/ Modified may 18, 2023 3:05 p.m.

Hard Hits and Life Lessons

A look at a sport that is popular around the globe, but had just become a part of the University of Arizona athletics program, and a talk with a standout UArizona football player about the life lessons that sport taught him.

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Welcome to More Than a Game, an all-new podcast where we explore the untold stories of Arizona sports. Hosted by veteran sports reporter and NPR 89.1 announcer, Tony Perkins, More Than a Game features a series of the best sports stories you've never heard.

More than a Game

More Than a Game Episode 1

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Episode 1

We start with the basics of the University of Arizona's newest scholarship sport, rugby. Then we talk to Jay Dobyns, a former University of Arizona football player who made a name for himself in federal law enforcement, about how the lessons he learned on the gridiron applied once he left the field.

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