Episode 63 - Paul Chryst: Pitt Head Coach with Paul Zeise

The long promised interview is finally here! Rich and Max are joined by Paul Zeise, sports writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and father of Pitt wide receiver Elijah Zeise, to disect Paul Chryst's tenure at Pitt.  Paul explains the situation on the team when Chryst arrived in Pittsburgh, where he excelled, where he needs to improve in Madison, and what the coach was like during the recruitment of his son.  Paul brings a unqiue perspective to the new man in charge that is a must listen for any Badger fan.  

SHOW NOTES:

  • 3:15 Welcoming Paul Zeise
  • 4:15 Paul's background
  • 5:20 What did Chryst walk into at Pitt? (Spoiler... A disaster)
  • 16:15 The Rushel Shell saga
  • 19:30 How did Pitt's QB's develop under Chryst?
  • 27:00 How did the defense evolve under Chryst?
  • 32:30 Is Chryst plugged in networking wise?
  • 35:30 How much freedom will Arranda have?
  • 38:15 First hand experience regarding Chryst's recruiting
  • 44:40 What role will Joe Rudolph play?
  • 49:00 How did Chryst leave things at Pitt?