McAfee has been mentioned by fans as a potential candidate for the gig. He does analyst work for ESPN while hosting a popular podcast. It looks like he might be getting his wish.
“At the top of the list are football analysts Louis Riddick and Dan Orlovsky, “SportsCenter” anchor-turned announcer Steve Levy, and former punter and fast-rising media personality Pat McAfee. Like nearly every company, ESPN and parent Disney have been hurt financially by the pandemic.”
Like much of the country, ESPN will be forced to cut costs to deal with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has stopped sports in its tracks. That means, the company will be rolling with a broadcast team that’s already employed at ESPN.
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