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Michigan Legend Charles Woodson To Join ESPN As NFL Analyst

Charles Woodson retired after 18 NFL seasons, but you'll be seeing plenty of him on Sundays going forward. The former Michigan Heisman-winner is joining ESPN as an NFL analyst.

">February 18, 2016

Here's more, from ESPN's release:

Super Bowl champion and nine-time Pro Bowl defensive back Charles Woodson is joining ESPN as a NFL analyst. The 18-year veteran who played his final NFL season in 2015, will be part of Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown, while making occasional appearances on other ESPN studio shows and platforms. He is expected to make his debut in July.

“Charles is one of the most accomplished players of his era and he is held in such high regard by players, coaches and fans for the way he played the game and led his teams; he will be a tremendous addition to ESPN and to our Sunday and Monday Countdown teams,” said Seth Markman, ESPN’s senior coordinating producer, NFL studio shows.

Added Woodson: “I would like to thank ESPN for this incredible opportunity to join their Sunday and Monday Night Countdown shows. I look forward to carrying on their strong tradition and gaining the respect of those who came before me and those who will follow me. I’m extremely honored and can’t wait to get started.”

Woodson's quite charismatic, and played the cornerback position as well as anyone has in the last two decades. He should be a quality edition to ESPN's team.

[ESPN Media Zone]