Tonight, ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit prepares to call his 10th national championship game as No. 1 Alabama duels No. 2 Clemson. The 23-year veteran of College GameDay has relished this fall especially, but why? The Athletic’s Max Olson answers that question in this profile.
Read about other people vital to ESPN production today:
- In Justin Terranova’s New York Post interview, Maria Taylor provides context regarding her controversial postgame interview with Alabama coach Nick Saban.
- Chris Fowler tells the Bay Area News Group’s Chuck Barney why Alabama versus Clemson for another championship showdown still makes for compelling television.
- SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie anticipates BlimpCast in The Arizona Republic.
- Jason Dachman of Sports Video Group explores the 17 ways fans can watch the Alabama-Clemson matchup and more.
- Brandon Costa of Sports Video Group’s Digital Now website writes about the ESPN MegaCast’s evolution.https://twitter.com/MikeReiss/status/1082358139754897409