Saturday Night Fever
Danny Verdun
Dawg Post
Posted Sep 27, 2006


Playing football under the lights is something special. In high school you play night games, but that is in front of a few hundred to a few thousand fans. In college you are in front of a lot more. There in excitement everywhere. The players and the fans are both pumped up. I had a chance to talk to a few players and I asked them about their first college night game and this is what they said.


Remarcus Brown -- Last year at Mississippi State. It was also my first road game. I was so excited. I just wanted to play.

Danny Verdun-Wheeler -- I remember my first one as a starter was at South Carolina. It was 2 years ago. They had one of those "blackout" games. They were winning, but we came back. Our sidelines and our fans were going crazy.

Tra Battle -- I don't remember the game, but I remember it was so exciting. It was so loud. I remember that we had a lot of time to prepare and a long wait. Some of the other players would watch other games during the day. I watched more game film.

Quentin Moses -- There was a lot of excitement. Fans have all day to get crazy.

Brandon Coutu -- It wasn't my first one, but last year vs Auburn was so loud. We did not win, but it was crazy.

Mikey Henderson -- Last year vs Auburn was the greatest atmosphere I have been apart of. It was crazy. The fans like night games because they have a longer time to do whatever they do. Whatever makes them happy. The fans let it all out.


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