The Official Jets Podcast

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A Conversation with Jets TE Coach Ron Middleton (8/14)

Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets TE Coach Ron Middleton. They talk about his 2-0 record as a head coach after leading the Jets to a win over the Jaguars and guiding the National team to victory at the Senior Bowl (1:30). They dive into the motivation behind his viral pregame speeches (2:00), and how he got into coaching after his NFL playing career (4:15). Coach Middleton reflects on former David Cutcliffe's influence on his coaching career (6:40), his experience coaching with with Nick Saban at Alabama in 2007 (9:15), and what was his first impressions of Robert Saleh as an assistant coach when they coached together in Jacksonville (14:00). Lastly, they break down the tight ends room, starting with veterans CJ Uzomah and Tyler Conklin (19:05), rookie Jeremy Ruckert (20:58), and Kenny Yeboah/Lawrence Cager/Trevon Wesco (22:20).