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Wes Durham - Top 50 Calls

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  1. Wreck Em

    Wreck Em Helluva Engineer

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    I've been working on this for a while, and I hope you enjoy!
    The list is subjective, and we all have our own favorites. Also, I don't have audio from many games, especially the 2009 Wake game and "Ball is Loose" so I would love to make a part 2, if I can find more audio!
    Brandon Gaudin Top 10 coming soon and an Al Ciraldo video if I can get more footage.
    Enjoy!
     
  2. awbuzz

    awbuzz Helluva Engineer

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    Thanks for the memories
     
  3. MWBATL

    MWBATL Helluva Engineer

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    You should send these to Wes.....
     
  4. TooTall

    TooTall Helluva Engineer

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    Ok. It's official. I'm ready for the season!!!!
     
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  5. Gtbowhunter90

    Gtbowhunter90 Helluva Engineer Contributing Writer

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    I'll add it on Twitter and tag him. Hopefully he has his mentions turned on
     
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  6. neb llarmus

    neb llarmus Ramblin' Wreck

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    Wow!! What memories!! I was at most of those games.
     
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  7. jacket_fan

    jacket_fan Helluva Engineer

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    My favorite is still "O Charley"
     
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  8. slugboy

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    I’m OK with you not finding “Ball is loose”. That about stopped my heart when he yelled it out.

    I did like it when he made a rubber band sound when Charlie Rodgers leapt over the line and into the end zone.

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  9. albanyjacket

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    Good ole days when the stands were full!
     
  10. GTRX7

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    Great stuff. Thanks for putting that together!
     
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  11. techfan#14

    techfan#14 Ramblin' Wreck

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    I thought the same thing. As well as the excitement level from the stands much less them being full
     
  12. Space Jacket

    Space Jacket Georgia Tech Fan

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    Thank you for putting this together. It brought back so many great memories of going to GT football games. I had forgotten how loud Grant Field could get!
     
  13. Gtbowhunter90

    Gtbowhunter90 Helluva Engineer Contributing Writer

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    It will be full again!!!!! I BEElieve
     
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  14. Dustman

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    I counted FIVE plays from that 1998 UVA game, and that's why I think it's the most exciting game I've ever attended.
     
  15. Supersizethatorder-mutt

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    Did I miss it, or was the "Run, Roddie, Run" call not included? Regardless, wow, what a bunch of awesome plays and calls and terrific memories.
     
  16. Techfan02

    Techfan02 Jolly Good Fellow

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    I'm still young what is "ball is loose"?
     
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  17. slugboy

    slugboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Reggie Ball was our QB in the early 2000's under Gailey. I don't remember why I could only hear the game on radio, but it might have been an away game.
    Anyway, a play broke down, and Reggie took off and ran with the ball, getting past the line and dashing. Durham got excited and screamed "Ball is loose" meaning that he was running free, but all the fans listening thought there was a fumble and we were screwed.
    That play turned out OK. If I could find a link, I'd post it.
     
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  18. BobintheATL99

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    There was a game early on in Reggie Balls career where he got in to the open field, and Wes made the call "Ball is loose" and gave everyone a coronary. I think it was a non-televised/blacked out game.
     
  19. TooTall

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    Oh Charlie oh Charlie Charlie Charlie Charlie ohhhhhh Charlie.

    The call is exciting and one of my favorites, but the transcript, without context, is shudder worthy.
     
  20. BonafideJacket

    BonafideJacket Helluva Engineer

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    @BobintheATL99, not sure if you have the 2003 [email protected] game in your archives, but it was this play right here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbf1BzsgpZE

    Eric Henderson blocked a potential game-winning FG at the end of regulation, Ball scored on the first play of OT (see above), and then James Butler picked off Jay Cutler to win it.
     
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