According to Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch, McDonough and ESPN mutually agreed that he would return to college football broadcasts after two seasons on the call. Previously, commentator Jon Grudden departed the broadcast team to return to coaching with the Oakland Raiders. It turns out, ESPN will be replacing more than just their analyst.
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ESPN said in a news release Friday night that McDonough signed a multiyear contract extension.
McDonough had been calling the Monday night National Football League game the past two seasons, paired with Jon Gruden. He will be on the call for the college football playoff semifinals and final for ESPN Radio, among other assignments. "To be involved with Monday Night Football either as a play-by-play person or analyst is something I am hoping I can achieve". "Sean is a highly-skilled broadcaster who brings great passion, energy and work ethic to every game he calls".
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Tessitore has been with ABC/ESPN since 2002 and has filled many roles for the network, including horse racing, boxing, college basketball and college football as well as various special events.
Prior to ESPN, McDonough was the television play-by-play announcer for the Boston Red Sox from 1988-2004.
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