Quick Slants with Bethel University Head Football Coach Steve Johnson

Bethel Royals Steve JohsonQuick Slants with Coach Steve Johnson is a weekly program that will be available each Thursday morning during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAC) season, including the playoffs. The show gives fans of Bethel University football the opportunity to ask questions of the Coach each week. Questions can be about anything, including football, sports, or life in general. Coach Johnson has the final say on all questions that will be used during the show.

If you would like to pose your own questions to Coach Johnson, you simply send them to SteveJohnson@MinorLeagueSportsReport.com. Please have them to us by noon on Tuesday to be used in that week’s show. Include your name, the city you are from, and your question with the submission.

We hope you enjoy Quick Slants and look forward to hearing from you throughout the season.

Season 2

Week 11 – Prior to the Hamline Game

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the big victory over Augsburg, he shares some marital insights, and the Coach talks about how tough it will be to coach these seniors for the last time. This and much more…

Week 10 – Prior to the Augsburg Game

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the tough loss to St. Thomas, he hopes to cast off some demons against Augsburg, and the Coach releases 108-years of frustration and suffering. This and much more…

Week 9 – Prior to the St. Thomas Game

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the game against St. Thomas, he shares his World Series thoughts, and the Coach answers a Bible question. This and much more…

Week 8 – Prior to the Bye Week

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about his 200th victory, he shares his thoughts on the Cubs run to the World Series, and what is the Coach praising the Lord about? This and much more…

Week 7 – Prior to Game 7 vs. Gustavus Adolphus

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the impressive play of Gunnar Bloom this last Saturday, he discusses the game against Gustavus Adolphus, and does the Coach have a new ritual for watching Cubs’ Games? This and much more…

Week 6 – Prior to Game 6 vs. Carleton College

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the tough loss to St. John’s, his joy at the growth of his defense, and his excitement (and nervousness) about his beloved Cubs. This and much more…

Week 5 – Prior to Game 5 vs. St. John’s University

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the homecoming matchup against St. John’s, he explains why Bethel is a great Christian College, and why do the Bears stink? This and much more…

Week 4 – Prior to Game 4 vs. St. Olaf

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the upcoming game against St. Olaf, he discusses the prestigious award the Drew Neville is receiving, and what does the Bible mean to the Coach? This and much more…

Week 3 – Prior to Game 3 vs. Concordia

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the loss to Carthage, what he expects against Concordia, and he shares some other sports insights with us. This and much more…

Week 2 – Prior to Game 2 vs. Carthage

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about the upcoming game against Carthage, he shares his enthusiasm for his offense, and what is the Coach praising God about? This and much more…

Week 1 – Prior to Game 1 vs. Dubuque

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson talks about his strategy against Dubuque, he discusses w. That and much more…

ho will be the starting quarterback, and the Coach gives his reasons for praising God this week. This and much more…

April Edition

In this week’s show, Coach Johnson shares team updates, he talks about how he is humbled to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, and he answers a couple of theological questions. That and much more…

March Edition

In this week’s show Coach Johnson shares with us some team updates, he talks a little baseball with us, and shares his favorite parable. That and much more…

February Edition

In this week’s show Coach Johnson shares with us some team updates, he talks about the sports teams of his beloved city, the Coach provides team updates, and we learn what the Coach is praising God for. That and much more…

January Edition

In this week’s show Coach Johnson shares with us some team updates, he talks about the sports teams of his beloved city, the Coach provides his NFL playoff picks, and he gives us his reasons to be praising the Lord. That and much more…

December Edition

In this week’s show Coach Johnson shares with us some updates on injuries, talks a little NFL and NHL with us, and shares his insights about life. That and much more…

Week 12 – Season Ending Review

In this week’s show Coach Johnson reflects on the season, he shares with us his reasons for being excited about next year, and he answers fan questions. That and much more…

Week 11 – Prior to Game 10 vs. Augsburg

In this week’s show Coach Johnson talks about the loss to St. Johns, the loss of Trey Anderson, the team’s upcoming game against Augsburg, and what is the deal with Patrick Kane. That and much more…

Week 10 – Prior to Game 9 vs. St. John’s

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson talks about are the huge victory over Gustavus Adolphus, what he expects out of the St. John’s game, and the Coach shares his displeasure and disbelief with seeing Coach Ditka in a Packers sweater. This and more.

Week 9 – Prior to Game 8 vs. Gustavus Adolphus

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson talks about are the loss to St. Thomas, how his defense will defend the high flying Gustavus Adolphus Gusties offense, and if the Coach will take money to dress as Batman on Saturday. This and more.

Week 8 – Prior to Game 7 vs. St. Thomas

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson talks about are the big game against St. Thomas, he laments the struggles of his beloved Cubs, and we find out a little about his childhood Halloween experiences. This and more.

Week 7 – Bye Week

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson talks to us about are last week’s game against Hamline, he talks to us about his beloved Cubs, and we learn what his brother Dave was like when they were kids. This and much more…

Week 6 – Prior to Game 6 vs. Hamline

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: Last weeks’s game against Concordia, his thoughts about Hamline and Jack Swanburg, and what are the coach’s keys to a good marriage. This and much more…

Week 5 – Prior to Game 5 vs. Concordia

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: The play of freshman Trey Anderson, how his offensive line has managed to gel so well despite key injuries, the Coach’s favorite parable, and what happened to the Bears? This and much more…

Week 4 – Prior to Game 4 vs. Carleton

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: Key injuries besetting the team early this season, the Coach’s preparation for Carleton, his thoughts for a single mom, and what the Coach loves to eat at the State Fair.

Week 3 – Prior to Game 3 vs. St. Olaf

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: What Coach J learned from his team’s effort against Wartburg, some things he expects against St. Olaf, if Coach Johnson thinks the Cubs will win the World Series, and what position the Bethel Coach thinks Jesus would play. This and much more.

Week 2 – Prior to Game 2 vs. Wartburg

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: The performance of his team against UW-Stout, what he expects against Wartburg, the loss of LB Landon Mathis, and what is Coach Johnson’s favorite Bible verse, plus much more.

Week 1 – Prior to Game 1 vs. University of Wisconsin – Stout

In this week’s edition of Quick Slants, among the topics that Coach Johnson discusses include: His disappointment to the end of last season and how he has used that to help teach and motivate his players, key freshman he is expecting big things from this season, what the Bethel offense may look like this year, and what is the new “Johnsonism” the Coach is using to inspire his players this year.

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