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Rick Horrow talks with embattled country music star Hank Williams Jr.
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On the sports professor Rick Carl with beyond the box score an inside look at the business of sports. Today's special Estes country music legend Hank Williams. Growing up with his father in Nashville and won many country music awards on his own. But he's best remembered as singing the anthem for Monday Night Football for well over a decade. -- recently caught up with him at the start of the season. Hank Williams global entertainment icon we know you know music what about football what's your favorite football team. Pittsburgh and how well do you know football your big football fan. Yeah no law -- the players on both old. And I'm talking about back. Derrick Thomas and Alabama. Forty minute. Well don't one lead with two guys that can actually take a game. We that we don't -- -- there. Carl lately mark that's silly Reggie -- you like. All told you all. You know -- you know it -- want to go on and vision and -- there. I'm not gonna ask you if I said are you ready for some football -- you hit me so we're gonna ignore that stuff and by the way how many times you get asked. That question in the airports are anywhere you go with the -- well I mean any hotel in this country you know any words for you. And show well which is very normal that you know you gotta you've got a real. We're on the 23 year. In the words of Al Michaels on the American fitness. This with a one year deal. Back where there's the one year deal that turned in the seventh Super Bowl and that's the point third season. My phone a -- What's -- all Marat different become an overnight -- -- different words of old are your native of football there it is and you know I was. -- by 199091. It became the theme song for the NFL for Monday night did you go to the NFL or the NFL but you. No no no no my manager called me up and it it was a real law or about six that. Real honored lord He wrote really well and -- well. Robert you won't believe what just happened call how would you like introduced Monday Night Football for twenty million people. In seventy times a year and they're using your fall. Certain it -- you're dreaming about -- out. -- -- So how do you produce the seventy Monday Night Football -- field all ones do you redo them during the middle of the year -- none on and don't know what that would do all of the -- -- a lot of hockey and -- We do know we've been through the playoffs -- of seventeen. And Tuesday. We to a mall and and we have to train you know. The barriers that they shunned upon it -- -- Who wrote that not horrible with so -- we -- all. And you know this team has been together quite -- We've done it long time and you know you dude you we all with me enough. The you know. Now that that's actually back in. He wouldn't -- we the this is it and then as the season so that we have to come in weekly. Depending all. Now the games played down and come in and do not want it in case week fourteen gets released -- -- America. That song has transcended generations and it's either because you're so good because -- well you know while but when it when it comes time when we made to opening up -- a lot of interview. I don't that are up there. Exert quite a bit of energy you weathered -- -- opening. You know it. The fire. The torch -- -- when you're from. That -- You mama I've been very varied. The pro. All of them you know a little bit off -- You know when you walk in with a with some. That is a household name you know in the NFL and that kid look -- you. You don't even from Monday night let me tell you from -- those other awards don't mean anything. That kid that. You know man from -- That they diphtheria.