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DeLand Quarterback Club opens season
By Tony Tussing
posted Sep 16, 2013 - 1:27:15pm
The DeLand Quarterback Club opened its 2013 season Tuesday, Sept. 3, with guest speaker Scott Moore of I Talk SEC, a national nightly radio show about SEC football. Moore did more than 70 impersonations of football coaches during his talk, which was to a near-full house for the first meeting.
Club Captain Kurt Koshiol opened the evening by presenting the annual football trophy to Dr. Bruce Rankin for his job as last year's captain. Everyone enjoyed dinner at Sandhill Golf Course, the regular meeting place of the club.
Stetson football coach Roger Hughes was the first to speak. He mentioned how impressive the stadium and Hatter Village, with Hatter Walk, were for the opening game, as this team "rekindles the tradition." The Hatter team has this week off before returning to Spec Martin Memorial Stadium Saturday, Sept. 21.
Moore then took over the evening, as he impersonated Bobby Bowden, Steve Spurrier, Urban Meyer and numerous others. He had most of the crowd laughing, and then took many questions about today's college game of football. As he said, "College football is the great game."
The DeLand Quarterback Club will meet Monday, Sept. 16, to hear Scott Brantley speak, followed by Peter Tom Willis Monday, Sept. 23. Doug Pugh speaks Monday, Oct. 21, followed by K.C. Helton Monday, Oct. 28.
November has three dates for the club — Nov. 4 will have Loran Smith; Nov. 11 is the annual Father/Son/Daughter Night, followed by B.B. Abbott Nov. 18.
The DeLand Quarterback Club meets at Sandhill Golf Course, and if you are interested, come by one of the dinner meetings at 6 p.m.
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