WATCH: The offensive line mentality with former Sooner J.R. Conrad

WATCH: The offensive line mentality with former Sooner J.R. Conrad

In the Trenches with Sam Mayes: Offensive lineman learn early that nothing is given and everything is earned. J.R. Conrad is bringing that old-school mindset back to teach the next generation of offensive linemen.

Sam Mayes

By Sam Mayes

| Oct 26, 2023, 12:29pm CDT

Sam Mayes

By Sam Mayes

Oct 26, 2023, 12:29pm CDT

“It’s hard to get in and even harder to stay in,” said J.R. Conrad, a former Oklahoma lineman and the founder of Trench Mafia, an invitation-only football academy that  has produced over 40 collegiat players including Kansas City Chiefs center Creed Humphrey. Conrad joins me to  discuss his program’s impact on the big guys upfront.

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove 

Creative Director: Michael Lane 

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Sam Mayes grew up in Ohio, was an All-American lineman at Oklahoma State and has lived in Oklahoma for 20 years. With insights from his playing days, Sam started his broadcasting journey at Triple Play Sports Radio in 2007. He later joined the Sports Animal, and then 107.7 The Franchise. While passionate about football, Sam's involvement with Fields & Futures since 2015 showcases his dedication to using sports for community building in Oklahoma. Off-air, Sam cherishes time with his fiancée, their five kids, and his schnauzer, Scout.

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