Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe assigned to call Sugar Bowl for ESPN

The trio has not called an OU game this season
by Mel Bracht Published: December 19, 2013
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ESPN's veteran broadcast crew of Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe have been assigned to broadcast the Sugar Bowl at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 2 matching Oklahoma and Alabama.

It will be the first time the trio has called a Sooner game this season. The crew called the OU-Texas game last year and the OU-Texas Tech and Bedlam games in 2011.

Other BCS bowl assignments announced by ESPN:

*BCS national championship, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6, Florida State vs. Auburn: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox and Tom Rinaldi.

*Rose Bowl, 4 p.m., Jan. 1, Stanford vs. No. 4 Michigan State: Musburger, Herbstreit and Heather Cox

*Fiesta Bowl, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 1, UCF vs. Baylor: Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman and Shannon Spake.

*Orange Bowl, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 3, Clemson vs. Ohio State: Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen and Maria Taylor.

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by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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