The latest installment of the SEC Storied franchise is a film focusing on one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the sport, Bart Starr. A legendary name in the history of American sports, Starr got his start at the University of Alabama en route to five NFL Championship titles in seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Directed by Fritz Mitchell and Keith Dunnavant, SEC Storied: “Bart Starr: America’s Quarterback” debuts on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network.
ACC Network will offer extensive coverage surrounding the 2023 ACC Football Championship Game all week, including live onsite shows from Charlotte, N.C. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2.
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SEC Network’s programming surrounding the 2023 SEC Championship Game includes more than 14 hours of coverage from Atlanta, originating from SEC Network sets at Dr Pepper SEC FanFare at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) in Building B and on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS), as well as Thursday and Sunday programming from SEC Network’s Charlotte studios.
The National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) has named the award finalists for honors that will be presented during The Home Depot College Football Awards. The 33rd annual awards show will air on Friday, Dec. 8, from 7 p.m. ET (ESPN and the ESPN App).
One of the most highly anticipated championship weekends has arrived, as the 2023 college football regular season culminates with seven conference championship games across ESPN platforms. In addition to the final Pac-12 Football Championship with its current membership, conference title showdowns in the ACC, American, Big 12, MAC, Sun Belt and SWAC are set for December 1-2. All games in Dr Pepper Championship Week will be available on the ESPN App.
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ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., for the Rivalry Week showdown between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan on Saturday, Nov. 25. The premier pregame show will be live from Ferry Field on Michigan’s campus from 9 a.m. – noon ET on ESPN & ESPNU.
50th Annual Bayou Classic this Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
Peacock’s Exclusive Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule Features 50+ Games Streaming Live this Season
Eligible Students Can Sign-Up to Receive Special Peacock Student Discount Offer for $1.99/Month
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 22, 2023 – Quarterback Drew Allar and the College Football Playoff-ranked No. 11 Penn State Nittany Lions (9-2) visit the Michigan State Spartans from Ford Field in Detroit, Mich., in a special Black Friday primetime matchup this Friday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
Penn State defeated Rutgers, 27-6, on Saturday behind running back Kaytron Allen’s two rushing scores. The Nittany Lions rank fourth in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 12.5 points per game, while the offense ranks second in the Big Ten in scoring offense (36.7 points per game).
Michigan State topped Indiana, 24-21, last weekend as quarterback Katin Houser threw a game-winning 36-yard touchdown pass to tight end Maliq Carr with 1:19 remaining in the game. Houser passed for a career-best 245 yards and three touchdowns in the win.
Penn State-Michigan State will be called by NBC Sports’ B1G Saturday Night team of Noah Eagle (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst), and Kathryn Tappen (sidelines). Former Big Ten referee Reggie Smith serves as the rules analyst.
NBC Sports’ B1G College Countdown studio show, featuring host Maria Taylor, analysts Matt Cassel, Joshua Perry, and Michael Robinson, and co-host Ahmed Fareed, begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock on Friday. Nicole Auerbach serves as the college football insider.
B1G College Countdown captures college football’s unique gameday atmosphere and provides pre-game and halftime commentary of that week’s primetime game and for NBC Sports’ college football afternoon games throughout the season on NBC and Peacock.
Friday’s matchup marks the final game of NBCUniversal’s inaugural season of Big Ten football. Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball features 50+ games streaming live this season.
Eligible students can sign-up for Peacock’s Student Discount offer, available for $1.99/month. For more information and to sign-up, click here.
2023-24 Big Ten Basketball: Peacock will exclusively present Michigan State men’s (ranked No. 21) and women’s basketball eight times this season. Penn State – whose men’s team defeated Morehead State, 74-51, on Peacock on Nov. 17 – has three total games live on Peacock this season.
NBC Sports Big Ten Football Podcasts:
B1G Talk with Todd and Noah, hosted by Todd Blackledge and Noah Eagle, sees the two personalities discuss the top stories, games, highlights, rankings, and more on a weekly basis each Wednesday during the Big Ten Football season. Click here to listen.
Go B1G or Go Home, hosted by College Countdown’s Fareed and Perry, breaks down the biggest sports stories across the entire Big Ten conference, including instant analysis on Saturday nights after football games. Click here to listen.
50th Annual Bayou Classic this Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
Southern faces Grambling State in the 50th annual Bayou Classic this Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
The traditional Thanksgiving weekend rivalry will be called live from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans by Chris Lewis (play-by-play), Anthony Herron (analyst), and reporters Lewis Johnson and Corey Robinson.
NBC Sports’ college football games this weekend:
|Fri., Nov. 24||7:30 p.m.||No. 11 Penn State at Michigan State (Ford Field)||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 25||2 p.m.||Bayou Classic||NBC, Peacock|
NBC Sports’ Big Ten Football package features Big Ten Saturday Night on NBC and Peacock – marking the first time ever that Big Ten Football will have a dedicated weekly primetime game on a national broadcast network – and nine exclusive games on Peacock.
Peacock’s expansive programming features live coverage including Big Ten Football, Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame Football, Olympic Games, Premier League, NASCAR, NTT IndyCar Series, and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.
Southern and Grambling State Renew Rivalry in Traditional Thanksgiving Weekend Matchup from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans
Award-Winning Musician and Actor Common Voices Show Open Celebrating 50th Bayou Classic
NBCU Academy – a Journalism Training and Development Program – to Offer HBCU Students Professional Development Opportunities and Hands-on Media Experience
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 21, 2023 – The 50th annual Bayou Classic between Southern and Grambling State takes place this Saturday, November 25 at 2 p.m. ET live on NBC and Peacock from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, La.
In last season’s meeting, Southern topped Grambling, 34-17, to retake the Bayou Classic all-time series lead, leading 25-24 since the series began in 1974.
Southern (5-5) and Grambling (5-5) are tied for third place in the SWAC West this season.
Halftime of Saturday’s game will include a presentation of the Battle of the Bands, the celebrated tradition between the Southern and Grambling State marching bands.
NBC Sports’ Chris Lewis will handle play-by-play, and will be joined by analyst Anthony Herron and reporters Lewis Johnson and Corey Robinson.
Award-winning musician and actor Common voices Saturday’s show open, celebrating the 50th annual Bayou Classic and its history, pageantry, and tradition. Featured in the open are Grambling State alumni Doug Williams and Hue Jackson, Southern alumni Al Barron, Eric Randall and Chris Scott, as well as current players including Southern senior punter Robens Beauplan and Grambling senior defensive lineman Sundiata Anderson. Click here to watch.
Southern and Grambling State will participate in professional development programming through NBCU Academy – a journalism training and development program designed to prepare college students and young professionals for careers in the news and media technology industry. Additionally, NBC Sports will present select journalism students from both Southern and Grambling the opportunity to cover the event for NBCSports.com.
Students at Southern and Grambling State also have access to NBC Sports’ Black Employee Network (BEN), which seeks to foster and grow a strong Black employee base throughout NBCUniversal.
Some of college football’s greatest feuds will be featured across ESPN platforms in Week 13, as Rivalry Week and Thanksgiving collide to bring football fans a full helping of high-octane showdowns and some of the sport’s richest rivalries throughout the holiday week. Rivalry Week presented by the Mazda CX-90 is part of ESPN’s expansive Thanksgiving lineup, which includes more than 50 matchups across ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network, ACC Network, ESPN+ and ESPN Radio.
The film takes an immersive, time-capsule style approach to telling the story of the Heisman Trophy race of 1997, with future Hall of Famers Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson headlining a cast of legendary players – and living at the center of a debate that still lives on all these years later.
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