Todd McShay was taken off of ABC's broadcast during game
Sideline reporter Todd McShay was taken off the ABC broadcast of the Wisconsin-Northwestern game after his early segment on the sideline appeared to be off.
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The broadcast team, which included Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge and Molly McGrath continued, but McDonough later said that McShay left the broadcast because of an illness, Awful Announcing reported.
Earlier this year, McShay missed the NFL Draft because he said he contracted the coronavirus.
McShay has worked every draft for ESPN dating back to the 2006 NFL Draft and is the director of college football scouting for ESPN’s Scouts Inc. McShay’s first draft as an ESPN commentator came in 2009 while his first appearance on the main set of the draft came during the 2011 NFL Draft. During the college football season, he works the sideline.
McShay has worked college football games since 2014 as a field analyst.
Todd McShay’s opening comments on the Wisconsin-Northwestern broadcast. (He was later taken off the broadcast thanks to illness.) pic.twitter.com/ehWKzqXJpN
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