UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Nearly 40 radio stations in six states will carry the Penn State Sports Network’s “The Penn State Football Show” this year, with the season debut program set to air Thursday, Aug. 23. The program will also be carried live on http://www.GoPSUsports.com via Penn State All-Access.
The one-hour call-in program will take place at Damon’s Grill on East College Ave. in State College every Thursday at 6:05 p.m. from late August through the end of the football season. In late November, “The Penn State Basketball Show” will debut on most of the same Network stations and run through mid-March. “The Penn State Basketball Show” also will originate from Damon’s.
“The Penn State Football Show ” will feature Coach O’Brien and other members of the football program answering questions from fans at Damon’s, online and on the phone. Fans can submit questions to www.GoPSUsports.com/askthecoachor call 1-800-52-LIONS begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-800-52-LIONS end_of_the_skype_highlighting (525-4667) to ask questions of the coaches and student-athletes.
O’Brien will not be able to participate live in this week’s show due to the team’s practice schedule but will join the show live at Damon’s starting August 30.
Steve Jones, the radio play-by-play voice of the Nittany Lion football and basketball teams, is host of “The Penn State Football Show” and will be joined by Roger Corey, who hosts the Penn State Sports Network’s football pre-game Tailgate Show. Jeff Tarman is the producer of the show, which is a presentation of Penn State Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports.
“The Penn State Football Show ” can be heard on stations throughout Pennsylvania as well as New York City and northern New Jersey, Olean. N.Y., Youngstown, Ohio, Hagerstown, Md., Salisbury, Md. and Seaford