Charlotte, N.C. – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” concludes its 13th season this weekend with Episode 6. The series, with six one-hour episodes, is hosted by Tim Brando and syndicated in over 100 markets throughout the country.
This week’s show features Pitt running back James Conner. The 2014 ACC Offensive Player of the Year came into the 2015 season with eyes on the Heisman Trophy. But his dreams were derailed when he suffered a knee injury in the season opener. While rehabbing his knee, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in December of last year. Six months of chemotherapy followed and Conner is now cancer-free. Get exclusive access to the former All-American as he prepares for his comeback.
Then head to Tallahassee to profile Florida State running back Dalvin Cook. After shattering the Seminoles’ season rushing record last year with 1,691 yards, Cook has his eyes set on bigger goals this season, including being in New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony.
Then hear the story of former Clemson wide receiver Roscoe Crosby. A two-sport star in high school who played football for the Tigers and was a second round pick of the Kansas City Royals, Crosby seemed to have it all. But tragedy and depression derailed a once promising career. Hear how his friends and the Clemson football family helped him find his way to become a symbol of hope for others.
For a complete listing of local affiliates and airtimes, please visit www.FootballSaturdays.com.
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