Kennesaw State football documentary will air Friday

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BY DOUG ROBERSON - THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

The first of a four-part documentary series about Kennesaw State’s new football team will air at 9:30 p.m. on on Friday on CSS.

Part one of the documentary, “It’s Our Time: The Building of Kennesaw State Football,” will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the exploratory committee that helped shephered in the team, the hiring of coach Brian Bohannon, and other elements. The Owls will play their first game in 2015.

The documentaries are being produced by Pic2 Productions and Kennesaw State’s athletics department.

The remaining parts are scheduled to air in the fall/winter of 2014, summer of 2015 and fall of 2015.

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KENNESAW — In the two years leading up to kickoff of Kennesaw State’s football program, a four-part documentary will be aired on the team’s creation.

The series — “It’s Our Time: The Building of Kennesaw State Football” — is a joint production between the university’s athletic department and Pic2 Productions.

The first of four original episodes will air Friday at 9:30 p.m. on CSS, the regional sports cable network. Additional episodes are tentatively set for late 2014, the summer of 2015 and the fall of 2015.

According to a university release, Friday’s episode will provide a behind-the-scenes look that begins with the formation of an exploratory committee chaired by former Georgia coaching great Vince Dooley.

It will also include, among other topics: the University System of Georgia Board of Regents’ vote in favor of Kennesaw State adding football, the university securing Fifth Third Bank as its leading sponsor, the official announcement of football coming to campus the hiring of Brian Bohannon as the Owls’ coach, the university’s invitation to join the Big South Conference and the announcement of the team’s first game, set for Sept. 3, 2015 at East Tennessee State.

Future episodes will showcase Bohannon and his staff on the recruiting trail and other formative moments leading up to Kennesaw State’s first games.

“Through this documentary, we will provide viewers with an inside look into all the decision-making and planning, while building the excitement level as Kennesaw State prepares for kickoff,” said Al Barba, director of athletic communications for the university and a co-executive producer of the documentary. “The response to football at Kennesaw State has been overwhelming and that will come to life in this series as we document history.”

Steve Graham, an eight-time Emmy award-winning producer, is producing the documentary. He has worked on past documentaries that included a look at Dooley’s final season as Georgia’s coach and the storied football rivalry between Notre Dame and Southern Cal.

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