The Orange Bowl Committee News Conference and Kickoff Party

The Orange Bowl Committee held a live news conference with head coach Paul Johnson of the Atlantic Coast Conference champion Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and head coach Kirk Ferentz of the Iowa Hawkeyes on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL.  Brad Buchanan, Executive Vice President of Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment was also in attendance as well as Orange Bowl Committee Chief Executive Officer Eric L. Poms.

The news conference was open to members of the press and was followed by the Orange Bowl Kick-Off Party presented by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel.  All ticket patrons of the Orange Bowl Festival were welcome. The evening, was emceed by 560 WQAM’s Jim Mandich, and included comments by both head coaches, OBC President & Chairman Phillis Oeters and others.

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Photo credits: Tom Craig/Seminole Hard Rock




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