September 6, 2007

Curran gets his shot

Freshman linebacker Rennie Curran was getting a bit anxious early during Saturday's game against Oklahoma State.

The former Brookwood star figured to get his first collegiate action against the Cowboys, but admitted this week he was beginning to wonder if his number would ever get called.

Finally, it did.

"We have this little telephone on the bench and I heard it ring," Curran said. "It was coach John Jancek. He said 'Are you ready?' I think I said yes before he got all the words out his mouth."

Once on the field, Curran had to catch his breath.

Standing on the Sanford Stadium turf in front 93,000-plus fans, suddenly became very surreal.

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