Pat McAfee joining ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ full-time

Pat McAfee will likely be a full-time member of ESPN’s “School GameDay,” The Put up has discovered.

The previous punter turned multimedia performer will likely be on the present this Saturday from Austin, the place No. 1 Alabama will face Texas.

ESPN and Fox are in an rising battle for school soccer supremacy. This Saturday, for instance, Fox’s “Massive Midday Kickoff” may also be on website in Austin. McAfee has made appearances on “GameDay” up to now.

ESPN declined remark, whereas McAfee didn’t instantly return a message.

McAfee, 35, will proceed to do his day by day discuss present that’s on YouTube, in addition to WWE’s “Friday Evening SmackDown” present for Fox. McAfee just lately ended his relationship with SiriusXM, which had simulcast his present for 2 years.

The brand new deal will create fairly a schedule for McAfee as he’ll spend Fridays on “Smackdown” after which fly – presumably on a non-public jet, as there isn’t any different means – to seem on ESPN’s “GameDay” on Saturdays. 

McAfee is within the midst of take care of FanDuel, which is about to pay him in extra of $120 million over 4 years.

Pat McAfee has historical past with ESPN, having appeared beforehand on School GameDay.
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He additionally just lately agreed to do various broadcasts on choose faculty soccer video games on ESPN2, which is a partnership with Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions. He has held talks with Amazon about being part of its “Thursday Evening Soccer” protection, however nothing has materialized but.

McAfee hinted at one other massive transfer in a tweet on Tuesday evening.

“My life is dumb. If I used to be 2 die tomorrow, proper b4 passing I’d be proud & dumbfounded of what I’ve been fortunate sufficient 2 do. Huge announcement coming in some unspecified time in the future this week..actually Bananaland. Have an awesome evening lovely individuals. I recognize u all greater than u might think about”

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