‘Southern Sports Tonight’ Radio Show Airs Tonight From Vanderbilt Campus 8/27/02

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vanderbilt Football Head Coach Bobby Johnson and several other Commodore coaches and athletic officials are scheduled to appear live today on “Valvoline Southern Sports Tonight,” the regional radio show syndicated to more than 150 stations throughout the Southeast.

The show will air from 5:00-8:00 p.m., CST, from The Cooker on West End Avenue located one block from Vanderbilt Stadium. Commodore fans are encouraged to visit the remote site.

Scott McKinney will host the show, while co-host Max Howell will appear via telephone from Atlanta. “I’d love to have a full house of Commodore followers come out to The Cooker, show their support and have a good time,” McKinney said.

The Nashville location is part of Southern Sports Tonight’s popular annual caravan of Southern universities as a preview of the upcoming gridiron season.

Coach Johnson, three days away from directing his first game with the Commodores when Vanderbilt visits Georgia Tech, will appear on the program at 7:05 p.m.

New Vanderbilt Baseball Head Coach Tim Corbin, ‘Voice of the Commodores’ Joe Fisher and Vanderbilt Assistant Athletic Director of Major Gifts Chris Wyrick also are scheduled to appear. Recorded interviews with Vanderbilt Director of Athletics Todd Turner and three football assistant coaches - Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach Robbie Caldwell, Offensive Coordinator Ted Cain and Defensive Coordinator Bruce Fowler - will be aired during the broadcast.

The schedule for tonight’s show includes:

5:05 p.m. Joe Fisher, ‘Voice of the Commodores’

5:35 p.m. Chris Wyrick, Assistant AD/Major Gifts (discussing capital improvements in athletic department

6:05 p.m. Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt Baseball Coach

7:05 p.m. Bobby Johnson, Vanderbilt Football Head Coach


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