- Over 30 hours of studio programming set to preview and analyze the CFP Semis and remaining bowl video games
- School GameDay Constructed by The House Depot to originate from the Peach Bowl and Rose Bowl
ESPN’s expansive studio programming surrounding the School Soccer Playoff semifinals kicked off on Thursday, Dec. 29, with stay protection from ESPN and SEC Community units on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta persevering with via the Rose Bowl Sport Introduced by Prudential in Pasadena, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 2. ESPN platforms will current greater than 30 hours of on-site evaluation and perception through the remaining run to the Nationwide Championship.
ESPN can have stay pre-game, halftime and post-game protection all through the week from ESPN units in Atlanta. Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame shall be stay from Mercedes-Benz Stadium starting Friday, Dec. 30, with Kevin Negandhi anchoring the day’s wraps, joined all through the afternoon by analysts Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer. Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame returns on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 3:30 p.m., hosted by Rece Davis with analysts Desmond Howard and David Pollack main into the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl. Davis, Howard and Pollack shall be joined by Kirk Herbstreit for the halftime present earlier than the trio regroups for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Pregame Present.
A proficient quartet of ESPN faculty soccer reporters shall be masking every CFP semifinal crew with Holly Rowe (Ohio State) and Laura Rutledge (Georgia) stay from Atlanta all week, and Tiffany Blackmon (TCU) and Molly McGrath (Michigan) on website in Glendale, Ariz., offering in-depth protection and unique storylines from the 4 playoff groups.
ESPN will current 9 choices of every School Soccer Playoff Semifinal on Saturday, Dec. 31, courtesy of the community’s signature CFP MegaCast manufacturing. In whole, greater than three dozen totally different displays shall be accessible throughout the New Yr’s Six, together with the MegaCast fan favourite Area Move with The Pat McAfee Present Introduced by Mercedes-Benz anchored by Pat McAfee on ESPN2.
School GameDay Reside from the Peach Bowl
School GameDay Constructed by The House Depot shall be stay from Atlanta forward of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl from 9 a.m. – midday on Saturday, Dec. 31. Rece Davis leads the present in his eighth season as host and is joined on the desk by GameDay analysts Desmond Howard, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Pat McAfee and David Pollack. Reporters Jen Lada, Gene Wojciechowski and newcomer Jess Sims, together with faculty soccer insider Pete Thamel, spherical out the GameDay crew for the three-hour premier pregame present inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Negandhi, Galloway and Palmer will be a part of the GameDay crew on set in Atlanta together with CFP Semis head coaches who will be a part of all through the present.
The School GameDay forged has a number of CFP semifinal ties, with Heisman Trophy-winning Michigan extensive receiver Howard, former Ohio State quarterback Herbstreit and up to date Corridor of Fame inductee and Georgia nice Pollack behind the CGD desk.
The School GameDay crew may even be stay on Jan. 2, from the 109th Rose Bowl Sport offered by Prudential, previewing the various video games at 10 a.m. from Pasadena, website of the Utah/Penn State showdown (5 p.m., ESPN). Along with School GameDay, ESPN will produce the 134th Rose Parade offered by Honda. SportsCenter anchors Hannah Storm and Sage Steele will host from Pasadena, joined by five-time Olympic medalist John Naber, on Jan. 2, at 11 a.m. on ABC.
School GameDay Options:
- Meechie And Michigan – Earlier than he was identified with bone most cancers in 2020, Dametrius ‘Meechie’ Walker was a extremely recruited highschool defensive finish who had attracted the shut consideration of his home-state dream crew: Michigan. His most cancers prevented him from ever enjoying for the Wolverines, nevertheless it didn’t stop that Michigan crew from embracing Meechie as certainly one of its personal. (Reporter: Gene Wojciechowski)
- Like Father, Like Son – Individuals round Ohio State simply name him Junior. They seek advice from his father as Senior. That’s what occurs whenever you share your identify with an NFL Corridor Of Famer. Marty Smith sits down with Marvin Harrison Jr. and Sr. to debate rising up within the Harrison home and carrying the load of a shared identify and soccer legacy.
- An Surprising Legacy – It’s been an extended and winding journey for UGA quarterback and Georgia native Stetson Bennett. And whereas the 25-year-old says he hasn’t given a lot thought to his legacy, his Bulldog teammates have after watching it develop season by season, second by second. (Jen Lada)
- Bluffs Robust – Born and raised within the blue-collar, railroad city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, the place summer season exercises included selecting up hay bales on his uncle’s property, Heisman Trophy runner-up Max Duggan has a grit instilled in him that resonates with anybody watching the TCU quarterback. (Wojciechowski)
SEC Community will current practically 36 hours of wall-to-wall studio evaluation and in-game response surrounding the School Soccer Playoff Semifinal on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and SEC soccer groups collaborating within the postseason. On Saturday, Dec. 31 alone, SEC Community will highlight greater than a dozen hours of stay programming, as Georgia takes step one in direction of defending its title within the grand finale of school soccer, the School Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship Introduced by AT&T. Particulars.
ACC Community shall be stay from Miami for expanded protection of the Capital One Orange Bowl with greater than 10 hours of devoted programming Thursday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Dec. 30. Protection will embrace its signature reveals ACC PM and ACC Huddle prematurely of the matchup that includes ACC Champion and No. 7 Clemson enjoying No. 6 Tennessee (Dec. 30, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN). Particulars.
ESPN Digital and Social
Countdown to the School Soccer Playoff is certainly one of many digital reveals surrounding ESPN’s postseason protection with Christine Williamson, Harry Douglas, Jason Fitz, Kelsey Riggs, Skubie Mageza and Gary Striewski recapping the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl and gearing up for the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. The hour-long present, stay from Mercedes Benz Stadium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, is on the market throughout Twitter, Fb, YouTube, and the ESPN App.
ESPN+ Gives Unique Contained in the School Soccer Playoff
To assist get followers prepared for the upcoming School Soccer Playoff, ESPN+ will solely stream 4 episodes of Contained in the School Soccer Playoff, that includes an inside have a look at Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and TCU because the elite faculty soccer packages battle to say the last word prize – a nationwide championship. Every of this yr’s episodes shall be narrated by School GameDay’s Jess Sims. Episode 1 debuted December 24 with the collection persevering with previous the Nationwide Championship. The schedule:
- Episode 1 – December 24: Go behind the scenes as top-ranked Georgia hopes to show apply into perfection once they face Ohio State within the Peach Bowl, whereas Jim Harbaugh prepares Michigan for battle within the Fiesta Bowl in opposition to an neglected TCU crew.
- Episode 2 – January 4: Re-live all of the drama of the School Soccer Playoff semifinal video games with unique entry each on and off the sector.
- Episode 3 – January 7: 4 groups enter, two stay. Go behind-the-scenes as each faculties put together for his or her probability at School Soccer’s final prize. The Nationwide Championship is ready.
- Episode 4 – January 14: A king is topped for the 2022-23 faculty soccer season. Unique sport entry reveals the moments not seen through the large sport.
|Date||Time (ET)||On-Web site Programming||Platform|
|Thu, Dec 29||3 p.m.||The Paul Finebaum Present||SEC Community|
|Fri, Dec 30||9:30 a.m.||SEC Now: Coaches Press Convention||SEC Community|
|Halftime*||Duke’s Mayo Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|3 p.m.||The Paul Finebaum Present||SEC Community|
|Halftime*||TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|7 p.m.||Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame||ESPN|
|Halftime*||Capital One Orange Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|Sat, Dec 31||9 a.m.||Marty & McGee Introduced by Previous Trapper||SEC Community|
|9 a.m.||School GameDay Constructed by The House Depot||ESPN and ESPNU|
|10 a.m.||SEC Nation Introduced by Dr Pepper||SEC Community|
|Halftime*||Allstate Sugar Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|Halftime*||TransPerfect Music Metropolis Bowl Halftime||ABC|
|3:30 p.m.||Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame||ESPN|
|4 p.m.||Area Move with The Pat McAfee Present Introduced by Mercedes-Benz||ESPN2|
|Halftime*||CFP Semifinal on the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|6:30 p.m.||SEC Nation Introduced by Dr Pepper||SEC Community|
|7 p.m.||Twitter Pregame||ESPN App|
|7:30 p.m.||Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||CFP Semifinal on the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl||ESPN|
|Halftime*||Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Halftime||ESPN|
|Halftime*||SEC Halftime||SEC Community|
|Submit-Sport||Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Trophy Ceremony||ESPN|
|Submit-Sport||SEC Soccer Closing||SEC Community|
|Mon, Jan 2||10 a.m.||School GameDay Constructed by The House Depot||ESPN and ESPNU|
|11 a.m.||Rose Parade Introduced by Honda||ABC|
|1 p.m.||Goodyear Cotton Bowl Traditional||ESPN|
|Pregame||Ram Vans School Soccer Pregame||ESPN|
|5 p.m.||Rose Bowl Sport Introduced by Prudential||ESPN|
|Halftime*||Reliaquest Bowl Halftime||ESPN2|
*All halftime timing is approximate
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