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vindication in the opener this year. >> steve: they are rewarded by continually playing the big boys to start the season. >> brian: give them credit. think how far this win is going to go not only for wisconsin this season but how far it's going to go for paul chryst and recruiting in this region. >> steve: nationally this marks two teams that have lost in the first week, back to 1972, nebraska was top ranked and arkansas at number four. this is going to be an interview you want to hear. here's todd. >> todd: coach, you grew up in wisconsin, coached in wisconsin, went to wisconsin, you come back as the head coach. you told me you were on the field four other times, once for a concert and three times to watch friends play. how was this for you? >> obviously i'm happy but i'm really proud of this team. that's what i love about this game, it's a player's game. i feel best for them.
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obviously i'm happy but really because what they did and they put it out there against a really good team. i'm proud of this group and i'm really happy for them. >> todd: it's hard to know what you're going to get from a quarterback who hasn't really played and started a game since 2011 i think it was and first collegiate start to come out in this environment. what did you see in bart houston? >> he was bart. he's going to compete and there's going to be a couple plays we're going to want to learn from but he competed and kept his poise throughout it and i was just proud of the way everyone played together. we had that spurt where we gave them some momentum. the fumble and the pick six. guys just stayed with it and hats off to the team. they came through in a big way. this was fun because it took everyone. >> todd: i know you have a whole season to play and this is one game but watching your players and how excited and emotional they were yesterday to walk through on this field, to get this win against an lsu team that a lot of people thought
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could be a national champion, how much does this mean for all these young men who grew up packer fans watching brett favre and the other greats? >> two things. one, we want to enjoy the moment. they put themselves out here and they can't take that away. then i think there's another part. we as a team this year, how we choose to take this and go forward, that's on us. that's the challenge. right now i want them to enjoy it. it's a great opportunity. it was a challenge but a great opportunity and they took advantage of it. >> todd: great job, coach. congratulations. >> thanks so much. >> todd: we have bart over here. hey bart. how are you doing, man? how are you doing? >> doing good, very good. that was a solid victory.
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lsu is a great team. best of luck to them, but we drove, we fought. the defense made plays. we made some plays. i'm going to have to get a lot better next week too. >> todd: you're named after bart starr, first start of your college career is here on lambeau field. what does it mean to you? >> it means a lot, i think it means more to my dad. that's his favorite player. i don't know, you couldn't have made up a better story, i guess. it's an awesome experience. i love playing out here. i'm so happy. it's a great time. >> todd: there were some ups and downs. things weren't going well. how were you able to overcome that? >> keep confidence, keep driving and keep going. i think we might have gotten a little satisfied after the first drive in the third quarter and that's why we kind of didn't do as well after.
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i was telling our guys, we got to keep the confidence up, keep driving, keep striving for victories. >> todd: heck of an effort today, man. congratulations. >> thanks. >> steve: this is a disney movie, brother, right? this is real close. this is a movie script. wow. a special afternoon in a special place. >> brian: that's the difference between college and nfl. >> steve: no question. you didn't see this one coming. bart houston hadn't started since 2011 in high school. starts and wins at lambeau field. be sure to tune into abc tonight at 8:00 eastern for saturday night football presented by wells fargo, usc/alabama. in the end, they did the leap. there's no flag on the play. a win by wisconsin. number five goes down.
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"action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky, and walter perez. sat the day night i'm walter perez. search is on for gunman who shot and critically wounded a police officer in atlantic city. also major news from the eagles quarterback sam bradford has been traded to the vikingses. but the big story on the an nooks us hermine taking a swipe at new jersey and delaware coastline. storm is expected to pack hurricane force wind when it reaches our region with high wind, punishing rain and chances for power outages and flood ago cross the region w that said hermine is already putting a big damper on the holiday weekend for many. people from the new jersey shore to the beaches in delaware are packing up and heading home a little earlier and with good reason. whipping wind, high waves are already making it uncomfortable on the sand, and flat out dangerous in the water. hermine has left two people
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dead meanwhile in the wake. in north caroline at driver of an 18 wheeler was killed when wind pushed over his rig, and in florida, a man was killed by a falling tree. high wind heavily damaged buildings in the thousands are without power in both states. officials are still assessing the damage. the extent of the damage at this time. we have team coverage of the storm from up and down the coastline. "action news" reporter christie ileto is in ocean city, new jersey. bob brooks is in rehoboth beach. meteorologist adam joseph and medical less a magee is tracking path and strength of the storm. we will begin with hell list a. >> walter, there is a lot to track between now and even as we go through early next week with her mean. this is very latest with the system right now. it has moved off the coast of north carolina and back over the opened waters of the mid-atlantic here. we can see heaviest rain child the with the storm, still off shore. here's the very latest with the maximum sustain winds. wind are at 70 miles an hour but i do want to show you what is going on until the gulf stream. the as the storm system is
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back over the opened waters of the atlantic. the water temperature right now at 85 degrees. we do expect some vent evening and some intensification, with the next 24 hours, just off of our shoreline and eventually as this storm system works its way to the north and east. current track with with hermines 170 miles east south east of virginia. it is moving due east at 12 miles an hour. that is important because all of yesterday, the wind, and the movement with it, had about 20 miles per hour. so we have decreased its forward motion here, and we do expect this to intensify, to hurricane strength wind, later on sunday night into monday. at that point, it will make its closest jog, to the west, and to the the west, close to our shoreline. and then it sits, spins, meanders as we get into early next week. with that said there is some precaution toss keep in mind. tropical storm warnings are placed, from sea side heights
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to cape may for new jersey coastline, for delaware bay, also delaware beaches which means tropical storm conditions are expect within 36 hours. for the very latest and big concern at the coast we will bring in meteorologist adam joseph. >> melissa i have been chatting with folks all afternoon. many let their guard down because it is not raining there. they are saying it looks like storm is moving out to sea. it is right now but then it will back, to the west, as we go into sunday and monday. in fact we will take a look, brighter colors are the larger waves over the opened waters of the atlantic. sunday morning you can see largest waves are still off shore. look at what happens sunday night, we will start to rotate that storm back in, with its storm surge of three to 5 feet, that is a wall of water three to 5 feet that will come in with the storm in addition to waves, near 15 feet crashing on the shore, so the biggest concern and take away with the storm is going to be coastal flooding as well as beach erosion and storm surge. high tide flooding, it will be
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minor tonight around 10:00 o'clock. then it to moderate on sunday morning between ten and 11:00. the major, round of high tide of concern with the most flooding is going to be sunday night ten to 11:00 p.m., monday morning 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., where it backs off to moderate as storm weakens and pushes back out. so as many cycles of high tide along the shore sunday and monday, this is life threatening flooding. it could be record levels in some locations. move cars to higher ground. you can expect power outages, electricity, water, not a good combination. bay and local authorities, they have asked a lot of folks who are vacationers, walter, to leave the barrier island. it becomes mandatory, listen, get out, melissa magee will be back with what it means for inland locations in the full forecast. >> adam, thanks very much for that. we will move down to the jersey shore where hermine is forcing people to cut their weekend plans just a bit short.
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"action news" reporter christie let the owe is live from ocean city, christie. >> reporter: wind has been strong and steady for the last couple of hours since we have been out here. labor day weekend typically brings more than hundred thousand people to ocean city, new jersey. you can see that this beach is nearly empty. you know, random people just walk ago long the beach taking in what is happening. there is no mandatory evacuation here but while residents prepared to weather this storm, many tourist have already left. >> how would you describe the waves right now. >> um, um, they are like, they are coming up really big. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a long holiday weekend in fun and sun for many tourist but instead, when were you planning to go back? >> monday morning. >> reporter: really. >> yeah. >> reporter: you don't want to take the chance. >> i don't think so. we're worried sometimes ocean city can get flooded. >> reporter: hermine is heading up the coast and whiletories no mandatory evacuation for ocean city, many touristed on bounced on
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what should have been a busy labor day weekend. >> day trippers don't come. people that have rented think, oh, i will leave early friday and not stay friday and saturday and people that are coming saturday say, i'm going to wait until monday. but, you know, we'll rebound. >> store was packed, before today. so, not now. we have managed to empty out. >> reporter: mike wallace isn't taking any chances. he is moving store merchandise to higher ground. >> reporter: nothing on the floored. >> nothing on the floor right now. like i said we have raised up everything. >> reporter: ocean city businesses are bracing for possible flooding. >> worst case scenario we will have a couple, you know, a foot or two. >> reporter: back out here the ocean remains closed to swimmers for the remainder of the holiday weekend. so far we have not seen anybody getting in the water. that is fortunate because waves continue to grow rocky. by the hour. reporting live from ocean city, christie ileto for channel six "action news", walter. >> just the beginning. all right, thank you christie.
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let's move further down the coastline now with "action news" reporter bob brooks live in rehoboth beach with how folks are fairing down there, hi there, bob. >> reporter: walt, good evening. the wind starting to pick up down here. we have a little bit of rainfall but really it is the ocean, the waves, they are getting pretty big down here. i want to show everyone. do you see that little boy down there by water. beach patrol says they don't want anyone on that sand or close to that. that is exactly what they are talking about. they are recommending people do not do they do not want anyone near waters right now. the waves are white capped and getting rough, the wind stronger too. hermine noise doubt making her presence felt in rehoboth beach. so much so, that beach patrol has shut things down. >> we're not allowing any swimming, and we're not allowing anybody to go down on the beach. >> reporter: during the holiday weekend he says that hasn't been easy. >> we have got people who are trying to cut through certain areas to get down on the
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beach. >> reporter: for now those going in have been forced out but officials are worried that someone might give these waves a try tonight. >> we're really hope people will make right decision and stay off the beach and out of the water. >> reporter: you have been walking on the boardwalk it has become an at your own risk task. san is blown every where. >> it is pretty sandy. >> blasted in my face. >> reporter: you can bet there are grains in judy pierson's eye screen. >> we did turn our backs when it first hit but we decided it is all part of the experience. >> reporter: for some, they came to the boardwalk just to look at the surf this roof, and keyword, it is look, just do not go in. >> all it takes is a wave to knock a little wednesday down and i have seen it, you get sucked out, like an escalate or. >> reporter: that is what the captain of the beach patrol is talking about, someone of that age, close to these waves, and they are getting bigger and bigger down here. so again, message here is do not go next to the the water,
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until further notice. reporting live from rehoboth beach, bob brooks, channel six, "action news", walt? >> bob, thanks for that report. many people, of course, are taking warnings about hermine very seriously and that means there is no shortage of people cutting short their holiday weekend plans and leaving the coastline, two days early. action cam on the scene here in dewey beach this afternoon. you can see traffic on route one was backed up with people getting out of town. meanwhile atlantic county is under a state of emergency but many people there are not in the hurry to leave. we have found people hanging out on the beach in brigantine despite big waves and strong wind, several told us they are not leaving, even though, they have been warned to get out because of flooding concerns. but... >> labor day weekend. we were hoping to get extended time down here at the shore. it was time to be safe and head out of here. >> if you are planning to leave officials recommend doing it after the morning high tide. adorable picture from ocean city was sent to meteorologist adam joseph. five-year old victor and six
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year-old mckenzie sum up how we feel, we want labor day back, go away hermine. stay away of hermine all throughout the weekend at six abc.com/weather. our interactive map not only shows you conditions from our area but use it to check the storm's path as it moves up the coastline. of course, please follow our "action news" meteorologists on social media for any updates as they happen. a surprise announce. from the fill eagles today, quarterback sam bradford is gone. bradford has been traded to the minnesota vikings. "action news" sports director ducis rodgers is live the at the novacare center with details, ducis. >> reporter: walter, big surprise here is the hall that the eagles get back, for sam bradford. they get a number one pick from the minnesota vikings next year. also a conditional fourth round pick in 2018 that could be as high as a second round pick. sam bradford lasted just one season here in philadelphia. he likely would not have been here next season anyway given the way his contract was structured. to get this much for him now,
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that is huge. bird say they did not initiate the trade talks with the vikings but once two side engaged, eagles were firm with their asking price, and they got it, bottom line, they got an offer they simply could not refuse. >> we did not go into this wanting to trade sam bradford. we did not call anyone for sam bradford. after the trade offer they made we just felt like this was right decision for our football team. our organization has won success at some point but we are trying to get that trophy and to do that we have to do things that are not so easy to do a week before the season starts. >> reporter: now who will start at quarterback foresees on opener september 11th in just eight days against the cleveland browns? will it be chase daniel, will it be carson wentz? eagles have not said just yet. who have have we're reporting live with the bird i'm ducis rodgers for channel six "action news". walter, see you. >> much more to come on
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"action news" tonight, search is on for several suspects, after an at atlantic city police officer was shot and critically wounded. we are live with the latest on the investigation. more on the sam bradford trade and how it will affect the bird roster. jamie apody has sports when "action news" comes right back.
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atlantic city police officer remains in critical condition tonight after being shot outside the caesars
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casino. the officer was approaching a group of people when one of them opened fire. "action news" reporter jeff chirico is live in atlantic city with the very latest on the investigation, jeff? >> reporter: walter, that officer is being treated here the atlantic care. reward for information about the suspects in this case now stand at $20,000, and meanwhile, mother of the man who died spoke with "action news" and said she does not believe he is the one who pulled the trigger. >> he was a great person. >> he was a good person. >> reporter: family and friend gathered to mourn jerome dame on of camden his heart broken mother is coming to his defense. >> i know he is not shooting at a cop that is personally know he is not. >> he was targeted. that is my thing, he did his stuff in the past but he was, focused on being better. >> reporter: they say the 25 year-old died in the shoot-out with police this morning outside caesars casino. police say it happened when two officers approached a group of men engaged in criminal activity.
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>> at the time have of our encounter, one of the individuals shot and wounded one of our atlantic city officers. >> reporter: second officer tired back striking and killing one suspect. the others fled. affirmed swat officers patrolled the city for hours looking for the suspects. the atlantic county prosecutor's office later released surveillance video of the men that they want. they are seen walking in two groups. police have not said whether the deceased suspect was the shooter. >> do you know if he carried a gun? >> i don't know nothing about all that. i will not lie, to nobody because i just don't know, but what i do know is my sonnies dead. i want some answers. >> reporter: police have not released the name of the injured officer. we're told he is out of surgery and still in critical condition. if you recognize men in that surveillance video you are urged to call police. reporting live from atlantic city, jeff chirico for channel six "action news", walter. >> jeff, thank you. day two of sports is next here on channel six, we will
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jamie apody has sport and huge news out of the eagles camp. >> i woke up late and half an hour later i get a text from the eag also that they traded sam brad toward to minnesota and almost fell asleep. that cannot be real. >> pinch yourself. >> shocking trade really. so late in the season desperate before their starter was lost to the vikings give eagles first round pick in next years draft in a conditional fourth ground inner 2018 in return. let's head live to ducis rodgers at the novacare complex. ducis, never boring. question is who is the eagles quarterback, right now. >> reporter: well, that is a very good question, jamie. we have asked eagles who will be starter for game september 11th, opener against cleveland browns. they did in the give us an
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answer. we simply do not nest just yet. the as for sam bradford he was here for a year an a half. eventful 18 months culminating with today's trade to minute so the a just six months ago the eagles gave bradford a two year, $36 million contract, and shortly thereafter he asked to be traded. once it was evident eagles want todd draft a carson wentz. howie roseman said vikings initiated trade talks and held firm with his asking price. as for wentz he has been limited during preseason with his rib injury but eagles are in love with his potential this move would not have been made if they were not all in, or can or wentz. if we didn't have the confident in how our team was playing and how we're structuring the team and quarterback on the roster we could not do that. we rely on the coaches and when you talk to them and, you know, guys they have been around, you understood that there has been a lot of confidence. confident in his ability. biggest transition for
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anything is mental aspect in picking up the offense. >> even if you do not see wentz in eight days against the browns you better believe he will be on the field sooner rather than later n south philadelphia, i'm ducis rodgers for channel six "action news". jamie, back over to you. thanks, ducis. >> walt? >> there we go. >> first round pick, fourth round pick for bradford, and they have to cut, to get naje good, ed reynold gone, codey park i gone, paul turner makes the team. >> if wentz pans out they have the best out the of this. >> they went in with a mask. up next on "action news", meteorologist melissa magee is tracking hermine and she has the latest on the storm's path coming up next.
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