FOX Sports Arizona to televise Casino Del Sol All-Star Game in Tucson
There are only four college football all-star games that give prospective NFL draftees the chance to show off their talents for NFL scouts. One is in Tucson this Monday, and it will be produced for a regional and national viewing audience by FOX Sports Arizona.
The Casino Del Sol All-Star Game, which is owned and operated by the Tucson Padres, will be held for the first time in Tucson at Kino Stadium. FOX Sports Arizona will televise it live on Monday, Jan. 16, with kickoff scheduled for 6 p.m.
Over 90 of the nation’s top collegiate players from top football programs around the country will be on display, and the telecast will be shown not only throughout Arizona and New Mexico but also nationwide on FOX College Sports and regionally on FOX Sports Southwest Plus, FOX Sports Houston Plus and SportsSouth. The ead coaches for the game will be former Fresno State coach Pat Hill and former Mississippi head man Houston Nutt.
FOX Sports Arizona will feature a two-person broadcast booth, with Dave Sitton calling the play-by-play and former ASU and NFL player Adam Archuleta as an analyst. Jody Jackson and Mark McClune will report from the sidelines. The roster is loaded with players from Arizona, Arizona State and Northern Arizona, including the following:
Robert Golden, Arizona
Paul Vassallo, Arizona
Gino Crump, Arizona
Derek Earls, Arizona
Mohammed Usman, Arizona
C.J. Parish, Arizona
Colin Parker, Arizona State
Eddie Elder, Arizona State
Cameron Kastl, Arizona State
Aaron Pflugrad. Arizona State
Brian Riley, Northern Arizona
Drew Zamora, Northern Arizona
A preview from FOXSportsArizona.com can be viewed here and includes interviews with Pat Hill, former Arizona coach Dick Tomey (an assistant in the game), quarterback G.J. Kinne and more.
FOX Sports Arizona televises the most regional sports action in the state and is the exclusive cable television home of the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Coyotes, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Phoenix Mercury. FOX Sports Arizona is currently seen in 2.5 million households in Arizona and New Mexico and can also be seen across the country via home satellite services. And for even more coverage of the local sports scene, log onto www.foxsportsarizona.com, www.twitter.com/foxsportsaz and www.facebook.com/foxsportsarizona.