Live on Campus: CBSSports.com Launches 2009 College Fantasy Football
Live scoring added to leading college fantasy football product
Only major fantasy sports service to use individual player names
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, July 7, 2009 - CBSSports.com today launched an enhanced version of their College Fantasy Football game, continuing to be the only major fantasy sports service provider with a collegiate fantasy football game. The 2009 edition of CBSSports.com's College Fantasy Football will include live scoring*, allowing fans of the fastest growing fantasy sports game to follow all the action in real-time.
In addition to free live scoring, the 2009 version of College Fantasy Football will once again use individual player names. While CBSSports.com first launched College Fantasy Football in 2005, last season (2008) was the first year that the product debuted individual player names.
College Fantasy Football
is offered completely free of charge and will allow users to recruit a team of college football players from any of the 120 Division I programs or customize their player pool to include any conference they choose. Users can utilize an improved live draft room to create their team and then embark on a 13 week season, competing head-to-head for their league championship.
Users can create a private group and invite their friends or simply join a public group and play against college football fanatics from around the globe. New for 2009, users can select one conference as their player pool and form a league with six teams or choose at least two conferences for the player pool and create a league consisting of eight or ten teams.
CBSSports.com College Fantasy Football will use the same software and product design as the rest of the award-winning fantasy sports products on CBSSports.com, including those in professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf and auto racing.
As is the case with the entire suite of CBSSports.com Fantasy products, College Fantasy Football will feature exclusive player updates, columns, breaking news and blogs from the entire team of award-winning CBSSports.com fantasy sports writers as well as from CBSSports.com national columnists and senior writers such as Dennis Dodd (Senior Writer, College Football).
To prepare for the 2009 college fantasy football season, users can visit CBSSports.com Fantasy News (fantasynews.cbssports.com) to download the College Fantasy Football Draft Kit completely free of charge. Allowing college fantasy football players to get comprehensive draft content from the veteran team of fantasy experts at CBSSports.com, the College Fantasy Football Downloadable Draft Kit has everything to prepare for the 2009 season - player rankings, cheat sheets and draft day strategies.
Additionally, CBSSports.com College Fantasy Football will feature a video player on the homepage. Hosted by Jason Horowitz and featuring guests such as CBSSports.com Fantasy writers, the exclusive CBSSports.com Fantasy sports programming segments will give viewers timely, in-depth news, strategy and advice.
* Live scoring will be provided for all AP Top 25 teams as well as any team from the ACC, Big East, Big 10, Big 12, SEC, Pac-10, Conference USA and Notre Dame.
2009 College Fantasy Football should not be used for the purpose of sports wagering activities.
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