Clay Travis discusses all-things SEC Network with

by Travis Normand

The guys over at recently had Clay Travis on their radio show to discuss many things, including the SEC Network.  As always, Clay Travis did a great job of explaining why he believes the SEC Network will be extremely successful.

The interview is only about 16:30 minutes long and is worth the listen.

However, if you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing, there are some notes from the conversation posted at as well.

Click HERE to listen to listen to the show with Clay Travis.

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The ESPN / LHN conspiracy continues

by Travis Normand

This is about a week late, but I just saw it for the first time yesterday.  Clay Travis ( posted an interesting article concerning ESPN’s decision to air the Texas A&M – LSU game at 11 am central.  Travis claims, and provides some compelling evidence, that ESPN made this decision in order to protect the viewership of the Baylor – Texas game which aired that same evening on ABC.

If you have been following all of the questionable moves that ESPN has made in order to protect its investment in the Longhorn Network (LHN), then you will enjoy reading what Clay Travis has written.

You can find the article by Clay Travis at his site, by clicking HERE!

Excitement Trumps Explanation

by Travis Normand

Last Saturday night, Cincinnati was trailing Virginia Tech by a score of 20-24, and then on third-and-ten, with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the upset happened!

Upon scoring the go-ahead touchdown, the crowd and ESPN announcers, go wild!  Yes, the excitement of watching a thrilling last second victory must have been why we didn’t get an explanation on Saturday night.

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AT&T U-verse TV to Deliver Longhorn Network

Press Release:
Posted by Kristen Hudak on August 31, 2012

AT&T and ESPN’s Longhorn Network Reach Agreement in Time for Season Opener

DALLAS – Just in time for Texas’ football season, ESPN and AT&T U-verse® TV, the fastest growing television provider in the country*, have announced that Longhorn Network will be available to U-verse TV customers in Texas and across the AT&T U-verse footprint. Longhorn Network is the 24/7 channel devoted to University of Texas athletics and academics as well as cultural programming from in and around the greater Austin community.

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College GameDay Analysts Offer Predictions for BCS Championship

27 August 2012
Press Release
Posted by Rachel Margolis

The spirited trio of ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depotanalysts – Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard tested each other’s expertise during Saturday’sCollege GameDay Season Preview. They predict the winners of the six automatic qualifying BCS conferences and the teams that will square off in the Discover BCS National Championship Game (Jan. 7, at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Radio). An additional 15 ESPN college football analysts weighed in with their conference predictions as well as the teams competing for the national title.

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ESPNU College Football Awards Preview Show

The ESPNU College Football Awards Preview Show will air on Friday (August 17th) at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

This preview show will take an in-depth look at the candidates for the college football awards that are featured annually on The Home Depot College Football Awards show, which airs this year on Thurs., Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

For more information on the NCFAA and to see the complete preseason watch lists, visit

ESPN’s Preseason College Football ‘Power Rankings’ Released

August 10, 2012

USC Trojans Claim Top Spot in ESPN The Magazine and’s Preseason College Football “Power Rankings”

LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Oregon Round Out Top Five

The USC Trojans are the number one team in ESPN The Magazine and’s preseason college football “Power Rankings,” part of a comprehensive look at the upcoming season in The Mag’s College Football Preview Issue on newsstands today.

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