02:58 PM - January 8, 2013 by Steve_OS
NOTRE DAME WINS FIRST ROUND OF NCAA FOOTBALL COVER VOTE
Irish Still Rack Up a Victory During BCS National Championship
Though they were defeated by Alabama in last nights BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame won the first round of the NCAA Football Cover Vote. With more than 630,000 votes cast, the Irish took the opening round by storm, claiming the most votes overall and landing themselves in the next round. Other schools advancing include Oregon, LSU and Michigan, and polls will open on Wednesday, January 9th for round two. Fans are encouraged to visit the NCAA Football Facebook page to vote for their favorite team.
Below are the 32 schools advancing into the next round.
From this point forward, the field will be continually halved until a champion is crowned. Below is the schedule for the remainder of the rounds.
- Voting Begins 1/9
- Voting Ends 1/15
- Voting Begins 1/16
- Voting Ends 1/22
- Voting Begins 1/22
- Potential Cover Athletes Revealed 1/23 to 2/3
- Voting for Cover Athlete Begins 2/4
- Voting Ends 2/18
- Voting Begins 2/19
- Voting Ends 2/25
- Voting Begins 2/26
- Voting Ends 3/8
This has proven to already be the most successful NCAA Football Cover Vote yet, as it has reached more than 32 million fans and garnered more than 144 million impressions on Facebook. With eight weeks remaining in the competition, college football enthusiasts are already coming out in droves in the hopes of landing their team on the cover of the next edition of NCAA Football.