ESPN Full Circle: Florida vs. Auburn

Originally Published: October 10, 2006
ESPN Inc.

ESPN Full Circle This Saturday's No. 2 Florida at No. 11 Auburn college football matchup at 7:45 p.m. ET will be the latest installment of an ESPN Full Circle presentation, in which various ESPN outlets carry the event live using different coverage approaches, in addition to extensive content surrounding the game across additional ESPN outlets such as TV, Internet, cell phones, etc. ESPN Full Circle Delivered By The New AT&T: No. 2 Florida vs. No. 11 Auburn will mark the fourth example of ESPN Full Circle, and the second for college football (Florida State-Miami on Sept. 4).

The various Florida-Auburn Full Circle highlights follow:

ESPN: A high-definition traditional game telecast will be presented with ESPN's Saturday night team of Mike Patrick, Todd Blackledge and reporter Holly Rowe calling the action. During the telecast, ESPN's presentation will include "look ins" to other network's coverage.

ESPN2: The network will present a high-definition, alternate commentary telecast hosted by ESPN Radio's Colin Cowherd and including appearances throughout the game by ESPN's top college football commentators such as Lee Corso, Chris Fowler, Lou Holtz, Mark May, Draft expert Mel Kiper, plus former Auburn and Florida players live from the field, as well as special guests from around the country. The telecast will feature the traditional game coverage surrounded by four other angles in smaller screens in a mosaic-style presentation that will isolate the head coaches, the quarterbacks as well as provide the full-time view from Skycam. An enhanced graphic presentation will be available for those viewing the game in high definition featuring a full-time integrated drive chart and team stats.

ESPNU: The 24-hour college sports network will simulcast the traditional commentary from Patrick, Blackledge and Rowe and will also feature the mosaic-style presentation with traditional game coverage on the main screen surrounded by five smaller screens, including isolation angles of the head coaches, the quarterbacks, and other storyline-driven views plus the full time view from Skycam.

ESPN360: In addition to offering a simulcast of ESPN's coverage, the customized broadband network will also present a special Florida-Auburn "channel" featuring a condensed version of the game, press conferences, analysis, highlights and much more.

ESPN International: The traditional game telecast will be offered in Canada as well as on the American Forces Network, which is seen by men and women in uniform stationed around the world in 175 countries and aboard U.S. Navy ships at sea.

Mobile ESPN: Live full game coverage streamed live on the phone, plus in-game alerts and highlights, as well as preview video clips and interviews.

College GameDay Built By the Home Depot: The definitive college football pre-game show (10 a.m.) will originate from Auburn, with host Chris Fowler, analysts Kirk Herbstreit and Lee Corso, plus Desmond Howard.

ESPNEWS: The nation's only 24-hour sports news network will offer in-game highlights and opinions from ESPN's college football commentators, pre- and post-game analysis, live press conferences and more.

ESPN Classic: Replays of previous Florida vs. Auburn games: Oct. 11: 1994 game, Oct. 12: 1995 game and Oct. 13: 2001 game. All games will air at 2 p.m. ET.

ESPN Radio: Radio coverage will include in-game updates, commentary form Colin Cowherd, on-site reports and more.

ESPN.com: Internet content will be highlighted by in-game fan polls and chats, reporting from ESPN.com's Pat Forde, a page dedicated to Full Circle, ESPN Motion video highlights and features and more.

Additional studio programming: Several other programs will also present Florida-Auburn content, including ESPN2's Cold Pizza and Quite Frankly, plus ESPN's SportsCenter, Pardon The Interruption, 1st and 10, Jim Rome is Burning and more.