ESPN/ABC announces new college football coverage assignments for 2017
College football studio shows on ESPN and ABC are going through a bit of a change before the 2017 season kicks off.
The biggest news was that Booger McFarland is leaving SEC Network to join ABC Sports. Though he will no longer be an SEC-specific personality, McFarland will still be covering college football for the ESPN/ABC family.
Here are a few other changes that were noteworthy that were announced on Tuesday:
- McFarland is joining Mack Brown and Kevin Negandhi for a three-man crew for ABC’s coverage of college football.
- Jesse Palmer, Joey Galloway and Adnan Virk will join together for college football coverage on ESPN on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
- Chip Kelly will be an analyst for ESPN on Fridays and Saturdays.