Let’s look at the games that will be aired on the CBS family of networks.
Another week of the SEC on CBS and it will be Uncle Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Tracy “The Wolf” Wolfson at Athens, GA calling Tennessee at Georgia in between the hedges.
For CBS Sports Network, it’s a tripleheader including Louisville at Southern Missouri in primetime.
Here’s what CBS is saying about its weekly SEC game.
Audibles with CBS Sports’ Lead College Football Analyst Gary Danielson
CBS Sports’ coverage of SEC College Football continues on Saturday, Sept. 29 (3:30 PM, ET) with national coverage of *No. 5-ranked Georgia taking on Tennessee.
The CBS Television Network’s lead college football announce team of Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson call the action live from Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. Tracy Wolfson serves as lead reporter. Craig Silver, the Network’s coordinating producer of college football, produces and Steve Milton directs.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, the Network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, starts the day on CBS Sports (3:00 PM, ET) with host Tim Brando along with analyst Spencer Tillman. COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY keeps viewers updated on all the games throughout the afternoon with scores and highlights. Vin DeVito produces and Linda Malino directs.
After CBS Sports’ live SEC game coverage each Saturday throughout the season, CBS SPORTS NETWORK takes over with SEC TONIGHT (7:00-8:00 PM, ET), providing a recap of all the news, scores and highlights from around the SEC.
In addition, CBS Sports will stream the Tennessee-Georgia game, as well as the entire 2012 SEC ON CBS football schedule live on CBSSports.com. The games are available exclusively on CBSSports.com, CBS Sports Mobile and also can be accessed through a link on the websites of all CBS affiliates. New this season as part of CBSSports.com’s SEC coverage are live pre-game, half-time and post-game shows.
*AP Poll as of 9/24/12
AUDIBLES with CBS Sports’ Lead College Football Analyst Gary Danielson
Tennessee stood toe-to-toe with Florida for the good part of three quarters, and then they got punched in the mouth one time with a big play. After that they seemed to go out of their comfort zone and panicked. They need to learn from that. I believe they are going to be more comfortable on the road than at Neyland Stadium. They feel the pressure at home trying to please their big crowd. Tyler Bray is good enough with those receivers that he can make Georgia play very honest on defense. This should be Tennessee’s best effort of the year. If this one goes down or gets embarrassing, they’ve got trouble ahead.
(On Georgia’s Defense):
The way Todd Grantham has built his defense, they are very close to the two elite defenses in the league in Alabama and LSU. The Bulldogs are one of the top five defenses anywhere in college football. They are very gifted and have interchangeable parts at five or six different positions
(Keys to the game):
There are enough skilled athletes on Georgia’s defense that it’s going to give Tennessee pause. I’m curious to see if Tennessee will have the discipline to run the ball when it’s not working. If they can’t run the ball, Georgia’s front seven rush will give them a lot of problems. Tennessee will devote a lot of time and effort to make sure they get first downs and not get into a shootout. Look for them to try and establish tight end Mychal Rivera to move the chains. If this does become a high-scoring game, look for it to be a lot of late scoring.
And this is what CBS Sports Network has to tell us about its tripleheader today.
NO. 19-RANKED LOUISVILLE VISITS SOUTHERN MISS IN PRIMETIME TO HIGHLIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL ACTION ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK
CBS Sports Network airs a college football tripleheader on Saturday, Sept. 29, highlighted by a primetime matchup between *No. 19-ranked Louisville and Southern Miss (8:00 PM, ET). James Bates, Aaron Taylor and reporter Lauren Gardner call the action from M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Saturday’s action kicks off with a service academy doubleheader, beginning at 12:00 NOON, ET as Stony Brook visits Army at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y. Ben Holden and Randy Cross announce, along with guest sideline reporter Cadet Linc Bradham.
San Jose State at Navy follows (3:30 PM, ET) from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. Grant Boone, Todd Christensen and reporter Sheehan Stanwick Burch handle the call.
Saturday’s studio programming features SEC TONIGHT (7:00 PM, ET) as host Brent Stover and analysts Brian Jones and Houston Nutt provide post-game coverage of CBS Sports’ “SEC Game of the Week” and discuss the rest of the day’s SEC action. INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL, the Network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, returns at 11:30 PM, ET to wrap up the day with news and highlights from across the country.
Ross Molloy is Vice President, Remote Production, CBS Sports Network.
For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
*AP Poll as of 9/23/12
NEWS AND NOTES FROM CBS SPORTS NETWORK’S INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL
(AARON TAYLOR ON MICHIGAN STATE-OHIO STATE):
I’ve gone back and forth on this game looking for an advantage every different way. Both of these teams have issues on each side of the ball. In the end, I went with the best defense. Playing at home, Michigan State is 16-1 in their last 17 ball games. I think they get the turnovers corrected and I think the trend for Ohio State is down and their first true road test costs them.
To watch the entire segment, click here: http://cbsprt.co/PINCik.
(RANDY CROSS ON STANFORD-WASHINGTON):
I love what David Shaw is doing at Stanford, but I think Steve Sarkisian and the Huskies, when you get them in this type of situation, this is when they’re at their best. And they do have, in my mind, one of the best pure talents in the country in Keith Price playing quarterback.
To watch the entire segment, click here: http://cbsprt.co/QFLHu0.
(BRIAN JONES ON BAYLOR-WEST VIRGINIA):
Phil Bennett’s defense down at Baylor has been woeful stopping the run. Last week the (Louisiana Monroe) Warhawks had 262 yards rushing. There’s no way you’re going to win with that type of statistic. Unless you’re playing West Virginia. Because at the beginning of the season I said their biggest question was their running game. 25 carries for 25 yards all of last week. I know their starter wasn’t in there, but that’s all you can muster is 25 yards? So Baylor has a good chance of going up there and knocking off No. 9.
And one more college football press release coming up.