Summer 2024

SS PODCAST: Ouachita Baptist football coach Todd Knight on leading through adversity

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST
WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING TODD KNIGHT

Todd Knight is the football head coach at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He has an overall record of 171-131-2 in his 29 seasons as a head coach, 23 of them at Ouachita. Knight has led his Tigers to 14 consecutive winning seasons, including six Great American Conference (GAC) championships and five NCAA Division II playoff appearances.

A 1986 graduate of Ouachita Baptist, Knight helped OBU reach its highest national ranking ever (No. 3) in the 2022 season. The six-time GAC Coach of the Year honoree was named president of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) in January 2023.

Today on the podcast, we talk to Coach Todd Knight about leading a football program with a foundation in Christ and finding strength in the midst of the tragic death of defensive lineman Clark Yarbrough.

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