U of L FOOTBALL | Petrino trying to limit ESPN College GameDay distraction

09/12/2016 08:15 PM

The no. 10 University of Louisville football team will have the national spotlight for their noon kickoff with no. 2 Florida State this Saturday. ESPN’s signature college football pregame show, College GameDay will be in place to hype up games across the country, but have deemed U of L vs. FSU the most compelling of them all and will host their entire broadcast from the Louisville campus.

The site of the set has not been officially released at this time, but an email to members of the Petrino Family Foundation states they will be setting up in the lawn in front of the Trager indoor practice facility.
The show draws huge crowds and a lot of attention, so Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is trying very hard to limit the distractions that come with it.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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