Penn-Dartmouth Kicks Off College Football Doubleheader on NBC Sports Network
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NEW YORK -- NBC Sports Network continues its coverage of the 2012 college football season with a doubleheader featuring Penn and Dartmouth squaring off from Memorial Field in Hanover, N.H.
Dartmouth is on its first five-game win streak since its 1997 squad won its first five games en route to a 15-game winning streak. The Big Green has lost 13 its last 14 meetings with Penn, including a last-minute 22-20 defeat in Hanover last year. Dartmouth's last win over Penn was a 21-13 win on Sept. 29, 2007 at Memorial Field. Penn is 0-2 for the fifth time in the last six seasons. The Quakers have lost four games in a row for the first time since the 2006-07 seasons when Penn lost four straight -- the final game of 2006 and the first three of 2007.
Randy Moss will handle the play-by-play for the game, alongside analyst Ross Tucker. Carolyn Manno will serve as the sideline reporter.
In a rematch of last year's 2011 Atlanta Football Classic, Florida A&M takes on Southern at 3:30 p.m. Both teams come off of victories away from home as they look to win at the Georgia Dome. James Verrett will manage the play-by-play duties for the game and will be joined in the booth by Anthony Herron. Rashan Ali will report from the sideline.
NBC Sports' college football studio team of Liam McHugh, 1984 Heisman Trophy Winner Doug Flutie, and two-time Super Bowl champion Hines Ward will provide pre-game, halftime and postgame coverage across NBC and NBC Sports Network throughout the 2012 season.
In other Ivy action, Harvard hosts Holy Cross Friday night at 7 p.m. to kick off the Week 3 gridiron matchups. The last Saturday in September has Yale welcoming Colgate to the Yale Bowl at Noon, Columbia clashing with Princeton at 12:30 p.m., Brown on the road at Georgetown in a 2 p.m. start and Cornell traveling to Bucknell for an evening affair at 6 p.m.
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||Penn at Dartmouth
||Florida A&M vs. Southern (Atlanta Football Classic, Georgia