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CBS College Sports Network and Maxpreps.com Offer Wall-to-Wall Multi-Media Coverage of College Football National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3



Seantrel Henderson, the No. 1 Ranked Prep Recruit, to Make College Announcement Live on CBS College Sports Network

Extensive Content on MaxPreps.com Includes Information on Over 2,000 Division I Recruits

Former Tennessee Coach Phillip Fulmer Joins CBS College Sports Network Recruiting Expert Tom Lemming in Studio

Jan. 27, 2010

NEW YORK - CBS College Sports Network and MaxPreps.com, the leading online high school sports network, will offer the most extensive coverage of college football's National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3, including five hours of live coverage, plus all day interactive online content on MaxPreps.com. MAXPREPS NATIONAL SIGNING DAY PRESENTED BY OLD SPICE kicks off on CBS College Sports Network with a one-hour program from 11:00 AM - NOON PM, ET, followed by four live continuous hours of coverage from 3:00 - 7:00 PM, ET.

Two of the nation's top-ranked prep recruits, offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson (Cretin-Derham Hall/St. Paul, Minn.) and defensive end J.R. Ferguson (Hargrave Military Academy/Frederick, MD.), will announce their college selections live, exclusively on CBS College Sports Network during the afternoon show (3:00 - 7:00 PM, ET). Henderson, Lemming's No. 1-ranked overall recruit and Parade Magazine's National Player of the Year, is deciding between Ohio State, Florida, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, USC, Minnesota and Miami. Ferguson, Lemming's No. 26-ranked overall recruit and No. 7-ranked defensive end, is deciding between Florida State, Miami, Notre Dame, California and LSU.

MAXPREPS NATIONAL SIGNING DAY PRESENTED BY OLD SPICE features host Adam Zucker, along with CBS College Sports Network football recruiting expert Tom Lemming and former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer. Aaron Taylor reports from Los Angeles, where he will visit with USC and UCLA.

The show will also feature interviews with college coaches, including Brian Kelly (Notre Dame), Urban Meyer (Florida), Mark Richt (Georgia), Greg Schiano (Rutgers), Dave Wannstedt (Pittsburgh) and many more, analysis from MaxPreps.com National Football Editor Stephen Spiewak, in addition to comprehensive video footage and in-depth analysis of elite recruits and recruiting classes, live cut-ins to player commitment press conferences, conference breakdowns and a special look at the top crop of juniors.

Located at maxpreps.com/signingday, MaxPreps.com's 2010 Signing Day site offers continuous multi-media coverage leading up to and throughout Signing Day, including breaking news and in-depth analysis by MaxPreps.com experts, final rankings of the top national recruiting classes and Lemming's top 100 list, a comprehensive player commitment database with a dedicated page to every Division I recruit. In addition, MaxPreps.com will have a 48-hour live interactive blog the day before and the day of National Signing Day. Included will be breaking news, expert opinions, and interaction amongst users.

In addition, the over 200 official athletic school sites produced by CBSSports.com College Network, will offer live streaming press conferences and exclusive on-demand video content, with various in-depth features and individual recruit highlight packages. Participating schools include top programs such as Michigan (MGoBlue.com), North Carolina (tarheelblue.com), Notre Dame (und.com), Oklahoma (soonersports.com), Texas (texassports.com), UCLA (uclabruins.com), USC (usctrojans.com), UTAH (utahutes.com) and Wisconsin (UWBadgers.com). The online content can be accessed through each individual school's All-Access broadband product.

Tom Lemming is the nation's leading football recruiting expert, tirelessly logging thousands of miles each year to evaluate more than one thousand of the top high school football players across the country. He is also featured on the MAXPREPS LEMMING REPORT, the network's weekly recruiting show, which breaks down the nation's top prep football recruits.

* Tom Lemming, along with MaxPreps.com recruiting experts, Stephen Spiewak and Mitch Stephens are available for recruiting interviews. If interested, please email: dsabreen@cbs.com.

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