Emmy Award-Winning Havoline Football Saturdays Kicks Off 13th Season This Weekend

Episode 1 Spotlights Georgia Tech Legend Joe Hamilton and North Carolina Running Back Elijah Hood


Charlotte, N.C. – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” begins its 13th season this weekend.  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 former Georgia Tech quarterback and College Football Hall of Fame member Joe Hamilton. After a stellar career with the Yellow Jackets, including being the runner-up for the 1999 Heisman Trophy, Hamilton has transitioned into the instructional side of football. See how he is now teaching the next generation of quarterbacks.

Head to Charlotte, N.C., to meet North Carolina’s Elijah Hood, one of the best running backs in the country. The Tar Heel junior is looking to build upon a sophomore campaign that saw him run for almost 1,500 yards. Hear him talk about how his training in the Boy Scouts helped him become a success in Chapel Hill. 

For a complete listing of local affiliates and air times, please visit www.FootballSaturdays.com.

Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 2027. 

In a partnership with ESPN and the ACC, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website. 

Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, Alabama, owns or operates 62 television stations covering over 14 percent of the United States across 20 states.