Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1961 January

New Virginia Tech Head Football Coach Jerry Claiborne Discusses Plans for Upcoming Season in Blacksburg, Va.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
01/24/61
Run Time
1 min., 40 sec.
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Abstract
Newly hired Virginia Polytechnic Institute football coach Jerry Claiborne discusses his plans for the offensive and defensive formations to be used by the team with a reporter and remarks that he will not know the abilities of the players until he sees them perform at the beginning of the season. Claiborne tells the reporter that he intends to make choices for assistant coaches as quickly as possible, but he declines to comment further on the matter.
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