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03.03.2015

RICK NEUHEISEL JOINS CBS SPORTS AS COLLEGE FOOTBALL STUDIO ANALYST

Neuheisel Joins Studio Shows “College Football Today” on CBS Sports and 
“Inside College Football” on CBS Sports Network

Former head coach Rick Neuheisel has joined CBS Sports as a college football studio analyst. He will be an analyst on the CBS Television Network’s college football pre-game studio show, COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, and will contribute to CBS Sports Network’s college football coverage, including as a regular member of the weekly roundtable show INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL. The announcement was made today by Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports.

“Rick’s enthusiasm, football acumen and experience on the field and the sidelines make him a natural on television,” said McManus. “His addition strengthens our college football announce team, and we look forward to showcasing his sharp insight and analysis across CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.”

Rick will join COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY beginning this September.

Rick was a former head coach at Colorado (1995-1998), Washington (1999-2002) and UCLA (2008-2011), where he posted an 87-59 record. He led Washington to a Rose Bowl title in 2001 and brought his teams to seven bowl games during his head coaching tenure. Rick attended college at UCLA (1980-1984), where he played quarterback for the Bruins and led them to victory in the 1984 Rose Bowl, in which he was named MVP. He graduated from UCLA in 1984 with a degree in Political Science. Rick worked as an analyst for Pac-12 Networks since May 2012.

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Media Contact: Dan Sabreen  212-975-5936  dsabreen@cbs.com