CBS College Sports Network Sets Game Plan

By Andrew Gauthier 

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CBS College Sports Network will kick off its first full Saturday of college football coverage on Sept. 12 with a quadruple-header.

Beginning at noon (ET), Duke will visit Army, followed by Louisiana Tech at Navy at 3:30 p.m. On Saturday night, CBS College Sports Network will present Kansas at UTEP at 7:30 p.m., with Oregon State-UNLV, the nightcap at 11 p.m.

All told, the network, which has already aired a trio of contests, has a 43-game slate for 2009, with all of its contests presented in high-definition for the first time.

Executive vice president and general manager Steve Herbst calls this year’s offering “our best and deepest lineup yet.”

CBS Sports’s Randy Cross will call the Navy games, and serve as an analyst on CBS College’s “Inside College Football” preview show, airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m.

That will be the lead-out from “The Tony Barnhart Show” at 9 p.m., when “Mr. College Football” hosts the one-hour talk show, with a hand from CBS College Sports studio analyst Brian Jones. More…

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