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R&R Podcast: Jimmy V Remembrance Episode feat. Whittenburg and Myers

August 27, 2011

With the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic teeing off this Sunday, I was afforded the rare opportunity to bring Ernie Myers and Dereck Whittenburg on for a special podcast episode to share some memories of Jim Valvano. And trust me folks, they did not disappoint.

The two State stars shared some great stories, including a tale from Whitt of how V might’ve humorously blown his chance at landing Shaquielle O’Neal while on the recruiting trail.

We also touch on the untimely passing of Lorenzo Charles and what he meant to Myers and Whitt during their playing days and long after.

If you only listen to one podcast from our small-but-rapidly-growing library, make it THIS one. Trust me.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. August 30, 2011 2:12 am

    I know that you guys are young and cant think of more than the big three (bb, football, baseball) but I think the cross country team (both men’s and women’s) would really be upset at you – They both have dominated the ACC in the last 30 year, like 20+ ACC titles in each sport with the women winning a national title in 1979 (No it is not an NCAA because for women it did not exist yet but I still count it
     

  2. OptimalJ permalink
    September 7, 2011 8:04 pm

    This is a great podcast and gave me goose bumps the whole way through.  Listening to Whit and Ernie discuss their memories of Jimmy V was fantastic.  This is a must listen for any State Fan, especially to understand what we had in the old days and why we long for greatness so much!

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