ESPN has added a new NFL analyst. In other news, Samantha Steele will replace Erin Andrews on ‘College Gameday,’ and Ryan Burr has departed ESPN for The Golf Channel.
- Light Joins ESPN As NFL Analyst: Former New England Patriots player Matt Light has joined ESPN as an NFL analyst. Light, scheduled to make his debut Monday, will contribute to ‘SportsCenter,’ ‘NFL Live,’ and other studio programming. (ESPN Media Zone)
- Steele to Host 9 AM Hour of ‘College Gameday’: ESPN reporter Samantha Steele will host the 9 AM ET hour of ‘College Gameday’ on ESPNU this season, replacing Erin Andrews. Steele joined the ESPN family of networks as a reporter for the Longhorn Network last year. (ESPN Media Zone)
- ESPN’s Burr Joins The Golf Channel: Former ESPN anchor Ryan Burr has joined The Golf Channel as a host and reporter for the network’s ‘Golf Central’ studio show. Burr had been with ESPN since 2005. (NBC Universal Media Village)