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U of L releases new details about ESPN College GameDay visit

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The University of Louisville has released the specifics about ESPN's College GameDay visit for the Louisville and Florida State matchup.

The weekly show, which airs from 9 a.m. to noon on ESPN, is hosted by Rece Davis, who is joined by analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack, as well as contributors Chris ‘The Bear’ Fallica, Jen Lada, Samantha Ponder, Tom Rinaldi, George Whitfield and Gene Wojciechowski. 

"The first two hours of the six-time Emmy Award-winning show will broadcast on the lawn in front of the Howard Schnellenberger Football Complex, just outside the northeast corner of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, and the final hour will be aired inside the stadium," the news release states.

More from the news release:

Chris Fowler, Herbstreit, and Ponder will stay on site to call the game between 10th-ranked Louisville and second-ranked Florida State. Both programs enter the week 2-0, with the Cardinals improving to 1-0 in the ACC after a 62-28 victory at Syracuse on Sept. 9.

College Football Live will air from the GameDay set on Friday with Ponder, Howard and Pollack (ESPN, 1:30 p.m.). SportsCenter’s Sara Walsh and Michael Eaves will also contribute from site throughout the weekend.

Early Saturday live reports on ESPN’s SportsCenter and ESPN’s College Football Live program on Friday from 1:30-2 p.m. are also planned to be staged at the GameDay area. Details on fan participation for GameDay and other events will be released as information becomes available.

Lee Corso, a graduate of Florida State, is returning to Louisville, where he coached from 1969-72. He held a 28-11-3 mark in his four years, including a 9-1 record in his final year.

College GameDay Information

·       ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depot is college football’s longest-running and most-celebrated pregame show and is a six-time Emmy Award winner

·       Live from Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Sept. 17, in advance of No. 2 Florida State at No. 10 Louisville (ABC, noon)

·       The set will be located in Northeast corner of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for the first two hours and will move inside for the final hour

·       College GameDay airs from 9 a.m.-noon ET on ESPN

·       Hosted by Rece Davis, who is joined by analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack, as well as contributors Chris ‘The Bear’ Fallica, Jen Lada, Samantha Ponder, Tom Rinaldi, George Whitfield and Gene Wojciechowski

·       Chris Fowler, Herbstreit and Ponder will stay on site to call the Louisville-Florida State game.

·       College Football Live will air from the GameDay set on Friday with Ponder, Howard and Pollack (ESPN, 1:30 p.m.).

·       SportsCenter’s Sara Walsh and Michael Eaves will also contribute from site throughout the weekend.

Fan Information

·       Fans arrive early to begin lining up for access to the pit around 4 a.m. ET

·       Fans entering the pit will be checked by a security wand

·       No bags, backpacks or purses permitted in the pit

·       No offensive, vulgar, inappropriate or solicitation signage will be allowed (i.e., no political, religious, or .com, .org, .net signage)

·       No signs on a stick

·       No pens, pencils, markers or dry erase boards

·       No food or drinks

·       Throwing of objects is prohibited

Many additional details will be released later as information becomes available.

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