ESPN unveils college football broadcast assignments

ESPN unveiled its game and studio rosters for the upcoming college football season, with more than 100 on-air commentators on deck across ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS, SEC Network, Longhorn Network, ESPN Radio and ESPN Goal Line. New assignments this year will see Chris Fowler joining returning analysts Kirk Herbstreit and reporter Heather Cox on the weekly Saturday Night Football series on ABC. He will also continue to host College GameDay. Brent Musburger, of course, shifts to join analyst Jesse Palmer and reporter Maria Taylor as the lead game announcer for SEC Network telecasts. Todd McShay joins Sean McDonough and analyst Chris Spielman as a sideline analyst on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Saturday game telecasts. Joe Tessitore will return to call a weekly night game on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC with analyst Brock Huard and reporter Shannon Spake.

New teams also include: Mark Jones, analyst Rod Gilmore and reporter Jessica Mendoza; Bob Wischusen, analyst Matt Millen and reporter Quint Kessenich; and ESPNU’s Adam Amin with analyst John Congemi and Clay Matvick with analyst Anthony Becht. Dave Flemming worksFriday night games on ESPN and ESPN2 with Kanell and reporter Allison Williams.

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