NEW YORK - Columbia football fans can now start their Saturdays by tuning in to WNYM 970, The Answer, at 7:30 a.m. for Columbia Football Today, a 30-minute radio show that sets the stage for Saturday's game.

Jerry Recco, the play-by-play voice of the Lions, will serve as host of the show, which will feature segments on this week's game, including an interview with Patricia and Shepard Alexander Head Coach Pete Mangurian, Columbia Athletics highlights and a preview of the Ivy League games.

Carmine's Restaurants and Ace Party Rental are co-sponsors of the show.

"On behalf of Salem Communications, we are excited about entering a partnership with Columbia University Lions Football," stated Jerry Crowley, General Manager of WNYM, 970 The Answer. "Bringing the rich tradition of Lions football to WNYM AM 970 New York every Saturday with Columbia Football Today brings prestige and fresh new programming for Metro area College Football Fans".

Fans that miss the original airing of the show can catch a replay later in the day on the Ivy League Digitial Network.