This morning at 9:30 a.m. EST, Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib and WVU quarterback Geno Smith were spotted front and center ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Syracuse and West Virginia will be lining up against each other in Saturday’s New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY.
John Antonik, West Virginia’s Director of New Media, was the first to let us know a few days back:
Dana Holgorsen’s and Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib will ring the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Dec. 27 …
— John Antonik (@JohnAntonik) December 24, 2012
Here are a few shots from the NYSE.
Let the trading begin! Ryan Nassib and Geno Smith ring the bell. twitter.com/Z89sports/stat…
— Z89 Sports(@Z89sports) December 27, 2012
— CitrusTV Sports (@CitrusTVSports) December 27, 2012
And finally, a video of the opening bell.