Thursday, February 5, 2015

Chris Fowler out, Reese Davis in on ESPN College GameDay.

ESPN has officially announced via press release that Reese Davis will be replacing Chris Fowler on ESPN College GameDay. The move had first been reported earlier Thursday evening by James Andrew Miller on Twitter.

Fowler will continue to be part of ABC Saturday Night Football broadcasts with Kirk Herbstreit, along with calling one of the College Football Playoff games on New Years Eve, and the CFP title game. He will also as part of ESPN's coverage of Grand Slam tennis events.

In a statement, Fowler says it was his decision to step away from CollegeGameDay.

"In choosing to shift my focus to play-by-play for Saturday Night Football, the College Football Playoff, and the biggest tennis events year-round, it was important to me that GameDay be left in excellent hands. It certainly will be with someone as talented and dedicated as Rece Davis. I know viewers will welcome him and I am excited to watch GameDay‘s continuing evolution.”

Davis will continue to handle be dropping his Thursday night college football announcing duties for ESPN.

(HT: Football Scoop)

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