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Victory Formation: Go Inside The Pages Of ESPN’s CFB 150 Playbook

John Dahl explains how the celebration of college football's 150-year evolution came about; Desmond Howard shares the story of his Heisman pose

College football’s All-Time All-America Team will be announced in January 2020 and recognized around the College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans, providing a grand finale to ESPN’s College Football 150 initiative. ESPN’s year-long endeavor, which begins Jan. 2, 2019, is in conjunction with the sport’s overall sesquicentennial celebration, led by the CFB 150 organization.

“The unrivaled passion of sports fans led to ESPN’s creation and no sport exemplifies that passion more than college football,” said ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro. “The 150th anniversary will be an unparalleled celebration of college football, providing the backdrop for ESPN’s vast platforms to explore the sport’s deep-rooted affiliation with American culture.”

Learn more: Vice President and Executive Producer, Original Content and Special Projects, John Dahl, explains how the enormous undertaking got its start in the video above; see and hear from a galaxy of the game’s stars in the trailer at the bottom of this post. Visit ESPN MediaZone for more information.

Derek Volner, Jon McLeod and Shelby L. Lacy produced the video above.
ESPN college football analyst Desmond Howard shares his CFB 150 story in a video below.




Below is the CFB 150 trailer.