ESPN College GameDay Coming to Ann Arbor for Under the Lights II

Sep 1, 2013

BRISTOL, Conn. -- ESPN College Football GameDay will make a return trip to Ann Arbor on Saturday, Sept. 7, for the first time since the Michigan-Notre Dame Under the Lights game in 2011, the network announced today (Saturday, Aug. 31). The game at Michigan Stadium this season kicks off at 8:12 p.m. on ESPN.

Former U-M Heisman Trophy winner and the inaugural Michigan Football Legend, Desmond Howard, will be back with his ESPN GameDay partners for the Under the Lights II match-up against the Irish. The award-winning show will be broadcast at Ingalls Mall, which is located between Burton Tower and the Michigan League on Central Campus.

ESPN will broadcast live from 9 a.m. until noon on Sept. 7. The game day show is hosted by Chris Fowler with analysis from Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Howard. Samantha Ponder and David Pollack contribute to the show on a weekly basis. In addition to the live broadcast on Saturday, GameDay will be doing hits live from Ingalls Mall throughout the day on Friday.

The Wolverines are 14-8 all-time when GameDay is present. This also will be the 11th time GameDay visits Ann Arbor, as U-M is 8-2 at the Big House. The Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry has been showcased five other times by ESPN, including three times in Ann Arbor.

ESPN GameDay at Michigan Football Games
(14-8 All-Time Record)

Sept. 10, 19946/3Notre DameAW, 26-24
Oct. 15, 19945/3Penn StateHL, 24-31
Sept. 14, 199611/5ColoradoAW, 20-13
Sept. 13, 199714/8ColoradoHW, 27-3
Oct. 25, 19975/15Michigan StateAW, 23-7
Nov. 8, 19974/3Penn StateAW, 34-8
Nov. 22, 19971/4Ohio StateHW, 20-14
Jan. 1, 19981/8Washington StateNW, 21-16
Sept. 5, 19985/22Notre DameAL, 20-36
Sept. 4, 19997/16Notre DameHW, 26-22
Sept. 25, 19994/20WisconsinAW, 21-16
Oct. 9, 19993/11Michigan StateAL, 31-34
Sept. 30, 20009/17WisconsinHW, 13-10
Aug. 31, 200213/11WashingtonHW, 31-29
Nov. 23, 200212/2Ohio StateAL, 9-14
Sept. 13, 20035/15Notre DameHW, 38-0
Nov. 22, 20035/4Ohio StateHW, 35-21
Jan. 1, 20044/1Southern CaliforniaNL, 14-28
Nov. 18, 20062/1Ohio StateAL, 39-42
Nov. 17, 200723/7Ohio StateHL, 3-14
Sept. 10, 2011-/-Notre DameHW, 35-31
Sept. 1, 20128/2AlabamaNL, 14-41

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