ESPN GameDay in Baton Rouge for Season Opener

Aug. 23, 2004

Corvallis, Ore. - ESPN's College GameDay will open the 2004 season on the campus of Louisiana State University featuring the defending BCS champion LSU Tigers and the Oregon State Beavers. The GameDay site will be staged on the Parade Grounds in the center of the LSU Campus. ESPN College GameDay is hosted by Chris Fowler with analysis from Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit. This season will mark the 18th year of college football coverage by GameDay with 11 of those years being on the campus of one of college football's premier games of the week. Coming off its most successful year highlighted by record viewer ship, GameDay will introduce new devices and personalities that will enhance the viewing experience for college football fans this year. This season will feature GameDay's first live demonstration astro turf field, the debut of reporter Jill Arrington and a new show open with music composed by Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx. This is the first time GameDay has been at the site of an Oregon State football game.