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Episode 7: Matt Williamson - I got lucky, but I also made my own luck

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The Backyard Banter Podcast

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Former Cleveland Browns and ESPN scout, and current co-host of The Dynasty Blueprint podcast, Matt Williamson, joins up for the seventh edition of the podcast to tell his long and winding tale. Highlights from this episode include: - Growing up in Pittsburgh and being completely immersed in the culture of the Steelers. - Leaving a job that paid him well with good hours to take a recruiting job with Pitt that would not hold the same benefits. - How the support and sacrifices of his wife were invaluable ingredients to his success. - Consistently beating the odds to get jobs many others were after, including as an NFL scout. - Williamson's current transition from working with ESPN to being out on his own as a freelancer writer.