ESPN and EA SPORTS Officially Kick Off the NCAA Football 14 Ultimate Team Fan Vote
Special guest Bo Jackson reveals official bracket on College Football Live
Fans of the much-anticipated EA SPORTS NCAA Football 14 video game will have the power to dictate history by tuning into ESPN to find the true Ultimate Team. New to NCAA Football 14 this year, the Ultimate Team game mode brings more than 2,000 of the greatest college football players of the past quarter-century back to campus, giving fans the power to play as some of their old college football favorites.
Beginning today, sixteen of the most storied programs in the history of college football will pit their squads against each other to determine a winner. The official bracket was revealed today on College Football Live with special guest Bo Jackson, who makes his triumphant return to video games in NCAA Football 14. Other featured players include modern NFL stars like Tom Brady and Arian Foster as well as all-time greats like Deion Sanders and Herschel Walker. Weekly bracket updates will be featured on College Football Live every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, concluding with the Ultimate Team winner reveal on Tuesday, August 6.
"The successful collaboration between ESPN and EA SPORTS to deliver fan voting campaigns continues to drive engagement and awareness for our brands, and we hope to channel the passion and dedication of fans to their alma maters and favorite college football programs with Ultimate Team," said Raphael Poplock, vice president of games and partnerships for ESPN. "By integrating across College Football Live, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and on mobile and social platforms, we continue to serve sports fans across all platforms that want to interact with the players and teams they care most about."
Fans can vote now online within the ESPN.com College Football index page at ESPN.com/NCAAUltimateTeam. Additional featured content will include including weekly ESPN.com chats, and posts from the College Football Blog Network and RecruitingNation sites.
On mobile and social platforms, fans can tweet their votes using the hashtag #UltimateTeam via ESPN Mobile Web at ESPN.mobi/NCAAUltimateTeam. Fans can also access Ultimate Team content and vote within the ESPN College Football app. The @ESPNCFB page on Twitter will serve as the social content hub for the campaign with daily cross-promotion from @EASPORTS and @EANCAAFootball.
ESPN Radio affiliate stations nationwide will also interview athletes in the running throughout the campaign to state their case to fans as to why their alma mater deserves to be the Ultimate Team.