Trev Alberts And Chris Rix Join CSTV As Football Analysts

July 31, 2006

NEW YORK (July 31, 2006) - Well-known football analyst Trev Alberts joins CSTV's best-ever lineup of football announcers as the network approaches its finest schedule of games.   Alberts, who earned All-American honors as a defensive end at Nebraska, will be teamed with returning CSTV play-by-play voice Tom Hart.  He will also, along with analyst Brian Jones, be a regular contributor to CSTV's weekly studio program, Crystal Ball.


Other announcing teams will pair Jones, a former Texas linebacker, with CSTV veteran play-by-play man Carter Blackburn; newcomer Chris Rix, former Florida State quarterback, will be an analyst to the action called by Jonathan Coachman.  The Navy telecasts will be handled by Navy lacrosse and football personality Pete Medhurst and former Maryland quarterback Scott Zolak.


"Trev is well-known to college football fans across the nation as one of the best analysts in the game," said Tim Pernetti, CSTV's Executive Vice President, Content.  "Being able to add A-level talent like Trev and Chris to our already outstanding veteran team of Tom, Carter, Brian, Jonathan, Pete and Scott will provide for entertaining, insightful broadcasts with a great deal of credibility. We couldn't be happier with, or more confident in, the team we have assembled."


Among the top-level action that will appear on CSTV this season are Notre Dame at Air Force on 11/11, Colorado at Colorado State on 9/9, Texas Tech at UTEP on 9/9, Oklahoma State at Houston on 9/23, Rutgers at Navy on 10/14 and Air Force at TCU on 12/2.

Alberts will make his debut on CSTV this Tuesday, August 1 during the network's Conference USA Football Media Blitz, a two and half hour show previewing the upcoming C-USA season that will air from 11 - 1:30 p.m. ET.

In addition to the CSTV football announcing tandems, the network had previously announced its lead team for Mountain West Conference action that will appear on the first of its kind sports network, The mtn.  Former Brigham Young University running back Todd Christensen and former University of Florida linebacker James Bates have joined The mtn. - Mountain West Sports Network as the network's lead broadcast team for the 2006 football season.  Bates will serve as the play-by-play voice and Christensen will provide game analysis. 



About CSTV Networks

CSTV Networks, Inc., now part of the CBS Corporation, is the leading digital and cable programming company dedicated to college sports. Connecting more fans to more college sports than any other company, its many platforms for programming distribution include CSTV: College Sports TV, televising regular-season and championship events for 35 men's and women's college sports; and its network of more than 250 official athletic sites; CSTV All Access, broadband services providing live audio and video of more than 10,000 events annually; as well as satellite television and radio, in-flight entertainment, wireless networks and more.  Further information is available at



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