You know college football season is getting closer when ESPN drops its announcer pairings for 2018.
On Tuesday, ESPN announced the pairings of its deep broadcasting roster ahead of the season.
The biggest change is Sean McDonough returning to college football and leaving Monday Night Football. McDonough replaces Joe Tessitore, who left for Monday Night Football, and he joins Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe for ESPN’s Saturday Night Primetime coverage.
The ABC Saturday Night Football broadcasting team of Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Maria Taylor remains unchanged.
Here’s the full broadcasting pairings for 2018:
|ABC Saturday Night Football||Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Maria Taylor|
|ESPN Saturday Night Primetime||Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Allison Williams|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Adam Amin, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek, Molly McGrath|
|ESPN or ABC Saturday||Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Rocky Boiman|
|ESPN Thursday||Dave Flemming, TBD, Laura Rutledge|
|ESPN or ESPN2 Friday||Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Olivia Harlan|
|ESPN or ESPN2 Friday/Saturday||Clay Matvick, Dan Orlovsky, Paul Carcaterra|
|ESPN or ESPN2 Saturday||Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Roddy Jones|
|ESPNU Saturday||Kevin Brown, Andre Ware|
|ESPNU Saturday||Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia|
|ESPNU Saturday||Mike Couzens, Kirk Morrison|
|ESPNU Saturday||Roy Philpott, Tom Ramsey|
|ESPNU Thursday – HBCU||Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker|
|All Networks||Mark Neely, Ray Bentley|
|All Networks||Dave Lamont, John Congemi|