Griffin III is the newest member of the Worldwide Leader. He’s signed a multi-year agreement with ESPN as a college football and NFL analyst. He’ll be in the broadcast booth for a weekly college football game on ESPN or ABC and will also provide coverage for the College Football Playoff and Super Bowl.
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has signed a multi-year deal to join ESPN as a college football/NFL analyst. Griffin III will call a weekly ESPN/ABC college game, and also contribute to ESPN’s coverage of the College Football Playoff, Super Bowl, and other major events. pic.twitter.com/tvx6RGgw8a
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 5, 2021
This is a monumental step in Griffin III’s career. Many believe the former Heisman winner has a long and bright career ahead in the sports media world. Herbstreit agrees.
The College GameDay analyst and ESPN commentator is “fired up” for Griffin III to be joining the team.
“Fired up to welcome @RGIII to our team!,” Herbstreit said on Twitter. “His experience as a player, his passion for the college game, and his wit and intelligence will make him an incredible addition! Fired up bro! Welcome.”
Fired up to welcome @RGIII to our team! His experience as a player, his passion for the college game, and his wit and intelligence will make him an incredible addition! Fired up bro! Welcome. https://t.co/q7bwBQGq7H
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) August 5, 2021
Getting such a special message from Kirk Herbstreit has to be a good feeling. Robert Griffin III thanked Herbie for his thoughtful message.
Thank you Herbie and I’m honored to join such an impactful team 🙏🏾 https://t.co/mrJp5vi1Sk
— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 5, 2021
ESPN’s RG3 addition is a no-brainer. He has immense playing experience both at the college and professional level. He reportedly nailed his multiple auditions, as well.
Griffin III’s passion for the college game should be a major boost for ESPN’s coverage in coming years. We can’t wait.