Press Release: ESPN.com
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.
College GameDay will be at Texas A&M’s first SEC game against the Florida Gators on September 8, 2012!
by Travis Normand
A few months ago, ESPN’s College Gameday held an online voting contest to determine where they should film their 2012 commercial. Texas A&M won that contest and Gameday filmed the commercial on the A&M campus in late July 2012.
Here is what appears to be the final result.
27 August 2012
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.
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 ncfaa.org.
August 10, 2012
USC Trojans Claim Top Spot in ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com’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 ESPN.com’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.
For Immediate Release
8 August 2012
College football can be a little dizzying, with its ups and downs, computer formulas, and conference musical chairs. But we can always trust that the first Saturday of the season will bring what really matters into focus. However teams approach the new season, they all have the same thing in mind: winning the BCS.
With each new season, we gather to ask: Is this the year the rest of the country finally catches up to the SEC? Maybe it ends this year, if USC can throw the Tigers or the Tide into submission. Or next year, if Urban Meyer needs just one season in Columbus like he did in Gainesville. How has the SEC won six straight BCS titles, and how can it be stopped? This dominance has to end, right? Not if you ask SEC fans.