The time has come, folks.  It’s the time of year when the National Championship teams, who’ve been waiting six weeks, finally suit up and head onto the field in Glendale, Arizona to decide who goes on to play TCU on computer simulations throughout the country!  This year the game is on ESPN, and like all other Championship Games on the “Leader”, it will be done in complete excess.  Here is the breakdown of what you can expect on ESPN/ESPN Radio/ESPN3/ESPNU/ESPN Classic/The Ocho throughout the day, and the various commentators, leading up to the game at 8:30pm….

TV Crew: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi
3D Crew: Joe Tessitore, Tim Brown, Todd Blackledge and Wendi Nix
Radio Crew: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and Joe Schad

Studio Crews:
College Football Live- John Saunders hosting with multiple analysts
College GameDay- Chris Fowler, Rece Davis, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Jesse Palmer, Lou Holtz, Mark May, Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi
Guest Analysts- Nick Saban and Urban Meyer (various programs)

College Football Live (3pm)
College GameDay (6pm)
BCS National Championship Game: Oregon vs. Auburn (8:30pm)

The Experts: BCS National Championship (1pm)
Road to the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game: Oregon (2pm)
Road to the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game: Auburn (3pm)
BCS Countdown Live from Glendale (4pm)

ESPN Classic:
2000 Sugar Bowl: Florida State vs. Virginia Tech (9am)
2003 Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs. Miami (11am)
2006 Rose Bowl: USC vs. Texas (2pm)
2010 BCS National Championship: Texas vs. Alabama (5pm)