Rece Davis shifts to GameDay seat

Rece Davis is sliding into the College GameDay hosting chair for football duties via a new deal with ESPN. Davis takes over full-time hosting duties from Chris Fowler for the network’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot franchise this year. In addition, he will continue to host ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm basketball road show. Davis will withdrawal from his role in the Thursday night ESPN College Football Primetime booth but will call select bowl games and retain his weekly play-by-play duties for college basketball. Meanwhile, Fowler, who has hosted GameDay since 1990, will now focus on his ABC Saturday Night Football duties and continue to host the Heisman Trophy presentation as well as call the world’s biggest tennis events including Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open and ESPN’s expanded coverage of the US Open beginning this summer.

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