Memphis chosen as site for ESPN’s College GameDay show

Memphis chosen as site for ESPN’s College GameDay show


UPDATES. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME MEMPHIS FOOTBALL HISTORY THAT GAMEDAY WILL BE in the BLUFF CITY.. AND THAT’S NOT ALL – THE MEMPHIS- SMU TOP 25 CLASH SATURDAY NIGHT IN PRIMETIME AT THE LIBERTY BOWL WILL BE BROADCAST NATIONALLY – AND RIGHT HERE ON LOCAL 24 NEWS. LOCAL 24 NEWS REPORTER BRAD BRODERS IS LIVE ON BEALE STREET – WHERE COLLEGE GAMEDAY WILL START SETTING UP SHOP SHORTLY FOR THIS WEEKEND – BRAD – Brad: RICHARD – THE STAGE WILL BE ON B-B KING AND BEALE – SHOOTING UP THIS ICONIC STREET WITH THOUSANDS OF MEMPHIS TIGERS FANS BEHIND IT. LONGTIME TIGERS SUPPORTERS SAID THIS COLLEGE GAMEDAY IS MUCH BIGGER THAN A BROADCAST – IT’S A TRIUMPH OF HOW THE MEMPHIS FOOTBALL PROGRAM IS VIEWED NATIONALLY – AND WHERE’S IT HEADED. BRAD BRODERS/REPORTIN G: NAT POP “we’re coming to your city!” AND WITH THIS TWITTER VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT – MEMPHIS FOOTBALL MAKES HISTORY. Todd Adams/Highland Hundred: “For a true Memphis fan, this is huge for us.” THIS – AS E-S-P-N’S COLLEGE GAMEDAY OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED THIS AFTERNOON IT THE NETWORK – FOR THE FIRST TIME – WILL HOST THE SATURDAY MORNING FOOTBALL PREGAME SHOW IN MEMPHIS. THE STAGE – AND THOUSANDS OF FANS – WILL BE ROCKING ON BEALE STREET IN DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS. Todd Adams/Highland Hundred: “It’s iconic. Beale Street. Memphis, Tennessee.” TODD ADAMS LEADS THE OFFICIAL MEMPHIS FOOTBALL BOOSTER CLUB – THE HIGHLAND HUNDRED. HE SAID THIS AFTERNOON’S E-S- P-N ANNOUNCEMENT ENDED MORE THAN A DAY OF NERVOUS ANTICIPATION – AFTER THE TIGERS NARROWLY BEAT TULSA SATURDAY NIGHT – AND KEPT THEIR ‘COLLEGE GAMEDAY’ HOSTING HOPES ALIVE. Todd Adams/Highland Hundred: “Everyone is calling everybody, phones are ringing everwhere and then to see it be actually announced, that’s huge.” MEMPHIS TOURISM LEADERS SAID COLLEGE GAMEDAY ALSO OFFERS MEMPHIS ANOTHER VICTORY BEYOND FOOTBALL – HOURS OF FREE BLUFF CITY PUBLICITY TO AN AUDIENCE WHICH AVERAGES AROUND TWO MILLION PEOPLE EACH WEEK. J.J. Greer/Memphis Travel: “Overall its just going to be an amazing experience and hopefully a lot of visitors come in.” Brad: THE COLLEGE GAMEDAY BROADCAST SATURDAY MORNING HERE ON BEALE STREET WILL BE GOING ON THE SAME TIME AS THE BIG RIVER CROSSING HALF MARATHON. A RACE ORGANIZER TOLD ME THIS AFTERNOON THE BROADCAST WILL ‘NOT’ IMPACT THE RACE ROUTE – EVEN THOUGH RUNNERS WILL BE GOING ONE BLOCK FROM THE BROADCAST HERE AT SECOND AND BEALE. REPORTING LIVE IN DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS – BRAD BRODERS – LOCAL 24 NEWS. BRAD, THANKS! AND AGAIN.. YOU CAN WATCH THE THE MEMPHIS TIGERS TAKE ON S-M-U RIGHT HERE ON LOCAL 24. THE GAME STARTS 6:30 SATURDAY NIGHT TONIGHT IN LOCAL EDUCATION AT

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