SiriusXM Embarks on Inaugural College Football Training Camp Tour Aug. 2
NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will launch its inaugural SiriusXM College Sports Nation Camp Tour on August 2, during which it will broadcast on location from the training camps of many of the top college football programs in the country and give fans an early, in-depth look at the teams as they prepare for the 2012 season.
The SiriusXM College Sports Nation Camp Tour kicks off Thursday, August 2, from the campus of perennial national title contender LSU and will visit 13 camps over 16 days. Each broadcast will feature an in-depth analysis of the team by SiriusXM’s expert hosts, as well as interviews with coaches and players.
All shows will air on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, SiriusXM’s exclusive channel dedicated 24/7 to covering college sports. The channel is available to listeners nationwide on channel 91 on satellite radios, on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.
“This college football camp tour typifies the kind of in-depth coverage that makes SiriusXM’s College Sports Nation channel truly one of a kind,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming. “Our college sports experts, many of whom played and coached at the highest levels of the game, will be on air for three hours from each location, watching practice and talking at length with the coaches and players who will be taking the field every Saturday this fall. Fans won’t find a more thorough analysis of their team.”
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.
For more info on the tour and other programming on SiriusXM College Sports Nation visit www.siriusxm.com/collegesports. Follow the channel on Twitter for alerts on upcoming interviews and topics (@SiriusXMCollege).
2012 SiriusXM College Sports Nation Camp Tour Schedule: (All times ET)
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
Schedule is subject to change.
SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91, showcases the best college games and a daily lineup of college sports talk programming that offers news, highlights and season-long analysis of the nation’s teams and conferences. SiriusXM College Sports Nation listeners nationwide get live play-by-play of some of the season’s most anticipated matchups, expert analysis, interviews with many of the biggest names in the college game, plus live broadcasts from some of the biggest events in college sports.
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