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Sons of Montezuma – Podcast Episodes

PODCAST #50: KTR–SDSU Basketball Season Recap & Transfer Portal Targets

The SDSU Basketball season is over and so are the NCAA Championships. In this episode the Kiss The Rings crew is back to recap the final game and look ahead to what transfer portal components could come in to the Aztecs program this off season. 


PODCAST #49: Beating Cancer—Tiffany Hecklinski’s Story of Victory.

Tiffany Hecklinksi, wife of San Diego State offensive coordinator Jeff Hecklinski, stepped into the Sons of Montezuma Podcast to share her truly heartfelt story of cancer survival. It’s been ten years since Tiffany’s diagnosis that changed the Hecklinski family forever. After spreading portions of her interview all throughout the month of March, being the official colorectal cancer month of awareness, we have here today the full audio interview. Please give a listen, reflect, and share this episode with as many people as possible. You could be the real difference in saving a life.

PODCAST #48: SDSU Football Spring Game with KUSI’s Brandon Stone

KUSI TV Sports reporter Brandon Stone covered the SDSU 2022 Spring Game last week and the Aztec4Life joins the Sons of Montezuma Podcast to recap it all.

PODCAST #47: The Donnel Pumphrey Episode

Today is perhaps our finest hour here at the Sons of Montezuma Podcast. We got the G.O.A.T. and that is an undisputed FACT. Donnel Pumphrey the NCAA All-Time leading rusher joins the show. Several years removed from his time at San Diego State, Donnel peels back the layers on his football journey. From his high school experiences, to the NFL, and why now he’s decided to take on coaching. Donnel speaks just as he played, fearless! Definitely an episode you won’t want to miss!

PODCAST: Winston Shepard III—The Hoops Journey of an Aztecs Basketball Great

The Sons of Montezuma start the interview game with a bang when we welcome one of the Aztec greats to the podcast to discuss life, hoops and what’s next. 

Winston Shepherd joined us for this all new interview. The finger roll guru of the Mesa breaks it down for us. We talk about Ukraine, Montezuma Mesa and in between to get a glimpse into the Aztec for Life’s time on and off the court. 

Winston loves the Vegas spotlight and the challenge of the up and coming teams he faced. Never one to shy away he touches on beating UNM to win the conference title to Kansas to playing in MSG in the NIT.

He decides between SD Mexican food and Tex-Mex  His relationship with Coach Fisher and his time tough battles with Larry Eustachy in their battles for MWC supremacy 

The SOM podsters were thrilled to welcome him to the show and the time he made for us with his gracious responses and banter.

PODCAST: Aztecs Basketball NCAA Tournament Preview–Kiss The Rings Episode #2

The Sons of Montezuma Kiss the Rings Podcast is back with our 2nd episode! Today we recap another MW Championship game run by the SDSU Aztecs. Unfortunately another runner up position in the tournament. But the Aztecs are going dancing regardless. We take a closer look at our opponent Creighton and how best our Aztecs should attack the Blue Jays in the round of 64. Adam Seiko vs his brother Arthur Kaluma and Aguek Arop plays his hometown team. March Madness is here!


Matteo San Diego

Matteo San Diego

I'm not a playa i just crush a lot.



I like big butts and I cannot lie.

Dirtball Dan

Dirtball Dan

All i wana do is a zoom-zoom-zoom and a boom-boom.