Colton starts the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about the reaction to the Colorado XOs, some MLR updates, and all of the rugby you can watch this weekend (0:00-10:23). After ‘The Breakdown’, Colton talks to Colorado XO prop Chase Stehling about gaining weight, his dedication to rugby, and who he thinks will win the Super Bowl (10:25-36:25). After chatting with Chase, Colton gives you a break from ‘Required Reading’ and closes the show with ‘The Loop’ (36:27-39:20).

Chase Stehling carries the ball in practice. (Photo: Justin Purdy)

Chase Stehling played on the offensive line at Western Carolina University from 2014-2018. After offers to play Arena Football and a few workouts with teams from around the Canadian Football League, Stehling put the dream of professional sports down for about a year and a half before the opportunity to join the XOs presented itself.

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Colton Strickler

Colton Strickler is a Colorado guy through and through. He is a Wheat Ridge Farmer and a Colorado State Ram. He has been involved in the Colorado rugby community in some capacity since 2011. He was Major League Rugby's lead writer in 2018 and 2019 before joining DNVR Rugby.