College Football

ESPN Updates ACC Football Schedule

ESPN has added more games to its schedule of ACC football.

Here is the complete updated schedule as of May 23rd, with further games to be announced:

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Aug 29 6 p.m. North Carolina at No. 8 South Carolina * ESPN
  6:30 p.m. Presbyterian at Wake Forest ESPN3
Fri, Aug 30 8 p.m. Florida Atlantic at Miami (Fla.) ESPNU
Sat, Aug 31 Noon Villanova at Boston College ESPN3
  Noon Elon at Georgia Tech ESPN3
  12:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech at NC State ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  12:30 p.m. Florida International at Maryland ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  3:30 p.m. BYU at Virginia ESPNU
  4 p.m. North Carolina Central at Duke ESPN3
  5:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A Kickoff: Virginia Tech vs. No. 2 Alabama (from Atlanta) * ESPN
  8 p.m. No. 7 Georgia at No. 12 Clemson * ABC
Mon, Sep 2 8 p.m. No. 14 Florida State at Pittsburgh * ESPN
Fri, Sep 6 8 p.m. Wake Forest at Boston College * ESPN2
Sat, Sep 7 Noon No. 11 Florida at Miami (Fla.) ESPN
  12:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee at North Carolina ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  12:30 p.m. South Carolina State at No. 12 Clemson ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  1:30 p.m. Western Carolina at Virginia Tech ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. No. 3 Oregon at Virginia ABC & ESPN2
  4 p.m. Old Dominion at Maryland ESPN3
  6 p.m. Richmond at NC State ESPN3
Sat, Sep 14 12:30 p.m. New Mexico at Pittsburgh ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  12:30 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Wake Forest ESPN3 ^ / ACC Network
  3:30 p.m. Nevada at No. 14 Florida State ESPN or ESPN2
  3:30 p.m. Georgia Tech at Duke ESPNU
  4 p.m. Wagner at Syracuse ESPN3
Thu, Sep 19 7:30 p.m. No. 12 Clemson at NC State * ESPN
Thu, Sep 26 7:30 p.m. Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech * ESPN
Thu, Oct 17 TBD Miami (Fla.) at North Carolina * ESPN
Thu, Nov 14 7:30 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 12 Clemson * ESPN
Fri, Nov 29 TBD Miami (Fla.) at Pittsburgh * ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat, Dec 7 7:45 p.m. or 8 p.m. Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game (from Charlotte) ABC or ESPN
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College Football on CBS Sports

CBS Sports today laid out its initial slate of college football action this fall.

CBS has exclusive first rights to SEC football over the course of the season.  Most of those games will be released 12 days prior to their broadcast date.

CBS will still employ the broadcast team of Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Tracy Wolfson for each game.

Here is the CBS college football schedule thus far:

Sept. 14-  Alabama at Texas A&M 3:30 PM
Oct. 5-  Air Force at Navy 11:30 AM
Oct. 19-  SEC Doubleheader 12:00 NOON & 3:30 PM
Nov. 2-  Georgia vs. Florida 3:30 PM
Nov. 9-  SEC Doubleheader 3:30 PM & 8:00PM
Nov. 29-  Arkansas at LSU 2:30 PM
Dec. 7-  SEC Championship 4:00 PM
Dec. 14-  Army vs. Navy 3:00 PM
Dec. 31-n Sun Bowl 2:00 PM

ESPN Unveils Labor Day, Thursday and Friday ACC Football Schedule

ESPN today announced its schedule of Labor Day, Thursday and Friday college football games involving the ACC.

Here is the schedule, which launches August 29th:

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Aug 29 TBD North Carolina at South Carolina ESPN
Mon, Sep 2 8 p.m. Florida State at Pittsburgh ESPN
Fri, Sep 6 8 p.m. Wake Forest at Boston College ESPN or ESPN2
Thu, Sep 19 TBD Clemson at NC State ESPN
Thu, Sep 26 TBD Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech ESPN
Thu, Oct 17 TBD Miami (Fla.) at North Carolina ESPN
Thu, Nov 14 TBD Georgia Tech at Clemson ESPN
Fri, Nov 29 TBD Miami (Fla.) at Pittsburgh ABC, ESPN or ESPN2

ESPN Sets College Football Studio Show Line-Up

ESPN has come up with its list of studio programs will anchor its coverage of college football.

Here is a list of the college football studio programs, with their host and analysts:

Studio Commentators
ESPN Thursday Scott Van PeltMark May & Brian Griese
ESPN Friday Chris Cotter, Lou Holtz & May
College GameDay Chris FowlerLee CorsoKirk HerbstreitDesmond Howard,David PollackTom Rinaldi & Samantha Steele
ABC Saturday John Saunders & Jesse Palmer
ESPN Saturday Rece Davis, Holtz & May
ESPN2 Saturday Wendi NixTodd McShay & Robert Smith
ESPNU Saturday Morning Dari Nowkhah & Kevin Carter
ESPNU Saturday Evening Matt Schick & Tom LuginbillJason Sehorn or Charles Arbuckle

Fox Announces College Football Broadcast Crews

Fox Sports announced yesterday its line-up of play-by-play announcers and analysts for college football across its varied networks.

Gus Johnson and Charles Davis return as the lead broadcast team.  They will be joined this year by reporter Julie Alexandria.

Craig Bolerjack and former University of Colorado quarterback Joel Klatt will serve as the number two team, with former USC fullback Petros Papadakis providing sideline analysis.

Here is a list of the entire Fox Sports college football line-up:

FOX
Play-by-Play – Gus Johnson
Analyst – Charles Davis
Sideline Reporter – Julie Alexandria

FOX/FX
Play-by-Play – Craig Bolerjack
Analyst – Joel Klatt
Sideline Analyst – Petros Papadaikas

FX
Play-by-Play – Justin Kutcher
Analyst – Eric Crouch
Sideline Analyst – Darius Walker

FSN
Play-by-Play – Joel Meyers
Analyst – Brian Baldinger
Sideline Reporter – Jim Knox

FSN
Play-by-Play – Mike Morgan
Analyst – JC Pearson
Sideline Analyst – Laura McKeeman

FSN
Play-by-Play – Ron Thulin
Analyst – Shaun King
Sideline Reporter – Desmond Pernell

FCS                                                                

Play-by-Play – Adam Alexander
Analyst – TBA
Sideline Reporter – TBA

BTN
Play-by-Play – Eric Collins
Analyst – Derek Rackley

BTN
Play-by-Pay – Kevin Kugler
Analyst – Chris Martin

BTN
Play-by-Play – Matt Devlin
Analyst – Glen Mason

BTN
Play-by-Play – Brian Anderson
Analyst – Jon Jansen

BTN
Play-by-Play – Josh Lewin
Analyst – Danan Hughes

BTN
Play-by-Play – Tom Werme
Analyst – Kelly Stouffer

BTN
Play-by-Play – Matt Sheppard
Analyst – Chuck Long

BTN
Play-by-Play – Chris Denari
Analyst – Justin Conzemius

 

SiriusXM Radio Begins Tour of College Football Training Camps

SiriusXM Radio, through its College Sports Nation Channel (channel 91), will be touring 13 college football training camps through the month of August.  The coverage will also be made available on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.

SiriusXM College Sports Nation hosts on tour include Heisman Trophy winners Eddie George and Gino Torretta; former college coaches Rick Neuheisel and Houston Nutt; College Football Hall of Famer and three-time San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl center Randy Cross; longtime Dallas Cowboys pro personnel executive Gil Brandt; plus Jack Arute and Mark Packer.

Here is the schedule for the SiriusXM College Sports Nation tour:

Thu, Aug. 2: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
12-3pm, Hosts: Jack Arute & Gino Torretta

Fri, Aug. 3: University of Georgia, Athens, GA
7-10pm, Hosts: Jack Arute & Houston Nutt

Mon, Aug. 6: University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
7-10pm, Hosts: Mark Packer & Rick Neuheisel

Wed, Aug. 8: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
12-3pm, Hosts: Mark Packer & Rick Neuheisel

Thu, Aug. 9: University of Texas, Austin, TX
12-3pm, Hosts: Mark Packer & Gil Brandt

Fri, Aug. 10: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
9am-12pm, Host: Mark Packer

Mon, Aug. 13: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
12-3pm, Hosts: Jack Arute & Randy Cross

Mon, Aug. 13: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
7-10pm, Hosts: Mark Packer & Eddie George

Tue, Aug. 14: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
12-3pm Host: Jack Arute

Wed, Aug. 15: Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
12-3pm, Host: Mark Packer

Thu, Aug. 16: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
12-3pm, Hosts: Jack Arute & Randy Cross

Fri, Aug. 17: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
12-3pm, Host: Jack Arute

Fri, Aug 17: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
7-10pm, Hosts: Chris Childers & Rick Neuheisel

Pac-12 Networks Announces 2012 College Football Schedule

The newly formed Pac-12 Networks has announced its first slate of college football telecasts this fall.

The match-ups will be telecast during the first three weeks of the season.  With the addition of the California at USC game in week 4, will televise at least one game from each Pac-12 team during the first four weeks.

“We are extremely excited about the upcoming football season and the slate of Pac-12 games that we will feature throughout the season,” Pac-12 Enterprises President Gary Stevenson said. “In the first four weeks, we will have at least one game from all 12 teams, will feature some very intriguing matchups like Oklahoma State at Arizona and Cal at USC, and will televise the home debuts of new coaches Todd Graham at Arizona State and Mike Leach at Washington State. It’s a great start to what we expect to be a very competitive Pac-12 season.”

The Pac-12 Networks will be telecasting 35 college football games this season.  Here is the schedule:

Thur., Aug. 30 Northern Colorado at Utah 4:15 pm PT/7:15 p.m. ET
Northern Arizona at Arizona State 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m.ET Pac-12 Networks

Fri., Aug. 31 San Jose State at Stanford 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 1 Nevada at California 12 noon PT/3 p.m. ET
Nicholls State at Oregon State 12 noon PT/3 p.m. ET
San Diego State at Washington 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 8 Southern Utah at California 12 noon PT/3 p.m. ET
Eastern Wash. at Washington State 12 noon PT/3 p.m. ET
Sacramento State at Colorado 12 noon PT/3 p.m. ET
Fresno State at Oregon 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET
Oklahoma State at Arizona 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET
Duke at Stanford 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 15 Tennessee Tech at Oregon 12 noon PT/3 p.m.ET
South Carolina State at Arizona 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET
Houston at UCLA 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET

(12- or six-day selection for each of the remaining Pac-12 home games)

Sat., Sept. 22 California at USC TBA