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ESPN Radio College GameDay Headed to Campus; Auditions for Tailgate Reporter Underway

BY ANDRES FOCIL
ESPN Radio College GameDay Headed to Campus; Auditions for Tailgate Reporter Underway

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Leading up to the big game matching Arkansas and Tennessee, ESPN Radio’s College GameDay will originate from the campus of the University of Arkansas on Saturday.

Prior to Saturday’s Vols/Razorback game (televised ESPN2, 6 p.m. CT), College GameDay on ESPN Radio with Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Todd McShay, will originate from The Center of Excellence for Poultry Science on Saturday, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m.). The Center of Excellence for Poultry Science is located just north of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium near The Trough.

The show will offer the opportunity for a fan to serve as the College GameDay on ESPN Radio “Tailgate Reporter.” Potential “reporters” should e-mail reporter@espnradio.com (not more than 50 words; include name, address, phone number) why they should be selected to be given a College GameDay microphone and provide on-air reports from area tailgates.

All entries must be received by 11 a.m. CT on Thursday before ESPN’s Radio College GameDay arrives on campus. Ten finalists will be chosen and contacted via phone to come to the set early Friday afternoon to be interviewed by the program director.

The winner will be notified Friday afternoon and join the crewattheir Friday evening production meeting. The winner will get the chance to report from the best tailgate party or parties in town.

2006 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ON ESPN RADIO

Regular Season Saturdays 8 a.m.-11 a.m. — College GameDay Tailgate: Michael Kim and Jim Donnan preview the day’s action with analysis and interviews

11 a.m.-6 p.m. — College GameDay:Revsine, McShay and DiNardo return for their second season to take listeners around the country with updates of every key game throughout the day

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — College GameDay Scoreboard: radio’s ultimate college football wrap-up show with Mel Kiper, Jr. and Fred Coleman putting all the day’s results into perspective

Bowl Season ESPN Radio, which has broadcast all Bowl Championships Series (BCS) games since 2000, will broadcast a total of 16 bowls this year, including these season-ending games in 2007: Rose Bowl (Jan. 1); Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 1); Allstate Sugar Bowl (Jan. 2); Orange Bowl (Jan. 3); National Championship Game (Jan. 8).



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