ESPN Radio’s College GameDay to Kick Off 2014 Season from Atlanta

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ESPN Radio’s College GameDay to Kick Off 2014 Season from Atlanta

Matt Barrie Joins as Host; Brad Edwards, Trevor Matich Return as Analysts

ESPN Radio’s College GameDay will open its 2014 season from Atlanta on Saturday, Aug. 30, the site of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between West Virginia and Alabama. SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie will make his debut as host this season and will be joined by analysts Brad Edwards and Trevor Matich.

ESPN Radio’s College GameDay, in its 17th season, features previews of the weekend’s upcoming games, highlights from the previous week and key interviews from the college football world. The show will air Saturdays through December 6, from noon – 7 p.m. ET most weeks, and ESPN Radio will again simulcast ESPN’s College GameDay, from 10 a.m. – noon.

In addition to the opener from Atlanta, GameDay will broadcast from Eugene, Ore., ahead of Michigan State-Oregon on September 6, and in Lincoln, Neb., in advance of the Miami-Nebraska matchup on September 20, which will air on ESPN Radio.  Subsequent College GameDay stops will be announced later in the season.

College GameDay is part of ESPN Radio’s comprehensive college football coverage, which includes 30 regular-season games, and the College Football Playoff and Championship. Full Schedule

ESPN Radio’s College GameDay will be available on ESPN Radio and via and the ESPN Radio mobile app.

Date Time Site Game
Sat, Aug 30 Noon – 7 p.m. Atlanta West Virginia vs. Alabama
Sat, Sep 6 Noon – 7 p.m. Eugene, Ore. Michigan St. vs. Oregon
Sat, Sep 20 Noon – 7 p.m. Lincoln, Neb. Miami (Fla.) vs. Nebraska


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ESPN Radio, which launched January 1, 1992, provides more than 9,000 hours of talk and event content annually, reaching 24 million listeners a week on 450 nationwide stations, including more than 360 full-time affiliates and clearance in the top 25 markets.  ESPN owns and/or operates stations in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.  ESPN Radio programming is also available on Sirius XM and via digital distributors iTunes Radio, Slacker Radio and Tune In.

ESPN Digital Audio includes one of the most listened to live stream of any terrestrial broadcaster in the world – reaching more than 714,000 listeners per month who logged more than 6.67 billion total listening minutes in 2013, with 15.4 million session starts per month (source: Ando Media). Additionally, ESPN Digital On Demand Contentlogged 216 million completed downloads in 2013 via the ESPN PodCenter and iTunes.


Tara Chozet

I handle PR for ESPN Radio, espnW, technology, remote operations and soccer. I received my undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and my Master’s degree from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
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