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Why did CBS pass on this game?

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by CHFG8R, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. The second doubleheader weekend on Nov. 16th includes an 11am and 2:30pm game, not a night game. CBS gets one night game a year per their contract, but they can (and did in 2011) make a deal to get a second.
     
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  2. jimmyc41

    jimmyc41 Freshman

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    To be fair, espn isn't really a competitor, they own a large portion of SEC network (or are at the very least large partners). On CBS, yes, I suppose. But I bet we have more eyes on this game at 8:00 pm than the UA/Am game does at 3:30. As others have said, UF/UGA will certainly be 3:30 and they probably wanted some balance (not to mention picked before AU game, loss was a concern).

    Regarding Fowler, can't blame his memory of the 28-21 Doug Johnson game. Was a huge upset and probably the most memorable from a national perspective. LSU really wasn't a threat during the 90's, at all.
     
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  3. BA69MA72

    BA69MA72 All American

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    CBS reaches @99percent of tv households. ESPN less
     
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  5. Crusher

    Crusher GC Hall of Fame

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    Intrigue? About how big a mudhole Bama's gonna stomp in ATM?
     
  6. gatordavisl

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    Nah . . . A&M's gonna scare 'em. Classic trap here, with Bama looking fwd to the Vols next week. :D
     
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    That make sense, but our game will still draw more viewers than the Alabama/ATM game. Do they have a policy against showing the same team two weeks in a row?
     
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