"Bulldog Blitz" Live Online Weekly Football Chat

"Bulldog Blitz", a live online weekly chat covering Ferris State University football, will take place each Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. (ET) throughout the 2009 gridiron campaign.

The chat, which will be powered by a service called CoverItLive, will be co-hosted by FSU Associate Athletics Communications Director/Football SID Rob Bentley and local journalist Sandy Gholston, who works in the school's University Advancement and Marketing Department and has covered Bulldog football locally for more than 13 years.

The debut season preview chat will take place next Wednesday (Aug. 26) evening at 8 p.m. (EDT) and will be available by visiting the official FSU Athletics Website at www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com and clicking on the "Bulldog Blitz" banner icon, which will be available by scrolling down the football page. No sign-up for fans is necessary.

The chat will take place each Wednesday at 8 p.m. (ET) throughout the season with a discussion on previous contests and a preview of the week ahead.  Each episode is expected to last at least a half-hour in length.

In addition to comments from the show hosts, Bulldog fans will also have the opportunity to ask questions, which will be reviewed for content before they are posted by the site administrator.  Fans will also be able to participate in live fan polls during the chat and view photos posted within the discussion.

A unique feature of the CoverItLive service is the ability for fans to replay what has been said after the chat is over.  Email reminders can also be set for those wanting to be reminded of the upcoming chat before it happens.

CoveritLive is currently being used by thousands of bloggers and large media companies to engage millions of readers each month with its innovative software.  The service allows for live coverage, live information and live interaction much like an instant messaging service.

For more information on the chat and a link to participate when the show is live, please visit this link below:

Bulldog Blitz - Live Online Chat