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Wednesday April 6, 2011Heisman Statue Presentation Planned For Halftime Of Orange & Blue Debut

The University of Florida will unveil three statues outside of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at halftime of the the Orange & Blue Debut presented by Scotts, on Saturday, featuring the school’s three Heisman winners: Steve Spurrier (1966), Danny Wuerffel (1996) and Tim Tebow (2007).

The life-sized statues will be installed on the west side of the stadium near the skybox entrance, and the unveiling will be shown on Florida’s scoreboards inside the stadium. At halftime, a brief video introduction will be played followed by the live unveiling of the statues. All three honorees will have a level of participation in the event.

The statues weigh a between 1,700-2,000 pounds combined and were sculpted by Sandy Proctor. They were provided to the University of Florida through private donations.

Florida is one of eight schools in the nation with at least three Heisman trophy winners and one of two with at least three quarterbacks who have won the college football’s most prestigious award.

Heisman Statue Unveiling:

Presentation at halftime of the Orange and Blue Debut presented by Scotts

·         Video introduction

·         Live video of unveiling of statues on the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

·         Remarks from Florida’s three Heisman trophy winners, Steve Spurrier, Danny Wuerffel and Tim Tebow

·           A presentation with gifts to the artist, architects and donors



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