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Fox Sports Hires Former ESPN Analyst Chris Spielman For College Football, NFL Role

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Chris Spielman is headed to Fox Sports. 

The former ESPN college football analyst will have a college football and NFL role at Fox. 

Spielman, 50, had been at ESPN since 2001. 

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From the release:

Former Ohio State All-American and NFL All-Pro linebacker Chris Spielman returns to FOX Sports as an NFL and college football analyst, it was announced today by FOX Sports President, Production & Executive Producer John Entz. Spielman, who began his broadcasting career with FOX Sports Net in 1999, serves as a game analyst during the upcoming NFL season and contributes to the network’s extensive college football coverage.

“I��m excited about being part of FOX’s NFL and college football coverage for years to come.” Spielman said.

“Chris is a tremendous broadcaster with a wealth of NFL and college football knowledge,” Entz said. “His outstanding career both on and off the field brings a huge amount of credibility to FOX Sports. We feel really fortunate to have him with us.”

Spielman played at Ohio State in the mid-1980s and was a two-time All-American. He played in the NFL from 1988-99. 

[Fox Sports]