Aug. 28, 2012
NEW YORK -
SNY - the official television home of the UConn Huskies football and men's and women's basketball programs - have announced the network's in-depth Huskies football programming lineup for 2012.
SNY will kick-off its all-access football pass to the UConn Huskies on Thursday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. with its UConn Football Season Preview Show -- presented by Blimpie. The show will feature in-depth analysis of the upcoming season, including interviews with players and coaches as well as key players to watch. Immediately following the preview show, SNY will televise the UConn Huskies-UMass Minutemen football game at 7:30 p.m.
SNY will feature a minimum of four live UConn Huskies games. All live UConn Huskies football games airing on SNY will be wrapped by in-depth pre game, halftime and post game shows. Huskies fans can also tune into SNY for the following lineup of UConn Huskies football shows:
►UConn Huskies Football Season Preview Show
►UConn Press Pass: [Paul Pasqualoni's weekly press conference]
►Huskies Power Hour: [60-minute cut-down version of that week's game]
►Re-airs of every UConn Huskies Football Game [subject to availability]
►UConn Huskies Season-in-Review/Bowl Preview Special
►UConn's "Football Signing Day" Press Conference
In addition, throughout the college football season, SNY will televise 350+ hours of BIG EAST football - highlighted by up to 33 football games. SNY will also feature the BIG EAST `Game of the Week,' which will be wrapped with in-depth pregame shows, halftime shows and post game shows.
SNY's college football on-air talent roster will include analysts Sean Mulcahy, Don McPherson and host Jonas Schwartz. Sean Mulcahy is a former UConn football Captain who was a standout on the Huskies' defensive line from 2000-2003. Don McPherson is a former star QB at Syracuse University where he won the Maxwell Award, the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award and finished second in the 1987 Heisman Trophy voting. McPherson is also a member of the NCAA College Football Hall of Fame.
For daily coverage of the UConn Huskies, fans can tune into GEICO SportsNite from 10:30pm-1:00am. For up-to-the-minute information about the team, fans can log on to www.sny.tv, which will again provide complete coverage with game highlights, press conferences and interviews.