When Jim Harbaugh comes to Maryland, so will BTN.
The network's BTN Football Pregame, similar in style to ESPN's College Gameday, will be in College Park and broadcasting from outside of Byrd Stadium prior to Maryland's home showdown against Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 3, the program announced on Wednesday.
Kickoff between the Terrapins and Wolverines is set for 8 p.m., with morning and evening editions of the pregame show airing on BTN. Guests include head football coach Randy Edsall, head basketball coach Mark Turgeon, and former Maryland linebacker Shawne Merriman.
From a release, via Maryland athletics:
Students and fans are encouraged to attend the broadcast and will receive complimentary food, shirts, foam fingers, rally towels, and poster-making materials*. A DJ will be on hand for entertainment, and two giant LED video boards will feature the best games and analysis of the day. Fans interested in attending should arrive to the set outside the stadium by 10:00 a.m. ET, with BTN Football Pregame airing until noon ET. For the evening BTN Football Pregame, fans should arrive by 6:15 p.m. ET.
Michigan faces No. 22 BYU this weekend before taking on Maryland. The Terrapins head to Morgantown to take on West Virginia on Saturday.