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ESPN has returned to downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square for a week of coverage leading up to the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship, Jan. 12 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The sports network, which anchored its Super Bowl XLV coverage and 2014 NCAA Final Four coverage from Sundance, started its coverage of the college football championship this morning.

ESPN anchor Rece Davis is the lead studio host and will be joined by hosts Chris Cotter, John Saunders and Joe Tessitore. Analysts include Todd Blackledge, Mack Brown, Lee Corso, Butch Davis, Joey Galloway, Brian Griese, Kirk Herbstreit, Lou Holtz, Desmond Howard, Danny Kanell, Mark May, Todd McShay, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Tim Tebow and George Whitfield.

The schedule, including live casts:

Monday Jan. 5 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 1:30-2 p.m. College Football Live Sundance Square ESPN

Tuesday Jan. 6 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 1:30-2 p.m. College Football Live Sundance Square ESPN

Wednesday Jan. 7 5-9 a.m. Mike & Mike Sundance Square ESPN2 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 12-1:30 p.m. SVP & Russillo Sundance Square ESPNEWS 1:30-2 p.m. College Football Live Sundance Square ESPN

Thursday Jan. 8 5-9 a.m. Mike & Mike Sundance Square ESPN2 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 12-1:30 pm. SVP & Russillo Sundance Square ESPNEWS 1:30-2 p.m. College Football Live Sundance Square ESPN

Friday Jan. 9 5-9 a.m. Mike & Mike Sundance Square ESPN2 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 12-1:30 p.m. SVP & Russillo Sundance Square ESPNEWS 1:30-2 p.m. College Football Live Sundance Square ESPN

Sunday Jan. 11 7:30-8 a.m. The Sports Reporters Sundance Square ESPN2 8-9 a.m. SportsCenter Sundance Square ESPN 8-9 a.m. Colin’s Football Show Sundance Square ESPN2 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Championship Drive: Countdown to Kickoff Sundance Square ESPN

Monday Jan. 12 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Championship Drive: College Football Playoff National Championship Preview Sundance Square ESPN2 5-9 a.m. Mike & Mike Sundance Square ESPN2 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The Herd with Colin Cowherd Sundance Square ESPNU 12-2 p.m. SVP & Russillo Sundance Square ESPNEWS 2-3 p.m. SVP & Russillo Sundance Square ESPN3

 

 

 

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