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Wednesday December 31, 2008Alltel Invites Fans to Vote in the College Football "Championship Ring Tone Contest"

Little Rock, Ark.

Great plays on the football field deserve great cheers from the stands, and now they deserve their own ring tones. Alltel Wireless, America’s largest network, is giving college football fans the chance to download their favorite play in the Alltel “Championship Ring Tone Contest,” which features audio clips from both Alltel-sponsored college football national championship contenders – the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the University of Florida Gators.

Starting today through January 8, fans can visit to listen to the “Championship Ring Tone Contest” selections and text their choice to 334455.  Finalists include:

Oklahoma Sooners
Marshall’s pick for 6 vs. Texas A & M Text OU1 to 334455
Super Ray deflects Texas pass in 2001 Text OU2 to 334455
Griffin championship-stealing TD vs. Florida State Text OU3 to 334455
Florida Gators
Jackson TD vs. Florida State wins national championship Text UF1 to 334455
Doering’s got a touchdown vs. Kentucky Text UF2 to 334455
Wuerffel toss wins conference championship over Alabama Text UF3 to 334455

After making their selection, fans will automatically receive a free ring tone with the audio clip for which they voted. The school with the most fan downloads will win a $10,000 donation to its general scholarship fund courtesy of Alltel Wireless.  For more information or to preview each audio clip, fans can visit

“Throughout the years, fans of OU and Florida have enjoyed many unforgettable moments,” said Samira Zebian, director of sponsorship marketing at Alltel Wireless. “This friendly head-to-head competition gives fans a chance to show their spirit and help their school win a $10,000 donation from Alltel.”

Alltel Wireless continues to provide choice and flexibility to the customer’s wireless experience with its exclusive “My Circle” feature, giving customers unlimited, free calling to and from any five, 10 or 20 numbers on any network.  Alltel Wireless was also the first to offer Anytime Plan Changes, giving customers the flexibility to change their calling plans at any time, without extending their current contract.

Alltel is owner and operator of the nation’s largest wireless network and has nearly 14 million customers.  For more information about Alltel, please visit

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