The Sports Scouting Report With Lee Brecheen
Episode 38: Former LSU Fullback Craig Rathjen on Blocking For Dalton Hilliard/Garry James RB Duo & Newman High School Head Coach Nelson Stewart on Arch Manning

Episode 38: Former LSU Fullback Craig Rathjen on Blocking For Dalton Hilliard/Garry James RB Duo & Newman High School Head Coach Nelson Stewart on Arch Manning

July 10, 2020

For Friday’s episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen goes one on one with former LSU fullback Craig Rathjen. Lee discusses a lot of topics with Craig including the 1982 LSU Football team that went on to play in the Orange Bowl, blocking for LSU running back greats Dalton Hilliard (Patterson High School/New Orleans Saints) and Garry James (West Jefferson High School/Detroit Lions, being recruited by Jerry Stovall as well as the rest of the coaching staff, his wife's donations to the LSU Gymnastics program, the family's donations to Texas Children's Hospital, and plenty more. Finally, we conclude our second part of Lee's interview with Newman High School head coach Nelson Stewart as they continue to talk about the quarterback tradition at the school as well as the team's star quarterback with a famous family name in Arch Manning!

Episode 37: Tulane Head Football Coach Willie Fritz on 2020 Season & Isidore Newman High School Head Football Coach Nelson Stewart on Program’s QB Tradition

Episode 37: Tulane Head Football Coach Willie Fritz on 2020 Season & Isidore Newman High School Head Football Coach Nelson Stewart on Program’s QB Tradition

July 6, 2020

For Monday’s episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen interviews Tulane head football coach Willie Fritz about the upcoming 2020 season, new coaching changes, and how the program has adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Lee talks with Newman High School head football coach Nelson Stewart on the Newman football program, playing against the likes of Dunham High School and Catholic High School (New Iberia), and the quarterback tradition at Newman High School. Lee's interview with Coach Stewart will be part one of our part two interview installment. Part two of this interview will be posted on Friday.

Episode 36: Alexandria HS Highly Recruited TE Shield Taylor On Scholarship Offers & Lafayette HS Head Football Coach Cedric Figaro On College and NFL Career

Episode 36: Alexandria HS Highly Recruited TE Shield Taylor On Scholarship Offers & Lafayette HS Head Football Coach Cedric Figaro On College and NFL Career

July 3, 2020

For Friday’s episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen goes one on one with one of the best tight ends in the country for the 2021 recruiting class in Alexandria High School tight end Shield Taylor, who talks about the many offers that he has received including from schools like Stanford, Washington, ULL, Virginia, Georgia Tech, etc. as well as playing for Thomas Bachman, his teammates Jacobian Guillory, Bud Clark signing with DI teams, and much more! Also, Lee covers a lot of topics with new Lafayette High School head football coach Cedric Figaro, who talks about going back home to coach the team he played at in high school, playing at Notre Dame during their hay day with Lou Holtz as the head coach, playing in the NFL, being around Hall of Fame coaches Bill Belichick and Nick Saban when he was with the Cleveland Browns, his nephew Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr, winning a state championship as an assistant coach with his son Thaos Figaro, who is one of the top linebackers in the state at Acadiana High School, and so much more!

Episode 35: Recruit Interview With John Curtis High School DT Elinus Noel III & Red River High School Freshman Baseball Phenom Wins Home Run Derby Held At Arizona Diamondbacks Stadium

Episode 35: Recruit Interview With John Curtis High School DT Elinus Noel III & Red River High School Freshman Baseball Phenom Wins Home Run Derby Held At Arizona Diamondbacks Stadium

June 29, 2020

For Monday’s episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen interviews one of the best defensive tackles in the state in John Curtis High School DT Elinus Noel III, who talks about the LSU Tigers, his former teammate Tulane signee Angelo Anderson, and playing for legendary head coach J.T. Curtis. Also, Lee interviews Timmy Hughes, who is the father of freshman Red River High School baseball phenom Tyler Hughes. Tyler just hit 27 home runs at Arizona Diamondbacks Major League Baseball stadium including a 429 foot home run winning a Home Run Derby National Showcase, and his father talks about the experience as well as seeing his son do that as only an eighth grader.

Episode 34: UL Ragin’ Cajuns Signing Four Outstanding Wide Receivers From Louisiana, Recruit Interview With Talented Mandeville Kicker Caden Costa, John Tudor Interview Part 2, and College Notes

Episode 34: UL Ragin’ Cajuns Signing Four Outstanding Wide Receivers From Louisiana, Recruit Interview With Talented Mandeville Kicker Caden Costa, John Tudor Interview Part 2, and College Notes

June 26, 2020

For Friday's episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen gives his thoughts on the UL' Ragin' Cajuns possibly having the best in-state wide receiver class besides LSU by signing four of the top receivers in the state of Louisiana from the 2020 class. Lee then interviews one of the best kickers in the state in Mandeville High School's Caden Costa. Also, we release the second part of Lee's interview with former LSU Basketball player John Tudor as he talks about how he got to LSU as well as his thoughts on former Coach John Brady and current basketball coach Will Wade. Finally, Lee gives his reactions to Clarkston High School four star offensive lineman Garrett Dellinger committing to the LSU Tigers.

Episode 33: Former LSU Basketball Player John Tudor on Playing Against NBA Legends & Pope John Paul Assistant Coach Franklin Thomas on His Son and Professional Playing Career

Episode 33: Former LSU Basketball Player John Tudor on Playing Against NBA Legends & Pope John Paul Assistant Coach Franklin Thomas on His Son and Professional Playing Career

June 22, 2020

For Monday's episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen catches up with former LSU Basketball player John Tudor, who talks about playing against NBA legends Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, and Joe Dumars back in high school and college. Tudor also talks about playing on some of the best Tiger basketball teams under coach Dale Brown and gives a story about how his ancestor helped form Louisiana College in Pineville. There is so much to talk about with Tudor that there will actually be a part two published for Friday's show. Finally, Lee interviews longtime Pope John Paul II High School assistant coach Franklin Thomas, who has a son in Jalen Thomas that is one of the biggest sleepers in the St. Tammany-Tangipahoa area. Coach Thomas also talks about his playing career at Grambling under Hall of Fame coach Eddie Robinson along with his professional career in the NFL and the Arena Football League.

Episode 32: Strongest High School Players In Louisiana & Huntington High School Head Football Coach Steve Dennis

Episode 32: Strongest High School Players In Louisiana & Huntington High School Head Football Coach Steve Dennis

June 19, 2020

For Friday's episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen gives a quick preview on some of the strongest high school football players in the state when it comes to the weight room. The rest of the strongest high school players will be listed on our website later this fall. Also, Huntington High School head football coach Steve Dennis talks about the program, the talent in Shreveport, and also two of his players in offensive lineman/defensive lineman Erron Bean, who has committed to Louisiana Tech as well as cornerback De'Kelvion Beamon, who has committed to Oklahoma State, and much more!

Episode 31: Jennings High School/LSU Recruit Keenan Landry & Gibbs’ Family Relationship With NFL Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas and Frank Gifford

Episode 31: Jennings High School/LSU Recruit Keenan Landry & Gibbs’ Family Relationship With NFL Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas and Frank Gifford

June 15, 2020

For Monday’s edition of the Sports Scouting Report, Host Lee Brecheen catches up with Jennings High School defensive tackle Keenan Landry as the LSU recruit talks to Lee about his relationship with Ed Orgeron, playing with Clemson running back Travis Etienne's brother Trevor Etienne, getting back to the Super Dome, and more. Also, Dick Gibbs calls into the show to not only talk about his Nicholls State playing days, his son Dylan Gibbs, who is a senior linebacker for the Destrehan Wildcats, but also to tell the story of his grandfather Ronald Gibbs, who served as a referee in the NFL and was most famously known for officiating the greatest NFL game ever played in the 1958 NFL Championship featuring the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants. Gibbs also talks about how that game alone helped form relationships between his grandfather and NFL Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas and Frank Gifford.

Episode 30: St. Thomas More High School/Vanderbilt WR Commit Jack Bech & Northwestern State Pitcher Cameron Taylor

Episode 30: St. Thomas More High School/Vanderbilt WR Commit Jack Bech & Northwestern State Pitcher Cameron Taylor

June 12, 2020

For Friday's episode of the Sports Scouting Report Podcast, Lee Brecheen has two great interviews for you. First, Lee interviews one of the best wide receivers in Louisiana in St. Thomas More High School wide receiver and Vanderbilt commit Jack Bech, who talks about his abilities, committing to the Commodores, winning a state championship last season, his athletic family, and the major differences catching passes from Caleb Holstein and Walker Howard. Then, Lee interviews Northwestern State left handed pitcher Cameron Taylor as he talks about teammate Logan Hoffman, who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth round of the MLB Draft, the team's season being cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, next year's expectations for the Demons, and much more!

Episode 29: Louisville Wide Receivers Coach Gunter Brewer, Recruit Profile on Jesuit Safety Will Hawkins, and MLB Draft Predictions

Episode 29: Louisville Wide Receivers Coach Gunter Brewer, Recruit Profile on Jesuit Safety Will Hawkins, and MLB Draft Predictions

June 8, 2020

For Monday’s edition of the Sports Scouting Report, Host Lee Brecheen catches up with Louisville WR Coach Gunter Brewer, who talks about his father in former Southeastern Louisiana University head football coach Billy Brewer, the football talent in Louisiana, coaching in the NFL, the success that Louisville has had in recent years in sending players to the NFL, and more. Finally, Lee breaks down our recruit of the week, which is Jesuit safety Will Hawkins, and gives his MLB Draft predictions.