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The Athletic: What made this the most rewarding season of Kirk Herbstreit’s broadcast career?

Kirk Herbstreit on the set of College GameDay Built by the Home Depot
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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.

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