Pettit, Burl 2015-06-09

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This interview features sports writer Burle Pettit. Pettit talks about his career in journalism and the way the field of sports writing has changed. Pettit discusses his experiences with different coaches and players at Texas Tech and notes some of the highlights of his career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Burle Pettit

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 9, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 00:54:11 (54 minutes)


Relationships between coaches and writers; Differences today when interacting with coaches and players; Hayden Fry and violations; Texas A&M’s relationship with Tech; UNT and Gene Stallings; Mike Liner; Connelly

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace

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