ESPN announces college football commentators, analysts for 2017

With just over 30 days before the first College Football Saturday, ESPN has announced a new combination of commentators for the 2017 season.

Headlining the list of changes are former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville and ex-Oklahoma defensive lineman Dusty Dvoracek. Tuberville will Mike Patrick and Paul Carcaterra in the booth this season. Dvoracek is moving into a role on Friday nights, joining Adam Amin and Molly McGrath.

In addition to those moves, ESPN is shaking things up on Thursday nights. The network will rotate analysts each week alongside play-by-play commentator Dave Flemming and sideline reporter Laure Rutledge.

ESPN also finalized the rest of its broadcast pairings for the upcoming season:


Game Commentators
ABC Saturday Night Football Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Maria Taylor
ESPN Saturday Night Primetime Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe
ESPN or ABC Saturday Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay
ESPN or ABC Saturday Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy, Tom Luginbill
ESPN or ABC Saturday Bob Wischusen, Brock Huard, Allison Williams
ESPN or ABC Saturday Mike Patrick, Tommy Tuberville, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN or ABC Saturday Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich
ESPN or ABC Saturday Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, Kris Budden
ESPN or ABC Saturday Beth Mowins, Anthony Becht, Rocky Boiman
ESPN or ABC Saturday Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks, Roddy Jones
ESPN Thursday Dave Flemming, Rotating Analyst, Laura Rutledge
ESPN Friday Adam Amin, Dusty Dvoracek, Molly McGrath(plus Mack Brown on select extra Friday games)
SEC Saturday Night Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic
SEC Network Saturday Taylor Zarzour, Andre Ware, Olivia Harlan
SEC Network Saturday Dave Neal, Matt Stinchcomb, Dawn Davenport
ESPNU Saturday Clay Matvick, Kirk Morrison
ESPNU Saturday Mike Couzens, John Congemi
ESPNU Saturday Roy Philpott, Tom Ramsey
ESPNU/ESPNNEWS Sat. Mike Corey, Rene Ingoglia
ESPNU Thursday Eric Clemons, Jay Walker
ESPN/ESPN2 Midweek Chris Cotter, Desmond Howard, Quint Kessenich
ESPN/ESPN2 Midweek Kevin Negandhi, Tom Luginbill/Rocky Boiman
Longhorn Network Lowell Galindo, Ahmad Brooks
ESPN Radio Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Ian Fitzsimmons
ESPNU Friday – High School Football Kevin Brown, Craig Haubert

ESPN will have two games on Saturday, August 26 before the rest of the country begins the week of Sept 2: Portland State @ BYU and Rice vs Stanford.