Havoline Football Saturdays will spotlight Sammy Watkins

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Years Played: 2011 - 2013

Charlotte, N.C. – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” continues its tenth season with Episode 3 this weekend. The series, with six one-hour episodes, is hosted by Tim Brando and syndicated in 75 markets throughout the country.

This week’s show features Clemson standout wide receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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. After growing up in a tough neighborhood and experiencing the death of a friend, Watkins committed himself to football. As a freshman, he burst on the scene for the Tigers, setting records and helping them to the ACC title. An arrest before his sophomore season made him realize the importance of accountability. Find out how Watkins is motivated by the lessons he has learned in the last two years as the Tigers look for their second ACC title in the three years.

Visit with Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt. The Queens native lost his mother to cancer while he was in high school but one of her dying wishes was for her son to attend college. Terrel did just that by earning a scholarship and he is now fighting to start at quarterback for the Orange in their inaugural ACC season. But the sophomore is more than a football player, with his poetry a tribute to his mom and the struggles he has faced since her passing. Hear his inspiring words and his plans for the 2013 season.

Take a trip to Auburn where Toomer’s Oaks have been rolled with toilet paper in celebrations since Auburn’s win over #2 Alabama in 1972. After a rival fan poisoned the trees, Auburn was unable to save them and was forced to make the decision to remove the dying trees. See what Toomer’s Oaks have meant to the University and the city, and how this past April’s removal became a celebration of remembrance.

And ACC Road Trip travels to Tallahassee, where host Tommy Kane experiences gameday at Florida State. T-K visits with Heisman Trophy winner Chris Weinke, learns the tradition of Chief Osceola and Renegade, and tailgates before the Clemson-Florida State football game.

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.

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