Jerome McIntosh: From Military Kid to Football Legend

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Join us on this episode of TTalk as we sit down with Jerome McIntosh, a dynamic athlete who shares his incredible story from growing up on military bases to making waves on the football field. Jerome’s unique upbringing across Idaho, Germany, California, and Florida instilled in him the resilience and adaptability that became the cornerstones of his athletic career. From family traditions on military bases to the challenges of constantly adapting to new environments, Jerome’s early years are a fascinating blend of discipline and determination. His transition from junior high sports to high school stardom as a two-time 4A state quarterback Player of the Year is a tale of overcoming setbacks and finding a true calling on the football field.

What happens when a top-notch quarterback pivots to wide receiver and makes history? McIntosh recounts how a fateful recruiting pitch led him to Tulane, his competitive relationship with teammate Terrence Jones, and the unforgettable moments on the field, including a memorable performance against Florida State. Now an assistant wide receiver coach, Jerome discusses the evolving landscape of college sports with NIL deals and the transfer portal, sharing his insights on the challenges and opportunities they present.

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