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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     Fox College Sports Friday, Dec. 12, 2008                                                                      212/556-2471






Season Marathon Concludes with Tour Finale in Miami for Oklahoma-Florida

Episode Premieres Jan. 16, 7PM ET


New York & Los Angeles – All season long, FCS has given America an up close and personal look at the best part of college football—the experience. To millions of Americans—especially those who are football fans—tailgating is as American as apple pie. Each Saturday, college football fans can be found in the campus parking lot grilling meat and tossing around the pigskin before the big game.


Beginning its six-top trek in Los Angeles, CA with the Ohio State-USC game, The FCS TAILGATE TOUR has reached its final destination in Miami, FL for the BCS National Championship Game. The Tailgate Tour’s final episode premiere’s on FCS Pacific at 7PM ET Friday, Jan. 16. Sarah Karges and Kent Walls host.

Prior to the final episode, FCS will a run a marathon of the previous five stops of the tour starting 4:30 PM ET.

“We have had so much fun traveling around the country to see all the different festivities leading up to game time,” said FCS Director Max Casanova. “The biggest thing that we learned on our travels is that no matter the school or region, all college football fans share a love for the tradition that is tailgating.”


FCS Tailgate Tour Marathon Schedule - Fri, Jan.16, 2009:


Ohio St. vs USC 4:30 PM ET

Texas vs Oklahoma 5:00 PM ET

Georgia at LSU 5:30 PM ET

Florida vs Georgia 6:00 PM ET

Michigan at Ohio St. 6:30 PM ET

BCS National Championship: Oklahoma vs Florida 7:00 PM ET


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