CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK, MAXPREPS To Broadcast Lineup of High School Football Games
CBS College Sports Network, MaxPreps and Burger King Corp. are partnering to deliver a comprehensive lineup of top high school football action this season. “MaxPreps High School Football Presented by Burger King” includes a schedule of eight primetime games to be broadcast nationally on CBS College Sports Network, showcasing top teams and matchups from across the country. The network kicks off the schedule of games on Friday, Sep. 5 as Robert E. Lee (Montgomery, AL) takes on Prattville (Prattville, AL) from Stanley-Jensen Stadium in Prattville, AL.
The eight game schedule features nationally ranked teams such as No. 3-ranked Don Bosco Prep (NJ), No. 15-ranked Lowndes (GA) and No. 16-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas (FLA), as well as elite recruits Devon Kennard (Desert Vista HS, AZ) and Abry Jones (Northside Warner Robins HS, GA). In addition to live broadcasts, the full slate of games will also be streamed online, available at www.cbssports.com/cbscollegesports.
“We’re proud to partner with Burger King Corp. to present this top-flight schedule of high school games to a national audience,” said Steve Herbst, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS College Sports Network. “With live game action, a weekly studio show and robust online content, CBS College Sports Network and Max Preps are providing the most extensive high school football coverage anywhere, satisfying the enormous appetite of fans across the country.”
As part of the sponsorship, the network will air a “BK Breakout Player of the Week” during each broadcast and produce a special “MaxPreps High School Football Presented by Burger King” section on MaxPreps.com. Burger King Corp. will also be the title sponsor of CBS College Sports Network’s annual college football National Signing Day show in February 2009.
In addition, “At the Game Presented by Burger King” is a new, exclusive MaxPreps.com online application that will provide widespread and in-depth prep football coverage throughout the prep season. “At the Game Presented by Burger King” features weekly reports from 40 MaxPreps sideline reporters, who will collectively attend over 400 highs school games. The reports will include news, analysis and video highlights available at MaxPreps.com.
In addition to live game action, CBS College Sports Network features a weekly football recruiting studio show, “MaxPreps Lemming Report” hosted by Tom Lemming, the nation’s leading expert on college football recruiting and high school talent. The program provides fans with an exclusive look at the upcoming generation of college football stars.