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Mobile, Ala. – (August 8, 2019) College football is just around the corner and that means the 1st & 10 Club is getting ready to kick off its 21st season with C Spire as the title sponsor.


The C Spire 1st & 10 Club has an exciting line up of speakers scheduled for the 2019 college football season. ESPN’s SportsCenter Anchor Matt Barrie will kick off the series of meetings at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19 at the Mobile Marriott. This season’s full speaker schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 19, 2019                  Matt Barrie, ESPN’s SportsCenter Anchor
  • Monday, Sept. 9, 2019                 Steve Campbell, University of South Alabama Head Football Coach
  • Monday, Oct. 28, 2019                   University of Alabama Coordinator (TBD)
  • Monday, Nov. 4, 2019                    Chris “The Bear” Fallica, ESPN’s College Gameday
  • Thursday, Dec. 12, 2018 Mobile Alabama Bowl Coaches, Athletic Directors and key players

“Fans around here are passionate about football and we’re excited to be involved and support an organization that is delivering quality sports and entertainment programming in this region,” said Jim Richmond, vice president of Marketing for the Mississippi-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company.

In addition to an exciting speaker list, the C Spire 1st & 10 Club will honor high school scholar students and student-athletes each meeting.  Students are selected from high schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties for their outstanding performance on the field, in the classroom and in the community.


Scholar award winners are eligible for one of several scholarships offered by the Mobile Alabama Bowl.

For more information on becoming a supporter of the 2019 C Spire 1st & 10 Club or to learn more about the 2019 Mobile Alabama Bowl or other Bowl Week events, visit or call 251-635-0011.

About C Spire

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