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ESPN Is Reportedly Shuffling Its College Football Announcing Lineup

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ESPN's college football announcing lineup will look pretty different this fall. 

With Sean McDonough replacing Mike Tirico on Monday Night Football and Brad Nessler reportedly headed to CBS, change is necessary. 

The Big Lead's Kyle Koster is reporting ESPN already knows who will be replacing those two men on their respective broadcasts. 

">May 11, 2016

From The Big Lead:

Joe Tessitore, who called Thursday night games last season in addition to hosting SEC Nation and College Football Final on Saturdays, will move to the No. 2 team, sources tell The Big Lead. The No. 3 gig will be given to Steve Levy, two sources tell The Big Lead.

Nessler was the play-by-play man for that No. 2 team with Todd Blackledge; McDonough was the play-by-play man for the No. 3 team with Chris Spielman. 

Levy, 51, is certainly an interesting choice. He's recently been mostly an in-studio host but has significant work as a play-by-play man for both the MLB and NHL. 

ESPN's top broadcast team will remain Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit. 

Here's where ESPN's College GameDay is likely headed for Week 1. The season will be here before you know it. 

[TBL]