CBS College Sports Kicks Off Primetime HS Football Slate Friday

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CBS College Sports Network, teaming with MaxPreps and Burger King, will present eight primetime high school football games this season.

The “MaxPreps High School Football Presented by Burger King” slate kicks off Friday Sept. 5 with Robert E. Lee of Montgomery, Ala. matching up against Prattville, Ala. from Stanley-Jensen Stadium in Prattville.

The schedule features nationally ranked teams including third-ranked Don Bosco Prep of New Jersey and No. 15-ranked Lowndes of Georgia, plus games involving elite recruits like Devon Kennard of Vista High School in Arizona.  In addition to live broadcasts, the full slate of games will also be streamed online, available at www.cbssports.com/cbscollegesports.

As part of the sponsorship, the network will air a “BK Breakout Player of the Week” during each broadcast.Burger King Corp. will also be the title sponsor of CBS College Sports Network’s annual college football national signing day show in February.

Moreover, MaxPreps.com will sport an “At the Game Presented by Burger King” application that will provide widespread and in-depth prep football coverage throughout the prep season. The feature will include weekly reports from 40 MaxPreps sideline reporters, who will collectively attend over 400 highs school games. The reports will include news, analysis and video highlights available at MaxPreps.com.

“We’re proud to partner with Burger King Corp. to present this top-flight schedule of high school games to a national audience,” said Steve Herbst, executive vice president and general manager, CBS College Sports Network, in a statement. “With live game action, a weekly studio show and robust online content, CBS College Sports Network and Max Preps are providing the most extensive high school football coverage anywhere, satisfying the enormous appetite of fans across the country.” 

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