JOHN CAPPELLETTI, DERRICK WILLIAMS TO APPEAR AT THE “SPORTS ILLUSTRATED HEISMAN TOUR PRESENTED BY NISSAN”
The tour heads to Happy Valley, October 8, when Penn State takes on Big Ten rival Iowa
WHO: Meet Penn State football legends on game day!
- All-America wide receiver and 2008 team captain Derrick Williams will appear from 11:00 a.m. until12:30 p.m., participating in both an “SI Chalk Talk” session with Sports Illustrated writer Andrew “McLovin” Perloff from 11:00-11:30 a.m. and an autograph session from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
- Heisman Trophy winner John Cappelletti, whose record-setting performance at tailback propelled the Nittany Lions to an undefeated campaign during the 1973 season, will participate in an “SI Chalk Talk” session with Perloff from 1:00-1:30 p.m., followed by an autograph session from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
WHAT: Sports Illustrated and Nissan have teamed up to celebrate the Heisman Memorial Trophy and the greatest games in the history of college football with a 10-stop national tour at marquee matchups this season. Admission to the tour is free, and fans are encouraged to pick up a Sports Illustrated special-edition magazine that showcases “College Football’s Unforgettable Games” … compliments of Nissan.
- Get your picture on the cover of Sports Illustrated with the Heisman Trophy
- Take a closer look at the 2012 Nissan Maxima premium performance sedan, the original “4-door sports car,” and the 2012 Nissan Frontier vehicle, where single-minded ruggedness is married to advanced technology.
- View SI covers and images on 52” touch screen monitors
- Participate in autograph sessions and photo ops with former football greats
- Win prizes by participating in fun, interactive games including a virtual combine and QB challenge with gesture recognition technology
- Register for the BCS Championship Ultimate Experience Sweepstakes
- Get an RFID bracelet, allowing you to check in and instantly share your experience on Facebook
- Keep tabs on the weekend’s action by viewing games and highlights on plasma TVs and a custom 16’ x 9’ LED screen
WHEN: SATURDAY, October 8, 2011 – 10:00 a.m. until kickoff
WHERE: Located outside the student ticket entrance of the Bryce Jordan Center
Look for the big Nissan/Sports Illustrated helium blimp flying overhead!