Pat McAfeee, former longtime Indianapolis Colts punter and fan-favorite off the field for his comedic work in and out of the booth, will be color-commentating Thursday night football games for ESPN this season.
McAfee announced the news Monday morning and has turned Thursday Night Football into one of the least exciting nights of the week for football into must-see TV for most.
Ladies and gentlemen… I’m the luckiest dude on earth.
We’re just getting started beautiful people… pic.twitter.com/klS64uDFqe
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) July 29, 2019
Here’s a preview of his commentary from an NFL game he called last season.
A reminder that Pat McAfee owns the best play-by-play highlight of all time. pic.twitter.com/Wbas3Bww3v
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) July 29, 2019
McAfee will join Matt Hasselbeck, Adam Amin and Molly McGrath on for college football games as well as making regular appearances on the ESPN morning show, “Get Up” with Mike Greenberg and Jalen Rose once a week.