SEC Network recruits Brent Musberger, Jesse Palmer

The SEC Network found its voices for the football season, with ESPN formally announcing that Brent Musburger and analyst Jesse Palmer will team up in the booth on Saturdays for microphone duties this fall. Both reached an agreement with ESPN to be the lead college football game commentators on the new network and will kick off the season with Texas A&M/South Carolina on Aug. 28. In addition to lending his voice to one of the three football games slated for the network each Saturday, Musburger will remain a play-by-play announcer for Big 12 college basketball games across ESPN networks. He and Palmer will call multiple college football bowl games on ESPN as well. Palmer will continue as an analyst on ESPN’s Thursday Night College Football package.

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