JMart and Ramon

104.5 The Zone

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Jason Martin and VFL Ramon Foster chat Titans, Vols football and so much more every morning with you from 6am - 10 am on 104-5 The Zone. Catch all four hours of every show right here on the Zone Podcast Network, available wherever you get your podcasts.

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JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Mickie James of IMPACT Wrestling

Legendary professional wrestler Mickie James talks about her early career and the perseverance it took to be hired by the WWE. She also shares how and why she decided to become a professional singer, as well.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Jun 10
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: John Wilkerson + Jim Wyatt

“The Voice of Tennessee Baseball” John Wilkerson previews the BaseVols Super Regional against Notre Dame and how he expects Tennessee’ starting pitching to fare better than it did last weekend. Jim Wyatt of Titans Online says Austin Hooper has looked good in OTAs and how Eddie George was impressed by Hassan Haskins.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42m
Jun 10
JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports

Michael dives into the drama between the LIV Tour and the PGA Tour, Phil Mickelson’s role in the drama, and how the PGA financially “can’t compete” with LIV. The guys discuss the Broncos pending sale and CJ McCollum and Patrick Beverly’s on-air tryouts with ESPN.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 10
JMart & Ramon Hour 1: NBA Finals + SZN of Lists

Jason and Ramon explain why Game 4 of the NBA Finals is a must win for the Golden State Warriors. They recap an ESPN list that speculates on which NFL teams could be picking early in the 2023 draft and how Tom Brady never denied that he had conversations with the Miami Dolphins.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Jun 10
JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Dave McGinnis + More “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!”

“Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers” spills into a second hour. Shaffer shakes his head at Phil Mickelson and urges CMA Fest visitors to “keep Nashville beautiful”. Dave McGinnis of Titans Radio discusses Aaron Donald’s new contract and explains that Kevin Stefanski knew the type of organization he was joining when he became the Browns head coach.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jun 09
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!”

Thursday means “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!” Ramon doesn’t like Mountain Dew’s newest flavors. Jason goes OFF on Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy. Plus, news breaks of the PGA Tour suspending the golfers who have joined the LIV Tour.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Jun 09
JMart & Ramon Hour 2: “Happy Baby Yoga Pose”

The crew reacts to the Warriors comments about the Boston crowd at last night’s Game Three of the NBA Finals. Jason explains how the Houston Texans have been added to the Deshaun Watson lawsuit, and Ramon is NOT having Deshaun’s “Happy Baby Yoga Pose”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34m
Jun 09
JMart & Ramon Hour 1: The Salary Cap IS Real (But Can Be Manipulated)

Jason begins the show by slandering Aaron Rodgers’s new girlfriend. (He didn’t actually slander but instead went “WTH?”) The guys recap Game Three of the NBA Finals and, via a clip of Andrew Brandt, explain how the Rams have been able to keep their top stars.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40m
Jun 09
JMart & Ramon Hour 4: John Glennon of SI.com

John gives his thoughts regarding Deshaun Watson. He explains the process in reporting on Treylon Burks and “Asthmagate”. He also discusses how Aaron Donald’s contract has shifted the market for Jeffery Simmons.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jun 08
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Ben McKee of Volquest

Ben provides a scouting report on the BaseVols’ next opponent, Notre Dame. He adds that the Irish have plenty of pitching depth and rarely beat themselves. Ben says the BaseVols play “complimentary” baseball. Also, after returning from a commercial break, Ramon totally forgets he was on-air.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 08
JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Deshaun Watson & the Browns

DISCLAIMER: This is a HEAVY hour, fam. The guys discuss the latest news about Deshaun Watson, and it’s a tough conversation but DEFINITELY worth listening to! They also eviscerate the Browns for signing Watson.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Jun 08
JMart & Ramon Hour 1: #FreeCG

Jason is STRUGGLING with parenthood and is so tired that he screws up within seconds of the show starting. He also reveals that “Arthur” is his favorite kids show. Plus, more details have been reported about Deshaun Watson’s situation  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 08
JMart and Ramon Hour 4: Ron Slay of 3HL

Ron talks about Treylon Burks and how Titans WRs Coach Rob Moore said that Burks has been struggling with asthma. Ron also talks BaseVols and sticks by his pick of Boston winning the NBA Finals in seven games.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 07
JMart and Ramon Hour 3: Brad Willis + LIV Golf Tour

The crew chimes in about Phil Mickelson joining the LIV Golf Tour, but Tiger Woods turning down an invite despite a MASSIVE financial offer. Brad Willis of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame recaps their golf tournament and previews its banquet that is set for July 23rd.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Jun 07
JMart and Ramon Hour 2: College FB HOF, Best RBs in CFB History

The guys review the (lengthy) ballot of candidates for the College Football Hall of Fame. They are surprised how some very notable players are not already in the Hall. This discussion spins off into ranking the top running backs in college football history.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34m
Jun 07
JMart and Ramon Hour 1: Aaron Donald Gets Paid, How Will That Affect Big Jeff?

Jason and Ramon react to Aaron Donald’s record-breaking deal and wonder how it will change the marketplace for Jeffery Simmons. Plus, the guys debate about how Big Jeff fits in among the league’s elite at his position.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 07
JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Kayla Anderson + Agent Speak

Kayla Anderson of News 2 thinks the NCAA baseball title is Tennessee’s “to lose”. She says Robert Woods has been the most impressive Titan at OTAs and describes how her Saturday dinners have been fiascos the past two weeks. Also, Jason shares an article on what some agents of major college football coaches REALLY think.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jun 06
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Michael Bohlin of CBS Sports

Michael thinks Draymond Green will amp up his antics even more as the Finals move to Boston. He talks about Klay Thompson’s evolving role and why Quin Snyder was let go in Utah. Shaffer mauls Ramon in the latest “Celebrity Heights” game.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Jun 06
JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Brian Rice of The Sports Animal

Brian is SPICY with his comparison of Georgia Tech pitcher Zach Maxwell to a cross between Jeremy Pruitt and a cactus. He discusses the depth of the Vols lineup and how it can suffocate opponents. The guys react to the latest Deshaun Watson news.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32m
Jun 06
Mike Keith on JMart and Ramon: Titans rookies and.... bacon?

“The Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith urges fans to “keep their powder dry” regarding Titans rookies and newcomers to the team. He calls Hassan Haskins a “great prospect” and proclaims that “Jacksonville will be a surprise team”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Jun 03
JMart & Ramon Hour Four: Andy Staples + JT + BACON

The bacon debate RAGES on, as Ramon and Shaffer play the “Celebrity Heights” game. Andy Staples of The Athletic also has a poor bacon take, reminisces about the UT “butt-chugging” incident, and explains how Nick Saban “sees a real threat” in the current NIL landscape. Friend of the show and 3HL legend JT shares his bacon preferences, and they are gross.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Jun 03
JMart & Ramon Hour Three: Mike Keith + BACON

“The Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith urges fans to “keep their powder dry” regarding Titans rookies and newcomers to the team. He calls Hassan Haskins a “great prospect” and proclaims that “Jacksonville will be a surprise team”. Plus, the hour begins with a HEATED discussion about bacon, prompting Tyler Ivens of The Sports Animal in Knoxville to chime in with an unpopular take.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 03
JMart & Ramon Hour Two: Bryant McFadden of CBS Sports

Bryant says Treylon Burks will, naturally, need an “adjustment period” to become an NFL player. He explains his “bold prediction” of Trevor Lawrence becoming the best QB in the AFC South this season. He says he favors the Colts in the AFC South because he trusts Matt Ryan more than Ryan Tannehill and “really likes” the Titans defense, but that they have to “do it again”.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 03
JMart & Ramon Hour One: The Boot Is Off!

Jason and Ramon react to the Warriors Game 1 collapse against the Celtics and Ryan Fitzpatrick’s retirement. They push back against the latest Treylon Burks criticism and celebrate that Jason could FINALLY take off “The Boot”.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jun 03
JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Coach Dave McGinnis of Titans Radio

Coach Mac provides his observations from the latest Titans OTAs. He preaches patience with the Titans rookies and second-year players partly because of how the pandemic has affected their development. He shares how impressed he is with Robert Woods’s leadership and how the veteran has quickly returned to the practice field following his ACL injury.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 02
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: “Bleep You, Aaron Rodgers!”

Jason has a MAJOR issue with “neighborhood clipboard” guy. Shaffer has BEEF with Arby’s - who were out of roast beef during his last visit. Ramon continues to have parking woes.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 02
JMart & Ramon Hour 2: Football Outsiders and Ryan Tannehill

Jason and Shaffer think Tommy Pham is NUTTY! (Don’t tell Tommy we said that.) Plus, Football Outsiders provides an “adjusted interception rate” that is not flattering for Ryan Tannehill.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Jun 02
JMart & Ramon Hour 1: Headlines + BOBBY TREES

Jason and Ramon recap the latest headlines and preview the NBA Finals. The guys are impressed by Robert Woods’s comments regarding Treylon Burks and Ryan Tannehill.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Jun 02
JMart & Ramon Hour 4: Best Offensive Weapons in the NFL + Inky Johnson

There are questions about the Titans offense despite the additions of Robert Woods and Treylon Burks. The guys discuss Lamar Jackson's situation and how the Titans could better use Ryan Tannehill's running ability. Wednesday means "Midweek Motivation" with Inky Johnson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Jun 01
JMart & Ramon Hour 3: Treylon Talk + Josh Ward of The Sports Animal

The guys talk about how Treylon Burks has tremendous pressure on him that he shouldn't have and how any and all of his actions are amplified. Josh Ward of The Sports Animal Knoxville discusses BaseVols, NIL, the SEC coaches' meetings, and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Jun 01