Lynn Groll sits down with another senior Yellow Jacket this week; Kage Hayes (Quarterback). Kage suffered an injury last season, so they discuss his rehab during the pandemic and how the team is looking this season. Being a local Ohio player, Kage also discusses why Defiance was the right place for him!
[0:00] Show Intro and Sponsors
[1:23] Kage Hayes and how he’s recovered from his broken collarbone
[2:37] The challenges of the pandemic and how Kage stayed in shape
[3:36] What makes Defiance College home for Kage
[4:09] Fall practice and how things have been going without a season until the spring
[5:46] Cold weather games and if Kage is ready for it
[6:39] What recruits should know about DC and the football program
[7:44] Kage’s thoughts on what the future holds for the Yellow Jackets
[8:49] The win over Bluffton and how it changed the attitude going into the offseason
[9:22] What needs to get better for the Yellow Jackets to have a good season this spring
[10:12] Show Outro
With summer quickly approaching, Coach Matsakis and Lynn Groll discuss off-season details regarding recruiting and summer expectations. On the cusp of the 2021-2022 season, Coach Matsakis talks about the personnel
The time has finally come! The spring 2021 season gets underway this Saturday with the Yellow Jackets traveling to Terre Haute, IN to take on the Fightin’ Engineers of Rose-Hulman.