VIDEO: Florida Tech Panthers Football To Be Featured On ESPN3, ESPN App Three Times In 2017
By Daniel Supraner, Florida Tech Sports // July 15, 2017
FIT will face West Fla., West Ala. and Delta State
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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – In addition to its Coastal Classic matchup with West Florida on Sept. 30, Florida Tech’s home game against West Alabama on Oct. 21 and away game at Delta State on Nov. 11 will be featured on ESPN3 and the ESPN app as part of the Gulf South Conference Game of the Week schedule.
The Gulf South Conference Game of the Week returns for season number 13 with a 10-game slate featured exclusively on ESPN3 and the ESPN app.
Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism will serve as the title sponsor of the package, which will include in-game features and online promotional contests throughout the season.
ESPN3 will serve as the exclusive carrier of the league’s package for the fourth straight season. This year’s slate will feature nine Saturday games and one Thursday night contest.
“The Gulf South Conference’s Game of the Week package has been a leader in Division II since its inception. Continuing our relationship with ESPN provides unparalleled exposure and distribution for the GSC,” said GSC Commissioner Matt Wilson.
“We believe that the ESPN digital platforms are ideal for our fans, student-athletes, and future recruits.”
Don Russell will continue to be the play-by-play voice of the league, and he will once again be joined by Rick Rhodes as the color commentator.
Gulf Coast Mobile L.L.C. will produce the package for the sixth year in a row.
|Week 3||Sept. 16||North Alabama at Valdosta State|
|Week 4||Sept. 23||Delta State at Shorter|
|Week 5||Sept. 30||Delta State at Mississippi College|
|Week 6||Oct. 7||Valdosta State at West Georgia|
|Week 7||Oct. 14||Mississippi College at Valdosta State|
|Week 8||Oct. 21||West Alabama at Florida Tech|
|Week 9 (Thu.)||Oct. 26||Shorter at West Georgia|
|Week 9 (Sat.)||Oct. 28||West Florida at West Alabama|
|Week 10||Nov. 4||North Alabama at West Florida|
|Week 11||Nov. 11||Florida Tech at Delta State|
All nine conference squads are featured at least twice in the package.
ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices through the ESPN app.
The network is currently available nationwide at no additional cost to those who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.
It is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.
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