Have you heard the news from ABC/ESPN? Chris Fowler will be doing the Saturday Night College Football broadcast with Kirk Herbstreit starting this season, as Brent Musberger has hopped over to the fledgling SEC Network, where he’ll be teamed with Jesse Palmer.
What happened there? Musburger, who is closing in on 75 years old, was told prior to this year’s BCS championship game that he wouldn’t be the announcer for the big game next year. That could have pissed him off, but ESPN officials quickly told him that he would be the lead announcer for the SEC Network.
Victory snatched from the jaws of defeat? Or being put out to pasture turned into being put out for stud? Read the story in SI.com and you make the call.