CBS Sports Network, CBSSports.com Cover College Football’s National Signing Day
CBS Sports provides extensive coverage of college football’s annual National Signing Day across CBS Sports Network and CBS Sports digital platforms on Wednesday, Feb. 4. CBS Sports Network offers four-and-a-half hours of live programming featuring recruiting expert Tom Lemming, former Michigan coach Brady Hoke, who serves as guest analyst, as well as analysts Brian Jones and Houston Nutt. CBSSports.com combines forces with its official recruiting partner 247Sports and online high school sports leader MaxPreps to deliver comprehensive coverage of college football’s new recruits.
CBS SPORTS NATIONAL SIGNING DAY presented by American Family Insurance kicks off with a four-hour show (11:00 AM-3:00 PM, ET) on CBS Sports Network featuring host Adam Zucker, as well as Hoke, Nutt, Jones and Lemming, who is the country’s leading college football recruiting expert. Allie LaForce contributes. Wednesday’s coverage concludes with a recap of all the day’s news at 11:30 PM, ET.
The show features interviews with college coaches from across the country including Nick Saban (Alabama), Brian Kelly (Notre Dame), Steve Sarkisian (USC), James Franklin (Penn State), and Bret Bielema (Arkansas), as well as in-depth analysis of elite recruits and recruiting classes, live cut-ins to player commitment press conferences, conference breakdowns and a special look at the top high school juniors.
Online and on the CBS Sports app, CBS Sports delivers a live streaming show, NATIONAL SIGNING DAY LIVE (9:00 AM-2:00 PM, ET), from digital studios in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Sacramento, CA. The live show will be streamed on CBSSports.com, 247Sports.com, MaxPreps.com, and the CBS Sports app for iOS and Android devices. It will feature news of commitments, breakdowns and rankings of the recruiting classes for every major school, interviews with college and high school coaches and recruits, live press conferences, and more. Host Jamie Erdahl will be joined in Fort Lauderdale by 247Sports’ Ryan Bartow and Steve Wiltfong, as well as Brady Quinn, and MaxPreps’ Steve Montoya and Stephen Spiewak will join the coverage from Sacramento.
Following the conclusion of the live show, CBSSports.com will feature on-demand video, additional interviews with coaches, and breaking news updates on late signings. Throughout the day, 247Sports will feature its 247Sports Composite Rankings along with in-depth analysis, and MaxPreps will offer extensive video highlights and coverage. The CBS Sports app will also send personalized push notifications to alert users of player commitment news from their favorite teams.
In addition, fans can access live streaming video content from several schools including Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Michigan State, and more on College Sports Live, the all-access digital video subscription product for CBS Interactive Advanced Media’s partner schools.