The overnight ratings from Tuesday showed Boise State-Virginia Tech on ESPN was a nationwide hit with sports fans.
Now comes word that the Labor Day telecast averaged 7,252,000 households, making it the most-watched college football game covering regular-season and bowl games in ESPN history.
In terms of most viewers all-time, Boise State-Virginia Tech(9,888,000) trails only USC-Ohio State (10,586,000) from 2009.
In addition, the telecast was the most-viewed program on Monday across cable and broadcast networks.
Care to take a guess which city drew the highest rating?
No, it wasn’t Boise, Idaho.
Birmingham, Ala. pulled a rating of 23.7, followed by Richmond, Va. (16.5), and Norfolk, Va. (15.7)
Looks like Tide fans are already scouting the competition for a possible Tostitos BCS National Championship showdown in January.