Orange Bowl Partners with WQAM Radio to Broadcast Live from College Football Media Days


The Orange Bowl is partnering with Sports Radio 560 WQAM for the second consecutive year to broadcast the “Capital One Orange Bowl Media Tour presented by Florida Prepaid College Board.” Programming will be inside existing WQAM shows and feature live coverage of college football media days from ACC, Big Ten and SEC in advance of the 2016 college football season. This year, the 83rd Capital One Orange Bowl will be played on December 30 at 8 p.m.

All three of WQAM’s regular day time programs, “The Joe Rose Show” “The Big O Show” and “Hochman Crowder and Krantz” will provide live in-depth preseason football coverage at media days in Hoover, Ala. (Southeastern Conference), Charlotte, N.C. (Atlantic Coast Conference) and Chicago (Big Ten Conference).

Programming will feature interviews with coaches, student-athletes, administrators, nationally prominent media members and conference commissioners, all discussing the upcoming college football season. Last year, among those who guested on the programs included both coaches from the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl, Dabo Swinney of Clemson and Bob Stoops of Oklahoma, as well as Nick Saban, coach of the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide.

Kicking off coverage of the Capital One Orange Bowl Media Tour will be “The Big O Show,” live from SEC Media Days, July 11-14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. EDT each day. Host Orlando Alzugaray will be joined by Joe Zagacki, voice of the Miami Hurricanes. The following week, Zagacki will join host Joe Rose and “The Joe Rose Show” live from 5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. EDT from ACC Media Days, July 21-22.

Finally, “Hochman, Crowder and Krantz” will feature host Marc Hochman and Zagacki live from Big Ten Media Days, July 25-26 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. EDT.

To see the broadcast schedule and to listen live, please click here.


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