- Full Slate of College Football and NFL Sunday Games on Tap
- ESPN Radio College GameDay Returns with Six Stops
- Revamped Weekend Lineup Reviews the Weekend Action
The 2018 football season will kick off this week on ESPN Radio, which will feature a full slate of college football and NFL Sunday games, and its signature morning program Golic and Wingo will hit the road for its annual Fall Football Tour. Comprised of six stops, hosts Mike Golic and Trey Wingo – with Mike Golic Jr. – will visit a variety of NFL and college football hotspots in advance of some of the biggest games of the year. The schedule includes a trip to Green Bay, Wisc., on September 7, in advance of the Chicago Bears-Green Bay matchup, and for an SEC showdown in Baton Rouge, La., as Alabama visits LSU on November 1.
In addition, all ESPN Radio shows will welcome weekly expert analysts to discuss the college football and NFL seasons, including on Golic and Wingo, which will feature Jason Witten (Mondays), Joe Thomas (Tuesdays), Tom Waddle (Wednesdays), Chris Canty (Thursdays) and Tedy Bruschi (Fridays) and more.
Once again, ESPN Radio will broadcast out-of-market NFL games, beginning Sunday, Sept. 9, with a doubleheader – Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants (Noon ET) and Seattle Seahawks at Denver Broncos (4 p.m.). Commentators include play-by-play announcers Adam Amin and Marc Kestecher and analysts Bill Polian, Chris Canty, Brock Huard and Shaun O’Hara. Click for full schedule: 2018 ESPN Radio NFL Schedule (additional games to be announced).
2018 Golic and Wingo Fall Football Tour Schedule:
|Fri, Sep 7||6 – 10 a.m.||NFL: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
The Tundra Trio, Green Bay, Wisc.
|Fri, Sep 21||6 – 10 a.m.||NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles
Chickie’s & Pete’s South Philly, Philadelphia
|Thu, Sep 27||6 – 10 a.m.||NAB Conference
|Fri, Oct 5||6 – 10 a.m.||CFB: Indiana at Ohio State
TBD, Columbus, Ohio
|Fri, Oct 12||6 – 10 a.m.||CFB: Pittsburgh at Notre Dame; ESPN1000’s 20th Anniversary
Austin’s, Libertyville, Ill.
|Thu, Nov 1||6 – 10 a.m.||CFB: Alabama at LSU
Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, Baton Rouge, La.
College Football and ESPN Radio College GameDay
ESPN Radio’s 23-game regular-season schedule will showcase some of the preeminent rivalries in the game, including Florida-Georgia (October 27); Stanford-California (November 17); Washington-Washington State (November 23) and Michigan-Ohio State (November 24). For the full schedule, visit: 2018 ESPN Radio College Football Schedule.
In addition, ESPN Radio will tour the country with its version of College GameDay, hosted by Matt Schick with analysts Brad Edwards and Trevor Matich. The program, which airs Saturdays, Noon – 7 p.m., will make its first stop of the season in South Bend, Ind., on September 1, as Michigan visits Notre Dame. The tour will make a total of six stops, also including Tallahassee, Fla., Baton Rouge, La., and Norman, Okla.
2018 ESPN Radio College GameDay Schedule:
|Sat, Sep 1||Noon||Michigan at Notre Dame
Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind.
|Sat, Sep 15||Noon||Ohio State at TCU
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
|Sat, Oct 27||Noon||Clemson at Florida State
Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Fla.
|Sat, Nov 3||Noon||Alabama at LSU
Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, La.
|Sat, Nov 10||Noon||Oklahoma State at Oklahoma
Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Okla.
Football Weekends on ESPN Radio
ESPN Radio will roll out an updated 2018 fall weekend lineup with a focus on the college football and NFL seasons and featuring some of the most experienced and knowledgeable voices in the game. The schedule will include ESPN Radio fall football mainstays including the network’s own College GameDay with new host Matt Schick, with Trevor Matich and Brad Edwards, new program Football Frenzy hosted by former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay, with Bobby Carpenter and Field Yates, and more.
General Schedule (may change due to live events):
|Saturdays||6 a.m.||The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap|
|7 a.m.||Dari & Mel
Dari Nowkhah & Mel Kiper Jr.
|10 a.m.||ESPN College GameDay (TV Simulcast)|
|Noon||ESPN Radio’s College GameDay
Matt Schick, Trevor Matich & Brad Edwards
|7 p.m.||Dickerson & Hood
Jeff Dickerson & Jonathan Hood
|11 p.m.||College Football Final (re-air of TV show)|
|Sundays||1 a.m.||SportsCenter AllNight|
|6 a.m.||The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap|
|7 a.m.||Best Week Ever
Peter Burns & Ben Hartsock
|10 a.m.||Countdown to Kickoff
Matt Jones, Myron Medcalf & Dan Orlovsky
|1 p.m.||Operation Football
Randy Scott, Field Yates & Andrew Hawkins
|5 p.m.||Football Frenzy
Rachel Lindsay, Bobby Carpenter & Field Yates
|10 p.m.||The Locker Room
Geoff Schwartz, with rotation including Kirk Morrison, Barrett Jones, Ryan Hollins and more
|1 a.m.||SportsCenter AllNight|
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