Episode 184 – The 1968 Superbowl Season with Center John Schmitt (Pt 5)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 5).

Episode 184 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 5).

We continue our look back at the only season in Jets history that culminated in a Superbowl victory with some more incredible stories from John and a thorough dissection of game #9 – the rematch against Houston and game #10 against Oakland (The famous “Heidi” game!)

John shares his memories of those games plus he talks about who the unsung hero of the team was, the camaraderie that existed, playing in a blizzard, what the “Heidi” game experience was like, and more!

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Episode 180 – The 1968 Superbowl Season with Center John Schmitt (Pt 4)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 4).

Episode 180 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 4).

We continue our look back at the only season in Jets history that culminated in a Superbowl victory with some more incredible stories from John and a thorough dissection of game #6 against Houston, game #7 – the rematch against Boston, and game #8 – the rematch against Buffalo.

John shares his memories of those games plus some hilarious stories about Johnny Sample, the weird nature of field goal kicker Jim Turner, and more!

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Episode 176 – The 1968 Superbowl Season with Center John Schmitt (Pt 3)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 3).

Episode 176 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 3).

We continue our look back at the only season in Jets history that culminated in a Superbowl victory with some more incredible stories from John and a thorough dissection of game #3 against Buffalo and game #4 against San Diego, and game #5 against Denver.

John talks about Joe Namath the wild gunslinger, the special relationship between Namath and Coach Weeb Ewbank, the friendly rivalry of Namath and Gerry Philbin, why George Sauer was so underrated, the quality of the team’s defense, Emerson Boozer before and after knee surgery, why he liked run blocking much better than pass blocking, and more!

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Episode 174 – The 1968 Superbowl Season with Center John Schmitt (Pt 2)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 2).

Episode 174 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 2).

We continue our look back at the only season in Jets history that culminated in a Superbowl victory with some more incredible stories from John and a thorough dissection of game #1 against Kansas City and game #2 against Boston.

John talks about Joe Namath the field general, which teammate recovered a ball while unconscious, the team’s reaction to Matt Snell’s new contract, a terrific play by Randy Beverly, playing with a badly injured neck, a wild casino story, and more!

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Episode 168 – The 1968 Superbowl Season with Center John Schmitt (Pt 1)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 1).

Episode 168 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jet starting Center John Schmitt on the 1968 Championship season (part 1).

We begin our look back at the only season in Jets history that culminated in a Superbowl victory with stories from John’s background and journey to the NFL.

John talks about scholarship offers he turned down, how he ended up at Hofstra, his transition from Tackle to Center, the great player who helped him make that transition, how he finally got called up from the taxi squad, which future pro wrestling legend almost ended his career in his first game, the experimental surgery that saved his career, and more!

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Special Bonus Podcast: “Beyond Broadway Joe” with author Bob Lederer

Scott Mason interviews author Bob Lederer on his new book, “Beyond Broadway Joe.”

It’s a special bonus episode of “Play Like A Jet!” Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews author Bob Lederer on his new book, “Beyond Broadway Joe.”

Bob talks about why he decided to write “Beyond Broadway Joe,” shares what the process was like, and of course, gives us a sneak peek at some of the fun stories that are in the book. 

We will be giving the 1968 Superbowl season the full “Play Like A Jet” treatment later this year in honor of the 50th anniversary of the team, so this is a great way to wet your appetite for that series!

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