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This Week Spotlights Pittsburgh Coaching Legend Johnny Majors, Georgia Tech Defensive End Jeremiah Attaochu and Road Trip to Miami for a session with the Golden Knights
Charlotte, N.C. – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” continues its tenth season with Episode 2 this weekend. The series, with six one-hour episodes, is hosted by Tim Brando and syndicated in 75 markets throughout the country.
|HAVOLINE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS
HOSTED BY TIM BRANDO
This week’s show features an in-depth interview with Johnny Majors who led Pittsburgh to an undefeated season and the 1976 National Championship. Majors football career started at the University of Tennessee where he finished as the runner-up to Paul Horning for the 1956 Heisman Trophy.
Majors took over the Pittsburgh football team in 1973 and four years later guided the Panthers to a 12-0 record, a Sugar Bowl win over fifth ranked Georgia, and the national title. He returned to Tennessee and took over his alma mater the next year. He led the Vols to three SEC titles in 16 years at Tennessee. Dave Baker talks with the “Drum” Major, as he reflects on his Hall of Fame career and why he has returned to Knoxville.
Then visit with Georgia Tech senior defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu. After playing linebacker his first three seasons at GT, Attaochu will move to the line for his final season. On four preseason watch lists for individual defensive player awards, he is expected to be one of the top defenders and pass rushers in the ACC. But his journey began with his father’s decision to move the family from Nigeria to the United States to give them better opportunities. Hear how his parents’ hard work has motivated him to be successful on and off the field.
And ACC Road Trip travels to Miami, where host Tommy Kane goes back to school at Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Learn about the school’s research vessel and facilities, as well as its hurricane studies. Kane then trains with the U.S. Army parachute team, the Golden Knights, before dropping in on the tailgating festivities on gameday for Hurricanes.
For a complete listing of local affiliates and airtimes, please visit http://www.raycomsports.com/football-saturdays-in-the-south/.
Based in Charlotte, Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports marketing, event management and production firm. Raycom is the syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts.
Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, AL, owns and operates 48 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.