Exploring Terry Fontenot’s Story of Hard Work, Plus the State of Saints QBs with Rod Walker

Rod Walker joins the Black and Gold Rush Podcast to discuss his latest work. 

Rod and I talk about the impact of a great story with Rod’s recent feature on Terry Fontenot – former New Orleans Saints Assistant GM for Pro Personnel who began as a Saints marketing intern 18 years ago and was just hired by the Atlanta Falcons to run their organization.

If you’re determined to achieve a goal, hard work and passion are key ingredients.

Fontenot is just one of several Saints coaches and staff members to gain outside interest early this offseason because of the Saints’ continued success, so we’ll discuss how the Saints move forward filling vacancies and addressing the quarterback position.


  • Rod Walker’s journey from industrial engineering to sports journalism

  • Stories of “cutting our teeth in the industry” with high school sports

  • Why Terry Fontenot’s family is so proud of him

  • How Fontenot’s story serves as inspiration for all of us to work a little harder

  • Where the Saints go from here at QB, including some results of Rod Walker’s informal Twitter poll


Terry Fontenot Feature by Rod Walker on Nola.com

Rod Walker Column: If Drew Brees calls it quits, who’s the Saints’ starting quarterback in 2021?

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