This is our weekly look at the most popular — or in some cases our personal favorite — videos on Clippit over the past week. Clippit is an awesome app that allows us to quickly grab 30-second clips from several live TV broadcasts and share them on social media.
Verne Lundquist called his final Iron Bowl, and even got a kiss from Joe Namath
Saturday was the final Iron Bowl (Alabama-Auburn) that CBS announcer Verne Lundquist will call, and he got a special visit in the booth from an old friend: Joe Namath. And, Lundquist even got a kiss from Namath (something that probably reminds you of an incident from 13 years ago):
We also got a look at Lundquist with his look-alike, Alabama radio broadcaster Eli Gold:
Rece Davis drops a “Champions of Life” reference for Tennessee
From Andrew Bucholtz’s article on the topic:
The Tennessee Volunteers were eliminated from contention for the SEC’s East Division title and a berth in the conference championship game Saturday when Florida beat LSU, but head coach Butch Jones said his seniors “won the biggest championship – that’s the championship of life.”
Well, during ESPN’s College Football Playoff Rankings show, Rece Davis didn’t miss the opportunity to drop a “champions of life” reference regarding the Vols:
Very well played, Rece.
ESPN’s Laura Rutledge went all-out to get an interview with the LSU AD, only to get a “no comment”
ESPN’s Laura Rutledge deserves an Emmy for this effort during the LSU-Texas A&M game, which ultimately resulted in a “no comment” from LSU Athletic Director Joe Allevia on the Tom Herman rumors. She basically gave the report from outer space:
As for Tom Herman, he rejected the LSU job in favor of the Texas one, and LSU gave Ed Orgeron the permanent gig.
Danny Kanell brought the turtleneck back on ESPN
And Twitter most certainly took notice.
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