Big 12 Skywriters Tour Version 6.0 is complete. This annual football tradition started in the Big Eight Conference was restored in 2008 when the Conference redesigned its web site and hired Your Humble Correspondent.
This year, YHC was joined by Digital Media Assistant Riannon Rowley. The tour visited each Big 12 campus to compile video and interviews for football previews. The first preview – Rowley’s video and YHC’s story - will be posted Monday with a new preview going live through Aug. 28.
Here’s the breakdown for this year’s Skywriters Tour:
Start/finish: July 31-Aug. 17.
Miles driven: 2,015
Miles flown: 4,150
Rental cars: 4.
Round-trip flights: 5.
Hotel nights: 7.
Notable restaurant visits: Eskimo Joes, Stillwater; Spanky’s, Lubbock; Hickory Park, Ames; The Varsity, Morgantown.