SUPER=01-Paul Barnard/William Byrd Basketball Coach;
SUPER=01-Paul Ripley/Owner-Rip Tex Souvenirs;
program all year
In any game right or wrong the quarterback always gets the most attention.
But in the case of Virginia tech's Jim Druckenmiller, the spotlight time is
well earned this evening.
IN Q=tolook at
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller, Sr./Jim's Dad;
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller/Virginia Tech Quarterback;
OUT Q=hope somebody wants me.
Well Druckenmiller has certainly gotten the attention of Nebraska's defensive
players. Who admittedly have never faced a quatrerback with this much size and
IN Q=Pretty much
SUPER=01-Jared Tomich/Nebraska Defensive End; :00
SUPER=01-Grant Wistrom/Nebraska Defensive End; :11
OUT Q=cut out for us.
There is a saying in football that offense sells tickets but defense wins
Well if that is the case, then it is the lineman who win championships.
and tonight you fans watching at home, need to keep an eye on the combat zone.
IN Q=if Va Tech
SUPER=01-Waverly Jackson/Virginia Tech Defensive Tackle; :16
SUPER=01-Chris Dishman/Nebraska Offensive Tackle; :30
SUPER=01-Scott Frost/Nebraska Quarterback; :49
SUPER=01-Brandon Semones/Virginia Tech Linebacker; 1:07
SUPER=01-Billy Conaty/Virginia Tech Center; 1:23
OUT Q=come Tuesday.
It took Virginia Tech football 106 years to win 10 games in a regular season
and make it to the Orange Bowl.
But there is something to be said for perseverance and longevity.
IN Q=If Tech's
SUPER=01-Eddie Ferrell/Virginia Tech Head Trainer; :23
SUPER=01-Brandon Semones/Virginia Tech Linebacker; 1:37
OUT Q=make fun of you ha ha.
While Ferrell is wrapping up his 25th year Virginia Tech assistant head
coach Billy Hite is completing his 19th season with the Hokies.
He came to Blacksburg with Bill Dooley and like most back in those days, he
figured the only way Tech could be in the Orange Bowl was to buy a ticket.
IN Q=well it
SUPER=01-Billy Hite/Virginia Tech Asst. Head Coach; :00
OUT Q=the sugar Bowl
Welcome back everybody to Pro Player Stadium and News 7 Sports Pregame
coverage of tonight's 63rd Orange Bowl.
One of the keys to Virginia Tech tonight will be in the backfield where
Marcus Parker takes over for the suspended Brian Edmonds at fullback, a
position he hasn't played since last season.
IN Q=I really see it
SUPER=01-Marcus Parker/Virginia Tech Fullback; :00
OUT Q= leave it behind me.
Marcus isn't the only Friday Football Extra star who has grown up both
physically and mentally since moving on to college.
Former Pulaski County kicker Shayne Graham has turned in a season that would
be tough for most of us to swallow, making first team All Big East his freshman
IN Q=I did not do
SUPER=01-Shayne Graham/Virginia Tech Kicker; :00
SUPER=04-1993 ; :17
SUPER=01-Caleb Hurd/Virginia Tech Holder; 1:02
OUT Q=before the game
Sunset in Miami
One person who has a keen interest in this game ever since the matchup was
announced is first year Nebraska radio play by play man Warren Swain.
Who before joinming the Huskers this season was the voice of the Virginia
Caavliers for 11 years.
IN Q= what
SUPER=01-Warren Swain/Voice of the Cornhuskers; :00
OUT Q=an interesting game.
If you think it's been tough for Tech to prepare for Nebraska, just try
getting ready to play two bowl games in a week.
IN Q=Pro player
SUPER=01-Alan Sigwardt/Stadium Groundskeeper; :48
(Mike adlibs to the end)
OUT Q=compared to that.