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October 19, 2012

Penn-Yale Opens the College Football Saturday for NBC Sports

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Portions courtesy of the NBC Sports Group

PRINCETON, N.J. --  Ivy League football is back on the NBC Sports Network with Yale hosting Penn on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Noon in a key conference matchup.

Penn comes into the game looking to remain undefeated in League play and keep pace with Harvard and Princeton, both 2-0 in Ivy play. Yale enters the game hoping to regain some momentum after losing its last four games. Randy Moss will handle play-by-play alongside analyst Ross Tucker. Kelli Johnson will be reporting from the Yale Bowl sidelines in New Haven, Conn.

The Penn-Yale game kicks off a tripleheader for the NBC Sports Group, including a doubleheader on the NBC Sports Network. At 3:30 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network, No. 22 Boise State hosts UNLV  with the Broncos coming into the matchup on a five-game winning streak. Paul Burmeister will call the play-by-play, alongside analyst Rod Woodson. Anthony Herron will serve as sideline reporter from Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

Over on NBC also at 3:30 p.m., No. 5 Notre Dame plays host to BYU. Veteran NBC announcer Tom Hammond will manage the play-by-play duties and will be joined in the booth by Mike Mayock. Alex Flanagan will report from the sidelines in South Bend, Ind.

For the second consecutive week, NBC Sports will bring its college football studio show on the road to Notre Dame Stadium. The network's college football studio team of Liam McHugh, 1984 Heisman Trophy Winner Doug Flutie and two-time Super Bowl champion Hines Ward will broadcast on-site with pregame and halftime commentary. The group will host a BYU-Notre Dame postgame show that will air at 7 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network.

In other Ancient Eight gridiron action, Cornell is at Brown Stadium to take on the Bears in a 12:30 p.m. start, Princeton welcomes Harvard to Powers Field at Princeton Stadium at 1 p.m. on ESPN3 (Click here to watch) and Columbia and Dartmouth battle from Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium at 1:30 p.m. for the Lions' homecoming.

NBC SPORTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE FOR OCTOBER 20
All times ET

Time Game
Network
Noon
Penn at Yale
NBC Sports Network
3:30 pm BYU at Notre Dame NBC
3:30 pm UNLV at Boise State NBC Sports Network
7 pm Notre Dame Postgame Show NBC Sports Network