ESPN has announced its college football broadcaster assignments for the fall, including three new ABC Saturday afternoon teams.
Chris Spielman, an analyst on ESPN's 11 a.m. Saturday telecast, will pair up with Sean McDonough and reporter Quint Kessenich. Analyst Ed Cunningham will work with Mike Patrick and reporter Jeannine Edwards. Analyst Danny Kanell will team with Bob Wischusen and new reporter Maria Taylor.
ESPN's Thursday and Friday night games will also have familiar faces in new roles. Analyst David Pollack and reporter Samantha Steele will join returning announcer Rece Davis and analyst Jesse Palmer on Thursday night. Carter Blackburn will move from Saturday games to call the Friday series with returning analyst Rod Gilmore and new reporter Jemele Hill.
Joe Tessitore and Matt Millen will serve as the announcers for a new package of additional Saturday night games, primarily on ESPN.
Each of the ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU 11 a.m. Saturday telecasts will include new pairings. Brian Griese and reporter Jenn Brown will join returning commentator Dave Pasch on ESPN. New analyst Joey Galloway, a former Ohio State and NFL wide receiver, will call ESPN2's series with Beth Mowins. The new announce team of Tom Hart and analyst John Congemi will work the ESPNU telecasts.
ESPN2 and ESPNU Saturday night telecasts will include analysts in new roles. Former Washington quarterback Brock Huard will team with Mark Jones on ESPN2. Matt Stinchcomb will move to the ESPNU prime-time game with Clay Matvick and reporter Allison Williams.
The broadcast team pairings:
Saturday Night Football (on ABC) — Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, reporter TBA.
ESPN Primetime — Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe.
ESPN Saturday Prime Time — Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen and Jessica Mendoza, Shelley Smith or Shannon Spake.
ESPN2 Primetime — Mark Jones, Brock Huard and Mendoza or Smith.
ESPNU Prime Time — Clay Matvick, Matt Stinchcomb, Allison Williams.
ESPN Thursday — Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Steele.
ESPN Friday — Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore, Jemele Hill.
ABC Saturday Afternoon — Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Quint Kessenich; Mike Patrick, Ed Cunningham, Jeannine Edwards; Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell, Maria Taylor.
ESPN Saturday Afternoon — Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Jenn Brown.
ESPN2 Saturday Afternoon — Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway.
ESPNU Saturday Afternoon — Tom Hart, John Congemi; Anish Shrof, Dan Hawkins.
ESPNU Thursday and ESPNU Late Saturday — Joe Davis, Jay Walker
ESPN Radio — Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad.
SEC Network — Dave Neal, Andre Ware. Cara Capuano.
Big East Network — Eamon McAnaney, David Diaz-Infante, Paul Carcaterra.