Report: ESPN To Announce Sean McDonough As Replacement For Mike Tirico On Monday Night Football

first_imgRed ESPN logo over a black background.ESPNA few weeks back, it was reported by a number of outlets that Monday Night Football play-by-play man Mike Tirico would be leaving ESPN for NBC Sports after 25 years with the network. Monday, we’re expected to learn his replacement.According to SI’s Richard Deitsch, Tirico’s move will be announced at 2 PM today. At 3 PM, ESPN is expected to announce Sean McDonough as his replacement. McDonough currently calls both college football and college basketball games (among other duties) for the network.ESPN has called a conference call at 3PM with its Monday Night Football execs. Sean McDonough officially gets the Tirico gig today.— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) May 9, 2016Well earned promo for McDonough, but damn, that’s a big loss for college football.— Michael Castillo (@MichaelCastFS) May 9, 2016There’s no word on which of McDonough’s current responsibilities will change. But it looks like there’s change coming to the network’s college sports coverage as well.last_img