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Jack Marucci

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Jack Marucci Talks Technology, New Title, Advanced Analytics, Summer Projects, Building Bats, and Much More

Hey Fightin' Podcast

Note: To see some of the visual elements discussed on today's show, watch this interview on YouTube. If you're a fan of LSU Football or Major League Baseball, you know Jack Marucci.   Maybe you've heard him on this podcast before – he's always among our most listened to episodes. Maybe you read about his work with eye-tracking technology during LSU's Summer of 10,000 Catches.Or maybe you've seen Major Leaguers swinging bats bearing his name.   Either way, Marucci's name is familiar to most, and so his is work as The Brain of LSU Football.  Now, he's got a new title with LSU. As Director of Performance Innovation and Special Projects, Marucci will turn his focus full time to data-driven decision-making, high-tech solutions, and quantitative answers to qualitative questions, giving LSU Football – and all of LSU Athletics – the winning technological and scientific edge.  On today's show, Jack talks about the importance of cognitive testing and this summer's special projects, position by position – including route-running efficiency tracking for skill players, eye-tracking for the secondary, reaction timing for the linemen, and a touch of virtual reality.   Other topics include: his new position, the story behind Marucci bats, the intersection of character and success, his affinity for woodworking, and much, much more.   Show Outline: 0:00 - Long intro6:18 - Jack Marucci joins the show6:51 - Mental Side of Football 10:12 - Testing mental skills 15:32 - Position by position matrices for LSU Football's summer testing 22:02 - S2 Cognition testing process 28:42 - Makeup of 2021 LSU Football team 32:55 - EA Sports virtual oculus testing 34:14 - Where Marucci's innovative ideas come from 37:09 - Carving wooden stadium bowls 39:10 - The story behind Marucci Bats 47:25 - Polymaths and secrets to success 51:26 - The importance of listening to players 54:01 - How Jack's new role is a game changer for LSU --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support

1hr 8mins

16 Jun 2021

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Ep 13: Innovation with Jack Marucci

Cuddy And The Kuge

Jack Marucci is known for being one of the founders of Marucci Sports and for being a leader in the field of athletic training. He is in the middle of his 24th season as Director of Athletic Training at LSU and has been a part of many innovative techniques and studies done with student-athletes throughout his career. Jack is a long-time friend and colleague of Jerry's and in this episode he gives us just a taste of some of the forward-thinking strategies that they have been implementing and tells us how the Marucci bat, the #1 bat in the pros, came to be. It is bound to leave you interested and entertained! Reach out / Follow us: FB: @CuddyAndTheKuge IG: cuddyandthekuge Email: cuddyandthekuge@gmail.com We love hearing from our fans!


2 Apr 2021

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Jack Marucci: The Brain Behind LSU Football's Technological, Intellectual, and Cultural Innovations

Hey Fightin' Podcast

Jack Marucci is the Brain of LSU Football.  He'll push back on that, because he's humble and brilliant. But Marucci, who just finished his 24th season as LSU's Director of Athletics training, is the driving force behind so many innovations and ideas inside of the football program.  He has the trust of Ed Orgeron, who leans on him for research, analysis, technological advancement, player health, character evaluation, and much more. He also has the trust of Orgeron's players, who spend hours in his training room rehabbing, venting, relaxing, seeking counsel, and debating whatever topics of the day should arise in the Barbershop. On today's show, we look back at the 2019 season through the eyes of Marucci, who was there every step of the way, as well as looking ahead to the future of Tiger football. Throughout the conversation, the same topics converge: character and trust, the blending of objective data with subjective analysis, the balancing of hard work and efficient work, and more.  6:30 - Jack Marucci 8:20 - How character affects recovery 10:38 - Marucci's character study and how it helped predict the 2019 national title 14:20 - SportSense testing and how LSU learned how its players process information 18:00 - Why guys bust in the NFL 19:24 - Why an above average arm is better than an elite rocket of an arm at quarterback 20:45 - Defensive line reaction timing 21:55- Picking which areas of the team to study in the offseason 24:34 - Ed Orgeron, college football's foremost innovator 26:57 - How Coach O built a culture of excellence from top to bottom 31:17 - How the 2019 exuded character in all areas 34:41 - How EA Sports is helping LSU's QBs work in virtual reality 35:38 - The one question every MLB team asks Marucci about LSU 37:25 - Balancing objective data with subjective interpretation 38:38 - Why the human element matters most 41:50 - Sustainability  Links:  Jack Marucci, LSU Bio: https://lsusports.net/sports/ad/roster/jack-marucci/7698 SportSense Testing/S2 Cognition: https://s2cognition.com/ LSU’s Eye Dominance/Eye Tracking Testing: https://lsusports.net/news/2019/9/5/211810894.aspx Seeker Machine: https://www.monarcsport.com/ Inside The Barbershop: https://theathletic.com/1134423/2019/08/13/lsu-football-the-barbershop-training-room-brumfield-chark-battle-marucci-calvert/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heyfightinpodcast/support


3 Mar 2020

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Wharton Moneyball - 11/20: Bill Connelly, Jack Marucci

The Wharton Moneyball Post Game Podcast

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1hr 45mins

20 Nov 2019

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Jack Marucci on Football Ops | LSU retires Abdul-Rauf's No. 35 | Q&A: Starting Front 7

Locked On LSU - Daily Podcast On LSU Tigers Football & Basketball

We've seen the Twitter sizzle video for the new LSU football locker room.  This conversation with Jack Marucci is the steak.  LSU's head athletics trainer goes into detail about the design and functionality of the new space.  We also react to the news that LSU will retire Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's No. 35 and take your Q&A. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


23 Jul 2019