COLLEGE PARK, Md. – BTN Tailgate, the network’s Saturday morning pregame show that originates from different Big Ten campuses each week during conference play, is set to stop in College Park on Saturday prior to the Maryland-Northwestern game.
BTN Tailgate is the home for Big Ten football fans beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday mornings, featuring Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Anthony “Spice” Adams, Stanley Jackson and Michelle McMahon. Tailgate captures the unique game day environment on each campus with fan interaction, special guests, football analysis and compelling features.
A wide array of sponsor activations encompass the BTN Tailgate footprint, including the Dairy Queen Fan Zone, music and touchdown celebration end zone presented by T-Mobile, a football skills zone presented by TIAA, a sign making station presented by Chase Sapphire and an LED screen presented by GEICO to enhance on-site viewing.
The show will air live from the Maryland football practices fields on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at noon. Fans will have the opportunity to appear on the live show throughout the broadcast. Gates to the football practice fields will open at 9 a.m. and fans are encouraged to arrive early as free food will be provided for the first 400 fans courtesy of Fat Pete’s BBQ. On the menu for Saturday will be breakfast burritos, fried chicken and Belgian waffle sandwiches, hash brown potato wedges and an array of beverages.
Fans in attendance will also have the chance to get Maryland’s “Bring the Night” black t-shirts, which will be given to the first 500 fans at the show.
The Terps and Wildcats are set for a 3:30 p.m. kick on Saturday with the game being broadcast on ESPN2 and the Maryland Sports Radio Network.
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