The Passing of an All Sports Legend

The All Sports Association mourns the loss of Giro “Jerry” Brigante The men in the blue blazers known for throwing a magnificent banquet each February lost one of their original members in the early morning hours of February 15, 2015, when Giro “Jerry” Brigante passed away at his home after [...]

2015-02-25T19:13:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

Tim Brando Comes to Fort Walton Beach

Veteran sports broadcaster, sports talk show host Tim Brando to headline All Sports Fish Fry He’s affectionately referred to as “Timmy B,” and he affectionately refers to his broadcasting studio for The Tim Brando Show on Sirius XM Radio’s College Nation as “Chateau Brando.” On Feb. 12, 2015, All Sports [...]

2015-01-30T12:42:21+00:00 January 26th, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

Wuerffel Trophy Welcomes Ikard to the Family

Gabe Ikard’s “Wuerffel Week” got jump started much earlier than did the past winners. His journey began back on December 9th in New York City where he met Danny Wuerffel in person and learned that he’d won the prestigious Wuerffel Trophy. 2013 Wuerffel Trophy Winner Gabe Ikard with Hall [...]

2014-02-25T23:15:04+00:00 February 25th, 2014|By Tom Brassell|

SportsCenter Calls!

It was a busy day on Monday, December 9, 2013 for Danny Wuerffel. Danny Wuerffel announcing the 2013 Heisman Trophy Finalists on SportsCenter on December 9, 2014. Welcoming the 2013 Wuerffel Trophy Winner, Gabe Ikard of Oklahoma in person, for starters. There also was a reception honoring him [...]

2013-12-18T16:25:16+00:00 December 16th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

“Sometimes Dreams Really Do Come True” – Some quality time with Mike Gottfried

When spending the morning with Mike Gottfried in his office in Mobile, Alabama, the topics of conversation included college football, his former broadcasting colleagues and the Wuerffel Trophy. He was a very successful Division I coach at Cincinnati, Kansas and Pittsburgh, and then was an acclaimed college football analyst for [...]

2013-09-13T02:06:46+00:00 September 4th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|
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