“Timmy B!”

The Wuerffel Trophy Visits the Tim Brando Show The guest list for the Tim Brando Show is a constant supply of “Who's Who” in the world of sports.  The show on 7/31/13 was no exception. Paul Finebaum, Bruce Feldman, Jimmy Roberts, Dan Hawkins and Kent Lowe (long time LSU Sports [...]

August 6th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

Sweet Home Alabama – The Wuerffel Trophy visits the “Magic City”

“Birmingham - Football Capital of the South” was the phrase that was etched on Legion Field's upper deck many years ago. Although the upper deck may be gone, there is no question that the city is still the hub of football in the state of Alabama. Sports media is king [...]

August 3rd, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

Ragin Cajun Renovation

Big Upgrades Taking Place at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette One major project is in underway in Lafayette. The other is about to start. Both have this place buzzing. The first transformation began on December 10, 2010 with the hiring of Mark Hudspeth as head coach.  He's a winner.  [...]

July 31st, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

“An Eagle Never Flew Higher!”

The Taylor Haugen Foundation Outfits the Entire Niceville High School Football Team with EvoShield Rib Protection Shirts On hot July mornings in a high school field house, some things are normal occurrences. The sounds of weights clanging, players yelling and music blaring are standard operating procedure with summer conditioning in [...]

July 17th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

Catching Up With Danny – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

  Danny comes home to Destin, Florida once or twice a year or so to relax. Danny Wuerffel Yeah, right. The truth is that this guy never slows down. Less than 24 hours after he hit ground, he was gracious in helping host the “Danny Cup”, a golf [...]

July 4th, 2013|By Tom Brassell, Podcasts|

“A Cup of Soup Tastes Best Served” – Zac Selmon – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Wake Forest University Tight End Zac Selmon, a 2006 and 2007 Wuerffel Trophy Finalist. The game of football runs deep in the Selmon bloodline. Dewey, Lucious and Lee Roy Selmon were legends on the Oklahoma defense in the 1970's. But for Zac Selmon, the son of Dewey, football [...]

July 4th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

“You Can’t Hide Character” – Coach Mike Ditka discusses the Wuerffel Trophy PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Coach Mike Ditka on the sideline for the New Orleans Saints (photo courtesy of The Baton Rouge Advocate) “Retiring” from the game to become a NFL analyst doesn’t mean you slow down.  At least not for Pro Football Hall of Famer, Mike Ditka. “I’m leaving tomorrow to go [...]

June 3rd, 2013|By Tom Brassell, Podcasts|

Geaux Wuerffel! – A Day at LSU with 2 Coaching Greats

It was a quiet May afternoon on the campus of LSU, at least for the students.  Final exams. A bit busier at the Football Operations Center where two Tiger legends, Head Coach Les Miles and former Basketball Coach Dale Brown, were scheduled to talk about a topic they have in [...]

May 25th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|
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