DAILY DOT COM - According to officials at the company, C Spire Wireless , the only wireless provider in the U.S. that offers consumers and businesses a suite of personalized wireless services, is kicking off its first-ever CIRCLE Blitz College Football Question and Answer series on August 13, directly connecting fans with the coaches they love and admire, so they can get the inside story on their teams' winning strategy for the 2012 college football season.
Officials said this unique online forum and Q&A series is taking place on CIRCLE, C Spire's online community forum. By posting questions on CIRCLE, coaches from the top football programs in the region will be able to respond directly to their fans – offering valuable information about prospects for the upcoming football season. Additionally, just by posting a question to CIRCLE, participants will receive giveaways and will be entered into a drawing for amazing prizes ranging from autographed school and team paraphernalia to game tickets.
"What football fan wouldn't love the opportunity to have an intimate chat with their favorite coach about how they plan to have a winning season and beat their rivals this year," said Jim Richmond, director of Corporate Communications for C Spire Wireless. "At C Spire, we understand our customers' passion for football and the teams they support, which is why we're providing them the opportunity to get personal with their teams' coaches using our personalized community forum, CIRCLE. The CIRCLE Blitz College Football Q&A Series is just another way we're personalizing the wireless experience in new and exciting ways for our customers."
Anyone can join the online series and post questions by visiting www.cspire.com/circleblitz . Each one-hour forum will be dedicated to a specific school and coach. The following is a list of schools and coaches that will be featured as part of C Spire's CIRCLE Blitz College Football Q&A Series:
- August 13 at 12:00 p.m.: South Alabama Head Football Coach Joey Jones
- August 14 at 11:30 a.m.: Jackson State University Head Football Coach Rick Comegy
- August 15 at 4:30 p.m.: University of Memphis Head Football Coach Justin Fuente
- August 16 at 12:30 p.m.: Ole Miss Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze
- August 17 at 11:00 a.m.: University of Southern Mississippi Head Football Coach Ellis Johnson
- August 20 at 2:00 p.m.: Mississippi State Head Football Coach Dan Mullen
- August 22 at 11:00 a.m.: Delta State University Head Football Coach James Chadwell
If reaction from some of the state's leading football programs is any indication, the CIRCLE Blitz series promises to be a resounding success. "I love connecting with our fans and I appreciate C Spire providing us the opportunity through the CIRCLE Blitz series," said Ole Miss Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze. "I'm looking forward to answering our fans' questions and sharing about our team."
"We've constantly put the emphasis of our program on the Mississippi State fans and our family throughout the state of Mississippi," said MSU Head Football Coach Dan Mullen. "I know our fans are looking forward to the 2012 season and our continuing effort to become a championship program, and we're happy to give them a preseason report through this forum provided by C Spire Wireless."
"Our fan base is an important part of the Southern Miss Golden Eagle football program and I'm excited to participate in this online forum through C Spire Wireless," said Southern Miss Head Football Coach Ellis Johnson. "I know our fans are looking forward to the 2012 season and our efforts to build on our championship season last year. This forum will give me a good opportunity to give them a progress report on our efforts and answer any of their questions about the program."
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