Episodes
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear Morten Andersen and Tom Carroll (TommyFreezePops) run through an all-kicker edition of their...
Published 07/21/21
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear part three of a four-part interview with Morten Andersen, conducted by TommyFreezePops (Tom...
Published 07/14/21
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear our “Top 7 Number 7s in NFL History,” compiled by TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll) and analyzed...
Published 07/07/21
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear part two of a four-part interview with Morten Andersen, conducted by TommyFreezePops (Tom...
Published 06/30/21
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear our “Top 7 Nicknames in NFL History,” compiled by TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll) and analyzed...
Published 06/23/21
Summer vacation is upon us! Over the coming weeks, “Great Dane Nation” will look a little different, as we’ll be taking a break from the big-name guests you heard throughout our unofficial “season 1.” But that doesn’t mean we won’t be here each and every week to bring you the compelling football content you desire, along with our expert analysis from the team at Vegas Insider! This week, you’ll hear part one of a four-part interview with Morten Andersen, conducted by TommyFreezePops (Tom...
Published 06/16/21
On the 40th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined NSMA Hall of Fame broadcaster Dan Patrick (14:28 – 57:38). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys reflect on the end of their unofficial “season 1” of the podcast (01:04)! Don’t worry, this feed will remain filled with great content from Morten and FreezePops throughout the summer! We then move to our interview with Dan, where he discusses a wide range of topics: why knowing what he wanted to do...
Published 06/09/21
On the 39th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owner Gayle Benson (08:18 – 35:04). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open, and the current relationship between athletes and the media (02:07). We then move to our interview with Gayle, where she discusses a wide range of topics: her transition into being a franchise owner, and how her management style...
Published 06/02/21
On the 38th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts legend Adam Vinatieri (06:25 – 48:04). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about the situation in Atlanta between Julio Jones and the Falcons (02:51). We then move to our interview with Adam, which was recorded only days before he made his official retirement announcement on “The Pat McAfee Show;” Adam apologizes to Morten for breaking all of...
Published 05/26/21
On the 37th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by Atlanta Hawks legend and Basketball Hall of Fame forward Dominique Wilkins, as we get ready for the 2021 NBA Playoffs (12:42 – 27:06). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys take a look at the 2021 NFL schedule, focusing on three of their favorite matchups on the slate – Tom Brady’s return to New England in week 4 (01:40), QB storylines aplenty for Packers vs. Saints in week 1 (04:20), and the...
Published 05/19/21
On the 36th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by Green Bay Packers legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre (03:08 – 53:37). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about Morten’s family friend Seth Michael, and how his underdog story of pursuing a career in music in Nashville reminds Morten of Brett Favre’s story of perseverance during his football career (01:12). We then move to our interview with Brett, where he...
Published 05/12/21
On the 35th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by an icon in the comedy world, the one and only Bill Murray (04:36 – 41:36). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about how Morten and Bill know each other, and the hilarious process of booking Bill as a guest for the podcast (01:49). We then move to our interview with Bill, where he discusses a wide array of topics: the moment he realized he was funny (05:35); moving from “Second City...
Published 05/05/21
On the 34th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by his Hall of Fame brother Kurt Warner to talk about his amazing career, as well as preview the 2021 NFL Draft (05:28 – 01:09:27). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about Morten’s draft day experience way back in 1982. We then move to our interview with Kurt, where he discusses a wide array of topics: reflecting on his incredible journey, and taking full advantage of every single...
Published 04/28/21
On the 33rd episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by Michigan State legend Mark Dantonio (04:21 – 55:23). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about the dramatic story that led to Morten choosing Michigan State as his college over Purdue way back in 1978 (01:10). We then move to our interview with Mark, where he discusses a wide array of topics: why it was so important to get successful NFL alumni back in the fold with the Michigan State...
Published 04/21/21
On the 32nd episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by Super Bowl XLIV Champion and longtime New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (07:29 – 59:17). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about the recent news of Kevin James being cast as Sean Payton in an upcoming Netflix project. Who would Morten and FreezePops cast as actors in a movie about Great Dane Nation (01:42)? We then move to our interview with Thomas, where he discusses a wide...
Published 04/14/21
On the 31st episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by four-time PGA TOUR winner and current PGA TOUR Champions golfer Billy Andrade, as The Masters gets underway on Thursday (03:31 – 59:45). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where Morten cannot confirm or deny if he has ever played golf at Augusta National (01:21). We then move to our interview with Billy, where he discusses a wide array of topics: being paired with Tiger Woods numerous times throughout...
Published 04/07/21
On the thirtieth episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New York Yankees legend and longtime friend David Wells as MLB Opening Day gets underway on Thursday (04:57 – 50:21). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about how foreign the game of baseball can feel to someone who grew up in a country where it was not prevalent (01:17). We then move to our interview with David, where he discusses a wide array of topics: the origins of his...
Published 03/31/21
On the 29th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New York Giants Offensive Coordinator and longtime friend Jason Garrett (05:35 – 57:18). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys talk about a wild first week of NFL free agency (01:34). We then move to our interview with Jason, where he discusses a wide array of topics: what it was like working as Morten’s holder, and the story behind him adding that job to his duties in 2001 (06:34); how...
Published 03/24/21
On the 28th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by retired NBA superstar and Auburn Tigers legend Charles Barkley to help us get ready for the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (03:13 – 01:04:26). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys preview Michigan State’s play-in game against UCLA on Thursday night (01:22). We then move to our interview with Charles, where he discusses a wide array of topics: his daughter’s wedding, and why he was...
Published 03/17/21
On the 27th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New Orleans Saints Head Coach and longtime friend Sean Payton (03:37 – 56:15). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where Morten talks about his 20+ year friendship with the greatest coach in New Orleans Saints history, and why he knew early on that Sean Payton was going to be a special coach in the NFL (01:16). We then move to our interview with Sean, where he discusses a wide array of topics: the keys to...
Published 03/10/21
On the 26th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by his Pro Football Hall of Fame brother and Minnesota Vikings legend John Randle (06:46 – 01:03:17). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where the guys react to the news of the week in the football world – J.J. Watt signing a two-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals (01:27). We then move to our interview with John, where he discusses a wide array of topics: his humble beginnings in Texas, playing football...
Published 03/03/21
On the 25th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by New Orleans Saints All-Pro defensive end Cameron Jordan (10:32 – 53:56). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll). With Cam being the son of Minnesota Vikings legend Steve Jordan, the guys rank the greatest father-son combinations in NFL history (01:19). We then move to our interview with Cam, where he discusses a wide array of topics: why Cam knows the impact he can have on young people’s lives with his...
Published 02/24/21
On the 24th episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by his Pro Football Hall of Fame brother and Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman (05:57 – 44:48). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll), where he lets him know that he’s finally had enough of the mispronunciations. After 24 episodes, we learn how to properly say Morten’s name in Danish. We then move to our interview with Troy, where he discusses a wide array of topics: transferring from Oklahoma to UCLA, and why...
Published 02/17/21
On the 23rd episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by his Pro Football Hall of Fame brother and Kansas City Chiefs legend Jan Stenerud (09:09 – 01:03:50). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll) for a recap of Super Bowl LV, which ended with Tom Brady hoisting his 7th Lombardi Trophy and the Bucs blowing out the Chiefs (01:36). We then move to our interview with Jan, where he discusses a wide array of topics: the amazing journey that led him from a ski jumper in...
Published 02/10/21
On the 22nd episode of “Great Dane Nation,” Morten is joined by his Pro Football Hall of Fame brother and New England Patriots legend Andre Tippett (10:53 – 59:47). But first, he checks in with TommyFreezePops (Tom Carroll) for a preview of Super Bowl LV, as Morten’s give his list of “Ten Things to watch for in Super Bowl LV” (01:49). We then move to our interview with Andre, where he discusses a wide array of topics: how “trusting the process” helped turn a JUCO transfer into a Pro Football...
Published 02/03/21