ESPN replacing 'Coaches Film Room' with Monday Night Football crew for national championship
ESPN is making a slight change to one of its coverage options for Monday night’s national championship matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson. This one won’t be popular, either.
The popular “Coaches Film Room” viewing option is being replaced with a “Monday Night Football Film Room,” according to ESPN. That means Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland, Jason Witten and Todd McShay will call Monday’s national title game.
Bummer. Major bummer.
Previously, ESPN had college football coaches watching the game, providing some inside analysis, giving fans a different perspective of the game. It was popular even in the Dec. 29 semifinal games between Notre Dame-Clemson (Cotton Bowl) and Alabama-Oklahoma (Orange Bowl). ESPN wants to go another direction, apparently.
While ESPN has several viewing options and continues to use its creativity to provide college football fans with new perspectives, this decision doesn’t seem to quite fit.
We’ll have to wait and see what kind of audience this new option receives on Monday.