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USC vs. Texas - TEXAS’ RICKY WILLIAMS, VINCE YOUNG, ESPN’S RYEN RUSSILLO TO APPEAR AT THE “NISSAN HEISMAN HOUSE TOUR”

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Media Release via ESPN:

The tour heads to Austin September 15, when Texas takes on No. 22 USC in a rematch of the 2006 Rose Bowl

WHO:    UT football greats, along with ESPN’s Ryen Russillo:

  *   1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams, who is celebrating the 20th anniversary of winning college football’s most prestigious award, will appear from 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., participating in both a Chalk Talk session with ESPN’s Ryen Russillo and an autograph session with fans.
  *   Former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young, whose famous jaunt into the end zone in 2006 earned Texas a national title and himself induction into the recently named 2018 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Class, will appear from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., participating in both a Chalk Talk session with Russillo and an autograph session with fans.

WHAT:   Nissan and ESPN invite fans to “Get to know the Heisman Trophy Winners” during a pre-game experience that celebrates college football’s most outstanding players. The Nissan Heisman House Tour is making stops at 10 marquee matchups this season. Admission to the tour is free.

Fans will have the opportunity to:

  *   Register for Heisman House credentials, which allows fans to check in and instantly share their experience and photos via social media
  *   Take a 360-degree picture with the Heisman Trophy, the most prestigious award in college football
  *   Capture a GIF in a Nissan Rogue SL with a Heisman Winner
  *   Vote for the winner of the 2018 Heisman Memorial Trophy
  *   Win Heisman-themed prizes by participating in interactive games
  *   Watch live interviews between ESPN talent and some of college football’s most outstanding players
  *   Participate in an autograph session with gridiron greats
  *   Customize a Nissan vehicle in your team colors, while exploring Nissan’s new                 Intelligent Mobility features

WHEN:   SATURDAY, September 15, 2018 – 12:00 to 6:30 p.m. (all times Central)

WHERE:   Located on Winship Circle, at the intersection of DeLoss Dodds Way and San Jacinto

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3 hours ago, dillohorn said:

Who is Russillo?

I didn't know that about his personal life. He might be worth meeting after all.:)

 

ESPN and other work[edit]

Russillo hosted NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show, and ESPN Radio College GameDay during the 2008 season on ESPN Radio. He was also a regular host for GameNight and a fill-in host for The Doug Gottlieb Showand All Night with Jason Smith.

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch named him Best Radio Voice of 2007 for his work on ESPN Radio. He praised Russillo's "reasoned approach and knowledge across sports."[5]

He appeared regularly on several shows on Comcast Sportsnet New England, including New England Sports Tonight with Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson, and was also a studio analyst for the Boston Celtics' television coverage.

During the NBA season, Russillo was the host of ESPN's The NBA Today podcast, the network's #2 most downloaded podcast series.[8] Contrary to popular belief, in December 2012, this show was not cancelled to be swapped out with NBA Lockdown featuring former NBA player Bruce Bowen.

In September 2015, Russillo welcomed former NFL player Danny Kanell as the new co-host for his Russillo Show, after Scott Van Pelt's departure from ESPN Radio. Kanell was laid off from ESPN in April 2017, leaving Russillo as the sole host again, with multiple guest co-hosts occasionally joining him on the show.

On December 20, 2017, Russillo announced he was leaving his ESPN radio show to pursue other opportunities, with his final radio show taking place on December 22.[9] Since departing his show, he has continued to produce a podcast with ESPN and has also been appearing across several ESPN platforms including on television with Get Up!. In late August 2018 he re-signed with ESPN.[10]

Personal life[edit]

On August 23, 2017, Russillo was arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry, reportedly while nude and intoxicated.[11][12] He was suspended by ESPN.[13]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryen_Russillo

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58 minutes ago, primal defense said:

I didn't know that about his personal life. He might be worth meeting after all.:)

 

ESPN and other work[edit]

Russillo hosted NBA Sunday, The Baseball Show, and ESPN Radio College GameDay during the 2008 season on ESPN Radio. He was also a regular host for GameNight and a fill-in host for The Doug Gottlieb Showand All Night with Jason Smith.

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch named him Best Radio Voice of 2007 for his work on ESPN Radio. He praised Russillo's "reasoned approach and knowledge across sports."[5]

He appeared regularly on several shows on Comcast Sportsnet New England, including New England Sports Tonight with Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson, and was also a studio analyst for the Boston Celtics' television coverage.

During the NBA season, Russillo was the host of ESPN's The NBA Today podcast, the network's #2 most downloaded podcast series.[8] Contrary to popular belief, in December 2012, this show was not cancelled to be swapped out with NBA Lockdown featuring former NBA player Bruce Bowen.

In September 2015, Russillo welcomed former NFL player Danny Kanell as the new co-host for his Russillo Show, after Scott Van Pelt's departure from ESPN Radio. Kanell was laid off from ESPN in April 2017, leaving Russillo as the sole host again, with multiple guest co-hosts occasionally joining him on the show.

On December 20, 2017, Russillo announced he was leaving his ESPN radio show to pursue other opportunities, with his final radio show taking place on December 22.[9] Since departing his show, he has continued to produce a podcast with ESPN and has also been appearing across several ESPN platforms including on television with Get Up!. In late August 2018 he re-signed with ESPN.[10]

Personal life[edit]

On August 23, 2017, Russillo was arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry, reportedly while nude and intoxicated.[11][12] He was suspended by ESPN.[13]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryen_Russillo

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23 hours ago, Aaron Carrara said:

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Media Release via ESPN:

The tour heads to Austin September 15, when Texas takes on No. 22 USC in a rematch of the 2006 Rose Bowl

WHO:    UT football greats, along with ESPN’s Ryen Russillo:

  *   1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams, who is celebrating the 20th anniversary of winning college football’s most prestigious award, will appear from 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., participating in both a Chalk Talk session with ESPN’s Ryen Russillo and an autograph session with fans.
  *   Former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young, whose famous jaunt into the end zone in 2006 earned Texas a national title and himself induction into the recently named 2018 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Class, will appear from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., participating in both a Chalk Talk session with Russillo and an autograph session with fans.

WHAT:   Nissan and ESPN invite fans to “Get to know the Heisman Trophy Winners” during a pre-game experience that celebrates college football’s most outstanding players. The Nissan Heisman House Tour is making stops at 10 marquee matchups this season. Admission to the tour is free.

Fans will have the opportunity to:

  *   Register for Heisman House credentials, which allows fans to check in and instantly share their experience and photos via social media
  *   Take a 360-degree picture with the Heisman Trophy, the most prestigious award in college football
  *   Capture a GIF in a Nissan Rogue SL with a Heisman Winner
  *   Vote for the winner of the 2018 Heisman Memorial Trophy
  *   Win Heisman-themed prizes by participating in interactive games
  *   Watch live interviews between ESPN talent and some of college football’s most outstanding players
  *   Participate in an autograph session with gridiron greats
  *   Customize a Nissan vehicle in your team colors, while exploring Nissan’s new                 Intelligent Mobility features

WHEN:   SATURDAY, September 15, 2018 – 12:00 to 6:30 p.m. (all times Central)

WHERE:   Located on Winship Circle, at the intersection of DeLoss Dodds Way and San Jacinto

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