August 6, 2003

KHOU-TVs Giff Nielsen to speak at the College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Sports Director, Giff Nielsen, will be the keynote speaker at the College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet, on Saturday, August 9, in South Bend, Indiana. This year's College Football Hall of Fame inductees include, Dan Marino, Reggie White, Ronnie Lott and Kellen Winslow.

Nielsen, who played quarterback for the Houston Oilers for six years, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994 for his years as quarterback at Brigham Young University. Nielsen has been with Channel 11 since 1984.

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