Great college football games have always been a staple of ad-supported cable television, and make no mistake about it… ESPN is the “stapler.” Out of something like 40 College Bowl Games last season (2016-17), ESPN carried over three-quarters of them, delivering a solid Live average U.S. household rating of 2.6 (and a 5.8 share.)
For many college sports fans (and I am one), the waning days of August are the most anticipated time of the year as the college football regular season gets underway. It’s the start of 100+ days of exciting collegiate football – all of which is just a prelude to the college bowl games that ultimately lead to the coveted national championship title.
The 2016 NFL Season
Baseball may be America’s pastime… but football is its passion.