Meet Joe Reilly
Hello! My name is Debbie Morgan and Iâ€™m a host for Good Afternoon, Football, the program for women who think football is better than sliced bread. This afternoon we have a man that Granite Falls High School still sees as their golden boy fifteen years after quarterbacking the team to the state championship. Good afternoon, Joe.
Joe: Hi, Debbie. Thanks for having me here.
Debbie: Youâ€™ve been out of football for five years now. Do you miss the playing field?
Joe: I think Iâ€™ll always miss it a little. Itâ€™s hard not to. Wrecking my knee wasnâ€™t exactly Â something I planned on.
Debbie: But youâ€™ve got a great new career now, right? For Fox Sports One?
JoeÂ (Nods head): I do. I was lucky, I guess. My agent made a deal for me to create a program that people seem to like.
Debbie: Whose came up with the name, Inside the Helmet?
Joe: It was a collaborative effort. Fox wanted em to be able to sue my knowledge as a quarterback and they wanted something besides the usual interview show.
Debbie: Well, this certainly is. Interviewing active quarterbacks about whatâ€™s going on in their head during a game has obviously done the job. The ratings are through the roof.
JoeÂ (Grinning): And thank the lord for that, right?
Debbie: So, Joe. (refers to notes on her iPad) I understand youâ€™ve been seen out and about with Shey Beckham.
JoeÂ (Crossing legs and eyeing interviewer): Weâ€™ve gone out together a cope of times. Iâ€™m sure you now that her brother, Hank, and I have been best friends for years.
Debbie (nods): And how does it feel, dating the little sister of your best friend? Iâ€™m sure our viewers would like to know.
Joe (struggles to keep face impassive): Shey is a bright, vibrant, interesting young woman whose company I enjoy.
Debbie (slow grin): Does it complicate things that the two of you are sharing a house?
Joe (uncrosses legs, leans back in chair): It happens to be the house where she and Hank live. Hank was kind enough to extend hospitality to me while Iâ€™m in the city on business.
Debbie: But Hankâ€™s out of town, or at least so I hear. How does that work for the two of you?
Joe: It works just fine. (Leans forward) Let me tell you about the new Wolves quarterback Iâ€™m interviewing this week.
Debbie (sly smile): Ah, changing the subject? Okay, letâ€™s hear about the upcoming program. (winks) But Iâ€™m not forgetting about Shey. Weâ€™ll get back to her next time I have you on the show.
(Interview continues. Joe successfully avoids more discussion about Shey.)
Debbie (looks at her watch): Gee, I see that our time is just about up. Thanks for being our guest today, Joe. I look forward to hosting you again. Hearing more about your show and of course, about Shey. (turns to face camera.) Remember, Every Sunday at noon. Inside the Helmet. Keep watching.
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