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Huskie fans can bring ESPN’s College GameDay to shoot commercial on NIU campus for fall TV

April 23, 2012

ESPN College GameDay logoNorthern Illinois University has the opportunity to show its Huskie pride to the nation by voting in ESPN College GameDay’s Fan Vote contest to bring ESPN to DeKalb to film a commercial for the network’s signature college football pregame show.

Beginning today and running through Thursday, May 10, NIU fans can vote once a day for their university to be selected by ESPN for the on-site commercial shoot. It is the first time in the show’s history that ESPN will film a College GameDay commercial on a university campus selected by fans.

Fans can vote via the Internet at, through their mobile devices at, Facebook at and through Twitter at @CollegeGameDay and #GameDayVote.

More than 120 Football Bowl Subdivision football programs are included in the promotion.

The commercial will run on the ESPN family of networks this fall.

Go Huskies!