Oct. 6, 2011
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Attention Hawkeye fans. Be sure to check out “Gameday Live” for every Iowa football game this fall. The new and improved format includes team, game, radio and television information, live blog, Gametracker and Twitter feeds. “Gameday Live” is the one-stop-shop for the most passionate Hawkeye fan on game days. Being able to utilize additional social media applications will allow fans to connect with other Hawkeye fans in various platforms throughout the country and world.
The Official Iowa Football Game Day Blog will be live in State College this weekend for Iowa’s Big Ten opener against Penn State.
During the game, staff of the Iowa Athletic Communications Office will be manning the Official Iowa Football Game Day Blog and Twitter (@TheIowaHawkeyes) from the press box to provide up-to-the-minute notes and stats about the game. Also, Hawkeye fans are encouraged to tweet their gameday photos to @TheIowaHawkeyes. Selected photos will get retweeted.
The blog will include pregame videos and in-game photos, while fans have the opportunity to voice their opinion by submitting questions and comments and answering polls. The blog includes numerous features, including prize giveaways every week. Any fan who signs up for a blog e-mail reminder will automatically be registered to win that week’s prize.
This week, fans can register to win two pairs of tickets to the Iowa-Indiana football game (winners must pick up tickets at game and tickets are non-transferable). Also, one finalist will be selected for a pair of tickets to the first Heroes Game, Iowa vs. Nebraska on Nov. 25 in Lincoln, Neb. (winner must pick up tickets at game and tickets are non-transferable). There will be one winner selected from the finalists selected during the first 11 games of the season.
Fans who sign up for an e-mail reminder will also be added to the “Hawk Talk Daily” e-newsletter list. “Hawk Talk Daily” is the new official daily e-newsletter from the UI Athletics Department.
Saturday’s game will be televised nationally on ABC with reverse mirror coverage on ESPN. Dave Pasch, Chris Spielman, Urban Meyer and Quint Qessenich will call the action.
A reminder, due to the volume of entries, not everyone’s questions or comments can be posted. The live blog will begin at approximately 1:45 p.m. (CT) and run throughout the game. Click on the link in the middle of the page to join the “Gameday Live” experience on Saturday.