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College Football All-Star Classic sponsored by Raycom Media

MONTGOMERY, AL (KFVS) – The College Football All-Star Classic has announced a multi-year title sponsor partnership with Raycom Media.

The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will be a week-long college football all-star event played in Montgomery, Ala., at the historic Cramton Bowl.

The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will feature 100 of the nation's top senior athletes.

Former NFL head coaches are scheduled to coach the teams and will be announced at a later date. The game will be televised on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. (CT) on CBS Sports Network.

"We are excited to partner with The College Football All-Star Classic and support this first class event for the City of Montgomery" said Raycom Media President and CEO, Paul McTear, Jr. "Raycom Media has the experience and assets to help this game become a highly anticipated annual event."

Raycom will utilize their broadcasting and digital network to promote The Raycom College Football All-Star Classic and engage fans in exciting ways. Raycom has a strong presence in collegiate athletics including long-term media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics.

"Raycom is a perfect fit for our game", said Executive Director Johnny Williams. "Raycom is an established brand that has had a legendary presence in collegiate athletics and is also headquartered in Montgomery."

"We are pleased and grateful that Raycom, a hometown company, is stepping forward to be the title sponsor of the All-Star Game", said Montgomery Mayor, Todd Strange. "Raycom has long been an outstanding corporate citizen in Montgomery. We are fortunate Raycom is lending its resources and support to help ensure this football classic will be a success."

KFVS-TV is owned by Raycom Media, Inc. headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.

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