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Oct 28, 2017

Special Guest: Rickie Spears discusses the Heisman Trophy process which includes, but not limited to, how candidates are evaluated; what voters consider; and how athletes increase their chances on winning. He gives dates on when the candidates are officially identified and when the winner is selected. Rickie also shares his thoughts on teams and players to watch this season.

Rickie Spears

Heisman Trophy finalists announced: Monday, December 4, 2017

The 2017 Heisman Announcement

Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 8 p.m. (ESPN)

PlayStation Theater, New York, New York

Rickie Spears’s Biography

Rickie Spears has career experience in sales and marketing, community development, college admissions, and athletics. He has a Bachelors in Business Administration and Leadership, and a MBA in Sports Management from Tiffin University. He has held various leadership positions in the world of academics and athletics including Director of Admissions and Manager of Operations. He is currently an Athletic Advisor Graduate Assistant at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, a Division 1 school, where he supports the success of athletic programs and services, advises and develops academic plans for student athletes, and develops relationships to support student success. He’s also Angela’s husband.

Podcast sponsor: Cuisine Noir Magazine

Podcast hosts: Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears