Media: Nessler gets OSU-Texas gig

by Mel Bracht Modified: October 24, 2008 at 8:23 am •  Published: October 24, 2008
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also has rushed for 371 yards and six touchdowns.

"I still think it’s kind of weird that their quarterback is their leading rusher,” Nessler said. "If Colt doesn’t get killed, I guess that’s OK.”

Nessler, Griese and Maguire, who have been teamed up for three years, enjoy having a good time in and out of the broadcast booth. Dales, the former OU basketball star, is the newcomer as the sideline reporter.

"If it sounds like three guys sitting in a bar arguing about a football game,” Nessler said, "we argue about everything from the time we get together on the plane (Thursday) until the time we leave Sunday morning.”

ABC producers have positioned Maguire all over the stadium — on a sideline golf cart, in a suite or up in the rafters — but Nessler said he expects Maguire will be in the booth Saturday.

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by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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