Tuesday, May 11, 2010

ESPN to air segment on Savannah State on May 16

Tigers Quarterback A.J. DeFilippis interview will be a part of the ESPN "Outside the Lines" program on SSU Football airing on May 16.

ESPN reporter Jemele Hill told the Savannah Morning News that her story on ESPN's investigative program "Outside the Lines" about Robby Wells and Savannah State University will air May 16 at 9 a.m. Wells, a former SSU football coach, accused administrators of racism and lies in his Feb. 11 resignation letter.

A crew from ESPN, including Hill, visited SSU on March 23-24. They interviewed administrators and coaches about Wells. The ESPN crew made a second visit to SSU on April 9. They attended the Tigers' practice that morning. SSU interim head coach Julius Dixon, quarterback A.J. DeFilippis and defensive back Darren Hunter participated in on-camera interviews.


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