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01 Aug 2012

College Football All-Star Classic Announces Title Sponsor

The College Football All-Star Classic announced today a multi-year title sponsor partnership with Raycom Media. The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will be a week-long college football all-star event played in Montgomery. Ala.. at the historic Cramton Bowl.

The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will feature 100 of the nation’s top senior athletes. Former NFL head coaches are scheduled to coach the teams and will be announced at a later date. The game will be televised on Jan. 19. 2013 at 2 p.m. (CT) on CBS Sports Network.

"We are excited to partner with The College Football All-Star Classic and support this first class event for the City of Montgomery" said Raycom Media President and CEO. Paul McTear. Jr. "Raycom Media has the experience and assets to help this game become a highly anticipated annual event."

Raycom will utilize their broadcasting and digital network to promote The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic and engage fans in exciting ways. Raycom has a strong presence in collegiate athletics including long-term media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics.

"Raycom is a perfect fit for our game". said Executive Director Johnny Williams. "Raycom is an established brand that has had a legendary presence in collegiate athletics and is also headquartered in Montgomery."

"We are pleased and grateful that Raycom. a hometown company. is stepping forward to be the title sponsor of the All-Star Game". said Montgomery Mayor. Todd Strange. "Raycom has long been an outstanding corporate citizen in Montgomery. We are fortunate Raycom is lending its resources and support to help ensure this football classic will be a success."

About Raycom
Raycom. an employee-owned company. is one of the nation's largest broadcasters and owns and or provides services for 48 television stations in 36 markets and 18 states. Raycom stations cover 12.6% of U.S. television households and employs 3.600 individuals. In addition to television stations. Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing. production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte. NC) and Tupelo-Honey Productions (a Sports and Entertainment Production company based in New York). as well as Broadview Media (a post production/digital signage company based in Montgomery). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website.

Game Information
The inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will be on Saturday. January 19. 2013 at 2 p.m. (CT) at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery and will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network. The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will be a premiere all-star event that is operated by a management team with over 250 years of experience. The Raycom College Football All-Star Game is a week-long event that features elite college football seniors participating in NFL formatted practices and are open to the public. The All-Star Game will be coached by former NFL head coaches in Montgomery at the historic Cramton Bowl. For more information visit: collegeallstargame.com | fb.com/theallstargame | twitter.com/theallstargame