School sports with Mike Ridaught of The Prep Zone on the Baker's Sporting Goods High School Roundup.
5/5/21 Frank Frangie
Today, we're joined by Frank Frangie, the voice of the Jacksonville Jaguars, to get his thoughts on this year's #NFLDraft.
Steve Palazzolo & Buddy Martin
Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus joins the program. Also, #TuesdayWithBuddy means Gator Bait Magazine / The Buddy Martin Show's Buddy Martin joins us in the first half.
5/3/21 JC & the QB
JC & the QB recap the NFL Draft!
4/30/21 Canyon Barry
Today we welcome Canyon Barry, former Florida Gators Men's Basketball player who currently plays for the Iowa Wolves. He is most notable for his underhand free throw style & set a record at the University of Florida for consecutive free throws.
4/29/21 Bob Hewko & Brent Beaird
Today, we welcome Bob Hewko, starting QB for the Florida Gators Football team in the '80s who also played in the NFL for teams such as the Dallas Cowboys ✭ and Tampa Bay Buccaneers .
Our #CollegeFootball analyst, Brent Beaird, also joins us in the first half of the program
4/28/21 Johnny Damon
Two Johnnies on the show today!
We're joined by Johnny Damon, former MLB ⚾ outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Tampa Bay Rays.
Johnny Cornell (JC) also joins us in the first half of the program to talk about some #CollegeFootball 🏈 and give his Peachland Dental Picks ⛳🏌️♂️ this Wednesday.
4/27/21 Reggie McGrew & Buddy Martin
#TuesdayWithBuddy means Gator Bait Magazine / The Buddy Martin Show's Buddy Martin joins us in the first half of the program. Then we'll be joined by former Florida Gators Football defensive tackle, Reggie McGrew!
4/26/21 Larry Fedora
Today, Shane was joined by Larry Fedora, former offensive coordinator and QB coach for the Baylor Football team and head coach of the UNC TarHeels football team.
4/23/21 Terry Norvelle Guest Hosts with Trent Intorcia & Chris Doering
Today, we have guest host Terry Norvelle of College Sports Today joining the program while Shane is traveling. Terry will be joined by Trent Intorcia, former Miami Marlins pitcher, to talk a little Southeastern Conference Baseball. Then, we'll run a special interview with Chris Doering, #CollegeFootball Analyst on the SEC Network. Shane and JC will be back LIVE on Monday, April 26, at 8:00 AM ET!
Johnny & Tommy Townsend and Brent Beaird
Today we had the Townsend Boys, both Baltimore Ravens punter Johnny Townsend and The Kansas City Chiefs punter Tommy Townsend.
Our #CollegeFootball analyst, Brent Beaird, will be on in the first half of the program to give us the news and notes on everything going on in College Football and College Sports as well in his weekly #ThursdayRoundup🤠
4/21/21 Phil Pharr
Today, we’re going to be joined by Phil Pharr, Executive Director of the Gator Boosters, Inc. Pharr has been an employee of Gator Boosters since graduating from UF in 1981, manages the overall components of the organization, has oversight of its operation, and coordinates the major gifts program. We'll also have JC on to talk some #CollegeFootball and pick some golfers for this week's Peachland Dental Picks.
4/20/21 Wes Chandler & Buddy Martin
Today we're excited to welcome #GatorGreat Wes Chandler to the show. After a stellar career with the Florida Gators Football team, Chandler was a wide receiver for eleven seasons in the NFL. He was selected to the Pro Bowl four times, and is a member of the Los Angeles Chargers Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2015. #TuesdayWithBuddy means Buddy Martin of The Buddy Martin Show / Gator Bait Magazine joined the program in the first half.
4/19/21 Scott Carter
Today, Shane is joined by Scott Carter - FloridaGators.com to catch up on the Florida Gators Baseball team and get all the news and notes on Spring Training with Florida Gators Football.
Then, JC joins the program to talk a little #golf and a few other things.
4/16/21 Chris Harry
Today, Shane was joined by Chris Harry, the senior basketball writer for FloridaGators.com.
4/15/21 Alex Marvez & Brent Beaird
Today on PodUp with Matthews in the Morning, Alex Marvez joined us on the Titan MRI Hotline.
Then, we’ve got Brent Beaird coming on to talk a little #CollegeFootball on his usual #ThursdayRoundUp🤠