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08.15.2018

CBS SPORTS NETWORK ADDS NEW ANALYSTS AND REPORTERS TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL ANNOUNCER AND STUDIO TEAMS FOR 2018 SEASON

August 15, 2018


CBS SPORTS NETWORK ADDS NEW ANALYSTS AND REPORTERS TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL ANNOUNCER AND STUDIO TEAMS FOR 2018 SEASON

Danny Kanell and Ross Tucker Added as College Football Analysts

Former Florida All-American Kevin Carter Joins Studio Team

CBS Sports Network Kicks Off 2018 Schedule on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 PM, ET with Hawaii vs. Colorado State

CBS Sports Network today released their announcer and studio teams for the 2018 college football season which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 25 (7:30 PM, ET), with Colorado State hosting Hawaii.

The announcement is highlighted by the addition of game analysts Danny Kanell, a current CBS Sports HQ analyst and former Florida State quarterback, and Ross Tucker, who starred at Princeton University. Kevin Carter, who was an All-American defensive end with Florida, will join CBS Sports Network as an in-studio analyst.

Amanda Balionis, who currently serves as a reporter for CBS’ PGA Tour coverage, also joins the network as a sideline reporter for select games throughout the season.

Carter Blackburn and Aaron Taylor return as CBS Sports Network’s lead college football play-by-play and analyst team for their fifth consecutive season, with John Schriffen joining as lead sideline reporter for 2018.

Following is the full CBS Sports Network roster of announce teams for the 2018 season:


Play-by-Play/Analyst/Reporter


Carter Blackburn/Aaron Taylor/John Schriffen

Rich Waltz/Aaron Murray/Cassie McKinney or Amanda Balionis

Dave Ryan/Corey Chavous

John Sadak/Randy Cross/Sheehan Stanwick-Burch (Navy)

Ben Holden/Jay Feely/Tina Cervasio (Army)

Jason Horowitz/Danny Kanell or Ross Tucker

CBS Sports Network returns its flagship college football studio show INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL, highlighted by the two-hour roundtable edition every Tuesday night throughout the season, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 28 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, ET). Coverage is anchored by host Adam Zucker, who once again is joined by analysts Rick Neuheisel, Brian Jones, Randy Cross and Taylor. CBS Sports Network’s studio team also includes host Brent Stover with analysts Houston Nutt, Carter, and special appearances from Murray and Kanell.

Below is the previously announced CBS Sports Network college football 2018 schedule.

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Media Contact:   

Harrison Raboy               212-975-6655             harrison.raboy@cbs.com

 

 

2018 CBS Sports Network Football Schedule

(ALL TIMES EASTERN)

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

 

Hawaii at Colorado St.

Colorado State Stadium, Fort Collins, CO

7:30 PM

 

Thursday, Aug. 30

 

Wake Forest at Tulane

Yulman Stadium, New Orleans, LA

8:00 PM

 

Friday, Aug. 31

 

Syracuse at Western Michigan

Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI

6:00 PM

 

Friday, Aug. 31

Colorado vs Colorado St. (Mile High)

Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO

9:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

 

Houston at Rice

Rice Stadium, Houston, TX

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

 

Washington St. at Wyoming

War Memorial Stadium, Laramie, WY

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

 

Indiana at Florida International

Riccardo Silva Stadium, Miami, FL

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

 

Navy at Hawaii

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI

11:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 8

 

Liberty at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 8

 

Memphis at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 8

 

Arkansas at Colorado St.

Colorado State Stadium, Fort Collins, CO

7:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 15

 

Hawaii at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 15

 

Lehigh at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 15

 

Arkansas State at Tulsa

Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 15

 

Arizona St. at San Diego St.

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, CA

10:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

 

Virginia Tech at Old Dominion

Foreman Field, Norfolk, VA

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

 

NC State at Marshall

Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

 

Eastern Michigan at San Diego St.

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, CA

10:30 PM

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

 

Boise St. at Wyoming

War Memorial Stadium, Laramie, WY

7:00 PM

 

Friday, Oct. 5

 

Middle Tennessee at Marshall

Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV

7:30 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

 

Navy at Air Force

Falcon Stadium, Air Force Academy, CO

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

 

Colorado St. at San Jose St.

CEFCU Stadium, San Jose, CA

10:30 PM

 

Friday, Oct. 12

 

Air Force at San Diego St.

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, CA

9:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

 

Temple at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

 

Boise St. at Nevada

Mackay Stadium, Reno, NV

10:30 PM

 

Friday, Oct. 19

 

Air Force at UNLV

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV

10:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

 

Miami (OH) at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

 

Houston at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

 

San Jose St. at San Diego St.

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, CA

10:30 PM

 

Thursday, Oct. 25

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Friday, Oct. 26

 

Louisiana Tech at Florida Atlantic

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL

6:30 PM

 

Friday, Oct. 26

 

Wyoming at Colorado St.

Colorado State Stadium, Fort Collins, CO

10:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 27

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 27

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Oct. 27

 

Boise St at Air Force

Falcon Stadium, Air Force Academy, CO

7:00 PM

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

7:00 PM

 

Friday, Nov. 2

 

Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee

Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium, Murfreesboro, TN

8:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

 

Air Force at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

 

Fresno St at UNLV

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV

10:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

 

Lafayette at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

 

New Mexico at Air Force

Falcon Stadium, Air Force Academy, CO

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

7:00 PM

 

Thursday, Nov. 15

 

Toledo at Kent State

Dix Stadium, Kent, Ohio

6:00 PM

 

Thursday, Nov. 15

 

Florida Atlantic at North Texas

Apogee Stadium, Denton, TX

9:30 PM

 

Friday, Nov. 16

 

Boise St. at New Mexico

Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, NM

9:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

 

Colgate at Army

Michie Stadium, West Point, NY

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

 

Tulsa at Navy

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

7:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

 

San Diego St. at Fresno St.

Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, CA

10:30 PM

 

Thursday, Nov. 22

 

Colorado St. at Air Force

Falcon Stadium, Air Force Academy, CO

3:30 PM

 

Friday, Nov. 23

 

Mid-American Conference TBD

Venue TBD

12:00 PM

 

Friday, Nov. 23

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 24

 

Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

12:00 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 24

 

American Athletic Conference TBD

Venue TBD

3:30 PM

 

Saturday, Nov. 24

 

Nevada at UNLV

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV

9:30 PM

 

Saturday, Dec.1

 

Conference USA Championship

Venue TBD

TBD

 

Saturday, Dec. 29

 

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ

1:00 PM

 

 

Press:

Harrison Raboy
212-975-6655
harrison.raboy@cbs.com